Kids listings, starting Oct. 6

SATURDAY, OCT. 7

PLAINVILLE

CHILDREN’S DEPT. CELEBRATES PLAINVILLE LIBRARY’S 123RD BIRTHDAY. 11 a.m. to noon. Birthday cake while supplies last and birthday-themed activities. 1 to 2 p.m., Christina the Magician will offer a magic workshop for children ages 9 and up. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Christina will offer her balloon making workshop for children ages 7 and up. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Space is limited so register (860) 793-1450.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 8

OTHER

SUPER HERO ADVENTURE DAY. 1 to 3 p.m. Wear your super suit and join in for an afternoon with carousel rides, popcorn, ice cream, a super hero craft, tattoos, more. Bushnell Park Carousel, 1 Jewell St., Hartford. $10 for children. $5 for adults. (860) 585-5411. TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

BRISTOL

FAMILY SUNDAY AT THE NEW ENGLAND CAROUSEL MUSEUM. 12 to 4 p.m. Children’s craft activity. This month, make bedazzled mini pumpkins. Along with crafts, visitors can tour the museum and ride the carousel. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $6 for adults, $5 for children, and includes price of the craft. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org/book-online

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11

BRISTOL

PAJAMA STORY TIME. 6:30 p.m. Wear your pajamas or bring your favorite stuffed friend. All ages. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.

 

AL DECANT THE SINGING PRINCIPAL. 10 a.m. “Rockin’ and Reading with Pete the Cat!” Interactive musical performance. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787 ext. 6, www.BristolLib.com

 

OCT. 21, OCT. 19, NOV. 9

PLAINVILLE

FAMILY DINNER THEATER. 6 p.m. All ages. Bring a blanket and some dinner and enjoy a movie. Tables and chairs provided. Sept. 21, “Born in China” from Disneynature. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Register. (860) 793-1450.

 

NOW thru NOV. 29

PLAINVILLE

ANIME AND MANGA CLUB. Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. For ages 12 and up. Bring your dinner, your sketches, and anything else you want to share. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

 

NOW thru NOV. 30

PLAINVILLE

PJ STORYTIME. Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Cozy stories, snack on some animal crackers. Wear your PJs. Bring your cozy blanket or stuffed friend. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

 

NOW thru OCT. 16

BRISTOL

CAROUSEL ANIMAL DRAWING CLASS. Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $40 for four weeks. Register. www.TheCarouselMuseum.org/book-online , (860) 585-5411.

 

NOW thru DEC. 11

PLAINVILLE

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Register. (860) 793-1450.

 

NOW thru DEC. 14

PLAINVILLE

TWO MUCH FUN. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For 2-year-olds with caregiver. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Register. (860) 793-1450.

 

NOW thru DEC. 12

PLAINVILLE

BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIMES. Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 0-23 months with caregiver. No class Nov. 21. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Register. (860) 793-1450.

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL

KIDS FREE MUSIC WORKSHOP AND KID’S OPEN MIKE. Sundays, 2 to 6 p.m. Provided piano, amp, P.A., mikes, drums, organ, music stands. T-Salon Café, 245 Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-0448.

 

KIDS CLUBS, JR AND SR HIGH YOUTH GROUPS. Thursdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Games, Bible stories, events, snacks. All denominations welcome. Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol. Free. (860) 582-3840. Ask for Jane or Bonnie.

 

TODDLER STORY TIME. Tuesdays at 9 a.m. For children ages 1 and 2. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.

 

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME. Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at 9 a.m. For children ages 3 to 5. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.