• HOT TICKET

Please your palate — and for a good cause

ECO APPETITO supports the Ferry Beach Ecology School’s “Food for Thought” program, which teaches people the importance of sustainable food production. Savor handmade pastas, seafood and artisan cheeses and breads while you bid on items ranging from a two-hour sail to a Cold River Gin gift basket.

WHEN: 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Cinque Terre, 36 Wharf St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $35

INFO: 347-6154; www.ecoappetito.com

• CHEAP THRILL

Ale, ale, the gang’s at Sebago

SEBAGO BREWING celebrates the seasonal release of its Local Harvest Ale, made with barley from Aroostook County and hops grown in Monroe. You’ll be drinking for a cause: $1 of every pint will benefit Easter Seals of Maine.

WHEN: 5 to 7 tonight

WHERE: Sebago Brewing, 164 Middle St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Cost of a brew

INFO: 856-2537