Kids listings for June 26


JUNE 29-AUG. 1
ARTSPLACE SUMMER CAMPS, CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS. Camps run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. for four or five days in July. Artsplace, 1220 Waterbury Rd., Cheshire. Go online for schedule.

CREATIVE KIDS YOUNG ACTOR TRAINING PROGRAM. 9 to 11 a.m., Monday through Friday. Grades K-8. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $225. Register., (860) 523-5900 ext. 10.

JUNE 29-AUG. 6
TENNIS LESSONS FOR AGES 8 AND OVER. Ages 8-9 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Ages 10-11 from 10 to 10:50 a.m. Ages 12 and over 11 to 11:50 a.m. Sessions are June 29 to July 9, July 13 to 23, July 27 to Aug. 6. Bring your own racket. Plainville High School courts, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. $30 for Plainville residents .For non-residents, call. (860) 747-6022.

JUNE 29-AUG. 21
SUMMER CLASSES. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park, 191 Farmington Ave., Kensington. $120 for members for full week. $150 for non-members. (860) 827-9064. Visit for class offerings.

THE GREAT LEONE, MOTION MAN. Presented by Southington Parks and Recreation Department. 6 to 8 p.m. Recreation Park, Maxwell Noble Drive, Plantsville. Pavilion in the front pine grove. Inclement weather moves the event to the community pavilion at the drive-in or the auditorium at South End School. Signs will be posted.

PUPPET SHOW DAY. 10:30 a.m., Sparky’s Puppets will perform at Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. At 6:30 p.m., Puppets to Go will perform “The Last Dinosaur” at the Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Open to all ages. Advanced registration required. Register at (860) 673-6791.

‘LET’S MAKE SUPER HERO MASKS PARTY.’ 10 to 11 a.m. With the Art Truck. Manross Memorial Library, Central Street, Forestville. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021,

BABY SITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE. 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Open to Southington residents over 12 years of age. Space is limited to 16 students. Southington Youth Services Department, 196 North Main St., Southington. $45. Payment must be made to the Town of Southington. Credit/ debit card payments also accepted. Register. (860) 276-6281.

JULY 13 to 17
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by Gloria Dei, St. Andrew, and Zion Lutheran churches. Open to all children grades pre-K to fifth grade. St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 1125 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 583-5809.

JULY 20-24
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. The theme is Everest. Zion Lutheran Church, 531 Woodruff St., Southington. $30 per child. $70 per family of three or more. Ages 3 years old to fourth grade. Registration deadline, July 4. (860) 628-5759.

AUG. 4-25
MUSIC THERAPY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. Presented by Southington Parks and Recreation Department. Ages 3 to 5, 5 to 5:45 p.m.; ages 6 to 12, 5:50 to 6:35 p.m.; ages 13 and up, 6:40 to 7:25 p.m. Program uses music intervention to promote physical, emotional, and social needs in a fun and creative environment. Southington Public Library, 255 Main St., Southington. $80. Pre-registration and payment required. Class sizes limited. (860) 276-6219.

‘WHEN I’M IN CHARGE.’ 5 to 6:45 p.m. For youths in grades 4 to 6. Focuses on teaching ways for youths to keep safe when left at home on their own. The program is directed by Red Cross certified instructor Terri Benoit. Southington Youth Services, 196 North Main St., Southington. (860) 276-6281.

NOW thru AUG. 21
FREE SUMMER MEALS. Breakfast, 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. Lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m Offered by CTMeals. Meals include fresh fruits, salads, milk, sandwiches, more. Norton Park, Plainville. For other sites, dial 2-1-1 or visit No pre-registration necessary.