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This Week At CMEE…
Wednesday, July 8th
Summer Ladies Night and Auction
6pm – 8pm
Please join CMEE for our annual Summer Ladies Night and Auction at Osteria Salina‘s new Wainscott location (formerly home to Georgica). In addition to a stellar collection of handbags from designers like Chloe, Jimmy Choo, Gucci, and Tory Burch, this year’s auction will feature accessories and jewelry as well as spa and fitness packages. For more information, please contact Lara Sweeney at Lara@CMEE.org or 631.537.8250 x 212. Purchase tickets.
Friday, July 10th
During this month’s Pizza & Pajama Night, we’ll be joined by Kelly Florio Kasouf, author of the “Sophie and The City” series. She’ll read from one of her vibrantly illustrated coffee table books and share the adventures of Sophie, a “modern day Eloise” who explores the sights, sounds, and stories of Manhattan. In addition to the interactive read aloud, kids attending the monthly event will enjoy pizza, open play, and a watercolor art project! Books will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Museum. Ages: Kids of all ages! Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members. Registration is required. For reservations, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 or register online.
Saturday, July 11th
10am – noon
The Children’s Museum of the East End and PaperGirl are pleased to present a design-a-dress drop-in workshop for all of our aspiring designers, fashionistas, and artists! Kids of all ages are invited to bring their favorite doll or teddy bear (any stuffed animal will do!) and create an illustrated dress with the help and guidance of PaperGirl’s founder. During the workshop, dresses from the PaperGirl Collection will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Museum. Ages: Kids of all ages! Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum). Space is limited. For reservations, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 or register online.
Sunday, July 12th
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, $10 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!