Free and Low Cost Events at Michaels in January 2016
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.
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.
Monday, January 18 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Explore basic acrylic painting techniques, brushstrokes, color selection and more.
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.
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
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.
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.