Kids’ listings for the April 5 edition

SATURDAY, APRIL 3

BRISTOL

THE SPRING GALA. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Get your photograph taken with a big bunny by Angel Moon Photography. $10. Comes with frame with stickers to decorate. Play carnival games. See show. Make crafts. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. www.BristolLib.com. (860) 584-7787 ext. 6.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

BRISTOL

BOOK MADNESS: THE FINALS. 2:30 p.m. What book will get the most votes and win the Book Madness tournament. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. All ages. Free. (860) 584-7790. BristolLib.com/manross

 

MONDAY, APRIL 8

BRISTOL

READ TO A DOG. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Practice your reading skills by reading a story to a dog. First-come, first –served. All ages. Free. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790. BristolLib.com/manross

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

BRISTOL

MUSIC WITH MIKE. 10 a.m. Sing along fun, marching, dancing. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787 ext. 6. BristolLib.com

 

APRIL 9-11

BRISTOL

BRISTOL EARLY CHILDHOOD FAIR. Open all day Friday to Sunday. Visit tables offering information from experts who help children succeed. Meet community teachers, school administrators, pediatricians, dentists, social workers, and more.  Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787 x. 6.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

BRISTOL

DRUM AWAY THE BLUES. Sponsored by School Readiness Council. 10 a.m. With Craig Harris. Using assorted percussion instruments, children will learn tools for stress relief. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 6. BristolLib.com

 

TWEENS TREAT YOURSELF DAY. 3:30 p.m. Eat candy sushi. Create DIY spa items. Ages 9 to 14. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. (860) 584-7790, BristolLib.com/manross

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

BRISTOL

BABY SHOWERS. 10 a.m., 6 p.m. Parents and families are invited to celebrate your new addition. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, BristolLib.com

 

MONDAY, APRIL 15

SOUTHINGTON

WHEN I’M IN CHARGE. 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Open to youth in grades 4-6. Red Cross certified instructor Terri Benoit teaches children how to keep safe when they are left at home on their own. Southington Youth Services office, 196 N. Main St., Southington. $20 per child. First-come, first-serve.  (860) 276-6281.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

BRISTOL

INDIAN ROCK SUMMER DAY CAMP OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For youths entering kindergarten through 12th grade. Indian Rock Nature Center, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol. ktomlinson@elcct.org or (860) 583-1234.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

BRISTOL

EARTH DAY OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free programs and activities related to Earth Day. Indian Rock Nature Center, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol. eoconnell@elcct.org or (860) 583-1234.

 

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

SOUTHINGTON

A DIVA AND PIRATE EXTRAVAGANZA. Presented by Puttin on the Ritz and Junior Miss Southington Scholarship Organization. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $15 per person in advance. No tickets at the door. (860) 620-3221, (860) 518-9041, putinontheritz@aol.com

 

NOW to APRIL 16

BRISTOL

TODDLER STORYTIME AT MANROSS LIBRARY. Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. at the Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. Ages 1-2. Register at (860) 584-7790.

 

NOW to APRIL 17

BRISTOL

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME AT MANROSS LIBRARY. Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. at the Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. Ages 3-5. Register. (860) 584-7790.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

BRISTOL

ANNUAL EGG HUNT. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find the Easter eggs and trade them for a prize. Candy-free egg hunt. Visit farm animals. Easter Bunny and face painting station. Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol. $7 per child, free for children under 12 months. (860) 583-1234. eoconnell@elcct.org.

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION (AGES 3-4). Bristol Preschool Child Care Center, Inc. is accepting applications for the full day and full year program. Tuition is based upon a sliding fee scale depending on family size and income. Breakfast, lunch and snack are provided at no additional cost. Contact (860) 314-0597.

 

JOY IN THE BEGINNING SUNDAY SCHOOL. Sundays through mid-June during. Sunday School program for children aged 3-6. The program provides a variety of religious-centered activities, The Church of St. Dominic, 1050 Flanders Rd., Southington. (860) 628-5159.

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