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    Win a semester of Moey's Music Party classes

    Wed Jan 13

    Kindie rocker Moey is one busy lady! In addition to being a mom and performer, she also leads interactive Mommy & Me classes at the Upper East Side Gymboree. She's giving a free concert at the Upper West Side JCC this Saturday if you and your preschooler would like to check out her colorful act. Afterward, you can enter our giveaway for a chance to win an entire semester of Moey's Music Party classes. Click here for all the info. And remember, life's a party.

    Wednesday's pick of the day: Tap Dance Open House

    Wed Jan 13

    Got a twinkle toes who's longing to dance like the great Sammy Davis Jr. or Savion Glover? Let them tap their way to the top at this free open house hosted by the American Tap Dancing Foundation in the West Village. Kids can sample classes and meet the faculty. Not ready to invest in any patent leather tappers for your fickle babe? No problem--this sample session doesn't require pro footwear.

    Whoopi Goldberg to join the cast of The Lion King...

    Wed Jan 13

    ...for one night! Whoopi, who originated the role of Shenzi the Hyena in Disney's 1994 animated film The Lion King , will make cameo appearances throughout tomorrow's 8pm performance of the Broadway musical at the Minskoff Theatre . We're not quite sure what the multitalented comedienne will be doing, but we can only imagine it will make the incredible show even more fun—and funny—to watch. Can't swing tickets ? You can catch footage of Whoopi's performance (and rehearsals) on ABC's The View next week. Photo courtesy of Disney by Joan Marcus

    Watch American Idol with the kids tonight

    Tue Jan 12

    We've been so distracted by the news that this is Simon Cowell's last season on American Idol , we almost forgot that the ninth edition premieres tonight at 8pm on Fox . We ran an article in our January issue about why the TV talent competition is ideal family entertainment, so if your brood is bored this evening, we suggest you jump on the bandwagon and start rooting for your favorites. If watching the show puts you and your kids in the mood to belt out some tunes, be sure to check out our roundup of new karaoke video games . We tried them ourselves and we promise they're tons of fun.

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