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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Basini, Lisa Dog Biscuits Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Dog Biscuits - Lets make dog biscuits that will be baked at home then donated to a local aminial shelter. This is a great way for YA's to earn credits. Great for all ages!
$201- $350
White, Corey Follow your Fire! Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Imagine if feeling different in life is actually not so different. The audience will follow their own path through this workshop as they learn about being yourself, keeping it safe, oh, and did we mention Fire Dancing! Highlights of this program include audience participation, dance and acrobatics, comedy, history, as well as a question and answer portion and a trivia filled follow up web video. Follow your Fire will take the audience through their own story of learning how to follow their own path in life, even if it means going against the grain. That story is about the rich, historical cultures that modern day fire dancing comes from. The audience will even get to try what its like to warm up and spin practice poi. Then, the moment we have all been waiting for, the fire show! After our hands on fire safety section, the troupe will demonstrate all the props the audience has learned about in a display of fire and light. We will follow up with a question and answer portion plus an online trivia video for the audience to follow up with.
$351- $500
Feingold, Rick Travel Deals and Bargains Life Skills- Finance,
Museums,
Other
Smart travelers use money-saving strategies to travel the world for free and sleep cheap. The 60-90 minute seminar will teach how to use simple techniques to get FREE airline tickets and low cost lodging accommodations. Learn about little known airline special offers and how to get bumped for future FREE airline tickets. Use Hotwire or Priceline to save 50% on stays at top hotels. Take advantage of lodging options such as monasteries, campus lodging, YMCAs, hostels, and apartment rentals. Get paid to travel by taking photos and writing about your vacation.
$101- $200
Long Island Science Center, The Place for Learning CONQUERING THE FOOD PYRAMID Life Skills- Food,
Science
Did you ever wonder what is healthy to eat and why? Calories, fat and serving size are compared using beverages, cereal and various other foods as examples. Students examine models of fat and muscle then perform an experiment comparing different types of potato chips. Real human bones are used to show students the difference between healthy bone structure and bones with osteoporosis. Older students make and test bone models
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Take and Bake A Carrot Cake Life Skills- Food
Make the batter for a delicious carrot cake to take home and bake
$201- $350
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) THE FOOD EVOLUTION Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Science
Gary Feldman, consumer food educator, and forerunner in public education on organic and GMO food, will focus on the foods that are still made by nature and which are not. We will discuss the timeline of the evolution of our food. From before WWII to the present, learn about the dramatic turning points in the history of our food supply. Gary will address the introduction of pesticides on our crops, hydrogenation, the Green Revolution, genetic modification, corporate food monopolies and what is behind our changing agriculture. Learn how to identify GMO food when shopping, and about the Right To Know labeling legislation. Come away understanding the great impact of your food choices and the key to survival of the ecosystem, people and animals.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes Life Skills- Food
Make 4 leaf clovers using flattened spearmint leaves on top of a very yummy cupcake. Everyone goes home with 3 cupcakes.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Carrot Cake Cup Cakes Life Skills- Food
Decorate carrot cake cup cakes with home made cream cheese frosting that you will mix at the library! Program includes: 3 cup cakes and ingredients for the cream cheese frosting. You will also learn how to make carrots and leaves with the butter cream frosting to garnish your cup cakes.
$201- $350
Stelljes, Eileen Child's Play - 18th Century Lecture and Demonstration Health & Fitness- Sports,
History,
Life Skills- Other
Presented in 18th Century period dress. Brief history of toys and play in the 18th Century, includes display and explanation of a variety of indoor and outdoor toys and games. Alphabet Squares, Posture Master Alphabet, Spelling Squares, Mancala and a sailor's game of Shut the Box are featured. Also includes more familiar Jacks, Dominoes, Ball and Cup, Checkers, Marbles, and Nine Pins. Then, it is time for children (and adults) to play games of their choice!
$101- $200
Stelljes, Eileen Ice Cream! History,
Life Skills- Food,
Science
Celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July! Presenter in 18th C clothing shares a brief history and timeline. Did you know that our founding fathers and mothers LOVED ice cream? Use teamwork to change a liquid to a solid (in a can!) which takes about 20 minutes. After a quick taste, forms teams for the relay race Sundae-building game. Finish with a frosty treat.
$101- $200
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