July 31-August 8
Main Street, Amagansett. 267-3810
Legos and games for kids in kindergarten and above, Thursdays, 4 p.m. Book cover design for fourth through sixth graders, Sundays, 2:30 p.m., and Mondays, 3:30, in July and August. First Story Time, for toddlers 10 to 36 months old, Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Shake, Rattle, and Roll for toddlers 10 to 36 months and a caregiver, Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. New readers can practice their skills by reading to a dog, Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m., through the end of August. Sign up in advance for 15-minute time slots. * Family movies, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Today, "The Lego Movie." Next Thursday, "Rio 2." Origami boat regatta for families, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Light and color art program for kids entering prekindergarten through fourth grade, Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. Teen movies, Wednesdays, 6 p.m. This week, "Divergent."
THE ART BARGE
Napeague Meadow Road, Amagansett. 267-3172, theartbarge.com
Children's Studio, offering art instruction for 9 to 13-year-olds focusing on a different medium each week. Portraits, Aug. 11 through 15; abstraction, Aug. 25 through 29, and nature and landscape, Aug. 18 through 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $500 per week or $475 for Barge and MoMA members.
BAY STREET THEATER
Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 725-0818, baystreet.org
Summer theater camps, which Bay Street will offer at Studio 3 in Bridgehampton and the Southampton Arts Center. For kids 7 to 9, Land of Make Believe fairy tale-inspired theater,Monday through Friday, Aug. 8, in Southampton, and Shakespeare Stories: A Mini Midsummer Dream, Aug. 25 through 29 in Bridgehampton. For 9 to 12-year-olds: Green Eggs and Hamlet, Monday through Friday, Aug. 8, in Bridgehampton, and My Life as a Musical, Aug. 11 through 15 in Southampton. All 9:30-12:30 p.m., $450 per week or $800 for two weeks. Space limited; advance registration required.
St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Montauk Highway, Amagansett. 267-0105, Hamptons-shakespeare.org/camp
Theater program for kids 8 to 11 and 12 to 15, led by the Hamptons Shakespeare Festival, Monday through Friday, Aug. 8, and Aug. 11 through 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $425 per week.
290 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4926, caniosbooks.com
Canio's 4Kids story time, for children 4 and older with an adult, Saturdays, 11 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 for kids 2 to 10, 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. Baby and Me for parents or caregivers and babies 2 to 16 months, Tuesdays, 11:15 a.m., $10, free for members. Waffle Day, last Sunday of the month, 10 a.m., $18 including admission, $5 members. * Super Soccer Stars mini camp, sports and arts and crafts. Mondays through Fridays in August, 9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. for kids 2 1/2 to 5, with an extended day option until 2:15 p.m. for 4 and 5-year-olds. Spanish immersion program for kids 5 to 7, Tuesdays in August, 3-5 p.m., teaching language through songs, games, and artwork, $330, $300 for members. Advance registration required. Live family entertainment, Tuesdays in August, 6-8 p.m., doors open at 5:30. This week: the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presents "Peter and the Wolf." Rain date Wednesday. Tickets cost $17, or $15 for members in advance; $20 at the door, or $60 and $50 for a book of four.
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. Drop-in chess, for 10-year-olds up to adults, Sundays, 2 p.m. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. * Richard Scarry's "The Adventures of Tinker and Tanker" story time and craft for kids 4 and older, Monday, 11 a.m.-noon. Wild Wires art program inspired by the sculptor Alexander Calder, for kids 4 and up, Friday, Aug. 8, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free children's fair, Aug. 10, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Gardiner Farm, Jame's Lane. Registration requested for all but Sunday chess.
EAST HAMPTON TOWN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton. 324-2417
Beginner to advanced summer sailing for kids 12 and up and adults, Fresh Pond, Amagansett, Aug. 11 through 21, 9 a.m.-noon or 12:30-3:30 p.m., $200. Advance registration required; limited to 15 students per session. Register at the Rec Department. * Free swimming instruction for kids 4 and up, Albert's Landing, Amagansett, Aug. 11 through 22. Register at the beach, 10 a.m., the first Monday of class. Take goggles and water shoes. * Youth soccer clinics, through Aug. 21: Mondays and Tuesdays, Stephen Hand's Path soccer field, East Hampton; Wednesdays and Thursdays, Lions Field, Montauk, 6-7 p.m. for first through third graders, 7-8 p.m. for fourth through sixth graders, $40 for the summer. * Junior tennis program for all levels, Montauk Tennis, Monday and/or Wednesday, 4:15-5 p.m., for kids in kindergarten and first grade; Monday and/or Wednesday, 5-6 p.m., second and third; Tuesday and/or Thursday, 4-5 p.m., third and fourth, and Tuesday and/or Thursday, 5-6 p.m., for fifth and sixth, through Aug. 21, $125 for two days a week. Register in advance at Montauk Tennis. * Games and crafts for kids 5 to 12, Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and/or 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m., through Aug. 22; $85 per two-week session, half days, $135 for two children, $185 for three kids, double that for full days. Springs Youth building or Montauk School. Advance registration required at the Parks and Recreation Department.
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. * Tennis clinics, Tuesday and/or Thursday, 6-7 p.m., for kindergartners and first graders; Mondays and/or Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., for second and third grade; Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, 7-8 p.m., for fourth and fifth grade, Monday and/or Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., for sixth grade and up, through Aug. 14. Basketball clinics, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m., for kindergarten and first; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m., for second and third; Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., for fourth and fifth, and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., for sixth grade and up, through Aug. 14. Clinics cost $40 per child, $15 more for both. Register at Rec Department or Montauk Playhouse.
GOAT ON A BOAT PUPPET THEATRE
East Union Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4193, goatonaboat.org
Puppet play groups for kids 3 and up, Mondays and Fridays, 9-10 a.m. Tot Art for kids 2 to 4, Mondays, 10:15 a.m. Creative movement for 5 to 7-year-olds with Kate Mueth, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. All $25, $18 members. * Girl Power yoga for kids 10 to 14, Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., through Aug. 14. Preschool play yoga, Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m., and Mommy and Me yoga, Tuesdays, 10:15-11 a.m., both through Aug. 12. Kids yoga nights, Thursdays through Aug. 14. Register at peacefulplanet.com. * A Couple of Puppets present " The Kapok Tree," today through Saturday, 11 a.m., $12, $10 members and grandparents, $8 for kids under 3 or second child. Next Thursday through Aug. 9, the Puppet Tree presents "Swimmy."
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. * KidFest Wednesday performances begin this week, when Page Turner Adventures presents "The Great Pizza Contest," 5 p.m. Tickets cost $16 for adults, $13 for kids, $14 and $11 for members. A series of four costs $60 for adults, $50 for kids; $55 and $40 for members. Aug. 13, National Marionette Theatre presents "Beauty and the Beast"; Aug. 20, Nelson Illusions Smoke and Mystery Tour, 1 and 5 p.m., and Aug. 27, Jonny Peers Muttville Comix, a comedy dog show. This week, a Citarella cooking decorating workshop precedes the show at 4 p.m. Shows on Aug. 13, 20, and 27 are preceded by arts and crafts workshops, all $10, $8 for members.
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. 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. * Kids 4 and up will learn to make their own super bouncy balls, tomorrow, 11 a.m. Make a projector to show your smartphone photos on the wall, a drop-in project for kids in seventh grade and up, Saturday through Aug. 9 during library hours. Story time at Madoo, Monday and Aug. 18, 10 a.m. Kids 7 to 12 can build their own catapults to launch marshmallows, Wednesday, 2 p.m. Family signs to mark your territory, using found objects, for kids 4 an dup, Friday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m. Parachute games for kids of all ages, Aug. 11, 2-3 p.m. 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. 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. * Fast Food Fakes, a Pop Art program for kids entering kindergarten through sixth grade, with Joyce Raimondo, today, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Advance registration required. Drop-in Lego craft for ages 5 to 12, tomorrow, 10-11 a.m. Teen craft, take printed pictures of something you're crazy for, from Harry Potter to soccer, to make a collage, tomorrow, 3-4 p.m., for ages 12 and up. Origami fish workshop for kids 6 and up, Sunday, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Play dough time drop-in, for ages 3 to 9, Wednesday, 10-11 a.m.
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. Registration requested but not required. Sharing music with Lori Hubbard, Friday, Aug. 8, 11:45-12:30 a.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. * FamilyFest performances, next Thursday, Hampton Ballet Theatre School presents "Peter and the Wolf," 7 p.m., $15. Aug. 21, the National Circus Project.
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. * Best of the New York International Children’s Film Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with shorts for 3 to 6-year-olds, 11 a.m.-noon, shorts for kids 5 to 10 at 1 p.m. and shorts for 8 to 14-year-olds at 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. Digital photography workshop for teens, next Thursday through Aug. 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $90, $75 for members. Take your own camera. Advance registration a must as space is limited.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. 324-4929
Family tour and outdoor Jackson Pollock drip-painting workshop for kids 4 and up with Joyce Raimondo, Saturdays through Sept. 13, 10-11:30 a.m., $35 per person. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Reservations required at imaginearted.com, 917-502-0790. Family drip-painting workshops with Karyn Mannix, Thursdays and Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m., $35 per person. Reservations required at email@example.com or 329-2811.
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, exploring the salt marsh for 8 to 12-year-olds, today, 11 a.m. Butterfly gardening for kids 6 to 8, Saturday, 10 a.m. Heron, egret, and bittern search in East Hampton for 78 to 12-year-olds, Monday, 9:30 a.m. Advance registration requested for all programs.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 283-0967, southamptoncenter.org
A Couple of Puppets from Sag Harbor's Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre will visit today, 4:30 p.m., to present "The Kapok Tree." Free. Next Thursday, a Couple of Puppets presents "Three Little Pigs."
Parson Place, Springs.
Story time, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
WATER MILL MUSEUM
41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill. 726-4625
Hands-on milling, as it was done in the colonial era, for children 5 and older with an adult, Mondays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m., through Aug. 7. Reservations required.
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.