THURSDAY, MAY 28
BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. End of season buffet. Bristol Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. $8 per person, all inclusive.
FRIDAY, JUNE 5
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shortcakes will be served at the church and can be ordered as takeout orders. Free delivery for shortcake orders of 10 or more. Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. (860) 793-9590, (860) 747-2328.
SATURDAY, JUNE 6
CHICKEN BARBECUE. Held by the Knights of Columbus Terryville Council 1090. 4 to 7 p.m. Meal includes chicken, salad, roll, baked potato, vegetable, juice or coffee, and assorted desserts. Proceeds to benefit the Scholarship Fund. St. Casimir’s Church,19 Allen St., Terryville. $12 for a half chicken meal. Advance ticket sales only. (860) 283-5109, (860) 589-2152, (860) 836-2483, (860) 881-3720.