Mah Jongg Tournament — Congregation B'nai Torah, 5700 Main Street in Trumbull is sponsoring a Mah Jongg Tournament on Sunday, Oct. 13. Five rounds, prizes galore. Breakfast and lunch provided. Entry fee: $40. Doors open at 9 a.m., First round will begin at 9:30. Call 203-268-6940 or email info@bnaitorahct.org for registration information.

Shoshannah Nambi, a young leader and activist from Uganda's Abayudaya Jewish community of Mbale, Uganda, will be visiting Congregation B'nai Torah on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m., as part of the first women's speaking tour from that country.  Her trip is being sponsored by Kulanu, Inc., a grassroots, not-for-profit Jewish organization supporting isolated and emerging Jewish communities worldwide. Visit kulanu.org/abayudaya for more information. For reservations or more information about this program, call 203-268-6940 or office@bnaitorahct.org. Visit bnaitorahct.org.

Art auction and beer and wine tasting — Sponsored by Congregation B'nai Torah, 5700 Main St., on Sunday, Nov. 17. The professional auction company, Marlin Art will conduct the event with a preview at 6:30 p.m. The Beer and Wine Tasting, provided by Town Line, 345 Hawley Lane in Stratford, will also begin at 6:30 p.m., as will numerous raffles. A live auction will follow at 7:30, featuring art in all media and price ranges. Major credit cards accepted for purchases. Admission is $10 /$18 for two and includes refreshments, dessert and coffee. Each ticket purchased in advance will also receive two free raffle tickets. For tickets or more information, please call 203-268-6940.