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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. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

2 to 7 p.m. — UNT Korean Festival, part of Celebrating Global Citizens Month, on the Library Mall outside Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Free. Call 940-369-8625.

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. — Two lectures in the Forum at UNT’s Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Sheila Blair of Boston College discusses how artists in Islamic culture use writing at 4 p.m., and Ussama Makdisi of Rice University discusses “The Invention of Sectarianism as a Problem in the Middle East” at 5:30 p.m. Free.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” for ages 5-9 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children can learn about recycling by reading a story and making a craft. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — 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. Visit www.vastarts.org .

6:30 p.m. Thursday — “When the Danube Ran Red: A Holocaust Survivor’s Testimony,” a talk and book signing with Zsuzsanna Ozsvath, in Room 255 of the UNT Eagle Student Services Center, 1147 Union Circle. Free.

7 p.m. — 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 .

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. Call 940-349-8752.

7 to 9 p.m. — Thursday Night Music with Horace Bray jazz small group and Kaitlyn Sakry jazz small group at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. Visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu or call 940-369-8257.

7 p.m. — Denton High School presents The Butler Did It in the school’s black box theater, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $5. Visit www.dentonisd.org/Page/3634 .

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.

7:30 p.m. — UNT Wind Symphony and Symphonic 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 .

8 p.m. — UNT Jazz Repertory Ensemble, directed by Rodney Booth, in Kenton Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791.

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.

1:30 to 4 p.m. — “Basic Windows” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free class aimed at people who can use a mouse and are just starting to learn about computers. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

3 to 5 p.m. — Crafty Kids at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Create arts and crafts at this open-ended, come-and-go program for children of all ages. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

5 p.m. — UNT HarpBeats, directed by Jaymee Haefner, 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 p.m. — Denton High School presents The Butler Did It in the school’s black box theater, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $5. Visit www.dentonisd.org/Page/3634 .

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 p.m. — UNT Chamber Music Studies concerts in the Recital Hall and Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

SATURDAY

8:30 a.m. — Corinth Police Department’s Foot Pursuit 5K run and 1-mile walk at Lake Dallas High School, 3016 Parkridge Drive in Corinth, hosted by the Corinth Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. Race-day registration is $25 for adults, $20 for ages 12 and younger, $70 for families of four. Advance registration includes a $5 discount. To register, visit www.corinthcpaaa.org . Call 940-498-2017.

9 a.m. — 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 .

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Denton County Master Gardener Association spring plant sale, on the grounds of Trinity United Methodist Church, 6333 Hobson Lane in Denton. Visit http://dcmga.com .

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

10 a.m. to noon — Preschool Play and Read at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. to noon — 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.

12:30 to 5:30 p.m. — South Branch Library Role-Playing Games Society meets at the library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Open to fans and beginners. Free. Call 940-349-8726 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

2 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Denton High School presents The Butler Did It in the school’s black box theater, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $5. Visit www.dentonisd.org/Page/3634 .

6:30 p.m. — Liberty Christian School “Artist’s Garden,” the school’s fine arts extravaganza, at 1301 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. “Top Hats and High Heels” performance pays tribute to the 1920s jazz era. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7 for children. Visit www.libertychristian.com .

6:30 p.m. — 32nd annual scholarship banquet sponsored by Denton Council 4366 of the League of United Latin American Citizens, at the Denton Country Club, 1213 Country Club Road in Argyle. Keynote speaker is Carlos Manuel, president of the Young Professionals Movement of LULAC. Visit http://dentonlulac.com/scholarship-banquet .

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.

8 p.m. — UNT Chamber Music Studies concerts in the Recital Hall and Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

SUNDAY

Today — Decoration Day at Oak Grove Cemetery, east of Denton, about 1/4 mile south of U.S. Highway 380 next to the Oak Grove Methodist Church, 4725 W. FM720. Call Jay Reding at 972-816-7410.

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.

5 p.m. — UNT Mariachi Aguilas, directed by Joshua Garza, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Free. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

8 p.m. — UNT Center for Chamber Music Studies concert in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791.

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. Visit http://sustainable.unt.edu .

6 p.m. — Chess Night at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 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 and their caregivers. Free.

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

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

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Teen Crafternoon at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Register by Sunday by calling 940-349-8752.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — LegoMania for Teens at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group meets at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

7:30 p.m. — TWU Wind Symphony and Flute Choir concert in TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, in the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Tickets cost $5, free for ages 12 and younger. 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.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. — Preschool Play & Read at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

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

2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Homeschool Science Club for ages 6-10 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Explore chemical reactions using simple household ingredients in a hands-on science class. Free. Registration is required; call 940-349-8752.

7 p.m. — First United Methodist Church of Denton Children’s Choirs present Rescue in the Night, a children’s musical telling the story of Daniel in the lion’s den, at 201 S. Locust St. Donations are suggested. Visit www.fumc-denton.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. Fri: Sky Window. Wed: NT DJs. 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: Burton Tyler, 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.

Amitea Sat: Rachel Hamm, Elizabeth Rae, Sean Douglas, Jordan Higginbotham, Tarina Morris. 708 N. Locust St. 940-382-8898. www.amitea.org .

Andy’s Bar Fri: “The Late Night Grind Burlesque and Variety Show” with Honey Cocoa Bordeauxx, Frostine Shake, Divertida Devotchka, Elle Du Jour, Onyx Fury, Dr. Skotch, 10pm, $10. Sat: Richard Haskins and the Unmarked Graves, Dangle Dixon, Lovesick Mary. Each Wed, karaoke at 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Fri: Bruce Bond, 6pm; UNT CAST’s Spring Talent Showcase, CAST’s Open Mic, 8-10pm. Sat: Irish Session, 3-4:30pm; the Lightning Crispies, 8pm. 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 Fri: Ed Vargas, 10pm; Buffalo Ruckus, 11:30pm. 1803 Elm St. 940-808-1177. http://crossroadsbardenton.com .

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Joe Pat Hennen, 5pm, free; Led Zeppelin DVD screening, 9pm, free. Fri: Wayne “The Train” Hancock, 9pm, $12. Sat: Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, the Calmative, Danny Diamonds, 9pm, $9-$12. Sun: Mono, Helen Money, the Angelus, 9 pm, $10-$13. Mon: Lullaby for the Summer: A Jimi Hendrix Tribute featuring Pete Weise, 8pm, $7. Tues: Riggs/Slater Jazz Experience, 5:30pm, free. Wed: Polly Maynard (classical guitar), 5pm, free. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

Denton Community Market Sat: Richard Gilbert, 9am; Burton Tyler, 10am; Dunashay, 11am; David Tribble, noon. At Mulberry Street and Carroll Boulevard. www.dentonmarket.org .

The Garage Thurs: Entropy. Fri: Molotov Dogs. Sat: DDC, Evan Sheldon. Wed: DJ Rockstyler. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

The Greenhouse Mon: Pete Clagett & Stuart Mack. Each Mon, live jazz at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com .

Hailey’s Club Fri: Mike Jones. Sat: Derby Party with House of Quad and North Texas Derby Revolution, 10pm. Sun: Country Night. Mon: “Disco Mondays” with Mildly Distorted. Weekly events, 9pm, free-$10: each Thurs, “’80s Dance Night” with Yeahdef; 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: Steve Stanley, 6pm; Matt Grigsby, 7pm; Rance Parrott, 8pm. Each Mon, live local music at 6pm. 207 S. Bell Ave. 940-383-0104. http://hoochiesoysterhouse.com .

The LABB Fri: J.R. Byrd Band, 9pm; KALO, 10pm. 218 W. Oak St. 940-293-4240. www.thelabbdenton.com .

Lone Star Attitude Burger Co. Fri: Jon Christopher Davis & Lone Star Attitude, 7pm. Sat: Wise Ruby, 7pm. Wed: Song Swap with Jordan Fruge, Caruvana, Burton Tyler, 7-10pm. 113 W. Hickory St. 940-383-1022. www.lsaburger.com .

Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair Sat: “Good Ship Lollipop” with Whiskey Tongue Burlesque, Draconis, Bettie Martini, the Deadpan Poets, $5, 10pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

Mulberry Street Cantina Wed: J.R. Byrd Band, 9-11pm. 110 W. Mulberry St. 940-808-1568. http://mulberrystcantina.com .

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Uncle Lucius, Zane Williams, 9pm, $10. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Fri: Jacko Suede, the Faps, Stu Brootal, the Infamists, 9pm, $5-$7. Sat: Denton Comedy Collective presents Clint Werth, Kerry Smith, Lauren Davis, Alex Smelser, Matthew Solomon, 10pm, free-$3. Sun: Class Action, Space State, Summer Salt, Record Setter, 9pm, free-$5. Mon: The Drunken Cuddle, Smokestack Relics, Brunettes Not Fighter Jets, Buho, 9pm, $1-$3. Tues: Destroyer of Light, Widower, Bludded Head, 9pm, $5-$7. Wed: Livingstone, Woody’s Revenge, Matt Ingram, 9pm, $5-$7. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

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

Smiling Moose Deli Wed: Matt Grigsby, 6pm; Lydia Low, 7pm. 501 W. Hickory St. 940-566-3350.

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

UNT on the Square Thurs: Free “Thursday Night Music” with Horace Bray jazz small group; 7pm: Kaitlyn Sakry jazz small group, 8pm. 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 .


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