Splish Splash

The Denton Public Library presents Splish Splash Story Time every Friday morning through July at Denton’s Water Works Park.

THURSDAY, JULY 4

MUSIC

Bonnie and Nick Norris 10 a.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free. 

Local Yoakam 1-3 p.m. at Sweetwater.

Mutha-Falcon, the Infamists, Pastel Dynasty, Ben Buck Beatbox, Landon Wordswell 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $3. 

The Lego Movie 2

South Branch Library has a free screening of “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” on Friday.

FRIDAY, JULY 5

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Finish It Friday Crafters at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 

2 to 3:30 p.m.  — “Charts in Excel and PowerPoint," a free class for ages 17 and older, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn to create and format different types of charts in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to use Excel. Free tickets will be distributed at 1:30 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

The Lego Movie 2

South Branch Library has a free screening of “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” on Friday.

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.

10 a.m.  — Splish Splash Story Time with stories and songs, followed by splash time, at Water Works Park, 2400 Long Road. Free, but guests are limited to the children's play pool and must leave by 10:45 a.m. or pay park admission.

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 MovieThe Lego Movie 2: The Second Part at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Rated PG. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

2 p.m.  — Play With Your Food: "Chopstick Challenges" for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

Geocaching

Learn all about geocaching in “Geocaching 101” on Friday evening at Ray Roberts Lake State Park’s Isle du Bois Unit.

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

7 to 8:30 p.m. — Geocaching 101 at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, 100 PW 4153, off FM455 west of Pilot Point. Meet at Lost Pines Amphitheater and learn the basics of geocaching. A limited number of GPS units will be available. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

STAGE

Salty Lady Burlesque presents “ChiCATgo: A Burlesque Meowsical" 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$20. Visit saltyladyburlesque.com.

MUSIC

Matt Grigsby, Miranda Kennedy 7:30 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe. 

The Scott Bucklin Trio 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. 

Stretch Panic, Biglemoi, Memoretic, Trial Drug 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

Chris Welch & the Cicada Killers, Holly & the Mystery Lights 9 p.m. at Harvest House.

Chris Welch & the Cicada Killers

Chris Welch & the Cicada Killers play Friday night at Harvest House. Standing from left: Dave Huff, Patrick Newkirk, Clint Sawyer and Chris Welch. Seated: Holly Manning, left, and Kelly Evans.

SATURDAY, JULY 6

FESTIVITIES & FUN

7 a.m. to sellout — Denton County Farmers Market on Carroll Boulevard at Mulberry Street. Visit www.dentonfarmersmar­ket.com.

8 a.m. to noon  — Denton Community Market at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. With local farmers, artisans and food vendors, music and children's activities. Free admission. Visit www.dentoncommunitymarket.com.

KID STUFF

10 a.m. — Story Time for ages 1-5 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

9 to 10:30 a.m. — Birding 101 at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, 100 PW 4153, off FM455 west of Pilot Point. Learn the basics of birding with a ranger, and go on a short hike. Meet at Lost Pines Amphitheater. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

7 p.m. — Create a Star Wheel at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, 100 PW 4153, off FM455 west of Pilot Point. Join a ranger to make a star wheel and learn what stars and constellations are in the night sky. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

MUSIC

Drew Zaremba 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar.

Hamell on Trial 8 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$12. 

Will Johnson, Margaret Chavez, Dancey Jenkins 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $8-$12.

FlecHaus, Fresh Ghosts, Miranda Kennedy 8:30 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5.

Leoncarlo

Leoncarlo is part of Sunday’s multimedia arts performance at the Denton Music and Arts Collaborative’s KnapikFest, starting at 3 p.m. at Dan’s Silverleaf.

SUNDAY, JULY 7

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

3 p.m.  — Denton Music and Arts Collaborative presents KnapikFest at Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. Live mural painting by Artlab3000 with music by Leoncarlo and Kyoto Lo-Fi; Coyote Music Studio's Instrument Petting Zoo; and brisket and sides available for $10. $5 admission. Visit dmacdenton.org.

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

Camden Hunt Band 6-8 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. 

Malocclusion, Headboggle, Hypoxyphilia, Filth 8 p.m. at Rubber Gloves. $5. 

MONDAY, JULY 8

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.  — How Tech Works: "How the Internet Works" in the Forge at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

YOUTH & TEEN

11 a.m.  — Summer Smoothie Smash for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Make one-of-a-kind smoothies and judge each others' creations. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 to 8:30 p.m.  — Popular Fiction Book Club at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Discuss The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood and enjoy refreshments. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

MUSIC

An Author, A Poet; Blood Between Us, Low Bones, Brook Alley 7 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. $5. 

TC Superstar, Antigua, Glenda 10 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5. 

TUESDAY, JULY 9

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6:30 p.m.  — Free CPR class at Surepoint Emergency Center, 2426 Lillian Miller Parkway. Learn infant, child and adult CPR and how to use an AED. To reserve a spot, email psherrod@surepointer.com

CREATIVE THINKING

6 to 7:30 p.m.  — School of Tech for Entrepreneurs: “Google Suite Sheets & Forms," presented by the TWU Center for Women in Business, in the Forge at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. To register, visit schooloftechsheetsforms.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 940-898-2895 or email cwb@twu.edu.

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 p.m.  — Monarch Madness with Ranger Rick Torres, for ages 5-10, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn about the monarch butterfly migration season. 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

Short Fictions, Mimisiku, Rei Clone 7 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

Sweetwater Jazz Quartet (Jim Riggs, Neil Slater, Ron Fink, Jeffry Eckels) 8-10 p.m. at Sweetwater.

The Scott Bucklin Quintet 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. 

No-Heads, Lockjaw, Distrüir, Gutter Villain, Calculated Chaos 8 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $10. 

Little Mazarn 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$7. 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

5 to 7 p.m. — NCTC Exchange Meet & Greet at Harvest House, 331 E. Hickory St. Prospective students can learn about the new downtown Denton campus opening in August. With free food, giveaways and a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Reservations are encouraged. Visit exchangedenton.com/nctc-meetgreets-announced or call 940-251-0701. 

6 to 9 p.m.  — Post Up! Denton Community Market Poster Art Show at Armadillo Ale Works, 221 S. Bell Ave. Community art show, reception and sale ($10 per print), benefiting the Denton Community Market. Visit dentonmarket.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. 

11 a.m.  — Story Time for ages 1-5 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St.

7 p.m.  — Family Night Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 

YOUTH & TEEN

3 p.m.  — Glow in the Dark Rock Painting for ages 10-17 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

Matt Grigsby 5 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free.

Mothersound, Talk in Theory, Threnody, Commit & Conquer, Risinger, Corrosion 7 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $10. 

Dude Elsberry, Crisman, Skirts 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

FUTURE BOOKINGS

FESTIVITIES & FUN

3 p.m. July 13 — BBQ, Beats and Brews 4 at the Bearded Monk, 122 E. McKinney St. Barbecue cook-off benefiting Serve Denton. Sample and judge barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. for a $10 donation. Sign up your barbecue team at tinyurl.com/y3k9mu6v. Visit www.beardedmonk.com.

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13 — Denton's 4WD Roundup at Ryan High School, 5101 E. McKinney St. School supply drive benefiting Ryan High teachers. Enter your 4x4 to show off. Donate a school supply item, and get one vote to cast for your favorite 4x4. With vendors, food and giveaways. Sponsored by Jimmy Baker State Farm, the Off-Road Club and Color Customs Collision. Visit http://bit.ly/328Wf0j.

7 p.m. July 27 — ADA 29, a disability rights rally commemorating the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square. Featuring Julie Ross, Sean Pevsner, Lauren Taylor, Alejandrina Guzman and more. Visit http://bit.ly/2YbR6Cq.

CREATIVE THINKING

6 p.m. July 11 — Paper Play: Origami Boxes and Star Books for ages 14 and up at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Use colorful patterned paper to make simple origami boxes (6 p.m.) and star books (7 p.m.). Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

KID STUFF

3:30 p.m. July 11 — Mad Science: Moon Odyssey at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Kids 6 and older will learn about space travel. Free tickets will be distributed at 3 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

6:30 to 7:15 p.m. July 16 — Elementary Adventure Time: "Space Race" 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

6 to 8 p.m. July 18 — Wild About Summer sensory-friendly grand-opening event at Behavioral Innovations Denton, 2532 Lillian Miller Parkway. A chance to meet wild animals, plus an autism resource fair, snow cones and children's activities. RSVP at www.biautism.com.

10:30 a.m. to noon July 20 — Greater Denton Arts Council Family Program, on the third Saturday of the month at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Explore how words inspire images and vice versa with poetry games and an art project. $5 per child, ages 6-12 (adults do not need a ticket). To register, call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com.

ART

6 to 8 p.m. July 11 — “Merging Visions" Workshop Series: “Creative Recycling: Torn Paper Collage" at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Led by Nel Dorn Byrd, Christine Irving and Becca Hines. Free. To register, call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com

1 p.m. July 13 — Gallery talk and Q&A with artist Chrystal McConnell, whose installation, "Play Hard or Go Home," is in the Gough Gallery at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 p.m. July 11 — Death and Dessert Mystery Book Club: “Bedlam on the Bayou" (Louisiana Mysteries) at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Email kimberly.wells@cityofdenton.com for a reading list.

7 to 8:45 p.m. July 15 — “Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity," a presentation by PWN School founder Philip Wylie, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Bring your laptop and join the monthly session. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

MUSIC

Reliant K2, Chromagnus, Heavy Pulp, Doomfall, Monogamizer 7 p.m. July 11 at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

Carlos Averhoff Trio 8-10 p.m. July 11 at Steve's Wine Bar. 

Roger Hunt Trio 8-10 p.m. July 11 at Sweetwater.

Little Jack Melody and His Young Turks, Taylor Young Band 8 p.m. July 11 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$15. 

The Bowdarks 7 p.m. July 12 at LSA Burger Co. 

Stefan Karlsson Quintet 8-10 p.m. July 12 at Steve's Wine Bar. 

The Turning (album release), Davy Mooney & Friends, For Now, Souris-Jordan Jazz Orchestra 8 p.m. July 12 at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$7. 

The Posies, Daniel Markham 8 p.m. July 12 at Andy's Bar. $20-$25. 

DJ Dawodu 9 p.m. July 12 at Harvest House.

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