FRIDAY, FEB. 13
FOX-A-THON. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Organized by fifth grade class at Plantsville Elementary School. Raises money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Class will collect any amount of money people are willing to donate. Plantsville Elementary School, 70 Church St., Plantsville.
SATURDAY, FEB. 14
‘MINUTE TO WIN IT.’ 11 a.m. Tweens ages 9 to 12 are invited to play games and win prizes. “Stack Attack,” “Chopsticks,” “Baby Rattle,” and “Sticky Situation.” Chocolate fountain. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.
SUNDAY, FEB. 15
‘FROZEN PARTY.’ 2 to 3:30 p.m. Meet Elsa, make “Frozen” crafts, and play “Frozen Games.” Children’s Department, Bristol Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. Sponsored by Target.
MONDAY, FEB. 16
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE PRESIDENT? 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discover what characteristics Abe Lincoln and George Washington had in common? Take a picture with an image of President Washington or President Obama, create an Old Glory Flag Pennant, and write a letter to President Obama. $10. Imagine Nation Museum members and children under 1 are free. (860) 314-1400. www.ImagineMuseum.org
FEB. 16-FEB. 19
ARTSPACE DURING FEBRUARY BREAK. Monday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Black Paper Art Journal Workshop for grades 3 to 7. Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Wiggles, Squiggles, and Giggles Workshop for ages 3 to 5., $25 Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for grades 2 to 5 or 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. for grades 5 to 7, Leather Wrap Bracelet Workshop, $25. Wednesday, Feb. 18 from 9:15 to 11:45 a.m. for grades 3 to 6, Dragonfly Workshop, $25. Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for grades 1 to 3, Marvelous Masks, $35. Also, Thursday, “Paint A Winter Scene” for grades 4 to 8. Artspace, 1220 Waterbury Rd., Cheshire. (203) 272-2787, cpfa-artsplace.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 14
TAIL OF JOY READING EDUCATION ASSISTANCE DOGS. Saturdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Special reading event for children of reading age. Ideal for reluctant readers. One 15-minute session will be reserved for each child. Spaces are limited. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. No charge. Register. (860) 584-7790.
SUNDAY, APRIL 19
ANNUAL PRINCESS MEET AND GREET. 12 to 4 p.m. Photos with all the princesses, face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon sculpturing, nail polishing, hair design, DJ, light refreshments, raffles. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $15 in advance only. Benefits Southington Community Services and the children’s oncology department at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. PutinOntheRitz@aol.com, (860) 518-9041.
SUNDAY, MAY 3
THE JUNIOR MISS SOUTHINGTON SCHOLARSHIP FUND RAISER/ COMMUNITY SERVICE PAGEANT. Contestants between the ages of 5 and high school senior resident in Connecticut are invited. Open pageant. Interview, talent, and on-stage question. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Southington YMCA, Room 201, Southington. PutinOntheRitz@aol.com, (860) 518-9041.
CHESS CLUB. 5 to 8 p.m. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. Times subject to change. Moderated by Muhammed Madni, KMS-Chess. Learn to play, improve your game, meet other players. Players of all levels are welcome. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Register. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2023.