The Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center in Milford will hold its fourth annual Return of the Osprey Party at the Coastal Center on Saturday, April 12, starting at 5:30 p.m.

There will be food and drink, live music, a wide selection of auction items, including works from many local wildlife artists.

Milford's Bistro Basque Restaurant will provide a Spanish torte and hors d'oeuvres; Villa Gourmet has offered a selection of their cheeses; and Milford's Southport Brewing Company and Restaurant is providing a variety of appetizers.

At the silent auction, there will be gift certificates for many of Milford's finest eateries and shops, as well as a variety of opportunities to win canoe and kayak tours, summer camp weeks, birthday parties, jewelry, art, and many other items.

A select sampling from the silent auction 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, a wide array of Gift Certificates to Area Businesses, Ferry Tickets, Assorted 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

Price is $40 a person, or $75 a couple. RSVP to Louise at 203-878-7440 x 502.