15TH ANNUAL WING DING: A benefit for Tubman Family Alliance/Chrysalis. Food and drinks from more than 20 Twin Cities restaurants and vendors, live music, a silent auction and children's activities. 6-9 p.m. next Thu. $5-$35. Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St., Mpls. 612-825-3333. www.wingdingfling.com.

MIDTOWN GLOBAL MARKET SECOND ANNIVERSARY:
Food, dancing, a parade of flags, live entertainment, children's activities and more. 5-8 p.m. May 30; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. May 31; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 1. Midtown Global Market, 2929 Chicago Av., Mpls. 612-872-4041. www.midtownglobalmarket.org.

FRESH MOZZARELLA:
Sample and make cheese to take home. 1-3 p.m. May 31. $15-$18. Call to register. Mississippi Market, 622 Selby Av., St. Paul. 651-310-9499. www.msmarket.coop.

RIBS, RUBS AND REVELRY: A hands-on class includes recipes for Puerto Rican-style ribs with sweet and sour sauce, lone star spare ribs with beer mop, Kentucky-bourbon glazed ribs and more. 6-9 p.m. June 2. $65. Reservations required. The Chef's Gallery, 324 S. Main St., Stillwater. 651-351-1144. www.thechefsgallery.com.

GRILLING WITH SPICES AND HERBS:
6:30-9 p.m. June 5. $45. Reservations required. Indian Foods Co., 204 Central Av., Osseo. 952-593-3000.

TASTE OF VADNAIS:
Foods from local restaurants and eateries, music by Sticks and Tones and other family entertainment. 6-9 p.m. June 5. Vadnais Heights City Hall, 800 E. County Rd. E, Vadnais Heights. 651-204-6000. www.ci.vadnais-heights.mn.us.