Classes, Events and Calendar
Kids Color Crew
Hands On is offering kids classes on the Second Saturday of each month 9-10:30am. Each session includes a guided painting project, snack and drink and provides an opportunity for children ages 7 and older to be creative while making FUNctional art pieces. Prices range from $15-$25 for each session, depending upon the projects. Pick up of projects will be one week after the class ends.
September 13th "GAME ON" Football Helmet Bank $15 October 11th: Frankentastic Candy Plate $15 November 8th: Princess Tea Party and Photos with Princess Elsa $20 December 13th: Cookies for Santa Plate $25
Pottery Wheel Throwing Class for Adults: Next Class Starts September 30th/October 1st, 2014
Learn the various aspects of wheel thrown pottery, including how to wedge, center, throw, trim and glaze. This is a pottery wheel class for beginners and hobbyists. Classes meet once a week at the times shown below with 2 hours instruction and final 1/2 hour with routine clean up. Cost for this 6 week session is $165 and includes glazes, kiln time and the first 25 pound bag of clay. Potery toolkit will be supplied to first time students. Additional clay supplies can be purchased as needed. We will also be recycling clay, which will be available for free use.
Instruction will include how to wedge, center, throw and trim clay. We will spend time getting the feel of the clay and practicing techniques to yeild simple forms such as bowls, mugs, vases, etc. Week 6 will cover the glazing process.
All pottery wheel classes are taught by Paula Dodd, member Magic Valley Arts Council. Reservations for classes are now being taken at Hands On. Call 736-4475 to reserve your spot. Deposit $75 at time of reservation with balance due at first class.
Dates and Times: Tuesdays or Wednesdays 8:30am - 11am or 6pm-8:30pm Call us at 736-4475 for additional Information and Class Dates.
FUSED GLASS CLASSES
At Hands On, we offer a variety of walk-in project kits so that customers may do a fused glass project at any time, even without an appointment. If you would like to take a more intensive glass class or learn how to make a project which is not on our "walk-in-project" list, you'll want to take one of our FUSED GLASS Basics Classes. We offer these classes on the fourth Saturday of the month 10am-1pm. Discover the basics of working with hot glass. Come learn about the different types of glass, how to score and break glass, volume control, slumping and dichroic glass. Our classes are designed for people who are not artists but just want to have fun. If you’ve always been curious about how glass pieces are made, this class is for you. Classes cost $10 plus the price of the project you choose. All tools and materials are provided.
Upcoming Glass Classes: Saturday September 27th 10am Saturday October 25th 10am Saturday November 22nd 10am Saturday December 27th 10am SPECIAL NOTE: If you have a group of 8 or more, we can customize a Fused Glass Class just for you! Call us to discuss the possibilities.
CSI COMMUNITY ED CLASSES
FRANKENTASTIC Saturday October 11th 9am A painting class for the kiddos where they'll learn how to paint a Halloween platter featuring Frankenstein's monster. It's the SUPERSIZE version of this month's Kids Color Crew project. Everything is supplied for the painting project including a snack and a drink. Register through CSI Community Ed or at Hands On by calling 736-4475. $25 includes everything.
FUSED GLASS PENDANT LIGHT Saturday Octoer 18th 9am Want to learn a little bit about fused glass and make a glass pendant light all at the same time? These pendant lights will add a personalized touch to your home. Join us for two fun filled hours learning the basics of kiln formed glass. This is a great introduction to fused glass which begins with a bit of fusing history and vocabulary, cutting and breaking basics and a design layout discussion. You will then create your very own multi-layered glass pendant light, using stringer, iridized and other glasses in this hands-on class. Your projects will be fired after the class and we’ll provide you with a recessed light conversion kit so all you have to do is screw in the fixture to a preexisting socket light. You’ll impress all your friends with your creation. $90 includes everything. Register through CSI Community Ed or at Hands On by calling 736-4475.
THURSDAY NIGHT PAINT THERAPYCLASS
Thursday October 23rd 6:30 pm.
Join us for a painting class where we’ll show you step by step how to create this "fanta-BOO-lous" DRINK UP WITCHES pitcher. You choose your ceramic piece and we provide everything else—no experience is required. $10 class fee (includes studio and glazing fees, tools, instruction, patterns and snacks) plus the price of the piece you choose to paint.
FIRST FRIDAY MUSIC NIGHT
October 3rd: Lance Wells November 7th: Mary Grace & Jackson
Join us on the first Friday of each month 7:30-10:30 for First Friday Music Night, featuring live music, studio-fee-free pottery painting (for new projects), drinks, snacks and a whole lot of fun. This is family-friendly event and a great way to spend a Friday evening in downtown Twin Falls. No reservations required. Just drop in anytime between 7:30pm and 10:30pm in the evening. Check out the other businesses in downtown Twin Falls that are also open on First Fridays (Rudy's, A Cook's Paradise, Jensen Ringmakers, Scrappin' Girlfriends, Twin Falls Sandwich Company and Slice) and then stop in at our place, grab a drink and hang out and be creative.
A unique storytime & pottery painting adventure especially designed for kids ages 2-8. We read a story together, have a snack & complete a painting project that relates to the story. Parent participation is required. Call the studio at 208-736-4475 for information and reservations. $10 per child. Saturday October 4th 1pm: WHERE'S MY MUMMY? Saturday October 18th 10am: THE SPOOKY WHEELS ON THE BUS Saturday October 31st 10am: Halloween Storytime & Trick or Treat Parade Saturday November 1st 1pm: COCK-A-DOODLE-HOOOOOO Saturday November 15th 10am: TURKEY TROUBLE Saturday December 6th 9am BREAKFAST WITH SANTA Saturday December 20th 10am: LOTS OF DOTS
HALLOWEEN STORYTIME AND TRICK OR TREAT PARADE: October 31st 10am
A Special version of our monthly Storytime where the Hands On 'witches' read stories on Friday October 31st, we enjoy Halloween treats and paint Frankenstein mugs and then go on a trick or treat parade on Main Avenue in Downtown Twin. A great way to spend your Halloween morning.
DIVA NIGHT: Thursday October 16th 7-10pm
A ladies night out event, devoted to Creating a handmade gift, Partaking in treats and Relaxing with friends (a little CPR for you). On Thursday October 16th 7-10 pm, we'll be hosting a PINK PARTY Fundraiser in honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Cost is $15 cover charge plus the price of your pieces. The cover charge includes studio & glaze fees, pink punch and desserts. B.Y.O.B. Advanced reservations are appreciated by calling 736-4475.
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