SATURDAY, JUNE 3
JUNIOR MISS SOUTHINGTON SCHOLARSHIP ORGANIZATION ANNUAL PAGEANT. Contestants ages 4 to high school senior needed. Interview, fitness, talent, and evening wear competition. Aqua Turf, Mulberry Street, Plantsville. Putinontheritz@aol.com.
‘DR. SEUSS’S THE CAT IN THE HAT.’ Part of the Young Audience Series at Playhouse on Park. Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Two special sensory-friendly performances on Friday, May 26 at 10 a.m. and Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m. $5 for those two performances. $16 to $18. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10. www.PlayhouseonPark.org
TUESDAY, JUNE 6
BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME. 10:30 a.m. For ages birth to 2. Brief storytime followed by a play and socialize session with stories, songs, and fingerplays. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Register. (860) 793-1450.
THURSDAY, JUNE 8
MINI DRIVE-IN THEATER. 10:30 a.m. For ages 5 and under. Decorate cardboard box “cars” and drive them into the auditorium for short book related movies. Bring snacks. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Register. (860)793-1450.
MUSICAL THEATRE PREPARATORY PROGRAM. Two week full-day intensive musical theater program introduces and prepares young actors (third to eighth grade) for future training and/ or performance in music, dance, and theater. Taught by Broadway actors Douglas Lyons and Jason Gotay. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $700 for two-week course. Class sizes limited. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10. www.PlayhouseonPark.org