Anythink York Street will be closed on Friday, Sept. 20, due to Mapleton Skyview Campus events. The branch will re-open during its regular hours on Saturday, Sept. 21. 

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., Sep 22 2019
October 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Create your own hand puppet and then learn some operating tips that will help you put on an epic show. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
October 8, 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. No registration required.  

Oct 1: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®. 

Oct 8: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create. 

Oct 15: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.   

Oct 22: Art Stop on the Go- Join an art teacher from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for an art class. 

Oct 29: Who Does That? Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way. 

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
October 8, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Did you purchase a new device? Do you need an email address? Learn basic computer skills in these drop-in sessions. Stop by with your tech questions. Walk-ins welcomed. No registration is required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 9, 2019 - 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.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
October 9, 2019 - 10:00 am to 10:30 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
October 9, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Sign language is a great way to effectively communicate with pre-verbal or non-verbal people in our lives. This beginner course will cover a variety of topics including food, playing, animals and more. This class is intended for caregivers with children ages 0-5. Both kids and adults are encouraged to attend.  No registration required.

October 9, 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
October 9, 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
October 9, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Are you a gamer looking to geek out with other fellow gamers? Well join the club...literally! From Yu-Gi-Oh! to Dungeons and Dragons, we provide the tables and you provide the fun. Appropriate for ages 13 and up. 

Age: 
Adult, Teen
October 9, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In these sessions, artists will virtually collaborate with other young aspiring students across the country. Students will work together with song concepts and melodies. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen
October 9, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us on Wednesdays to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Appropriate for kids in 1st-5th grade. 

October 9: Build It Up, Known It Down

October 16: Art Project with Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

October 23: Snap Circuits

October 30: Experimentation Station

Age: 
Children
October 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Have you always wanted to learn how to spin and scratch? Now’s your chance! Join us as we learn the basics of DJing and what it takes to become a professional DJ from DJ Staxx of the Denver DJ School. Best for upper elementary kids, tweens and teens. Space is limited; registration is requested.

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
October 10, 2019 - 10:00 am to 10:30 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
October 10, 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
October 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
October 10, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Use our equipment and supplies to create your own masterpiece or to learn a new skill. In this weekly open lab, everyone is welcome to drop in and work on their own projects with the help of our guides. Plans will be available for those that do not have their own project ideas, but creativity is highly encouraged. No registration necessary.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
October 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

In continuing to provide Thornton residents with access to farm-fresh produce and health information, Anythink’s community farmers’ markets are returning in 2019 with expanded dates and locations. Hosted in conjunction with the American Heart Association, City of Thornton, Tri-County Health Department, Lulu’s Farm and Miller Farms, the farmers’ markets will now be held weekly at both Anythink Huron Street (Tuesdays, 9 am-1 pm) and Anythink Wright Farms (Thursdays, 3-6:30 pm) beginning Tuesday, July 9. In addition to food, community members will also find cooking demos, recipes, nutrition information and preventative health screenings (on select dates). The farmers’ markets will continue through the second week of October.

To increase healthy food accessibility, both WIC and SNAP are accepted at all farmers’ markets. Additionally, visitors can join representatives at the Tri-County Health Department booth for information about eWIC and SNAP services. 

 

Age: 
Family
October 10, 2019 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Design your own amusement park with Snapology. Learn how to use LEGO® bricks and other building materials to make rollercoasters and other awesome rides. Can you design the next Disney World? Appropriate for kids ages 7-14. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
October 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Computer with drawing tablet

Learn how to animate in Adobe Photoshop with local expert Holden Boyles. You’ll explore the basics of Adobe Photoshop while creating a preplanned animation. Appropriate for tweens and older with little-to-no experience with animating in Adobe Photoshop. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Radiant Beginnings Yoga will lead a special yoga session just for kids. Learn to breathe deeply and move creatively in this fun class for yoginis of all levels. Appropriate for ages 6-10. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

October 10, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Create your own creature inspired by robotic models. Learn about gear ratios, sensors, simple machines and programming while building different kinds of animals. Appropriate for kids ages 7-14. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children

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