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Thursday, October 18 Calendar




Through Saturday — “Pastors in the Patch” at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 Hobson Lane. Pastors will stay in the church’s pumpkin patch around the clock to collect 50,000 pounds of food. Donations of food and money will be accepted, and special events are planned each evening. Call 940-566-2291 or visit .

9:30 a.m. — Crafters’ Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit .

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

12:15 to 1 p.m. — “Haunted Denton,” a virtual tour of Denton’s reportedly haunted places by librarian Laura Douglas, in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Free. Visit .

3:30 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a hands-on workshop for kids in kindergarten through third grade, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

5 to 7 p.m. — Opening reception for “Neon Cowboys & Pink Ladies: A Photographic Exhibition of Southwestern Neon Signs From the 1970s” by Mike Cochran, in the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum’s first floor gallery, 110 W. Hickory St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31. Free. Call 940-349-2852.

5 to 8 p.m. — Spaghetti dinner benefiting teacher Krystee Lawson at Houston Elementary School, 3100 Teasley Lane. Cost is $8 for those older than 14 and $5 for students 13 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the school for three serving times, which will begin at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. All proceeds will go to help the Lawson family with medical expenses. Call 940-369-2900.

6:15 p.m. — “A Night of Mystery on Hospitality Hill,” a progressive dinner with stories by Tejas Storytelling Association members, benefiting the United Way of Denton County. Participants will meet at the Courtyard Marriott, 2800 Colorado Blvd., proceed to the Hilton Garden Hill and finish at the Best Western Premier. Cost is $60 per person or $100 per couple. For tickets, call 940-566-5851, ext. 102. Visit  or e-mail .

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — B.O.Y.S. (Boys Only Yucky Stories) at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Book club for boys in grades 2-5. This month, discuss Masters of Disaster by Gary Paulsen. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail .

7 to 8 p.m. — SafeHaven support program for participants ages 5-18 who have experienced the death of a loved one, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave. Sessions will be held each Thursday through Dec. 13, except for Nov. 22. Sponsored by Ann’s Haven VNA. Free, but reservations are requested; call 940-349-5900 or 1-800-383-5435.

7:30 to 9 p.m. — “The French Connection,” a performance featuring the TWU Wind Symphony, Flute Choir, Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, at Margo Jones Performance Hall. Tickets cost $5 for general admission, free for ages 12 and younger. Visit .

8 p.m. — UNT faculty and guest artist recital with Pamela Mia Paul and Krassimira Jordan, both on piano, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Visit .



Conversation Club, for those wishing to practice their English language skills with others, meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752.

The Denton Quilt Guild meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, at the Center for Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Non-members may attend twice as guests. A social time with snacks and drinks begins at 6:30 p.m. Visit

Harvest Goals offers free tutoring for ages 6-18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays through Dec. 5, at UNT’s McConnell Hall, 1705 W. Sycamore St. Call 214-749-8044 or e-mail .



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

Back to Basics Al-Anon meets at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Ponder, 101 State Highway 156. Call 310-291-8243 or 940-368-3605.

Sex Addicts Anonymous, a fellowship of men and women in recovery from addictive sexual behaviors, meets at 7 p.m. For meeting location, call 940-536-3883.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 311 S. Locust St. 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 Ponder United Methodist Church, 104 Remington Park Lane. Call 940-594-9169.

Unity group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

Unity group of Al-Anon, for families of alcoholics, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

Unity Alateen and Alapreteen, for youths ages 13-19 and 8-12 who have alcoholics in their families, meet from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

Whole New Deal Narcotics Anonymous group meets at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Call 940-898-0747.

To tell us about your event or meeting, visit  and click on “Let Us Know” for our online forms; e-mail to ; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.