OCT. 6-DEC. 12
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, OCT. 4
‘DISNEY’S FROZEN.’ 7 p.m. Fifth Annual Free Outdoor Movie Night. Hosted by the First Congregational Church. Free popcorn and glow sticks. Ice cream truck and food vendor on site. Movie will be shown in the church parking lot on an inflatable screen. Bring a chair. Arrive by 6:30 p.m. The church’s gift to the community. First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol.
FAMILY FARMS DAY. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 2 to 4 p.m., hayrides. 12 to 3 p.m., Build a Scarecrow Shindig. 2 p.m. the 13th Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker contest. Also pumpkin decorating, face painting, hands on activities, more. Hosted by Imagine Nation Museum A Museum Early Learning Center. Roberts Orchards, 125 Hill St., Bristol.
GIRL SCOUT SIGN UP AND INFORMATION. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Create a Butterfly Ring and learn about Girl Scouts. The Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. 1-800-922-2770. GSOFCT.org
MARTIAL ARTS DAY AT THE CONNECTICUT SCIENCE CENTER. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate the physical skill, discipline, and sport of martial arts. Demonstrations and hands-on fun. No weapons or masks may be brought. Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. (860) SCIENCE, www.CTScienceCenter.org
FAMILY ZUMBA. Held by the Parent and Child Center of Bristol Hospital. Mondays, 5:15 to 6 p.m. For families with children 4 and up. Stafford Elementary School gymnasium, 212 Lousiana Ave., Bristol (Oct. 20 class at Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol). Free. Only open to families with children 18 or young. Register. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@BristolHospital.org
OCT. 6 to NOV. 10
PLAY AND LEARN GROUP. Held by the Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Meet other parents and children under the age of 5 for early learning activities to help children develop school readiness skills prior to entering kindergarten. Story time, craft activities, free play, etc. The Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Free. Open to Bristol families with children age 5 or younger.
OCT. 7-DEC. 11
STORY TIME SESSIONS. Every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., 2 year olds; every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., 3, 4, 5 year olds; every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., Sensory Tots, 2 to 5 year olds; every Wednesday at 1 p.m., 3, 4, 5 year olds; every Thursday at 9:30 a.m., Baby Time, 0-12 months. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register. (860) 584-7790.
NOW thru MAY 2015
‘BANANAS SPLIT, TOO.’ Offered by Bristol Youth Services. 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays.A support group for children of divorce, separated, or of a single parent family. Group will participate in activities geared toward developing communication, coping skills, identifying feelings, and understanding family transitions in a healthy way. For children 5 to 6, 7 to 8, 9 to 11. Bristol Youth Services, 51 High St., Bristol. Register. (860) 314-4690.
STORY TIME. 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. Weekends and holidays. For children 6 and under. Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. Free with the purchase of a general admission ticket. Children under 3 free. (860) SCIENCE, www.CTScienceCenter.org
LIVE SCIENCE DEMONSTRATIONS. Weekends, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fun, interactive live science demonstrations. Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. Free with the purchase of a general admission ticket. (860) SCIENCE, www.CTScienceCenter.org