Boston Kitchen & Culinary Expo
January 14-16 - Boston
Calling all cooks! Leap lusciously into the new year by sampling cuisine and wine from the top New England regional restaurants, and learning more about the latest culinary trends. Features cooking demonstrations, presentations by international chefs and cookbook authors, plus more than 100 exhibitors. Call 888-SEEBOSTON for information.

Bald Eagle Migration
January 2 & 8-9 - Rock Island, Illinois.
Set your sights high this year and head for the Mississippi, where 2,500 bald eagles make a visit each winter. Check out the Bald Eagle Watch on January 2, or catch the bird shows, exhibits, wildlife art and eagle viewing at Bald Eagle Days on January 8-9. For information call 800-747-7800.

Healthy People Consortium
January 25-28 - Washington, D.C.
Interested in learning more about national health policies? Join this alliance of more than 350 national organizations and 270 state agencies dedicated to defining the nation's health agenda for the new millennium. The initiative will address scenarios and trends the country currently faces, as well as discuss increasing the quality and years of healthy life and eliminating health disparities. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala and U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher will speak. Call 202-205-1842 for information.