Archives for September 2013

Monday, September 30 – Sunday, October 6

Wednesday, October 2 After School Art with Butter Lane Art Academy 3:30pm Butter Lane Art Academy presents:  Choice-Based After School Art for Ages 4 to 11 from 3:30-5pm.  With smaller groups and longer class time, students get to experience authentic art making in a studio environment. The students explore ideas and interests in the art media of […]

Monday, September 23 – Sunday, September 29

Saturday, September 28 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! Play with Food […]

Monday, September 16 – Sunday, September 22

Wednesday, September 18 After School Art with Butter Lane Art Academy 3:30pm Butter Lane Art Academy presents:  Choice-Based After School Art for Ages 4 to 11 from 3:30-5pm. With smaller groups and longer class time, students get to experience authentic art making in a studio environment. The students explore ideas and interests in the art media of […]

Letter from the Director – September 2013

Dear Friends, It was our best summer yet at the Children’s Museum. Thank you to everyone who played at CMEE, participated in classes, watched terrific performances in our amphitheater, or attended CMEE’s annual Family Fair fundraiser. We’re already geared up for a fantastic fall. In addition to our “Play” classes, CMEE is hosting a Music […]

Baby Bliss – Tuesdays, 11:15am

Informational, social and very interactive! Beat the isolation of being a new mommy and join a lively group of new mothers & babies. Discuss the truth about colic, sleep schedules, feeding issues, balancing time for yourself, returning to work, childcare, and finding baby-friendly activities.      

Pizza & Pajama Night – Friday, September 6, 6pm

Children will enjoy an interactive read aloud of James Dean’s award winning Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons.   Afterwards, they will make a felt Pete the Cat to take home for future story telling with family and friends. Free for Members/$10 for Non-Members Includes Museum Admission

Choice-Based After School Art with Hilary Helfant – Wednesdays, 3:30pm

In a choice-based art room the students will explore ideas and interests in the art media of their choice. Each class begins with a formal presentation of a new medium and a short lesson. Activities will include wood sculpture, mural paintings, creating dioramas, textile arts, beading/jewelry making, architecture, printing, watercolor painting, and collage. Hilary Helfant, […]

Science Play with Lava – Saturday, September 7, 10:30am

Families will have fun learning about density as they experiment with a variety of liquids.  After a read aloud of George Ella Lyon’s All the Water in the World, CMEE Educator Liz Bard will lead an experiment in layering liquids. Then, the children will get to make their own bottle of “lava,” just like in a lava […]

Art Play with Collage – Saturday, September 14, 10:30am

In this collage workshop, children will have fun learning about texture, patterns, colors, and design. They use a wide variety of items such as fabric, burlap, feathers, papers, shells, and more to create their own original works of art. This family workshop is recommended for children aged 2 ½ years and older. Members $7, Non-Members […]

Free Music Fair at CMEE – Saturday, September 21, 10am

  Play it, Hear it, Try it at the CMEE Music Fair on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 10am to 12 noon. The Children’s Museum of the East End becomes a musical forest with different instruments and performers inhabiting different parts of the Museum. Children ages 2 to 10 can play a piano, hear a […]