‘THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER.’ Performed by the New Britain Teen Company. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $15 for adults, $13 for children, students, and seniors. (860) 515-8115, NBYT.org
SATURDAY, FEB. 21
HUGA TUGA. 2 p.m. “Reading Rocks.” Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. www.hugatuga.com. BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021.
SUNDAY, FEB. 22
HEALTHY FAMILY FUNFEST. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. An opportunity for families to share time together, build memories, have fun. Gymnastics obstacle course, inflatable skee ball, mini basketball hoop, moon bounce, tough man obstacle course, bean bag toss in hula hoops, Valentine the clown, activities geared to tweens and teens. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 378-1268.
FEB. 24-MARCH 31
FAMILY READING ADVENTURE PROGRAM. 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays for six weeks. Helps families meet other parents and preschool age children and provides early learning activities to help children develop school readiness skills prior to kindergarten. Explore six books together. Story time, craft activities, creative ideas to help prepare your child for kindergarten. Complete the entire program and receive a Summer Learning Backpack filled with activities. Partially funded through a Stocker Foundation grant. Free for low-income Hartford County residents. For others, the fee is $30 per child. Sliding fee scale is available. Pre-register. Limited space. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@BristolHospital.org.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25
MOTHER GOOSE. 10 a.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. BristolLib.com. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021
THURSDAY, FEB. 26
LLAMA VISITS FROM COUNTRY QUILTS LLAMA FARM. 10 to 11 a.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free.BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. CountryQuiltLlamaFarm.com.
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. 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.