THE SCIENCE OF ICE CREAM. 3 to 4 p.m. Southington Care Center Chef Jack Hodes will create quick free ice cream using liquid nitrogen to make mini portions, meeting almost every culinary preference whether low fat, dairy free, more. Southington Library, 255 Main St., Southington. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Register. (860) 628-0947.
MONDAY, AUG. 15
BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE. 8:45 a.m. to noon, at the Southington Youth Services Dept., 196 North Main St. (Municipal Center). Open to Southington residents 12 and over. Limited space. Cost is $45. (860) 276-6281.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17
WHEN I’M IN CHARGE. 8:45 a.m. .to 10:30 a.m. at the Southington Youth Services office, 196 North Main St. (Municipal Center). Cost $20. The course is intended for youth who are in grades 4-6 and teaches them how to keep safe when they are left at home on their own. Taught by Red Cross certified instructor, Terri Benoit. To register, call (860) 276-6281.