Barbara McCraw

Quilt artist Barbara McCraw will join fibers artist Taylor Barnes for a dialogue Thursday evening at UNT on the Square.

THURSDAY, JAN. 31

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. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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.  — Chinese New Year for ages 5-9 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn about Chinese New Year with books, crafts and activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

4:30 p.m.  — Girls Who Code 3rd-5th Club meets Thursday evenings at the Lake Dallas Public Library, 302 S. Shady Shores Road in Lake Dallas. To register, visit hq.girlswhocode.com. For more information, contact Natalie McAdams at 940-497-3566 or nmcadams@lakedallas.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

1 to 3 p.m.  — Homeschool Gaming for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

4 to 5 p.m.  — Team Trivia for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

ART

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Gallery talk with quilt maker Barbara McCraw and fibers artist Taylor Barnes at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. The two artists will have a dialogue about their exhibitions, fiber as a medium and the cross-generational subject matter in their work. Free. Call 940-369-8257 or visit http://untonthesquare.unt.edu.

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.

Cinderella

Denton High School's production of "Cinderella," featuring costumes designed by senior Calista Martin, wraps up this weekend. 

STAGE

7 p.m.  — Denton High School Fine Arts Department presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella in the school auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. $10 for adults, $7 for students. Buy tickets online at squareup.com/store/dhs-theatre-boosters-inc, or reserve tickets by calling 940-369-2087 or 940-369-2013 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Visit dentontheatre.wixsite.com/5358.

MUSIC

U.S. Army School of Music Woodwind Quartet noon in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Ron & the Rowdies Dixieland Band 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater.

Eric Varner on bassoon 8 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free. 

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

Matt Grigsby and Friends, Cowboy Cold, Eric Turner 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free.

Mother Tongues, Us Presidents, Antigua 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$7.

Feed My Starving Children

Grant Cottingham fills rice containers during a Feed My Starving Children meal packing event in 2015 in Frisco. A 24-hour Pack With Love volunteer effort takes place Friday through Saturday in Argyle, organized by Argyle United Methodist Church.

FRIDAY, FEB. 1

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.  — Pack With Love event at Argyle Fire Station 511, 511 S. Gibbons Road in Argyle. Volunteers pack meals to be donated to Feed My Starving Children partners around the world. For more information or to donate funds, visit https://bit.ly/2B9Cj1G. Organized by Argyle United Methodist Church. 

7 p.m.  — “An Evening of Raised Awareness" with Renee Hornbuckle, presented by Denton County Friends of the Family at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Reception and private book signing for VIP guests starts at 6 p.m.; program starts at 7 p.m. $20 for general admission; $35 for VIP tickets. 

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. 

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 to 5:15 p.m.  — Wii U TournamentSuper Smash Bros. for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7 p.m. — Denton High School Fine Arts Department presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella in the school auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. $10 for adults, $7 for students. Buy tickets online at squareup.com/store/dhs-theatre-boosters-inc, or reserve tickets by calling 940-369-2087 or 940-369-2013 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Visit dentontheatre.wixsite.com/5358.

7:30 p.m.  — Denton Community Theatre presents Blackout by Gary Lennon at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $15. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

9 p.m. — Salty Lady Burlesque presents "Valencrimes: When Heartbreak Turns Deadly" at Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. $10-$20; $120 VIP front-row table for four. Visit saltyladyburlesque.com.

SCREEN

3:30 p.m. Feb. 1 — First Friday Movie: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Rated PG-13. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

MUSIC

Matt Grigsby, Alexandra Tayara 7-9 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe & Bar. Free.

UNT String Showcase 8 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free. 

UNT Trombone Showcase 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Babe Bash 2019: Pearl Earl, Threesome, Felt & Fur, Hen and the Cocks 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $10-$15. 

God of Carnage

For one night only, Denton Community Theatre brings back “God of Carnage” for a fundraising encore performance on Saturday.

SATURDAY, FEB. 2

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  — Friends of the Denton Public Library Book Sale at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Admission is $1; free for Friends of the Library members, who can enter the sale early at 9:15 a.m. Most items cost $1; 50 cents for paperbacks. Or buy a canvas bag for $15 and fill it up with items at no additional cost. 

2 p.m. to 2 a.m.  — KUZUthon 2 12-hour marathon membership drive and live simulcast on 92.9 FM and www.kuzu.fm. With more than 40 DJs, skits, interviews and live performances by Claire Morales, the Speedlights, Sunbuzzed, Felt & Fur, Eat Avery's Bones, the Carl Finch Sound, Leoncarlo, Def Rain and more. Watch party starts at 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. 

6:30 p.m.  — Groundhog Day Gala: “Education Is a Wonderland," benefiting the Denton Public School Foundation, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center, 3100 Town Center Trail. Seated dinner and live and silent auctions. $100. Reception for event sponsors and donors at 5:45 p.m. Visit https://bit.ly/2Wdftix.

FESTIVITIES & FUN

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  — Our Father's Charity Auto Show, raising money for Krum Middle School's eighth-grade trip, at North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. With auto show awards, silent auction, vendors and a 50/50 raffle. $25 entry fee to show a vehicle; registration starts at 9 a.m.  Visit www.facebook.com/OFWcarshowevents or email ofwautoshow@gmail.com.

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.

CREATIVE THINKING

2 to 3:30 p.m.  — Drawing Classes for ages 16 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn to copy an image by using a grid. Free tickets will be available at the reference desk at 1:30 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

KID STUFF

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

YOUTH & TEEN

Noon  — Teen Food Lab: Chocolate Candy Making for ages 10-17 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free tickets will be available at the reference desk at 11:30 a.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

5:30 p.m.  — Denton Community Theatre presents God of Carnage by Yazmina Reza at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. One-time performance is a fundraiser for DCT to compete in the AACTFest one-act contest. $20. Call 940-382-7014 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com

7 p.m. — Denton High School Fine Arts Department presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella in the school auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. $10 for adults, $7 for students. Buy tickets online at squareup.com/store/dhs-theatre-boosters-inc, or reserve tickets by calling 940-369-2087 or 940-369-2013 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Visit dentontheatre.wixsite.com/5358.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Blackout by Gary Lennon at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $15. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

MUSIC

Wayne "The Train" Hancock 5 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$15. 

DTB, Red Admirals, Eric Mathews, DJ eve.ning 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free.

The Last Great American Rock Band, Maple, Fresh Ghosts 8 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. 

Babe Bash 2019: The Red Death, Sunbuzzed, Thin Skin, Sydney Wright 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $10-$15.

Cameron Hobbs Band 9 p.m. at Jack's Tavern.

The Super Browls

The Super Browls — including, from left, Aaron White, Cory Ward, Scott Porter, Grady Sandlin (drums) and Ryan Becker — will bring big rock covers to the stage at Dan's Silverleaf on Sunday when the real Super Bowl goes into halftime. 

SUNDAY, FEB. 3

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 Blackout by Gary Lennon at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $15. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

MUSIC

"Breakfast and Beats" with Look of the Year, Fushou, Kind Beats noon-3 p.m. at Backyard on Bell.

The Super Browls during halftime at Dan's Silverleaf. 

Trio Zephyrchordia 8 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free. 

Russ Hewitt, Michael Kokkinakis 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell.

MONDAY, FEB. 4

CREATIVE THINKING

6 to 8 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.  — 3D printer orientation at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

UNT Concert Orchestra Concert Competition Winners with graduate student conductors, 7:30 p.m. in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center. $8-$10. 

Caroline Davis on saxophone with Rob Clearfield on piano 8 p.m. in Kenton Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free. 

Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton

Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton, shown in 2011, will take the stage at Sweetwater Grill and Tavern on Tuesday evening. 

TUESDAY, FEB. 5

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

11 a.m.  — The Denton Friendship Club meets for 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.

CREATIVE THINKING

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. For more information or to volunteer, visit http://bit.ly/dplteens

KID STUFF

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.

MUSIC

Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater. 

UNT Symphonic Band 7:30 p.m. in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center. $8-$10. 

Tuesday Night Vocal Jazz with Gwynne Montgomery Johnson 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. Free.

Painter Michael Holter

Painter Michael Holter, who works in oils and watercolors, will give a presentation during a Visual Arts Society of Texas meeting on Wednesday.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

CREATIVE THINKING

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, based on availability. For more information or to volunteer, visit http://bit.ly/dplteens

6:45 to 9 p.m.  — Demonstration by painter Michael Holter, 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.

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.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 to 8 p.m.  — Nonfiction Book Discussion Group at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. This month, discuss I Should Have Honor: A Memoir of Hope and Pride in Pakistan by Khalida Brohi Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

A Taste of Herb 5 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free.

UNT Fine Arts Series presents the Count Basie Orchestra 7:30 p.m. in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center. $20 for the general public; $15 for UNT faculty and staff; free for UNT students. 

UNT Three and Two O’clock Lab Bands 9 p.m. in the Syndicate at the UNT Union. Free. 

FUTURE BOOKINGS

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

Denton County Soil and Water Conservation District conservation tree sale, benefiting the Cool Shade for Third Grade program. Twelve species of tree seedlings available, priced from $2.50 to $9.50. To place an order, call 940-383-2691, ext. 3, or visit the district office at 525 S. Loop 288, Suite C-1. Orders are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Tree pickup is on Feb. 22 at the North Texas Fairgrounds.

6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 8 — Tim Tebow Foundation's Night to Shine, a prom night experience for people with special needs, ages 14 and older, at the Well Church, 191 U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. Walk the red carpet, enjoy the royal treatment and dance the night away. For more information or to register, email Daphne at lapage2@gmail.com or call 940-391-5446.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 — Elevate: Women Finding and Sharing Success at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Conference is a day of women finding success in the business and creative world. Free; all are welcome. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 — Open-mic town hall with Denton City Council member Paul Meltzer at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Ask questions and share ideas in a session with Meltzer and city staff.

3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 14 — Valentine's vow renewals at Attiva Denton, 2801 Spencer Road. Renew your vows in the Attiva clubhouse with a preacher, champagne, refreshments and a wedding cake. Space is limited. To register, call 940-898-9899 by Feb. 5. 

10 a.m. Feb. 16 — Black History Month Celebration: "Strength in Our Roots, Vision in Our Future" at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Free family event includes a health fair, gospel music, fellowship and a guest speaker. Free Zumba class at 11:30 a.m. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8575.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 8 — TWU 21st annual Edible Car Contest in TWU's Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory Building, 1314 Bell Ave. Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 (minimum of two female participants per team of four). Team entry fee is $40. Register by Monday. For rules and to register, visit twu.edu/arts-sciences/edible-car-contest.

KID STUFF

10:30 a.m. Feb. 19 — 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

6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Feb. 19  — Elementary Adventure Time: "Magic: Under Your Hat" 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

YOUTH & TEEN

4:15 p.m. Feb. 7 — Cybersecurity Workshop for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Join the TAMS Cybersecurity Association for crafty cyber skills, games and learning how to navigate the internet safely. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

4 p.m. Feb. 18 — Play With Your Food: "Pudding Pictionary" 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

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 11 — Professor's Corner: A Literary Discussion Group at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Will Benner discusses the early poetry of Borges. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 11 — Popular Fiction Book Club at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens and enjoy refreshments. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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