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Thursday, April 24 Calendar


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 .

10 a.m. 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.

2 to 7 p.m. — UNT Korean Festival, part of Celebrating Global Citizens Month, on the Library Mall outside Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Free. Call 940-369-8625.

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 to 7 p.m. — Two lectures in the Forum at UNT’s Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Sheila Blair of Boston College discusses how artists in Islamic culture use writing at 4 p.m., and Ussama Makdisi of Rice University discusses “The Invention of Sectarianism as a Problem in the Middle East” at 5:30 p.m. Free.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” for ages 5-9 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children can learn about recycling with the city recycling department by reading a story and making a craft. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit .

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Opening reception for “Merging Visions,” an exhibit of art and poetry, at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. The exhibit runs through June 6.

6:30 p.m. Thursday — “When the Danube Ran Red: A Holocaust Survivor’s Testimony,” a talk and book signing with Zsuzsanna Ozsvath, in Room 255 of the UNT Eagle Student Services Center, 1147 Union Circle. Free.

7 p.m. — Denton City Council and mayoral candidates forum, hosted by the Denton Neighborhood Association, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney St. Attendees’ questions will be accepted in writing by the moderator. Visit .

7 to 9 p.m. — Thursday Night Music with Horace Bray jazz small group and Kaitlyn Sakry jazz small group at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. Visit or call 940-369-8257.

7 p.m. — Denton High School presents The Butler Did It in the school’s black box theater, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $5. Visit .

7:30 p.m. — UNT theater department presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the University Theatre in the Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for students, UNT faculty/staff and seniors. Call 940-565-2428 or visit .

7:30 p.m. — UNT Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band in Winspear Hall at the 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 .

8 p.m. — UNT Jazz Repertory Ensemble, directed by Rodney Booth, in Kenton Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit


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.

Denton Community Chorus practices at 7 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.

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