Archives for March 2014

Pizza and Pajama Night: Sleep Like A Tiger by Mary Logue and Pamela Zagarenski – May 2nd @ 6PM – 7:30PM

The first Friday of every month is Pizza and Pajama Night at CMEE! After pizza, families will enjoy an interactive read aloud of Sleep Like A Tiger, a beautifully illustrated story about a princess who does not want to sleep. She finally gives in when her parents point out that even tigers sleep to preserve […]

5th Annual Peconic Family Fun Day – May 3rd @ 10am – noon

Please join us on Saturday, May 3rd from 10am to noon for our 5th Annual Peconic Family Fun Day (rain or shine!). We’re thrilled, once again, to be working with an incredible group of partner organizations  to connect children with nature in a fun, accessible way and teach them about the importance of our estuaries […]

Kids Create: Yarn Vase with Water-colored Paper Flowers – Saturday, May 10th @ 10:00am – 11:30am

Just in time for Mother’s Day, children attending this drop-off workshop will create an original yarn covered vase, inspired by Huichol yarn painting. As a finishing touch, they will transform coffee filters into colorful paper flowers. Ages: 6 – 10 Cost: $15 for Members, $20 for Non-members Space is limited. For reservations, please call the […]

CMEE Play! – Hand-printed Flower Pots – Saturday, May 10th @ 10:30am – 11:15am

To celebrate the most important day of the year – Mother’s Day! – families with children ages 2 to 6 years will plant a pot of flowers and decorate it with an acrylic paint hand-print or another design of their choosing. The only limit is their imagination! Ages: Families with children ages 2 – 6 […]

CMEE Play! – Plant CMEE’s Garden – Sunday, May 18th @ 10:30am – 11:15am

Please Note: Due to the forecast of rain on 5/17, this workshop has been moved to Sunday, 5/18. If you’ve been to the museum lately, you may have noticed that our entryway has turned into a green house! Over 750 seedlings are waiting to be moved to their permanent home in our community garden and […]

Fly the CMEE Skies – Saturday, June 27th @ 10am – noon

Air CMEE is now boarding. During this open workshop, kids (and maybe a few parents) of all ages will explore the concepts of aerodynamics through the creation and testing of paper airplanes. You’re invited to join us in the lobby to create one of your own and then take it for a spin in our back yard. How […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, June 28th @ 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 […]

Design-A-Dress Workshop – Saturday, July 11 @ 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 […]

7th Annual Family Fair Fundraiser – Saturday, July 18th

Please join us for our 7th Annual Family Fair fundraiser: “To CMEE and Beyond!” on Saturday, July 18, 2015 held right here at the museum! From 10:30am-1:30pm, families will enjoy out-of-this-world arts and crafts, water rides, performances, games, music, food and more! For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lara Sweeney at Lara@CMEE.org. Ticket Packages: Cosmos ($10,000): 8 tickets, […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, July 26th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

CMEE invites you to join us and make one of our favorite breakfast treats on the last Sunday of every month…waffles! Children will mix a batter made of all natural ingredients and while waiting for the finished product—delicious Belgian waffles—they’ll be able to slice their own strawberries and bananas. Then they’ll get to top it […]

Grandparents Night @ Bridge Gardens – Wednesday, July 29th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

We’re excited to celebrate the moms and dads of moms and dads during our annual Grandparents Night this July. Attendees will enjoy a special evening spent among Bridge Gardens‘ five acres of specimens of trees, shrubs, hedgerow, roses, perennials and herbs. We’ll bring the bubbles and the scavenger hunt clues, all you need to do is bring […]

Dictionary Daze @ CMEE – Artist’s Reception and Workshop – August 1st @ 4pm – 6pm

On Saturday, August 1st, kids and grownups alike are invited to join us for a special VIP artist’s reception and workshop to celebrate Peter Tunney’s “Dictionary Daze.” In addition to meeting the artist and learning about the collection of screen-print collages, those in attendance will have the opportunity to create their very own t-shirt (inspired by […]

Get Ready, Get Set, Kindergarten! – August 18th @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Join us the third Tuesday each month—June through August—for our Kindergarten Readiness program! “Get Ready, Get Set, Kindergarten!” is a model classroom that invites children and their parents to engage in a typical kindergarten experience. Pack your backpack, ride a school bus and engage in morning meeting! Children practice important skills like taking turns, making friends […]

CMEE’s First Ever Chessfest! – Saturday, August 22nd @ 10am – noon

On Saturday, August 22nd, please join us for the first ever Chessfest! Brought to you by The Children’s Museum of the East End and Chess NYC, the day promises to be filled with crafts, activities, and games for players of all interests and skill levels. In addition to the opportunity to play in a tournament, […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, August 30th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

CMEE invites you to join us and make one of our favorite breakfast treats on the last Sunday of every month…waffles! Children will mix a batter made of all natural ingredients and while waiting for the finished product—delicious Belgian waffles—they’ll be able to slice their own strawberries and bananas. Then they’ll get to top it […]