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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Giouvalakis, Kathy Manicures by Mrs. Kathy Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Licensed nail technician and State Nail Examiner available to educate tweens, young adults, and adults about the proper care of their hands and nails. Nail kit provided to each participant. In the kit is a nail polish, buffer block, emory board, orange wood stick and nail decorations (nail decals and rhinestones). All kits are 100% new, sanitary, and disposable. The group will be taught how to manicure, decorate and care for their nails. They will then be given the opportunity to practice their new skills. Great holiday themes.
$201- $350
Leeds, Dorothy The Power Of Questions: Secrets to Successful Communications Life Skills- Other
Questions can stimulate and persuade. They are the sign of a curious mind, a caring heart, and a confident personality. In our professional and personal lives they can make the difference between getting what we want and going without. By tapping into the powers of questions, people gain greater confidence, think more creatively, build morale, initiate and manage change, and develop stronger relationships and partnerships.
$501- $1000
Basini, Lisa Jumbo Rainbow Cookie Life Skills- Food
Create a beautiful colorful rainbow on a cookie using buttercream icing and pastry bags. A delicious treat.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa 3-D Pumpkin Cup Cakes Life Skills- Other
Create 3-D pumpkins on top of cup cakes.
$201- $350
Foxx, Pat Crazy Collage with Fabric Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Painting
Using scraps of fabric, children will design and put together a crazy quilt type of design that will be glued or ironed on to a fabric background. Adding sewn details is optional. Markers and sequins and other objects can also be used to enhance design.
$101- $200
Carpenter, Margot Thomas Comma; or, the Comma that Didn't Below Anywhere Life Skills- Other,
Media- Film,
Multicultural- Other
Thomas Comma (24 minutes), an animated film based on a story by poet Martha Baird, is the charming, humorous, and also sophisticated adventure of a lonely comma looking for the right sentence--that which truly represents him in this world. This 2D film will not only delight and inspire children and adults alike, but also encourage and educate them. "We're all of us like commas," wrote Ms. Baird, "looking for the right sentence." Following the film, Ken Kimmelman, Emmy Award winning filmmaker (Imageryfilm.com), gives an exciting talk on the making of the film and its meaning.
$101- $200
Giouvalakis, Kathy DIY Painted Mugs Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Other
Have fun using specific markers that won't wash away, scrapbooking letters and assorted designs to personalize a mug. They can monogram or design with flowers, words, stripes, and much more.
$201- $350
Rivest, Robert Learn, Laugh and Let go! Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Mime
A humorous look at the stresses of modern life and what we can do about it.. Through comedy, insight, and interaction, Robert Rivest shares his tried and true methods of stress reduction. This series of mime, theater and Improv stories offers both comic relief and practical stress relieving techniques. Robert Rivest has the audience entertained and enthralled as he explores how to build concentration, calm the body and quiet the mind. Learn, Laugh, and Let Go. With Robert’s down-to-earth sense of humor and engaging style,audiences of all ages find stress reduction natural and easy. Robert Rivest comically explores: •  Positive and Negative Stress •  Perception & Perfection •  Adjusting to Change •  Positive Self Talk •  Test Taking •  Breathing Deeply •  Humor Perspective Awareness •  Re-energizing Body & Mind
$351- $500
Kuhn, Lindsay Suzy the Speckled Sussex with Chickens Around the World History,
Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Animals
Chickens are fascinating to kids, just ask my daughter Vienna as she walks around with one on her shoulder. Bring real live leashed chickens into your library for a fun filled, cluckingly good time! This program features chickens from around the world; Speckled Sussex from England, Blue Andalusians from Spain, Glossy Black Sumatras, Araucana from South America, Cuckoo Maran from France, and others who lay different colors and sizes of eggs. Learn the history and unique characteristics of these breeds, along with basic animal husbandry skills. Children can pet the chickens and depending on the season we bring baby chicks along. (Don't worry, we bring a droppings mat to protect the floor!) This program is suitable for the 2014 Summer reading program.
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Apple Pie Pops Life Skills- Food
Bring your rolling pin and we will provide the rest. Everyone will make 3 apple pie pops to tske home and bake, then enjoy!
$201- $350
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