Kids Culture 06.12.14

Dance, Dance, and More Dance

“Dancin’ Happy,” the spring recital for students at Dancehampton in East Hampton, will be staged tomorrow at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m. at East Hampton High School. More than 100 students from prekindergarten through high school age will perform a variety of dance styles in the production — from ballet to tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, musical theater, and Irish step. Tickets cost $15 and are available through dancehampton.com or at the door.

 

Teen Oblivion Onstage

A lineup of up-and-coming musicians is set to take the stage tonight in “Teen Oblivion,” a concert at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater. Among the performers are Supply Side, including Sage Gibbons, Jack Aldrich, Josh LeClerk, Jackson Clark, Gage Lynch, and Caiti Jo Fioriello. Also tuning up their instruments are the alternative band Shore Road and the singer-songwriters Skylar Day and Alyssa Scartozzi. The show begins at 7. Tickets cost $5.

 

Music Fair at CMEE

Kids can try out different instruments, make their own tin drums and rain sticks, help paint a mural, jam with professional musicians, and get their faces painted during a free music fair on Saturday at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. Lending a hand and providing the soundtrack for the fair, which runs from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will be Bob Crimi, an artist, Music Together by the Dunes, Katherine C.H.E., and Inda Eaton.

On Sunday, Sima will offer a free story time for kids of all ages from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

 

Getting Into Sharks

Future marine scientists 8 and older take note: Frank Quevedo will lead a shark dissection class at the South Fork Natural History Museum on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Kids will dissect a spiny dogfish and learn to identify the different parts of its anatomy. Tools, gloves, and eye protection will be supplied. There is a $20 fee for the program in addition to museum entry.

The sense of smell will be the subject of a workshop for kids 5 to 8 at 2 p.m. that day at the museum, which is in Bridgehampton. Participants will play games to test their sense of smell. The program carries a $4 materials fee. Reservations are required for both.