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THURSDAY

9:30 to 11:30 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 to 11:30 a.m. — Beginning crochet class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Yarn and hooks will be provided for practice. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. — Ann’s Haven Auxiliary meeting at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave. Anyone interested in learning about becoming a member is invited.

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.

3:30 p.m. — “Wildlife Detectives” for children 5 and older at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn how to find traces of animal activity with Texas State Park interpreter Danielle Bradley. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3:30 p.m. — Book Adventures at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Children in grades K-3 will read books and participate in hands-on activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4:30 p.m. — Book Adventures at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children in grades K-3 will read books and participate in hands-on activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — B.O.Y.S. (Boys Only Yucky Stories) at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Book club for boys in grades 2-5. This month, discuss The Frog Who Croaked by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or email laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com.

7 p.m. — UNT jazz combo faculty concert in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7 to 8 p.m. — 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

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Finish It Fridays at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft project for the come-and-go program and visit with other crafters. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 a.m. — Splish Splash Story Time for ages 6 and younger at Water Works Park’s children’s play pool, 2400 Long Road. Admission is waived, but participants are limited to the children’s play pool and must leave the park by 10:45 a.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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.

1 p.m. — UNT jazz combo student concert in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

3 p.m. — “CSI: Forensic Fun in the Library” for ages 6 and older at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Help solve a mystery by scientifically investigating the evidence. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

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

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.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — American Red Cross blood drive at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Donors must have ID, be at least 17, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in generally good health. Visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — American Red Cross blood drive at Timberlinks at Denton, 5201 Par Drive. Donors must have ID, be at least 17, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in generally good health. Visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

11 a.m. — Singing Story Time with Stephanie for ages 2-5 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3 to 4 p.m. — Get Crafty, a come-and-go craft program for children of all ages, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 p.m. — LegoMania for Teens for ages 12 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. All Free. Call 940-349-8752.

6:45 p.m. — Aubrey’s Music in the Park series presents Dale Watson and Troy Cartwright at the Aubrey Festival Grounds, 301 S. Main St. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and coolers. Concessions will be sold.

12:30 p.m. — Middle School and Junior High Honor Choir Camp concert 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 .

MONDAY

2 to 5 p.m. July 21-25 — Black Fox Players theater camp for ages 9-12 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn about the various aspects of staging a play, learn how to dive into character, work as a cast and more. The camp will conclude with a live performance. Call 940-349-8718 or email stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.com .

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. This month, discuss books by Cindy Gerard. Free. Call 940-349-8796 or email kimberly.wells@cityofdenton.com.

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.

10 to 10:45 a.m. — Toddler Play Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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.

3 p.m. — “Wildlife Explorers,” a program on reptiles for ages 5-8 with Texas State Park interpreter Danielle Bradley, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 p.m. — Edible Art for Teens for ages 11 and older at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Register by Sunday by calling 940-349-8752.

7 p.m. — Pajama Story Time for ages 1-5 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Wear pajamas and bring a stuffed toy for bedtime stories, songs and puppets. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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.

7:30 p.m. — Digital photography workshop for teens and adults at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Will Milne teaches basic photography techniques in “The Golden Hour.” Free. Call 940-349-8752.

WEDNESDAY

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

11 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children age 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3 p.m. — Art Explorers: “Magritte — Surrealist Collages” for ages 6-8 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Registration is required. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3 p.m. — “Minecraft Live” for ages 8-14 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Craft your own 3-D Minecraft world with various art supplies. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 p.m. — Baby and Toddler Story Time for ages 3 and younger at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 to 8:30 p.m. — Exploring Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Join the ongoing discussions of time-honored philosophical issues with Dr. Eva H. Cadwallader, professor of philosophy. Free and open to the public. Call 940-349-8752.

MUSIC

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

The Abbey Underground Thurs: Feat Sauce, Warren Jackson Hearne, Silver Dollar. Fri: Bone Doggie & the Hickory Street Hellraisers. 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.

Amitea Sat: “Play Your Soul” with Fake Raygun, Matt Baugus, Nick Sprayberry, Sarah Curran, Stephanie Untch, Claybourne and Rachel Hamm, Justin Fortune, Elizabeth Rae, Darby Birdwell, R.A. Kalm, 7pm, free. 708 N. Locust St. 940-382-8898. www.amitea.org .

Andy’s Bar Each Wed, karaoke at 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: Jessica Curran and Ben Garnett, 6pm. Fri: Oui Bis, 6pm; “Song & Story” hosted by Richard Gilbert, 8pm; “Lucinda Williams: A Tribute,” 10pm. Sat: Jessica Curran and Ben Garnett, 6pm; Octahedron, 11:40, Bouncehouse Cathedral, Work in Progress, 8pm. Mon: Poetry Out Loud, 8pm. 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: Kody West, 6-8:30pm. At Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch, 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point. 940-686-5600. www.bearsdentexas.com .

Crossroads Bar Thurs: Karaoke. Fri: DentonRadio.com. 1803 Elm St. 940-808-1177. http://crossroadsbardenton.com .

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: We Don’t Know (Clarence Pitts, Mel Woodson, Don and Alan Bell, Bubba Hernandez, Jimi Tunnell), 8pm, $7. Fri: Dark Rooms, the Hope Trust, Clay Thrash, Comrade, 9pm, $8. Sat: Moonbather, Peopleodian, Diamond Age, Nice Up Crew, 10pm, $7. Sun: Denton Holiday Lighting Festival’s “Christmas in July” with the Holler Time, the Days, A Taste of Herb, Holiday Lighting Orchestra, 5pm, free. Mon: Paul Slavens and Friends, 10pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .

The Garage 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .

Golden Triangle Mall Sat: Vince Lujan Project, 7-9pm, free. 2201 S. I-35E. 940-566-6024. www.shopgoldentriangle.com .

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

Hailey’s Club Sat: Levi Cobb, Buffalo Parade, Gypsy Bravado, Nerdface, $5-$10. 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 Fri: Tall, the Sips, Lewb, Astro Cult, 9pm. 118 W. Oak St. 940-382-7769. www.jandjpizzadenton.com .

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

Lone Star Attitude Burger Co. 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 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Big Smo, Philthy Phil Hamilton, 8pm, $15. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Crying, Told Slant, Anger House, 9pm, $8-$10. Fri: The Holler Time, Madisons, George Neal, 9pm, $5-$7. Sat: The Phuss, the Dangits, the Lash Outs, the Costanzas, 9pm, $1-$3. Sun: Mammoth Grinder, Tolar, Modern Pain, 9pm, $6-$8. Tues: DJ Yeahdef presents “’80s Night,” 10pm, free. No smoking indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .

Rusty Taco Sat: DentonRadio.com. 210 E. Hickory St. 940-483-8226. www.therustytaco.com .

Trail Dust Steak House Fri & Sat: Haywire Band. 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,” 8-10:30pm. No cover. 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786. www.thewhitehousedenton.com .

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

IN THE AREA

7 p.m. Tuesday — Sounds of Lewisville free concert series presents Eleven Hundred Springs in the courtyard at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Visit www.soundsoflewisville.com .

FUTURE BOOKINGS

1:30 p.m. July 26 — UNT Mariachi Workshop finale concert with camp ensembles, Mariachi Aguilas, professionals and more 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 .

7 p.m. July 26 — Mariachi Sol de Mexico, directed by Maestro Jose Hernandez, in Winspear Hall at UNT’s Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for faculty, $5 for children ages 8-18. Free for UNT students, children 7 and younger, and mariachi workshop attendees. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

1 to 5 p.m. July 29-31 — Black Fox Players improvisational acting workshop for ages 11-18 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn the art of improv acting through exercises, games and more. Call 940-349-8718 or email stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.com.

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. Visit http://dentoncommunitytheatre.com/school/summer-camps . Call Mildred Peveto at 940-383-1356.

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. 940-686-2396. www.farmersandmerchantsgallery.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 .

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 .

“American Brides: Inspiration and Ingenuity,” through Oct. 24. Presented by the Greater Denton Arts Council and the UNT Texas Fashion Collection.

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 Friday.

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 .

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.

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 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 .

“Diane Williams: Life on the Blackland Prairie” and “Bankston, Shugart and Stryker: Horse Country Photographers,” through Saturday.

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. 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 .

SPORTS

Denton Civic 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 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 9am-9pm Mon-Fri; 9:30am-6:30pm Sat. 1300 Wilson St. 940-349-8575.

North Lakes Recreation Center 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 daily through Aug. 24 and Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Hours are noon-6pm Mon-Sat, 1-6pm Sun. 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. 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. 940-349-8800.

Water Works Park Four giant slides, a tubing river, a children’s water playground and two indoor pools. 2400 Long Road, off Loop 288 and FM428 (Sherman Drive). Open daily through Aug. 24 and Aug. 30-Sept. 1. July hours: 11am-8pm Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri; 11am-7pm Wed & Sat; noon-7pm Sun. 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. 940-349-8800. www.dentonwaterworks.com .


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