2018 Performances

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January 11       Galt Library

10am       Preschool Storytime

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.  Pantomime and puppetry may be included, but compulsory silliness is mandatory.

January 13      California Kindergarten Association Conference

1:45pm-3:00pm   Rescuing Young Minds From Electronic Screens

Children spend eight hours per day with electronic screens!  The sheer volume of time spent in front of screens supplants opportunities for children to grow, learn, explore, and create.  Candee will share how unstructured play, music, exercise and engagement with children’s environments benefit children.

 

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February 10     Georgetown Library

1:00 pm     Adult Program:  Rescuing Children From Their Electronic Screens

Adult conversation about the need to minimize children’s exposure to electronic screens.  Content, physiological dangers and cognitive impairment from a stolen childhood are discussed.

 

February 28    Contra Costa Library, Danville Branch

3:30 pm     School-age program:  A Musical Journey Through American History

Sing along with familiar songs you didn’t know were hundreds of years old, and learn the history behind them. Kindergartners and first graders will sing, laugh, and learn!

 

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March 13         Walnut Grove Library

10:00 am      Preschool Storytime

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.  Pantomime and puppetry may be included, but compulsory silliness is mandatory.

 

March 14         Sacramento Adventure Playground (Event for registered home-schoolers)

 12:00 pm         Introduction to Rocks & Minerals

Students will learn different ways to identify and classify rocks, handle a variety of stones–including “coprulate” (Look it up!),  Some may be inspired to carry the rock-hunting bug with them as a lifetime hobby.

 

March 18        Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

 2:00 pm           Rescuing Young Minds From Electronic Screens  (Art of Parenting Series)

Children spend eight hours per day with electronic screens!  The sheer volume of time spent in front of screens supplants opportunities for children to grow, learn, exlpore, and create.  Candee will share how unstructured play, music, exercise and engagement with children’s environments benefit children. (Register online with the Crocker Art Museum for this FREE program.  Children ages 4-10 can participate in a FREE art experience concurrently.  Snacks provided.)

 

April 2018    

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April 20-21     Children’s Screen Time Action Network Inaugural Conference   (Boston, Massachusetts)

 

April 26     Galt Library

10am       Preschool Storytime

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.  Pantomime and puppetry may be included, but compulsory silliness is mandatory.

 

April 30-May 6    National Screen-Free Week

 

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  May 11-13     Whole Earth Festival, University of California, Davis

Our annual opportunity to talk with students and families from our Mindful Media Booth

 

June 2018

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July 2018

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July 17         Solano County Library, Vacaville Town Square

6:30 pm      Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace  Adult Program (age 16 and up) “Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting.  Do they move?”  Join long-time rock-hound, Alan Candee, to learn about the rock-collecting hobby and make a gemstone wire-wrap jewelry necklace. (Registration required)

 

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