PBS Kids Club 13: Swedish Marionette Theatre in Central Park

Central Park Marionette

The Swedish Cottage in Central Park, originally constructed as a model schoolhouse in the 1800s, is hosting a special Kids Club day, just for Kids Club 13members: featuring a pre-performance workshop with Swedish Cottage puppeteers, followed by a free – and just for Kids Club! – performance by Swedish Cottage. WHERE: 79th Street and the West Drive, Central Park, NYC WHEN: Sunday, March 27. 2:00pm - 4:00pm And I will be the ambassador of the day, which is an honor (although I did volunteer)!  I became an official ambassador (one of a group of … [Read more...]

Interview with Jacqueline Langholtz from the South Street Seaport Museum and Giveaway


The next Kids Club Thirteen event is this Saturday at the South Street Seaport Museum. In lieu of the upcoming festivities, and since I will be the official "mayor" of the event as a Kids Club 13 ambassador, I sat down with Jacqueline Lanholtz,  Manager of Interpretation and Education at the South Street Seaport Museum, to find out about the museum's history, as well as its future plans and all about its family programming. … [Read more...]

Win 5 FREE passes to Kids Club 13 Event at South Street Seaport Museum Event with Curious George


Kids Club Thirteen makes its Manhattan debut this Saturday with Curious George at the South Street Seaport Museum. Now on TheCultureMom.com, you can win a chance to bring your family! On August 14th, explore the South Street Seaport, Imagination Playground and Peking ship with Kids Club and Curious George. … [Read more...]

Angelina Ballerina “Love to Dance” CD Giveaway


One of my daughter's first childhood heroines, right after Dora the Explorer, was Angelina Ballerina.   We read all the books by Katherine Holabird and were transported into her world.  When the phase ended, I admit I was a little disappointed.  I liked her innocence, her zest for life, her love of the arts.  … [Read more...]

PBS Kids Club at the Hudson River Museum on Sunday, August 8th


Join Kids Clubs Thirteen and my family at the Hudson River Museum on Sunday, August 8th.  It will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will include  an episode screening of Peep and the Big Wide World, special crafts and activities, and more.  Kids will also be able to meet Peep, live in person. … [Read more...]

PBS Kids Club at the Noguchi Museum


This past Sunday, we, along with forty Kids Club Thirteen members, were treated to a unique afternoon at the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, Queens.  It's a very special place, actually the first and only museum in the country to be founded by an artist during his lifetime.  The collection focuses on Iasamu Noguchi's extensive productions.  As part of the PBS Kids team, the kids created a Bendaroos art sculpture and participated in a treasure hunt around the museum.  I had never been to the Noguchi Museum before and it was quite an incredible … [Read more...]

Join PBS Kids Club Thirteen at the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, Queens


On, Sunday, July 11th, 11:00-2:00pm, Kids Club Thirteen Members are in for a special afternoon of music and art at the Noguchi Museum. Featured activities in the Member-Zone include a hands-on musical project, Bendaroos art sculpture, and an instrument-themed episode from the PBS Kids show, Design Squad. Stick around in the afternoon for a performance in the garden by Talujon Percussion Quartet. Admission to the museum is free for Kids Club Members only, as is participation in the activities. Not a member? Join before you go – click here. Kids … [Read more...]

Join PBS Kids Club Thirteen at the Staten Island Children’s Museum


Come to the Staten Island Children’s Museum this Sunday for a day of bugging out with Sid the Science Kid and Kids Club Thirteen. Kids Club Members get free entry to the Museum and exclusive activities.  We took the Staten Island Ferry and then a bus straight to the Children's Museum last summer.  It was a memorable day for all of us, and this day is sure to be memorable, too.  Here's the schedule: * 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. -- Members-Only Meet & greet with Sid the Science Kid, plus crafts and activities * 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. -- Members-Only … [Read more...]

Visit to PBS Studios in New York City


A few days ago, all of the PBS Kids Club 13 Ambassadors gathered at the new WNET Studios at Lincoln Center for a meet & greet luncheon.  Debbie Adler, PBS Channel 13/WNET's Director of Online Marketing, has put together such an amazing group of women to join the team of ambassadors, including some of my favorite NYC bloggers, there are 14 total, and I am extremely honored to be a part of it all.  In addition, I am doubly honored to be associated with PBS Kids, a brand that I have known all of my life.  From the minute my own children were born, I … [Read more...]

Kid Culture: FETCH! + Fleece Festival = Family fun!


Here’s a great way to spend Mother’s Day with the family. Channel Thirteen  is hosting its inaugural event on Sunday, May 9th at the Prospect Park Zoo Fleece Festival for the new Kids Club Thirteen, a family membership program. Families with kids 3-11 will get year-round benefits that include on-air mentions of your kids’ birthdays and discounts to places you're already going around the city (museums, parks, festivals, etc.). It’s also a great way to get new ideas of outings for your family just in time for summer break! Plus, what’s really cool is … [Read more...]