Archives for July 2014

August 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, I’m obsessed with sleep. “How are you sleeping?” is the #1 question I have been asked since my wife and I welcomed our baby, Bennett. Initially, the sleep deprivation wasn’t so bad, but now after four months, I daydream constantly about sleeping uninterrupted through the night. I haven’t participated in a meeting at […]

Pizza & Pajama Night @ Bridge Gardens – Friday, August 1st @ 6pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza and Pajama Night at CMEE! This month, kids are in for a special treat…we’re headed to Bridge Gardens in Bridgehamptons. After a pizza dinner, kids will enjoy a scavenger hunt around the five-acre public garden where they’ll look for sculptures, ponds, flowers and more! We ask those attending […]

CMEE in the Studio: Erling Hope & Family Portraits – Saturday, August 2nd @ 10am – 11:30am

How do we look at each other, as daughters and sons, mothers and fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers? How do we see each other? How do we capture a likeness? Join two generations of artists–with Leif, Erling and Sorren Hope–as they explore playful ways to draw and paint each other’s portraits. This CMEE in the Studio is […]

the 42nd Annual Dan’s Papers Kite Fly – Sunday, August 3rd @ 5:30pm

CMEE is proud to be the official non-profit sponsor for Dan’s 42nd Annual Kite Fly! On Sunday, August 3rd at 5:30pm, there will be more kites in the air at once than you would think is even possible! Sagg Main Beach Parking Lot restrictions will be lifted as of 5:30 p.m. All other parking notifications will be enforced. […]

Peter & The Wolf – Tuesday, August 5th @ 6:00PM

Young company members from “Miss Sara’s” Hampton Ballet Theater will perform Prokofiev’s timelessly appealing and magical ballet. The performance will be accompanied by the 25-piece Hampton Chamber Orchestra…an extra delight! A very special annual family event for all ages! Doors open at 5:30pm. Rain date is the following day. Ages: Families with children of all […]

Tim and the Space Cadets – Tuesday, August 12th @ 6:00PM

Brooklyn-based Tim and the Space Cadets play songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, snow days, and summer vacations. Songwriters Tim Kubart and Matt Puckett weave their own childhood memories through textured pop tunes, rockers, and lullabies. (Official Site) Doors open at 5:30pm. Rain date is the following day. Ages: Families with children […]

Sima @ CMEE – Sunday, August 17th @ 11:30am – 12:15pm

Join Sima at CMEE for her monthly reading! Through interactive and creative storytelling, this local educator and entertainer engages audiences of all ages. Ages: Families with children of all ages Cost: Free

Suzi Shelton – Tuesday, August 19th @ 6:00PM

Suzi Shelton is an award winning singer/songwriter for kids and has been performing upbeat, interactive pop-folk-rock music for families for over 10 years. And you know what? She loves every minute! Suzi and her band have performed in such prestigious venues as The White House, Symphony Space and the Tribeca Film Festival. (Official Site) Doors […]

Karen K and the Jitterbugs – Tuesday, August 26th @ 6:00PM

Karen K & her Jitterbugs are rising stars in the “kindie” music scene thanks to the band’s eclectic sound and Karen K’s quirky, well-crafted and totally catchy tunes. Karen K’s powerhouse vocals, infectious energy and ability to connect with audience members young and old make the band fast favorites among tots, parents and even grandparents!(Official […]

Countdown to Kindergarten With CMEE – Saturday, 23rd and 30th @ 10am – 2pm

With the school year quickly approaching, we’re setting up a mock classroom to help students transition into the new experience! Please join us on Saturday, July 23rd and 30th, for our “Countdown To Kindergarten” pop-up exhibit. A qualified CMEE educator will be on hand to answer questions (both from kids and adults), lead the classroom, […]

Coffee and Discussion With Kim West, “The Sleep Lady” – Thursday, August 7th @ 9:30am

CMEE is pleased to offer a morning of coffee and conversation with Kim West, “The Sleep Lady.” For almost 20 years, Kim has been helping families find sleep utilizing her gentle, accessible, and adaptable method. On Thursday, August 7th at 9:30am, she’ll be joining us to discuss the importance of  good sleep habits, how they […]

Ride For A Cause – Tuesday, August 12th @ 1:30pm

On Tuesday, August 12th at 1:30PM, please join CMEE at the Soulcycle Watermill studio for an afternoon spin benefiting the Museum. Whether you’re a SoulCycle pro or are new to spinning, sign up for a rocking ride and claim your bike today! In addition to a fantastic workout for a great cause, attendees will also […]

JULY 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, Three months ago, my wife and I were overjoyed to welcome our first baby, a boy named Bennett. Since I work at a children’s museum, I’ve been regularly bringing Bennett along with me to the office. Fortunately, I am lucky to work with an incredible group of colleagues who have welcomed his presence. […]