Past events

E.g., Jul 16 2019
June 20, 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.

Event Type: 
The Studio
June 20, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

The chile ristra is a common – and useful – decoration to hang outside of your home.  Gather with friends and neighbors to learn about this tradition and make a chile ristra to spice up your cooking and home décor.  

Age: 
Adult
June 20, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The adorable goats are back!  There will be goats for petting and this year, there will be some pack goats so customers can learn how to properly pack a goat and take them through a small obstacle course. 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
June 20, 2019 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am

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 all ages. No registration required.

This event will take place at:

Suncor Boys & Girls Club
6201 Holly St.
Commerce City, CO 80022

Age: 
Children, Family, Tween
June 19, 2019 - 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 su comunidad. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nueva idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros. Registración por internet no es necesaria. 

Age: 
Adult
June 19, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 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. Space is limited; online registration required. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
June 19, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Molecular gastronomy is where scientific sorcery meets culinary artistry.  Use innovative techniques and tools, as well as some basic chemistry, to explore the magic of modernist cuisine.  Participants will transform foods across states of matter as they create edible works of art that would be at home on the Starship Enterprise.  Ages 18 and up are welcome. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
June 19, 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.

Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween
June 19, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Use the real tools and techniques that paranormal researchers employ to observe, study and fake ghostly visitations. Record EVPs (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. Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
June 19, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 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 all ages. No registration required.

This event will take place at:

North Creek Farms
E. 166th Ave. & Hwy. 7/160th Ave.
Brighton, CO 80602

Age: 
Children, Family, Tween
June 19, 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
June 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The truth is out there. Have fun at different activity stations by learning about possible UFO sightings in Colorado, designing your own UFO, observing constellations and more. What would an alien think about you?  Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children
Tags: 
June 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 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. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Teen
June 19, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 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 all ages. No registration required.

This event will take place at:

Danahy Park
Livingston Dr. & Roseanna Dr.
Northglenn, CO 80234

Age: 
Children, Family, Tween
June 19, 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 19, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Pasa por uno de los dos clubes de libros, en los que estaremos leyendo el libro The Stranger in the Woods de Michael Finkel. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
June 19, 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 19, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Learn several ways to use yarn to make useful and decorative items: learn basic embroidery stitches on a burlap, the traditional art of “spool knitting,” as well as how to weave yarn with soda straws. Appropriate for ages 5 through 12. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

 

Age: 
Children
June 19, 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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June 19, 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
June 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Pasa por uno de los dos clubes de libros, en los que estaremos leyendo el libro The Stranger in the Woods de Michael Finkel. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
June 18, 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 18, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Test your engineering skills, learn new skills, battle it out and make new friends! Each participant will make their own robot, then test them out in the Battle Royale Arena – a shrinking play field. This multi-player showdown will make for nothing short of a great time! Best for upper elementary, tween and teens.

Age: 
Teen
June 18, 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
June 18, 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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

· June 4: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

· June 11: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

· June 18: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

· June 25: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
June 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Are you hungry for good books and good food? This month select any book you’ve always wanted to read, but haven’t had the chance. Come eat snacks and tell us all about it! This program is intended for kids in grades 4-5. Please see a staff member if you need book recommendations. 

Age: 
Tween
June 18, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Molecular gastronomy is where scientific sorcery meets culinary artistry. Use innovative techniques and tools, as well as some basic chemistry, to explore the magic of modernist cuisine. Participants will transform foods across states of matter as they create edible works of art that would be at home on the Starship Enterprise. 

Space is limited, please register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
June 18, 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

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