Earth Day at the Farmers Market, Portland Farmers Market, PSU's South Park Blocks between SW Harrison & Montgomery, presentation at 10 am, cake at 11 am

Swing by the Farmer's Market's Earth Day Celebration to pick up a free pouch full of ladybugs and some complimentary carrot cake. On the main stage, Lucy Hardiman, author of Voluptuous Vignettes: Edible, Durable, and Fashionable, will be on hand to share garden design tips. AH

Wild Abandon Benefit, Wild Abandon Restaurant, 2411 SE Belmont, Tues April 24, open at 4:30 pm

Wild Abandon and the Red Velvet Lounge celebrate 12 years in the biz with a benefit: At the end of the night, 60 percent of the evening's dinner sale proceeds will be donated to Our House of Portland, a live-in care facility for people with AIDS. AH

SakéOne Dinner at the Heathman, Heathman Restaurant and Bar, 1001 SW Broadway, Sat April 21, 6 pm, reservations at 790-7752

Five courses of Heathman Executive Chef Philippe Boulot's French cuisine, paired with Oregon-made sake. AH