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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Villa, Anna Maria LATIN JAZZ Music,
Other,
Performing Arts- Other
ANNA MARIA VILLA IN CONCERT: LATIN JAZZ. The Italian-born, singer and entertainer will be performing Latin Jazz pieces from the Afro-Cuban and Brazilian songbooks, including favorites such as Besame Mucho, Black Orpheus, One Note Samba, Girl From Ipanema, sung in English, Spanish and Portuguese and accompanied by extraordinary jazz musicians. Ms. Villa’s style of singing has been described as smooth, elegant, soothing and smoky. Her entertainment approach is sophisticated and fun. In addition to her music career, she is also an actress appearing on numerous TV shows and Film productions. Artist URL: www.AnnaMariaVillaOfficial.com
$501- $1000
Cavanaugh, Deb Toe Tappin' Tunes Music,
Other,
Performing Arts- Dance
An interactive program of exciting folk music to get you up and moving. Upbeat toe tapping tunes and songs on mandolin, mountain dulcimer, limberjack, banjo, guitar and vocals. Originally designed for the 2005 Summer Reading Program, this program will fit into any theme.
$201- $350
Giouvalakis, Kathy PIZZA PINWHEELS Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Make the dough from scratch, add the cheese, sauce, and pepperoni (optional), then roll it into a pinwheel. Bake at home.
$201- $350
Henderson, Kristine Tea Tasting: Teas of Taiwan Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Taiwan is primarily a producer of oolong teas, the most diverse category of teas. During this interactive seminar, we will explore a range of oolong teas from Taiwan. Learn what causes such diverse characteristics within this one category of tea, specific health benefits associated with oolong tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three Taiwanese teas will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
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
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) ARE WE PART OF THE WORLD’S BIGGEST EXPERIMENT? History,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
This program will focus on corporate monopolies, biotechnology, big pharma, and what we are told by the media. Find out how all living things, through corporate ownership, are becoming what is called “intellectual property.” You will be surprised to learn what corporation governs our daily existence. Discover how the most powerful biotech corporations are transforming our food supply. Learn how bills such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and The DARK Act could change life, as we know it. We will discuss what all this has to do with our freedom, and positive things we can do.
$201- $350
Stock, Judy Reading, Rhythm & Rhyme Literature- Other,
Music,
Other
Judy Stock has been performing for children for over 25 years. She has experience performing for families and for all ages along with years of experience teaching and working with preschoolers. Judy combines her musical talents and love of reading in this program which encourages children to use their imagination and explore the world of books. Using poetry, tongue twisters, songs, short stories and instruments, Judy leads her audience through an exciting program where they are active participants in discovering the joy of reading. Judy performs using the banjo, guitar, pennywhistle, jaw harp, nose whistle, spoons and more! Judy writes and performs songs to go with the theme of each summer reading program. Please visit her web site for references and more information. www.judystock.com
$201- $350
Lang, Diane Positive Parenting Life Skills- Parenting,
Other
The Positive Parent We all want to be the best parents we could be but how? Using Positive Psychology as its foundation, we can raise our kids to be more optimistic and resilient. Learn what traits can be learned? What should you be teaching your child? What types of environment nurtures a child towards a positive life style? Are you a positive role model? Learn ways to encourage your child to be the best they can be and become the role model you want your kids to follow. Remember, Happy parent = Happy children This workshop is good for parents who have kids ages 2- 13 years old.
$201- $350
Henderson, Kristine Tea Tasting: Black Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Black tea is the most commonly consumed tea in the world. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several teas from the top black tea producing countries of China, India, and Sri Lanka. Learn about how black tea differs from the teas in other categories, specific health benefits associated with black tea, and the history and lore surrounging the teas being tasted. Three teas will be tasted and discussed including: Keemun; Assam; and Ceylon.
$101- $200
Nesteruk, Donna Sound Meditation and Guided Imagery Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Quartz crystal bowls resonate at frequencies that produce powerful sound waves. These vibrations produce the energetic sounds that manifest the crystalline structure of the bowls themselves. The bowl sound may resonate in a uniquely harmonious fashion with the human body since our healthy human tissues are more crystalline than fluid in nature.  The bowls also resonate with the human voice.  The sounds permeate our systems, resonating with our essence, so that inner chaos, conflict, and dissonance seem almost immediately to be transformed into harmony. Other meditative sounds are also combined during this session to create a restorative and relaxing experience. Guided imagery is a conscious, intentional use of your imagination, which accesses your sub-conscious mind via sensory images.  Because our bodies cannot distinguish the difference between reality and fiction, sensory images evoke the same chemical and physiological reactions, as do real events.  Benefits: ~By imagining scenes that produce serenity, immunity is bolstered and stress hormones are reduced.  ~Listening to music also assists in a more effective imagery session. ~ Chemical reactions have a direct and positive affect on the immune system as modulation of neurotransmitters, neuropeptides, and messenger molecules are occurring within the body.
$201- $350
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