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. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
3:30 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club featuring 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.
5 to 7 p.m. — TWU’s Arts Triangle Walking Tour, starting at Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Event includes artwork, dance, drama and music, featuring staged combat and fight choreography with guest artist Lloyd N. Caldwell. Free. Visit www.twu.edu/triangle or call 940- 898-2086.
7 p.m. — Death and Dessert Mystery Book Club at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Explore new mysteries each month and eat a themed dessert. Free. E-mail email@example.com .
7 to 9 p.m. — Thursday Night Music at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. Call 940-369-8257.
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 to 6 p.m. — Denton Christian Preschool’s annual spring plant sale at 1114 W. University Drive. Call 940-383-3332.
3 to 3:30 p.m. — A program titled “Mammals: Skins and Track” will be offered at Ray Roberts Lake State Park’s Johnson Branch Unit. The program will be held at Picnic Pavilion 1, and participants will learn how to identify different mammals found in the park based on skins and tracks. The program is free with regular park admission, which is $7 for those 12 and older. Call 940-637-2623.
8:30 a.m. — Run to the House 5K run and 1K walk benefitting the Greater Denton Sports Commission Scholarship Fund, at Brickhouse Gym, 3300 Unicorn Lake Blvd. Advance registration, which includes a T-shirt, costs $20 for adults, $15 for children 12 and younger, or $65 per family. Race day registration will cost an additional $5. To register, visit www.runtothehouse.com .
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Denton Christian Preschool’s annual spring plant sale at 1114 W. University Drive. For more information, call 940-383-3332.
9:30 a.m. — Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low- to moderate-income families at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. To qualify, annual household income must be $50,000 or less. Free. Call 940-566-2688.
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 to 11 a.m. — Chicken story time and egg hunt at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. For ages 1 to 5 and their families. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
10 a.m. to noon — Denton Herb Society presents Jan Sims giving a lecture on herbs that provide beneficial oils at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — 167 birthday celebration for Denton County on the lawn of the Denton County Courthouse on the Square. Fore more information, call 940-349-2850.
11 a.m. — A guided hike will be held at Ray Roberts Lake State Park’s Isle du Bois Unit. Participants will meet at the Lost Pines Nature Trail for the half-mile hike. The hike is free with regular park admission, which is $7 for those 12 and older. For more information, call 940-686-2148.
9:30 p.m. April 6 — “Stars on the Prairie”, a program exploring the wonders of the night sky, will be held at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, 201 E. Jones St. There is a $2 program fee, in addition to the regular gate fee of $5 per person. Reservations are required by calling 972-219-3930.
Noon — Fifth annual Guyer Band Booster Club Golf Tournament at Oakmont Country Club, 1901 Oakmont Drive in Corinth. Register by April 4. Registration costs $100 per golfer and includes lunch, greens fees, a cart and dinner. The event includes a raffle and live auction. Call Steve Gentry at 214-724-9041 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
4 to 5 p.m. — Make a Mother’s Day card at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For all ages. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
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.
10:30 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.
4 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.
5 to 8 p.m. — Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low- to moderate-income families at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. To qualify, annual household income must be $50,000 or less. Free. Call 940-566-2688.
6:30 p.m. — Twilight Toddler Time features stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Teen Advisory Board for teens in grades 6-12. Help plan and run library programs, discuss books, movies and music, earn community service hours and more at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call Juli Gonzalez at 940-349-8741.
7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
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 .
7 to 8:30 p.m. — Professor’s Corner, a discussion group dedicated to literary texts, meets at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. 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.
7 to 9 p.m. — GriefShare and DivorceCare classes at Crossroads Bible Church, 8101 FM 407 in Double Oak. Call 972-355-3343.
The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Wed: County Rexford, 7:30-10pm, free. 101 W. Hickory St. 940-566-5483.
The Abbey Underground Weekly events: Each Sat, “’80s and ’90s Retro Dance Party”; each Mon, karaoke. 100 W. Walnut St.
Andy’s Bar 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.
Banter Bistro Thurs: Link Chalon, 6pm. Fri: Ryan Bradetich and Inbar Horowitz, 6pm; Hartley Hall and the Bonafide Accompaniment, 8pm. Reinventing Jude, 10pm. Sat: Bonduris Studio, 4pm; Baloney Moon, 8pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm. Live local jazz at 8pm each Fri and 6pm each Sat. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.dentonbanter.com .
Cool Beans 1210 W. Hickory St. 940-382-7025.
Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Spoonfed Tribe, Sol Tax, 9pm, $10. Fri: “Old School Denton Freak Out” with Paul Slavens, Jeffrey Barnes and others, 9pm, $5. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com .
Denton Square Donuts Thurs: Brian Lambert, 8:30am. Fri: Doug Raney, 6pm; First Friday art show, 7pm. Sat: Dallas Comedy House, 2pm. Sun: Dallas Comedy House, 2pm; Kent Shores Group, 5pm; Zach Merritt, 7pm. Mon: Lewis & Donuts, 7pm. Tues: “Second Tuesday Tunes,” 7pm. 208 W. Oak St. 940-220-9447. www.dsdonuts.com
Fry Street Public House Each Tues, karaoke, 9pm, free. 125 Ave. A. 940-323-9800. www.publichousedenton.com .
Fry Street Tavern 940-383-2337. www.thefrystreettavern.com .
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop 115 Industrial St. 940-380-8226.
The Garage 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.thedentongarage.com .
The Greenhouse Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com .
Hailey’s Club Fri: New Voodoo, Junkyard Mars, Minor Mishap Marching Band, O Conqueror, the Honest Mistakes, the Insiders, 7pm, $5-$7. Sat: “BiPolarPalooza” with Señor Fin, Reasoning, Black James Franco, Fear of the Sun, the Artist Calling, MKVM, TC, Orphan House Theatre, Stormy Durant, Necronomitron, 7pm, free-$5. Sun: Shrines, Pageantry, Def Rain, Bashe, 9pm, $5-$10. Each Tues, ’90s music, 10pm, free-$5. 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 218 W. Oak St. 940-293-4240. www.thelabbdenton.com .
La Milpa Mexican Restaurant Each Fri, Mariachi Quetzal, 8pm. 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-382-8470.
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 Tues, open mic with Bryan Burns, 9pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.
Mad World Records 115 W. Hickory St. 940-591-3001.
Mellow Mushroom 217 E. Hickory St. 940-323-1100. www.mellowmushroom/store/denton .
Oak Street Drafthouse and Cocktail Parlor 308 E. Oak St. 940-395-1950. www.oakstdrafthouse.com .
Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Cody Johnson, John Slaughter. Each Wed, “Wild West Wednesdays.” 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton.com .
Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Codetalkers, Stat Dad, the Re-Mo’s, Hard Drinking Housewives, 9pm, $5-$7. Fri: Altercation Punk Comedy Tour with JT Habersaat, Mike Wiebe, Dave Rodriguez and Joe Staats, 9pm, $5-$7. Sun: Gun Outfit, Deep Throat, Pocket Change, 9pm, $6-$8. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com .
Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Shows on the patio, 7-9pm, free. 115 S. Elm St. 940-484-2888. www.sweetwatergrillandtavern.com .
Trail Dust Steak House 26501 E. U.S. 380 in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. www.trailduststeaks.net .
UNT on the Square Thurs: Jolene Masone, Julian Sutherland Quartet, 7pm, 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.
8 p.m. April 16 — Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state, speaks at the UNT Coliseum, 600 Ave. D, as part of the UNT Distinguished Lecture Series. Tickets are $30 for the general public, $25 for UNT faculty, staff and alumni, free for UNT students. For floor seating, tickets cost $45-$50. Call 940-565-3805 or visit http://studentaffairs.unt.edu/dls/speaker .
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 27 — Shoot for the Stars Festival at Argyle High School, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. Event includes three-on-three basketball tournaments, free-throw contests, heart screenings, a blood drive, vendors, music, food and games. Benefits the Alex Betzhold Memorial Foundation and Project Graduation 2015. For more information about the tournaments, e-mail email@example.com. For Project Graduation 2015, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For table and booth information, e-mail email@example.com .
9 to 11 a.m. May 9 — Preview day at Selwyn College Preparatory School, 3333 University Drive. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 940-382-6771.
June 17-July 19 — Elm Fork Education Center summer camps, for children in grades 2-8 at UNT. Registration is now open. Half-day and full-day camps available. Prices are $100-$130. Visit http://efec.unt.edu, or contact Brian Wheeler at email@example.com or 940-565-4912.
July 19-21 — Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, presented by UNT’s Mayborn School of Journalism, at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine. Keynote speakers are Susan Orlean, Rick Atkinson and Skip Hollandsworth. Registration costs $250-$295, with an early registration discount of $20 through March 31. Visit http://journalism.unt.edu/maybornconference .
Emily Fowler Central Library 502 Oakland St. 9am-6pm Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat; 9am-9pm Tues & Thurs; 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8712.
Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 11am Wed
Afternoon Adventure Club, a hands-on workshop for kids in grades K-3, 4pm Thursday
Toddler Time for kids 12-36 months and their caregivers, 9:30am Wed
North Branch Library 3020 N. Locust St. 9am-9pm Mon-Wed, 9am-6pm Thurs-Sat, 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8756.
Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 11am Fri
Mother Goose Time for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers, 9:30am Fri
Chess Night Casual, non-tournament play, 6-8:45pm Mon
Computer classes Call 940-349-8752.
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.
North Branch Writers’ Critique Group Writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, 7pm Tues
South Branch Library 3228 Teasley Lane. Noon-9pm Mon, 9am-6pm Tues & Thurs-Sat, 9am-9pm Wed, 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8251.
Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 10 & 11am Thurs, 10am Sat
Afternoon Adventure Club, a hands-on workshop for kids in grades K-3, 3:30pm Thurs
Mother Goose Time for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers, 9:30am Tues
Toddler Time for kids 12-36 months and their caregivers, 10:30am Tues
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 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 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/cho s.
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 including Lockheed 10A, Beech Aircraft Stagger Wing, PT22 and Piper L-4. Mon-Sat 8am-3 pm. 1945 Matt Wright Lane. Free. 940-565-1945.
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area Three hiking trails; camping, fishing and more on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River; restored 1870 log home. Winter hours: Fri-Sun 7am-5pm. Admission is $5 per person, 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.
UNT Sky Theater Planetarium in UNT’s Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 W. Mulberry St. 940-369-8213. http://skytheater.unt.edu .
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. 509 N. Bell Ave. 940-349-8280. www.dentonseniorcenter.com .
Aletha’s Craft Store, open 9am-1pm Mon-Fri. Call 940-349-8720.
Dancing and potluck, live big band and country music every second and fourth Friday, 7-9:30pm, $5.
Movies 6pm each Wed. Free for Denton seniors. $1 for popcorn and soda.
SPAN noon meal each Mon-Fri. $1.50 for seniors age 60 and older, $3.50 for those younger than 60.
Chime Choir 9:30am Mon
Pinochle 10:30am-1:30pm Mon
Young at Heart band practice, 9am Tues, 10am Thurs
Card workshop 9am first Tues
Needlework group 9am Tues
Red Hat Society 11am first Wed
Tap dance classes, for beginners, intermediate/advanced, Wed nights or Fri mornings.
Bridge Party bridge, 12:30pm Thurs; duplicate bridge, 1pm Wed
Benefits counseling 1:30-4pm third Thurs
Bingo 12:45pm first and third Fri
Fridays With Friends 9-11am Fri. Volunteers create items to donate to Denton Regional Medical Center patients. Call Jeff or Jane at 940-349-8720.
Square dancing 7-10pm first and third Fri, $6
Ed Bonk Woodshop 9am-noon Mon-Thurs; 9am-noon Sat. $6 annual membership plus $1 per visit.
RSVP Referral and placement service for volunteers age 55 and older. 1400 Crescent St. 940-383-1508.
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 email@example.com .
Friday night community dances at Denton Senior Center 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 $5. The Senior Center is at 509 N. Bell Ave. 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.
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 .
The Chestnut Tree 107 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am-2:30pm, Sun 11am-2pm. 940-591-9475. www.chestnuttearoom.com .
A Creative Art Studio 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.
Denton Square Donuts 208 W. Oak St. 940-220-9447. www.dsdonuts.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 .
Gallery 010 in the TWU student union, at the corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive. Mon-Thurs 8-9; Fri 8-5; Sun 1-9. Free.
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.
La Meme Gallery At Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, 411 E. Sycamore St. www.lamemegallery.com .
Oxide Fine Art & Floral Gallery 211 N. Cedar St. 940-483-8900. www.oxidegallery.com .
Group show of paintings, photography, mixed media and more, through March.
PointBank Black Box Performing Arts Center 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. 215 W. Oak St. 940-391-7499. www.scrapdenton.org .
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 .
UNT Art Gallery in the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. at Welch. 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.