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After class, you’ll have ahi tuna licked

LEARN HOW to make an ahi tuna lollipop with ginger macadamia sauce, a specialty from Fiji, at a Maine appearance by California celebrity chef Bernard Guillas. The chef will be signing his debut cookbook, “Flying Pans — Two Chefs, One World,” and preparing the tuna as well as a vanilla-spiced shrimp dish from Puerto Rico.

WHEN: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Now You’re Cooking, 49 Front St., Bath

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 443-1402

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Chili contest fuels Meals on Wheels

THE SOUTHERN MAINE Regional Chili Cook-off will fill lots of bellies, because it’s a fundraiser for Meals on Wheels. The winner qualifies for the International Chili Society World Chili Championship in Manchester, N.H., Oct. 1-3.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Scarborough Downs, 90 Payne Road, Scarborough

HOW MUCH: $7; $5 if you also bring two canned goods for the Good Shepherd Food Bank in Auburn; free for ages 11 and under with one canned good.

INFO: 396-6534