THURSDAY, APRIL 4

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6 p.m.  — LULAC/NAACP Denton City Council candidate forum at Denton County Brewing Co., 200 E. McKinney St. 

FESTIVITIES & FUN

7:30 p.m. — Cirque Italia at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Tickets cost $10-$40; $5 for parking. Visit cirqueitalia­.com or call 941-704-8572.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  — Crafters' Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. 

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m.  — Toddler Time at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 10 a.m. 

10 a.m. and 11 a.m.  — Story Time for ages 1-5 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. 

3:30 p.m.  — What a Disaster: “Tornadoes" for ages 5-9 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Find out more about how the weather impacts our world through books and activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

1 to 3 p.m. — Homeschool Gaming for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 

ART

8 to 11 p.m.  — Dances With V Flats, a video projection by Michelle Leedy, looping at 153b, the new window gallery in the courtyard behind the Texas Fashion Collection at UNT, 405 S. Welch St. Check the back of the building for a glowing window. Visit 153b.tumblr.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Noon to 3 p.m.  — Hospice Foundation of America's 26th annual Living With Grief program, "Aging America: Coping With Loss, Dying and Death in Later Life," at Good Samaritan Society Denton Village, 2500 Hinkle Drive. Presented with the Denton Area Partnership for End of Life Care. Program features the viewing of an expert panel discussion and interviews, and a discussion. For more information, visit www.hospicefoundation.org. To attend the DAPEC program, email dapec@aol.com.

4 to 5:30 p.m.  — Exploring Western Philosophy, an interactive class about the foundations of Western thought, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Led by Eva Cadwallader, professor emerita of philosophy. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Annie at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $8-$11. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com

7:30 p.m.  — UNT Opera presents “If I Loved You," a Rodgers & Hammerstein revue, in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Optional "In the Know" lecture starts at 6:45 p.m. in the Grand Lobby. $15-$35. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

MUSIC

7 p.m.  — Thursday Night Music: Trio du Sang (global fusion and improvisation) and Simeon Davis Sextet (jazz rearrangements of Bartok) at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit untonthesquare.unt.edu

7:30 p.m.  — UNT Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. $8-$10. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

Brad Leali's UNT Jazz Showcase featuring Davy Mooney 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free.

Denton Songwriters Guild open mic 7 p.m. at Armadillo Ale Works. Sign-up at 6:45 p.m.

Neil Slater, Jim Riggs and Steven Heffner 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. Free.

Midway Classical Guitar Show 8-11 p.m. at Midway Craft House. Free.

Ghost Foot, Universe Contest, Annie Void, MNKR 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $3. 

Melissa Ratley 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. 

Annie

Madison Verre stars in Denton Community Theatre’s “Annie,” which wraps up this weekend.

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

FESTIVITIES & FUN

7:30 p.m. — Cirque Italia at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Tickets cost $10-$40; $5 for parking. Visit cirqueitalia­.com or call 941-704-8572.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Finish It Friday Crafters at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft to work on and visit with fellow crafters. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers.

11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, songs and puppets for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.

2 to 3 p.m.  — Homeschool Chess Club for ages 9-14 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

3:30 p.m.  — First Friday Movie: Christopher Robin at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Rated PG. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Free. 

7 to 10:30 p.m.  — Kids Rock for first- through fifth-graders at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Supervised event includes games, activities, a DJ, inflatables and more. Glow products and concessions will be sold. $10. To register, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

4 p.m.  — Play With Your Food: "Save the Bears" for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Don't worry about your manners while playing crazy food games. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

ART

6 to 11 p.m.  — EGGS-ibition, a silent auction of hand-decorated ceramic eggs benefiting the Denton High School Family Assistance Foundation, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, 411 E. Sycamore St. Presented by Artists Enclave of Denton County. Silent auction from 6 to 8 p.m.; live music and food trucks starting at 8 p.m. No cover charge. Visit artistsenclavedenton.com.

7 to 9 p.m.  — Opening reception for "Scene & Heard: Selections From the Local / Independent Music Initiative of Texas" at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. With music by Sarah Ruth Alexander and Chris Flemmons from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Exhibit will run through April 28. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu

STAGE

7:30 p.m.  — UNT Opera presents “If I Loved You," a Rodgers & Hammerstein revue, in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Optional "In the Know" lecture starts at 6:45 p.m. in the Grand Lobby. $15-$35. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Annie at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $10-$22. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com

8 p.m.  — Sundown Collaborative Theatre presents Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, written by Sam Steiner, at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $12 general admission, $10 for students and seniors. Visit www.facebook.com/sundowntheatre.

9 p.m. — Salty Lady Burlesque presents "Sweet Leaf: A Reefer Revue" with host Honey Sinclaire, at Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. $10 standing room; $20 for seating; $120 VIP for four. Visit saltyladyburlesque.com.

MUSIC

7 p.m.  — Country musician Erica "Sunshine" Lee at the UNT Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. EnviroMac Solutions presents an evening of country music to help launch its environmental cleanup product and military veteran initiatives with UNT. $20. Visit https://bit.ly/2HyJDsj, or contact Mike Loya at 940-567-6286 or email enviromac.solutions@gmail.com

“Drive Across America" with Pat Waters 7 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe & Bar. 

Animal Jam, Abelia, Seafire, Nautilus; Suddenly, Bears! 7 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $5. 

Burnett, Ryan Will, YSA 7:30 p.m. at Bearded Monk. 

America Werewolf Academy, North by North, Megan Storie 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $8. 

Kind Beats 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

FESTIVITIES & FUN

8 a.m.  — North Texas Book Festival Chuckwagon Breakfast at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Featuring Randy Schmidt. At the door, $15 for adults, $8 for children 12 and younger. Or register online for $5-$10 at www.ntbf.org/chuckwagon-breakfast-2019.html.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Opening Day of the Denton Community Market's 10th season at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. With local farmers, artisans and food vendors, and children's activities. Opening day also includes a ceremony at 10 a.m. with special guests and speakers, an exhibit on the market's history, and music by Platos Theory, Copper Root and CityFolk. Free admission. Visit www.dentoncommunitymarket.com.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  — North Texas Book Festival brings authors, books and readers together at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Free event includes author readings and presentations and children's activities. Featured author is Randy L. Schmidt. Visit www.ntbf.org.

1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. — Cirque Italia at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Tickets cost $10-$40; $5 for parking. Visit cirqueitalia­.com or call 941-704-8572.

3 to 7 p.m.  — Third annual Denton Tacofest presented by Lucky Lou’s, 1207 W. Hickory St. Benefiting the Denton Animal Support Foundation. $15 for presale package, includes T-shirt, one taco and one beer. Visit www.panector.com/lous-taco-fest or http://bit.ly/2FyG2Ho.

6:30 p.m.  — “Putting on the Glitz," Denton Benefit League's charity ball, at the Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle, 3300 Championship Parkway in Fort Worth. Visit dentonbenefitleague.org.

MARKETPLACE

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  — Krum Market Days at 11339 FM1173, about 4 miles northwest of Krum. Free admission and parking for shoppers; $20 to sell. Visit www.krummarket.com or call 940-859-0260.

KID STUFF

10 a.m. — Story Time for ages 1-5 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane.  

2 to 4 p.m.  — Perot Museum TECH Truck at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free hands-on, maker-based STEAM experiences. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

3 to 4 p.m.  — Open Mic Afternoon for teen musicians and poets at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. To perform, RSVP by emailing sarah.ward@cityofdenton.com

GARDENING

10 a.m. to noon  — Growing Your Own Vegetables at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn about soil preparation, garden design, disease and insect identification, and planting times. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

8 a.m. to noon  — GreenFest on the Greenbelt 5K at the Elm Fork of the Trinity River Greenbelt Park, south of the Ray Roberts Lake Dam. Benefiting the Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County. 1-mile fun run at 9 a.m.; 5K begins at 9:30 a.m. Register by Sunday for $35 for the 5K; $15 for the 1-mile fun run. Visit www.greenfestdenton.com.

8 a.m.  — Bryce Brave Benefit Softball Tournament, raising money for medical care for a 1-year-old boy with Menkes syndrome, at North Lakes Park. $300 per team with roster (men and coed, three-game minimum); $20 pay-at-the-plate; $20 home run derby, $10 home run band. Call Chris at 940-367-8987 or Corey 903-821-9774, or visit www.facebook.com/brycebrave2017

TALKS & THOUGHTS

9 a.m. to noon  — Bring This Meeting to Order: The Practical Application of Parliamentary Procedure in the training room at the Denton County Election Administration Building, 701 Kimberly Drive. Workshop presented by the Golden Triangle Parliamentarians. Registration is $25 at the door, $10 for students; or $20 in advance. Contact Savannah Ferguson at 940-220-7406 or sferguson@hbwvlaw.com

10 a.m. to noon  — Small Business Networking at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Small-business owners can network, share information and provide support. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Annie at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $10-$22. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com

7:30 p.m.  — UNT Opera presents “If I Loved You," a Rodgers & Hammerstein revue, in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Optional "In the Know" lecture starts at 6:45 p.m. in the Grand Lobby. $15-$35. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

8 p.m. — Sundown Collaborative Theatre presents Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, written by Sam Steiner, at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $12 general admission, $10 for students and seniors. Visit www.facebook.com/sundowntheatre.

SCREEN

3 p.m.  — Books to Movies: Ready Player One at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free movie screening with refreshments. Rated PG-13, 121 minutes. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

MUSIC

3 p.m.  — “Never a Season of Silence: An Advocacy Concert" in TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Concert of works by female composers, performed by female musicians, featuring the world premiere of On Solitary Fields by composer and UNT professor Kirsten Broberg, conducted by Teresa Stewart. Presented by Sigma Alpha Iota’s philanthropic arm, SAI Philanthropies Inc. Entry is pay-what-you-can at the door. Proceeds will support scholarships for young women pursuing music degrees in the North Texas region. To make a donation, visit www.paypal.me/SAIDentonAlumnae.

The Leader The Legend, Dispositions, the Optimist, the Marla Singer, Umbra 7 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $10. 

Upsetting, Ridgeway, Record Setter, Trembler, Sylvania Ave. 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

Kombat, Silvertonguedevil, the Lament Configuration, Bad Blood 8 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $5. 

Phono Pony 8 p.m. at Denton County Brewing Co. Free.

Maple, Paper Gliders, Westway, Wirerims 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $7. 

Smoove Funk 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

FESTIVITIES & FUN

1:30 and 4:30 p.m. — Cirque Italia at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Tickets cost $10-$40; $5 for parking. Visit cirqueitalia­.com or call 941-704-8572.

DANCE

5 to 7 p.m.  — Denton Celtic Dancers meets from 5 to 7 p.m. at Green Space Arts Collective, 529 Malone St. Learn Scottish country dance. Beginners welcome, ages 13 and up. $2 per session, free for students. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dentoncelticdancers

STAGE

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Annie at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $10-$22. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com

3 p.m.  — UNT Opera presents “If I Loved You," a Rodgers & Hammerstein revue, in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Optional "In the Know" lecture starts at 2:15 p.m. $15-$35. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

8 p.m. — Sundown Collaborative Theatre presents Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, written by Sam Steiner, at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $12 general admission, $10 for students and seniors. Visit www.facebook.com/sundowntheatre.

MUSIC

Breakfast and Beats with Kind Beats, DJ Spadus, DJ Kmor noon-3 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. 

County Rexford 4 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

Tristom Coomes, JP Campbell & Greg Andrada, Austin Ettredge 5 p.m. at Jack's Tavern. 

Hikes, Two Knights, Fun Button, Jr. Clooney, Soggy, Roar Shack 6 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5-$7. 

Sam Weber 8 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. 

Thin Skin, Dayeater, Maestro Maya, Geoffe & Everybody 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $7. 

MONDAY, APRIL 8

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

7 p.m.  — Denton City Council Candidate Forum on the Environment at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. What are Denton’s environmental challenges and what can be done to meet them? Hear what council candidates have to say about clean air, water resources, climate change and future development. Sponsored by the Denton Drilling Awareness Group.

YOUTH & TEEN

4 to 5 p.m.  — Button-making for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Create your own button with your artwork or images from magazines and comics. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 to 8:30 p.m.  — Professor's Corner: A Literary Discussion Group at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. TWU professor Genevieve West will discuss gender bias and colorism in Harlem Renaissance stories — Zora Neale Hurston’s “Magnolia Flower,” Marita Bonner’s “On the Altar” and Rudolph Fisher’s “High Yaller.” Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

MUSIC

Paul Slavens and Friends 10 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free. 

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

7:30 to 9:30 a.m.  — 29 Acres Community Breakfast at Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center, 3100 Town Center Trail. Learn more about 29 Acres and its services for adults with autism. The organization launched its Residential Transition Academy in Little Elm last year, will launch the Summer Transition Experience in Denton in June, and has broken ground on Phase 1 of a supportive living community in Cross Roads. No cost to attend; to reserve a spot, email kirsten@29acres.org. Visit www.29acres.org

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  — Salvation Army of Denton annual luncheon in the Hub Club at UNT's Apogee Stadium, 1251 S. Bonnie Brae St. Keynote speaker is broadcaster Brad Sham, known as "the voice of the Dallas Cowboys." Tickets cost $75 in advance, $100 at the door. Table sponsorships start at $1,250. Call 940-566-3800 or email salarmydenton@uss.salvationarmy.org.

FESTIVITIES & FUN

3 to 7 p.m.  — UNT Hillel's Israel Fest on the UNT Library Mall. Event will showcase history, culture and tech from Israel, as well as Israel's unique cities. Visit www.hillelsofnorthtexas.org/unt.html.

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m.  — Mother Goose Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers.

10:30 a.m.  — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 11 a.m.

4 to 5 p.m.  — Spring Crafts for Kids ages 5-10 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

6:30 p.m.  — Twilight Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. 

YOUTH & TEEN

7 to 8:30 p.m.  — Anime Club for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Discuss anime and manga, draw, watch anime and enjoy snacks. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

Sweetwater Jazz Quartet (Jim Riggs, Neil Slater, Ron Fink, Jeffry Eckels) 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free.

Ginny Mac 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. Free.

Matt Williams 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$8. 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

11 a.m.  — Story Time for ages 1-5 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

7 p.m.  — Family Night Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Designed for children ages 1-5, but children of all ages are welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

Thin Line festival events start today at some venues. See schedule, Page 4.

Super Hero/Super Villain, Pleasures, Bathylite 7 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $5. 

Eugene Chadbourne with the Gonzalez Brothers, the Nobody Nose, Imposter, Ovals & Parrot, DJ Brains of Paradise 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free. 

William Matheny, Daniel Markham, Matthew McNeal 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. 

IN THE AREA

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday — ColorPalooza: A Celebration of Spring, a family-friendly event in and around Lewisville's Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St. Event includes creative, educational and hands-on art activities and displays, live music and more. Free admission. Visit lewisvillecolorpalooza.com.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

FESTIVITIES & FUN

April 10-14 — Thin Line, a four-day documentary film, music and photography festival. Register at https://thinline.us for free admission; or purchase a $29 supporter pass (includes T-shirt) or $99 VIP pass (priority access, green room hospitality and more). 

8 a.m. April 13 — Mustache Dash 5K, Family Fun Run, Doggy Dash and N0K benefiting First Refuge Ministries, at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Races followed by live music, food trucks and photo booths. $35 for 5K, including race entry with timing chip; $25 per person for Family Fun Run; $20 for Doggy Dash or "N0K." Registrants get a shirt, swag bag and mustache. Visit firstrefugeministries.org/5-k.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 — Denton Redbud Festival presented by Keep Denton Beautiful at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Free festival and Arbor Day celebration features home and garden vendor booths, children's activities, live music, educational workshops and the Trashion Fashion runway show. Visit www.kdb.org.

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 — Denton Christian Preschool's Community Garage Sale at 1114 W. University Drive. All proceeds will go toward offsetting tuition costs for the nonprofit preschool. Donations of clothes, furniture, working electronics and appliances, toys, etc., can be dropped off at the Erwin Gym from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Contact Zuleima Melendez at 940-383-3332 or zuleimamdcp@gmail.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 11 — Crafted, a chance to learn new skills and connect with makers over a craft beer from Armadillo Ale Works, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Learn how to dye fabric using hapa-zome (Japanese for "leaf dye") with Erin Tran, proprietor of Tierra Verde Farm. Free; RSVP at dentonarts.com/thursnightsatpaac.

9:30 a.m. April 13 — Expressing Through the Figure in Clay: "Materials: Hard & Soft" Artist Workshop with Teresa Larrabee at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Three-hour workshop will focus on the basics of human proportion with an emphasis on facial features. Each student will sculpt one or two heads using a low fire clay, and add color as desired using underglazes. Open to all skill levels, though some clay experience may be helpful. For ages 12 and up. $40; $35 for Greater Denton Arts Council members. To register, visit dentonarts.com/artistworkshops or call 940-382-2787. 

KID STUFF

10:30 a.m. April 16 — Sensory Story Time for children with special needs at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For ages 9 and under. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

4 to 5 p.m. April 16 — Brick Build Challenge for ages 6-11 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Lego building challenges with the library's bricks. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

4 p.m. April 19 — Fowler Family FilmsHorton Hears a Who! at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

10:30 a.m. to noon April 20 — Greater Denton Arts Council Family Program, on the third Saturday of the month at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. $5 for kids ages 6-12 (adults do not need a ticket). To register, call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com.

6:30 to 7:15 p.m. April 23 — Elementary Adventure Time: "Critters: Animals Everywhere" for ages 5-8 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Read a book, learn something new and take part in hands-on activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

2 to 4 p.m. April 23 — Perot Museum TECH Truck at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free hands-on, maker-based STEAM experiences. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 to 8:30 p.m. April 11 — “How to Save Your Research From Destruction and Ensure Its Future Survival," a talk by Lisa Louise Cooke, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Part of the Denton County Genealogical Society's monthly meeting, Refreshments and networking start at 6:30 p.m. Free; visitors are welcome. Visit www.genealogydentontexas.org.

6 p.m. April 17 — "40 Years of the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum," a talk by Kim Cupit, in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Part of the Denton County Office of History & Culture Lecture Series. Free. Call 940-349-2850 or visit www.dentoncounty.com/chos.

7 p.m. April 25 — “Forest Systems and Forset Ecology of North Central Texas," a presentation by plant ecologist Suzanne Tuttle, during the Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meeting in Room 251 of TWU's Ann Stuart Science Complex. If possible, bring your mobile device with the software. Meeting is free to the public, and social time begins in the lobby at 6:30 p.m.  Visit http://npsot.org/TrinityForks.

STAGE

April 19-21 — Denton Community Theatre presents Bullshot Crummond: The Evil Eye of Jabar and the Invisible Bride at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Regional premiere includes a reception for co-playwright Alan Shearman on April 20. Performances are 7:30 p.m. April 19-20 and 2 p.m. April 21. $15-$22. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

IN THE AREA

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13 — Women of Flower Mound's Spring Fling Fashion Show at The Shops at Highland Village, 1500 Cottonwood Creek, Suite 170, in Highland Village. Fashion show, silent auction, samples from restaurants and a dessert table. Guests will receive a swag bag and special offers. $45 in advance, $50 the day of the show, benefiting the WOFM Scholarship Fund. Visit www.womenofflowermound.org.

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