October 20 - October 28
New and one-time programs are in bold type
Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810
Shake, Rattle, and Roll for kids 10 to 36 months old with a caregiver, Fridays, 10 a.m. Rhyme time, with stories and songs, for babies up to 3-year-olds, Mondays, 10:15 a.m. * Pumpkin and gourd painting, Saturday, 2 p.m. Advance registration requested for all programs.
Third House, Montauk County Park, and Carl Fisher Plaza, Montauk. 631-668-8800, campsoulgrow.org
Workshops and adventures for ages 7 and up in arts, dance, cooking, fitness, music, community service, and more by reservation, all by donation. Advance sign-up online. * Haunted house at the Montauk Lighthouse, Oct. 29 and 30, 3-7 p.m., $5 benefits Camp SoulGrow and the Lighthouse museum. Costumes welcomed.
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org
Children's programs, classes, and exhibits. Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Admission is $12, free for members, babies under 1, and holders of E.B.T. cards. Family members, $110 a year. Mini golf, $5 additional per person (two for the price of one, Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.). Tot Spot for toddlers 16 to 36 months, encouraging development of social-emotional skills, fine motor skills, and emerging language, Thursdays, 10:45-11:45 a.m., $24 including museum admission, free for members. After-school Lego League drop-off program for ages 5 to 9, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m., $12, free for members. Lego club for kids 7 to 9, while younger children are exploring the museum, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon. * Halloween Bash, tomorrow, 4-6 p.m., free with museum admission. * Advance reservations suggested for all special events.
EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222
Music with Miss Riley for toddlers 1 to 3 years old and their adults, most Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Reading with a therapy dog, for children struggling with reading, 15-minute slots by reservation, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. Chess for ages 10 to adult, Sundays, 2 p.m. Lego club for kindergarten through fifth grade, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. Knit Lit community service project for high school students to knit items for people and animals in need, Mondays, 4-5 p.m. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Any Book Club, book chats for high school students on whatever participants happen to be reading, Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. College application rundown for high school students and their parents, with Dawn Christian of Strategies for Success, Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m. * Bubbles and Babies story time, songs, and movement for babies up to 3, Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-noon. * Halloween story time and craft for ages 4 to 6, Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. * Sugar skulls craft for grades six to eight, Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. * Halloween horror movie for high school students, Wednesday, 5-7 p.m. Advance registration requested for most programs.
EAST HAMPTON YOUTH PARK
Abraham's Path, Amagansett. 631-267-2421
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, across the street at the Sportime Arena, and at other locations.
Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0806, 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. * Plant patterns art workshop for ages 16 and up with Charles Ly, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $60, $55 members. Advance registration required.
Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015, 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. Story time at the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack, Mondays, 10 a.m. Play-a-Palooza, for children up to age 4 and a caregiver, Tuesdays, 10-10:45 a.m. Stories in the Wilkes Lane, Sagaponack, sculpture field, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Preschool story time, Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Minecraft club for tweens, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. * Drop-in spot for teens: spooky slasher necklaces, Sunday through the end of the month. * Kids karaoke, tomorrow, 4 p.m. * In the Spectacular Spooksnackular, kids 4 and up can make a creepy snack, Friday, Oct. 28, 4 p.m. Advance registration required for all programs.
JOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049, johnjermain.org
Stories, songs, and playtime for ages 1 to 4, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Lego Club for ages 5 and up, Thursdays, 4 p.m. Play-dough time for ages 3 and up, Fridays, 4 p.m. Barbie Bonanza for ages 3 and up, Wednesdays, 4 p.m. Teen writing workshop, weekly on Mondays, 6-7 p.m., through May for grades 9 through 12. With pizza. Middle school writing workshop for grades six through eight, Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. * Halloween Kitchen, spooky snack workshop for ages 4 to 10, Sunday, 2 p.m. Advance registration requested for some programs.
Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377
Story time for preschoolers, with crafts for 3 and 4-year-olds and songs, Thursdays, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. * Lego Builders Club, tomorrow, 4:30 p.m. * Halloween black light T-shirt decoration, with Professor Anthony Abbate, the Science Wizard, for kids 6 and up, Saturday, 2-3 p.m. Advance registration required for most programs.
230 Edgemere Street, Montauk. 631-668-1124
Prekindergarten exploration and free play for toddlers 18 months to 4 years old, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30-1 p.m., $5 per session.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org
Open studio for children and caregivers, second, third, and fourth Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., with gallery tours followed by a 30-minute workshop. Open studio for teens, first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon. Bilingual family gallery talk and art workshop, first Sunday of the month, 2 p.m. All free with museum admission.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. 631-537-9735, 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, and free Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. * Outdoor autumn poetry for children 7 to 9, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Take a notebook and pencil. * Family tour of Mecox Bay Dairy, Saturday, 10:30 a.m., $12 adults, $8 children under 12. * Whale story time and craft for kids 3 to 5, Saturday, 10:30 a.m., $3 materials fee. * Autumn trees workshop with an outdoor leaf search and craft for ages 6 to 9, Sunday, 10:30 a.m., $3 materials fee. Advance registration required for all programs.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
25 Job's Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967, southamptonartscenter.org
Spooktacular Haunted House for ages 8 and up, tomorrow through Sunday and next Thursday through Oct. 31, $5. Hours vary by day. Lights will be on for the first hour for families with young children.
Parson Place, Springs.
Story time, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
Y.M.C.A. EAST HAMPTON RECENTER
Lumber Lane, East Hampton. 631-329-6884
Classes in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and tap for prekindergartners and up, as well as beginner and intermediate karate and swim classes. * Family Fall Festival, pumpkin hunts, bounce house, inflatable slide, rock wall, petting zoo, fitness challenge, and basketball shootout, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in October and November. Free.