Archives for September 2014

Pizza & Pajama Night – It’s Pumpkin Time! – Friday, October 3 @ 6PM – 7:30PM

  At this month’s Pizza & Pajama night, we’re celebrating the changing of the season along with everyone’s favorite gourd…the pumpkin! After an interactive story reading of It’s Pumpkin Time! by Zoe Hall, kids (and parents) attending this monthly event will get to make their own fall decoration with a paper mâché pumpkin and leaves as well as play in […]

Music Together by the Dunes – May 5th – JunE 30th @ 10:45AM – 11:30AM (Fridays)

This joyful early childhood music program has generations of fans across the globe and instills a lifelong love of music and happy memories! It’s a delightful way to share music with your child and meet new friends. During this incredible world renowned research-based music and movement program, families enjoy singing, dancing, rhythm and tonal patterns, […]

2nd Annual Rocket Day – Sunday, October 12th @ 10am – noon

Please join us on Sunday, October 12th between 10am and noon for our 2nd Annual Rocket Day!  Children of all ages will make and launch their own rockets (with staff member guidance, of course) in CMEE’s own back yard! Projects for kids of all ages.  The rain date is the following day, Monday, October 13th. Cost: Free […]

CMEE’S Annual Halloween Bash – Friday, October 24th @ 4pm – 6pm

Mark your calendars for CMEE’s annual Halloween Bash! On Friday, October 24th between 4pm and 6pm, children will enjoy Halloween games, trick or treating, crafts, a costume contest and more!  Prizes are awarded for the best costumes. Ideal for children aged 6 and under, but the CMEE Halloween Bash offers plenty of fun for older goblins […]


Dear Friends, I became very excited this past month when my son Bennett first put his foot into his mouth. It was not because he said something inappropriate (he is only five months old, mind you) but because he reached a developmental milestone by playing with his toes and sticking them into his mouth. Like […]

Sima @ CMEE – Sunday, October 26th @ 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. This month’s theme? Halloween, of course! Ages: Families with children of all ages Cost: Free

Pizza @ Pajama Night – The Leaf Man – Friday, November 7th @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm

November’s Pizza & Pajama night is all about fall’s fantastic foliage! A CMEE Educator will read Lois Elhert’s Leaf Man—”A Leaf Man’s got to go where the wind blows”—and lead children (and their parents) in a craft utilizing fabric leaves to create a collage that will last for years to come. Afterwards, kids will enjoy open play in […]

Shinnecock Dancers Workshop – Saturday, November 8th @ 10:30am – 11:30am

On Saturday, November 8th, please join us in our Amphitheater for a special event with the Shinnecock Dancers. Metauqus Tarrant along with other members of the Shinnecock Nation will present a dance workshop for families with children of all ages. Members of the dance group will don native attire as they present an interactive workshop influenced […]

Community Scrollathon: Repurpose, Reuse, Upcycle – Sunday, November 9th @ 10:30am to 2:00pm

The Parrish Art Museum, the Children’s Museum of the East End, and The Watermill Center invite families to create and collaborate at this multifaceted program of art, music, and dance. 10:30 – 1:00pm: Create colorful textile scrolls with exhibiting artists, Steven and William Ladd, build instruments and perform with Bash the Trash, and weave recycled […]

Kids Create – Fun With Air Dry Clay – Saturday, November 15th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

Kids in this drop-off workshop will spend their morning experimenting and practicing with air dry clay. A CMEE Educator will lead the classroom and assist children as they design and sculpt their very own creations using pinch pot and coil techniques. Ages: Children aged 6 – 10 Cost: $10 for members, $15 for non-members (does […]

Sima @ CMEE – Sunday, November 23rd @ 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. This month’s theme? It’s all about fall! Ages: Families with children of all ages Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum)

Katharine Holabird Reading Twinkle – Friday, November 28th @ 10:00am

CMEE is incredibly excited to welcome back beloved children’s author Katharine Holabird! Creator of the kid-favorite Angelina Ballerina, Ms. Holabird will present a staged reading of her latest series of books, Twinkle. They’re perfect for anyone who loves fairies, friendship and pink! Ages: Children of all ages Cost: Free for members, $15 for non-members (includes […]

Kids Create – Model Magic Fantastic Figurines – Saturday, November 29th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

Working with Crayola’s Model Magic, kids in this drop-off workshop will create their own colorful fantasy figurines. Come with an idea in mind—a Pegasus, a dinosaur…maybe a robot?—or work with a CMEE educator to create something completely unique! While this workshop doesn’t require previous experience with clay, it does require children work fairly independently. Kids […]

Sima @ CMEE – Sunday, December 21st @ 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. The theme for December? Welcome to winter! Ages: Families with children of all ages Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum)

Kids Create – Foam Board Printmaking – Saturday, December 27th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

Kids in this drop-off workshop will create original designs as they experiment with foam board print blocks they make themselves. The child-directed (though a CMEE educator will be on hand to offer assistance) project is a fantastic opportunity to share, practice, apply and grow their knowledge of basic art concepts as they express their individuality. […]

SOLD OUT! – CMEE’s Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop At Noon

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT! Please join us…10…9…8…as we count down to…7…6…5…4…the New Year…3…2…1…at the Museum! Mark the start of 2015 in the CMEE “Square” with our biggest celebration of the year (seriously, we’ve already starting preparing the confetti). Prior to saying goodbye to 2014, Museum staff will present a workshop to make special holiday noisemakers. […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – Time To Sleep – Friday, January 2nd @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza & Pajama Night at the Museum! Immediately following an interactive read aloud of Denise Fleming’s Time to Sleep, pizza time, and open play in the exhibits, children attending this month will craft a paper bag cave…perfect for bears ready to hibernate this time of year. Ages: Children […]

CMEE Play! In The Kitchen – Alphabet Noodle Soup – Saturday, January 10th @ 10am – 10:45am

During this family workshop, we’re making that wonderful wintertime staple…soup! Alphabet noodle soup, in this case. Children will chop, measure, and pour all the ingredients (with guidance, of course) and then take their culinary creations home in mason jars. Kids will also get a taste of what they’ve made as they enjoy some (TV Magic) […]

Kids Create – Weaving Wire Webs – Saturday, January 17th @ 10am – 11am

In this drop-off workshop, kids will experience a new take on a traditional craft. We’re replacing the string and feathers usually used to make dreamcatchers with wire and beads and creating something totally unique! Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members (does not include admission to the Museum)   Space is […]

Waffle Day @ CMEE – Sunday, January 25th @ 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 […]