October 1 - October 9
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. Library Stars story time for ages 3 and 4, Mondays, 2:15 p.m. First Story Time, for children 10 to 36 months, Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m. Tot Hop music, rhyme, and movement program for preschoolers, Wednesdays, 2:15 p.m. * Paws to Read for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade to practice reading to a licensed therapy dog, today, 4 p.m. Kids can learn about the New York State Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program and the work of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Create a quilt square to help the library commemorate its 100th anniversary next year, Sunday, 2 p.m. Advance registration requested for most programs.
Third House, Montauk County Park. 668-8800, campsoulgrow.org
Workshops and adventures for ages 7 and up in arts, dance, cooking, fitness, music, community service, and more by reservation. Offerings change by the week and are listed on the camp's website. Advance registration is required as space is limited.
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. 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. * Eight-week chess program with Chess NYC for ages 4 to 9, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m., starting today, $75, free for members. Pizza and Pajama Night, with a reading of Zoe Hall's "It's Pumpkin Time," tomorrow, 6-7:30 p.m., $10, free for members. Reservations suggested.
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. Family movies, Thursdays, 4:30-6 p.m. Chess for ages 10 to adult, 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. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. * Advanced Battle of the Books titles revealed, today, 3-4 p.m., for teens who want to compete in a countywide book trivia contest. Family movie, today, 4:30 p.m.: "Finding Nemo." Next week: "Planes." Music and movement program for babies up to age 3, tomorrow, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Cupcake story time and craft for ages 4 to 6 with an adult, Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. Teen books on screen, Tuesdays starting this week, 5:30 p.m.
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 and across the street at the Sportime Arena.
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.
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. Kids yoga with Peaceful Planet for walkers up to age 5, Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 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. * Freaky bag faces art program for ages 4 and up, tomorrow, 4:30 p.m. Graffiti art for teens, Saturday, 2-3 p.m. Star Wars Reads Day for ages 4 and up, Friday, Oct. 9, 4:30 p.m. Reservations requested for all 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. Sunday board games for kids 3 to 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Kids 6 and up can learn and play the Chinese strategy game Go, Sundays, 3:30 p.m. SAT math prep for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, Mondays, 4:45-6 p.m. Take two #2 pencils with erasers, notebook, and calculator. Advance registration requested for most programs.
MONTAUK COUNTY PARK
At Third House, Montauk Highway.
Field Day, with inflatable obstacle course, bounce house, fire truck tours, races, face painting, and more, all for free, Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Rain date, Oct. 18.
Montauk Highway, Montauk. 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. Lego Club, Friday, Oct. 9, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
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.
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, and free Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. * Wetlands-to-beach family walk at Clam Island Preserve in Noyac, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Reservations required. Long Pond Greenbelt celebration, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Reservations required for all SoFo events.
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.