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.
A Sanger girl recently asked all of the guests and friends planning to celebrate her 13th birthday at a party to bring canned goods and other items to donate to the Sanger Crisis Center.
Members of the Denton County Genealogical Society will hear a presentation by professional genealogist John Wylie on Thursday at Emily Fowler Central Library.
Area residents who want to spend a little time outdoors over the Labor Day weekend may be interested in several activities planned at the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
Riding Unlimited therapeutic horseback riding center in Ponder needs volunteers to help with its fall session, according to an announcement from the center.
Hiking, a guided bike tour and opportunities to learn about animals, insects and spiders are among scheduled activities this weekend at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
Area families can learn about the different mammals found at Ray Roberts Lake State Park and how to safely use a kayak in programs planned at the park this weekend.
Area residents will have an opportunity to learn about the Texas Master Naturalist program during an information session hosted by members of the Elm Fork Chapter at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Health Services of North Texas will host a back-to-school health fair Saturday, featuring a variety of services and presentations designed to help everyone get ready for the start of class.
The North Texas State Fair Association had many qualified applicants for the 2013 North Texas State Fair Association and Bob C. Powers scholarships.
A “Wildlife Detectives” program on Friday will launch the August activities schedule at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
Ann’s Haven VNA has scheduled an 18-hour training program for volunteers in August, according to an announcement from Ginny Hudson, Ann’s Haven volunteer coordinator.
A program on insects and spiders, hikes and a bike ride are among the activities on tap this weekend at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
Teens can learn how to create a memory book during a Teen Crafting Club session planned from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Denton’s North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.
A Wildlife Detectives program and several opportunities to hike and explore nature are on the agenda this weekend at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
Area residents are invited to relive history with the Denton County museums Thursday when Bill Covington discusses the development of early roads in Texas and the U.S. during a lecture at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.
The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area invites area residents to explore the wonders of the night sky during a program titled, “Stars on the Prairie” at 8:45 p.m. Friday.
It promises to be a busy weekend at Ray Roberts Lake State Park with hikes, a bike tour and programs on animals planned for area families.
Six individuals who have been honored with the Life Saving Award from the police departments of Corinth, Hickory Creek and Lake Dallas will serve as grand marshals of the Orr Nissan Lake Cities Fourth of July Parade, according to a press release from the city of Lake Dallas.
Hikes, programs offering information about wildlife and a star gazing event are planned for this weekend at Ray Roberts Lake State Park.
The Denton Roundup Club recently raised almost $1,400 to help Texas Cowboys Against Cancer, according to a press release from the club.