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THURSDAY

 

9 a.m. — The Denton Information Network meets in Room 115 of the Carroll Administration Building, at Carroll Boulevard and Hickory Street. Speaker will be Leslie Wisenbaker. Call 940-898-6202.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Beginning crochet class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

Noon — Seven O’clock Lab Band in the One O’clock Lounge at the University Union, 1155 Union Circle. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

4 to 10 p.m. — Denton Radio on the Square, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square. Free. Visit http://dentonradio.com/onthesquare .

6 to 7 p.m. — “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 .

7 p.m. — Death and Dessert Mystery Book Club at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Explore new mysteries each month and eat a themed dessert. Free. E-mail terri.gibbs@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 to 9 p.m. — Thursday Night Music at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Doctoral guitar students Armin Abdihodzic, Stephen Lochbaum and Steven Gottlieb and guest violinist Tessa Lark will perform. Free. Call 940-369-8257.

7 to 9:15 p.m. — The 28th annual Texas Storytelling Festival features “Haunts and Haints: Ghost Stories” at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Individual concert tickets are available. Visit www.tejasstorytelling.com or call 940-380-9320.

7:30 p.m. — Jazz saxophonist Jeff Clayton performs with the Denton High School and Calhoun Middle School jazz bands and the TWU Jazz Ensemble in the auditorium of Denton High, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets at the door cost $12 for adults, $7 for students. A portion of the proceeds benefits Denton Community Health Clinic. Visit www.dentonjazz.org .

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. 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. — TWU School of Arts presents The Last Five Years, a musical by Jason Robert Brown, at the Redbud Theatre Complex on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall, just off Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 per person, $5 for TWU students. Call 940-898-2020.

 

FRIDAY

 

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

9 a.m. to 10 p.m. — The 28th annual Texas Storytelling Festival features storytelling concerts, workshops and story swaps at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Individual concert tickets are available. Visit www.tejasstorytelling.com or call 940-380-9320.

2 to 10 p.m. — Denton Radio on the Square, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square. Free. Visit http://dentonradio.com/onthesquare .

5 to 8 p.m. — Denton Christian Preschool’s Mexican supper and silent auction, in Erwin Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 1114 W. University Drive. The supper is catered by El Guapo’s, and the UNT Mariachi Band will perform. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for children 12 and younger. Call 940-383-3332.

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. — TWU School of Arts presents The Last Five Years, a musical by Jason Robert Brown, at the Redbud Theatre Complex on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall, just off Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 per person, $5 for TWU students. Call 940-898-2020.

 

SATURDAY

 

9 a.m. to 10 p.m. — The 28th annual Texas Storytelling Festival features storytelling concerts, workshops and story swaps at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Talespinner Dinner and Silent Auction will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Individual concert tickets are available. Visit www.tejasstorytelling.com  or call 940-380-9320.

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 — Circular Weaving Workshop for children ages 6-12 at SCRAP Denton, 215 W. Oak St. Cost is $5, which includes materials. E-mail donna@scrapdenton.org or visit www.scrapdenton.org .

Noon to 10 p.m. — Denton Radio on the Square, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square. Free. Visit http://dentonradio.com/onthesquare .

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.

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. to 1 p.m. — The 28th annual Texas Storytelling Festival features storytelling concerts, workshops and story swaps at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Individual concert tickets are available. Visit www.tejasstorytelling.com  or call 940-380-9320.

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. — Denton Radio on the Square, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square. Free. Visit http://dentonradio.com/onthesquare .

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 .

 

MONDAY

 

1 to 2 p.m. — JOB FIT career guidance at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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.

 

TUESDAY

 

4 to 5 p.m. — Mad Science presentation featuring the theme of “Sounds Like Science” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. For ages 6 and older. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com. Free tickets required; tickets will be handed out starting at 3 p.m. 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.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Twilight Toddler Time at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Teen Advisory Board at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For teens in grades 6-12. Free. Call 940-349-8741 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

 

10 to 11 a.m. — “Art and Me” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Kids ages 2-5 can hear The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, then create artwork inspired by the book. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. — “Movie Editing 101” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn how to edit video using Windows Movie Maker and upload them to YouTube. Free, but participants should bring a flash drive. To register, call 940-349-8752.

7 to 8:30 p.m. — Exploring Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Join the ongoing discussions of time-honored philosophical issues with Dr. Eva H. Cadwallader, professor of philosophy. Free and open to the public. Call 940-349-8752.

 

MUSIC

 

On Thursday through Sunday, a number of venues are serving as official venues of 35 Denton. Wristbands will be required for entry to festival shows. For schedule, see Page 3. For more information, visit http://35denton.com .

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

The Abbey Underground Sun: Like Bridges We Burn, I Am Man, I Am Monster, Light the Fire, Werewolf Therewolf, 8pm, free. 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 Thurs-Sun: 35 Denton. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs-Sun: 35 Denton, 9:30pm. Thurs: 11:40, 5:30pm. Fri: Mockingbyrd Station, 5:30pm. Sat: Mathew Grigsby, Wise Ruby, Richard Gilbert, May Sun and the Mojo House Revival, Hartley Hall and the Bonafide Accompaniment, 1:15-6:45pm, free. Sun: Link Chalon, Medical Bourbon, Megan Storie, Ellie Meyer, Earthshine, 1:30-6:30pm, free. 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-Sun: 35 Denton. Mon: Daniel Markham, Glossary, Water Liars, 9pm, $7. Tues: Live performance of the Talking Heads’ Remain in Light, 7:30pm, $10; Savage and the Big Beat, Beware the Dangers of a Ghost Scorpion, 10pm, $5. Wed: A Taste of Herb, 5pm, free; Desert Noises, Soil and the Sun, 8:30pm. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

Denton Square Donuts Thurs: Doug Raney, Black Top Outlaws, Brandon Bush Band, AMP Trio, 6pm-midnight, free. Fri: Dan Matthew Comedy, Hartley Hall and the Bonafide Accompaniment, Texas Sky, Tenacious Root, 6pm-midnight, free. Sat: Ronan Delisle Circus, Shelby and Sue, Billy Ratcliff, Opera on Tap, the Days Band, Spenser Liszt, Story and a Prayer, 4pm-midnight, free. Sun: Oui Bis, Zach Merritt, 5-9pm, free. 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: Sean Bonocum. 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 Mon: Clark Erickson. Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com .

Hailey’s Club Thurs-Sun: 35 Denton. 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 Thurs-Sun: 35 Denton. 118 W. Oak St. 940-382-7769. www.jandjpizzadenton.com .

The LABB Thurs-Sun: 35 Denton. 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 Each Tues, open mic with Bryan Burns, 9pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

Mad World Records 115 W. Hickory St. 940-591-3001.

Mellow Mushroom Thurs-Sun: 35 Denton. 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: Brandon Rhyder, Chad Sullins. Each Wed, “Wild West Wednesdays.” 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs-Sun: 35 Denton. Tues: Subsonics, Tiger! Tiger!, Anomalys, King Automatic, 9pm, $8-$12. Wed: RZL DZL, Build and Destroy, Modern Pain, Truth, Pulled Under, 8pm, $10-$12. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Thurs-Sun: 35 Denton. Tues: Sweetwater Jazz Quartet (Neil Slater, Jim Riggs, Ron Fink and Lou Carfa), 7pm. 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 Thurs: “An Evening of Classical Guitar” with Armin Abdihodzic, Stephen Lochbaum and Steven Gottlieb and guest violinist Tessa Lark, 7-9pm, free. 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.

Wine Squared Thurs: Robert Gomez, Caleb Ian Campbell, Kristy Kruger, 4pm, free. 110 W. Oak St., Suite A. 940-384-9463. www.winetimeswine.com .

 

FUTURE BOOKINGS

 

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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