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 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
two paintbrushes

Explore the basic skills and techniques involved in oil painting with local expert Arturo Garcia. Appropriate for teens and adults. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

We believe that kids have the power to make a difference in the world. Join us each month as we learn about a different local or global organization who is making a difference for others. Then, lend a hand as we help make a difference with a hands-on project that benefits the organization. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

October 22, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Participate in an in-depth dissection of a brain and eyeballs. After observing the dissection of a sheep’s brain and learning proper dissection techniques, small groups will work together to dissect a cow’s eye. We’ll also explore issues of the eye like why some people need glasses.

Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Presented by Science on Demand

  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
October 22, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Sew your own drawstring backpack this month during DIY Hour! Whether you use it to tote your candy on Halloween or your books from class to home, this bag will come in handy and will be fabulous because you made it yourself. Best for elementary, tween and teen. All sewing abilities welcome. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
October 22, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Through a partnership with the East Colorado Small Business Development Center, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade will present a workshop on opportunities for Agriculture/Tourism businesses in rural Colorado. OEDIT's 2020 Destination Development Craft & Grant Opportunities will be highlighted in this workshop. This is a fantastic opportunity for local businesses to learn about these opportunities and how they can be used to increase revenue. Space is limited; registration reccomended. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Learn how to design and create greeting cards with local expert Dawn Hamm. All supplies included. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 22, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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. 

Age: 
Children
October 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23: Snap Circuits

October 30: Experimentation Station

Age: 
Children
October 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2019 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get your scare on with Snapology’s Monster Mania. Use LEGO® bricks to create your own monster fighter, build a haunted town and have a scary good time during this fun program. Appropriate for kids ages 7-14. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
October 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Paper with calligraphy

Join us for a fresh, fun and, most importantly, not intimidating, workshop that will introduce you to the world of modern calligraphy. Whether you want to use use calligraphy for your wedding or just want to try something you've been thinking about, this class is a great start. This class will cover how to do basic dip pen calligraphy using a pen holder, nibs, and calligraphy ink. This beginner’s course will cover basic skills like dipping your pen, applying pressure, techniques for practice, and a modern-style calligraphy alphabet. Appropriate for ages 16 and older. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 24, 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 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Whoever said not to play with your food obviously never operated on Swedish Fish! Learn the basics of surgery and practice your operating skills with actual surgeons’ tools as we operate on a variety of candy. Best for elementary, tween and teen. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen

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