Bosch Kitchen Center, 6265 Highland Drive, offers "Easter Treats," March 15, 10:30 a.m., free; "Smoothies and Juicing," March 18, noon, free (272-9922).

Ace Hardware, 1075 N. 500 East, North Salt Lake, offers "Spring Brunch," Thursday, 6:30 p.m., $20; "Cheesecakes," March 20, $15 (383-3838).

Lora Erickson is offering a six-week series "Optimum Weight Loss," beginning Thursday, 10 a.m., at Centerville City Hall, 250 N. Main, Centerville, $45 (www.blonderunner.com).

Gygi Culinary Institute, 3500 S. 300 West, offers, "The Art of Darkness-Chocolate That Is," March 18 and 25, 6 p.m., $49 per class; "Greek Easter Dinner," Friday, 10 a.m., $49; "Kid's Easter Treats," Friday, 1 p.m., $25; "Mona's Curry," Friday, 4 p.m., $55; "Grilled Lamb for Easter," March 21, 6 p.m., $49 or $80 for two students (268-3316 or [email protected]).

USU Extension in Weber County, 1181 N. Fairgrounds Drive, Ogden, offers "Winning the Supermarket Strategy," Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., $3 (801-399-8207)

Love to Cook Kitchen Kneads, 1211 N. Main, Logan, offers "Hamilton's Cooking," Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., $25; "French Desserts," March 20, 6:30 p.m. $25 (435-752-9220 or luvtocook.com)

Lifelong Learning at the U offers "Fusion Cooking: East Meets West," March 26, 6 p.m. at Kimball Distributing, 2233 S. 300 East, $70 (587-5433 or www.lifelong.utah.edu).

Macey's , Sandy, offers "Heart Healthy Recipes," March 26, 7 p.m., free; "Gluten-Free Waffles," March 28, 7 p.m., free (255-4888).

Jim Light HomeCooks offers, "Rack of Lamb," Friday, 6:30 p.m., $60; "Butterflied Chicken," March 19, 6:30 p.m., $50. Classes taught at Kimball Distribution Center, 2233 S. 300 East (277-6380 or [email protected]).

Utah Valley State College Community Education offers "How to Cook When the Lights Go Out," Thursday, 7 p.m., $25, at American Fork Junior High, 20 W. 1120 North, American Fork (863-8012).

For Your Kitchen at the Newgate Mall, 3651 Wall Ave., Ogden, offers "Culinary Kids: Easter Edition," Saturday, 11:30 a.m., $10; "Crepes For All Occasions," March 20, 6:30 p.m., $10 ([email protected] or 801-866-1111)

Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, offers "French Cooking" Saturday, 11 a.m., $40; "Healthy Asian," Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., $40; "Ukrainian Easter Eggs," March 19, 6:30 p.m., $30; "Chinese Cuisine," March 20, 6:30 p.m., $40 (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.com).


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