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Kids Rock Friday Night will be offered for kids in grades 1-5 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Cost is $10 per child. Event includes a DJ, a bounce house, basketball and soccer tournaments, Xbox Kinect on a giant screen and more. Glow products and confessions will be sold at the event. For more information, call 940-349-7275.

Denton Cinco de Mayo will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. The free family festival includes mariachi and Latin music, lots of Mexican food, La Reina contest, a parade and more.

Register by Friday for beginning archery for ages 7 and older. The course will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, May 7-28. A certified instructor will teach the fundamentals of international archery on a legal archery range. Classes meet at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St.

Register by May 9 for a nature hike from 9 to 11 a.m. May 11 at Clear Creek Natural Heritage Area, 3310 Collins Road. The hike is for all ages; those younger than 17 must be accompanied by an adult. An Elm Fork Master Naturalist will educate hikers and help find and identify spring wildflowers. To register or for more information, call 940-349-8285.

Join a mud volleyball tournament at 8 a.m. May 18 at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. The six-on-six, double-elimination tournament will be played on three courts to determine which coed mud volleyball team is the city’s best. Register by May 10 for a cost of $130. After that, register by May 16 for $150. Individuals can register for $20 each. Each team can have a maximum of 10 players, ages 16 and older, and each team must have at least two women. A mandatory team captain’s meeting is at 7 p.m. May 17 at North Lakes Recreation Center.

Entry fee includes a T-shirt, and medals go to teams in first, second and third place. Register online by visiting http://bit.ly/14KgOA2 .

Register by May 9 for junior angling instruction, from 6 to 8 p.m. May 16 at the south dock at South Lakes Park, off Hobson Lane. The one-day course is for ages 7-17; children ages 7-10 must be accompanied by an adult. A Texas Parks & Wildlife Department instructor will teach about species, tackle, casting and fishing. Cost is $8 per fisher, and those who complete the course earn a junior angler pin. To register or for more information, call 940-349-8136.

 


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