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Monday, August 12 Calendar


10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Frank Buck Zoo’s Critterman brings “Extra Furry” animals to North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Show-and-tell format includes stories, skits and audience participation. Admission is $6 per child, free for accompanying adults. Call 940-349-8287. To register online, visit .

9 p.m. and midnight — Native Process Films presents “Denton Movie City,” five short films inspired by and featuring Denton musicians, directed by Chad Withers, at Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. Free. Visit .


Chess Night at 7 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

Conservative Toastmasters meets at 7 p.m. at Denton Regional Medical Center’s Educational Building, 3535-A I-35E. E-mail  or .

Denton Community Chorus practices from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2121 E. University Drive. The chorus is a volunteer, no-audition group. Contact Monty Naylor at  or 940-368-8034.

Denton Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Smokehouse, 1123 Fort Worth Drive. Call 940-497-3989.

Denton Senior Center exercise classes are from 11 to 11:40 a.m. at 509 N. Bell Ave. Those age 50 and older are invited. No advance sign-up required. Call 940-349-8720 or 940-566-5242.

Denton Toastmasters public speaking club meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lake Forest Good Samaritan, 3901 Montecito Drive, in the activity building. Call 940-458-4669.

Jimenez Boxing Club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Call 940-206-9035.

North Texas Toastmasters public speaking club meets from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 324 of Chestnut Hall on the UNT campus. Visit  or call Navin Singh at 940-595-1151.


Compulsive Eaters Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Call 940-395-3334.

Denton County Gamblers Anonymous chapter meets from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 214 at First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Meetings are open and nonsmoking. Call Waunita at 940-390-9419.

Drug Addicts Anonymous (Faith in Action Group of Denton) meets at 8 p.m. 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, 201 S. Locust St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for discussion at 5011 W. University Drive. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

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.



Noon — Ann’s Haven VNA monthly bereavement luncheon at the Denton Elks Lodge, 228 E. Oak St. Educator and consultant Kirsten Kaae will give a talk titled “Managing Your Energies While Grieving.” Free. Call chaplain Jerald Garner, bereavement coordinator, at 940-349-5900.

6:30 p.m. — Twilight Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-24 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Teen Advisory Board meets at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For teens grades 6-12. Free. For more information call Juli Gonzalez at 940-349-8741 or visit .



9 a.m. — Denton County Commissioners Court meets in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Visit .

3 p.m. — Denton City Council meets for a work session at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney St. Visit .

5 p.m. — Denton Planning and Zoning Commission meets for a work session at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney St.

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