Saturday, August 10 Calendar

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TODAY


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.

6 to 9 p.m. — Chili cook-off and silent auction benefiting a Girl Scout Gold Award project at the UNT Elm Fork Education Center at 1704 W. Mulberry St. Event includes live music and concessions. Admission is $2, and there is an additional $2 charge for a chili tasting packet. Cost to enter the chili cook-off is $12. For more information, e-mail Margaux Khosraviani at mbnkme@gmail.com.

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.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Rock Hill Cowboy Church, 3000 Rock Hill Road in Aubrey. Call 940-391-5805.

Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.

Co-Dependents Anonymous, for people who desire healthy and loving relationships, meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1111 Cordell St. Call 940-320-2095 or 972-623-7423.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous meets at 8:30 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 E. Hobson Lane. Call 940-387-9526.

Lupus Foundation of America support group meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 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., 10:30 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.

 

SUNDAY

EVENTS

2 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.

7 to 8:15 p.m. and 9 to 10:15 p.m. — Evening of classic rock ’n’ roll featuring Denton Rock, benefiting the Denton Animal Shelter Foundation, at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St. Presented by Headliners of Texas. Advance tickets cost $15 each or $25 for two, available online at www.dentonasf.com. Tickets at the door cost $20.

8 p.m. — Thin Line Film Fest presents a screening of Gimme Shelter at Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. Free. Visit www.facebook.com/thinlinefilmfest.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

American Legion Post 71 Mission With Christ Ministry offers breakfast at 9 a.m. followed by a worship service at 10 a.m. at 2501 Spencer Road. Visit http://txlegionpost71.org.

Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.

Heroin Anonymous Denton meets at 11 a.m. at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit www.sontx.org or www.soberdorm.org, or call 940-898-6202.

Marijuana Anonymous 12-step recovery program meets at 8 p.m. at Big Mike’s Coffee Shop, 1306 W. Hickory St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 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., 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

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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