Free and Low Cost Events at Michaels in January 2016

 

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During the month of January, Michaels will offer a variety of free and low-cost in-store crafting events including an instructor Open House, a Warm Up America knitting and crochet party, paper crafting Valentine’s Day cards, jewelry making, drawing, painting classes and more! Kids Club events in January include snowflake banner decorations, a snowman mobile, a snowman craft stick, and a paper craft flower.

Crafters of all skill levels and their families are invited to attend.

FREE AND LOW COST EVENTS

 

Instructor Open House

Saturday, January 9 | 11:00am – 3:00pm

Meet our talented instructors and sign up for a class in stores. There will be 50% off all classes when you sign up on January 9.

 

Paper Crafting Valentine’s Day Card

Monday, January 11 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Surprise your Valentine with a sweet, stylish and surprisingly simple accordion card.

 

Jewelry Class

Tuesday, January 12 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Build your jewelry-making skills with this charming three-tiered necklace project.

 

Warm Up America — Joining Party

Sunday, January 17 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Put your yarn skills to a great use with Warm Up America! Knit or crochet a 7˝ x 9˝ rectangle, then bring it to our joining party, where we’ll join them together to make colorful, cozy afghans to be donated to homeless shelters, hospices, veteran homes and social service agencies.

 

Painting Class

Monday, January 18 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Explore basic acrylic painting techniques, brushstrokes, color selection and more.

 

Drawing Class

Tuesday, January 19 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Learn basic techniques, including how to use fine art drawing pencils and erasers.

 

Arm Knit Cowl

Monday, January 25 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Create a cozy cowl using just your arms and some yarn.

 

Floral Class

Tuesday, January 26 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Create a gorgeous floral arrangement featuring magnolia, lotus pods and berries.

 

Valentine Cupcakes and Candy

Saturday, January 30 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Come watch a Wilton Method Instructor create sweet Valentine cupcakes decorated with colorful icing and delicious candy decorations that you can make yourself, and enjoy Wilton classes 50% today only when you register!

 

KIDS CLUB EVENTS

 

Sparkling Snowflakes

Saturday, January 9 | 10am — noon

Kids will make a Snowflake Ornament or string a few together for a banner. Just $2 per child, supplies included. Ages 3 and up welcome.

 

Snoman Mobile

Saturday, January 16 | 10am – noon

Your little makers can make a Snowman Mobile. Just $2 per child, supplies included. Ages 3 and up welcome.

 

Craft Stick Snowman

Saturday, January 23 | 10am – noon

Drop in and make a fun craft stick snowman friend. Just $2 per child, supplies included. Ages 3 and up welcome.

 

Heart Paper Flower

Saturday, January 30| 10am – noon

Drop in and make a fun heart paper flower. There will also be free face painting in stores! Just $2 per child, supplies included. Ages 3 and up welcome.