Enrich your children’s lives and have fun at these East End kids events and activities this week, May 4–7.
Present & Future Careers in History
When: May 4, 4 p.m.
Where: Amagansett Life Saving & Coast Guard Station, 160 Atlantic Avenue, Amagansett
What: College-bound teens, parents, teachers and counselors are invited to this free career development event. Hear local professionals share their personal career journeys related to history and offer their advice about current and future job opportunities for history majors.
Contact: 631-324-3892, facebook/ehhfarmmuseum
Open Rec Night & Escape Room
When: May 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Southampton Youth Services, 1370A Majors Path, Southampton
What: Middle school and high school students can register a team to attempt the Southampton Youth Bureau’s Escape Room, inspired by the hit Netflix Series Stranger Things, which involves solving clues, puzzles and riddles in order to escape a locked room. Basketball and ultimate Frisbee are also available. $5. Grades 5–12.
Contact: 631-702-2425, southamptontownny.gov/youthbureau
RACING TO THE CURE
Out Run Rett 5K
When: May 5, 9 a.m.
Where: New Suffolk Waterfront, Main and First Street, New Suffolk
What: Advances in gene therapy are pointing the way to conquering Rett Syndrome, a disorder that causes children to lose the use of their limbs and voice, with the first clinical trial possible in 2019. This 5K run/walk is an opportunity to raise needed research funds to accelerate progress. Awards are given to the top three in each age category, beginning with 1–9 years. $25, children 15 and under $15.
Contact: 631-594-2222, reverserett.org/run
FAMILY ART/ARTE DE FAMILIA
Bilingual Family Gallery Talk & Art Workshop
When: May 6, 2 p.m.
Where: Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
What: Visitors explore art in the galleries with guided tours in English and Spanish, then they head to The Lynne and Richard Pasculano Studio to create projects inspired by the works on view. Free with Museum admission.
Contact: 631-283-7006, parrishart.org
CAHOOTS NORTHERN IRELAND
Shh! We Have a Plan
When: May 7, 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Where: Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach
What: Students are sure to enjoy this non-verbal tale featuring magic, music and puppetry based on the Chris Haughton book of the same name. This enchanting production teaches kids that kindness is more important than getting their own way. $12. Grades Pre-K–2.
Contact: 631-288-1500, whbpac.org