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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Basini, Lisa Mexican Fiesta Life Skills- Food
Learn how to make homemade salsa and create veggie tacos using guacamole, sour cream, lettuce , tomatoes, onions, black olives and shredded cheddar cheese. Enjoy it with our homemade lemonade! Everyone goes home with a recipe for salsa and lemonade.
$201- $350
Orlando, Certified Health Coach, Alison Living a Longer Healthier Life Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other
Learn the Habits of Health which are the groundwork for long-term success with weight management and better health. The premise is sound and simple: By making small, consistent changes - in everything from attitude to diet - you can learn how to maintain those results for a lifetime of Optimal Health. The Habits of Health are all about helping you reach a healthy weight and achieving Optimal Health to put you on the path to a longer, healthier life.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Scones Life Skills- Food
Everyone will make either raisin or chocolate chip scones to take home and bake- an old fashioned favorite with tea. We will have baked samples for tasting.
$201- $350
Singer, Lauren FAMILY ZUMBA Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Multicultural- Other
Zumba is an exciting, easy to follow, Latin-inspired dance/fitness program that draws on music and rhythms from all around the world. Family Zumba brings families together and helps children get fit while they build personal, learning and social skills--all in a party-like atmosphere. Wear sneakers or shoes to move in and bring a water bottle. Come experience Zumba!
$101- $200
TheatreworksUSA, - Queen Nur's BULLY-FREE ZONE Life Skills- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Folk tales, fables and hip-hop take center stage in Queen Nur's inspiring show about accepting each others' differences.
$501- $1000
Wilson, Judy Mancala Game Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Mancala is one of a family of board games played around the world, sometimes called count and capture games. It is played on a board made up of 12 cups and 2 stores. Participants will make their own board and learn how to play the Kalah version of Mancala, by moving the 36 stones, shells or beads around the cups, whoever has the most pieces in their store at the end wins! Lots of fun for Teens also!
$101- $200
Carpenter, Margot "The Heart Knows Better": Changing Prejudice to Kindness Life Skills- Other,
Media- Film,
Multicultural- Other
Learn where racism begins and how it can end, during a film and talk presentation by award winning filmmaker Ken Kimmelman. View 3 short films by Mr. Kimmelman, the Emmy Award winning public service film "The Heart Knows Better"; "Brushstrokes," an anti-prejudice film commissioned by the UN; and "What Does a Person Deserve?" a celebrated film against homelessness and hunger. The films are part of an interactive presentation about how the philosophy Aesthetic Realism, founded by American educator Eli Siegel, can change prejudice to kindness. His statement is the basis for "The Heart Knows Better": "It will be found that black and white man have the same goodnesses, the same temptations, and can be criticized in the same way. The skin may be different, but the aorta is quite the same."
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Spell Book Cake Life Skills- Food
A greeat family project!
$201- $350
Kelly, Erin Lee Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band Family Concert Life Skills- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Erin Lee is an award-winning songwriter whose family music has received rave reviews (“Irresistible!” -Disney’s Family Fun Magazine) and radio play from Massachusetts to New Mexico. Her original tunes from her first two CD’s have earned her national attention as one of the freshest, funniest, and insightful performers for kids. The Up Past Bedtime Band are a group of talented New York City musicians who can usually be found up well past bedtime playing everything from country music to punk in many of NYC’s top venues. Together they create a fabulously interactive family concert featuring funky drumming, electric violin, and silly songs about assorted childhood challenges –from accidentally losing your lunchbox to accidentally getting locked in the bathroom. Winter concerts explore sledding, sneezing, and itchy snowsuits, summer shows feature tunes about boating and baseball. This January they received both an ASCAP Award and a Kids Music Award for 2011. “This rockin' kids band delivers a mix of funk, rock and blues in quirky songs about the trials of growing up.” - Time Out New York Kids. “Catchy and memorable music and vocals, and an overall undeniably feel-good vibe.” - Kids Music Award.
$351- $500
Cavanaugh, Deb Be Creative: Create a Song! (For the 2009 Summer Reading Program) Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Creative Writing,
Music
After warming up our voices and creative juices with rhyming songs such as Down By the Bay and others, we will work collaboratively to create our own song.
$351- $500
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