Lend Me a Tenor

Ellie Armitage plays Maggie Saunders and Caleb Norris plays Max in Denton Community Theatre’s “Lend Me a Tenor.” The Ken Ludwig farce runs through this weekend at the Campus Theatre

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

FESTIVITIES & FUN

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

Origami crane

Origami is part of Thursday’s free “Merging Visions” Workshop Series event at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. Make an origami crane, gelli print a book cover, bind a small journal and work on poetry starting at 6 p.m.

CREATIVE THINKING

6 to 8 p.m.  — “Merging Visions" Workshop Series: “Triple Your Fun: Poetry, Origami and Gelli Printing" at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Make an origami crane, gelli print a book cover and bind a small journal and work on poetry. Led by Olivia Walker, Carol Rowley and Beth Honeycutt. Free. To register, call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.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. — “Animals in Space," a program by REPCO Wildlife Encounters, for ages 6-10, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free tickets will be distributed at the reference desk at 3 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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.

STAGE

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

MUSIC

Alex Di Leo, Cody Lovaas, Paperwolf, Georgia Starnes, MNKR 7:30 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $10-$12. 

John Murphy Trio 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. 

Jose Aponte Latin Jazz presents the Daniel Pardo Group 8-10 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free. 

Thaddeus Ford, Brianne Sargent, Leoncarlo 8 p.m. at Harvest House. $2. 

Charley Crockett, the 40 Acre Mule 8:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Sold out. 

Splish Splash Story Time

Children get up and dance to music during Splish Splash Story Time last week at Water Works Park. The free weekly series is on Fridays in June and July.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

FESTIVITIES & FUN

6 p.m. — Denton Juneteenth Celebration: Gospel Extravaganza at Fred Moore Park, 501 S. Bradshaw St. Free. Visit www.juneteenthdentontx.org.

7 p.m.  — Free Movie in the ParkBumblebee at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Bounce houses will be set up at 7 p.m., movie starts at 9 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Food and concessions will be sold. Call 940-349-8287 or visit www.dentonparks.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

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

9:30 to 12:30 p.m. — Beginning Crochet, a class for beginners at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free tickets will be distributed at the reference desk at 9 a.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.  — Build It With Bricks at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Ages 5 and older can build with the library's Legos. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Lend Me a Tenor 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's Summer Fling, a fundraising variety show, at Killer's Tacos, 424 Bryan St. An evening of theater, music, comedy, dance, games, a raffle and more. $8. Visit www.facebook.com/sundowntheatre.

MUSIC

Brian "Beerman" Houser 7 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe. Free. 

Astronautalis 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $20. 

Daryel Sellers & the Turners, Ryker Hall, the Matthew Show 8 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $5. 

Royal Sons, Bryce Bangs, Dim Locator, Devils in the Belfry 8:30 p.m. at Harvest House.

Charlie Shafter, Rodney Parker, Warren Jackson Hearne 8:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $7-$10.  

Raised Right Men 9 p.m. at Jack's Tavern. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

Today through June 26 — Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry food drive for local food pantries at participating nonprofit and business locations around Denton. To find dropoff locations, see a list of needed items, make online donations and more, visit www.unitedwaydenton.org/mdoc. Mayor's Day of Concern at the Denton Community Market will be at 11 a.m. June 29. 

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  — Denton Christian Preschool's Community Garage Sale at 1114 W. University Drive. All proceeds will go toward offsetting tuition costs for the nonprofit preschool. Contact Zuleima Melendez at 940-383-3332 or zuleimamdcp@gmail.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. (Rescheduled from rained-out April date.) $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.

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.

Noon — Denton Juneteenth Celebration with most events at Fred Moore Park, 501 S. Bradshaw St. Softball tournament starts in the morning. Parade around downtown kicks off festivities at noon. Event also includes the Fred Moore marker dedication ceremony, Denton Hometown Heroes reception, live bands, children's games and water slide, vendors, and "Archive Your History" with the Portal to Texas History. Free. Visit www.juneteenthdentontx.org.

KID STUFF

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

10 a.m. — Ssslitherin' Snakes, a fun and informative talk with a ranger and a chance to meet a snake up close, 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.

10:30 a.m. to noon  — Greater Denton Arts Council Family Program, on the third Saturday of the month at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. This month, spend time with artist Chrystal McConnell and learn why and how she uses her past experiences to create work that reflects her life story. Families are encouraged to bring photographs to be used in a bookmaking activity. $5 for kids ages 6-12 (adults do not need a ticket). To register, call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com.

1 p.m.  — DASF Pet Stories at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Denton Animal Support Foundation members will read stories about pets and how to be a responsible pet guardian. 

MARKETPLACE

1 p.m.  — Dan's Silverleaf's 24th Birthday Bash Summer Market at 103 Industrial St. Free admission. 

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

9 p.m. — Wonders of the Night, a half-mile hike after dark, 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. Bring water and a flashlight (preferably with a red lens). $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

3 to 5 p.m.  — “Texas Trails to Freedom" at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Local historian Shaun Treat will discuss evidence of an Underground Railroad through Texas that helped ex-slaves escape into Mexico. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

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

MUSIC

Hunt the Dinosaur, Chernobyl the Secret, the Othello Syndrome, Dispositions, Debutante Brawl 7 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $9-$12. 

The Sheets, Posival, Memoretic, the Bloomers 7:30 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $5. 

Dome Dwellers, Manifest Destiny's Child, Troy Garrick 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free. 

Chris Welch & the Cicada Killers, the BoomBachs, Solid 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5. 

Triston Coomes 9 p.m. at Jack's Tavern. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

TALKS & THOUGHTS

2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  — Daughters of Abraham, an interfaith group for women of the Muslim, Jewish and Christian faiths, meets at the Islamic Society of Denton, 1105 Greenlee St. This month's discussion topic is initiations and rites of passage in faith. Email dentondaughters@gmail.com.

STAGE

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Lend Me a Tenor at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $10-$22. 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

iidols, Sarah Ruth, Lorelei K 9 p.m.  at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$7.

MONDAY, JUNE 17

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 to 8:45 p.m. June 17 — “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

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

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.  — Sensory Story Time for children with special needs at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For ages 3-9. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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.  — “Bird Nerds with Ranger Rick" for ages 5-10 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Texas State Park Ranger Rick Tores will explore the world of birds and lead a bird observation activity. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

6:30 to 7:15 p.m.  — Elementary Adventure Time: "3D Pens" 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

7 p.m.  — Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Participants will receive a book to keep. Free tickets will be distributed at the reference desk at 6:30 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

The N'Awlins Gumbo Kings 8-10 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free. 

Gwynne Montgomery Johnson 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. 

Destroyer of Light, Strays, Dieselbeast, Monogamizer 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5-$7.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

CREATIVE THINKING

7 to 8:30 p.m.  — Meditation for Beginners, the second in a three-part class led by meditation coach Dorota Mularczyk, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.  Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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 to 5 p.m.  — PotterheadsFantastic Beasts Movie Party for Harry Potter fans, ages 10-17, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Watch Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, make wands and munch on snacks. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

Polly Maynard 5:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free.

Sol Kitchen 8 p.m. at Harvest House. Free. 

FUTURE BOOKINGS

FESTIVITIES & FUN

9 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 21 — Make Music Day Denton, with free performances, activities and Coyote Music Studio's Instrument Petting Zoo, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Visit www.discoverdenton.com/original-event/make-music-denton

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6 to 7:30 p.m. June 24 — “When Will My Street Be Done?", a town hall meeting with Denton City Council member Paul Meltzer featuring City Engineer Todd Estes, at Denton Fire Station 7, 4201 Vintage Blvd. 

Noon to 2 p.m. June 29 — Masonic Open House at Stanfield Masonic Lodge, 316 W. Highland St. Learn about Freemasonry and the history of Masons. Visit www.stanfield217.org.

GARDENING

7 p.m. June 27 — “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.

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

9 a.m. June 22 — Incredible Edible Plants Hike, a hike with a ranger to look at edible, medicinal and generally useful native plants, 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

Noon to 1 p.m. June 27 — Lunch & Learn: “Email Marketing Best Practices," led by Tom Sadler, at Stoke Denton, 608 E. Hickory St., Suite 128. Free for Stoke members, $6 for nonmembers. Register at stokedenton.com/even­ts.

MUSIC

Tony Ferraro, Crooked Bones, 40 Acre Mule 9 p.m. June 21 at Andy's Bar. $8. 

Sarah Jaffe 8 p.m. June 22 at Andy's Bar. $15-$20. 

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