9:30 a.m. — Crafters’ Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
10 a.m. and 11 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Adopt-a-School Exhibition and Kick Off Luncheon at LaGrone Advanced Technology Complex, 1504 Long Road. Program is a joint venture between Denton ISD and the Denton Chamber of Commerce. Free. For more information or to attend, call 940-369-0006 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
3:30 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a hands-on workshop for kids in kindergarten through third grade, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
7 to 8 p.m. — Conversation Club, for those wishing to practice their English language skills with others, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752.
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — “Raíces: History of Raza at UNT,” a free symposium focusing on the history of Latino student organizations and leadership at UNT, in the Forum at UNT’s Willis Library, 1506 W. Highland St. Open to 75 participants; advance registration is required at http://raicessymposium.library.unt.edu .
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday — North Texas Quail Symposium, on the philosophy and science of quail conservation, at the UNT Gateway Center Ballroom, 801 North Texas Blvd. Presented by UNT-Quail. To register, visit www.texas-wildlife.org/resources/events/north-texas-quail-symposium . Registration costs $35 and includes meals.
9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
4 p.m. — Lego Builders Club for ages 6 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or e-mail email@example.com .
5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday — MavFest at Hawk Elementary School, 2300 Oakmont Drive in Corinth. Festival features carnival-style games, a cakewalk, obstacle course, bounce houses, food and more. Benefits the Hawk Elementary PTA. Call 940-369-1800.
8 p.m. Friday — UNT Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Bela Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, in the Murchison Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for senior citizens, non-UNT students, children, UNT faculty, staff and retirees; and free for UNT students. Visit www.thempac.com or call 940-369-7802.
8 to 11 p.m. — Jr. High Jamz for students in Denton ISD middle schools, at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Supervised event includes a live DJ, concessions and games. Student IDs are required for entry. Cost is $7. Fees for late pickup will apply. Call 940-349-8575.
10 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
10 to 11 a.m. — First day of fall celebration at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Best for ages 3-6. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
11 a.m. to noon — “Science Lab: Weather” for ages 8-12 at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Hands-on workshop includes experiments and homemade weather instruments. Call 349-8718 to register. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
7:30 p.m. Saturday — International Observe the Moon Night event at Lake Cities Library, 302 S. Shady Shores Drive in Lake Dallas.
7 p.m. — A talk by Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, co-hosts of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters, in the UNT Coliseum, at North Texas Boulevard and Highland Street. Part of UNT’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Students receive one free ticket with student ID and can purchase up to four guest tickets for $15. Faculty, staff and alumni tickets are $20, or $30 for floor seating. General public tickets are $25, or $40 for floor seating. For tickets, visit the UNT Union Information Desk or call 940-565-3805.
7 to 8:45 p.m. — Chess Night at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
9 to 10:30 a.m. — Support group for adults grieving for a loved one at the Ann’s Haven VNA office, 325 W. McKinney St., Suite 101. Group meets on Tuesdays through Oct. 16. Free, but reservations are requested. Call 940-349-5900.
9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
10:30 to 11:15 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
4 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a hands-on workshop for kids in kindergarten through third grade, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free.
7 to 7:45 p.m. — Yoga Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Instructor Lisa-Elena Furrh will demonstrate simple poses as we read yoga and stretching stories. Best for ages 1-5. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
9:30 to 10 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
11 to 11:30 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children age 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Homeschool Science Club explores water and buoyancy at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Hands-on science class is for ages 6-10. Call 940-349-8752 to register.
7 to 8:30 p.m. — Exploring Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Join the ongoing discussions of time-honored philosophical issues with Dr. Eva H. Cadwallader, professor of philosophy. Free and open to the public. Call 940-349-8752.
The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Wed: County Rexford, 7:30-10pm, free. 101 W. Hickory St. 940-566-5483.
The Abbey Underground Thurs: Afro Deezy Axe, Heliopolis, PurlSnapShirts, 9pm, free. Each Fri, “’80s and ’90s Retro Dance Party.” Each Tues, “Boombox” with DJ Big J, 10pm. Each Wed, “BASSment.” 100 W. Walnut St. www.reverbnation.com/venue/1003284 .
Andy’s Bar Sat: The Raven Charter, Werewolf Therewolf, Southern Train Gypsy, Dark Horse Darling, Future on Fire, 9:30pm, $5-$7. Each Tues, DJ Questionmark, 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400. www.reverbnation.com/venue/andysbar .
Art Six Coffee House Music, plays and gallery shows in a house converted into an arts space. No cover. No smoking inside. 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786. www.facebook.com/artsixcoffeehouse .
Banter Thurs: Link Chalon, 6pm. Fri: Oui Bis, 8pm; Wise Ruby, 8pm. Sat: Alex Blair (jazz), 6pm; Doug Raney, 8pm; Richard Gilbert, 9pm; Hartley Hall, 10pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm. Live local jazz at 8pm each Fri and 6pm each Sat. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.dentonbanter.com .
Cafe Du Luxe Live music each Sat at 8pm. 3101 Unicorn Lake Blvd. 940-382-7070. www.cafeduluxe.com .
Cool Beans 1210 W. Hickory St. 940-382-7025.
Crazy Horse Saloon 508 S. Elm St. 940-591-0586.
Dan’s Silverleaf Fri: Band of Heathens, 10pm, $10-$15. Sat: Jennifer Lane and Steve Harlos, 5pm, $10, or $5 with student ID; White Arrows, Young Buffalo, Señor Fin, 10pm, $10-$13. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Mon: Bug Fight! (improv comedy), 8pm, free. Tues: Paul Slavens and Friends, 10pm, free. Wed: Fundamental, Moosehound, Nimik, 10pm, $7. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .
Denton Square Donuts Thurs: Blacktop Outlaw, 7:30pm. Sat: One-year anniversary celebration with Mr. Beard, Melonic Milne, Terry Lakes, old-time and bluegrass, Zach Merritt, Brigid Corbett, Brandon Bush Band, Matthew Heffner, Texyz, Gregory Lange, Guessworks, the Joshua Band, 8am-11pm. Each Mon, “Monday Moanin’ Blues” with Mr. Beard, 7:30-9:30am. 208 W. Oak St. 940-220-9447. www.dentonsquaredonuts.com .
Fry Street Public House Each Tues, karaoke, 9pm, free. 125 Ave. A. 940-323-9800. www.publichousedenton.com .
Fry Street Tavern Fri: A Formal Affair. 940-383-2337. www.thefrystreettavern.com .
The Garage Thurs: “Whiskey Jam” with Matt Dunn. Fri: August & Jay. Sat: Brandon Bush. Wed: Matthew Slovac. Each Thurs, “Whiskey Jam” hosted by Matt Dunn, 10pm, free. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .
The Greenhouse Mon: Steve Pruitt. Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com .
Hailey’s Club Fri: Gravity Feed, Human Groove Hormone, Afro Deezy Axe, Faces Clouds, 8pm, $4-$8. Sat: Fab Deuce, Rec League, Playdough, Xegesis, Muenster, 9pm, $8. Wed: Woody’s Rampage, Vagabond, Bestfriends, 9pm, $3. Weekly dance nights at 10pm, free-$5: Thurs, ’80s music; Mon, DJ Questionmark; Tues, ’90s music. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www.haileysclub.com .
J&J’s Pizza 118 W. Oak St. 940-382-7769. www.jandjpizzadenton.com .
The LABB 218 W. Oak St. 940-293-4240. www.thelabbdenton.com .
La Milpa Mexican Restaurant Each Fri, Mariachi Quetzal, 8pm. 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-382-8470.
Love Shack Thurs: Mike Calaway, 6pm. Fri: Rudy Cervantez, 6pm. Sat: Foxtrot Uniform, noon. Tues: Karaoke, 8pm. Wed: Open mic, 6pm. 115 E. Hickory St. 940-442-6834. www.loveburgershack.com .
Lowbrows Beer and Wine Garden 200 S. Washington St., Pilot Point. 940-686-3801. www.lowbrows.us .
Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.
Mad World Records 115 W. Hickory St. 940-591-3001.
Oak St. Drafthouse 308 E. Oak St. 940-395-1950. www.oakstdrafthouse.com .
Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Whiskey Myyers, Mike Ryan. Each Wed, “Wild West Wednesdays.” 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .
Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Broken Gold (solo), Brent Best, 9pm, $1-$3. Fri: Maymok, Vats, Vulgar Fashion, DJ Donna Bummer, 9pm, $1-$3. Sat: Abgal, Aelous, Pocket Change, Dharma, 9pm, $2-$4. Sun: “Booze & Barter” community swap meet, noon-5pm, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Mon: Terminator 2, Deep Snapper, Paper Robot, Hot Coffins, 3pm, $3-$5. Tues: “Couples Going 90s” with DJ Yeahdef, 10pm, free. Wed: Foolish 2, DJ Don’t Know, 10pm, free. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .
Sweetwater Grill and Tavern Sun: Basically Basie Big Band. Mon: “Jazz Jam” with house band Michael Palma Trio. Tues: Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son. 115 S. Elm St. 940-484-2888. www.sweetwatergrillandtavern.com .
The Tomato Pizza 303 Bolivar St., Sanger. 940-458-9063. www.thetomatopizza.com.
Trail Dust Steak House 26501 E. U.S. 380 in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. www.trailduststeaks.net .
UNT on the Square Thurs: Fred Hamilton, Lynn Seaton, Ed Soph, 7-9pm, free. Arts and meeting space; headquarters of the UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts. Free. 109 N. Elm St. 940-369-8257. http://untonthesquare.unt.edu .
VFW Post 2205 Free karaoke at 8pm each Thurs, Fri and Sat. 909 Sunset St.
IN THE REGION
7:30 p.m. Friday through Saturday — The Butterfield Stage Players present Driving Miss Daisy at the Carnegie Library, 201 S. Denton St. in Gainesville. Call 940-665-1284 for ticket information. Visit www.butterfieldstage.org .
Sept. 28 through Oct. 5 — Fight Boy Theatre presents Sketchy People, an original sketch comedy show, Sept. 28-30 at PointBank Black Box Performing Arts Center, 318 E. Hickory St.; and Oct. 5 at Hailey’s Club, 122 W. Mulberry St. All shows are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10 at the door. For mature audiences. Visit http://fightboytheatre.webs.com .
Sept. 27-30 — UNT Department of Dance and Theatre presents Cinderella in the Studio Theatre at the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Show times are 10 a.m. Sept. 27-29, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28-29 and 2 p.m. Sept. 30. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7.50 for students, UNT faculty and staff members and seniors. Call 940-565-2428 or visit www.danceandtheatre.unt.edu .
11 a.m. to noon Sept. 27 — “Sex Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery,” UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service’s Fall Forum, in partnership with New Friends New Life. In the Silver Eagle Suite at the University Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Free. A free picnic lunch follows. Visit www.pacs.unt.edu or call 940-369-7439.
5:30 p.m. Sept. 27 — Parent resource night presented by Denton ISD’s special education department, at the district’s Professional Development Center, 1212 Bolivar St. Informational overview of how families can plan ahead for the care and well-being of children with disabilities. A brief reception will be held prior to the 6 p.m. presentation. For more information or to make reservations, call Darby Ahlfinger at 940-369-4091.
4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 15 — TWU Graduate and Professional School Fair in the TWU Student Union, at Bell Avenue and Administration Drive. Call 940-898-3188 or visit www.twu.edu and click on “TWU Graduate & Professional Fair.”
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 — Denton County Office of History & Culture’s “Lunch ’n Learn” docent orientation session for volunteer museum greeters and guides, in the 1896 Room at the Courthouse on the Square. Laura Douglas will give a presentation titled “Haunted Denton.” Reservations due Oct. 16. Call 940-349-2850 or e-mail email@example.com .
Oct. 20 — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2205 Men’s Auxiliary golf tournament at the TWU Golf Course. Four-player team, best-ball scramble. Cost is $55 per person, limit of 72 players. Final team pairings as required and team auctioning will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at VFW Post 2205, 909 Sunset St. Sponsors and donations are needed. Call Bill at 940-566-6444, Ron at 940-381-0849 or VFW Post 2205 at 940-387-2205.
8 a.m. Oct. 20 — Jack-O-Lantern Jog, a 5K race and one-mile fun walk, at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Check-in starts at 7 a.m. Register early for $15 by 4 p.m. Oct. 18. Registration at the event will be $20. Entry fee includes a T-shirt, snacks and drinks. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8287.
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 27 — Denton’s Day of the Dead festival all along Industrial Street in downtown. Enjoy booths, children’s games, a costume parade, live music, and the all-ages Halloween musical Cirque du Horror at Dan's Silverleaf 103 Industrial St. Admission to festival is free, but bring money for booths, coffin races and musical tickets. Visit http://on.fb.me/SVutP2 .
Emily Fowler Central Library 502 Oakland St. 9am-6pm Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat; 9am-9pm Tues & Thurs; 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8712.
Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 11 a.m. Wednesday
Afternoon Adventure Club, a hands-on workshop for kids in grades K-3, 4 p.m. Thursday
Toddler Time for kids 12-36 months and their caregivers, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday
North Branch Library 3020 N. Locust St. 9am-9pm Mon-Wed, 9am-6pm Thurs-Sat, 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8756.
Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 11 a.m. Friday
Afternoon Adventure Club, a hands-on workshop for kids in grades K-3, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
Mother Goose Time for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers, 9:30 a.m. Friday
Chess Night Casual, non-tournament play, 6-8:45pm Mondays.
Computer classes Call 940-349-8752.
Secondhand Prose Friends of the Denton Public Libraries’ fundraising bookstore is open 9am-3pm & 5:30-8:30pm Mon, 9am-3pm Sat & 1-4pm Sun.
North Branch Writers’ Critique Group Writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, 7pm Tuesdays.
South Branch Library 3228 Teasley Lane. Noon-9pm Mon, 9am-6pm Tues & Thurs-Sat, 9am-9pm Wed, 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8251.
Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 10 and 11 a.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Saturday
Afternoon Adventure Club, a hands-on workshop for kids in grades K-3, 3:30 p.m. Thursday
Mother Goose Time for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday
Toddler Time for kids 12-36 months and their caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday
POINTS OF INTEREST
The Bayless-Selby House Museum Restored Victorian-style home built in 1898. 317 W. Mulberry St. Tues-Sat 10am-noon and 1-3pm. Free. Handicapped accessible. Regular special events and workshops. 940-349-2865. www.dentoncounty.com/bsh .
Denton County African American Museum Exhibits of historic black families in the county, including artwork and quilting, and personal items of the lady of the house. 317 W. Mulberry St., next to the Bayless-Selby House Museum. Tues-Sat 10am-noon and 1-3pm. Free. www.dentoncounty.com/dcaam .
Bethlehem in Denton County Small gallery in Sanger displaying a personal collection of 2,900 nativities. Open evenings and weekends, by appointment only. Free. Small groups and children welcome. To schedule your visit, call 940-231-4520 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . www.bethlehemindentonco.com .
Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum Exhibits include photos of Denton communities, historic Hispanic and black families, farm and ranching artifacts, and special collections including Southwest American Indian and Denton County pottery, pressed glass and weaponry. Research materials, county cemetery records, genealogical info, photographs. 110 W. Hickory St. 10-4:30 Mon-Fri and 11-3 Sat, closed holidays. Free. Special monthly exhibits and lectures. Call 940-349-2850 or visit www.dentoncounty.com/chos .
Denton Community Market, a local artists and farmers market, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at Mulberry Street and Carroll Boulevard, in the parking lot by the Bayless-Selby House Museum. Visit www.dentonmarket.org .
Denton County Farmers Market Local farmers sell fresh seasonal vegetables and fruit Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings starting at 8 a.m. At Mulberry Street and Carroll Boulevard, in the parking lot by the Bayless-Selby House Museum. Market closes if it sells out before noon.
Denton Firefighters Museum Collection at Central Fire Station, 332 E. Hickory St., displays firefighting memorabilia from the 1800s to the present. 8am-5pm Mon-Fri. Closed on city holidays. Free and handicapped accessible.
Denton Haunts Ghost Tour 90-minute walking tours of the downtown Square area, starting at 9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdaysat the gravesite of John B. Denton on the Courthouse on the Square lawn. Cost is $10 per person. Not recommended for children younger than 10.
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Gowns of the First Ladies of Texas Created in 1940, exhibit features garments worn by wives of governors of Texas. 8am-5pm Mon-Fri. Administration Conference Tower, TWU campus. Free, reservations required. 940-898-3644.
Hangar Ten Flying Museum WWII aircraft on display including Lockheed 10A, Beech Aircraft Stagger Wing, PT22 and Piper L-4. Mon-Sat 8am-3 pm. 1945 Matt Wright Lane. Free. 940-565-1945.
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area Three hiking trails; camping, fishing and more on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River; restored 1870 log home. Summer hours: Fri-Sun 7am-7pm. Admission is $5 per person, free for children 5 and younger. Front gate is at Jones Street and North Kealy Avenue in Lewisville. Call 972-219-3930 for directions. www.ias.unt.edu/llela .
Little Chapel-in-the-Woods Built in 1939, one of 20 outstanding architectural achievements in Texas. Daily 8am-5pm, except on university holidays or when booked for weddings, weekends by appointment only, TWU campus. 940-898-3644.
UNT Sky Theater Planetarium in UNT’s Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 W. Mulberry St. 940-369-8213. http://skytheater.unt.edu .
American Legion Hall Senior Center 629 Lakey Drive in Fred Moore Park. 10am-3pm Mon-Fri, 6-9pm Thurs. 940-349-8298.
Denton Senior Center Offers daily lunches, classes, travel, health services and numerous drop-in activities. 8am-9pm Mon-Fri. 509 N. Bell Ave. 940-349-8280. www.dentonseniorcenter.com .
Aletha’s Craft Store, open 9am-1pm Mon-Fri. Call 940-349-8720.
Dancing and potluck, live big band and country music every second and fourth Friday, 7-9:30pm, $5.
Movies 6pm each Wed. Free for Denton seniors. $1 for popcorn and soda.
SPAN noon meal each Mon-Fri. $1.50 for seniors age 60 and older, $3.50 for those younger than 60.
Chime Choir 9:30am Mon
Pinochle 10:30am-1:30pm Mon
Young at Heart band practice, 9am Tues, 10am Thurs
Card workshop 9am first Tues
Needlework group 9am Tues
Red Hat Society 11am first Wed
Tap dance classes, for beginners, intermediate/advanced, Wed nights or Fri mornings.
Bridge Party bridge, 12:30pm Thurs; duplicate bridge, 1pm Wed
Benefits counseling 1:30-4pm third Thurs
Bingo 12:45pm first and third Fri
Fridays With Friends 9-11am Fri. Volunteers create items to donate to Denton Regional Medical Center patients. Call Jeff or Jane at 940-349-8720.
Square dancing 7-10pm first and third Fri, $6
Ed Bonk Woodshop 9am-noon Mon-Thurs; 9am-noon Sat. $6 annual membership plus $1 per visit.
RSVP Referral and placement service for volunteers age 55 and older. 1400 Crescent St. 940-383-1508.
Denton County Dulcimer Club meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on the third Saturday of each month in the community room at Denton Village Good Samaritan, 2500 Hinkle Drive. Dues are $3 per month. Participants may bring a sack lunch. Call 940-565-9331 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
Friday night community dances at Denton Senior Center from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Dances are open to all adults and include live music and refreshments. Dance hosts will be present to dance with unaccompanied ladies. Admission is $5. The Senior Center is at 509 N. Bell Ave. Call 940-349-8720.
Green Space Arts Collective Ballet, tap, modern, and hip-hop dance classes for children and adults. 529 Malone St. 940-595-9219. www.greenspacearts.com .
Harps Over Texas Autoharp Club Jamming as well as help for new and experienced players. All acoustic instruments welcome. 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1424 Stuart Road. 940-382-3248.
The Triangle Squares Local square dancing group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays each month at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Starts with early rounds and workshops. Grand march starts at 8pm. Non-members pay $6 per person, members get in free. Call 940-323-8999.
Mainstream dance lessons at 7pm each Tues at 1424 Stuart Road.
Art Six Coffee House 424 Bryan St. Mon-Sat 9am-midnight. 940-484-2786.
Banter 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638.
Bolivar Street Gallery 212 Bolivar St., Suite 100 in Sanger. Fri-Sun 11am-5:30pm. 940-390-4559.
Cafe Du Luxe 3101 Unicorn Lake Blvd. Mon-Thurs 5:30am-10pm, Fri 5:30am-11pm, Sat 6am-11pm, Sun 7am-9pm. 940-382-7070. www.cafeduluxe.com .
“New Southwest Photos” by Peter Bowman on display through September.
Center for the Visual Arts Greater Denton Arts Council’s galleries, meeting space and offices. 400 E. Hickory St. Free. Tues-Sun 1-5pm. 940-382-2787. www.dentonarts.com .
“Passion, Art, Community: Denton, Texas, in Word and Image,” a group show of artworks inspired by Karla Morton’s poetry, and “Denton Through Two Lenses: Walter Eagleton and Tom Judd,” both on display through Oct. 28.
The Chestnut Tree 107 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am-2:30pm, Sun 11am-2pm. 940-591-9475. www.chestnuttearoom.com .
A Creative Art Studio 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101. Mon-Sat 12-6pm, Sun by appointment only. 940-442-1251. www.acreativeartstudio.com
Cupboard Natural Foods and Cafe 200 W. Congress St. 940-387-5386.
Farmer’s & Merchant’s Gallery Early and contemporary Texas art. 100 N. Washington St., Pilot Point. Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. Appointments encouraged. 940-686-2396. www.farmersandmerchantsgallery.com .
Gallery 010 in the TWU student union, at the corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive. Mon-Thurs 8-9; Fri 8-5; Sun 1-9. Free.
Green Space Arts Collective Studio/gallery available for rental. 529 Malone St. 940-595-9219. www.greenspacearts.com .
Imagine Gallery at Denton Square Donuts, 208 W. Oak St. 972-213-6543. www.imaginingorange.com .
Impressions by DSSLC Store selling ceramics by residents of Denton State Supported Living Center. 105 1/2 W. Hickory St. 940-382-3399.
Jupiter House 114 N. Locust St. 940-387-7100.
La Meme Gallery At Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, 411 E. Sycamore St. www.lamemegallery.com .
Oxide Fine Art & Floral Gallery 211 N. Cedar St. 940-483-8900. www.oxidegallery.com.
SCRAP Denton Nonprofit store selling reused materials for arts and crafts. 215 W. Oak St. 940-391-7499. www.scrapdenton.org .
TWU Blagg-Huey Library Mon-Thurs 7:30am-midnight, Fri 7:30am-10pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 2pm-midnight. 1322 Oakland St. 940-898-3701. www.twu.edu/library.
TWU East and West galleries in the TWU Fine Arts Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Free. Mon-Fri 9-4, weekends by appointment. 940-898-2530. www.twu.edu/visual-arts.
l “Combinations,” works by TWU faculty members and their peers, influences and mentors, runs through Thursday, Sept. 20.
UNT Art Gallery in the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. at Welch. Tues noon-5pm, Wed-Thurs 9:30am-8pm, Fri-Sat noon-5pm. Free. 940-565-4316. http://gallery.unt.edu .
l “Contemplating Limits,” featuring sculptures by Austin Ballard, photographs by Robin Dru Germany, and paintings by Kirsten Macy and Gary Passanise, runs through Saturday, Sept. 22.
UNT Cora Stafford Gallery In UNT’s Oak Street Hall, 1120 W. Oak St. Tues-Fri 10am-2pm or by appointment. 940-565-4005.
UNT Fashion on Main 1901 Main St. in downtown Dallas. Free. Thurs-Fri noon to 5 p.m. 940-565-2732 or 214-752-8151.
UNT on the Square 109 N. Elm St. Free. Mon-Fri 9am-noon & 1-5pm, with extended hours Thurs until 8pm; Sat 11am-3pm. 940-369-8257. http://untonthesquare.unt.edu .
l “Cloth Talks,” an exhibit of Ghanaian textiles, runs through Sept. 29.
UNT Union Gallery Level 3, UNT Union, 400 Ave A. Mon-Sat 8am-10pm, Sun noon-10pm. 940-565-3829. www.unt.edu/union/gallery.htm .
l Fibers and ceramics by Chelsey Williams and Michael Garlitz on display through Oct. 4.
l Ariana Miller’s photography on display outside the Union Gallery through Sept. 27.
Visual Arts Society of Texas Member organization of the Greater Denton Arts Council offers community and continuing education for local visual artists, professional and amateur. Meetings are at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Monthly meetings include mini-shows and demonstrations by visiting artists. Two annual juried exhibits. Critique groups and workshops. Visit www.vastarts.org or call Executive Director Lynne Cage Cox at 972-VAST-ORG.
Denia Recreation Center Fitness center, basketball court, climbing wall, gymnastics, dog-training classes, nature trips and more. 7am-9pm Mon-Wed; 7am-8:30pm Thurs-Fri; 9:30am-3:30pm Sat. 1001 Parvin St. 940-349-8285.
McMath Middle School Gym Open gym basketball, recreation classes, tournament and league play. Gym hours: 6am-9pm Mon-Fri; 10am-4:30pm Sat. 1900 Jason Drive. 940-381-5044.
Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center 20,000-square-foot center features basketball court, fitness, game rooms and classrooms. 9am-9pm Mon-Fri; 9:30am-6:30pm Sat. 1300 Wilson St. 940-349-8575.
North Lakes Recreation Center Offers fitness memberships, aerobics, tai chi/chi kung, yoga, gymnastics, preschool classes, meeting rooms and more. 5:30am-10pm Mon-Thurs; 5:30am-9:30pm Fri; 7:30am-3pm Sat. 2001 W. Windsor Drive. 940-349-8287. Basketball court located across Windsor Drive, behind the softball fields on the north side of the park. Lights available until 10pm (closing time for the park).
Denton Natatorium Indoor pools with open and lap swimming, swim lessons for children and adults, water exercise available. 2400 Long Road. Mon-Fri 5:30am-8pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun noon-6pm. Admission for city residents is $3.50 for ages 12 and older, $2.50 for ages 6-11, $1 for ages 2-5; free for younger than 2. Nonresidents pay $5, $3 and $1.50, respectively. Passes and punch cards available. 940-349-8800.
Wiggly Field Dog Park at Lake Forest Park, at 1400 E. Ryan Road, between Teasley Lane and FM1830 (Country Club Road). Free. Closed 7am-3:30pm Wed for mowing and maintenance. For rules, visit www.dentonparks.com or call Kathy Schaeffer at 940-349-8731.
Decatur Golf Club 211 Country Club Road, Decatur. 940-627-3789. Daily fee, 9 holes.
Denton Country Club 1213 Country Club Road, Argyle. 940-387-2812. Private, 18 holes.
Doral Tesoro Golf Club 15801 Championship Parkway, Fort Worth. 817-497-2582. Daily fee, 18 holes.
Lantana Golf Club 800 Golf Club Drive, Lantana. 940-728-4653. Private, 18 holes.
Oakmont Country Club 1200 Clubhouse Drive, Corinth. 940-321-5599. Private, 18 holes.
On Course Golf Driving Range Open to public daily 8am-9pm. $5-$9. 2009 W. Windsor Drive. 940-381-2700.
Robson Ranch Wildhorse Golf Course 9400 Ed Robson Blvd., Denton. 940-246-1001. Semi-private, 18 holes.
Spirit of the West Resort 100 S. Texas St., Tioga. 940-437-5000. Daily fee, 9 holes.
Texas Sundown Ranch Golf Course 13037 I-35, Sanger. 940-458-5979. Daily fee, 9 holes.
TWU Golf Course 1120 Club House Drive, Denton. 940-898-3163. Daily fee, 18 holes.
The Timber Links at Denton 5201 Par Drive, Suite 2, Denton. 940-380-1318. Semi-private, 9 holes.
Achievers Gymnastics Recreational and competitive cheerleading and gymnastics for boys and girls ages 1-18. Call 940-484-4900 for schedules and pricing. www.achieversgymnastics.com .
Denton Academy of Martial Arts
612 Hercules Lane. 940-387-7442. www.dentonmartialarts.com .
Texas Motor Speedway Tours of speedway available ($8, $6 seniors and children 12 and younger); souvenir shop. State Highway 114 at I-35W, Fort Worth. 817-215-8500. www.texasmotorspeedway.com .
House of Quad Roller derby facility with three leagues. 222 S. Mayhill Road. www.ntderbyrevolution.com .
Lone Star Indoor Sports Center 1800 Shady Oaks Drive. 940-239-6474. www.lonestarrink.com .
Skate Works Park Ramps, platforms, railings and more for skateboarders and inline skaters of all skill levels. Classes, rentals and parties available. 11am-9pm Sat; 1-8pm Sun. Free. Helmets may be rented for $3. Next to Water Works Park on Long Road at Sherman Drive (FM428) and Loop 288. 940-349-8523.
Goldfield Tennis Center 8 outdoor lighted courts and utility court. Offers classes, leagues and tournaments. Mon-Thurs, 10am-9pm; Fri 10am-5:30pm. 2005 W. Windsor Drive. 940-349-8526.