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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.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Planner’s Zone event-planning show at the UNT Gateway Center. Event includes vendors from hotels, facilities, restaurants, caterers, museums, musicians, florists, transportation companies and more. Free admission; free parking at Fouts Field. Call 940-382-7895 or visit www.discoverdenton.com .

Noon to 1 p.m. — “Streetcars in Denton: The Denton Traction Company,” a lecture by UNT professor Terrance Pohlen, presented by the Denton County Office of History and Culture in the Commissioners Courtroom in the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Pohlen, a professor of logistics and supply chain management, is the director of UNT’s Center for Logistics Education and Research. 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 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Rabbit Hole in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the north side of Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama or call 940-898-2020.

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.

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. — Informational meeting for parents about Expo, Denton ISD’s gifted and talented program, at the Professional Development Center, 1212 Bolivar St. 5:30 p.m. meeting is for parents of students at Pecan Creek, Stephens, Nelson, Hawk, Houston, McNair, Rivera, W.S. Ryan, E.P. Rayzor and Blanton elementary schools and Crownover, Harpool, McMath and Myers middle schools. 7 p.m. meeting is for parents of students at Borman, Evers, Ginnings, Newton Rayzor, Lee, Wilson, Hodge, Providence, Cross Oaks, Savannah and Paloma Creek elementary schools and Calhoun, Strickland and Navo middle schools. Call 940-369-0678 or e-mail lmabry@dentonisd.org .

6 to 8 p.m. — Community Forum 2: Vision and Policy Framework at Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Denton residents are invited to participate in one of two forums planned for the city’s new vision statement. Visit www.dentonplan2030.com or call 940-349-8368.

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. This month, discuss Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah and James Howe. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com.

7 p.m. — Thursday Night Music at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., featuring students from Carol Wilson Vocal Studio. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.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 p.m. — Ryan High School Theater Department presents The Attempted Murder of Peggy Sweetwater, a comedy by John Rustan and Frank Semerano, in the school’s Black Box Theater at 5101 E. McKinney St. Tickets cost $5. Call 940-369-3000 or e-mail jabney@dentonisd.org.

7:30 p.m. — Piano recital by Gabriel Bita, at TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Free. Visit www.twu.edu/music .

8 p.m. — UNT Student Chamber Music Concert Series, coordinated by Nikola Ruzevic, in the Recital Hall and Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — UNT Fine Arts Series presents pianist Sean Chen, the 2013 Van Cliburn Crystal Award winner, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $5-$10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.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.

11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

11 a.m. — Women in Commerce fall luncheon featuring speaker Valerie Freeman, CEO of Imprimis Group, at TWU’s Hubbard Hall. Tickets cost $30 for Denton Chamber of Commerce members, $40 for non-members. To register, visit www.denton-chamber.org or call 940-382-9693.

4 p.m. — Lego Builders Club for ages 6 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or e-mail stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.com.

4 to 5 p.m. — “Ghost and Goblin Grossology” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Ages 8-12 can “operate” on a goblin, make ghost and goblin goo, and maybe catch a ghost in a bubble. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

6 to 8 p.m. — Halloween Harvest at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Wear costumes and enjoy carnival games, black-light games, a bounce house, $1 rock climbing and more. Free admission. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

6 to 11 p.m. — Genealogy After-Hours at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Connect with libraries across Texas for informative programs and genealogical resources. Bring supper and a drink. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 p.m. — Ryan High School Theater Department presents The Attempted Murder of Peggy Sweetwater, a comedy by John Rustan and Frank Semerano, in the school’s Black Box Theater at 5101 E. McKinney St. Tickets cost $5. Call 940-369-3000 or e-mail jabney@dentonisd.org.

7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Young Frankenstein at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, $10 for students and children. Visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com or call 940-382-1915.

8 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Rabbit Hole in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the north side of Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama or call 940-898-2020.

8 p.m. — UNT faculty and guest artist recital with Mark Simons on clarinet, Dean Stein on violin, Eugene Osadchy on cello and Pamela Mia Paul on piano, 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 .

SATURDAY

7:30 a.m. — 30Walk Pinkie Promise Walk at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. The 8-kilometer walk, with flexible participation options, raises money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Registration costs $20 and includes a T-shirt and breakfast. Registration starts at 7 a.m. Visit www.30walk.org .

8 a.m. — Tails and Trails, a fundraiser for the Denton Animal Shelter Foundation, at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Event includes 10K and 5K races, pet parade, 1-mile pet walk, entertainment, vendors, pet costume contest, low-cost pet vaccinations and microchipping, children’s activities and more. Leashed pets are welcome. Free admission and free parking. Visit www.tailstrails.com .

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 .

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 a.m. to noon — Free math tutoring for students in kindergarten through 12th grade at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Registration is required; forms are available at all library locations. E-mail gilsiklee@intellichoice.org.

10 a.m. to noon — Denton Poets’ Assembly meets at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free and open to the public. Visit www.dentonpoetsassembly.weebly.com

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Kids’ Pumpkin Patch Day meets at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Kids ages 5-11 will spend the morning making Halloween crafts, then head out to a local pumpkin patch to enjoy a hayride, bounce house, petting zoo, Halloween maze, pick a pumpkin and enjoy other activities. Cost is $20. To register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Denton High School Air Force Junior ROTC Fajita Fundraiser at the school, 1007 Fulton St. Fajita plates can be picked up in the cafeteria parking lot. Plates cost $10 at the door, $8 in advance. Call 940-369-2142 or e-mail rwest@dentonisd.org.

Noon to 6 p.m. — Mount Pilgrim CME Church fall festival at 339 Robertson St. Free event includes food, snow cones, games, a bounce house and crafts for children. Call 940-387-5452 or visit http://mtpilgrimcme.org .

2 p.m. and 8 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Rabbit Hole in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the north side of Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama or call 940-898-2020.

3 to 10 p.m. — Second annual Fry Street WakePoolooza on Fry Street/Avenue A. Free event includes live wakeboarding demonstrations, music and more. Visit www.facebook.com/Wakepoolooza . For sponsorship information, call 940-231-4266.

4 p.m. — Taste of Home Cooking School in the auditorium at Denton High School, 1007 Fulton St. Doors open at 4 p.m. for the vendor marketplace, cooking show begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $12, available at DentonRC.com and at the Denton Record-Chronicle offices, 314 E. Hickory St.

4 to 8 p.m. — SpiritFest 2013, SpiritHorse Therapeutic Center’s annual fundraiser, at 1960 Post Oak Drive in Corinth. Event includes live entertainment, silent auction, barbecue and family-oriented activities. Admission costs $25 for adults, $12.50 for ages 2-12; food tickets cost $7-$12. For more information or to buy tickets, visit http://spirithorsetherapy.com/fall-festival.html .

7 p.m. — “Creatures of the Night” program and owl prowl at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM455, 10 miles east of I-35. Meet at the Lost Pines Amphitheater. Free with regular park entrance fee of $7 for ages 12 and older. Call 940-686-2148.

7 p.m. — Ryan High School Theater Department presents The Attempted Murder of Peggy Sweetwater, a comedy by John Rustan and Frank Semerano, in the school’s Black Box Theater at 5101 E. McKinney St. Tickets cost $5. Call 940-369-3000 or e-mail jabney@dentonisd.org.

7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Young Frankenstein at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, $10 for students and children. Visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com or call 940-382-1915.

SUNDAY

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday — Bolivar Baptist Church Fall Round-Up at 6690 W. FM455 in Sanger. Event includes morning worship services, lunch on the grounds (bring a covered-dish food item) and singing. Western or old-fashioned clothing is encouraged. Free. Call 940-458-3082.

1 to 7 p.m. — Industrial Street International Pop Festival, a.k.a. “Geezerpalooza,” on Industrial Street. Rain location is Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. Free, but donations will be accepted for Serve Denton. Visit www.facebook.com/geezerpalooza .

2 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Rabbit Hole in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the north side of Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama or call 940-898-2020.

2 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Young Frankenstein at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, $10 for students and children. Visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com or call 940-382-1915.

MONDAY

11:30 a.m. — Denton High School Baseball Booster Club golf tournament at Oakmont Country Club, 1901 Oakmont Drive in Corinth. Cost is $125 per golfer. Registration deadline has passed. Visit www.dentonbroncosbaseball.com or call 940-391-4094.

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

TUESDAY

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — RSVP Senior Salute, presented by Retired and Senior Volunteer Program: Serving Denton County at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 I-35E. Event includes vendor booths, entertainment, health screenings and more. The Mayors’ Senior Stroll kicks off the event at 9 a.m. Free. For sponsorship or vendor booth information, contact Diana Corona at dmcorona@rsvpserves.org or 940-383-1508.

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. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. — Oakmont Women’s Club fall luncheon, silent auction and fashion show at Oakmont Country Club, 1901 Oakmont Drive in Corinth. Cost is $20. For reservations, contact Andrea Yanez at andrea.yanez@ourclub.com or 940-321-5599, ext. 24.

10:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

7 to 8 p.m. — Spooky Story Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children ages 1-5 can wear costumes and enjoy stories and a trick-or-treating parade. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 p.m. — “Money Smarts,” a free program at Sanger Public Library, 501 Bolivar St. Prosperity Bank representatives will discuss using credit wisely, recovering from money difficulties and saving for emergencies. Call 940-458-3257.

7:30 p.m. — TWU faculty recital with guitarist Carlo Pezzimenti, in the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, on Chapel Drive on the TWU campus. Free. Visit www.twu.edu/music .

WEDNESDAY

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

11 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3 to 4:30 p.m. — “The Basics: Memory Loss, Demention and Alzheimer’s,” a free presentation at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 p.m. — Dr. Yoav Gelber, head of Nevzlin Center for Jewish Peoplehood in Herzliya, Israel, speaks in Room 255 of UNT’s Eagle Student Services Center, 1147 Union Circle. Call 940-369-8926.

7 to 8 p.m. — Spooky Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Children ages 1-5 can wear costumes and enjoy stories and a trick-or-treating parade. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 to 8 p.m. — Monster Mash at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Kids ages 11 and older can create spooky monster decorations and crafts and enjoy treats. 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.

8 p.m. — UNT guest artist recital with Eddie Gomez on bass and Seamus Blake on saxophone, with faculty members Stefan Karlsson on piano and Ed Soph on drums, in the Recital Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Admission costs $5. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — UNT Trombone Consortium, directed by Vern Kagarice, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

MUSIC

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

The Abbey Underground Fri: Soul Patrol. 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. 905 Foundation St., Pilot Point. 940-686-9901.

Andy’s Bar Fri: The Fabled Few, Isaiah the Mosaic, Evening Crowd. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: Daniel Forrester (jazz), 6pm. Fri: Oui Bis, 6pm; “Song & Story,” hosted by Richard Gilbert, 8pm. Sat: Bonduris Studio pre-recital, 4pm; UNT Reading Series, 6pm; John Prine Tribute, 8pm; Scrote, 10pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.dentonbanter.com .

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: The Matt the Cat Trio (Matt Hillyer, Steve Berg, Arjuna Contreras), 9pm, $10. Fri: Boxcar Bandits, Hares on the Mountain, AM Ramblers, 9pm, $7. Sat: The Hope Trust, Danny Rush and the Designated Drivers, Nice Up the Porch, 9pm, $10. Sun: Industrial Street International Pop Festival with Psycho Pony, the Buick Six, the Allmost Brothers, Remain in Light, Forgotten Space, outdoors on Industrial Street (indoors in case of rain), 1pm, free. Sun: Psychic Temple, Shiny Around the Edges, Sarah Alexander, 9pm, $5-$7. Mon: Paul Slavens and Friends, 10pm, free. Tues: A Taste of Herb, 5pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

The Garage Fri: Matt Dunn. Sat: DJ Rock Styler. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

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

The Greenhouse Mon: Yonatau Mazor Ariza. Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349.

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

Hailey’s Club Thurs: The Venetia Fair, Stolas, Survive This, the Wake of Man, the Louisiana Purchase, 7pm, $7-$10. Fri: Nothing More, Bravo Delta, the Red Death, 9pm. Sat: The Found, BoomBachs, 9pm, $5-$&. Sun: The Wurly Burds, Chase Ryan and the Grave, Bablou, John Tipton, 9pm, $5-$10. Wed: DJ Rob Job, Bone Handle Set, Dharma, 10pm, free-$5. Each Tues, ’90s music, 10pm, free-$5. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www.haileysclub.com .

Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair Sat: “Bloodfest” Halloween party with DJ, costume contest, drag king show. Each Tues, open mic, 9pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: UNT Sigma Chi Fight Night, benefiting the Huntsman Cancer Institute, 8pm, $12; visit http://fightnight2013.eventbrite.com . 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com.

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Crooked Bangs, Bitch Teeth, the Vuvs, Litigators, 9pm, $5-$7. Fri: Mind Spiders, Radioactivity, Stymie, Varsity Cheerleader, 9pm, $5-$7. Sat: Wiving, Beyond Gods & Empires, Siq Boyz, 9pm, $5-$7. No smoking indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Fri: Carolyn Martin Trio. Sun: The Official Texas Jazz Orchestra. Tues: Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton. 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 .

Treehouse Bar & Grill Fri: Feat Sauce, Jess Miller, free-$5. Each Wed, karaoke, 9:30pm. 1512 W. Hickory St. 940-484-7900. www.thetreehousedenton.com.

UNT on the Square Thurs: Carol Wilson Vocal Studio students, 7-9pm, 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, 7:30pm, signup at 7pm. 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786.

IN THE REGION

Through Sunday — State Fair of Texas at Fair Park, 3921 Martin Luther King Blvd. in Dallas. Tickets cost $13-$17. Visit www.bigtex.com or call 214-565-9931.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 — UNT Food Day, promoting healthy, affordable and sustainable options. Visit http://sustainable.unt.edu/food-day-2013 .

7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 — Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center fundraising banquet at the Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle, near Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Family physician and educator Dr. Walt Larimore will give the keynote presentation. Visit http://friendsofdentonprc.org/banquet .

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26 — Outdoor photography workshop at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM455, 10 miles east of I-35. Participants must have a digital single-lens reflex camera. Free with regular park entrance fee of $7. Reservations are required. Call 940-686-2148, ext. 258.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 26 — Empty Bowls luncheon at Our Daily Bread soup kitchen, located at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Proceeds support Our Daily Bread and the Denton Community Food Center. The $20 cost includes soup, bread and a handmade bowl of choice. Visit http://ctslutheran-denton.org/html/empty_bowls.html . For advance tickets, call 940-387-1984.


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