Saturday, April 5 Calendar

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EVENTS

8:30 a.m. — Denton Dash for Public Schools 5K and 1-mile fun run at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Denton Community Council of PTAs. Registration costs $20. Visit www.dentoncommunitycouncilptas.org.

9 a.m. to noon — “Bring This Meeting to Order: The Practical Application of Parliamentary Procedure,” a workshop hosted by Golden Triangle Parliamentarians, in the training room of the Denton County Election Administration Building, 701 Kimberly Drive. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. A membership exam will be offered at 1 p.m. Registration costs $20 in advance, $25 on-site, $10 for students. Call Dena Meek at 972-898-7186.

9 a.m. — Denton Hog Wild Mud Run, a fundraiser for Denton Calvary Academy, at 11670 Massey Road in Pilot Point, behind Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch. Event includes a 5K race with mud obstacles. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. Race-day registration costs $55-$60. Parking is $10. Visit www.dentonmudrun.com.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Denton Community Market opening day at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. Visit http://dentonmarket.org.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low- to moderate-income families at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. To qualify, a household’s annual income must be $50,000 or less. Free. Call 940-566-2688.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Spring plant sale at Denton Christian Preschool, 1114 W. University Drive. Fundraising sale includes bedding plants, herbs, perennials, hanging baskets, color pots and vegetables. Call 940-383-3332.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — North Texas Book Festival at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Event includes book signings, speakers, readings and workshops. Featured authors are Ken Farmer and Buck Stienke, creators of the Black Eagle Force series. Children’s story time from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. Free admission. Visit www.ntbf.org.

10 a.m. — Baby & Toddler Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Books, songs and play time for infants through 3-year-olds and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

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 a.m. to noon — Denton Herb Society presents speaker Dakotah Lemme, who will talk about growing sprouts for nourishment and health, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Visit www.dentonherbsociety.org.

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Backyard Bazaar at the DIME Store (Denton Independent Maker Exchange), 510 S. Locust St. Call 940-381-2324 or visit www.dimehandmade.com.

1 to 2 p.m. — “Introduction to Essential Oils,” a workshop on essential oil properties and uses, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Judy Boston and Kathleen Baird, certified in aromatouch therapy, will discuss lavender, lemon and peppermint. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

1 to 3 p.m. — “Get Ready to Ride,” a free presentation by Ryan Lane at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn how to fix a flat, lubricate a chain, adjust brakes and identify other problems. Participants can bring their bikes. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — “Going on a Bison Hunt” for ages 5-9 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Read and learn about bison in a program led by author Deborah Johnston. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

3 p.m. — Dan’s Silverleaf and Little Guys Movers Crawfish Boil at Dan’s, 103 Industrial St. With music by Jay B and the Zydeco Posse. Admission is $15. Visit www.danssilverleaf.com.

5 p.m. — UNT Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jose Aponte, in Kenton Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

6 to 9 p.m. — Gallery Night at Oxide Gallery, 115 Eagle Drive. Free. Call 940-483-8900 or visit www.oxidegallery.com.

7 p.m. — “Jazz for Hunger, With a Touch of Gospel,” a concert benefiting the relief ministry food pantry at Asbury United Methodist Church, at 117 Hercules Lane. Concert features Dana Rose, C.A. Bell and the Jett Quartet. Bring food items or make a donation. Call 940-387-6487.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Hello, Dolly! at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

8 p.m. — UNT African Cultural Festival, directed by Gideon Alorwoyie, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Tickets cost $10 at the door. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

CLUB MEETINGS

Acoustic Lawn Jam for all levels of musicians, from 10 a.m. to noon on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Visit www.dentonmainstreet.org.

Denton Poets’ Assembly meets from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free and open to the public. Visit www.dentonpoetsassembly.weebly.com.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m.,

11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 311 S. Locust St. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

Whole New Deal Narcotics Anonymous group meets at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Call 940-898-0747.


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