Past Performances 2017-16-15-14

This is an archive of Alan Candee’s performances for the years 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014

BROWSE THESE LISTS TO SEE WHAT ALAN DID IN PAST YEARS!

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FEBRUARY 2017  

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February 7   Courtland Branch Library

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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February 15   Walnut Grove Branch Library

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!

MARCH 2017 ******************************************************************************************************************************

March 6      Anderson Elementary School, Dixon, CA.

2:30pm       Designing a New Life in the Days of Gold:  A living history experience with Gold Rush musician “Old Put”                 Gold rush miner/musician/attorney John Stone comes to life in this program that features singing, storytelling, and participation with kids and their care-givers. Children will learn to play a comb kazoo (which they will take home at the program’s conclusion). Laughter and participation are guaranteed. Come for history, music and more!

March 7      Anderson Elementary School, Dixon, CA.

2:30pm       Introduction to Rocks & Minerals:  Students will learn different ways to identify and classify rocks, handle a variety of stones–including “coprulate” (Look it up!), and “hunt” for a polished stone to take home.  Some will be inspired to carry the rock-hunting bug with them as a lifetime hobby.

March 8   Yolo County Library,  Clarksburg Branch

6pm      Family Program: Designing a New Life in the Days of Gold: A living history experience with Gold Rush musician “Old Put”   Gold rush miner/musician/attorney John Stone comes to life in this program that features singing, storytelling, and participation with kids and their care-givers. Children will learn to play a comb kazoo (which they will take home at the program’s conclusion). Laughter and participation are guaranteed. Come for history, music and more!

March 25    Fairytale Town Wellness Festival, Sacramento, CA.

11am-3pm   Free admission to Fairytale Town.  Come visit us at Fairytale Town.  Research indicates that our best memories are most closely associated with activities that are:  (1) out-of-doors, (2) with other people, and (3) cost little or no money.  “Nail” all three by coming to Fairytale Town on March 25th!

March 29      Anderson School, Dixon, CA.

We visit Anderson School’s TK and Kindergarten classes. (Not a public performance)

APRIL 2017          ******************************************************************************************************************************

April 18   Roseville Community Preschool

7:00 pm  Parent Talk:  Engaging Children Without the Use of Electronic Screens

April 19    Rancho Cordova Branch Library

10:30 am     Preschool Program: Singing Their Way to Literacy Success          Singing and talking are two components that promote literacy.   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.

April 22    Folsom City Lions Park, 403 Stafford Street, Folsom, California

10am-1pm   Kids Earth Day     Earth Day activities for learning and sensory fun.  Recyclable art displays. Music, storytelling and more!             This FREE event welcomes children and their families to have fun in the park, next door to the Folsom City Zoo and Public Library.  Sponsored by the City of Folsom and Folsom Montessori Preschool. 

MAY 2017          ******************************************************************************************************************************

May 1    Cameron Park Branch Library

10:30 am    Preschool Program:  National Screen-Free Week Fun!      Young children will enjoy singing and laughing with folk songs, storytelling, and original tunes.

May 2   Cameron Park Branch Library

6:00 pm      Family Program:  Screen-free Week Family Fun!     Stories and musical fun make this program memorable for all ages. Parents and other care-givers will be inspired to create new family traditions and minimize electronic screens with young children.

May 12-14    Whole Earth Festival, Davis   Come visit our booth at the Whole Earth Festival in Davis, California, play music with us and get a comb kazoo to take home.

JUNE 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ****************************************************************************************************************************    June  1     North Highlands Branch Library

4:00 pm     School-age Program:  Designing a New Life in the Days of Gold:  A living history experience with Gold Rush musician “Old Put”  Gold rush miner/musician/attorney John Stone comes to life in this program that features singing, storytelling, and participation with kids and their care-givers. Children will learn to play a comb kazoo (which they will take home at the program’s conclusion). Laughter and participation are guaranteed. Come for history, music and more!

June 8     Isleton Branch Library

2:00 pm    School-age Program:  Designing a New Life in the Days of Gold: A living history experience with Gold Rush musician “Old Put”  Gold rush miner/musician/attorney John Stone comes to life in this program that features singing, storytelling, and participation with kids and their care-givers. Children will learn to play a comb kazoo (which they will take home at the program’s conclusion). Laughter and participation are guaranteed. Come for history, music and more!

June 13     Cameron Park Branch Library

2:00 pm    Teen Program:  Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)                    “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. 

June 15     Georgetown Branch Library

1:00 pm     Teen Program:  Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)                    “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. 

June 17     Dixon Branch Library

Teen/Adult Program:  Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)                      “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.  

June 20     Newark Library

2:00 pm    Teen Program:  Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)                    “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.  

June 22     Walnut Grove Branch Library

10:30 am     Preschool Program: Singing Their Way to Literacy Success   Singing and talking are two components that promote literacy.   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.

June 24     Rancho Cordova Branch Library

11:00 am     Preschool Program: Singing Their Way to Literacy Success   Singing and talking are two components that promote literacy.   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.

JULY 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ********************************************************************************************************************************

July 6     El Dorado Hills Branch Library

6pm      Adult Program:  Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)                      “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.  

July 11   Martin Luther King Branch Library

4:00pm  School-age Program:  Designing a New Life in the Days of GoldA living history experience with Gold Rush musician “Old Put”  Gold rush miner/musician/attorney John Stone comes to life in this program that features singing, storytelling, and participation with kids and their care-givers. Children will learn to play a comb kazoo (which they will take home at the program’s conclusion). Laughter and participation are guaranteed. Come for history, music and more!

July 13    North Sacramento Branch Library

11:00am    Pre-school Program:   Singing Their Way to Literacy Success          Singing and talking are two components that promote literacy.   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.

July 18     Orangevale Branch Library

4:00 pm    Express Yourself Through Story & Song   (School-age)                                                                                                                Language development is highly driven by singing and speaking.  School-age children will sing along and contribute to the creation of song lyrics.  Stories told may include puppetry, pantomime, humor, and other modes of entertainment.  No exams here–Plan to have fun!

July 19     Courtland Branch Library

10:15 am     Preschool Program: Singing Their Way to Literacy Success   Singing and talking are two components that promote literacy.   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.

July 22     Isleton Branch Library

2:00 pm     Adult Program:  Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace & Earrings (PRE-REGISTRATION                     REQUIRED) “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 and/or earrings. 

July 30-August 3     River Tunes Music Camp (Alan and Nancy will be participating in Joe Craven’s music camp, learning to play new instruments to add to their repertoire!)

AUGUST 2017                                               *******************************************************************************************************************************     August 4      La Familia Staff Meeting Presentation

10:00 am   La Familia headquarters, Sacramento.

August 8     Placerville Branch Library

2:00 pm & 3:00 pm   Music-Making Mania (school-age)  Learn how musical sounds are made with a variety of instruments. How do vibrations make musical sounds? Make and take home a comb-kazoo and a percussion instrument from everyday materials. Learn ways your body can make music without any external instrument. (Limit: 20 per session, pre-register?)

August 8     Carmichael Branch Library

6pm        Adult Program:  Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)                      “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. 

SEPTEMBER 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                               *********************************************************************************************************************************  September 16   Galt Library

1:00 pm   Family Program:  Pirate Party    Come to the library for an afternoon of pirate stories, songs, and play. Make your own treasure map & take selfies on a pirate ship. Pirate attire strongly encouraged.  Guaranteed that you will learn at least three letters of the alphabet:  “Aarrhh”, “Aye”, and “Sea”!  Come sing and play with Alan at the Galt Library.

September 16-17   Fairytale Town

10am-4pm   ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival–free admission!  Visit us and play music at our Mindful Media booth.     Studies indicate that best memories are associated with activities that are:  (1) out-of-doors, (2) with other people, and (3) cost little or no money. Come to Fairytale Town and match all three predictors!

September 18   Children’s Home Society

6pm-8pm     Engaging Children Without Electronic Screens (event not open to the public)  Workshop that provides answers to: “What do we offer children if not TV and computer/video games?”  and “Why not screens?” and “How do I get anything done if I cannot occupy children with the aforementioned screen time?”

OCTOBER 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ******************************************************************************************************************************                                                                                                                                       

October 4     Sacramento Adventure Playground

12 noon    Science of Music (Event not open to public)  Experiences with things that make music, including wrenches, root beer bottles, plastic water bottles, bottle cap shakers, more…

October 8    KID’S EXPO,  Garden Valley, CA

11:30am-12pm    Alan Entertains With Story and Song                                                                                                                                                 Come visit our Mindful Media Booth 11am-1:30 pm

October 20    Rancho Cordova Library

4:00 pm    Teen Program:  Design and Create a Gemstone Wire-Wrap Necklace (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)                    “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. 

NOVEMBER 2017                                                                                                                                                                     ******************************************************************************************************************************

November  10    Sacramento Adventure Playground

12:00 noon    Kite-making (Event not open to public)                                                                                                                                                                                                              

DECEMBER 2017         ********************************************************************************************************************************

December 6      Rancho Cordova Library

10:30 am           Preschool Program: Singing Their Way to Literacy Success      Singing and talking are two components that promote literacy.   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.

December 7      Care-givers Storytelling (not open to the public)

6:30pm-8:30pm

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 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.

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.

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.

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/

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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!

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.

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!

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!

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.

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)

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.

OCTOBER 2016 ******************************************************************************************************************

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/)

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!

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 2015 ******************************************************************************************************************

January 7, 14, 21, and 28    Sacramento Public Library,  North Natomas Branch

10am      Toddler Time
11am      Pre-school Program

January 20     Yolo County Library, Clarksburg Branch, Clarksburg, CA

3:30  pm         Pre-school Program

January 22

6:30 pm           Children’s Program at Parenting Skills Workshop

January 27      Greenwood, CA

10 am              Music and Fun at Little Hands Pre-School 

FEBRUARY 2015 ****************************************************************************************************************

February 18          El Dorado Public Library, Georgetown Branch, Georgetown, CA

10:30 am             Pre-school program, fun with rhythm instruments – make your own kazoo!

February 24      Greenwood, CA

10 am              Music and Fun at Little Hands Pre-School

February 26     Placer County Public Library, Auburn Branch, Auburn, CA

11 am               Pre-School Program

MARCH 2015 ********************************************************************************************************************

March 11         Sacramento Public Library, Walnut Grove  Branch

3 pm                Rocks and Minerals Program -School-age:  Alan engages and educates with amazing information and hands-on activities about rocks and  minerals.

March 19         Sacramento Public Library, Arden Branch

4 pm                Music and More,  School-age:  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.

March 21      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, make a kazoo, and take home a mini-kite kit!

http://www.fairytaletown.org/events/sutter-childrens-center-wellness-festival-2/

March 24         Greenwood, CA

10 am              Music and Fun at Little Hands Pre-School

March 25        El Dorado County Library,  Cameron Park Branch, Cameron Park, CA

10:30  am                 Pre-School Program

March 31       Sacramento Public Library, Arcade Branch

10:30  am          Program for Babies

11:20   am         Program for Toddlers       

APRIL 2015 ********************************************************************************************************************

April 1             Sacramento Public Library, Rancho Cordova Branch

10:30 am         Pre-School Program

April 8         Yolo County Library, Clarksburg Branch, Clarksburg, CA

6 pm              Cowboy Campfire  and Digital Detox , Family Program:  An entertaining look at how cowboys and cowgirls might have entertained themselves in the

absence of electronics, with more time to play, sing, dance, engage with family and friends, and create life-long interests and hobbies.

April 11           Stop by Alan’s booth at the Kid’s Expo, El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville, CA

10am-3pm         A free fun event for families with children ages birth – 10 years.

You can play with his musical instrument collection and  make a kazoo to take home!

    Alan will perform on the main stage from 10:30-11, right after the Children’s Parade!

Follow the link for more information:   http://www.choices4children-eldorado.org/Lists/EventsCalendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=884&Source=http://www.choices4children-eldorado.org/Lists/EventsCalendar/calendar.aspx?CalendarDate=4%252F21%252F2015

April 25      Alan performs at the Arts in Nature Festival, Georgetown, CA.  He will have his homemade musical instrument collection,

and his wife Nancy will be making kites.  Event is FREE!

9am to 4pm         For details, see Facebook page Arts in Nature Festival

MAY 2015 ************************************************************************************************************************

May 7         El Dorado County Library, El Dorado Hills Branch

10am           Screen-Free Program  for Preschool

May 7         Sacramento Public Library, Courtland Branch

3pm           Cowboy Campfire  and Digital Detox , Family Program:  An entertaining look at how cowboys and cowgirls might have

entertained themselves in the absence of electronics, with more time to play, sing, dance, engage with family and friends, and create

life-long interests and hobbies.

May 8-10     Alan will have a booth at the Whole Earth Festival on the UC Davis campus, Davis, CA

Stop by to visit, play with the homemade musical instruments, and make a comb kazoo. Event is FREE!

JUNE  2015 **********************************************************************************************************************

June 3, 10, & 17       Sacramento Public Library,  North Natomas Branch

10am      Toddler Time
11am      Pre-school Program

June 4      Sacramento Public Library, Southgate Branch

11am      Pre-school Program

June 4      Sacramento Public Library, North Highlands Branch

4-5 pm     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.

Be prepared to  sing, laugh, and learn!

June 6         Sacramento Public Library, Walnut Grove  Branch

12 noon          Program to be determined…

June 12      Sacramento Public Library, North Sacramento Branch

4pm      Pre-school Program

June 13       17th Annual Family Safety & Health Expo at Safetyville, Safety Center, Inc.,  3909 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento

10 am – 3 pm       Come visit at his Mindful Media Management booth.  FREE Admission.

June 23         Placer County Public Library, Meadow Vista Branch, Meadow Vista, CA

11 am              Music and More,  School-age:  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.

June 24     El Dorado County Public Library, Pollock Pines Branch

11 am      Cowboy Campfire  and Digital Detox , Family Program:  An entertaining look at how cowboys and cowgirls might have

entertained themselves in the absence of electronics, with more time to play, sing, dance, engage with family and friends, and create

life-long interests and hobbies.

June  25      Sacramento Public Library,  South Natomas Branch

10:30 am    Pre-school Program

June  25      Sacramento Public Library,  North Natomas Branch

1 pm    Folk-dancing Fun  for School-Age Kids:  Join music-maker Alan Candee for dancing fun! Easy dances will be chosen from American, Afro-Cuban, Israeli, Romanian, Greek, etc. Couch potatoes encouraged to attend—and dance! No experience required.

June  28      Sacramento Public Library,  Central Library Branch

1 pm             Music and More, Preschool:  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.

JULY  2015 **********************************************************************************************************************

July 2          Sacramento Public Library,  Rio Linda Branch

10:30 am       Pre-school Program

July 8     Placer County Public Library, Applegate Branch, Applegate, CA

11 am        Music and More,  School-age:  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.

July 9         El Dorado County Library,  Cameron Park Branch, Cameron Park, CA

1 pm            My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys , School-age Program:  An entertaining look at how cowboys and cowgirls might have entertained themselves in the absence of  electronics, with more time to play, sing, dance, engage with family and friends, and create life-long interests  and hobbies.  Entertaining musicand stories throughout. Turn passive consuming into active creativity.

July 21          Sacramento Public Library,  ML King Branch

2 pm    Folk-dancing Fun  for School-Age Kids:  Join music-maker Alan Candee for dancing fun! Easy dances will be chosen from American, Afro-Cuban, Israeli, Romanian, Greek, etc. Couch potatoes encouraged to attend—and dance! No experience required.

July 22         Sacramento Public Library, Isleton Branch

2pm            Cowboy Campfire  and Digital Detox , Family Program:  An entertaining look at how cowboys and cowgirls might have entertained themselves in the

absence of electronics, with more time to play, sing, dance, engage with family and friends, and create life-long interests and hobbies.

July 23         Yolo County Library,  Clarksburg Branch, Clarksburg, CA

6 pm       A Musical Journey Through American History, Family Program:    Sing along with familiar songs you didn’t know were hundreds of years old,

and learn the history behind them. Be prepared to  sing, laugh, and learn!

July 30          Sacramento Public Library,  Rio Linda Branch

4 pm    Folk-dancing Fun  for School-Age Kids:  Join music-maker Alan Candee for dancing fun! Easy dances will be chosen from American, Afro-Cuban, Israeli, Romanian, Greek, etc. Couch potatoes encouraged to attend—and dance! No experience required.

AUGUST  2015 **********************************************************************************************************************

August 1          Sacramento Public Library, Rancho Cordova Branch

3  pm             Music and More

August 5           Sacramento Public Library, Rancho Cordova Branch

10:30 am         Pre-School Program

August 5           Nevada County Public Library, Truckee Branch

4 pm            Music and More,  School-age:  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.

August 8-9    Alan will have a booth at the Sacramento Banana Festival at William Land Park

Stop by to visit, play with the homemade musical instruments, and make a comb kazoo.  There is a $6 fee for admission, which benefits the National Academic Youth Corps. Ages 5 and under are free.  Go to http://www.sacbananafestival.com/ for more information.

August 12         El Dorado Public Library, Georgetown Branch, Georgetown, CA
10:30                  Gold Rush stories and songs    Attendees will be encouraged to make pencil drawings for a Gold Rush song book.

August 13        Yolo County Public Library,  Esparto Branch

1:30 pm         Music and More,  School-age:  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.

August 19        Sacramento Public Library, Courtland Branch

10 am                Pre-school Program

SEPTEMBER  2015 **********************************************************************************************************************

September 12 & 13        15th Annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival at Fairytale Town in Sacramento

10 am – 4pm       Come visit and play with our musical instruments at Alan’s Mindful Media Management booth.  FREE Admission.

OCTOBER  2015 **********************************************************************************************************************

October 3        Sacramento Public Library, Isleton Branch

10:30 am             Adult/Teen Program: Rock-hunting? Doesn’t sound very sporting–Do they move?  Join retired librarian and longtime rockhound Alan Candee,                       to explore the hobby and to make a gemstone wire-wrap necklace.

NOVEMBER  2015 **********************************************************************************************************************

Sunday, November 15International House, 10 College Park, Davis, CA

 2 to 3 pm          Alan Candee presents “American Songs from Many Lands”.

Doors open at 1:45. The program is designed for elementary school children in the 4 to 10 year range, but can be enjoyed by children of all ages. All children need to be accompanied by an adult.

DECEMBER  2015 **********************************************************************************************************************

December 2          Sacramento Public Library, Rancho Cordova Branch

10:30 am             Pre-School Program

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JUNE 2014

June 4              11am      Toddler Time at Southgate Library, Sacramento, CA
June 5              11am      Pre-school Program at Southgate Library, Sacramento, CA
June 5                4pm      School-age Program at North Highlands Library, Antelope, CA
June 6                2pm      Pre-school Program at North Sacramento Library, Sacramento, CA
June 10             4pm      School-age Program at Martin Luther King Library, Sacramento, CA
June 11              2pm      School-age Program at Carmichael Library, Carmichael, CA
June 14             2pm      School-age Program at South Natomas Library, Sacramento, CA
June 18      10:30am      School-age Program at Livermore Library, Livermore, CA
June 19             3pm      School-age Program at Pollock Pines Library, Pollock Pines, CA

June 22             1pm      Family Program at Central Library, Sacramento, CA

June 25      10:30am     Preschool Program at Georgetown Library, Georgetown, CA

JULY 2014

July 8            11am      Family Program at Meadow Vista Library, Meadow Vista, CA
July 9             1pm       School-age Program (Special Rocks and Minerals Presentation)  Walnut Grove Library, Walnut Grove, CA
July 10           4pm      School-age Program at Rio Linda Library, Rio Linda, CA
July 11            3pm      School-age Program at Del Paso Library, Sacramento, CA
July 16    10:30am     Family Program at Applegate Library, Applegate, CA
July 23   10:30am     Pre-school Program at Georgetown Library, Georgetown, CA
July 23           6pm     Family Program (Special Rocks and Minerals Presentation) at Clarksburg Library, Clarksburg , CA
July 24           2pm     School-age Program at Isleton Library, Isleton , CA
July 26          11am     School-age Program at Franklin Library, Franklin , CA

August 2014

August 2            2pm               School-age Program at McClatchy Library,Sacramento, CA
August 13          10:30am       Pre-school Program at Rancho Cordova Library, Rancho Cordova, CA
August 20         10:30am       Pre-school Program at Sylvan Oaks Library, Citrus Heights, CA
August 26        10:30am        Pre-school Program at Little Hands Preschool (tentative), Greenwood, CA
August 27        10:30am        Pre-school Program at Georgetown Library, Georgetown, CA

September 2014

 

*September 13     9:30am-4:30pm     Sacramento Play Summit

“Easy Recipes for Making Music Part of Your Day”

Explore your personal, existing connections with music and discover easy ways to foster a love of music with children.  Practice familiar songs to share with children, and develop a song list that will include a wide variety of music certain to be a welcome reference in a classroom or recreational setting.

http://www.fairytaletown.org/events/sacramento-play-summit/

* Tuesday, September 23     10 am

Music and stories at Little Hands Preschool, Greenwood, CA

*Saturday, September 20      1:00 pm     Georgetown Library, Georgetown, CA

Storytelling Performance for adults and older children. Alan Candee performs along with Cliff Habig, and Michael & Sharai Smith.

Sponsored by Georgetown Friends of the Library.

OCTOBER 2014

October 17-19       Alan will attend the “Sierra Story Winds” Storytelling Retreat in Murphys, CA

Tuesday, October 28            10 am     Stories and Songs at Little Hands Preschool, Greenwood, CA

Wednesday, October 29           2:45 pm    Elementary School Staff Music Workshop, Anderson Elementary School,

Dixon, CA      (Not open to the Public)

NOVEMBER 2014

Tuesday, November 18        10am      Stories and Songs at Little Hands Preschool, Greenwood, CA

DECEMBER2014

Wednesday, December 3       2:35 pm   Elementary School Staff Music Workshop, Westmore Oaks Elementary School,

West Sacramento, CA      (Not open to the Public)

Tuesday, December 16        10am      Stories and Songs at Little Hands Preschool, Greenwood, CA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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