by Craig Stephens
• Kwanzaa Communion: Author Eric V. Copage shares recipes from Africa, the Caribbean and America and discusses the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Free, 7 p.m. on 12/19 at the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library in Grand Army Plaza (2/3 train to Grand Army Plaza). This event is part of the library's Traditions on the Table holiday food series.
• Working With Carmel: Yesterday, we mentioned that working with caramel seemed hard. Here's a class to help. Learn about the science of sugar cookery, then practice making some caramel decorations and croquembouche. 12/10 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $95, 50 West 23rd St.
• Fig Jam Workshop: You can find almost anything on Craig's List . . . including a friendly, neighborhood fig jam making session. The host promises you'll leave with 12 gift-ready jars of jam. Email to the Craig's List poster for more information, noon on 12/16, cost is $75.