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Kids listings, starting Aug. 18

MONDAY, AUG. 21 PLAINVILLE INTERNATIONAL STORYTIME. 6:30 p.m., Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” will be read in both English and Polish. Then participate in a craft and sample food from Poland. 3 years old and up. Register. Plainville Public…

Kids listings, starting July 28

FRIDAY, JULY 28 BRISTOL MAD SCIENTISTS FIRE AND ICE SHOW. 11 a.m. to noon. Foggy day ice storms, beach balls floating in the air, and “burp” potions. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. ImagineNation.org, (860) 314-1400.   SATURDAY, JULY 29…

Kids listings, starting July 14

FRIDAY, JULY 14 BRISTOL THE CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN MAKES PIZZA. 9:30 a.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Plainville. (860) 584-7787. BristolLib.com   UP CLOSE WITH CEDAR ISLAND MARINA. 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Showcasing the creatures of Long Island…

Kids listings, starting July 7

FRIDAY, JULY 7 BRISTOL NAPPY’S PUPPET SHOW. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Explore the history of shadow puppets. Designed for children 2 to 8 and their families. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. ImagineNation.org. (860) 314-1400.   ROGER TINCKNELL PRESENTS ‘UNDER…

Kids listings, starting June 30

FRIDAY, JUNE 30 BRISTOL ED POP’S AMAZING FLEA CIRCUS. Features fleas Fifi, Bruno, and Fernando. An entire big top circus in miniature. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021.   SATURDAY, JULY 1 BRISTOL…

Kids listings, starting June 2

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 SOUTHINGTON 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.   JUNE 3-11 OTHER ‘DR. SEUSS’S THE CAT…

Kids listings, starting Feb. 24

SATURDAY, FEB. 25 BRISTOL TAILS OF JOY READING EDUCATION ASSISTANCE DOGS. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Practice reading fluency. Ideal for reluctant readers. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register. (860) 584-7790. Space is limited. Free. TUESDAY, FEB. 28 BRISTOL MOTHER…

Kids’ listings, starting May 6

SATURDAY, MAY 7 SOUTHINGTON PRINCESS MEET AND GREET. Fund raiser for Children’s Oncology Department at CCMC and Southington Community Services. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Face painting, nail and hair stations, glitter tattoos, balloonists, feather hair extensions, DJ services, photos…

Kids listings for Dec. 18

FRIDAY, DEC. 18 OTHER ‘FROZEN FEVER WITH ELSA, ANNA, AND SANTA CLAUS.’ 5:30 p.m., doors open. 6 p.m., show. Hole in the Wall will be transformed into a magical wonderland with elves taking photographs with Santa Claus for ‘Frozen Fever.’…

Kids’ Listings for July 17

FRIDAY, JULY 17 BRISTOL CANDY LAND CARNIVAL. Held by Bristol Parks and Recreation Department. 4 to 7 p.m. Pool games, DJ, foam pit, floats, snow cones, popcorn, and candy land-themed contests. Rockwell Park, Bristol. Free. $1 for snowcones, popcorn and…

Kids listings for Jan. 30

JAN. 31, MARCH 14 BRISTOL TAIL OF JOY READING EDUCATION ASSISTANCE DOGS. Saturdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Special reading event for children of reading age. Ideal for reluctant readers. One 15-minute session will be reserved for each child. Spaces are…

Kids listings for Dec. 19

SUNDAY, DEC. 21 BRISTOL BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast/ crafts/ sleigh/ carriage rides. St. Matthew School gym, 33 Welch Dr., Forestville. $12 for adults. $6 for children 3 and up. Children under 3, free. Tickets available…

Kids listings for Dec. 12

DEC. 12-21 OTHER ‘SEUSSICAL, JR.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Performed by Newington Children’s Theatre Company. Join over 35 area children as they bring this Dr. Seuss musical to life. NCTC Theatre,…

Meetings listings for Nov. 21

TUESDAY, NOV. 25 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. Southington Town Clerk Kathy Larkin will speak about the record types available for genealogical research at town hall as well as accessibility. The Orchards at Southington, second floor community room, 34…

Kids listings for Nov. 21

SATURDAY, NOV. 22 BRISTOL R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. 1 p.m. Tails of Joy Reading Education Assistance Dogs. Children of reading age are invited to come and read to the dogs for a 15 minute sessions. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central…

Kids listings for Nov. 14

SATURDAY, NOV. 15 BRISTOL ‘OLIVER TWIST.’ Performed by the Hampstead Stage Co. 2 p.m. Children in the audience will be selected to help the players perform the story. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Sponsored by Target. (860) 584-7787,…

Kids listings for Nov. 7

NOV. 7, 8 OTHER ‘BUSYTOWN.’ 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Saturdays. 1 and 4 p.m., Sundays. Based on Richard Scarry’s identically named children’s book. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $15 for children, seniors, and Let’s GO ARTS!…

Kids listings for Oct. 31

FRIDAY, OCT. 31 BRISTOL TRUNK OR TREAT. 6 to 8 p.m. Cars will be decorated handing out treats to all youngsters. Bounce house, popcorn, hot cocoa, and punch. Grace Baptist Church, 736 Louisiana Ave., Bristol. Free. HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY. 4…

Kids listings for Oct. 17

SATURDAY, OCT. 18 PLAINVILLE SUNDAY SCHOOL PUMPKIN FESTIVAL. 3 to 7 p.m. 2:45 p.m., register your carved pumpkin and/or scarecrow to enter into the contest. 3 p.m., festival begins. Games and activities, crafts, pumpkin rolls, more. 6 p.m., pumpkin lighting…

Kids listings for Oct. 10

SATURDAY, OCT. 11 BRISTOL GLOBAL CARDBOARD CHALLENGE. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A celebration of child creativity and the role of communities in fostering imaginative play inspired by the film “Caine’s Arcade.” www.CainesArcade.com. Cardboard and a variety mechanics will be…

Kids listings for Oct. 3

OCT. 6-DEC. 12 BRISTOL STORY TIME AND READING CLUBS. Various times. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Registration required for some. For details, go to BristolLib.com. (860) 584-7787, or (860) 584-7790. SATURDAY,…

Family Farms Day brings in the smell, the scarecrows, and the fun: Weather forces event to reschedule for Sunday

UPDATE: Due to the weather forecast for Saturday, Family Farm Day has been rescheduled for Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Alex Bernier of Bristol Central High School never expected his pair of Adidas to…

Kids listings for Sept. 26

SATURDAY, SEPT. 27 BRISTOL FREE FAMILY FUN. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Carousel rides, dance exhibitions, face painting, arts and crafts an dmore. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission free. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. One block…