SATURDAY, MARCH 14
EASTER EGG HUNT. 10 a.m. to noon. Easter crafts, light refreshments, an Eastern Egg Hunt, and a visit from Easter bunny. Held by St. Joseph School, 335 Center St., Bristol. RSVP. (860) 582-8696.
SUNDAY, MARCH 15
FAMILY SUNDAYS: CAROUSEL COOKIES CREATIONS. 12 to 2 p.m. Use the carousel animals as inspiration to decorate edible carousel horses. Use frosting, sprinkles, candies, more. Then ride the working carousel after. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $6 for adults, children $5. Members are admitted free. (860) 585-5411. TheCarouselMuseum.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 21
SPRING GALA EVENT. Presented by the Bristol Parks and Recreation Department and Bristol Children’s Library. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit with a large white Bunny, games, crafts, and special performance by T-Bone at 11 a.m. Get a professional photograph taken with the Spring Bunny for $10 for the entire family and/ or individual photographs. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-6160, BristolRec.com
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25
SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR GRANDPARENTS AND GRANDCHILDREN. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Presented by the School Readiness Health Committee and the Bristol Senior Center. Participants will have a healthy light supper to include homemade soup, bread, and dessert. Special guest Maureen Eaton, from Manross Library, will read the story, “Stone Soup,” puppeteer John Denslow acts the story out for the audience. All children at the event will receive a copy of “Stone Soup” to keep. Door prizes. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@BristolHospital.org. Admission is one fresh vegetable of choice per person. All vegetables to be donated to a local soup kitchen. Registration deadline is March 18. Partners include Bristol Early Childhood Alliance, Bristol Burlington Health District, Bristol Senior Center, Family Resource Center, Interact Club Bristol Central High School, Parent and Child Center, Rotary Club, the School Readiness Council.
APRIL 2-JUNE 4
SUPPORTING KIDS OF INCARCERATED PARENTS. Offered by Bristol Youth Services. Thursdays 4 to 5:15 p.m. 10-week support group for youths, ages 11 to 13, who have a parent or loved one who has been or is currently incarcerated. Bristol Youth Services, 51 High St., Bristol. (860) 314-4690.
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.