9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Finish It Fridays, for anyone with an unfinished craft project, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft project and visit with other crafters. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
10:30 a.m. — Denton Public Library’s Summer Reading Club kicks off with an event featuring Professor Brainius at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
1:30 p.m. — Denton Public Library’s Summer Reading Club kicks off with an event featuring Professor Brainius at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
3 p.m. — “Facts From Fiction: The Science of Stories” for grades 4-8 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. UNT professor Amy Petros leads hands-on activities to investigate the world described in children’s fiction. This week, explore The Hogwarts Library by J.K. Rowling. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
4:30 p.m. — Denton Public Library’s Summer Reading Club kicks off with an event featuring Professor Brainius at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .
6 p.m. — Better Block “Design Happy Hour” at East Side Denton, 117 E. Oak St. Residents can give input on the design of the Better Block project. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://teambetterblock.com/denton .
7 p.m. — Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program recital at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Directed by Jeff Bradetich. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu .
7 p.m. — Rockin’ Roundup fundraiser for Health Services of North Texas at Hopper’s Ranch, 5502 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Aubrey. Event features a barrel racing competition and family and children’s activities. Tickets cost $25 for adults, $10 for children. Barrel racers can sign up at the event for $70 plus a late fee of $20. Visit www.healthntx.org or email email@example.com.
7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents The Dixie Swim Club at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .
8 p.m. — Night hike at the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM3002, 7 miles east of I-35. Meet at the pavilion in the Dogwood parking lot for a 2.5-mile hike. Free with regular park entrance fee of $7 for ages 13 and older. Call 940-637-2636.
8:15 p.m. — Denton Community Band performs at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Part of Denton’s Starrise free performing arts series. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8733.
American Legion Post 550 offers free karaoke at 9 p.m. each Friday at the post, 905 Foundation St. in Pilot Point. Call 940-686-9901.
The Triangle Squares square dancing group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of each month at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Non-members pay $6 per person, members get in free. Call 214-288-6883.
Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.
Humble Beginnings group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. for discussion at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St.
New Beginnings Al-Anon meets at 6 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave. Baby-sitting is provided.
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.
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, 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.
To tell us about your event or meeting, visit DentonRC.com and click on “Let Us Know” for our online forms; email 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.