Archives for February 2015

Kids Create – Foam Stamps – Saturday, February 28th @ 10am – 11am

A few blocks, some foam, and a little bit of ink lead to infinite possibilities in this drop-off workshop for older kids. We’ll show them the basics of making their own stamps and then let their imaginations run wild. We can’t wait to see what they come up with! Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $12 […]

Pizza and Pajama Night – Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! – Friday, March 6th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

Join us for a pizza a pajama night of the midwinter jicker variety. We’ll be celebrating the creator of Horton, Yurtle the Turtle, as well as the Cat in the Hat…Dr. Seuss! After reading one of his classic stories and enjoying pizza, kids attending this monthly Friday night event will make a special craft inspired […]

Kids Create – The Science of Magnetism – Satuday, March 14th @ 10am – 11am

This drop-off workshop is perfect for those curious to know about the magic—well, science—of magnetism. We’ll explain the concepts of magnetic fields, attraction (and repulsion), poles, and magnetization. And, to help illustrate and understand this incredible force, kids will make and experiment with their own compasses! Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $12 for members, $15 for non-members […]

SOLD OUT – Mad Hatter Egg Hunt – Saturday, March 28th

1st Session: Doors open at 10:15am and the Egg Hunt begins promptly at 10:30am. 2nd Session: Doors open at 1:15pm and the Egg Hunt begins promptly at 1:30pm PLEASE NOTE: The Mad Hatter Egg Hunt has completely sold out. Help CMEE celebrate the arrival of spring at our annual Mad Hatter Egg Hunt! Sponsored by Dan’s […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, March 29th @ 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 […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – “The Earth and I” – Friday, April 3rd @ 6pm – 7:30pm

We’re celebrating Earth Day during this month’s Pizza and Pajama Night! After enjoying some pizza and an interactive reading of Frank Asch’s beautifully illustrated “The Earth and I,” kids will be invited to create their own watercolor landscapes and play in the Museum! Ages: All ages Cost:Free for members, $10 for non-members Space is limited. […]

Let’s Get This Garden Started – Saturday, April 4th @ 10am – noon

Join us anytime between 10am and noon and help plant our “seedlings” as we celebrate the arrival of spring! A local farmer will be one hand to help lead the workshop and teach kids how to properly plant seeds and explain the ins and outs of getting them to grow! Ages: All ages Cost: Free […]

CMEE Spring Break! Soda Bottle Planters – Monday, April 6th @ 10am – 11am

Kids will prepare for the growing season in this make-your-own planter workshop. We’ll be using recycled soda bottles to create an ideal environment in which plants can grow and thrive! Green thumb not required. Ages: 4 – 7 Cost: $12 for members, $24 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum) Space is limited. For reservations, […]

CMEE Spring Break! Puppet Theatre Live – Tuesday, April 7th @ 10am – 11am

We’re asking kids in this drop-off workshop to help us pull a few strings…puppet strings, that is! We’ll be introducing them to the basics of sewing as we work together to create our very own puppets. Ages: 4 – 7 Cost: $12 for members, $24 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum) Space is limited. […]

CMEE Spring Break! Upcycled Bird Feeders – Wednesday, April 8th @ 10am – 11am

Old is new again as we share the concept of “upcycling” in this drop-off workshop. Using a variety of previously used materials, kids will create bird feeders to welcome our feathered friends who are returning for spring. Ages: 4 – 7 Cost: $12 for members, $24 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum) Space is […]

CMEE Spring Break! Community Mural – Thursday, April 9th @ 10am – 11am

We invite kids to don a smock and join us as we create a community mural to display in the Museum! Ages: 4 – 7 Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum) Space is limited. For reservations, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 or register online.

CMEE Spring Break! Plant Printmaking – Friday, April 10th @ 10am – 11am

After going on a nature walk where they’ll learn about various plants and animals living around the Museum, kids attending this drop-off workshop will learn how to turn vegetables into a medium for printmaking. Ages: 4 – 7 Cost: $12 for members, $24 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum) Space is limited. For reservations, […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, April 26th @ 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 […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – “And Then It’s Spring” by Julie Fogliano – Friday, May 1st @ 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: All ages Cost: Free […]

CMEE Play! In The Kitchen – Mini Cupcakes For Mom – Saturday, May 9th @ 10:00am – 10:45am

Join us as we make tasty treats mom is sure to love: mini cupcakes! Kids in this family workshop will mix the batter, prepare the tins, bake and finally decorate their culinary creations…just in time for Mother’s Day! Ages: Families with kids aged 2 – 6 Cost: $7 for members, $20 for non-members (cost includes […]

Kids Create – Heart-Shaped Floral Wreaths – Saturday, May 9th @ 10am – 11am

During this drop-off workshop, kids will create heart-shaped floral wreaths decorated with homemade paper flowers. Just in time for mom’s—and grandma’s—big day, this craft is sure to look great hanging on the front door (or anywhere around the house, for that matter)! Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $12 for members, $15 for non-members (does not include […]

Let’s Get This Garden Started! Planting Party – Saturday, May 16th @ 10am – noon

Last month’s seeds are this month’s seedlings! And, with the weather getting warming, it’s time to move our young friends to their permanent home…CMEE’s garden! Join us any time between 10am and noon as we prepare, plant and water our sprouts and help us make this garden grow. Ages: All ages Cost: Free for members, $10 […]

Sima @ CMEE – May 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 for members, $10 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum)

Let’s Get This Garden Started! Kids Create – Solar Flair! Saturday, May 23rd @ 10am – noon

Local artist, Rossa Cole, invites you to contribute to one of the first art installations to be displayed CMEE’s backyard garden! Kids in this drop-off workshop will create solar-powered noisemakers and wind chimes that will hang from our favorite tree! The work will transform the garden into an interactive, sensory experience to be enjoyed by […]

Let’s Get This Garden Started – CMEE Play! Art That Rocks – Saturday, May 23rd @ 10am – 10:45am

Please join us and local artist Lynn Leff as we create a work of art to be prominently displayed in the CMEE garden. Families will collaborate on a one-of-a-kind installation using recycled materials and clay that visitors to the Museum will experience and enjoy! Please Note: We’ll be using non-washable paint during this workshop and […]