FRIDAY, OCT. 17
ADELBROOK’S TASTE OF CROMWELL. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Courtyard by Marriott, 4 Sebeth Dr., Cromwell. $30 or $50 for a pair in advance. $35 at the door. (860) 635-6010 ext. 327, Sgraves@childhome.org
‘A TASTE OF GREECE.’ Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Greek food, Greek pastries, more. St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 31 Brightwood Rd., Bristol.
SUNDAY, OCT. 19
BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY BREAKFAST. 8 to 11 a.m. Egg omelets or egg sandwich on a hard roll or French toast or pancakes, choice of bacon, kielbasa, sausage or ham, and home fries. Bread and butter, juice, and coffee or tea. Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. $6 for adults, $4 for children under 11, under 5 free.
TUESDAY, OCT. 21
DINE TO DONATE AT FRIENDLY’S. 20 percent of your check supports PHS/ YMCA Project Graduation. Friendly’s, 230 New Britain Avenue, Plainville. Vouchers needed. (860) 205-9911.
THURSDAY, OCT. 23
BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Roast beef or stuffed fish, choice of soup or salad, potato, vegetables, bread and butter, coffee or tea. Bristol Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. $8 per person.
FRIDAY, OCT. 24
WINE TASTING AND DANCING FEATURING EIGHT TO THE BAR. 7 to 8:15 p.m., wine and ale tastings, networking, appetizers, and carousel rides. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., music, wine and ale for sale by glass. Hosted by Team New Horizons, an official charity of the Northeast Utilities Hartford Marathon. Funds raised will be applied to purchase an ultrasound device used to prevent more invasive procedures. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol.
SUNDAY, NOV. 2
‘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 sode included. Cash bar. Live music, silent auction that includes an autographed Derek Jeter ball. Anthony Jacks Wood Fire Grill, Southington. Foodgoodnesssake.org. (860) 463-7137.
MONDAY, NOV. 3
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.