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Friday, September 6 Calendar


Today — GRAND-parents Day (Grandparents Reading And Nurturing Day) with activities at Denton ISD’s 21 elementary schools. Any grandparent wanting to have lunch can contact their grandchild’s school by 9 a.m. Thursday. Cost for lunch is about $3. Call 940-369-0000, or call the grandchild’s school for specific information.

11:30 a.m. — Denton Area Retired School Personnel Association season kickoff luncheon at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex, 1500 Long Road. Featured speaker is Jo Ann Smith, the association’s District XI president. Lunch will be served at noon. Cost is $12.

3:30 p.m. — Free Friday King Row Movies at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Movie and popcorn for the entire family. Free with a rec pass. Call 940-349-8575 or visit

4 to 7 p.m. — Denton High School’s Purple Out block party in front of Bronco Field, 1007 Fulton St. Event includes music, carnival-style games and food vendors. Admission is free. Event leads up to the season-opening home football game between Denton High and the Carrollton R.L. Turner Lions. Call Robert West at 940-369-2000.

7 to 10 p.m. — First Friday Denton at art venues around the downtown Square. Free gallery viewings, live music, art projects and demonstrations. Event includes music by Bruce Bond and County Rexford and art by Deanna Wood at A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak St. Other participating venues include the DIME Store, 510 S. Locust St.; SCRAP Denton, 215 W. Oak St.; Banter, 219 W. Oak St.; UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St.; and Jupiter House, 114 N. Locust St. Free. Visit

7:30 p.m. — Guyer High School presents In the Heights, a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes, in the school auditorium at 7501 Teasley Lane. Tickets cost $10, available at the door or in advance at the Guyer office. For tickets or more information, contact Elisha Crotwell at 940-369-1156 or


American Legion Post 550 offers free karaoke at 9 p.m. each Friday at the post, 905 Foundation St. in Pilot Point. Call 940-686-9901.

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.



7 a.m. — Denton County Farmers Market at Sycamore Street and Carroll Boulevard. Visit

10 a.m. to noon — Free math tutoring for students in kindergarten through 12th grade at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Registration is required; forms are available at all library locations. E-mail

Noon — UNT Sky Theater planetarium starts its new weekly children’s matinee show with Flight Adventures, at the UNT Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 W. Mulberry St. All tickets cost $3. Call 940-369-8213 or visit

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — “End of Summer Blowout” concert on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.

7:30 p.m. Sept. 5-7 and 12-14 — Guyer High School presents In the Heights, a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes, in the school auditorium at 7501 Teasley Lane. Tickets cost $10, available at the door or in advance at the Guyer office. Call 940-369-1156 or e-mail

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