9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
4 to 5 p.m. — Library Larry Celebrates Family Literacy Day, an event sponsored by the Benjamin Lyon Daughters of the American Revolution, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Refreshments will be served, and every child who attends will receive a free book. The library will provide information on youth and adult literacy programs. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
5 p.m. — UNT guest artist master class with violinist Lin He in the Recital Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .
5 to 9 p.m. — Alternative Gifts Fair in Miller Center at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St. Fairly traded food and merchandise and items made by local artisans will be sold; proceeds go toward missions. “First Choice” admission on Friday only is $5. Visit www.fumc-denton.com .
7 to 10 p.m. — First Friday Denton at art venues around the downtown Square. Free gallery viewings, live music, art projects and demonstrations at venues including UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., and SCRAP Denton, 215 W. Oak St. A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak St., offers music by Mark Brandt, Darrin Kobetich and Richard Haskins, featured artist Chase Gentry and portrait artist Bailey Parrish. Banter, 219 W. Oak St., presents art by Gerald Haughton and music by Garner/Gheen/Harmon/Luzecky and Salvucci, Allison Maureen and Jack Hughman, and Medicinal Bourbon. Visit www.firstfridaydenton.com .
7 to 10:30 p.m. — Kids Rock Friday Night: “Bring It On Game-a-Thon” for children in grades 1-5 at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Supervised event includes games, bounce houses, video games and more. Cost is $10 per child. Call 940-349-7275.
7:30 p.m. — UNT Department of Dance and Theatre and guest director Christie Vela present Marisol, a drama by Jose Rivera, in the University Theatre at UNT’s Radio, Television, Film & Performing Arts Building, 1179 Union Circle. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7.50 for students, seniors and UNT faculty and staff. Call 940-565-2428 or visit www.danceandtheatre.unt.edu
8 p.m. — “The Ears Have Walls,” combing early music, new music and jazz, presented by the Lewisville Lake Symphony and members of the UNT College of Music, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .
8 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents The War of the Worlds: The Radio Play, by Howard Koch from the book by H.G. Wells, at PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Tickets cost $15. For tickets, call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .
Denton Area Retired School Personnel Association meets at 10 a.m. Friday at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex, 1500 Long Road. Jonita Widner and Marti Lathrop will speak. Call Dee Carrico at 940-382-3821.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To tell us about your event or meeting, visit DentonRC.com and click on “Let Us Know” for our online forms; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.