Past events

E.g., Aug 16 2018
August 15, 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 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. Registración por internet no es  requierida.  

Age: 
Adult
August 15, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join Dr. Raul Velazquez, a professional career coach, for a three-part series that covers branding, a robust résumé, and nailing the interview. Today’s job market is competitive; learn what it takes to excel and land the job. All ages welcome and refreshments will be served. 

 

Age: 
Adult, Teen
August 15, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Books and beers: two great tastes that go great together! Join Anythink Perl Mack’s offsite monthly book club at Bruz Beers, where we’ll toast literature of all genres with thoughtful discussion. Appropriate for ages 21 and up only. Drinks available for purchase. Registration encouraged; please visit our online calendar to register. Bruz Beers is located at 1675 W. 67th Ave., Denver, CO 80221.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
August 15, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

From first application to final interview, our Guide will help you find a fulfilling career. Navigate your options, automate your search, edit your resume or cover letter, or practice putting your best foot forward with a mock interview. Best for adults. No registration required; walk-ins encouraged.

Age: 
Adult
August 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join our teen sidekicks for a drop-in snack program sponsored by the Food Bank of the Rockies. Located in the café area.  Everyone 18 and under welcome.

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
August 15, 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
August 15, 2018 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

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

Acompáños 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. No se requiere registro.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
August 14, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Inspired by a little-known historical footnote regarding towns that quarantined themselves during the 1918 epidemic, Thomas Mullen’s The Last Town on Earth takes us to a small town in the Pacific Northwest. What did they do when a cold, hungry, and apparently sick soldier seeks sanctuary there?

 

Age: 
Adult
August 14, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us for this six-week series as we explore different media and styles. Each artist will create artwork around the same theme, “The Disquietingly Beautiful Forest.” At the end of the series, artwork created during the programs will be displayed at the library. All skill levels welcome. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Adult
August 14, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Gather with friends and learn to mold chocolate. This program is part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Share the Love Month, focused on playful projects and thoughtful conversations designed to help deepen relationships with loved ones, our community and ourselves. 

Age: 
Teen, Tween
August 14, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration suggested.

* Aug 7: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

* Aug 14: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

* Aug 21: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

* Aug 28: Spark Creation – Express yourself while exploring different artistic mediums.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
August 14, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Editing video

What happens when you record videos, but don’t know how to edit them? Whether it be for personal use or for sharing on YouTube, the best practice is to edit your videos in post before sharing it to get that polished look. Learn the basics of Premiere Pro and how to make simple edits to your videos. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
August 14, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Want to get your ereader, phone or tablet loaded up with library materials for a trip? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
August 13, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Where are you most likely to spot rare birds in the Rocky Mountains? Which types of wildflowers might you find above tree line? Which 14ers are best for beginners? Join us for a three-part series, in which we will explore the details of Colorado's natural magnificence.

Age: 
Adult
August 13, 2018 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Enjoy a fun, interactive afternoon in The Studio during this drop-in program. This month, we will be exploring the world of sound. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Adult helpers recommended for children ages 10 and under. No registration required.

  • Aug 13: Make it Sing – Make music using some of our favorite tech toys.
  • Aug 20: Feel the Beat – See, feel, and make sound with a variety of fun experiments.
  • Aug 27: Play it Loud – Create percussion instruments using everyday materials. 
Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
August 11, 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. Best for teens and tweens. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
August 11, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Have you read a book you want to talk about? Would you like to meet people who read widely and differently and talk about what’s hot and what’s not in the publishing world? If you like talking about books, join us around the fireplace. This month we investigate private eyes!

Age: 
Adult
August 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Anythink and Stempunked bring you a Star Wars themed science exploration, where you'll use the force of static electricity to levitate and repel objects, power light tubes, propel spacecraft and more. See demos and try your hand at using this scientific force! All ages welcome. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Family
August 11, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Adobe Creative Cloud — a powerful suite of graphic design, video editing, web design, and photography programs — has come to Anythink’s public computers, free for all to use. Join us every month for a primer in using these amazing tools to build your business, pursue your passions, or step up your social media game. Best for teens through adults. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween
August 11, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Come in your best outfit (anything from tutus to superhero pajamas) and be ready to dance, socialize and smile big for a keepsake photo. This program is part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Share the Love Month, focused on playful projects and thoughtful conversations designed to help deepen relationships with loved ones, our community and ourselves. Appropriate for kids ages 0-6.

Age: 
Children
August 11, 2018 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am

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.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Family, Teen, Tween
August 10, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Anythink’s 2018 Backyard Concert Series continues with Hazel Miller Band!

Grab the family and meet new neighbors at the one-acre park adjacent to Anythink Wright Farms, located at 5877 E. 120th Ave. in Thornton. You don’t even have to pack your picnic basket – we’ll have food and beverages available for purchase at a minimal price. Food options include Corner of Gourmet, Basecamp Provisions and Little India. Beer will be provided by Periodic Brewing.

August 10, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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 emphasis on creativity and fun! Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. No registration required. 

Age: 
Children, Tween

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