Saturday, November 2 Calendar

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EVENTS

Saturday — Cowboy Round-Up Trade Days at Ridin’ for the Brand Cowboy Church, 5629 W. FM455 west of Sanger. Pasture roping starts at 2 p.m., with trophy buckles and prize money for the winners. Call 940-594-5318 or 940-458-3076.

8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Alfred and Johanna Military History Seminar: “The National Security Implications of the Kennedy Assassination” at UNT’s Gateway Center, at 801 North Texas Blvd. Speakers are David Kaiser and Thurston Clarke. Registration, which includes lunch, is $40-$50. Registration has closed. Call 940-565-3197 or e-mail historyevents@unt.edu

9 a.m. to 3 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. Free admission. Visit www.fumc-denton.com .

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Ryan High School Arts and Crafts Show at 5101 E. McKinney St. Food, arts and crafts from more than 100 artists, crafters and vendors. Admission is $1 for adults, free for students and children. Proceeds support Ryan High’s Renaissance program and PTSA scholarship program. Contact Jackie Jackson at 940-498-0322 or gljackson@charter.net.

10 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.

10 to 11 a.m. — Star book class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Ages 10 and older can make a 3-D star book from colorful paper, Davey board and ribbon. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 e-mail leslie.couture@cityofdenton.com.

10 to 11 a.m. — “Squishy Circuits” workshop at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Children ages 5-8 and their parents can learn about electricity with dough and real electronic components. Free. To register, call 940-349-8756.

10 a.m. to noon — The Denton Herb Society presents a talk by Dr. J.R. Toledo on the physiological, psychological and cultural aspects of herbs and healing, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Visit www.dentonherbsociety.org .

10 a.m. to noon — Free math tutoring for students in kindergarten through 12th grade at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Registration is required; forms are available at all library locations. For more information, e-mail gilsiklee@intellichoice.org.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center open house at 1300 Wilson St. Visitors can see demonstrations of exercise, ceramics, dance and other classes and learn about the center’s preschool. Free. Call 940-349-8575 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Guys Operating As Leaders (GOAL) soccer social at Briercliff Park, 3200 State School Road. Pickup soccer games for students from Denton ISD’s GOAL program, their family members and students interested in GOAL. Free. Contact Chris Ice at 940-369-2382 or cice@dentonisd.org.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — DIME Handmade Harvest at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Denton Independent Maker Exchange (formerly Etsy Denton) will have more than 40 members selling handcrafted items, food trucks and more. Visit www.dimehandmade.com .

1 to 2:30 p.m. — “Intro to Electronics With Arduino” workshop at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Participants ages 12 and older can learn how to create basic circuits and do some basic programming. Free. To register, call 940-349-8756.

1 to 3 p.m. — Author Leonard R. Hoffman book signing at the Whitehouse, 424 Bryan St. Hoffman will sign copies of his book, The Happening, which examines personal encounters with God. Call 1-877-727-0697 or e-mail Michelle Whitman at michelle@keymgc.com.

3 to 5 p.m. — “Virtual Haunted History Tour,” with Shelly Tucker of Ghosts of Denton, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Tucker will share stories she has unearthed about Denton’s haunted past. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

6 to 9 p.m. — Gallery Night at Oxide Gallery, 115 Eagle Drive. Featured artist is Ruben Miranda. Call 940-483-8900 or visit www.oxidegallery.com .

6:30 p.m. — UNT Afro-Cuban, African and Latin Jazz ensembles in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu .

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. — 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 .

9:30 p.m. — Rock Lottery 12, with performances by five bands formed that same day, at Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. Proceeds benefit Denton County Friends of the Family. Admission is $15; or $20 for admission to the 10 a.m. selection ceremony, breakfast and evening program. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Visit www.danssilverleaf.com or www.facebook.com/RockLottery .

CLUB MEETINGS

Denton Handweavers Guild meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Guests are welcome.

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

9 a.m. to 1 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. Free admission. Visit www.fumc-denton.com .

2 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 .

2 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 .

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