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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.

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.

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.

3 to 4 p.m. — Heard Museum Mobile Field Investigation: “Fossils and Dinosaurs” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Interactive program on dinosaurs and fossils for ages 5 and older. 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. — 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.

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Twilight Tunes presents Bonnie and Nick Norris on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Free. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Visit www.dentonmainstreet.org .

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.

8 p.m. — Movies in the Park presents The Lorax on a big screen at Quakertown Park, 700 Oakland St. Marshmallow roast and crafts start at 8 p.m., followed by the movie at 9 p.m. Free; low-priced concessions will be available. Call 940-349-PARK.

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. and 2 p.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.

10 to 11:30 a.m. — “Create at Jacob’s Ladder Book” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Participants ages 12 and older can create a written or graphic story book based on the Jacob’s ladder toy. All materials will be provided. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752.

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.

3:30 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 Guardians of Ga’Hoole by Kathryn Lasky. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4 to 5 p.m. — “Zombie Invasion” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Ages 12 and older can learn zombie survival tips, then create zombie makeup. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

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

7 p.m. — 40th reunion of Denton High School class of 1973 includes a mix-and-mingle session at Fair Hall at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. E-mail reginacourtney@gmail.com .

8 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Greater Tuna, an “Encore” fundraising presentation, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.campustheatre.com .

8:15 p.m. — Starrise featuring an evening of belly dance at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Free weekly performances by local art groups. Bring blankets or chairs. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

SATURDAY

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.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — “Bookmaking for Beginners” class for ages 15 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Make a simple sewn book for drawing or journaling. All materials will be provided, but supplies are limited. To register, call 940-349-8762, or e-mail leslie.couture@cityofdenton.com .

2 to 4 p.m. — “Organizing 101: Basic Steps to an Organized Life” class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Taught by Reanna Wallace of Blissfully Organized. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

2 p.m. and 7 p.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.

3 to 5:30 p.m. — Digital photography workshop at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn basic photography techniques from lighting and composition to adjusting settings at this hands-on workshop, presented by Will Milne, photography instructor at the Advanced Technology Complex. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752.

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

8 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Greater Tuna, an “Encore” fundraising presentation, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.campustheatre.com .

SUNDAY

2 p.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.

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Greater Tuna, an “Encore” fundraising presentation, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.campustheatre.com .

MONDAY

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.

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.

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

3 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.

7 to 8 p.m. — Amazing YA Book Club, for adult fans of young adult books, meets at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or e-mail stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.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

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. — Bike parade at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Decorate your bikes, tricycles and scooters and go on a bike parade. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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 .

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: Nerdface, Gypsy Bravado, Molotov Dogs. Weekly events: Each Sat, “’80s and ’90s Retro Dance Party”; each Sun, open mic hosted by Bone Doggie, 7pm; each Mon, karaoke. 100 W. Walnut St.

Andy’s Bar 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Fri: Classical guitar, 6pm; Bruce Bond, 7pm; Ryan Pickop and Mathew Grigsby, 8pm; Tom Waits tribute, 10pm. Sat: Grace Wright (jazz), 6pm; Robert Edwards, 8pm; the Groovebumps, 10pm. 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. No cover. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.dentonbanter.com .

Cool Beans 1210 W. Hickory St. 940-382-7025.

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Bonnie Whitmore, Dawn and Hawkes, 9pm, $7. Fri: Zach Nytomt, Cody Culberson, 9pm, $7. Sat: Petty Theft, 9pm, $10. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

Fry Street Public House Each Tues, karaoke, 9pm, free. 125 Ave. A. 940-323-9800. www.publichousedenton.com .

Fry Street Tavern Fri: Fabian. 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 .

Gerhard’s German Restaurant Fri: Ron and the Finkensteiners, 7-9pm. Sun: Brunch with the Umpahs, 11am-3pm. 222 W. Hickory St. 940-381-6723. www.gvrestaurants.com .

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

Hailey’s Club Thurs: Track Meet DJ crew, 10pm, free-$5. Fri: Conflicts, Widow, As Artifacts, 2x4, With Solitude, Building an Empire, Tower Octavia, I, Catastrophe, 7pm, $10-$12. Sat: Jet Set Rifle Club, Nerdface, Red Angel Theory. Idler, 8pm, $5-$7. Sun: Complete, Problem Dogg, 9pm, free-$5. Mon: Levi Cobb and the Big Smoke, Sol Tax, 10pm, free-$5. Wed: The Lead Pipes; Brown, Byrd & Champagne, 9pm, free-$5. Each Tues, ’90s music, 10pm, free-$5. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www.haileysclub.com .

J&J’s Pizza Thurs: Warren Jackson Hearne, Switchblade Razors, Chris Garver, Admiral David V, 9pm, free. 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 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 217 E. Hickory St. 940-323-1100. www.mellowmushroom/store/denton .

Oak Street Drafthouse and Cocktail Parlor 308 E. Oak St. 940-395-1950. www.oakstdrafthouse.com .

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: William Clark Green, Brian Keane, 8pm, $10. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Strange Towers, Opportunist, the Vuvs, 9pm, $1-$3. Fri: The Treelines, Context Clues, the Days, 9pm, $3-$5. Sat: Savage and the Big Beat, Cozy Hawks, Bashe, Space State, 8pm, free. Wed: Hot Fruit, Pocket Change, Prisons, Air Darla, 9pm, $5-$7. No smoking indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Sun: A Taste of Herb. 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 AREA

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

Through August — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents summer creativity camps at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Call 940-382-7014 or visit http://bit.ly/12CRzdw .

Musical theater production camp for ages 10-18, meets from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays, July 1-3 and July 8-28, plus one Saturday session on July 20. Campers will perform The Little Mermaid on July 25-28. Tuition is $425.

“Play & Pretend With Puppets” for ages 4-6 meets from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 5-9; tuition is $225.

“Putting It Together” for ages 7-9 meets from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 5-9. Campers will produce a show with music. Each session costs $275.

Through July 19 — Elm Fork Education Center summer camps, for children in grades 2-8 at UNT. Half-day and full-day camps available. Prices are $100-$130. Visit http://efec.unt.edu, or contact Brian Wheeler at btw@unt.edu  or 940-565-4912.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 2 and Aug. 6 — Food Truckin’ Tuesdays at the Downtown Denton Transit Center, 604 E. Hickory St. Visit www.dcta.net .

July 19-21 — Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, presented by UNT’s Mayborn School of Journalism, at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine. Keynote speakers are Susan Orlean, Rick Atkinson and Skip Hollandsworth. Registration costs $250-$295. Visit http://journalism.unt.edu/maybornconference .

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 — Southeast Denton Back 2 School Health Fair, presented by Heavenly Supply Depot at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 3100 Wilson St. Event for economically disadvantaged children includes health screenings and immunizations, dental information, haircuts, sports physicals and more. Registration sessions are from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and July 6 at the recreation center. Visit www.hsdtexas.org/register.html. Sponsors, donations and vendors are still needed. Contact Kim Teamer at 972-998-9798 or e-mail info@hsdtexas.org .

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 Community Market, a local artists and farmers market, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at Mulberry Street and Carroll Boulevard, in the parking lot by the Bayless-Selby House Museum. Visit www.dentonmarket.org .

Denton County Farmers Market Local farmers sell fresh seasonal vegetables and fruit Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings starting at 8 a.m. At Mulberry Street and Carroll Boulevard, in the parking lot by the Bayless-Selby House Museum. Market closes if it sells out before noon.

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.

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:

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.

 


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