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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Sprague, Lindsay (Lynn) Microbiology Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Science
This class has a lecture and a lab component. We are surrounded by, infiltrated, and even share our genes with microbes. Are they friend, or foe? Are you on a quest to annihilate your best allies? Patrons will be introduced to the world of beneficial microbes and how they protect us and promote our health. Patrons will learn about different classes of microbes, their morphology, and learn how to culture petri-film, and test pH of various experimental mediums. Would compliment nicely with a reading of Sally Fallon's Nourishing Traditions, or Rodney Deitert's The Human Super-Organism. Please email me with Programs in the subject line with any questions to be added to my live booking link and visual catalog. Suitable for 2019 summer reading programs.
$101- $200
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) ON YOUR PLATE: NATURE OR SCIENCE? Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Science
Do you care what’s on your plate? Are your meals from nature or lab created? Find out what food labels don’t tell you. What you need to know about the new plant-based foods in supermarkets and fast-food chains. You’ll learn about vertical gardens, hydroponics, important food certifications, and reasons our food pollinators are declining. Gary was an innovator in the nutritional supplement retail field with a first of its kind catalog of all vegetarian name-brand supplements and cruelty-free personal care products, and did extensive research for customers. He shares over 30 years of industry knowledge.
$201- $350
Bram, Lance Art therapy for teens: Express yourself! Disability Awareness,
Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Drawing
Teens will discuss their emotions and use drawing and art as a positive outlet for relaxation. Discussion about how different colors represent different emotions. Teens will also fill in and color mandela designs.
Up to $100
Francois, Theresa GoalGetting- Vision board creation Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Young women are always told that they can do anything and be anything they want. In order to do that they need to know WHAT they want to do and be. In this workshop the attendees will : • Learn how to set short term goals • Learn how to set long term goals • Begin working on a vision board A vision board is a fun, creative tool to help clarify and maintain focus on one’s goals. All materials will be provided.
$201- $350
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) ORGANIC FOOD FACTS MADE SIMPLE FOR TEENS Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Environment
Gary Feldman, consumer food educator, will teach you the crucial differences between organic and conventional food, and give you the vital knowledge you need to become a savvy “green” teen. Gary will answer your questions regarding organic food. Learn the meaning of organic and how organic food is grown. Learn the connection between how conventional food is grown and why so many of us develop brittle bones. Learn about various organic certifications to look for on food labels, and how to decode produce stickers. Organic food – costs too much? Overrated? This program will provide young adults with much resourceful information on how to shop for organic food including the most reasonably priced and nutritious food choices.
$201- $350
Wilson, Judy Tic Tac Toe Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Go home the champ of this childhood game! After decorating a pull string pouch to hold your game pieces, which could be shells, buttons stones, etc., we will learn a second game using the same board and number discs! A friendly competition will end our time together!
$201- $350
Bram, Lance Introduction to Psychology Disability Awareness,
Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
This program is presented by a School Psychologist and will explain the basics of psychology and the mind. Some topics include the subconscious, personality, and basics on mental disorders.
Up to $100
Giouvalakis, Kathy CUPCAKE WARS Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Meet the challenge. The Cupcake War is on. Team up and compete to create best decorated cupcakes. Each team of 4 will decorate 12 cupcakes. The librarians will judge based on neatness, difficulty, creativity and overall appearance. I will bring sheets with ideas based on Holiday or season and lots of different goodies, frosting, pastry bags for them to use in the challenge. Each participant will bring 3 cupcakes home in a bakery box. This is a favorite class and a lot of fun.
$201- $350
Linthwaite, Dara Rock-a-Bye Baby: Lullabies for Little Ones Life Skills- Parenting,
Music
These sessions are most appropriate for caregivers and their youngest babies, usually from birth to nine months, or prewalkers. Miss Dara begins each session with simple songs that encourage parent/infant interaction. After so much activity, babies and grownups alike are ready to settle down to some serious cuddling while they listen to Miss Dara sing traditional and modern lullabies to gentle guitar accompaniment. Parents will learn child development information before the songs so they can understand the value of these simple and loving musical interactions with their babies enough so they will want to continue singing at home.
$101- $200
Feingold, Richard Travel Deals and Bargains Life Skills- Finance,
Life Skills- Other,
Museums
Travel to Europe or Latin America each summer for FREE. Stay at three and four-star hotels in Paris and London gratis. Enjoy the quiet in exclusive airport lounges at no charge. Stay at a monastery in France or Italy at a bargain rate….the tools to learn these techniques are located in your library. Smart travelers use money saving strategies to travel the world for free and sleep cheap. The seminar will teach how to get FREE airline tickets and low cost hotel accommodations. Take advantage of lodging options such as campus stays, YMCAs, and apartment rentals. Rick Feingold, published travel writer for Boston Herald and Christian Science Monitor.
$201- $350
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