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Kids Culture for July 27, 2023

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 18:06
The ensemble of "Peter and the Wolf" in 2022.
Eric Striffler

‘Peter’ at the Park and Museum

Dancers from the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will perform “Peter and the Wolf,” accompanied by the Hampton Festival Orchestra, on Saturday at Herrick Park in East Hampton Village and Tuesday at the Children’s Museum of the East End.

The ballet, with a score by Sergei Prokofiev and choreography by Sara Jo Strickland, the director of the Bridgehampton dance school, features different musical soloists representing animal characters in the story and a surprise guest narrator from the community.

Shows are at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. both days. The Herrick Park rain date is Sunday, while the CMEE rain date is Wednesday. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door for the Herrick Park shows, with “premium” boxes and “preferred” family seating starting at $100. Admission is $20 at CMEE.

Tickets can be bought online at Questions can be directed to 888-933-4287 or [email protected].


More for Kids and Teens


Amagansett Library

Trivia night for teams of up to five teens in grades six through 12 (including pizza, snacks, and dessert), tomorrow, 5-7 p.m. College admissions overview for high school students and their parents, Saturday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Character letters for teen community service hours, Wednesday, 11 a.m.-noon., 631-267-3810,


Arts Center at Duck Creek Farm, Springs

Shinnecock Perspectives featuring youth dance performances, storytelling, and music, Saturday, 4 p.m., 631-604-8464,


East Hampton Library

Beginner embroidery for teens (“flower edition”), Monday, 5-6 p.m. Paper-plate jellyfish craft for kids 7 to 10, Tuesday, 3-4 p.m. Outdoor art cart for teens, Tuesday, 4-5 p.m. Seed planting STEM activity for children 3 to 6, Wednesday, 3-4 p.m. Hop to It rabbit-theme story time and crafts for kids 3 to 5, next Thursday, 10-10:30 a.m. Glass marble suncatchers for middle school students, next Thursday, 3-4 p.m., 631-324-0222,


Hampton Library, Bridgehampton

Harry Potter’s birthday party for all ages featuring crafts, trivia, Quidditch, and more (costumes encouraged), Monday, 2-4 p.m. Cookie-dough making for students in grades six through 12, Tuesday, 2-3 p.m. All-ages singalong with Mr. Rich, Wednesday, 10-10:45 a.m. Homemade bubble-blowing STEM activity for kids 8 to 12, next Thursday, 2-3 p.m., 631-537-0015,


John Jermain Memorial Library, Sag Harbor

Cupcake decorating for children 5 to 11, tomorrow, 3-4 p.m. Snack taste-testing for teens, tomorrow, 4-5 p.m. Movie and “car building” project with screening of “DC League of Super-Pets” (2022, rated PG) for kids up to 11 years old, Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. International Snack Club for teens, Tuesday, 4-4:30 p.m. National Coloring Book Day coloring and candy for teens, Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. All-ages Pet Pals meet-and-greet with small household pets, Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. Bilingual pajama story time for families, next Thursday, 7-7:45 p.m., 631-725-0049,


Montauk Library

Birds of prey visit with the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, today, 1 p.m. Harry Potter’s birthday party for teens and tweens including craft and movie screening, Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Stick-ball puppets with Goat on a Boat Puppet Theater for kids 3 to 8 with adult caregiver, Monday, 1-3 p.m. Magna-Tile Club for children in fourth grade and up with adult caregiver, next Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 631-668-3377,


Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill

Imagination Play Project workshop, Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free, 631-283-2118,


Project Most at Most Holy Trinity School, East Hampton

Open Exploration Lab featuring Robotics: A Cubelets Experience for kids 5 to 12, Saturday, noon-3 p.m., $55,


Sag Harbor Cinema

“Barbie” (2023, rated PG-13), various days and times. “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (1971, rated G), Saturday and Sunday matinees, $16.50 for adults, $12.50 for kids under 12, 631-725-0010,


South Fork Natural History Museum, Bridgehampton

Young Environmentalists Society meeting for kids 10 to 16, Sunday, 10-11:30 a.m., 631-537-9735,


South Fork Performing Arts at LTV Studios, Wainscott

“Guys and Dolls Jr.,” tomorrow at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7, and Sunday at 2, tickets $20 plus online service fee,


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