Monday, October 8 Calendar

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TODAY

 

EVENTS

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Kids’ Day Off at Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. On this school workday, children in kindergarten through sixth grade can enjoy supervised activities and a field trip. Kids must bring a lunch and snacks. Cost is $28 per child. Register by Oct. 5 by calling 940-349-7275.

1 to 2 p.m. — “Get the Facts,” a talk about product nutrition fact labels, proper serving sizes and fat and sodium reduction, with Meilana Charles, Texas AgriLife Extension Service-Denton County, Better Living for Texans at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Chess Night from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752

Conservative Toastmasters meets at 7 p.m. at Denton Regional Medical Center’s Educational Building, 3535-A I-35E. E-mail lebbo@miaincusa.com or mzerger@earthlink.net .

Denton Community Chorus practices from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2121 E. University Drive. The chorus is a volunteer, no-audition group. Contact Monty Naylor at montynay@gmail.com or 940-368-8034.

Denton Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Smokehouse, 1123 Fort Worth Drive. Call 940-497-3989.

Denton Senior Center exercise classes are from 11 to 11:40 a.m. at 509 N. Bell Ave. Those age 50 and older are invited. No advance sign-up required. Call 940-349-8720 or 940-566-5242.

Denton Toastmasters public speaking club meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lake Forest Good Samaritan, 3901 Montecito Drive, in the activity building. Call 940-458-4669.

Duplicate play night at 6:30 p.m. at Denton Bridge Studio, 625 Dallas Drive. Call 940-382-7977.

Harvest Goals offers free tutoring for ages 6-18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays through Dec. 5, at UNT’s McConnell Hall, 1705 W. Sycamore St. Call 214-749-8044 or e-mail harvest_goals@yahoo.com .

Jimenez Boxing Club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Call 940-206-9035.

North Texas Toastmasters public speaking club meets from noon-1 p.m. in Room 118 of Marquis Hall on the UNT campus. Visit www.420.toastmastersclubs.org/ or e-mail virginia.jones@unt.edu .

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Call 940-395-3334.

Denton County Gamblers Anonymous chapter meets from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 214 at First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Meetings are open and nonsmoking. Call 940-390-9419.

Drug Addicts Anonymous (Faith in Action Group of Denton) meets at 8 p.m. at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit www.sontx.org , www.soberdorm.org  or call 940-898-6202.

The Memory Loss Support Group, for family members of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month in the second-floor meeting room at Dogwood Estates, 2820 Wind River Lane. Call Jane Hale at 940-231-2989.

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, 201 S. Locust St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for discussion at 5011 W. University Drive. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

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.

 

TUESDAY

 

EVENTS

9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10:30 to 11:15 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4 p.m. — Firefighter Afternoon Adventure Club at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Best for ages 6 to 8. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com

6:30 p.m. — Twilight Toddler Time features stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Teen Advisory Board for teens in grades 6-12. Help plan and run library programs, discuss books, movies and music, earn community service hours and more at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call Juli Gonzalez at 940-349-8741 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

8 p.m. — “How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse,” a talk by Max Brooks, author of The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z, in the Silver Eagle Suite at the UNT Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. A book signing follows. Part of UNT’s Fine Arts Series. Tickets are $20 for the general public; $10 for UNT faculty, staff and Alumni Association members; and free for UNT students. Call 940-565-3805 or visit http://untuniontickets.universitytickets.com .

 

GOVERNMENT

MEETINGS

9 a.m. — Denton County Commissioners Court meets in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Duplicate bridge game at 12:30 p.m. at Denton Bridge Studio, 1304 Teasley Lane. Call 940-382-7977.

North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, meets from 7 to 8:45 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

Play Readers of Denton meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first, second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, upstairs at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. The third Tuesday of the month is for Playwrights of Denton. Free. Call 940-382-7014, ext. 3. Visit the group’s blog at www.playreadersandwritersofdenton.blogspot.com .

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Denton County Gamblers Anonymous chapter meets from 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 214 of First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Meetings are open and nonsmoking. Call 940-390-9419.

Grief support group meets from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 16 at the Ann’s Haven VNA office, 325 W. McKinney St., Suite 101. Reservations are requested; call 940-349-5900.

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program that helps people overcome compulsive overeating, meets at 7:10 p.m. in Room S-110 at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Free. Call 940-206-0935 or 940-594-1650.

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. for discussion at 311 S. Locust St. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

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.

 

WEDNESDAY

 

EVENTS

9:30 to 10 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. — Preschool Play and Read at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. For children ages 3-5 and heir caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

11 to 11:30 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children age 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

11 to 11:45 a.m. — Firefighter Story Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Best for ages 1-5. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com

2 to 3:30 p.m. — “Job Searching on the Internet” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn about sites that list available jobs, and using social sites to help with job searches. Must know how to use the Internet. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — United Methodist Women sponsor a baked potato supper at First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St., in the Miller Center. A baked potato with toppings, side salad and dessert will cost $8. Sweet potatoes will be available. Drinks, hot dogs, baked goods and craft items will also be sold.

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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