Kids listings, starting June 17

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

PLAINVILLE

DESIGN YOUR OWN FATHER’S DAY CARD. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children’s Room, Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

BRISTOL

OWL NAMING PARTY. 11 a.m. The name of the new owl will be revealed. Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol. (860) 583-1234, elcct.org

SUNDAY, JUNE 19

BRISTOL

FATHER’S DAY AT BARNES NATURE CENTER. 2:30 to 3 p.m. Snakes, scales, and wildlife. Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 75 Shrub Rd., Bristol. $5 per person. Fathers get in free. (860) 583-1234, elcct.org

MONDAY, JUNE 20

BRISTOL

SIGN UP FOR ‘ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, READ!’ Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021, BristolLib.com

THE ART TRUCK: PAINT LIKE PICASSO. 2 p.m. To kick off Summer Reading. Register. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.

JUNE 20-AUG. 19

BRISTOL

FREE LUNCH FOR CHILDREN UP TO AGE 18. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day. Parents and grown-ups may bring their lunch and join the fun. Part of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021, BristolLib.com

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

BRISTOL

NANCY HERSHATTER. 10 a.m. Harold and the Purple Crayon music, songs, and dances. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021, BristolLib.com

JUNE 27-JULY 1

SOUTHINGTON

ELEMENTARY BASKETBALL DAY CAMP. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For boys and girls third through seventh grade. New England Baptist College, 1505 West St., Southington. Lunch provided. NewEnglandBaptistCollege.com (860) 621-6701.kids