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Thursday, January 17 Calendar




9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — American Red Cross blood drive at the UNT Center for Leadership and Service, 1155 Union Circle. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767) 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.

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 “The Joy Losee Collection: Art and Dress Along the Silk Road,” an exhibition from UNT’s Texas Fashion Collection, at the UNT Art Gallery in the Art Building, one block west of Mulberry and Welch streets. Reception includes a fashion show of items inspired by Losee’s collection, a belly dancing demonstration, and remarks from College of Visual Arts and Design Dean Robert Milnes. Free. Call 940-565-4316 or visit .

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 Stink and the World’s Worst Super-Stinky Sneakers by Megan McDonald. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail .



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 .

Scrapbookers and crafters meet to work on their projects at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Krum First United Methodist church, 1001 E. McCart St. Call Lisa Yousko at 940-367-6304.

Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month, January through June and August through October, at TWU’s Ann Stuart Science Complex. Visit .



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.