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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.

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.

Noon to 1 p.m. — “The Historic Bridges of Denton County: Sharing the Legacy,” a talk by DJ Taylor at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Talk covers early efforts to build bridges in the county, with focus on historic iron and steel bridges that have been moved to parks and schools. Presented by the Denton County Office of History and Culture. Free. Visit www.dentoncounty.com/chos.

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 to 7 p.m. — Lecture, talk and reception for “Beyond Natural” at the UNT Art Gallery in the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. Artist Beverly Penn gives a lecture at 4 p.m. in Room 219. Gallery talk is at 6 p.m., and exhibit reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. Group show features Mari Andrews, Karen Rich Beall, Roberley Bell, Gregory Euclide, Amy Gross, Judy Hoffman, Leigh Taylor Mickelson and Beverly Penn. Free. Call 940-565-4316 or visit http://gallery.unt.edu .

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.

4:30 p.m. — NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick local competition for boys and girls ages 6-15, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Winners in each age group can advance to sectional, team and national finals. Parents must provide a birth certificate copy. Only soft-soled sneakers allowed. Call 940-349-8287. To register, visit www.nflppk.com .

6 p.m. — Reel Recovery Film Festival at the UNT Auditorium Building, 1401 W. Hickory St. Screenings of Behind the Orange Curtain at 6 p.m., Bob and the Monster at 8 p.m., and speakers Dr. Paula Heller and Timothy Trail. Admission is $5 in advance or $10 at the door, free for UNT students and faculty. Call 940-565-2787 or visit https://untrecoveryfilmfestival.eventbrite.com .

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — B.O.Y.S. (Boys Only Yucky Stories) at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Book club for boys in grades 2-5. Free. Call 940-349-8749.

7 p.m. — Actor Rainn Wilson (The Office) talks about his new social project SoulPancake at the UNT Coliseum, at North Texas Boulevard and Highland Street. A book signing follows at 8 p.m. Admission is $25-$30, $20-$25 for UNT faculty/staff, free for UNT students. Visit http://studentaffairs.unt.edu/wilson .

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 to 9 p.m. — Thursday Night Music at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., with a jazz trio (Jiri Levicek on piano, Young Heo on bass, Maximilian Schauenstein on drums) at 7 p.m. and Dan Haerle on piano and Fred Hamilton on guitar at 8 p.m. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — Recital by pianist David Korevaar 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 .

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.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — “Learn to Knit” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Knitter Hanci Tollefson teaches basic stitches. Bring size 8 knitting needles and a skein of worsted yarn. 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 to 5 p.m — “Get Crafty,” an afternoon of crafting fun for kids of all ages, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4 p.m. — Lego Builders Club for ages 6 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8718.

6 p.m. — Reel Recovery Film Festival at the UNT Auditorium Building, 1401 W. Hickory St., with screenings of Crooked Beauty at 6 p.m. and Bill W. at 8 p.m., with speakers including Robert Ashford. Admission is $5 in advance or $10 at the door, free for UNT students and faculty. Call 940-565-2787 or visit https://untrecoveryfilmfestival.eventbrite.com .

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents August: Osage County by Tracy Letts at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

SATURDAY

9 a.m. — “Twisted for Tatas” fundraiser benefiting the Denton chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, at Twisted Bodies Pilates & Yoga, 508 S. Elm St., Suite 102. Event includes registrations for Race for the Cure on Sept. 28, sample classes and vendors. Free. Visit www.twistedbodies-py.com .

9 to 11 a.m. — First Mug coffee tasting event in the gym at First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Local coffee shops will offer samples of coffee, tea and treats. Event benefits the Denton Community Food Center. Admission is two cans of food; reusable tasting mugs cost $5. Visit www.fumc-denton.com .

9:30 a.m. — Walk to End Alzheimer’s at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Check-in and registration starts at 7:30 p.m. No registration fee, but donations encouraged. Visit http://bit.ly/1bqiUHR or call 214-540-2413.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Denton Community Market, a local artists and farmers market, at the Denton County Historical Park, at Carroll Boulevard and Mulberry Street. Visit http://dentonmarket.org .

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — American Red Cross blood drive in the gymnasium of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code “standrew” to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins will be welcome. Call 1-800-RED CROSS.

10 a.m. to noon — Denton Poets’ Assembly meets at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland Street. Visit www.dentonpoetsassembly.weebly.com

10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Reel Recovery Film Festival at the UNT Auditorium Building, 1401 W. Hickory St., with screenings of The Anonymous People at 8 p.m., Russell Brand: My Life Without Drugs at 5:30 p.m., and other films and panel discussions. Admission is $5 in advance or $10 at the door, free for UNT students and faculty. Call 940-565-2787 or visit https://untrecoveryfilmfestival.eventbrite.com .

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Read to Rover at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Children ages 6-11 struggling with reading can read one-on-one with a trained therapy dog from Therapy Pals of Golden Triangle. Parents or guardians must register their children in person and sign a permission slip. Call 940-349-8752.

Noon to 2 p.m. — “Building Healthy Relationships: HIV/AIDS Workshop” at St. James AME Church, 1107 E. Oak St. Presentations aimed at raising awareness to help fight HIV/AIDS. Guests include New Bethel CIC Church health educator Judith Dillard and KVHN-AM “Heaven 97” news director Robert Ashley. Event includes lunch, gift bags, door prizes, music and more.

1 to 3 p.m. — Traveling TX Gallery free art show at the Greenhouse Restaurant, 600 N. Locust St. Artists include Alison O’Meara, Aubrey Salsman, Geoffrey Ussery, Hannah Dickey, Jim Wilson, Matthew Sallack. Visit www.facebook.com/TheTravelingTXGallery.

1 to 10 p.m. — Denton Blues Festival at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Performers include Kenny Neal, Lucky Peterson, Legacy 4 and Jerry Clark. Free. Visit www.dentonblackchamberonline.org .

2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — “Cobra Hunt!” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Children ages 5-11 can read about cobras with author Deborah Johnston. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3 p.m. — Author Randy Farmer will speak on noted outlaw Curly Bill and Texas in the late 19th century at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents August: Osage County by Tracy Letts at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

SUNDAY

1 to 8 p.m. — Denton Blues Festival at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Performers include Janiva Magness, Elvis T. Busboy and Larry Lampkin. Free. Visit www.dentonblackchamberonline.org .

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents August: Osage County by Tracy Letts at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

MONDAY

8 p.m. — Fred Hamilton Trio performs 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 .

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.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — TWU Hispanic Heritage Health Fair in the Purple Lounge at the Student Union. Free. Call 940-898-3634.

7:30 p.m. — “Mostly Miniatures,” a flute recital by TWU professor Pamela Youngblood, in Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the TWU Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Free. Visit www.twu.edu/music .

8 p.m. Tues — Festival Brasileiro: “Chamber Music of Jaoa Guilherme Ripper” featuring Trio Vientos Tejanos and Quinteto UnB, in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Pre-concert lecture by the composer begins at 7:30 p.m. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

6 to 8 p.m. — Babysitter’s workshop for ages 12-18, presented by the Denton Fire Department, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Registration is required; call 940-349-8752.

7 to 8 p.m. — “LegoMania for Teens” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Teens 12 and older can build with the library’s blocks. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, meets at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

WEDNESDAY

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central 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 age 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

11 a.m. — Festival Brasileiro: Guest lecture by composer Jaoa Guilherme Ripper, in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

6:30 p.m. — Festival Brasileiro: Student concert of Brazilian piano and chamber music, 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 to 8 p.m. — Fall Story Time for ages 1-5 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 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 and open to the public. Call 940-349-8752.

8 p.m. — UNT Symphony Orchestra performs with Nathan Olson on violin and Christopher Deane on cimbalom, conducted by David Itkin, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $8-$10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

MUSIC

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

The Abbey Underground Weekly events: Each Sat, “’80s and ’90s RetroActive Dance Party”; each Sun, open mic hosted by Bone Doggie, signup at 7:30pm; 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: Darlington, the Faps, 8pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: Austin Byrd, 6pm. Fri: Oui Bis, 6pm; Ashley Gatta & the Free People (CD release), 8pm; “Song & Story,” 10pm. Sat: Bonduris Studio pre-recital, 4pm; Rosendahl Quartet (jazz), 6pm; Lisa Markley and the Ne’er Do Wells, 8pm; Loretta Lynn tribute show, 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 Thurs: Joe Pat Hennen, 5pm, free. Fri: Charlie Shafter Band, 8pm, free. Sat: Run Boy Run, AM Ramblers, 10pm, $5-$8. Sun: Snarky Puppy, Alison Wedding, 8pm, $20. Mon: Paul Slavens and Friends, 10pm, free. Tues: A Taste of Herb, 5pm, free; Midlake, 9pm, $15-$20. Wed: Midlake, 9pm, sold out. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

The Garage Fri: Brave Bull. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

Gerhard’s German Restaurant Thurs: The Texas Sky Band, 7-9pm. Fri: Ron and the Finkensteiners, 7-9pm. Sun: Quentin Bohrer, noon-2pm. 222 W. Hickory St. 940-381-6723. www.gvrestaurants.com .

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

Hoochie’s Oyster House Live local music each Mon at 6pm. 207 S. Bell Ave. 940-383-0104. http://hoochiesoysterhouse.com .

Hailey’s Club Fri: Mouth of the South, 2x4, Adaliha and more, 7pm, $8-$12. Sat: Space Chase, Neo-Safari, DJ Bones, 9pm, $5-$7. Sun: Goodmorning, Gorgeous; End, Ocean; Building an Empire, Before the Scene, Truth and Consequence, the Thief and His Mother, Revengeance, 7pm, $10-$12. Wed: JR Byrd, Mojo Frankenstein, Spectra, 9pm, free-$5. Each Tues, ’90s music, 10pm, free-$5. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www.haileysclub.com .

J&J’s Pizza Fri: Bethan, the Calmative, Plastic Habit, 8pm, free. Tues: Heatwarmer, Señor Fin, Robert Hokamp, 8pm, free. 118 W. Oak St. 940-382-7769. www.jandjpizzadenton.com .

La Milpa Mexican Restaurant Each Fri, Mariachi Quetzal, 7:30-9:30pm. 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-382-8470.

Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair Each Tues, open mic, 9pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: 6 Market Blvd., the Damn Quails, Mike & the Moonpies, 9pm, $10. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: The Lochness Mobsters, Dead Mockingbirds, the Phuss, 9pm, $8-$10. Fri: Denton Comedy Collective, 10pm, $5-$7. Sat: Theologian, Steel Hook Prosthesis, Inhalant, 9pm, $6-$8. Tues: Destruction Unit, Ukiah Drag, Sin Motivo, Glow Gods, 9pm, $7-$9. No smoking indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Fri: Boxcar Bandits. Sun: Kristy Kruger Dixieland Jazz Band. Tues: Bach Norwood Group. Shows on the patio, 7-9pm, free. 115 S. Elm St. 940-484-2888. www.sweetwatergrillandtavern.com .

Trail Dust Steak House Fri & Sat: Dusty Smirl, 7-11pm. 26501 E. U.S. 380 in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. www.trailduststeaks.net .

Treehouse Bar & Grill Thurs: DJ 4Matic, DJ Squared. Fri: Dome Dwellers, Space State, 10pm, free-$5. Sat: DJ Rizza. 1512 W. Hickory St. 940-484-7900. www.thetreehousedenton.com .

UNT on the Square Thurs: Jazz trio with Jiri Levicek on piano, Young Heo on bass, Maximilian Schauenstein on drums, 7pm; Dan Haerle on piano and Fred Hamilton on guitar, 8pm. Thursday Night Music series, weekly through October. 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.

The Whitehouse Espresso Bar and Beer Garden Each Thurs, open mic hosted by Kelbe Schrank, 7:30pm, signup at 7pm. 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786. www.twobzandavcoffeehouse.com .

IN THE AREA

7:30 p.m. Friday — Lewisville Lake Symphony with double bassist Yang Heran at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Tickets cost $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $10 for students. Visit http://lewisvillesymphony.tix.com or call 972-874-9087.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

8 a.m. Sept. 28 — Denton Race for the Cure 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk, benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure, at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Race-day registration starts at 6 a.m. Registration costs $20-$50, plus fundraising. Visit http://bit.ly/VXBMlG .

1 to 8 p.m. Sept. 28 — GreenFest on the Greenbelt at the Ray Roberts Lake Greenbelt Park, 5900 E. FM455, near the dam. Family-friendly event includes outdoor activities and demonstrations, food, children’s activities and music, including Brave Combo at 2 p.m., Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son and AM Ramblers. Event raises money for the Greenbelt Alliance. Tickets cost $5 in advance at www.friendsofthegreenbelt.org , or $7 at the gate, free for children 5 and younger. Leashed dogs are welcome. Gates open at noon.

6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 28 — Wild Beast Feast at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Event features tastes of exotic cuisine, live music, silent and live auctions and drinks. Benefits Greater Denton Arts Council projects, programs and operations. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and younger. Visit www.dentonarts.com .

7 p.m. Sept. 28 — Live webstream of Harvest America at Calvary Chapel Denton in the Fine Arts Theater, 115 N. Elm St. Broadcast from Philadelphia includes performances by music Needtobreathe, Kirk Franklin and LeCrae and a Gospel message by Greg Laurie.


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