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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 .

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.

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.

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

FRIDAY

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Denton County MHMR Center fundraiser at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, 2412 I-35E. Mention the center when placing an order, and the center will receive a percentage of sales to benefit the Holiday Helping Hands Program.

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

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.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $10. Seating is general admission. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.campustheatre.com .

10 p.m. — Denton Performance Lab presents The Tissue Issue: A Musical Satire, at Banter, 219 W. Oak St. Admission is pay what you can. Visit http://dentonperformancelab.org .

SATURDAY

7 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Krum Park Board’s Fourth Saturday Trade Days at a site across FM1173 from Sonic Drive-In in Krum. Proceeds will be used to develop a new park. For information about spaces, contact Les Bishop at 330-257-3835 or lbishop004@yahoo.com .

7 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Garage sale benefiting United Way of Denton County at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Visit www.unitedwaydenton.org .

8 a.m. to midafternoon — Falcons Flying Club’s “Float Fly” at Willow Grove Park, 800 E. Hundley Drive in Lake Dallas. Pilots flying radio-controlled airplanes will demonstrate their skills. Free. Call 972-247-7611.

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference, hosted by the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center. For more information, visit http://autism.unt.edu .

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. — “Go Geocaching” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Ages 10 and older can can learn about geocaching, a high-tech treasure hunt with GPS devices. A few GPS devices will be available, but bring your own if you have one. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752.

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 — Preschool Play and Read at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Come-and-go program for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers offers games, activities and crafts that assist in developing pre-reading skills. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $10. Seating is general admission. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.campustheatre.com .

3 to 4 p.m. — “We Love You, Scooby-Doo” party for ages 5-10 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Enjoy games, crafts, snacks and help solve a mystery. Costumes encouraged. Free. Registration is required; call 940-349-8752.

4:30 p.m. — DREAM (DFW Rocks to End Autism through Music) Benefit Concert, raising funds for the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center, at the UNT Business Leadership Building, between Maple and Highland streets at Avenue A. Concert includes Larry g(EE), the O’s, Blue Bear, Goodnight Ned, Larry G(ee), Fate Lions, Jess & the Echoes, School of Rock and Special Mister Ed. Doors open at 4 p.m. Tickets cost $15 online. Visit http://autism.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — Denton Performance Lab presents The Tissue Issue, a musical satire, at Green Space Arts Collective, 529 Malone St. Admission is pay what you can. Visit http://dentonperformancelab.org .

8 p.m. — Krum movie night with a free screening of Escape From Planet Earth in the east parking lot of Krum City Hall, 102 W. McCart St. Free hot dogs will be available, and popcorn and drinks will be sold.

SUNDAY

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $10. Seating is general admission. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.campustheatre.com .

8:30 p.m. — Denton Performance Lab presents The Tissue Issue, a musical satire, at Abbey Underground, 100 W. Walnut St. Admission is pay what you can. Visit http://dentonperformancelab.org .

MONDAY

9 a.m. — “Puttin’ for Paws” golf tournament benefiting the Denton Animal Shelter Foundation, at the Denton Country Club, 1213 Country Club Drive in Argyle. Cost is $125 per player or $500 per four-person team. Sponsorships are also available. Entry deadline is Friday. Visit www.dentonasf.com .

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. — Denton Association of Christian Women meets at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Guest speaker will be Sgt. Carol Hernandez of the Salvation Army.

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. — Pajama Story Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Kids can wear pajamas and bring their 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 .

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.

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 .

2 to 3:30 p.m. — “Job Searching on the Internet” class at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn about using websites and social media to help with job searches. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

3 to 4 p.m. — “Prepare: Denton County,” a free emergency-preparation class, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn how to gather supplies and make plans in advance in case of an evacuation or shelter-in-place situation. Attendees will receive a free three-day emergency kit. Presented by the Denton County Health Department’s Health Emergency Alert Response. To register, call 940-349-8752 or e-mail laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com .

3 to 5:30 p.m. — “Pirate Cinema,” a short-film creation class, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn how to rip clips from legal sites and weave them into a short film. Snacks will be provided. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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. Call 940-349-8752.

MUSIC

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

The Abbey Underground Thurs: Big Band, 9pm. Fri: Opposite Day, Lane Garner Quartet, 9pm. Tues: DJ Rizzo. Wed: DJ Dane. 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. www.facebook.com/TheAbbeyUnderground .

American Legion Post 550 Each Fri, free karaoke at 9pm; each Tues, free pool. Live band on the last Sat of the month, free. 905 Foundation St., Pilot Point. 940-686-9901.

Andy’s Bar Fri: Bobgoblin, We the Sea Lions, 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: Kent Shores, 6pm. Fri: Classical guitar, 6pm; Bruce Bond, 7pm; Zero Buffalo, 8pm; Denton Performance Lab presents The Tissue Issue, 10pm. Sat: Jazz, 6pm; My Kickdrum Heart, 8pm; 11:40, 10pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm; each Sat, live local jazz at 6pm. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.dentonbanter.com .

Dan’s Silverleaf Fri: Seryn, Chambers, 9pm, $15-$18. Sat: Home by Hovercraft, the Fox & the Bird, the Calmative, 10pm, $7. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Tues: Caleb Coonrod, White Bison, Criminal Birds, 8p, 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 940-383-2337. www.thefrystreettavern.com .

The Garage Fri: Colton O’Neil. Sat: Matt Dunn. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

Gerhard’s German Restaurant Fri: Ron & the Finkensteiners, 7-9pm. Sun: Quentin Bohrer, 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: Jenny Robinson, S. Good, D-Mar, 10pm, free-$5. Fri: BeerGnomes, Convoi, Buzz ’n’ Bangs, Polish Cops, the Beer Munkees, 7pm, $5. Sat: Born and Raised, Down to Zero, I Am Man, I Am Monster, Devine Retribution, Backwards Seven, 8pm, $10-$12. Sun: Porcelain Gods and others, 9pm, free-$5. 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 Fri: Ladies of Spiderweb Salon Showcase, Bake Sale and Fundraiser, 8pm; cover is $3 cover or a donation of pet food or cat litter for the Denton Animal Shelter Foundation. 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, 7:30-9:30pm. 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 Sat: Lemme Addams Stardust Revue’s “One Night at the Moulin Rouge” (burlesque), 10pm, $6-$8. Each Tues, open mic with Bryan Burns, 9pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

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

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Green River Ordinance, Rob Baird, 8pm, $10. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Contusions, Marla Strange, Moniker, No Outlet, 9 pm, $5-$7. Fri: Pageantry, Major Major Major, Sacco and Vanzetti, Dome Dwellers, 8pm, $3-$5. Sat: AV the Great presents “Raw and Underground 8,” 9pm, $5-$7. Tues: Denton Spoken Word Collective, 10pm, free-$5. Wed: Seth Sherman, Frank Smith, Tony Ferraro and the Satans of Soft Rock, 9pm, $5-$7. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Sun: Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son. Tues: Brian Clancy & Friends. 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 .

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

IN THE AREA

8 to 10 p.m. Saturday — Night hike at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Center. Program fee is $2, in addition to the regular gate fee of $5. Registration is required at 972-219-3930 or lisacole@unt.edu. The center’s entrance is at 201 E. Jones St. at Kealy Street in Lewisville. Visit www.ias.unt.edu/llela .

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

2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2-3 — Lewisville Summer Musicals presents The Roy Orbison Experience at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Presented by Texas Family Musicals. Tickets cost $26-$30, with discounts for seniors and groups. Visit www.texasfamilymusicals.com or call 1-800-547-4697.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1-2 — Registration for all Denton ISD pre-kindergarten programs at the Advanced Technology Complex, 1504 Long Road. Call 940-369-0132 or visit www.dentonisd.org .

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 1 — “Practical Help for Hardworking Caregivers,” a free conference on Alzheimer’s disease, in Flinn Hall at First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. To register, call 1-800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/greaterdallas .

7 to 11 p.m. Aug. 3 — Blessed John Paul II Parish one-year anniversary dance, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1700 Riney Road. Casual-attire event feature dinner, drinks and dancing. Cost is $20 for adults, $15 for students, $10 for student volunteers and $5 for children 12 and younger. E-mail juliegarrison54@gmail.com .

Through August — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents summer creativity camps at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Call 940-382-7014 or visit http://bit.ly/12CRzdw .

“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.

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

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. To register, visit www.hsdtexas.org/register.html. Sponsors, donations and vendors are needed. Call 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.

Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum Exhibits include photos of Denton communities, historic Hispanic and black families, farm and ranching artifacts, and special collections. 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.

 


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