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Denton Parks & Recreation

Bring your blankets and chairs for a free movie under the stars on Friday in Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. The fun will begin at 7 p.m. with a free marshmallow roast and crafts, followed by the 8 p.m. showing of The Goonies on a giant screen. Low-priced concessions will be sold. Call 940-349-7275.

Last chance to register for the introductory skateboarding clinic from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Skate Works skate park, next to Water Works Park on Long Road at Sherman Drive and Loop 288. The class is for beginners, ages 6 and older, and will cover the basics of riding and introduce students to the equipment. Students will need to bring a skateboard, a helmet, water and a snack. Register at $20 per student by calling 940-349-7275.

Burn massive amounts of calories while having a great time in North Lakes Recreation Center’s indoor cycling class from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. on Saturdays, Oct. 13 through Nov. 17. The fee is $15 per person. Space is limited, so reserve a spot by calling 940-349-8287.

Try group exercise classes for free next week at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive:

•  Les Mills BodyCombat, a 60-minute energetic workout, at 5:30 p.m. Monday;

•  Les Mills BodyPump, a 60-minute barbell workout, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday;

•  Zumba, a low-impact, 60-minute workout that uses Latin rhythms, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; and

•  Les Mills BodyFlow, a 60-minute holistic workout that combines yoga, tai chi and Pilates, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18.

For more information and a complete schedule, visit  or call 940-349-8287.

Register now for the following art and language classes at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive:

•  “Young Rembrandts Preschool Drawing” for ages 3 to 6, from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 15 through Nov. 12;

•  “Young Rembrandts Elementary Drawing and Cartooning” for ages 6 1/2 to 13, from 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 15 through Nov. 12;

•  “Play and Learn French for Preschoolers” from 9:30 to 10:20 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 17 through Nov. 14; and

•  “Beginning French” on Wednesdays, Oct. 17 through Nov. 14, for ages 6 to 8 from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. and for ages 9 to 13 from 6:30 to 7:20 p.m.

For details or to register, visit  or call 940-349-8287.

Construct a 55-gallon rain barrel that is yours to take home in “Rainwater Harvesting” from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Clear Creek Natural Heritage Area, 3310 Collins Road. For $60, a Texas AgriLife specialist will teach you how to design and install a rainwater harvesting system. Register by Monday by calling 940-349-8285.

Register now at only $15 for this year’s Jack-O-Lantern Jog on Oct. 20 at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Check-in will begin at 7 a.m., and the 5K run and one-mile fun walk will begin at 8 a.m. Advance registration ends at 4 p.m. Oct. 18; on race day, entry will cost $20. For more information and to register, visit  or call 940-349-8287.