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Here are some pictures from our Lots of Sewing Class….

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We also had Open Art Yesterday! Here are a few pictures of kids creating!!!! You can join us today till 4 PM to create some treasures! image image image

Sign Up Now!!!!

Here is a list of some special classes this weekend and next week!!!! Contact us for more info or to sign up!

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-Thursday- 8/20- Landscape Painting at Bent of the River! 6-7:30 PM (teen and adults)
-Friday- 8/21- Parent/ Child Paint Night at Bent of the River (in the barn) from 6:00-8:00 PM
-Saturday- 8/22- Kids Landscape Painting at Bent of the River from 2-4 PM
-Tuesday- 8/25- Little Kids Art 11 AM (DROP IN OR CALL AHEAD)
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-Tuesday- 8/25- DROP IN END OF SUMMER ART from 12- 2 PM (Pick from several end of summer art projects!) (STAY COOL IN THE AIR CONDITIONING!)
-Wednesday- 8/26- DROP IN END OF SUMMER ART from 12- 4 PM (Pick from several end of summer art projects!) (STAY COOL IN THE AIR CONDITIONING!)
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-Wednesday- 8/26- Needle Felting: Hedgehogs or Otters from 7-9ish PM!

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*****You may just show up for DROP IN times but…. please contact us to register for the great classes at Bent of the River and for Needle Felting!!!!

Call (203) 910-9948

or email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com

Some Photos and Special Events!

Just a reminder… there is still time to sign up for these great events!!!!

-Parent/ Child Paint Night at Bent of the River! Friday, August 21st from 6-8 PM (This EVENT is at BENT OF THE RIVER in Southbury)

Join us at the Bent Barn to create a very cool painting of your favorite local animals or birds! We will use Acrylic paint so wear your old clothes and remind your favorite little person to do the same!!!! Cost is $60 a pair (one adult and one child!) $75 for a pair and an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!) Please meet in the Bent Barn. (Please contact The Golden Button to register)

-Kids Landscape Painting Day! (Ages 7 & up) Saturday, August 22nd from 2-4PM (This EVENT is at BENT OF THE RIVER in Southbury)

Meet us at the Bent Barn. We will be going on a little adventure to create a beautiful landscape painting or two. Children will be using acrylic paint and may be sitting on the ground so wear your old clothes and bring a mat or a blanket to sit on if the ground is wet! Cost is $25 plus a $12 supply fee. (Bring a friend and you both save $5!!!!)

–Needle Felting Hedgehogs or Otters: Wednesday, August 26th: 7:00 PM to 9:30PM (At The Golden Button in Woodbury)

Join us at the Golden Button on Wednesday, August 26th at 7 PM to create 3-D Hedgehog sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In this class students will create a 3 dimensional felted hedgehogs! You will have enough materials to make another one!!!
Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam)

To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948 or email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com

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This Week!!!

Hey a little reminder… Here are a few events happening this week at Bent of the River!!!

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-Landscape Painting: Join us on Thursday Night from 6-7:30 PM (teens and adults) August 20. 27th and September 3rd. Come for the next three Cost is $60 plus $24 for supplies) or come to one class for $30

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-Parent/ Child Paint Night at Bent of the River!

Friday, August 21st from 6-8 PM
Join us at the Bent Barn to create a very cool painting of your favorite local animals or birds! We will use Acrylic paint so wear your old clothes and remind your favorite little person to do the same!!!!
 Cost is $60 a pair (one adult and one child!) $75 for a pair and an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!) Please meet in the Bent Barn. 
(Please contact The Golden Button to register)

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-Kids Landscape Painting Day! (Ages 7 & up)

Saturday, August 22nd from 2-4PM
Meet us at the Bent Barn. We will be going on a little adventure to create a beautiful landscape painting or two. Children will be using acrylic paint and may be sitting on the ground so wear your old clothes and bring a mat or a blanket to sit on if the ground is wet! Cost is $25 plus a $12 supply fee. (Bring a friend and you both save $5!!!!)


Plus don’t forget to sign up for Needle Felting Otters or Hedgehogs!!!

*Needle Felting Hedgehogs or Otters

Wednesday, August 26th: 7:00 PM to 9:30PM

Join us at the Golden Button on Wednesday, August 26th at 7 PM to create 3-D Hedgehogs or otter sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In this class students will create a 3 dimensional felted hedgehogs or otters! You will have enough materials to make another one!!!

Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam)

To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948 or email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com

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As Promised…. Septembers Schedule is Ready!!!

Hello everyone!!! Hope you are all having a wonderful summer!!!! Getting ready for back to school! AHHHHHHH.Here at The Golden Button we are getting everything in tip top shape for lots of fun new classes, adventures, and special events!

Please email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com, call (203) 910-9948 or message us on Facebook to register for a class!!!! Please sign up ahead of time space is limited :)


Mondays……

-Portrait Class at The Golden Button

Monday’s in September (14, 21, 28 and October 5th) from 11:00 AM to noon

Create beautiful paintings and drawings while focusing on portraiture.  Each week we will work with different mediums to create sketches and practice before creating a finished piece of art. We will work from both real life as well as from photographs. You do not need previous experience to join!

This class is open to adults and senior citizens.

Cost is $75 plus $25 supply fee (covers all 4 classes)

-Kids Painting (Ages 7 and up) at Bent of the River in Southbury

Mondays in September: 14, 21, and 28th from 4:30- 5:30 PM

Kids will create landscape paintings at Bent of the River. We will explore and find a new place to paint each week! Meet us at the Bent Barn. We will be going on a little adventure to create a beautiful landscape painting or two. Children will be using acrylic paint and may be sitting on the ground so wear your old clothes and bring a mat or a blanket to sit on if the ground is wet!

Cost is $55 plus $20 supply fee. (Covers 3 classes) (register with The Golden Button)

 

-Evening Landscape Painting at Bent of the River in Southbury

Monday evenings in September: 14, 21, and 28th from 6:00-7:30 PM

Join us to create landscape paintings at Bent of the River!!! We will focus on colors, textures and lighting. Everyone is welcome, even if you don’t know how to paint! Please register for Landscape Painting with Kate Gorham from The Golden Button!

Cost is $55 plus $20 supply fee. (Covers 3 classes) We will meet at the barn. (Register with The Golden Button)


Tuesdays…

-Little Kids Art

Tuesdays in September: 8, 15, and 29th at 11:00 AM

Little kids explore art with safe non toxic age appropriate materials!!! (Classes typically last about 45 minutes!) All ages are welcome. We encourage parents, grandparents, babysitters and nannies to participate too!!!!) So much fun! Work with colors and textures! Great for preschool age children, toddlers and more.

Cost is $55 plus a $20 supply fee

-Art Exploration

Tuesdays in September: 8, 15, 22, and 29th from 1:00-2:30 PM

Explore the great artists and create artwork in their style!!!! During each class we will look at and discuss a new artist! Then we will create art based on their technique or style. Classes meet for 1.5 hours are wonderful for homeschoolers looking to learn more! Ages 6 and up please!

Cost is $75 plus $25 supply fee

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Lots of Sewing

Tuesdays in September 8, 15, 22, and 29th from 4:00-6:00 PM

Children will learn (or continue to learn) how to use their sewing machines and how to create new and fun items! Get ready for Fall and create an awesome fall blanket! We will also work on some hand sewing and add special embroidered touches to our blankets!

Please bring your sewing machine or you can rent one of ours for $10 a class.

Cost is $100 plus a $40 supply fee


Wednesdays….

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Sewing Exploration!

Wednesdays in September 9, 16, 23, and 30th class meets from 12:30 to 2:30

Learn how to use your sewing machine and create things! We will create wonderful sewing projects based on the children’s interest. Create a quilt or a tote back with hand sewing and machine sewing! Children will have a sewing notebook to collect ideas and inspirations then bring these projects to life! Please bring your sewing machine or you can rent one of ours for $10 a class. (for homeschoolers)

Cost is $100 plus a $40 supply fee

-Drawing and Painting

Wednesdays in September 9, 16, 23, and 30th class meets from 6:00 PM to 7:00PM

In this class we will focus on drawing and painting. Children will create art from still lives, models, photos and more. We will focus on our technique as well as how to be more positive on the outcome of finished artwork. Supplies include paint, charcoal, colored pencils, and ink. On nice days we may go outside for a little landscape drawing. Children will work at their own pace!

Each Child will receive a sketchbook to take home and carry with them!!! (Kids ages 7 to 12) Cost is $65 plus a $20 supply fee.


Fridays…

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-Little Kids Art

Fridays in September: 11, 18, 25th and October 2nd at 1PM

Little kids explore art with safe non toxic age appropriate materials!!! (Classes typically last about 45 minutes!) All ages are welcome. We encourage parents, grandparents, babysitters and nannies to participate too!!!!) So much fun! Work with colors and textures! Great for preschool age children, toddlers and more.

Cost is $55 plus a $20 supply fee

Afterschool Art: Fiber Art for Kids

Fridays in September: 11, 18, 25th and October 2nd from 4:00- 5:00 PM

Fiber Art! Learn about different kinds of wool, feel the difference between alpaca and sheep wool then learn how to dye it. Children will use nontoxic (child safe dye) to color dye wool. Children will use their vibrant colored wool to create art. Embroider drawings or designs on wool felt, weave a wall hanging, and make a felt pumpkin or apple sculpture for the fall.

Cost is $65 plus $24 supply fee.

Friday Night Art: Cookie Cutter Art

Fridays in September: 11, 18, 25th and October 2nd from 5:30-6:30 PM

Create awesome 3-d sculptures with cookie cutters and clay. (I’m serious!) Using several types of clay and a huge selection of cookie cutters we can create zoos, farms, animals in the wild, trucks, dioramas and soooo much more. Roll, cut, paint them as detailed as you please then install them into new worlds, FANCY backgrounds and hanging mobiles! So much fun!!!!!

Cost is $65 plus $25 supply fee

(Sign up for both Friday classes and feel free to bring a drink and snack and hangout between classes  :)


Special Events

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September 11th: Kids Night Out: Fairytale Night

Friday, September 11th from 7:00 to 9:00

Drop off the kids for Fairytale Night! Create awesome artwork from your favorite fairytale! Make a giant beanstalk sculpture or a tiny 3-d fairytale town, make a “candy house” in the forest, build a castle with wooden pieces then paint it metallic gold! Lots of fun things to use and create and we may even read a few fairytales! Lots of fairytale inspired magical fun!

Ages 4 and up please! cost is $35 or $50 for two children!

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September 18th: Adult Paint Night

Friday, September 18th from 7-9 PM.

Join us to create a guided painting! Miss Kate will take you step by step through a summer inspired painting! Snacks will be served (BYOB) $45 each or $70 for you and a friend!!! (You do not need to know how to paint!)

September 25th: Parent/ Child Paint Night

Friday, September 25th from 7-9 PM

Join us at The Golden Button to create a very cool painting of an Elephant! We will use Acrylic paint so wear your old clothes and remind your favorite little person to do the same!!!!
 Cost is $55 a pair (one adult and one child!) $75 for a pair and an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!) .
(Please contact The Golden Button to register)

October 2: Family Paint Night: Autumn Tree Painting

Friday, October 2nd from 7-9 PM

Work together to create a Family Tree! Each family will get to pick one large canvas, or two medium canvases! We will create a beautiful Autumn tree painting with acrylic paint! Cost is $55 for up to 4 family members!

 


New Classes at BENT OF THE RIVER IN SOUTHBURY

These classes are at Bent of the River in Southbury….

Please register for these classes with Kate from The Golden Button!

Call: (203) 910-9948 or email: info@goldenbuttonshop.com

We will meet at Bent of the River in Southbury

185 E Flat Hill Rd
Southbury, CT


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-Autumn Landscape Painting at Bent of the River-  (Class meets at Bent of the River on East Flat Hill Rd. in Southbury) -Summer Landscape Painting at Bent of the River- (Class meets at Bent of the River on East Flat Hill Rd. in Southbury)

Wild Animal Art! (at Bent of the River in Southbury)

Fridays: July 17th, 24, 31, August 7, 14,

Time 4:00 PM to 4:45PM

All ages are welcome to join us at 4 PM to 4:45PM on Fridays to create some wild works of art!

Splatter, stamp, throw, and smoosh just like wild animals!!!! (If very bad thunderstorms are on the radar classes may be rescheduled for safety reasons! Please wear bug spray and bring a drink)

Splatter paint, Stamp your feet in the paint, throw paint balloons and pomp-poms drenched in paint at a canvas, smoosh colors together in plastic bags and use them to make some fun ART! Meet in the parking lot.

Cost is $85 plus $30 supplies


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Bent of the River and The Golden Button

Landscape Painting at Bent of the River

Thursday evenings in August 13, 20. 27th and September 3rd  From 6-7:30 PM

Join us to create landscape paintings at Bent of the River!!! We will focus on colors, textures and lighting. Everyone is welcome, even if you don’t know how to paint! Please register for Landscape Painting with Kate Gorham from The Golden Button!

Cost is $80 plus $30 supply fee. (Covers 4 classes) We will meet at the parking lot.

(If it rains we will meet in the barn!)

Special Event -Parent/ Child Paint Night at Bent of the River! Friday, August 21st from 6-8 PM

Join us at the Bent Barn to create a very cool painting of your favorite local animals or birds! We will use Acrylic paint so wear your old clothes and remind your favorite little person to do the same!!!!
Cost is $60 a pair (one adult and one child!) $75 for a pair and an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!) Please meet in the Bent Barn. 
(Please contact The Golden Button to register)

Special Event -Kids Landscape Painting Day! (Ages 7 and up) Saturday, August 22nd from 2-4PM

Meet us at the Bent Barn. We will be going on a little adventure to create a beautiful landscape painting or two. Children will be using acrylic paint and may be sitting on the ground so wear your old clothes and bring a mat or a blanket to sit on if the ground is wet! Cost is $25 plus a $12 supply fee. (Bring a friend and you both save $5!!!!)

September at Bent:

Kids Painting (Ages 7 and up)

Mondays in September: 14, 21, and 28th from 4:30- 5:30 PM

Kids will create landscape paintings at Bent of the River. We will explore and find a new place to paint each week! Meet us at the Bent Barn. We will be going on a little adventure to create a beautiful landscape painting or two. Children will be using acrylic paint and may be sitting on the ground so wear your old clothes and bring a mat or a blanket to sit on if the ground is wet!

Cost is $55 plus $20 supply fee. (Covers 3 classes)

Evening Landscape Painting at Bent of the River

Monday evenings in September: 14, 21, and 28th from 6:00-7:30 PM

Join us to create landscape paintings at Bent of the River!!! We will focus on colors, textures and lighting. Everyone is welcome, even if you don’t know how to paint! Please register for Landscape Painting with Kate Gorham from The Golden Button!

Cost is $55 plus $20 supply fee. (Covers 3 classes) We will meet at the barn.

Tuesday!!!!

New Classes begin on Tuesday!!!!! Sign up now!!!!

Little Kids Art: Tuesdays in August 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 11 AM

Children are invited to come explore art! Each class we will create art with safe, non toxic, age appropriate materials! Class typically lasts about 45 minutes. Parents, grandparents, nannies are encouraged to participate!

This session we will focus on Summer Art! Make your own sandy paint, build a sand castle, make a “water” painting! And much more!!!!!

Cost is $60 plus $20 supply fee (Or drop in for one $24 a day!)

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Lots of Sewing: Tuesdays in August 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 2-4 PM

Create projects that combine hand sewing and machine sewing! Children will learn how to read patterns and how to construct garments! Please bring your sewing machine, manual and your sewing boxes, pins, etc. you may sign up for all 4 sessions or just 3.

Cost is $100 plus a $40 supply fee. Or sign up for 3 classes… Cost is $80 plus $30 supply fee

Just Hand Sewing: Tuesdays in August 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 5-6 PM

Hand sewing is so much fun! Each class we will focus on a different project. In the first class… children will receive their own sewing supplies and each child will hand sew their own case to hold them! In each other class children will be given a choice of projects… embroidery,

Cost is $60 plus $20 supply fee or sign up for 3 classes: Cost is $45 plus $20 supply fee.