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Thursday, May 18 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 to 11 a.m. -- Denton County Master Gardener Association Children's Garden at Fairoaks Senior Independent Living Community, 1950 Lattimore St. Children and their parents can learn about gardening by planting, maintaining and harvesting vegetables and herbs in the vegetable garden at the back of Fairoaks. Weekly event will be canceled in the event of rain. Park on Lattimore Street. Visit http://dcmga.com.

1 p.m. -- Grief Support Group of Sanger meets at North Texas Trinity Cowboy Church, 9901 FM2164 in Sanger. Free and open to anyone working through grief.

3 to 6 p.m. -- First aid, tourniquet and wound class at Medical City Denton, 3535 S. I-35E. Free class will teach how to properly apply a tourniquet or pack a serious bleeding wound in a critical situation. In the Community Room on the sixth floor of the hospital. Email christopher.walthall@medicalcityhealth.com.

4 p.m. -- STEAM Ahead: Vehicles for ages 8-11 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Explore energy, simple machines and buoyancy with different vehicles. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4 to 5:30 p.m. -- Explore Western Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Explore the foundations of Western thought from its earliest beginnings in an interactive class with Eva H. Cadwallader, professor emerita. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

5 to 7 p.m. -- Opening reception for "Outside the Box, On the Square: Denton ISD Student Art Exhibition" at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Exhibit runs through Monday. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu.

6 to 8 p.m. -- Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School meets at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Artists draw underground performers. BYOB for ages 21 and up. $5. Visit www.dentonarts.com or call 940-382-2787.

6:30 p.m. -- Twilight Tunes, a free concert on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, with Little Elmo & the Mambo Kings (jump blues, boogie woogie, swing). Free. Visit www.dentonmainstreet.org/twilight-tunes.

CLUB MEETINGS

Denton Rotary Club meets at noon at El Chaparral Grille, 324 E. McKinney St. Visit www.dentonrotary.com.

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.

Denton Area Partnership for End of Life Care (DAPEC) meets at noon on the third Thursday of each month at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Call Ginny Hudson at 940-367-0598, email dapec@aol.com, or visit www.dapec.org or www.facebook.com/dapec.org.

Dialogue on Aging, an open forum for discussion of topics common to seniors, is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every first and third Thursday of the month at Zera Coffee Co., 420 E. McKinney St., Suite 104. Free. Call Kirsten Kaae at 940-391-1169 or visit www.kirstenkaae.com.

FRIDAY

EVENTS

9:30 a.m. -- Spanish Story Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Finish It Fridays at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft project for this come-and-go program and visit with other crafters. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

3 to 11 p.m. -- Denton Stands With Planned Parenthood benefit show at Backyard on Bell, 410 N. Bell Ave. With music by the Baptist Generals, Claire Morales, the Denton Tarantinos, Galapaghost, Horse Thief, Kim Nall & the Fringe, Matthew and the Arrogant Sea, Mercury Rev (acoustic), Robert Gomez, the Single Issues, Somogyi and Tomkat. Silent auction featuring art and records. Benefiting Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas. $20 for general admission; VIP tables available. Visit www.facebook.com/dentonstandswithplannedparenthood.

3:30 to 5 p.m. -- Level Up, board games and video games for ages 11-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

Add your event to our online calendar at DentonRC.com/calendar; email drc@dentonrc.com; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.