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THURSDAY

 

9 to 11 a.m. — Winter Preview at Selwyn College Preparatory School, 3333 W. University Drive. Event includes a general assembly and a campus tour. To reserve a spot, e-mail admissions@selwynschool.com  or call 940-382-6771.

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 .

12:15 to 1 p.m. — “Bare Feet to Iron Rims: Denton’s Transportation System and the Black Experience,” a lecture by Deborah Kilgore, at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Presented by the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum. Free. Call 940-349-2852.

4 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Well by Lisa Kron in the Redbud Theater Complex at Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

4:30 p.m. — “The E-Book Extravaganza” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn how to check out e-books, audiobooks and more on your e-reader, tablet or smartphone. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

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 How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell. 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.

7:30 p.m. — Denton High School jazz bands and the UNT One O’clock Lab Band perform a benefit concert at the Denton High auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. Proceeds benefit the Denton Community Health Clinic. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students. Visit www.dentonjazz.org .

7:30 p.m. — North Texas Wind Symphony concert, directed by Eugene Migliaro Corporon, with guest conductor Justin White, master’s conducting associate; guest euphonium soloist Brian Bowman; and guest organ soloist Christopher Rios. In Winspear Performance Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 N. I-35E. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for seniors, non-UNT students, children, UNT faculty, staff and retirees; free for UNT students with valid ID. Visit www.thempac.com  or call 940-369-7802.

 

FRIDAY

 

9:30 a.m. — Providence Elementary School’s Black History Month program in the school cafeteria, 1001 FM2931. Call 940-369-1900.

7 p.m. — Greater Denton Arts Council’s Community Arts Recognition Awards ceremony, honoring June and Perry McNeill, at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Tickets cost $30. For reservations, visit www.dentonarts.com . For more information, call 940-382-2787.

7 p.m. — Liberty Christian School presents R.I.P.H.S., a “dance-ical” by fine arts teacher Kirk Holland, at the school, 1301 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. Visit www.libertychristian.com/theatre .

8 p.m. — UNT Opera and the UNT Concert Orchestra present The Pirates of Penzance in the Lyric Theater at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 N. I-35E. An “In the Know” lecture begins at 7:15 p.m. in the Instrumental Rehearsal Room. Tickets cost $15-$35. Visit www.thempac.com  or call 940-369-7802.

8 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Well by Lisa Kron in the Redbud Theater Complex at Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

8 p.m. — Trombone Showcase III coordinated by Vern Kagarice 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 .

 

SATURDAY

 

8 a.m. to noon — “Building Bridges to Success,” a free parenting seminar presented by Denton ISD’s Bilingual/ESL Department, at Calhoun Middle School, 709 Congress St. Call 940-369-0150.

8:30 a.m. to noon — Denton High School cheerleaders’ spring junior cheer clinic for girls ages 5 to eighth grade, in the school’s main gymnasium, 1007 Fulton St. Cost includes snacks and a T-shirt. Registration costs $30 in advance, or $35 for onsite registration at 8 a.m. Call 940-369-2211 or e-mail cswindle@dentonisd.org .

9 a.m. — 5K Color Run and 1K Walk benefiting Special Abilities of North Texas at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Registration is $25 for the run, $15 for the walk. A free fun run for kids also will be held. Participants are asked to wear white clothing so they can be splashed with color along the course. Register online at www.specialabilities.net , or register on the day of the event at 8 a.m.

9 a.m. to noon — A volunteer orientation session will be held at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM455, 10 miles east of I-35. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 940-686-2148, ext. 258, or e-mail kelly.lauderdale@tpwd.state.tx.us .

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Ryan High School Strutters’ spring junior dance clinic in the school’s competition gym. For girls in kindergarten through eighth grade. Cost is $25 and includes snacks and a T-shirt. Checks can be made out to Ryan High School Strutters and mailed to 5101 E. McKinney St., Denton TX 76208, attention Cassie Mayer. On-site registration available at 8:15 a.m. Call 940-369-3000 or e-mail cmayer@dentonisd.org .

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Monsignor King Health and Wellness Promotion Day in the gymnasium of Immaculate Conception Catholic School, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. Event includes health information and basic tests. Visit www.iccdenton.org .

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — SKYWARN severe weather program presented by the National Weather Service’s Fort Worth office, in the auditorium of TWU’s Multipurpose Classroom Laboratory building, at Bell Avenue and College Street. Free. Visit www.weather.gov/fortworth .

9:30 a.m. to 1 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.

10 to 11 a.m. — Preschool Play and Read at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 to 11:30 a.m. — Denton Benefit League’s Kids in Motion event at the Center for Visual Arts, 401 E. McKinney St. Children will take part in craft activities while learning to help others. Free, but donations of nonperishable food items are requested for the Denton Community Food Center. For reservations, contact Lucy Huff at lucyfhuff@hotmail.com  or 940-367-0862.

10 a.m. to noon — “Go Geocaching” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Adults and families can learn about the high-tech activity; bring a GPS device if you have one, but some will be available to use. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — St. James AME Church’s African American History Month Celebration includes a health and wellness fair at 1107 E. Oak St. Event includes screenings, a cooking demonstration and health information. Other activities include historical programs, skits and exhibits. Gretel L’Heureux and Chelsea Stallings of the Denton County Office of History & Culture will give presentations about the history of Quakertown at 12:45 p.m. Call 940-387-1223.

Noon to 2 p.m. — African American History Month Celebration and Student Art Gallery at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Free. Call 940-349-8575.

2 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Liberty Christian School presents R.I.P.H.S., a “dance-ical” by fine arts teacher Kirk Holland, at the school, 1301 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. Visit www.libertychristian.com/theatre .

2 p.m. and 8 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Well by Lisa Kron in the Redbud Theater Complex at Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

5:30 p.m. — Denton FFA Benefit Auction at Ryan High School, 5101 E. McKinney St. A buyer barbecue will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by a live auction at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.dentonffa.com  or call 940-566-0700 or 940-390-2925.

6 to 8 p.m. — Daddy-Daughter Dance in the cafeteria of Argyle High School, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. For girls in pre-K through sixth grade and their father, other relative or any father figure; mothers are also welcome. Cost is $35 per couple and $10 for any additional attendees; includes snacks, drinks and pictures. E-mail parrington@argyleisd.com .

 

SUNDAY

 

2 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Well by Lisa Kron in the Redbud Theater Complex at Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

2 p.m. — Liberty Christian School presents R.I.P.H.S., a “dance-ical” by fine arts teacher Kirk Holland, at the school, 1301 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. Visit www.libertychristian.com/theatre .

3 p.m. — UNT Opera and the UNT Concert Orchestra present The Pirates of Penzance in the Lyric Theater at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 N. I-35E. Tickets cost $15-$35. Visit www.thempac.com  or call 940-369-7802.

3 to 5 p.m. — African American History Month Celebration featuring a gospel concert at St. James AME Church, 1107 E. Oak St. Event includes church choirs, soloists and singing groups, a musical skit, readings and more. Call 940-387-1223.

6 p.m. — Foo McBubba, the big band of First United Methodist Church of Denton, presents a concert benefiting the church’s youth group in the church sanctuary, 201 S. Locust St. Free, but donations will be taken. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Visit www.fumc-denton.com .

 

MONDAY

 

4:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Reception for former Harpool Middle School Principal Mike Vance at El Guapo’s Mexican Restaurant, 419 S. Elm St.

5 p.m. — “Tea With Nefertiti: The Making of an Exhibition,” a talk with curators Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, in Room 223 of UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. Free.

6 to 7 p.m. — Meet-and-greet session with Myers Middle School Principal Angela Ricks, at Calhoun Middle School, 709 Congress St.

7 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.

8 p.m. — UNT Woodwind Faculty Recital featuring Mary Karen Clardy and Terri Sundberg, flute; James Ryon, oboe; Daryl Coad, Deborah Fabian, Kimberly Cole Luevano and John Scott, clarinets; Kathleen Reynolds, bassoon; Terence Reynolds and William Scharnberg, horn, 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. Monday — Guest composer Jaroslaw Kapuscinski performs in concert, presented by the UNT Center for Experimental Music & Intermedia, in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

 

TUESDAY

 

4 p.m. — Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Event includes games, activities, crafts and cake. Best for ages 6 and older. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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.

6 p.m. Feb. 26 — UNT Honors College’s Great Conversations event in the clubroom of Apogee Stadium, 1251 S. Bonnie Brae St. Attendees are seated at tables of eight, and a host presides over each table and starts a conversation on a specific topic. Tickets cost $65. Visit http://honors.unt.edu/greatconversations. For more information, contact Diana Dunklau at 940-565-2474 or diana.dunklau@unt.edu .

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

 

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Job fair at Comfort Inn and Suites, 8111 I-35E in Corinth. Presented by the MATRIX Grant — a Department of Labor program for allied health care students — and NCTC’s Lifelong Learning. Free to employers and applicants. Interested employers can call 940-668-4228 or 940-498-6272.

Noon — 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 .

2 to 4:30 p.m. — “Introduction to Computers” class at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Participants must be able to use a mouse. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

4 p.m. — Guest lecture by Gieorgio Sanguinetti, of the University of Rome Tor Vergata, in Room 321 of the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7 p.m. — “A Conversation on Political Leadership in the Future of American Politics,” a forum with San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and Luis Ricarda Fraga, a professor at the University of Washington, in the Lyceum on the third floor of the UNT Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Free. Visit http://politicalscience.unt.edu .

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.

8 p.m. — UNT Concert Orchestra and University Singers featuring Emanuel Borok, violin; Carol Wilson, soprano; Linda Di Fiore, mezzo-soprano; Clay Couturiaux, conductor, 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 .

 

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, Human Groove Hormone, 9pm. Fri: Brian “Beerman” Houser. Sun: Chateau Nowhere. Weekly events: Each Sat, “’80s and ’90s Retro Dance Party”; each Sun, open mic, 7pm; each Mon, karaoke. 100 W. Walnut St.

Andy’s Bar Sat: Planes and Planets. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: It Is What It Is (hand drumming), 6pm. Fri: Classical guitar, 6pm; Fortune Falling, 8pm; Ryan Easter, 10pm; Jake Guy Sharar, 11pm. Sat: Jazz, 6pm; Open Mic Showcase, 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 Tejas Brothers, 9pm, $10. Fri: The Forever Fabulous Chickenhawks, 9pm, $12. Sat: Cotton Jones, Treelines, 9pm, $7-$10. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Mon: A Taste of Herb, 5pm, free. Tues: Joe Pat Hennen, 5pm, free; Paul Slavens and Friends, 8pm, free. Wed: Robert Gomez, 5pm, free. 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: Christian Sly. 940-383-2337. www.thefrystreettavern.com .

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

The Garage Fri: Joe Teichman, Te Fambro. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

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

Hailey’s Club Thurs: Brain Gang Blue & Tunk, D. Smiley, Spaceboi Fresh, David Empy, Bobby Sessions, Tawaine Hall, Dre Marley, Cash’mir, Clay West, Jaeson Green, DJ Red X, DJ Yeahdef, 8pm, $10-$15. Fri: Psychedelephant, Eden’s Moon, Cerebral Chauffeurs, 9pm, $5-$7. Sat: Chambers, Pageantry, Phonolux, Sacco and Vanzetti, 8pm, $1-$5. Mon: Boxcar Bandits, 10pm, free-$5. 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 217 E. Hickory St. 940-323-1100. www.mellowmushroom/store/denton .

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

Recycled Books Records CDs Fri: Fishboy (book/record release), 7pm, free. 200 N. Locust St. 940-566-5688. www.recycledbooks.com .

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Cody Canada and the Departed, Cadillac Black, KFWR-FM “The Ranch” (95.9) live broadcast. Each Wed, “Wild West Wednesdays.” 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: “Discipline,” 10pm, free. Fri: Samothrace, Akkolyte, Steel Bearing Hand, Terminator 2, 9pm, $7-$9. Sat: “Discipline” two-year anniversary celebration with Future Blondes, Steel Hook Prostheses, Versus, God’s Gun, 9pm, $5-$7. Wed: Foreign Mothers, Atomic Tanlines, Deep Throat, Endless Thoughts, 9pm, $5-$7. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Sun: Jose Aponte & the Caribe Club. Tues: Mario Cruz & Friends. 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

 

7 p.m. Thursday — “Living the Legacy — Second Time Around,” NCTC’s Black History Month program, at the First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts on the NCTC Gainesville campus. Program includes music, tributes, dances and keynote speaker will be Cheryl “Action” Jackson. Free. Call 940-668-7731, ext. 4344.

7:30 p.m. Friday — Lewisville Lake Symphony with pianist William Chiang, grand prize winner of the Vernell Gregg Young Artists Competition, at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. in Lewisville. Tickets cost $25 per person, $20 for seniors 60 and older, $10 for students. Visit www.lewisvillesymphony.org  or call 1-800-595-4849.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday — Carrollton Police Officers Association’s Daddy-Daughter Dance at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship, 4141 International Parkway in Carrollton. Advance tickets cost $10 per person, available at http://ddd2013.eventbrite.com. Tickets at the door will be $15.

7 p.m. Saturday — Lewisville Civic Chorale presents “Let Beauty Awake: The Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams” at Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 602 N. Old Orchard Lane in Lewisville. Lewis Worthington conducts, and music director Stephen Gourley accompanies the chorale. Free; donations will benefit the Memorial Pipe Organ Fund. Visit http://lewisvillecivicchorale.org .

7 p.m. Saturday — C.J. Johnson’s Children’s Magic Show in the Performance Hall at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. in Lewisville. Tickets cost $10. Visit www.mclgrand.com or call 972-219-8446.

7 p.m. Tuesday — The Friends of the Little Elm Public Library’s Trivia 2013 competition at Little Elm Recreation Center, 303 Main St. Teams can register for tables, $80 in advance or $90 at the door; or $250 for VIP tables (register by Friday). Entry forms are available at www.littleelm.org  or at the Little Elm Public Library at Town Hall, 100 W. Eldorado Parkway. Call 469-285-0930.

 

FUTURE BOOKINGS

 

1:15 to 2:30 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28 — Black History Month program in the cafetorium at Borman Elementary School, 1201 Parvin St. Program includes music, dance and a fashion show. Call 940-369-2500 or e-mail aherron@dentonisd.org .

4 p.m. Feb. 28 — Question-and-answer session with Tiphanie Yanique in Room 316 of UNT’s Language Building, at Avenue B and West Hickory Street. Presented by UNT’s Visiting Writers Series.

7 p.m. Feb. 28 — “Herbs and Native Plant Landscaping,” a talk by Gayle Southerland, part of the Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meeting at TWU’s Ann Stuart Science Complex, on Pioneer Circle. Refreshments are served in the foyer at 6:30 p.m., and the program will follow in the large auditorium/classroom on the second floor.

8 p.m. Feb. 28 — Reading and book signing with Tiphanie Yanique, author of How to Escape From a Leper Colony, at UNT’s University Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Presented by UNT’s Visiting Writers Series. Free.

8 p.m. Feb. 28 — One O’clock Lab Band featuring Peter Erskine on drums, directed by Steve Wiest, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $10-$15. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

1:30 p.m. March 1 — Texas historical marker dedication for educator Annie Webb Blanton (1870-1945) at Blanton Elementary School, 9501 Stacee Lane in Argyle.

7 a.m. to noon March 2 — Free disposal day for Denton residents at the landfill at ECO-W.E.R.C.S., 1527 Mayhill Road. In conjunction with the Great American Cleanup. Proof of Denton residency is required, and no commercial or hazardous waste will be accepted. Visit www.dentonrecycles.com .

8 a.m. March 2 — Keep Denton Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup at locations citywide. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Advance registration is encouraged by Friday; visit www.kdb.org , go to Keep Denton Beautiful’s Facebook page or call 940-349-8738. Volunteer party with music, activities and lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Civic Center.

8 a.m. March 2 — Power of a Healthy Woman conference at TWU’s Hubbard Hall, on Administration Drive between Oakland Street and Bell Avenue. Keynote speaker is disability rights advocate Linda Noble-Topf. Registration fee, which includes lunch, is $35 per person, $20 for TWU students. Registration deadline is Feb. 27. Visit www.twu.edu/womens-health/power-healthy-woman.asp .

March 2-3 — Garage sale at 2324 Yorkshire St. in Denton, benefiting Born 2 Be Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Aubrey. Donations are being accepted; no large furniture or clothing. Call 940-595-8200.

6 to 7 p.m. March 4 — Healthy Family Night at Hodge Elementary School, 3900 Grant Parkway. Families can learn about healthy meals and snacks, nutritional information and simple fitness activities. E-mail steel@dentonisd.org .

6 to 7 p.m. March 4 — Meet-and-greet session with Myers Middle School Principal Angela Ricks, at Stephens Elementary School, 133 Garza Road in Shady Shores.

6 to 7 p.m. March 6 — Meet-and-greet session with Myers Middle School Principal Angela Ricks, at Crownover Middle School, 1901 Creekside Drive in Corinth.

9:30 a.m. March 6 — “2013 Our Future … Our Heritage” Tour and Brunch for real estate agents, business leaders and educational partners, featuring a tour of the new Bettye Myers Middle School. Sponsored by the Denton school district and Adopt-A-School: Partners in Education program. Event starts at Los Toreros Restaurant, 2900 Wind River Lane. Free. To attend, call Sharon Cox at 940-369-0006.

5:30 p.m. March 6 — Athletic physicals at LaGrone Advanced Technology Complex, 1504 Long Road. Offered by the Denton school district athletics department. Physicals cost $10. For paperwork, visit www.dentonisd.org/Page/432 . For more information, call 940-369-0073.

6 to 7 p.m. March 7 — “Seussville” literacy night at Evers Park Elementary School, 3300 Evers Parkway. Event features books, games and activities featuring the works of Dr. Seuss. Contact Dee Ann Annett at 940-369-2669 or dannet@dentonisd.org .

March 7-10 — 35 Denton, a festival in downtown Denton with more than 100 bands, on outdoor stages and in indoor venues. Headliners include Solange, Sleep, Camera Obscura, Chelsea Light Moving, Roky Erickson, Killer Mike. Four-day wristbands now cost $55; one-day passes will be available. Visit http://35denton.com .

8:30 a.m. March 8 — Shamrock Shuffle 2-mile walk and fun run at Dodd Intermediate School, 915 E. McCart St. in Krum. Visit www.krumisd.net/dodd .

6:30 p.m. March 23 — “All That Jazz,” Denton Benefit League’s 2013 Charity Ball, at the Dallas-Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club, 3300 Championship Parkway in Fort Worth. Event includes dinner, a cash bar, a raffle, a silent auction and music by Emerald City, Bob Rogers and more. Tickets cost $125-$200. Visit www.dentonbenefitleague.org .

8 p.m. April 16 — Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state, speaks at the UNT Coliseum, 600 Ave. D, as part of the UNT Distinguished Lecture Series. Tickets are $30 for the general public, $25 for UNT faculty, staff and alumni, free for UNT students. For floor seating, tickets cost $45-$50. Call 940-565-3805 or visit http://studentaffairs.unt.edu/dls/speaker .

 

VISUAL ARTS

 

Through March 9 — “Beirut, Philadelphia,” a transmedia project by Eugene Martin, will be on exhibit at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Call 940-369-8257.

 

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

 

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 .

l “A Brief History of Color,” works by fiber artist Corky Stuckenbruck and painter Mark Smith, in the Gough Gallery through Monday, Feb. 25.

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 .

l Works by colored pencil artist Lori Garner, through February.

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.

l Group show of paintings, photography, mixed media and more, through February and March.

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.

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 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 .

“Beirut, Philadelphia,” a multimedia exhibit by Eugene Martin, through March 9. Opening reception will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

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 .

Works by Jenn Smith, through Wednesday, Feb. 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 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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