Monday, August 25th – Sunday, August 31st

Monday, August 25th – Friday, August 29th

Kids Club
9:00am – 11:45am (sold out)

Looking for a unique and fun learning and socialization experience for your 3-5 year old? Try our half-day Kids Club! Children participate in a variety of creative activities including storytime, arts, nature walks and exploring, music and movement, cooking and baking, group games and free play in the museum…all while learning to cooperate and share in an informal, yet structured environment. Ages: 3 – 5. Cost: $275/week for members, $300/week for non-members.

Gentle Separation Option
9:00am – 10:30am (sold out)

Designed to support children (aged 30 – 36 months) as they gain self-confidence and develop independence in a safe, stimulating, and structured environment. Ages: 30 – 36 months. Cost: $200/week for members; $250/week for non-members.

Super Soccer Stars
9:45am – 12:15pm (extended day option available for ages 4-5 from 12:15pm-2:15pm)

Join Super Soccer Stars for Mini Camp, right here at CMEE! All Super Soccer Stars classes are based on age-specific curricula created by a combination of early childhood, soccer, and behavioral specialists to guarantee that each child is learning and having a blast from the moment the whistle blows. Each day will feature 2.5 hours of soccer, arts & crafts and a snack. Don’t miss another goal and enroll today! Ages: 2 1/2 – 5 years. For cost and to register, go to www.supersoccerstars.com or call 212-877-7171.

Monday, August 25th

Kick & Play
9:00am – 9:40am

Kick & Play is a fun-filled movement program designed for parents and toddlers to explore the world of physical activity with pre-soccer skills. Kick & Play classes are structured so that toddlers and caregivers can establish a friendly routine working together in a group setting, listening to directions, and engaging in exciting movement and pre-soccer activities. Ages: 12 months – 24 months. or cost and to register, please visit www.kickandplay.com or call 212.877.5425.

Yummy Yoga
9:30am – 10:15am

It’s never too early to salute the sun. CMEE has teamed up with Jen Proudman of Yummy Yoga NYC for a yoga class designed specifically for families. In this weekly workshop, families enjoy a fun, imaginative approach to yoga that is great for developing minds and bodies. Classes include a mix of yoga, music, dance, games, storytelling and art. Ages: 2 – 6 years. Cost: $135 for members, $145 for non-members.

Tuesday, August 26th

CMEE Play! In The Kitchen
9:30am – 10:15am (sold out) & 11am – 11:45am

“In the Kitchen” is a fun, hands-on workshop dedicated to providing parents fun, quality time with their child as well as the opportunity to create delicious, healthy recipes. Using seasonal, organic produce generously donated by Balsam Farms, children practice a variety of fine motor skills such as mixing, measuring, pouring, weighing, stirring and mashing while learning about nutrition, making new friends and experiencing new tastes. Ages: 2 – 4 years. Cost: $150 for members/$160 for non-members (cost includes $15 material fee)

Spanish Immersion
3pm – 5pm

In this language immersion program, children practice their Spanish speaking skills while singing songs, playing games, creating original works of art, and making new friends at CMEE. Taught by a CMEE Educator and native-Spanish speaker, this program makes it fun for your child to improve his or her ability to communicate in Spanish. Ages: 5 – 7 years. Cost: $300 for members/$330 for non-members.

Karen K and the Jitterbugs
6pm – 8pm (doors open at 5:30)

Karen K & her Jitterbugs are rising stars in the “kindie” music scene thanks to the band’s eclectic sound and Karen K’s quirky, well-crafted and totally catchy tunes. Karen K’s powerhouse vocals, infectious energy and ability to connect with audience members young and old make the band fast favorites among tots, parents and even grandparents! Families with children of all ages! Tickets: $15 for members, $17 for non-members (at the door: $20)

Wednesday, August 27th

CMEE Play! – In The Garden
9:30am – 10:15am (sold out)

In this farm-to-table program, children will be introduced to the plant life cycle and other basic elements of sustainable gardening. Each week, families tend CMEE’s community garden and enjoy songs, stories and projects related to gardening. Some activities include: cooking with vegetables and herbs that they harvest themselves, visiting Madoo Conservancy (during the second week of each session), and various art projects using items from the garden and local farm stands. Ages: 2 – 4 years. Cost: $150 for members/$160 for non-members (cost includes $15 material fee).

Thursday, August 28th

Kick & Play
9:00am – 9:40am

Kick & Play is a fun-filled movement program designed for parents and toddlers to explore the world of physical activity with pre-soccer skills. Kick & Play classes are structured so that toddlers and caregivers can establish a friendly routine working together in a group setting, listening to directions, and engaging in exciting movement and pre-soccer activities. Ages: 12 months – 24 months. or cost and to register, please visit www.kickandplay.com or call 212.877.5425.

CMEE Play! – Art
9:30am – 10:15am (sold out)

This weekly family class is all about creative discovery and introducing children to basic visual concepts such as line, shape, color and texture. During each session, we’ll practice tearing, cutting, mixing, pouring, pinching and more as we make original pieces with varied media and everyday objects. Ages: 2 – 4 years. Cost: $150 for members/$160 for non-members (cost includes $15 material fee).

Friday, August 29th

Music Together by the Dunes
9:30 & 10:30

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. For cost and to register, call 631-680-1392 or visit www.mtbythedunes.com.

Saturday , August 30th

Let’s Get Ready For Kindergarten
10:00am – 2:00pm

With the school year quickly approaching, we’re setting up a mock classroom to help students transition into the new experience! Please join us on Saturday, July 23rd and 30th, for our “Countdown To Kindergarten” pop-up exhibit. A qualified CMEE educator will be on hand to answer questions (both from kids and adults), lead the classroom, and help kindergartners prepare for the 2014 – 2015 school year. Ages: Families with school-aged children. Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members (cost includes museum admission).

Sunday, August 31st

Lego Club
10:00am – noon

Join CMEE every Sunday from 10am – noon for Lego Club at the museum! We’re excited to share our love of all things Lego with CMEE visitors and encourage children to create original designs. Kids can leave their works-in-progress and plan future sessions with the staff. Ages: Children of all ages. Cost: Free.