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Friday, December 1 Calendar

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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.

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. -- "Healthy Desserts," presented by chiropractor Jo Ann Melendez, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

2 p.m. -- Meet the Author: Brian Eligapos, author of Marshmallows and Gummy Bears, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free; copies will be available for purchase. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

3:45 to 5 p.m. -- "Color and Chill" for teens at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free time to color, socialize and unwind. Library will supply coloring sheets, gel pens and colored pencils. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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. For more information, visit www.firstfridaydenton.com.

December Gift Gallery Reception with locally made art and gifts, refreshments and a free make-and-take craft, 6 to 8 p.m. at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave.

Shopping, wassail and music by On the Spectrum, 5 to 9:30 p.m. at A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak St.

6:30 p.m. -- UNT Zebras in Kenton Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

8 p.m. -- UNT Baroque Orchestra and Collegium Singers, including works from "Handl and Handel," 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. -- UNT New Choreographers Concert: "Unspoken Realities" in the University Theatre at UNT's Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Senior dance students present a night of original works. $5. Visit http://danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

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.

The Triangle Squares square dancing group meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of each month at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave., with a 7 p.m. workshop for new dancers, 7:30 p.m. dinner and 8 p.m. grand march. Non-members pay $6 per person, members get in free. Call 214-288-6883 or visit www.trianglesquaresdanceclub.com.

SATURDAY

EVENTS

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Kids' Creative Reuse Workshop: "Weaving and Knitting" at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Kids age 6-12 can learn how to reuse CDs, straws and yarn to weave colorful pieces, and how to finger-knit. $15. To register, call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- Local Music History Harvest, a scanning day for the UNT Music Library's Local/Independent Music Initiative of Texas, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Music fans and collectors can bring in photos, handbills, programs and other flat music memorabilia (up to 25 items, 8.5 by 11 inches in size or smaller) to be digitized. Digital files will be delivered to the patrons on flash drives, and patrons are encouraged to donate the digital and/or physical items to LIMIT for archival purposes. Visit www.library.unt.edu/limit.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Fifth annual Help Portrait: Denton at Lucky Locks Beauty Bar, 116 N. Locust St. Local photographers, hair stylists and makeup artists and volunteers will prepare subjects for their photo shoot, shoot their portraits and then deliver them. The event will take individual and family portraits. Visit www.facebook.com/helpportraitdenton.

5 p.m. -- North Texas Roller Derby's Winter WonderSlam at Lone Star Indoor Sports and Events Center, 222 S. Mayhill Road, Suite 101. $10; or $5 with an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. Free for kids 12 and under. Visit www.facebook.com/NorthTexasRollerDerby.

8 p.m. -- UNT New Choreographers Concert: "Unspoken Realities" in the University Theatre at UNT's Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Senior dance students present a night of original works. $5. Visit http://danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

2 p.m. -- UNT New Choreographers Concert: "Unspoken Realities" in the University Theatre at UNT's Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Senior dance students present a night of original works. $5. Visit http://danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

6 p.m. -- Jazz vocalist Kurt Elling with special guest the Swingles in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. $20; $10 for students. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com.