Engineers Week – Monday, February 20th – Sunday, February 26th (all day)

Over the winter break, join us for our first ever Engineers Week! Each day, families visiting the Children’s Museum will enjoy a different science-based activity designed to excite, entertain, and educate while encouraging kids to explore science at home.

Monday: Straw Rockets
Tuesday: Make Your Own Crayons
Wednesday: Paper Structures
Thursday: Lego Zip Line Challenge
Friday: Tin Foil Boats
Saturday

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5th Annual Egg Drop Challenge – Saturday, March 18th @ 9:45am – 11:30am

Calling all designers, engineers, and builders…put your skills to the test during our 5th Annual Egg Drop Challenge! After creating special protective containers, kids will join a member of the Museum Staff atop the Pirate Ship. From there, it’s EGG OVERBOARD—followed by a 10 foot drop—as we learn which designs keep their contents from cracking.

Special thanks to Amber

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Family Disco Dance Party – Friday, March 24th @ 5:30pm – 7pm

Kick off your shoes and celebrate the start of spring by joining us for a Family Dance Party! Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and kids…everybody‘s invited to strut their stuff under the Museum’s disco ball. Pizza will be served.

Ages: Families with kids of all ages!
Cost: Free for Museum Members, $14 per person including adults and any children

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Spring Book Swap – Saturday, March 25th @ 10am – 2pm

Our first book swap was so popular, we’ve decided to hold one every season! The premise is simple: Bring a book, take a book. We’ll also be reading stories throughout the day, serving hot cocoa, crafting custom bookmarks, and making sure everyone leaves with a new addition for their home library.

Ages: Families with kids of all ages!
Cost: Free 

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Pet Appreciation Day! Saturday, April 22nd @ 10am – noon*

Join the Children’s Museum for a celebration of our furry, four-legged companions! Kids will decorate homemade dog treats generously donated by the Mill House Inn and maybe even meet a few charismatic canines looking for forever homes. Kids can choose to share their creations with the pups visiting the Museum that day or save them and surprise the family pet

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Dinner at the Farm – Tuesday, August 16th @ 5:30pm – 7pm – SOLD OUT

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the forecast of rain, tonight’s “Dinner at the Farm” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 16th.

On Tuesday, August 16th, join the Children’s Museum and our friends at Bhumi for Dinner At The Farm! Families will enjoy a delicious dinner (prepared with organic produce grown and harvested at Bhumi Farms in East Hampton), play games, …

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Early Independence @ 9:15am – 11:15am (Monday – Friday)

Designed with the Museum’s younger fans in mind, this early learner drop-off program fosters self-confidence in 2-year-olds as they gain autonomy in a safe, stimulating, and structured environment. Led by educators with Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education, kids will develop a sense of individuality and independence through games, songs, and age-appropriate arts and science.

Ages: 2
Day/Time: Monday – …

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Nature’s Music @ 9:30am – 10:45am & 11:15am – 12:30pm (Mondays) – SOLD OUT

Led by Marlene Markard of Markard Music, this family program is designed to instill a lifelong love of both music and the outdoors. While exploring a different nature theme each week, children will sing, dance, move, play instruments, tell stories, create crafts and play music games…all on the grounds of the Museum!

Nature’s Music is part of the Musikgarten …

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Shari’s Little Learners – Toddler Time @ 9:30am – 11am (Mondays)

We’re thrilled to host Shari’s Little Learners – Toddler Time this summer!

The 90-minute program has been specifically developed to introduce early concepts of cognitive, emotional, social, and language skills to children ages 1.9-2.5 years of age, and is filled with energetic multisensory activities highlighting all the skills necessary to facilitate a lifetime love for learning. There is also an …

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Afternoon Lego League @ 4pm – 5pm (Mondays)

Everything is awesome during this summer’s Afternoon Lego League! With instruction and guidance from a Lego-loving member of Museum’s Play Staff, kids attending this weekly drop-off workshop will put their engineering skills to the test with a new challenge every week. From catapults to bridges to zip lines and more, this program is designed for builders looking to get a

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Sprout – Kids Coding Classes @ 5:30pm – 7:30pm (Mondays)

Dive into the world of technology! Learn the fundamentals of computer programming by building games, websites, apps and robots. Our curriculum is designed to introduce the appropriate thought processes to each of our students, regardless of his or her experience level. The skills they learn in the classroom will prepare and equip them for the future in our increasingly technological

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Baby & Me @ 9:30am – 10:30am (Tuesdays)

“Baby & Me” is a program designed specifically for parents of infants. Moms, dads, and caregivers have the opportunity to meet other parents with children the same age. During the sessions, they hear the latest news about early childhood parenting, discuss developmental milestones, sing to their babies and participate in a variety of activities.

Ages: 2 – 16 months (pre-walkers)…

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In The Garden @ Bridge Gardens – 9:15am – 10am (Tuesdays)

We’re excited to partner with Bridge Gardens and the Peconic Land Trust again this summer for “In the Garden”! During this farm-to-table program, children will be introduced to the plant life cycle and other basic elements of sustainable gardening. Each week, families will meet at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton where they will enjoy songs, stories, and work on projects related …

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In The Kitchen @ 9am – 9:45am & 10:15am – 11am (Wednesdays)

“In the Kitchen” is a fun, hands-on workshop designed to provide parents with fun, quality time with their child, as well as the opportunity to create delicious, healthy recipes. Using seasonal, organic produce generously donated by local farms, children practice a variety of fine motor skills such as mixing, measuring, pouring, weighing, stirring and mashing while learning about nutrition, making

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SOLD OUT – Clay Play @ 10:15am – 11am (Thursdays)

With the guidance of an experienced potter, children will explore the possibilities of working with clay. Using their hands and basic pottery tools, they’ll design, shape, and glaze a variety a different projects. Finished projects will be professionally fired in a kiln and kids will bring home their creations for the family to enjoy for years to come.

Ages: Parents …

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In The Studio @ 10:15am – 11am (Fridays)

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. Activities will include watercolor exploration, mixed media collage, sand arts, clay & shell creations

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Music Together by the Dunes @ 10:45AM – 11:30AM (Fridays)

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. During this incredible world renowned research-based music and movement program, families enjoy singing, dancing, rhythm and tonal patterns, instrument play, improvisational music …

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Shine Hamptons @ 9:30am – 2:30pm (Monday – Friday)*

From Wednesday, July 5 to Friday, September 1, join founder & director Aaron Goldschmidt and Shine’s Hamptons’ staff (all educators or certified teachers!) as they run the fourth year of their innovative creative arts camp celebrating all things Hamptons! Camp day activities include outdoor science and exploration, summer art and nature projects, gardening, physical arts, sports, yoga, music and movement,

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Hamptons Chess (Monday – Friday)

This summer, the Children’s Museum is thrilled to once again team up with Hamptons Chess!

With an emphasis on FUN for children of all ages, Hamptons Chess will introduce the game to new players and make competitors of every student. Their coaches work with top scholastic teams in NYC, and their unique style of teaching will bring this exciting game …

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Pizza & Pajama Night @ Madoo Conservancy – Friday, June 6th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza and Pajama Night at CMEE! This month, kids are in for a special treat…we’re headed to the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack. After a pizza dinner, kids will enjoy a reading of Cicely Mary Barker’s “Magical Secret Garden,” followed by a scavengerhunt around the two-acre organic garden where they’ll look for sculptures, ponds, …

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¡CMEE Feria! – Saturday, April 29th @ 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Join us for a celebration of East End Latino culture on Saturday, April 29th from 12:30 – 2:30pm (rain or shine!) at the third annual CMEE FERIA! It will be a day of traditional cuisine, music, art, and—most importantly—fun for the entire family.

Ages: All Ages!
Cost: Free for everyone!

Tasting Ticket (available day of the event): $5

Register

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After School Star Wars Party! – Thursday, May 4th @ 3:30pm – 5pm

Join your friends at the Children’s Museum along with Macaroni Kid Hamptons as we celebrate the most important day in the universe…May the 4th! Awaken the force with a special Star Wars themed Lego workshop, Jedi crafts, and Wookie cookies (they’re chewy)! These are the droids you’re looking for!

Ages: Parents with children of all Ages!
Cost: $5 for

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Peconic Family Fun Day – Saturday, May 6th @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the morning of Peconic Family Fun Day.

Join us on Saturday, May 6th from 10am to noon for the 8th Annual Peconic Family Fun Day (rain or shine!).

Peconic Family Fun Day offers visitors the opportunity to learn about and celebrate the ecosystems, estuaries, and environments that make the East End so …

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Memorial Day Weekend Block Party presented by Hudson Yards – Saturday, May 27 @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the day of the Block Party.

Join us and our friends at Hudson Yards as we kick off the season as only the Children’s Museum can…during our first ever community BLOCK PARTY! With block building activities, DIY stomp rockets, crafts and games with community partners, chalk street art, the official debut of …

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Pizza & Pajama Night at Madoo Conservancy – Friday, June 2 @ 6pm – 7:30pm

Families should pack a blanket for this month’s Pizza & Pajama Night…we’re headed to Sagaponack’s Madoo Conservancy! In addition to enjoying a delicious pizza dinner, kids (and grownups!) will play with bubbles and explore the organic garden’s sculptures, ponds, bridges, and plant life using a scavenger hunt specially created for the event. 

Please Note: Pizza & Pajama night will

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Let’s Get This Garden Started – Planting Party! – Saturday, June 10 @ 10am – noon

Our seeds have sprouted and they’re ready to make the move to the Museum’s community garden. We could use a little help deciding just where to put them, though! Join us anytime between 10am and noon as we prepare, plant and water our sprouts as we get ready for the growing season.

Make sure to come dressed ready to get

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5th Annual Music Fair – Saturday, June 17 @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the day of the Music Fair.

See It, Hear It, Play It at the Museum’s 5th annual Music Fair on Saturday, June 17th!

During the free community event, the Children’s Museum of the East End will transform into a family-friendly sonic experience for music fans young and old (but mostly young!). …

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Summer Book Swap – Saturday, June 24 @ 10am – 2pm

♫ No more pencils, no more books… ♫

What?! No books?! School may be out for summer, but our love of reading knows no season.

Please join us as we celebrate the written word during our Summer Book Swap! The premise is simple: Bring a book, take a book. During the free community event, we’re also crafting custom bookmarks, serving …

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Train Your Eyes to Be “Tick Wise” – Saturday, July 1 @ 10am – 11am

“Tick Wise” is an engaging, interactive program designed to teach young children (and grownups!) how to prevent tick bites and what to do if bitten. The program is presented by Southampton Hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, with expert assistance from Brian Kelly, owner of East End Tick & Mosquito Control and April Nill-Boitano, a certified Early Childhood and Elementary …

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FRIDAY NIGHT DROP-OFF DANCE PARTY – FRIDAY, JULY 7 @ 5:30PM – 8PM

Everybody…get out of your seats and get ready to move during the Children’s Museum Friday Night Drop-Off Dance Parties this summer! While parents are enjoying a night to themselves, kids ages 3 and up are invited to join Museum staff for dinner and dancing under the disco ball.

Ages: 3+

Time: 5:30pm – 8pm

Cost: $40 per child, $20 for

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