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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Drop in Art, Summer Programs, and Paint Nights!

Today at The Golden Button…… Drop in Art

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Wednesday, June 17th: Drop in between 1- 5 PM

Friday, June 19th: Drop in between 1-6 PM

Saturday, June 20th: Drop in between 1-4 PM Different projects to pick from….

* Wise old Owl $20                                                                                                                        * Tea Cup for Teacher $15 each                                                                                        *Open Painting: Little canvases $10 each

*Make a End of the Year Teacher Box $10 each

*End of the Year Teacher Magnet $8 each

*Father’s Day Gift Beer Mug $15 each

*A Little Mixed Media Magnet (fish, shark or turtle magnet) $8 each

*Father’s Day Painting on a little canvas $10 each


We are beginning our Summer Arts Programs next week! You still have time to sign up!!! Each Summer Program has been discounted to $80.00 including all supplies!!!

Here are some Summer Arts Programs beginning next week! There is still time to sign up!!!! call (203)910-9948 or email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com to sign up!

***Pretend Play Program: 1:00 -2:00 PM
Week One: 6/22, 6/23, 6/24, 6/25

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Children will create pretend worlds with paint and sculpture! Gnomes, Fairies, mermaids, dragons, other mythical creatures! Paint on cardboard to create pretend play items, Make a 3-d playset with creatures and so much more!

(Ages 5 and up)

****Design Workshop: 2:30- 3:30 PM
Week One: 6/22, 6/23, 6/24, 6/25

Hey aspiring clothing designers!!!! Lets create some clothing designs!!! Each day we will draw paint and illustrate designs from your imagination! Then pick your favorite and lets create a 3-d sculpture of it! We will use… fabric, paint, paper, cardboard and much more on a large “fashion model” form! (Hey! We promised our machine sewers….Please let us know…If you would like to bring your sewing machine. Kids can work a real clothing design! We will provide basic patterns to work off of!)

(Ages 7 and up)

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Here are photos from last weekends Paint Night at Woodlake!!!!!

We are planning our awesome Summer Night Classes for Kids, Teens, and Adults now!!!

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April Classes at The Golden Button

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*Art Exploration Class

Tuesdays from 1:00 to 2:30 PM

April 7, 14, 21 and 28th

Lots of Art for Kids age 6 and up!! This class is perfect for kids who have ½ a day or learn from home! We will focus on creating art while allowing children to make a plan, problem solve and try new materials. This class is meant for exploration and growing! Each session children will find new and fun materials to create with!

Cost: $75 plus $20 supply fee

*Little Kids Art

Tuesdays from 3:00 PM-4:00 ish

April 7, 14, 21, and 28th

Little children have fun exploring different art mediums and creating Spring art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters are encouraged to join! Class is appropriate for all ages.

Cost:  $65 plus $14

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*Kids Machine Sewing Class on Tuesdays (Beginner to advanced beginner)

Tuesdays: from 4:30 to 5:15 PM

April 7, 14, 21, and 28th

Learn (or continue to learn) all about sewing with your machine and a little hand sewing! Create fun projects! Bring your machine and your manual. We will be creating lots of fun projects!

Cost: $65 plus $20 covers all supply fees.

Wednesdays:

*Little Kids Art

Wednesdays from 11:00 PM-12:00 ish

April 8, 15, 22 and 29th

Little children have fun exploring different art mediums and creating Spring art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters are encouraged to join! Class is appropriate for all ages.

Cost:  $65 plus $14

*Kids Mixed Medium Art Classes (ages 6 and up!)

Wednesdays from 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29th

For children who want to learn more art and sculpture! We will create great art!!!! Found object art, textured paintings and mixed medium sculpture. Ages 6 and up please!!!!

Cost: $80 plus $20 supply fee (covers all 5 classes!)

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 Thursdays

* Adult Machine Sewing Class

Thursdays from 11:00 – 12:00PM

April 9, 16, 23 and 30th

Create some easy sewing machines projects to learn how to sew on your machine!!! Please bring your machine and manual!!! We will supply the thread and fabric.

Cost is $65 plus $20 supply fee!

*Thursdays Machine Sewing

Thursdays from 4:00 – 4:45 PM

April 9, 16, 23, and 30

Learn (or continue to learn) all about sewing with your machine and a little hand sewing! Create fun projects!

Cost is $65 plus $20 supply fee!

*Hand Sewing

Thursdays from 5:00 to 5:45 PM

April 9, 16, 23, 30

Spring Hand Sewing class!!!!!!!!!! Make super awesome flowers and then use them in some awesome projects!

Cost: $65 plus $14 supply fee

Friday

*Hand Sewing

Fridays from 4:30 to 5:15 PM

April 10, 17, 24 and May 1st

Spring Hand Sewing class!!!!!!!!!! Make super awesome flowers and then use them in some awesome projects!

Cost: $65 plus $14 supply fee

*Fridays in March: Springy Art

Fridays from 5:30-6:30 PM

April 10, 17, 24 and May 1st

Springy Art! Friday nights in March create Spring Art!!!! All sorts of fun materials!!!! Paint, cut, trace, transfer, glue and let your imagination run wild! Make a super awesome flower or tree sculpture!!!! Create a Spring Environment and a giant 3-D painting! SOOO much fun!

Cost is $65 plus $16 supply fee


Sign up now for April Classes!!!!

Call (203) 910-9948

email: info@goldenbuttonshop.com

or message us here or on Facebook to save a spot!

Valentine Making Saturday 2-7-15

Hello!!!!

Valentine Drop in this Saturday from 11-2 PM!!!!! Cost is $15! Come make Valentines!!!! All ages welcome!!!! 2 projects to pick from!!! Make a Valentines wall hanging or make Valentines!!!!

 

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We also have a bunch of really great events next weekend!!! Sign up now!
*****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!

*****Family Art Party

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!)

*******Kids Night Out! Valentine Making PARTY!!!!

Friday, February 14th from 6-8PM

We will make a bunch of awesome Valentines!!!! Play music, have a snack and have LOTS OF FUN!!!

Cost: $35 for one, $60 for two and $75 for 3! Covers all supplies!

*STAY TILL 9 PM $15 MORE AND MAKE AN AWESOME PAINTING
*****Guided Paint Night For Adults

Friday, February 20th, 2015 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

(I believe we will paint the Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf picture on the wall at the Golden Button…. I will post a picture)

Please let us know if you would like to join!!!

 

Here are some pictures from this week….

 

 

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Kids Valentine Making Party….

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Tea and Embroidery….

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New Classes this Week!

Here are some new classes starting this week!!!!

 

-Make Your own Holiday Gifts (for Kids ages 5 and up) STARTS TONIGHT!!!!!

Monday from 5-6 PM

December 1, 8, 15 and 22nd

Each week children will be guided through lots of fun projects to create gifts for all their family members! We will create something for everyone!

Projects include one something for women, something for men, a gift for a child and a pet gift!

Cost is $65 plus $15 supply fee

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– Little Kids Art- Make Presents!

Wednesdays from 11:00-12:00 ish

December 3, 10,17, and 24th

Little kids of all ages will create lots of little gifts for grandparents, teachers, aunts and uncles! Special keepsakes for family members to cherish!!!! Each week we will make several gifts! Beautiful artwork to keep forever and so much more special than a store bought gift!

Cost: $65 plus $12 supply fee

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*Kids Sewing Machine Class

Thurdays from 5-6

December 4, 11, and 18th

Bring your sewing machine and learn how to use it! Create your project of choice! Beginner to advanced beginner! Learn the basics, Pick from several projects, You can even make gifts!!!! Have fun and keep learning! Please bring a sewing machine, and your manual.

Cost is $50 plus $10 supply fee for thread and material for your first project!

 

*Friday Night Art from 5:30-6:20 PM

December 5, 12 and 19th!

Lets make a Masterpiece!!! Kids will explore Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking! All ages are welcome!!!! So much fun!!!

Join us on Friday Nights to make Cost is $45 and a $15 supply fee!

 

Here are some pictures from the last week….

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Classes Classes Classes!!!

Here are some photos from last weeks classes……. and some new classes to sign up for!securedownload-1Machine Sewing!

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Little Kids Art!

Sign up now for Little Kids Art!! Fridays at 2 PM All ages are welcome to join! $14 per session. (Fridays in March!)securedownload-2Happy Birthday!!!

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Sign up for Pysanky..

Saturday March 15th at 11 AM

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Saturday March 22nd at 11 AM

$40 per person (both classes are almost full!!!!)

Leave with the knowledge of Pysanky and all the supplies you need to make Ukrainian Easter Eggs at home!!!

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Sign up now for Needle Felting Lions:

Sunday, March 23rd at 2 PM

Cost is $40 (Save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles!)

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Sign up now for Needle Felting Dragons!!!

This is a 2 session class

($60 for both classes!!!! Save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles!)

Thursdays at 6:30 PM

March 20th and March 27th!

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Message us, email at goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com, call (203) 910-9948 or stop by to sign up for a class!!!

Vacation!!!!

Here we go!!!! The Golden Button is on Vacation till January 23rd! When we return the shop will be all fancy and newly updated! Please visit us here or through our website for updates and new classes and workshops! We also made the space even better for birthday parties and are scheduling parties for February and March!!!! We are very excited about this new year!

New Classes, workshops and parties at The Golden Button!!!

-Machine Sewing Classes

-Learn how to sew with your sewing machine! Wednesday, January 22nd , January 29th, February 5th and 12th at 11:00 AM.

Cost is $60. We will supply practice material and white thread. Please bring your sewing machine and sewing machine manual. We will learn basic sewing techniques then create a project or two! After the first class you will receive few projects to pick from… You will then bring your own material for your projects. This will allow you to pick something that you love!

-Machine Sewing for Kids

-Learn how to sew with your sewing machine! Monday,  January 27th, February 3rd , February 10th and 17th from 4:45-6 PM

Cost is $60. We will supply practice material and white thread. Please bring your sewing machine and sewing machine manual. We will learn basic sewing techniques then create a project or two!

After the first class you will receive few projects to pick from… You will then bring your own material for your projects. This will allow you to pick something that you love!

 -Crocheting Basics!

Learn how to crochet!!! Learn to read patterns and apply your new stitches to make hats, scarves, or blankets!!! Easy for beginners… Also open to advanced beginners or for crocheters who need a little refresher!!!

This class begins on Wednesday, January 22nd, 29th, and February 5th from 6:30- 8 PM

Cost is $50 plus $10 supply fee.  (Supply fee does not including the cost of the yarn for your project! Discounts on yarn during class session or you can bring your own!)

Needle Felting: Pigs

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Sunday, January 26th

2-4:30ish PM

Learn how to create an adorable sculpture of a pig using wool and special needles!

Cost is $40 save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles!)

Needle Felting: Wall Hangings

Thursday, January 30th

6:30-9 PM

Learn to create a beautiful flat needle felted wall hanging!

Cost is $40 (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles!)

-Create a Large Owl Sculpture!!!! (the size of a real screech owl!)

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach this two-part session to create a beautiful realistic owl!

2 class sessions

Session one- Sunday, February 9th from 1-5 PM:

Begin you sculpture! (Cost is $55 save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

Session two- Sunday, February 23rd  at 1 PM

Finish up your owl ($25)

Little Kids Art!

Little kids of all ages are welcome to come and create artwork on Wednesdays at 1 PM!  Explore different paints, build, sculpt and create! Get your hands dirty and have some fun! Moms, Dads, or other caregivers are welcome to have some fun too! (February 5th, 12, 19, and 26th!)

Cost is $55 (includes cost of supplies)

-Valentine Making!!!

On Saturday February 1st  and Saturday February 8th from 11-4 PM. Stop in for a treat, see our new and improved studio space and make some valentines!!!

$12 for a package of blank cards! We will have everything you need to create beautiful creative valentines!!! All ages are welcome to come and create your own valentines for someone special!!!

*Special rates for people who want to create handmade valentines for their whole class!!! ($25 Email us ahead and bring your class list!!!)

or contact us about having your own valentine making party!!!!

-Kids Drawing and Painting (Ages 6 and up)

Saturdays in February from 4:30-5:30 PM

Cost is $60 (plus $10 for Supplies)

Practice drawing, focus on composition and design, create pictures and then make them into beautiful finshed artwork!!! This class is great for kids who love art!!!

 While we are on vacation:

You may still sign up for classes… Please email us to hold a space for you… goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com

or call and leave a message at (203) 910-9948

Please know…..We will call or email confirm you space in a class prior to your class beginning. We will have minimum email and phone service… but we will be checking messages when we return. Thank you!!!

Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

When you are doing you Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping…. Stop by The Golden Button and all the other great local businesses!!! Shop local and support people in your community!!!! Visit us on Small Business Saturday!!!!! November 30th! From 10-5 PM
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Giveaways, sales, new items, treats, ornament making, and much more!!!! Shop local support handmade!!!! Ornament Making is back!!!!!!!!!!! Stop by this weekend for Holiday Ornament Making!!!!!!!! All ages are welcome to drop into The Golden Button to create beautiful wooden ornaments that will last for years to come! Wear a smock or old shirt! Lots of fun!!! Cost is $12 for 3 ornaments. From noon to 5 PM November 29th! (From 11-3 PM) November 30th! (From 11-4 PM) Sunday, December 1st (From 11-4 PM)

Visit our Kids Classes page and LIKE us on Facebook for more dates.
Sign up now for Sewing Class!!!
  • Machine Sewing Classes

  Pull your machine out and learn how to sew! Maura Bergman is teaching basic and beginner sewing.  Class starts on Wednesday, November 27th at 11 AM! Bring your machine and manual and Maura will guide you through learning how to sew! Basic sewing, creating a project, and simple patterns! Great for beginners or people who have not sewn in years!   Class meets Wednesday, November 27th, December 4th, and December 11th at 11 AM at The Golden Button! Cost is $75   We will pick a project to work on during class!  

New classes, workshops and events at The Golden Button!!

OH HELLO! It has been an extremely busy couple of weeks around here! I have been promising to post some of the upcoming events at The Golden Button… So here is a bunch and there are more to come…..

New classes, workshops and events at The Golden Button!!

 

  • Machine Sewing Classes

 

Pull your machine out and learn how to sew! Maura Bergman is teaching basic and beginner sewing.  Class starts on Wednesday, November 27th at 11 AM! Bring your machine and manual and Maura will guide you through learning how to sew! Basic sewing, creating a project, and simple patterns! Great for beginners or people who have not sewn in years!

 

Class meets Wednesday, November 27th, December 4th, and December 11th at 11 AM at The Golden Button! Cost is $75

 

We will pick a project to work on during class!

 

 

  • Crocheting Basics!

 

Learn how to crochet!!! In the first class learn several stitches and practice! Then create a beautiful scarf in the next two classes! You will have a beautiful warm winter scarf to keep for yourself or give as a gift!

This class begins on Tuesday, November 26th, December 3rd and December 10th! At 6:30 PM

Cost is $50 plus $10 supply fee.  (Supply fee does not including the cost of the yarn for your finished scarf! Discounts on yarn during class session or you can bring your own!)

 

 

 

 

  • Kids Thanksgiving Center Pieces!

 

Sign up to create a beautiful holiday centerpiece! Children will create an amazing turkey sculpture to decorate your Thanksgiving table! Cost is $15 per centerpiece! All ages are welcome but some younger children will need help to finish their project!

 

Call, email or drop in to request a turkey! Turkey sculpture bases are made in advance for each child!  We cannot guarantee you a turkey sculpture base if you do not sign up in advance!

 

Friday November 22nd, Saturday, November 23rd, and Sunday November 24th from 11 AM to 4 PM!

 

 

 

  • Getting ready for the Holidays at The Golden Button!

Visit us to get beautiful locally handmade items and gifts! We have everything you need to stuff a stocking or find a special thoughtful gift while supporting local artists this holiday season! Order your custom paintings for the holidays and remember everything we sell is local and handmade and sometimes one of a kind!!!

 

  • Visit us on Small Business Saturday!!!!! November 30th! From 10-5 PM

Giveaways, sales, new items, treats, ornament making, and much more!!!! Shop local support handmade!!!!

  • Ornament Making is back!!!!!!!!!!!

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All ages are welcome to drop into The Golden Button to create beautiful wooden ornaments that will last for years to come! Wear a smock or old shirt! Lots of fun!!!

Cost is $12 for 3 ornaments.  From noon to 5 PM

November 29th! (From 11-3 PM)

November 30th! (From 11-4 PM)

Sunday, December 1st

Wednesday, December 11th

Thursday, December 12th

Friday, December 13th

Saturday, December 14th

Sunday, December 15th  (noon to 4 PM)

Wednesday, December 18th

Thursday, December 19th

Friday, December 20th

Saturday, December 21st

Sunday, December 22nd

Monday, December 23rd

Tuesday December 24th (noon to 4 PM)

  • Make your own Holiday Gifts!!!

Kids ages 5 and up can create special gifts for everyone in their family!!!  Wednesday nights 4th 11th and 18th in December!

Time 5:00 to 6:15 PM

Cost is $55 we will make 4 different types of gifts!!!

(Supply fee is $16)