Kids listings starting March 4

kidsSATURDAY, MARCH 5
BRISTOL
TIE-DYE WORKSHOP. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In celebration of spring, tie-dye eggs, personalized with your unique tag. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. Register. (860) 584-7790.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 12
SOUTHINGTON
KIDS’ FAIR. 9 to 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a school tour, meet teachers, experience the school. Elsa, BB from the Bristol Blues Baseball team, face painting and tattoos provided by Puttin’ on the Ritz, Curious Creatures, live demonstrations, dancing and kid friend entertainment courtesy Boppers LLC, Barefoot Books Ambassador Marsha Miles. Southington Catholic School, 133 Bristol St., Southington. Admission is free. Bring donation of any basic school supply.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23
BRISTOL
R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. Saturdays, 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 readers. One 15-minute session per child. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Spaces limited. Pre-register. Free. (860) 584-7790.

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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