Top 5 Kids Events to Check Out This Week
TGIF It’s Fri-Yay!
Friday, October 21
Kick off the weekend right at Flanders Youth Center, where games, crafts, sports and movie nights are all part of the fun. Youngsters in grades K–4 can attend from 4–6 p.m. and those in grades 5–8 can participate from 6–8 p.m. The program is free and pre-registration is required.
655 Flanders Road, Flanders. 631-702-2425, southamptontownny.gov/youthbureau
Going on a Ghost Hunt
Sunday, October 23, 11 a.m.–noon
Your little ghost won’t want to miss this spooktacular good time at the John Jermain Memorial Library with local Southampton author Dianne Moritz. She will be telling the story of three brave, adventuresome dogs from her book Going on a Ghost Hunt.
201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049, johnjermain.org
Our Fabulous Variety Show Drama & Puppetry
Monday, October 24, 4:30–5:15 p.m.
Your little thespian ages 3–5 can create works of art as well as stories to go along with them at Project Most at Holy Trinity. Classes are $27 for a drop-in and $176 for an eight-week session.
44 Meadow Way, East Hampton. 631-507-4603, ourfabulousvarietyshow.org
Ghoulish Gaming: Luigi’s Mansion
Monday, October 24, 6–7 p.m.
Your little goblin in grades 5–12 is invited to the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library for an evening of spooky fun. Luigi will have to hunt ghosts to save his friends at the Last Resort Hotel.
27550 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-732-6360, cutchogue.librarycalendar.com
Sing-a-Longs With Mr. Rich
Wednesday, October 26, 10–10:30 a.m.
If your little ones have music in their soul, bring them on over to the Bridgehampton Library. Kiddos of all ages can sing, dance and clap to the catchy guitar music of librarian Mr. Rich. Registration is required.
2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015, myhamptonlibrary.org
Family Fun Attractions on the East End
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!
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org
Gabrielson’s Country Farm
Your little ones won’t want to miss pumpkin picking, pedal tractors and bounce houses while enjoying the fall atmosphere at Gabrielson’s. Fresh-squeezed lemonade, apple cider and homemade preserves are also part of the fun.
200 Herricks Lane, Jamesport. 631-722-3259, gabrielsenscountryfarm.com
Garden of Eve Farm
Swing on over to the Garden of Eve Farm, where young nature lovers can enjoy a Fun Fields Play Area as well as a Farm Tour that includes collecting eggs, caring for chickens and harvesting crops. Mums, pumpkins and craft beer for parents are all part of the fun in the fall.
4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-722-8777, gardenofevefarm.com
Harbes Family Farm
It wouldn’t be fall without all of the colorful family fun at Harbes. Your little ones will enjoy farm animals, a pumpkin patch and a corn maze. And parents won’t want to miss the wonderful fruit stand and winery right on the premises.
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck. 631-482-7641, harbesfamilyfarm.com
Don’t miss all of the autumn magic at Hank’s Pumpkintown. Your kiddos will love apple picking, a pumpkin patch, a maze park and edible treats. Parents will appreciate the hard cider available at the market.
240 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-726-4667, hankspumpkintown.com
If your kiddos are hungry after a long day of exploring the East End, take them over to the Main Road Biscuit Co. in Jamesport, where breakfast and lunch are served to perfection every day. You’ll enjoy classic egg dishes, French toast, pancakes and smoothies that all get high marks from parents and young eaters.
1601 Main Road, Jamesport. 631-779-3463, mainroadbiscuitco.com
Milk Pail Fruit Stand
Apple picking is back at the Milk Pail Fruit Stand, where additional fall treats include pumpkins, squash and gourds. Hot cider and other treats are available at the Fresh Market.
50 Horsemill Lane, Water Mill. 631-537-2565, milk-pail.com
Patty’s Berries and Bunches
Enjoy sunflower fields and U-pick pumpkins at Patty’s with no reservation. Your kiddos can also check out the produce stand with cider, baked goods and seasonal ice cream.
401 Sound Avenue, Mattituck. 631-655-7996, pattysberriesandbunches.org
Seven Ponds Orchard
Enjoy some serious apple picking, a corn maze, hayrides, a market and a picnic area at Seven Ponds Orchard. Make sure to arrive early to grab your red wagon!
65 Seven Ponds Road, Water Mill. 631-726-8015, facebook.com/sevenpondsorchard
Tick Tock Mini-Golf
This classic mini-golf course is located at the Drossos Motel, where kiddos can also enjoy a snack bar with classic American favorites. Parents can sample an Asian-American-style menu while they relax and look on or get in on the fun with their junior putters.
69125 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1334, drossosmotel.com
Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.