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Turn of TV events

Jan. 12, 2016

It's Turn off TV Month at Jefferson! In an effort to engage our students in activities that don't involve a television or computer screen, the Jefferson PTO has planned several events throughout the month.

Thursday, Jan. 12: Ventriloquist Sylvia Fletcher at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free to students and their families.

World-renowned professional actress, ventriloquist, and comedian, Sylvia Fletcher will dazzle you with her amazing talent, lively unforgettable characters, inanimate objects, and voice illusions that will lure audiences into her hilarious and intriguing world of comedy. Sylvia's performances are like no others you will experience. This show is a true production masterpiece that will leave you talking, laughing, and in pure amazement at her incredible talent. See the show that is nothing short of "VENTASTIC."

Tuesday, Jan. 24: Eribeth Chamber Players at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free to students and their families.

Cellist Erica Pickhardt and violinist Liz Silver of the Albany Symphony Orchestra will perform a piece that tells a story geared toward younger children, although it is engaging to all ages. Prior to the performance, the musicians will introduce the musical themes associated with the characters of the story, and teach the kids some hand motions associated with each.

Monday, Jan. 30: BINGO at Jefferson at 6:30 p.m. Free to students and their families.

RESCHEDULED: Tuesday, Jan. 31: Dinosaurs Rock at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free to students and their families.

The DINOSAURS ROCK program consists of an super-expansive museum exhibit of approximately 25-30 pieces (life-size cast from original fossils and REAL fossils), interactive shows (lots of audience volunteers and hands-on activity (Fossil Dig or Excavations where students take home GENUINE fossils such as REAL dinosaur bone, shark teeth, ammonites, etc.) Topics covered include Extinction Theory, Dinosaur Anatomy, Fossil Formation, Meat-eaters vs Plant-eaters and we touch on the Ice Age and Prehistoric Sharks.