1 p.m. — Denton Fire Fighter Poker Run benefiting Michael Bell. The ride starts on the Denton Square and goes to Justin, Grapevine and Lewisville before ending at University Lanes, 1212 E. University Drive in Denton, for the Bowl-a-Thon. Cost is a $25 donation. To register in advance, call 469-831-9446 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.dentonfirefighters.org.
4 to 7 p.m. — Denton Fire Fighter Bowl-a-Thon benefiting Michael Bell, at University Lanes, 1212 E. University Drive. Walk-ins are welcome. Minimum donation of $10 to $20. Visit www.dentonfirefighters.org.
4 to 6 p.m. — Elisabeth von Trapp, granddaughter of Maria and Baron von Trapp, performs sacred and secular music — including Gregorian chant, Broadway favorites, early American hymns, spirituals, psalms set to her own compositions and a song or two from The Sound of Music — at Argyle United Methodist Church, 9033 Fort Worth Drive. Free. Visit www.argyleumc.org.
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.
Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.
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.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — American Red Cross blood drive at UNT’s Center for Leadership & Service, 1155 Union Circle, No. 305008. To make an appointment or for more information, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
10 to 11:30 a.m. — Herbal Branch, a special-interest group of the Denton County Master Gardener Association, presents a program on “Savory and Herbal Blends as Seasonings” by Connie Watts at the Denton AgriLife Extension Office, 306 N. Loop 288, Suite 222. Call 940-349-2883.
7 p.m. — “Earthkind Gardening With Ornamentals,” a program presented by Iris Cromartie, a Denton County Master Gardener, at the Sanger Public Library, 501 Bolivar St. Free, but reservations are requested. Call 940-458-3257 or e-mail email@example.com.
7 p.m. — Ryan High School presents Over the River and Through the Woods, a comedy by Joe DiPietro, in the school auditorium, 5101 E. McKinney St. Show raises money for theater arts students’ trip to the Texas Thespian Festival in Houston. Tickets cost $10 at the door.
7 p.m. — Nonfiction writer Aaron Teel, author of Shampoo Horns, reads from his work as part of the UNT Visiting Writers Series in Room 110 of the Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 W. Mulberry St.
7 to 8:30 p.m. — Exploring Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Join the ongoing discussions of time-honored philosophical issues with Dr. Eva H. Cadwallader, professor of philosophy. Free and open to the public. Call 940-349-8752.
To tell us about your event or meeting, visit 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.