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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Newcombe, Melody Organic Gardening and Your Health Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Gardening
Melody Newcombe, internationally know organic grower and promoter of community supported agriculture, enlightens audiences with astounding information about how to grow a healthy, nutritious, bounteous garden. She will cover topics of composting, bed preparation, how to have a weed-free garden naturally, crop rotation to outwit plant pests and diseases while maximizing soil fertility. She will cover intercropping and succession planting so you can get the highest yield possible per square yard. She will take you from planning to planting to harvesting. Your gardening will be life changing as you eat healthier and grow fitter.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Valentine's Day Mini Cup Cakes Life Skills- Food
Decorate 12 mini cup cakes using buttercream and homemade fondant that we will be making in class.Place them in a bakery box tied with a ribbon and you have beautiful cupcakes for your special Valentine!
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Bird Seed Ornaments Life Skills- Food
Make these delightful ornaments to hang outside in your yard to feed the birds.
$101- $200
Shih, Patricia So You Want a Career in Music Life Skills- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Other
This is a workshop for teens to teach them about the fun, fact, fiction, fantasies and frustrations of a life in music. The first part of the workshop will be Patricia speaking about the realities of a music career; the second will be performance coaching a la "American Idol". Participants will be invited to share one prepared song in front of the group; afterwards Patricia will offer gentle constructive suggestions to steer the participant towards a higher, more professional presentation.
$351- $500
Jayne, Jill Jump with Jill Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Music
Jump with Jill is a professional live show that travels the country transforming nutrition education into a rock & roll nutrition concert. The school assembly takes childhood obesity by storm, serving as a kid-appropriate approach for kicking off wellness committee initiatives, reinforcing classroom learning, and supporting a healthier cafeteria menu. The show is both educationally sound and completely rock & roll. Armed with catchy songs, upbeat dance moves, and a hip wardrobe, Jump with Jill uses the same tools normally used to sell junk food and keep kids sedentary to get kids engaged, moving, and learning about healthy habits. The live Jump with Jill show has been performed live 1,000 times for 250,000 kids all over the United States and Europe and has been featured in national media outlets including Nickelodeon, Sprout PBS, NPR, and The Washington Post.
$1001- $3000
Basini, Lisa Patriotic Fruit Tart Life Skills- Food
Using Strawberries and Blueberries, create this yummy red white and blue dessert! Everyone goes home with a 7" round fruit tart.
$201- $350
Harris III, Walter Finding Balance: Eastern Serenity Meets Western Activity Life Skills- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Performing Arts- Other
A Cultural, Philosophical and Artistic presentation about what happens when East and West meet.From the East, The Way of Tao advises going and pausing on one's life-path. In the West, however, we are often told to keep going and going and... Through Zen stories, music, poetry, current events, discussion, and more, this presentation will share ways to help learn about and balance East and West within.
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Spider Web Jumbo Cookie Life Skills- Food
Who knew spiders could be so yummy!
$101- $200
Ackiron-Moses, Jill RESTORATIVE YOGA Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
This practice is designed to restore the nervous system and help release deeply held tensions from the body and mind. We will use props to support the postures, while gently stretching and strengthening the body. Soothe your soul in this restorative class. Restorative yoga blends moving meditations and bliss producing restorative poses, typically done on the floor with lots of supportive props coupled with soothing music & Thai massage to help the body release. Restorative poses are an important part of any long-term yoga practice: they recharge our energy reserves, heal the effects of stress, and bring our nervous systems into a more balanced state. This class will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and renewed. This class is appropriate for students of all levels.
Up to $100
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!
$101- $200
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