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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Henderson, Kristine Tea Tasting: Teas of China - Black Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
China is the birthplace of tea and it was discovered almost 5,000 years ago. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several black teas from different provinces in China. Learn what distinguishes the black teas of China from black teas in other countries, specific health benefits associated with black tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three Chinese black teas will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
Randolph-Lucchesi, Alicia Water and Food Safety Health & Fitness- Other
Learn about the different types of water, the dangers of our tap water, as well as how to improve our water quality. We will also discuss how food can be used to insulate us, and how to cope with eating and stress.
$101- $200
Beltrani, Susan Zumba Gold with Susan Beltrani Health & Fitness- Other
Do you LOVE to dance? Does your ENERGY soar when you dance to latin & international beats? What happens if we combine salsa, merengue, cha-cha, samba, hip-hop & belly dancing to the mix? This course is designed for active adult population (55+) or the true beginner (deconditioned) participant. Zumba Gold addresses the anatomical, physiological, and psychological needs specific to these population.
$101- $200
Randolph-Lucchesi, Alicia Essential Oil make-n-take Health & Fitness- Other
In this workshop, we'll discuss the SAFE use of essential oils, and dispel many of the myths currently found online. Patrons will then have an opportunity to make their own essential oil spray, based on the properties discussed during the program. **Please note I am not affiliated with any MLM company, nor do I endorse them. My training as an herbalist and healing practitioner does not allow for ingesting essential oils, nor do I make claims about them healing major diseases. Patrons will be advised to use caution with oils, should they be on any medicine, and oils will not be directly applied to anyone, as this can be dangerous.
$101- $200
Giouvalakis, Kathy Manicures By Mrs. Kathy Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Life Skills- Other
Licensed nail technician and State Examiner available to teach (children, tweens, young adults, and adults in groups of 20 how to manicure, decorate and take care of their nails like a professional. Fun group atmosphere! Nail kits provided. The nail kit includes a nail file, buffer block, orange wood stick, nail polish, and a variety of decorations.
$201- $350
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) UNDERSTANDING HOW TO BUY NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
All supplements are not created equal. Learn the vitally important differences between synthetic and whole food supplements. Gary Feldman will share nutritional supplement trade information and teach you how to better understand ingredient labels. Learn about additives and colors that are allergens, fillers and binders, GMO ingredients, pharmaceutical grade and standardized supplements. Find out the origins of many vitamins, minerals and other supplements and how various forms are assimilated. Learn how particular supplements, such as vitamin E and A, are singled out for health studies that you hear about in the news media. Become a savvy consumer when choosing supplements. Gary was an innovator in the nutritional supplement and personal care product field with a first of its kind retail mail-order catalog of name-brand vegetarian nutritional supplements and cruelty-free personal care products.
$201- $350
Henderson, Kristine Tea Tasting: Green Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Green tea is the second most commonly consumed tea in the world. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several teas from the top green tea producing countries of China, Japan, and South Korea. Learn about how green tea differs from the teas in other categories, specific health benefits associated with green tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three teas will be tasted and discussed including: Gunpowder; Sencha; and Boseong.
$101- $200
Cain, Ron Ron Cain's Olymp-Trick Games Magic Show Health & Fitness- Sports,
Performing Arts- Magic,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Central New York magician Ron Cain takes young readers on an imaginary journey to ancient Greece. His Olymp-Trick Games Magic Show highlights the 2016 summer reading program theme, On Your Mark, Get Set. . . READ! The 45-minute program combines an Olympic-style emphasis on sports with Greek myths and legends. Cain tells the audience he needs help finding the ultimate champion of his Olymp-Trick Games. The contenders are Greek gods, goddesses and heroes. Each must perform a magic trick related to an Olympic event. Children volunteer to play the contestants during the show. Will Heracles (Hercules) best everyone in illusions involving feats of strength? Is Artemis faster at sleight-of-hand than her twin brother, Apollo? Can greedy King Midas magically win the gold in any event? Cain is a former history teacher who recently traveled to Greece to visit Panathenaic Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. The ancient Greeks valued physical fitness and sports, which prompted them to create the Olympic Games more than 2,700 years ago. They also were great thinkers and writers. Cain hopes his show will inspire young people to visit their local library to read about Greek history and mythology.
$201- $350
Henderson, Kristine Tea Tasting: Herbal Tisanes I Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Are you caffeine-sensitive? Not to worry. Expand your repetoire of herbal tisanes beyond chamomile and peppermint with the unique, healthy and delicious herbals: Rooibos & Honeybush. Learn what distinguishes herbal tisanes from true teas, the healthy nutrients that exist in these herbals and their health benefits, and the history and culture surrounding these two herbs from South Africa. Three herbal tisanes will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
DePierro, Bobbi Ann Zumba Gold Health & Fitness- Other
Do you LOVE to dance? Does your ENERGY soar when you dance to latin & international beats? What happens if we combine salsa, merengue, cha-cha, samba, hip-hop & belly dancing to the mix? This course is designed for active adult population (55+) or the true beginner (deconditioned) participant. Zumba Gold addresses the anatomical, physiological, and psychological needs specific to these population.
$101- $200
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