‘DISNEY LIVE! THREE CLASSIC FAIRY TALES.’ 4 and 7 p.m. XL Center, One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford. Tickets start at $25. 1-877-522-8499. XLCenter.com, disneylive.com
‘WINNIE THE POOH.’ Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. New Britain Youth Theater. Performed at the New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High St., New Britain. $8, $6 for children, students, and seniors. (860) 515-8116, NBYT.org
SATURDAY, NOV. 21
THE 18TH ANNUAL TURKEY SHOOT BASKETBALL CONTEST. 10 a.m. Parent/ child teams will shoot free throws in order to win Thanksgiving turkeys and other prizes. Chippens Hill Middle School, 551 Peacedale St., Bristol. BristolRec.com
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2
A HOLIDAY ORNAMENT MAKING SESSION. 4 to 6 p.m. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol.
SATURDAY, DEC. 5
THE 22ND ANNUAL BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. 8 to 11 a.m. Breakfast will be served while the children enjoy their visit with Santa. Giamatti Little League Center Complex, Mix Street, Bristol. Admission for children under 12, free. Tickets may be bought in advance by bringing in one new unwrapped toy or making a $5 donation to the Little Center. Toys will be donated to the Secret Santa Society. (860) 585-4730.
SUNDAY, DEC. 6
25TH ANNUAL CHILDREN’S HOLIDAY PARADE. Held by the Bristol Chamber of Commerce and the Children’s Holiday Festival Committee. 1 p.m. Parade is unique in that entertainment remains stationary while the children walk the parade route. There will be singers, dancers, baton twirlers, fife and drum corps, bands, jugglers, magicians, mimes. Federal Hill Green to Bellevue, High and Main streets in Bristol. Dedicated to Frank Johnson, founder of the parade in reverse. Postponement date is Dec. 13.
FRIDAY, DEC. 11
SANTA WILL VISIT THE WHEELER REGIONAL FAMILY YMCA. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Crafts, elves playground, movie, and cookies. Hot chocolate. Bring your camera for photos with Santa. Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. Admission is free and open to all. Bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the Plainville Community Food Pantry. GYYMCA.org
THE 30TH ANNUAL SANTA LAND VILLAGE EVENT. Thursday and Friday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m. A Winter Wonderland complete with an extensive train display, holiday craft, and, of course, Santa. Mrs. Rockwell’s Pavilion, Rockwell Park, Bristol. BristolRec.com.
NOW thru DEC. 18
POLISH STORYTIME. 10:45 a.m. on Fridays. For children ages 2 to 5. Halloween stories, autumn stories, more. Crafts Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.
PLAY AND LEARN STORYTIME. 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. Early literacy based program features an age-appropriate story and song sessions. For children birth through 23 months. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.
‘TWO MUCH FUN.’ Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Story time geared to the Terrific Twos. Movement and music. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.
‘FLYING FINGERS.’ 4 p.m. on Fridays. Inter-generational knit and crochet group. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.