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Sunday, December 31 Calendar

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TODAY

EVENTS

8 p.m. to 1 a.m. -- Lil' D NYE, a New Year's Eve fundraising bash hosted by the Greater Denton Arts Council and United Way of Denton County, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Cocktails by Metzler's, hors d'oeuvres by Barley & Board, casino games including a high-limit lounge, music by David Pierce and his Holiday Orchestra and DJ Woodtronic, champagne taste, prizes and more. $100 per person, or $175 per couple. For "high roller" experience, $150 per person or $250 per couple. Visit http://lildnye.com.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.

Heroin Anonymous Denton meets at 11 a.m. at Solutions of North Texas' Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit www.sontx.org or call 940-898-6202.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 3730 E. McKinney St., Suite 107. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

MONDAY

EVENTS

10 a.m. to noon -- Holiday Trout Derby at the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM3002, 7 miles east of I-35. The Kid Fish Pond will be stocked with rainbow trout for kids of all ages to catch, and prizes will be awarded in several categories. Warm up with hot chocolate. Bring your own fishing poles; some poles and tackle will be available to borrow. Event will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-637-2636.

2 p.m. -- First Day Hike at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, on FM455, 10 miles east of I-35. Go on a ranger-led hike on the 2.2-mile Randy Bell Scenic Trail, and learn about native flora and fauna. Meet at the Hawthorne Campground Parking Lot. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148.

TUESDAY

7 a.m. to 6 p.m. -- Winter Holiday Camp at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Activities and field trips for kids in grades K-6. Drop off by 9 a.m. $30 per day. Registration deadline is two days prior to each camp date. To register, visit www.dentonparks.com, call 940-349-7275 or visit the Civic Center.

WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

7 a.m. to 6 p.m. -- Winter Holiday Camp at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Activities and field trips for kids in grades K-6. Drop off by 9 a.m. $30 per day. Registration deadline is two days prior to each camp date. To register, visit www.dentonparks.com, call 940-349-7275 or visit the Civic Center.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. -- Read to Rover at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children ages 6-11 practice reading with a therapy dog. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752 or library.cityofdenton.com.

6:45 p.m. --Visual Arts Society of Texas meeting featuring a presentation by watercolor artist Jane E. Jones at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Free for VAST members, $5 for guests. Visit www.vastarts.org. For more information about Jones, visit www.janejonesart.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.