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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Powers, Eric Due North! Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Environment,
Science
Ever been lost in the woods? Students will learn the basic components of a compass and how to navigate using one. The lesson starts in the classroom and then head outside (or large indoor space) to learn our skills. For a greater challenge, a compass scavenger hunt will be established around the site. A field expedition to a local park is available upon request for an advanced experience. Grades 5-12, and adults.
$201- $350
Bivona, Paula Ready, Set, Grow! Sensational Seeds! Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Environment,
Visual Arts- Crafts
The ABC's of 'Earth Friendly Gardening' Learn about how seeds grow and why plants are so important to us! Each participant will take home a variety of seeds they have planted and learn how to care for them. Informative handout and resource list included.
$201- $350
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
Basini, Lisa Cookie Lollipops in a Flower Pot Life Skills- Food
Decorate these adorable cookies on a stick "plant them" in a flower box. Each patron is encouraged to bring a recyclable item such as a clean milk carton or tissue box. Recycling never tasted so good!!
$201- $350
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
Paul, LoriAnn Zinnia Presents Puppeteering Workshops! Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
Zinnia (LoriAnn Paul) is a children’s entertainer, puppeteer and clown, as well as a certified yoga teacher. She enjoys creating custom workshops, which are as fun as they are educational! Zinnia is offering unique puppeteering workshops for students of all ages, which will teach students about the ancient art of puppeteering by allowing them to experience it firsthand! Furthermore, these workshops will help to improve students’ motor skills, increase their language and social skills, and help to develop self-confidence among other things. Students will have the rare opportunity to play with some of Zinnia’s beautiful professional puppets. They will also learn a variety of different puppeteering techniques such as gesturing with arm rods, puppet and voice manipulation, script writing, character development, creative role playing to help foster improvisation and collaboration skills, prop/costume design and construction, as well as set design and construction, and more! During these workshops, students will have the unique opportunity to write and perform original puppet plays of their own! Each student will develop a puppet character from the depths of her/his own imagination, and bring it to life. Depending on time allotted, students may create puppets of their own upon completion of the workshop(s).
$351- $500
Giouvalakis, Katherine Irresistable Irish Soda Bread Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Learn how to make a simple, delicious, traditional Irish Soda Bread. Each participant will make their own and bring it home to bake. This class is for tweens, teens, and adults.
$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 Chicken Soup & French Onion Soup Life Skills- Food
A winter favorite! Put the soup together at the library to cook at home. Everyone goes home with a recipe.
$201- $350
Knight, Leonora Toddlers/Babies in Motion Life Skills- Parenting,
Music,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Here is a chance for you and your child to dance and sing together in a group. We dance the tarantella, country style and a lot of Latin beats! There is a circus with costumes, jumping, balancing, throwing and catching. Circle time includes finger play, rhythm repeating, how to encourage proper speech with your child, stories, and more singing and dancing together! It's a great time for you and your toddler.
$201- $350
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