Optimists to host wine and dinner experience

The Noontime Optimist Club of Freehold will host a “South of the Equator Experience” a five course dinner featuring wines from south of the equator May 7 at 7 p.m. Each of the four selected wines will be accompanied by a dinner course prepared by the Metropolitan Café, 8 East Main Street, Freehold. The event is limited to the first 50 people who register. The cost to attend is $75 per person. Details and reservations: (732) 431-3989. All proceeds will benefit youth programs and scholarships in the local community.