Dining listings for March 27


A PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUND RAISER. 8 to 10 a.m. Held by the Plainville Athletic Backers. Applebee’s, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $5 in advance. (860)877-0636.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FUND RAISER BREAKFAST. Benefits the Knights of Columbus Council 35 Scholarship Fund. 8 a.m. to noon. Eggs (any style), omelet, sausages, ham, pancakes, French toast, bread, butter, home fries, orange juices, coffee, tea, milk. Knights of Columbus Hall, 360 King St., Bristol. $7 per adults. Free for children 6 and under. Tickets available at the door. Also available at K of C Hall and by calling (860) 573-0845.

BRISTOL LIONS CLUB FUND RAISER PANCAKE BREAKFAST. 7:30 a.m. to noon. Meet and take photographs with costume characters including Princess Elsa and Olaf from “Frozen,” alogn with the Easter bunny and the club’s “lion.” Bristol Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. $6. Free for children under 2.

EASTER BREAFAST. 8:30 to 11 a.m. Palm Sunday. Omelets cooked to order. Cheese, ham, onions, peppers. Eggs any style. Chocolate chip pancakes, home fries, toast, bacon, sausage, hash, coffee, juice. American Legion Post 72, 66 Main St., Southington. $8. 10 and younger free.

4TH ANNUAL PIZZA CONTEST. Held by the Farmington Chamber of Commerce. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All the pizza you can eat. Farmington Gardens, 999 Farmington Ave., Farmington. $10 for 13 and older. $5 for children 3 to 12. 2 and under free. Soda, beer, wine available. FarmingtonChambers.com


COOKING CLASS: ITALIAN EASTER FAVORITES. 6:30 p.m. Learn how to make well-known favorites eaten in Italy during Buona Pasqua. Pizza Gain, Pizza Chiena, or Pizza Rustica. This celebrated Easter delicacy combines Italian meats and cheeses baked in a savory crust. You also will make pasta frollo, or “short pastry,” which is Italy’s basic pastry dough. To end, make an Easter dessert made with pastry dough. Dinner menu is: Pizza Gain, lemon ricotta gnocchi with fava beans, peas, and artichokes, sweet ricotta pie. Martino’s Italian Market and Café, 948 Terryville Ave., Bristol. $60. Class is limited to 12 people. (860) 583-3585, MartinosMarket.comdining