FRIDAY, MAY 9
DROP-IN GAME FRIDAYS FOR TEENS. 3 to 4 p.m. Teens are invited to drop-in and play games. Bring your own or use the library’s. Manross Memorial Library, main level, 260 Central St., Forestville. www.BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7790, email@example.com
SATURDAY, MAY 10
TOUCH A TRUCK. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary and the Southington Parks and Recreation Dept. Construction, rescue, military, and other vehicles. Face painting. Music. Refreshments. Southington Conservation Commission will also be on site handing out free seedlings. Southington Drive-in, 935 Meriden-Waterbury Tnpk., Southington. $3 for children and $1 for adults.
MOM AND ME CAKE CREATIONS. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Participants will be given a small cake to create for the person they came with. Fillings, frostings, decorations, tools provided. Christina’s Gourmet Cookies, 35 North Main St., Southington. $50 for two. (860) 426-9499. CG-cookies.com, ChristinasGourmetCookies@yahoo.com
‘VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR MOTHER’S DAY TEA.’ 10 a.m. Crafts, stories, refreshments, music. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7790.
SCOUT DAY AT THE CONNECTICUT SCIENCE CENTER. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ConnecticutScienceCenter, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. $9 per person for scouts and their guests. Pre-register. CTRiver.com/partners.
MAY 10, 11
SPRING FLING. Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tour the ConnecticutScienceCenter. Meet Curious George. Face painting. Bounce house. Live animals. Photobooth. Experience Casey Carle’s bubble extravaganza, “Bubble Mania.” ConnecticutScienceCenter, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. $5 members. $8 for non-members. (860) SCIENCE, CTScienceCenter.org
SUNDAY, MAY 11
MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION. 12 to 5 p.m. Mother’s Day crafts, exhibits. Imagine Nation, One Pleasant St., Bristol. Regular admission is $7. Children under 1 and museum members free. Mothers admitted free. (860) 314-1400.
SATURDAY, MAY 17
BRISTOL YOUTH LACROSSE ‘ANNUAL LAX DAY.’ 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lacrosse games throughout the day, food vendors, entertainment, more. Bristol Eastern High School, 632 King St., Bristol. Rain or shine.
FRIDAY, MAY 23
KID’S KRAFTS. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Heather Fontaine presents a hands-on program is designed for children ages 3 to 5 and features age appropriate craft activities. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Free. Register for one or both. (860) 793-1450.
SATURDAY, MAY 31
FAMILY FEST 2014. Presented by PlainvilleSchool Readiness, Plainville Family Resource Network, Friends of the Library. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Touch a Truck, magician, clowns, special visitors, musical entertainment, arts and crafts activities, stress-reduction activities/ ideas for families to sample and take home, local business/agencies with information, free drawings, books. For all ages. PlainvilleHigh School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. (860) 747-3321, (860) 793-6304.
NOW thru JUNE 2
PLAY AND LEARN GROUP. Mondays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. except for school holidays. Held by the Parent and Child Center. Helps families meet other parents and children under the age of 5. Offers school readiness skills before children enter kindergarten. Hubbell School, cafeteria, 90 West Washington St., Bristol. Open only to Bristol families. (860) 585-3895, firstname.lastname@example.org
NOW thru MAY 12
FAMILY ZUMBA SERIES. Mondays, 5:15 to 6 p.m. Held by the Parent and child Center. Stafford Elementary School, 212 Louisiana Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. Funded by a Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation grant and a donation by pediatrician Dr. Susan Adeyinka. (860) 585-3895, email@example.com
DROP IN FITNESS. Sundays, 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
FAMILY FITNESS. Sundays, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
TEEN STRENGTH. Sundays, 12 to 1 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
SPIN CLASS. Mondays, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
DROP IN FITNESS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
O’COURSE AND RUN CLUB. Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
TEEN STRENGTH. Thursdays, 5 to 6 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
DANCE. Saturdays, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For ages 5 to 9. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
DANCE. Saturdays, 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Ages 10 to 14. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.