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November 20, 2011
Children's Museum of Manhattan
Upper West Side
Museum admission: $11; $7 seniors; free children younger than 1
Former Mayor Ed Koch reads "Eddie Shapes Up," a new children's book he wrote with his sister Pat Koch Thaler. Based on Koch's own childhood, this story is about an overweight boy who hates recess because he is an easy target for bullying but eventually takes action to get healthy. Copies available for purchase and signing following reading.
Address: 212 W. 83rd St. Upper West Side, NY 10024
The Children's Museum of Manhattan inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs. Since opening in a neighborhood storefront in 1973, CMOM has grown into a 38,000-square-foot learning facility with outreach programs at nearly 50 sites throughout New York City.
CMOM focuses on four priority areas to impact children in ways that will last a lifetime:
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