Reading is fun-damental.
Chronicle Books Spring Warehouse Sale
What: Stock up on everything from Naughty Crosswords to The Heirloom Tomato Cookbook at 65 percent off.
Why: Your Chronicle receipt buys you 10 percent off at Ironside.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Chronicle Books, 680 2nd St., b/t Brannan & Townsend Sts. (415-537-4200).
Fair Trade Wine Night
What: Four local bars pair fair trade wines from around the globe with Divine Chocolate.
Why: A dollar from every glass supports TransFair USA.
When: Thurs., 6 p.m.-close.
Where: Participating locations online at fairtradewinenight.com.
Behnaz Sarafpour Fall ’10 Trunk Show at Wilkes Bashford
What: Meet the designer at this two-day event benefiting First Lady Jennifer Siebel-Newsom’s documentary, Miss Representation.
Why: A first glimpse at what you’ll (want to) wear this fall.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 375 Sutter St., at Stockton St. (415-986-4380).
What: Graffiti and graphic design collide at 1:AM Gallery’s latest exhibition of fifteen mixed-media artists.
Why: Hit the opening reception for live beats and Gundlach Bundschu wines.
When: Thru June 19. Reception, Fri., 6-10 p.m.
Where: 1000 Howard St., at 6th St. (415-861-5089).
Sunday Supper at RN74
What: A $39 three-course dinner (romaine hearts, roasted half chicken with black olive pain perdu, and chocolate cashew tart) whipped up by Michael Mina’s masterminds.
Why: A sommelier-selected bottle of vino for just $30.
When: Sun., 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: 301 Mission St., at Beale St. (415-543-7474).