Saturday, January 18 Calendar

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EVENTS

Saturday — Pin-Ups With Purpose, a fundraiser for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, at Twisted Bodies Pilates and Yoga, 508 S. Elm St., Suite 102. Pin-up-style photo shoot including hair, makeup and costumes. Event is free for breast cancer survivors and patients, $150 for all others. To register, visit www.twistedbodies-py.com or call 972-345-0992.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — American Red Cross blood drive at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. — “Thinking of Applying for Social Security …” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. David Wells will talk about applying for Social Security and the ramifications of decisions made. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. — Read to Rover at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Children ages 6-11 struggling with reading can read one-on-one with a trained therapy dog from Therapy Pals of Golden Triangle. Parents or guardians must register their children in person and sign a permission slip. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. to noon — The Denton Poets’ Assembly meets at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. J. Paul Holcomb will discuss writing a sestina, a French form of poetry. Free and open to the public. Visit www.dentonpoetsassembly.weebly.com.

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — “Backyard Fruit Trees,” a free class at Clear Creek Natural Heritage Area, 3310 Collins Road. NCTC horticulture instructor Ashley Hartman leads the class, which includes a visit to an orchard. Presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the city of Denton. Visit www.clearcreekdenton.com.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Bone marrow registration drive and bake sale at Lake Dallas High School, 3016 Parkridge Drive in Corinth. Sponsored by family members and friends of Renee Brown. For more information or to register, visit www.deletebloodcancer.org.

3 to 4 p.m. — “Penguin Afternoon,” penguin-themed stories, crafts and activities for ages 5-9, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4 to 5 p.m. — Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance with representatives from Get Covered America at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com to register.

6:30 to 11 p.m. — United Way of Denton County’s United Tribute, “Dancing With Our Stars,” at the Marriott Hotel at Champions Circle, 3300 Championship Parkway in Fort Worth. Reception and silent auction start at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner, entertainment, dancing and more at 7 p.m. Seats cost $65 each, tables of eight for $600. Contact Teddy Yan at 940-566-5851, ext. 106, or teddy@unitedwaydenton.org.

7 p.m. — “The 5 Daughter Dragon,” a Gospel allegory using illustrations, music and dance, at Calvary Chapel, 115 N. Elm St. Presented by Seriously Productions. Tickets cost $7. Visit www.the5dragondaughter.com.

8 p.m. — Sundown Collaborative Theatre presents Paper Backs by Brittany Alyse Willis, at PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $10 each, $8 for students and seniors. Visit www.sundowntheatre.org.

8 p.m. — Texas Tunes concert series presents Tish Hinojosa 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. Discounted tickets for Lewisville residents and season tickets are available. For tickets, visit http://mclgrand.tix.com. For more information, visit www.mclgrand.com or call 972-219-8446.

9 p.m. — Whiskey Tongue Burlesque third-anniversary show at Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor & Chainsaw Repair, 1125 E. University Drive. Admission costs $5, ages 21 and older only. Visit www.facebook.com/whiskeytongueburlesque.

 

CLUB MEETINGS

American Legion Post 550 presents a live band on the last Saturday of the month at the post, 905 Foundation St. in Pilot Point. Free. Call 940-686-9901.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Rock Hill Cowboy Church, 3000 Rock Hill Road in Aubrey. Call 940-391-5805.

Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.

Co-Dependents Anonymous, for people who desire healthy and loving relationships, meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1111 Cordell St. Call 940-320-2095 or 972-623-7423.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous meets at 8:30 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 E. Hobson Lane. Call 940-387-9526.

Lupus Foundation of America support group meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.

To tell us about your event or meeting, visit DentonRC.com and click on “Let Us Know” for our online forms; e-mail to drc@dentonrc.com; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.


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