April 20 - April 28
New and one-time programs are in bold type
Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810
Lego Club for ages 5 to 12, Thursdays, 4 p.m. Shake, Rattle, and Roll for kids 10 to 36 months old with a caregiver, Fridays, 10 a.m. Story time for ages 3 to 8, Saturdays, 11 a.m. Rhyme time, with stories and songs, for babies up to 3-year-olds, Mondays, 10:15 a.m. Story Dance for prekindergarten 3 and 4-year-olds, Wednesdays, 2:15-3 p.m. * Earth Day seed planting, Saturday, 3 p.m. * Kids in fifth through eighth grades can play or learn the game Magic the Gathering on Saturday and April 30 at 2 p.m. * Young-adult drawing club, for fifth through eighth graders, Sunday, 2-3 p.m. Advance registration requested for all programs.
41 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-4939
Story time, Sundays, 10:30 a.m.
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 at email@example.com, all by donation. * Ditch Plain Beach cleanup, Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m., reservations required. A bus will depart from the downtown Montauk studio.
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. 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.). Tot Spot for toddlers 16 to 36 months, encouraging development of social-emotional skills, fine motor skills, and emerging language, Thursdays, 10:45-11:45 a.m., $24 including museum admission, free for members. After-school Lego League drop-off program for ages 5 to 9, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m., $12, free for members. Lego club for kids 7 to 9, while younger children are exploring the museum, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon. * Pet Appreciation Day, Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, $4 to decorate a dog cookie, $3 members. * CMEE Feria, April 29, 12:30-2:30 p.m., with cuisine, music, and art. Free, but tasting tickets cost $5. Advance reservations required for special events.
EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222
Music With Miss Riley for toddlers 1 to 3 years old and their adults, most Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Reading with a therapy dog, for children struggling with reading, 15-minute slots by reservation, most 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. Knit Lit community service project for high school students to knit items for people and animals in need, Mondays, 4-5 p.m. Bubbles-n-Books Story Time for babies to age 3, Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Any Book Club, book chats for high school students on whatever participants happen to be reading, Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. * Paint chip mosaic art program for grades six through eight, Thursday, 4-5 p.m. * Pet Pals, their needs and characteristics, for ages 5 and up, Friday, April 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m. * Get Graphic comic book art program for grades six through eight, Tuesday, 4 p.m. * El Dia de los Ninos, a bilingual celebration of reading for ages 4 and up, with refreshments and a craft, next Thursday, 4 p.m. * Shapes Around the World art program for ages 4 and up, Friday, April 28, 3:30 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 Parks and Recreation Department. Town-sponsored sports clinics and classes at the youth park, across the street at the Sportime Arena, and at other locations. * Spring youth soccer for first through sixth grade at the Stephen Hand's Path field in East Hampton runs Saturday through June 17, $45. Late registration inquiries through the Parks and Recreation Department.
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. * Montauk School presents "Word Up!" -- a middle school celebration of poetry -- Thursday, April 20, 7 p.m. Free, but registration requested on the Guild Hall website. * From Page to Stage, eight-week acting workshops with Our Fabulous Variety Show for ages 6 through 18, Wednesdays starting this week, 4-5:15 for ages 9 to 11, 5:15 to 6:45 for ages 12 to 18, and 7 to 8:15 for ages 6 to 8, $225, $220 members.
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. Preschool story time, Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Mommy and Me yoga for walkers up to age 4, Wednesdays through April 26, 9:45 a.m. Minecraft club for tweens, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. * Drop-in spot for teens: poetry sketches, through the end of the month. * Recycled book project for children 4 and up, Friday, April 21, 4 p.m. * Five-week Family Place Workshop for parents and caregivers with young children, Friday, April 21 through May 19, 10 a.m. Participants must attend all five workshops. Advance registration required for most 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. Lego Club for ages 5 and up, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Teen advisory board, third Thursday of the month, 6-7 p.m. Play-Doh time for ages 3 and up, Fridays, 3:30 p.m. High school algebra prep, Mondays, 4:45-6 p.m., in English or Spanish. Take two No. 2 pencils. Barbie Bonanza for ages 3 and up, Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. Teen writing workshop, weekly on Mondays, 6-7 p.m., through May for grades 9 through 12, with pizza. Middle school writing workshop for grades six through eight, Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. * Reading with Wally the therapy dog for new readers ages 4 and up, Saturday, 11 a.m., with space for six readers. Advance registration required for some programs.
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. Sharing Music, with Laurie Hubbard, second and fourth Thursday of the month, 11:45 a.m. * Lego Builders Club, tomorrow, 3:30 p.m. * Learn, Play, Grow, five-week family workshop for parents and children 12 to 36 months, Saturdays through May 20, 11 a.m.-noon. This week, orientation and early literacy; April 29, speech, hearing, and language development; May 6, child development; May 13, music, and May 20, nutrition and health. * Family pizza making with the Baking Coach, Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Advance registration required for most programs.
230 Edgemere Street, Montauk. 631-668-1124
Prekindergarten exploration and free play for toddlers 18 months to 4 years old, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $5 per session.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org
Open studio for teens, first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon. Advance registration required. 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. Bilingual family gallery talk and art workshop, first Sunday of the month, 2 p.m. Most programs are free for students, unless otherwise noted.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 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. * Earth Day open house, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with face painting, field walks, a snapping turtle game, and Shinnecock crafts, music, dancing, and food. Free. From 2 to 3 p.m., Jungle Bob's All New Live Animal Extravaganza, $15 adults, $8 kids; $10 and $5 for members.
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. * For fifth through ninth graders: Friday Night Madness, 6:30-9, and Saturday Night Madness, 4-7, both free. * Free Saturday programs for ages 4 through 16, through June 17. Soccer: 8:30-9:30 a.m. for ages 4 to 6, and 9:45 to 10:30 for ages 7 to 11. * Basketball: 8:30-9:30 a.m. for ages 7 to 11 and 9:45 to 10:30 for ages 4 to 6. * Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math: 10:30-11:30 a.m. for ages 4 to 6 and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for ages 7 to 11. * Creative arts: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for ages 4 to 6 and 12:30-1:30 p.m. for ages 7 to 11. * Sports academy for ages 9 to 16: 1-2 p.m., character and education development; 2-3 p.m., strength, speed, endurance, and agility training, and 3-4 p.m., sports training and game play.