Friday, August 9 Calendar

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EVENTS

5 to 7 p.m. — “Canines and Campers,” a 2-mile hike for leashed pets and their owners, at the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM3002, 7 miles east of I-35. Meet in the large day-use parking lot at picnic pavilion 1. Free with regular park entrance fee of $7 for ages 12 and older. Call 940-637-2636.

7 p.m. — Godzilla movie screening at the Sanger Public Library, 501 Bolivar St. Free. Call 940-458-3257.

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

CLUB MEETINGS

American Legion Post 550 offers free karaoke at 9 p.m. each Friday at the post, 905 Foundation St. in Pilot Point. Call 940-686-9901.

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.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.

SATURDAY

EVENTS

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Health Services of North Texas back-to-school health fair at 4310 Mesa Drive. Fair includes presentations, mini fitness classes, blood sugar screenings and other health information. Students can get sports physicals for $10. Visit www.healthntx.org  or call 940-381-1501, ext. 3009.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Denton Back 2 School Health Fair, presented by Heavenly Supply Depot at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 3100 Wilson St. Event for economically disadvantaged children includes health screenings and immunizations, dental information, haircuts, sports physicals and more. Registration has closed. Visit www.hsdtexas.org .

10 to 11 a.m. — Ready for Kindergarten Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, songs, rhymes and puppets for children entering kindergarten and their families.Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

10 a.m. — Guided bike tour, a 2-mile, family-friendly ride, at the Isle du Bois unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park. Meet at the Greenbelt Corridor parking lot on U.S. Highway 380 east of Denton. Free with regular park entrance fee of $7 for ages 12 and older. Call 940-686-2148.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Friends of the Denton Public Libraries Big Book Sale at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Admission is $1 per person or free for Friends members. Most items cost 50 cents or $1. Patrons can also buy a book bag for $15 and fill it up with books at no additional charge. Sales support library programs, materials and equipment. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — “Godzilla: Unleashed” Wii tournament at the Sanger Public Library, 501 Bolivar St. Free. Call 940-458-3257.

3 to 5 p.m. — “Genealogy and Social Media” class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn how Facebook, YouTube and other major social media outlets can be used for genealogy. Free. Registration is required; call 940-349-8752.

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

8 to 10 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. Hikers will search for signs of insect activities and nocturnal animals. Meet at the pavilion in the Dogwood parking lot. Free with regular park entrance fee of $7 for ages 12 and older. Call 940-637-2636.

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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