Kids Culture 04.18.19

Movies All Day

“Ralph Breaks the Internet,” an animated movie about misfit video game characters who risk it all to travel the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part, will be shown tomorrow at noon at the East Hampton Library. 

On Wednesday during school break next week, the library will host an entire day of movies for high school students. Teens can relax, watch, and eat popcorn in the young-adult room from noon to 7 p.m. 

Next Thursday, teens can get into a game marathon. Board games and video games, and of course snacks, will be out for high schoolers to enjoy from noon to 5 p.m. 

 

“High School Musical”

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton will have its own movie night. Tomorrow, “High School Musical,” starring the heartthrob Zac Efron and Vanessa Anne Hudgens, will be shown at 6:30. Students in sixth grade and up can attend.  

To keep children busy during the school break, the library has scheduled a few activities. Students in grades six and up can learn how to build terrariums on Tuesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. On Wednesday, children 7 to 12 have been invited to a green-screen experience from 4 to 5 p.m. Space is limited for both, and registration has been requested. 

 

Egg Hunts Galore

The Hampton Library will host an egg hunt on Saturday at 10 a.m. in its backyard. The festivities continue until noon. 

An egg hunt at the Maidstone Gun Club in East Hampton on Saturday is open to the public. Children 8 years old and younger can participate. Prizes will be awarded to those who find the special eggs. Refreshments will be served. The club is on Daniel’s Hole Road.

The Southampton Trails Preservation Society’s annual Easter egg hunt will take place at Poxabogue County Park in Sagaponack on Sunday starting at 1 p.m. sharp. Participants (and their parents) have been asked to meet at the park entrance south of the train trestle on Old Farm Road. Children 8 and under will search for eggs along a trail with pond views.

 

Storytelling in the Garden

Now children can take in an hour of free storytelling on Monday mornings in the Magnolia Bosque at the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack. Storytellers on loan from the Hampton Library will read from 10 to 11 each Monday through the fall, except for holidays. The library can be called to confirm weekly dates and times. 

 

The Ultimate Easter Movie

“Hop,” a perfect movie for Easter, will be screened at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor tomorrow afternoon at 2. In 3-D and combining live action and computer animation, the comedy-fantasy is geared to kids up to sixth grade. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. 

 

Animation Camp

The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill is offering a two-day camp and vacation art workshop during spring break. The camp is a crash course in stop-motion animation for children ages 7 to 12 on Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Laura Bellmont of the Little Animation Studio will lead. The cost is $250, or $200 for members. 

Spring vacation art workshops, for children 6 and older, will be held throughout the week. They are $40, or $30 for members. A sculpture class will be on Monday, followed by landscape painting on Tuesday, abstract prints on Wednesday, mixed-media portraits next Thursday, and black-and-white collage on Friday, April 26. Classes run from 1 to 3 p.m., and each begins with a gallery tour. Space is limited, and advance registration and payment are required.

Families can drop in for open studio tours of the galleries and make art through hands-on activities on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

 

Bird Walk

At the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, children and their families can enjoy the fresh spring air with a bird walk in Vineyard Field next Thursday morning at 10:30. They will learn about the resident birds and those that migrate here in the spring.