Monday, July 15 Calendar

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EVENTS

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Frank Buck Zoo’s Critterman presents “Texas Tails” at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Educational presentation on Texas animals incorporates a show-and-tell format, stories and skits and audience participation. Cost is $6 per child, free for accompanying adults. Call 940-349-8287 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

5:30 to 7 p.m. — “The Real World of Real Estate,” a free seminar. at 3537 Teasley Lane. Learn about real estate as a career. To reserve a space, call 940-453-5335 or email smcooksey@judgefite.com .

6 p.m. — Chess Night at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

7 to 8 p.m. — Romance in the Stacks Book Club at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. This month, discuss books by Sarah MacLean. 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 324 of Chestnut 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.

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 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.

3 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.

4 to 5 p.m. — “Dig Into Reading!” presented by Denton Community Theatre Roadshow at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Interactive mix of stories, songs, and poems presented for ages 3 and older. Free tickets will be available starting at 3 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. 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 .

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

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

CLUB MEETINGS

Argyle Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the Argyle ISD Administration Building, 800 Eagle Drive. Visit www.facebook.com/ArgyleLionsClub or e-mail argylelionsclubpio@gmail.com .

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 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 Waunita at 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

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

11 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3 to 4 p.m. — Art Adventures: “Oil Pastels & Watercolor” at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Kids ages 8-12 can draw jungle animals with oil pastels and paint with watercolors. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752.

3 to 4 p.m. — Art Explorers program for ages 6-8 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Read a story, look at and discuss Jackson Pollock’s splatter paintings, and create works of art. Registration is required; call 940-349-8752.

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 Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead. Call 940-349-8752.

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. Call 940-349-8752.

CLUB MEETINGS

Denton Breakfast Kiwanis meet from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at El Chaparral Grille, 324 E. McKinney St. Call 940-453-2688 or visit www.dentonbreakfastkiwanis.org .

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