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Friday, September 15 Calendar

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EVENTS

9:30 a.m. -- Mother Goose Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers.

9:30 a.m. -- Denton ISD's free English-language and GED classes at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Call 940-369-0400.

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.

10 a.m. -- "Easy, Kid-Friendly Paleo Snacks," presented by chiropractor Jo Ann Melendez, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free.

11 a.m. -- Story Time for ages 1-5 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.

Noon -- Friday Daytime Jazz presents jazz combos at the Syndicate in the UNT Student Union, 1155 Union Circle. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

3:30 to 5 p.m. -- Level Up: Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament for ages 11-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

6 to 9 p.m. -- Denton Blues Festival: Friday Nite Karaoke at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Admission is free. Visit www.dentonbluesfestival.org.

7:30 p.m. -- Denton Community Theatre presents Sordid Lives by Del Shores at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $15-$22. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

8 p.m. -- Ceciliane Trio (Molly Fillmore, soprano; Daphne Gerling, viola; and Elvia Puccinelli, piano) in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

9 p.m. -- "The Roast of Mindy Arendt," benefiting Denton Music and Arts Collaborative and Friends With Benefits, at Andy's Bar, 122 N. Locust St. With roastmaster Joe Coffee and featured roasters Tiffany Johnson, Danielle Longueville, Pudge Brewer, Ritchy Flo and Colton Jones. $5 suggested donation. Visit https://andysroast.eventbrite.com.

CLUB MEETINGS

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.

SATURDAY

EVENTS

9 a.m. to noon -- "Path to the Plate" at the Denton County Elections Building, 701 Kimberly Drive. Hear experts discuss research about where food comes from so you can make informed decisions. Topics include GMOs, antibiotics in meats and dairy, and natural and organic food labels. $15. Registration is required. Visit www.dcmga.com, or call 940-349-2882.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Denton Community Market at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. Visit http://dentonmarket.org.

10 a.m. -- Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Best for ages 1-5.

10 a.m. -- "Junior Rangers: Nature Detectives" 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, and learn to track down and identify critter clues. "Bug Safari" at 1 p.m. at the Interpretive Nature Center; "Busy Beavers" at 3 p.m. at the Lost Pines Amphitheater. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148.

11:30 a.m. -- Mixed Media Postcard Workshop at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Create unique collage postcards using reclaimed supplies. Led by artist Lindsey Banner. For ages 18 and older. $10. Call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

Noon to 10 p.m. -- Denton Blues Festival at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Live music, festival food vendors and children's activities. Admission is free. Visit www.dentonbluesfestival.org.

2 p.m. -- Super Kings

3:30 p.m. -- The Funkmonsters

5 p.m. -- Captain Jack Watson

6:30 p.m. -- Redd Velvet

8:30 p.m. -- "Wolfman" Washington

2 p.m. -- "Deciphering the Language of Senior Living," presented by Dorthea Dickey with Lake Forest Good Samaritan Village, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free.

2 to 5 p.m. -- Need Help in the Forge? at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. First-come, first-served help with Adobe software, graphic design, PowerPoint and web design. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

3 p.m. -- "A President, Not a King: The Continued Importance of Constitutional Checks and Balances," a talk by Aubri Thurmond, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Thurmond, a member of the Benjamin Lyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a TWU faculty member, will examine the constitutional powers given to each branch of government for performing its functions and checking the potential abuse of power by other branches. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

3 p.m. -- Denton African American Cancer Support Group Annual Tea, in memory of Charlye Heggins, in the St. Emmanuel Baptist Church Annex, 509 Lakey St. The public is invited.

7:30 p.m. -- Denton Community Theatre presents Sordid Lives by Del Shores at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $15-$22. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

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, P.O. Box 369, Denton, TX 76202.