Dog days at Chuy’s
Dog owners who bring a framed photo of their pet to Chuy’s Charlotte will receive a free appetizer. They can also have their pup’s picture added to the Dog Wall of Fame in the La Chihuahua Bar. Chuy’s Charlotte is at 4310 Sharon Road. Details: 704-364-3959, www.facebook.com/chuyscharlotte.
Pints for Pounds
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas recently donated nearly 49,000 pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. During January and February, CBCC donated 7 pounds of food for every pint of blood donated. Details: www.cbcc.us, 704-972-4700.
Craft of Craft Beer
Central Piedmont Community College’s Charlotte Cooks program will host three sessions of this class starting April 5. Students will learn brewing basics and brew two batches of beer. Ingredients, equipment, sanitation, process, fermentation and bottling will be covered. Cost is $250 and includes the first-year membership to Carolina BrewMasters. Details and to register: 704-330-4223, bit.ly/1a3Ot77.
Free iced coffee
As a way to welcome warmer weather, Charlotte-area Dunkin Donuts will offer free, 16-ounce iced coffee all day Monday; www.dunkindonuts.com.