Dining listings for Oct. 31

SUNDAY, NOV. 2
BRISTOL
‘A PLATE AT THE TABLE.’ 12 to 4 p.m. Fund raiser for For Goodness Sake, Bristol-based not-for-profit that gathers donations of furniture and other household goods for individuals and families recovering from homelessness. Cranberry chicken, penne a la vodka, salad, and bread. Coffee, tea, and soda included. Cash bar. Live music, silent auction that includes an autographed Derek Jeter ball. Anthony Jacks Wood Fire Grill, Southington. ForGoodnessSake.org (860) 463-7137.

MONDAY, NOV. 3
SOUTHINGTON
ITALIAN DINNER. Held by the Unico Club of Southington. 6 p.m. Pasta fagioli, antipasto, pasta and meatballs, chicken parmigiana, roasted potatoes, salad. Wine served with the meal. Reservations. (860) 276-9789, (860) 628-2227.

FRIDAY, NOV. 7
OTHER
SAPLING VERMONT LIQUEUR TASTING. 4 to 7 p.m. A Terryville native, Christian Stromberg, created a line of craft maple liquers available in Connecticut for the first time. Liquor Depot, 687 West Main St., New Britain. dining