Kids Events This Weekend in the Hamptons: Taekwondo, Halloween Bash, Frankenstein Follies

Across the South Fork, and in Bellport too, there are many events and activities lined up for kids and whole families to enjoy this weekend.

Some are walk-in events, while others require pre-registration. And get an early start on the weekend with Thursday events too.

Thursday, October 24

RHYME TIME 
10–10:30 a.m. The Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. Songs, rhymes, stories and art exploration. Children ages 1–3. Contact Josh Perry at josh@hamptonlibrary.org or 631-537-0015

STORIES, SONGS & PLAYTIME 
10:30 a.m. John Jermain Library. 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. Ages 1–4. 631-725-0049 johnjermain.org

LEGO MANIA!
3:30–4:30 p.m. The Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. Create anything you like with Legos at the library. A great chance for parents to relax and socialize. Ages 4–10. Contact Josh Perry at 631-537-0015 or email josh@hamptonlibrary.org

KIDS’ TAEKWONDO 
4–5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Evolution fitness, 33 Hill Street, Southampton. Kids develop coordination, focus and confidence. Ages 6–12. $10/class. 631-488-4252 evolutionhamptons.com

THE JEANETTE SARKISIAN WAGNER WRITING WORKSHOP FOR TEENS
5–6:30 p.m. John Jermain Library. 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. This ongoing program will include writing prompts, discussion of craft and technique, constructive group critique and writing original work. Students will revise selected pieces for publication in MOSS, the library’s online magazine of teen creative work. Free, registration required. Ages 13–18. 631-725-0049 johnjermain.org or moss.johnjermain.org

Friday, October 25

MUSIC TOGETHER BY THE DUNES 
9:30 or 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton Turnpike, Bridgehampton. For other locations, registration and schedule, 631-764-4180 mtbythedunes.com 

PERFECT PUMPKIN
4 p.m. For all ages, get into the season by decorating a pumpkin to display. Use string, paint or cutouts to create a masterpiece that you will be proud to show off. Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH
4–6 p.m. Children will enjoy a great party that’s not too scary. Free to members/$23 for non-members. 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250 cmee.org

20TH ANNUAL SPOOKY WALK
6:30–9 p.m. Also 10/26. 3 Old Country Road, Quogue. Dare to hike the dark and haunted Refuge trails to meet the ghouls and goblins that take them over. A wicked time for all. For families with kids 7 and up. Reservations required, call to reserve a time slot. $15 per person. 631-653-4771 quoguewildliferefuge.org

19TH ANNUAL FRANKENSTEIN FOLLIES
7:30 p.m. Also 10/26; 10/27 at 2 p.m. Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor. A ghoulishly grand musical review! Directed and choreographed by Helene Leonard. Halloween bash to follow immediately after performances. 631-725-9500 stagesworkshop.org

Saturday, October 26

10–11:30 a.m. Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. For children with their families. Following story time, trick-or-treating on Main Street! Come in costume and bring your whole family. 631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

LEGO CLUB
10 a.m.–Noon. 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250 cmee.org

PONY CAMP AT THE GREEN SCHOOL
10 a.m.–Noon. Ages 4–8. Call for location. Pony Camp focuses on the basics of riding and horsemanship taught through games and lead-line lessons for younger riders, as well as grooming and groundwork basics. $120. 631-237-1148 the-green-school.org

PLAY WITH FOOD: CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP AND SWEET POTATO PIE
10:30–11:30 a.m. Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. As the weather cools, families can warm up and have fun creating comforting treats as they work alongside Chef Alan. The workshop is recommended for kids ages 2 and older, adult assistance is required. Members $15/Nonmembers $25. Reservations suggested.  631-537-8250 cmee.org

POETRY READINGS FOR CHILDREN
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Dodds and Eder, 11 Bridge Street, Sag Harbor. Author George Held reads from his poetry books NEIGHBORS: The Yard Critters and NEIGHBORS: The Yard Critters Too and will be available for signings after the reading. 917-239-0493 doddsandeder.com

PUMPKIN DECORATING WORKSHOP
11 a.m.–5 p.m. For ages 6 and up. Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton. Decorate a pumpkin for Halloween. Pumpkins included, no carving involved. 631-324-0806 guildhall.org

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT JOHN JERMAIN
11–11:45 a.m. John Jermain Library. 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. All ages. Dress in costume and play games, listen to spooky stories, dance and get goodies! 631-725-0049 johnjermain.org

SAGTOWN PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST
Noon–5 p.m. 78 Main Street, Sag Harbor Shopping Cover, Sag Harbor. Submit finished pumpkins by noon. All ages welcome so everyone has a chance to win! Participants are encouraged to carve, paint and dress up their pumpkins. Winners chosen at 5 p.m. 631-725-8696 sagtowncoffee.com

GATEWAY’S NOT SO SCARY ADVENTURE FOR KIDS

12–4 p.m. Gateway Playhouse, 215 South Country Road, Bellport. Take a stroll through a batty maze, with giggles and squeals as kids encounter goofy creatures and ghoulish delights. Cheerful guide accompanies groups through this well-lit tour. There may even be a treat at the end. $10 admission includes tour and all activities. 631-286-0555 pacsc.org/hauntedhouse

MONSTER PIZZA AND MOVIE MARATHON
Noon. Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. Too cool or too old for the annual Halloween parade? Then stay behind and make your own monster pizza and watch classic monster movies! Advance registration requested. 631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

GOURD AND PUMPKIN PAINTING FAMILY TIME
2:30–4 p.m. Montauk Library, 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. Games for all ages will be available. Visitors and walk-ins welcome, free. 631-668-3377 montauklibrary.org

ANIMAL ADVENTURES WITH NICK
3:30–4:30 p.m. Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. Nature Nick brings 10–12 exotic animals to Amagansett and shares interesting facts about them. Families with children ages 4 and up. 631-267-3810 amaglibrary.org

HALLOWEEN-Y STORY & CRAFT TIME
3:30–4:40 p.m. Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. Shivery stories and a Halloween craft. Perfect for families. Stories and crafts every Saturday. 631-267-3810 amaglibrary.org

Sunday, October 27

WAFFLE DAY
10–11 a.m. Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Children will mix and add the batter, wait a few minutes and watch Belgian waffles come out in amazing circus shapes. Fun for kids, delicious for everyone! $5 for members/$18 for nonmembers. 631-537-8250 cmee.org

ANNUAL RAG-A-MUFFIN PARADE & PUMPKIN TRAIL
1 p.m. Agawam Park, Southampton Village. Parade begins at the park and proceeds through the Village (Windmill Lane, Nugent Street, Main Street and Jobs Lane) followed by a trick-or-treat pumpkin trail. Local merchants will hand out treats to children in costume. In case of rain, parade will be held in Southampton Inn Ballroom. 631-283-0402 southamptonchamber.com

MARTHA RUSH SUTPHEN EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVE: WRITING YOUR COLLEGE ESSAY
1:30–3 p.m. Also 11/3. Join professional tutor and SAT coach Lisa del Favero for a two-part writing tutorial on crafting a successful college application essay. Assistance available in both English and Spanish. Students must commit to both days. John Jermain Memorial Library, 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049 ext. 230 johnjermain.org

SUNDAY STORY TIME 
1:30 p.m. East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton. Ages 3 and up. 631-324-0222 easthamptonlibrary.com

TEA WITH T 
2:30–3:30 p.m. For children ages 4 and up. Enjoy a delicious cup of tea and stories with T. Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton 631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

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