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Hamptons Weekend Kids’ Events, 8/12–8/14: Barbie, Books and BB-8

Find great kids’ events this weekend in the Hamptons! Learn how Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ BB-8 was made, see a marionette production of a timeless fairytale, play with LEGO toys and more.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

BARBIE BONANZA AT JOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
10:30 a.m. Ages 1–4. Boys and girls ages 3 and up can play with the library’s supply of beautiful dolls and clothes. John Jermain Memorial Library, 201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049 johnjermain.org

THE AMAZING MAX AT PATCHOGUE THEATRE
1 p.m. Illusionist Max Darwin performs visual magic and comedy. Patchogue Theatre, 71 East Main Street, Patchogue. 631-286-1133 thegateway.org

LEGO BUILDERS CLUB AT MONTAUK LIBRARY
4:30–5:30 p.m. Put your creativity to work and have fun LEGO building. LEGOS are provided. Montauk Library, 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377 montauklibrary.org

ROCK N’ THE PARK IN HAMPTON BAYS
7:30–11 p.m. Ages 7 and up. Skate under the lights and listen to local youth bands. Red Creek Skate Park, 102 Old Riverhead Road, Hampton Bays. 631-702-2425 southamptonny.gov

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

TANGLEWOOD MARIONETTES’ “CINDERELLA” AT BAY STREET
11 a.m. Ages 4 and up. Puppets perform the original fairytale with a few new surprises. Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500 baystreet.org

MAKE IT: “MINIONS” AT MONTAUK LIBRARY
2 p.m. Children grades K–3 will enjoy a Minions mini-movie and learn the basics of 3D printing. Montauk Library, 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377 montauklibrary.org

THE MAKING OF BB-8 AT MONTAUK LIBRARY
3 p.m. For children grades 4 and up. Learn the basics of 3D printing, watch behind the scenes Star Wars footage and make your own printed BB-8. Montauk Library, 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377 montauklibrary.org

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

WHALE WATCHING WITH THE SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
9 a.m.–3 p.m. Adults and children ages 5 and up. Set sail for the chance to see humpback whales, fin whales, bottlenose dolphins and many different types of birds. South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Birdgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735

CHILDRENS AUTHOR ELANNA ALLEN AT BOOKHAMPTON
10–11:30 a.m. Ages 3–5. Author and illustrator Elanna Allen reads from her book, Poor Little Guy. Must register. BookHampton, 41 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-4939 bookhampton.com

“NALEDI: A BABY ELEPHANT’S TAIL” AT THE SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
5 p.m. Celebrate World Elephant Day with this incredible true-life story. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967 southamptonartscenter.org

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