Audubon plans annual Return of Osprey party

The Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center in Milford is ready for its fifth annual Return of the Osprey Party at the Coastal Center on Friday, April 10, starting at 6:30 p.m.
There will be food and drink, live music, a wide selection of auction items, including works from many local wildlife artists, and interesting people to meet.
Milford's Bistro Basque Restaurant will provide a Spanish torte and hors d'oeuvres; Villa Gourmet has offered a selection of cheeses; and Milford's Southport Brewing Company and Restaurant will provide a variety of  appetizers.
At the silent auction, there will be gift certificates for many of Milford’s finest eateries and shops. Auction items include: Original wildlife art from David Sibley, Mark Szantyr, Paul Fusco, AJ Hand, Michael DiGiorgio, Tom Mihaylo, Jim Zipp and others; hand-crafted jewelry from Vincent’s Jewelers; ferry tickets, gift baskets; private bird walks with local experts; ski lift tickets; zoo and aquarium passes; theater tickets, canoe tours; science-themed birthday parties and a summer camp week.
The cost is $40, or $75 per couple. RSVP to Louise at 203-878-7440 x 502.