Saturday, March 23 Calendar

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TODAY

 

EVENTS

Today — “The Middle East: A New Era?,” UNT’s Middle East Peace Conference, at UNT’s Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Visit http://international.unt.edu/unt-peace-conference  or call 940-369-7098.

7 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Krum Trade Days, benefiting the development of Eastside Park, on FM1173 across from Sonic Drive-In. Display spaces cost $10 for a 10-by-20-foot space, or $20 for a 20-by-20-foot space. Call 330-257-3835 or e-mail lbishop004@yahoo.com .

7:45 a.m. — “Marching for Health,” Denton Good Samaritan Village’s 5K fun run/walk, at 2500 Hinkle Drive. Parking is available at North Lakes Park and off Hinkle Drive. The event includes registration at 6:30 a.m., a competitive 5K at 7:45 a.m., a casual 5K run/walk at 8 a.m., and an awards ceremony at 10 a.m. Registration fee is $35 for adults, $25 for ages 13-21 and Good Samaritan residents and staff, and $10 for ages 12 and younger. To register or make a donation, visit www.good-sam.com/dentonvillage . For more information, contact Ashley Sellman at 940-383-6339 or asellman@good-sam.com .

8 a.m. to noon — Argyle Lions Club’s breakfast with the Easter Bunny in the cafeteria at Argyle High School, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. Cost is $5 per person or $15 per family for pancakes, bacon and orange juice, and photos with the Easter Bunny. Proceeds benefit the club’s community projects.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Cost is $5 per person, which includes a photo and pancakes, eggs, sausage and drink. Additional photos cost $1. Registration deadline has passed; call 940-349-8575.

9:30 a.m. — “Irish Genealogical Research” class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

9:30 a.m. to 1 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.

10 a.m. — Music and Movement Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For kids ages 1-5 and their families. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Denton Quilt Guild members display quilts at TWU’s Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Free. Visit http://dentonquiltguild.org .

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Aubrey Fire Department Auxiliary’s chili cook-off and bake sale at the festival grounds in downtown Aubrey. Free admission; tickets to sample chili cost $5. The event includes live music, a cake walk and a silent auction. Proceeds will support the operation of the auxiliary and Keep Aubrey Beautiful.

3 p.m. — Denton ISD Fifth Grade Honor Choir concert in the auditorium at Guyer High School, 7501 Teasley Lane. Call 940-369-0075.

3 to 4 p.m. — “Going on a Shark Hunt” for ages 5-11 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Read shark books and go on a journey with author Deborah Johnston to learn more about sharks. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3 to 4 p.m. — “History of Quakertown,” a presentation by Kim Cupit, curator of collections at the Denton County Office of History and Culture, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Cupit will discuss the history of the black community in Denton County during the early 1900s. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

6:30 p.m. — “All That Jazz,” Denton Benefit League’s 2013 Charity Ball, at the Dallas-Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club, 3300 Championship Parkway in Fort Worth. Event includes dinner, a cash bar, a raffle, a silent auction and music by Emerald City, Bob Rogers and more. Tickets cost $125-$200. Visit www.dentonbenefitleague.org .

7 to 11 p.m. — “A Knight Under the Stars,” a fundraiser presented by Knights of Columbus Council 14789, at Knights of Columbus Hall, 1700 Riney Road. Event includes dancing, casino games, snacks and drinks. Proceeds will benefit Council 14789, Catholic Daughters of America and Blessed John Paul II Catholic Church. Black-and-white attire. Tickets cost $15 each, two for $25, or $10 each for three or more. For ticket information, e-mail juliegarrison54@gmail.com .

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Story Time at 10 a.m. at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

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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