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Children’s Museum Of The East End To Host 5th Annual Family Fair Fundraiser

Originally Posted: July 18, 2013

Colleen Maidhof

An afternoon of family fun for all. (Stock Photo)

The Children's Museum of the East End (CMEE) is hosting their 5th Annual Family Fair Fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. Honorary co-chairs for the around the world themed benefit include "Royal Pains" star Mark Feuerstein, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" star Mariska Hargitay, "Nurse Jackie" star Edie Falco, "30 Rock" star Jane Krakowski, author Kelly Klein, "Cougar Town" star Christa Miller, "Good Morning America" co-anchor George Stephanopoulos, "White Collar" star Tiffani Thiessen and actress Ali Wentworth.

The fair is the biggest CMEE fundraiser of the year attracting over 800 guests annually. This year will feature internationally inspired arts and crafts, a water slide, obstacle courses, scavenger hunts, music, carnival games, entertainment, and a variety of food. It is bound to be a fun day for the whole family to support a good cause.

CMEE's mission is to enrich the lives of children and families as well as strengthen the East End community by promoting learning through play. The proceeds of this event support the museum's year-round community programming, and enable CMEE to partner with local social service agencies to address important issues such as childhood obesity, limited access to early childhood education, low literacy levels, domestic violence, and services for children with special needs.

"The Annual CMEE Family Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the summer for the CMEE Family," says Stephen Long, CMEE's Executive Director. "It's an amazing day, filled with fun activities for kids of all ages. What's especially thrilling for me is to see so many children enjoying the museum, and to know that we are raising vital funds that allow us to offer the East End community important educational programs and a wonderful play environment all year long."

CMEE is located at 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton. To purchase tickets to the 5th Annual Family Fair Fundraiser visit www.mcssl.com. For more information about CMEE call 631-537-8250 or visit cmee.org.

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