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This Week At CMEE…
Tuesday, March 24th
Baby & Me
11:15am – 12:30pm
“Baby & Me” is a program designed specifically for parents of infants. Moms, dads, and caregivers have the opportunity to meet other parents with children the same age. During the sessions, led by CMEE Educator Leah Oppenheimer, they can hear 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. Cost: Free for members, $10/non-members. Space is limited. For reservations, please call the museum at 631.537.8250.
Wednesday, March 25th
CMEE in the Studio – SOLD OUT
3:30pm – 4:30pm
“CMEE in the Studio,” is a new art class developed especially for children ages 2 to 5 years old. Meeting on Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm, “CMEE in the Studio” will provide children and their caregivers an opportunity to play, explore and create art projects using a variety of media. Designed to foster creativity, literacy, fine motor skills, and decision-making skills, the class runs from January 14 to March 25.
Saturday, March 28th
CMEE’s Annual Mad Hatter Egg Hunt – SOLD OUT
10:30am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Help CMEE celebrate the arrival of spring at our annual Mad Hatter Egg Hunt! Sponsored by Dan’s Papers, 2015’s celebration promises to be bigger, better, and—dare way say it?—madder than ever before. After designing and decorating their own hats and bags, children will participate in a scavenger hunt for “Eco” Eggs containing healthy treats and other goodies inside and around the Museum. Kids will also get a chance to help us pick a name for the Museum’s new “March Hare”! Ages: Families with children of all ages. Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members. Space is limited. For reservations, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250.
Sunday, March 29th
Lego Club at CMEE
10:00am – 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!
10:00am – 11:00am
CMEE brings the fantastical sights of the bigtop to you on the last Sunday of every month!
Children will mix a batter made of all natural ingredients and while waiting for the finished product—Belgian waffles in amazing circus shapes—they’ll be able to slice their own strawberries and bananas. Then they’ll get to top it all off with whipped cream they make themselves. Ages: Kids of all ages! Cost: $7 members, $20 non-members (includes admission to the Museum). Space is limited. For reservations, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 or register online.