Post 2205 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary have announced the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests.
The Denton Benefit League is now accepting requests for its 2015 grants and has set a deadline of Sept. 26 for submitting an application, according to an announcement from the organization.
Lisapalooza, a benefit concert and auction for Lisa L. Rollins, a Denton native who was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer last summer, is planned from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at Dan’s Silverleaf.
The 27th annual Highland Village Balloon Festival is planned for Friday to Sunday at Unity Park in Highland Village and will feature live music, a car show, a 5-kilometer run, arts and crafts and food in addition to hot air balloons, according to the event website.
Two Denton County young people have been awarded scholarships by the North Texas Fair Association, according to a press release.
Some local families are stocking up on school supplies during the tax-free weekend to pack in shoebox gifts — along with hygiene items and toys — for children in need through Operation Christmas Child.
Denton Quilt Guild members are now booking showings of the group’s 2014 raffle quilt, which will be sold to help fund community outreach and educational programs.This year’s quilt is titled Primavera and...
A yoga class will be offered at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park beginning Tuesday, according to a park press release.
Denton’s North Branch Library will offer a documentary filmmaking workshop for youths ages 11-18 in three sessions next month.
Texas Roadhouse restaurants in the area will participate in the Tip a Cop event today.
The Denton Public Library will offer teenagers a three-day workshop on improvisational acting skills beginning Tuesday, July 29, according to an announcement from the library.
The Lake Cities Misfits Car Club will present the sixth annual Faith Presbyterian Hospice Car Show from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Children who attended the “Workshop of Wonders” vacation Bible school at Argyle United Methodist Church this summer recently donated $1,490 to the Hearts for Homes outreach ministry, according to a press...
A display of art and poetry from the “Merging Visions” exhibit held earlier this spring at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts will be on view at Denton’s North Branch and South Branch libraries until Aug. 15, according to a library announcement.
Campfire cooking, hiking and creating a nature journal will be among the activities offered during this weekend at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
Tickets are on sale for the second anniversary dinner and dance planned by St. John Paul II Catholic Church and Campus Center.
The Denton Public Library’s summer activities for young people continue with special visitors, a photography workshop and a bike parade.
An old-fashioned Fourth of July parade is being planned in Pilot Point, and entries and volunteers are needed, organizers said recently.
Aubrey’s Music in the Park series will feature Two Tons of Steel at 6:45 p.m. Saturday.
The Denton Public Library has scheduled a variety of programs designed to entertain and educate young people this summer.
Area gardeners are invited to enter flowers and produce in the 2014 Denton County Fruit, Vegetable, Herb and Flower Show on Saturday.
The third annual Rockin’ Roundup fundraiser for Health Services of North Texas will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Hopper’s Ranch in Aubrey.
Members of the Elm Fork Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists will hear a presentation today from Jim Bednarz on his research into the behavior of red-shouldered hawks.
The Monsignor King Outreach Center in Denton is sponsoring a homeless awareness week today through May 19.
A VNA Ann’s Haven bereavement luncheon for members of the community grieving the death of a loved one will be offered at noon Tuesday at Denton Elks Lodge No. 2466, 228 E. Oak St.
Gary Henderson, president and CEO of the United Way of Denton County, will be the guest speaker for today’s meeting of NAMI Denton County.
An exhibit titled “Comics in Action,” featuring items from the Comic Books Collection at the University of North Texas, will go on view Friday at UNT’s Willis Library.
Members of the Denton Breakfast Kiwanis will host their annual pancake supper fundraiser from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Hoops for Moore, a basketball fundraiser to benefit Denton’s Fred Moore Day Nursery School, is planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the gym at Denton High School, 1007 Fulton St.
Liberty Christian School will present its Fine Arts Extravaganza, “Artist’s Garden,” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Members of the Denton County Master Gardener Association have announced plans for their annual spring plant sale, promising an extensive selection of plants and supplies.
Plans for the 12th annual RSVP Golf Classic have been announced and area golfers can now sign up at www.rsvpgolfclassic.com.
The Thai Drama-Dance Troupe is scheduled to perform at First Christian Church of Denton at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
A parliamentary procedure workshop will be offered Saturday in the training room of the Denton County Election Administration Building, 701 Kimberly Drive in Denton.
The University of North Texas will observe Celebrating Global Citizens Month in April, and the observance is scheduled to kick off Tuesday with an international food fair.
Ray Chancellor will present a program about birds, pollinators and the flora and fauna found along local walking trails to members of the Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas today.
A program called Project Healing Waters of North Texas, dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of wounded military veterans through fly fishing, is about to celebrate its first anniversary.
A box filled with warm winter hats was recently mailed to the Church of Christ in West, just in time for the last cold snap, thanks to a thoughtful Ponder resident.
Members of the Aubrey Historical Society will host the Aubrey Area History Harvest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, and area residents are invited to bring letters, photographs and other artifacts and share information about the items’ historical significance.
Members of the Denton High School graduating class of 1954 have announced plans for their 60th reunion.
All three branches of the Denton Public Library have announced activities to help families stay busy during spring break.
Ryan High School will have its annual mattress sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the commons area at the school, 5101 E. McKinney St.
The Denton County Office of History and Culture has scheduled a “Lunch ’n Learn” volunteer training and orientation session from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 13 at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.