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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 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — University Scholars Day at the UNT Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. About 200 undergraduates will present original research projects and results. Visit http://honors.unt.edu/university-scholars-day .

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.

2 p.m. — UNT classical guitar ensembles, coordinated by Paul LeBlanc, 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 .

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 guest artist master class with viola player Richard Young, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

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 Stick Dog: A Really Good Story With Kind of Bad Drawings by Tom Watson. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or email laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com.

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

7 to 9 p.m. — Thursday Night Music with students from Nikola Ruzevic’s cello studio at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. Visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu or call 940-369-8257.

7 to 9:30 p.m. — UNT International Dance Party on the mall outside Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Part of Celebrating Global Citizens Month. Free. Call 940-369-8625 or visit http://international.unt.edu .

7:30 p.m. — UNT Concert Band 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 .

7:30 p.m. — UNT theater department presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the University Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for students, UNT faculty/staff and seniors. Call 940-565-2428 or visit www.danceandtheatre.unt.edu .

8:30 p.m. — UNT guest artist recital with the Tigran Hamasyan Trio in the Recital Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. General admission is $10, free for UNT jazz studies students. 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.

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.

2 p.m. — UNT theater department presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the University Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for students, UNT faculty/staff and seniors. Call 940-565-2428 or visit www.danceandtheatre.unt.edu .

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Lego Builders Club for ages 6 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or email stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.com .

SATURDAY

8 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Argyle Lions Club’s Breakfast With the Easter Bunny in the cafeteria of Argyle High School, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. Cost is $5 per person or $15 per family.

9 to 11 a.m. — “Native Bees,” part of the Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center Nature Series at 3310 Collins Road. Learn about bees and their role in North Texas and take a short hike to research sites. Free. Visit www.clearcreekdenton.com or call 940-349-8152.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Egg’stravaganza and annual city egg hunts for toddlers through fifth-graders at the Denton Civic Center and Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.

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. — Community-wide Easter egg hunt for children ages 2-8 at First Christian Church of Denton, 1203 N. Fulton St. Call 940-566-4990.

10 to 11:30 a.m. — Read to Rover at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 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.

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

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Argyle’s Spring Community Event on the grounds of Argyle High School, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. Visit www.argyletx.com .

2 to 6 p.m. — UNT Basant Kite Festival at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive, in Pavilion 3. Part of Celebrating Global Citizens Month. Free. Call 940-369-8625 or visit http://international.unt.edu .

7:30 p.m. — UNT theater department presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the University Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for students, UNT faculty/staff and seniors. Call 940-565-2428 or visit www.danceandtheatre.unt.edu .

MONDAY

Noon to 1 p.m. — UNT Earth Week Awards Ceremony and honorary tree planting on the lawn of Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Part of UNT’s Earth Week events. Visit http://sustainable.unt.edu .

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. Discuss books by Lauren Willig. Free. Call 940-349-8796 or email kimberly.wells@cityofdenton.com.

8 p.m. — UNT graduate improvisation recital, directed by Fred Hamilton, in Kenton Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — Spectrum Concert sponsored by Composers Forum in Voertman 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.

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.

9:30 a.m. — Preschool Science Play: “Rainbow Fun” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Children ages 3-5 can explore several color play stations. Free. Registration is required; call 940-349-8752.

4 to 7 p.m. — UNT EarthFest and International Fair and Market on the mall outside Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Event includes informational booths, vendors, food, performances and more. Visit http://international.unt.edu or http://sustainable.unt.edu .

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Story Art at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children ages 3-7 will read Hooray for Fish! by Lucy Cousins and then create open-ended art inspired by the story. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — “Learn How to Use the Mouse and Keyboard” class at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

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

8 p.m. — UNT’s Avenue C vocal jazz ensemble in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

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.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — 2014 Gender Fair, “What Marks Your Spot?,” in the UNT Willis Library Forum, 1506 Highland St. Booths will focus on different aspects of gender in the public sphere. Hosted by UNT’s Department of Communication Studies. New and gently used items will be collected for Denton County Friends of the Family. Free. Visit http://on.fb.me/1mdkWOv .

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 .

2 to 3:30 p.m. — “Learn How to Use the Mouse and Keyboard” class at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

5 to 6 p.m. — “What the Frack?,” an educational and interactive forum about the pros and cons of hydraulic fracturing, in Room 125 of the UNT Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 W. Mulberry St. Part of UNT’s Earth Week events. Visit http://sustainable.unt.edu .

6 p.m. — Edible Art for Teens: “Peeps” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Teens can make pretty and tasty creations. Free. Register by Monday by calling 940-349-8752.

7 to 8 p.m. — Baby & Toddler Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Books, songs and play time for infants through 3-year-olds and their caregivers. 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.

7 p.m. — Screening of When We Were All Broncos at the Denton High School Auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. David Barrow’s documentary, looks at the integration of Denton public schools. Proceeds benefit the Denton Public School Foundation scholarship fund. Tickets cost $10, available at the door and at www.whenwewereallbroncos.com .

7:30 p.m. — TWU University Chorus and Chamber Orchestra spring concert in the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, on Chapel Drive at Bell Avenue on the TWU campus. Free. Visit www.twu.edu/music .

8 p.m. — UNT Symphony Orchestra with Grand Chorus, featuring mezzo-soprano Linda DiFiore, 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 .

9 p.m. — Wednesday Night Jazz with the Nine O’clock and Eight O’clock Lab Bands at the UNT Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. between Eagle Drive and Highland Street. Admission costs $4. 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 Thurs: Human Groove Hormone, Magnatite. Fri: Soul Patrol, Woody’s Rampage. 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 .

The Bears Den Thurs: Lydia Low, 6pm; Caleb Coonrod, 7:30pm. At Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch, 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point. 940-686-5600. www.bearsdentexas.com .

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: The Timbremen. Each Wed, karaoke at 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: Alex Blair, 6pm. Fri: Oui Bis, 6pm; “Song & Story,” hosted by Richard Gilbert, 8pm; the Fresh Baked Boys, 10pm. Sat: Horace Bray, 6pm; Baloney Moon, 8pm; Red & the Musical Experience, 10pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm; each Sat, live local jazz at 6pm. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.dentonbanter.com .

Crossroads Bar 1803 Elm St. 940-808-1177. http://crossroadsbardenton.com .

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Joe Pat Hennen, 5pm, free; Charlie Parr, AM Ramblers, Burnt Sienna Trio, 9pm, $7-$10. Fri: Andrew Tinker (CD release), Kaela Sinclair, 9pm, $7. Sat: Neil Slater with Heather Paterson, 5pm, $5; Los Patos Poderosos, Señor Fin, Delia Haunt, Jen Hill, 9pm, $5. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free; the Black Lillies, 8pm, $10. Mon: Damien Jurado, Doug Burr, 9pm, $13-$16. Tues: A Taste of Herb, 5pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

The Garage Thurs: Entropy. Fri: Brandon Bush. Sat & Wed: DJ Rockstyler. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

The Greenhouse Mon: Alex Hann. Each Mon, live jazz at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com .

Hailey’s Club Sat: Spoonfed Tribe, Idler, Manny the Martyr, the Deadpan Poets, 8pm, $10-$15. Mon: “50s Dance Party,” 9pm, $3 donation to Denton Humane Society and Mazie’s Mission. Weekly events, 9pm, free-$10: each Thurs, “’80s Dance Night” with Yeahdef; each Fri, “Friday Night Live 2.0” with DJ Spinn Mo; each Tues, “’90s Night”; each Wed, “Wicked & Wild Styles Wednesdays” with DJ Spinn Mo. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www.haileysclub.com .

Hoochie’s Oyster House Mon: Caruvana, 6pm; Dunashay, 7pm; Jordan Fruge, 8pm. 207 S. Bell Ave. 940-383-0104. http://hoochiesoysterhouse.com .

J&J’s Pizza 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.

Lone Star Attitude Burger Co. Fri: J.R. Byrd Band, 7-10pm. Sat: Buffalo Ruckus, 7-10pm. Wed: Melissa Ratley, Ed Vargas, Kelsey Henry, 7-10pm. 113 W. Hickory St. 940-383-1022. www.lsaburger.com .

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: Whiskey Tongue Burlesque, 10pm. Each Fri, karaoke at 9:30pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

Mulberry Street Cantina Wed: Buffalo Ruckus, 9pm. 110 W. Mulberry St. 940-808-1568. http://mulberrystcantina.com .

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Johnny Cooper, Tyler and the Tribe, 9pm, $10. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Stray Nimbus, Nerdface, Jacko Suede, 9pm, free-$3. Fri: We’rewolves, Mix Magyk, the Infamists, Class Action, 8pm, $5-$7. Sat: Cornhole, the Treelines, Fool’s Reverie, Brent Best, 8pm, $1-$3. Tues: Marisa Anderson, Walker and the Texas Dangers, Will Frenkel, 9pm, $5-$7. No smoking indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Rusty Taco Sat: Caruvana, 7pm; Jordan Fruge, 8pm. 210 E. Hickory St. 940-483-8226. www.therustytaco.com .

Smiling Moose Deli Wed: Caruvana, 6pm; Lydia Low, 7pm. 501 W. Hickory St. 940-566-3350. www.facebook.com/SmilingMooseDenton .

Trail Dust Steak House Fri & Sat: Cypress Creek Band. 26501 E. U.S. 380 in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. www.trailduststeaks.net .

UNT on the Square Thurs: Thursday Night Music with students from Nino Ruzevic’s cello studio, 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 at 7:30pm, sign-up at 7pm; each Wed, Jeffry Eckels presents “Jazz at the Whitehouse.” 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786. www.thewhitehousedenton.com .

IN THE AREA

8 p.m. Saturday — Texas Tunes concert series presents Carrie Rodriguez at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for ages 60 and older or 12 and younger; discounts tickets for Lewisville residents. Visit www.mclgrand.com or call 972-219-8446.

8:30 a.m. April 26 — One Ale of a Trail 5-mile trail run at Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. Registration costs $40 per person, $20 for ages 12 and younger. Race-day registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Visit www.onealeofatrail.net .

FUTURE BOOKINGS

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 24 — Opening reception for “Merging Visions,” an exhibit of art and poetry, at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. The exhibit runs through June 6.

7 p.m. April 24 — Denton City Council and mayoral candidates forum, hosted by the Denton Neighborhood Association, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney St. Attendees’ questions will be accepted in writing by the moderator. Visit www.dentonneighborhoods.org.

April 25-27 — Denton Arts & Jazz Festival with headliners Al Jarreau, the Quebe Sisters Band, Asleep at the Wheel and Brave Combo, at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Free admission. Visit www.dentonjazzfest.com .

9 a.m. April 26 — Take the First Step 5K and 1-mile fun run and walk, hosted by the Denton County Health Department to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Free and open to all ages; strollers and leashed dogs are welcome. The first 500 registrants will receive a free T-shirt, and all participants will receive a goody bag. To register, visit http://bit.ly/1mz4VC9 .

10 a.m. to noon April 26 — Denton City Council candidates forum, hosted by the Denton County Branch of the NAACP, at Central Fire Station, 332 E. Hickory St. Contact Willie Hudspeth at 940-465-4321 or hudspethwd@gmail.com.

7:30 p.m. April 29 — TWU Wind Symphony and Flute Choir concert in TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Tickets cost $5 per person, free for ages 12 and younger. Visit www.twu.edu/music .

July 18-20 — 10th annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine. Hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at UNT. Through May 1, registration is $374 for the general public, $354 for educators and $324 for students. After May 1, all participants pay $425. Visit www.themayborn.com/registration .

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 .

Annual high school art show, through May 10 in the Gough Gallery.

“Merging Visions: A Collaborative Exhibit of Art and Poetry,” presented by the Visual Arts Society of Texas, runs from April 24 through June 6 in the Meadows Gallery. Opening reception will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 24.

The Chestnut Tree 107 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am-2:30pm; dinner Thurs-Sat 5:30-9pm. 940-591-9475. www.chestnuttearoom.com .

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

Cupboard Natural Foods and Cafe 200 W. Congress St. 940-387-5386.

The DIME Store Denton Independent Maker Exchange’s store carrying local art, crafts and vintage items, plus workshop/gallery space. Tues-Sat 10-6. 510 S. Locust St. 940-381-2324. www.dimehandmade.com .

Farmer’s & Merchant’s Gallery Early and contemporary Texas art. 100 N. Washington St., Pilot Point. Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. Appointments encouraged. 940-686-2396. www.farmersandmerchantsgallery.com .

First Friday Denton on the first Friday evening of the month at art venues and businesses around the downtown Square. Free gallery viewings, live music, art projects and demonstrations. For more information, visit www.firstfridaydenton.com .

Green Space Arts Collective Studio/gallery available for rental. 529 Malone St. 940-595-9219. www.greenspacearts.com .

Impressions by DSSLC Store selling ceramics by residents of Denton State Supported Living Center. 105 1/2 W. Hickory St. 940-382-3399.

Jupiter House 114 N. Locust St. 940-387-7100.

Oxide Fine Art & Floral Gallery Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, 10am-3pm Sat. 115 W. Eagle Drive. 940-483-8900. www.oxidegallery.com .

Teri Muse, featured artist for April.

PointBank Black Box Theatre Denton Community Theatre’s black box performance space. Mon & Wed 1-4pm, Fri 10:30am-1pm, and during performances. 318 E. Hickory St.

SCRAP Denton Nonprofit store selling reused materials for arts and crafts, with the Re:Vision Gallery featuring art made of reused and repurposed items. Classes and workshops. 215 W. Oak St. 940-391-7499. www.scrapdenton.org .

Fourth annual “3arthurWurx” exhibition, in the Re:Vision Gallery through April 25.

“Crafternoon,” open workshop each Thursday, 3-6pm.

tAd The Art Den, a small, artist-run space inside the Bowllery, 901 Ave. C, Suite 101. Tues-Sun 11am-9pm. www.tadgallery.org. 940-383-2695.

“Edible Matters: A 4-Course Exhibition” features “The Seeds of Interconnectivity” through May 2.

TWU Blagg-Huey Library Mon-Thurs 7:30am-midnight, Fri 7:30am-10pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 2pm-midnight. 1322 Oakland St. 940-898-3701. www.twu.edu/library .

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 .

BFA graduating group exhibition, through Wednesday.

MFA graduating group exhibition, April 29 through May 10.

TWU Gallery 010 Student-run exhibition space in the lower level of the Student Union, on Bell Avenue at Administration Drive. Mon-Thurs 8-9; Fri 8-5; Sun 1-9. www.twu.edu/visual-arts .

“Lorie M.” by Madeline Timm, through Friday.

“Jamais Vu” by Heather Ross, Sunday through May 2.

UNT Art Gallery in the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. at Welch. Building also includes the North Gallery and the Lightwell Gallery. Tues noon-5pm, Wed-Thurs 9:30am-8pm, Fri-Sat noon-5pm. Free. 940-565-4316. http://gallery.unt.edu .

54th annual Voertman Student Art Competition, through April 26. Juried by Tempestt Hazel.

UNT Cora Stafford Gallery In UNT’s Oak Street Hall, 1120 W. Oak St. Tues-Fri 10am-2pm or by appointment. 940-565-4005.

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 .

“Rob Erdle, His Students, His Influence,” a show of work by regents professor emeritus Rob Erdle and his students, opens Wednesday and runs through May 21.

Visual Arts Society of Texas Member organization of the Greater Denton Arts Council offers community and continuing education for local visual artists, professional and amateur. Meetings are at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Visit www.vastarts.org or call Executive Director Lynne Cagle Cox at 972-VAST-ORG.

Zera Coffee Co. 420 E. McKinney St., Suite 106. 940-239-8002. www.zeracoffeecompany.com .

Amanda Roberts, featured artist for April.

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. 940-349-2865. www.dentoncounty.com/bsh .

Denton County African American Museum Exhibits of historic black families in the county. 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. To schedule your visit, call 940-231-4520. www.bethlehemindentonco.com .

Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum Exhibits, special collections, research materials, genealogical info and more. 110 W. Hickory St. 10-4:30 Mon-Fri and 11-3 Sat, closed holidays. Free. 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 in April through November at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. Visit http://dentonmarket.org .

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. 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, TWU campus. 940-898-3644.

Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch Nonprofit 126-acre ranch with rare and exotic animals. Exhibits, tram ride, animal presentations and restaurant. Open to the public 10am-5pm Sat & Sun, March through Dec. 1. Tickets cost $10 for ages 13 and older, $8 for ages 3-12, $8 for seniors. 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point. 940-686-4600. www.sharkarosa.com .

UNT Rafes Urban Astronomy Center UNT’s astronomy center, open to the public once a month. 2350 Tom Cole Road. Visit www.astronomy.unt.edu/obsv.html .

UNT Sky Theater Planetarium in UNT’s Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 W. Mulberry St. 940-369-8213. www.skytheater.unt.edu .

Water Worlds, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. each Saturday. Tickets cost $3-$5, cash only.

ExoPlanets: Worlds of Wonder, children’s matinee at noon each Saturday in March. Tickets cost $3, cash only.


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