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Kids Culture 02.27.20

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 08:36

Drip Like Pollock     

A visiting teacher from the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs will be at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton tomorrow from 4 to 5 p.m. to tell children about Jackson Pollock and lead a drip-painting activity inspired by his work.     

Science Buddies, a program in which kids ages 8 to 12 can learn about chemistry, engineering, and mechanics, will take place tomorrow from 4 to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m.

Marching Onward     

On Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Amagansett Library, kids ages 3 to 6 can learn about the old adage that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. There will be a hands-on activity to accompany the storytime.

Mandarin Lessons     

The John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor is offering Mandarin lessons for children ages 5 to 8 beginning on Saturday. Classes are from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. for 10 weeks, and advance registration is required. Each week there will be games, activities, storytelling, and songs to help make learning the language fun.

Jiu-Jitsu, Anyone?     

Throughout the month of March, Project Most will offer Brazilian jiu-jitsu lessons for 5 to 7-year-olds on Tuesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. The cost is $100, or $80 for members, and signing up ahead of time is required.     

Registration is also open for Project Most’s two sessions of 3-D pen art next Thursday and on March 12 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $40, or $30 for members. Activities are at the Community Learning Center at the East Hampton Neighborhood House, and registration is by email to [email protected].

“Frozen II” Screening     

The Montauk Library will show the instant children’s favorite “Frozen II” on Saturday at 2 p.m. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss     Schools and libraries across the nation will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss, the beloved children’s author, on Tuesday. At the East Hampton Library, there will be storytime and treats from 4 to 5 p.m. for ages 3 and up (with a caregiver if under the age of 7).     Teens who are good with technology can earn community service hours on Saturday at the library from 10 a.m. to noon by helping older adults learn about their smartphones, tablets, email, and other types of technology.     

On Sunday, teens can take part in chess games with other kids and adults from 2 to 4 p.m., and there will be a meeting of the library’s teen advisory committee at 4. Also for teenagers, Tuesday brings a “paint what makes you happy” session from 4 to 6 p.m. Advance sign-up is required.


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