SATURDAY, DEC. 6
CHILDREN’S CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to noon. All items made by children 12 years of age or younger. Southington Library and Museum, 255 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-0947, ext. 3.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by HQ Dumpsters and Recycling and Miss Southington Pre-Teen. Help Southington Social Services gather gifts for families in need. Bring a gift for a boy or girl and enjoy breakfast with Santa. Every toy donation enters you into a raffle to win a $100 Visa gift card. Donuts, hot chocolate, homemade Christmas cookies. HQ Dumpsters and Recycling, 897 South Main St., Plantsville.
THE ANNUAL BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. 8:30 to 11 a.m. Breakfast will include pancakes, bacon, sausage, home fries, scrambled eggs, coffee, juice/ milk. Giamatti Little League Center dining hall, Mix Street, Bristol. Children under 12 are free. Adults are $5 or a new, unwrapped toy or tween gift. All proceeds and donations go to children in the Bristol community. (860) 585-4730.
SATURDAY, DEC. 13
ST. MATTHEW SCHOOL 1ST ANNUAL GRANDMOTHER, MOTHER, AND DAUGHTER TEA. 12 to 4 p.m. “Alice in Wonderland” theme. Hosted by the SMS Advancement Team. Bring your favorite tea cup. Tea, hot chocolate, refreshments, crafts, tea cup raffle. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside St., Bristol. $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.
NOW thru DEC. 19
FALL DROP-IN CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS. Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11 a.m., Mother Goose Rhymes (ages 0-23 months); Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., You Be… for ages 7 and up; Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., Pajama Puzzlers, ages 4 and up; Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 3). Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.
NOW thru DEC. 12
STORY TIME AND READING CLUBS. Various times. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Registration required for some. For details, go to BristolLib.com. (860) 584-7787, or (860) 584-7790.
NOW thru DEC. 11
STORY TIME SESSIONS. Every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., 2 year olds; every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., 3, 4, 5 year olds; every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., Sensory Tots, 2 to 5 year olds; every Wednesday at 1 p.m., 3, 4, 5 year olds; every Thursday at 9:30 a.m., Baby Time, 0-12 months. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register. (860) 584-7790.
NOW thru 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.