November 16 - November 23
Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810, amaglibrary.org
Lego Club for ages 5 to 12, Thursdays, 4 p.m. Shake, Rattle, and Roll for kids 10 to 36 months old with a caregiver, Fridays, 10 a.m. Story time for ages 3 to 8, Saturdays, 11 a.m. Rhyme time, with stories and songs, for babies and toddlers up to 3 years old, Mondays, 10:15 a.m. First story time for babies up to age 3, Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m. Story Dance for prekindergarten 3 and 4-year-olds, Wednesdays, 2:15-3 p.m. * Around the World story time for ages 5 through 12, Saturday, 3 p.m. Advance registration requested for most programs.
41 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-4939, bookhampton.com
Story time, Sundays, 10:30 a.m. Free, but reservations requested.
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 online, most by donation. * Holiday Spectacular party for ages 7 and up, with Santa, games, dancing, crafts, and karaoke, Dec. 9, 2-4 p.m. at the downtown studio.
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. 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. Lego club for kids 7 to 9, while younger children are exploring the museum, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon. * In the Kitchen workshop for ages 3 and up: cornbread mini muffins, Saturday, 10-10:45 a.m., $19 per child including museum admission, $5 members. * Family disco party, Friday, Nov. 24, 5:30-7 p.m., $15, $5 members. * Katharine Holabird, author of the Angelina Ballerina and Twinkle series, will read from her books with a dancer accompanying her, Nov. 25, $15 including museum admission, free for members. Advance registration required for all special events.
EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222, easthamptonlibrary.org
Music With Miss Riley for toddlers 1 to 3 years old and their adults, most Thursdays, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Reading with a therapy dog, for children struggling with reading, 15-minute slots by reservation, most Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. Trivia nights for high school students, Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. Hands-on sensory exploration for babies up to age 3, Fridays, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Cookies and coloring for teens, Fridays, 3 p.m. Chess for ages 10 to adult, Sundays, 2 p.m. Teen advisory board meeting, first Sunday of the month, 4-5:30 p.m. Bubbles 'N' Books story time for babies up to age 3, Mondays, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Lego club for kindergarten through fifth grade, Mondays, 4:30 p.m. Music and movement for babies to age 3, Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m. LibArt Tuesdays, creative sessions for high school students, 4 p.m. Toddler Time for children 3 and under, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Game night for teens, Wednesdays, 5 p.m. * Movies and snacks for grades six through eight, Thursday, Nov. 16, 4-5:30 p.m. * "How to Succeed in College Admissions," for high school students and their parents or guardians, with Julie Raynor Gross, Thursday, Nov. 16, 6-7 p.m. * Getting ready to babysit, with hands-on activities and a course certification, for grades six through eight, Saturday, 1-4 p.m. * Fall lantern craft for high school students, Sunday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. * Thanksgiving story time and craft for ages 4 to 6, Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. * Family movies, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul," Wednesday, 2 p.m.; "Leap," Friday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. * The Jester Jim Show, Friday, Nov. 24, 1 p.m. * Thanksgiving potluck lunch for high school students, Nov. 25, noon-2 p.m. * Watercolor workshop for ages 4 and up, Nov. 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m. * Teen meditation, Nov. 26, 3:30 p.m. * Snap Circuits electronics workshop for ages 7 and up, Nov. 30 and Dec. 13, 4-5 p.m. Advance registration requested for most programs.
EAST HAMPTON TOWN PARKS AND RECREATION
Town Hall complex, Pantigo Road, East Hampton. 631-324-2417; and Youth Park, Abraham's Path, Amagansett. 631-267-2421
The Youth Park has skate ramps, a bike or blade track, tennis courts, playground, and an indoor play space. 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. * The Hampton Ballet Theatre School presents "The Nutcracker," Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Dec. 9, 1 and 7 p.m., and Dec. 10, 2 p.m., advance tickets start at $15.
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. Babies and Books, Fridays, 10 a.m. Story time, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Story time at the Madoo Conservancy, Sagaponack, Mondays, 10 a.m., weather permitting. Crafternoons for ages 7 to 12, Mondays, 4-5 p.m. Play-a-Palooza, for children up to age 4 and a caregiver, Tuesdays, 10-10:45 a.m. Teen activities, Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m. This week, a Friendsgiving celebration. Stories, songs, and finger play for ages 3 and up, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Minecraft club for tweens, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. * Crafts for ages 4 and up: harmonicas, Friday, Nov. 17, 4 p.m.; rain sticks, Friday, Nov. 24. Advance registration required for most programs.
JOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049, johnjermain.org
Stories, songs, and play for ages 1 to 4, Thursdays and Mondays, 10-11 a.m. New picture book story time for ages 5 to 8, Thursdays, 4-4:30 p.m. Coding club for ages 6 to 12, Thursdays, 5 p.m. Crayon, chalk, and coloring time for ages 3 and up, Fridays, 3:45 p.m. Story time for nursery and prekindergarten, Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Legos, Blocks, and More for ages 4 and up, Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. Teen writing workshop for grades 8 through 12, Tuesdays, 5:15-6:30 p.m. Dolls and dress-up for ages 3 and up, Wednesdays, 3:45 p.m. * Beginning mindfulness for kids ages 7 to 10, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m., through Dec. 5. * Reading with a therapy dog, Saturday and Dec. 16, 11 a.m.-noon. * Instrument petting zoo for ages 3 to 7, with professional musicians from Stony Brook University, Sunday, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Advance registration required for most programs.
Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377, montauklibrary.org
Story time for preschoolers, with crafts for 3 and 4-year-olds and songs, Thursdays, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Playtime program for parents and children up to age 5, Fridays, 10:15-11:15 a.m. * Thankful Music with Lori Hubbard, Thursday, Nov. 16, 11:45-12:30 p.m. * Amaryllis planting, Friday, Nov. 17, 11:45-12:30 p.m. * Turkey time stories, crafts, and live-animal visit, Saturday, 2-3 p.m. for ages 3 to 5, and 3-4 p.m. for first through fifth grade. Advance registration required for most programs.
230 Edgemere Street, Montauk. 631-668-1124
Youth recreation in the gym, Fridays, 7-9 p.m.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org
Open studio for teens, first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon. Advance registration required. 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. Bilingual family gallery talk and art workshop, first Sunday of the month, 2 p.m. Most programs are free for students, unless otherwise noted. * Best short films of the 2017 New York International Children's Film Festival, Nov. 25: films for ages 3 to 7, 1-2 p.m.; for ages 8 to adult, 2-3 p.m.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 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. * Family nature adventure at the Walking Dunes, Napeague, Saturday, 10:30 a.m., $2 for a journal. * Amphibian hibernation program for families with children 5 and older, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. * Thanksgiving open house, Outer Space, the Next Frontier, co-sponsored by the Montauk Observatory, Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Advance registration required for most programs.
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. * STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) programs for ages 4 to 13, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., through Dec. 30. This week, autumn Thanksgiving crafts and Lego build. Free drop-off program.