Anythink Bennett will close at 3 pm on Saturday, Nov. 17, due to inclement weather.

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., Nov 17 2018
December 4, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and Spanish with your fellow community members.  Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know! We'd love to see you there! 

Le invitamos a practicar inglés y español con miembros de su comunidad entre conversaciones. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nuevo idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros.

Age: 
Adult
December 5, 2018 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

Sing, discover, play and explore with new friends. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 unless otherwise noted. No registration required, but space is limited for some programs.

  • Dec. 5 – Bug Safari with the Butterfly Pavilion (Child must be 3 or older in order to hold Rosie)
  • Dec. 12 – World Dance & Drumming with The Children’s Museum of Denver
  • Dec. 19 – Messy Play (appropriate for ages 0-5)
Age: 
Children
December 5, 2018 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for stories and songs completely in Spanish, and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 2-5. No registration required.

Acompáñenos para cuentos, canciones y rimas en español. Se ofrecerá un proyecto de arte después de los cuentos. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 6 años de edad. No se requiere registro.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
December 5, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Move your body, stretch your vocal chords, and get your improv on with an educator from The Five Points Theatre Club.

Appropriate for tweens and teens. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Tween
December 5, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 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. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder).To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

 

Age: 
Adult
December 5, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of filmmaking with Anythink’s monthly, offsite classic film club. We’ll watch films from Kanopy, Anythink’s free streaming service, and then meet for lively, engaging discussion. From American film noir to French New Wave, we’ll watch a little bit of everything wonderful. Best for adults. Drinks and snacks available for purchase. Backstage Coffee is located at 1675 W 67th Ave #300 in Denver, Colorado.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
December 5, 2018 - 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 cu comunidad. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nueva idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros. 

Age: 
Adult
December 6, 2018 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Mindful Mornings will give you the experience on how to integrate mindfulness into your daily routine. Learn skills focused on breath work such as eating mindfully and mindful walking. Registration encouraged

Mañanas de conciencia le dará la experiencia sobre cómo integrar una práctica de como mantenerse enfocado en su rutina diaria. Aprenda habilidades enfocadas en el trabajo de la respiración, como comer de forma consciente y caminar atentamente.

 

 

 

Age: 
Adult
December 6, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

Would you like pointers on using a new gadget? Need help doing that one crucial thing in Word? Stop by and work one-on-one with our Guide to find solutions for all your technology needs. Best for adults. No registration required; walk-ins encouraged. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder). To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
December 6, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Making your own cheeses and yogurts is an easy, fun way to save money and impress your friends. Join us for tutorials that will help you make – and customize – your own delicious dairy delicacies. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Feast Food Hacks series.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
December 7, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This month in AnyStitch we will be making festive napkin holders! Already working on a personal sewing project and just looking for company while you create? No problem. Use our machines to work on your own in-progress piece. Sewing machines and basic textile-oriented tools will be available, as well as friendly conversation and advice.

Age: 
Adult
December 7, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Join national recording artist Wayne Watts for his monthly good-vibes-only social music jam. Collaborate with Wayne and other teens to create a unique electronic music track and then enjoy the party! Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. Drop in; no registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
December 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

¿Listo para iniciar una empresa en Colorado? Le invitamos a una clase diseñada como punto de partida para cualquier persona que está considerando la posibilidad de saltar al negocio por vez primera o séptimo. Este seminario le proporcionará una guía de inicio de Colorado, una variedad de recursos para apoyar su negocio, así como un resumen general de las cosas a considerer al iniciar un negocio. Este taller se impartirá completamente en español. Registración por internet no es necesaria.

Age: 
Adult
December 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Have your family portrait taken by a local photographer. Photos will be available for pick up on Saturday, Dec. 15. Appointments for photos will be available in 15 minute increments. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Family
December 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sponsored by Anythink Wright Farms and BraveHeart, Inc., this all-day training course will provide children with vital health and safety information for babysitting. This course develops leadership and decision-making skills, and provides instruction on basic child care and first aid. Participants who complete the course will receive certification, a babysitter's handbook, emergency reference guide and a babysitting sport pack. Appropriate for ages 11-15. Participants should bring their own lunch, snacks and a water bottle. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Tween
December 8, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

In this monthly computer program, Carl the Computer Guy will help individuals with all levels of computer knowledge become more tech savvy through a variety of topics. This month Carl will cover what to look for in a new computer and how to set up your new computer when you get it. Bring your own laptops for a more personalized experience, or laptops will be available for your learning needs.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
December 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Turn family photos into festive, beautiful holiday cards using basic digital editing techniques. Then, print your cards in full-color (for free!) using Anythink’s new copiers. Please bring physical or digital photos that you’d like to use for your cards.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
December 8, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

As a member of the Ft. Peck Tribes (MT), Native American oral storyteller and singer- songwriter Red Feather Woman has a passion for creating fine art dream catchers. Join us for this beginner’s workshop and learn how to weave your own dream catcher. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited; registration required. Please see online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
December 8, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Break out the board games and dial up the Dungeon Master: tabletop club is here at Anythink Perl Mack! Play the latest and greatest from tabletop’s unfolding renaissance, or return to a classic by helping design our new Dungeons & Dragons campaign. No prior experience, knowledge, or equipment is necessary – just bring your imagination.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
December 11, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

“When you think you have made a mistake, think of it as an opportunity to make something beautiful!” 

Don't miss this special performance with award-winning children’s author, illustrator and songwriter Barney Saltzberg. Saltzberg will share stories and songs from books like Beautiful Oops! and Enough is Enough. Saltzberg’s fun and interactive performances will have kids laughing and singing along. All ages welcome.  

Age: 
Children, Family
December 11, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy a waffle breakfast with toppings as you get to know our new youth services guide. Meet and greet with each other and our new staff member, and enjoy activities for the kids. Appropriate for all ages.

Age: 
Children
December 11, 2018 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Everyone has a story to tell. Grab a friend, family member, or pair up with an Anythink staff member as we gather around The Kitchen Table. An opportunity to connect through storytelling, these conversations will be recorded for The Kitchen Table podcast series to be released in early 2019. This session is especially geared toward kids and families. Learn more about The Kitchen Table here. 

Age: 
Family
December 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and Spanish with your fellow community members.  Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know! We'd love to see you there! 

Le invitamos a practicar inglés y español con miembros de su comunidad entre conversaciones. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nuevo idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros.

Age: 
Adult
December 11, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Children’s author, illustrator and songwriter Barney Saltzberg will host a special art workshop inspired by his award-winning kid’s book, Beautiful Oops! Using found objects, elementary-aged kids are invited to create their own piece of “Oops Art.” Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children

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