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THURSDAY

 

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 .

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Beginner’s knitting class at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. All materials will be provided for practice at the program. To register, call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — “UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home” featuring professors Adriel Boals and Shelley Riggs and doctoral student Cindy Hasio, in the Forum at Willis Library, 1506 W. Highland St. Free. Lunch will be served following the discussion. Visit www.library.unt.edu/events .

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.

12:15 to 1 p.m. — “Denton, Texas Horse Country Tours,” a talk by Dana Lodge, director of the Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau, in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Free. Visit http://dentoncounty.com/chos .

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.

4 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama or call 940-898-2020.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Beaujolais & More wine and food tasting, benefiting the Campus Theatre, at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Tickets cost $25. For tickets and more information, visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — B.O.Y.S. (Boys Only Yucky Stories) at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Book club for boys in grades 2-5. This month, discuss The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com .

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.

7 p.m. — Liberty Christian School presents The Diary of Anne Frank, a one-act play, at 1301 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. Free. Call 940-294-2000.

7:30 p.m. — “Restless,” a performance by BodyArt dance company, Denton High School Lab Band 1 and the Denton and Ryan high school dance teams, at the Denton High auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $7 for students. Advance tickets cost $5-$10, available at www.dentonjazz.org. Benefits the Denton Community Health Clinic.

7:30 p.m. — UNT Wind Symphony, conducted by Eugene Migliaro Corporon, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $8-$10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

8 p.m. — UNT Jazz Repertory Ensemble, directed by Rodney Booth, in Kenton Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

 

FRIDAY

 

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.

10 a.m. — Thanksgiving Story Time for ages 1-5 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

11 a.m. — Bring a Veteran to School Day and Veterans Day ceremony at Gonzalez School for Young Children, 1212 Long Road. Event includes a presentation of the colors and a small reception. All Denton County veterans are invited to attend. Call 940-369-3460 or e-mail jreiss@dentonisd.org .

11 a.m. — Thanksgiving Story Time for ages 1-5 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 p.m. — Lego Builders Club at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Ages 6 and up. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or e-mail stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.com .

5 to 7 p.m. — Spaghetti dinner in preparation for the Denton Breakfast Kiwanis Club’s Turkey Roll Bicycle Rally, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. Riders and the general public are invited. All-you-can-eat meal costs $8 for adults and $5 for ages 3-12. Visit www.dentonbreakfastkiwanis.org

6:30 p.m. — Third Street fall concert directed by Jimin Lee in Kenton Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — UNT Opera and the UNT Symphony Orchestra present Romeo et Juliette by Charles Gounod, in Lyric Theatre at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. An “In the Know” lecture begins at 7:15 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$35. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

8 p.m. — UNT Men’s and Women’s Choruses, conducted by Christopher Jackson and Kerry Glann, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets are $8/10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

8 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama   or call 940-898-2020.

8 to 11 p.m. — Junior 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.

 

SATURDAY

 

8 a.m. to noon — TWU open house for prospective students. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. in Hubbard Hall, on Administration Drive between Oakland Street and Bell Avenue. Information sessions are scheduled until noon, followed by campus tours. Free parking is available throughout the campus. To register, visit www.twu.edu and click on “Open House,” e-mail openhouse@twu.edu or call 940-898-3014 or 1-866-809-6130.

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Hurley Military History Seminar presented by UNT’s Military History Center, at the Eagle Student Services Center. The topic is “Death of the Wehrmacht: The Rise of American Combat Power and the Destruction of Hitler’s Army.” Call 940-565-2690 or visit http://military.hist.unt.edu .

9 a.m. — Turkey Roll Bicycle Rally at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. Denton Breakfast Kiwanis Club event raises money for the club’s youth programs. Five courses range from 8 to 68 miles. Registration begns at 7 a.m. Registration fee is $30. Visit www.dentonbreakfastkiwanis.org .

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — American Red Cross community blood drive in the gym at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Call 1-800-REDCROSS, or visit www.bloodisneeded.org and search by ZIP code.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Blue Ribbon Bazaar at the Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Handmade decorations, crafts, clothing, toys and baked goods will be for sale. Call 940-349-8270.

10 a.m. — Winter Open disc golf tournament at North Lakes Disc Golf Course, on Bonnie Brae Street near Windsor Drive. Teams will be paired off to play 18 holes. Check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.; onsite registration costs $10 cash. Call 940-349-8525.

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. — Preschool Play and Read at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 to 11:30 a.m. — Hip-hop master class with Chris Koehl at Denton Dance Conservatory, 4103 Mesa Drive. For intermediate and advanced dancers ages 10 and older. Cost is $30. To register, e-mail lisaddc4me@aol.com . Call 940-383-2623.

Noon — Liberty Christian School presents The Diary of Anne Frank, a one-act play, at 1301 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. Free. Call 940-294-2000.

2 to 3 p.m. — Treblemakers, music-centered games and activities for ages 6-8, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

2 p.m. and 8 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

8 p.m. — “The Dances of Saints … and Heathens” in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Event includes readings and musical presentations from Donald J. Norman-Cox’s book, featuring Gideon Foli Alorwoyie on African drums. Free. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

8 p.m. — UNT Center for Chamber Music Studies, directed by George Papich, in Voertman Hall at UNT’s Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

9:30 p.m. — Rock Lottery 11, with performances by five bands formed that same day, at Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. Proceeds benefit Communities in Schools of North Texas. Admission is $15; or $20 for admission to the 10 a.m. selection ceremony, breakfast and evening program. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Visit www.danssilverleaf.com .

 

SUNDAY

 

2 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

3 p.m. — UNT Opera and the UNT Symphony Orchestra present Romeo et Juliette by Charles Gounod, in Lyric Theatre at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. An “In the Know” lecture begins at 2:15 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$35. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

3:30 p.m. — L5 Guitar Ensemble, directed by Evan Oxenhandler, in Kenton Hall at UNT’s Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre open auditions for Cheaper by the Dozen at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory Street. Roles are available for two male and two female adults, three male and three female teens, and four boys and one girl ages 8-12. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Callbacks, if needed, will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 20. Performances will be Jan. 25-Feb. 3. Call 940-382-7014 or e-mail thedctteam@campustheatre.com .

 

MONDAY

 

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Kids’ Day Off at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. On these school holidays, children in kindergarten through sixth grade can enjoy supervised activities and field trips. Kids must bring a lunch and snacks. Cost is $28 per day; register at least two days prior to each holiday. Call 940-349-7275.

7 p.m. — Romance in the Stacks Book Club at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. This month, discuss books by Julie James. Call 940-349-8796 or e-mail kimberly.wells@cityofdenton.com .

7 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre open auditions for Cheaper by the Dozen at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory Street. Roles are available for two male and two female adults, three male and three female teens, and four boys and one girl ages 8-12. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Callbacks, if needed, will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 20. Performances will be Jan. 25-Feb. 3. Call 940-382-7014 or e-mail thedctteam@campustheatre.com .

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.

 

TUESDAY

 

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Kids’ Day Off at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. On these school holidays, children in kindergarten through sixth grade can enjoy supervised activities and field trips. Kids must bring a lunch and snacks. Cost is $28 per day; register at least two days prior to each holiday. Call 940-349-7275.

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. 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 .

8 p.m. — UNT One O’clock Lab Band’s fall concert featuring guitarist and composer Mike Stern, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $15 for adults; $10 for seniors, students, children and UNT faculty, staff and retirees. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

 

WEDNESDAY

 

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Kids’ Day Off at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. On these school holidays, children in kindergarten through sixth grade can enjoy supervised activities and field trips. Kids must bring a lunch and snacks. Cost is $28 per day; register at least two days prior to each holiday. Call 940-349-7275.

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 a.m. — Thanksgiving Story Time for ages 1-5 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com

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.

 

MUSIC

 

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, 10pm. Fri: Opposite Day, David Willingham, 9pm. Each Tues, “Boombox” with DJ Big J, 10pm. Each Wed, “Bassment.” 100 W. Walnut St.

Andy’s Bar Sat: Soul Police, 9pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

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: Drew Zaremba (jazz), 6pm; Andrew May (CD release), 8pm; Mardi Garcia (CD release), 9:30pm. Sat: Seth Weaver (jazz), 6pm; Andrea Young, Richard Gilbert, Caleb Coonrod, Low Fidelity, 8pm. 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 .

Cool Beans 1210 W. Hickory St. 940-382-7025.

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: The Dark Side of Oz, 9pm, $10. Fri: Tim Easton, the Spring Standards, 10pm, $7-$10. Sat: Rock Lottery 11, 8pm, $12-$20. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Wed: Los Patos Poderosos, Dangle Dixon, Uver, the Bone Handle Set, 8pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

Denton Square Donuts Fri: Seth Ely Quintet, 7pm. 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 940-383-2337. www.thefrystreettavern.com .

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop 115 Industrial St. 940-380-8226.

The Garage Fri: Mos Neff. Sat: Outside Walls. Wed: Jason Moore. Each Thurs, “Whiskey Jam” hosted by Matt Dunn, 10pm, free. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

The Greenhouse Mon: Zach Forsythe. Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com .

Hailey’s Club Thurs: Biographies, Chambers, Secret Cakes, Megan Storie, 9pm. Fri: Various Artists, Borrisokane, Growl, 9pm. Sat: Breathe Aquarius, Spectral the Pusher, Losing, 9pm, $5-$8. Sun: School Boy Humor, Consider Me Dead, Boy Epic, Young London, Jacko Suede, Underdoghouse, 7pm, $12-$15. Mon: Pageantry, Featherface, Cool Womb, 9pm, $5-$7. Weekly dance nights at 10pm, free-$5: Thurs, ’80s music; Sun, Denton Dance Collective; Tues, ’90s music. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www.haileysclub.com .

J&J’s Pizza Fri: Wirewings, Map of the Earth, H.I. Jr., 9pm. 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.

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: Josh Abbott, Aaron Watson, Pauline Reese, 8pm. Wed: “Wild Turkey Wednesday” with Jamie Richards, Randy Brown and others, 8pm. Each Wed, “Wild West Wednesdays.” 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Ash Reiter, 9pm, $5-$7. Fri: Pocket Change, Discontinyou, Aeolus, Earthshine, DJ Don’t Know, Foolish 2, 9pm, $3-$5. Sun: “Booze & Barter,” noon-5pm; Diamond Age, Depth and Current, Blackstone Rangers, Skeleton Coast, 9pm, $3-$5. Tues: “Couples Going 90s” with Yeahdef, 10pm, free. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill and Tavern Sun: A Taste of Herb. Tues: Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son. Shows on the patio, 7-9pm, free. 115 S. Elm St. 940-484-2888. www.sweetwatergrillandtavern.com.

Trail Dust Steak House 26501 E. U.S. 380 in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. www.trailduststeaks.net .

UNT on the Square 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

 

6 p.m. Saturday — “A Not So Silent Night,” a night of dance and music presented by Zaara Belly Dance Fusion, including a performance by musician Eric Keyes, at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Tickets cost $15 at the door. For advance tickets, call 972-978-4927 or e-mail jenny@rescueyoga.com .

 

HOLIDAY EVENTS

 

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 24 — Holiday Hoops Basketball Tournament at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Coed recreational, three-on-three tournament for adults only. Cost is $50 per team. Call 940-349-8575.

1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 — Free community Thanksgiving dinner served by Prazim Ministries at the Aubrey Community Center, 226 Countryside Drive. Reservations are requested, but not required; call 940-365-2620 or e-mail prazim@sbcglobal.net .

5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 30 — Denton Holiday Lighting Festival on the downtown Square, featuring the lighting of the community Christmas tree, music and dance performances, visits with Santa, vendors and more. Participants are asked to donate a toy for the community toy drive. Free. Visit www.dentonholidaylighting.com .

7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 — Reindeer Romp, a 4.2-mile run and 2.5-mile fun walk through the neighborhoods surrounding South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Check-in will begin at 6:30 p.m. Register in advance for $15 at www.dentonparks.com . To register a family or three or more for $12 per person, call 940-349-7275.

 

LITERARY EVENTS

 

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 jkmk@advantexmail.com. 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 .

l “Neon Cowboys & Pink Ladies: A Photographic Exhibition of Southwestern Neon Signs From the 1970s” by Mike Cochran, on display through Dec. 31.

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 Saturdays at the gravesite of John B. Denton on the Courthouse on the Square lawn. Cost is $10. Not recommended for children younger than 10. E-mail

dentonhaunts@yahoo.com or visit http://dentonhaunts.wordpress.com .

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.

 

SENIORS

 

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.

Ongoing activities:

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.

 

ACTIVITIES

 

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 donnasgregory@gmail.com .

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 214-288-6883.

Mainstream dance lessons at 7pm each Tues at 1424 Stuart Road.

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

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.

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 .

l “Blissful Blues and Pointillism Purples,” an exhibition of paintings by Susan Mapes Kemper, opens Nov. 19 and runs through Dec. 28 in the Gough Gallery.

l “All the World’s a Stage,” an exhibition of art by Anita Lobel, opens Nov. 19 and runs through Jan. 18 in the Meadows Gallery.

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.

PointBank Black Box Performing Arts Center Denton Community Theatre’s black box performance space. Mon-Wed 1-4pm, Fri 10:30am-1pm, and during performances. 318 E. Hickory St.

Paintings by Fran White Shurtleff on display through December.

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 .

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 .

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 “The Dining Room Chair,” an installation by adjunct professor Kathy Lovas, runs through Nov. 26. An opening reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

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 .

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.

 

SPORTS

 

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).

 

AQUATICS

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.

 

DOG PARK

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.

 

GOLF

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.

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.

 

GYMNASTICS

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 .

 

MARTIAL ARTS

Denton Academy of Martial Arts

612 Hercules Lane. 940-387-7442. www.dentonmartialarts.com .

 

MOTOR SPORTS

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 .

 

SKATING

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.

 

TENNIS

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.

 

 


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