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Friday, May 17 Calendar


9 p.m. — Movies in the Park presents a free outdoor screening of Brave at Quakertown Park, 700 Oakland St. Marshmallow roast and crafts start at 8 p.m., followed by the movie at 9 p.m. Low-priced concessions will be available. Call 940-349-PARK.


The Triangle Squares square dancing group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of each month at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Non-members pay $6 per person, members get in free. Call 214-288-6883.


Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.

Humble Beginnings group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. for discussion at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave.

Primary Purpose Denton AFG Al-Anon meets at noon at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit ,  or call 940-898-6202.

Serenity Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends dealing with the effects of someone’s drinking, meets at noon at First United Methodist Church.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 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., noon, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

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.



8 a.m. — 2013 DATCU Dash 5K benefitting the United Way of Denton County, at South Lakes Eureka Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Online registration is available at . Late registration will start at 7 a.m. on race day. Visit .

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Blood drive in the gymnasium of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. For donor guidelines, visit .

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Denton County Farm & Garden Expo at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Free event includes arts and crafts, information from Master Gardeners, vendors, antique tractors, farm demonstrations, farm equipment, live music, children’s activities and food. Visit .

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Friends of the Denton Public Libraries Big Book Sale at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Admission is $1 per person; free for Friends members. Most items cost 50 cents or $1. Patrons can also buy a book bag for $15 and fill it up with books at no additional charge. Call 940-349-8752 or visit .

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Ryan High School mattress sale fundraiser from in the school cafeteria, 5101 E. McKinney St. Proceeds go to Ryan High Grad Night for the class of 2013. E-mail .

3 to 4 p.m. — “Butterfly Gardening,” a presentation by Nita Thurman, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit

6 to 8 p.m. — Fajita dinner fundraiser benefiting Denton ISD’s Mariachi Dorado, at Calhoun Middle School, 709 W. Congress St. Dinner catered by Mi Casita Mexican Food, with music by Mariachi Dorado and Mariachi Quetzal. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children younger than 5. Call 940-234-8580 or 940-369-0150.

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