What to Do

Hamptons Weekend Kids Events, 8/18–8/21

Spend some time in the Hamptons with your kids this weekend! There’s something for every child, from puppet theater to painting to outdoor activities. Check out these great kids’ events, and head to events.danspapers.com for more.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

JACKSON POLLOCK FAMILY DRIP PAINTING AT POLLOCK KRASNER HOUSE
10 a.m. Take a guided tour of the home and studio of Jackson Pollock and his wife, fellow artist Lee Krasner. Then make your own artwork. Pollock Krasner House,
830 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-329-2811

STORIES, SONGS AND PLAYTIME AT JOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
10:30 a.m. Ages 1–4. Kids will hear a story, sing a song and dance. John Jermain Memorial Library, 201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049 johnjermain.org

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

“WILD WEST MYSTERY” PUPPET SHOW AT BAY STREET THEATER
11 a.m. Enjoy a puppet show, sing old-time Western songs, and help solve the mystery of what happened to Miss Nancy’s cow. Free puppet making workshop following the performance. Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500 baystreet.org

STORYTIME AT THE QUOGUE LIBRARY
11–11:45 a.m. Storytime with books, songs and a craft at the end! Registration required. Quogue Library, 90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 631-653-4884 quoguelibrary.org

KIDS’ MINIMALISM WORKSHOP AT GUILD HALL
2 p.m. Ages 7 and up. Artist Ruby Jackson leads students in a conversation about the minimalist aesthetic, followed by hands-on art projects. The Museum at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0806 guildhall.org

SHOCKWAVE BEAT BOX AT SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
4:30 p.m. Chris “Shockwave” Sullivan will entertain the kids making up beats, soundscapes and jokes. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967 southamptonartscenter.org

POOL NIGHT AT SYS
5–8 p.m. Grades 5–12. Have fun swimming, playing sports, video games, air hockey and much more. SYS Recreation Center, 1370a Majors Path, Southampton. 631-702-2425 southamptontownny.gov

THE BOILER CENTER: 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, AUGUST 19

JACKSON POLLOCK FAMILY DRIP PAINTING AT POLLOCK KRASNER HOUSE
10 a.m. Take a guided tour of the home and studio of Jackson Pollock and his wife, fellow artist Lee Krasner. Then make your own artwork to take home. Pollock Krasner House, 830 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-329-2811

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

PAPER PLANES FOLDING AND THROWING AT HAMPTON LIBRARY
Noon. For children ages 4 and up. Learn to fold a paper plane and fly in a distance competition. Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton.
631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

OUTDOOR PUPPET SHOW AT SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
4:30 p.m. “Fox Fables” presented by Wonderspark Puppets. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967 southamptonartscenter.org

KIDS & THE CLASSICS AT AGAWAM PARK
6:30 p.m. A free series of theater games and introduction to Shakespeare, followed by a performance of Julius Caesar. Agawam Park, Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-495-3717 hiptohip.org

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

CHESSFEST! AT CMEE
10 a.m. A family-friendly event with crafts, activities and games for players of all skill levels. CMEE, 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250 cmee.org

MANTRA ROCKS AT PLAYFUL LEARNING STUDIO
10 a.m. Ages 9–12. Learn how to manage stress and negative feelings with mindfulness, then create your own mantra rock, a portable reminder of self-acceptance. Playful Learning Studio, 46 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. 631-899-4574 playfullearning.net

BUGGING OUT AT THE SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
10:30 a.m. Children ages 8 and up. Join Andrew Blaurock on an educational trip to a field behind the museum where he’ll teach children to identify seasonal insects. South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735

GUSTAFER YELLOWGOLD’S DARK PIE CONCERNS AT BAY STREET
11 a.m. Goat on a Boat presents the acclaimed children’s puppet show. Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500 baystreet.org

ANNIE JR. AT PATCHOGUE THEATRE
11 a.m. Presented by Ovations Dance Repertory Company. Patchogue Theatre, 71 East Main Street, Patchogue. 631-286-1133 patchoguetheatre.org

DRAWING BEAUTIES AND THE BEAUTY OF BEASTLIES AT SOFO
2 p.m. For girls ages 6 and up. Join Crystal Possehl and learn to find the beauty and importance of bugs. Then learn how to draw bugs and flowers. South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

ART WITH ANIMAL SOUNDS AT SOFO
11 a.m. Tweens ages 8–12 create dynamic art using Sound2Paint and SoFo’s own animal sounds. South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735

SUMMER FAMILY PARTY AT PARRISH ART MUSEUM
3 p.m. Join the Parrish for their third annual summer party for the whole family. Check website for ticket information. Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118 parrishart.org

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