17th Annual Kids for Kids Family Carnival Media Advisory
October 4, 2010
Director of Media Relations
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Celebrities attending to include:*
Kenneth Cole – Mario Batali – Edie Falco - Hugh Jackman - Isaac Mizrahi – Sherri Shepherd
Participating restaurants include:
Dos Caminos - Mercer Kitchen - Michael's - Otto Enoteca Pizzeria - 'wichcraft
– This year marks the 17th annual Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation “Kids for Kids Family Carnival” – a one-of-a-kind event that brings together families, celebrities, and corporate partners to raise awareness and critical funds in support of the Foundation’s global efforts to eliminate pediatric AIDS.
This year, the fun-filled event will be held at Skylight Soho, transformed into a magical safari setting by David Stark Design and Production. Adults and children will enjoy an afternoon of delicious samplings from New York’s best restaurants, creative interaction with world‐class artists and photographers, and the opportunity to join in with celebrity‐hosted games and activities. This year’s activity sponsors include Disney, 77kids by American Eagle, LittleMissMatched, Kidz Creations, and special workshops with Ailey Arts and Education Teaching Artists.
*Subject to change
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2010
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Place: Skylight Soho
275 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10013
For tickets, sponsorship and event information:
For celebrity participation:
Highlights of the event will include: denim decorating from 77kids by American Eagle; the beloved Disney Reading Room; a special appearance by Kami, an HIV+ Muppet character from Takalani Sesame, the South African version of Sesame Street; an African dance workshop led by the Ailey Arts and Education Teaching Artists; sock puppet making by LittleMissMatched; and the signature art room, which has enlisted artists such as Kiki Smith, Cecily Brown, Jessica Craig-Martin, Sean Landers, and Billy Sullivan, just to name a few. Several of New York City’s finest restaurants will be participating in Restaurant Row – Otto Enoteca Pizzeria by Mario Batali, ‘wichcraft by Tom Colicchio, Billy’s Bakery, Serendipity, Pain D’Avignon and many more.
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries to implement prevention, care, and treatment; to further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.