Tuesday, October 23 Calendar

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TODAY

 

EVENTS

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — “Senior Salute” presented by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program: Serving Denton County at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. Seniors will be saluted for their community service. Event includes vendor booths, entertainment, Senior Stroll at 9 a.m., door prizes, snacks and free health screenings. E-mail dmcorona@rsvpserves.org  or

call 940-383-1508.

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. — 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 .

4 p.m. — “Science Explorers: Mummies” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Discover the science behind mummification. Kids ages 6-8 can read mummy books, play games and make mummified apples. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 to 4:45 p.m. — Baseball Adventure Club for ages 5-8 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn more about the history of baseball and the World Series, and make a baseball-inspired craft. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com

6:30 p.m. — Informational community meeting on the update to Denton’s comprehensive plan, at the Denton Civic Center, 312 E. McKinney St. Residents can learn more about the process before planners launch the first community forums in November. Visit www.dentonplan2030.com .

8 p.m. — Poet Kevin Prufer, a professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston, speaks in the Golden Eagle Suite at the UNT Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Part of UNT’s Visiting Writers Series. Free. Visit http://english.unt.edu .

 

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 at 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.

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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