Thursday, July 18 Calendar

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EVENTS

9:30 a.m. — Crafters’ Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

9:30 a.m. — Elm Fork Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist program features a talk by Bill Utley, president of the Fort Worth Cactus and Succulent Society, at the Carroll Administration Building, 401 W. Hickory St. Utley will discuss habitat requirements, threats for native succulents and how to grow cacti and agaves. Visit http://txmn.org/elmfork .

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. — Story Time 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.

Noon to 1 p.m. — “Getting From Here to There: The Development of Roads,” a lecture by William Covington at the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum, 110 W. Hickory St. Free. Visit www.dentoncounty.com/chos .

3 to 4 p.m. — “Dig Into Reading!” presented by Denton Community Theatre Roadshow at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Interactive mix of stories, songs, and poems presented for ages 3 and older. Free tickets will be available starting at 2 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

3:30 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a hands-on workshop for kids in kindergarten through third grade, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4:30 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. Call 940-349-8752.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — B.O.Y.S. (Boys Only Yucky Stories) at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Book club for boys in grades 2-5. This month, discuss NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue and Defense Society by Michael Buckley. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com .

7 p.m. to midnight — Drum Corps International’s Red River Thunder at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex, 1500 Long Road. Eleven DCI corps will compete. Advance tickets cost $25-$45, available at www.dci.org . Tickets can be purchased at the gate with an additional $5 surcharge.

CLUB MEETINGS

Conversation Club, for those wishing to practice their English language skills with others, meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752.

The Denton Quilt Guild meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, at the Center for Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Non-members may attend twice as guests. A social time with snacks and drinks begins at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.dentonquiltguild.org .

SUPPORT GROUPS

Argyle Al-Anon meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Cross Timbers Community Church, 1119 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle.

Back to Basics Al-Anon meets at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Ponder, 101 State Highway 156. Call 310-291-8243 or 940-368-3605.

Grief support group for adults meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the conference room at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. E-mail rita-s@suddenlink.net .

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 311 S. Locust St. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

Straight Up group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Ponder, 101 FM156. Group meets at 7 p.m. on the last Thursday of the month. Call 254-485-1413.

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.

Unity Alateen and Alapreteen, for youths ages 13-19 and 8-12 who have alcoholics in their families, meet from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

To tell us about your event or meeting, visit 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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