Kids Calendar

July 30 - August 7

New and one-time programs are in bold type

Main Street, Amagansett. 267-3810
Family movies, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Teen D.I.Y. project: finger knitting, duct tape bracelets, Lego robotics, and more, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. Shake, Rattle, and Roll for kids 10 to 36 months old with a caregiver, Fridays, 10 a.m. Book cover art for ages 9 to 12, Sunday, 2 p.m. Library club for ages 10 to 14, Mondays, 3 p.m. First story time, for children 10 to 36 months, Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m. Paws to Read, practicing with a licensed therapy dog, Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m. * Family movies Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Today, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," rated PG, with Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner. Origami paper boat regatta, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Advance registration requested for most programs.

375 Main Street, Amagansett.
Free children's programs, Wednesdays through Sundays, 9 and 10 a.m. at this community supported farm.

Napeague Meadow Road, Amagansett. 267-3172,
Children's Art Carnival for ages 5 and up, with play and studio time using various mediums, today, tomorrow, and Monday through Friday, Aug. 7, 9:30-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $40 per day. Advance registration required.

St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Montauk Highway, Amagansett. 267-0105
The Hamptons Shakespeare Festival's summer theater program for ages 8 to 15, Aug. 10 through 14 and Aug. 17 through 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $475 per week, $900 for two weeks, $1,350 for three. Also offered at the Southampton Cultural Center, Aug. 24 through 28. Financial aid available.

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.

376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 537-8250,
Children's programs, classes, and exhibits. Admission is $10, free for members and babies under 1. Family members, $100 a year. Mini golf, $5 additional per person. Reservations suggested. 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., $20 including museum admission, $7 members. * "Dictionary Daze," an exhibition of silkscreen collages by Peter Tunney, Saturday through Labor Day. Kid-friendly reception with T-shirt printing, Saturday, 4-6 p.m. Pizza and Pajama Night, with Elizabeth Frogel reading from her "Charlie Girl," Friday, Aug. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., $10, free for members. Workshops for parents with kids 2 to 4 years old will start the first week in August, all $200 or $150 for members: Sensory Discovery Tuesdays, family art and dance program, Tuesdays in August, 3-4 p.m.; CMEE in the Kitchen cooking Wednesdays in August, 10:15-11 a.m.; clay art, Thursdays in August, 9-9:45 a.m. or 10:15-11 a.m., and family art, Fridays in August, 9-9:45 a.m. or 10:15-11 a.m. Spanish language immersion for ages 5 to 7, Tuesdays in August, 3-5 p.m., $375, $325 members. Baby and Me early childhood parenting program, Mondays, Tuesday, and Aug. 10 and 11, 11:30 a.m., $20 per session, free for members. Kindergarten readiness program Aug. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Advance registration required. * Super Soccer Stars mini Camp, soccer, arts, and crafts, for ages 2 1/2 to 5 years, 9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., with an extended-day option for ages 4 and 5, Monday through Sept. 4. Register at 212-877-7171. Kick and Play pre-soccer movement program for parents and toddlers up to 24 months, Mondays and Thursdays in August, 9-9:40 a.m. Register at 212-877-5425.

Main Street, East Hampton. 324-0222
Music Together for toddlers 1 to 3 years old and their adults, Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 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. Story time for all ages, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Teen advisory board, first Sunday of the month, noon. Bilingual family story time, Sundays, 1:30-2 p.m. 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. Books on Screen teen movie, Tuesdays through Aug. 25, 4:30 p.m., followed by a chance to chat about how the book and film differ. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. * Family movie night, Thursdays through August, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 30, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ." Thursday, Aug. 6, "Home." Rhyme time with puppets for babies up to age 3, Fridays, July 31 and Aug. 7,  10:30-11:15 a.m. Child safety workshop for ages 5 to 7 -- how to fall, roll, "be ready with a protective stance," and yell if need be -- with Arleen West, Tuesday, 3-4 p.m. Recycled beach art masks for ages 4 and up, Friday, Aug. 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Reservations required for all but bilingual story time, family game night, and Sunday chess.

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 sports clinics and classes at the youth park, various beaches, and across the street at the Sportime Arena began on Monday. * Tennis at the youth park through Aug. 20: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. for second and third grades, 7-8 p.m. for sixth grade and up; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. for kindergarten and first; 7-8 p.m. for fourth and fifth. Basketball at the youth park through Aug. 20: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. for kindergarten and first, 6-8 p.m. for fourth and fifth; Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6 p.m. for second and third grade, 6-8 p.m. for sixth grade and up. Basketball and tennis programs are $40 each for an eight-week session, $55 if children do both. * Two-week sailing program for children 12 and up and adults at Fresh Pond in Amagansett, Aug. 10 through Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-noon or 12:30-3:30 p.m., $200 per person. Register at Parks and Recreation Department behind Town Hall. * Free swimming instruction for ages 4 and up, Aug. 10 through Aug. 21, Albert's Landing, Amagansett. Register at the beach the first Monday at 10 a.m. Take goggles and water shoes.

East Union Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4193,
The Joshua Show, today through Saturday, 11 a.m., $12, $8 children 3 and under and additional siblings, $10 grandparents and theater members. Next Thursday through Aug. 8, A Couple of Puppets present "The Doubtful Sprout."

Main Street, East Hampton. 324-0806,
Throughout the year, students under 21 can get free rush tickets to many John Drew Theater performances or screenings that are not sold out, except for KidFest. Wednesday KidFest art workshops at 4 p.m. and performances at 5 p.m. This week, "The Wild World of Animals." Aug. 12, Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could. Workshops $10, $8 for members. Performances, $18 for adults, $14 for kids, $16 and $12 for members. Registration by phone or by email to

Main Street, Bridgehampton. 537-0015,
Rhyme time for 1 to 3-year-olds, Thursdays, 10 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. Babies and books story time for babies up to 15 months, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Minecraft Club for tweens, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. * Superhero party for ages 4 and up, Friday, July 31, 11 a.m.-noon. Family Fun Day with live music by Mamalee and Friends and snow cones, Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Retro beaded character craft for ages 7 to 12, Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. Elephant foam science workshop for ages 4 and up, Friday, Aug. 7, 11 a.m.-noon. Reservations requested for all but drop-in programs.

34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. 725-0049,
Stories, songs, and playtime for kids 1 to 4, Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday board games for kids 3 to 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Kids 6 and up can learn and play the Chinese strategy game Go, Sundays, 3:30 p.m. Lego League for ages 5 to 12, Wednesdays, 11-11:45 a.m. * Chinese stories and crafts for ages 4 to 8, Friday, July 31, 10:30 a.m. This week, animal origami and Chinese animal names. Button canvas craft for ages 3 and up, Thursday, July 30, 3-4 p.m. Stop-motion animation workshop for ages 6 to 9, Thursday, Aug. 6., and Friday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m.-noon. Limited to eight students. Advance registration requested for most programs.

618 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack. 537-8200,
Art classes for ages 5 to 9 with Karyn Mannix, Mondays, 3:30 p.m., $25 per class, each class inspired by the work of a different artist. This week, Olfonso Ossorio. Aug. 3, Olfonso Osorio, assemblage and 3D art. Aug. 10, Andy Warhol, printmaking. Take a smock. Reservations and class time at

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. Petra Puppets present "Calling All Heroes," today, 2-3 p.m.

Edgemere Street, Montauk. 668-1612,
Toddler Exploration, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $5. Six-week volleyball clinics for girls, Wednesdays starting July 8, $40, 5-6 p.m. for fifth through eighth grades; 6:30-8 p.m. for grades 9 through 12. Register at the playhouse or at East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department behind Town Hall. The Hampton Ballet Theatre School and the Hampton Festival Orchestra present "Peter and the Wolf," next Thursday, 7 p.m., $15.

Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 283-2118,
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. All free with museum admission. Children's Film Festival, presented with the New York International Children's Film Festival, Saturday: shorts for tots, 11 a.m.-noon; shorts for ages 5 to 10, 1-2:15 p.m., and shorts for 8 to 14-year-olds, 3-4:15 p.m.

830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. 324-4929
Family tour and outdoor Jackson Pollock drip-painting workshop with Joyce Raimondo, Saturdays, 10-11:30 a.m., through Sept. 12, $35 per person. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Reservations required at 917-502-0790,, or

377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. 537-9735,
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, free Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. * Attack of the Killer . . . Plant? -- a workshop on carnivorous plants for kids 10 and up -- Sunday, 2 p.m. Nature as a Family Practice, for parents and children 4 to 8, the second in a series of classes on getting back in touch with nature, Friday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m. This one focuses on "finding your naturalist niche through family history." Reservations required for all SoFo events.

25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 283-0967
A Couple of Puppets present "The Doubtful Sprout and the Secret Life in Soil," Thursday, July 30, 4:30 p.m. Free. Next Thursday, dance-rock with Darlene Graham. 

Parson Place, Springs.
Story time, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.

65 Dunemere Lane, East Hampton. 329-2590,
W Kids in the Kitchen healthy cooking series for ages 8 to 12, Wednesdays, Aug. 5, 12, and 19, 6-7:30 p.m., $60 per class for a parent and child, $25 per additional child or parent, or $150 for all three plus $25 per additional parent or child. Advance registration required by July 31, by phone or online. Classes focus on breakfast, lunch and snacks, and dinner.

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.