Performers and Programs

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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Basini, Lisa Chocolate Cheese Cake Truffles Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Each person will learn a quick and easy truffle recipe, that is great for gift giving or just as a dessert. Everyone goes home with a bakery box filled with truffles. This is a complete hands on project, that does not require a kitchen.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Pillow Cookies Life Skills- Food
Transform an ordinary cookie to create a soft and yummy pillow using fondant and butter cream icing.
$201- $350
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
Basini, Lisa Red White & Blue Cupcakes Life Skills- Food
Decorate your cupcakes to Celebrate the red white and blue!! Everyone goes home with 4 fully decorated cupcakes.
$201- $350
Haynes, Jeff Warm Hands Warm Hearts Life Skills- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Music
Teens are invited to experience hands-on drumming circle workshops with professional percussionist, Jeff Haynes. Students will gather for 2 workshops to receive instruction on developing rhythmic patterns, playing within a group, and exploring various sounds and tones on the drum. Then on the third meeting the students will share their learning experience through hands-on drumming with senior citizens in a special interactive performance in the library. Teens will gain an understanding of how they can contribute to the community through the arts. This exchange will not only bridge the generation gap but will also offer the teens and seniors an opportunity to enjoy the freedom of expressing their inner rhythms by “warming their hands” while “warming their hearts.”
$1001- $3000
Outreaches & School Visits, Long Island Children's Museum Changes & Challenges Disability Awareness,
History,
Life Skills- Other
We all face challenges in our lives. What kind of tools do we use to overcome specific challenges? Explore some of the tools used by people with differing abilities, such as a wheelchair, Perkins Braille typewriter, and sign language. Recommended for Kindergarten-6th grade.
$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
Doorley, Jeanne Etiquette Advantage - Manners, Etiquette and Leadership Workshops Life Skills- Other
Etiquette Advantage offers in-school character education workshops that focus on developing respect for self and others through formally teaching manners and etiquette. We concentrate on life skills that are quickly learned and immediately usable. Our approach is interactive and fun so that the audience is participating throughout the workshop. We offer workshops on: teen employment; interview skills; etiquette in public places; respect for others; effective use of cell phones, texting, social media and voicemail; and/or table manners and eating out.
$351- $500
Wilson, Judy Bookworks Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Learn to design a blank paper book using a recycled cardboard cover and a simple binding pattern. Try a couple of different sizes and techniques; make these into journals for poems, thoughts or sketches. A wonderful skill to know!
$101- $200
Kanowsky, Richard Home To Make Fresh Homemade Mozzarella Life Skills- Food
Come learn the way to make fresh mozzarella in your own home. First, Chef Richard will take you through the process of turning milk into curd. Next, all participants will take the curd and create their own ball of fresh mozzarella to take home with them and enjoy with their family. Please bring a large mixing bowl to class.
$201- $350
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