Kids Culture 02.23.17

Education notes

High School Art Show

The second part of Guild Hall’s Student Arts Festival, this one featuring work by high schoolers, will open on Saturday. The show includes work by teens from Bridgehampton to Montauk. A reception with student performances will be held on March 4 at 2 p.m. 


Music Appreciation

Gian Carlo Feleppa, a singer and songwriter who plays a variety of instruments, including the sitar, will lead a music-appreciation program for kids 5 and up at the Amagansett Library on Saturday at 2 p.m. Space is limited and advance registration is required. 

Fifth through eighth graders who know how to play Magic the Gathering and those who want to learn have been invited to take their own deck or use the library’s on Sunday at 2 p.m. 

This afternoon at 1:30 the family movie will be “Pete’s Dragon,” the story of a boy raised by a dragon who must protect his protector after he rejoins the world of humans. 


Community at the Parrish

Sunday is community day at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. Admission is free from noon to 4 p.m., when there will be a variety of family activities and art projects, music, food, and a photo booth. 


Snow Globes and Ice Magic

Snow globes and ice magic will help kids celebrate the season at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton this weekend. Ruby Jackson, an artist and educator, will lead families on Saturday as they use Sculpey clay to make a centerpiece for a snow globe and then fill it with their choice of “snow.” There is a $6 materials fee for the program, which starts at 10:30 a.m.

On Sunday, also at 10:30 a.m., children 3 to 6 years old will put their brains to work as they practice science magic tricks that illustrate the properties of water and ice. Melanie Meade will lead this one. Registration in advance is required for both programs. 


Electronic Gaming

Feeling antsy? The Montauk Library promises to get kids in first grade and above moving on Saturday at 2 p.m., when a gaming session will feature Wii Sports and Mario Kart. Snacks will be served. 

On Tuesday at 4 p.m., children 4 and older can make Mardi Gras masks, hats, and decorations using feathers, beads, and jewels. Advance sign-up is required.