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Message From The President

Join us for "Love Bites" benefiting Katy's Courage

Dear Friend,

This month, I hope you’ll join me in supporting Katy’s Courage at the “Love Bites” Benefit on January 23rd. Katy’s Courage is a CMEE partner organization using the power of play to help children experiencing grief or loss. Started by Brigid Collins and Jim Stewart in memory of their 12-year-old daughter, Katy who passed away from a rare form of liver cancer, Katy’s Kids @ CMEE provides play therapy to help children process and understand their grief.

A Trip To Mars

Thursday, January 14th @ 4pm - 5:30pm

The Children’s Museum of the East End is thrilled to present an out-of-this-world experience…literally! We’ll be joined (via Skype) by Dr. Horton Newsom, a professor of geochemistry and Mars Science Laboratory researcher, who will discuss Martian landscapes, NASA’s Curiosity Rover, and whether or not there’s life on the Red Planet. Families attending this special after-school event will also experience a live video feed directly from the planet’s surface!

Ages: All ages
Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members (cost includes Museum admission)
 

Birthdays @ CMEE

Save 10% When You Book A Birthday By 1/31!*

To take advantage of this offer or learn more about our incredible Birthday Party Packages, please call the Museum at 631.537.8250 or e-mail Birthdays@CMEE.org.

* Offer good for any date until the end of 2016, subject to availability. Party must be booked by January 31, 2016 to receive discount.

CMEE In The City

Wednesday, March 2 @ 6pm - 9:30pm

Please join CMEE for a celebration on Wednesday, March 2, in honor of Dana Golding, Pamela Henes and Alexandra Lebenthal for our annual CMEE in the City dinner and live auction. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Dana, Pamela and Alexandra! We hope that you will join us by supporting the event at one of our sponsorship levels.

If you have any questions, please contact Lara Sweeney at 631-537-8250 or Lara@CMEE.org.
 

My Favorite Things

CMEE's Development Officer, Lara Sweeney

Between planning fundraisers, writing grant proposals, and soliciting donations (not to mention making sure her children finish their homework), there's never a dull moment during Lara's days. She was kind enough to take a quick break from writing e-mails and fielding phone calls to share her three favorite things about CMEE:

Making A Difference - Because the East End is such a tight-knit and close community, it really feels like the Museum has an impact...I can see how CMEE benefits both children and adults because I interact with our patrons at school, at the library, even at the grocery store!

The Atmosphere - My kids love it here. My husband loves it here. I love it here! I'm incredibly grateful I get to work in an environment and with people that make it easy to smile. I mean, my office overlooks a miniature golf course! How many people can say that? 

Peconic Family Fun Day - As a Sag Harbor native and nature buff, this has long been my favorite community event. Every spring—in early May—over a dozen non-profits join us at the Museum to present a festival that educates kids about the East End environment. I brought my kids even before I worked here! 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Friday, January 8 @ 6pm - 7:30pm
Pizza & Pajama Night
Saturday, January 9 @ 10:30am - noon
Shinnecock Craft Workshop
Thursday, January 14 @ 4pm - 5:30pm
A Trip To Mars!
Saturday, January 16 @ 10am - 10:45am
CMEE Play! Tracks In The Snow
Saturday, January 23 @ 10am - 10:45am
CMEE Play! Kitchen Exploration
Saturday, January 30 @ 10am - 10:45am
CMEE Play! Homemade Scones
WEEKLY EVENTS
Tuesdays @ 11:15am - 12:15pm
Baby & Me
Wednesdays @ 10:45am - 11:45am
Tot Spot
Thursdays @ 10:45am - 11:30am
Music Together By The Dunes @ CMEE
Thursdays @ 4pm - 5pm
After School Lego League
Sundays @ 10am - noon
Lego Club
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