Paper marbling

Sadie Falldine, left, is amazed at her mother Kendra Falldine’s suminagashi painting during a 2017 class at Emily Fowler Central Library. The library is offering a free “Paper Marbling With Acrylics” session on Friday evening.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.  — National HIV Testing Day at Denton County Public Health, 535 S. Loop 288, Suite 1003. Free, quick finger-prick HIV testing and information. Also available at the Lewisville clinic, 190 N. Valley Parkway. 

10 a.m.  — Adults with Disabilities Advisory Group presents Celebrate America Day, a class for people with disabilities and their caregivers, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Make patriotic keychains and bracelets. Free tickets will be distributed at the reference desk at 9:30 a.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

FESTIVITIES & FUN

6:30 to 8 p.m.  — Twilight Tunes presents Bonnie and Nick Norris in a free concert on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square.  Visit www.dentonmainstreet.org

MARKETPLACE

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

CREATIVE THINKING

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

6 to 8:15 p.m.  — Paper Marbling With Acrylics, a free come-and-go class for ages 15 and older, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. 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. 

2 p.m.  — “Life of a Star" with Ranger Rick Torres at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Kids ages 8-12 can learn about stars and create a starwheel. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

Dino Bo

Dino Bo — aka Beau McDaniel — will teach kids about “Carnivores vs. Herbivores” on Thursday at South Branch Library.

3:30 p.m.  — Dino Bo: “Carnivores vs. Herbivores" at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn how some dinosaurs hunted and others kept from becoming a meal. For ages 5 and up. Free tickets will be distributed at the reference desk at 3 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

2 p.m.  — Summer Gaming: “Crazy Card Games" for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Noon to 1 p.m.  — Lunch & Learn: “Email Marketing Best Practices," led by Tom Sadler, at Stoke Denton, 608 E. Hickory St., Suite 128. Free for Stoke members, $4 for nonmembers. Register at stokedenton.com/even­ts.

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.

GARDENING

7 p.m.  — “Natives for the Shade," a presentation by Cindy Kearney, during the Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meeting, in Room 259 of TWU's Ann Stuart Science Complex. Learn about plants you can use to bring color to shady spots. Meeting is free to the public, and social time begins in the lobby at 6:30 p.m.  Visit http://npsot.org/TrinityForks.

MUSIC

Memoretic, Seafire, Strong Work, Gorgeous Hair, Radiowore, Abelia, the Sheets, Junie, the Altitude 6 p.m. at Midway Craft House. 

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

Caleb De Casper, Cheap Wave, Maple 7 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

The Quincy Davis Group 8-10 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free. 

The BoomBachs, Ariel & the Culture 8 p.m. at Harvest House. 

Men From Nantucket, J.D. Monson 8 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$7. 

The Marvelous Wonderettes

Denton Community Theatre’s “Encore 12” fundraiser presents “The Marvelous Wonderettes” this weekend. The musical revue featuring songs from the 1950s and ’60s.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

FESTIVITIES & FUN

3 to 10 p.m.  — Denton Pride Fest at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Music, performers, food, vendors, a family area and more. Free admission and open to all ages. Visit www.facebook.com/DentonPrideFoundation or http://bit.ly/2Yhf8vK

6 to 9 p.m.  — PRIDENTON presents A Night Out: A Reverse Pride Parade on the Square. Visit parade "floats" (participating businesses) and get swag, plus local organizations and vendors on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square. Welcome rally and speeches at 6:30 p.m., march at 6:45 p.m. Free. Visit www.facebook.com/pridenton.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11 a.m.  — Genealogy Meetup, for beginners to experts, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Bring your own laptop and ask questions and share knowledge. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  — Greater Denton Arts Council's Open Studio for artists every Friday at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Free use of studio space; first come, first served. To register, visit https://form.jotfor­m.com/73395643009157

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.

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

6 to 7:30 p.m.  — Dutch Oven Cookin' presentation and demonstration at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, 100 PW 4153, off FM455 west of Pilot Point. Bring a fork and 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.

STAGE

8 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents The Marvelous Wonderettes at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. The Encore 12 fundraiser production also includes an optional gala tonight, featuring foods from local restaurants, wine and beer. $20 for performance only; $50 for gala and performance. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

Los Super Vatos

Bubba Hernandez y Los Super Vatos will join forces with CholoRock Dance Collective for a Friday performance at Dan's Silverleaf. Los Super Vatos are pictured here during a 2017 performance in Dallas. 

MUSIC

Rob Robinson 7-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. 

Sean Franks 7:30 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe.

CholoRock Dance Collective con Bubba Hernandez y Los Super Vatos 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $12-$15. 

The Moths, Foxlove, Black Hole Bears, Ruff Wizard 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

Container, S. English, Vectorvision, Crisis Actor, Filth, Nancy 8 p.m. at Rubber Gloves. $6. 

“The Living Room Show: An Art Showcase" with art by Katie Knight, music by Ruby Arthur, comedy by Zachariah Simmons, 9 p.m. at Midway Craft House. 

Kyoto Lo-Fi, Mean Motor Scooter, Junie 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free. 

Storm spotters

North Texas Storm Spotters photographer Jeff Stephens takes questions from children while they view two chase cars in 2018. Learn more about storm spotters this Saturday at North Branch Library.

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

9 a.m. to noon — Free Community Swap Event at Morse Street Baptist Church, 921 Morse St. 

FESTIVITIES & FUN

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

8 to 10 a.m. — PRIDENTON Pride Path, creating a chalk pathway of positive messages and drawings along East Hickory Street, starting outside Harvest House, 331 E. Hickory St. Family-friendly. Free. Visit www.facebook.com/pridenton.

8 a.m. to noon  — Denton Community Market at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. At 10 a.m., the results of the Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry food drive will be announced. Visit www.dentoncommunitymarket.com or www.unitedwaydenton.org/mdoc

6 to 9 p.m. — PRIDENTON Street Party at Oak Street Drafthouse, 308 E. Oak St., and along Oakland Street. Free; all ages. Visit www.facebook.com/pridenton.

9 p.m. to midnight — PRIDENTON Dance Party at Harvest House, 331 E. Hickory St. Free; ages 21 and up. Visit www.facebook.com/pridenton

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

3 p.m.  — Storm Spotters in Action at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Meet some North Texas Storm Spotters, learn what they do and get a peek inside a chase car. For ages 5 and up. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

2 p.m.  — Teen Canvas and Cupcakes for ages 10-17 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Paint and enjoy a sweet treat. Free tickets will be distributed at the reference desk at 1:30 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

9:30 a.m.  — Guided Nature Hike at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, 100 PW 4153, off FM455 west of Pilot Point. Learn about local flora and fauna with a Texas Master Naturalist volunteer on the easy half-mile Lost Pines Trail. 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.

9 p.m.  — Wonders of the Night, a short talk about nocturnal wildlife with a ranger, followed by a night hike, 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. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  — NCTC Denton Enrollment Event at Stoke Denton, 608 E. Hickory St., Suite 128. NCTC staff will be on hand to help answer questions on admissions, enrollment and financial aid. Reservations are encouraged. Visit exchangedenton.com or call 940-251-0701. 

Noon to 2 p.m. — Masonic Open House at Stanfield Masonic Lodge, 316 W. Highland St. Learn about Freemasonry and the history of Masons. Visit www.stanfield217.org.

STAGE

8 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents The Marvelous Wonderettes, the theater's Encore 12 fundraiser production, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $20. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

MUSIC

Azuline Summer Fest with Dieselbeast, In Spite of Madness, Azuline, Born & Raised, 5 Billion and Counting, Never Your Zero, GRRG, STrong Work, Royal Phatness, DR Intoxication, TESTA-T 5 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $8. 

Brian Lambert 6-8 p.m. at Bumbershoot. 

Post Fest Presents: North Texas Post-Rock with Maestro Maya, Trauma Ray, Driving Slow Motion, Between Silence, January Embers, Moon Grave, The Last Great American Rock Band 6 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $8-$10. 

Puddin Taine 7:30 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe. Free.

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

Lord Bile, J3's Journal, Lil Durt-P1, Infennity, Rosae, TrevTheGuwap and Qa$o and more 8 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. Free. 

Fishing in Japan, Meach Pango, Feeves 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $7. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 30

STAGE

1:30 p.m. — Salty Lady Burlesque presents “Rainbow Bright: A PRIDENTON Burlesque Brunch" at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$15. Visit saltyladyburlesque.com.

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents The Marvelous Wonderettes, the theater's Encore 12 fundraiser production, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $20. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

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

Copa Reefers 2-4 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free. 

Upsetting, Rosegarden Funeral Party, Lorelei K, Kira Jari, Record Setter, Goodwill, Good Will 5 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $8. 

Feels Surreal 6 p.m. at Harvest House.

MONDAY, JULY 1

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. Registration is required. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

MUSIC

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

TUESDAY, JULY 2

CREATIVE THINKING

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

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.

3 p.m.  — Elements of Art: “Color and Value" for ages 5-8 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Read books and do hands-on activities to explore the elements of art. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com

4 p.m.  — Fourth of July Crafts for ages 5 and up at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

COMEDY

The Brave Boys Podcast Live featuring Ritchy Flo 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar.

MUSIC

Tim Phillips 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

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.

3:30 to 4:30 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. 

YOUTH & TEEN

3 p.m.  — Fuse Bead Challenge for ages 10-17 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

UNT Summer Jazz Forum 5 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free. 

Elizabeth Tomboulian 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

3 p.m. July 7 — 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.

5 to 7 p.m. July 10 — 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. 

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

7 to 8 p.m. July 8 — 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

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

STAGE

9 p.m. July 5 — Salty Lady Burlesque presents “ChiCATgo: A Burlesque Meowsical" at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$20. Visit saltyladyburlesque.com

MUSIC

Bonnie and Nick Norris 10 a.m. July 4 at Dan's Silverleaf. Free. 

Local Yoakam 1-3 p.m. July 4 at Sweetwater.

Mutha-Falcon, the Infamists, Pastel Dynasty, Ben Buck Beatbox, Landon Wordswell 8 p.m. July 4 at Backyard on Bell. $3. 

Chris Welch & the Cicada Killers, Holly & the Mystery Lights 9 p.m. July 5 at Harvest House.

Drew Zaremba 8-10 p.m. July 6 at Steve's Wine Bar.

Hamell on Trial 8 p.m. July 6 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$12. 

Will Johnson, Margaret Chavez, Dancey Jenkins 8 p.m. July 6 at Andy's Bar. $8-$12.

FlecHaus, Fresh Ghosts, Miranda Kennedy 8:30 p.m. July 6 at Backyard on Bell. $5.

Malocclusion, Headboggle, Hypoxyphilia, Filth 8 p.m. July 7 at Rubber Gloves. $5. 

Short Fictions, Mimisiku, Rei Clone 7 p.m. July 9 at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

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