Culinary benefit -- Nick Malgieri, a James Beard Award nominee for his cookbook, A Baker's Tour, will be among the chefs on hand at a benefit for Mercy Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Center Club, 100 Light St., 16th floor. The cost is $60 and includes beer and wine tastings, food, cooking demonstrations and music. Call 410-332-9290 or visit mdmercy.com.
JCC cooking class --Sarah Mogol teaches an "Asian Spring Inspiration" cooking class at 7 p.m. May 18 at a residence in Pikesville. The cost is $50 for members of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore; $65 for nonmembers. Call 410-356-5200, ext. 320.