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., Jun 21 2019
June 12, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Come learn how to make the food of the Aztec gods – guacamole! Another food of the gods, hot chocolate, will be on hand for those looking for the sweeter side of life. Best for elementary, tween and and teens. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Tween
June 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Put on your thinking caps and fly into a summer full of aerospace excitement. As the next generation of space travelers and pilots emerge, learn what it takes to get off the ground and fly. This series will have you applying your STEM skills to create your own spacecraft replica.

Space is limited, please register.

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Teen, Tween
June 12, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

What – and who – is necessary to make a good video game? In this monthly series, learn all about the principles of game design. Then, bring those ideas to digital life through a variety of illustration, coding, and storytelling activities. Best for tweens and teens. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Teen
June 13, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Safely learn the skills required to create a pyrographed (burned) set of wooden coasters. Transfer a pattern using graphite paper, and use simple wood-burning tools to create a one-of-kind gift.

Space is limited, please register.

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Teen
June 13, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Did you know that more than 2 billion people around the world eat insects? Learn more about entomophagy, a sustainable form of high-quality protein, and stick around for some snacking. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

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Adult
June 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the Minithinkers! We'll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk write as we explore early literacy concepts. Appropriate for ages birth-4 years. Registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Children
June 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

What do you get when you combine food, music and breathtaking magic? Chef Bananas! This interactive magic show will have you dancing and laughing the entire time. Appropriate for kids of all ages. No registration required.

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Children
June 14, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, puppet plays, rhymes and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Then, stick around for miniThinkers directly after story time for more learning through play. Live goats will visit story time on June 28. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required. 

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Story Time
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Children, Family
June 14, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore literacy skills. Appropriate for babies and toddlers ages 1-5. No registration required.

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Children, Family
June 15, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Learn how to sew with our team of sewists. The first hour and a half we will make a special project: capes and superhero accessories perfect for cosplayers old and young. The final half hour will be spent on mending, so feel free to bring anything that is in need of repair. Part of Anythink’s Pop It series. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Adult
June 15, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for a very special story time with author, Jason Gruhl! Jason will read his book, Everything Is Connected, and will share some insight into what it takes to write and publish a book. Bring the whole family!

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Story Time
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Family
June 15, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

What do you get when you combine food, music, and breathtaking magic? Chef Bananas! This interactive magic show will have you dancing and laughing the entire time. Appropriate for kids and all ages. No registration required.

Age: 
Children, Family
June 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Whether you knit, crochet, embroider, weave, macramé, bead, or quilt, there's a seat for you at our fiber art circle. Complete a monthly project or bring your own work while you enjoy tea, cookies, and conversation. This month, learn beginning and intermediate embroidery techniques in order to make a colorful, modern design. Beginners welcome. Best for adults. No registration required.

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Adult
June 17, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

The truth is out there. Have fun at different activity stations by learning about possible UFO sightings in Colorado, designing your own UFO, observing constellations and more. What would an alien think about you? Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Children
June 17, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Participate in an in-depth, hands-on dissection. In small groups, dissect a frog to learn about body systems and biology.

Space is limited, please register.

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Class
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Teen
June 17, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

The truth is out there. Have fun at different activity stations by learning about possible UFO sightings in Colorado, designing your own UFO, observing constellations and more. What would an alien think about you? Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Children
June 17, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all “campers”! join us as we spend a fun-filled summer exploring nature, playing games, doing group activities, getting crafty and having a blast this summer at the library. Appropriate for kids going into grades 1 -5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
June 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Did you know that more than 2 billion people around the world eat insects? Learn more about entomophagy, a sustainable form of high-quality protein, and stick around for some snacking. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. 

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Adult
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June 18, 2019 - 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

Back by popular demand: Our four-legged friends from Caramel Apple Farms will visit Anythink Wright Farms. All ages are invited to stop by to ask questions and learn more about these fun, quirky creatures. This year, learn to pack a goat and guide it through an obstacle course.

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Family
June 18, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Do you need help with your job search? Stop by for drop in help on how to navigate your options, automate your search, edit/create your resume or cover letter. This program is offered weekly on Tuesday mornings from 11am to 12pm.

¿Necesitas ayuda en buscar trabajo? Ven para recibir ayuda en navegar tus opciones, revisar/crear tu resume o carta de presentación. No se requiere cita.  

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Tech
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Adult
June 18, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Molecular gastronomy is where scientific sorcery meets culinary artistry. Use innovative techniques and tools, as well as some basic chemistry, to explore the magic of modernist cuisine. Participants will transform foods across states of matter as they create edible works of art that would be at home on the Starship Enterprise. 

Space is limited, please register.

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Teen
June 18, 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. Space is limited; registration suggested. Please visit our online calendar to register.

· June 4: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

· June 11: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

· June 18: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

· June 25: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

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Children
June 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Lady painting

Work together to sketch and paint a large sized canvas with the guidance of local expert Kristen Fogarty. It is not necessary to attend the entire series. The programs will build off the work completed in the previous session. Appropriate for tweens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
June 18, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Test your engineering skills, learn new skills, battle it out and make new friends! Each participant will make their own robot, then test them out in the Battle Royale Arena – a shrinking play field. This multi-player showdown will make for nothing short of a great time! Best for upper elementary, tween and teens.

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Teen
June 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Pasa por uno de los dos clubes de libros, en los que estaremos leyendo el libro The Stranger in the Woods de Michael Finkel. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

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Book Club
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Adult

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