Kids Culture 06.07.18

Dragonfly Day at CMEE

Children can celebrate the importance of dragonflies, and learn about recent legislation to protect them, on Saturday at the Children’s Museum of the East End. The day begins at 10 a.m. with a craft-making workshop, followed by a guided walk at the South Fork Natural History Museum from noon to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to kids of all ages.

 

Make a Doll in Amagansett

Using recycled items, including a wire hanger and fabric, children ages 6 to 12 can learn the art of doll-making on Saturday from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Amagansett Library.

 

Drawing and Night Life at SoFo

Beginning Saturday at 11 a.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum, and continuing for the following two Saturdays, children ages 6 to 12 can learn about nature drawing.

On Saturday at 3 p.m., children ages 8 and older can learn about the other night life of the Hamptons: scarab beetles, tiger moths, sphinx moths, ichneumon wasps, and leaf hoppers, and thousands of other insects that are active at night.

On Sunday at 10:30 a.m., kids ages 6 and up can explore the ecosystem that lives under a fallen log in the woods. 

 

Something for All Ages in East Hampton

Beginning Monday from 5 to 7 p.m., a virtual reality program at the East Hampton Library will be held for high schoolers. It will continue every other Monday.

Toddlers from 18 to 36 months can participate in Jump Bunch, a fun, uncompetitive soccer class from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday. At 4 p.m. that day, children ages 4 and up can learn about the history and art of Zen gardening, and even create a tranquil garden to take home. Then from 4 to 5, high school students can design a D.I.Y. project for the Young Adult room; it will count toward community service hours.

On Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m., kids ages 4 and up can listen to a Father’s Day story and make a craft for their dads.

 

Regents Reprieve Week in Bridgehampton

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton will help kids take a break from Regents exams with the following events, all scheduled between 2 and 4 p.m. On Tuesday there will be board games and pizza, Wednesday will be a Battle of the Books meeting at 3 p.m., and next Thursday, it’s Wii games and snacks. On Friday, June 15, kids can experiment with 3-D pens and enjoy some sweets, while on Monday, June 18, they can practice green-screen techniques. Finally, on Tuesday, June 19, everyone’s invited to an ice cream party and karaoke. 

 

Movie Time in Montauk

Families with kids of all ages can enjoy Saturday afternoon at the movies at the Montauk Library with a screening of “A Wrinkle in Time,” rated PG, at 2 p.m. Popcorn and refreshments will be served.

 

Feeding the Farm 

The Green School of Sagaponack will hold a spring farm-feeding event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon open to families with children of all ages. Admission is $45 per child, which includes a feeding basket for the animals and a pony ride. There is a $15 charge per adult. Registration is required and can be done by calling 631-237-1148 with a credit card to reserve a spot. Directions to the location will be given upon registration. The rain date is Sunday.