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Message From The Director

A sincere thanks for making 2014 so special

Dear friends,

My favorite part of the day is first thing in the morning when I go into the room of my son, Bennett. He pokes his head up above the crib and flashes me a smile that just takes over his whole face! I also love when I pick him up; he drapes his arms around my shoulders and taps his fingers on my neck. What a gift it is to hold your child. My wife and I have so much to be grateful for since he came into our lives this year.

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Ciencia in the City

On Thursday, November 13th, families in CMEE’s after school science program for Spanish speakers–Ciencia en CMEE–headed to Manhattan to visit the American Museum of Natural History. The Museum's Exhibits and Visitor Experience Associate, Doug Borge, attended the field trip and might have had more fun that the families! "It was easily one of the most memorable experiences I've had while working at CMEE," he said. "To see the joy on their faces all throughout the trip is something I'll never forget. I'm still find myself smiling when I think about it." To see more pictures and learn more about the trip, click here.

December Kids Club

During the holiday break, children will enjoy the morning socializing with new friends as they participate in a variety of age-appropriate activities. The morning schedule includes choice centers, circle time, a daily play-workshop focused on art, science or cooking, snack time and story time. Play-workshops include painting, collage, weaving, glowing eruptions, and more!

Ages: 4 – 6 years
Cost: $45/day for members, $55/day for non-members (includes admission to the Museum)

Space is limited. For reservations, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 or register online.

Please Note: There will be no Kids Club offered on 12/25, 12/31, and 1/1.

Make Every Day #GivingTuesday

Support CMEE's vital work in the community by contributing to our Annual Appeal.

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CMEE's First Ever Quiz Night

Friday @ 8pm...get your thinking caps on!

On Friday, please join us at Townline BBQ for our first every Trivia Night Fundraiser! The entry fee is $10/per player (up to five grownups per team). We’ll also be picking winners for a brunch for two at the Mill House Inn, a Friend Level membership to CMEE, and a 50/50 raffle. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Tickets for both the event and raffle can be purchased online or at the door.

For more information, please contact Paul A. Johnson at or by calling 631.537.8250.

Thanks to and Townline BBQ for making the event possible.

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Decorating Workshops

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

It’s almost time for our annual Gingerbread Workshops! Let your child’s imagination run wild as we invite them to decorate their own (pre-built) gingerbread house with a selection of vivid and vibrant goodies. We can’t wait to see what they come up with this year!

Ages: Children of all ages (the younger ones will need some parental guidance, though)

Cost: $20 for members per house, $30 for non-members per house (includes admission to the Museum)

We still have limited availability on 12/6 @ 10am + 11am & 12/13 @ 10am. Please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 to reserve your spot! 

Can’t make one of our decorating workshops? You’re in luck…CMEE’s Gingerbread House Construction Team has put together a few extra! For a $20 donation to the Museum, you can still join in all the fun at home! To reserve your pre-made house, please call the Museum or click here.

Holiday Food Drive

This holiday season, please join us in helping those less fortunate. We are collecting non-perishable items to distribute to area food food pantries from now until the end of the year. A donation bin can be found in our lobby near the front desk.

For more information, please contact the Museum at 631.537.8250.

Friday, December 5th

Pizza & Pajama Night - Maisy Makes Gingerbread & Windmill Lighting

Friday, December 5th

Trivia Night Fundraiser @ Townline BBQ

Saturday, December
6th & 13th

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops

Saturday, December 20th

CMEE Play! Homemade Snow Globes

Monday, December 20th - Friday, January 2nd

December Kids Club

Sunday, December 21st

Sima @ CMEE

Saturday, December 27th

CMEE Play! Colorful Canvases

Kids Create - Foam Board Printmaking

Sunday, December 28th

Waffle Day!

Wednesday, December 31st

CMEE's Annual New Year's Eve Ball Drop @ Noon
Tuesdays @ 11:15am - 12:30pm

Baby and Me

Sundays @ 10am - noon

Lego Club

Celebrate your birthday with your friends at CMEE! Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a fun and educational experience as they enjoy their special day here at the Museum. From the simple to the sublime, we offer a party package for everyone! For more information, please contact Christine Vilar via Email or by calling 631.537.8250.

Thanks to Townline BBQ for hosting our first ever Trivia Night fundraiser!:
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