9 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Operation Christmas Child collection week at Denton Bible Church, 2300 E. University Drive. Donors can drop off shoeboxes containing toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement for needy children around the world. For more information, call 1-800-567-8580 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ .
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 .
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. — “From the Sabine to El Paso: Traveling Texas With the State Historian,” a free lecture by Light Cummins, presented by the Denton County Office of History & Culture. In the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Call 940-349-2850.
1:30 p.m. — “Poetry in the Park” presented by Butterfield Elementary School at the Sanger Sports Park, off I-35. Students’ poetry will be on display and can be accessed using a smartphone or tablet. Call 940-458-4377.
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 p.m. — TWU Drama presents The Night Witches, a play by professor Steven Young, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of TWU’s Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. A “pay what you can” option will be offered on Nov. 23. Visit www.twu.edu/drama or call 940-898-2020.
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.
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — “Beaujolais and More” wine and food tasting at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Fundraiser benefits the Campus Theatre. Tickets $30 at the door. Visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.
6 p.m. — Denton Quilt Guild auction at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Auction items include gift certificates, small quilts and a large quilt. Admission is $5. Visit http://dentonquiltguild.org
6 p.m. — Scott Nicholson, a professor and director of Syracuse University’s Because Play Matters game laboratory, talks about using gaming to build motivation, in Room B155 at UNT’s Discovery Park campus, 3940 N. Elm St. Part of the College of Information Colloquium Series. A reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Call 940-565-2445.
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 Sweet Farts by Raymond Bean. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 to 8 p.m. — Conversation Club, for those wishing to practice their English language skills with others, meets at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752.
7:30 p.m. — TWU Guitar Ensemble in the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, Chapel Drive at Bell Avenue. Free. Visit www.twu.edu/music.
7:30 p.m. — UNT Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $8-$10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com.
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.
Denton Community Chorus practices at 7 p.m. at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2121 E. University Drive. The chorus is a volunteer, no-audition group. Contact Monty Naylor at email@example.com or 940-368-8034.
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.
Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month, January through June and August through October, at TWU’s Ann Stuart Science Complex. Visit http://npsot.org/TrinityForks.
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.