JBFC Kids

JBFC Kids makes the theater-going experience more inviting for kids, hosts FREE hands-on activities on the first Saturday of select months, and offers a full roster of courses and workshops for ages 3–13! Take a look at all our JBFC Kids offerings below.

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Film Programming

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

June 15, noon; June 20, 1:00
Recommended for ages 6 and up

Kermit, Miss Piggy, and their Muppet pals decide to take their show to the Big Apple, but they soon find out that becoming Broadway stars is harder than it looks.

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The Parent Trap

July 20, noon; July 26, 2:00
Recommended for ages 6 and up

Annie and Hallie meet for the first time and realize they are identical twins! One was raised by their mother and one by their father. Before long they are scheming to reunite the family.

Free Events

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Family Saturdays @ the Lab

Returning this fall!

Courses

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Animation for Grades 5–6

July 22–26

Learn the fundamentals of stop-motion animation, and get hands-on with professional software as you have fun creating a complete animated short.

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Movie Magic for Grades 5–6

July 29–Aug. 2

Learn how objects can defy gravity, multiply, or move at the speed of light—no big budget needed! Collaborate on writing, directing, and editing a short film using high-impact effects that are surprisingly easy to pull off.

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Game Changers for Grades 5–6

Aug. 12–Aug. 16

Explore virtual worlds, design levels in unique in-game editors, create authentic pixel art, and craft songs worthy of the most epic tales.

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