Archives for March 2014

CMEE Kids Club: Paper Bag Costumes, Masks & Hats – Wednesday, April 16th @ 9:30am – noon

Using simple art supplies, newspapers, paper bags and a whole lot of imagination, kids in this drop-off workshop will be designing and creating their very own costumes, masks, and hats. The morning will also include group games, creative movement activities, an interactive read aloud, snack time and more. Ages: 3 – 6 Cost: $45 for […]

CMEE Kids Club: Tin Can Wind Chimes – Thursday, April 17th @ 9:30 – noon

In this drop-off class, kids will be putting together tin can wind chimes. We’ll supply everything they need—cans, wire, nuts, bolts, beads and the know-how—to create these soothing aural ornaments. The morning will also include group games, creative movement activities, an interactive read aloud, snack time and more. Ages: 3 – 6 Cost: $45 for […]

CMEE Kids Club: Weaving w/ Recycled Materials – Friday, March 18th @ 9:30AM – Noon

As part of our ongoing celebration of Earth Day, kids attending this drop-off workshop will breathe new life into fabric, shopping bags, and packaging (among other things) when we lead them in a session of weaving with recyclables. The morning will also include group games, creative movement activities, an interactive read aloud, snack time and […]

Kids Create: Hand Sewn Windsocks – Saturday, April 19th @ 10:00 – 11:30

Children ages 6-10 can design and hand sew an original windsock with guidance from CMEE’s Education Coordinator, Vanessa Geppert.  Our workshop will be stocked with plenty of sewing notions (including plastic needles) and a great variety of fabrics for children to choose from. Ages: 6 – 10 Cost: $15 (does not include non-member admission to […]

CMEE Play! Cooking With Chef Alan – Saturday, April 26th @ 10:30AM – 11:15AM

CMEE’s Chef de Cuisine, Alan, has Blueberry Turnovers on the menu this month. Families attending this hands-on cooking workshop will learn how to create this delicious pastry from scratch and then get to enjoy their hard work. Ages: 2 – 6 years Cost: $12 for members, $22 for non-members (cost includes museum admission) Space is […]

Waffle Day @ CMEE! – Sunday, April 27th @ 10:00AM – 11:15AM

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 […]

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 […]

Monday, March 24 – Sunday, March 30

Saturday, March 29th CAPTURE THE WIND 10:00AM In this interactive science workshop, families with kids (ages 4 – 5) will experience the properties of moving air, experiment, and discover what wind energy can do. Participants in this program will also being making a wind detector to take home. Admission: $12 for members, $22 for non-members […]

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 […]