Upcoming events

Take a look at some of the great programs happening at your local Anythink. Programs are posted on a monthly basis. Bookmark this page to see what’s coming up next.

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Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 6, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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A new way to explore early literacy! Caregivers with children up to 4 years old are welcome to this program. Participate in activities that will showcase early literacy skills, including books, hands-on activities, crafts or music. Participants will gather together various times during the hour to do a group movement or story activity. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: Children

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs and other fun activities just for preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 3-5. No registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Preschool Story Time

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

March 6, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Appropriate for kids up to age 6. No registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Open Studio

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Get hands on in the Studio! Come learn something new, check out the 3D printer, finish a project, or share your creative talents with others. This week’s emphasis is on 3D printing and CAD. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Family Story Time

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 7, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 pm

Join us for stories, songs and activities that the whole family can enjoy.

 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children, Family

Cooking With Crickets

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 7, 2015 - 11:00 am

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Crickets don’t just jump and chirp; they are also a vital source of food in many cultures. Join us at this all ages family program and learn how to make your own protein balls with cricket powder! Ages 10 and under, please attend with an adult. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Teen Chess Tournament

Location: Anythink York Street

March 7, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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Love chess? Are you competitive? Want to learn more about the game? Show off your skills at our Teen Chess Tournament. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: Teen, Tween

Color Wheel Sampler

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 7, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Learn 12 different stitches over two class meetings, using a Color Wheel Embroidery Sampler designed by artist Rebecca Ringquist. One stitch will be used for each segment of the wheel, resulting in a rainbow of stitchery! Your finished sampler will serve as a great reference for future projects. Students should be able to attend both classes to participate; samplers will be provided on the first session. The second session is on Saturday, March 21st from 2:00-4:00 Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult

Lego Club

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 7, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Stop by to build your own Lego creation. We’ll put the finished projects on display in the library until the next month’s meeting! Fun for all ages and no registration required. 

Age: Family

Monday, March 9, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 9, 2015 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

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Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Then enjoy a few minutes of social time with other caregivers while the children play with toys. Appropriate for kids ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 9, 2015 - 9:45 am to 10:15 am

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Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 9, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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Sing, dance and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Preschool Storytime

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 9, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

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Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities that are perfect for preschoolers. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Tech Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 9, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a Tech Guide. Drop by to discuss email, resumes, Internet searching, e-readers or ask any tech-related question. All ages are welcome. Customers will be helped in a first-come, first-served basis.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

The Studio: Theater with Chris

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Explore the world of theatre arts. Discover the basics of screenwriting, monologues, acting and creating short films. Work with Chris to develop your own unique short or recreate your favorite film.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you an art-making workshop each month. Join a visiting artist and express yourself through a variety of art media, with the emphasis on creativity and fun. Appropriate for grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: Children, Tween

Sphero Robotics

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Is it a robot? Is it a remote control ball? Sphero is both! Hang out, mess around and learn basic programming skills using our Spheros and iPads. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

Manga Monday

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Join fellow manga fans as we learn to draw manga characters. No experience necessary. 

ArtRage! Playing with Pictures for Teens

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Using the ArtRage app on an iPad, take a picture of yourself and use various drawing and coloring tools to make it into your own piece of art. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: Teen

Saving for College

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 9, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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The cost of secondary education can be daunting.  The price of education is rising much faster than salaries or inflation. Join T. Lloyd Worth from Worth Financial Partners to learn tips and tools you can use to help ease the financial implications. Appropriate for teens and adults. Registration recommended, but not required.

Age: Adult, Teen

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 5:30 am to 6:30 am

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Come and talk about email, resumes, internet searching, e-readers or any tech question. All ages are welcome. People will be helped in a first come first serve basis. No registration necessary.

Age: Adult

Baby Play Date

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

Come to a play date at the library! Join us for play time and interaction for babies 18 months and younger and their caregivers. No registration required.

 

Age: Children

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 10:00 am

A different way to explore early literacy! This drop-in program is for children through age 6 and their caregivers. Five different centers will be set up reflecting one of each of the early literacy skills. Centers may include books, hands-on activities, crafts, or music. Participants will be gathered together two times during the hour to do a group movement, or story activity. This is a new and exciting way to create the path to life-long learning.

Age: Children

Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics

Location: Anythink Huron Street

March 10, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Learn the basic functions of Excel and how to create a spreadsheet so you can organize information. Basic computer skills required, such as how to use a mouse and keyboard. All ages welcome. Please visit the online calendar or call 303-452-7534 to register.

Age: Adult, Teen, Tween
Tags: Tech Classes

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 10:30 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Appropriate for kids ages 2-4.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 10, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

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Get ready for that big presentation! Join us to learn about PowerPoint, a great presentation program. We’ll create stylish slideshows, customize our presentations and learn how to add pictures to illustrate our points. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Family, Teen
Tags: Tech Classes

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 10, 2015 - 11:00 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Drop-in Job Search Help

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Confused by the online job application process? Not sure how to make a perfect resume? Swing by to get one-on-one help with applying for jobs, creating a resume, preparing yourself for job interviews, and the overall searching process. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration required.

Age: Adult

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 11:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-6 years.

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Come and talk about email, resumes, internet searching, ereaders or any tech question. All ages are welcome. People will be helped in a first come first served basis. No registration necessary.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

The Studio: Graphic Design with Holly

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join Holly to learn how to create your own graphic designs, whether it’s a basic logo design or a project that requires photo editing.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 10, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you an art-making workshop each month. Join a visiting artist and express yourself through a variety of art media, with the emphasis on creativity and fun! Appropriate for students ages 5-12. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Children, Tween
Tags: art

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up.

  • March 3: Games - Hang out and play a wide variety of games.
  • March 10: Crafts - Create something awesome!
  • March 17: Teamwork - Fun and challenging activities to help you be successful when working together in a group. When should you lead? When should you follow?
  • March 24: Tech - Learn basic programming with Scratch. Computer programming can be a daunting task, but Scratch will have you creating a game in minutes as you explore how visual programming works.
  • March 31: Cooking - On the menu for today: raspberry cheesecake bites. Help make them. Help eat them!
Age: Teen, Tween

Karaoke for Teens and Tweens

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Show us your pipes! Tweens and teens are welcome to stop by and try out Anythink’s karaoke machine. No registration required.

Shakespeare Society: Pizza and a Play

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Let’s tackle Henry IV, Part 2. Falstaff is still drinking and engaging in petty criminality. Prince Hal is proceeding toward his destiny as the next king. Call it a coming of age story, as the prince deals with his father’s death and gives up his dissolute ways. We’ve all made mistakes, right? But does a kingdom lie in the balance? Read with us and see. The first half will be read on March 3; the second half on March 10. All adults welcome.

Age: Adult

Tech Time Drop-Ins

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Come and talk about email, resumes, internet searching, ereaders or any tech question. All ages are welcome. People will be helped in a first come first served basis. No registration necessary.

Type: Class

Family Fun: Fitness Bingo

Location: Anythink York Street

March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Complete fun fitness activities, mark them on your Bingo card, and win a prize. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Open Studio

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 10, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Get hands on in the Studio! Come learn something new, check out the 3D printer, finish a project, or share your creative talents with others. This week's emphasis is on sewing and crafts. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 11, 2015 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

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Share time with your little one at your local Anythink with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 11, 2015 - 10:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-6.

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 11, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Story Place

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 11, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and other activities for children ages 2-6.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Rowdy Readers

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 11, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Join a lively discussion of The Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Book Club
Age: Adult

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 11, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities just for preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 11, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Appropriate for kids ages 2-3. No registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Preschool Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 11, 2015 - 10:45 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Tech Time Drop-ins

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 11, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a Tech Guide. Stop by to discuss email, resumes, Internet searching, ereaders or ask any tech question you might have. All ages are welcome. Help is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration necessary. 

Age: Adult

Kids Cafe

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 11, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Enjoy a drop-in lunch program sponsored by The Food Bank of the Rockies and Hunger Free America. Everyone age 18 and under welcome.

Age: Children, Teen, Tween

Crafty Kids

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 11, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Get creative every week with arts and crafts projects you can play with or give as gifts. Grades K-5 welcome.

Age: Children, Tween

Teen Hang Out

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 11, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. We’ll have lots of games to choose from, including the Wii, Xbox, computer games and board games. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen