September 29 - October 7
New and one-time programs are in bold type
Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810
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. 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. * Bus to Hamptons Marathon in Southampton, leaving Montauk Saturday, 6 a.m. Kids invited to pass out Tickle Water at the marathon. Advance sign-up is required as space is limited.
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.). 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. Lego club for kids 7 to 9, while younger children are exploring the museum, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon. * Visit to the Milk Pail's U-Pick apple farm, Saturday, 10-11 a.m., $13, $10 for members. * After-school Lego League drop-off program for ages 5 to 9, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m., $12, free for members. * Six-week puppet playgroup session with Liz Joyce, the founder of the Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre, starting Wednesday, 9:45-10:30 a.m., $105, $90 for members. * Pizza and Pajama Night with a reading of Zoe Hall's "It's Pumpkin Time," Friday, Oct. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., $12, free for members. Advance reservations requested.
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. * High school Battle of the Books literary trivia meeting, in which titles for the county-wide 2017 competition will be revealed, Saturday, 3:30-4 p.m. * Knit Lit community service project for high school students to knit items for people and animals in need, Monday, 4-5 p.m. * Any Book Club, book chats for high school students on whatever participants happen to be reading, Wednesday, 4-5 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. * Tennis clinics for grades one through six, through Oct. 21, Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m., for grades one through three, and Fridays, 5-6 p.m., for grads 4 through six, $45 per child. * Free basketball clinics for kindergartners through sixth graders, Wednesdays, Sept. 21 through Oct. 19, 4-5 p.m. for K-to-third, 5-6 p.m. for fourth through sixth. Register for tennis and basketball at the East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department or the Montauk Playhouse Community Center. * Youth soccer for grades one through six, Saturdays, Sept. 24 through Nov. 5, with games at 9 and 10:30 a.m., noon, and 1:15 p.m. at Stephen Hand's Path soccer fields. Register at the Parks and Recreation program today or tomorrow, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Children must have cleats, shin guards, and socks that cover shin guards. * After-school golf program at Poxabogue Golf Center for ages 10 and up, Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Sept. 20, 4-5 p.m., $40 per player. Register with Joe Munzer at 631-537-0025. * Eight-week clinics at Sportime Arena began this week, $125 per clinic . Flag football for ages 6 to 12, Mondays, 5-6 p.m. * Volleyball for ages 11 to 16, Mondays, 6-7 p.m. * Inline skating for ages 4 to 9, Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. * Roller hockey for ages 6 to 12, Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. * Soccer for ages 5 to 12, Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. Register at Sportime,
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. * Plant patterns art workshop for ages 16 and up with Charles Ly, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $60, $55 members. Advance registration required.
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. 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: Mad Libs, through tomorrow; magazine art, Saturday through Oct. 15 * Kids karaoke, tomorrow, 4 p.m. * Story time at the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack, Mondays, 10 a.m. (except Columbus Day). * 3-D printing workshops, Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. for ages 7 to 12 or 5 p.m. for ages 13 and up. * Ghost-in-a-jar craft for ages 4 and up, Friday, Oct. 7, 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. 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. * Double Dutch jump roaping with Erica Dantzler, a former world champion in the sport, Saturday, 10-10:45 a.m. for grades one and two; 11-11:45 for grades three and four, and noon for grades five and up. * Leaf pressing art for ages 6 to 10, Sunday, 2-3 p.m. Advance registration requested for some programs.
MONTAUK COUNTY PARK
Third House, Montauk Highway, Montauk.
Montauk Youth's annual Field Day, with free bounce houses, obstacle course, games, face painting, and live music, with food available for purchase, Sunday, noon-4. Rain date, Oct. 16.
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. * Autumn crafts for ages 4 an up, Tuesday, 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, 11:30-1 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. All free with museum admission. * Free after-school art programs begin the week of Oct. 17 for prekindergarten through fifth grade. Registration opened last month for Southampton and Tuckahoe students, and will open Monday for all others.
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, Oct. 8, 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. * Mock marine animal stranding for families with the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, Saturday, 10 a.m., $5 donation per person. 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.