Get out and about with your kids to enjoy all-ages family fun with art, workshops outdoor activities and more on the East End this week, March 24-28, 2023.
Top 5 Kids Events To Check Out This Week
Rainbow Shaving Cream Marble Art
Friday, March 24, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Your little artist in grades 1–4 will create a shaving cream masterpiece using all the rainbow colors. Advanced registration is required.
27550 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-6360, cutchogue.librarycalendar.com
Southold 5K and Fun Run
Saturday, March 25, 9-11 a.m.
Enjoy plenty of wellness activities for both kiddos and adults at the Southold Elementary School. Prizes will be donated by local businesses. A Kids-Only Fun Run will take place at 9:45 a.m. Racers should register ahead of time and bring an item for the food pantry.
420 Oak Lawn Avenue, Southold. elitefeats.com
Kids’ Ice Cream Social
Saturday, March 25, 12-2 p.m.
Bring your school-aged kiddos out to the Rogers Memorial Library, where they will enjoy board games, coloring, crafts and their favorite frozen treats. Pre-registration is required.
91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton. 631-283-0774, rogersmemorial.librarycalendar.com
Spring Caterpillar Cupcakes
Tuesday, March 28, 4-5 p.m.
Welcome spring at the East Hampton Library, where your little caterpillar ages four and up will decorate cupcakes with spring Caterpillars under the direction of Chef Rob.
159 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222, easthamptonlibrary.org
Van Gogh Almond Blossoms
Tuesday, March 28, 4-5 p.m.
Join the Southold Library for Vincent Van Gogh’s birthday. Your little artist in grades K–5 will create art based on the painting “Almond Blossoms” using cray pas and paint.
53705 Main Road, Southampton. 631-765-2077, southoldlibrary.org
Family Fun Attractions on the East End
Children’s Museum of the East End
Learn about ships, windmills and creating a 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
Enjoy some serious sporting fun with your little ones at The Clubhouse, where they’ll flip for bowling, arcade games, mini golf and snacks in a fun atmosphere. It’s also a great spot to watch the game while older kids entertain themselves.
174 Daniels Hole Road, East Hampton. 631-637-2695, clubhousehamptons.com
Custer Institute and Observatory
Take your little explorer over to the Custer Institute and Observatory, open to the public every Saturday night from dusk until midnight. You can view the night sky through powerful telescopes, take a tour or visit the library, exhibit room or gift shop. In addition, you can check out their website for frequent family-friendly events.
1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 631-765-2626, custerobservatory.org
Long Island Aquarium
Bring your little guppy over to one of the East End’s most popular attractions, which includes exhibits like Amphibian Alley, Amazon Rainforest and Butterflies. Tickets are $30 for children and $43 for adults. Little ones under age 2 can attend for free.
431 E Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9200, longislandaquarium.com
Goldberg’s Famous Bagels
Don’t miss some of the East End’s favorite bagels, flats and cream cheese options at Goldberg’s Famous Bagels. There are also plenty of sandwiches for breakfast and lunch.
801 County Road 39A, Southampton. 631-204-1046, theoriginalgoldbergsbagels.com
Take your kiddos over to Mitchell Park in Greenport, where ice skating will be available as long as weather permits. You can also take advantage of Family Friday nights. Skate rentals are available.
115 Front Street, Greenport. 631-477-2200, villageofgreenport.org/mitchell-park-greenport-village.php
If you’re looking for some active indoor fun, take your kiddos ages 1–10 to one of the open play sessions at Safari Adventure, an 18-foot-tall soft playground with inflatables, a calming spa and over 30 video games.
1074 Pulaski Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4386, thesafariadventure.com
If you and your little ones are looking for a quick stop, head to Sagtown Coffee in Sag Harbor. There’s hot chocolate, smoothies, pastries and teas for them to enjoy while you sip on your favorite cup of joe. Hungry tummies will also appreciate sandwiches like grilled cheese and BLTs.
78 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-8696, sagtown.com
South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center
If your little one loves nature, take them to the South Fork History Museum, where they can view colorful floor-to-ceiling murals, aquariums featuring wildlife and a Marine Touch Tank. The museum is open every day from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-599-2391, sofo.org
Southampton Ice Rink
Enjoy the public skating sessions at this clean and friendly local favorite. Skate rentals, refreshment options and lessons are also available.
668 County Road 39, Southampton. 631-283-2158, southamptonicerink.com