Jun
29
6:00 pm18:00

Visible Mending Repair Cafe

Bring your clothes, blankets, aprons, and all kinds of fabric things for repairs and visible mending. We'll have a team of sewing experts to show you how, and we'll provide supplies and snacks. 

BYOB.

Registration details coming soon!

Jul
12
10:00 am10:00

Summer Camp with Murray City!

Presented by Murray City; these camps are FREE!

June 14 at Murray Park, Pavilion #5
--> When fish fly! Explore handmade kites and create your own Japanese style carp kite.

July 12 at Southwood Park
--> Color Explosion! Get messy with colorful spin art and tie dye

August 9 at Germania Park
-->Cardboard Warriors! Travel to medieval times and build your own battle armor (and horses, carts, and more) from cardboard, tape, and other found objects. 

From their website: Arriving at the park in their Octopod mobile, the artists at Clever Octopus will encourage each child to create an art project with reuse and repurposed materials, while teaching them to be environmentally aware. Registration can also be done online at mcreg.com.

Registration: http://www.murray.utah.gov/1589/Clever-Octopus-Art-Camp

Aug
9
10:00 am10:00

Summer Camp with Murray City!

Presented by Murray City; these camps are FREE!

June 14 at Murray Park, Pavilion #5
--> When fish fly! Explore handmade kites and create your own Japanese style carp kite.

July 12 at Southwood Park
--> Color Explosion! Get messy with colorful spin art and tie dye

August 9 at Germania Park
-->Cardboard Warriors! Travel to medieval times and build your own battle armor (and horses, carts, and more) from cardboard, tape, and other found objects. 

From their website: Arriving at the park in their Octopod mobile, the artists at Clever Octopus will encourage each child to create an art project with reuse and repurposed materials, while teaching them to be environmentally aware. Registration can also be done online at mcreg.com.

Registration: http://www.murray.utah.gov/1589/Clever-Octopus-Art-Camp


Jun
14
10:00 am10:00

Summer Camp with Murray City!

Presented by Murray City; these camps are FREE!

June 14 at Murray Park, Pavilion #5
--> When fish fly! Explore handmade kites and create your own Japanese style carp kite.

July 12 at Southwood Park
--> Color Explosion! Get messy with colorful spin art and tie dye

August 9 at Germania Park
-->Cardboard Warriors! Travel to medieval times and build your own battle armor (and horses, carts, and more) from cardboard, tape, and other found objects. 

From their website: Arriving at the park in their Octopod mobile, the artists at Clever Octopus will encourage each child to create an art project with reuse and repurposed materials, while teaching them to be environmentally aware. Registration can also be done online at mcreg.com.

Registration: http://www.murray.utah.gov/1589/Clever-Octopus-Art-Camp

May
24
7:00 pm19:00

*Sew Retro* Half Aprons: Workshop Wednesday - for adults!

We're making retro-style half aprons this week! 

These will be machine-stitched. If you have a sewing machine, bring it. You'll be most successful on the machine you know. Clever Octopus will have a couple of machines to share, and we'll provide sewing machines, thread, and pattern needed to make the project. Come early to shop for fabric and fun stuff like pompom trim or rickrack.

Bring a friend and your own bottle of wine (or beer, or cider) 

This workshop is for adults (students over 14 are welcome with a parent or responsible adult).

Parking is limited; please park at the Murray Post Office next door to the south of our shop.

(PS - this pic is from the cute blog http://beeinmybonnetco.blogspot.ca/2011/09/apron-in-jar.html)

Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sew-retro-half-aprons-workshop-wednesdays-for-adults-tickets-34099153486

May
10
7:00 pm19:00

Felt Donuts: Workshop Wednesday - for adults!

We're making super cute soft donuts this week! 

These are hand-stitched and terrifically fun. Clever Octopus will provide the basic supplies and tools needed to make the project. You're welcome to shop for additional treasures to make your lil donut pals extra cute.

Bring a friend and your own bottle of wine (or beer, or cider) 

This workshop is for adults (students over 14 are welcome with a parent or responsible adult).

Parking is limited; please park at the Murray Post Office next door to the south of our shop.

Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/felt-donuts-workshop-wednesdays-for-adults-tickets-34098937841

Apr
28
9:00 am09:00

Story Time + Art

Story time and art at Clever Octopus Creative Reuse Center!

Join us on Friday morning, 9AM - 10AM. We will read a story and make a special project from the book.

Parking is limited; please park in front of the Murray Post Office next door to the south of our shop or park behind the Home 2 hotel just north of our shop.

Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/story-time-art-tickets-34060940189

Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

Party for the Planet at Hogle Zoo

Clever Octopus will be at Utah's Hogle Zoo for Earth Day! 

Learn what Hogle Zoo is doing to help the planet, from recyclable plates in our concessions areas to solar panel use on top of our elephant building, also learn what you can do at home too! “Green minded” organizations will be on grounds to let you know what they are doing to keep our Earth beautiful, and to help you think locally to make a difference globally.

Apr
15
12:00 pm12:00

SLIME FACTORY at SLC Mini Maker Faire - Get Tickets Now!

Clever Octopus will be at Salt Lake Mini Maker Faire! Use the code MAKERS17 for a $2 discount, and share this code!

You can share code "MAKERS17" with friends and family for a $2 discount off advance tickets to the event until 4/13.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-salt-lake-city-mini-maker-faire-tickets-30615143719?discount=MAKERS17

Apr
1
10:00 am10:00

Creative Reuse Center Grand Opening

The best little shop for creative supplies is here! Join us for the Grand Opening where we'll have a free gift with your purchase, plus fun for everyone with chalk art, make-and-take projects, and so much more.