This Week at The Golden Button

Special Events and Kids Nights Out and more!!!!

Drop in Art! Saturday, November 21st 12-4 PM (Thanksgiving centerpieces and more!) cost varies $15-$30 per project!

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Kids Night Out!!! Saturday, November 21st 6-8 PM

Drop the kids off and have a night out!!! Kids will make awesome art! Make clay sculptures then……..make a awesome painting… when your clay is ready paint it and make it a home! Snacks will be served!  Cost is $35 for one child and $60 for two! (Ages 4 and up please!)

Stay till 8:30 for $10 more 🙂 to create a little more art!

 

Drop in Art! Sunday, November 22nd Drop in between 1-4 PM (Thanksgiving centerpieces and more!) cost varies $15-$30 per project!

Drop in Art! Wednesday, November 25nd Drop in between 1-5 PM (Thanksgiving centerpieces and more!) cost varies $15-$30 per project!

Holiday Art: Drop in Hours! Friday, November 27th drop in between 11-5 PM

Create Winter wonderland Glitter (Putz ) Houses, Paint Ornaments, Create gifts and more!

Small Business Saturday! Come Support small businesses!!!! Saturday, November 28th drop in between noon-4 PM

Pop in for a little Art and Celebration! We will be open for you and your kids to create! Have some hot chocolate and get in the mood to celebrate! Huge sale on Miss Kate’s Paintings, fox scarves and more!!!! They make great holiday gifts! Create Winter wonderland Glitter (Putz ) Houses, Paint Ornaments, Create gifts and more

Holiday Art: Drop in Hours! Saturday, November 28th drop in between noon-5 PM Create Winter wonderland Glitter (Putz ) Houses, Paint Ornaments, Create gifts and more!

The Golden Button!!!

Hello there… Today on this lovely snow day… here in Connecticut… We are fixing up our website and working on a program so that you can sign up for classes right here on the website…. and making cooking and hopefully sewing some fun samples for upcoming classes… in a little while 🙂

Here are some pictures of some of our classes from the last few days… Hand sewing, guided painting, a bachelorette! (Yeah Karla!) and  some Valentine Making!!!

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We have soooo much fun! Here is the new schedule for March….. Click here to see it! We will be adding some other fun workshops and events soon! Please sign up for these classes!

Don’t forget we have Needle Felting Horse this month!

*Sunday, February 22nd 2-5 PM: Horses

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Join us at the Golden Button on Sunday February 22nd at 2 pm to create 3-D pony sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In February’s class students will create a 4″, 3 dimensional felted pony or horse. Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam) To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948.

 

 

The Golden Button!

Please visit our EVENT PAGE and FEB 2015 PAGE to find a class!!!!

We have Little Kids Art Classes, Tea and Embroidery, and Crochet beginning this week! 

Sign up now for these…

*Friday, February 6th , 2015

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 *Kids Night Out

Friday, February 6th , 2015 from 7-9 PM

Drop the kids off and have a few hours off while the kids have a great time creating art!!!!

Cost is $30 per child $50 for 2 children!

 


 

*Friday,February 13th, 2015

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*A Special Paint Night for Parents and Kids!!!

Friday, February 13th from 7-9 PM

Have a night out with your child or your favorite little person!

Tea and hot chocolate will be served! Create a guided painting! You will each get your own canvas! Miss Kate will guide you step by step though a painting! (We suggest the child is at least 5 to create the step by step painting) This is a great Valentine Treat!!!

Cost is $55 per pair!

 


Here are some photos from the past weeks classes…..

 

Machine Sewing

(New Classes start this week)

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Hand Sewing

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Painting on Everything but Paper

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Family Art Night

We had a great time last night!!!!

(Next Friday from 7-9 PM Is Adult Guided Paint Night! BYOB!!! Call or email us to reserves a space for you and a friend!) 

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Sign up now for our next *Family Art Party on Valentine’s Day!!!

Saturday, February 14th from 3-5 PM

Make it a great Valentine’s Day with the ones you love the most!!! During our Family Art Party each family will get a large canvas to create a masterpiece! Work together to create a design or picture! (We will help you with planning and tips to create your painting!!!) Wear old clothes!!! We will be using acrylic paint!!! All ages are welcome to join! This is a wonderful keepsake! Tea and hot chocolate will be served! 

(Each family will create a different painting!!! You can paint a design or pick a theme before hand!!! Some families even bring reference materials or pictures of inspiration!!!)  

(Cost is $55 per family! Covers all supplies for 4 people!)

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New Classes and Events!

Hi There!!! Working on the new schedule… Here are some things I wanted to share….

*Oh…. check out this article

Featured Artist: Kate Gorham

Animals in Scarves on The Library As Incubator Project Blog!

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New Classes and Events!

 

*Little Kids Art

Tuesdays from 3:00 PM-4:00 ish

January 27, February 3, 10, 17, and 24th

Lets explore colors!!!! Each week we will focus on learning our colors while using new mediums and making fun art!!!

Some fun projects include….Color mixing with our feet! Making Valentines and rainbow stacking art!

Little children have fun explore different art mediums and creating art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! We will create some art supplies in class! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters may join! Class is appropriate for all ages.

Cost: $80 plus $18 supply fee

 

 

*Valentine Making

Fridays from 5:30 -6:30 PM

January 30th, Feb 6, 13th

Create awesome and fun Valentines for your friends and family!

Cost $50 plus $10 supplies

 

Sign up now!!!

 

*Friday, January 23, 2015

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*Family Art Night!

Friday January 23rd from 7-9 PM

 

On Family Art Night each family will get a large canvas to create a masterpiece! Work together to create a design or picture! (We will help you with planning and tips to create your painting!!!) Wear old clothes!!! We will be using acrylic paint!!! All ages are welcome to join! This is a wonderful keepsake! Tea and hot chocolate will be served!

 

(Cost is $55 per family! Covers all supplies for 4 people!)


*Friday, January 30, 2015

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*Adult Guided Paint Night

Friday, January 30th from 7-9 PM

Night out with your friends! Create a guided painting with Artist Kate Gorham while you have a cocktail and some snacks! This class is only for adults please! BYOB

Relax have fun and bring a friend! $45 per person covers all your supplies! Bring a friend and get 2 for $70

 


 

*Friday, February 6th , 2015

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 *Kids Night Out

Friday, February 6th , 2015 from 7-9 PM

Drop the kids off and have a few hours off while the kids have a great time creating art!!!!

Cost is $30 per child $50 for 2 children!

 


 

*Friday,February 13th, 2015

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*A Special Paint Night for Parents and Kids!!!

Friday, February 13th from 7-9 PM

Have a night out with your child or your favorite little person!

Tea and hot chocolate will be served! Create a guided painting! You will each get your own canvas! Miss Kate will guide you step by step though a painting! (We suggest the child is at least 5 to create the step by step painting) This is a great Valentine Treat!!!

Cost is $55 per pair!

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2015 Schedule

EVENTS 2015

 

*Friday, January 2, 2015

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Friday January 2nd from 7-9 PM

Night out with your friends! Create a guided painting with Artist Kate Gorham while you have a cocktail and some snacks! This class is only for adults please! BYOBRelax have fun and bring a friend! $45 per person covers all your supplies! Bring a friend and get 2 for $70

 


 

*Friday, January 9, 2015

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*A Special Paint Night for Parents and Kids!!!

Friday, January 9th from 7-9 PM

Have a night out with your child or your favorite little person!

Tea and hot chocolate will be served! Create a guided painting! You will each get your own canvas! Miss Kate will guide you step by step though a painting! (We suggest the child is at least 5 to create the step by step painting)

Cost is $55 per pair!


*Friday,  January 16, 2015

Friday, November 14th  from 7-9 PM (for kids)   Kids Guided  Paint Nights!

 *Kids Night Out

Friday, January 16th from 7-9 PM

Drop the kids off and have a few hours off while the kids have a great time creating art!!!!

Cost is $30 per child $50 for 2 children!

 


 

*Friday, January 23, 2015

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*Family Art Night!

Friday January 23rd from 7-9 PM

 

 

And new classes….

CLASSES 2015

 

*Machine Sewing ClassMachine Sewing Class  Tuesdays: from 4:30 to 5:15 PM  January 6, 13, 20th and 27th    Learn all about sewing with your machine and a little hand sewing! Create fun projects! Make pj pants and much more!!!! Bring your machine and your manual and any fabric you would love to use!  $65 plus $10 supply fee (Covers thread and fabric for practice! Please bring cozy flannel, fleece or cotton and elastic for your waistband)

*Machine Sewing Class

Tuesdays: from 4:30 to 5:15 PM

January 6, 13, 20th and 27th

Learn all about sewing with your machine and a little hand sewing! Create fun projects! Make pj pants and much more!!!! Bring your machine and your manual and any fabric you would love to use!

Cost: $65 plus $10 supply fee (Covers thread and fabric for practice! Please bring cozy flannel, fleece or cotton and elastic for your waistband)

 


 

*Crochet Class*Crochet Class Tuesdays from 7 PM to 8PM January 6, 13th, 20, and 27th 

 Learn to crochet! Remember those blankets your grandma used to make? Or want to make a cowl or scarf, or baby booties!! Work at your own pace! Create little stuffed animals or veggies! Learn basic crochet stitches and learn how to use them! This is the perfect time of year to learn to make a blanket for a new baby or a little one in your life or maybe one for yourself! Pick your own project! Cost is $70 plus $10 supply fee

*Crochet Class

Tuesdays from 7 PM to 8PM

January 6, 13th, 20, and 27th

Learn to crochet! Remember those blankets your grandma used to make? Or want to make a cowl or scarf, or baby booties!! Work at your own pace! Create little stuffed animals or veggies! Learn basic crochet stitches and learn how to use them! This is the perfect time of year to learn to make a blanket for a new baby or a little one in your life or maybe one for yourself! Pick your own project!

Cost is $70 plus $10 supply fee


 

*Art On Everything But Paper*Art On Everything But Paper Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 PM  January 8, 15, 22, and 29th This January lets make a Masterpiece!!! Kids will explore Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking! All ages are welcome!!!! So much fun!!! We will be creating paintings, drawings, and prints on new surfaced. Paint on metal, wood and found objects. Print on Fabric and wood, and draw on all kinds of cool surfaces! Thursday Nights in January $65 plus $16 supply fee. (Kids 5 and up!)

*Art On Everything But Paper

Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 PM

January 8, 15, 22, and 29th

This January lets make a Masterpiece!!! Kids will explore Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking! All ages are welcome!!!! So much fun!!! We will be creating paintings, drawings, and prints on new surfaced. Paint on metal, wood and found objects. Print on Fabric and wood, and draw on all kinds of cool surfaces! Thursday Nights in January

Cost: $65 plus $16 supply fee. (Kids 5 and up!)

 


 

-Hand Sewing (kids)-Hand Sewing (kids) Fridays from 4:30-5:15 PM December 19th, January 2, and 9th, 16th (No Class on December 26th) Learn basic hand sewing techniques, embroidery stitches, and how to apply vintage trim or appliqués. This is a great way to create something new from your old items! Want to create a new up-cycled t-shirt or bag? Bring some old t-shirts, a hat, pillowcases, or a fabric bag to up-cycle! Your imagination is the limit! So much fun! Cost is $65 plus $14 supply fee  (Hand sewing for kids 7 and up….Sewing projects with safe materials open to younger children! Call or email to find out more)

-Hand Sewing (kids)

Fridays from 4:30-5:15 PM

January 2, 9th, 16th, and 23rd

Learn basic hand sewing techniques, embroidery stitches, and how to apply vintage trim or appliqués. This is a great way to create something new from your old items! Want to create a new up-cycled t-shirt or bag? Bring some old t-shirts, a hat, pillowcases, or a fabric bag to up-cycle! Your imagination is the limit! So much fun!

Cost is $65 plus $14 supply fee

(Hand sewing for kids 7 and up….Sewing projects with safe materials open to younger children! Call or email to find out more)


 

*Woodland Arts*Woodland Arts  Fridays from 5:30-6:30 PM  January 2, 9, 16, and 23th This January lets make Woodland Art!!! Kids will create a beautiful woodland forest, make woodland animals, decorate mushroom sculptures, and create a mixed medium forest painting with animals collage! SOOOO Much Fun! Great for kids who love the forest and animals! Friday Nights in January $65 plus $16 supply fee. (All ages welcome)

*Woodland Arts

Fridays from 5:30-6:30 PM

January 2, 9, 16, and 23rd

This January lets make Woodland Art!!! Kids will create a beautiful woodland forest, make woodland animals, decorate mushroom sculptures, and create a mixed medium forest painting with animals collage! SOOOO Much Fun! Great for kids who love the forest and animals! Friday Nights in January

Cost: $65 plus $16 supply fee. (All ages welcome)


 

*Little Kids ArtLittle Kids Art   Wednesdays from 11:00-12:00 ish January 7, 14, 21, and 28 Little children have fun explore different art mediums and creating art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! We will create some art supplies in class! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters may join! Paint with your toes, make a giant painting of you! Make a wooden sculpture and other fun projects!!! Cost: $65 plus $12 supply fee

*Little Kids Art

Wednesdays from 11:00-12:00 ish

January 7, 14, 21, and 28

Little children have fun explore different art mediums and creating art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! We will create some art supplies in class! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters may join! Paint with your toes, make a giant painting of you! Make a wooden sculpture and other fun projects!!!

Cost: $65 plus $12 supply fee


 

 

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*Valentine Making

Fridays from 5:30 -6:30 PM

January 30th, Feb 6, 13th

Create awesome and fun Valentines for your friends and family!

Cost $50 plus $10 supplies

Hello There

HI!!!!

I am working on a bunch of new things right now….. But I wanted to share a few things.

Today is Monday December 15th! WHOA That means we are going through December pretty fast… Here are some reminders for you!

 

Join us for Ornament Painting, Glitter Houses and Drop in Art this week!

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Monday (12/15), Thursday (12/18), and Friday (12/19) drop in between 1-6 PM and Sunday (12/21) from 12-5 PM 

*Wooden Ornaments are 3 for $16 or 6 for $30

*Glitter Houses are $18 each! (They are different than last years houses!!!! So if you already made one these are a new pattern!

*Or grab a canvas for $10 each! They all make really special gifts from your children to teacher, grandparents, and other special people!!!!

Then we are offering 2 Kids Nights out this weekend!!!!

Drop the kids off and grab some gifts, have dinner with friends or grab a drink while the kids work on projects!!!! Please sign up ahead of time! (Friday Night is almost full!!!)

*Friday, December 19th 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM: Winter Wonderland Night!!! Kids will create an awesome 3-d winter painting! Lots of fun objects and treasures to use!! Make a snowman and more!!!!! Little Kids are welcome to join!!!!! $30 per artist or $50 for two! (Stay a little longer!!!! till 9 PM for $10 extra!!! Make a glitter house too!!!!)

*Saturday, December 20th from 6:00- 8:00 PM: Gift Making Night!!!! Children will pick from a bunch of great holiday gifts DIY! Make some gifts for the people you love! $30 per artist or $50 for two! (Stay a little longer!!!! till 9 PM for $10 extra!!! Make a glitter house too!!!!)

 

*Little Kids Art! (Drop in on Wednesday from 11- 12 ($20 per child) 1743596_791930804208021_7142196276226711376_n

Here are some pictures from and Up-Cycling Class at The Woodbury Library! (and you can see my paintings in the background!!!!) 10366039_791933090874459_1959062787844489410_n 10380328_791932920874476_1887589853036875806_n 10401337_791933114207790_3457576528792200826_n 10419605_791932910874477_7186130456126724397_n

Then we had a Gingerbread Making Party on Saturday with Eat. Play. Live! Thanks Sharon!!!!10603631_791117070956061_6809038869405944234_n 10636247_791116767622758_574144345986764154_n  10858617_791116994289402_6499863962236484331_n

 Have a great day! January Classes will be posted very soon!!!!