August 21-August 29
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 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 movie, Thursday, Aug. 21, 3:30 p.m., "Turbo." Bing, Bang, Boom hands-on family music jam with Jack Licitra, Saturday, Aug. 23, 3:30 p.m. Advance registration requested.
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. Abstraction, Monday, Aug. 25, through Friday, Aug. 29, 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 camp for kids 7 to 9 at Studio 3 in Bridgehampton, Shakespeare Stories: A Mini Midsummer Dream, Monday through Friday, Aug. 29, 9:30-12:30 p.m., $450. Space limited; advance registration required.
290 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4926, caniosbooks.com
Canio's 4Kids story time, reading of "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type" by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin for children 4 and older with an adult, Saturday, 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 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. Live family entertainment, Tuesdays in August, 6-8 p.m., doors open at 5:30. This week: Karen K and the Jitterbugs. Rain date Wednesday. Tickets cost $17, or $15 for members in advance; $20 at the door.
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. * "Draw With Scissors collage workshop for kids 4 and older, inspired by Henri Matisse, Friday, Aug. 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nature Nick visits with his porcupine, miniature kangaroo, squirrel monkey, armadillo, python, and more, Monday, Aug. 25, 2-3 p.m., for kids 4 and up. Birds of prey from the Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons for kids 4 and older, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2-3 p.m. Kids 4 and older can make "ants at a picnic" cupcakes, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2-3 p.m. Sea-Fari clay art program for the same age group, Friday, Aug. 29, 3:30-4:30 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.
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. * Puppetkabob Productions presents "What the Moon Saw," Thursday, Aug. 21, through Saturday, Aug. 23, 11 a.m., $12, $10 members and grandparents, $8 for kids under 3 or second child. Next Thursday, Aug. 28, and Friday, Aug. 29, A Couple of Puppets present "The Story of King Midas."
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. * Next week's KidFest Wednesday performance by Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix is sold out. Shows are preceded at 4 p.m. by arts and crafts workshops, each $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. * One Hundred Things I Love, a drop-in project for kids in seventh grade and up, through Saturday, Aug. 23, during library hours. Kids 4 and older can learn how to make bubble snakes and take home their own bubble-snake maker, Friday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m. Sharpie T-shirt decorating for tweens, Friday, Aug. 22, 2-3 p.m. Take a white or light-colored T-shirt. MakerBot design workshop using the library's 3D printer, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2-3 p.m. for kids 7 to 12 or 3 p.m. for kids 12 and up. Teen movie screening, "Ender's Game," Wednesday, Aug. 27, noon. Sun-printing for kids 4 and up, Friday, Aug. 29, 11 a.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. * Night Visions painting workshop for kindergartners through sixth graders with Joyce Raimondo, Thursday, Aug. 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Advance registration required. Kids 6 and up can make tie-dye pillowcases, Sunday, Aug. 24, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Take a white cotton pillowcase. Advance registration required. Drop-in Barbie club for kids 3 to 9, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 10-11 a.m. Dolls provided.
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. End-of-summer book club event, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2:30-3:30 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. * FamilyFest performance Thursday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. with the National Circus Project, 7 p.m., $15.
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. * Mixed-media collage for kids 10 and older, Monday, Aug. 25, through Wednesday, Aug. 27, 3-5 p.m., $125, $95 members. Advance registration required; 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. * Brush Bots, an introduction to electric circuits for kids 6 to 9, Saturday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m., $4 materials fee. Advance registration requested.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
25 Job's Lane, Southampton. 283-0967, southamptoncenter.org
A Couple of Puppets present "Little Red Riding Hood," today, 4:30 p.m. Family film festival presented with the Hamptons International Film Festival, Friday, Aug. 22, through Sunday, Aug. 24, beginning Friday at 8 p.m. with a free screening of Charlie Chaplin shorts set to live piano accompaniment. Saturday's films, which cost $8 for kids, $12 adults, are "Ernest & Celestine" at 10:30 a.m., a selection of short films at 2 p.m., and Lukas Moodysson's "We Are the Best," 7:30 p.m. Sunday: Disneynature's "Bears," 10:30 a.m., "Ghost Dog" at 2 p.m., and "How to Train Your Dragon 2 3D" at 5.
Parson Place, Springs.
Story time, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
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.