A gingerbread house making workshop is among the activities planned for kids in the Hamptons this weekend. Also check out our preview of the weekend’s holiday events and the weekend arts calendar. Visit events.danspapers.com to view more events and to upload your own.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6
SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL
10 a.m. Fridays. Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. Parents/caregivers with toddler’s 10–36 months olds are invited to join us for an hour of interactive play. 631-267-3810 amaglibrary.org
SPORTS & REC NIGHT AT SOUTHAMPTON YOUTH SERVICES
7:30–10 p.m. For grades 6 and up. Come play dodge ball, basketball and kickball. $5 per person, snacks available for purchase. 1370A Majors Path, Southampton. 631-702-2425 southamptontownny.gov/youthbureau
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
ST. NICK’S FAIR
10 a.m.–3 p.m. Also 12/8. Traditional church fair featuring wreaths, handmades, treasure table, hot food, baked goods, children’s crafts, drawings. Christ Church Parish Hall, 4 East Union Street, Sag Harbor.
GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP
10 a.m.–2 p.m. Children can express their creativity as they decorate a personal Gingerbread House with an assortment of treats. This workshop, led by Chef Alan, is ideal for children 2 years and older and adult assistance is required. Members $20 per Gingerbread House, non-members $30 per Gingerbread House (includes admission). Reservations required. Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250 cmee.org
HOLIDAY WINTERFEST IN THE VILLAGE
Noon–7:30 p.m. The annual WinterFest in Westhampton Beach Village features great activities throughout the village for the whole family.
STORY & CRAFT TIME
3:30–4:30 p.m. Join the Amagansett Free Library each Saturday for stories & crafts. 215 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810 amaglibrary.org
WESTHAMPTON BEACH VILLAGE CHRISTMAS TREE & MENORAH LIGHTING CEREMONY
6:30–7:30 p.m. Annual Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony performed on the Village Green. Caroling by Westhampton Beach High School Chorus and Hampton Synagogue’s Youth Choir, free hot cocoa, Santa Claus on the fire engine and more.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8
A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
1:30 p.m. A reading of Truman Capote’s classic holiday story. Amagansett Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810 amaglibrary.org
SUNDAY STORY TIME
1:30 p.m. East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton. Open up your child’s mind with stories from our picture book collections. Ages 3-plus. 631-324-0222 easthamptonlibrary.com
3:30–4:30 p.m. Sundays. John Jermain Library. 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. Get away from TV screens and challenge your friends or family to a friendly board game competition. The library will provide a variety of games including Chutes & Ladders, Candyland, Apples to Apples and others. Ages 3–9. 631-725-0049 johnjermain.org