We’re making the theater-going experience more inviting for kids, hosting FREE hands-on activities on the first Saturday of select months, and offering 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


Revolting Rhymes

Oct. 21 & 22, noon
Recommended for ages 6 and up

Based on the much-loved children’s book written by Roald Dahl, Revolting Rhymes combines the classic fairy tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, The Three Little Pigs, Jack & the Beanstalk, and Cinderella and serves them with a mischievous twist.



Nov. 18 & 19, noon
Recommended for ages 6 and up

The witty tale of a plucky little pig on an Australian farm. Babe behaves like a sheepdog and talks like a human. Seamlessly blending real animals and puppetry, this beloved Oscar-winner spins an irresistible tale about discovering who you are and being true to yourself.

Free Events


Family Saturdays @ the Lab

Saturday, Nov.. 4, 1:00–3:00

Drop by the Media Arts Lab between 1:00-3:00 pm for Family Saturdays @ the Lab! Each month’s Family Saturday @ the Lab features three, brand new, hands-on activities. Participation is FREE and open to the public.



Picturing Stories, Grades 1-2

Oct. 21

Write, create, and star in your own picture book! You and your new friends will have fun imagining and designing settings and characters, then creating a story together.


Experiments in Media Workshop, Grades 5-6

Oct. 28

A great introduction to the JBFC’s unique approach to storytelling and media-making.


Experiments in Media Workshop, Grades 3-4

Nov. 18

Join us to explore new and exciting ways to use visual media at the Lab. Discover new techniques and technology, and learn to look at visual media in a new way.

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