Saturday, September 29 Calendar

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TODAY

 

EVENTS

7:30 a.m. — Susan G. Komen North Texas Denton Race for the Cure at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane, featuring a one-mile family fun run/walk, a competitive 5K, a casual 5K run/walk and a kids’ 50-yard dash. Walk-up registration is from 6 to 7:30 a.m. General parking is at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E; participants with parking passes can park at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 Hobson Lane. Visit http://komennorthtexas.org .

10 to 10:45 a.m. — Firefighter Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Best for ages 1 to 5. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 to 11 a.m. — Preschool Play and Read at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 to 11 a.m. — “Composting 101” class taught by Master Gardener Karen Jackson at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Silver Saddle Fun Show offers contests and events, both with and without horses, at the North Texas State Fairgrounds rodeo arena, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Presented by the Silver Saddle 4-H Club. Admission is free, and a bake sale and concessions will be available. Entry for competitive events is $2 each. E-mail kncorey71@gmail.com  or visit www.silversaddle4H.net .

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Senior Fitness Assessment and Healthy Aging Fair at Kitty Magee Arena in TWU’s Pioneer Hall. Free, but a donation of two cans of food is requested for Serve Denton. Register at the door or visit www.awlw.org .

10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. — UNT Department of Dance and Theatre presents Cinderella in the Studio Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Shows are sold out. Call 940-565-2428 or visit www.dancetheatre.unt.edu .

2 to 4 p.m. — Free class in basic Spanish taught by Elisabeth Dakak at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Class continues on Oct. 6, Oct. 13 and Oct. 20. To register, call 940-349-8726.

2 to 8 p.m. — GreenFest on the Greenbelt, at the Ray Roberts Lake Greenbelt access point off FM455 below the dam. Events include archery, climbing, kayaking, biking, geocaching, carriage rides, pony rides, a fishing competition, food vendors and more. Admission costs $5 in advance or $7 at the gate; park entrance fee is waived. Proceeds go toward park improvements and the nonprofit Greenbelt Alliance. Visit www.greenfestonthegreenbelt.com .

4 p.m. — Workshop with jazz guitarist Clint Strong, followed by a concert with Strong and bassist Drew Phelps, at Eric Keyes’ home. Workshop is limited to 20 participants. The workshop costs $50, and the concert alone is $20. For more information, contact Melissa Kinney at melissa@wealthyrecords.com or 940-735-7388. Visit www.erickeyes.com .

6 to 10 p.m. — Wild Beast Feast at the North Texas State Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Fundraiser for the Greater Denton Arts Council features tastes of exotic game and voting for the “Best of the Beast.” Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for children ages 4-12. Call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com .

7:30 p.m. — Fight Boy Theatre presents Sketchy People, an original sketch comedy show, at PointBank Black Box Performing Arts Center, 318 E. Hickory St. Tickets cost $10 at the door. For mature audiences. Visit http://fightboytheatre.webs.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.

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.

Rebuilding: Divorce/Relationship Recovery and Solo Parenting group meets at 4:30 p.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month at First Baptist Church of Corinth, 3033 Meadowview Drive. Group will meet Sept. 17 through May 19. Contact Louise Wilson at 940-272-2515 or louanntx@charter.net .

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

 

EVENTS

9:30 a.m. — Writer Tim Madigan talks about his friendship with Fred Rogers at First Presbyterian Church of Denton, 1114 W. University Drive. Call 940-387-3894.

2 p.m. — UNT Department of Dance and Theatre presents Cinderella in the Studio Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Show is sold out. Call 940-565-2428 or visit www.dancetheatre.unt.edu .

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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