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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 .

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Intermediate knitting class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Knitters who know the basics can make a tote bag (pattern supplied). For supply list and more information, visit http://bit.ly/11WlTmS . To register, call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

11 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

3 to 4 p.m. — “Father’s Day Cards” workshop at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For children and teens of all ages. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3 to 4 p.m. — Man of Steel Party at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Ages 10-18 can enjoy themed crafts, trivia, games, snacks and more in anticipation of the new Superman movie, Man of Steel. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3:30 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a hands-on workshop for kids in kindergarten through third grade, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4:30 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a hands-on workshop for kids in kindergarten through third grade, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

5 p.m. — UNT Marching Percussion Camp finale presentation at Fouts Field, off North Texas Boulevard at I-35E. Free. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7 to 8 p.m. — Conversation Club, for those wishing to practice their English language skills with others, meets at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Sly Fox by Larry Gelbart 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.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

FRIDAY

9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. — Splish Splash Story Time at Water Works Park, 2400 Long Road. Free, but participants are limited to the Children’s Play Pool and must leave by 10:45 a.m. or pay admission. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. — Flag Day ceremony for young people at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2205, 909 Sunset St., presented by the Children of the American Revolution. Free event includes a skit, activities, refreshments and goodie bags. Youths must be accompanied by an adult. To make reservations, contact Linda Scott at 940-384-1212 or Ellen Samek at 972-679-6637 or ellen@sameks.us .

11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

3 to 4 p.m. — Zooniversity at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Kids ages 6 and older can meet a variety of live animals in this educational, interactive program. Free tickets will be available starting at 2 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3:30 p.m. — “Facts From Fiction: Science From Stories” for fourth- through eighth-graders at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. UNT chemistry professor Amy Petros leads hands-on activities combining science and literature. This week, a look at The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trent Lee Stewart. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 p.m. — “Father’s Day Cards” workshop at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. For children and teens of all ages. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 p.m. — “Father’s Day Cards” workshop at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. For children and teens of all ages. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

5 to 7 p.m. — Visual Arts Society of Texas accepts entries for its annual members exhibition, in the East and West galleries in the TWU Art Building at Oakland and Texas streets. Visit www.vastarts.org .

5 p.m. — Denton Juneteenth Celebration’s Gospel Night at Fred Moore Park, 629 Lakey St. Vendor booths open at 5 p.m. and Gospel Night begins at 6 p.m. Visit http://dentonjuneteenth.org .

7 p.m. — Jazz double bass workshop concert in Kenton Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7:30 p.m. — ClarEssentials guest artist recital with clarinetist and composer Eric Mandat, in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7:30 p.m. — Bass Bash finale concert in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Sly Fox by Larry Gelbart 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.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

8:15 p.m. — Starrise featuring the Denton Community Band at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Free weekly performances by local arts groups. Bring blankets or chairs. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

SATURDAY

8 a.m. to noon — TWU open house for prospective students. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. in Hubbard Hall. Free parking is available on campus. Visit www.twu.edu  or call 940-898-3014.

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Denton Airshow at Denton Enterprise Airport, 5000 Airport Road. Gates open at 8:30 a.m., and opening ceremonies start at 11 a.m. Tickets cost $10 per person, free for ages 5 and younger. Visit http://denton.schultzairshows.com  or call 940-484-1603.

9 a.m. — Denton County Fruit, Vegetable, Herb and Flower Show at Fire Fighters Memorial Park, at the corner of Carroll Boulevard and Mulberry Street. Entries will be accepted from 9 to 10 a.m. in youth and adult divisions. No entry fee. For rules and more information, call 940-349-2892 or visit www.dcmga.com .

9 a.m. — Denton Juneteenth Celebration at Fred Moore Park, 500 S. Bradshaw St. Parade starts at 10 a.m. at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St., and heads to Fred Moore Park, 500 S. Bradshaw St. Adult coed softball tournament begins at Fred Moore Park at 9 a.m. Free children’s games start at 10 a.m. at the park, and vendor booths, a live DJ and entertainment begin at 11 a.m. R&B, hip-hop and soul music starts at 7 p.m. Free. Visit http://dentonjuneteenth.org .

10 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 a.m. to noon — Visual Arts Society of Texas accepts entries for its annual members exhibition, in the East and West galleries in the TWU Art Building at Oakland and Texas streets. For more information, visit www.vastarts.org .

3 to 5 p.m. — “Beginning Genealogy” class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn the basics of genealogical research, including gathering information and using resources at the library. Free; call 940-349-8752 to register.

4 p.m. — UNT ClarEssentials finale concert featuring workshop director Kimberly Cole Luevano, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Sly Fox by Larry Gelbart 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.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

7:30 p.m. — Music in the Park presents Tommy Alverson at Aubrey’s festival grounds, 301 S. Main St. Free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit www.keepaubreybeautiful.org .

SUNDAY

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Sly Fox by Larry Gelbart 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.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

MONDAY

Noon — People Helping People Golf Tournament benefiting United Way of Denton County, at Denton Country Club, 1213 Country Club Drive in Argyle. Registration begins at 11 a.m. For registration information, visit www.unitedwaydenton.org .

6 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.

7 to 8 p.m. — Romance in the Stacks Book Club at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. This month, discuss books by Diane Palmer. Free. Call 940-349-8796 or e-mail kimberly.wells@cityofdenton.com .

8 p.m. — UNT Marimba Workshop faculty concert with She-e Wu, Brian Zator, Christopher Deane and Mark Ford, in the Recital Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

TUESDAY

9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

3 to 4 p.m. – Library Larry Live at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Live performance with puppets from Library Larry’s Big Day, plus a drawing for prizes, a craft and more. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 to 8 p.m. — Pajama Story Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Kids can wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed friend for stories, songs, and puppets just before bedtime. Free. Call 940-349-8752 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 .

7:30 p.m. — North Texas Conductors Collegium concert in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Free. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

WEDNESDAY

10 to 11 a.m. — Mommy and Me Yoga class at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Yoga teacher Lisa-Elena Furr leads a mother-baby bonding yoga class. Best for newborns to almost crawling infants. Bring a yoga mat or towel and a baby blanket, burp cloth and toy for baby. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

10 a.m. — TWU Drama presents Bunnicula, a musical for all ages, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of 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.

11 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Concerts on the Square presents Baloney Moon on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Free. Rain location is the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Visit www.cityofdenton.com .

3 to 4 p.m. — Art Explorers program for children ages 6-8 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Read a story, look at and discuss artwork, and create your own works of art. This week, look at Diego Rivera’s work and make sidewalk chalk murals. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

3 to 4 p.m. — Teen Crafting Club for ages 11-18 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. This week, make glass vases. Free; call 940-349-8752 to register.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — “Diabetes Academy” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn about managing diabetes. Topics include basic diabetes information, healthy eating, staying active and preventing complications. Presented by Susan Meeke, a Novo Nordisk diabetes educator. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

MUSIC

The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Wed: County Rexford, 7-9pm, free. 101 W. Hickory St. 940-566-5483.

The Abbey Underground Thurs: Big Band. Fri: Katsuk, Dog With a Black Tongue, West and the Grooves. Sun: Open mic hosted by Bone Doggie, 7pm. Weekly events: Each Sat, “’80s and ’90s Retro Dance Party”; each Mon, karaoke. 100 W. Walnut St.

Andy’s Bar Thurs: Theory of Resistance, Carridale. Fri: Synesthesia Battery, Manny the Martyr, Puddin Taine. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: The Mothers, 6:30pm. Fri: Classical guitar, 6pm; Zach Balch, 8pm; the Congregation, 9pm; Steve Stanley & the Mercs, 10pm. Sat: Niels Rosendahl (jazz), 6pm; Richard Haskins acoustic, 8pm, Jordan Burchill and Sean Giddings, 10pm. 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 .

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Chris Watson, the Mighty Orq (solo), 9pm, $7. Fri: Pageantry (EP release), Chambers, Goodfield, Señor Fin, 9pm, $5. Sat: Faun Fables, Warren Jackson Hearne & Le Leek Electrique, 10pm, $12-$15. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Tues: A Taste of Herb, 5pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

Denton Square Donuts Thurs: Brian Lambert, 8:30am. Sun: Kent Shores Group, 5pm; Zach Merritt, 7pm. 208 W. Oak St. 940-220-9447. www.dsdonuts.com .

Fry Street Tavern Thurs: Keith Owens. 940-383-2337. www.thefrystreettavern.com .

The Garage 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

Gerhard’s German Restaurant Fri: Ron and the Finkensteiners, 7-9pm. 222 W. Hickory St. 940-381-6723. www.gvrestaurants.com .

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

Hailey’s Club Thurs: Virgin Wolves, Red Death, Vinyl, Chase Ryan and the Grave, Death Hounds, 9pm, $5-$7. Fri: Whiskey Folk Ramblers, Fish Fry Bingo, Thrift Store Cowboys, 9pm, $5-$7. Sat: Flee the Scene (EP release), Down to Friends, Underdoghouse, Dead Words, Call Your Own, the Hawks and the Found, 7pm, $5-$10. Sun: The Anatomy of Frank, Cleanup, Sacco and Vanzetti, 9pm, free-$5. Wed: Denton Comedy Collective, 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 .

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.

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Aaron Watson, Zane Williams, 8pm, $12. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Feeder Gainer, Astral Menace, Terminator 2, Steel Bearing Hand, 9pm, $5-$7. Fri: Halaska, Vaults of Zin, Whiteman Dancing, 9pm, $3-$5. Sat: AV the Great presents “Raw & Underground 7,” 9pm, $5-$7. Sun: Wooden Indian Burial Ground, the Vuvs, Dome Dweller, 10pm, $3-$5. Wed: Fever Dreams, Going Peacefully, Vaults of Zin, 9pm, $1-$3. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Sun: The Toy Hearts. Tues: Brazz. Shows on the patio, 7-9pm, free. 115 S. Elm St. 940-484-2888. www.sweetwatergrillandtavern.com .

VFW Post 2205 Free karaoke at 8pm each Thurs, Fri and Sat. 909 Sunset St.

IN THE AREA

7:30 p.m. Saturday— Dive-In Movies: Despicable Me at dusk at the beach of Little Elm Park, 704 W. Eldorado Parkway. Activities and games begin at 7:30 p.m., and the free movie will start about 9 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from the Lighthouse Grill. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for the beach area, and air mattresses or other flotation devices.

7 p.m. Tuesday — Sounds of Lewisville free concert series, every Tuesday in June and July in the courtyard of Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Visit www.soundsoflewisville.com .

FUTURE BOOKINGS

Noon June 20 — “Thundering Prosperity: The Role of the Railroad in North Texas Growth,” a lecture by Michael Sturdy of the Museum of the American Railroad, at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Free. Call 940-349-2850.

2 to 7 p.m. June 22 — Best Little Brewfest in Texas at Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle in Fort Worth. Craft beer festival features more than 50 craft breweries from around the state. Proceeds benefit Cloud 9 Charities. Tickets cost $30-$35 for general admission, $75 for VIPs. Must be 21 or older. Visit http://bestlittlebrewfestintexas.com .

June 28-29 — 40th reunion of Denton High School class of 1973, including a mix-and-mingle session at Fair Hall at the North Texas Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. June 28; golf tournament at noon June 29 at Robson Ranch ($50); and dinner and dance, 7 to 11 p.m. June 29 at Robson Ranch ($45). Checks payable to DHS Class of 1973 can be mailed to: DHS Class of ’73, Attn: Mike Brooks, 2615 Fort Worth Drive, Denton, TX 76205. For golf tournament reservations, e-mail sammyjo55@hotmail.com . To make reservations for all other events, e-mail reginacourtney@gmail.com .

FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS

7:30 a.m. July 4 — Liberty Run 5K run and 1-mile fun walk at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. Register online for $15 through July 1; after July 1, cost is $15 each, or $12 per person for families of three or more. Race-day registration is $20. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

9 a.m. July 4 — Yankee Doodle Parade in downtown Denton. Judging starts at 8:30 a.m. To enter a float, call 940-349-8579. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

9 a.m. July 4 — Family Fun Jubilee at Quakertown Park and the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Free event includes a horseshoe tournament, children’s art show, inflatable activities, games and contests. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

5:30 p.m. July 4 — Freedom Fest at Rancho de la Rocha, 2459 W. Blackjack Road in Aubrey. Cost is $7 per person, free for children younger than 3. Event includes pedal boats and canoes, rides, children’s activities, live music and concessions. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Visit www.ranchoroca.com  or call 940-365-7625.

6 p.m. July 4 — Denton Noon Kiwanis Club fireworks show at UNT’s Apogee Stadium, off Bonnie Brae Street south of I-35E. Live music starts at 6 p.m., and fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Free parking at Fouts Field, across I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Parking at Apogee Stadium costs $5. Proceeds and donations go toward the Denton Kiwanis Club Children’s Clinic. Visit www.dentonkiwanisclub.org .

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 .

“Portrait Quilts” by members of the Denton Quilt Guild, in the Gough Gallery through June 21.

A Creative Art Studio 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101. Mon-Sat 12-6pm, Sun by appointment only. 940-442-1251. www.acreativeartstudio.com

Denton Square Donuts 208 W. Oak St. 940-220-9447. www.dsdonuts.com .

Oxide Fine Art & Floral Gallery 211 N. Cedar St. 940-483-8900. www.oxidegallery.com .

SCRAP Denton 215 W. Oak St. 940-391-7499. www.scrapdenton.org .

Sculpture by Brandon Jarrett and Mandy Hampton, in the Re:Vision Gallery through June.

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

College of Visual Arts and Design Master of Fine Arts Showcase, through June 29.

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 .

“Intersections: Collaborative Inquiries in Painting,” a group show of paintings by graduate students in the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design, through July 17. Opening reception will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.

 


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