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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
TheatreworksUSA, - Queen Nur's BULLY-FREE ZONE Life Skills- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Folk tales, fables and hip-hop take center stage in Queen Nur's inspiring show about accepting each others' differences.
$501- $1000
Basini, Lisa Father's Day Cup Cakes Life Skills- Food
Make a candy hot dog and hamburger cup cakes. Just in time for dad for father's day. Everyone goes home with 4 cup cakes in a box.
$201- $350
Stelljes, Eileen Hearth and Camp Cooking - 18th Century Lecture Demonstration History,
Life Skills- Food
Presenter (18th C dress) demonstrates historical equipment, including different types of butter churns, and explains cooking methods. Guess the Implement game. Participants team up to assemble a replica fire pit cooking frame. Learn of typical chores needed to feed a family, and a soldier's rations. Butter churning is hands on; all take a turn. See how to work finished butter. Activity is about 25 minutes; sample butter on slices of bread, at your discretion. **Late Fall programs may include brief discussion on food preservation for winter, and/or preparing to celebrate the Holidays in various regions of colonial America. All materials and supplies provided.
$101- $200
Giouvalakis, Kathy Fizzy Scented Bath Bomb- Spark a Reaction Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Use your chemistry to make a fizzy, scented bath bomb. Participants will learn how to make natural bath bombs and will decorate a jar to place them in.
$201- $350
Giouvalakis, Kathy Flower Pot Decorating (Superhero themed for summer reading 2015) Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Other
Paint (using sponges and brushes), stamp, marker,sticker, stencil or add trinkets to a flower pot! Soil and seeds included (Choice of vegetable or flower). Can be a gift or kept for your very own! Great for Mother's Day, Father's day, or can be decorated using red, white, and blue for 4th of July or Labor Day! Wrapped in celophane!
$201- $350
Giouvalakis, Kathy Dog Toy Made with t shirt for charity Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Other
Learn how to make a dog toy from a t shirt. Community service hour will be given to participants.
$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
Stelljes, Eileen Spies; Revolutionary Espionage! 18th Century Lecture and Demonstration History,
Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Presenter in 18th Century dress tells of British-occupied New York City during the American Revolution. People were not always what they seemed, and spying was a dangerous business! Learn why Gen. Washington became a Spymaster. Discover secrets of The Setauket Spy Ring, Lydia Darragh's buttons, and Benedict Arnold's treacherous plan for West Point. Examine displayed items, and learn the creative ways Patriots, Redcoats and Loyalists passed information. Use provided goose quills, inkwells, and paper for a hands-on activity of writing Invisible Ink Messages. Learn how to reveal the message!(activity takes about 20 minutes). Please request a copy of the related reading list.
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Mummy Cupcakes Life Skills- Food
create a mummy on top of cupcakes.
$201- $350
National Circus Project, National Circus Project National Circus Project Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Clowning,
Performing Arts- Juggling
The NATIONAL CIRCUS PROJECT provides spectacular circus performances, exciting circus skills workshops and amazing student and camper circus shows. Our incredible programs are designed to generate enthusiasm, encourage motivation and self-discipline, and to foster creativity and confidence in “children of all ages”! We are a non-profit organization that exists to preserve and promote traditional circus arts through education and entertainment. For the past 25 years NCP has provided circus arts performances, residencies, workshop programs, teacher training seminars and more to schools, recreational centers, libraries and camps throughout the Eastern US. NCP's circus education programs are presented at every grade level - from elementary through university. Since its inception, our education specialists have presented over 5,000 circus performances and conducted more than 50,000 hands-on workshops, involving almost 6,000,000 students. Our international artist exchange program brings cultural dimension to the arts experience and has included acclaimed circus artists from England, Australia, Puerto Rico, Russia, Latvia and the People's Republic of China. The National Circus Project has been recognized with a US Congressional Commendation for "helping to further the cause of international understanding" through its artistic exchange programs.
$501- $1000
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