SATURDAY, AUG. 8
THREE ON THREE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. For youths entering first grade in the fall through seniors in high school. In addition, there will be an NBA Live Xbox tournament, raffles, music. Boys and Girls Club of Bristol Family Center, 255 West St., Bristol. Registration is $10 per player. All teams in grades 1 to 5 must have a parent coach. (860) 583-4734.
CAMP COURAGEOUS. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Children ages 4 to 13 will learn about Jesus. Bible lessons, games, crafts, and snacks. Game night for the whole family ends the week on Friday. Church of the Bible, 160 West Main St., Plainville. Registration free. (860) 747-1691.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. Monday to Thursdays, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Open to youngsters and parents of any or no denomination. “Journey Off the Map” is based on the scripture, “This is the way; walk in it.” Children will be guided and encouraged to learn how Jesus is the ultimate guide to life. Crafts, activities, music, snacks. First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. (860) 628-8121. Registration at the door available. FirstBaptistSouthington.org
TUESDAY, AUG. 11
PUPPETRY WORKSHOP. Part of the Summer Workshop Series at Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. $10 per child for non-members. $8 per child for members. Museum admission not include. Register. (860) 540-3199.
‘MR. MAGIC,” RICH ROTHSTEIN; THE AMAZING ANDY. Held by Southington Parks and Recreation Dept. 6 to 8 p.m. Pavilion in the front pine grove at Recreation Park, Maxwell Noble Drive, Plantsville. In case of rain moves to either the Community Drive-in site or the auditorium of South End School. Signs will direct guest. Southington.org/KES
AUG. 12-SEPT. 2
UP AND ACTIVE FAMILY ACTIVITY CLASS. Hosted by the Parent and Child Center at Bristol Hospital. 5:15 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Promotes health and exercise through a variety of fun, physical activities. Open to families with children ages 4 to 18. Parents and child are both welcome to participate. Bristol Hospital’s Hughes Auditorium, Level A. Brewster Rd., Bristol. Free. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@BristolHospital.org.
THURSDAY, AUG. 13
‘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.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 11
BACK TO SCHOOL FAMILY NIGHT. Presented by Bristol Parks and Recreation Department. 6:30 p.m. “Frozen.” Pre-show entertainment featuring Les Julian. Sponsored by First Bristol Federal Credit Union. Muzzy Field, Bristol. Advance ticets are $1 per person and available at Parks and Recreation, 111 North Main St., Bristol, the Dennis Malone Aquatics center, 325 Mix St., Bristol and the First Bristol Federal Credit Union, 25 North St. and 902 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Tickets at the gate will be $3 per person. JessiePetroka@ci.Bristol.Ct.us, (860) 584-6160.
SEPT. 19, OCT. 8, OCT. 24
ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. Saturdays, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Tour the building. Meet faculty. (Placement exam is Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 a.m.) St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. SPCHS.net, firstname.lastname@example.org, (860) 584-0911.
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 CTSummerFood.org. No pre-registration necessary.