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.
Visitors to Ray Roberts Lake State Park on Saturday will be offered opportunities to hike and learn more about birds.
The February session of the Professor’s Corner discussion series will explore possible learning benefits of “Wizard Academies” on Wednesday, according to a program press release.
The Aubrey Historical Society has scheduled a chili lunch fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Coffey Building, 408 N. Main St. in Aubrey.
A Heart for the Hungry is the theme of a dinner and dance planned Saturday as a fundraiser to benefit Our Daily Bread, Denton’s community soup kitchen.
Anyone who is interested in fashion and wants to help protect the environment by promoting recycling and reuse may be interested in attending a program planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Denton’s North Branch Library.
Families are invited to explore portions of the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area during a night hike on Saturday.
The Watoto Children's Choir will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Argyle Methodist Church.
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area staff members have planned an event-filled day for visitors on Saturday, with a birding event, a nature walk, a kayaking tour and a campfire program on tap.
Denton’s Twice as Nice Resale has a new look in store for its customers, and staff members will hold a “Red Carpet Reveal” on Tuesday, according to a press release.
Visitors to Lake Ray Roberts State Park on Saturday can learn more about nature journal writing and take part in a short hike to explore a nature trail.
Topics have been announced for future sessions of Professor’s Corner: A Literary Discussion Group.
Two programs about animals and a hike for dogs and their owners will be offered this weekend at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
A holiday musical comedy titled Sam Shade and the Case of the True Meaning of Christmas will be offered at the Pilot Point Opera House on Tuesday before moving to the Global Spheres Center in Corinth for performances Thursday-Saturday.
Area families are invited to share in a holiday-themed trout derby and a “Lost Pines Adventure” on Saturday at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
The eighth annual Sanger High School arts and crafts show is planned from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and will feature more than 130 booths, organizers said.
The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots drive will visit Golden Triangle Mall Friday through Sunday. Toy collection sites at the mall will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Service members and civilian volunteers will be posted at each mall entrance collecting toys and cash donations.
The Denton County Office of History and Culture has announced holiday programs including a Santa collection on display at Denton’s Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum and seasonal music at both the Bayless-Selby House Museum and African American Museum.
An “Everything Trains Christmas” exhibit presented by the Wood House of Denton is back for the third year to benefit Denton County Friends of the Family.
The third annual “Coats for Kids” motorcycle ride is planned for Sunday, and the ride is free with the donation of a new coat, organizers said.
A free screening of the documentary JFK50: Eyewitness to History is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of North Texas.
Shoppers seeking handmade holiday gifts may want to check out the Blue Ribbon Bazaar planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave.
Members of Women of Wisdom Denton held a breast cancer awareness march Oct. 26 followed by a rally at Fred Moore Park.
Area residents searching for outdoor family activities should find plenty to keep them busy this weekend at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
The University of North Texas Brass Band plans to honor veterans and their families with “A Veterans Day Salute” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11.
More than 100 vendors are expected to display items at the annual Ryan High School Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday.
Good Samaritan Society — Lake Forest Village recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Health Services of North Texas, according to a Good Samaritan Society press release.
Area residents in search of seasonal activities may want to check out Ray Roberts Lake State Park this weekend, where night hikes, a pumpkin carving contest and a program on bats are scheduled.
The Denton Public Library will get in the spirit of the season this week with programs for children and teenagers.
The Denton County Office of History and Culture will host a lecture titled “Streetcars in Denton: The Denton Traction Company” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday.
Tickets and vendor spaces are still available for the first Taste of Home Cooking School to be hosted by the Denton Record-Chronicle on Saturday, Oct. 19.
The second annual A Night of Mystery on Hospitality Hill progressive dinner benefiting the United Way of Denton County will be held Thursday.
A senior fitness assessment and healthy aging fair is planned on Saturday at Kitty McGee Arena, located at 1600 N. Bell Ave. on the Texas Woman’s University campus.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Sept. 22 at WildRescue, Inc.’s Denton headquarters to commemorate new rabbit shelters made possible by an Oklahoma Plains Senior Girl Scout’s Gold Award project.
Todd Price, a member of the Denton Rotary Club, recently was honored with the Cliff Dochterman Award, which recognizes Rotarians who act as role models and render service to the world Scouting movement, including Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides.
The Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County recently announced changes for the second annual GreenFest on the Greenbelt planned Saturday.
First Mug, an opportunity to try various selections of coffee for a good cause, is planned from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the gym of First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St.
The Denton County Office of History and Culture will host a lecture titled “The Historic Bridges of Denton County: Sharing the Legacy” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.