Thursday, May 1 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 .

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 — Denton County National Day of Prayer, on the Hickory Street side of the Courthouse on the Square. Service includes a call to prayer, music, free Bibles and more. Visit www.facebook.com/dentonndptaskforce or www.nationaldayofprayer.org .

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” a workshop for ages 5-9 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn about recycling by reading a story and making a recycled craft. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

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.

7 p.m. — Interfaith National Day of Prayer at First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Service includes prayers and music. A collection will be taken for Interfaith Ministries of Denton. Email minister@dentonuuf.org or call 940-381-2457.

7 p.m. — The Visual Arts Society of Texas meets at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Woodturning artist John Beasley will give a presentation. Free for members, $3 for visitors. Visit www.vastarts.org .

7 p.m. — Death and Dessert Mystery Book Club at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Explore new mysteries each month and eat a themed dessert. This month’s theme is “Outdoor Death.” Free. Email terri.gibbs@cityofdenton.com.

7 p.m. — Selwyn Upper School drama department presents Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in the Selwyn Amphitheater, 3333 W. University Drive. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students, free for ages 6 and younger. Thursday’s performance is a dress rehearsal and tickets will be half price. Call 940-382-6771.

7 p.m. — Denton High School presents The Butler Did It in the school’s black box theater, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $5. Visit www.dentonisd.org/Page/3634 .

7 p.m. — Screening of documentaries by UNT graduate students, in Room 184 in the UNT Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, 1179 Union Circle. Free.

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.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St.

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.

Straight Up group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Ponder, 101 FM156. Group meets at 7 p.m. on the last Thursday of the month. Call 254-485-1413.

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.


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