Monday, January 6 Calendar

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EVENTS

7 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Holiday Camp for children in grades K-6, with dropoff and pickup at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Children will go on a themed field trip. Cost is $28 per day. For more information or to register, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com.

6 to 9 p.m. — 10th annual Epiphany Party for the poor and homeless at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. The non-denominational event includes clothing and food, flowers, gifts and entertainment. Sponsors are still welcome; contact Lico Reyes at 817-454-4716 or e-mail lico@eaze.net.

CLUB MEETINGS

Chess Night at 7 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

Conservative Toastmasters meets at 7 p.m. at Denton Regional Medical Center’s Educational Building, 3535-A I-35E. E-mail lebbo@miaincusa.com or mzerger@earthlink.net.

Denton Senior Center exercise classes are from 11 to 11:40 a.m. at 509 N. Bell Ave. Those age 50 and older are invited. No advance sign-up required. Call 940-349-8720 or 940-566-5242.

Denton Toastmasters public speaking club meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lake Forest Good Samaritan, 3901 Montecito Drive, in the activity building. Call 940-458-4669.

Jimenez Boxing Club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Call 940-206-9035.

North Texas Toastmasters public speaking club meets from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 324 of Chestnut Hall on the UNT campus. Visit http://420.toastmastersclubs.org or call Navin Singh at 940-595-1151.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Back to Basics Al-Anon, for family and friends dealing with the effects of someone’s drinking, meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Denton, 1114 W. University Drive. Call 940-368-3605 or 310-291-8243.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Call 940-395-3334.

Denton County Gamblers Anonymous chapter meets from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 214 at First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Meetings are open and nonsmoking. Call 940-390-9419.

Drug Addicts Anonymous (Faith in Action Group of Denton) meets at 8 p.m. at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit www.sontx.org, www.soberdorm.org or call 940-898-6202.

Memory Loss Support Group, for family members of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month in the second-floor meeting room at Dogwood Estates, 2820 Wind River Lane. Call Jane Hale at 940-231-2989.

NAMI Family Support Group and Recovery International Support Group meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 8101 FM407 in Double Oak. Sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness Denton County. Contact Esther Fidler at esther.fidler@att.net or 469-671-0421.

Serenity Al-Anon, for family and friends dealing with the effects of someone’s drinking, meets at noon at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for discussion at 5011 W. University Drive. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 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.

Way Out group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1114 W. University Drive. Call 940-367-7722 or 940-231-6267.

TUESDAY

EVENTS

7 to 8 p.m. — Amazing YA Book Club, for adult fans of young adult books, meets at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. This month, discuss Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or e-mail stacey.irish-keffer@cityofdenton.com.

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

9 a.m. — Denton County Commissioners Court meets in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.

CLUB MEETINGS

American Legion Post 550 offers free pool each Tuesday at the post, 905 Foundation St. in Pilot Point. Call 940-686-9901.

Argyle Lions Club meets at noon on the first Tuesday of the month at Cachette Bistro, 144 N. Old Town Blvd., Suite 1. Visit www.facebook.com/ArgyleLionsClub or e-mail argylelionsclubpio@gmail.com.

The Men’s Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at 3737 Mingo Road, Suite 102. Everyone is welcome. Contact Gene Gumfory at 940-367-0221 or genegumfory@aol.com.

North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, meets from 7 to 8:45 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

Play Readers of Denton meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first, second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, upstairs at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. The third Tuesday of the month is for Playwrights of Denton. Free. Call 940-382-7014, ext. 3. Visit www.playreadersandwritersofdenton.blogspot.com.

Rotary Club of Denton South meets from 6:45 to 8 a.m. at Oakmont Country Club, 1901 Oakmont Drive. Call 940-368-3789.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Denton County Gamblers Anonymous chapter meets from 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 214 of First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Meetings are open and nonsmoking. Call 940-390-9419.

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program that helps people overcome compulsive overeating, meets at 7:10 p.m. in Room S-110 at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Free. Call 940-206-0935 or 940-594-1650.

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, 6 p.m. and 8 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.

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

2 to 3 p.m. — “How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits,” a free seminar taught by Jerry Brooks at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Read to Rover at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Children ages 6-11 struggling with reading can read one-on-one with a trained therapy dog from Therapy Pals of Golden Triangle. Parents or guardians must register their children in person and sign a permission slip. Call 940-349-8752.

7 to 8:30 p.m. — “Octavia Butler’s Science Fiction,” presented by TWU professor AnaLouise Keating, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Part of Professor’s Corner, a literary discussion group. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

CLUB MEETINGS

Denton Breakfast Kiwanis meet from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at El Chaparral Grille, 324 E. McKinney St. Call 940-453-2688 or visit www.dentonbreakfastkiwanis.org.

Denton Noon Kiwanis meet at noon at First Baptist Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-387-6323 or visit www.dentonkiwanisclub.org.

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) provides free one-on-one business counseling from 9 to 11 a.m. at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Appointments are required; call 940-349-8752.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Celebrate Recovery meets at 6 p.m. at Singing Oaks Church of Christ, 101 Cardinal Drive. Call 940-387-4355.

DivorceCare support class meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 8101 FM407 in Double Oak. Visit www.divorcecare.org.

GriefShare support class meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church, 8101 FM407 in Double Oak. Visit www.griefshare.org.

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

Mercy Heart, a support program for families with a member who is incarcerated or who has just been released, meets at Denton Bible Church, 2300 E. University Drive. A full meal will be served at 6 p.m. Call 940-297-6745.

Primary Purpose Denton group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at 1524 N. Ruddell St.

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, 201 S. Locust St.

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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