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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Basini, Lisa Valentine Cake Life Skills- Food
Transform an ordinary cake into a Valentine delight using buttercream, pastry bags and fondant.
$201- $350
Feingold, Rick Buying on EBAY Life Skills- Finance,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Do you know of others who enjoy searching eBay for bargains on popular or hard-to-find items? Learn from an eBay PowerSeller how to buy successfully. Topics include: How to register as a new eBay user, How to search for the item you want, Pricing and Bidding strategies, How to check the seller’s reputation using eBay feedback, Paying for your item safely, Tracking your bids and purchases in My eBay, and much more! Rick Feingold operates an online eBay store and is an eBay PowerSeller. MBA, Penn State University. BA, Rutgers University.
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Cupcake Push-Up Pops Life Skills- Food
Each patron will make 3 push up pops with 3 mini cupcakes in each tube. Patrons are required to bring 1 paper towel tube with them to class. Retro recycle project and fun for all.
$201- $350
Nager, Stuart What A Character: Character Development through Improvisation Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Theater
(Intermediate to Advance) You've been told to embody the character in performance or in an improvised scene. What a Character will help that as you explore the emotional and physical range of levels to create a true character on stage. This is a fully hands on and interactive workshop that is safe, non-judgmental and, overall, FUN. Approach character development with a more clinical eye and justify your choices.
$351- $500
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 Apple Cinnamon Scones & Apple Butter Life Skills- Food
Patrons will enjoy making their own apple cinnamon scones. We will provide the recipes for both! Plus they will enjoy some scone samples at the library.
$201- $350
Yacovella, Joanne Mother Goose is on the Loose: Abduction Prevention (ages 3-5) Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
Abduction Prevention (Ages 3-5) Join Mother Goose and her puppet friends for this awareness and empowerment program which encourages children to listen to their Feeling Voice which helps them discern when someone or some situation can not be trusted.
$201- $350
Edgecomb, Diane Summer Escapades Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Animals,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Summer Escapades celebrates family fun with participatory stories chosen from Diane's best-loved family tales. Original fables, folktales and songs give us a look at exiting summertime adventures including the aquatic antics of a curious monkey who goes for a wild ride on the back of a shark! Summer Escapades is also available with Celtic harp accompaniment by Margot Chamberlain. Either way it's the perfect summertime treat.
$351- $500
TheatreworksUSA, - Up in Arms' HELPING DREW Life Skills- Food,
Music,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
Principal Tector needs your help as a member of the Bully Patrol! She fears that one of her students, Drew, is being bullied by another student in school. Lee thinks bullying Drew is fun. Lee’s best friend Victoria doesn’t think so, but what can she do to help Drew? Helping Drew is an interactive musical puppet show with an anti-bullying message perfect for elementary school students. This 30-minute program followed by a 15 minute Q&A helps students recognize bullying and look for solutions within themselves and with the help of others.
$501- $1000
diLorenzo, Valerie Tarot Life Skills- Other
Tarot Have you ever wanted to understand what the Tarot is all about? The Tarot has been used throughout history as a tool to enhance personal awareness and inner wisdom. Learn about the cards, the art of reading them and how they can benefit your everyday life. You will understand the meaning and symbols of all 78 cards in the Tarot deck. We will explore different spreads (including the classic Celtic) in this fun and enlightening workshop. We’ll also learn the history and relationship between the Tarot, Astrology and Numerology. Presented as a minimum 4 week series.
$501- $1000
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