Past events

E.g., Feb 18 2019
February 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

At a time when coming together is more important than ever, discover methods for creating meaningful, memorable experiences – large and small, for work and for play. Acclaimed author and speaker Priya Parker will share themes from her recent book, The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters.

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Adult
February 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Stop by and play some classic & modern tabletop games such as Dungeons & Dragons, City of Horror, Forbidden Island, Talisman, and more. A selection of games will be available, or bring your own to share. Snacks will be provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 7 and up. No registration required.

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Adult, Teen
February 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Front Range Community College’s Career Success Center will lead this informative program on how to make a great impression during the job interview process. Appropriate for ages 16 and up. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Class
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Adult, Teen
February 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Native American oral storyteller and singer-songwriter Red Feather Woman, a member of the Ft. Peck Tribes, will lead a stress management workshop using Native American teachings and philosophy. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

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Class
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Adult
February 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading aloud. Bring a book you have been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient furry friends. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Reading sessions will be limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check in at the Children’s Department for a reading time.

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Children
February 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Fun science experiments aren’t just for kids. Create your own electric origami. Appropriate for adults only. For younger scientists, please see Tween STEAM Club on Thursdays. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Tech
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Adult
February 16, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Join us for six weeks of yoga sessions at Anythink Bennett. These lessons will offer multiple forms of yoga so that by the end of six weeks you can establish an ongoing practice that suits your lifestyle and wellness goals. Registration recommended but not required.

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Class
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Adult
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Meghan Casey and Rocky Mountain Puppets presents “Rock N’ Read”! Aidan wants to start his own band, so he decides to hold auditions to see who will make the cut. When he doesn’t like any of the music, he decides to start a band by himself. Meghan is going to need your help to teach Aidan about how there is no “I” in “TEAM” and how valuable teamwork is for success.

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Family
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Discover or explore your family’s roots with genealogy expert Risa Heywood. New to genealogy? From 10-11:30 am, we’ll host a class for absolute beginners. Already involved in research, but need some questions answered? From 12-1:30 pm will be an opportunity for intermediate-advanced researchers to come by and consult our expert. Appropriate for adults. No online registration necessary.  

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Adult
February 16, 2019 - 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.

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Children
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Open Studio 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're working on or simply learn something new. The Studio will help you take your skills to the next level.

February 16, 2019 - 12:30 am to 1:30 pm

With just a few simple hacks, you can take the most humble package of ramen to the next level of flavor. Learn inventive ramen recipes and uncover the global history of Japan’s best-loved noodle soup. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Next Level series.

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Class
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Teen, Tween
February 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Tweens: Join us for an afternoon of fun! No registration necessary. Appropriate for ages 8 to 14. No registration necessary.

Feb. 8 – Artist Alley: Learn simple printmaking techniques.
Feb 15 – Silly Science: Make your own ice cream using dry ice.
Feb. 22 – Tween Techies: Experiment with Ozobots.

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Class
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Teen, Tween
February 15, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a cellphone, e-reader or other gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Questions about your computer or any other tech topic? Drop in for basic tech assistance and learn new tips and tricks.

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

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Tech
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Adult
February 15, 2019 - 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 0-4 and their caregivers. Play clothes appropriate for messy play recommended. 

February 15, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through experiential stations that will be set up around the room. Participants will gather together at various times throughout the hour for a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. No registration required.

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Class
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Children
February 15, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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

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Children
February 15, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Free one-on-one tech help from a Guide. Do you need help with email, job searching, Facebook, eReaders, or any other tech issues? Stop by and have a guide assist you with your tech questions and concerns. Slots are available in half hour segments on a first come, first served basis.

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Adult
February 14, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Love hurts, but miracle berries help. These magical fruits temporarily alter taste buds to surprising effect. Sample a buffet of bitter flavors transformed into delightful treats. Appropriate for ages 12 and older. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Teen
February 14, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

This Valentine’s Day learn more about your heart, literally.  You’ll observe the dissection of a sheep’s heart and learn about how your own heart works. Explore the structure of the heart, then hold an actual heart (in a sealed bag) in your hands.

Appropriate for teens.

Space is limited, registration is required.

Presented by Science on Demand

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Class
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Teen
February 14, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. This month’s theme is robots. Learn to build and program small personal robots. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up. No registration necessary.

Feb. 7 & 14: Lego Mindstorms
Feb. 21 & 28: Ozobots

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Class
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Teen, Tween
February 14, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 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.

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Tech
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Adult, Teen
February 14, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Introduction to Drones with HireUAVpro
Thursday, Feb. 7, 4-6 pm

Join us for part one of our four-part drone series. In this course, all ages are invited to explore the basics of drone technology, the state of the industry, and how to pursue a career in drone operation. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
February 14, 2019 - 11:45 am to 12:15 pm

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 kids and their families for each story time.

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Music and Movement
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Children
February 14, 2019 - 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.

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Adult
February 14, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 kids and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
February 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Learn about the beautiful Japanese tradition of Kintsugi (“golden joinery”) as a way of mending broken ceramic pottery and revealing a true work of art in its place. Bring your own piece to mend, or take on a provided project to take home. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required. 

Age: 
Adult

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