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Hamptons Kids’ Calendar, August 28-September 1: Carnivals, Puppet Playgroup, Hampton Classic

Labor Day weekend in the Hamptons is packed with fun things to do for children and families.

Thursday, August 28

SOUTHAMPTON CHALLAH TIME AT CHABAD OF SOUTHAMPTON
5:30 p.m. Children, parents and grandparents are welcome to come and create their own challah bread to take home. Free admission. All are welcome, no affiliation necessary. Chabad of Southampton, 214 Hill Street, Southampton. southamptonjewishcenter.com

LABOR DAY WEEKEND CARNIVAL
6–11 p.m. Through 8/31. “Fun-raising” event for East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation. Moores Lane Polo Grounds, Greenport. kwhite833@gmail.com

Friday, August 29

PUPPET PLAYGROUP AT GOAT ON A BOAT
9–10 a.m. Free play, songs, games, circle fun and a puppet show with Minkie the Monkey. Drop-in $25, membership/punch card $200. Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre, 4 East Union, Sag Harbor. 631-725-4193 goatonaboat.org

SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL AT AMAGANSETT LIBRARY
10–11 a.m. For caregivers and kids through 3 years old. Constructive play encourages early learning. Playtime and circle time with songs and rhymes. Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810

“THE STORY OF KING MIDAS” AT GOAT ON A BOAT
11 a.m. 12 general admission, $8 children 3 and under, $8 per additional sibling, $10 grandparents and Goat members. Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre, 4 East Union, Sag Harbor. 631-725-4193 goatonaboat.org

MOMMY AND ME AT SWEET WOODLAND FARM
11 a.m. Meet farm animals, hear a story, sing a song and more. Open to kids ages 2–4. $90 for 6 classes, $20 drop-in. Discounts for siblings. Sweet Woodland Farm, 45 Old Squires Road, Hampton Bays. 631-594-1789

Saturday, August 30

OPTIMUM KIDS’ DAY AT THE HAMPTON CLASSIC
All day. Free pony rides, music by Jarrell Entertainment, the Bellini Family Circus & Friends, animals from Long Island Livestock Co., face painting by Ruby, face painting and airbrush tattoos by Fancy Faces, magic tricks with the Amazing Zola, Birds of Prey from Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons, crafts with CMEE. 240 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. 631-537-3177 hamptonclassic.com

SOFO: SNAPPING TURTLES HUNT
10–11:30 a.m. Get to know the “Painted Turtle” and meet the “Stinkpot Turtle,” as well as many more turtles of ancient lineage. Kids love this walk. $7 per adult/$5 per child 3–12/free 2 and under. No charge for SoFo members. South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735 sofo.org

PIONEER KIDS AT SWEET WOODLAND FARM
10 a.m.–noon. Meet farm animals, sow seeds and learn about the life of plants. Open to kids ages 5–10. $120 for 6 classes, $25 drop-in. Discounts for siblings. Sweet Woodland Farm, 45 Old Squires Road, Hampton Bays. 631-594-1789

6TH ANNUAL WESTHAMPTON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
10 a.m.–6 p.m. Also 8/31. A spectacular cast of national artists. Purchase art for your home. Free admission and parking, all ages welcome. 941-487-8061 paragonartevents.com/westhamptom

SIDEWALK CHALK ART AND SNOW CONE ICES
2–3 p.m. Delicious ices and chalk art. Montauk Library, 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377 montauklibrary.org

BACK TO SCHOOL AT AMAGANSETT FREE LIBRARY
3:30–4:30 p.m. Read about a range of experiences and make a friend to take to school. Perfect for families. Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810

FAMILY FUN: HAULING A SEINE
6:30–8 p.m. Come give a helping hand pulling in a seine and get a close-up look at the plants and creatures that live under the sea. Bring the whole family. A marshmallow roast will follow the haul. Insect repellent suggested. Call to make reservation. Mashomack Preserve, 79 S. Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-1001

LABOR DAY WEEKEND CARNIVAL – FIREWORKS
10 p.m. Rain date 8/31. Moores Lane Polo Grounds, Greenport. kwhite833@gmail.com

Sunday, August 31

CMEE MINI GOLF

9 a.m.–5 p.m. The Children’s Museum of the East End opens its nine-hole mini golf course for kids. The course teaches kids physics and math along the way. Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250 cmee.org

Monday, September 1

HAPPY LABOR DAY!

FAMILY FUN DAY AT LIVING WATER CHURCH

1–5 p.m. Music, games and fun. Free admission, food can be purchased. Living Water Church, Hubbard Avenue and Shade Tree Lane, Riverhead. 631-722-4969 ext. 206

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