St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington will usher in the Lenten season with Carnevale, the Italian equivalent to Mardi Gras, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m.

The cooks at St. John's will prepare antipasti, brushetta al Pomodor, Lasagne di Carnevale, Farfalle gamberoni alla vodka, and deserts of biscotti, cannoli, cenci, Tartufo and Zeppoli.

There will be masks, beads and live music.

Tickets are $25.

For more information, call the church at 78 Green Hill Road at 860-868-2527..