Thursday, Oct. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Elks Club in Milford, for a casual, adult evening of food tastings provided by local chefs. Tickets, which include food tasting and two complimentary drinks from the bar, are $25. The event benefits East Shore and Good Shepherd Child Development Centers, a non-profit organization. Tickets can be purchased by calling Good Shepherd, 203-874-8232 and East Shore, 203-877-4343 and can also be purchased at the door.