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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 .

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Denton County Office of History & Culture’s “Lunch ’n Learn” volunteer docent training session, in the 1896 Room at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Reservation deadline has passed. Call 940-349-2850 or e-mail gretel.lheureux@dentoncounty.com  .

12:15 to 1 p.m. — “Icaria Settlement in Denton County 1848,” a program by Mike Cochran, in Denton County, in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Part of the Denton County Office of History and Culture’s 2013 Speaker Series. Free. Call 940-349-2850.

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Grief support group at Southern Care Hospice, 5800 N. I-35, Suite 200. For reservations, call 940-243-0901.

6:30 p.m. — “Mystery Under the Big Top: The Show Must Go On,” a dinner theater event in the gym at Selwyn College Preparatory School, 3333 W. University Drive. Event commemorates the one-year anniversary of the fire that destroyed the school’s main building. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $8 for students age 12 and younger. Call 940-382-6771.

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. — Ryan High School presents Little Shop of Horrors in the auditorium at the school, 5101 E. McKinney St. Tickets cost $10 at the door.

7 to 9 p.m. — “Music, Money and New Media: How Is It Going to Work?”, a panel discussion about the challenges and opportunities facing young musicians in the 21st century, at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. With Keith Wolfe, managing director of the Fort Worth Opera; music history professor Peter Mondelli; Michael Seman, a University of Texas at Arlington doctoral candidate; and others. Free; refreshments available. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — UNT guest artist recital with Chad Burrow on clarinet and Amy I-Lin Cheng on piano, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791.

8 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Dissonance, a play by graduate student Paul Engle, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall on Administration Drive. Free; donations welcome. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

 

FRIDAY

 

5 to 8 p.m. — All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner benefiting Immaculate Conception Catholic School in the school gym, 2301 N. Bonnie Brae St. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council No. 4771. Event includes open house and music performances. Cost is $8 for adults and teens, $5 for children in grades K-8, free for children younger than kindergarten age; maximum family price is $35. Call 940-381-1155 or e-mail iccsoffice@gmail.com .

7 p.m. — Ryan High School presents Little Shop of Horrors in the auditorium at the school, 5101 E. McKinney St. Tickets cost $10 at the door.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Cheaper by the Dozen at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, and $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

8 p.m. — UNT’s “Trombone Showcase I,” coordinated by Vern Kagarice, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Dissonance, a play by graduate student Paul Engle, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall on Administration Drive. Free; donations welcome. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

 

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. To register, visit www.twu.edu  and click on “Denton Campus Open House,” e-mail openhouse@twu.edu  or call 940-898-3014.

10 a.m. to noon — Low-cost vaccinations for dogs and cats at the Lake Dallas Animal Shelter, 687 N. Lakeview Drive. Rabies vaccinations cost $5; other vaccinations cost $10 apiece. Deworming, microchipping and other services will also be available. Call 940-497-2228.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Mini A-Kon VI at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Anime, manga, comic and gaming event will include music, a cosplay contest, screenings, games, prizes, food trucks and more. North Branch will be closed to the general public. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Cheaper by the Dozen at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, and $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

8 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Dissonance, a play by graduate student Paul Engle, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall on Administration Drive. Free; donations welcome. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

 

SUNDAY

 

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Cheaper by the Dozen at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, and $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

3 p.m. — UNT guest artist master class with tuba player Alexander Lapins, in the Recital Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

5 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Auditions for Denton Community Theatre’s The King & I at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Auditions for ages 5-14 will be from 5 to 7 p.m.; auditions for adults will start at 7 p.m. Callbacks (if needed) will be on Tuesday. Performance dates are April 5-7 and April 11-14. Call 940-382-7014 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

6:30 p.m. — UNT guest artist recital with tuba player Alexander Lapins and Susan Wass on piano, in the Recital Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

 

MONDAY

 

5 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Auditions for Denton Community Theatre’s The King & I at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Auditions for ages 5-14 will be from 5 to 7 p.m.; auditions for adults will start at 7 p.m. Callbacks (if needed) will be on Tuesday. Performance dates are April 5-7 and April 11-14. Call 940-382-7014 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

6 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.

6:30 p.m. — Transitional meetings for eighth-grade students and their parents at Denton, Guyer and Ryan high schools. For more information, call the counseling offices at Denton High, 940-369-2000; Guyer High, 940-369-1000; and Ryan High, 940-369-3000.

8 p.m. — UNT faculty recital with James Scott on flute and Armin Abdihodzic on guitar, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

 

TUESDAY

 

5 to 8 p.m. — Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low- to moderate-income families at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. To qualify, annual household income must be $50,000 or less. Free. Call 940-566-2688.

7 p.m. — Information session for Trashion Show 2013 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. The fashion show at the Redbud Festival will feature garments made of recycled items and other used materials. 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 .

 

WEDNESDAY

 

2 to 3:30 p.m. — “Job Searching on the Internet” seminar at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register 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.

7 to 9 p.m. — GriefShare and DivorceCare classes at Crossroads Bible Church, 8101 FM 407 in Double Oak. Call 972-355-3343.

 

MUSIC

 

The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Wed: County Rexford, 7:30-10pm, free. 101 W. Hickory St. 940-566-5483.

The Abbey Underground Thurs: Big Band. Fri: Bone Doggie & the Hickory Street Hellraisers, Tipsy Cup Burlesques, Eleven 40. Sat: The Savage Beatles (Beatles cover band), 7-9pm, free. Sun: Vagabond. Weekly events: Each Sat, “’80s and ’90s Retro Dance Party”; each Sun, open mic hosted by Bone Doggie, 7pm; each Mon, karaoke. 100 W. Walnut St.

Andy’s Bar Fri: Autofidelity. Sat: Primordius, I Am Man, I Am Monster, Jonny Pecker & the Beaver Bustin’ Pickle Weasels, Silvertonguedevil, Lost Empires, Dead Tooth, $10. 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 Bistro Thurs: Mara Penatzer (jazz), 6pm. Fri: Classical guitar, 6pm; Alyse Hashi and Robert Hokamp, 8pm; Carolyn Campos, 9pm. Sat: Lane Garner (jazz), 6pm; Taylor Teachout, Nick Reibach, Doug & Madie, Nathan Norman, 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: Dawn & Hawkes, Mary Walker, Mando Saenz, 9pm, $5. Fri: Wayne “The Train” Hancock, 9pm, $10. Sat: Lisa Markley, 7:30pm, $7; Psyborg, Grimp & Dagger, Save the Humans for Later, the Great Depression, 10pm, $5. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Mon: Paul Slavens and Friends, 8pm, free. Tues: A Taste of Herb (tribute to Herb Alpert), 5pm, free; Mark Lettieri Group, Noel Johnston Group, Pete Weise Quartet, 9pm, $5. Wed: Japancakes, the Fackson Jive, 9pm. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

Denton Square Donuts 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: Deric Merrill. 940-383-2337. www.thefrystreettavern.com .

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

The Garage 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

The Greenhouse Thurs: Burntsienna Trio. Mon: Kent Shores. Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com .

Hailey’s Club Thurs: Biographies, Pageantry, Horse Thief, Bashe, 8pm, free-$5. Fri: Burying the Trend, Onward We March, Verdict of Vengeance, Sparrows, 1945, Never in Ruin, the God Awful Truth, 7pm, $10-$12. Sat: Nightschool Ninjas, Born and Raised, Light the Fire, NotreallyKPD, 7pm, $10-$12. Sun: Spectral the Pusher, Royal Savages, Gary Barnhart, 9pm, free-$5. Mon: Boxcar Bandits, 10pm, free-$5. Wed: You and Me, Tiger by Toe, Testa T*, 9pm, $5-$7. Each Tues, ’90s music, 10pm, free-$5. 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.

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.

Mellow Mushroom Occasional live music on patio. 217 E. Hickory St. 940-323-1100. www.mellowmushroom/store/denton .

Oak St. Drafthouse 308 E. Oak St. 940-395-1950. www.oakstdrafthouse.com .

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Mike Ryan, Mat Slovacek, 8pm. Each Wed, “Wild West Wednesdays.” 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: “Discipline,” 10pm, free. Fri: Mount Righteous, New Science Projects, Spooky Folk, Two Knights, 9pm, $5-$7. Sat: Pinkish Black, True Widow, Shiny Around the Edges, Nervous Curtains, Strange Towers, Cerulean Giallo, Bitch Teeth, 7pm, $10-$12. Wed: Denton Spoken Word Collective, 10pm, free-$5. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Sun: Brasuka. Mon: Jazz open mic with the Michael Palma Trio. Tues: “Evidence: The Music of Thelonious Monk.” 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

 

8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday — Pegasus Theatre presents XSR: Die!, a “Living Black and White” mystery play, in the Performance Hall at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. in Lewisville. For ticket prices and other information, visit www.attpac.org  or call 214-880-0202.

7:30 p.m. Friday — Lewisville Lake Symphony Chamber Series presents pianist Jiri Levicek in concert at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5500 Morriss Road in Flower Mound. Free; donations are accepted and are tax-deductible. Presented in cooperation with the UNT College of Music. Visit www.lewisvillesymphony.org .

 

FUTURE BOOKINGS

 

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 31 — Denton County Child Health Summit at Hilton Garden Inn, 3110 Colorado Blvd. in Denton. Professional networking begins at 9 a.m., and registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Continuing education credits will be offered. Free; lunch will be provided. Registration is due by Jan. 21. Visit www.centerforchildrenshealth.org/dentonsummit .

10 a.m. Feb. 1 — “A Journey to Freedom,” UNT’s 13th Equity and Diversity Conference, in the Silver Eagle Suite of the University Union, 1155 Union Circle. Keynote speakers are CNN anchor Don Lemon, Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network chairwoman Valeisha Butterfield-Jones and Human Rights Campaign chief diversity officer Cuc Vu. Registration is free for students, $50 for UNT faculty and staff members and $150 for others. Visit http://edo.unt.edu/content/equity-diversity-conference .

6:30 p.m. Feb. 2 — Denton Public School Foundation’s Groundhog Day Gala at the UNT Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. between Eagle Drive and Highland Street. Gala includes seated dinner and silent and live auctions. Tickets cost $60 per person; table sponsorships are available. A portion of all tickets and table sponsorships are tax-deductible. Call 940-369-0143.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 8 — Denton Go Red for Women Luncheon at UNT’s Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. between Eagle Drive and Highland Street. American Heart Association fundraiser includes a fashion show and silent auction. Tickets are available at Northstar Bank, 400 N. Carroll Blvd., and DATCU, 225 W. Mulberry St. Call 940-442-5443 or 940-391-1691, or visit www.heart.org/dentontxgoredluncheon .

7 p.m. Feb. 9 — “A Night at Motown,” a Valentine’s Day dinner and dancing benefit for the Denton African American Scholarship Foundation, at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. The band Fingerprints will perform. Tickets cost $50. Visit www.dentonaasf.org/Events.html .

5 p.m. Feb. 17 — “Gospel Meets Jazz: A Black History Celebration” featuring the Brad Leali Jazz Orchestra, in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

Noon Feb. 27 — Submission deadline for the NCTC Creative Writing Contest, sponsored by North Central Texas College’s English, Speech and Foreign Language Department. Four main divisions for amateur writers ranging from middle school age through adults, with subcategories for poetry, short stories and essays. Cash prizes are awarded in each division. Awards ceremony featuring former Texas Poet Laureate Alan Birkelbach will be at 11 a.m. April 12 at the First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts on the NCTC Gainesville campus. E-mail gfletcher@nctc.edu or visit www.nctc.edu/CreativeWriting/NCTCcreativewriting .

 

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

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 .

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.

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. Winter hours: Fri-Sun 7am-5pm. 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 Bistro 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638.

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 .

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.

Denton Square Donuts 208 W. Oak St. 940-220-9447. www.dentonsquaredonuts.com .

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 .

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.

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 “Seductive Alchemy: Books by Artists,” an exhibit of works by 76 artists, through Feb. 15.

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 “The Joy Losee Collection: Art and Dress Along the Silk Road,” an exhibition from UNT’s Texas Fashion Collection, through Feb. 9.

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 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 David Blow retrospective through Feb. 9.

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 Cagle Cox at 972-VAST-ORG.

 

SPORTS

 

Denton Civic Center Location of Denton Parks and Recreation customer service center, 8am-5pm Mon-Fri. Indoor walking track open 6:45am-7pm Mon-Fri. 321 E. McKinney St. 940-349-8285. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

Denia Recreation Center Fitness center, gameroom, indoor courts, climbing wall and more. 7am-9pm Mon-Wed; 7am-8pm Thurs-Fri; 9:30am-3:30pm Sat. 1001 Parvin St. 940-349-8285.

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center Fitness center, indoor courts, fitness, gameroom, computer room and more. 9am-9pm Mon-Fri; 9:30am-6:30pm Sat. 1300 Wilson St. 940-349-8575.

North Lakes Recreation Center

Fitness center with fitness specialists and child care available; indoor courts, preschool classes, group exercise classes and more. 5:30am-10pm Mon-Thurs; 5:30am-9:30pm Fri; 7:30am-3:15pm 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 Eight outdoor lighted courts and utility court. Offers classes, leagues and tournaments. 3-9pm Mon-Thurs, 3-8pm Fri, 9am-5pm Sat. 2005 W. Windsor Drive. 940-349-8526.

 

 


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