Kids Culture 06.07.12

Happenings for school aged children

Cartooning Workshop

    The Bridgehampton Historical Society, along with the Charles Addams Foundation, is hosting a cartooning workshop from June 25 through 29, for children and young adults. Mr. Addams was mostly known for his Addams Family characters.

    Workshops will be taught by Peter Spacek, an illustrator who also does the weekly cartoon in The Star, and will be held at the Bridgehampton Historical Society archives building at 2539A Montauk Highway from 9 to 11 a.m. for ages 8 through 11, and from 1 to 3 p.m. for ages 12 and over. 

    Each session is $200 per person and advance registration is requested through the historical society.

At Amagansett Library

    A water-safety instructor for the East Hampton Y.M.C.A.-East Hampton RECenter will be on hand at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. Shake, Rattle, and Roll program at the Amagansett Library. The free program is for children up to 3 years old and an adult caregiver.

    On Saturday, families who are wild about books can indulge their love during a story and craft time at 3:30 p.m. Kids will make bookmarks after the story time.

“The Sleeping Beauty” in Southampton

    Students of the Conservatory of Ballet and Danse Arts in Bridgehampton will take their toe shoes on the road this weekend to present the ballet “The Sleeping Beauty” at Southampton High School. Shows are tomorrow and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2.

    Tickets cost $15 for adults and $10 for kids 2 to 16 and people over 65. Children under 2 are admitted for free.

GPS for Kids
    Orienteering anyone? Kids in 7th through 10th grades can learn the basics of using a GPS in the field during a workshop on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton.

    Maria Metzger will be the instructor. That evening at 7:30, families can listen for the sounds of the June night with Crystal Possehl, a nature educator. Advance registration is requested for all programs.

    The museum is on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike.