Kids listings, starting April 29



‘THE WIZARD OF OZ.’ Friday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. St. Joseph School Drama Club. St. Joseph School, 335 Center St., Bristol. (860) 582-8696.



HEALTHY KIDS DAY. 12 to 3 p.m. Fun for the whole family. Valentine the Clown, games, demos, farm animals, goodie bags, summer camp tours, obstacle course, rock wall. Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 793-9631.



YOUTH FISHING DERBY. Held by Forestville Village American Legion Post 209. Register, 6:30 to 8 a.m. Tournament, 8 to 11 a.m. Trophies, prizes. Rockwell Park, Bristol. (860) 384-5626.



PRINCESS MEET AND GREET. Fund raiser for Children’s Oncology Department at CCMC and Southington Community Services. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Face painting, nail and hair stations, glitter tattoos, balloonists, feather hair extensions, DJ services, photos with all the princesses, light refreshments, costumed characters, fabulous raffle gifts, many reasonably priced items for sale. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 620-3221,


PINE LAKE’S 3RD ANNUAL KIDS FISHING DERBY. 7 a.m. to noon. Three winners for the biggest, smallest and most fish caught by age group (5 to 8, 9 to 12, 13 to 15). Child must be accompanied by an adult. Adult may assist in casting only. Children must land their own fish. Live bait only.

JUNE 20 to JULY 29


SUMMER EXPERIENCES AND YOUTH LEADERSHIP. Held by the Franciscan Life Center. Summer Experiences (June 20 to 24, July 25 to 29) for children ages 8 to 12. Youth Leadership Training (June 27 to July 1) for ages 13 to 14. Franciscan Life Center, 271 Finch Ave., Meriden. (203) 237-8084,



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,


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.

LEGO CHALLENGE. 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays. All ages. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

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

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

ONCE UPON A STORY PRESCHOOL STORYTIME. 10:30 a.m. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450’