Performers and Programs

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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Basini, Lisa Black and White Cookies Life Skills- Food
Each patron will decorate 3 full size cookies to take home and enjoy.
$201- $350
Giouvalakis, Kathy S'MORES PIZZA (Desert Pizza) Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other
Lets make PIZZA S'MORES. Participants will make the pizza dough (measure,mix,and knead the dough) then add the toppings. Chocolate, marshmallows and graham crackers. will be added to the pizza. Then the participants will bake a home.
$101- $200
Paul, LoriAnn Peace Project Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Creative Writing,
Multicultural- Other
I am delighted to introduce my newest program, which may be offered to students of all ages depending on the parameters of your program. The objective of the Peace Project is to foster compassion, respect and peaceful conflict resolution amongst peers within the context of the classroom. In these age-appropriate workshops, students will discover the importance of celebrating cultural diversity and promoting compassion in the world, as well as developing the invaluable skill of peaceful conflict resolution. These classes may be offered to students once or on an ongoing basis. Workshops would incorporate the following activities: Book reading at the beginning of each class followed by a sharing circle Creative writing based on a different theme, which will vary from one class to another Unique art projects/crafts designed to help promote peace and encourage collaborative efforts among students Introduction to music from diverse cultures around the globe Unique games that encourage co-operative group participation
$351- $500
McEntee, Robert Magic or Balloon Sculpturing Workshop Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Magic,
Performing Arts- Other
Students gain ability to fool family & friends with several great feats of magic! Instructional handouts provided and magic taught uses common household objects. Skills gained improve hand eye coordination, dexterity, and teach the power of perseverance. A brief history of magic is discussed and it's relation to current culture. Program is customized for audience ages and ability. Promotion of library as the ideal place to further study is emphasized. Students leave Balloon sculpturing workshop with ability to create several adorable figures. Needed materials are supplied along with resource list.
$201- $350
Dyett-Welcome, Michelle Excuse Me! Let Me Speak! Life Skills- Other,
Media- Other
The Excuse Me! Let Me Speak workshop is divided up into two six week sessions. Children learn how to effectively communicate with teachers, students, and adults. The workshop will build the child’s confidence as it helps to develop his or her listening skills. The program utilizes poetry, art, music, role-play, interviewing techniques, film and photography to help children build their self-esteem and self-confidence. Each child will learn how to evaluate others, offer and receive constructive feedback, do research, how to speak impromptu, and so much more. We have not done the program yet at a library but we have tested it at the Centennial Elementary School in Roosevelt NY as part of a mentorship program.
$3001+
Stelljes, Eileen Book Character BINGO! Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Bingo with a twist! Before playing, assemble a blank board and colorful backing sheet, then design the board by choosing from at least 60 classic/popular book character portraits. Use provided playing pieces to play; usually time for 2 full rounds. Caller picks, announces character and posts on display board. Players call Bingo as each row is completed, receive a sticker, and play continues until boards are full. Played for fun, good sportsmanship is gently reinforced; we encourage and assist one another (older players help younger spot characters on boards).
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Sweet Bread to make and bake at home Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Learn to make a great old fashion Sweet Bread to serve with jam or butter. Make at the Library and take it home to bake. Comes with all plus baking pan to take home project. Great recipe.
$101- $200
Powers, Eric Careers in Science: My life with Wildlife Life Skills- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Multicultural- Other
Do you like to travel? Work with animals? Make money? Do you like science but not sure what kind of career you can look forward to? Come listen to what I have to say about my experiences with my science career and where it has lead me. I'll have artifacts from my time in the US PEace Corps, some live animal, and other wildlife artifacts on hand.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa 3-D Bird House Cake: Family Craft Life Skills- Food
Decorate a full size Cake to look like a bird house. Everyone goes home with a fully decorated cake. Great spring time family craft.
$201- $350
Storper, MS, RD, Barbara FOODPLAY Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Performing Arts- Theater
FOODPLAY is a national award-winning theater show that combines fantastic feats of juggling, captivating characters, music, magic, and audience participation with motivating health messages to help children take charge of growing up healthy and fit. Addressing the major nutrition, fitness, and self-esteem concerns affecting today's schoolchildren, FOODPLAY provides kids with the practical tools they need to improve their eating and exercise habits — all in a spirit of fun and celebration! FOODPLAY programs are research-based with proven results dramatically improving the eating and exercise habits of the nation's youth. Bring FOODPLAY to your school, conference, or special event to help counter today's number-one health epidemic, childhood obesity, and help trigger school-wide excitement toward improving school nutrition and wellness. Plus, FOODPLAY's School Resource Kits provide fun-filled supplementary curricula materials for students, parents, teachers, health staff, and press.
$1001- $3000
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