May 1 - May 8
Main Street, Amagansett. 267-3810
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. Create activity sheets for other kids, Sundays, 2 p.m., Mondays 3:15 p.m. for fourth through sixth grade. 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. Legos and games for kindergarten through third grade, Tuesdays, 4 p.m. Tot Hop, songs, movement, and rhymes for 3s and 4s, Wednesdays, 2:15 p.m. * Spring Sachet craft for kids 3 to 12 with Sarah Shepherd, an herbalist, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Mini-book-making workshop for second grade and up, Sunday, 2 p.m., and Monday, 3 p.m. Advance registration requested for most programs.
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. 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. * Pizza and Pajama Night with a reading of Julie Fogliano's "And Then It's Spring," tomorrow, 6-7:30 p.m., $10, free for members. Peconic Family Fun Day, a free environmental carnival co-hosted by the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt, East End Cooperative Organic Farm, Group for the East End, Peconic Land Trust, South Fork Natural History Museum, the Ross School, and others, Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Advance registration required.
EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
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. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. * Sensational Science: A-Maze-Ing Plants, a program on photosynthesis for kids 5 and older, today, 4-5 p.m. Mother's Day story time and craft for ages 4 to 6, next Thursday, 4-5 p.m. Reservations required for all but bilingual story time and 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. Sports clinics at the indoor Sportime Arena across the street started the week of April 13, but space may still be available. Mondays: volleyball for ages 10 to 13, 4-5 p.m.; flag football for ages 6 to 12, 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays: inline skating for ages 4 to 9, 5-6 p.m.; roller hockey for ages 6 to 12, 6-7 p.m. Fridays: dodgeball for kids 8 to 13, 4-5 p.m. Saturdays: soccer for 5 to 12-year-olds, 9:30-11 a.m.; basketball for 6 to 12-year-olds, 11 a.m.-noon. All $125 per session. Register at 320 Abraham's Path.
GOAT ON A BOAT PUPPET THEATRE
East Union Street, Sag Harbor. 725-4193, goatonaboat.org
Brandee's Motown Showdown play group for toddlers up to 3 with a grown-up, Mondays in May and June, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $20. Puppet shows, select Saturdays, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., $12, $8 children 3 and under and additional siblings, $10 grandparents and theater members.
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. * Young Cowgirls Theater Company, movement, dance, and performance workshops led by Kate Mueth and the Neo-Political Cowgirls, for girls 8 to 13, Saturdays, 10-11:30 a.m., and Wednesdays, 3:30-5 p.m., through May 23, with a performance Sunday, May 24, $200 per person, $180 for Guild Hall members. Register with Jennifer Brondo at email@example.com.
Main Street, Bridgehampton. 537-0015, hamptonlibrary.org
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. * Sun catcher craft for all ages, tomorrow, 4;30-5:30 p.m. Book page box craft for kids 12 and up, Saturday, 2-3 p.m. Cinco de Mayo celebration for all ages, Tuesday, 4-5 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. Writing workshop for 12 to 14-year-olds, Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., through May. Minecraft Maniacs 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. * High school short-story challenge, a 10-week workshop with Emily Weitz, Thursdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., through May 14. Pizza served. Advance registration requested. Superhero mask drop-in workshop for ages 3 and up, Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon. Kids 6 to 10 can read to Keiko, a trained service dog, Sunday, 1-2 p.m. Advance registration suggested.
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. Liz Joyce and a Couple of Puppets present "King Midas," Saturday, 2 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. Saturday roller-skating, 10 a.m. for kindergarten and first grade, 11 a.m. for grades two and three, $2 suggested donation. Volleyball clinic for third through eighth graders, Sundays, 1:45-3 p.m., through Sunday, $40. 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.
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. All free with museum admission.
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, free Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. Family forest walk in the Stony Hill Preserve in Amagansett, Saturday 2 p.m. Wake-Up Time workshop for ages 4 to 6 on animals and plants emerging after the winter, Sunday, 10 a.m., with a field walk. Advance registration requested.
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. Summer camp open house, Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.