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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Fairy Gardens, Part 1

Location: Anythink York Street

April 25, 2015 - 9:30 am to 11:30 am

In this two-part class our Artist in Residence will help you design and build a small garden in a terra cotta pot. Please enroll in both Part 1 and Part 2 programs to complete your project. Basic materials are provided. You may bring additional ornaments and miniatures to make your garden unique. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 6 and up. Space is limited; registration is required. Part 2 of this class will take place on May 2nd. Registration for Part 2 will be available the second week of May.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Teen

Family Story Time

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 25, 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

Food Assistance from Your Neighborhood Food Truck

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

April 25, 2015 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Hunger Free Colorado's "Your Neighborhood Food Truck" will be parked outside Anythink York Street to offer food assistance. Receive one-on-one help with applying for SNAP, food stamps, and/or WIC. Be referred to food banks and community meal sites. Get information on child and senior nutrition programs. All services are free and confidential. No registration is required.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Tween Scene: Extreme Weather

Location: Anythink York Street

April 25, 2015 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Learn all about hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanoes, and more through fun activities such as our extreme weather trivia challenge. Appropriate for tweens ages 9-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Type: Class
Age: Tween

Jewelry Studio: Faux Enamel

Location: Anythink York Street

April 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Use heat and embossing powder to create an enamel finish on a metal pendant. All supplies provided. Appropriate for adults and teens grades 6 and up. Space is limited; registration is required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Teen

Resumes & Cover Letters for Your First Job

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 25, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Get help crafting your first resume and learn how to write an attention-grabbing cover letter.

Type: Class
Age: Teen

Monday, April 27, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 27, 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

April 27, 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

April 27, 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

April 27, 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

April 27, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Bring us your tech issues and leave with answers that work for you. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Age: Adult, Family, Teen

Code Club

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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Learn to program Sphero. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Green Screen

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Explore photography, movie making and special effects with our green screen. Bring your camera or use an Anythink iPad. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

The Studio: Theater with Chris

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 27, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 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

Karaoke Night for Teens

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 27, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Hang with your friends and sing your favorite tunes! Snacks provided.  

Age: Teen

Family Jammies Movie Night

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Bring your pillow and blanket and join us for a pajama movie night: Tying thousands of balloons to his house, balloon salesman Carl flies away to the South American wilderness. But his worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house. Light refreshments will be served. 

 

Age: Children, Family, Tween

The Studio: Soldering Cylons

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Learn the art of soldering and build your own tiny Cylon. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Baby Play Date

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 28, 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

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 28, 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

Computer and Internet Basics

Location: Anythink Huron Street

April 28, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Are you new to computers? Help is here! Learn the basic parts of the computer and how to search the Internet. All ages welcome. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit the online calendar or call 303-452-7534 to register.

Age: Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
Tags: Tech Classes

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 28, 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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 28, 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

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 28, 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

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you.  No registration required.

MOSS Workshop

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your own robot at our MOSS workshop. The possiblities are endless with these robots!

Age: Teen

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 28, 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 week. 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

Discovery Lab: Mineral Magic

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Pan for gold, crack open a geode, and explore the science of minerals with hands-on experiments and activities. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Age: Children, Tween

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 28, 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.

  • April 7: Games - Hang out and play a wide variety of games.
  • April 14: Crafts - Create something awesome!
  • April 21: Teamwork - Fun and challenging activities to help you be successful when working together in a group. When should I lead? When should I follow?
  • April 28: Tech - 3D Pens: Use a 3D printer pen to bring your own creation to life.
Age: Teen, Tween

Story Time and Snacks

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Let’s have some snacks and listen to some short stories with Ms. Rene. All ages are welcome. No registration required.
Age: Family

The Studio: Graphic Design with Holly

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 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

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you.  No registration required.

Family Fun: Spellbinders Storytelling

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

There is something magical about hearing a story told aloud. The Broomfield Spellbinders will entertain you with a few tales. Let the stories create images in your mind and take you to faraway places. Appropriate for all ages. No registration necessary.

Type: Story Time
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Microwave Caramels

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Mmmm, good. Enjoy a new recipe for a delicious treat and take your candy home in a homemade (by you) basket.

Age: Adult

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 29, 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

April 29, 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

Story Place

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 29, 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

Mosaic Flower Pot

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 29, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Recycle, reduce, reuse! Repurpose broken CDs and use them to create a shimmery mosaic effect on small terracotta pots – just in time for your spring planting! Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 29, 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

April 29, 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.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Preschool Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 29, 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

April 29, 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.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: tech

Crafty Kids

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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

Kids Cafe

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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

Teen Hang Out

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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

After-School Get Together

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join your friends and family at the library for afterschool activities. Appropriate for students in grades K-5.

  • Apr.15: Sharpie Tie-Dye Socks– Use Sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol to create a colorful pair of socks.
  • Apr. 22: Caterpillar on a Stick – Use pom poms, pipe cleaners, and a stick to take home your very own caterpillars.
  • Apr. 29: Clothespin Butterflies-Transform an ordinary coffee filter and clothespin into a gorgeous butterfly!
Age: Children, Tween

80s Party

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get your neon spandex out and hair scrunchies in for an 80’s themed party in the Studio! Bedazzle your favorite garb, tease your hair, and get ready to Jazzercise. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen, Tween

Teen Time: Indoor Archery

Location: Anythink York Street

April 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Ever wanted to try shooting a bow and arrow like Katniss Everdeen? Now's your chance. Join Moving Target Archery to practice your archery skills using inflatable targets, real bows, and special arrows. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Age: Teen
Tags: archery, teen, york

The Studio: Music with Tristan

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Love music? Work with Tristan, a pianist, guitarist and drummer, whose music can be heard on MTV, The Hills, national radio and more, to polish your musical talent or learn how to play a new instrument.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen