Kids Culture 06.19.14

Fiesta of the Arts

Guild Hall will host a Fiesta of the Arts Saturday to celebrate Latin American culture on the East End. There will be food, music, arts and crafts, and a pinata for kids. The free event runs from 2 to 4 p.m.

 

The Goat Reopens

The Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor reopens this week with Tot Art for kids 2 to 4 on Mondays, puppet play groups on Mondays and Fridays, creative movement on Wednesdays, and the first puppet show of the summer.

Play groups for kids 3 and under are at 9 a.m. Tot Art is at 10:15. Kate Mueth will teach creative movement to kids 5 to 7 at 10 a.m. Each costs $25, or $18 for theater members. “Little Red Riding Hood” will open the summer season with shows at 11 a.m. next Thursday through June 28. Tickets costs $12, $10 for members and grandparents, and $8 for second kids and those under 3.

Also at the theater, Peaceful Planet will teach Girl Power yoga for ages 10 to 14 on Tuesdays through Aug. 12. Registration is at peacefulplanet.com.

 

For Young Naturalists

Budding young naturalists ages 5 to 7 will explore the life of a dying tree at a Nature Conservancy preserve in a South Fork Natural History Museum program on Saturday at 10 a.m. Crystal Possehl will have participants using magnifiers, binoculars, compasses, sample bottles, and sketchbooks to observe and record what they see.

On Sunday at 10 a.m., 3 to 5-year-olds will look closely at the shapes and colors of nature with Lindsey Rohrbach, and then mix colors to make a color wheel inspired by what they see. Reservations are required for each program.

 

From Crafts to Crab Cakes

In a workshop at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 10 a.m., children can head to the sewing table, explore hydraulics, even make their own race cars, working independently or guided by a member of the museum’s staff. The workshop, for kids 4 to 10, is free with museum admission.

Also on Saturday, crab cakes will be the recipe of the day during a cooking class for families with kids 2 to 6. Starting at 10:30 a.m., young cooks will prepare the patties and make a mango salsa to go with them. The cost is $15 plus museum admission.

 

Design Your Own Book Cover

After a breezy story on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at the Amagansett Library, kids will make a pinwheel to take home. On Sunday at 2 p.m., fourth through sixth graders can design new covers for some of the children’s books in the library’s collection. The workshop, which will be repeated on June 29, is a preview for a summerlong book cover session that will meet on Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and Mondays at 3:30 in July and August.