Tuesday, February 26 Calendar

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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 .

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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