2016 Performances

SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2016

SEPTEMBER 2016 ****************************************************************

September 10     SACRAMENTO PLAY SUMMIT  Central Library, 821 I Street, Sacramento, CA

9am-4pm      Alan presents a breakout session on: “Engaging Children without the Use of Electronic Screen Media”

Conference registration is mandatory. More information about this event and registration at Fairytale Town Events

September 12-18    WORLD GOLD-PANNING CHAMPIONSHIPS         Free Admission!

11am      Alan performs as “Old Put” on Thursday, September 15th, at El Dorado County Fairgrounds as part of a week of Gold-Rush living history experiences.

(http://www.eldorado2016.com/calendar)

September 24-25    FAIRYTALE TOWN’S CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL        Free Admission!

10am-4pm both days      Alan and his wife Nancy will have a booth at this event.  Please visit and play music with us, and we will give you a musical instrument to take home.

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October 14-16     INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S MUSIC NETWORK CONFERENCE   The Conference Center, Los Gatos, CA

Alan presents “Singing and Moving Away From Electronic Screens”

(More information about this event and registration at  http://childrensmusic.org/)

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October 20   Sacramento  Public Library, Arcade Branch

4pm            School-age Program: Express Yourself Through Story & Song             How do you communicate best? Are you a master of the written word? Do you sing? Write? Create visual art? Language  development is highly driven by singing and speaking.  School-age children will sing along and contribute to the creation of song lyrics.  Children will contribute to making up stories.  Stories told may include puppetry, pantomime, humor, and other modes of entertainment.  No exams here–Plan to have fun!

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October 22  Sacramento  Public Library, Rancho Cordova Branch

11 am            School-age Program: Rock-Hunting Fun!            Join long-time rockhound, Alan Candee, to learn about the rock-collecting hobby.  Informative and fun, children will see and hold fossilized rocks from around the world.  Be forewarned: children will be given  a semi-precious gemstone to keep and may begin picking up rocks wherever they go!

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JANUARY-AUGUST 2016

MARCH  2016 **********************************************************************************************************************

March 5        Sacramento Public Library, Galt Branch

2 pm           Adult/Teen Program: Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting–Do they move?  Join retired librarian and longtime rockhound Alan Candee and his wife Nancy  to explore the hobby and to make a gemstone wire-wrap necklace. Registration required. Please contact Galt Library.

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March 7    El Dorado County Public Library, Cameron Park Branch

10:30 am           Pre-School Program: Music and More:  Alan entertains with songs and humorous and engaging stories.  Opportunities to sing along, move to the rhythms, and

contribute imagination to the outcomes of musical selections.

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APRIL  2016 **********************************************************************************************************************

April 6             Sacramento Public Library, Rancho Cordova Branch

10:30 am          Pre-School Program: Music and More:  Alan entertains with songs and humorous and engaging stories.  Opportunities to sing along, move to the rhythms, and

contribute imagination to the outcomes of musical selections.

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April 23           Stop by Alan’s booth at the Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival at Fairytale Town, Sacramento, CA

11am-3pm          You can play with his musical instrument collection and  make a kazoo! FREE ADMISSION!

http://www.fairytaletown.org/events/sutter-childrens-center-wellness-festival-3/

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MAY  2016 **********************************************************************************************************************

May 6-8      Stop by Alan’s booth at the Whole Earth Festival on the UC Davis campus quad area, near the student union.  He is located in the northwest section of the quad, near the children’s play area. 10 am to 5 pm

JUNE  2016 **********************************************************************************************************************

June 8       Sacramento  Public Library, Southgate Branch

11 am          Pre-School Program: Singing Their Way to Literacy Success       
Singing and talking are two important pre-literacy skills.  Young children will contribute to the creation of stories and songs, and enjoy singing and laughing with folk  songs, storytelling, and original tunes.  Expect pantomime, puppetry, and compulsory silliness.

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June 11     Stop by Alan’s booth at FAMILY DAY at Safetyville USA, 3909 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA

10 am to 5 pm    Mindful Media information table and musical play

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June 18      Sacramento  Public Library, lsleton Branch

10:30 am          Adult/Teen Program: Take Home the Prize – Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace 
“Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting. Do they move?” Join long-time rockhound, Alan Candee and his wife Nancy, to learn about the rock-collecting hobby and make a gemstone wire-wrap jewelry necklace. Expect this program to last 60-90 minutes.Check with Isleton Library for pre-registration  requirements.

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June 18      Sacramento  Public Library, Walnut Grove Branch

2 pm          Adult/Teen Program: Take Home the Prize – Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace 
“Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting. Do they move?” Join long-time rockhound, Alan Candee and his wife Nancy, to learn about the rock-collecting hobby and make a gemstone wire-wrap jewelry necklace. Expect this program to last 60-90 minutes.Check with Walnut Grove Library for pre-registration  requirements.

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June 16       El Dorado County  Public Library, Georgetown Branch

1  pm          Teen Program:  Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace 
“Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting. Do they move?” Join long-time rockhound, Alan Candee and his wife Nancy, to learn about the rock-collecting hobby and make a gemstone wire-wrap jewelry necklace. Expect this program to last 60-90 minutes. Registration  required.

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June 21       El Dorado County  Public Library, Cameron Park Branch

1 pm          Pre-School Program: Singing Their Way to Literacy Success       
Singing and talking are two important pre-literacy skills.  Young children will contribute to the creation of stories and songs, and enjoy singing and laughing with folk  songs, storytelling, and original tunes.  Expect pantomime, puppetry, and compulsory silliness.

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June 21       Sacramento  Public Library, North Highlands Branch

4pm            School-age Program: Express Yourself Through Story &  Song      How do you communicate best? Are you a master of the written word? Do you sing? Write? Create visual art? Language  development is highly driven by singing and speaking.  School-age children will sing along and contribute to the creation of song lyrics.  Children will contribute to making up stories.  Stories told may include puppetry, pantomime, humor, and other modes of entertainment.  No exams here–Plan to have fun!

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June 22      El Dorado County Public Library Pollock Pines Branch

11 am            School-age Program: Express Yourself Through Story & Song   How do you communicate best? Are you a master of the written word? Do you sing? Write? Create visual art? Language  development is highly driven by singing and speaking.  School-age children will sing along and contribute to the creation of song lyrics.  Children will contribute to making up stories.  Stories told may include puppetry, pantomime, humor, and other modes of entertainment.  No exams here–Plan to have fun!

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June 23       Sacramento  Public Library, Courtland Branch

12:45 pm            School-age Program: Express Yourself Through Story & Song    How do you communicate best? Are you a master of the written word? Do you sing? Write? Create visual art? Language  development is highly driven by singing and speaking.  School-age children will sing along and contribute to the creation of song lyrics.  Children will contribute to making up stories.  Stories told may include puppetry, pantomime, humor, and other modes of entertainment.  No exams here–Plan to have fun!

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June 28       El Dorado County  Public Library, Placerville Branch

2  pm          Adult/Teen Program: Take Home the Prize – Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace 
“Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting. Do they move?” Join long-time rockhound, Alan Candee and his wife Nancy, to learn about the rock-collecting hobby and make a gemstone wire-wrap jewelry necklace. Expect this program to last 60-90 minutes. (Limit: 20 participants)  Check with Placerville Library for pre-registration  requirements.

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June 30       Sacramento  Public Library, Isleton Branch

3  pm            School-age Program: Express Yourself Through Story & Song       How do you communicate best? Are you a master of the written word? Do you sing? Write? Create visual art? Language  development is highly driven by singing and speaking.  School-age children will sing along and contribute to the creation of song lyrics.  Children will contribute to making up stories.  Stories told may include puppetry, pantomime, humor, and other modes of entertainment.  No exams here–Plan to have fun!

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JULY  2016 **********************************************************************************************************************

July 20      Nevada County Public Library, Truckee Branch

4pm            School-age Program: Express Yourself Through Story &  Song      How do you communicate best? Are you a master of the written word? Do you sing? Write? Create visual art? Language  development is highly driven by singing and speaking.  School-age children will sing along and contribute to the creation of song lyrics.  Children will contribute to making up stories.  Stories told may include puppetry, pantomime, humor, and other modes of entertainment.  No exams here–Plan to have fun!

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July 21       El Dorado County  Public Library, Cameron Park Branch

1  pm          Teen Program: Take Home the Prize – Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace 
“Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting. Do they move?” Join long-time rockhound, Alan Candee and his wife Nancy, to learn about the rock-collecting hobby and make a gemstone wire-wrap jewelry necklace. Expect this program to last 60-90 minutes.  Check with Cameron Park Library for pre-registration  requirements.

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AUGUST 2016 ******************************************************************************************************************

August 24  Sacramento County  Public Library, Franklin Branch

3:30 pm     Adult/Teen Program: Take Home the Prize – Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace 
“Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting. Do they move?” Join long-time rockhound, Alan Candee and his wife Nancy, to learn about the rock-collecting hobby and make a gemstone wire-wrap jewelry necklace. Expect this program to last 60-90 minutes. (Limit: 20 participants)

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