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Sardelli, Darren How To Turn Your Dreams Into Reality – An Authors Journey! Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Authors
Come find out how award winning poet and children’s book author, Darren Sardelli, took what was once thought to be an impossible dream and turned it into a reality! After dozens of rejection letters and people telling him his writing was going nowhere, Darren didn’t lose hope. In fact, it made him work even harder for what he wanted. In this inspirational program, Darren will explain how he overcame his obstacles to get to where he is today. He’ll share his story of how he turned his dream into a career and show you how you can do the same!
$201- $350
Knight, Leonora Mini Math Music Life Skills- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Theater
Children come up to perform original songs with full orchestra sound as they learn to count by 10s, 5's, have a pizza party and divide by 8, brush the little paws of their doggie and add to 4. They will count by 3's dressed as chefs from all over the world. Concert will feature Danny Kaye's "INCHWORM" and "LADYBUG PICNIC" from Sesame Street. Costumes and props and a variety of musical styles make the concert a great way to reinforce the connection of math and music.
$201- $350
Blon, Maria New Perspectives Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
New Perspectives Learn to look at your life challenges with a new perspective. Using meditation, movement and motivation in a supportive community, you will learn to transform challenges into opportunities! •Introductions •Everyone writing a challenge that they have in their life, folding it and putting it on the clothesline. •We read the story, "The Ragged Peddler" by Flavia Weedn and Lisa Weedn Gilbert. •I lead everyone in a short guided meditation. •Each person shares what they experienced. •We break into groups to do an activity about perspective using my Inspiration Cards. •Each group shares what they created. •We form a circle and take turns making up movements to go with music. •We watch, "No Arms, No Legs, No Worries", an inspirational 4 minute video •Sharing of learning and what each person will bring into their life.
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Valentine Cake Life Skills- Food
Transform an ordinary cake into a Valentine delight using buttercream, pastry bags and fondant.
$201- $350
Wilson, Judy Nautical Flags Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Environment,
Visual Arts- Crafts
International Code Flags or Maritime Signal Flags are another name for these colorful flags. They are used on ships to communicate messages at times when radio silence is required. Learn the ICF alphabet and make a felted flag for each letter of your initials.Hang vertically from a ribbon. Fun for YA also.
$101- $200
Kuhn, Lindsay Horses 101 Health & Fitness- Sports,
Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Animals
Welcome to the world of horses! Children and adults alike are fascinated by these majestic creatures, and the experiences with them can be magical! Spending time around horses and ponies has been proven in many studies to be therapeutic on many levels both physically and emotionally. The bond can be quite powerful and healing, but where to start? It is important to know the nature of a horse, how to properly handle them on the ground as well as while riding. Proper care and feeding, tack fitting, and maintenance will be discussed as well. This is all taught out of the American Association for Horsemanship Safety manual by Jan Dawson.
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Apple Muffins Life Skills- Food
Learn how to make a batch of mini apple muffins. Everyone will go home with batter that they will pour into a cupcake pan and bake. They will also eat some samples during the program. Delicious!!
$201- $350
Montanaro, Lisa Get Organized for Students Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Parenting,
Life Skills- Other
The Organized Student Missed deadlines, lost homework, messy desks, backpacks and lockers. Is your child overwhelmed at school and you know he/she has the potential if only he/she could get organized? Organizing is a skill that can be learned, but is not taught in schools. Led by Certified Professional Organizer, Lisa Montanaro, this workshop teaches the skills for success in school and beyond.
$501- $1000
Leeds, Dorothy Marketing Yourself: Find Your Dream Job Life Skills- Other
Job seekers of the 21st century must become “career entrepreneurs” – treating themselves as if they were a small business, using sales and marketing techniques to survive. This program will help you discover the real reasons people get hired; find out the 10 success factors every employer is looking for; negotiate for more than money; control the interview by asking the right questions; and GET THE JOB OF YOUR CHOICE!
$501- $1000
Basini, Lisa Spend time With Dad- Chili & Quesadilla Luncheon Life Skills- Food
Join us for some Father's Day Fun!! Create Chili and Quesadilla's in the library with dad or that special man in your life! Includes all. Plus Iced Tea and Lemonade!
$201- $350
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