SATURDAY, MARCH 11
TEAM CLEAN WATER PASTA DINNER FUNDRAISER. 5 to 7 p.m. Benefit for Charity: Water, which brings sustainable clean water to Third World countries. Ziti, meatballs, salad, bread, and coffee. St. Gregory’s CCD Center, 1043 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $10 donation, $5 for children under 10. Tickets. Email YesFamily@comcast.net, (860) 573-0845. Additional tickets at the door.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16
ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT. 5:30 p.m., dinner. 7 p.m., entertainment by Strange Potatoes, a husband and wife team that offer a large variety of music on a variety of instruments. Dinner menu is a choice of Irish stew or traditional corned beef and cabbage served family style. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $10 per person. Tickets are available by calling (860) 583-6309, or mail to BHS, P.O. Box 1393, Bristol, CT 06011-1393. Indicate which meal you prefer.