The Golden Button

Here at The Golden Button we are having a nice little August…

 

There is still space in the next two weeks of Mini Summer Camps…

  • Week Seven – Arts and Crafts Camp (ages 7 and up)

Children will learn crafts from traditional summer camps! Make wind chimes, paint rocks, draw pictures, send mail and sooo much more!

Arts and Crafts week is August 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th! From 4:30—5:30 PM

  • Week Eight- Summer Night Camp (Ages 4 and up)

Listen to the summer night sounds, Create a giant bug that really glows, make trees in the night, and a nocturnal animal!  Lots of painting and glow in the dark fun! And maybe some outer space art too!!!

Summer Night Camp begins on August 20th– the 23rd from 5-6 PM

 

Sign up now!! Space is limited!!

Photos from last weeks Art Camps and Classes……

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A Bear

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Here are some photos from our Jewelry Making Camp….

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There was a Wooly Bear Caterpillar outside of The Golden Button!

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Making custom orders is my favorite….

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Keep an eye out for our fall schedule!!! Lots of new and great classes and workshops happening soon!!!

Paper Mache Camp and New Things Happening Next Week

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Last week we learned all about paper mache! The children made bases out of cardboard, wire, newspaper and then we covered them in paper and created beautiful sculptures at The Golden Button!! Sign up now for more Mini Summer Camps!!!

Click here to see more Mini Summer Camps!!

You can still sign up for next weeks classes and events….

Wildlife Camp (Ages 4 and up)
Explore wildlife! Visit the gorilla in the jungle, the owls in the trees… and so much more. Create habitats, and make animals.

Wildlife Camp meets July 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th from 4:30-5:30 PM

Shark Week for Little Kids (Ages 3-5)
Four days of Shark Art!!!! Create awesome shark sculptures, learn about different types of sharks, then make a large shark painting to take home, shark printmaking and much more!

Shark Week for Little Kids meet July 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th from 3:00- 3:45 PM

Summer Felting Forum with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals at The Golden Button

Come and needle with a community of fellow felters. Guidance offered. For $10 Bring your own project to work on( the 2nd item in a kit that you haven’t gotten to yet or an original design, perhaps?) or for an additional $15-$20 purchase a new kit to begin with guidance. 6:30pm-9ish. Remember to bring your needles and foam and anything you’ve created to share.

email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com
message or call (203) 910-9948 to let us know you would like to join!!!

 

Fairies, Gnomes and Other Fantastic Creatures…

 

Here are some photos from our Mini Summer Camps…

Fairies and Gnomes: Creating houses for our Fairies and Gnomes

Today we will decorate them!
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Fantasy Camp: Drawing fantastic creatures.

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Here are a few Mini Summer Camps coming up….

Sign up soon! Space is limited!

  • Week Four- Wildlife Camp (Ages 4 and up)

Explore wildlife! Visit the gorilla in the jungle, the owls in the trees… and so much more. Create habitats, and make animals.

Wildlife Camp meets July 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th from 4:30-5:30 PM

  • Week Four- Shark Week for Little Kids (Ages 3-5)

Four days of Shark Art!!!! Create awesome shark sculptures, learn about different types of sharks, then make a large shark painting to take home, shark printmaking and much more!

Shark Week for Little Kids meet July 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th from 3:00- 3:45 PM

  • Week Five- Sewing Camp
! (Ages 8 and up)

We love to sew? Make simple projects and learn all different techniques of hand sewing. Make fun summer projects you can really use!

Sewing camp meets July 30th, 31st, August 1st and 2nd   from 3-4 PM

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  • Week Five- Shark Week!!!! (Ages 5 and up)

Four days of Shark Art!!!! Create awesome shark sculptures, learn about different types of sharks, then make a large shark painting to take home, shark printmaking and much more!

Shark week is meets July 30th, 31st, August 1st and 2nd   from 5-6 PM

This Week at The Golden Button

The Golden Button will be open tomorrow (Tuesday, July 9th) from 11-5 PM.

There is so much going on this week!

There are still a few spaces left in this weeks Little Kids Camp….

  • Week Two- Fairies and Gnomes! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM Little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Make fairy accessories, gnome houses, make a toadstool, practice drawing, and much much more!

Little Kid Camp meets July 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th

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This camp is FULL…

  • Week Two- Fantasy Camp (Ages 8 and up)

This mini camp is for kids who love fantasy. Learn how to draw fantastic creatures, dragons, fairies, gnomes and much more. Then make a beautiful whimsical painting and create toadstools, and much much more! This is going to be fun!

Fantasy Camp meets July 9th, 10th , 11th and 12th  from 5-6 PM

 

Next week is Paper Mache Camp… Which is currently full. 

There are spaces in other summer camps!

 

  • This Wednesday evening is Needle Felting Owls (Large ones… the size of a real Screech Owl)
  • This Friday we begin our Mommy and Mini Classes
  • and this Sunday is Needle Felting Goats or Llamas!

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Please visit our Facebook page for updates and check our Needle Felting page and our Summer 2013 page for other classes and workshops!!

Reminders

Just a few reminders….

-Stop by Bent of The River tonight at 8:30 for the firefly night!!!

(Friday, May 21st!!)

 

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-We are switching to our hours- The Golden Button will be closed on Sundays and Mondays for the Summer. We will be open Tuesday-Saturday 11-5 PM

– Sign up now for Mini Summer Camps! They are filling up fast!

The Golden Button Would like to announce…

 Mini Summer Camps for 2013!!!

The Golden Button is offering Mini Summer Camps! These mini “camps” are designed for your child to explore fun and new things. Every week this summer we are offering a variety of different sessions that will run from Tuesday through Friday. We will meet for about one hour a day. Plan ahead and hold a spot now! Space is limited! Each Mini Summer Camp week costs $50 plus a $10 supply fee.

  • Week One- Mini Garden Camp (ages 5 and up)

For four days in June, your child will create a beautiful mini garden. Learn how to design them, plant them and make special treasures to decorate them! Each child will create a real mini container garden!

Mini Garden Camp runs June 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th from 5-6 PM

  • Week One- Little Kids Camp! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Children will create all sorts of art based on colors and animals. 3-d art sculptures, wall hangings and paper collage art!

Little Kid Camp runs June 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th from 3-3:45 PM

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  • Week Two- Fantasy Camp (Ages 8 and up)

This mini camp is for kids who love fantasy. Learn how to draw fantastic creatures, dragons, fairies, gnomes and much more. Then make a beautiful whimsical painting and create toadstools, and much much more! This is going to be fun!

Fantasy Camp meets July 9th, 10th , 11th and 12th  from 5-6 PM

  • Week Two- Fairies and Gnomes! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM Little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Make fairy accessories, gnome houses, make a toadstool, practice drawing, and much much more!

Little Kid Camp meets July 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th

  • Week Three- Paper Mache Camp (Ages 7 and up)

Explore 3d sculpture with paper mache this week. You are going to want to wear a smock! Learn to make awesome sculptures with paper mache then decorate them!

Paper Mache Camp meets July 16th, 17th , 18th and 19th  from 5-6 PM

  • Week Four- Wildlife Camp (Ages 4 and up)

Explore wildlife! Visit the gorilla in the jungle, the owls in the trees… and so much more. Create habitats, and make animals.

Wildlife Camp meets July 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th from 4:30-5:30 PM

  • Week Four- Shark Week for Little Kids (Ages 3-5)

Four days of Shark Art!!!! Create awesome shark sculptures, learn about different types of sharks, then make a large shark painting to take home, shark printmaking and much more!

Shark Week for Little Kids meet July 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th from 3:00- 3:45 PM

  • Week Five- Sewing Camp
! (Ages 8 and up)

We love to sew? Make simple projects and learn all different techniques of hand sewing. Make fun summer projects you can really use!

Sewing camp meets July 30th, 31st, August 1st and 2nd   from 3-4 PM

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  • Week Five- Shark Week!!!! (Ages 5 and up)

Four days of Shark Art!!!! Create awesome shark sculptures, learn about different types of sharks, then make a large shark painting to take home, shark printmaking and much more!

Shark week is meets July 30th, 31st, August 1st and 2nd   from 5-6 PM

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  • Week Six- Adventure Week  (Ages 6 and up)

Take an adventure… Learn about maps and make your own… discover different environments and make art based on them! Get your photo taken in a far off land!

Adventure week begins on August 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th from 5-6 PM

  • Week Six- Little Kids Adventure! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Children will create all sorts of art based on adventures! Explore a coral reef, what is on top of the mountain, who lives in a cave? Kids make a map, an adventure collage, a painting and a sculpture!

Little kids Adventure week begins on August 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th from 3-3:45 PM

  • Week Seven – Arts and Crafts Camp (ages 7 and up)

Children will learn crafts from traditional summer camps! Make wind chimes, paint rocks, draw pictures, send mail and sooo much more!

Arts and Crafts week is August 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th! From 4:30—5:30 PM

  • Week Eight- Summer Night Camp (Ages 4 and up)

Listen to the summer night sounds, Create a giant bug that really glows, make trees in the night, and a nocturnal animal!  Lots of painting and glow in the dark fun! And maybe some outer space art too!!!

Summer Night Camp begins on August 20th– the 23rd from 5-6 PM

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Stop by the shop…call or email to hold a space.

(203) 910-9948

Father’s Day Gift Making and Other Classes

Lots of new things are happening at The Golden Button…

 

  • Father’s Day Gift Making!!

 

Beginning this Friday, Saturday and Sunday you can drop by The Golden Button to make some Father’s Day Gifts!!!!! Drop in anytime between noon and 5 PM to create one of a kind gifts for Dad, Grandpa, uncles and other important men in your life!! There are two projects to pick from (Painting project is $14 per project and sculpture project is $15 per project!!!)
Other Father’s Day Gift Making dates: Friday June, 7th and Saturday June 8th then June 12th- 14th. (We will remind you on Facebook) Feel free to call or email for more info! We don’t want to give too much info away to the dads!)

  • New Sewing Classes Begins this Thursday 

Kids/ Beginners Machine Sewing

Thursday, May 30th, June 6th, June, 13th, June 20th at 5:00- 5:45 PM
This sewing class is for beginners and slightly advanced beginners… continue learning and creating at The Golden Button with your own Sewing Machine
Maura Bergman teaches you how to use your new Sewing Machine! Learn basic functions, how to find your way around your Sewing Machine and how to make a basic pattern. This class is excellent for all of you with new machines!
Cost is $65 plus $20 supply fee

Sign up now! space is very limited!!!

  • Adult Painting is full this week.. But sign up for more classes in June!

Saturday, June 8th from 7-9 PM We will be painting farm animals!

Friday, June 14th from 7-9 PM We will be painting a landscape

Friday, June 21st  from 7-9 PM We will be painting a portrait (Head of a person or a pet!)

Friday, June 28th from 7-9 PM We will be painting a tree

Please sign up now space is very limited! Cost is $25 (covers supplies)

 

  • Learn how to Knit!!!!

New Knitting Class at The Golden Button….
June 4th, June 11th, 18th, and 25th from 6:30- 8:00 PM! Beginners and advanced beginners are welcome. Class is taught by Patti Clark. Learn how to knit, purl, cast on, cast off. Or, if you already know the basics, begin work on a pattern!!! Patti will bring several patterns to pick from! Please bring size 8 or 9 needles and corresponding yarn (or buy yarn here at The Golden Button at a discounted rate!!! 10% off for students!) (June 11th will be an Open Fiber evening…  Cost is $75 for 3 weeks!  (Patti cannot attend on June 11th but you may come out anyway! Bring whatever you are working on and have some refreshments!)
Cost is $75 for 3 weeks! Open Fiber evening will be open to the public.. There is no extra charge!
Please let me know if you would like to join us!!!
  • Mini Summer Camps are filling up quick click here to see the list!!!

 

  • Week One- Mini Garden Camp (ages 5 and up)

For four days in June, your child will create a beautiful mini garden. Learn how to design them, plant them and make special treasures to decorate them! Each child will create a real mini container garden!

Mini Garden Camp runs June 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th from 5-6 PM

  • Week One- Little Kids Camp! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Children will create all sorts of art based on colors and animals. 3-d art sculptures, wall hangings and paper collage art!

Little Kid Camp runs June 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th from 3-3:45 PM

 

Mini Summer Camps 2013

The Golden Button Would like to announce…

 Mini Summer Camps for 2013!!!

The Golden Button is offering Mini Summer Camps! These mini “camps” are designed for your child to explore fun and new things. Every week this summer we are offering a variety of different sessions that will run from Tuesday through Friday. We will meet for about one hour a day. Plan ahead and hold a spot now! Space is limited! Each Mini Summer Camp week costs $50 plus a $10 supply fee.

  • Week One- Mini Garden Camp (ages 5 and up)

For four days in June, your child will create a beautiful mini garden. Learn how to design them, plant them and make special treasures to decorate them! Each child will create a real mini container garden!

Mini Garden Camp runs June 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th from 5-6 PM

 

  • Week One- Little Kids Camp! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Children will create all sorts of art based on colors and animals. 3-d art sculptures, wall hangings and paper collage art!

Little Kid Camp runs June 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th from 3-3:45 PM

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  • Week Two- Fantasy Camp (Ages 8 and up)

This mini camp is for kids who love fantasy. Learn how to draw fantastic creatures, dragons, fairies, gnomes and much more. Then make a beautiful whimsical painting and create toadstools, and much much more! This is going to be fun!

Fantasy Camp meets July 9th, 10th , 11th and 12th  from 5-6 PM

 

  • Week Two- Fairies and Gnomes! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM Little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Make fairy accessories, gnome houses, make a toadstool, practice drawing, and much much more!

Little Kid Camp meets July 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th  from 5-6 PM

 

  • Week Three- Paper Mache Camp (Ages 7 and up)

Explore 3d sculpture with paper mache this week. You are going to want to wear a smock! Learn to make awesome sculptures with paper mache then decorate them!

Paper Mache Camp meets July 16th, 17th , 18th and 19th  from 5-6 PM

 

  • Week Four- Wildlife Camp (Ages 4 and up)

Explore wildlife! Visit the gorilla in the jungle, the owls in the trees… and so much more. Create habitats, and make animals.

Wildlife Camp meets July 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th from 4:30-5:30 PM

 

  • Week Five- Sewing Camp
! (Ages 8 and up)

We love to sew? Make simple projects and learn all different techniques of hand sewing. Make fun summer projects you can really use!

Sewing camp meets July 30th, 31st, August 1st and 2nd   from 3-4 PM

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  • Week Five- Shark Week!!!! (Ages 5 and up)

Four days of Shark Art!!!! Create awesome shark sculptures, learn about different types of sharks, then make a large shark painting to take home, shark printmaking and much more!

Shark week is meets July 30th, 31st, August 1st and 2nd   from 5-6 PM

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  • Week Six- Adventure Week  (Ages 6 and up)

Take an adventure… Learn about maps and make your own… discover different environments and make art based on them! Get your photo taken in a far off land!

Adventure week begins on August 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th from 5-6 PM

 

  • Week Six- Little Kids Adventure! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Children will create all sorts of art based on adventures! Explore a coral reef, what is on top of the mountain, who lives in a cave? Kids make a map, an adventure collage, a painting and a sculpture!

Little kids Adventure week begins on August 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th from 3-3:45 PM

 

  • Week Seven – Arts and Crafts Camp (ages 7 and up)

Children will learn crafts from traditional summer camps! Make wind chimes, paint rocks, draw pictures, send mail and sooo much more!

Arts and Crafts week is August 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th! From 4:30—5:30 PM

 

  • Week Eight- Summer Night Camp (Ages 4 and up)

Listen to the summer night sounds, Create a giant bug that really glows, make trees in the night, and a nocturnal animal!  Lots of painting and glow in the dark fun! And maybe some outer space art too!!!

Summer Night Camp begins on August 20th– the 23rd from 5-6 PM

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Stop by the shop…call or email to hold a space.

(203) 910-9948

goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com (Space is very limited!!!)