Anythink Events

EVENTS

Upcoming events

Take a look at some of the great programs happening at your local Anythink. Interested in joining a book club? Click here for upcoming book club dates and titles.

E.g., Feb 20 2018
February 22, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Join us every Thursday in February 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. Online registration is appreciated, but not necessary. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Adult
February 22, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

What's better than making a snack that is part pizza and part quesadilla?

We'll have several different ingredients when making our yummy snack.

This program is for kids 6-12 years old.

Registration is required.

Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Children
February 22, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

You’ve almost made it through the week – it’s time to blow off some STEAM! Join us for a variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their grown-ups. Space is limited; registration required. 

  • Feb. 1 – Tech Unplugged: Keyboard Twister
  • Feb. 8 – Tape Town
  • Feb. 15 – The Science Behind Olympic Sports
  • Feb. 22 – Cooking 
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Children
February 22, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Business owners, mark your calendars. Join the Colorado Small Business Development Center on the fourth Thursday of each month to help you achieve your business goals.  Topics include business planning and operations, legal structures and registration, taxes, certifications and contracting, financing options, marketing strategies and more. Meet other business owners from your community while promoting and growing your new or existing business.

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Class
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Adult
February 23, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Practice drawing fundamentals and experiment with techniques in a relaxed, friendly weekly studio. Mediums include graphite pencil, charcoal, colored pencil, chalk pastel, and oil pastel. Appropriate for adults. Drop in; no registration required.

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Class
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Adult
February 23, 2018 - 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
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February 23, 2018 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Meet at Anythink Bennett to discuss the book Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. For more information, please call 303-405-3231.

 

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Book Club
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Adult
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February 23, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join in the fun and get kids ready for school with books, songs, and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills. A simple craft will be offered after storytime. Appropriate for kids ages 3-6. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

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Children
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February 23, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us for something different every week! Maybe we’ll cook, play a game, do karaoke, craft, or see a performer. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

Feb. 2:  Karaoke Time - Grab that microphone and sing your favorite songs!
Feb. 9:  Decorate sugar cookies to look like conversation hearts.
Feb. 16: Coding – Have fun guiding a programmable mouse through a maze that you create.
Feb. 23: Loom ‘n Loops – Create an old fashioned potholder with colorful fabric loops. You just have to weave over and under and you’ve got it made!

 

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Children, Family, Teen, Tween
February 23, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Drop in to create unique gifts for friends and family or make something cool to treat yourself. All ages welcome. 

            Feb. 9 – Cards

            Feb 23 - Piñatas

 

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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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February 24, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:45 am

Explore your imagination and creativity through the magic of art. This is a baisc art and design class that everyone, regardless of skill level, can enjoy. It’s a time to get away and discover your inner artist. Focus will be on the joy and the creative experience of learning the language of art. Taught by local Adams County artist Sally Gould. 

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Class
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Adult
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February 24, 2018 - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Stop by Anythink York Street to view beautiful art pieces made by local artists. A brunch reception begins at 10am, and continues until we’re out of food. Art will be on display for the full day, with artist contact information included on each piece. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

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Adult, Family, Teen
February 24, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Bring your own smartphone and learn how to use PicsArt’s photo editor to make every picture awesome. PicsArt includes tools to create cutouts, crop, stretch, clone, and add text to your photos. 

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The Studio
February 24, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

We’re bringing out the sewing machines for a free sewing session. Start on easy projects. Those with sewing skills are encouraged to join and teach. Beginners can work on easy projects. Cricuts will also be available for delicate paper cutting.

February 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Sculptris is a program that allows you to use the same techniques used to model clay, but with a digital image. Creatives and tech-lovers are encouraged to come and experiment with this computer program. Enjoy the freedom to create at your own pace with some guidance from Anythink staff. No registration necessary.

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Class
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Adult
February 24, 2018 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Work together with a group to solve Anythink’s own mountain cabin Escape Room. Solve puzzles to find clues that will point you toward the solution before your time runs out! Space is limited; registration required. Register your group of up to six for a one-hour session with a single name and library card number. Please plan on arriving 10-15 minutes early to receive your first instructions. Appropriate for ages 12 and older.

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Adult, Teen, Tween
February 24, 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? Grow your reading comfort zone and read something humorous to discuss this month. Let us know if you need help finding a book to read.

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Adult
February 24, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Work together with a group to solve Anythink’s own mountain cabin Escape Room. Solve puzzles to find clues that will point you toward the solution before your time runs out! Space is limited; registration required. Register your group of up to six for a one-hour session with a single name and library card number. Please plan on arriving 10-15 minutes early to receive your first instructions. Appropriate for ages 12 and older.

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Adult, Teen, Tween
February 24, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Mix together imagination, socializing, problem solving, and performance. Add a splash of fantasy, magic, and mayhem. What do you get? Dungeons and Dragons! Join our guild and learn how to play the classic tabletop RPG in a friendly atmosphere. Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 7-12. No registration required.

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Adult, Teen
February 26, 2018 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Then enjoy a few minutes of social time with other caregivers while the children play with toys. Appropriate for kids ages 2-3. No registration required.  

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Story Time
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Children
February 26, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. No registration required.

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Story Time
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Children
February 26, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. No registration required.

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Story Time
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Children
February 26, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Complete a job application, resume, or search the internet for jobs in a relaxed atmosphere. Staff will be on hand to provide technical assistance. Please bring complete job history, references, education, and any other information needed to complete a resume or job application. No registration required.

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Adult, Teen
February 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Come hang out with us in the recording studio as we have fun and create some beats using garage band and other music-making software. This is a fun, group project where any and all skill-levels are welcome. We’ll also spend time talking about our favorite music and artists, plus there will be donuts!

 

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Teen
February 26, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Learn yoga for strength, flexibility, and stress reduction. These sessions are designed for people who are brand new to yoga, and also those that have done some yoga but want to step back and dig into the fundamentals. Appropriate for adults. No online registration necessary. 

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Adult
February 27, 2018 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

Share time with your little one at your local Anythink with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. No registration required.

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Story Time
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Children
February 27, 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. 

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Adult
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February 27, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, puppets, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy for preschoolers. Stories will focus on classic books that have stood the test of time and also newly published books. No registration necessary.

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Story Time
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Children

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