SATURDAY, AUG. 1
‘PEDALS, PIPES, AND PIZZA.’ 11 a.m. Introduction to the pipe organ for interested piano students. Designed for ages 7 to 18 who have two or more years of piano lessons. Sponsored by Waterbury Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Begins at Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., at 11 a.m. After a pizza lunch at 12:45 p.m., the program continues at St. Joseph Church, 33 Queen St., Bristol. Will end at 2 p.m. Learn the workings and history of the featured pipe organs. $5 for pizza will be accepted, otherwise program is free. Register. Dblopen32@gmail.com
TUESDAY, AUG. 4
CHICK KELMAN; BRUCE JOHN. 6 p.m. Kids Entertainment Series. Recreation Park, Maxwell Noble Drive, Plantsville. In case of inclement weather, moves to community pavilion
MUSIC THERAPY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. Presented by Southington Parks and Recreation Department. Ages 3 to 5, 5 to 5:45 p.m.; ages 6 to 12, 5:50 to 6:35 p.m.; ages 13 and up, 6:40 to 7:25 p.m. Program uses music intervention to promote physical, emotional, and social needs in a fun and creative environment. Southington Public Library, 255 Main St., Southington. $80. Pre-registration and payment required. Class sizes limited. (860) 276-6219.
THURSDAY, AUG. 6
SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES AT IMAGINE NATION. “Ponds Pals.” Experience water play as you investigate life in and around pond. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. ImagineNation.org
SATURDAY, AUG. 8
THREE ON THREE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. For youths entering first grade in the fall through seniors in high school. In addition, there will be an NBA Live Xbox tournament, raffles, music. Boys and Girls Club of Bristol Family Center, 255 West St., Bristol. Registration is $10 per player. All teams in grades 1 to 5 must have a parent coach. (860) 583-4734.
CAMP COURAGEOUS. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Children ages 4 to 13 will learn about Jesus. Bible lessons, games, crafts, and snacks. Game night for the whole family ends the week on Friday. Church of the Bible, 160 West Main St., Plainville. Registration free. (860) 747-1691.
THURSDAY, AUG. 13
‘WHEN I’M IN CHARGE.’ 5 to 6:45 p.m. For youths in grades 4 to 6. Focuses on teaching ways for youths to keep safe when left at home on their own. The program is directed by Red Cross certified instructor Terri Benoit. Southington Youth Services, 196 North Main St., Southington. (860) 276-6281.
NOW thru AUG. 21
FREE SUMMER MEALS. Breakfast, 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. Lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m Offered by CTMeals. Meals include fresh fruits, salads, milk, sandwiches, more. Norton Park, Plainville. For other sites, dial 2-1-1 or visit CTSummerFood.org. No pre-registration necessary.