Past events

E.g., Dec 11 2018
December 10, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Enjoy delicious hot cocoa while you stitch a cozy coaster to set it on. This project will teach you three basic hand embroidery stitches: blanket stitch, running stitch, and back stitch. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult
December 10, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

DIY your heart out! ReCreative Denver is a non-profit organization dedicated to creative reuse through arts education. By diverting objects & things that are destined for landfills, ReCreative collects and redistributes such materials to people who can use them for art and inspiration. Experience how to repurpose stuff that easily winds up in the trash into something downright awesome! This program is intended for school-aged kids. 

Age: 
Children
December 8, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Break out the board games and dial up the Dungeon Master: tabletop club is here at Anythink Perl Mack! Play the latest and greatest from tabletop’s unfolding renaissance, or return to a classic by helping design our new Dungeons & Dragons campaign. No prior experience, knowledge, or equipment is necessary – just bring your imagination.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
December 8, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Choose your best fighter from a star-studded cast of video game greats, then duke it out to see who will reign supreme in the newest Smash Bros. game! With snacks, prizes, and trivia contests, this tournament is sure to be a critical hit.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
December 8, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

As a member of the Ft. Peck Tribes (MT), Native American oral storyteller and singer- songwriter Red Feather Woman has a passion for creating fine art dream catchers. Join us for this beginner’s workshop and learn how to weave your own dream catcher. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited; registration required. Please see online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
December 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Turn family photos into festive, beautiful holiday cards using basic digital editing techniques. Then, print your cards in full-color (for free!) using Anythink’s new copiers. Please bring physical or digital photos that you’d like to use for your cards.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
December 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Sketch instruments with pencil and paper. Connect your artwork to a jam station with lights and sound. Use found materials to create your own MIDI compatible instrument and create a song. Recommended for all ages, including families. Children under 10 will need an adult helper. No registration required.

Age: 
Family
December 8, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

In this monthly computer program, Carl the Computer Guy will help individuals with all levels of computer knowledge become more tech savvy through a variety of topics. This month Carl will cover what to look for in a new computer and how to set up your new computer when you get it. Bring your own laptops for a more personalized experience, or laptops will be available for your learning needs.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
December 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Have your family portrait taken by a local photographer. Photos will be available for pick up on Saturday, Dec. 15. Appointments for photos will be available in 15 minute increments. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Family
December 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Anythink’s new copiers are more than meets the eye. These accessibility powerhouses don’t just make your documents mobile, they can also make them come alive like never before! Come learn how to backup, manipulate, dictate, and even translate your documents with ease.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen
December 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

¿Listo para iniciar una empresa en Colorado? Le invitamos a una clase diseñada como punto de partida para cualquier persona que está considerando la posibilidad de saltar al negocio por vez primera o séptimo. Este seminario le proporcionará una guía de inicio de Colorado, una variedad de recursos para apoyar su negocio, así como un resumen general de las cosas a considerer al iniciar un negocio. Este taller se impartirá completamente en español. Registración por internet no es necesaria.

Age: 
Adult
December 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sponsored by Anythink Wright Farms and BraveHeart, Inc., this all-day training course will provide children with vital health and safety information for babysitting. This course develops leadership and decision-making skills, and provides instruction on basic child care and first aid. Participants who complete the course will receive certification, a babysitter's handbook, emergency reference guide and a babysitting sport pack. Appropriate for ages 11-15. Participants should bring their own lunch, snacks and a water bottle. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Tween
December 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Drop in to use our sewing machines, Cricuts, 3D printers and more. Get one-on-one or group help to start a new project, finish something you've started, or simply learn something new. The Studio will help you take your skills to the next level.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Teen
December 7, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Join national recording artist Wayne Watts for his monthly good-vibes-only social music jam. Collaborate with Wayne and other teens to create a unique electronic music track and then enjoy the party! Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. Drop in; no registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
December 7, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This month in AnyStitch we will be making festive napkin holders! Already working on a personal sewing project and just looking for company while you create? No problem. Use our machines to work on your own in-progress piece. Sewing machines and basic textile-oriented tools will be available, as well as friendly conversation and advice.

Age: 
Adult
December 6, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Making your own cheeses and yogurts is an easy, fun way to save money and impress your friends. Join us for tutorials that will help you make – and customize – your own delicious dairy delicacies. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Feast Food Hacks series.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
December 6, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

This is comfort food at its finest. During this cooking session, use frozen tater tots, shredded cheddar cheese, and bacon to create a grilled cheese masterpiece with the waffle iron. Appropriate for school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Age: 
Children
December 6, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Use your creative muscles while making homemade bath products. Learn how to make a variety of body butters to moisturize your skin during the winter months. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
December 6, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
cooking, coding

Learn to code and cook back-to-back! After making your way through a recipe with a coding twist, participants will work on a collaborative and shareable coding project.  Appropriate for ages 12 and older. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen
December 6, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

Would you like pointers on using a new gadget? Need help doing that one crucial thing in Word? Stop by and work one-on-one with our Guide to find solutions for all your technology needs. Best for adults. No registration required; walk-ins encouraged. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder). To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
December 6, 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. 

  • December 6 – Instrumental Explorations
  • December 13 – Guatemalan Textiles with Museo de las Americas
Age: 
Children
December 6, 2018 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Mindful Mornings will give you the experience on how to integrate mindfulness into your daily routine. Learn skills focused on breath work such as eating mindfully and mindful walking. Registration encouraged

Mañanas de conciencia le dará la experiencia sobre cómo integrar una práctica de como mantenerse enfocado en su rutina diaria. Aprenda habilidades enfocadas en el trabajo de la respiración, como comer de forma consciente y caminar atentamente.

 

 

 

Age: 
Adult
December 6, 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
Tags: 
December 5, 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! 

Le invitamos a que practique hablar en ingles y español con miembros de cu comunidad. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nueva idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros. 

Age: 
Adult
December 5, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of filmmaking with Anythink’s monthly, offsite classic film club. We’ll watch films from Kanopy, Anythink’s free streaming service, and then meet for lively, engaging discussion. From American film noir to French New Wave, we’ll watch a little bit of everything wonderful. Best for adults. Drinks and snacks available for purchase. Backstage Coffee is located at 1675 W 67th Ave #300 in Denver, Colorado.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult

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