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Kids Culture 04.01.21

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 13:48
Learn about the relationship between astronomy and poetry on Wednesday during a virtual Guild Hall program.
Courtesy Guild Hall

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Bay Street Theater's series of online storytime sessions continues Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with "There Is a Rainbow" by Theresa Trinder. The story is intended to help children understand the ways in which people across the world are connected, despite differences and distance. Tickets are $15, and can be bought online at baystreet.org.

Poetry Inspired by Astronomy

Guild Hall is partnering with the Hamptons Observatory for an evening of poetry readings inspired by the stars, sun, and planets. Appropriate for high school-age students, it's a perfect way to celebrate National Poetry Month. "A Sky Full of Poems" is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, and registration is online at guildhall.org.

Appreciating Planet Earth

On Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., the John Jermain Memorial Library's online story-and-craft hour will focus on Planet Earth. Kids ages 2 to 5 can hear stories celebrating our planet, and then will do a simple craft using common household materials. This week's session will require a paper plate and blue and green washable markers. Signup is via the events calendar at johnjermain.org.

Dance at the Museum

Looking ahead to April 10, the Children's Museum of the East End will offer in-person creative movement classes for children ages 1 1/2 to 3 years. Sessions will be held outdoors on Saturdays through May 15, from 10:15 to 11 a.m. The cost is $140 for museum members, $165 for non-members.
CMEE is also open for visiting hours -- reservations required -- from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. most days. The museum is closed on Thursdays. More information can be found online at cmee.org.

Art With a Message

The East Hampton Library's teen take-and-make art project this weekend is beaded bracelets, with letter beads to spell positive messages in the process. The finished bracelets will be traded with other participants. Kits can be picked up between 2:30 and 4:45 p.m. tomorrow. Those who return their creations to the library by Monday will earn community service hours. 

Riddle Me This

The Montauk Library will entertain children with April Fool's riddles on Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. The fun can be found online at montauklibrary.org/childrens-room-blog.

 


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