Enjoy comedy with Otto & George, while your spouse takes the kid(s) to something fun (October 19th, 2013 Sat, 2-5PM at the Bitter End)

Thinking of traveling to NYC with the family, but you want to get some solo time for raunchy comedy fun?  Look no more…  October 19th’s Narc Zito benefit from 2-5PM may be the best solution. 
147 Bleecker St. NYC- (The Bitter End) – Saturday Afternoon Benefit for Narc Zito- Oct 19 (2-5PM) with Otto & George, Reverend Bob Levy and Big Jay Oakerson (*update, new comics added!!! Joe Conte and Mike Bocchetti)

Click here for tickets and info

For more details check out this post about the event!  Here’s the website if you’d like to learn more about the cause.

Divide and Conquer

So if you are considering going to the benefit, but bringing the family, NYC has plenty to do on the 10/19th for kids while you and your spouse divide and conquer. Need a stroller? No worries you can rent one from one of these companies. Want to know the subways with elevators?  (by the way the west 4th st. stop right by the bitter end has an elevator) Here’s a great link for all the subways that have them.

Shows for Kids on 10/19

Let the babysitter/parent and kids check out “Me and My Shadow” at 3PM at the New Victory Theater on 42nd Street! Synopsis:  “It’s giggles galore when one young girl befriends a particularly sly and silly fellow—her shadow. A whimsical story about friendship, this clever and charming play will delight audiences In this playground of paper, light, music and magic, ME AND MY SHADOW ignites imaginations and tickles the fancy of little theatergoers in this big theater space.” Click here for more details….

Or if shadows aren’t your thing, check out a production of Oscar Wilde’s, “The Selfish Giant” that is playing only 3.5 blocks away on 115 MacDougal Street.  Actually this is a better choice if you want to stay close! Also one hour before performance they have a free family workshop.

From the website:

” ‘Preserves Wilde’s fairy-tale setting while infusing it with humor’ – New York Times

Can the laughter of a child melt the cold heart of a selfish giant? Yes it can! This adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s beautiful fairytale will warm the hearts of young and old alike.

Join us for a very special journey inside the mind of Oscar Wilde – follow him as he leads us into the tale of The Selfish Giant. Watch as we transform the stage from literally nothing into the magical land of Wilde’s imagination. At once you will see the show come to life before your eyes while getting a rare glimpse of the show behind the show.”

Saturday Matinees at 11a & 3p.  Check out the link for more information and tickets…

Playgrounds Nearby

Minetta Playground is located on 6th Ave. between Minetta Lane and 3rd Street.

From Google Street View (Minetta Playground)

From Google Street View (Minetta Playground)

Washington Square Park is very popular for people watching, and in the heart of NYU, with a kids’ playground as well.

From “Trekaroo” website: Playground at Washington Square Park

Festivals Prior to Show

11AM-2PM at Madison Park (near Madison Avenue and East 23rd St.) is a cool Fall Festival- From website: “It’s been a wonderful Mad. Sq. Kids season, and we’ve saved the best for last! Bring your favorite l’il ones for a day of free fun in Madison Square Park filled with arts and crafts, games, live performances with The Little Rockers Band, The Amazing Max, Songs for Seeds, food, face painting, a pumpkin patch plus so much more! Join one of two costume parades with Big Apple Circus and trade your child’s outgrown costumes at our Costume Swap located on the southern gravel.” For more information check out this link: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/10/19/fall-kids-fest

Stay Tuned!

As I get more suggestions, I will update this, and if any New York Narc Zito supporters out there have some suggestions comment below..

**IF ALL ELSE FAILS**BABYSITTING!

Check out this link on sitters in NYC. In case you both want to check out the event or just have some couples time.

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