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Hamptons Weekend Kids’ Events: Fourth of July Mania!

It’s all about the red, white and blue this weekend. Take them to learn milling, explore beneath the water, see the fireworks, go to the parade, learn about the Fourth of July and more!

THURSDAY, JUNE 30

Jackson Pollock Family Drip Painting Workshop
10 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Families tour studio and home of artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. Learn how to make your own drip painting to take home with you. Pollock Krasner House, 830 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-329-2811 pkhouse.org

Rhyme Time at Hampton library
10 a.m. Children ages 1–4. Explore songs, rhymes, stories and art. Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

Children’s Hands-on Milling
11 a.m. Learn how colonial Americans ground their grain at the working mill. Register by phone. The Water Mill Museum, 41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill. 631-726-4625 watermillmuseum.org

Storytime at the Quogue Library
11 a.m. For ages 2–5. Story and simple craft. Quogue Library, 90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 631 653-4224 quoguelibrary.org

Travelling Marine Touch Tank at Southampton Arts Center
4:30 p.m. Explore beneath the water and learn what lives in our own bays. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967 southamptonartscenter.org

The Boiler Lab: Where STEAM Happens at Westhampton Free Library
7 p.m. Teens explore science, technology, engineering, art and math in a cooperative environment. Learn 3D printing, computer coding, robotics and electronics. The Teen Room at Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3335 westhamptonlibrary.net

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Sea Glass Search at SoFo
9 a.m. Learn how sea glass is created. Collect your own! Call to register. SoFo, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735 sofo.org

Beach Cleanup at Montauk’s Umbrella Beach
9 a.m. Learn about the beach while helping the community. Call to register. Umbrella Beach, 95 South Emerson Avenue, Montauk631-537-9735 sofo.org

The Jump Bunch at Hampton Library
12 p.m. For children ages 3 and up. Learn about sports and get moving. Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

Salt Fireworks at Quogue Library
3 p.m. Celebrate Independence Day with an art project using salt, glue and food coloring. Ages 4 and up. Registration required. 90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 631-653-4224 quoguelibrary.org

American Picnic with Fireworks by Grucci
7 p.m. Picnic buffet, carnival, and fireworks. 1030 Meadow Lane in Southampton. sfah.org

North Sea Fire Department 70th Annual Firemen’s Carnival at North Sea Firemen’s Field
7 p.m. Through 7/3. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. North Sea Firemen’s Field, 149 Noyac Road, Southampton. 631-283-3629

Tie Dye Socks at Westhampton Free Library
7 p.m. Design your own colorful socks. Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3335 westhamptonlibrary.net

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Fun for the Fourth Food Painting at Amagansett Farmers Market
9 a.m. Kids  learn  how  to make prints using fruits and vegetables. Amagansett Farmers Market, 367 Main Street, Amagansett. amagansettfoodinsitute.org

How to Harvest Your Own Sea Salt at SoFo
10 a.m. Families will learn how to harvest salt from the Atlantic Ocean. Call to register. SoFo, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735 sofo.org

Science lab: Sink or Float at Playful Learning Studio
10 a.m. Learn about density, bouyancy and the scientific method. Conduct your own buoyancy experiments. Playful Learning Studio, 46 Newtown Lane,  East Hampton. 631-899-4574 playfullearning.net

Storytime at Hampton Library
10 a.m. For children of all ages. Enjoy great stories and an art activity. Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

Grand Opening: Kids Club Valley View at Gurney’s Montauk
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Ages 5 and up. The brand new, 2,000-square-foot kids club opens. A variety of activities for all ages. 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2345 gurneysmontauk.com

Turn Your Yard Into a Pollenation Paradise at SoFo
10:30 a.m. Learn how our favorite flowers can help attract bees and keep your garden healthy. Registration required. SoFo, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735 sofo.org

Reading with Wally the Dog at John Jermain
11 a.m. Ages 4 and up. Listen to stories while petting Wally the friendly dog. 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049 johnjermain.org

Kids’ Class at the Salty Canvas
11 a.m. Learn to paint flip flops! 94 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. 631-527-5133 saltycanvashamptons.com

Circus Dog Show at the Long Island Game Farm
3 p.m. Pekingese pups perform wild tricks. 489 Chapman Boulevard, Manorville. longislandgamefarm.com

Family Beach Exploration at Ponquogue Bridge
6:30 p.m. Explore the amazing life of Shinnecock Bay. Call to register. Ponquogue Bridge, Hampton Bays. 631-537-9735 sofo.org

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Mommy and Me Down on the Farm at Amaryllis Farm Equine Rescue Sanctuary
11 a.m. Learn about ponies, how to feed and groom them. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings. 864 Lumber Lane, Bridgehampton. 631-537-7335 amaryllisfarm.com

Kids Share-A-Read at Amagansett Free Library
1:30 p.m. For kids entering Kindergarden and up. Share-a-read on the You Choose! display in the Children’s Room. Take a photo, draw a picture, create a display, or write a brief review to recommend a book from the library’s collection. Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810 amaglibrary.org

MONDAY, JULY 4
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Southampton Village 4th of July Parade
9:30 a.m. Parade begins at Railroad Plaza, continues down North Main Street, then Main Street, then Jobs Lane, ending at Monument Square at Agawam Parksouthamptonchamber.com

Annual 4th of July Parade in Port Jefferson
10 a.m. March down Main Street wearing your red, white and blue. Port Jefferson Village. 631-473-8910 pjfd.com

Children’s Hands-on Milling at The Water Mill Museum
11 a.m. Learn how colonial Americans ground their grain at the working mill. Register by phone. The Water Mill Museum, 41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill. 631-726-4625 watermillmuseum.org

For a full list of East End events, visit Events.DansPapers.com.

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