Past events

E.g., Jul 16 2019
July 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Starry night set behind mountain scape

Curious about how the celestial sky looked like on a day that was special to you? Join us and learn how to use Stellarium software and research constellations and astronomical events that happened on that day. Afterwards, capture your findings on constellation board using a 16x20 canvas and LED lights.

Space is limited; online registration required for each attendee.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Take turns using Oculus Go headsets for guided meditation and nature exploration during this introduction to virtual reality. During breaks, participants are encouraged to journal, take a walk outside, or visit another environment using video and audio explorations.  Kids in grades 3-6 are welcome.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children
July 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Can you survive the LEGO Disaster Mountain challenge? Put your building skills to the test when you work as a team to keep a LEGO mini-figure alive in a simulated Colorado wilderness. Appropriate for elementary aged kids.

Due to increased demand and limited space, registration is now required for this program. Please speak with a staff member for more details.

Age: 
Children
July 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Work in teams to create a parachute for water balloons using some good – not great – and some downright awful supplies. Success is a safe landing or the biggest smash possible. Build good or bad parachutes – the floor will sort out the rest. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
July 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

Need pointers on a new gadget? Want to know how to do that one crucial thing in Word? Stop by and work with our Guide to find solutions for all your technology needs. Best for adults. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note: The scheduled time is only a calendar placeholder.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Strum, beat and play your way through the Swallow Hill Music Instrument Petting Zoo. Try out ukuleles, hand drums, guitars, mandolins, banjos, fiddles, mini-pianos and more! Best for upper elementary, tween and teen. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
Tags: 
July 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Kids and families are invited to the Armory to explore the art of movement in this hour-long workshop with one of Denver’s premiere performance groups. Join Cleo Parker Robinson Dance to move creatively and celebrate the expression of dance. No registration required.

Age: 
Family
July 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Pit water against oil as we create swirling kinetic art based on the concepts of insolubility and density. Appropriate for students in grade 6-12. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen
Tags: 
July 10, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Put on your thinking caps and fly into a summer full of aerospace excitement. As the next generation of space travelers and pilots emerge, learn what it takes to get off the ground and fly. This series will have you applying your STEM skills to create your own spacecraft replica.

Space is limited, please register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
July 10, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Take turns using Oculus Go headsets for guided meditation and nature exploration during this introduction to virtual reality. During breaks participants are encouraged to journal, take a walk outside or visit another environment using video and audio explorations. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
July 10, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Use the real tools and techniques that paranormal researchers employ to observe, study and fake ghostly visitations. Record EVP’s (electronic voice phenomena) and analyze your results for messages from beyond. Then, use a variety of analog and digital trickery to make your own spirit photographs. Students in grades 6 –12 are welcome.

Age: 
Teen
Tags: 
July 10, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with you little ones in meaningful ways.  This summer we are exploring themes based on exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy skills based around these themes. Wear clothes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 0-5.  

July 3 - Health

July 10 - Space

July 17 - Insects

July 24 - Wildlife

Age: 
Children
July 10, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us on Wednesdays to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This program is intended for school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required.

July 10: Harry Potter Coding Wands

July 17: Mission to Mars with Denver Museum of Nature and Science

(repeats 2-3 pm)

July 24: DIY Robots and Battle Royale 

July 31: mySummer Finale (no registration—lasts until 3 pm)

Age: 
Children
July 10, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cabin, fort, tent, secret clubhouse, hideaway – no matter what you call it, let your imagination take over as you use common materials to build unique and cozy spaces. Appropriate for elementary age kids. No registration required. Appropriate for kids ages 5-12.

Age: 
Children, Family
Tags: 
July 10, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with you little ones in meaningful ways.  This summer we are exploring themes based on exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy skills based around these themes. Wear clothes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 0-5.  

July 3 - Health

July 10 - Space

July 17 - Insects

July 24 - Wildlife

Age: 
Children
July 10, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers—the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk, and write as we explore early literacy concepts. Appropriate for ages birth-4 years.

Age: 
Children
July 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

From application to 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. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note: the scheduled time is only a calendar placeholder.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
July 9, 2019 - 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.

July 2: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

July 9: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

July 16: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

July 23: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
July 9, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Kids and families are invited to explore the art of movement in this hour-long workshop with one of Denver’s premiere performance groups. Join Cleo Parker Robinson Dance to move creatively and celebrate the expression of dance. Appropriate for elementary aged kids. 

Age: 
Children
July 9, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Work in teams to create a parachute for water balloons using some good – not great – and some downright awful supplies. Success is a safe landing or the biggest smash possible. Build good or bad parachutes – the floor will sort out the rest. Appropriate for tweens and teens grades 6 and up. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen
July 9, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts. No registration required.

Age: 
Children
July 9, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Do you need help with your job search? Stop by for drop in help on how to navigate your options, automate your search, edit/create your resume or cover letter. This program is offered weekly on Tuesday mornings from 11am to 12pm.

¿Necesitas ayuda en buscar trabajo? Ven para recibir ayuda en navegar tus opciones, revisar/crear tu resume o carta de presentación. No se requiere cita.  

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 9, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
man with pencil and paint

This two-part class will explore the various processes and techniques involved in creating detailed scientific paintings and the ways in which biological research specimens can be used for artistic expression. Participants will have the opportunity to complete an acrylic painting while observing real zoological specimens including tropical butterflies, bones, feathers, and natural objects. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
July 9, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. Geared for children up to 5-years-old, Anythink’s miniThinker program is designed to create opportunities for caregivers to spend time with younger children in meaningful ways. Explore early literacy through interactive experiences and be ready to move, build and create.

Age: 
Children

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