Archives for December 2012

Pizza & Pajama Night – Friday, January 4, 6pm

Follow the plight of this bone-obsessed, lovable mutt as she spends her day waiting, pleading, and plotting for a bone from her mistress. Children will delight in the humor and irresistible charm of this incorrigible canine as she tries to stave off her desire until at last she gets her long-awaited bone. Following the story, […]

Monday, December 31 – Sunday, January 6

Monday, December 31 New Year’s Ball Drop Noon CMEE invites young revelers to join the New Year’s Eve fun too – but at 12 Noon! – at the Museum’s fifth annual New Year’s Eve “Ball Drop” on Monday, December 31. Come mark the start of 2013 with a countdown to Noon watching a festive ball drop […]

Monday, December 24 – Sunday, December 30

Monday, December 24 & Tuesday, December 25 CMEE will be closing at 2pm and will reopen on Wednesday, December 26 at 9am.  Happy Holidays! Wednesday, December 26 – Friday, December 28 Drop-In Workshops 10am Wednesday:   Everyone will want to make one of these cute cherry-filled mini pies.   With some lemon and orange zest, they are […]

Helping children cope with traumatic events

Like you, we at CMEE were horrified and saddened by what happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Our staff have been discussing if and how the Museum can serve as a resource for families and children who have been especially traumatized by the shootings. Since play can be powerfully therapeutic, we hope you’ll […]

Monday, December 17 – Sunday, December 23

Saturday, December 22 Lego Club 10am Join us every Saturday from 10am-12 noon for Lego Club at CMEE! Your child can construct works of art using the thousands of Legos at The Museum. To help CMEE continue to build this program, we are looking for Lego donations! Please call 631-537-8250 to donate!

Special Program with SoFo

On December 8, CMEE is partnering with the South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) on a special initiative where older siblings can be dropped off for SoFo’s “Winter Insects of the Field” program from 10 – 11am while parents bring younger children to CMEE. You can register for “Winter Insects of the Field” by calling […]

Letter from the Director – December 2012

Dear Friends: 2012 has witnessed an enormous number of successes and accomplishments for CMEE! • We welcomed more than 50,000 visitors, our highest annual attendance ever. • Over 40 children got their winter coat this year from CMEE. • We revamped our school field trips and unveiled new science programs. • More than 50 children in Head Start helped […]

Holiday Writing Center

Visit our holiday writing center in the lobby and send a letter today!

East Hampton Shopping Night @ J. Crew – Tuesday, December 15 @ 6pm – 8pm

 On Tuesday, December 15 between 6pm and 8pm, please join us to celebrate the re-opening of J. Crew in East Hampton with a special evening of shopping! Supporters of the Museum will receive 20% off purchases of $150* or more at J. Crew while enjoying light refreshments and personal styling.  A portion of the night’s proceeds will benefit […]