October 23-October 31
Main Street, Amagansett. 267-3810
Paws to Read, for kindergarteners and up to practice their skills by reading to a licensed therapy dog, Thursdays, 4 p.m. Shake, Rattle, and Roll for kids 10 to 36 months old with a caregiver, Fridays, 10 a.m. Hands-On Science for kids in kindergarten through third grade, Fridays, 4 p.m. Library Stars story time for 3 and 4-year-olds, Mondays, 2:15 p.m. First story time, for children 10 to 36 months, Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m. Tot Hop, songs, movement, and rhymes for 3s and 4s, Wednesdays, 2:15 p.m. * Pumpkin story time and craft, Saturday, Oct. 25, 3:30 p.m. Advance registration requested.
Montauk Highway, Amagansett.
Halloween Family Fun Day sponsored by East Hampton Kiwanis Club with bounce houses, pony rides, pumpkin painting, scavenger hunts, Sunday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $5 per person for all-access.
BRIDGEHAMPTON LIONS CLUB
Bridgehampton Community House. Montauk Highway.
Bridgehampton Lions Club Carving Contests, with prizes in more than a dozen categories, puppet show by Liz Joyce and a Couple of Puppets, and cider and donuts from the Milk Pail, Monday, Oct. 27, 5 p.m.
290 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4926
Story time for kids 4 and up with a parent, first Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m.
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 537-8250, cmee.org
Children's programs, classes, and exhibits. Admission is $10, free for members and babies under 1. Family members, $100 a year. Pizza and Pajama Night first Friday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m., $10, free for members. Lego club for kids 7 to 9, while younger children are exploring the museum, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon. Waffle Day, last Sunday of the month, 10 a.m., $18 including admission, $5 members. Baby and Me for parents or caregivers and babies 2 to 16 months, Tuesdays, 11:15 a.m., $10, free for members. * Family Halloween bash, Friday, Oct. 24, 4-6 p.m., free with museum admission. Halloween stories with Sima, Sunday, Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
EAST HAMPTON LADIES VILLAGE IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY
95 Main Street, East Hampton. 324-1220
Halloween party with singing, dancing, storytelling, a scavenger hunt, and goodie bags for all, Saturday, 2-4 p.m.
EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
Main Street, East Hampton. 324-0222
Music Together music and movement program for babies 1 to 3 and a parent, Thursdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. Knit Lit for teens, knitting and book chat, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Battle of the Books teen group, Thursdays, 4 p.m. Teen advisory board, first Sunday of the month, noon. Drop-in chess, for 10-year-olds up to adults, Sundays, 2 p.m. Lego club for kindergarten through fifth grade, Mondays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Bubbles-n-Babies story time, Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. * Amaryllis planting for children in kindergarten through third grade with the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons, Thursday, Oct. 23, 4-5 p.m. Babysitting course for grades six through eight, Saturday, Oct. 25, 1-4 p.m. Course certification included. Halloween cupcake decorating for ages 4 and up, next Thursday, Oct. 30, 4-5 p.m. Registration requested for all but Sunday chess.
EAST HAMPTON YOUTH PARK
Abraham's Path, Amagansett. 267-2421
Skate ramps, bike or blade track, tennis courts, playground, and an indoor play space run by the East Hampton Town Recreation Department. Town-sponsored clinics and athletic programs at the park and the Sportime Arena across the street.
GOAT ON A BOAT PUPPET THEATRE
East Union Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4193, goatonaboat.org
Tot Art for kids 2 to 4, Thursdays, 10 a.m. Creative movement with Kate Mueth for kids 5 to 7, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Each $20, $15 members. Peaceful Planet Yoga offerings: Mommy and Me Yoga for mothers and kids under 3, Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. Yoga club for ages 6 to 10, Fridays, 3:30-5 p.m., this week and Nov. 7, 14, and 21, and Dec. 5. Kids yoga night for ages 4 to 10, Nov. 1, 6-8:15 p.m. Puppet shows begin Nov. 29.
Main Street, East Hampton. 324-0806, guildhall.org
Throughout the year, students under 21 can get free rush tickets to many John Drew Theater performances or screenings that are not sold out.
Main Street, Bridgehampton. 537-0015, hamptonlibrary.org
Rhyme time for 1 to 3-year-olds, Thursdays, 11 a.m. Legomania, Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Story time, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Stories, treats, and tea for kids 4 and up, third Sunday of the month, through November. Play-a-Palooza, for children up to age 4 and a caregiver, Tuesdays, 10-10:45 a.m. Teen Minecraft, Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Babies and books story time for babies up to 15 months, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Minecraft club for kids 8 to 12, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. * Scary box heads drop-in project for kids in seventh grade and up, through Saturday, Oct. 25, during library hours. Kaleidoscope workshop for kids of all ages, Friday, Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m. Annual Halloween costume parade through Bridgehampton, Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. Monster movie and cookie decorating for kids 12 and up, Saturday, Oct. 25, 1 p.m. Story time at the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack, Monday, Oct. 27 and Nov. 10 and 24, 11 a.m. Jam sessions for kids of all ages, Nov. 3 and 17, 11 a.m. MakerBot 3D design class, Nov. 5, 4 p.m. for kids 7 to 12. Reservations requested for all but drop-in programs.
JOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. 725-0049, johnjermain.org
Stories, songs, and playtime for kids 1 to 4, Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Writing workshop for 14 to 18-year-olds, Thursdays, 4:30-6:45 p.m. Writing workshop for 12 to 14-year-olds, Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., through May. Minecraft camp for kids 6 to 12, drop-in, Saturdays, 3-4 p.m., on own iPad or one of the library's devices. Sunday board games for kids 3 to 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Math tutoring for middle school students, available in English and Spanish, Mondays, 4:45-6 p.m. * Drop-in Barbie club for kids 3 to 9, Saturday, Oct. 25, 3-4 p.m.
74 Montauk Highway, Amagansett. 267-8800
Dia de los Muertos crafts for kids 5 and up with the Golden Eagle art store, Nov. 1, 11:30 a.m., $10 to benefit a local family in need Rain date, Nov. 2.
Montauk Highway, Montauk. 668-3377
Story time for preschoolers, with crafts for 3 and 4-year-olds and songs, Mondays, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Gourd and pumpkin painting for families, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2-3 p.m. Mini trick or treat night and scavenger hunt for kids of all ages, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 5-7 p.m.
MONTAUK PLAYHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER
Edgemere Street, Montauk. 668-1612, montaukplayhouse.org
Toddler Exploration, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $5. Friday evening youth program for teens, weekly, 7-9 p.m. Open gym, Mondays, noon-3 and 6:30-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, 1:30-7 p.m.; Wednesdays, noon-3 and 7-9 p.m.; Thursdays, 1:30-5 and 7:30-9 p.m.; Fridays, 12:30-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sundays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
10 James Lane, East Hampton.
Great Pumpkin Blaze, family pumpkin carving, Sunday, Oct. 26, 4-7:30 p.m. Take your own pumpkin.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 283-2118, parrishart.org
Open studio for children and caregivers, second, third, and fourth Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, with gallery tours followed by a 30-minute workshop. Open studio for teens, first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon. Family gallery talks and art workshops, first, third, and fifth Sundays of the month, 2 p.m. First Sunday tours include a bilingual option. All free with museum admission.
SAG HARBOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 725-0011, sagharborchamber.com
Annual Ragamuffin Parade down Main Street ending with a fair at the Custom House, Sunday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. 537-9735, sofo.org
Exhibits on local flora and fauna, a touch tank, and trails in the field behind the museum, $10 adults, $7 kids 3 to 12, free for those 2 and under. * Backpack adventures with Crystal Possehl for kids 8 to 12, Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m., in the Vineyard Field. Advance registration requested.
Parson Place, Springs.
Story time, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
STAGES, A CHILDREN'S THEATRE WORKSHOP
Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor.
"Frankenstein Follies," starring the young actors of Stages, tomorrow at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., $15. Scholarship benefit performance, with party afterward, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., $35, $25 students.
Y.M.C.A. EAST HAMPTON RECENTER
Lumber Lane, East Hampton. 329-6884
Classes in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and tap for prekindergartners and up, as well as beginner and intermediate karate and swim classes.