Thursday, September 13 Calendar

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TODAY

 

EVENTS

9:30 a.m. — Crafters’ Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 a.m. and 11 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.

3:30 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a hands-on workshop for kids in kindergarten through third grade, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4:30 p.m. — NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Boys and girls ages 6-15 will compete separately in local competitions, and the top finisher in each of five age groups will advance to the sectional competition, for a chance to advance to the team championship at a Dallas Cowboys halftime event. Call 940-349-7275 or visit www.nflppk.com .

6:30 to 8 p.m. — NorTex College Fair with representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities, at the UNT Coliseum, 600 Ave. D, and Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Event includes forums about college admissions and financial aid. Free, but advance registration is recommended at www.gotocollegefairs.com . Call 940-369-0160.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — “Presidents,” a free talk by UNT history professor Richard McCaslin, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Co-sponsored by the Denton County Genealogical Society. E-mail laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com .

7 p.m. — An evening devoted to the art and music of West Africa at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Gallery talk by Elise Ridenour focusing on “Cloth Talks,” an African textile exhibition, followed by guest artist and scholar Koo Nimo, a Ghanaian folk singer and palm-wine music performer. Free. Visit www.untonthesquare.unt.edu  or call 940-369-8257.

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Conversation Club, for those wishing to practice their English language skills with others, meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752.

Scrapbookers and crafters meet to work on their projects at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Krum First United Methodist church, 1001 E. McCart St. Call Lisa Yousko at 940-367-6304.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Argyle Al-Anon meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Cross Timbers Community Church, 1119 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle.

Back to Basics Al-Anon meets at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Ponder, 101 State Highway 156. Call 310-291-8243 or 940-368-3605.

Sex Addicts Anonymous, a fellowship of men and women in recovery from addictive sexual behaviors, meets at 7 p.m. For meeting location, call 940-536-3883.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 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., noon, 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

Straight Up group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at Ponder United Methodist Church, 104 Remington Park Lane. Call 940-594-9169.

Unity group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

Unity group of Al-Anon, for families of alcoholics, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

Unity Alateen and Alapreteen, for youths ages 13-19 and 8-12 who have alcoholics in their families, meet from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

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.

 

FRIDAY

 

EVENTS

8 a.m. to noon — “Caregiver Conference of Denton County: Better Health for the Family Caregiver” at the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 306 N. Loop 288. Speakers will include gerontologist Andy Crocker, with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, and Geri Sams, a geriatric care manager. Free and open to the public. Breakfast and refreshments will be provided. To register, e-mail caregiver@att.net  or call 214-998-3545.

9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

2 to 4:30 p.m. — “Introduction to Computers” class, covering terminology and using Microsoft Windows, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.

Humble Beginnings group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. for discussion at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave.

Primary Purpose Denton AFG Al Anon meets at noon at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit www.sontx.org, www.soberdorm.org or call 940-898-6202.

Serenity Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends dealing with the effects of someone’s drinking, meets at noon at First United Methodist Church.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for discussion at 311 S. Locust St. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 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.

To tell us about your event or meeting, visit www.DentonRC.com  and click on “Let Us Know” for our online forms; e-mail to drc@dentonrc.com ; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.

 


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