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Kids Culture for January 19, 2023

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 10:07

For Young Nature Enthusiasts

The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton has several programs coming up to capture the attention of children who love all things nature.

For kids 8 and up, SoFo’s Young Birders Club will meet on Saturday at 10 a.m. For outdoor birdwatching, SoFo recommends taking a pair of binoculars and a field guide, though there are some available to borrow if needed.

On Sunday at 11 a.m., in advance of Groundhog Day, SoFo will ask children of all ages, “What is a groundhog? Will he see his shadow?” The program costs $15 for adults and $10 for children, and includes admission to the museum itself. Museum members may attend for free.

Looking ahead, SoFo’s Young Environmentalists Society, for kids 10 to 16, will meet on Saturday, Jan. 28. On Sunday, Jan. 29, there will be an opportunity for kids and teens 10 and up to take part in a community service project — building bluebird nesting boxes — from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pizza will be served.

SoFo asks participants to register ahead of time by phone at 631-537-9735 or by email to [email protected].


More for Kids and Teens


Amagansett Library

Chess class for kids 7 to 12 with Ulysses Tapley, Saturday (also Jan. 28, Feb. 4, and Feb. 11), 11 a.m.-noon. “Dragon activity book” community service project for teens, Saturday, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Spatter-art snowflakes for kids 4 to 7 (dress for a mess), Wednesday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 631-267-3810,


East Hampton Library

Watercolor prints for kids 7 to 10, today, 4-5 p.m. Teen take-and-make project, materials pickup tomorrow, 3-5 p.m. Percy Jackson after-hours “escape room” for teens, Saturday, 5-6:30 p.m. Teen T-shirt designs, Monday, 5-6:30 p.m. 3-D paper snowflakes for kids 11 to 14, Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. “Pete the Cat” story and puppet-making for kids 3 to 6, Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. D.I.Y. crystal necklaces for teens, Wednesday, 5-7 p.m. Snowman watercolor surprise art for kids 7 to 10, next Thursday, 4-5 p.m., 631-324-0222,


The Church Arts Center, Sag Harbor

Sound-bath lounge for kids, teens, and adults, Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m., $25 for adults and $15 for teens (free for kids 12 and under), 631-919-5342,


Hampton Library, Bridgehampton

No-sew snowmen for kids 5 to 7, tomorrow, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Animé Club for young adults, Monday, 3:30-5 p.m. D.I.Y. hand warmers for young adults, Tuesday, 3:30-5 p.m. Fizzy science fun for kids 8 to 12, next Thursday, 4-5 p.m., 631-537-0015,


John Jermain Memorial Library, Sag Harbor

“Frozen” sing-along for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade (with adult caregiver if under 10), Sunday, 1-2 p.m. Games and pizza for teens, next Thursday, 6-8 p.m., 631-725-0049,


Montauk Library

Screening of “Beauty and the Beast” (1991), tomorrow, 5-6:30 p.m. Screening of “Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank” (PG), Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Historical textile hand weaving for kids 8 and up, Tuesday (also Jan. 31, Feb. 7, and Feb. 14), 3:30-4:30 p.m., 631-668-3377,


Project Most, East Hampton

Team-building games for kids 5 to 12, Saturday, 1-2 p.m., $17. Sewing Club: handmade table coasters for kids 7 and up, Saturday, 2:30-4 p.m., $22. Toddler and teeny STEAM activities, Tuesday, 10:30-11:15 a.m., $22. Fairy Tales, Fables, and Fun for kids 18 months to 5 years old, Wednesday, 10-10:45 a.m., $22. Music Is Fun with Job Potter and Friends for kids up to 5 years old, next Thursday, 9:45-10:30 a.m., $10. Surprise science for kids 5 to 12, next Thursday, 3:45-4:30 p.m., $22. All programs at the Most Holy Trinity school building, 631-604-2777,


Sag Harbor Cinema

New York Children’s International Film Festival “Hola Cine” short Latinx films for kids 9 and up, Saturday and Sunday matinees, ticket purchase required, 631-725-0010,


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