Anythink Events

EVENTS

Upcoming events

Take a look at some of the great programs happening at your local Anythink. Interested in joining a book club? Click here for upcoming book club dates and titles.

E.g., Oct 17 2018
October 17, 2018 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

Sign language is a great way to effectively communicate with pre-verbal or non-verbal people in our lives. This beginner course will cover a variety of topics including food, playing, animals and more. This class is intended for caregivers with children ages 0-5. Both kids and adults are encouraged to attend.  No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family
October 17, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-2 years old. Music and Movement attendees will have supervised play until their program starts at 10:30 am. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Children
October 17, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for kids 3-6 years old, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too!

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
October 17, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Kick start your customers’ holiday shopping season by marketing your business. Gather to watch a live broadcast from Google, and learn how to get in front of your customers and showcase what you offer using Google My Business, Google Ads and more. This event is offered thanks to the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce and Google's Get Your Business Online program. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 17, 2018 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for kids 3-6 years old, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too!

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
October 17, 2018 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for a storytime featuring books, songs and rhymes in Spanish. An art project will be offered after stories. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

Acompáñenos para cuentos, canciones y rimas en español. Se ofrecerá un proyecto de arte después de los cuentos. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 6 años de edad. No se requiere registro.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
October 17, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Hangout, play games with your friends and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. There will be Wii, Xbox, computer games, and board games! Students grade 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
October 17, 2018 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us every Wednesday to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This program is intended for school-aged kids.

October 17: Art Party

October 24: Experimentation Station

October 31: Candy, Candy, Candy

Age: 
Children
October 17, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Discover the language of contemporary dance when you join a dance workshop taught by Lorenzo Martinez, the artistic director of Parallel Artistic.

Participants will learn dance skills, choreography exercises and performance theory as they work towards creating a final performance together.

 

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Class
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Teen
October 17, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Books and beers: two great Colorado tastes that go great together! Join Perl Mack’s offsite, monthly book club at Bruz Beers, where we’ll toast to Coloradan-authored books of all genres with thoughtful discussion. Appropriate for ages 21 and up only. Drinks available for purchase. Registration encouraged. Bruz Beers is located at 1675 West 67th Ave. in Denver, Colorado.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 17, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and español with your fellow community members. Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know! No online registration necessary. 

Le invitamos a que practique hablar en inglés y español con miembros de cu comunidad. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nueva idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros. Registración por internet no es necesaria.  

Age: 
Adult
October 18, 2018 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am

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. No registration required. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
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October 18, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore a variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

  • October 4 – Denver Botanic Gardens: Strange and Unusual Plants
  • October 11 -  City Strings Percussion Pandemonium
  • October 18 –  Tech Unplugged: Trick or Treat Programming
  • October 25 – Art with Bob  
Age: 
Children
October 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Have a great idea for a podcast, but not sure how to get it from your imagination to iTunes? Join Paul Karolyi of Changing Denver podcast for a two-week series where you'll learn every step of the process to create a cohesive podcast that's available for download. This program is appropriate for older teens and adults. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Oct. 18 -- Podcasting 101

Oct. 25 -- Podcasting 102

Event Type: 
Tech
October 18, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

It’s no secret that a college education can set you up for opportunity, but the barriers to higher education can make it seem out of reach. Join Anythink Perl Mack, and representatives from Front Range Community College, for an info session geared towards folks thinking of heading back to school. Learn about the pathways to the classroom that would fit you best, and discover resources —from scholarships to financial aid —that can help you avoid taking on more student debt than you can handle. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Take Control series.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen
October 18, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

If you like to play tricks on your friends, this is a great Halloween Hoax! The webs are spun with the help of frozen berries—that you won’t even be able to taste. Registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
October 19, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through experiential stations that will be set up around the room. Appropriate for children through age 4.

Age: 
Children
October 19, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Explore early literacy and learning through hands-on sensory activities. Be ready to move, build, play and create. Appropriate for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Play clothes appropriate for messy play are recommended. No registration required.   

Age: 
Children
October 19, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading out loud. Bring a book you’ve been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient, furry friends provided by Therapy Dogs Boulder County. This program is appropriate for ages 4-12. Space is limited, registration is required. On the day of the event, registered participants will sign up for a 5-15 minute session during the program on a first come, first served basis.

Age: 
Children
October 19, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Always wanted to create your own video game? Now’s your chance! Join special guests from CodeSpire as we learn to code and create. This program is for kids in grades 4-6. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

Age: 
Tween
October 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Have you always wanted to take a yoga class but felt unsure where to start? Do you think you’re not flexible enough or strong enough to take a class? This class is for you! Real yoga is truly for everyone, regardless of size, background, age, or flexibility. Explore yoga with us in a safe and friendly environment. We will practice fun poses and learn breathing techniques that will help calm and de-stress your body. Appropriate for teens and adults ages 16 and up. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen
October 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Learn how to sew with our team of sewists. The first hour and a half we will make microwavable bowl holders. The final half hour will be spent on mending, so feel free to bring anything that is in need of repair.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen
October 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Children in elementary school are invited to read to our wonderful dog volunteers. They join us on the third Saturday of each month. This is an excellent program for children who are learning to read or need practice reading. Our patient dogs love to listen and they never criticize. Please call 303-452-7534 or stop by to make an appointment. 

Age: 
Children
October 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Don’t miss this once-in-a-life time chance to hear Franklin J. Macon, one of the original Tuskegee Airman, tells stories of how he overcame life’s obstacles to become one of the first black US Airmen. His book, I Wanted to be a Pilot, encourages kids to recognize history and reach for their dreams. No registration required.

 

October 20, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
iMac with Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Photoshop Drop-in

Saturday, Oct. 6, 11 am-12 pm

Want to learn Adobe Photoshop or need some one-on-one help? Drop in to get started with this program or for personal assistance with a project.

 

Adobe Premiere Drop-in

Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 am-12 pm

Have video footage to edit, but don’t know how? Drop in for assistance using Adobe’s Premiere Pro.

 

Adobe Lightroom Drop-in

Event Type: 
The Studio

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