SATURDAY, JAN. 31
MYSTERY PLAY AND DINNER. 6 p.m., social hour. 7 p.m., dinner. Salad, roast loin of pork, potatoes, vegetable, dessert, and beverages. Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. Reservations. (860) 276-0654. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4
COOKING CLASS: SAVORING CHOCOLATE. 6:30 p.m. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the class will show how to add a chocolate twist to some of your well-known savory dishes. The dinner menu includes Pear, gorgonzola, and dark chocolate crostini; chocolate balsamic vinaigrette, white chocolate roasted parsnip soup, chocolate risotto with dried apricots. Martino’s Italian Market, 948 Terryville Ave., Bristol. $60 per person. Reservations required. Class size limited. (860) 583-3585, MartinosMarket.com