August 25 - September 2
New and one-time programs are in bold type
Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810
Read with Valentino, an American Kennel Club canine good citizen, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Shake, Rattle, and Roll for kids 10 to 36 months old with a caregiver, Fridays, 10 a.m. You Choose, book recommendations with a sketch, photo, or review, Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Rhyme time, with stories and songs, for babies up to 3-year-olds, Mondays, 10:15 a.m. Story and craft time for ages 4 to 7, Mondays, 3 p.m. First story time for young children up to 3 and their caregivers, Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m. * Pajama story time for ages 3 to 7, today, 6:30 p.m. * End-of-summer reading celebration for all who signed up for the summer reading club, Saturday, 3-4 p.m. * Pet Pals, an introduction to small pets like rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters with the Suffolk County Farm, for kids 5 to 12, Tuesday, 11 a.m.-noon. Advance registration requested for all programs.
BAY STREET THEATER
Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0818, baystreet.org
Acting and Staging the Song, musical theater master class for teens with Bay Street Theater's Scott Schwartz, Monday, 1-4 p.m., $125 for one teen class; $200 for two. Advance registration required.
Third House, Montauk County Park, and Carl Fisher Plaza, Montauk. 631-668-8800, campsoulgrow.org
Workshops and adventures for ages 7 and up in arts, dance, cooking, fitness, music, community service, and more by reservation throughout the summer, all by donation. A $75 donation is requested at registration, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the downtown studio, but no children will be turned away. Photos will be taken and "dog tags" issued. * Programs are listed online a week in advance. Advance sign-up required as space is limited. * Tomorrow: yoga and vocal expression, 10 a.m.; water fun at Third House, 11:30 a.m.; Beauty 101 at Pamela's New Beginnings, 5:45 p.m. * Sunday: concert at Gosman's, 6 p.m. * Monday: paint a wall mural at Naturally Good, 5 p.m. * Montauk to Hampton Bays end-of-summer party, Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. * Wednesday: end-of-summer pool party at Sole East, noon-2 p.m.
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org
Children's programs, classes, and exhibits. Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Admission is $12, free for members, babies under 1, and holders of E.B.T. cards. Family members, $110 a year. Mini golf, $5 additional per person (two for the price of one, Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.). Lego club for kids 7 to 9, while younger children are exploring the museum, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon. * I-Camp, covering the basics of design, video editing, and music production for ages 7 to 10, Monday through Friday, Sept. 2, 9:15 a.m.-noon, $625, $575 members. * Drop-off dance party with dinner for kids 3 and older, Friday, Sept. 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $50 per child, plus $25 for each additional sibling, $40 and $20 for members. Advance registration required.
EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222
Music with Miss Riley for toddlers 1 to 3 years old and their adults, Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Reading with a therapy dog, for children struggling with reading, 15-minute slots by reservation, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. Chess for ages 10 to adult, Sundays, 2 p.m. Lego club for kindergarten through fifth grade, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. * Wood Wonders recycled wooden toy art program for ages 4 and up, tomorrow, 3 p.m. * Storytime Yoga with Susan Verde for ages 5 and up (children only), Monday, 11 a.m. * Face painting for ages 3 and up, Monday, 2-4 p.m. * One-man circus with a performer from the National Circus Project, Tuesday, 1:30-2:15 p.m. * Kinetic sculpture art program for ages 4 and up, Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. * Family movies, next Thursday, "The Jungle Book," 2 p.m., and "How to Train Your Dragon 2," 4 p.m. * Sea-Fari art program for ages 4 and up, Friday, Sept. 2, 3 p.m. Advance registration requested for most programs.
EAST HAMPTON YOUTH PARK
Abraham's Path, Amagansett. 631-267-2421
Skate ramps, bike or blade track, tennis courts, playground, and an indoor play space run by the East Hampton Town Recreation Department. Town-sponsored sports clinics and classes at the youth park, across the street at the Sportime Arena, and at other locations.
Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org
Throughout the year, students under 21 can get free rush tickets to many John Drew Theater performances or screenings that are not sold out. * KidFest performances and workshops, Wednesdays in August. This week: ceramic dog painting for ages 5 and up, 4 p.m. * Scott and Joan Houghton and their trained dogs present "Mutts Gone Wild," 2 and 5 p.m. Workshops cost $10, $8 for members; performances cost $18 for adults, $14 kids, $16 and $12 members. Advance purchase recommended.
Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015, hamptonlibrary.org
Rhyme time for 1 to 3-year-olds, Thursdays, 10 a.m. Legomania, Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Story time, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Play-a-Palooza, for children up to age 4 and a caregiver, Tuesdays, 10-10:45 a.m. Babies and books story time for babies up to 15 months, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Minecraft club for tweens, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. * Drop-in spot for teens: tassel key chains through the end of the month. * Jelly bean roulette for teens, today, 3:30-5 p.m. * Water balloon relay for ages 4 and up, tomorrow, noon. * Summer reading club ice cream party, Saturday, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Advance registration required for all programs.
JOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049, johnjermain.org
Stories, songs, and playtime for ages 1 to 4, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Barbie Bonanza for ages 3 and up, Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Board games for ages 3 and up, Sundays, 3:30 p.m. Lego Club for ages 5 and up, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Play-Doh time for ages 3 and up, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. * End-of-summer reading club auction, Saturday, 11 a.m., with prizes and snacks for kids in the library's reading club.
Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377
Story time for preschoolers, with crafts for 3 and 4-year-olds and songs, Thursdays, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Summer Play and Stay for parents and children up to age 5, Fridays through tomorrow, 11:30 a.m. * Wearable art tote bag and duct tape designs for ages 10 and up, tomorrow, 4 p.m. * Circus workshop for kindergarten and up, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. Advance registration required.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org
Open studio for children and caregivers, second, third, and fourth Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., with gallery tours followed by a 30-minute workshop. Open studio for teens, first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon. Bilingual family gallery talk and art workshop, first Sunday of the month, 2 p.m. All free with museum admission.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. 631-324-4929
Family tour and outdoor Jackson Pollock drip-painting workshop for kids 4 and up with Joyce Raimondo, Saturdays through Sept. 10, 10-11:30 a.m., $35 per person. (Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.) Reservations required at imaginearted.com, 917-502-0790.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. 631-537-9735, sofo.org
Exhibits on local flora and fauna, a touch tank, and trails in the field behind the museum, $10 adults, $7 kids 3 to 12, free for those 2 and under, and free Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. * Family nature walk at Conscience Point in North Sea, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. * Fish mobile workshop for all ages, Saturday, 2 p.m., $5 materials fee. * Wind story time and craft for ages 5 to 7, Sunday, 10:30 a.m., $3 materials fee. * Pond adventures, Friday, Sept. 2, 10:30 a.m. for ages 5 to 7, $6 materials fee; 2 p.m. for ages 8 to 12, $7 materials fee. Advance registration required for all programs.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
25 Pond Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967, southamptonartscenter.org
Meet the animals with the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Thursday, Aug. 25, 4:30 p.m. * Liz Joyce and a Couple of Puppets present "Punch and Judy in the Kitchen," Friday, 4:30 p.m. * Talking Hands Puppet Theatre presents "Bugaboo Review," Friday, Sept. 2, 4:30 p.m. All programs are free; reservations can be made online.
Parson Place, Springs.
Story time, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
Y.M.C.A. EAST HAMPTON RECENTER
Lumber Lane, East Hampton. 631-329-6884
Classes in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and tap for prekindergartners and up, as well as beginner and intermediate karate and swim classes, and after-school camp during the school year.