Archives for April 2014

¡CMEE Feria! – Saturday, April 29th @ 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Join us for a celebration of East End Latino culture on Saturday, April 29th from 12:30 – 2:30pm (rain or shine!) at the third annual CMEE FERIA! It will be a day of traditional cuisine, music, art, and—most importantly—fun for the entire family. Ages: All Ages! Cost: Free for everyone! Tasting Ticket (available day of […]

After School Star Wars Party! – Thursday, May 4th @ 3:30pm – 5pm

Join your friends at the Children’s Museum along with Macaroni Kid Hamptons as we celebrate the most important day in the universe…May the 4th! Awaken the force with a special Star Wars themed Lego workshop, Jedi crafts, and Wookie cookies (they’re chewy)! These are the droids you’re looking for! Ages: Parents with children of all Ages! Cost: $5 for members, […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – “And Then It’s Spring” – Friday, May 5th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

During this month’s Pizza & Pajama night, we’re celebrating the season with a reading of Julie Fogliano’s, “And Then It’s Spring.” After an interactive read aloud of this beautifully illustrated book about patience and anticipation, kids will eat pizza, learn how to create their own mini gardens and enjoy open play in the Museum! Ages: […]

Peconic Family Fun Day – Saturday, May 6th @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the morning of Peconic Family Fun Day. Join us on Saturday, May 6th from 10am to noon for the 8th Annual Peconic Family Fun Day (rain or shine!). Peconic Family Fun Day offers visitors the opportunity to learn about and celebrate the ecosystems, estuaries, and environments that […]

Mother’s Day Mini Cupcakes – Saturday, May 13 @ 10am – 10:45am

Join us as we make a sweet (and healthy!) treat during a special family cooking workshop this Mother’s Day weekend. Kids will measure, mix, pour and “bake” homemade chocolate zucchini cupcakes before decorating them with a selection of tasty toppings mom is sure to love. Ages: Parents with children ages 3 – 6! Cost: $7 for Museum Members, $20 […]

Spring Cleaning Week – Monday, May 15th – Friday, May 19th

Please Note: The Museum will be closed from Monday, May 15th – Friday, May 19th for our annual spring cleaning week! 

Let’s Get This Garden Started – Art That Rocks! – Saturday, May 20th @ 10am – 11am

Now that the weather’s warming and the sun is shining, it’s time to get serious about gardening…seriously creative! Join us for a special workshop where you’ll make your very own stone mosaic. Families can choose to bring theirs home and add it to their personal plot of plants or add it to the Museum’s community garden for all to enjoy. Ages: Parents […]

Memorial Day Weekend Block Party presented by Hudson Yards – Saturday, May 27 @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the day of the Block Party. Join us and our friends at Hudson Yards as we kick off the season as only the Children’s Museum can…during our first ever community BLOCK PARTY! With block building activities, DIY stomp rockets, crafts and games with community partners, chalk street art, the official […]

Pizza & Pajama Night at Madoo Conservancy – Friday, June 2 @ 6pm – 7:30pm

Families should pack a blanket for this month’s Pizza & Pajama Night…we’re headed to Sagaponack’s Madoo Conservancy! In addition to enjoying a delicious pizza dinner, kids (and grownups!) will play with bubbles and explore the organic garden’s sculptures, ponds, bridges, and plant life using a scavenger hunt specially created for the event.  Please Note: Pizza & Pajama night will […]

Let’s Get This Garden Started – Planting Party! – Saturday, June 10 @ 10am – noon

Our seeds have sprouted and they’re ready to make the move to the Museum’s community garden. We could use a little help deciding just where to put them, though! Join us anytime between 10am and noon as we prepare, plant and water our sprouts as we get ready for the growing season. Make sure to come dressed […]

5th Annual Music Fair – Saturday, June 17 @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the day of the Music Fair. See It, Hear It, Play It at the Museum’s 5th annual Music Fair on Saturday, June 17th! During the free community event, the Children’s Museum of the East End will transform into a family-friendly sonic experience for music fans young and old (but mostly young!). With live performances […]

Summer Book Swap – Saturday, June 24 @ 10am – 2pm

♫ No more pencils, no more books… ♫ What?! No books?! School may be out for summer, but our love of reading knows no season. Please join us as we celebrate the written word during our Summer Book Swap! The premise is simple: Bring a book, take a book. During the free community event, we’re also […]

Train Your Eyes to Be “Tick Wise” – Saturday, July 1 @ 10am – 11am

“Tick Wise” is an engaging, interactive program designed to teach young children (and grownups!) how to prevent tick bites and what to do if bitten. The program is presented by Southampton Hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, with expert assistance from Brian Kelly, owner of East End Tick & Mosquito Control and April Nill-Boitano, a certified […]

APRIL 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, Can a visit to CMEE be therapeutic? Lois Silverman certainly suggests it should be in her book, The Social Work of Museums. “With their unique resources,” she writes, “museums have a powerful role to play as agents of social service. Social work is the profession that truly understands how to strengthen human relationships […]