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Kids’ listings for the Sept. 6 edition

FRIDAYS, SEPT. 6, 20 BRISTOL FAIRYTALE FRIENDS. 10 a.m. Fairy tale stories and crafts. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787 ext. 6. BristolLib.com.   SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 BRISTOL DONUTS WITH GROWNUPS. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Celebrate Grandparent’s Day.…

Kids’ listings for the June 14 edition

SATURDAY, JUNE 15 BRISTOL CAROUSEL T-SHIRT STENCILING. 1 p.m. Bring your children in along with a plain, white cotton t-shirt and discover the folk art of stenciling. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Adults, $8. $5, children 2-14.…

Kids listings for the Jan. 25 edition

MONDAY, FEB. 18 SOUTHINGTON PRESIDENTS DAY AT IMAGINE NATION. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. Admission is $10 per person (free for members, children 1 and under). Learn about the Presidents through a variety…

Kids listings, starting Dec. 29

THURSDAY, JAN. 4 BRISTOL WINTERTIME YUMMIES. 10 a.m. Katie Shepard, food specialist. Food facts and yummy food creatins. Bristol Public Library, children’s department, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787, ext. 6. www.BristolLib.com SATURDAY, JAN. 6 BRISTOL TEDDY BEAR PICNIC.…

Kid listings, starting Dec. 22

TUESDAY, DEC. 26 PLAINVILLE LEGO DAY. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tubs of building bricks available in the children’s program room. Drop in and create. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.   WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27 PLAINVILLE…

Kids listings, starting Dec. 8

DEC. 8-10 OTHER ‘ANNIE JR.’ Friday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. Performed by New Britain Youth Theater. Musical stars over 50 children ages 5 to 18 from throughout Connecticut.…

Kids listings, starting Nov. 10

SATURDAY, NOV. 11 BRISTOL FAMILY PIE DAY. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Three make-your-own pie stations, pie tastings, pizza making demonstration from Bristol’s Chunky Tomato, pie-throwing, and a pie eating contest. Create no bake pies with Jodie Fitz from the…

Kids listings, starting Nov. 3

SATURDAY, NOV. 4 BRISTOL THE HAMPSTEAD STAGE COMPANY PRESENTS ‘ROBIN HOOD.’ 2 p.m. Children help on stage. Free fun. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. www.BristolLib.com TUESDAY, NOV. 7 PLAINVILLE ELECTION DAY AT THE LIBRARY. 10 a.m., story share.…

Kids listings, starting Oct. 27

FRIDAY, OCT. 27 BRISTOL MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 10 a.m. Wiggle, sing, dance. Take part in a musical parade to the tunes of classic children’s songs. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790. SATURDAY, OCT. 28 BRISTOL FIRE TRUCK…

Kids listings, starting Oct. 20

FRIDAY, OCT. 20 BRISTOL BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF BRISTOL FAMILY CENTER ANNUAL DADDY DAUGHTER COSTUME DANCE. 6:30 to 9 p.m. For girls ages 5 to 12 and their fathers or other special persons in their life. Costume contest. For…

Kids listings, starting Oct. 13

FRIDAY, OCT. 13 BRISTOL PEOPLE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD STORY TIME. 10 a.m. Welcome a guest reader from the community. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.   SATURDAY, OCT. 14 BRISTOL HARVEST DAY FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 1…

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 Aug. 11

FRIDAY, AUG. 11 BRISTOL DRUM CIRCLE WITH JAMI RAY. 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol.   PLAINVILLE FUN DAY. Held by the Plainville Recreation Department. 1 p.m. Grand finale to the summer programs. Face painting,…

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 23

JUNE 23-AUG. 18 PLAINVILLE PICTURE BOOKS AND POPSICLES. Fridays at 11 a.m. Bring a towel and enjoy a popsicle provided by the library while listening to a picture book story outside in the garden area. Registration not required. Plainville Public…

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 13

SATURDAY, MAY 14 BRISTOL ‘C’ IS FOR CUPCAKES AND COLORING. 1 p.m. Social time featuring treats to eat, music, and an adventure in coloring. All coloring materials provided or feel free to bring your own. Bristol Public Library, 5 High…

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, starting April 29

APRIL 29, MAY 1 BRISTOL ‘THE WIZARD OF OZ.’ Friday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. St. Joseph School Drama Club. St. Joseph School, 335 Center St., Bristol. (860) 582-8696. SATURDAY, APRIL 30 PLAINVILLE HEALTHY KIDS DAY. 12 to 3 p.m.…

Kids listings, starting April 22

SATURDAY, APRIL 23 BRISTOL R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Children of reading age are invited to come and read to Tails of Joy Reading Education Assistance Dogs. Older readers can practice their reading fluency. Ideal for reluctant…

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…