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., Mar 24 2019
April 10, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Gather for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-2 years old. Music and Movement attendees will have supervised play until their program starts at 11 am.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
April 10, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for kids 3-6 years old, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
April 10, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for stories, music and more (completely in Spanish) and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 1-4. No registration required.

Acompáñanos para contar historias y cantar canciones completamente en español, y quédate para un proyecto de arte divertido solo para los más pequeños. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 5 años. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
April 10, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends, and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. There will be gaming consoles, computer games, movies, various gaming clubs, and board games available. We will also be hosting a different gaming tournament the last Wednesday of every month. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen
April 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Join chainmail expert John Kelley to learn how to link metal rings to create your own chainmail bracelet. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
April 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Curious about how the celestial sky looked like on a day that was special to you? Join us as we use Stellarium software to research what constellations and astronomical events happened on that day. Afterwards, capture your findings on a personalized constellation board using a canvas and LED lights.

Space is limited; registration required for each attendee. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 11, 2019 - 10:15 am to 11:00 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.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
April 11, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for stories, music, and more, and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 1-3. Registration required. Visit our online calendar to register. Please note: books and activities will be the same on both Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
April 11, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
April 11, 2019 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join a special guest from STEAMpunkEd as we check out technology from days of old. Appropriate for tweens ages 8-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Tween
April 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Aspiring musicians: practice recording and producing your sound with a music industry professional. Learn how to hone your craft, polish your stage presence, and collaborate with other artists. All abilities are welcome, whether you're putting the finishing touches on a track or have never recorded before. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Children
April 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Learn about graffiti letter styles with Two Bee Industries. Discover the basics of shading and colors on paper with pencils and markers. Appropriate for adults. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult
April 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Led by a working author in partnership with Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, explore elements of poetry like rhyme, rhythm, meter and stanzas. Then, create poems in different forms like haikus, sonnets, sestinas and free verse throughout the month with the opportunity of a final showcase. Appropriate for kids grades 3-5. Children are encouraged to attend each session. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

Age: 
Children
April 11, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Calling all curious minds! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. This month’s inspiration is musical gadgets. Learn to make music in fun and inventive ways with a variety of gadgets each week. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 12, 2019 - 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.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
April 12, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a quick question about your tech gadget? Whether it’s a cellphone or computer, drop- in for one-on-one help and pick up some tips and tricks needed to make the most of your device. 

Assistance is available in twenty-minute slots on a first-come, first served basis. Space is limited. No online registration is required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 12, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Explore early literacy and learning through hands-on sensory activities. Be ready to move, build, play, and create. Appropriate for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. Play clothes appropriate for messy play recommended. No registration required.

April 5 – Have a Ball
April 12 – Nursery Rhyme Olympics
April 19 – A Rainbow of Colors
April 26 – Under the Sea

April 12, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a free parenting class focusing on the importance of reading to your baby. Presented by Growing Home/Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County. For children 0 to 3 years old and their caregivers.  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
April 13, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Ready to take the leap to start a new business, or to expand the reach of your existing business? Join Jesse Esparza from North Metro Small Business Development Center for a morning spent developing an effective and successful business plan. Coffee and snacks will be provided as brain fuel. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult
April 13, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy a relaxing morning filled with tea, crafting and community every second Saturday of the month. Bring your current project or start one here. Some supplies provided. All skill levels welcome. No registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult
April 13, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Love podcasts? Join us for a book club style conversation about your favorite podcasts. In this inaugural session, we will discuss our favorites and choose which to listen to for the next month. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
April 13, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Explore and experience various approaches to meditation, including walking, progressive muscle relaxation, focused attention, mantra, guided, including yoga, nidra, chakra, and visualization. Find a way to prepare for and sit in meditation that works for your mind and body. No prior experience or fitness level requirements. Wear comfortable clothing and (optionally) bring your own zafu, blanket or bench. Yoga mats and chairs will be provided. Hosted by Carol Wade. Registration is recommended but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
April 13, 2019 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

The Megathon is a one-hour event on April 13, during which thousands of people will play an online game to help answer a key Alzheimer's research question. Anyone can play - no experience necessary. In the game, you look at movies from the brains of mice and try to identify vessels as flowing or stalled. Middle school students, seniors, caregivers and Alzheimer’s patients themselves can play the game.This helps to speed up Alzheimer's disease research at Cornell University. You can join this event at the library as part of Citizen Science Day.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 13, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Enjoy performances of traditional Irish and Scottish music by Matthew Gurnsey, aka The Kilted Man. Journey into tales of wayward voyages, unrequited love and the vibrant lives of Irish tales. Experience unique sounds from Celtic instruments such as the concertina, bodhrán, bones and mandolin. Performance will start at 1 pm. No registration required; seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 13, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading aloud. Bring a book you have been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient furry friends. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Reading sessions will be limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check in at the Children’s Department for a reading time.

Age: 
Family
April 13, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn a little about Citizen Science Day and the thrilling ways you, too, can be a scientist with Cornell University. This year, we’ll participate in an online project to help accelerate research on Alzheimer’s disease – all you have to do is play a game. Players can be 8 or 88 years old. All are welcome. Snacks provided.

Age: 
Adult

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