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COMMUNITY & CAUSES

9 to 11 a.m. March 25 -- Keep Denton Beautiful hosts the Great American Cleanup in Denton. Yearly event dispatches volunteers all over the city to collect trash. Register by 4 p.m. March 13 at www.kdb.org. Volunteer party follows.

April 21-22 -- Denton High School class of 1957 has its 60th reunion. For more information, call 512-497-4013 or email brownedb@rocketmail.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

6 to 9 p.m. March 23 -- Wax sculpture workshop with artist Thomas Flynn II at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Flynn will lead participants through his wax casting process. Participants can choose a mold from Flynn's collection and cast a personal object to take home. $40; $35 for Greater Denton Arts Council members. To register, email education@dentonarts.com, call 940-382-2787 or visit https://dentonarts.com/artistworkshops.

GARDENING

10 a.m. March 9 -- Peach tree pruning demonstration led by David Byrd, Denton County Master Gardener, at the Denton County Historical Park, 317 W. Mulberry St. Free. Visit http://dcmga.com.

March 17-18 -- First African Violet Society of Denton Annual Show and Sale in Erwin Hall at First Presbyterian Church of Denton, 1114 W. University Drive. Hours are 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 17 and 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 18. Free.

KID STUFF

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 13-17 -- Spring Break Camp at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. School-age children use materials from the creative reuse shop's shelves to make art and objects. $200 for five-day camp, $135 for three days, and $45 for a single day. Discounts available for siblings. To register, visit www.scrapdenton.org. Call 940-808-1611.

10 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays, March 23 through June 8 -- Denton County Master Gardener Association Children's Garden at Fairoaks Senior Independent Living Community, 1950 Lattimore St. Children and their parents can learn about gardening by planting, maintaining and harvesting vegetables and herbs in the vegetable garden at the back of Fairoaks. Weekly event will be canceled in the event of rain. Visit http://dcmga.com.

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

8 a.m. April 1 -- Mustache Dash 10K, 5K and N0K benefiting First Refuge Ministries at North Lakes Park. $40 for 10K, $30 for 5K, including race entry with timing chip, shirt and goody bag; $20 for "N0K" (shirt and goody bag). Register at http://firstrefugeministries.org/dash.

8 a.m. April 22 -- UNT Adventures in Autism 5K Run/Walk, hosted by the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center, at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Event also includes a 1-mile fun run for kids. Early registration is $25 through March 22. Register at http://bit.ly/2kkCZXR. For more information, visit http://autism.unt.edu.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

11 a.m. March 23 -- 47th annual Book Review Luncheon Series presents a talk by Peggy Capps at the Denton Woman's Club Building, 610 Oakland. $15. Visit www.dentonwomansclub.org/book-review-luncheons.

7 to 8:30 p.m. March 30 -- "Tapping Educational Resources to Maximize Student Success," a town hall meeting presented by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's Denton County Alumnae Chapter, at Antioch Christian Fellowship, 2020 Post Oak Drive in Corinth. Call Tawanda Bryant at 662-312-2930 or Cleo Birckbichler at 940-390-0816.

2 p.m. March 31 -- Q&A and reading with author Jeffery Eugenides (Middlesex, The Virgin Suicides) at the UNT Union, 1155 Union Circle. Free. Part of the Visiting Writers Series sponsored by UNT's Creative Writing Program. Visit http://english.unt.edu.

STAGE

March 24-26 -- Denton Community Theatre presents The Shadow Box at PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. March 24-25 and 2 p.m. March 26. $15. Call 940-382-1915 or visit http://dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

March 31-April 9 -- Denton Community Theatre presents Oliver at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. March 31-April 1 and April 6-8, and 2 p.m. April 2 and 9. $22 for adults, $18 for seniors, $15 for students and $10 for children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit http://dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

April 13-23 -- TWU Department of Music and Drama presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in the Redbud Theater Complex. Shows are at 8 p.m. April 13-15, 4 p.m. April 20 (pay-what-you-can performance), 8 p.m. April 21-22 and 2 p.m. April 23. $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama.

DANCE

7:30 p.m. March 10-11 -- Denton City Contemporary Ballet presents "Collage 2017: Denton Dance Festival," an evening of ballet, modern and jazz by emerging and professional dancers, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $15. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncitycontemporaryballet.org.

MUSIC

Roomful of Teeth with guest choir UNT University Singers, 8 p.m. March 9 in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center. $8-$10.

Zac Maloy and Jaret Reddick (acoustic) 9 p.m. March 9 at Rockin' Rodeo. $20-$25.

Uncle Lucius 9 p.m. March 10 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10.

Killer's Tacos one-year anniversary 5 p.m. March 11 at Killer's Tacos. Free.

Austin Ettredge 4 p.m. March 11; The Monkberries 7 p.m. March 11 at Audacity Brew House.

"YO! Denton" with DJ Menace, Mike Vivid, DJ Aquanot, Lite One, Swif T 7 p.m. March 11 at Andy's Bar.

Harvest House two-year anniversary with Slobberbone, From Parts Unknown 9 p.m. March 11 at Harvest House. Free.

Rodney "Pie Man" Henry, Western Star, Brent Best 5 p.m. March 12 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10.