5 to 8:30 p.m. — Dog Days of Denton festival at the north end of Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Event includes contests, games, information booths, vendors, demonstrations, crafts, food and more. All dogs must be kept on a leash and have proof of current vaccinations. Free admission; dog food donations will be accepted for Denton’s animal shelter. Visit www.dogdaysdenton.com .
7 p.m. — Rockin’ Lock-In for kids in grades 1-5 at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Pickup is at 8 a.m. Saturday. Supervised event includes activities, games, crafts and a breakfast snack. Bring a sleeping bag, pillow and toiletries. Dinner is not provided. Cost is $15. Call 940-349-7275.
7:30 p.m. — Method & Madness, Denton Community Theatre’s playwriting festival, presents It All Leads to the Lemon Scene by Pamela Winfrey and The Hotel Lobbyist by Bara Swain at PointBank Black Box Theater, 318 E. Hickory St. Friday pass costs $20; festival pass is $65. Visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com or call 940-382-1915.
Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.
Humble Beginnings group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. for discussion at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave.
Primary Purpose Denton AFG Al-Anon meets at noon 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.
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, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.
Whole New Deal Narcotics Anonymous group meets at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Call 940-898-0747.
To tell us about your event or meeting, visit DentonRC.com and click on “Let Us Know” for our online forms; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org ; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.