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Thursday, April 18 Calendar

EVENTS

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — “Improving Care for Veterans Facing Illness and Death,” presented by the Denton Area Partnership for End-of-Life Care, at Foundation Management Services, 2800 Shoreline Drive. Registration and breakfast begin at 9 a.m., and the program starts at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $30, which includes breakfast and lunch. To register, visit DAPEC, 300 N. Elm St., Suite 203.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Texas Fashion Collection sale in UNT’s Scoular Hall, next to the University Union. Props, mannequins, books and other non-artifact items will be sold. Proceeds will pay for needed items for the collection. Visit www.tfc.unt.edu .

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 .

10 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.

Noon to 1 p.m. — Jimmy Ruth Hilliard Martin, author of a pictorial history book on Flower Mound, will speak about the area’s heritage in a lecture planned by the Denton County Office of History and Culture, in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Free.

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.

4 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Anton Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the north side of Hubbard Hall. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.twu.edu/drama  or call 940-898-2020.

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. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or e-mail laura.douglas@cityofdenton.com .

7 to 9 p.m. — Thursday Night Music at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. For more information, call 940-369-8257.

8 p.m. — UNT Collegium Singers and Baroque Orchestra perform in Winspear Hall at Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $8-$10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.thempac.com .

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 the 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.

Grief support group for adults meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the conference room at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. E-mail rita-s@suddenlink.net .

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, 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.

FRIDAY

EVENTS

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Texas Fashion Collection sale in UNT’s Scoular Hall, next to the University Union. Props, mannequins, books and other non-artifact items will be sold. Proceeds will pay for needed items for the collection. Visit www.tfc.unt.edu .

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.