Special Olympics Connecticut will hold its annual Penguin Plunge fundraiser in Westport at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Compo Beach, 60 Compo Beach Road. Registration will start at 11 a.m.

The event will involve taking a plunge in Long Island Sound to support Special Olympics athletes, according to a news release. It will also include music, refreshments, awards and parades of participants in costume.

Minimum donation to take the plunge is $75.

Preregistration is strongly encouraged at www.soct.org.

Call 203-230-1201 or email specialolympicsct@soct.org for information.