Kids listings, starting Feb. 5

SATURDAY, FEB. 6
BRISTOL
TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY! Valentine Candy Workshop featuring it! Children age 7 and up, accompanied by an adult, are invited. Pre-register. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790. Free.

‘ELMO’S BIRTHDAY BASH.’ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dance and sing in celebration of his 3rd birthday. Wear Elmo’s favorite color, red. The letter of the day is “E” and the number of the day is “3,” and the color of the day is “red.” Decorate an Elmo cupcake for $2. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. $5 for museum members, $10 for non-members, children under 1 are admitted free. (860) 314-1400, ImagineNation.org

PLAINVILLE
‘RUMPLESTILTSKIN.’ 2 p.m. Puppet show for all ages written by library’s Mr. Tim. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Refreshments. (860) 793-1450.

FEB. 11, MARCH 10
PLAINVILLE
TECH-SPLORERS. Thursdays once a month at 6 p.m. Use iPads to explore new things to create. Feb. 11, QR Codes. March 10, Traditional vs. Tech Art. For ages grades 4 and up. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.

FRIDAY, FEB. 12
BRISTOL
MOMMY AND SON VALENTINE’S DANCE. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Music, dancing, games, and a photo booth. Ideal for ages 5 to 12. Boys and Girls Club of Bristol Family Center, 255 West St., Bristol. Tickets may be bought in advance at bbgc.org

ONGOING
BRISTOL
PLAYFUL LEARNERS. Fridays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Program includes special toddler activities for children ages 3 and under including gross motor activities, special studio workshops each week such as art, light and reflection, sensory science and music and stories. The program will be led by degreed teachers and museum educators. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. (860) 314-1400, ImagineNation.org

PLAINVILLE
APP-ETIZERS. Every other Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Caregivers and children will explore new apps each week and learn about how to safely incorporate technology into children’s lives. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info.

LEGO CHALLENGE. 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays. All ages. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.

FALL WINTER READING PROGRAM. Pick up activity card and complete at least 10 of the activities together as a family. Those who complete the program are invited to an “After-Hours Winter Beach Bash” on Friday, March 4 at 6 p.m. Bring shades and beach towel. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info.

P.A.L.S. Tuesdays. Ages 0 to 23. Early literacy based program. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info.

TWO MUCH FUN. Thursdays. Storytime for 2-year-olds with movement and music. Plainville Public Library, 56 E. Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info.kids