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Showtime!: Winter Holiday Tales

December 1, 2012

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd Street
For ages 3 to 12 years

Three short films highlighting Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa.  In the month of Kislev: A rich, arrogant merchant takes the family of a poor peddler to court and learns a lesson about the meaning of Hanukkah.  The Night before Chrismas: The story of Santa's visit on a snowy Christmas Eve.  Seven Candles for Kwanzaa: For each new day of Kwanzaa, a new candle is lit and children and adults share their thoughts, songs, stories from the past and dreams about the future.  For children ages 3 and up.