Archives for October 2013

Letter from the Director – November 2013

Dear Friends, It was wonderful to see hundreds of people come out on Columbus Day weekend for the liftoff of CMEE’s capital campaign at our annual Rocket Day Festival. Thank you to Town Councilmember, Bridget Fleming for being on hand to launch the ceremonial CMEE bottle rocket. You can read more about the Rocket Day […]

Baby & Me – Tuesdays, 11:15am

“Baby & Me” is a program designed specifically for parents of infants. Every Tuesday (when the Museum is closed to the public), moms, dads, and caregivers can have the opportunity to meet other parents with children the same age. During the sessions, led by CMEE Educator Leah Oppeheimer, they can hear the latest news about early […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – Friday, November 1, 6pm

Children will learn about the change in seasons and hibernation as they enjoy an interactive read aloud by  Ms. Vanessa. Afterward, they can  create leaf prints using leaves that have fallen in CMEE’s gardens.

CMEE Play – Hibernation Dioramas – Saturday, November 2, 10:30am

After Liz Bard’s reading of  Denise Fleming’s Time to Sleep, children can create their own hibernation diorama using a variety of media.   Members $7/Non-Members $20 (includes admission)

Early Childhood Educators Happy Hour – Friday, November 8, 4pm

CMEE celebrates early childhood educators of the East End at a happy hour reception. Hear about plans for updating many of CMEE’s exhibits and connect with other educators over cocktails. RSVP: or call 631-537-8250, ext. 207

CMEE Play – Watercolor Leaf Mobile – Saturday, November 9, 10:30am

After Tricia Corigliano’s reading of Lois Elhert’s Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf,  children can watercolor paper leaves to create their own fall mobiles. Members $7/Non-Members $20 (includes admission)  

Pine Cone Owl Workshop – Monday, November 11, 10:30am

Children can  enjoy an interactive read aloud of Little Hoot by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jen Corace. Afterward, they can make their own owl out of a pine cone and other natural materials. This workshop is ideal for children two years and older and adult assistance is required. Members $7, Non-Members $20 (includes admission). Limited space available.

East End Business Community Cocktail Party – Thursday, November 14, 6pm

The East End business community is invited to attend a special mixer at the Children’s Museum on Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 7:30pm. Enjoy complimentary wine & cheese, learn about plans for new exhibits at the Museum, and help celebrate CMEE’s Business Members.

CMEE Play – Turkey Pot Pie – Saturday, November 16, 10:30am

Children can learn about the alphabet as they listen to Chef Alan read T is for Turkey by Tanya Lee Stone. Afterward, they can make their own turkey pot pies.  Members $15/Non-Members $25 (includes admission)  

CMEE Play – Cinnamon & Spice Ornaments – Saturday, November 23, 10:30am

Children can enjoy a reading of Lucy Cousins’ Maisy Makes Gingerbread and make delicious smelling ornaments with Sue Lichtenstein. Members $7/Non-Members $20 (includes admission)