Past events

E.g., Jul 16 2019
June 27, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 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.  

Space is limited, please register.

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Teen
June 27, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Blast off on a journey of discovery and make room for a space station that orbits Mars. Young astronauts will be challenged to use teamwork, critical thinking and creativity to solve problems and design the future of space travel. 

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Children
June 27, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 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.  

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Class
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Children
June 27, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

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Teen
June 27, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Get up close and personal with The Jungle Lady’s animal friends from around the world. Meet turtles, snakes, lizards and even a friendly hedgehog. This hands-on experience is fun and safe for kids of all ages. No registration required.

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Children
June 27, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Girl drawing

Work together to sketch and paint a large sized canvas with the guidance of local expert Kristen Fogarty. It is not necessary to attend the entire series. The programs will build off the work completed in the previous session. Appropriate for tweens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
June 26, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 5:05 pm

Whether you’re writing an important e-mail for work, an essay for college admissions, or a paper for class, let our guide help you translate your ideas onto the page. Learn research, drafting, and proofreading techniques, or simply receive one-on-one editing and advice that will make your writing more effective for a variety of objectives. Best for teens through adults. To schedule an appointment, email Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note that the scheduled time is just a placeholder.

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Adult, Teen, Tween
June 26, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 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. Best for tween and teens.

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Teen
June 26, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Get up close and personal with The Jungle Lady’s animal friends from around the world. Meet turtles, snakes, lizards and even a friendly hedgehog. This hands-on experience is fun and safe for kids of all ages. No registration required.

 

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Class
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Children
June 26, 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.

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Class
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Teen, Tween
June 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Spread some sunshine by creating wildflower seed bombs, crafting a pet rock and assembling a pocket-size nature collection to carry with you everywhere you go. Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. No registration required.

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Children
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June 26, 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 students in grades 6-12.

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Teen
June 26, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Join Richard Blake of STEMpunkEd to visit the nearly lost era of analog, hard-wired and mechanical computing. Experience first-hand how the founders and builders of the modern digital revolution learned about programming and played with computers at home. Hands-on time with a few vintage computing artifacts will get you literally plugged in to the wonders of retro computing. All ages. No registration required.

This event will take place at:

Danahy Park
Livingston Dr. & Roseanna Dr.

Northglenn, CO 80234

 

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Children, Family, Tween
June 26, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

We’re all about the do-it-yourself mentality, and in this new series we’ll equip and empower you to take on your own projects! To kick off this new program we’ll be cross-stitching our own pixel art characters, so bring your creativity and join us for a fabulous time! All materials will be provided. Best for upper elementary, tween and teens.

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Children
June 26, 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.  No registration required.

June 5 - North American Indian Culture
June 12 - Gems and Minerals
June 19 - Dinosaurs
June 26 - Ancient Egypt

Age: 
Children
June 26, 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.  No registration required.

June 5 - North American Indian Culture
June 12 - Gems and Minerals
June 19 - Dinosaurs
June 26 - Ancient Egypt

Age: 
Children
June 26, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Build your own water balloon catapult, and compete in challenges that will test your creation’s distance and accuracy capabilities. Appropriate for ages 5 through 12. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

 

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Children
June 26, 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.

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Children
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June 26, 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.

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Children
June 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:05 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. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note that the scheduled time is just a placeholder.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
June 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:50 pm

Join artists from Denver’s Clyfford Still Museum for a hands-on exploration of art that is fun for the whole family. Use special materials, take risks and bring home a creation all your own. Refreshments will be provided. Appropriate for families and all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Children, Family, Teen, Tween
June 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn all about the process of making a good cup of coffee, from the farm where it’s grown to the moment it fills your favorite mug. The experts from Huckleberry Coffee Roasters will guide you on a coffee taste test and brewing workshop. Space is limited; registration required. 

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Adult
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June 25, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Help local creatures of the night by designing and building your own Bat House! Learn some new skills and make new friends, all the while making a new home for our flying mammal friends! All materials and tools will be provided. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

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Children
June 25, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Lady painting

Work together to sketch and paint a large sized canvas with the guidance of local expert Kristen Fogarty. It is not necessary to attend the entire series. The programs will build off the work completed in the previous session. Appropriate for tweens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio

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