9 a.m. — Stephens Elementary School Dog Run 5K and 1-Mile Walk-Run at the school, 133 Garza Road in Shady Shores, benefiting the school’s PTA. The town of Shady Shores will provide hot dogs for participants. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Visit www.stephensdogrun.com or call 940-369-0800.
9 to 11 a.m. — Denton Hot Rods meet-and-greet at El Guapo’s, 419 S. Elm St. Event is open to anyone interested in hot rods; participants don’t have to bring a vehicle. Donations will be accepted for a women’s shelter. Call 972-533-4830 or visit www.dentonhotrods.com.
10 to 11 a.m. — StoryArt for ages 3-7 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Read The Little Red Hen by Ed Emberley and create art inspired by the story. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.
10 a.m. to noon — Denton Herb Society meets at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Roberta Wallace will present “Secrets of Native American Medicinal Herbs.” Free. Visit www.dentonherbsociety.org.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Denton Cinco de Mayo celebration including a parade around the Square at 10 a.m., performers, children’s activities and more than 50 food and art vendors at Quarkertown Park and the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Free. Visit www.dentoncinco.org.
11 a.m. — 18th Denton Mudbug Boil behind Riprock’s and Lucky Lou’s, 1211 W. Hickory St. Event includes crawfish boil, live music and children’s area, benefiting Cumberland Presbyterian Children’s Home, Denton County Friends of the Family, Michael’s Memories, Denton ISD’s Guys Operating As Leaders Program and Denton Area Mothers of Multiples. Entry fee is $5; all-you-can-eat for $20. Visit http://on.fb.me/1hWBnK9.
Noon to 4 p.m. — American Red Cross blood drive at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. Interstate 35E. Donors must be 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and have ID. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
1 to 2 p.m. — “Therapeutic Oil Blends,” a presentation by Judy Boston and Kathleen Baird, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com
1 to 3 p.m. May 3 — Oakmont Women’s Club spring tea at Oakmont Country Club, 1901 Oakmont Drive in Corinth. Event includes an optional hat contest and a four-course meal. Cost is $25. All proceeds go to area charities. For ticket availability, call Tina Henderson at 940-326-9797 or Connie Prendergast at 940-326-9461.
2 p.m. — Lake Dallas Highsteppers spring show and silent auction at Lake Dallas High School, 3016 Parkridge in Corinth. Tickets cost $7 at the door. Visit www.ldhighsteppers.com.
2 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Denton High School presents The Butler Did It in the school’s black box theater, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $5. Visit www.dentonisd.org/Page/3634.
3 p.m. — Denton Area Combined Choir first rehearsal at Morse Street Baptist Church, 921 Morse St. New choir is open to all singers who enjoy gospel music. Contact Barbara Scott at 940-442-9986 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 p.m. — ArtWear 2014 fashion show, featuring work by graduating UNT fashion design majors, in the Gateway Center Ballroom at 801 North Texas Blvd. Tickets cost $25 each, or $10 for UNT students. Call 940-565-3805.
6 to 9 p.m. — Gallery Night at Oxide Gallery, 115 Eagle Drive. Free. Call 940-483-8900 or visit www.oxidegallery.com.
7 p.m. — Selwyn Upper School drama department presents Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in the Selwyn Amphitheater, 3333 W. University Drive. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students, free for ages 6 and younger. Thursday’s performance is a dress rehearsal and tickets will be half price. Call 940-382-6771.
7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Spring Awakening at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, and $10 for students. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com.
8 p.m. — Sundown Collaborative Theatre presents Insatiable Infatuation With Violence at Green Space Arts Collective, 529 Malone St. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors. Call 940-220-9302 or visit www.sundowntheatre.org.
Denton Celtic Dancers meets from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Beginners’ class starts at 6 p.m. Call 940-321-0012 or visit www.dentoncelticdancers.org.
American Legion Post 71 Mission With Christ Ministry offers breakfast at 9 a.m. followed by a worship service at 10 a.m. at 2501 Spencer Road. Visit http://txlegionpost71.org.
Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.
Heroin Anonymous Denton meets at 11 a.m. at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit www.sontx.org or www.soberdorm.org, or call 940-898-6202.
Marijuana Anonymous 12-step recovery program meets at 8 p.m. at Big Mike’s Coffee Shop, 1306 W. Hickory St.
Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for discussion at 311 S. Locust St. Call 940-383-8252.
Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.