The Denton Public Library will host an after-hours event offering tips and resources for genealogy research on Friday, according to the library.
Denton Community Health Clinic will play host to Patch Adams, the physician whose early career was the subject of a 1998 movie starring the late Robin Williams, for special events on Friday.
The Denton County Office of History and Culture will host a lecture titled “Lurking in the Shadows” at 5 p.m. Friday in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.
“Keep Aubrey Nutty” is the theme of the 29th annual peanut festival planned on Saturday in downtown Aubrey.
Seniors age 55 and older are invited to participate in a free fitness assessment and healthy aging fair from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday on the campus of Texas Woman’s University in Denton.
The Denton County Antique Tractor, Farm Equipment and Primitives Club will have its annual fall meeting and picnic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
The Benjamin Lyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a public reading of the U.S. Constitution at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Courthouse on the Square in Denton.
Members of the Denton County Genealogical Society will meet today at Denton’s Emily Fowler Central Library for a program on using newspapers for genealogy research.
A workshop for parents of children with special needs and programs about U.S. presidents and landscaping are among the opportunities planned by the Denton Public Library this week.
Students and staff of the LaGrone Advanced Technology Complex will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
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.