SATURDAY, APRIL 12
DINNER AND AUCTION. 5:30 p.m. Dinner includes baked fish, rice, vegetable, bread, dessert, and beverages. Asbury United MethodistChurch, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. $10 for adults, $6 for children 4 to 10, free for children 3 and under. (860) 584-0529.
SUNDAY, APRIL 13
PANCAKE BREAKFAST. Benefit for PARC. 8 to 10 a.m. Applebee’s ,270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. Proceeds donated to PARC, Family Centered Services for People with Developmental Disabilities. $6 in advance or at the door. (860) 747-0316.
BRISTOL LIONS CLUB 41ST PANCAKE FESTIVAL. 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pancakes with your choice of many add-ons. All the pancakes you can eat. Giamatti Little LeagueCenter, Mix Street, Bristol. $5. Children under 6 eat free.
EASTER BREAKFAST. 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Omelets cooked to order, cheese, ham, onions, peppers, eggs any style, chocolate chip pancakes, home fries, toast, bacon, sausage, hash, coffee and juice. Southington American Legion, 64 Main St., Southington. $8.
SPRING BEER FESTIVAL. 1 to 4 p.m. Featuring beer from F&F Distributors as well as local brewers. Sample more than 40 varieties including Miller, Coors, Sam Adams, Guinness, Harpoon Brewery, Cottrell, and Two Roads. High Rollers Luxury Lanes, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $40. 21-plus. (860) 312-2695. HighRollersFoxwoods.com
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16
‘ALL YOU CAN EAT’ PIZZA PARTY. Held by the Bristol Veterans’ Council. 5 to 7 p.m. Raffle prizes as well. Help defray the cost of the Veterans’ Council’s annual salute dinner that honors those students entering the military or attending one of the military academies. American Legion Post No. 2, Hooker Count, Bristol. $10.
FRIDAY, APRIL 18
PASTA FOR BEN. Held by The Giving Back Girls and The Arc of Southington. 5 to 8 p.m. In honor of Ben Buckley, a 7-year-old who passed away suddenly from an asthma attack in January. Pasta with marinara sauce and meatballs on the side. DJ Gary Racine of Ultimate Entertainment. raffles. Face painting and balloons. Proceeds will go back to scholarships and grants to students in the schools in Southington and to fund allergy and asthma prescriptions and research. The Elks Club, 114 Main St., Southington. $10 for adults and $5 for children. Available in advance or at the door. Drop checks off at The Arc of Southington, 201 West Main St., Plantsville. (860) 628-9200.
SATURDAY, APRIL 26
PASTA DINNER BENEFIT FOR STUART SHERMAN. Proceeds to National Education for Assistance Dog Services. 5 to 8 p.m. GraceBaptistChurch Gymnasium, 736 King St., Bristol. $10. Children under 10, $5. (860) 585-7976.
SUNDAY, APRIL 27
SIXTH ANNUAL ANNA’S RAINMEN AUTISM PANCAKE BREAKFAST. 8 to 11:30 a.m. Gluten-free pancakes are available. Capri’s Ristorante, 161 Woodford Ave., Plainville. $5 per person. Children under 5 are free. Plainville Cadet GS Troop No. 66544 volunteering.
SATURDAY, MAY 3
PANCAKE AND EGG BREAKFAST. 8 to 10:30 a.m. Held by the Ecuador Foundation Fund of the First Congregational church. Proceeds benefit Fundacion Sor Dominga Bocca, which provides services for abused and negletcted girls. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-6958.
MAY 3, 10
PROSPECT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE DINNER. 6 p.m. This year’s theme is a ‘Scottish Fling.’ Good food, fellowship, fun, and men in kilts. Prospect United MethodistChurch, 99 Summer St., Bristol. $25 for adults. $15 for children under 10. Reservations must. No tickets at the door. (860) 582-8383.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18
BOY SCOUT TROOP 76 FLAPJACK FUND RAISER. 8 to 10 a.m. 75 percent of proceeds benefit the troop. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $6. firstname.lastname@example.org.