Friday, September 21 Calendar

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TODAY

 

EVENTS

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — “Raíces: History of Raza at UNT,” a free symposium focusing on the history of Latino student organizations and leadership at UNT, in the Forum at UNT’s Willis Library, 1506 W. Highland St. Open to 75 participants; advance registration is required at http://raicessymposium.library.unt.edu .

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday — North Texas Quail Symposium, on the philosophy and science of quail conservation, at the UNT Gateway Center Ballroom, 801 North Texas Blvd. Presented by UNT-Quail. To register, visit www.texas-wildlife.org/resources/events/north-texas-quail-symposium . Registration costs $35 and includes meals.

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.

12:15 p.m. — “O'Neil Ford: Texas' Architect: Denton Roots and Denton Legacy,” a lecture by Mike Cochran, in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Free. Call 940-349-2850 or visit www.dentoncounty.com/chos.

4 p.m. — Lego Builders Club for ages 6 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or e-mail stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.com .

5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday — MavFest at Hawk Elementary School, 2300 Oakmont Drive in Corinth. Festival features carnival-style games, a cakewalk, obstacle course, bounce houses, food and more. Call 940-369-1800.

8 p.m. Friday — UNT Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Bela Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, in the Murchison Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for senior citizens, non-UNT students, children, UNT faculty, staff and retirees; and free for UNT students. Visit www.thempac.com  or call 940-369-7802 .

8 to 11 p.m. — Junior High Jamz for students in Denton ISD middle schools, at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Supervised event includes a live DJ, concessions and games. Student IDs are required for entry. Cost is $7. Fees for late pickup will apply. Call 940-349-8575.

 

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. Call 940-898-6202, or visit www.sontx.org  or www.soberdorm.org .

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.

 

SATURDAY

 

EVENTS

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — “MASH Bash” blood drive at American Legion Post 71, 2501 Spencer Road. Carter BloodCare will be on site, and refreshments will be served. Donors can watch episodes of MASH on the post’s large-screen TV while they wait. Call 940-382-7315 or visit www.txlegionpost71.org .

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — Guide to self-publishing on Amazon.com, presented by author John Irving at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Participants will learn how to create a merchant account, format for the Kindle e-reader, select keywords and tags, and more. Bring a flash drive or laptop with a manuscript, art for the cover, photo of the author (if desired), and banking information. Free, but registration is requested; call 940-349-8752.

10 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.

10 to 11 a.m. — First day of fall celebration at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Best for ages 3-6. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 a.m. to noon — Kids’ fishing day at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. There is a $2 program fee, in addition to the regular gate fee, which is $5 per person, free for children 5 and younger. Front gate is at Jones Street and North Kealy Avenue in Lewisville. To register, call 972-219-3930. Fishing equipment is not required for the program. Visit www.ias.unt.edu/llela .

11 a.m. to noon — “Science Lab: Weather” for ages 8-12 at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Hands-on workshop includes experiments and homemade weather instruments. Call 349-8718 to register. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

1 p.m. — Spokes 4 Hope bike show at Lucy’s Moms on Main, 204 S. Main St. in Aubrey. Registration will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Entry fee for the show is $15, and awards will be presented at 5 p.m. Event includes live music, beer and food sales. Call 940-202-4940 or visit www.momsonmain.com .

1 p.m. — Book fair benefiting Guyer High School’s theater program at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2201 S. Interstate 35E at Golden Triangle Mall. Students will present performances from A Year with Frog and Toad and story time sessions. During the book fair, for any purchase made with a mention of Guyer theater, the store will give back a percentage of the sale to the school.

7:30 p.m. — International Observe the Moon Night event at Lake Cities Library, 302 S. Shady Shores Drive in Lake Dallas.

 

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.

Co-Dependents Anonymous, for people who desire healthy and loving relationships, meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1111 Cordell St. Call 940-320-2095 or 972-623-7423.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous meets at 8:30 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 E. Hobson Lane. Call 940-387-9526.

Lupus Foundation of America support group meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 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., 10:30 a.m., noon, 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.

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.

 

SUNDAY

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Denton Celtic Dancers meets from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Beginners’ class starts at 6 p.m. Call 940-321-0012 or visit www.dentoncelticdancers.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.

Heroin Anonymous Denton meets at 11 a.m. at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Call 940-898-6202, or visit www.sontx.org  or www.soberdorm.org .

Marijuana Anonymous 12-Step Recovery Program meets At 8 p.m. at Big Mike’s Coffee Shop, 1306 W. Hickory St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 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., 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

Southside group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. in the Trinity United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 633 Hobson Lane.

 

MONDAY

 

EVENTS

7 p.m. — A talk by Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, co-hosts of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters, in the UNT Coliseum, at North Texas Boulevard and Highland Street. Part of UNT’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Students receive one free ticket with student ID and can purchase up to four guest tickets for $15. Faculty, staff and alumni tickets are $20, or $30 for floor seating. General public tickets are $25, or $40 for floor seating. For tickets, visit the UNT Union Information Desk or call 940-565-3805.

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