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Calendar: Nov. 2-8

THURSDAY, NOV. 2

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

7:30 a.m. -- Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County's 20th Anniversary Breakfast at UNT Gateway Center. Keynote speakers will be Jenna Quinn, author of Pure in Heart, and state Rep. Tan Parker, R-Flower Mound. $50. Call 972-538-9618 or email kate@cacdc.org.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Crafters' Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques.

6 to 8 p.m. -- Learn to Conserve: "Rain Gardens and Stormwater Management Solutions" at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Standing water or erosion a problem in your landscape? Learn how to design, construct and maintain rain gardens -- shallow depressions that can collect rainwater. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. -- Toddler Time for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 10 a.m.

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. -- Story Time for ages 1-5 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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3:30 p.m. -- "Candy Land" for ages 5-8 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Giant Candy Land game, candy crafts and other games. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

1 to 3 p.m. -- Homeschool Teen Gaming Club for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

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.

7 to 8 p.m. -- Death and Desserts Mystery Book Club at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. This month's theme is "Food Mysteries."

MUSIC

Thursday Daytime Jazz presents the Eight O'clock Lab Band noon at the Syndicate in the UNT Union. Free.

"Breakfast at Night" with the Breakfast Boys, Galaxe 7 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free.

UNT Wind Symphony, conducted by Eugene Migliaro Corporon, with Carol Wilson and Jeffrey Snider, perform Robert Beaser's The End of Knowing, 7:30 p.m. in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center. $8-$10.

Qawwali, ecstatic Sufi singers of Pakistan, 8 p.m.in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Nora Jane Struthers, Kim Nall 8:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10; $7 in advance.

The Nixons, shown in a photo from the mid-'90s, are back to rock Denton on Thursday night at Rockin' Rodeo.
The Nixons, shown in a photo from the mid-'90s, are back to rock Denton on Thursday night at Rockin' Rodeo.

The Nixons, Jibe, Stareview 9 p.m. at Rockin' Rodeo. $25-$100.

Glitterbomb: "Very Bad Manners" 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $5-$7.

Jake Steinberg 9:30 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. Free.

Morty Forty and the Malts, Rock 'n' Roll Cannibals, Reggae Tonight, Lydia Low 10 p.m. at Abbey Underground.

FRIDAY, NOV. 3

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

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.

MARKETPLACE

5 to 8 p.m. -- Alternative Gifts Fair at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St. Fair trade goods sold by more than 30 vendors to raise money for nonprofits. First-night admission is $5.Visit http://fumc-denton.com/missions/alternative-gifts-fair.

CREATIVE THINKING

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.

2 to 4 p.m. -- "Photography Tips: Documenting Daily Life With Families" at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Photographer Jen Brown teaches beginners how to embrace candid photos. Bring your camera or smartphone. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

KID STUFF

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.

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

YOUTH & TEEN

3:45 to 5 p.m. -- Level Up, board games and video games for ages 11-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

ART

6 p.m. -- First Friday Denton on the first Friday evening of the month at art venues and businesses around the downtown Square. Free gallery viewings, live music, art projects and demonstrations. Visit www.firstfridaydenton.com.

  • UNT College of Visual Art and Design artwork made from at least 75 percent used materials and available for sale, 6 to 8 p.m. at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave.
  • Free make-and-take craft (Thanksgiving note cards) and sangria, 6 to 9 p.m. at the DIME Store, 510 S. Locust St.
  • Featured artist Robin Huttash, music by Darrin Kobetich, art activity and more, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101.

STAGE

8 p.m. -- UNT Opera presents Mozart's The Magic Flute in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. $15-$35. An optional "In the Know" lecture starts at 7:15 p.m. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com.

MUSIC

"Music Now" featuring composer Robert Beaser 11 a.m. in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Friday Daytime Jazz presents Third Street noon at the Syndicate in the UNT Union. Free.

Christopher Ayer on clarinet, Jennifer Dalmas on violin and Kae Hosoda-Ayer on piano, 6:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Overslept, Biographies, Hitting Subset, Golden Week, Bullfighter 7 p.m. at Killer's Tacos.

Fury, Forced Order, Lock, Glory, Contact Grid 7 p.m. at Andy's Bar.

Sudie, Lorelei K, Chelsey Danielle, Glove World 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $3.

Marcia Ball 8:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $18.

The Infamists, Royal Sons, the Gypsy Bravado 10:30 p.m. at Abbey Underground.

SATURDAY, NOV. 4

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

10 a.m. -- Oakmont Women's Club Annual Fall Fashion Show at Global Spheres Center, 7801 S. I-35E in Corinth. Featuring styles by Maggie's Boutique, a salad buffet luncheon and a silent auction. $30. To purchase tickets by Oct. 27, call Kathy Ramsay at 940-321-8581 or Sandy Harrison at 940-321-4164. Visit www.facebook.com/OakmontWomensClub.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- 19th annual Women's Symposium: "Defining and Redefining Our Stories: Stepping Up to a Healthier Lifestyle" at the UNT Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Presentations on physical and mental health and personal finance, lunch and door prizes. Presented by Denton County Alumnae of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. $45. Visit www.dentoncountyalumnaedeltas.org or email wsymposiumdcac@gmail.com.

1:30 p.m.  -- Denton High Cares presents Lisapalooza 4 with music by the Bird Dogs, Matthew Johnson, Zach Nytomt and Isaac Hoskins at Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. With live auction and raffle, benefiting the Denton High School Family Assistance Foundation. $15; or $60 for a VIP package for two, including two T-shirts, two meals from Bet the House and a signed poster. Visit dentonhighcares.com.

MARKETPLACE

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.

Wayne Zimmermann helps out at the Batwa basket table during last year's Alternative Gifts Fair at First United Methodist Church of Denton. Shoppers seeking to buy gifts and help charities and mission will be flocking to the fair at the church this weekend.DRC file photo
Wayne Zimmermann helps out at the Batwa basket table during last year's Alternative Gifts Fair at First United Methodist Church of Denton. Shoppers seeking to buy gifts and help charities and mission will be flocking to the fair at the church this weekend.
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9 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- Alternative Gifts Fair at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St. Fair trade goods sold by more than 30 vendors to raise money for nonprofits. Admission is free. Visit http://fumc-denton.com/missions/alternative-gifts-fair.

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. --  31st annual Ryan Holiday Craft Show at Ryan High School, 5101 E. McKinney St. Event features 145 crafters and artists, door prizes and live music. Event raises money for the RHS Renaissance Program and scholarships. $2 admission for adults; free for students and children.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Big Book Sale, Friends of the Denton Public Libraries' quarterly fundraising sale, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Admission is $1 per person, or free for Friends members. Most items cost 50 cents to $1. Cash or check only.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Argyle Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at Argyle High School, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. Benefiting Project Graduation 2020. Email argyleholidayshop@gmail.com or visit http://bit.ly/2xlT3ig.

CREATIVE THINKING

10 a.m. -- "Don't Just Wing It! Plan the Perfect Party" at Natural Grocers, 110 W. University Drive. Selena Smith leads a class with planning tips and ideas for party foods. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

KID STUFF

10 a.m. -- Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Best for ages 1-5. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Kids' Creative Reuse Workshops: "Marble Runs and DIY Fidget Spinners" for ages 6-12 at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Explore simple machines, systems and structures. $15. To register, call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

YOUTH & TEEN

2 to 4 p.m. -- "Build Your Own Board Game" for ages 10-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. In honor of International Games Week, learn the basics of creating a game from scratch. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

3 to 4 p.m. -- "We Don't Talk About Them ..." at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Genealogy class for those searching for ancestors who might have been up to no good -- prisoners, deserters and runaway spouses. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

"The Music of Composer Robert Beaser," featuring Mary Karen Clardy on flute and Pamela Mia Paul on piano, with vocal performance majors and collaborative pianists, 8 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

"Loud and Local: Call to Fall" with Elijah Heaps, Nikolai Rya, To Live Again, Ron Bultongez, Sad Cops, Donn Cham and more at Backyard on Bell. $10; $8 in advance.

Heavy Baby Sea Slugs, Sunbuzzed (album release), Felt & Fur, Strays 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $5.

Todd Barrow 8:30 p.m. at Killer's Tacos.

"God Save the Zine!: Razorcake Benefit" with Orcanaut, Mountain of Smoke, Relient K2, the Noids 8:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $6.

Loud Mountains 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

SUNDAY, NOV. 5

MARKETPLACE

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Alternative Gifts Fair at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St. Admission is free. Visit http://fumc-denton.com/missions/alternative-gifts-fair.

CREATIVE THINKING

2 to 4 p.m. -- Chess class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Chess coaches from the UNT TAMS program will offer instruction for players at all levels.

STAGE

3 p.m. -- UNT Opera presents Mozart's The Magic Flute in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center. $15-$35. An optional "In the Know" lecture starts at 2:15 p.m. in the lobby. Call 940-369-7802.

MUSIC

10:50 a.m. -- New Orleans jazz and gospel service celebrating All Saints Sunday at First Christian Church, 1203 N. Fulton St. With music from Mark Graham, Ron Fink, Lynn Seaton, Tony Baker, Chris McGuire and Rodney Booth, and guest soloist Ashleigh Smith. Call 940-566-4990.

The Denton Bach Society celebrates Martin Luther with a performance on Sunday.&nbsp;Germany is marking the 500th anniversary of the day Martin Luther is said to have nailed up his theses challenging the Catholic Church's practice of selling indulgences, a starting point of the Reformation.AP
The Denton Bach Society celebrates Martin Luther with a performance on Sunday. Germany is marking the 500th anniversary of the day Martin Luther is said to have nailed up his theses challenging the Catholic Church's practice of selling indulgences, a starting point of the Reformation.
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4 p.m. -- Denton Bach Society presents "Martin Luther: Poet, Musician, Theologian" at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 703 N. Elm St. With music by Bach, Buxtehude, Distler, Forrest, Mendelssohn, Pachelbel and Telemann. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $10 for students. Visit www.dentonbach.com.

MONDAY, NOV. 6

CREATIVE THINKING

6 to 8:45 p.m. -- Chess Night at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. -- The Trammell Group presents a fundraising musical parody, Sunbows & Rainshine: A Celebration of Change, at the Denton Woman's Club Building, 610 Oakland St. $35 for general admission, $50 for patron tickets. The Nov. 6 performance benefits the City Federation of Women's Clubs. For reservations, email edeneriggs@msn.com.

MUSIC

UNT Percussion Ensemble 6:30 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

UNT Trumpet Showcase 8 p.m.in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Avenue C 8 p.m. in Kenton Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

TUESDAY, NOV. 7

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. -- Mother Goose Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. For infants and their caregivers.

10:30 a.m. -- Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 11 a.m.

STAGE

7:30 p.m.  -- The Trammell Group presents a fundraising musical parody, Sunbows & Rainshine: A Celebration of Change, at the Denton Woman's Club Building, 610 Oakland St. $35 for general admission, $50 for patron tickets. The Nov. 7 performance benefits Hearts for Homes. For reservations, email jwshelton13@gmail.com.

MUSIC

Spectrum, sponsored by Composers Forum, 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

UNT University Singers 8 p.m. in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center. $8-$10.

Drew Zaremba Jazz Fellowship 8 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10.

Lorelei K, Starfruit, Ditch Prince 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free.

UNT's Tuesday Night Jazz Ensembles presents Latin Jazz Lab 9 p.m. at the Syndicate in the UNT Union.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. -- Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers.

11 a.m. -- Music Mania Story Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children age 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

3:30 to 5:30 -- Arts After School, an exploratory program for ages 6-10, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. $15 per class; $55 for four classes. All supplies provided. To register, email education@dentonarts.com or call 940-382-2787.

7 to 7:30 p.m. -- Baby and Toddler Story Time for ages 3 and younger at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

4 to 5 p.m. -- Craft Buffet, a free-for-all crafting program for ages 11-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Create whatever you like using craft supplies. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. -- The Trammell Group presents a fundraising musical parody, Sunbows & Rainshine: A Celebration of Change, at the Denton Woman's Club Building, 610 Oakland St. $35 for general admission, $50 for patron tickets. The Nov. 8 performance benefits the Salvation Army. For reservations, email salarmydenton@uss.salvationarmy.org.

COMEDY

Comedy Night with Javoris James, Monna DP, Joe Coffee 9:30 p.m. at Backyard on Bell.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 -- Beaujolais & More, a wine and food tasting fundraiser for the Campus Theatre, at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Event includes Beaujolais Nouveaux wine from France and food from more than 20 restaurants. Additional wine and craft beer tastings are also available. $25. Visit http://dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 -- Denton Breakfast Kiwanis' 35th annual Turkey Roll Bicycle Rally, starting at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. Five routes -- 8, 29, 39, 52 and 68 miles -- with rest stops run by Kiwanis-family youth service clubs. Raises funds for youth leadership and tiny libraries. Race-day registration is from 7 to 9 a.m. $40; or register online by Nov. 9 for $35. Visit www.dentonturkeyroll.com.

KID STUFF

3:30 p.m. Nov. 9 -- "Professor Pop's Bubble Show" at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Entertainer Brett Roberts will present bubble tricks as well as tips for making bubbles at home. Free tickets will be distributed starting at 2:30 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

4:30 p.m. Nov. 15 -- Teen STEM Lab for ages 8-14 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free food and fun with science and engineering with the Brain STEMS from the UNT Society of Women Engineers. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 -- Denton County Genealogical Society presents "The Stedman Story: Mystery, Intrigue, Adoption and DNA -- Jewish Genealogy Strategies Unravel a Family Mystery," a talk by Karen Franklin, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 -- The Trammell Group presents a fundraising musical parody, Sunbows & Rainshine: A Celebration of Change, at the Denton Woman's Club Building, 610 Oakland St. $35 for general admission, $50 for patron tickets. The Nov. 9 performance benefits the Monsignor King Outreach Center. For reservations, email thegiraffeproject@gmail.com.

Nov. 10-19 -- Denton Community Theatre presents Shakespeare's Richard III at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $10-$22. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 16-18, and 2 p.m. Nov. 12 and 19. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

Nov. 15-19 -- TWU Theatre Program presents Phaedra by Jean-Baptiste Racine in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of TWU's Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Directed by guest director Lydia Mackay. Shows are at 8 p.m. Nov. 15, 4 p.m. Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 18, and 2 p.m. Nov. 19. $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. The 2 p.m. show Nov. 18 will be a pay-what-you-can performance. Visit www.twu.edu/theatre or call 940-898-2020.

SCREEN

7 p.m. Nov. 16 -- Denton Black Film Festival presents "The Best of the Fest" at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com.

ART

Nov. 10 -- Deadline for entries for the Visual Arts Society of Texas' 12th annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition. Artists may submit up to three entries for a fee of $20-$35 each. Exhibit will be held Jan. 13-Feb. 24 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. For more information, visit http://vastarts.org.

MUSIC

8 p.m. Nov. 8 -- UNT Concert Band and University 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.