SATURDAY, SEPT. 13
SECOND SATURDAYS, ‘THE FOUR SEASONS.’ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Family-friendly program. Visitors are invited to view images of seasonal change in the galleries and create their own print of a tree through the four seasons. Free family tours. Printing demonstration by Hartford Prints! Free admission. Wadsworth Atheneum, 200 Main St., Hartford. TheWadsworth.org
CLASSES IN ACTING, IMPROV, AND MUSICAL THEATER. Classes begin for New Britain Youth Theater. Stage Play is for children ages 5 to 8 p.m. Stage Performance, one for ages 8 and up and a second secton for ages 12 and up. Classes in Musical Stage Performance and Improv in Performance for ages 10 and up. New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High St., New Britain. NBYT.org, (860) 515-8115.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 14
SUNDAY SCHOOL PROGRAM BEGINS. 9 a.m., registration. 9:15 a.m., class. Zion Lutheran Church, 27 Judd St., Bristol. (860) 582-0571.
SEPT. 15, 17
AUDITIONS FOR ‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’ AND ‘FROSTY THE SNOWMAN.’ Held by New Britain Youth Theater. 6 p.m. both days. All levels of experience welcome. Auditions open to children from any town. No prepared monologue is required but those auditioning will meet in small groups with the directors and may be asked to repeat lines or read from the play. Shows will be performed Dec. 5, 6, and 7. Holmes Elementary School, 2150 Stanley St., New Britain. Schedule an audition. Cast will be asked to pay a participation fee of $75. However, no one will be turned away because of inability to pay. Ask for financial assistance. Children 13 and up may also call with interest for helping backstage. (860) 515-8115.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 16
DUCT TAPE CRAFTS FOR TEENS AND TWEENS. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Teens and tweens grades 5 and up are invited to an afternoon of duct tape fun. The library will provide the duct tape, you bring the ideas. Projects may be limited depending on the number of participants. Duct tape donated by ShurTech Brands. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Registration requested. (860) 584-7790, SaraRay@ci.bristol.ct.us
SEPT. 2014-MAY 2015
‘BANANAS SPLIT, TOO.’ Offered by Bristol Youth Services. 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays. An 11-week support group for children of divorce, separated, or of a single parent family. Group will participate in activities geared toward developing communication, coping skills, identifying feelings, and understanding family transitions in a healthy way. For children 5 to 6, 7 to 8, 9 to 11. Bristol Youth Services, 51 High St., Bristol. Register. (860) 314-4690.
STORY TIME. 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. Weekends and holidays. For children 6 and under. Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. Free with the purchase of a general admission ticket. Children under 3 free. (860) SCIENCE, www.CTScienceCenter.org
LIVE SCIENCE DEMONSTRATIONS. Weekends, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fun, interactive live science demonstrations. Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. Free with the purchase of a general admission ticket. (860) SCIENCE, www.CTScienceCenter.org