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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Hartin-Gelardi, Lorraine Long Ago When I Was Little….A Family Story Celebration Life Skills- Parenting,
Literature- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi will share personal stories about her family and will talk about the importance of the role of “memory keepers” in families. Parents and children are encouraged to bring family memorabilia, photos, and mementoes. Children and parents will have time to share their stories.
$101- $200
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
Basini, Lisa Ice Cream Sundae and Root Beer Float Party Life Skills- Food
Create your own ice cream sundae using an assortment of great toppings. Plus enjoy a root beer float as well! We will also demonstrate how to make ice cream during the presentation.
$201- $350
Stelljes, Eileen Child's Play - 18th Century Lecture and Demonstration Health & Fitness- Sports,
History,
Life Skills- Other
Presented in 18th Century period dress. Brief history of toys and play in the 18th Century, includes display and explanation of a variety of indoor and outdoor toys and games. Alphabet Squares, Posture Master Alphabet, Spelling Squares, Mancala and a sailor's game of Shut the Box are featured. Also includes more familiar Jacks, Dominoes, Ball and Cup, Checkers, Marbles, and Nine Pins. Then, it is time for children (and adults) to play games of their choice!
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Take and Bake A Carrot Cake Life Skills- Food
Make the batter for a delicious carrot cake to take home and bake
$201- $350
Paul, LoriAnn Meditations from Around the Globe with LoriAnn Paul Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher & Meditation Teacher Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Multicultural- Other
What is MEDITATION? How would you like to explore the ancient healing art of Meditation firsthand through guided meditations borrowed from diverse spiritual traditions around the globe? I am a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Meditation Teacher and Reiki Master-Teacher. The ancient healing arts are my greatest joy in life, and I desire to share my expertise and passion with you! I invite you to come with me on an amazing journey of exploration of meditations from around the globe in my new series of workshops starting soon. For more information, please visit www.ZinniaPrograms.com
$351- $500
Montanaro, Lisa American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Disability Awareness,
Life Skills- Parenting,
Life Skills- Other
American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Learn one of the most beautiful and expressive forms of communication -- sign language! This workshop introduces the hearing adult to the manual alphabet, finger spelling, and basic conversational vocabulary. It also covers common myths about deafness and sign language, and raises awareness about the Deaf community. Whether you are interested in communicating with deaf and hearing impaired individuals personally or professionally, or just want to have fun learning a new form of communication, this workshop is a real eye-opener
$501- $1000
Bivona, Paula Evergreen Centerpiece Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Environment,
Nature- Gardening
Time to relax & de~stress! Inhale the fragrance of Mighty Evergreen! Participants will create a unique holiday centerpiece to display on their holiday table, crafted with a variety of evergreens, natural materials & seasonal decor. We will discuss the history & lore of the Evergreen Nation, Listen to relaxing music and sip hot herbal tea!
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Spooky Marshmallows Life Skills- Food
Create these marshmallows on a stick and place in a decorated cup of candy corns. Everyone will receive 6 fully decorated marshmallows on a stick.
$201- $350
Rajeckas, Paul Imagination in Motion Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Theater
Imagination in Motion highlights the role of sharing and collaboration in the creative process by teaching students about the Three Cs: Concentration, Cooperation and Commitment. The show draws on various theatrical styles, including mime, modern dance and vaudeville, weaving audience participation into slow motion encounters, a boy's struggle to escape from a video game, and a giant vacuum cleaner that sweeps the performers offstage
$501- $1000
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