June 25 - July 3
New and one-time programs are in bold type
Main Street, Amagansett. 267-3810
Shake, Rattle, and Roll for kids 10 to 36 months old with a caregiver, Fridays, 10 a.m. First story time, for children 10 to 36 months, Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m. * Amore, an award-winning magician will entertain kids at the summer reading kickoff event, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Book cover art for ages 9 to 12, Sunday and July 5, 2 p.m. Seashore See and Touch Safari with the Cornell Cooperative Extension, Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. Teen movies, Wednesdays, 6 p.m. This week, "Into the Woods." Family movies, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Next week: "Penguins of Madagascar." Teen D.I.Y. project: finger knitting, duct tape bracelets, Lego robotics, and more, Thursdays 4-5 p.m. starting next week. Advance registration requested for most programs.
290 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4926
Story time for kids 4 and up with a parent, first Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m.
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 537-8250, cmee.org
Children's programs, classes, and exhibits. Admission is $10, free for members and babies under 1. Family members, $100 a year. Mini golf, $5 additional per person. Reservations suggested. Pizza and Pajama Night first Friday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m., $10, free for members. Lego club for kids 7 to 9, while younger children are exploring the museum, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon. Waffle Day, last Sunday of the month, 10 a.m., $20 including museum admission, $7 members. * CMEE in the Kitchen, frittatas for ages 3 to 6, Saturday, 10-10:45 a.m., $17 including admission, $5 members. Paper airplane workshop for all ages, Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, free with museum admission. Kindergarten readiness program July 21 and Aug. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Advance registration required.
EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
Main Street, East Hampton. 324-0222
Music Together for toddlers 1 to 3 years old and their adults, Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Knit Lit for teens, knitting and book chat, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Battle of the Books teen group, Thursdays, 4 p.m. Story time for all ages, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Teen advisory board, first Sunday of the month, noon. Bilingual family story time, Sundays, 1:30-2 p.m. Drop-in chess, for 10-year-olds up to adults, Sundays, 2 p.m. Lego club for kindergarten through fifth grade, Mondays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Bubbles-n-Babies story time, Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. Books on Screen teen movie, Tuesdays through Aug. 25, 4:30 p.m., followed by a chance to chat about how the book and film differ. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. * Sensational Science: Create Your Own Ant Farm, Thursday, June 25, 7-8 p.m., for ages 5 and up with an adult. Superhero art program for ages 4 and up, Friday, June 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tin etching art program for ages 4 and up, Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. Reservations required for all but bilingual story time, family game night, and Sunday chess.
EAST HAMPTON YOUTH PARK
Abraham's Path, Amagansett. 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, various beaches, and across the street at the Sportime Arena will begin on Monday. * Tennis at the youth park through Aug. 20: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. for second and third grades, 7-8 p.m. for sixth grade and up; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. for kindergarten and first; 7-8 p.m. for fourth and fifth. Basketball at the youth park through Aug. 20: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. for kindergarten and first, 6-8 p.m. for fourth and fifth; Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6 p.m. for second and third grade, 6-8 p.m. for sixth grade and up. Basketball and tennis programs are $40 each for an eight-week session, $55 if children do both. * Also beginning Monday, two-week sailing program for children 12 and up and adults at Fresh Pond in Amagansett, 9 a.m.-noon or 12:30-3:30 p.m., $200 per person. Register at Parks and Recreation Department behind Town Hall, also July 13 through 23, July 27 through Aug. 6, and Aug. 10 through Aug. 20. * Free swimming instruction for ages 4 and up, Monday through July 10 at Havens Beach, Sag Harbor; July 13 through 24, Maidstone Park, Springs, July 27 through Aug. 7, East Lake Beach, Montauk; Aug. 10 through Aug. 21, Albert's Landing, Amagansett. Register at the beach the first Monday at 10 a.m. Take goggles and water shoes. * Six-week volleyball and lacrosse programs for girls ages 10 to 14, Mondays starting July 6 at Sportime Arena. Volleyball, 5-6 p.m.; lacrosse 6-7 p.m., $125 per class. Register at Sportime Arena.
GOAT ON A BOAT PUPPET THEATRE
East Union Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4193, goatonaboat.org
Brandee's Motown Showdown play group for toddlers up to 3 with a grown-up, Mondays in May and June, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $20. Crabgrass Puppet Theatre presents "The Princess, the Pirate and the Pea," Thursday, June 25, through Saturday, 11 a.m., $12, $8 children 3 and under and additional siblings, $10 grandparents and theater members. A Couple of Puppets Present "Little Red Riding Hood," Thursday, July 2, and Friday, July 3.
Main Street, East Hampton. 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, except for KidFest. KidFest art workshops and performances begin on July 8, with a workshop at 4 p.m. and Doktor Kaboom's "Live Wire! The Electricity Show" at 5 p.m.
Main Street, Bridgehampton. 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. * Bubble painting for ages 4 and up, Friday, June 26, 4-5 p.m. T-shirt decorating for teens, Saturday, 2-3 p.m. Drop-in superhero program for all ages, make capes, masks, and more, Monday through Thursday, July 2, during library hours. Drop-in butter spinner craft for ages 4 and up, Friday, July 3, 11 a.m. Reservations requested for all but drop-in programs.
JOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. 725-0049, johnjermain.org
Stories, songs, and playtime for kids 1 to 4, Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Minecraft Maniacs for kids 6 to 12, drop-in, Saturdays, 3-4 p.m., on own iPad or one of the library's devices. Sunday board games for kids 3 to 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. * Summer reading club registration begins Saturday. Paper lantern craft for ages 6 and up, Sunday, 2-3 p.m. Advance registration requested.
Montauk Highway, Montauk. 668-3377
Story time for preschoolers, with crafts for 3 and 4-year-olds and songs, Mondays, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Summer reading club kickoff: sculpt your own superhero, Saturday, 3-4 p.m.
MONTAUK PLAYHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER
Edgemere Street, Montauk. 668-1612, montaukplayhouse.org
Toddler Exploration, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $5. Six-week volleyball clinics for girls, Wednesdays starting July 8, $40, 5-6 p.m. for fifth through eighth grades; 6:30-8 p.m. for grades 9 through 12. Register at the playhouse or at East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department behind Town Hall.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 283-2118, parrishart.org
Open studio for children and caregivers, second, third, and fourth Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, with gallery tours followed by a 30-minute workshop. Open studio for teens, first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon. All free with museum admission.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. 324-4929
Family tour and outdoor Jackson Pollock drip-painting workshop with Joyce Raimondo, Saturdays, 10-11:30 a.m., through Sept. 12, $35 per person. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Reservations required at 917-502-0790, firstname.lastname@example.org, or imaginearted.com.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. 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, free Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. Family salt marsh exploration at Munn Point in Southampton, Saturday, 1 p.m. Build Your Own Habitat for ages 8 and up, including a walk in the field behind the museum, $5 materials fee.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 283-0967
Brady Rymer, who plays "rootsy rock 'n' roll for kids and families," will perform in a free outdoor concert Thursday, June 25, 4:30.
Parson Place, Springs.
Story time, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
Y.M.C.A. EAST HAMPTON RECENTER
Lumber Lane, East Hampton. 329-6884
Classes in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and tap for prekindergartners and up, as well as beginner and intermediate karate and swim classes.