Here’s to mom genes.CHEERCerato Boutique One-Year Anniversary PartyWhat: The Southport Corridor gem puts a candle on its cake with food, drinks, 20 percent off purchases, and impromptu snaps by street blogger Très Awesome.Why: It has “mother-daughter date” written all over it.When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.Where: 3451 N. Southport Ave., at Cornelia Ave. (773-248-8604).EATFlour & BonesWhat: Inspired by a recent trip to China, the food mavericks at X-marx pop up with a noodle and dumpling joint.Why: The heaven-in-a-bowl concoction of pickled long bean and green chile, slow-cooked pork shoulder, and thin noodles.When: Fri., Sat. & Mon.-Wed.Where: Dodo, 954 W. Fulton Market, at Morgan St.SUPPORTSkinner West Classical, Fine Arts & Technology SchoolWhat: Raise funds for the institution’s arts department by attending the No Art Left Behind event — or shopping Rainbowsherbet’s vintage goods on Etsy thru May 14 (10 percent of proceeds get funneled to the school).Why: Creativity is always a good cause.When: May 14, 6-10 p.m.Where: Catalyst Ranch, 656 W. Randolph St., at Desplaines St., ste. 3w. Tickets ($35-$100) online at gallery111.net.RESERVEBig Jones Lowcountry DinnerWhat: Submerge yourself in a five-course tasting menu ($49, plus a $10 donation to Slow Food Chicago). Dishes showcase local farm ingredients and all parts of the pig, from chitterlings to trotters.Why: Our anything-but-low expectations for the dandelion and mizuna salad with poached egg, smoked jowl, and oyster vinaigrette.When: May 19, 6 p.m.Where: 5347 N. Clark St., at Summerdale Ave. Reservations (required) to 773-275-5725.READIf You Were HereWhat: Chicago author Jen Lancaster’s latest giggle fest of a book ($13) traces the journey of a young couple buying their first home.Why: She reads and signs books at Barnes & Noble on Sat. at 6 p.m.When: You want a prebeach read.Where: 1441 W. Webster Ave., at Clybourn Ave. (773-871-3610); online at bn.com.Photo: Courtesy of Cerato BoutiqueCelebrate Cinco de Mayo! We’ve rounded up our favorite Mexican restaurants and recipes.