December 2013 – Letter from the Director

Dear Friends, What an exciting year for CMEE!  Looking back at 2013, we welcomed almost 60,000 visitors, increased our educational programming and community partnerships, and have planned fantastic updates to the Museum. This year, I am especially proud that: Over 250 local children received scholarships to visit the Museum and participate in classes and workshops […]

Letter from the Director – November 2013

Dear Friends, It was wonderful to see hundreds of people come out on Columbus Day weekend for the liftoff of CMEE’s capital campaign at our annual Rocket Day Festival. Thank you to Town Councilmember, Bridget Fleming for being on hand to launch the ceremonial CMEE bottle rocket. You can read more about the Rocket Day […]

Letter from the Director – October 2013

Dear Friends,  After a week of cleaning and refreshing the Museum in September, CMEE is set for a new season of programs, workshops, and special events! Every week at the Museum, there’s something new to do! In addition to art classes presented by Butter Lane Art Academy and music classes by Music by the Dunes, CMEE has an array […]

Letter from the Director – September 2013

Dear Friends, It was our best summer yet at the Children’s Museum. Thank you to everyone who played at CMEE, participated in classes, watched terrific performances in our amphitheater, or attended CMEE’s annual Family Fair fundraiser. We’re already geared up for a fantastic fall. In addition to our “Play” classes, CMEE is hosting a Music […]

Letter from the Director – August 2013

Dear Friends, Thank you to everyone who supported CMEE’s 5th Annual Family Fair benefit last month. You helped to make it the best one yet! We were thrilled to have the event featured in the Wall Street Journal! Please mark your calendar on July 19, 2014 for next year’s Fair. CMEE is in the midst […]

Letter from the Director – July 2013

Dear Friends, Happy Fourth of July! CMEE is open on the holiday, so please come by to play as part of your celebration. In June, we were delighted to honor the ten graduates of Head Start at CMEE who will enter Kindergarten in September. We also celebrated the end of a successful semester of Cantemos, […]

Letter from the Director – June 2013

Dear Friends, I hope you’re enjoying a great start to the summer. Thanks to the almost 2,000 of you who helped us kickoff of the season by visiting during Memorial Day weekend! In fact, all of May was a busy time for CMEE. In addition to completing our annual spring cleanup, we welcomed hundreds of […]

Letter from the Director – May 2013

Dear Friends, At CMEE, we are very excited about our collaborative programs coming up in the next couple of weeks. This Saturday, we will again host Peconic Family Fun Day with almost ten partner organizations committed to educating children about the environment. On May 11, CMEE is partnering with Bay Street Theatre on a production of Martha […]

Letter from the Director – April 2013

Dear Friends, Happy spring! Thank you to everyone who visited last week during Spring Break and helped make our new “drop off” program such an enormous success!  This month, we have more great programs scheduled, including CMEE’s inaugural Egg Drop Challenge and our annual Jackson Pollock Day.  Looking forward this spring, we’re excited to host […]

Letter from the Director – March 2013

Dear Friends, I’m delighted to announce CMEE is launching a new “drop off” program during spring break this month in response to requests from members. Each morning, your children will have the opportunity to participate an array of activities, including cooking, art, nature walks, and gardening. For moms who need a night out, we’ve scheduled […]

Letter from the Director – February 2013

Dear Friends, In this month’s Newsletter, you’ll see there is plenty of activity at CMEE in February, starting tomorrow with “Pizza and Pajama Night” and followed by our “Get Creative” and storytelling workshops, and winter vacation week programming. In January, we were very happy to welcome our new Education Coordinator, Vanessa Geppert to the Museum. […]

Letter from the Director – January 2013

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! After a fantastic December, CMEE was delighted to ring in 2013 earlier this week with over 500 people attending our 5th Annual New Year’s Eve “Ball Drop.” You can check out some of the photos from the “Ball Drop” in this month’s newsletter. I am very grateful to the Museum […]

Letter from the Director – November 2012

Dear Friends, I hope you made it through “Super Storm” Sandy without too much difficulty. Our hearts go out to those in our community who have suffered losses due to the storm. We are grateful for all of the cleanup crews who are working diligently to get life in the East End back to normal. […]

Letter from the Director – October 2012

Dear Friends, After ten days of cleaning and refreshing the Museum last month, CMEE is set for a new season of programs, workshops, and special events! Don’t miss “Pizza and Pajama Night” this Friday, “Play with Clay” on October 13, and our annual Halloween Bash on Friday, October 26. CMEE is always delighted to collaborate […]

Letter from the Director – September 2012

Dear Friends, CMEE has had a tremendous summer! Many thanks to the thousands of you who visited CMEE, participated in our classes, watched a musical performance in our amphitheater, or enjoyed lunch at the Museum! A special thank you to supporters who purchased a Name Plate for CMEE’s boardwalk, now known as “Lucy’s Way”! The […]