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Kids Culture for May 16, 2024

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 20:13
The cast of "Mary Poppins" at the Ross School
Tamara Froebel Salkin

Students on Stage

The Ross School’s middle and high school performers will bring the musical classic “Mary Poppins” to the stage of the school’s Court Theater tonight and tomorrow night at 7 and on Saturday at 2 p.m.

The production is directed by Tamara Froebel Salkin, with musical direction by Adam Judd. There is no charge to attend.

The theater is in the school’s Center for Well-Being at its Goodfriend Drive campus in East Hampton.

Also this week, East Hampton High School music students will showcase their talents at a spring concert that is open to the community on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The school’s orchestra, concert and symphonic bands, chorus, chamber ensemble, jazz band, and Camerata select chorus will perform.


More for Kids and Teens


Amagansett Library

Aromatherapy for grades four through eight, including making “sprite spray” and “dragon’s blood” body balm, Saturday, 11 a.m. Battle of the Books kickoff party for rising sixth through eighth graders in advance of summer countywide book-trivia program, Wednesday, 4:30 p.m., 631-267-3810,


Children’s Museum of the East End, Bridgehampton

Live reading of “The Adventures of Blue Ocean Bob” with its author, Brooks Olbrys, co-hosted by Literacy in Community and including a copy of the book, Sunday, 3 p.m., free, but advance registration required. Block Party with block-building activities, stomp rockets, crafts and games with community partners, chalk art, and more, May 25, 10 a.m.-noon, free. 631-537-8250,


Depot Gallery, Montauk

East Hampton High School Advance Placement art and design students will show a selection of their work tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday, noon-5 p.m., with a reception Saturday, 5-7 p.m.


East Hampton Library

Piggy-bank craft for ages 7 to 10, today, 4 p.m. Author meet-and-greet for high school students with Heather Einhorn and Adam Staffaroni, lead creators of the Curie Society graphic novels, today, 3-4:30 p.m. Middle school Uno tournament, with $25 Amazon gift card for the winner, tomorrow, 3:30 p.m. Crystal necklaces for high school students, drop-in Tuesday, 3-6:30 p.m. Flower pot decorating and planting for high school students, Wednesday, 3:30-5 p.m. Memorial Day craft for ages 3 to 6, Wednesday, 4 p.m. Lizard pencil buddies for ages 7 to 10, next Thursday, 4 p.m. Nintendo Switch and snacks for middle schoolers, Friday, May 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 631-324-0222,


East Hampton Town Recreation Department

Junior lifeguard training, evaluation, and testing at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter for ages 9 to 15, Sundays, 1 to 1:45 p.m. or 1:45 to 2:30, through June 23 (trainees must complete timed and paced swims to take part in the summer program). Free. Returnees will be tested on their first day, 631-324-2417, For those who pass the test, registration for junior lifeguard programs, weekends, June 29 to Aug. 4, at Atlantic Avenue Beach, Amagansett, and Kirk Park, Montauk, is ongoing at, $90. Main Beach, East Hampton, registration: [email protected].


Hampton Library, Bridgehampton

Sculpting with 3-D pens for grades six and up, Tuesday, 4 p.m. Guitar basics for ages 8 to 12, Friday, May 24, 4 p.m., 631-537-0015,


John Jermain Memorial Library, Sag Harbor

National Classic Movie Day for teens, today, 6-8 p.m. Pizza STEAM challenge for grades four to seven, tomorrow, 4 p.m. ESTY Book Club for grades four through eight will talk about Donna Barba Higuera’s “Lupe Wong Won’t Dance,” Sunday, 2 p.m. Podcasting 101 for grades six through 12, next Thursday, 6 p.m. Spirograph art for kindergarten through fifth grade, Friday, May 24, 4 p.m., 631-725-0049,


Montauk Library

Screening of “Wonka” (rated PG) from 2023, starring Timothee Chalamet, for teens and tweens, Saturday, 2 p.m. Teen clothing swap party (library also seeking donations of gently used clothes) featuring snacks and henna painting, May 25, 1-3 p.m., 631-668-3377,


Project Most at Most Holy Trinity School, East Hampton

Drop-off fun night for grades two through four with pizza and games, tomorrow, 6-8:30 p.m., $30, also May 31, June 14, and June 28. D.I.Y. checkerboard towels for ages 8 to 14, Saturday, 11 a.m., $25. Crayon necklaces for ages 3 to 12, Saturday, noon, $25. Apollo: Mythology Discovery for ages 7 to 11, May 25, 10 a.m., $25, registration at


Sag Harbor Cinema

“The Adventures of Tintin” (rated PG) Saturday and Sunday matinees, $16.50 for adults, $12.50 for kids under 12, 631-725-0010,


South Fork Natural History Museum, Bridgehampton

Young Birders Club for ages 8 to 18, Saturday, 10 a.m., free, 631-537-9735,

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