Dictionary Daze @ CMEE – Artist’s Reception and Workshop – August 1st @ 4pm – 6pm

On Saturday, August 1st, kids and grownups alike are invited to join us for a special VIP artist’s reception and workshop to celebrate Peter Tunney’s “Dictionary Daze.” In addition to meeting the artist and learning about the collection of screen-print collages, those in attendance will have the opportunity to create their very own t-shirt (inspired by […]

Get Ready, Get Set, Kindergarten! – August 18th @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Join us the third Tuesday each month—June through August—for our Kindergarten Readiness program! “Get Ready, Get Set, Kindergarten!” is a model classroom that invites children and their parents to engage in a typical kindergarten experience. Pack your backpack, ride a school bus and engage in morning meeting! Children practice important skills like taking turns, making friends […]

CMEE’s First Ever Chessfest! – Saturday, August 22nd @ 10am – noon

On Saturday, August 22nd, please join us for the first ever Chessfest! Brought to you by The Children’s Museum of the East End and Chess NYC, the day promises to be filled with crafts, activities, and games for players of all interests and skill levels. In addition to the opportunity to play in a tournament, […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, August 30th @ 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 […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – “Scarlet The Scientist” – Friday, September 4th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

During this month’s Pizza & Pajama Night, we’ll be joined by Kimberly Kleinbaum, author of the “Scarlet The Scientist: A Day at the Beach.” She’ll share the story of Scarlet and her sister Isabelle who take their inquisitive minds to the beach for a day of investigation and exploration. In addition to the interactive read aloud, kids attending […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, September 27th @ 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 […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – “It’s Pumpkin Time” – Friday, October 2nd @ 6pm – 7:30pm

Q: When is a pumpkin not a pumpkin? A: When you drop it; then it’s squash! Don’t worry, no gourds will be harmed during this month’s Pizza & Pajama Night. Instead, kids will take part in an interactive read aloud of “It’s Pumpkin Time!” by Zoe Hall. In addition to the adorably illustrated, seasonal story, attendees will enjoy […]

CMEE’s 10th Birthday Celebration! – Sunday, October 11th @ 10am – noon

The Children’s Museum of the East End is turning 10! Can you believe CMEE opened its doors in Bridgehampton on Columbus Day weekend in 2005?! To celebrate the Museum entering double digits, we’re throwing a party—and you’re invited! Please join us between 10am and noon on Sunday, October 11th for a day filled with rockets, […]

CMEE’S ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH – Friday, October 23rd @ 4pm – 6pm

Mark your calendars for CMEE’s annual Halloween Bash! On Friday, October 23rd between 4pm and 6pm, children will enjoy Halloween games, trick or treating, crafts, a costume contest and more! Ideal for children aged 6 and under, but the CMEE Halloween Bash offers plenty of fun for older goblins too! We traditionally sell out so […]

Waffle Day! – Sunday, October 25th @ 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 […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – “Leaf Man” – Friday, November 6th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

The days may be shorter and the coats may be heavier, but we always look forward to fall. To celebrate the season and the fantastic foliage it brings, we’ll be reading Lois Elhert’s “Leaf Man” during this month’s Pizza & Pajama Night. In addition to an interactive read aloud of the book—which features illustrations made from actual leaves—kids will eat pizza, enjoy […]

Shinnecock Dancers Performance – Saturday, November 7th @ 10:30am

On Saturday, November 7th, please join us for a special performance with the Shinnecock Dancers. Matauqus Tarrant along with other members of the Shinnecock Nation will present an interactive demonstration for families with children of all ages. Members of the group will don native attire and explain the meaning behind a variety of dances as they share this centuries […]

Heritage Day Parade – Saturday, November 14 @ noon

Where does your family come from? How do you celebrate holidays? What are your traditions? Please join us on Saturday, November 14th and tell your family’s story during our first ever Heritage Day Parade! We’ll be taking over CMEE’s Main Street with a cavalcade of homemade floats designed to celebrate and share what makes families […]

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

CMEE’s Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop – Thursday, December 31 @ 10am – noon & 1pm – 3pm

On Thursday, December 31, please join us for the biggest kid-friendly New Year’s celebration this side of the Shinnecock Canal—CMEE’s Annual Ball Drop! In fact, the party’s gotten so big that this year we’re offering two sessions of the confetti-filled festivities to ensure 2015 gets the send off it deserves! Session 1: 10am – noon […]

A Trip To Mars – Thursday, January 14th @ 4pm – 5:30pm

The Children’s Museum of the East End is thrilled to present an out-of-this-world experience…literally! We’ll be joined (via Skype) by Dr. Horton Newsom, a professor of geochemistry and Mars Science Laboratory researcher, who will discuss Martian landscapes, NASA’s Curiosity Rover, and whether or not there’s life on the Red Planet. In addition to learning more about our celestial neighbor, families attending […]

March 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, On February 25, CMEE hosted its annual “CMEE in the City” fundraising dinner, which was attended by a capacity crowd of 180 people. With help from the honorary event chairs, Arlene and Alan Alda and Joy Behar, CMEE celebrated the work of three trailblazing former trustees, Beatrice Alda, Natalie Barth, and Vicky Graham. […]

Celebrate The Chinese New Year – Saturday, February 6th @ 10am – 10:45am

Happy New Year! We’re excited to celebrate the Chinese New Year—and the year of the Monkey!—with friends from the Ross School! There won’t be any ball drops this time around, but kids attending this special workshop will learn about the 4000-year-old holiday with crafts, games, and more! Ages: 3 – 7 Cost: $5 for members, $17 for non-members […]

Kids Create – Jackson Pollock Drip Painting, March 1st @ 10am – 11:30am

Brought to CMEE through a partnership with the Pollock Krasner House, kids (ages 6 – 10) attending this drop-off workshop will learn about the life and art of Jackson Pollock. After an interactive and informative narrative about the artist, children will have the opportunity to create their own masterpiece with temperas using the drip-paint technique […]

CMEE Play! – Jackson Pollock Drip Painting, March 1st @ 10:30 – 11:15

Brought to museum through a partnership with the Pollock Krasner House, this CMEE Play! session will encourage children to learn about one of the East End’s most famous artists, Jackson Pollock. During this workshop, kids (aged 2 – 6) and their families will be given the chance to practice the drip painting technique inspired by […]