OCT. 5, 6, and 8
PLAINVILLE GIRLS TRAVEL BASKETBALL TRYOUTS. Oct. 5 and 6 at Middle School of Plainville. 6 to 7 p.m., fourth and fifth grade; 6:30 to 7 p.m., sixth and seventh grade; 6 to 8 p.m., eighth grade. All at Middle School of Plainville, 150 Northwest Dr., Plainville . On Oct. 8 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., all grades, Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. You must attend one tryout to be considered for a team. (860) 302-4286, Leaguelineup.com/PlainvilleGirlsTravelBasketball.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
‘CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG’ VISITS THE CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Clifford will be on hand 10 a.m., 2 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. BristolLib.com
SUNDAY, OCT 9
FAMILY SUNDAY. 12 to 4 p.m. For Fire Prevention Month, learn about fire prevention and safety as well as you’re your own Dalmation Pup Cups. The New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $6 for adults, $5 for children, and includes the price of the craft. (860) 585-5411, firstname.lastname@example.org
OCT. 13, NOV. 10
MONTHLY PJ STORY TIMES. 6:30 p.m. For ages 3 and up and caregiver. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.
OCT. 15, OCT. 29, NOV. 19
ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE AND PLACEMENT EXAM. Open house on Thursday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. Placement exam, Nov. 19 at 8 a.m. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. For info, call Matthew Crowley, director of admissions, (860) 584-0911, ext. 34 and email@example.com. www.spchs.com
OCT. 22, NOV. 19
MONTHLY SENSORY STORYTIME. 10:30 a.m. For children ages 3 and up on the autism spectrum with caregiver. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3
BRISTOL EARLY CHILDHOOD FAIR. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. For ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. Each week explore themes through books, songs, rhymes, educational activities, crafts. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.
BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME. Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 0 to 23 months with caregiver. Perfect for little ones, this short story time includes a story, fingerplays, songs, and a playtime for socialization and learning. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.
TWO MUCH FUN STORYTIME. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Story time geared toward the terrific twos features stories, rhymes, and lots of movement and music. 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.