THURSDAY, OCT. 26
9:30 a.m. -- Toddler Time for toddlers and their caregivers at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 10 a.m.
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Crafters' Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques.
10 a.m. and 11 a.m. -- Spooky Story Time for ages 1-5 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Wear costumes and take part in a Halloween trick-or-treating parade in the library.
Noon -- Thursday Daytime Jazz presents the Seven O'clock Lab Band at the Syndicate in the UNT Student Union, 1155 Union Circle. Free.
1 to 3 p.m. -- Homeschool Teen Gaming Club for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Free.
3:30 p.m. -- "Monster Mash" for ages 5-8 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Create your own paper monster and listen to frightful tales. Free. Call 940-349-8752.
4 to 5:30 p.m. -- Exploring Western Philosophy, a free weekly class with Eva H. Cadwallader, professor emeritus of philosophy, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.
6:30 to 8:15 p.m. -- Bookbinding class for ages 15 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Make an accordion-fold book, which can be used for artwork, photos, drawing or writing. Bring photos, bits of paper, art or other items to possibly add to the book. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.
7 p.m. -- "Quilts: Art or Activism?", a free talk at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Quilt appraiser and historian Denise Bartosh will shed light on quilts as vehicles for societal action. Call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com.
7 p.m. -- Thursday Night Music at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., with Pete and Bill Save the World and Brad Leali and Friends. Free. Call 940-369-8257.
7:30 p.m. -- UNT Symphonic Band in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. $8-$10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com.
Democrat Club at Robson Ranch meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Robson Ranch Clubhouse, 9200 Ed Robson Blvd. Call Richard Kushmaul at 940-262-3422.
Denton Rotary Club meets at noon at El Chaparral Grille, 324 E. McKinney St. Visit www.dentonrotary.com.
Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month, January through June and August through October, at TWU's Ann Stuart Science Complex. Visit http://npsot.org/TrinityForks.
AbleDisabled meets from 2 to 4 p.m. at Denton Community Health Clinic, 525 S. Locust St. Group helps the disabled, mentally ill or homeless with issues or refers them to the right sources for help, and offers peer-to-peer support. Email email@example.com.
Argyle Al-Anon meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Cross Timbers Community Church, 1119 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle.
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 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. weekdays at 3730 E. McKinney St., Suite 107. 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 Christian Church of Denton, 1203 Fulton St. Child care is available. Call 940-390-1325.
FRIDAY, OCT. 27
10 to 11:30 a.m. 1027 -- "Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring Budget" at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn how to form a plan to reach prospective customers, and network with others. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.
3:45 to 5 p.m. -- North Branch Halloween Party at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Costumes encouraged. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.
7 p.m. -- Free Movies in the Park: Beauty and the Beast outdoor screening at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Free. Marshmallow roast and low-cost concessions starting at 7 p.m. Movie screens at 8 p.m. Bring chairs and blankets.
7:30 p.m. -- TWU Choirs present a National Collegiate Choral Organization preview concert at TWU's Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. $10 general admission, $5 for students and seniors, free for children 12 and younger. Visit www.twu.edu/music.
7:30 p.m. -- Music Theatre of Denton presents Big Fish at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $15-$20. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com.
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