Kidding Around

UPDATED 10/06/2003 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 10/06/2003 at 01:00 AM EDT

Talk about your power play-date: Whoopi Goldberg squeezed laughs out of Sponge Bob, Julianne Moore ran the Frog Flip game, and Natalie Portman oversaw the Hoop Shot booth—all to raise $1.1 million at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's New York carnival. "It was a day filled with magic," says Third Watch's Tia Texada. "We need more like it!"

Whoopi flaunted foot-forward fashion, saying of her Sponge-Bob slip-ons, "Aren't they the greatest?"

Showing off her trim, toned form, ABC's Diane Sawyer pitched in like a pro. "I love everyone involved with this," she says.

Hat's the spirit! Julianne Moore (with son Cal, 5) cheered on the young winners, who took home plush prizes from big-name retailers.

Recent Harvard grad Natalie Portman couldn't resist a piece of Strawberry Shortcake, who served up a song-and-dance performance for the kids.

Model mom Helena Christensen got down with son Mingus Lucien, 3, amid the throng of 1,200.

Bubbly ex-Pepsi princess Hallie Kate Eisenberg fizzed up the tic-tac-toe game.

Third Watch's Tia Texada "felt like a child again" as she struck a blow for charity.

Toting daughter Eulala Grace, 5, Marcia Gay Harden read aloud to attentive tots.

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