Kid On The Town
Events, Deals & Tips For City Kids

Toons at Noon: Mother, May I

Saturday, May 27, 12:15 pm–2:00 pm
The Paley Center for Media (25 West 52 Street )

See classic mom-themed TV shows on a big screen. Program includes Pingu, Where the Wild Things Are and Ramona.

Musicals on Television: George M! & Meet Me in St. Louis

Sunday, May 28, 12:15 pm–4:30 pm
The Paley Center for Media (25 West 52 Street )

See television adaptations of Broadway musicals including George M!, a 1968 Broadway musical about the life and songs of George M. Cohan, and a 1959 adaptation of the classic 1944 film musical Meet Me in St. Louis featuring Jane Powell and Patty Duke.

Father's Day Fun Run

Sunday, June 18, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Riverside Park at West 74th Street (West 74th Street and Riverside Drive)
$30/parent-child pair, $8/additional children

Enjoy organized, short, fun races broken down by age group (from early walkers to 6+ years old). Then fathers or other family members can enter special races with the children. Each child who completes the run receives a medal and “recovery” snacks. Also included is a special keepsake make-n-take craft for dad. Optional race for dads after,

Virtual Reality Bike Ride with E.T.

Sunday, June 18, 10:30 am–2:00 pm
Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) )
$50/parent-child pair, $35 each additional child

See E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial on the big screen and participate in a workshop combining hands-on art making with the digital wonder of virtual reality. Use clay and drawing materials to create a three-dimensional version of outer space populated by extraterrestrials inspired by the film E.T. Take turns pedalling through a collective outer space world using a stationary bike and Google Cardboard virtual reality viewers. Kids will also get to decorate their own cardboard VR viewers and take them home along with their clay projects.
Tickets: $50 for parent and child