Thursday, December 19 Calendar

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EVENTS

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.

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 Icky Ricky Toilet Paper Mummy by Michael Rex. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com.

CLUB MEETINGS

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 montynay@gmail.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.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Argyle Al-Anon meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Cross Timbers Community Church, 1119 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle.

Back to Basics Al-Anon meets at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Ponder, 101 State Highway 156. Call 310-291-8243 or 940-368-3605.

Mercy Heart, a support program for families with a member who is incarcerated or who has just been released, meets at Blue Mound United Methodist Church, 8421 N. Interstate 35. A full meal will be served at 6 p.m. Call 940-458-5057.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 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., noon, 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

Unity group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

Unity group of Al-Anon, for families of alcoholics, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

Unity Alateen and Alapreteen, for youths ages 13-19 and 8-12 who have alcoholics in their families, meet from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

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.

FRIDAY

EVENTS

Noon to 4 p.m. — American Red Cross blood drive at Lowe’s, 1255 S. Loop 288. Donors must have ID, be 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in generally good health. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

4 p.m. — Lego Builders Club for ages 6 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or e-mail stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.com.

5 to 6:30 p.m. — Introduction to bird watching at the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM3002, 7 miles east of I-35. Discussion will include information about binoculars, field guides, and what to do in the field, followed by a short hike. Free with regular park entrance fee of $7 for ages 12 and older. Call 940-637-2294.

5:30 p.m. — “Owl Prowl” at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM455, 10 miles east of I-35. meet at the Lost Pines Amphitheater. Doris Mager will demonstrate how to call owls and teach participants about the birds of prey. Free with regular park entrance fee of $7 for ages 12 and older. Call 940-686-2148.

8 to 11 p.m. — Junior High Jamz for sixth- through eighth-graders at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Supervised event includes a live DJ, pool tables, air hockey, foosball, basketball and more. Student IDs are required for admission. Entry fee is $4. Call 940-349-8575 or visit www.dentonparks.com.

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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