THURSDAY, FEB. 28

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6 to 8 p.m.  — Pops Carter artwork rededication at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. With music by Cindy Maloney & Friends of Pops, sculptor and stained glass artist Christie A. Wood, and remembrances from fans. After-party and blues jam starts at 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Jam and raise money for the Greater Denton Arts Council's artist grant program. Call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  — Crafters' Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Bring a craft to work on and visit with fellow crafters. 

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 to 4:30 p.m. — The Big Cheese, best for ages 5-9, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn about the mostly true tale of one of the biggest cheeses to ever go to the White House. 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. 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

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.

4 to 6 p.m.  — Denton County Transportation Authority presents "Transit 101" at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn how to ride DCTA, types of fares, route and schedule information, other services and more. Formal presentation at 4:15 p.m. followed by a Q&A. Free. Visit www.dcta.net.

6 p.m.  — Public meetings on Denton's 2019 streets bundle and development code, both at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St.

OUTDOORS & GARDENING

7 p.m.  — Learn about the iNaturalist app with TWU professors Camelia Maier and Amy Hammett, 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

7:30 p.m.  — UNT Theatre presents The Memory Project, a devised work under the direction of Mara Richards Bim, in the Studio Theatre in UNT's Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. $15; $12 for students, seniors and UNT faculty, staff and alumni. Visit danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

MUSIC

Thursday Night Music: Andrew Creekbaum Group (jazz)  7 p.m. at UNT on the Square. Free. 

UNT One O'clock Lab Band with the Kenny Werner Trio 7:30 p.m. in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center. $10-$15. 

Texas Select Radio hosted by Shaun Outen 7-10 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe.  

Jose Aponte and the Caribe Club 7 p.m. at Sweetwater.

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

Punktronica, Ecotron, Strong Work 8 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $5.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

FESTIVITIES & FUN

5 to 9 p.m.  — Lake Dallas Mardi Gras, a free family festival at Lake Dallas City Hall, 212 Main St. Parade at 5:30 p.m., Lake Dallas High School Jazz Band performs at 6 p.m. and the N'Awlins Gumbo Kings play from 7 to 9 p.m. Event also includes food trucks and vendors, contests and children's activities. Visit www.lakedallas.com/2­00/Mardi-Gras.

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. 

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.

3:30 p.m.  — First Friday Movie: Teen Titans Go! to the Movies 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.  — DIY Lip Balm for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m.  — Music Theatre of Denton presents Ragtime at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $15 for students. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com.

7:30 p.m.  — UNT Opera presents two one-acts, Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and Roussel’s Le Testament de la Tante Caroline, in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Performed in Italian and French with the UNT Concert Orchestra. $15-$35; $15 additional for the Eat, Drink and Be Merry Reception. $5 for students. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

7:30 p.m. — UNT Theatre presents The Memory Project, a devised work under the direction of Mara Richards Bim, in the Studio Theatre in UNT's Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. $15; $12 for students, seniors and UNT faculty, staff and alumni. Visit danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

9 p.m. — Salty Lady Burlesque presents "Wicked Circus" 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$30.

MUSIC

CEMIcircles: International Festival of Experimental Music and Intermedia 8 p.m. in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at the UNT Music Building. Free. 

Alexandra Tayara, Matt Grigsby 7 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe.

Shaka, Bum Lucky, Noogy, Brotherhood 8 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. Free.

Low Bones, Genius Christ, the Classless 9 p.m. at Killer's Tacos.

Rei Clone, Sub-Sahara, Linda Lump, Mr. Breakfast 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5.

Philip White, David Stout, GCDs, BAKA, Daniel Ryan & Mills Chaiken 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $7.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

FESTIVITIES & FUN

POSTPONED — Explorium Denton's Touch a Truck, which raises money for the children's museum, has been postponed until March 23 because of inclement weather. Visit www.exploriumdenton.­org.

KID STUFF

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.  — Puppet Play and Read for ages 3-5 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Come-and-go program lets families read books matched with puppets. 

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

2 to 4 p.m.  — Sigma Sigma Sigma's Princess Tea, an afternoon tea party with princesses, at Denton Event Center, 2600 Virginia Circle. Benefiting Sigma Serves Children and March of Dimes. $15 for children 3 and older and adults; $10 for ages 2 and younger. $20 Princess Package includes early admission, professional photos, front-row seating and a goody bag. Visit https://trisigma.crowdchange.co/6283.

YOUTH & TEEN

2 to 3 p.m.  — Mini Madness for ages 10-17 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. DIY mini golf challenge, keychain crafts and tiny snacks. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

8:30 a.m. to noon  — TWU Graduate Program Showcase in TWU's Blagg-Huey Library. Learn about TWU's online and traditional graduate programs, meet faculty members and speak with current graduate students, and learn about scholarships and financial aid options. Visit twu.edu/gradshowcase.

STAGE

2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — UNT Theatre presents The Memory Project, a devised work under the direction of Mara Richards Bim, in the Studio Theatre in UNT's Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. $15; $12 for students, seniors and UNT faculty, staff and alumni. Visit danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Ragtime at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $15 for students. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com.

7:30 p.m.  — UNT Opera presents two one-acts, Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and Roussel’s Le Testament de la Tante Caroline, in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Performed in Italian and French with the UNT Concert Orchestra. $15-$35; $15 additional for the Eat, Drink and Be Merry Reception. $5 for students. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

MUSIC

CEMIcircles: International Festival of Experimental Music and Intermedia 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at the UNT Music Building. Free. 

Mary Karen Clardy on piccolo and Pamela Mia Paul on piano 5 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Rodney "Pie Man" Henry 5 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$7.

“Hear the World," presented by the Ethnomusicology Graduate Student Society for Ethnomusicology at North Texas, 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

The Vault (Disney tribute band) 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5.

Gnawed, Steel Hook Prostheses, T.E.F., Filth, Pubic Floss 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar (basement). Free.

Chris Flemmons, Joe Pat Hennen 9:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$7.

Lovesick Mary, Soul Patrol, Millennial Falcon 10 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $5.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

STAGE

2 p.m. — UNT Theatre presents The Memory Project, a devised work under the direction of Mara Richards Bim, in the Studio Theatre in UNT's Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. $15; $12 for students, seniors and UNT faculty, staff and alumni. Visit danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

2 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Ragtime at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $15 for students. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com.

3 p.m.  — UNT Opera presents two one-acts, Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and Roussel’s Le Testament de la Tante Caroline, in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Performed in Italian and French with the UNT Concert Orchestra. $15-$35; $15 additional for the Eat, Drink and Be Merry Reception. $5 for students. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

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

MUSIC

3:30 p.m.  — “Mike Steinel: Original Music for Large and Small Ensembles," a UNT faculty recital, in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

3:30 p.m.  — Chris Combest on tuba in a guest artist recital in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

7 p.m.  Monmouth College Chorale concert at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St. Selections include works by classic and contemporary composers. Free.

Feels Surreal 5-8 p.m. at Harvest House. Free. 

Crown Larks, Rosegarden Funeral Party, Heavy Pulp, HXXS 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $3-$5.

MONDAY, MARCH 4

CREATIVE THINKING

6 to 7:30 p.m.  — Chess Night at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For players ages 7 and older at all skill levels. Free; refreshments will be served. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

7 to 8 p.m.  — Learn to solder at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn the basics of soldering and create a light-up badge. Free tickets will be available at the reference desk at 6:30 p.m. 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 AnaLouise Keating presents "Social Protest Poetry of the 20th and 21st Centuries." Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

MUSIC

7 p.m.  — Brave Combo and Denton High Jazz in concert at the Denton High School Auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. $5; $3 for students. Free for ages 12 and younger. Visit dentonjazz.ticketleap.com.

7:30 p.m.  — UNT Concert Orchestra with University Singers 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.

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

11 a.m.  — The Denton Friendship Club meets for its monthly meeting/luncheon at the Egg & I, 1800 S. Loop 288. Whether you are new to the area or a longtime resident, you are invited to attend. For reservations, call 214-403-8810. 

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.

YOUTH & TEEN

6:30 to 8 p.m.  — Homework Buddies at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free tutoring for K-12 students provided by volunteer high school students, based on availability. Visit http://bit.ly/dplteens

6:30 to 8 p.m.  — Drawing Classes for ages 16 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn to draw facial features. Free tickets will be available at the reference desk at 6 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

7:30 p.m.  — U.S. Navy Concert Band in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Free. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

Party Gras Brass Band 4 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

Juicy the Emissary 5 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free.

Real Texas Radio with the Powell Brothers 6-9 p.m. at LSA Burger. 

Strictly Dixie, Vintage Jazz Society of Denton, Open Dixieland Jam 7 p.m. at Sweetwater.

Tuesday Night Vocal Jazz with Abbi Berry and Wes Dzeidzic 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. Free.

Chew, Trauma Ray, Doomfall, Maestro Maya 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $3-$5.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

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.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.  — Read to Rover at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children ages 6-11 practice reading with a therapy dog. Free; first come, first served. 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.

YOUTH & TEEN

4 p.m.  — Play With Your Food: "Face the Cookie" 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

5 to 6:30 p.m. — Homework Buddies at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free tutoring for K-12 students provided by volunteer high school students. Visit http://bit.ly/dplteens

TALKS & THOUGHTS

6 p.m.  — “Women of Shadows: Life Inside a North Texas Maternity Home in the Early 20th Century," a presentation by Megan Joblin, in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Joblin's talk explores the complicated life of unwed mothers at the Berachah Industrial Home for the Redemption of Erring Girls in Arlington. Part of the Denton County Office of History & Culture Lecture Series. Free. Call 940-349-2850 or visit www.dentoncounty.com/chos.

7 to 8 p.m.  — Nonfiction Book Discussion Group at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. This month, discuss The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

ART

6:45 to 9 p.m.  — “A Walk in the Park: The Art of Wilderness," a presentation by metalsmith Harlan W. Butt, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Presented by the Visual Arts Society of Texas. Free for VAST members, $5 for guests. Visit vastarts.org.

MUSIC

Griffin Holtby, the Sheets, Seaholm, McAllister, Summerbruise 7 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. $5.

Jeffry Eckels, Stefan Karlsson & Ed Soph 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. Free.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

FESTIVITIES & FUN

March 7-10 — 34th annual Texas Storytelling Festival at the Denton Woman's Club Building, 610 Oakland St., the Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave., and Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. $95-$130 for a full festival pass; $50-$75 for a full day pass. Individual concert/event tickets cost $10. Select events are free. To view the schedule and purchase tickets, visit www.tejasstorytellin­g.com.

March 8-9 — SheRock, Friend With Benefits' two-day musical event celebrating International Women's Day, at Backyard on Bell, 410 N. Bell Ave. Music starts at 6 p.m. Friday, March 8, with Southpaw Preachers, M3cca, Millennial Falcon, Alsace Carcione, Ursa Minor and Lardi B. Saturday, March 9, includes a market of women-owned vendors and businesses from 1 to 5 p.m.; music starts at 6 p.m. with Somogyi, the Red Death, Class Action, Thelma and the Sleaze, Pearl Earl and Sarah Jaffe. $25 for a two-day pass, $15 for a one-day pass. The Saturday market is free to attend. All proceeds will go to the Women's Veterans of America of Denton County. For tickets and more information, visit fwbdenton.com.

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6:30 p.m. April 6 — “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.

10:30 a.m. to noon March 7 — County conservation local working group meeting at the Joseph A. Carroll Building, 401 W. Hickory St. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Denton County Soil and Water Conservation District's meeting brings together conservation stakeholders to discuss local conservation issues and concerns and set priorities to help farmers, ranchers and other private landowners better conserve and manage their natural resources. Contact district conservationist Steven Ray at 940-383-2691, ext. 3, or visit www.tx.nrcs.usda.gov.

CREATIVE THINKING

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 14 — 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. On March 14, Matthew Sallack of Otter Illustration will teach how to make his signature plushies. Free; RSVP at dentonarts.com/thursnightsatpaac.

KID STUFF

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 11-13 — Spring Break Camp SCRAP at SCRAP Denton at 420 S. Bell Ave. Art camp centered on themes of creative reuse for kids in grades 1-6. $150. Call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

March 11-15 — Denton Parks & Recreation's All-Day Spring Break Camp for ages 5-12 at the Denton Civic Center, Denia Recreation Center and Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. $30 per day. For more information, visit www.dentonparks.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 9 — RED (Reality Education for Drivers) Program at Medical City Denton's Professional Office Building, 3537 N. I-35E, Suite 310. Free one-day course for young drivers (ages 14-24) and their parents or guardians (an adult must accompany participants under 18). Class discussions, multimedia presentations, hands-on activities and a behind-the-scenes tour of the hospital's trauma center. Bring a sack lunch or purchase items from the cafeteria. Space is limited. Register at https://bit.ly/2H75qGS. For more information, contact Dan Worley at 254-202-6532 or dan.worley@bswhealth­.org.

OUTDOORS

March 16-17 — Green Valley Gardens' 2019 Spring Foraging Campout at an organic family farm north of Denton. $25 for adults, $10 for kids ages 4-10. For more information, visit anaturalplace.wordpress.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

6:30 to 8 p.m. March 11 — Popular Fiction Book Club at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee and enjoy refreshments. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

Noon March 21 — "UNT Special Collections: Women in the Archives," a talk by Jami Parker, 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.

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.

MUSIC

Bubba Hernandez, Jimi Tunnell & Alan Emert 9 p.m. March 8 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$15.

Brave Combo 9:15 p.m. March 9 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$15.

7:30 p.m. March 19 — Jacob Collier performs as part of UNT's Rawlins Fine Arts Series, in the Auditorium Building, 1401 W. Hickory St. $30 for the general public; $20 for UNT staff, faculty and alumni; free for UNT students and $5 for a student guest ticket. Visit www.untuniontickets.com.

IN THE AREA

March 8-10 — Goodguys 9th Spring Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle in Fort Worth. American hot-rodding festival features more than 2,000 hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars and trick trucks through 1987 vintage. General admission is $25; $10 for kids ages 7-12; free for kids 6 and younger. Through March 3, advance tickets available for $20 at www.good-guys.com

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