4 p.m. Feb. 8 — “Valentine Pop-Up Cards” workshop led by Nancy Bluemel at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. For ages 8 and older. Free. Registration is required; call 940-349-8752 or e-mail email@example.com .
7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 8 — My Little Valentine Family Dance at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Open to boys and girls up to age 12, and their guardians, parents and grandparents. Advance tickets cost $5 per person. Tickets at the door will be $7. For tickets, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .
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. For more information, visit www.dentonaasf.org/Events.html .
IN THE AREA
5 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday — Hearts & Roses Ball for children ages 4-14 and their parents or guardians, presented by Lewisville Parks & Leisure Services at the Lewisville Convention Center, 785 State Highway 121 Bypass. Cost is $43 per person, which includes food and dancing to music provided by a DJ. For tickets, call 972-219-5061 or 972-219-3560, or visit www.cityoflewisville.com .
IN THE REGION
7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 14 — Comedian Dean Lewis headlines shows at Backdoor Comedy, in the DoubleTree Hotel, 8250 North Central Expressway in Dallas. Tickets cost $28 and include a glass of champagne, a box of chocolates and a ticket to a future show. Call 214-328-4444.