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Thursday, November 2 Calendar

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EVENTS

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.

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.

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

Noon -- Thursday Daytime Jazz presents the Eight O'clock Lab Band at the Syndicate in the UNT Student Union, 1155 Union Circle. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

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.

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.

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 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.

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."

7:30 p.m. -- UNT Wind Symphony, conducted by Eugene Migliaro Corporon, with Carol Wilson and Jeffrey Snider, perform Robert Beaser's The End of Knowing, 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.

8 p.m. -- Qawwali, ecstatic Sufi singers of Pakistan, 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.

CLUB MEETINGS

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

SUPPORT GROUPS

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 dentonabledisabled@gmail.com.

Alzheimer's support group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Denton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2229 N. Carroll Blvd. Free. Contact Christina Jones at 682-936-6453 or christina.jones@accoladehospice.com.

Argyle Al-Anon meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Cross Timbers Community Church, 1119 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle.

Denton County African American Cancer Support Group meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Call Catherine Bell at 940-382-9360.

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.

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.

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

EVENTS

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.

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.

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. First-night admission is $5.Visit http://fumc-denton.com/missions/alternative-gifts-fair.

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.