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With the Tony-winning Broadway smash back on the Great White Way, and a new, Will Smith-produced movie in the works, what better time to rediscover the Oscar-nominated 1982 film version of Annie
, directed by the legendary John Huston and starring a cast of stage and screen legends? Newcomer Aileen Quinn gives a Golden Globe-nominated performance as cartoonist Harold Gray’s precocious, Depression-era orphan, with Carol Burnett lending ace comic support as the perpetually soused orphanage warden Miss Hannigan, Albert Finney as the billionaire Daddy Warbucks, Bernadette Peters, Ann Reinking, Tim Curry and many more! Composer Charles Strouse and lyricist Martin Charnin’s iconic song score includes the smash hits “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Hard Knock Life” alongside the equally memorable “Let’s Go to the Movies,” “Little Girls” and “Easy Street.”
Join the Film Society for this family favorite and enjoy delicious popcorn from indie food and wine free of charge! Also, be sure to check out their ongoing Family Films series with movies the kids are sure to love.
Location: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street between Broadway & Amsterdam
Time: 2:30pm, 5:00pm & 7:30pm
November 14, 2012
From 5:30 – 7:30pm, Kaufman Center
presents student chamber groups, ages 8-18, from the Special Music School and Lucy Moses School performing classical and holiday music at TD Bank
at 68th Street and Broadway. Enjoy holiday cookies and drinks courtesy of TD Bank.
At the Professional Children’s School, located just west of Columbus Avenue on 60th Street, student singers, dancers and instrumentalists will delight all with a Classical and Popular sampling at 6:00pm.
Visit TD Ameritrade at 1881 Broadway and 62nd Street for a performance by the West Side Y Kids Company at 5:30pm & 6:15pm.
The LaGuardia High School Show Choir will treat the holiday revelers at Time Warner Center to a fantastic performance at 7:00pm.
Stop by the Church of St. Paul the Apostle at 60th Street & Columbus Avenue for a holiday concert and Christmas carol sing-along with the American Musical & Dramatic Academy Chorale at 8:00pm.
November 8, 2012
Take a break from all the entertainment to celebrate your creativity with these family-friendly activities.
On the second floor of Time Warner Center, have fun with performers and face painters from the Big Apple Circus, and celebrate the season of giving with DOROT by making holiday cards for seniors in the community.
Don’t miss Kids’ Central at the American Bible Society, at Broadway and 61st Street, with face painting and tattoos hosted by the West Side YMCA, the New York Society for Ethical Culture, and fun wintry sensory tables, a winter wreath art project, and more from Apple Seeds. Plus, have your picture taken at the Time Out Kids photo booth and visit with UrbanSitter.
New York Institute of Technology will also have a face painter on hand at its location on Broadway between 60th and 61st Streets.
Just up the block at TD Bank on Broadway and 62nd Street, children and their parents can get creative as they customize their very own Elf Hat at this popular Winter’s Eve activity.
On west 65th Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Avenue at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, the Film Society of New York
will present a free screening of the American musical film, Annie, at 2:30pm, 5:00pm and 7:00pm.
Further north you can meet Sid the Science Kid in front of the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center, on Broadway and 66th Street! And, get a behind the scenes look at the studio.
If that wasn’t enough, we are lucky to have three Santas visiting Lincoln Square during Winter’s Eve – say hi to Santa at Brooks Brothers at 1934 Broadway and 65th Street, at Gracious Home on Broadway at 67th Street, and meet St. Nicholas at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle (Columbus Avenue at 60th Street). St. Paul’s will also be screening Christmas cartoon movies for children.
October 26, 2012
The New York-based Alice Farley Dance Theater
creates indoor and outdoor Theater of Gesture and Transformation performances. Bessie Award-winning choreographer/designer Alice Farley’s outdoor performance at Winter’s Eve will involve creating imaginary landscapes for public spaces that combines sculptural costuming, circus arts, dance and puppetry, a dream life for architectural and natural environments.
Location: Broadway from 60th – 63rd Streets
Time: All evening
October 14, 2012
The Dirty Sock Funtime Band will headline Kids’ Central at the American Bible Society at Broadway and 61st Street! Children of all ages and their families and friends will rock out as The Dirty Sock Funtime Band plays some of the most innovative and exciting music. This high energy kids’ rock band has been voted the “Best Kids Band” by the readers of Time Out New York Kids and is sure to be a hit at this year’s event.
Kids’ Central will also have some activities from some great Upper West Side organizations. Check them out by clicking here.
Location: Kids’ Central at the American Bible Society – Broadway & 61st Street
Time: 6:00pm & 7:00pm
September 26, 2012