What: Learn how the entire family can eat in a healthful way in an event at the library, sponsored by Healthy Habits Alliance.
When: 4-5 p.m. Thursday
Where: Franklin Community Library, 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove
Mountain Mandarin Festival
What: Placer County celebrates for the 20th year the intensely flavored mandarin orange with a festival that includes samples of the new crop and a recipe contest.
When: Nov. 22-24
Where: Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn
Cost: $3-$7, children under 12 free
Information: www.mandarinfestival.com, (916) 663-1918
Planning the holiday menu
What: Classes will provide instruction on holiday wines and the essentials of preparing turkey. Participants sample the prepared foods.
When: 6-7:15 p.m Friday (Holiday Wines) and Tuesday (Turkey Essentials)
Where: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, 1900 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento
Information: www.sacfoodcoop.com; (916) 868-6399