SATURDAY, MARCH 19
‘SHAMROCKIN’ FOR KIDS DINNER DANCE.’ Benefit for the Mill Foundation for Kids. Inc. Raffles baskets, 50/50 raffle, live and silent auction. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $75 per person and includes dinner, open bar, and dancing. (860) 628-8745, (860) 426-1649.
3RD ANNUAL MARTINIS FOR MUTTS. Benefit for the Animal Rescue Foundation. 5 p.m. Barley Vine, 182 Main St., Bristol. Patrons will receive an ARF martini glass and one martini for a $20 donation. Patrons will be able to buy raffle tickets for donated gift baskets. ARFCT.org
SUNDAY, MARCH 20
ST. PAUL CATHOLIC FALCONS SOFTBALL BOOSTER CLUB PALM SUNDAY BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to noon. Made to order omelets, pancakes, and more. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $8 donation. (860) 690-5959, firstname.lastname@example.org
BRISTOL LIONS CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST. 7:30 a.m. to noon. Pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. “Star Wars” characters along with the Easter Bunny and the Lions Club Lion will mingle and take photographs with the children. Bristol Elks Lodge, 126 South St., Bristol.
SATURDAY, APRIL 2
PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER. 5 to 7 p.m. Benefit for “Charity: Water” Hosted by Team Clean Water. Raise money to construct drilled wells, spring protections, and Bio Sand filters to provide clean water to communities around the world. Pasta, meatballs, salad, bread, and coffee. St. Gregory CCD Center Hall, 1043 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Adults, $10 donatons. Children, $5 donation. Raffle prizes. (860) 573-0845, YesFamily@comcast.net, my.charitywater.org/team-clean-water/team-clean-water-well-4
AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays 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.