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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 .

1:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. — 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. — Question-and-answer session with writer Tiphanie Yanique in Room 316 of UNT’s Language Building, at Avenue B and West Hickory Street. Presented by UNT’s Visiting Writers Series.

5 p.m. — “Museology and the Post-Colony: The Case of India,” a talk by Saloni Mathur, a professor at the University of California Los Angeles and a specialist on colonial and post-colonial South Asian art, in Room 223 of the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. at Welch Street. Part of the Art History Lecture Series. Free.

6 to 8 p.m. — “UNT Speaks Out: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia,” a discussion in the forum on the first floor of UNT’s Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Free. Call 940-369-7573 or visit http://bit.ly/11TUD9l .

7 p.m. — “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.

7 to 8 p.m. — “The Stations of the Cross for the Bereaved,” presented by the Grief Support Group at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. Deacon Barry Sweeden will lead the walk. Free. E-mail rita-s@suddenlink.net .

7 p.m. — “Toxins in Personal Care Items,” a presentation by Judy Spira, at the Sanger Public Library, 501 Bolivar St. Free. To reserve a spot, call 940-458-3257.

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. — Film screening of Beirut, Philadelphia at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu .

7 p.m. — Public, nonpartisan forum on the CSCOPE program used by many Texas schools, at Lake Dallas City Hall, 212 Main St. Sign-in begins at 6:30 p.m. A video of the state Senate Education Committee hearing on CSCOPE — an online curriculum management system — will be shown, and questions will be answered by a parent who attended the hearing.

7:30 p.m. — UNT presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a play by Steve Martin, at the University Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Directed by Marjorie Hayes. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and UNT students, faculty and staff. For tickets, call 940-565-2428 or visit the box office.

8 p.m. — 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. — 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 .

 

FRIDAY

 

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Raminator monster truck, driven by Hall Brothers Racing, will be at Classic of Denton Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, 4984 S. I-35E. Fans can check out the truck and meet the driver. Free. Visit www.raminator.com .

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

7 p.m. — “Fillies Follies,” presented by the Denton High School Fillies dance team, at the school auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, free for children 3 and younger. Advance tickets can be purchased at the main office. E-mail kburgess@dentonisd.org  or call 940-369-2000.

7 p.m. — First Friday Denton at art venues around the downtown Square, including A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101; Oxide Gallery, 211 N. Cedar St.; Denton Square Donuts, 208 W. Oak St.; SCRAP Denton, 215 W. Oak St.; and others. Free gallery viewings, live music, art projects and demonstrations. Visit www.firstfridaydenton.com .

7 to 10:30 p.m. — Kids Rock! at Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Denton Parks and Recreation offers a night of supervised activities for children in grades 1-5. Cost is $9 per child. Call 940-349-7275.

7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Gypsy 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.musictheatreofdenton.com .

7:30 p.m. — UNT presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a play by Steve Martin, at the University Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Directed by Marjorie Hayes. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and UNT students, faculty and staff. For tickets, call 940-565-2428 or visit the box office.

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.

 

SATURDAY

 

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Wildcat Band Secondhand Safari at the Guyer High School B parking lot, 7501 Teasley Lane. Vendor space can be reserved for $20. Food and drinks will also be available. Contact Debbie Reed at 940-367-1193 or guyerbandboosters@gmail.com .

8 a.m. — Garage sale at 2324 Yorkshire St. in Denton, benefiting Born 2 Be Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Aubrey. Call 940-595-8200 or visit www.born2betec.org .

7 a.m. to noon — 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. — 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. Volunteer party with music, activities and lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Civic Center. Visit www.kdb.org  or call 940-349-8738.

8 a.m. — 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. Late registration costs $50 online, $75 onsite. Visit www.twu.edu/womens-health/power-healthy-woman.asp .

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Raminator monster truck, driven by Hall Brothers Racing, will be at Classic of Denton Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, 4984 S. I-35E. Fans can check out the truck and meet the driver. Free. Visit www.raminator.com .

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 a.m. to noon — Herbalist Evith Miller presents a lecture on tincture formulas at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Sponsored by the Denton Herb Society. Free. Visit www.dentonherbsociety.org .

5:30 p.m. — Cornerstone Cooperative Preschool’s Pancake Supper and Silent Auction at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St. Cost is $5. Call 940-382-1463 or visit http://peacelovepancakes.mydagsite.com .

7 p.m. — “Fillies Follies,” presented by the Denton High School Fillies dance team, at the school auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, free for children 3 and younger. Advance tickets can be purchased at the main office. E-mail kburgess@dentonisd.org  or call 940-369-2000.

7:30 p.m. — UNT presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a play by Steve Martin, at the University Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Directed by Marjorie Hayes. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and UNT students, faculty and staff. For tickets, call 940-565-2428 or visit the box office.

7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Gypsy 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.musictheatreofdenton.com .

 

SUNDAY

 

8 a.m. — Garage sale at 2324 Yorkshire St. in Denton, benefiting Born 2 Be Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Aubrey. Call 940-595-8200 or visit www.born2betec.org .

2 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Gypsy 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.musictheatreofdenton.com .

2 p.m. — UNT presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a play by Steve Martin, at the University Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Directed by Marjorie Hayes. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and UNT students, faculty and staff. For tickets, call 940-565-2428 or visit the box office.

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. An “In the Know” lecture begins at 2:15 p.m. in the Instrumental Rehearsal Room. Tickets cost $15-$35. Visit www.thempac.com  or call 940-369-7802.

 

MONDAY

 

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

 

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.

 

WEDNESDAY

 

9:30 a.m. — “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. — 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. — Meet-and-greet session with Myers Middle School Principal Angela Ricks, at Crownover Middle School, 1901 Creekside Drive in Corinth.

6 p.m. — Film screening of Invisible Cities, the story of French photographer Eugene Atget, at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — UNT Symphony Orchestra performs with the winners of UNT’s Concerto Competition, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for seniors, UNT faculty and staff, non-UNT students and children; free for UNT students. Visit www.thempac.com or call 940-369-7802.

 

MUSIC

 

The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Wed: Earl Bates’ “Celtic Sessions,” 7-9pm, free. 101 W. Hickory St. 940-566-5483.

The Abbey Underground Thurs: Big Band. Sat: Boxcar Bandits, 8pm. 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 Fri: Citadel, Wo Fat, Enormicon. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: Robert Ize, 6pm. Fri: Claire Hebert (jazz), 6pm; Allison Maurine and Big City Tumble, 8pm; Scrote, 10pm. Sat: Karyna Micaela, Jordan Burchill, 8pm. Tues: Mister Joe & Friends, 8pm; Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton, 9pm. 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: This Will Destroy You, Botany, 10pm, $13-$16. Fri: Cartright, Cozy Hawks, Daniel Folmer, 10pm, $5. Sat: Petty Theft, 9pm, $10. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Mon: Adam Faucett, RTB2, Thomas Wynn & the Believers, 9pm, $7-$10. Tues: Efterklang, Nightlands, Chambers, 9pm, $12-$15. 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: Sayre Henley. 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 Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com .

Hailey’s Club Thurs: Coffee Music Hub hip-hop open mic night, 8pm, $5-$7. Fri: “#DiveHiFlyLoExperience” with A.Dd+ and others, 9pm, $10-$12. Sat: Consider the Source, Color of Aum and others, 9pm, $10-$15.Sun: Hello Lover, Strangle Horse, Megan Storie, 9pm, free-$5. Mon: Boxcar Bandits, 10pm, free-$5. Wed: Various Artists, Mockingbyrd Station, Blue Bear, PurlSnapShirts, Stormy Durant, 8pm, 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 200 N. Locust St. 940-566-5688. www.recycledbooks.com .

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Bart Crow, Matt Dunn. Each Wed, “Wild West Wednesdays.” 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: “Discipline,” 10pm, free. Fri: Midnite Society, Diamond Age, 9pm, $5-$7. Sat: Electric Saloon Burlesque and Cabaret Revue, 9pm, $10-$15. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Sun: Brasuka! 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

 

3 p.m. Sunday — Lewisville Lake Symphony’s Family Popcorn Concert, featuring Chip Waggoner of KDFW-TV (Channel 4) as the narrator of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, at Herring Recreation Center, 191 Civic Circle in Lewisville. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $8 for children; or $35 per family. Visit www.lewisvillesymphony.org  or call 972-874-9087.

 

FUTURE BOOKINGS

 

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 cost $55; one-day passes cost $25-$35. 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 .

March 25-26 — Texas Higher Education Law Conference, focusing on bullying, hazing, social media and other issues, at UNT’s Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. For fees and more information, visit www.coe.unt.edu/HElawconference .

9 a.m. March 30 — Sanger Easter Egg Hunt at Porter Park, with more than 5,000 eggs plus a jellybean-counting contest. Bring cameras for photos with the Easter Bunny. Call 940-458-2059 or e-mail jshumate@sangertexas.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 .

 

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.

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 .

l “Beirut, Philadelphia,” a multimedia exhibit by Eugene Martin, through March 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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