Where to Spend Columbus Weekend With the Kids

Columbus Day Weekend in the Hamptons is full of fun events for kids and whole families. For more events to choose from this weekend, check danspapers.com’s round-up of Hamptons top picks and art openings.

Saturday, October 12

SOUTHAMPTON YOUTH SERVICES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY 5K
8 a.m. Proceeds go to George and Annette Benedict Scholarship Fund, which helps children year-round to participate in activities and programming given or endorsed by SYS.
sysinc.org

ROCKET DAY AT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END
10 a.m.-noon. Celebrate CMEE’s campaign for the future at Rocket Day! Make your own rockets. Free community event.
Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org

SOUTHAMPTON YOUTH SERVICES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: FAMILY DAY
Noon. Great family activities at SYS! Celebrating 10th Anniversary. Free for kids 12 and under, $5 for teens and $10 for adults.
1370A Majors Path, Southampton. sysinc.org

DOWN ON THE FARM STORY & CRAFT TIME
3:30-4:30 p.m. MOO-ving stories set on the farm and a farm animal craft. Amagansett Free Library.
215 Main Street. Amagansett. amaglibrary.org

Sunday, October 13

SUNDAY STORY TIME 
1:30 p.m. Open up your child’s mind with stories from our picture book collections. Ages 3-plus.
East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222

TEA WITH T RETURNS!
2:30-3:30 p.m. For children ages 4 and up It’s back! Enjoy a delicious cup of tea, perhaps some other treats, and fantastic stories with T.
Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015 hamptonlibrary.org

SUNDAY GAMES
3:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays. John Jermain Library. 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. Get away from TV screens and challenge your friends or family to a friendly board game competition. We’ll provide a variety of games including Chutes & Ladders, Candyland, Apples to Apples and others. Ages 3–9.
631-725-0049, johnjermain.org

Monday, October 14

MONDAY STORYTIMES AT MONTAUK LIBRARY
11:45 a.m., Listen to stories, sing songs and make a craft! All are welcome to listen. The crafts are most appropriate for preschool age children.
871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377, montauklibrary.org

WALDORF-INSPIRED ARTS ENRICHMENT FOR AGES 7–11
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. As a taste of the next level in Waldorf education, this class introduces an enrichment to the 1st–5th grade curriculum with songs, movement and arts activities. Our Sons and Daughters School, 11 Carroll Street, Sag Harbor. oursonsanddaughters.org

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