Friday, June 7 Calendar

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EVENTS

11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. — Summer Reading Club kickoff with juggler David Slick at Denton Public Library locations. Slick’s comedy-variety act shows are at 11 a.m. at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane; 2 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.; and 4 p.m. at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Seating is limited; free tickets will be available an hour before each show time, on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

Noon to 4 p.m. — Blood drive at Lowe’s, 1255 S. Loop 288 in Denton. Donors must have ID, must be at least 17, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in generally good health. For more information or to make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org  or call 1-800-733-2767.

3:30 p.m. — “Facts From Fiction: Science From Stories” for fourth- through eighth-graders at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. UNT chemistry professor Amy Petros will lead hands-on activities combining science and literature. This week’s focus is Scumble by Ingrid Law. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — “The Fast and the Furriest” at the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM3002, 7 miles east of I-35. The family event in Pavilion 1 will teach participants how to identify animals based on tracks and other signs. Free with regular park admission of $7 for ages 12 and older. Call 940-637-2623.

7 p.m. — First Friday Denton at art venues around the downtown Square, including A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101; Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St.; Oxide Gallery, 211 N. Cedar St.; Denton Square Donuts, 208 W. Oak St.; SCRAP Denton, 215 W. Oak St.; and others. Free gallery viewings, live music, art projects and demonstrations. Visit www.firstfridaydenton.com .

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Sly Fox by Larry Gelbart at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, and $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

8 p.m. — Two-mile night hike at the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM3002, 7 miles east of I-35. Gather at the pavilion in Dogwood parking lot. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and a flashlight. Free with regular park admission of $7 for ages 12 and older. Call 940-637-2623.

8:15 p.m. — Starrise at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Free weekly performances by local art groups. Bring blankets or chairs. Visit www.dentonparks.com .

8:45 to 9:45 p.m. — “Stars on the Prairie” for ages 5 and older at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, at Jones Street and North Kealy Avenue in Lewisville. Master Naturalist Clyde Camp will help participants explore the night sky. There is a $2 program fee in addition to the regular entrance fee of $5 per person. Reservations are required; call 972-219-3930 or e-mail lisacole@unt.edu .

CLUB MEETINGS

The Triangle Squares square dancing group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of each month at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Non-members pay $6 per person, members get in free. Call 214-288-6883.

SUPPORT GROUPS

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.or g 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.

SATURDAY

EVENTS

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — E-waste recycling offered by Computer Crusher Recycling LLC at Cupboard Natural Foods & Cafe, 200 W. Congress St. Visit www.computercrusher.com .

8:30 a.m. — 11th annual Battle of the Badge softball tournament at the Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park softball complex, 1301 S. Railroad St. in Lewisville. Police and fire departments from Denton, Lewisville and other cities will participate. Benefits the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County. Activities also include video games, clowns, concessions and silent auction. Tickets cost $5 each, free for children 12 and younger. Visit www.cacdc.org  or call 972-317-2818.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Apple Tree Project registration at the Denton ISD Administration Building, 1307 N. Locust St. Interfaith Ministries of Denton’s project provides Denton ISD students from low-income families with school supplies, shoes, backpacks and new clothing in August. Applicants can also call 940-565-5479 to set up an appointment to register. Visit www.ifmdenton.org .

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Widows Love God and Country Jamboree and Salad Luncheon at the Baptist Student Ministries Building, 1111 Oakland St., near TWU. Area widows are invited to attend. Tickets cost $6. Reservations are required by noon Friday. Call Fran Massengale at 940-566-2983, Diana White at 940-458-7260, Faye Goode at 940-365-1401, Jeanne Lewis at 214-779-0874 or E. Curina Morris at 940-648-2540.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — DIME Summer Bazaar presented by Denton Independent Maker Exchange (formerly Etsy Denton), at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. More than 40 vendors will sell handmade and vintage items. Free admission. Visit www.dimehandmade.com .

11 a.m. — 57th annual Trietsch Family Reunion at Blue Mound United Methodist Church, 8421 N. I-35. Bring a covered dish for lunch, along with photos and memories to share. Call Rachel Trietsch Bartel at 940-390-7639.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Sly Fox by Larry Gelbart at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older, and $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .

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