Monday, February 26 Calendar

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TODAY

 

EVENTS

4:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Reception for former Harpool Middle School Principal Mike Vance at El Guapo’s Mexican Restaurant, 419 S. Elm St.

5 p.m. — “Tea With Nefertiti: The Making of an Exhibition,” a talk with curators Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, in Room 223 of the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. Free.

6 to 7 p.m. — Meet-and-greet session with Myers Middle School Principal Angela Ricks, at Calhoun Middle School, 709 Congress St.

8 p.m. — UNT woodwind faculty recital featuring Mary Karen Clardy and Terri Sundberg, flute; James Ryon, oboe; Daryl Coad, Deborah Fabian, Kimberly Cole Luevano and John Scott, clarinets; Kathleen Reynolds, bassoon; Terence Reynolds and William Scharnberg, horn, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

8 p.m. — Guest composer Jaroslaw Kapuscinski performs in concert, presented by the UNT Center for Experimental Music & Intermedia, in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

 

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 County Amateur Radio Association meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Denton County Emergency Services building, 9060 Teasley Lane.

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

4 p.m. — Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Event includes games, activities, crafts and cake. Best for ages 6 and older. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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 p.m. Feb. 26 — UNT Honors College’s Great Conversations event in the clubroom of Apogee Stadium, 1251 S. Bonnie Brae St. Attendees are seated at tables of eight, and a host presides over each table and starts a conversation on a specific topic. Tickets cost $65. Visit http://honors.unt.edu/greatconversations . For more information, contact Diana Dunklau at 940-565-2474 or diana.dunklau@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 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

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Job fair at Comfort Inn and Suites, 8111 I-35E in Corinth. Presented by the MATRIX Grant — a Department of Labor program for allied health care students — and NCTC’s Lifelong Learning. Free to employers and applicants. Interested employers can call 940-668-4228 or 940-498-6272.

Noon — Submission deadline for the NCTC Creative Writing Contest, sponsored by North Central Texas College’s English, Speech and Foreign Language Department. Four main divisions for amateur writers ranging from middle school age through adults, with subcategories for poetry, short stories and essays. Cash prizes are awarded in each division. Awards ceremony featuring former Texas Poet Laureate Alan Birkelbach will be at 11 a.m. April 12 at the First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts on the NCTC Gainesville campus. E-mail gfletcher@nctc.edu or visit www.nctc.edu/CreativeWriting/NCTCcreativewriting .

2 to 4:30 p.m. — “Introduction to Computers” class at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Participants must be able to use a mouse. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

4 p.m. — Guest lecture by Gieorgio Sanguinetti, of the University of Rome Tor Vergata, in Room 321 of the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

7 p.m. — “A Conversation on Political Leadership in the Future of American Politics,” a forum with San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and Luis Ricarda Fraga, a professor at the University of Washington, in the Lyceum on the third floor of the UNT Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Free. Visit http://politicalscience.unt.edu .

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.

8 p.m. — UNT Concert Orchestra and University Singers featuring Emanuel Borok, violin; Carol Wilson, soprano; Linda Di Fiore, mezzo-soprano; Clay Couturiaux, conductor, in Winspear Hall 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 .

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