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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Giouvalakis, Kathy Homemade Hot Pretzel Making Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Have fun learning how to make your very own homemade hot pretzels from scratch! You will even make your pretzel in the shape of your first initial and then I will bake it. Cparticipants will mix the ingredients, knead the dough, and shape their design. Children will enjoy their very own homemade snack. Children 8 and up, tweens, teens & adults. Bake at home.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Floral Cake Life Skills- Food
Each chef will learn the art of making different flowers with icing on 5 cupcakes. When the cupcakes are put next to one another, it will make a delicious flower arrangement.
$201- $350
Endres, Eric Eric Herman's Cool Tunes for Kids Life Skills- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Other
Eric Herman is a multiple award-winning children's music performer. Eric's concerts and assemblies for kids' and families are bursting with comedy, creativity, audience participation and outrageously fun songs. Eric's music videos, including the viral hit, The Elephant Song, have become extremely popular online, with over 50 million views on YouTube, and his songs and videos have been heard and seen nationally on PBS Kids, The Today Show, Fox & Friends, XM Radio and in the Warner Bros. film, Life as We Know It. Eric is a native of Western New York (Buffalo) currently living in the Pacific Northwest. He regularly travels around the country, performing concerts and elementary assembly programs for kids and families, receiving rave responses from kids, parents, teachers and event coordinators wherever he performs. Eric usually visits NY State 2 or 3 times a year.
$201- $350
Giouvalakis, Kathy Marshmallow Pops Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other
Demonstrating different ways of decorating marshmallow pops using white and milk chocolate and lots of goodies. Participants will bring them home in a decorated box. Class can be themed for certain holiday or season.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Caramel Apples Life Skills- Food
We melt the caramel and the patrons dip their apples and top with assorted toppings.
$201- $350
Stelljes, Eileen 18th Century Foodways Health & Fitness- Other,
History,
Life Skills- Food
Presented in 18th Century attire. Briefly learn about and help to demonstrate basic cooking methods of the 1700's. Discuss differences between past and present. Compare and contrast foods then and now, with what's found in the market basket and a canvas grocery bag. Take turns churning butter, then sample on slices of bread. If time allows, play the Guess the Implement game.
$101- $200
Rajeckas, Paul Imagination in Motion Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Theater
Imagination in Motion highlights the role of sharing and collaboration in the creative process by teaching students about the Three Cs: Concentration, Cooperation and Commitment. The show draws on various theatrical styles, including mime, modern dance and vaudeville, weaving audience participation into slow motion encounters, a boy's struggle to escape from a video game, and a giant vacuum cleaner that sweeps the performers offstage
$501- $1000
NAKAGAWA, NAINI Free Workshops - Social Media for Small Business Owners Life Skills- Finance
Free Workshops on social media for small business owners. Learn some great tips on how to use popular social networks like Facebook, Linkedin and Google plus to grow your business .
Up to $100
Smith, Diana Diana Rockwell, Ventriloquist Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
I have multiple programs to choose from. For libraries, I take any story you like and turn it into an unforgettable ventriloquist act. I have 13 different characters to choose from and you pick the story we read! I also bring improvised comedy into my act and I have had very successful results!
$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
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