Monday, April 15 Calendar

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EVENTS

4 to 5 p.m. — Laughs and Crafts at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Kindergartners through third-graders can read funny picture books and make fun crafts. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

6:30 p.m. — “Eternal Life: Could It Be That God Didn’t Intend You to Age?”, a lecture by Mark Swinney, at First Church of Christ Scientist, 402 Texas St. Call 940-387-0607.

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Texas Connections Academy information session at Hilton Garden Inn Denton, 3110 Colorado Blvd. Open to families currently enrolled and families considering enrollment in the virtual public school for grades 3-11. Visit www.connectionsacademy.com .

7 to 8 p.m. — Romance in the Stacks Book Club at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8796 or e-mail kimberly.wells@cityofdenton.com .

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 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.

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 to 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.

The Memory Loss Support Group, for family members of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month in the second-floor meeting room at Dogwood Estates, 2820 Wind River Lane. Call Jane Hale at 940-231-2989.

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.

2-Step Memory Cafe, a gathering for people with memory loss and their care partners, meets at 5 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at Zera Coffee Co., 420 E. McKinney St. Sponsored by Stepping Stones. Call Geri Sams at 940-566-0902.

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

9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a hands-on workshop for kids in kindergarten through third grade, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free.

6 to 8 p.m. — “Dementia Loving Care,” a free seminar for caregivers, at Select Rehabilitation Hospital of Denton, 2620 Scripture St.

6:30 p.m. — Denton High School jazz bands’ fundraising dinner, benefiting the bands and the Women Jazz Composers Project, in the cafeteria of Denton High, 1007 Fulton St. Catered by Cartwright’s Ranch House. Tickets available at the school office or at the door. Visit www.dentonjazz.org.

7 to 8 p.m. — Plant a Seed Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For children ages 1-5 and their families. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7:30 p.m. — “A Tribute to Earth, Wind and Fire” concert featuring trumpeter Bobby Burns Jr. and the Denton High School jazz bands, in the auditorium of Denton High, 1007 Fulton St. The Calhoun and McMath middle school jazz bands and the TWU Jazz Band will also perform. Tickets at the door cost $12 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. Advance tickets, available online, cost $5-$10. A portion of the proceeds benefits Denton Community Health Clinic. Visit www.dentonjazz.org .

8 p.m.— Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state, speaks at the UNT Coliseum, 600 Ave. D, as part of the UNT Distinguished Lecture Series. Tickets are $30 for the general public, $25 for UNT faculty, staff and alumni, free for UNT students. For floor seating, tickets cost $45-$50. Call 940-565-3805 or visit http://studentaffairs.unt.edu/dls/speaker .

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

9 a.m. — Denton County Commissioners Court meets in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.

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

4 p.m. — It’s a Girl Thing! book club for girls ages 8-12 and their female relative or friend, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. This month, discuss The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Read-Along Story Time for Beginning Readers at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. A librarian will read I Wish That I Had Duck Feet by Dr. Seuss while each child follows along. Each session will also include literacy-based games, a craft and/or a simple writing activity. Best for children in pre-K through second grade. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 p.m. — Denton Organic Society presents “The Importance of Humic Acid in the Health of Our Soils, Plants and Human Lives,” a talk by Randy Mosley, at the Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Free. A seed and information exchange will start at 6:30 p.m. Call Mike Mizell at 940-382-8551.

8 p.m. — TWU Drama presents The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the north side of Hubbard Hall. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

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