If your kids are getting antzy being stuck indoors on the weekends during the winter, don't worry, there are more than a few things you can do with them on the East End of Long Island. Here are a few suggestions.
The East End's libraries are extremly child-friendly and offer more than a few free programs geared for children and families every weekend. For example on Jan. 24 the Amagansett Free Library, located at 215 Main Street in Amagansett is hosting a Penguin Story and Craft Time from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Kids always have a blast at the Children's Museum of the East End, which is located at 360 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike in Sag Harbor. The museum, which is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the weekends, features interactive activites for the kids, as well as special events. Admission is $10 for non-members.
Even if you have been to this aquarium before, your kids will be glad you took them again. There is always something different happening and animals to visit. Admission is $20.50 per child, 3-12 and $25.50 per adult.
Located at 21 Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays, Hampton Art Space is always open on the weekends from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for walk-in pottery painting. Pottery to pain ranges in price from $4 to $50.
Studio Art, which has locations in Westhampton Beach and Water Mill, offers a variety of activities to keep your kids busy on the weekends, including Saturday Night Creative classes, which run from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Photo: Rob Seifert