More Great things for August!!!

AUGUST Classes, Workshops and Special Events!

 

Summer Art Programs

(One week programs: Classes meet Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: Cost is $80 per session and covers all supplies)

Dioramas Program: 2:30- 3:30 PM

Week Six: 7/27, 7/28, 7/29, 7/30: This is Miss Kate’s Favorite!!!! Create magical tiny worlds in little containers!!!! Use all sorts of wonderful little treasures! Ages 4 and up

Art Show Program: 4:00 to 5:00 PM

Week Seven: 8/3, 8/4, 8/5, 8/6: Kids plan their own Art Show! We will have a real art show at the end of our Art Show Program! Ages 4 and up

Back to School Sewing Program: 3:30 to 4:30 PM

Week Eight: 8/10, 8/11, 8/12, 8/13: Back to school sewing! Make your own lunch bag, reusable snack bag, and a pencil holder with your sewing machine! (Bring your own machine and manual!) Ages 7 and up


 New Classes:

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.

Large Sculpture: Wednesdays in August 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 2:00-3:30 PM

Children are invited to come explore sculpture! We will use wire, paper mache, glue, wood, fabric and more to create awesome large sculptures! Each child will create several sketches or plans for their sculptures and then create them out of a large selections of supplies! This I probably going to get very messy! This class is for kids 7 and up. This class is a little longer! Cost is $80 plus $40 supply fee or sign up for 3 classes: $60 plus a $30 supply fee.

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Drawing and Painting More: Wednesdays in August 5, 12, 19 and 26 at from 6-7 PM

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)

There will be different projects than in July’s class but our focus will remain the same!

Cost is $65 plus a $16 supply fee.


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Special Events:

-Kids Night Out: Wednesday, August 5th from 7-9 PM (or come early at 6 PM!)   Drop the kids off and have a night off! Kids will create awesome SCULPTURES!!!!! So much fun! Ages 4 and up. Cost is $35 per child or 2 for $50

*****Your child can come early…..from 6-7 PM to create more super fun summer Art!!!! (add $15)

-Sewing Beeeeee: Friday, August 7th from 7-9 PM                                                  Come hand sew with us!!! All ages are welcome!!!! If you like to sew you are invited! Bring a friend and have some treats! Come with the project you are working on or grab a kit and create a little project! Choices include a fancy brooch, a mini quilt, and sampler! Ice tea, lemonade, and treats will be served! Cost is $10 to join! (And about $12-$15 per kit!)

-Adult Paint Night: Wednesday, August 12th: 7:30-9:30 PM                                   Adult Night Out! Join us to create a guided painting! Miss Kate will take you step by step through a cocktail 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!)

-Minion Night (Kids 4 and up please!!!) August 14th: 6-8 or 9 PM                          Drop the kids off and have a night out! Kids will create awesome Minion inspired projects!!!!!!! So much fun! Ages 4 and up. Cost is $35 per child or 2 for $50

*****Your child can come stay late and make their own minion to take home!!! (add $15)

-Parent/ Kid Night: Friday, August 21st from 6-8 PM                                                                 Join us on Friday, July 24th from 6:30-8:30 PM to create a super fun family portrait!!! Bring photos of everyone you would like to include! Create a 3-d family tree or

Cost is $55 for one adult and one child! $75 for an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks

Needle Felting Hedgehogs: 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 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 at The Golden Button….

You can still sign up for these great classes……..

  • Machine Sewing for older Kids: 4:00- 5:20 PM

Week Five:  7/21, 7/22, 7/23

This class is for the older kids! Bring your sewing machine and manual and we will create some super fun fast and awesome machine sewn projects for you! We will begin making a dress from a pattern!!!

(Grades 7 and up please) (Cost is $80… covers patterns and supplies!)

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Needle Felting: Seahorses this Wednesday!!!!

Sign up now for NEEDLE FELTING this Wednesday with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals!

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*Wednesday, July 22nd: 7:00 PM to 9:30PM: Seahorses

Join us at the Golden Button on Wednesday, July 22nd at 7 PM to create 3-D Seahorse 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 seahorse! 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

We Love Owls! And Ice Cream!

Adult / Child Paint Night: Local Owls! (at Bent of the River in Southbury)

Join us on Friday, July 24th from 6:30-8:30 PM in the Bent Barn to create a very cool painting of several local owls! Pick your favorite local owls and paint your own very special painting with one of your favorite little people!!!

Cost is $60 for one adult and one child! Or $75 for one adult and two children! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!)

Please meet in the Bent Barn. Save a space by emailing The Golden Button at info@goldenbuttonshop.com or call (203)910-9948

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Making fun stuff at The Golden Button!

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‘Wild Animal Art at Bent of The River! (Call (203) 910-9948 to join us next week!

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New Classes and Events

Sign up now for this weeks Summer Arts Programs…. Beginning today!!!!
Sign up for both sewing programs and get a special discount!

Hand Sewing Program: Stuffed Animal: 1:00- 2:00 PM
Week Four: 7/13, 7/14, 7/15, 7/16

Create drawings and create stuffed animals from your dreams! Hand sewing and Machine Sewing! (Please bring your machine and manual!)
Ages: 7 and up

Sewing Program: Doll Clothing: 2:30-3:30 PM
Week Four: 7/13, 7/14, 7/15, 7/16

Okay…. You have been asking for this! Create clothing for your dolls! American girl sized dolls! Using your sewing Machine!!!! Please bring your own machine and manual!
(Ages 7 and up!)

(Cost is $80 or one or save 10% if you sign up for both programs!)


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Other Events this week….

****Kids Summer Paint Night!

Wednesday, July 15th

From 6-8 PM

Drop the kids off and have a night off! Kids will create an awesome mixed media summer inspired painting! So much fun! Ages 5 and up.

Cost is $35 per child or 2 for $50 stay till 9 PM to create a awesome summer tshirt for $15 more! (Please let us know if your child is staying so we can have enough shirts!)

***Family Paint Night: Sweet Treats!

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Friday, July 17th from 7-9PM

Join us for a night of treats! Create a large painting inspired by summer treats! Create a giant milkshake painting with a straw or a huge ice cream cone covered in rainbow sprinkles or even an oversized banana split with a cherry on top! This is an awesome night out for the family or a great pre slumber party event!

Up to 4 “family Members” can work on one large canvas ($55)

Or work on 2 smaller canvases ($55) Tracers are available if you would like to use them!

Some Icy treats will be served!

NEEDLE FELTING

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*Wednesday, July 22nd: 7:00 PM to 9:30PM: Seahorses

Join us at the Golden Button on Wednesday, July 22nd at 7 PM to create 3-D Seahorse 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 seahorse! 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


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

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

Summer at The Golden Button

Hello everyone!!! We have been moving stuff around doing a touch of painting and getting ready for classes and parties!

Here are a few pictures and classes you might be interested in!

Drawing and Painting (Starts tomorrow!) 

Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 PM

July 8, 15, 22, 29th

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.

Here we have some kids making Under the Sea Projects!!!

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NEW CLASSES AND EVENTS FOR JULY AND AUGUST!!!

Join us on Monday for our Under The Sea: Summer Arts Program

  • Under The Sea: 4:00 -5:00 PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Lets celebrate the ocean and all its wonderful creatures and maybe mermaids too.

(All Ages)


Here are some new classes you might be interested in….

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Sewing Machine Class for You and Your Child!

Tuesday Nights from Time: 6:00-7:00 PM 

July 14, 21, and 28th

Join us at The Golden Button to learn your way around your sewing machine! While many children are now interested in learning how to use a sewing machines….more often than not, their parents do not know anything about sewing! This class is meant for parents and their children! Bring your child, one machine and one manual and learn the basics! Learn how to thread your machine, fill your bobbin, change broken needles, which needles to use for which fabric and work together with your child to create something fun for you and your child! Basic beginner projects and materials will be supplied!

Cost is $75 plus $20 (covers one adult and one child and all their supplies!)

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Drawing and Painting

Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 PM

July 8, 15, 22, 29th

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.

Drawing and Painting More

Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 PM

August 5, 12, 19, and 26th

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.

There will be different projects than in July’s class but our focus will remain the same!

Kids Advanced Beginner Sewing Machine Classes:

Fridays from 1:00 -3:00 PM (2 hours!)

July 17, 24, and 31st

This class is for kids who have some experience with sewing machines. Join us at The Golden Button for this extended Sewing program. Kids will learn how to read sewing patterns and how to create finished clothing items. Focus on how and what materials to pick for your projects! How to read patterns and assemble garments.

Pattern choices will be given to you before the class begins. Each child will pick their own pattern.

Space in this class is extremely limited! You must register to participate in this class.

Cost is $115 (We supply your fabric and sewing pattern! Please bring your own Sewing Machine, manual, and you may bring your sewing kit… including your fabric scissors, pins, extra needles, button foot, zipper foot, seam ripper and other attachments for your machine.)


Special Events:

Family Paint Night: Sweet Treats!

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July 17th from 7-9PM

Join us for a night of treats! Create a large painting inspired by summer treats! Create a giant milkshake painting with a straw or a huge ice cream cone covered in rainbow sprinkles or even an oversized banana split with a cherry on top! This is an awesome night out for the family or a great pre slumber party event!

Up to 4 “family Members” can work on one large canvas ($55)

Or work on 2 smaller canvases ($55) Tracers are available if you would like to use them!

Some Icy treats will be served!

Kids Summer Paint Night!

Wednesday, July 15th 

From 6-8 PM

Drop the kids off and have a night off! Kids will create an awesome mixed media summer inspired painting! So much fun! Ages 5 and up.

Cost is $35 per child or 2 for $50 stay till 9 PM to create a awesome summer tshirt for $15 more! (Please let us know if your child is staying so we can have enough shirts!)

Adult Paint Night

Wednesday, July 29th 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!)

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Summer Arts Programs at The Golden Button

We hope you had a Happy Father’s Day! Join us this Friday Night for Kids Night Out!!!!

*Friday June 26th is Kids Night Out Summer Style! from 7-9 PM.
Drop the kids off and have a night out!!!! Start Summer off with a fun night out! Kids will create a summer night sculpture, a glow in the dark necklace and more!!!! (Ages 4 and up please!) COST IS $30 per child or 2 for $50!

(Please let us know if you would like to join these classes by calling (203) 910-9948 or messaging us here or email us at
info@ goldenbuttonshop.com )

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Here are some photos from this weeks Summer Arts Programs!

Sign up now for upcoming sessions!

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Next weeks classes are….

  • Art Supply Survival Kit: 1:00 -2:00 PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Create all your own art supplies! You will make your very own art supply survival kit!

(Ages 4 and up)

  • Zombies and Other Scary Things: 2:30-3:30PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Scary stuff! Zombies, monsters goblins and more!!!!

(Ages 7 and up… it is not that scary  :)

  • Under The Sea: 4:00 -5:00 PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Lets celebrate the ocean and all its wonderful creatures and maybe mermaids too.

(All Ages)

  • Sew It Up: 5:30-6:30 PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Machine sewers!!!! Come on down! Lots of super awesome quick summer projects to create! Bring your own machine and manual! We have everything else!

(For children who have their own machines)

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