You’re getting warmer.
Class with The Beer Chicks
What: Treat the old man to a Dad’s Day gift he’ll actually enjoy. He’ll learn ales from lagers, how to select the perfect brewski, food pairings, and more.
Why: No one pays attention on an empty beer belly. Fill Big Poppa up with perfectly suited craft brews (double IPAs, sour Belgians).
When: Sat., noon-2 p.m.
Where: Rustic Canyon Wine Bar, 1119 Wilshire Blvd., b/t Eleventh & Twelfth Sts., Santa Monica. Tickets ($45) online at thebeerchicks.com.
La Guera Tamalera at Cafecito Organico
What: Cruise by the back patio for artisanal tamales made with locally sourced, organic ingredients. The vegan (sesame-kale or strawberry), veggie (blue corn, jalapeno, and cheese), and meat (chicken or pork) snacks contain no lard, trans fats, or gluten.
Why: Artisanal flavors but a muy autentico technique: The owner learned her craft from a family from Veracruz.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Also June 26.)
Where: 534 N. Hoover St., b/t Melrose Ave. & Middlebury St., Silver Lake. To pre-order or for delivery, call 213-880-0277 or e-mail email@example.com by 3 p.m. the day before.
Wildlife Waystation Benefit
What: Make furry friends over cocktails and small bites, peek at the more exotic creatures over a tour, and finish with a proper dinner under the stars.
Why: All proceeds benefit the rehabilitation and medical refuge center that currently houses 62 Simbas and Nalas.
When: June 26, 5-10 p.m. Get tickets ($250) now.
Where: 14831 Little Tujunga Canyon Rd., in Angeles National Forest, Sylmar.
Sloane Crosley Reading and Signing
What: Hear from the young author’s new tome, How Did You Get This Number, a humorous collection of personal essays that covers ground from NYC to Portugal and back again.
Why: The same humor as her well-received debut, I Was Told There’d Be Cake, but with a more layered and mature point of view.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., at Holloway Dr., West Hollywood (310-659-3110).
Trunk Show L.A. Sample Sale
What: Get designer clothing on the cheap (most 40-75 percent off) with fashions from Monrow; J Brand; Young, Fabulous & Broke; Hollywood Trading Co. vintage; and more.
Why: Margaritas, finger foods, and beats by DJ O-Ra J turn shopping into an event.
When: Thurs., 6-10 p.m.
Where: 2430 Main St., at Hollister Ave., Santa Monica (310-396-3344).
Photo: Roadsidepictures’ / Flickr