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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Stelljes, Eileen Spies; Revolutionary Espionage! 18th Century Lecture and Demonstration History,
Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Presenter in 18th Century dress tells of British-occupied New York City during the American Revolution. People were not always what they seemed, and spying was a dangerous business! Learn why Gen. Washington became a Spymaster. Discover secrets of The Setauket Spy Ring, Lydia Darragh's buttons, and Benedict Arnold's treacherous plan for West Point. Examine displayed items, and learn the creative ways Patriots, Redcoats and Loyalists passed information. Use provided goose quills, inkwells, and paper for a hands-on activity of writing Invisible Ink Messages. Learn how to reveal the message!(activity takes about 20 minutes). Please request a copy of the related reading list.
$101- $200
Ellison, Emily Sing Me a Story, Read Me a Song Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Other,
Music
"Sing Me a Story, Read Me a Song!"   (An NY and Queens Public Library and school favorite)
Children ages 0 - 5 and their caregivers will dive into the wonderful world of picture books by singing and exercising their physical, social and emotional and intellectual minds as they use music to increase their alphabetic knowledge, initial letter sound knowledge, rhyming abilities, print awareness pre­reading skills.Participants will: dance, march, stomp, skip, hop, bend, stretch, sway, clap, tap, sing a song and bang a gong and use props like scarves, parachutes, streamers, balls, to explore movement and space.   They will  shake and strike bells, shakers, drums and all the traditional children’s percussion and explore sound and rhythms, timbre, volume, pitch, and tempo sing a great variety of traditional early childhood and nursery rhyme songs and begin and end each class with the same “hello” and “goodbye” songs.

$201- $350
Giouvalakis, Kathy Fun Fondue Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Does it get any better than cool strawberries dipped into a pool of rich, creamy, chocalate? Fruit dipped in a choice of milk chocalate, dark chocalate or white chocalate. Strawberries, bananas, apples, pineapple, pound cake, and other seasonal fruits. This class is for children, tweens, teens, and adults.
$201- $350
Lichtenstein, Eileen Stress Resilience for Busy People Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Stress levels can be changed with impressive results! Peak Performance Success Coach-Trainer-Author Eileen Lichtenstein, CEO http://www.balanceandpower.com will speak on the role stress plays in our lives and provide experiences of different relaxation techniques that may be used in our daily lives. She will motivate and empower you to prioritize effectively, create realistic goals and take action to create balance in your life, be happier and more productive. This may be presented as a stand-alone interactive workshop or a series.
$501- $1000
McKeon-Pierce, Lonna Character Education Stories: Tales of Wit and Wisdom Life Skills- Parenting,
Literature- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Character education; teaching without preaching. Fables and folktales are ageless sources of wisdom that have fascinated folks of all ages forever.
$351- $500
Basini, Lisa The Breakfast Club Life Skills- Food
Pancakes, Waffels, Hot Apples and Cinnamon, butter, Maple Syrup, Chocolate Syrup, Whip Cream, Sprinkles and Juice. Lot of fun, everyone will participate in making the breakfast from scratch.
$201- $350
Wilson, Judy Sound Memory Game Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Make and play this memory game using you sense of hearing! Shake the cubes to hear a distinctive rattle and match with its mate. We will decorate a set of 5 pairs and a storage box .
$101- $200
Feingold, Rick How to Buy a Car Life Skills- Finance,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Stop being hassled when you shop for a car. Learn about the hidden incentives such as factory-to-dealer rebates and holdbacks that enable dealers to sell their vehicles at dealer invoice or less. Savvy consumers use the internet to force dealers to bid for their business when buying a car—you can, too. We will discuss how to find sources of FREE information on dealer invoice costs, how to make an offer, selling/trading in your present car, and controlling the negotiations. Included is how to locate professional buying services to represent the buyer during the bargaining process. Rick Feingold is a consumer advocate with over 25 years experience presenting this seminar. MBA, Penn State University. BA, Rutgers University.
$101- $200
Giouvalakis, Kathy Make a Pinboard Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Learn how to make a pinboard.
$201- $350
Giouvalakis, Kathy Spa Day ( Natural Body and Foot scrubs) Licensed in Spa (Superhero themed jars or Patriotic theme for summer reading 2015 Health & Fitness- Other,
History,
Life Skills- Other
Customize your own natural body or foot scrub. Great as a gift or to keep for yourself. Licensed and insured in spa.
$201- $350
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