IF YOU’RE LOOKING to party, network or support a good cause this week, check out:



TASTES OF THE SEASON, 6 p.m., Oak Street Bistro, Alfred. Taste wines and bid on auction items in a benefit for the Sanford-Springvale Rotary Charitable Fund. $39 advance/$49 at door. 651-2142.




MAINE TWEETUP, 7 to 11 p.m., Binga’s Stadium, Portland. Join fellow Twitter fans for a networking and live tweeting event. Free. More details on Facebook.




•  BLACK & WHITE THEME PARTY, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Falmouth. Dress is black or white at this fundraiser for the new Maine Museum of Photographic Arts. Enjoy the inaugural exhibit. $35. 781-2620.



• WINE TASTING, 4 to 7 p.m. Scarborough Wine Outlet. Taste a selection of wines. Free. 883-6777.




• VINES IN THE VAULTS, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. Sample wines from around the world in the museum’s vaults and take home a limited edition wine glass. $25 member/$30 nonmember; tickets must be purchased in advance. 985-4802.