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Thursday, February 21 Calendar

TODAY

 

EVENTS

9 to 11 a.m. — Winter Preview at Selwyn College Preparatory School, 3333 W. University Drive. Event includes a general assembly and a campus tour. To reserve a spot, e-mail admissions@selwynschool.com  or call 940-382-6771.

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 www.dentonlibrary.com .

12:15 to 1 p.m. — “Bare Feet to Iron Rims: Denton’s Transportation System and the Black Experience,” a lecture by Deborah Kilgore, at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Presented by the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum. Free. Call 940-349-2852.

4 p.m. — TWU Drama Department presents Well by Lisa Kron in the Redbud Theater Complex at Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama or call 940-898-2020.

4:30 p.m. — “The E-Book Extravaganza” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn how to check out e-books, audiobooks and more on your e-reader, tablet or smartphone. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.

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 How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com .

7:30 p.m. — Denton High School jazz bands and the UNT One O’clock Lab Band perform a benefit concert at the Denton High auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. Proceeds benefit the Denton Community Health Clinic. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students. Visit www.dentonjazz.org .

7:30 p.m. — North Texas Wind Symphony concert, directed by Eugene Migliaro Corporon, with guest conductor Justin White, master’s conducting associate; guest euphonium soloist Brian Bowman; and guest organ soloist Christopher Rios. In Winspear Performance Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 N. I-35E. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for seniors, non-UNT students, children, UNT faculty, staff and retirees; free for UNT students with valid ID. Visit www.thempac.com  or call 940-369-7802.

 

CLUB MEETINGS

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 www.dentonquiltguild.org .

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

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.

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 First Baptist Church of Ponder, 101 FM156. Group meets at 7 p.m. on the last Thursday of the month. Call 254-485-1413.

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.

 

 

FRIDAY

 

EVENTS

7 p.m. — Greater Denton Arts Council’s Community Arts Recognition Awards ceremony, honoring June and Perry McNeill, at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Tickets cost $30. For reservations, visit www.dentonarts.com . For more information, call 940-382-2787.

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