Top 5 East End Family & Kids Events: October 2–6, 2021

This week's top family events are to "dye" for!
This week’s top family events are to “dye” for!
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Go out and about and have some fun with your kids at our top five Hamptons and North Fork family friendly events this week, October 2–6, 2021.

Top 5 Family Events to Check Out This Week

Caregiver and Me Dance Jam!
Saturday, October 2, 10 a.m.

Tots ages 18 months to 2 years will be leaping for this chance to explore ballet in a fun and creative way! Music used comes from popular shows, movies and superhero themes. All dancers must be accompanied by a caregiver.
93 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton. 631-555-4586,

Faux Stained Glass Workshop
Saturday, October 2, 4 p.m.

Kiddos in grades 3-5 can get the authentic look of a stained-glass creation during this hour-long workshop. Register ahead of time by phone or email and don’t forget to bring your sunscreen and masks!
90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 631-653-4224, [email protected],

Shake, Rattle and Roll
Monday, October 4, 10:15 a.m.

Your little ones ages birth to five years will boogie on over for this opportunity to enjoy songs, rhymes and more at the Rogers Memorial Library. Be sure to register online ahead of time.
91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton. 631-283-0774,

Abstract Smear Painting
Tuesday, October 5, 4 p.m.

Take your artists in grades 6-8 over to the East Hampton Library for this unique opportunity to get creative. Sign up online ahead of time and wear something you can get paint on!
159 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222,

Kids/Youth Natural Dye Class
Wednesday, October 6, 11:15 a.m.

Your young designers won’t want to miss this chance to explore natural ways of creating their own dye. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased ahead of time. While you’re there, check out lots of fresh fall treats at the market!
401 Sound Avenue, Mattituck. 631-655-7996,

Hank's Pumpkintown in Water Mill is a favorite stop for kids and families come fall
Hank’s Pumpkintown in Water Mill is a favorite stop for kids and families come fall.Jarno Huttunen

Family Fun Attractions on the East End

Bostwick’s Chowder House

If you’ve been looking for a great seafood house you can bring your little guppies along to, have a seat under the colorful umbrellas at Bostwick’s Chowder House. Adults can enjoy things like steamed lobster and clams, and little ones will appreciate classics like chicken fingers and hot dogs.
277 Pantigo Road, East Hampton.

Children’s Museum of the East End

Learn about ships, windmills and creating your own farm at this favorite East End children’s destination. Mini-golf is free with admission! This fall, however, you’ll need to call ahead of time to make a reservation.
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250,

CJ’s American Grill

A day of frolicking fall fun can leave your little ones a little famished. Bring them over to CJ’s American Grill, where parents can feast on fantastic seafood and sandwiches and kid can enjoy classics like chicken fingers, pasta and grilled cheese.
10095 Route 15, Mattituck. 631-315-5311,

Greenport Carousel

Enjoy family fun in Greenport with this 100-year-old carousel for only $2 a ride. Through Columbus Day, you can visit the attraction on weekends and Friday evenings.
115 Front Street, Greenport. 631-477-2200,

Hank’s Pumpkintown

Don’t miss this Hamptons fall favorite with your little pumpkins. Apple picking, corn mazes, tractor rides and giant slides are all part of the fun. While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the market, which features tasty treats, pies and doughnuts.
240 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-726-4667,

Lenny’s on the Dock

Enjoy the fresh fall air with some kid-friendly dining that includes fish and chips, fried shrimp and a children’s menu. Burgers done just right and fast service are also part of the family atmosphere.
494 West Lake Drive, Montauk. 631-668-2500,


Little ones who love Mexican food will have a fiesta at this North Fork favorite. The menu includes a number of kid-friendly options including tacos, quesadillas and pizzas. Parents can enjoy pitchers of margaritas and sangria.
10560 Main Road, Mattituck. 631-298-7826,

The Milk Pail

You and your little farmers can pick apples, pumpkins and squash to your heart’s content at this local favorite. There’s also a delicious fresh market and greenhouse on the premises.
723 Mecox Road, Water Mill. 631-537-2565,

Southampton Golf Range

Check out this 18-hole mini-golf course complete with batting cages and a driving range. You can also stop by the snack bar for some classic burgers and fries.
699 County Road 39, Southampton. 631-283-2158,

Woodside Orchards

Little ones will love the opportunity to pick their own apples and enjoy cider and donuts. Enjoy picks like Cortland, honeycrisp and Jonagold. Parents can sample a tasting room with flights, pints souvenir glasses.
725 Route 25, Aquebogue. 631-722-5770,

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