Mad Hatter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 12th @ 10:30AM – 12:30PM

Help CMEE celebrate the arrival of spring with our annual Mad Hatter Egg Hunt. Sponsored by Dan’s Papers, this year’s event promises to be bigger, better, and—dare way say it?—madder than ever before. After decorating their hats, children will participate in a scavenger hunt for “Eco” Eggs containing healthy treats (generously donated by Annie’s Homegrown) […]

Sima @ CMEE: Mother Earth – Sunday, April 13th @ 11:30am – 12:15pm

Come join Sima at CMEE for her monthly reading. Through interactive creative storytelling, this local educator and entertainer engages audiences of all ages. What’s going on this month? Sima helps us celebrate Earth Day with a reading of Mother Earth. Ages: Families with children of all ages Cost: Free

CMEE Kids Club: Mini Herb Garden – Tuesday, April 15th @ 9:30am – noon

Calling all green thumbs! In this drop-off workshop, we’ll be transforming water bottles and other recycled items into miniature herb gardens. The morning will also include group games, creative movement activities, an interactive read aloud, snack time and more. Ages: 3 – 6 Cost: $45 for members, $55 for non-members (cost includes museum admission) Space […]

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 […]

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 […]

CMEE Play! – Hand-printed Flower Pots – Saturday, May 10th @ 10:30am – 11:15am

To celebrate the most important day of the year – Mother’s Day! – families with children ages 2 to 6 years will plant a pot of flowers and decorate it with an acrylic paint hand-print or another design of their choosing. The only limit is their imagination! Ages: Families with children ages 2 – 6 […]

CMEE Play! – Plant CMEE’s Garden – Sunday, May 18th @ 10:30am – 11:15am

Please Note: Due to the forecast of rain on 5/17, this workshop has been moved to Sunday, 5/18. If you’ve been to the museum lately, you may have noticed that our entryway has turned into a green house! Over 750 seedlings are waiting to be moved to their permanent home in our community garden and […]

Fly the CMEE Skies – Saturday, June 27th @ 10am – noon

Air CMEE is now boarding. During this open workshop, kids (and maybe a few parents) of all ages will explore the concepts of aerodynamics through the creation and testing of paper airplanes. You’re invited to join us in the lobby to create one of your own and then take it for a spin in our back yard. How […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, June 28th @ 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 […]

Design-A-Dress Workshop – Saturday, July 11 @ 10am – noon

The Children’s Museum of the East End and PaperGirl are pleased to present a design-a-dress drop-in workshop for all of our aspiring designers, fashionistas, and artists! Kids of all ages are invited to bring their favorite doll or teddy bear (any stuffed animal will do!) and create an illustrated dress with the help and guidance of PaperGirl’s […]

7th Annual Family Fair Fundraiser – Saturday, July 18th

Please join us for our 7th Annual Family Fair fundraiser: “To CMEE and Beyond!” on Saturday, July 18, 2015 held right here at the museum! From 10:30am-1:30pm, families will enjoy out-of-this-world arts and crafts, water rides, performances, games, music, food and more! For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lara Sweeney at Lara@CMEE.org. Ticket Packages: Cosmos ($10,000): 8 tickets, […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, July 26th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

CMEE invites you to join us and make one of our favorite breakfast treats on the last Sunday of every month…waffles! Children will mix a batter made of all natural ingredients and while waiting for the finished product—delicious Belgian waffles—they’ll be able to slice their own strawberries and bananas. Then they’ll get to top it […]

Grandparents Night @ Bridge Gardens – Wednesday, July 29th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

We’re excited to celebrate the moms and dads of moms and dads during our annual Grandparents Night this July. Attendees will enjoy a special evening spent among Bridge Gardens‘ five acres of specimens of trees, shrubs, hedgerow, roses, perennials and herbs. We’ll bring the bubbles and the scavenger hunt clues, all you need to do is bring […]