November 18 - November 25
New and one-time programs are in bold type
Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810
Lego Club for ages 5 to 12, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Shake, Rattle, and Roll for kids 10 to 36 months old with a caregiver, Fridays, 10 a.m. Rhyme time, with stories and songs, for babies up to 3-year-olds, Mondays, 10:15 a.m. * Birds of prey from the Quogue Wildlife Refuge will visit, for ages 8 to 12, Saturday, 2 p.m. Advance registration requested for all programs.
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, all by donation. * Thanksgiving turkey distribution with the Clamshell Foundation, downtown Montauk studio, Saturday, 9:30 a.m., Amagansett I.G.A., 10 a.m., and a meal at Montauk Firehouse, 1 p.m. Advance sign-up at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve an apron and a seat on the bus.
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. * Homemade ice cream workshop, Saturday, 10-10:45 a.m., $19, $5 for members. * Drop-off pasta-making party for ages 3 and up, Tuesday, 5:30-8 p.m., $50 per child, $25 per sibling, $40 and $20 for members. * Family disco dance party, Friday, Nov. 25, 5:30-7 p.m., $14, free for members. * Reading by Katharine Holabird, the creator of "Angelina Ballerina," with a dancer, Nov. 26, $15, free for members. Advance reservations suggested for all 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, 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. 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. * Thanksgiving trees art program for ages 4 and up, tomorrow, 3:30 p.m. * Babysitting prep course for grades six to eight, with hands-on activities and a course certification, Saturday, 1-4 p.m. * Opening celebration and pizza-tasting contest for new young adult room, Saturday, noon-2 p.m. * Battle of the Books meeting for high school students to practice in advance of the countywide book trivia contest in March, Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. * Young-adult film screening, "Pieces of April," rated PG-13, Tuesday, 5-7 p.m. * Crayon rubbings art program for ages 4 and up, Friday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m. * The Jester Jim Show, Nov. 26, 2 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.
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. Story time at the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack, Mondays, 10 a.m. Play-a-Palooza, for children up to age 4 and a caregiver, Tuesdays, 10-10:45 a.m. Stories in the Wilkes Lane, Sagaponack, sculpture field, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Preschool story time, Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Minecraft club for tweens, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. * Drop-in spot for teens: upcycled bookmarks, through Nov. 30. * Caramel apple party for ages 4 and up, Friday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m. * Spanish story time, Sunday, 2:30 p.m. * Kids karaoke, Friday, Nov. 25, 4 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. Lego Club for ages 5 and up, Thursdays, 4 p.m. Play-dough time for ages 3 and up, Fridays, 4 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, 4 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. * Teen trivia night for grades seven through 12, Saturday, 6-8 p.m., with pizza for all and prizes for the winning team. * Kate and Jim McMullan read selections from their children's books -- which include "I Stink!" and "I'm Brave!" -- for children up to age 5, Friday, Nov. 25. 10:30 a.m. Advance registration requested 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. * Thanksgiving desserts program for ages 3 and up, Saturday, 2 p.m. * Screening of "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" and Thanksgiving craft for ages 3 and up, Monday, 4-5 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 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. * Thanksgiving weekend art activities for families, Friday, Nov. 25, and Nov. 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. All free with museum admission.
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. * Puppet story time, featuring Berta and Elmer Hader's "The Big Snow" and a craft, Saturday, 10:30 a.m., $6. * Upcycling trash-to-treasure art program for ages 8 and up, Saturday, 2 p.m. * Wild turkey story and game time for ages 5 to 7, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Advance registration required for all programs.
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. * Family Fall Festival, pumpkin hunts, bounce house, inflatable slide, rock wall, petting zoo, fitness challenge, and basketball shootout, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in November. Free.