Monday, February 11 Calendar

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TODAY

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Chess Night at 7 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.

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 http://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.

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

Noon to 1 p.m. — Ann’s Haven VNA hospice family luncheon featuring “As Time Goes By: Myths and Truths About Time and the Grief Process,” a talk by gerontologist Dee Wadsworth. At the Denton Elks Lodge, 228 E. Oak St. Free, but reservations are requested; call 940-349-5900.

5 p.m. — Lake Dallas Mardi Gras celebration at Lake Dallas City Hall, 212 Main St. Event includes food trucks and trailers, a vendor market, a costume contest, crawfish eating competition and music by the Lake Dallas High School Jazz Band and the N’Awlins Gumbo Kings. Visit www.lakedallas.com or call 940-497-2226, ext. 132.

5 to 8 p.m. — Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low- to moderate-income families at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. To qualify, annual household income must be $50,000 or less. Free. Call 940-566-2688.

6:30 to 7:15 p.m. — Twilight Toddler Time for children ages 12-24 months and their caregivers, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 p.m. — “Everything We Want to Know About Cell and Smart Phones,” a free talk by Joy Arceneaux, at the Sanger Public Library, 501 Bolivar St. Call 940-458-3257 or e-maillibrary@sangertexas.org .

7 p.m. — Denton Vintage Jazz Society’s Mardi Gras celebration at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St. Free admission, but band tips go toward the society. Mardi Gras masks and costumes are welcome.

 

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.

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.

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

3 p.m. — “The E-Book Extravaganza” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn how to check out e-books, audiobooks and more on your e-reader, tablet or smartphone. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

7 to 8 p.m. — Professor’s Corner: A Discussion Group Dedicated to Literary Texts meets at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. TWU professor Michele Lockhart gives a talk titled “Presidential Victory Speech and Inaugural Address: A Rhetorical Analysis.” Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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.

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Denton Breakfast Kiwanis Club meets from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at El Chaparral Grille, 324 E. McKinney St. Call 940-453-2688 or visit www.dentonbreakfastkiwanis.org .

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Celebrate Recovery meets at 6 p.m. at Singing Oaks Church of Christ, 101 Cardinal Drive. Call 940-387-4355.

DivorceCare support class meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 8101 FM407 in Double Oak. Visit www.divorcecare.org .

GriefShare support class meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 8101 FM407 in Double Oak. Visit www.griefshare.org .

Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.

Primary Purpose Denton group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at 1524 N. Ruddell St.

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 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.

Stepping Stones, a socialization and activities program for persons with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at TWU. For more information, call Geri Sams at 940-566-0902.

Support group for families of inmates and for ex-offenders meets from 6 to 8 p.m. at Denton Bible Church, 2300 E. University Drive. Free meal, free child care and classes for kindergarten through middle school offered. Call 940-297-6745.

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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