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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 .

4 to 5 p.m. — “It IS Rocket Science” for ages 7-12 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Make rockets and see how high they can fly. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752.

7 to 8 p.m. — “Life Hacks to Simplify Your Life” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Presentation features low-budget tips and tricks for organizing, decluttering, preserving items and more. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

5:30 to 7 p.m. — Free weekly money management courses at Interfaith Ministries of Denton, 1109 N. Elm St. Call 940-565-5479.

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Twilight Tunes, Denton Main Street Association’s free music series, with Jeff Glover, Joe Pat Hennen and Brian Houser, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, at Elm and Oak streets. Visit .

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.


3 to 5 p.m. — Crafty Kids, an open-ended, come-and-go program at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For children of all ages, but those under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit .

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Teen Crafternoon: “Spa Days” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Teens can sugar scrubs, bath salts and lip balm. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 by Wednesday.

7 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday — Rockin’ Lock-In for ages 5-12 at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Supervised event includes activities, crafts, games, snacks and a movie. Bring a sleeping bag, pillow and toiletries. Dinner will not be provided; a breakfast snack will be offered. Cost is $15. Register by Thursday at , visit the center or call 940-349-7275.

7:05 p.m. — Denton ISD Community Night at Dr Pepper Ballpark, 7300 RoughRiders Trail in Frisco. The Frisco RoughRiders play the Tulsa Drillers. Tickets cost $25 and include food, drinks, a cap and a program. $5 of each ticket goes to the Denton Public School Foundation. Visit and enter the promo word “denton.” For information, call 940-369-0143.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents The Hobbit at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $8. Call 940-382-1915 or visit


8 a.m. — Liberty Christian School’s Warrior 5K and Fun Run at Warrior Stadium, 1301 U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. Event includes a spring football game at 10 a.m., a cookout at 11:30 a.m. and a powder puff game at noon. Registration costs $15-$30. Visit .

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

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Fourth annual Classic Car Show in Aubrey featuring vehicles, shopping and activities, on South Main Street. Classic car owners who want to participate can register at 10 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter 920 of Denton.

Noon to 6 p.m. — Denton High School Chess Club student chess tournament at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Tournament is non-rated and is open to students (at any school or home-schooled) at all chess levels. Entry fee is $20. Contact Fred Mueller at 940-369-2000 or

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.

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents The Hobbit at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $8. Call 940-382-1915 or visit .

5:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Summer Kick-off Show, a free, family-friendly concert with the Laurie Lace Band, Tommy Ward, Karry Bowman and others, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.


2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents The Hobbit at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $8. Call 940-382-1915 or visit .

2 to 4 p.m. Sunday — Veterans’ recognition event presented by the Aubrey Historical Society at the Aubrey Community Center, 226 Countryside Drive. Veterans and families are encouraged to bring medals, uniforms and other items to share. Call 940-343-1313 or email .


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.


6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — “Go Geocaching!” for ages 10 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free event teaches youths and families about the high-tech outdoor treasure hunt. Bring your own GPS device if possible; a few will be available for use. To register, call 940-349-8752.

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.


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

7 p.m. — Baby & Toddler Story Time for infants through age 3 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit .

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.


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. .

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: Storm the Sun, Brutalody, Sparrows and Charnal, $5-$8. Sat: “The 35 Divide” with G-Jet, D. Smiley, CLV, Koolbrz, Rick Blaine, Q Lee, J-Harm, Kwana, JLD, Studda Budda, G’Pettoe, DJ Big TX, 9pm, $7-$10. Each Wed, karaoke at 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400.

Banter Bistro Thurs: Tim Bauckman, 6pm. Fri: Classical guitar, 6pm; Bruce Bond, 7pm; BonJean, 8pm; Anthem Rising, 9pm; Isaac and Josh Tauaefa, 10pm. Sat: Irish Session, 3-4:30pm; Melissa Ratley and Katie Lamb, 8pm; the Bonnies, 10pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm; each Sat, live local jazz at 6pm. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. .

The Bears Den Thurs: Lydia Low, 6pm; Caleb Coonrod, 7:30pm. At Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch, 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point. 940-686-5600. .

Crossroads Bar Fri: Special Mister Ed, 11:30pm. 1803 Elm St. 940-808-1177. .

Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Bill Frisell’s Guitar in the Space Age featuring Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr and Rudy Royston, 9pm, $20-$35. Fri: Ten Hands, Daphne Willis, 9pm, $15. Sat: Eric Strickland Duo, 5:30pm, free; the O’s, Daniel Markham, 9pm, $7. Mon: Dylanfest 2014 featuring Tex Zimmerman and His All-Star Revue, 5pm, $15 suggested donation for Instruments of Change; Paul Slavens and Friends, 10pm, free. Tues: A Taste of Herb, 5pm, free; Lydia Low, Soul Patrol, 11:40, 8pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. .

Denton Community Market Sat: Barb Maxey, 9am; Daniel Markham, 11am; Caleb Coonrod, noon. Local artists and farmers market every Saturday at Mulberry Street and Carroll Boulevard, by the Bayless-Selby House Museum. Free. Visit .

The Garage Thurs: Entrophy. Fri: Brandon Bush. Sat: Mos Neff. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. .

The Greenhouse Mon: Willie Winston Wrinkle. Each Mon, live jazz at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. .

Hailey’s Club Thurs: DJ Spinn Mo. Sat: Awake in Theory, Nerdface, Generation Wasted, the Circle. Weekly events, 9pm, free-$10: each Fri, “Friday Night Live 2.0” with DJ Spinn Mo; each Tues, “’90s Night” with DJ Question Mark; each Wed, “Wicked & Wild Style” with DJ Spinn Mo. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. .

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

The LABB Fri: 218 W. Oak St. 940-293-4240. .

La Milpa Mexican Restaurant Each Fri, Mariachi Quetzal, 7:30-9:30pm. 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-382-8470.

Last Drop Tavern Each Thurs, karaoke at 8:30pm. 508 S. Elm St. 940-808-1651. .

Lone Star Attitude Burger Co. Fri: Lydia Low, 7-10pm. Sat: Lost Immigrants, 7-10pm. Tues: Texas Red Hot Radio broadcast. Wed: Song swap with Joe Marshall, Rance Parrott, Lydia Low, 7-10pm. 113 W. Hickory St. 940-383-1022. .

Lowbrows Beer and Wine Garden 200 S. Washington St., Pilot Point. 940-686-3801. .

Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair Each Fri, karaoke at 9:30pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910.

Mulberry Street Cantina 110 W. Mulberry St. 940-808-1568. .

Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Cadillac Three, Zac Wilkerson, 9:30pm, $10-$12. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. .

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Curtin, Dome Dwellers, Vocas from the Tom Tom, 9pm, $5. Fri: Brutal Juice, Baboon, Curvette, Cornhole, 9pm, $10-$12. Sat: Mink Coats (EP release), the Days, Bad Beats, 9pm, $1-$3. Sun: House Harkonnen, the Spectacle, Vinyl, others, 8pm, $5-$7. Tues: “’80s Night” with DJ Yeahdef, 10pm, free-$3. Wed: Pedestrian Deposit, Filth, Vulgar Fashion, Corporate Park, Sobering, 9pm, $1-$3. No smoking indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. .

Rusty Taco Sat: Lydia Low, 7pm; Dunashay, 8pm. 210 E. Hickory St. 940-483-8226. .

Smiling Moose Deli Sat: Levi Cobb & the Big Smoke, 2-4pm. Wed: Dunashay, 2pm; Ellie Meyer, 3pm. 501 W. Hickory St. 940-566-3350. .

Trail Dust Steak House Fri & Sat: Roughriders Band, 7-11pm. 26501 E. U.S. 380 in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. .

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. 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786. .

Zera Coffee Co. Fri: Stone’s Throw, 8pm, free. 420 E. McKinney St., Suite 106. 940-239-8002. .


6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and May 29 — 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 .

1 to 6 p.m. Saturday— Splash Day with free admission at Sun Valley Aquatic Center, 801 S. Valley Parkway in Lewisville. For more information, visit .

8 p.m. Saturday — Texas Tunes concert series presents Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for ages 60 and older or 12 and younger; discounts tickets for Lewisville residents with proof of residency. Visit or call 972-219-8446.


8 to 9:30 a.m. May 29 — “Social Movement: How the Internet Has Changed Business Forever and What It Means for You,”presented by Dallas Crilley of Asterisk Web Solutions, 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.

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 29 — “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, off Bell Avenue south of University Drive. Free, but donations will be accepted for the TWU University Housing Leadership Scholarship Fund.