Come listen to the music of Benny Goodman with Jazz at Lincoln Center’s “Jazz for Young People Concerts: Who is Benny Goodman?” The legendary bandleader is back in the limelight when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Swing, Swing, Swings this classic American story. Time Out Kids readers can enter to win a family four-pack of Orchestra tickets to the 3pm performance of Jazz for Young People®: “Who is Benny Goodman?” on Saturday June 6, 2009 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Rose Theater. To enter, email Lyndsay at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, mailing address, email and phone number. Winner will be notified on May 29. Plus, don't miss the 2nd Annual Time Out Kids Family Fest! Mix and mingle with other families while you experience an array of interactive activities and devour a variety of tasty treats. This free event is located in the Atrium, from 12pm-1pm & 2pm-3pm. Click for more information.
For busy New Yorkers trying to balance family time and personal time, KIDZ FiT provides a practical solution: you can take care of yourself while Smart Workout takes care of your kids. Smart Workout's extraordinary group of trainers have the education, talent and experience to provide quality care for your children. KIDZ FiT is a unique program of exercise and nutrition, for boys and girls ages 2 to 8. This three-week program offers two classes a week for kids, and two classes a week for adults for a fitness experience that’s fun for the whole family. Sign your family up today for the program beginning on June 7. Call 212-661-1660 or click for more information.
On May 27 from 4 to 7pm, Big City Moms invites you and your family to attend the Biggest Birthday Party Ever. Taking place at the Park East Day School (164 East 68th Street), this is a free event for the whole family. Enjoy Little Maestros, Bouncy Castles, Crafts, Face Painting, Games, Cookie Decorating, Cotton Candy, plenty of food, and more! And while the kids are having a blast, you will have a chance to see all of the very best birthday resources-all in one place. Whether you plan on throwing a DIY party in your playroom, or seeking to find a great venue, meet everyone from entertainers, venues, photographers and all of the resources you need to throw the greatest birthday party. Click here to RSVP today and reserve your birthday loot bag.
The JCC in Manhattan (334 Amsterdam Ave)
presents “Summer House at Our House”, a free program open to the
public, on May 31, from 10am to 12pm. Dance into summer on the JCC’s
sunny rooftop playground! Jam with your family to Rock-A-Baby, Music
for Aardvarks & Louie Miranda. Cool off with some ice-cream and
snatch up the JCC’s special summer giveaways with code “FFNSUM00U0”.
This event is best for children 6 and under. Advance registration is
preferred but not required. Call 646-5050-5708 or click for more
On Saturday, May 30, Time Out Kids will partner with the fabulous folks at the Madison Square Park Conservancy for our second annual Spring Kids Fest. The free outdoor event, which takes place rain or shine from 10:30am to 1:30pm, will feature fun activities throughout the day, representing each section of the magazine! Enjoy giveaways and prizes from the new film Up, the New York Liberty and Skip Hop, as well as performances by the Deedle Deedle Dees, Ham & Burger and Monday Night Magic, tasty snacks from the Treats Truck and more! Click for more information.