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Calendar: Dec. 14-20

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THURSDAY, DEC. 14

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

10 a.m. to noon -- "Stop the Bleed: Bleeding Control Techniques for the Injured" at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn simple bleeding-control techniques that can effectively slow blood loss and save lives in an emergency. Taught by nurse Adam Walthall with Medical City Denton. No previous training required. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

6:30 p.m. -- Multicultural Fair at North Texas Collegiate Academy, 4601 N. I-35. Get your "passport" stamped while touring and seeing students' presentations. With games, vendors and food. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit www.ntxca.org.

8:30 p.m. -- Denton Black Film Festival kickoff party featuring the music of the Soul of Funk at Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. $10. The festival is set for Jan. 25-28. Visit http://dentonbff.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Crafters' Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques.

YOUTH & TEEN

1 to 3 p.m. -- Homeschool Teen Gaming Club for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

4 to 5:30 p.m. -- Exploring Western Philosophy, a free weekly class with Eva H. Cadwallader, professor emeritus of philosophy, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE

Glitterbomb: "A Black Tie Affair" 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $5-$7.

Josh Ward, Gary Kyle 9:30 p.m. at Rockin' Rodeo. $10-$12.

Dalton Domino Band 10 p.m. at Jack's Tavern. Free.

Big Band at Abbey Underground.

FRIDAY, DEC. 15

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

9:30 a.m. -- Denton ISD's free English-language and GED classes at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Call 940-369-0400.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Finish It Fridays at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft project for this come-and-go program and visit with other crafters.

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. -- Needle tatting class at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Lace-making class taught by Mary Cresson. Free; materials will be provided, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

Cindy Wilson (of the B-52's), Felt & Fur 8:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $20-$35.

The Night Above Us 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

Cameron Hobbs Band 9 p.m. at Jack's Tavern.

The Spectacle, Cast the Crown, Sathariel at Abbey Underground.

Ratchet A$$ Wooda mixtape release party with Dquan Cage, Trey Detroit, Cheridan, DJ She Real 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar. Free-$10.

SATURDAY, DEC. 16

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- SCRAP Garage Sale at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Nonprofit shop has sales on crafting supplies, fabric, paper, office supplies and more. Call 940-391-7499.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- Monsignor King Outreach Center open house and holiday collection drive at 300 S. Woodrow Lane. The homeless shelter is in need of volunteers as well as extra-long twin-size sheets, insulated gloves, hats, coffee and more. Visit www.kingoutreachcenter.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

2 to 3:30 p.m. -- Drawing Class 2 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Artist Karlene Schoonover leads classes for artists of all levels. Come to one class or all. Free; materials will be provided, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

The Gibbonses 7 p.m. at LSA Burger Co. Free.

Matthew McNeal, Daniel Markham, the Birds of Night 7:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10; $7 in advance.

CityFolk 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free.

MNKR (album release), Particular People 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

Raised Right Men 9 p.m. at Jack's Tavern.

SUNDAY, DEC. 17

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- SCRAP Garage Sale at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Nonprofit shop has sales on crafting supplies, fabric, paper, office supplies and more. Call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

MUSIC

Scottish Rite Hospital Holiday Toy Drive with Wax Gadflies 6-9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free; bring a new, unwrapped toy.

Soggy, Never Friends, Minuano, Day 4, Low Bones 7 p.m. at Midway Craft House. $5.

MONDAY, DEC. 18

CREATIVE THINKING

6 to 8:45 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 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

5 to 8:45 p.m. -- "Snack 'n' Cram" for high school students at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Snacks and space to study for final exams. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

Paul Slavens and Friends 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free.

TUESDAY, DEC. 19

MUSIC

Mood with Juicy the Emissary 5 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20

KID STUFF

3:30 to 5:30 -- Arts After School, an exploratory program for ages 6-10, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. $15 per class; $55 for four classes. All supplies provided. To register, email education@dentonarts.com or call 940-382-2787.

MUSIC

Brasuka 8 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10; $7 in advance.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 -- United Tribute featuring "Dancing With Our Stars," a fundraising event for United Way of Denton County, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center, 3100 Town Center Trail. $75; tables and half-tables available. Visit www.prekindle.com/unitedtribute2018, or contact Emily Reagan at emily@unitedwaydenton.org or 940-566-5851, Ext. 107.

CREATIVE THINKING

2:30 p.m. Jan. 20 -- Mixed Media Postcard Workshop at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Led by artist Lindsey Banner. For ages 18 and older. $10. Call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

HEALTH

5 to 6 p.m. Dec. 21 -- Weight loss surgery seminar in the Rio Grande meeting room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton. Free educational lecture about obesity and its causes, health risks and treatment options. Dr. Michael Lee, bariatric surgeon, will answer questions. To register, call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355).

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 8 -- Professor's Corner: A Discussion Group Devoted to Literary at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. TWU professor Patrick Bynane discusses Thornton Wilder's theatrical world. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

MUSIC

"What It Is Is: The Drunk Talk Show" with host Scott Porter, music by Ariel Hartley and Dahlia Knowles, magic by Ritchy Flow 8:30 p.m. Dec. 21 at Dan's Silverleaf.

Midway Classical Guitar Show 9 p.m. Dec. 21 at Midway Craft House.

Ditch Prince, Brian King, CityFolk, Bret Crow Dec. 21 at Abbey Underground.

The Chris Watson Band 9 p.m. Dec. 22 at Dan's Silverleaf.

Vegas Stars 9:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at Rockin' Rodeo. $10.

Sister Radio, Pine Martyn, Celestial Circus Dec. 22 at Abbey Underground.

Numb Generation, Lucia, Honorable Death, Fatebringer, Omission, Donny $teez, J3's Journal, Throwd King Empire 7 p.m. Dec. 28 at Killer's Tacos. $8.

Big Band Dec. 28 at Abbey Underground.

A Hard Night's Day 9 p.m. Dec. 29 at Dan's Silverleaf.

Diesel Beast, Super Hero//Super Villain Dec. 29 at Abbey Underground.

The Ian Moore Band 9 p.m. Dec. 30 at Dan's Silverleaf. $15-$20.

Bar Band plays The Band 5 p.m. Dec. 31 at Dan's Silverleaf. $15; $10 in advance.

Puddin Taine, Soul Patrol, DJ J-Double Dec. 31 at Abbey Underground.

Sunbuzzed, New Fumes, Strays, Wax Gadflies 10 p.m. Dec. 31 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10; $7 in advance.