Dear Friends, Recently, I have received a series of wonderful invitations from my two-year-old son, Bennett. “Come play with me, daddy,” he says each morning just after waking up. “What would you like to play,” I ask. While he frequently wants us to build trains together using his Duplo Lego bricks, he sometimes insists that we both wear hand puppets and pretend that they are eating “cake” … [Read More...]
This Week At CMEE…
Tuesday, September 20th
Please Note: The Museum is closed to the general public on Tuesdays.
Baby & Me
11:15am – 12:15pm
“Baby & Me” is designed specifically for parents of infants. Moms, dads, and caregivers have the opportunity to meet other parents with children the same age. During the weekly session they learn the latest news about early childhood parenting, discuss developmental milestones, sing to their babies and participate in a variety of playful activities. For parents and their children age 2 to 16 months (pre-walkers). Cost: Free for members, $12 for non-members. Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For reservations, please call the museum at 631.537.8250.
Wednesday, September 21st
2-For-1 Museum Mini Golf
3pm – 5pm
Hit the kid-sized links every Wednesday afternoon! Families can enjoy our science-themed mini golf course with a special 2-for-1 rate! Cost: $5 for the rental of two clubs.
Thursday, September 22nd
10:45am – 11:45am
Your “Baby and Me” grad is happiest when he or she is moving all about and exploring! Celebrate your child’s newfound abilities and their increasing independence with Tot Spot! Led by CMEE’s Education Coordinator, Liz Bard, this weekly program provides toddlers with opportunities to explore, observe, and get moving in a program designed to encourage social emotional skills, fine motor skills and emerging language. Ages: 16 – 36 months. Cost: Free for members, $24 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum). Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For reservations, please call the museum at 631.537.8250.
Sunday, September 25th
Apples and Honey
10am – noon
Join us and our friends Temple Adas Israel any time between 10am and noon on Sunday, September 25th and enjoy a selection of freshly picked apples and local honeys as we celebrate the beginning of the school year and Rosh Hashana (the combination of apples and honey has long symbolized hope for a “sweet” New Year in the Jewish faith). We’ll also sing songs from different cultures around the globe and make apple crafts to welcome the start of fall! Ages: Kids of all ages! Cost: Free for members, $12 for non-members (cost includes Museum admission)
Lego Club at CMEE
10am – noon
Join CMEE every Sunday any time between 10am and noon for Lego Club at the Museum! We’re excited to share our love of all things Lego with CMEE visitors and encourage children to create original designs. Kids can leave their works-in-progress and plan future sessions with the staff. Ages: Children of all ages. Cost:Free for members, $12 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum).
We have thousands of Lego, but can always use more. To help CMEE continue to build this program, we are looking for Lego donations! Please call 631-537-8250 to donate!