8 p.m. — “Global Rhythms” with guest artists including Andy Narell on steel drum and Mark Walker on drum kit, the UNT One O’clock Lab Band and the 2 O’clock Steel Drum Band, at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $8-$10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .
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
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 email@example.com or 940-368-8034.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.
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.
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.
9 a.m. — Open house at Ann Windle School for Young Children, 901 Audra Lane, in honor of Head Start Month. Call 940-369-3900.
9 a.m. to noon — Fall Preview Day at Liberty Christian School, 1301 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. Preview includes viewing of classes, student-led tours and meeting with administrators and principals.
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.
3 p.m. — “Theorizing the New World Baroque in Art and Literature: Aesthetics and Ideology,” a lecture by Lois Parkinson Zamora, a professor at the University of Houston, in Room 104 of UNT’s General Academic Building, at Avenue B and West Mulberry Street. A reception will follow in Room 410 of UNT’s Language Building. Call 940-565-2404 or e-mail email@example.com .
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 .
5 p.m. — TWU Chancellor’s Alumni Excellence Award ceremony in Room 302 of the Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory Building, at Bell Avenue and College Street. Award recipient Anngienetta Johnson, retired NASA senior adviser for safety and mission assurance, will speak on “My Place in Space and My Climb to Get There.” Visit www.twu.edu .
9 a.m. — Denton County Commissioners Court meets in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.