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Saturday, September 14 Calendar


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

7 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Denton County MHMR Center’s Race for Hope 5K and 1-mile walk, in honor of Suicide Prevention Week, at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. 5K run starts at 8 a.m., 1-mile walk starts at 8:10 a.m. Registration for the 5K costs $20 in advance, $25 on the morning of the event. Registration for the walk costs $15 for adults, $10 for children 11 and younger. Visit .

7:30 a.m. — “Barking for Health,” a day of fun and games for area residents and their dogs, at Denton Good Samaritan Village, 2500 Hinkle Drive. Vendor booths open at 8 a.m. Events include an owner and dog look-alike contest at 8:20 a.m.; 1-mile dog walk at 9 a.m.; best-dressed dog contest at 10 a.m.; talent show for dogs at 10:30 a.m.; games at 11 a.m. Hot dog combo lunches will be sold. Registration fee is $10 per person with one dog, $5 for each additional dog, $5 for spectators without dogs. To register, visit For more information, call 940-383-6339.

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — 35th Sanger Heritage Sellabration, presented by the Sanger Area Chamber of Commerce, in downtown Sanger and City Park. Vendors sell arts and crafts and food. Barbecue cook-off judging begins at 11 a.m. at the Sanger Elks Lodge, 1601 Marina Circle, with winners announced at 4 p.m. For cook-off information, call 940-458-7702. Visit .

9 to 10:30 a.m. — Lego Racing Championship at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Kids will use engineering skills and more than 100,000 Lego pieces to design and build a lightning-fast racer to compete. For children in grades 1-4. Cost is $25. Call 940-349-7275.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Denton Community Market, a local artists and farmers market, at the Denton County Historical Park, at Carroll Boulevard and Mulberry Street. Visit .

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Arts, Antiques & Autos Extravaganza presented by the Denton Main Street Association, in and around the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles will be on display. Bring antiques, collectibles and jewelry for informational appraisals ($5 per item, or $10 for three). Event also includes fine arts and crafts vendors, Chalk Fest, silent auction, children’s activities and live music. Free. Visit .

10 to 11:15 a.m. — Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Countdown in the Sumerall Center at Denton Bible Church, 1910 E. University Drive. Guest speaker is Livia Satterfield. Call 817-595-2230 or 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. For information, e-mail .

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Music Hackathon at UNT’s Innovation Greenhouse, in Room 119 at Sycamore Hall, 307 S. Ave. B at Sycamore Street. Event includes lectures and live music for designers, developers, programmers, industry experts and musicians. Registration is required. Cost is $45 per person, $25 for UNT students. E-mail or call 940-369-5203.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Read to Rover at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Children ages 6-11 struggling with reading can read one-on-one with a trained therapy dog from Therapy Pals of Golden Triangle. Parents or guardians will need to register their children in person and sign a permission slip. For more information, call 940-349-8752.

3 to 5 p.m. — “Bicycle Commuting in Denton,” presented by Ryan Lane, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn how to commute and run errands on a bike in Denton with tips on carrying items, paths and shortcuts, and more. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752.

6 p.m. — GospelFest at Cooper Creek Baptist Church, 4582 Fishtrap Road. Performers include the Revelations Quartet, Lou Cotton, Wendall Splawn and Lee Sturgeon. 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

8 p.m. — Electric Zombie Run 5K at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Registration and packet pickup start at 6 p.m. Race starts at 8:30 p.m. Post-race party is at 9:30 p.m., costume and “brain-eating” contest at 9:45 p.m. Entry fee is $35-$40.

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