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Sunday, December 23 Calendar




Denton Celtic Dancers meets from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Beginners’ class starts at 6 p.m. Call 940-321-0012 or visit



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. Call 940-898-6202, or visit or

Marijuana Anonymous 12-step recovery program meets at 8 p.m. at Big Mike’s Coffee Shop, 1306 W. Hickory St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for discussion at 311 S. Locust St. 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.


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.





6 to 8 p.m. — Live nativity at Willowwood Church of the Nazarene, 1513 Willowwood St. Free refreshments. Visit




Through Monday — Santa Claus is available for visits and photos at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. Bring a nonperishable food item for the Denton Community Food Bank and receive a $2 off coupon for photo packages at the Guest Services Booth. Visit

Through Dec. 31 — Model train exhibit at the Wood House, 516 N. Locust St. Admission is a donation of canned goods for Denton County Friends of the Family. Display features trains and more than 200 miniature buildings. Regular hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. To schedule viewings outside of these hours, call 940-387-4098.




Through Jan. 6 — “Gift of Lights” at Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle in Fort Worth. Holiday spectacle features more than 600 displays with some 2 million LED lights. Open 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and holidays. Cost is $15 per car Mondays through Thursdays; $20 per car Fridays through Sundays and holidays. For advance tickets, go to Walgreens or visit Call 817-215-8500.




Through Monday — Santa Claus at Grapevine Mills, 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway in Grapevine. Kids can visit with Santa between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Call 972-724-4900 or visit

Through Jan. 1 — Lone Star Christmas at the Gaylord Texan, 1501 Gaylord Trail in Grapevine, includes decorations, a life-size gingerbread house, 1.5 million pounds of snow and the “Ice” exhibit, which features characters from Merry Madagascar. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Admission to “Ice” is $21.95-$26.95 for adults, $19.95-$23.95 for seniors 55 and older, $11.95-$14.95 for kids 4-12 and free for ages 3 and younger. Regular parking costs $12-$17. Call 817-778-1000 or visit