FRIDAY, NOV. 13
PLAINVILLE ATHLETIC BACKERS WINE TASTING. 7 to 10 p.m. VFW Hall, Northwest Drive, Plainville. $20 per person. (860)798-3480, (860)977-8352.
THIRD ANNUAL BEER GARDEN. 6 to 9 p.m. Over 50 micro brews, food, entertainment, drawing, and prizes. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. (860) 523-5900, ext. 10.
SATURDAY, NOV. 14
LASAGNA DINNER. 5 to 7 p.m. Lasagna, salad, Italian bread, dessert, and beverages. Harwinton Congregational Church, 1 Litchfield Rd., Harwinton. $12, $8 for children 12 and under. (860) 489-6919, (860) 485-1318.
THURSDAY, NOV. 19
PLAINVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT TIP-A-COP BENEFIT FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS. 5 to 9 p.m. During the event, officers will assist restaurant staff in taking orders and serving meals to restaurant patrons. At the end of the evening, all tips received by officers will go to Special Olympics Connecticut. Applebee’s, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. (203) 230-1201, SOCT.org
SUNDAY, NOV. 22
‘A PLATE AT THE TABLE.’ Fund raiser for For Goodness Sake, Bristol-based nonprofit. 12 to 4 p.m. Food, coffee, tea, and soda. Cash bar. Live music. Auction. Raffling off 1995 Honda Del Sol. Anthony Jacks Wood Fire Grill, 30 Center St., Southington. $30. ForGoodnessSake.org. (860) 883-3621, email@example.com
AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.