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.
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH. 3 to 5 p.m. Cheesy egg casserole, banana nut French toast, mini phyllo fruit cups. Christina’s Gormet, 35 North Main St., Southington. $65. (860) 426-9499, firstname.lastname@example.org
YANKEE POT ROAST DINNER. 5 to 7 p.m. Part of the 275th Celebration of the Plymouth Congregational church. Pot roast, carrots, potatoes, rolls, salad, beverage and dessert. Plymouth Congregational Church, 10 Park St., Plymouth. $12 for adults. $6 for children.
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.
CHOCOLATE WORLD EXPO. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Taste confections by 40 vendors including chocolates, baked goods, gelato, and more. All items available for purchase. ConnecticutScienceCenter, 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford. (860) 724-3623. CTScienceCenter.org/ChocolateWorld
ANNUAL SPRING BREAKFAST. After all masses. Pancakes, sausages, bacon, oven roasted potatoes, orange juice, biscuits, beverage, beverage. Mary Our QueenChurch, Savage Street, Southington. Tickets available. Proceeds to benefit Scholarship Fund.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30
‘DINING TO DONATE’ FUNDRAISER. 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Benefit for the Prudence Crandall Center. Held by Miss Plainville’s Outstanding Teen Brooke Murdock, who is promoting Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention for Teens and Young Adults as her platform of conern through the Miss Forestville/Bristol Scholarship Organization. Obtain a voucher at Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol or email CTProud14@aol.com. (860) 584-9456.
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 neglected 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.
MONDAY, MAY 5
FUND RAISER FOR RELAY FOR LIFE, BRISTOL, TEAM ST. GREGORY. 5 to 8 p.m. Jake’s Wayback, 123 Farmington Ave., Bristol. Bristol Commons.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 7
COOKING CLASS: SPRINGTIME PASTA. 6:30 p.m. Learn how to flavor pasta with herbs, and combine homemade pasta with a variety of springtime vegetables. The dinner menu is sweet pea agnolotti with a lemon thyme sauce, herb fettucine with asparagus and mushrooms, meyer lemon budino. Martino’s Italian Market and Café, 948 Terryville Ave., Bristol. (860) 583-3585. MartinosMarket.com
SUNDAY, MAY 11
ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST. 9 a.m. to noon. Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, pancakes, French toast, pastries, coffee and juice. $8 per person No charge for children under 5. Southington Elks Lodge Hall, 114 Main St., Southington. Tickets available at the Lodge Tap Room. (860) 628-6682.
SUNDAY, MAY 18
BOY SCOUT TROOP 76 FLAPJACK FUND RAISER. 8 to 10 a.m. $6. 75 percent of proceeds benefit the troop. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $6. email@example.com.