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Program
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Description
Fee
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) THE POWER OF FOOD Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Environment
Are you taking food for granted? Are you, the consumer, being told about how factory farms produce our food? Discover how various methods of growing food crops can either create health or take it away. Watching your fats, carbs, protein, and sugars is not enough. Learn how the correct food sources and food combinations can change your health dramatically. Gary makes it simple to create a safer, healthier future. Gary Feldman teaches about food, nutritional supplements, the ecosystem and sustainable living. He was an innovator in the nutritional supplement field with a first of its kind retail catalog of name-brand vegetarian supplements and cruelty-free personal care products.
$201- $350
Bram, Lance Staying positive workshop for ADULTS Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Poetry
In this hour-long program, you will have an opportunity to share and talk about positive outlets and stories of hope. Exploration of inspirational poems, books, and music lyrics. Learn to identify your emotions and manage various types of moods. Learn to always look on the bright side! You should leave this workshop feeling happier and more in control of your emotions.
Up to $100
Collins, Dawn Introduction to Aromatherapy Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Other,
Science
An introduction to the art and science of aromatherapy, the history, and appropriate methods of use and safety precautions. An explanation of what are carrier oils,essential oils, flower essences, single notes and blends, where do they come from, and how are they made. There will be a display of types of actual diffusers and information about nebulizers and techniques of use. Recipes for diffusing for special purposes will be shared on handouts and participants may have the option of making a blend combining essential oils and an organic lotion or cream to use as a body or hand lotion. For seniors, an aromatherapy trip down memory lane may be especially fun. A comparison of scents will invoke different scent associations. Participants will record their memory associations and their preferences and be encouraged to share their comments.
$101- $200
Warren, James The Magic Of Reading! Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Other,
Performing Arts- Magic
Get your students excited to read! Using magic and illusion, James takes kids on the adventure of reading, introducing them to fiction classics, the rewards of non-fiction, and letting them know that between the covers of books there is pure magic to be found! They'll journey, literally, through a looking glass, as a mirror is penetrated, and once in Wonderland they'll see Pinocchio's nose grow, see Merlin or Harry Potter do amazing magic...and more!
$351- $500
Sprague, Lindsay (Lynn) Wild Foods History,
Life Skills,
Nature
The Native Americans used a hunter-gatherer model for centuries before agriculture was brought to their land. They knew how to find and prepare many foods from the wild, foods that still exist and are readily available today. Would you survive a natural disaster, war, or zombie apocalypse? This program will show you the plants that are in your own backyard that you can survive on, even in winter. Patrons will handle real native plants and learn when, where, and how to locate them. They will be able to taste wild foods during and after the program. Based on Euell Gibbons book “Stalking the Wild Asparagus. Please email me with Programs in the subject line with any questions and to be added to my live booking link and visual catalog.
$101- $200
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) VANISHING BEES, BUTTERFLIES AND BATS Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Environment,
Nature- Gardening
Vanishing Bees, Butterflies and Bats Bees are vanishing from the face of the earth! The Monarch Butterfly is becoming extinct. The saying, “going batty” will be a thing of the past as well. Bats are declining rapidly. Why should we care? Gary Feldman will show you why we need these life-sustaining members of our ecosystem more than you think, what their purpose is, and why we can’t live without them. Learn when the phenomenon called colony collapse started and what is wiping the bees out of existence. What will happen without them? Will our ecosystem and people change? Learn what the impact will be at our supermarkets. Learn how you can keep the “buzz” still humming, keep the butterflies flourishing, and why we all need to go batty to save the bats.
$201- $350
Bram, Lance Couples therapy Life Skills- Other
Come to this supportive program for guided discussions from a Psychologist that will hopefully be a good start to keeping your relationship filled with positive inspiration and love. Hopefully you leave this workshop understanding each other a little more.
Up to $100
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) IMMUNE BUILDING THROUGH NATURE Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other
Gary Feldman will show you how to open the door to the power of Nature’s pantry, and find a myriad of high-powered foods and supplements. Unlock a repressed immune system and optimize gene functioning. Don’t become vulnerable to the detrimental cancer-causing changes in our environment and food. Learn how to help protect yourself against new viruses and the return of diseases we thought were eradicated. Gary has over two decades of entrepreneurial experience that includes being an innovator of a name-brand nutritional supplement specialty retail catalog, extensive research for customers, and nutrition consulting. He will share trade information and teach you key steps to strengthening your immune system.
$201- $350
Feingold, Richard Buying on EBAY Life Skills- Finance,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Do you know of others who enjoy searching EBAY for bargains on popular or hard-to-find items? Learn from an EBAY PowerSeller how to buy successfully. Topics include: How to register as a new EBAY user, How to search for the item you want, Pricing and Bidding strategies, How to check the seller’s reputation using EBAY feedback, Paying for your item safely, Tracking your bids and purchases in My EBAY, and much more. Rick Feingold is an Education Specialist trained by EBAY. He operates an online EBAY store and is an EBAY PowerSeller. MBA, Penn State University. BA, Rutgers University.
$201- $350
Foxx, Pat Knitting for Tweens Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Tweens will learn an easy approach to the basic stitches of knitting. This program is best in a series, so they can practice at home and return for help or further instruction. Goal is to make a Scarf. Materials provided.
$101- $200
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