Wine tasting and tapas — Self-Help International is holding a wine-tasting and tapas benefit to help bring sustainable to families in Ghana, West Africa, and Nicaragua, Central America. The Oct. 6 benefit from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Tendrils Rooftop Garden at the Waverly Health Center will feature a buffet of Spanish tapas and complementary wine, accompanied by musical interludes. The cost: $40 per person. RSVP: Self-Help at (319) 352-4040, or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 1. Send checks to Self-Help International, 703 2nd Ave. NW, Waverly, Iowa 50677.