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This weeks happenings for Kids.
Johnette Howard
The costumes are hung on two long racks with nametags attached, ready to go. A few feet away in the Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s studio in Bridgehampton some prop candy canes and swords, gold crowns and feathery angels’ wings sit this way and that. Out on the floor, Sara Jo Strickland picks up her smartphone and restarts the Tchaikovsky music, and the dancers glide into motion again.
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Families can build and decorate gingerbread houses on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor.
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ArtXchange at Guild Hall and other happenings for kids.
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Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor is accepting applications for its summer college internship program, with positions for acting apprentices and in scenic stagecraft, lighting and sound, wardrobe, box office, arts administration, marketing, development, and other areas.
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From virtual reality sessions to book clubs to an SAT workshop, there’s a lot happening this week.
Johnette Howard
The Springs School Board was told on Monday that the school’s capital improvement project continues to proceed on schedule, and Principal Eric M. Casale and Superintendent Debra Winter explained to members what the New York State Education Department’s latest guidelines for the Every Student Success Act could mean for the school.
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Underwater Vehicles, Spielberg Movie Night, Inspired by Kandinsky, Apples and Cinnamon, New Art Workshops.
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The choreographer Alvaro Restrepo and the dance company El Colegio del Cuerpo, artists in residence at the Watermill Center, will perform “Animal Family,” a work in progress, during a family day at the center on Saturday. The John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor has invited kids in fifth through 12th grade to go along on immersive virtual reality and augmented reality explorations this month. Open studio at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill
Johnette Howard
An Oct. 5 incident involving a Snapchat threat and a homecoming dance was also a chance for local law enforcement and school officials from Southampton to Montauk to see how the precautions they have in place would work in real time, and then consider whether their already robust safety policies need any changes or additions.
Johnette Howard
The Bridgehampton School Board voted unanimously on Oct. 17 to award all four contracts for the expansion and renovation of the school, clearing the way for the project to begin by November.
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School Notes and The Notebook from the Oct. 25 print issue
Judy D’Mello
With less than three weeks until the high-stakes midterm elections, political activists in New York State’s First Congressional District have decided to meet young voters where they spend significant amounts of time: on social media.
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At the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton on Saturday, families with 3 to 8-year-olds will be treated to an interactive reading. The South Fork Natural History Museum’s Young Birders Club for kids 8 to 18 will have its first meeting of the fall with a new leader. Stages, a Children’s Theatre Workshop, will present its annual Halloween show, “Frankenstein Follies,” at Bay Street Theater. The East Hampton Library will host a family screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” today at 4 p.m.
Judy D’Mello
Lessons about family rarely unfold in dramatic thunderclaps. But death has a way of clarifying what is important and what is not.