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Kids Culture 05.12.20

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 23:31

Watercolor Workshop     

The East Hampton Town Marine Museum on Bluff Road in Amagansett will be the site of a watercolor workshop for kids 10 to 13 on Saturday. Teresa Lawler, an artist, will lead it from 10 to 11:30 a.m., using the museum’s exhibits for inspiration.     

The cost is $35 including all materials. Advance registration is required with the East Hampton Historical Society at 631-324-6850. Watercolors painted during the workshop will be displayed at the historical society’s Clinton Academy in East Hampton as part of the “Water/Ways” show through April 11.

Community Service Hours     

Kids in sixth grade and up can spend an hour baking at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton tomorrow at 4 p.m. Registration ahead of time is required.     

A “Toy Story” movie series for kids of all ages will continue tomorrow and Friday, March 20, at the library with “Toy Story 2” and “Toy Story 3,” both at 4 p.m. Popcorn will be provided.     

On Tuesday, grades six and up can play Nintendo Switch games from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The library’s Council of Young Adults for that same age group will meet on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Community service hours will be given to those who attend to help plan teen activities. Community service credit is also available for kids who make “cards for a cause” next Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

A Book-Friendly Dog     

At the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor, Wally the dog will be on hand to read with kids on Saturday at 10 a.m. Grades 6 through 12 will have the library to themselves on Friday, March 20, during a trivia competition from 5 to 7 p.m. Pizza will be served.

Pottery Time     

Wendy Gottlieb will teach a pottery workshop for ages 6 and older on three Saturdays at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. The first session is this week from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The cost for the series is $120, or $90 for museum members, and signing up in advance is a must.

Legos for Teens     

Good health willing, there will be a lot for kids and teens to do this week at the East Hampton Library. Tomorrow, high school students can prove that Legos aren’t just for young kids: The building blocks will be out in the young-adult room from 3 to 5 p.m. There will be cookies, too.     

Mixed-media hummingbird collages will be the project in an art program tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. for ages 6 and up. The library will show “Frozen 2” on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.     

That evening from 5 to 7, a show of art by teens will open, and there will be a scavenger hunt throughout the library, also for high school students. They can stop by the library after school on Tuesday, St. Patrick’s Day, for a bowl of Lucky Charms. Black-light yoga with glow sticks for high schoolers will happen on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.     

Kids 4 and older can make shamrock shadow art using chalk pastels on Tuesday at 4 p.m., and enjoy a butterfly story and craft next Thursday, also at 4.     

Julie Raynor Gross will offer college admissions tips for high school kids and their parents next Thursday at 6 p.m. Advance registration is required for most programs.

Sherlock Holmes for Students     

Students can see the Boots on the Ground Theater Company’s play “Sherlock’s Secret Life” for free on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center. The play, which is reviewed in this week’s arts section, is directed by Josephine Teresi-Wallace and produced by Bonnie Grice. Tickets can be reserved at or by calling 631-287-4377.

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