Kids Culture 05.31.18

Local Education Notes
A hands-on workshop about the life of butterflies will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for families with children over 10 at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton. Durell Godfrey

Pony Rides in Amagansett

Stony Hill Stables on Town Lane in Amagansett will offer pony rides on Saturday and June 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. A $20 donation is suggested to support the Stony Hill Stables Foundation, a nonprofit organization created to promote equine sports through riding education and competitive opportunities for children and young adults on the East End. The pony rides are open to children of all ages.

 

Amazing Butterflies

A hands-on workshop about the life of butterflies will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for families with children over 10 at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton. There will be a material fee of $3 per participant. Advance registration is required.

 

CMEE at Madoo

The Children’s Museum of the East End’s Pizza and Pajama night will be tomorrow from 6 to 7:30. For this one, kids will head to the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack for story time and a slice, followed by a scavenger hunt around the two-acre garden. 

The event is best for families with children 2 to 10. The cost is $10, but museum members get in free. Those who plan to attend are asked to reserve a spot and take a beach blanket or chair. The event will be canceled in the event of rain.

 

Young Writers in Sag Harbor

Participants in the John Jermain Memorial Library’s Jeannette Sarkisian Wagner teen writing workshop will read from their work on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library in Sag Harbor. The workshop is part of the Young Artists and Writers Project, or YAWP, run through Stony Brook Southampton’s M.F.A. program in creative writing. Kids explore fiction, essay, poetry, and other genres of writing. In addition to hearing the work of teen writers at Sunday’s reading and reception, the work can also be found at YAWP’s online magazine at yawpzine.com.

 

At the Other Libraries

Registration is now open for summer reading clubs at the East Hampton Library. 

Tomorrow at the library, kids 7 and up can construct electronic circuits in a Snap Circuits workshop from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

High schoolers can join in a Fortnite video game tournament on Saturday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The person with the highest rank within their Battle Royale will win a gift card.

Monday from 5 to 7 is Netflix night, when high school students can hang out and binge watch a favorite movie or television show. Middle schoolers can stop by on Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. to color a fuzzy velvet poster, listen to music, and enjoy a snack. On Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m., children ages 4 and up can enjoy a story time and craft. The library’s family movies this week are “Alice in Wonderland,” today at 4 p.m., and “A Bug’s Life,” next Thursday at the same time. 

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and kids 3 and older will have the chance to help by painting portraits of adoptable animals on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Montauk Library. 

At the Amagansett Library, a ladybug-themed story time for 3 and 4-year-olds will take place on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

 

 

Dancehampton Onstage

The dancers of Dancehampton, a studio on Lumber Lane in East Hampton, will dazzle the audience with their 2018 recital “Wish It, Want It, Work It,” tomorrow at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 2 on the East Hampton High School stage. 

The recital will feature a range of dance styles from ballet to jazz to hip-hop, lyrical, and Irish step, performed by students as young as 3 up to 18. Tickets cost $20.