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., Aug 19 2018
August 23, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Let’s build, build, build with all of the LEGO blocks we have on hand at Anythink Huron Street! Make your own creations or spend time building specific sets. This program is intended for kids 12 and under.

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Children
August 23, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Website Design: Creating a Logo

Thursday, Aug. 9, 5-6 pm

Join in on a three-part series to create a website for your business. Part one of this series will teach you how to create your own logo using Adobe Illustrator. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

Website Design: Generating Content

Thursday, Aug. 16, 5-6 pm 

Event Type: 
The Studio
August 23, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

The Anythink Film Series is a unique outdoor film experience, taking place throughout the month of August at each Anythink location. Each film will be paired with an interactive experience as we explore different genres around the district. Learn more about the full lineup of films

August 24, 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
August 24, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Do you ever wonder, “Why does my child do that?” or “How do I help my child be successful?” Do you want to meet other parents with young children? Bring your child and join us for fun-filled mornings of connection and community. Each morning will include a topic to be explored with parents and a facilitator, along with time to practice new skills with your child. Appropriate for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

August 10: Exploring Child Behavior/ Family Rules
August 24: Feelings and Coping Skills

 

Event Type: 
Class
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Children
August 24, 2018 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a free parenting class hosted by the Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County focusing on the benefits of reading to your baby. Learn new skills, play fun games, and build a stronger bond with your little one. For children 0-3 years old and their caregivers. This is an 8 week course. Snacks are provided and class is in English and Spanish.

Event Type: 
Class
August 24, 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. This month, try metal stamping some love onto a blank jewelry piece. 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: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
August 25, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:45 am

Explore your imagination and creativity through the magic of art. This is a basic art and design class that everyone, regardless of skill level, can enjoy. Discover your inner artist with a focus on the joy and the creative experience of learning the language of art. Taught by local artist Sally Gould. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
August 25, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join members of Anythink York Street’s Teen Action Board working in their garden plot! We are growing fruits and vegetables to be sold at our summer farmer’s markets. All teens welcome. This activity takes place at the community garden near the York Street library. No gardening experience necessary. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
August 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Come meet local authors Albert Quintana, A.Y. Collins, Laura Padgett and Virginia Sanchez. Bring your questions for the authors about their work and process. We will be reading The Help prior to the program and will discuss over refreshments. Appropriate for adults but open to all ages.

Age: 
Adult
August 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Paint, sip tea, and have fun! Michelle will lead you through a guided acrylic piece featuring space, stars, & planets. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 6 and up. Space is limited; registration is required. 

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Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen
August 25, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Share the Love Month culminates in an afternoon of Drag Queen bingo. Join one of Denver’s finest drag queens for America’s best-loved games: bingo! Win fabulous prizes, sissy that walk, and learn all about this increasingly vital performance art. No registration required. Appropriate for adults. 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. No registration required. 

 

Age: 
Adult
August 27, 2018 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Doll head

Looking to create 2D character animations for your YouTube videos? Learn the basics of Adobe Animator and customize your character in Adobe Photoshop. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
August 27, 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 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us for a basic workshop in which we will discover the benefits of using essential oils as part of your personal care routine. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required.

Age: 
Adult
August 28, 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 28, 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.

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Class
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Children
August 28, 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 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Parenting is hard – you deserve a break! We have two activities to help you relax: one for caregivers and one for kids. Caregivers can record a loved one and then turn that message into beautiful, scientifically accurate art. 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 adult caregivers and their elementary-age kids. Space is limited; registration is required for each attendee.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family
August 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Bring the family to enjoy tacos topped your way and a game of Lotería, or Mexican bingo. Win Mexican treats and libros you can keep! Appropriate for the whole family. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register each participant.

Age: 
Children, Family

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