Hamptons Kids’ Weekend Calendar: ‘Riding Giants,’ Sandcastle Contest, Dan’s Kite Fly

This weekend in the Hamptons, kids can see films outdoors, participate in a sandcastle contest, and join the Dan’s Kite Fly. Plus much more!

Friday, August 1

ZOPPE: AN ITALIAN FAMILY CIRCUS
6:30–8:30 p.m. Starring Nino the Clown, featuring acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers and plenty of audience participation. Through August 3. $29 child/$54 adult. The Great Lawn, 35 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1500 whbpac.org

Film screenings on the law at Southampton Arts Center,Film screenings on the law at Southampton Arts Center,

Film screenings on the lawn at Southampton Arts Center. Photo credit: Brendan J. O’Reilly

OUTDOOR MOVIE SCREENING: “RIDING GIANTS”
8:30 p.m. Bring beach chairs, blankets and picnic and enjoy the Spielberg classic. Free. Presented by Hamptons International Film Festival and Southampton Arts Center and sponsored by Dan’s Papers. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967  southamptoncenter.org

FILMS ON THE HAYWALL: “ALICE IN WONDERLAND”
9 p.m. Set up at 8:45 and enjoy a musical prelude. Free. Silas Marder Gallery, 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. silasmarder.com

Saturday, August 2

23RD ANNUAL EAST HAMPTON SANDCASTLE CONTEST
9 a.m. Categories for kids, families and adults. $10 per group of up to 6 people. Atlantic Beach, Atlantic Avenue, Amagansett. clamshellfoundation.org

PIONEER KIDS AT SWEET WOODLAND FARM
10 a.m.–noon. Meet farm animals, sow seeds and learn about the life of plants. Open to kids ages 5–10. $120 for 6 classes, $25 drop-in. Discounts for siblings. Sweet Woodland Farm, 45 Old Squires Road, Hampton Bays. 631-594-1789

BEST OF NY INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL
11 a.m. Shorts for Tots; 1 p.m. Short Films One for ages 5-–10; Short Films Two for ages 8–14. Some films may in Short Films Two may include English subtitles. $10/free for members, children and students. Free with museum admission. Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118 parrishart.org

KIDSFEST HAMPTONS
1–4 p.m. A day of fun for the whole family! Enjoy art activities, games, snacks, music and more. $75 children, $85 grandparents, $100 adults, free for children under 2. $500–$1,500 for family packages. Hampton Country Day Camp, 191 Buckskill Road, East Hampton. 212-974-9092 kidsfest.freeartsnyc.org

ORIGAMI BOAT REGATTA AT AMAGANSETT LIBRARY
3:30–4:30 p.m. Learn to make an origami boat and race them in rain gulleys. Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AT OLD WHALERS’ CHURCH
5–7 p.m. An old-fashioned ice cream social on the front lawn of Old Whalers’ Church. $4 for kids/$6 adults, includes ice cream sundae with choice of flavors and toppings. Also featuring $1 kids’ games, $2 ticket auction, $25 for 5 tickets. Bottled water, hot dogs and soft drinks will also be available for purchase. 631-725-0894 oldwhalerschurch.org

Sunday, August 3

CMEE MINI GOLF
9 a.m.–5 p.m. The Children’s Museum of the East End opens its nine-hole mini golf course for kids. The course teaches kids physics and math along the way. Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250 cmee.org

“BABYCCINO” AT CHABAD OF THE HAMPTONS
9:30 a.m. “A chic meet for mod moms and their tots.” A trek around the world to explore different countries, discover different cultures and develop a taste for diversity. $15; $50 for four classes. Ages 0–24 months and their moms. Chabad of East Hampton, 17 Woods Lane, East Hampton. 631-221-8036 jewishhamptons.com

BOOK COVER SUMMER AT AMAGANSETT FREE LIBRARY

2:30–3:30 p.m. Learn to make a book cover. Kids in grades 4–6 will choose a book from the library’s collection and make a new cover for it. Books will go on display in the library. Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810

DAN’S KITE FLY 2014
5:30 p.m. Fly your kite and have a great time at this beloved annual event. Contest judging begins at 6 p.m. Sagg Main Beach parking lot restrictions will be lifted. Sagg Main Beach, Sagaponack. 631-537-0500 danspapers.com

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