Celebrate Anythink Events Scheduled for Sept. 12
While festivities get underway at the new Brighton Library on September 12, our other libraries will be celebrating the launch of the district’s new brand. Diversity, discovery, play, culture, creativity and community all define our libraries. Join us on Saturday, September 12 as we celebrate these qualities through unique, interactive events.
“Celebrate Culture” – Thornton, 10 am-4 pm
8992 Washington Street, Thornton, CO 80229 – 303-287-2514
Explore all the facets of your community through learning, games and dance. Drop in anytime throughout the day to create paper flowers.
10 am – Save Money on your Energy Bill presented by Xcel Energy: Join us for this informational program on how to save money on your energy bills.
11 am – Loteria: Loteria is a Mexican game of chance, similar to Bingo. Stop in for a game and interact with family and friends as we kick off our Mexican Independence celebration in Anythink fashion.
1 pm – Healthy Food Choices presented by Vitamin Cottage: Develop your own healthy meal plans and sample goodies, courtesy of Vitamin Cottage.
2 pm– Mexican Heritage Dancers: Watch, listen and participate in this performance by authentic Mexican dancers in celebration of Mexican Independence Day.
3 pm – Piñata Party: Children under 12 are invited to hit the piñata and find what’s inside.
“Celebrate Diversity” – Commerce City, 11 am-3 pm
7185 Monaco Street, Commerce City, CO 80022 - 303-287-0063
Learn about different cultures while creating memories with friends and family. Design your own sugar skull from Mexico with edible paint; create your own Good Luck Hand, a craft from Northern Africa, where the eye in the center protects against evil; or design your own masquerade mask.
“Celebrate Discovery” – Perl Mack,
7611 Hilltop Circle, Denver, CO 80221 – 303-428-3576
Discover something more at your community gathering place. Participate in a treasure hunt for kids, a trivia challenge for adults, and the whole family can “Use Your Noodle to Make a Doodle.”
“Celebrate Play” – Bennett, 1-3 pm
495 7th Street, Bennett, CO 80102 - 303-644-3303
Play old fashioned games like croquet, badminton, jacks, hopscotch and more while chatting with friends and neighbors over ice-cold lemonade on the porch.
“Celebrate Creativity” – Northglenn, 10 am-3 pm
10530 Huron Street, Northglenn, CO 80234 – 303-452-7534
Create distinctive artwork, jewelry, and great experiences with family and friends.
10 am-12 pm – Doodle Design: The “doodle,” which represents the beginning of all ideas, is part of the district’s new logo. Use your creativity to show what the doodle represents to you. You can even replicate the doodle on your own sugar cookie any time throughout the day, while supplies last.
1-3 pm – Jewelry Making: Create your own jewelry inspired by the Anythink doodle.
“Celebrate Community” on the
Bookmobile, 9:30 am-3 pm
Various locations throughout Adams County - 303-288-2018
Gather with friends and neighbors at the special Saturday Bookmobile stops in your neighborhood.
Hills at Cherrywood Estates|
13801 Garfield Pl.
Thornton, CO 80241
|11 am-12 pm||Reunion Recreation Center|
17910 E. Parkside Dr. N
Commerce City, CO 80022
|12:45-1:45 pm||Glacier Peak
12060 Jasmine St.
Brighton, CO 80601
From 9-10 am on Saturday, September 12, everyone is invited to help spread the word about the new brand with a fun event designed to bring the community together. Volunteers will be the first to see the new brand, and coffee and donuts will be on hand for all the morning’s volunteers. Contact Lisa Maurer at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
All events are free and open to the public.