Classes, Events and Calendar
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 March 28th 10am Saturday April 25th 10am Saturday May 23rd 10am Saturday June 27th 10am SPECIAL NOTE: If you have a group of 6 or more, we can customize a Fused Glass Class just for you! Call us to discuss the possibilities.
THURSDAY NIGHT PAINT THERAPYCLASS
Thursday March 26th 6:30 pm.
Join us for a painting class where we’ll show you step by step how to create an EGGcellent EGG PLATE using a variety of designs, both whimsical and classic. 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.
Pottery Wheel Throwing Class for Adults: Next Class Starts February 17th/February 18th, 2015
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. Pottery tool kit 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.
FIRST FRIDAY MUSIC NIGHT
March 6th: Kalie Wright April 3rd: Gabby Lutz & Avery Gonzales May 1st: Erik Wenninger & Friends
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.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLE PARTY
Friday February 13th 6-7:30 pm
This one is for THE BOYS but Dudettes are also welcome. Drop the kids off and have a date night or run errands or do whatever you want! We'll do a painting project with them and feed them too. $20 (plus tax) includes everything. Ages 8+
VALENTINES DESSERT PARTY
Saturday February 14th 4-7pm
If you're looking for something unique to do on Valentine's day, bring your sweetheart in to Hands On for a late afternoon/early evening (4pm-Close) session of CPR...that's C for create a hand-painted project, P for partake in yummy desserts and R for reduced studio fees. It'll be good for your soul AND your soulmate. We'll be offering 2 for 1 studio fees and providing chocolate and desserts for all the painters.
Diva Night is our unique version of LADIES NIGHT OUT! You and your girlfriends can enjoy some relaxing and creative play time together. It's your opportunity to relax, re-store and re-juvenate. We offer this special event on the third Thursday of every month 7-10pm. The theme of the evening changes on a monthly basis. You pay for the price of the pieces you choose to paint plus a $12 cover charge (which includes snacks and a special treat (massages, pedicures, etc) as well as studio and glazing fees). You bring your beverage of choice and your friends. We'll provide everything else! Advanced reservations are appreciated by calling 736-4475..
March 19, 2015: Mini-Pedi's April 16, 2015: Chair Massages (with MASSAGE AND BODYWORKS)
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 (plus tax) per child. Saturday March 7th 1pm: 10 LITLLE RUBBER DUCKS Saturday March 21st 10am: LLAMA LLAMA RED PAJAMA
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