April 8 | Beer Dinner: Many are high on the rebirth of longtime Gaslamp Quarter eatery Croce’s as Croce’s Park West. Count Coronado Brewing Company among those excited about the change. Enough so that they’re teaming up with the restaurant to present a multicourse, beer-paired dinner showcasing wares from their Coronado brewpub and Bay Park production facility. | Croce’s Park West, 2760 Fifth Avenue, Bankers Hill, 7 p.m.
April 12 | Beginner Brew Class: There are few places aspiring brewers can put as much faith in when it comes to learning the basics of fermentation than longstanding local shrine to the art of ale- and lager-making Home Brew Mart. Join them for this weekend class where the basics of beer are covered while instructors actually go through a live brew of a five-gallon batch. | Home Brew Mart, 5401 Linda Vista Road, Linda Vista, 2 p.m.
April 12 | Second Saturday: It’s all the same…only the guest brewers will change. The second Saturday of each month, the owners of Hamilton’s Taverninvite over breweries they harbor special respect and affection for, and throw a rager with free food and lots and LOTS of thirsty beer fans. April’s honored guest is Bear Republic Brewing Company from Healdsburg. | Hamilton’s Tavern, 1521 30th Street, South Park, 5 p.m.
Other Notable Happenings
Apr. 9, 12 p.m. | Progressive Cask, White Labs, Miramar
Apr. 9, 7 p.m. | Drink the Point, Various Locations, Ocean Beach & Point Loma
Apr. 11, 4 p.m. | Cask Night, Twisted Manzanita Brewing Company, Santee
Apr. 14, 11 a.m. | Hoppy Mondays, SD TapRoom, Pacific Beach
Apr. 14, 6:30-9 p.m. | Green Flash Film Series: Craft w/ Food Pairings, Green Flash Brewing Company, Mira Mesa