Exclusive: CS4U Checks Out EGPAF’s Annual Kids 4 Kids Family Festival in New York City

IMG_7102TheElizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation(EGPAF) celebrated its 20thKids 4 Kids Family FestivalSaturday afternoon (September 27th) at the Field House at Chelsea Piers in New York City.

The event, co-chaired by world-renowned fashion photographer and EGPAF board memberNigel Barker and his wife Cristen Barker, raised funds and awareness for the effort to achieve an AIDS-free generation.At EGPAF we will do whatever it takes until no child has AIDS, because we know that an AIDS-free generation isnt just a dream. With your help, we can make it a reality, said Barker during the event.

Celebrity attendees at Kids 4 Kids included New York Mets pitcherMatt Harvey,Miss Universe Gabriela Isler,Olympic swimmerMatt Targett;and actress and EGPAF celebrity ambassadorFatima Ptacek.Other celebrity guests included cast members from Netflixs Orange Is the New BlackJoel Garland, andYael Stone;Clare Foley,Zabryna Guevara,J.W. Cortes, andDavid Mazouzfrom Foxs new seriesGotham; Johnny Lee Millerfrom CBSsElementary;andKristen TaekmanofReal Housewives of New York.

Special activities included classes with theBoston Ballets Kathryn Borenandyoga instructor Tara Stiles, graffiti wall art with artistShantell Martin,and physical activities withKirk Myers Fitness. Families also experienced interactive games fromDisney, created beats withScratch DJ Academy, and got creative with retailerSkip Hop.Bluegrass bandSeven Handle Circusclosed the event with an acoustic musical performance.

CelebSecrets4U hit up the red carpet to chat with the celebrity attendees! Check out our exclusive photos and videos from the event below. For more information on how you can get involved with EGPAF, visit their official website at http://www.pedaids.org.

Photos: Robbie Joseph/CelebSecrets4U

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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