The first ever hip hop party at "Club Applause" for fifth to ninth graders, held at St. Jean's Community Center (184 E. 76th St.), features a glow in the dark face painter, a graffiti artist, food and beverages, giveaway and a raffle for Beats by Dre headphones.

Applause New York is an organization that aims to inspire children to develop an appreciation for the performing arts.

Cost: $50 per child
Call: Applause, Performing Arts for All Ages, 212-717-0703