SUNDAY, SEPT. 21
FAMILY SUNDAYS: BAND ORGAN JAM. 2 to 4 p.m. A carousel ride isn’t the same without music. At the museum, there is an antique band organ that entertains riders to this day. Learn about and listen to this musical machine and create your own instruments to play and take home. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $6 for adults, $5 for children 2 to 14, children under 2, free. Free rides on a working carousel included. (860) 585-5411, education@TheCarouselMuseum.org
SENSORY FRIENDLY DAY AT THE CONNECTICUT SCIENCE CENTER. 10 a.m to noon. Center is lowering the volume and dimming the lights for families with children on the autism spectrum or other developmental disabilities. Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. Free Special rate of $10 per ticket in advance or $14 at the door. (860) 520-2112.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24
VIDEO GAME PROGRAM, WII WEDNESDAY. 3 p.m. For teens and tweens, grades 5 and up. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register. Sararay@ci.bristol.ct.us, (860) 584-7790.
SATURDAY, OCT. 4
‘DISNEY’S FROZEN.’ 7 p.m. Fifth Annual Free Outdoor Movie Night. Hosted by the First Congregational Church. Free popcorn and glow sticks. Ice cream truck and food vendor on site. Movie will be shown in the church parking lot on an inflatable screen. Bring a chair. Arrive by 6:30 p.m. The church’s gift to the community. First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol.
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‘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