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April 2017

Sat., 4/1/17 11:30 AM
The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley
2845 Center Valley Parkway Town Square
Center Valley, PA
Easter Bunny at 11:00 AM
(610) 791-9707
www.thepromenadeshopsatsauconvalley.com

Wed., 4/12/17
The Malvern School (Upper Gwynedd)
“Summer Camp Preview” (PRIVATE)

Fri., 4/28/17 8–10PM
The Half Moon With Maggie Spike
313 Main St., Oley, PA
(610) 987-0273
www.clayonmain.org

March 2017

Sat., 3/4/17 & Sun., 3/5/17
2 Shows Sat.: 11:30 AM & 2:00 PM
2 Shows Sun.: 1:00 & 3:00 PM
Excerpts from “Fizz, Boom, Read!
The Da Vinci Center
3145 Hamilton Blvd Bypass
Allentown, PA 18103
(484) 664-1002
davincisciencecenter.org
See a preview here!

Mon., 3/20/17 Horizons Childcare (Bernville)
“Miss Maggie’s Mother Earth Show” (PRIVATE)

February 2017

Fri., 2/10/17
Friday’s Child (Robesonia)
“Happy Valentine’s Show” (PRIVATE)

Fri., 2/24/17 Bala House Montessori (Bala Cynwyd)
“Miss Maggie’s Backyard Bugs” (PRIVATE)

January 2017

Mon., 1/2/17 at 11:30 AM - CANCELLED
Special performance of “Fizz, Boom, Read!
The Da Vinci Center
3145 Hamilton Blvd Bypass
Allentown, PA 18103
(484) 664-1002
davincisciencecenter.org
See a preview here!

December 2016

Fri., 12/2/16
Berks Co. Children & Youth Xmas Party
“Happy Holidays” Leesport Farmer’s Market
PRIVATE

Sat., 12/3/16
Scottish Rite Mason’s Xmas Party
“Happy Holidays” Scottish Rite Cathedral
PRIVATE

Sat., 12/17/16
Hershey Gardens at The Butterfly Conservatory
“Happy Holidays”
170 Hotel Rd., Hershey, PA
hersheygardens.org
(717) 534-3492

Mon., 12/19/16
Horizon Childcare, Bernville “Happy Holidays”
PRIVATE

November 2016

Sat., 11/12/16
KinderCare Learning Center, Great Valley
“Fall Open House”
PRIVATE

Wed., 11/16/16
Friday’s Child, Robesonia
“Stay Healthy With Miss Maggie”
PRIVATE

Wed., 11/21/16
Lakin Preschool, Wyomissing
“Give Thanks Program”
PRIVATE

September 2016

Sat., 9/17/16 (9:00 AM)
The Elmwood Park Zoo
“Member Mornings”
1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA
(610) 277-3825
www.elmwoodparkzoo.org

Tue., 9/21/16 (6:30 PM)
Robeson Lutheran Church, Robesonia
“Miss Maggie’s Mother Earth Show” Sunday
School/Congregation PRIVATE

Sat., 11/12/16
Great Valley Kindercare , Malvern, PA
“Fall Family Open House” PRIVATE

Maggie Spike & Miss Maggie Sings!
Sat., 10/1/16 (11 am – 5 pm)
The Keim Music Festival, Oley, PA

Peggy (Miss Maggie) & her husband, Eric present with the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks Co.
2 stages (one for kids!); drum circle, jamming circle, food, non-profit vendors to raise funds for the Keim Homestead
www.historicpreservationtrust.org
www.keimfest.com

August 2016

Mon., 8/1/16
The Goddard School (Malvern)
“Miss Maggie’s Mother Earth Show” PRIVATE

Tue., 8/2/16 (2:00 PM)
Matthews Public Library (Fredericksburg, PA) “Ready! Set! Read! With Miss Maggie Sings!” 102 West Main St., Fredericksburg www.lclib.org/matthews
(717) 865-5523
FREE

Thu., 8/4/16
The Malvern School (Phoenixville) “Stay Healthy With Miss Maggie” PRIVATE

Sat., 8/6/16 (10:30)
Hershey Gardens (Hershey, PA) “Butterflies & Beyond Festival” (9:30-12) 170 Hotel Rd., Hershey, PA www.hersheygardens.org
(717) 534-3492
Ticket charge see website

Fri., 8/19/16 (10:30)
The Oley Valley Community Public Library
Summer Reading Program Finale!
339 Main St., Oley, PA
(484) 491-1278 www.oleylibrary.wordpress.com FREE

Mon., 8/22/16
KinderCare Learning Center (Great Valley) PRIVATE

 

July 2016

Mon., 7/11/16
The Malvern School (King of Prussia) “Stay Healthy With Miss Maggie” PRIVATE

Tue., 7/12/16
The Goddard School (Sanatoga) “One World, One Song” PRIVATE

Sat., 7/16/16 (10:30 AM)
Phoenixville Kiwanis Summer Children’s Series
“Ready! Set! Read! With Miss Maggie Sings!”
Kiwanis Children’s Plaza
(Open Air Space between 217 & 219 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA) FREE (Rain: Phoenixville Art Center, 207 Bridge St.) www.phoenixvillekiwanis.org
(610) 948-1278

Tue., 7/19/16
KinderCare Learning Center (Wingco Lane, Reading) “Fizz! Boom! Read!”
PRIVATE

Fri., 7/22/16
Chesterbrook Academy (Lancaster) PRIVATE

Mon., 7/25/16
The Malvern School (Great Valley) PRIVATE

Tue., 7/26/16 (2:00 PM)
Perkiomen Public Library
“Ready! Set! Read! With Miss Maggie Sings!” 290 Second Street, Schwenksville, PA www.pvlibrary.net
(610) 287-8360

June 2016

6/4/16 at 11 AM:
"Ready! Set! Read! With Miss Maggie Sings!"
The Adamstown Area Library
3000 North Reading Rd.,
Adamstown, PA (717) 484-4200
http://adamstownarealibrary.org/

Mon., 6/13/16 (10:00 AM)
Summer Reading Kick-Off!
“Ready! Set! Read! With Miss Maggie Sings!”
Fleetwood Public Library at The Fleetwood Tri-Valley YMCA (Next to Willow Creek Elementary School)
607 Crisscross Rd., Fleetwood
(610) 944-6515
www.ymca-berkscounty.org/locations/tri-valley

Wed., 6/15/16
KinderCare Learning Center (Eden Rd., Lancaster) “Miss Maggie’s Backyard Bugs”
PRIVATE

Fri., 6/17/16 (10:30 AM)
Summer Reading Kick-Off!
The Oley Valley Community Public Library
339 Main St., Oley, PA
(484) 491-1278
www.oleylibrary.wordpress.com

Tue., 6/21/16
KinderCare Learning Center (North Wales) “Stay Healthy With Miss Maggie” PRIVATE

Thu., 6/23/16 10:00 AM
“Ready! Set! Read! With Miss Maggie Sings!"
Kutztown Community Library
70 Bieber Alley, Kutztown, PA www.berks.lib.pa.us/sku
(610) 683-5820

Fri., 6/24/16
KinderCare Learning Center (Wyomissing)
“Mother Earth/Backyard B ugs”
PRIVATE

Mon., 6/27/16 10:00 AM
“Ready! Set! Read! With Miss Maggie Sings!”
Columbia Public Library (Columbia)
(At Locust St. Park Gazebo Weather Permitting) Inside Stiegel Elementary (Rain) www.columbia.lib.pa.us
(717) 684-2255

 

 

 

May 2016

Sat., 5/14/16 (11:30 AM)
SteelStacks (ArtsQuest)
Pea’s & Q’s Children’s Series
“Awaken Spring with Miss Maggie Sings!”

101 Founder’s Way, Bethlehem, PA
(At the Town Square Stage)
(610) 332-1300
steelstacks.org/event/2393/miss-maggie-sings

Fri., 5/27/16 (12:15 PM)
Mayfair Festival of the Arts
Collector’s Stage (indoors)
“Class Field Trip Day”

Allentown Fairgrounds
1950 Liberty St., Allentown, PA
(610) 437-6900

Sat., 5/28/16 (3:00 PM)
Mayfair Festival of the Arts
The Discover Stage (Kids Stage)

Allentown Fairgrounds
1950 Liberty St., Allentown, PA
(610) 437-6900

 

 

 


Shows Available

The following shows are available for booking, with custom shows always an option. All shows are 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Miss Maggie Sings! is available for elementary schools, pre-schools, libraries, community events and private parties.

Bam! Pow! Read! Be A Hero With Me

Join Peggy Gernerd as Miss Maggie Sings! as she presents her eleventh public library summer reading program for the “Every Hero Has A Story” 2015 theme.

In this “educational and fun” show Miss Maggie explores all things hero: super heroes, heroes in literature, the media, in our own lives and most importantly, the hero inside each of us. The program emphasizes being helpful & kind to others and striving to become heroes to others.

Miss Maggie has included material from previous shows: “Mrs. Nutritious”her very own “super” hero from the show/cd “Stay Healthy With Miss Maggie” & Spaghetti Head Fred (“Be My Hero”); “Sherlock’s Younger Brother” & “Step Inside” are also presented.

New songs included: “What Is Your Superpower?”; “Being You, Being Me”; “Don’t Get Your Drawers In An Uproar” & “Everyday Heroes”.

Miss Maggie also incorporates movement and exercises with stretching, action verse & “The Super Hero Shake”.

Happy Healthy Heroes

Miss Maggie Sings! has combined material from “Stay Healthy With Miss Maggie” (program & CD) with material from her new summer reading program “Bam! Pow! Read! Be A Hero With Me” to help children and their families celebrate taking care of our bodies, our minds and each other. It is a great offering for any gathering of children, families, teachers and community.

Happy Holidays With Miss Maggie!

Miss Maggie Sings! presents a holiday themed program for all of your events. She is joined by puppet, Spaghetti Head Fred & she sings some of your favorite holiday songs. The show was originally performed at Berks Co. Parks & Recreation’s annual “Holiday Lights at Gring’s Mill” in Wyomissing.

Fizz, Boom, READ!

Science & Discovery (Def. of science, the scientific method w/Professor Hootenstein (little puppet) & "The Hippopotamus Hypothesis" (song with Hippo & Bird puppets)

Madame Curie (Why do scientists do what they do? Bio, Facts & Quotes by Madame Curie; "I Love Science In the Springtime" (song); "Marie Curie" (ukelele song)

Molecules & Atoms (French Speaking Mole Puppet: Mol-e-cule: "Everything is Made Up of Atoms; "Snowflakes" (short story excerpt) into "You Are Like A Snowflake" (song guitar)

Energy & Recycling (What is energy?); Exercise/Song: "Ram Sam Dance"; Energy Conservation (Henry O' Energy, puppet): "I'm Turning Green" (song); "Recycle Song" & "Renewable Energy" (song with guitar)

Fossils ("Phil The Fossil") (song with guitar)

Electricity Grand finale!

SPEND, SAVE, SHARE

Written and performed for the Lancaster Public Library System through a grant from the PNC Foundation to teach pre-k children about money.

Songs: "Pennies and Quarters", "Let's Share!", "The Twelve Song", "I'm Gonna Open Up A Bank Account", "Save Your Pennies For A Rainy Day" and well- known children's sing-a-longs.

New and Old Puppets: Count de Money, Cowboy Cash and Bertha Eartha (from "Miss Maggie's Mother Earth Show"

DREAM AROUND

Written and performed for the 2012 Library Summer Reading Program. Come and explore the world of the imagination and dreams with Miss Maggie Sings!

New songs: “Dream Around”, “Luna The Moona”, “Dream Big, Read!”, “Maggie & Riley”, “Watching The World Go By”. Puppets: Nandi, Peter Pan & Wendy. Native American and Asian Stories about the moon.

ONE WORLD, ONE SONG

Miss Maggie’s 2011 Library Summer Reading Show which features songs, poems and stories from around the world. Two new puppets are featured: Outback Jack (Australia) and Nandi (Africa).

Miss Maggie performed this show for the Lancaster Public Library system and other libraries in Berks & Lebanon Counties and at pre-schools, summer camps and community events through out the area.

MISS MAGGIE’S MOTHER EARTH SHOW

Written and performed for the Pennsylvania Renewable Energy Festival 2009. Topics include recycling, renewable energy, taking care of plants and animals.

  • New songs: “Our Mother”, “I’m Turning Green!”, “Recycle!”, “Bring Back Our Mother”, “Renewable Energy”
  • Songs from my Backyard Bugs Show: “Sunshine, Sunshine”, “One Big Wave”, “Poppa Monkey”, “Butterfly, Butterfly”, “Miss Maggie’s Magical Garden”
  • New Puppets: Henry O’ Energy and Bertha Eartha
  • Percussion with recycled objects
  • Movement and audience participation

STAY HEALTHY WITH MISS MAGGIE

Written for the elementary school audience (also performed at health fairs & preschools). Educating children and their families about eating good foods, exercise and good hygiene.

  • Character: “Mrs. Nutritious” Super Hero educating kids about staying healthy
  • Songs: “Live, Be Healthy & Strong”, “Garbage Can”, “I Love My Oatmeal”, “The Lonely Tooth Fairy”, “Toe Jam”, “If You Have A Friend...Shout, Hooray!”, “Ode To A Refried Bean”
  • Facts about benefits of exercise and

    eating fruits and vegetables
  • Spaghetti Head Fred (a puppet who is lazy but learning!)
  • Group Warm-ups and Exercises
  • Audience participation: “Toss A Salad”, “Toe Jam”, “Ode To A Refried Bean”

MISS MAGGIE’S BACKYARD BUGS

(K-2 and Pre-School audience) Explore the natural world and insects as Miss Maggie encourages learning the alphabet “The Insect Alphabet”, reading and counting

  • Songs include: “Bookworm”, “Sunshine, Sunshine”, “Katydid”, “The Twelve Song”, “In My Backyard”, “Joe And The Ants”, “Boogie-Woogie Bugle Bug”, “Butterfly Butterfly”, “Miss Maggie’s Magical Garden”
  • Character: “The Queen Bee” who is in charge of the hive!
  • Percussion and audience participation

 

 

Recent Performances

Warwick County. Parks
Bethany ABC Childcare
Richland Community Library
Common Chords Concert
Javateas Gourmet Café
Lehigh Valley Zoo
St. Paul's Christian Learning Center
Spring City Elementary School
Ten Thousand Villages
The Nature Nurture Center
Muhlenberg Elementary Center
The Allentown Art Museum
Whitfield Elementary School
Warwick Child Care Centers, Inc.
Amity Fire Company
Global Advanced Metals, Boyertown
Paul's Lutheran Church, Fleetwood
Cocalico Daycare
Womelsdorf Public Library
Spring Garden Elementary School
Owatin Creek Elementary School
Carol Winters Center, Lancaster
Holiday Lights at Gring's Mill 2013
Sunnybrook Golf Club
Ephrata Main Theater
Rodale Institute Organic Apple Festival
Musikfest (at Banana Island)
SteelStacks
Catasaqua Borough
Easton Public Library
Royersford Public Library
Marple Public Library
Womelsdorf Summer Playground
Schuylkill Valley Public Library
Creative Beginnings at St. Joe's Medical Ctr
St. Peter's Village Bakery
Matthews Public Library
Owen J. Roberts School District
March of Dimes "Walk For Babies"
Reading Earth Day Celebration
Donegan Elementary School & SPARK 2
The Gap Early Learning Center
St. John's Lutheran Pre-School
ArtsQuest Creativity Commons
Fronheiser Pools Christmas Party
Fleetwood Octoberfest
VegFest, Bethlehem
Oley Community Library
Leola Branch Public Library
Myerstown Community Library
Lititz Public Library
The Blueberry Festival
The Ben Yorgey Foundation
Pequea Valley Public Library
Salisbury Township Public Library
Muhlenberg Public Library
Ephrata Public Library
Adamstown Area Library
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Elizabethtown Public Library
Quarryville Library
Village of Morgantown Public Library
Mayfair Festival of the Arts 2009-2014
Adamstown Mother/Daughter Banquet
SPARKS Schools, Bethlehem PSD
Manheim Township Public Library
Happy Hollow Park, Wyomissing
Jacksonwald UCC Pre-school
Gilbertsville Elementary
Washington Elementary
Temple Fire Co
Boyertown Elementary
Pine Forge Elementary
New Hanover Upper Frederick Elementary
Earl Elementary School
Green Valley Elementary School
Simmeria's Octoberfest 2010
PA Renewable Energy Festival (2009–2011)
Zion Church, Womelsdorf & Maxatawny
Bethlehem Blueberry Festival
Perkiomen Valley Library (Schwenksville)
Longswamp Learning Center (Mertztown)
BCIU Learning Center (Reading)
Wyomissing Public Library
Children's Day at The Pagoda
Oley Valley Elementary School
Penn-Bernville Elementary
Creekside Cultural Center
Boyertown Wellness Council
Mifflin Library Summer Concert
Brookside Montessori School
Bernville Community Library
Phoenixville Summer Concert Series
Bethlehem Public Library
Spring Township Public Library
Perkiomen Valley Library at Schwenksville
Reading Museum & Planetarium
Reading Hospital Garden Party
Little People's Nursery
The Half Moon Cafe
St. Alban's Christian Learning Center
Reading School District's Wellness Event
Womelsdorf Earth Day Celebration
Somerset Nursery's "Art In The Garden"
Play & Learn Center
ACME Baby & Toddler Expo
Rodale Press Daycare at Hildebrandt Learning
Boyertown Sr. High School
French Creek Elementary
Lancaster Jewish Community Center
Schwarzwald UCC Preschool
District-Topton Elementary School
Thomas Ford Elementary School
Maidencreek Park
Governor Mifflin School
Redner's Family Expo
Max Crema's Espresso Bar
Cumru Elementary School
Spring Township Library
FLEETWOOD AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
ROBESONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
WOMELSDORF COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Kindercare Learning Center
BETHEL COMMUNITY LIBRARY
CUMRU TOWNSHIP
WERNERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Reading Public Museum
Wyomissing Public Library
Spring Township Public Library
LITTLE PEOPLE’S NURSERY SCHOOL
Aaron's Acres
East King Improvement District
Berks Unity Day, City Park, Reading
Somerset Nursery, Zionsville
Curves at Woodside
Primrose Childcare
St. Alban's Day Care
Chaplin's Music Cafe
Celtic Myth & Moonlight
Chic-fil-A
John Paul II Learning Center
Upper Perkiomen Child Care Center
The Goddard School (Gilbertsville & Wyomissing)
Berks County Parks & Recreation
Longswamp Parks & Recreation
Riverview Christian Early Learning Center
Brecknock Elementary
Longswamp Elementary
Wilson School District Child Care
Berks County Public Library’s
  Summer Reading Program (2006/2007/2008)
Tri Valley YMCA (Fleetwood)
Tri-Valley YMCA (Kutztown University)
Friedens Lutheran Childcare Center (Oley)
Boyertown YMCA (Growing Dreams
  Day Care & Main Location)
The Jewish Community Center (Reading)
Salem UCC Church
Shaynah Kinner Center (Kutztown)
The Crayola Factory (Easton)
  (regularly featured guest performer)

 

 

 

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