Kids listings, starting Jan. 22

SATURDAY, JAN. 23
PLAINVILLE
OPEN HOUSE FOR THE QUEEN ANN NZINGA CENTER. 1 to 4 p.m. Gives children, teens, and parents a chance to learn more about the center and its programs. Trinity-on-Main, 19 Chestnut St., New Britain. QANC.org.

SUNDAY, JAN. 24
SOUTHINGTON
SOUTHINGTON CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. 11 a.m .to 1 p.m. K-8 school. Southington Catholic, 133 Bristol St., Southington. (860) 628-2485.

JAN. 25, 28
OTHER
AUDITIONS FOR ‘PENNY AND THE PIRATES.’ Held by New Britain Youth Theater. 6 p.m .For children ages 6 to 9. New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High St., New Britain. No preparation required. (860) 515-8115. auditions@NBYT.org. (Participation fee of $75.)

TUESDAY, FEB. 2
OTHER
HOME SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS AT NEW BRITAIN YOUTH THEATER. Performance program for children ages 6 to 12. Children help to create an original show based on 1950s, 1960s sci-fi movies. Also, a new stage design and production program will be held for ages 10 to 16. New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High St., New Britain. www.nbyt.org, info@nbyt.org, (860) 515-8115.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6
OTHER
STAGE PERFORMANCE CLASSES. Held by New Britain Youth Theater. Acting for youths ages 6 to 12, musical theater for ages 8 to 18, and improv for ages 10 to 14. 12 weeks. New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High St., New Britain. NBYT.org, (860) 515-8115, info@nbyt.org

FEB. 11, MARCH 10
PLAINVILLE
TECH-SPLORERS. Thursdays once a month at 6 p.m. Use iPads to explore new things to create. Feb. 11, QR Codes. March 10, Traditional vs. Tech Art. For ages grades 4 and up. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.

ONGOING
BRISTOL
PLAYFUL LEARNERS. Fridays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Program includes special toddler activities for children ages 3 and under including gross motor activities, special studio workshops each week such as art, light and reflection, sensory science and music and stories. The program will be led by degreed teachers and museum educators. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. (860) 314-1400, ImagineNation.org

PLAINVILLE
APP-ETIZERS. Every other Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Caregivers and children will explore new apps each week and learn about how to safely incorporate technology into children’s lives. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info.

LEGO CHALLENGE. 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays. All ages. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.

FALL WINTER READING PROGRAM. Pick up activity card and complete at least 10 of the activities together as a family. Those who complete the program are invited to an “After-Hours Winter Beach Bash” on Friday, March 4 at 6 p.m. Bring shades and beach towel. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info.

P.A.L.S. Tuesdays. Ages 0 to 23. Early literacy based program. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info.

TWO MUCH FUN. Thursdays. Storytime for 2-year-olds with movement and music. Plainville Public Library, 56 E. Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info.

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