SPUD NIGHT & SILENT AUCTION. 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Southington, 581 Meriden Ave. Tickets are $7 at the door (free for children under 5) and proceeds benefit the church’s mission trip planned for July to continue to assist families affected by Hurricane Sandy. The event features baked potatoes with toppings, homemade chicken soup, dessert, and beverages. More info, call (860) 628-8121 or visit the church’s Facebook page.
SATURDAY, MAY 6
PANCAKE BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, coffee and tea and proceeds will benefit the girls of Fundacion Sor Dominga Bocca, a home for abused and neglected girls in Guayaquil, Ecuador. All are welcome; wheelchair-accessible. Cost is $7 (5 and under are free). Tickets at the church office (weekdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) or at the door. More info at FCCSouthington.org or (860) 628-6958.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17
GOLD MEDAL AWARD DINNER. 6 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club, Mulberry St. Tickets are $55 and can be obtained at Fasulo & Albini CPAs at 16 Cornerstone Ct.; Simply Wireless at 750 Queen St.; or Southington Insurance at 85 Liberty St.