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 […]

Letter from the Director – August 2012

Dear Friends, Thank you to everyone who supported CMEE’s 4th Annual Family Fair fundraiser last month. You helped to make it the best one yet! A special thanks to Classic Kids photography for documenting the fun. You can click here to see pictures from the Fair! It’s been a very busy summer this year. Our […]

Kids 4 Kids Program

Children visiting CMEE have a unique opportunity to make abstract art using digital technology in our lighthouse! Using software called VoicePainter created by VisiSounds Technologies, kids can create digital paintings using their voices from July 15 through September 16. The VoicePaintings will be exhibited at the Museum and on CMEE.org in September and copies will […]

The Retreat & Suffolk County Fatherhood Initiative

CMEE is delighted to collaborate with the Retreat and Suffolk County Fatherhood Initiative to encourage fathers to improve their family relationships, learn communication skills and discuss employment education.  Child care and transportation will be provided.  Next group meets on July 12th.  Please call 631-761-8518 or click here to learn more about the program.

Letter from Director – July 2012

Dear Friends, I hope you had a very happy Fourth of July!  Thank you to everyone who visited CMEE during the holiday. You made it our busiest Independence Day ever! July promises to be a busy month at CMEE. In addition to offering engaging classes each morning and hosting our Fourth Annual Family Fair – […]

Letter from the Director – June 2012

Dear Friends, I hope you’re enjoying a great start to the summer. As you know, CMEE is a fantastic place to play and it’s also fun for volunteering. In this month’s E-Newsletter, we’re featuring two volunteers who run Lego Club at CMEE every Saturday at 10am. Their names are David and Jessup and they attend […]

9th Annual Family Fair Fundraiser Presented by Hudson Yards – Saturday, July 22nd @ 10:30 – 1:30pm

Please join us for our 9th Annual Family Fair Fundraiser: “Animals A to Z” on Saturday, July 22, 2017 held right here at the Museum. From aardvarks to zebras (and every animal in between), this year’s Fair is guaranteed to be a roaring good time! From 10:30am – 1:30pm, families will enjoy games, crafts, rides, […]

Letter from the Director – May 2012

Dear Friends, At CMEE, we are very excited about all of our upcoming public programming, including Peconic Family Fun Day, the Baby Bliss group for new parents, and Get Creative weekend workshops. In addition, there is plenty happening behind the scenes at the Museum. First, CMEE has completely changed its programming for school groups. In […]

Mad Hatter

CMEE Mad Hatters would like to thank Diane Rancone of Cakes of the Hamptons for her second annual donation of her scrumptious cakes for our big day. Cakes of the Hamptons is a private cake company that caters to individual clients, and specializes in wedding and specialty cakes. Diane believes that cakes can be unique […]

CMEE Plays House…Donations Appreciated…

CMEE is looking for gently used play houses and outdoor play equipment to expand our back yard playground experience.  Your child’s playset will become “home” for our visiting children to interact and pretend playing house.  We would also welcome other outdoor children’s furniture and play sets such as picnic tables, sand boxes or water tables.  […]

Letter from the Director – April 2012

Dear Friends,   Happy spring!  As you’ll read below, CMEE has plenty going on this season! As part of our effort to make all families welcome at the Museum, CMEE is planning to adapt its “Get Creative” programs so that they are also accessible to families with special needs. Our pilot program takes place in […]

Wine for a Cause

Michael Cinque of Amagansett Wine & Spirits is extending his Wine for a Cause offer exclusively for CMEE members. For each case (or 12 assorted bottles) of below wines at a cost of $250.00, AW&S will give $50.00 per case of the purchase back to CMEE. 2009 Simmonnet-Februe Chablis A fresh, vivacious style from 100% […]

CMEE in the City

On February 29, CMEE hosted a sold out “CMEE in the City” gala at Desmond’s Restaurant in New York to honor the contributions of outgoing Board President, Heidi Wald and her husband, Jonathan. Guests enjoyed an intimate evening with delicious food, wine, cocktails, and musical entertainment by Bryan Batt from TV’s Mad Men. The event […]

Letter from the Director – March 2012

Dear Friends, February was a busy time at CMEE! Early in the month, twenty children met to advise the CMEE on the plans for a new active play exhibit. I really appreciated their thoughtful comments. To learn what they recommended, please read below. In February, CMEE also celebrated Chinese New Year and in honor of […]

Baby Bliss at CMEE

When you live in the East End year round, you’re often asked “what do you do during the winter?” Activities for new parents this winter have grown exponentially thanks to Michelle Kelly’s Baby Bliss classes at CMEE. In addition to meeting every Tuesday at CMEE to share tips on childrearing, Michelle has organized exercise and […]

Letter from the Director – February 2012

Dear Friends, I’m delighted to report CMEE is having a fantastic new year thanks to all of you who visited and became members so far this year. In fact, the Museum’s attendance in January was our best ever. Thank you, as well to everyone who offered to adopt Jettie, the puppy who had been rescued […]

Weathering the Storm together

Last month during the first snowstorm of the winter, Visitor Services Assistant, Doug Borge opened CMEE to an intrepid group of excited patrons. After shoveling the walkways, Doug was anxious to have Henry the Rabbit get some exercise. Since Henry never experienced snow before, Doug brought him outside where Henry began to nibble on a […]

Private Birthday Parties

Enjoy CMEE’s newly popular and private Legacy Tree Gallery for your next birthday party. 1,100 square feet of play space customized for the ultimate birthday party.  Available 7 days a week during and after CMEE hours of operation.  The entire museum is also available for private parties.  Contact Amy at CMEE to discuss your event 631-537-8250.

Valentine’s Day Cards for Senior Citizens

Once again, CMEE would love to deliver smiles to local senior citizens on Valentine’s Day.  Last year, over 100 cards were made by children to CMEE and were delivered to East End seniors on Valentine’s Day.  This year, we would love to double that number!  Please stop by our Valentine Station located in the museum’s lobby until Sunday, February […]

A Very Happy Holiday from Henry & Fang

Henry the bunny wishes to thank everyone who participated in our “Light Up a Child’s Holiday” gift giving for the children of First Church of God in Christ in Bridgehampton. The wish list gathered by the children from the church were thrilled to receive so many gifts from the CMEE community.  Thank you to Buckley’s […]