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THURSDAY

8 to 9:30 a.m. — “Social Movement: How the Internet Has Changed Business Forever and What It Means for You,” a seminar on social media marketing presented by Dallas Crilley, at Corinth City Hall, 3300 Corinth Parkway. Networking starts at 7:30 a.m. Call the NCTC Small Business Development Center at 940-668-4220.

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 .

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — “A View From the Top,” a come-and-go event offering desserts and views of Denton from the top floor of TWU’s 24-story Guinn Hall, at Bell Avenue and University Drive. Free; donations will be accepted for the TWU University Housing Leadership Scholarship Fund. Parking available at the Guinn Hall or Pioneer Hall lots on Bell.

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Twilight Tunes, Denton Main Street Association’s free music series, presents A Taste of Herb on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, at Elm and Oak streets. Visit www.dentonmainstreet.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. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752.

FRIDAY

5 to 7 p.m. — Opening reception for “On the Square, Outside the Box,” an exhibit of art by Denton ISD students, at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Exhibit runs through June 7. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu .

7 p.m. — Method & Madness Playwriting Festival, presented by Denton Community Theatre, at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Presentations of Hero Worship by Walt Vann, Harold After by Adam Seidel and Under the Overpass by Steven Young, and a meet-and-greet reception. Admission is $15; an all-festival pass costs $25. Call the Campus Theatre box office at 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

7:30 p.m. — Argyle Middle School presents Annie Jr. at the Argyle High School Auditorium, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. Tickets cost $8 for adults, $4 for students.

SATURDAY

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Faith Based Crime Prevention Conference, presented by the Denton Police Department, at the Denton Public Safety Training Center, 601 E. Hickory St. Topics include emergency response readiness, responding to a confrontation and building a safety team. Free; breakfast available at 7:30 a.m. For reservations, contact Officer Shane Kizer at shane.kizer@cityofdenton.com or 940-349-7241.

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

10 a.m. — Parents Across America Northeast Texas presents a screening of Standardized, Rockfish Productions’ documentary about standardized testing in public education, and a panel discussion at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Panelists include David Hicks with Denton ISD, UNT professor Mary Harris and former State Board of Education member George Clayton. $5 suggested donation. Email paanetx@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/PAANETX .

10 a.m. — Method & Madness Playwriting Festival, presented by Denton Community Theatre, at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Free daytime events include a panel discussion with area playwrights, a table reading of Dreck by Drew Davis and a talk-back session, and a workshop on staged readings. Visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Argyle Middle School presents Annie Jr. at the Argyle High School Auditorium, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. All tickets to the matinee show cost $5; for the evening show, tickets cost $8 for adults, $4 for students.

7 p.m. — Method & Madness Playwriting Festival, presented by Denton Community Theatre, at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Evening events include presentations of Waiting for Ruthie by Joan Anderson and Dorothy Sanders, and Paladora by Dan McGeehan, awards presentation and a chocolate extravaganza reception. Admission is $15; an all-festival pass costs $25. Call the Campus Theatre box office at 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

MONDAY

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

10:30 a.m. — Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts Naming Ceremony, honoring philanthropists Fred and Patsy Patterson and Roy Appleton Jr., at 400 E. Hickory St.

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

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Concerts on the Square with the Joyce Spencer Band at Locust and Hickory streets. Free. Rain location is the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Visit www.cityofdenton.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.

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: Human Groove Hormone, Treeside, Fafnir’s Bane, the Groovebumps, Shake the Moon, 8pm. Sat: Animal Spirit, Savage and the Big Beat, Chinaski the Fury, the Gory Details, 9:30pm. Each Wed, karaoke at 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Fri: Koan School’s end-of-school performance and fundraiser with plays presented by students and music by Work in Progress, 6-9pm; Richard Haskins, 9:30pm. Sat: Ancient Beard, 8pm. Tues: Mister Joe Jazz Band, 8pm; Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton, 9pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm; each Sat, live local jazz at 6pm. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.dentonbanter.com .

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

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

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Two Tons of Steel, 9pm, $10. Fri: Señor Fin, Hat Hair, 9pm, free. Sat: Beerman’s 25-year anniversary show, 8pm, $10. Sun: “Rockin’ for Cots at the Leaf” with Isaac Hoskins, Brent Best, George Dunham and the Bird Dogs, 4pm, donations go toward cots for the Salvation Army. Tues: Deerpeople, Moonbather, Dripping Wet, 9pm, $5. Wed: Cozyhawks; Sour Boy, Bitter Girl; Danny Diamonds, 9pm, $5. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

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

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

Hailey’s Club Thurs: “It’s Current Top 40” with Yeahdef. Weekly events, 9pm, free-$10: each Fri, “Friday Night Live” with DJ Spinn Mo; each Tues, “’90s Night” with DJ Question Mark. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www.haileysclub.com .

J&J’s Pizza 118 W. Oak St. 940-382-7769. www.jandjpizzadenton.com .

The LABB Fri: DentonRadio.com, 9pm. 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.

Last Drop Tavern 508 S. Elm St. 940-808-1651. www.lastdroptavern.com .

Lone Star Attitude Burger Co. Fri: Chaz Marie, 7-10pm. Sat: Afro Deezy Axe, 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 Each Fri, karaoke with DJ Timewarp. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Cody Johnson, Josh Grider, 9:30pm, $12-$15. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Pi, Jurema, Coral Caverns, 9pm, $1-$3. Fri: Stray Nimbus, Cerulean Giallo, Space Goose, 9pm, $1-$3. Sat: The Lash Outs, Varsity Cheerleader, others, 9pm, $1-$3. Wed: Ringo Deathstarr, Blackstone Rangers, Midnight Masses, Blessin’, 10pm, $10-$12. No smoking indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Rusty Taco Sat: Steve Stanley, 7pm; Ellie Meyer, 8pm. 210 E. Hickory St. 940-483-8226. www.therustytaco.com .

Smiling Moose Deli Sat: Rance Parrott, 2pm; Lydia Low, 3pm. 501 W. Hickory St. 940-566-3350. www.facebook.com/SmilingMooseDenton .

Trail Dust Steak House Fri & Sat: Roughriders Band, 7-11pm. 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.

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 .

Zera Coffee Co. Fri: Least of These, Blake Sjervin, 8pm, $5. 420 E. McKinney St., Suite 106. 940-239-8002. www.zeracoffeecompany.com .

IN THE AREA

6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday — Bank On Lewisville, free financial literacy classes offered by United Way of Denton County, at Lakeland Elementary School, 800 Fox Ave. Classes offered in English and Spanish and include dinner and child care for participants. Visit www.bankondentoncounty.org .

FUTURE BOOKINGS

June 6-15 — Denton Community Theatre presents The Dixie Swim Club at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 12. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

June 9-13 — “A Day in the Life,” Greater Denton Arts Council’s summer camp, at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Classes in guitar, dance and the visual arts for ages 5-12. Classes cost $55-$60 each. For more information, visit www.dentonarts.com or call 940-382-2787.

June 9-13 and Aug. 4-8 — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School summer camps at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Programs include creativity camps for ages 4-6, from 9 a.m. to noon, $225 per week; and musical theater dance camps for ages 7-10, from 1 to 5 p.m., $275 per week. For enrollment forms, visit http://dentoncommunitytheatre.com/school/summer-camps . Call education director Mildred Peveto at 940-383-1356.

June 13-14 — Denton’s Juneteenth celebration at Fred Moore Park, 501 S. Bradshaw St. June 13 events include vendors starting at 5 p.m. and Gospel Night at 7 p.m. June 14 events include a parade at 9 a.m. from the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St., to Fred Moore Park; an adult coed softball tournament ($100 entry fee per team) at 9 a.m.; free children’s games at 10 a.m.; and vendors and entertainment starting at 11 a.m. Free admission. Call 940-349-8575.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 14 — 2014 Denton Airshow at Denton Enterprise Airport. Tickets cost $10, free for children 5 and younger. Public parking is at the UNT stadium parking lot, on North Texas Boulevard at I-35E, with bus transportation available starting at 8 a.m. Optional “Breakfast With the Pilots” begins at 8:30 a.m., $4 per person. Ten-minute helicopter rides available for $35. Visit http://denton.schultzairshows.com or call 1-877-503-8499.

June 27 through July 6 — Denton Community Theatre presents Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

June 30 through July 27 — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School musical theater production camp at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Campers ages 10-18 will prepare to perform Beauty & the Beast July 25-27. Tuition is $425; early registration discount through June 6. Camp meets from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; no classes on July 4-6. For enrollment forms, visit http://dentoncommunitytheatre.com/school/summer-camps . Call education director Mildred Peveto at 940-383-1356.

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. Registration costs $425. Visit www.themayborn.com/registration .

VISUAL ARTS

Banter Bistro 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638.

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 .

Farmers & Merchants 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 .

Metal sculptor Daren Fagan, featured artist for May.

Patterson-Appleton 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 .

“Merging Visions: A Collaborative Exhibit of Art and Poetry,” presented by the Visual Arts Society of Texas, through June 6 in the Meadows Gallery.

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.

Paintings by Dawn Swepston, through July 18.

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 .

“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 “Political Economy on the Table,” through Friday. “What’s Cooking Under the Microscope,” June 6-27.

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 .

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 .

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 .

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 .

“On the Square, Outside the Box,” an exhibit of art by Denton ISD students, through June 7. Opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

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 Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Monthly meetings include mini-shows and demonstrations by visiting artists. Two annual juried exhibits. Critique groups and workshops. 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 .

LITERARY EVENTS

Emily Fowler Central Library 502 Oakland St. 9am-6pm Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat; 9am-9pm Tues & Thurs; 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8712.

North Branch Library 3020 N. Locust St. 9am-9pm Mon-Wed, 9am-6pm Thurs-Sat, 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8756.

Chess Night Casual, non-tournament play, 6-8:45pm Mon

Computer classes Call 940-349-8752.

North Branch Writers’ Critique Group Writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, 7pm Tues

Secondhand Prose Friends of the Denton Public Libraries’ fundraising bookstore is open 9am-3pm & 5:30-8:30pm Mon, 9am-3pm Sat & 1-4pm Sun.

South Branch Library 3228 Teasley Lane. Noon-9pm Mon, 9am-6pm Tues & Thurs-Sat, 9am-9pm Wed, 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8251.

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 .

Bethlehem in Denton County Small gallery in Sanger displaying a personal collection of 2,900 nativities. Open evenings and weekends, by appointment only. Free. Small groups and children welcome. To schedule your visit, call 940-231-4520. www.bethlehemindentonco.com .

Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum Exhibits include photos of Denton communities, historic Hispanic and black families, farm and ranching artifacts, and special collections including Southwest American Indian and Denton County pottery, pressed glass and weaponry. 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 .

“Big Wheels Turnin’: The Evolution of Transportation in Denton County,” through June 7.

Denton Community Market, a local artists and farmers market, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from April through November at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. Visit http://dentonmarket.org .

Denton County Farmers Market Local farmers sell fresh seasonal vegetables and fruit every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, through September, from 7 a.m. to sellout. At Sycamore Street and Carroll Boulevard, in the parking lot by the Denton County Historical Park. Visit www.dentonfarmersmarket.com .

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 Nonprofit museum displays, maintains, preserves, flies and shows antique, classic and contemporary classes of aircraft. Mon-Sat 8:30am-3 pm. 1945 Matt Wright Lane at Denton Enterprise Airport. Free. 940-565-1945. www.hangar10.org .

Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area Three hiking trails; camping, fishing and more on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River; restored 1870 log home. Summer hours: Fri-Sun 7am-7pm. Admission is $5, free for children 5 and younger. Front gate is at Jones Street and North Kealy Avenue in Lewisville. Call 972-219-3930 for directions. www.ias.unt.edu/llela .

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 for weddings, weekends by appointment only, TWU campus. 940-898-3644.

Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch Nonprofit 126-acre ranch with rare and exotic animals, including black bears, kangaroos, bobcats, zebras and more. 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. For directions and more information, visit www.astronomy.unt.edu/obsv.html .

Star Party on the first Saturday of the month, beginning 30 minutes after sundown, weather permitting. Admission is $5, free for children 4 and younger.

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.

The Little Star That Could, children’s matinee at noon each Saturday in May. Tickets cost $3, cash only.

Western Heritage Gallery at Stonehill Center, 5800 N. I-35, Suite 400. 940-243-3933. www.thewesternheritagegallery.com .

SENIORS

American Legion Hall Senior Center 629 Lakey Drive in Fred Moore Park. 10am-3pm Mon-Fri, 6-9pm Thurs. 940-349-8298.

Denton Senior Center offers daily lunches, classes, travel, health services and numerous drop-in activities. 8am-9pm Mon-Fri; 9am-1pm Sat. 509 N. Bell Ave. 940-349-8720.

Ongoing activities:

Aletha’s Craft Store, open 9am-1pm Mon-Fri.

Social dancing, live bands and refreshments every second and fourth Friday, 7-9:30pm, $6.

Movies 6pm each Wed, free for Denton seniors.

SPAN noon meal each Mon-Fri, $2 for seniors 60 and older, $5 for those younger than 60.

Bridge Party bridge, 12:30pm Thurs; duplicate bridge, 12:30pm Wed

Bingo 12:45pm first and third Fri

Triangle Squares square dancing 7pm first and third Fri, $6

Ed Bonk Workshop woodshop 9am-noon Tues-Thurs, $6 annual membership plus $1 per visit.

RSVP Referral and placement service for volunteers age 55 and older. 1400 Crescent St. 940-383-1508.

ACTIVITIES

Acoustic Lawn Jam from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday, weather permitting, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.

Denton Celtic Dancers meets from 5 to 7 p.m. each Sunday at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Beginners’ class starts at 6 p.m. Call 940-321-0012 or visit www.dentoncelticdancers.org .

Denton County Dulcimer Club meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on the third Saturday of each month in the community room at Denton Good Samaritan Village, 2500 Hinkle Drive. Dues are $3 per month. Participants may bring a sack lunch. Call 940-565-9331 or e-mail donnasgregory@gmail.com.

Friday night community dances at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave., from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Dances are open to all adults and include live music and refreshments. Dance hosts will be present to dance with unaccompanied ladies. Admission is $6. Call 940-349-8720.

Green Space Arts Collective Ballet, tap, modern, and hip-hop dance classes for children and adults. 529 Malone St. 940-595-9219. www.greenspacearts.com .

Harps Over Texas Autoharp Club Jamming as well as help for new and experienced players. All acoustic instruments welcome. 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1424 Stuart Road. 940-382-3248.

The Triangle Squares Local square dancing group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays each month at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Starts with early rounds and workshops. Grand march starts at 8pm. Non-members pay $6 per person, members get in free. Call 214-288-6883.

Mainstream dance lessons at 7pm each Tues at 1424 Stuart Road.

SPORTS

Denton Civic Center Location of Denton Parks and Recreation customer service center, 8am-5pm Mon-Fri. Indoor walking track open 6:45am-7pm Mon-Fri. 321 E. McKinney St. 940-349-8285. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

Denia Recreation Center Fitness center, gameroom, indoor courts, climbing wall, preschool and more. 7am-9pm Mon-Wed; 7am-8pm Thurs-Fri; 9:30am-3:30pm Sat. 1001 Parvin St. 940-349-8285.

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center Fitness center, indoor courts, fitness, gameroom, computer room, preschool and more. 9am-9pm Mon-Fri; 9:30am-6:30pm Sat. 1300 Wilson St. 940-349-8575.

North Lakes Recreation Center Fitness center with fitness specialists and child care available; indoor courts, preschool classes, group exercise classes and more. 5:30am-10pm Mon-Thurs; 5:30am-9:30pm Fri; 7:30am-3:15pm Sat. 2001 W. Windsor Drive. 940-349-8287.

AQUATICS

Civic Center Pool Open this weekend: noon-6pm Saturday, 1-6pm Sunday. Open daily June 7-Aug. 24 and Aug. 30-Sept. 1. 515 N. Bell Ave. in Quakertown Park. Admission is $3 for 18 and older; $2.25 for ages 2-17; free for younger than 2. Season passes available. 940-349-8279.

Denton Natatorium Indoor pools with open and lap swimming, swim lessons for children and adults, water exercise available. 2400 Long Road. Mon-Fri 5:30am-8pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun noon-6pm. Admission for city residents is $4 for ages 16 and older, $3 for ages 3-15. Nonresidents pay an additional $1. Free for ages 2 and younger. Passes and punch cards available. 940-349-8800.

Water Works Park Four giant slides, a tubing river, a children’s water playground and two indoor pools. 2400 Long Road, just off Loop 288 and FM428 (Sherman Drive). Admission includes access to Natatorium. Open this weekend: 11am-7pm Saturday, noon-7pm Sunday. Open daily June 7-Aug. 24 and Aug. 30-Sept. 1. For Denton residents: $11 for 48 inches or taller; $7 for under 48 inches. Nonresidents pay an additional $2. Free for children younger than 2; $5 for non-swimming guests. Season passes available. 940-349-8800. www.dentonwaterworks.com .

DOG PARK

Wiggly Field Dog Park at Lake Forest Park, at 1400 E. Ryan Road, between Teasley Lane and FM1830 (Country Club Road). Free. Closed 7am-3:30pm Wed for mowing and maintenance. For rules, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8731.

GOLF

Denton Country Club 1213 Country Club Road, Argyle. 940-387-2812. Private, 18 holes.

Lantana Golf Club 800 Golf Club Drive, Lantana. 940-728-4653. Private, 18 holes.

Oakmont Country Club 1200 Clubhouse Drive, Corinth. 940-321-5599. Private, 18 holes.

Robson Ranch Wildhorse Golf Course 9400 Ed Robson Blvd., Denton. 940-246-1001. Semi-private, 18 holes.

Texas Sundown Ranch Golf Course 13037 I-35, Sanger. 940-458-5979. Daily fee, 9 holes.

TWU Golf Course 1120 Club House Drive, Denton. 940-898-3163. Daily fee, 18 holes.

The Timber Links at Denton 5201 Par Drive, Suite 2, Denton. 940-380-1318. Semi-private, 9 holes.

SKATING

Skate Works Park Ramps, platforms, railings and more for skateboarders and inline skaters of all skill levels. Classes, rentals and parties available. 11am-9pm Sat; 1-8pm Sun. Free. Helmets may be rented for $3. Next to Water Works Park on Long Road at Sherman Drive (FM428) and Loop 288. 940-349-8523.

TENNIS

Goldfield Tennis Center Eight outdoor lighted courts and utility court. Offers classes, leagues and tournaments. 3-9pm Mon-Thurs, 3-8pm Fri, 9am-5pm Sat. 2005 W. Windsor Drive. 940-349-8526. www.dentonparks.com .


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