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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Durkin, Peter Goody Goodies - children helping children Disability Awareness,
Life Skills- Finance,
Other
Goody Goodies is a not-for-profit organization started by Macallan Durkin (DOB 2/8/95) when she was 11 to help privileged children in the US learn about and help less fortunate children in Africa. She started Goody Goodies based on her experiences of living in Botswana. The program discusses what life is like in Botswana, what her work with Goody Goodies is, and how other school children can make a difference. Program includes an activity of making recycled paper beads and is accompanied with a PowerPoint presentation.
$351- $500
DuBois, Betsy Sticks & Stones Life Skills- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Theater
Sticks and Stones -an anti-bulling musical Children bullying other children. It happens at school, in the neighborhood and on the internet. Whether face to face or in cyberspace, the effect can be harmful, even deadly. This original one woman performance By Lyle Cogen and commissioned by Tilles Center For The Performing Arts, is partially based on real experiences of Long Island middle school students to depict vital social issues. This piece will encourage children to proactively deal with bullying and to become more tolerant and inclusive of others.
$1001- $3000
Powers, Eric Due North! Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Environment,
Science
Ever been lost in the woods? Students will learn the basic components of a compass and how to navigate using one. The lesson starts in the classroom and then head outside (or large indoor space) to learn our skills. For a greater challenge, a compass scavenger hunt will be established around the site. A field expedition to a local park is available upon request for an advanced experience. Grades 5-12, and adults.
$201- $350
Encore Performing Arts, Inc. A JOURNEY THROUGH ADDICTION by Rick Adam Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Music
Using original music, drama, mime, special effects, and vaudeville, this compelling autobiographical theater production (complete with scenery, costumes and props) explores alcoholism, drug dependency, eating disorders, teen suicide, and self-destructive attitudes. By creating a skillful and exciting theatrical experience, while connecting emotionally with the audience through his true story, Rick's messages hit home, successfully affecting the thoughts and behaviors of his audience. Rick Adam's effective performance touches the heart while tickling the funny bone, as he offers tools for solving problems, making healthy choices, and building self-esteem.
$501- $1000
Stelljes, Eileen Book Character BINGO! Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Bingo with a twist! Before playing, assemble a blank board and colorful backing sheet, then design the board by choosing from at least 60 classic/popular book character portraits. Use provided playing pieces to play; usually time for 2 full rounds. Caller picks, announces character and posts on display board. Players call Bingo as each row is completed, receive a sticker, and play continues until boards are full. Played for fun, good sportsmanship is gently reinforced; we encourage and assist one another (older players help younger spot characters on boards).
$101- $200
Knight, Leonora Toddlers/Babies in Motion Life Skills- Parenting,
Music,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Here is a chance for you and your child to dance and sing together in a group. We dance the tarantella, country style and a lot of Latin beats! There is a circus with costumes, jumping, balancing, throwing and catching. Circle time includes finger play, rhythm repeating, how to encourage proper speech with your child, stories, and more singing and dancing together! It's a great time for you and your toddler.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Veggie Nachos Life Skills- Food
Health snack that kids or adults can make at the library and bake at home to share with their families. Includes all + box to take home project We are fully insured, all instructors are food safety certified and finger printed with NYS
$201- $350
Friedman, Jeffrey Monster Hunt - Library Skills Building Adventure! Life Skills- Other,
Media- Other,
Performing Arts- Literary Artists
Looking for a fun way to TEACH kids LIBRARY SKILLS? In the Monster Hunt kids develop library research skills as they learn to use the library catalog and Dewey Decimal System to track down coded clues that will help them find and capture a lurking monster! Every child has his or her own clues to find - so every child succeeds - and every child takes part capturing the monster! Upon completion of the program, the children are all commissioned as deputy detectives in the Monster Detective Agency and rewarded with their own Monster Detective Badge.
$201- $350
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
Valenti, Larain Vision Board Workshop Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Creative Writing
A vision board is a collage of pictures of the goals and dreams you want to attract into your life. We will discuss how your thought patterns and belief systems affect your goals and will tap into and unlock your heart's true desires. It's not going to happen unless you FOCUS on it! Use The Law of Attraction principles to 'Create Your Own Destiny'
Up to $100
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