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Roethel, Glen Every hero has a story! What's Your Secret Special Skill? Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
*** CHILDREN, TEENS, ADULTS – MUSIC CONCERT/SONGWRITING WORKSHOP PROGRAM *** We all have secret special skills – what's yours? In this 60-90 minute concert/songwriting workshop, national recording/touring artist Glen Roethel will play you a song and then guide you toward identifying your own unique gifts. Then, together the whole group will write a song about them! You will leave feeling empowered and uplifted, and with a little luck the group will complete a demo recording on-the-spot to be emailed to participants afterward. This is suitable for juveniles, youth and adults. --------------------------------- ---------------------------------
$201- $350
Del Bianco, Lou Make a Good Choice! Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Few performers excel as both musician and storyteller, but Lou Del Bianco is one who does.- PARENTS CHOICE Through original songs, stories and audience interaction, this Parents Choice Award winner takes his audience on an exciting journey back through his childhood sharing the daily joys, dreams and blunders that today’s kids can relate to, laugh at, and understand. Children will get the chance to decide what kinds of choices they would make if they were in Lou’s shoes and how those choices reflect on their own lives. The entire assembly is strung together with a cool rap tune that tells students to “Make a Good Choice!”… and what's more, this unique program can touch upon any Character Ed themes that your school or community want to stress and will work them in to the program!
$201- $350
Carpenter, Margot Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, the Cause of Slavery, & Us! History,
Life Skills- Other,
Multicultural- Other
This interactive event does something thrilling and unique: children and adults learn about a woman important in American History, Harriet Tubman, about the importance of the underground railroad, and about the cause of slavery. Based on the philosophy Aesthetic Realism founded by poet and critic Eli Siegel, children learn about themselves and the respect for the world and people they most hope for! There are Power Point slides of the routes of the Underground Railroad, music, and a re-enactment of an escape from enslavement which was led by Harriet Tubman all the way to Canada.
$101- $200
Rogers, Robert Just So Stories Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Puppetry,
Performing Arts- Theater
The mystery of the African jungle, and how the animal kingdom came to be, as imagined by author Rudyard Kipling (of The Jungle Book fame). Four fanciful stories explain How the Elephant got its Trunk, How the Leopard got its Spots, How the Camel got its Hump, and How the Alphabet was Made. Hosted by a friendly Toucan, children will also meet a wily crocodile, a slimy snake among other more modest furry creatures.
$351- $500
Giouvalakis, Kathy Scrapbooking Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Other
Learn scrapbooking. Bring 8-10 photos and create your own memory or make it a gift. Holiday themes and gift making classes. This class is for tweens, teens, or adults. Librarian has choice of make a cd acordian and a bookmark, small scrapbook album, or a scrapbook photo block. ! Sample by request. This program has been performed at many libraries! call for references!
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Halloween - Nightmare Cake Life Skills- Food,
Performing Arts- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Create a cake to look like your worst nightmare, just in time for Halloween. This will be a great way to celebrate Halloween with friends and family
$201- $350
Giouvalakis, Kathy Make a Dog Bed to Donate- For Community Service Hours Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Animals,
Nature- Other
Participants will make comfortable dog beds for dogs in need. NO SEWING INVOLVED!Community service certificate given to each participant.
$201- $350
Bivona, Paula The Herbal Harvest Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Gardening
Growing an Herb Garden is not only Fun and Rewarding but Beneficial and Useful as well! Learn Creative Ideas on the Culinary, Medicinal, Decorative and Cosmetic Uses of Some of our Favorite Herbs. Tips on harvesting, storing and preparation will also be discussed.
$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.
Basini, Lisa Granola! Life Skills- Food
A healthy food, a cereal, a topping for yogurt, ice cream, fruit or enjoy as is.
$101- $200
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