Kids listings, starting July 29

FRIDAY, JULY 29

BRISTOL

RAILROAD DAYS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hop aboard the Roaming Railroad, “New England’s Nicest Trackless Train,” and take a spin around the parking lot (for an additional fee). Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol.

PLAINVILLE

ART CLASS FOR CHILDREN AGES 6 TO 12. Create fun art projects while listening to music. Must register. Funded by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Some will be invited to display their work at the New Britain Museum of American Art on Aug. 18. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

MONDAY, AUG. 1

PLAINVILLE

SPECIAL HARRY POTTER PARTY. 6:30 p.m. Geared toward ages 8 and up. Participants will try out some classes run by the four Hogwarts houses. Make potions. Use wands to find Horcuxes, play trivia games, and make Mandrake cupcakes. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

AUG. 1-13

BRISTOL

CIRCLE GAMES. Celebrate the Olympics through fun games and team work. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3

PLAINVILLE

‘FINDING NEMO.’ 6 p.m. Dinner movie. Bring dinner and a picnic blanket. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

THURSDAY, AUG. 4

BRISTOL

ED POP MAGIC SHOW. 3 p.m. Audience participation. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol.

PLAINVILLE

BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME. 10:45 a.m. Share a story, learn new fingerplays, and songs, move to the rhythm, and enjoy a play and socialize time together. Ages birth to 2 with caregivers. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

HIP HOP CLINIC AT NORTON PARK. 2 p.m With Austin Daley. Learn some hip hop/ breakdancing moves. Held by the Plainville Public Library and Plainville Parks and Recreation. Norton Park, Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

AUG. 8-12

PLAINVILLE

FREE BIBLE CAMP WEE, COW-A-BUNGA FARM. Children 8 to 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Church of the Bible, 160 West Main St., Plainville. (860) 747-298-9848.

FRIDAY, AUG. 12

PLAINVILLE

FUN DAY. Held by the Plainville Recreation Department. 1 p.m. Grand finale for summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin art, thumbprints, tattoos, dunker, tissue flowers, pony rides, and a button maker. Structured to serve children 3 to 11. After 2:30 p.m., there will be a magic show by The Great Leone. Norton Park, Plainville. Free. Small charge for refreshments and balloons.

ONGOING

PLAINVILLE

LET’S MOVE. 10:45 a.m. For children ages 2 to 5. Music from beginning to end so children can dance, wave scarves, use instrument, have a blast. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville (860) 793-1450.

FLYING FINGERS KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP. 3 p.m. on Wednesdays. For children, teens, and adults, for those new to knitting and crocheting or those with experience. All are welcome. Bring your current project or learn with the library’s supplies. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

BRISTOL

FIREHOUSE FRIENDS CLUB. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Friday in July and August. Story time and art club for preschoolers. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Free with general admission. $6 for adults, $5.50 for seniors, $3.50 for children age 4 to 14, $2 for children 1 to 3. TheCarouselMuseum.org

NOW thru 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

ONGOING

PLAINVILLE

FREE LUNCHES AT THE LIBRARY. Monday to Friday, 11:45 a.m to 12:45 p.m. For any child 18 and under. No registration required. Library will provide activities for children to enjoy while they eat. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.kids