Herbs

Learn about growing herbs in Sustainable Denton’s free workshop Thursday at Emily Fowler Central Library.

THURSDAY, NOV. 7

CREATIVE THINKING

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

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. — Baby Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Infant and caregiver bonding through stories, songs and activities. 

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 10 a.m. 

11 a.m. — Sensory Story Time for children with special needs at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For ages 3-9. Free tickets will be distributed starting at 10:30 a.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

11 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. 

GARDENING

6 to 8 p.m. — Herbs workshop, presented by Sustainable Denton, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Denton County Master Gardeners will teach participants how to successfully start and grow herbs. Free. Visit www.sustainabledenton.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. 

STAGE

7:30 p.m. — UNT presents Nathan the Wise by Paul D'Andrea, after G.E. Lessing, in the University Theatre at UNT’s Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. $12.50-$15. Visit danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

MUSIC

2 p.m. — Classical guitarist Jérôme Mouffe presents a master class 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.

7:30 p.m. — UNT Wind Symphony 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.

UNT Faculty Showcase featuring Nick Finzer on trombone, 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater. 

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

Metalachi, Shark in the Water 7 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $15. 

Torche, Eye Flys, Duell 7 p.m. at Rubber Gloves. $15-$18. 

J. Allert, Skagg Philips 8 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

Bryan Bowers 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $7-$10. 

DJ Spiral Knight 9:30 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. 

UNT Opera

UNT Opera presents “Don Giovanni” on Friday and Sunday this weekend.

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

CREATIVE THINKING

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. — Baby Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Infant and caregiver bonding through stories, songs and activities. 

11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 

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.

YOUTH & TEEN

3:45 to 5 p.m. — International Games Week Celebration, a gaming free-for-all for ages 11-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

6 p.m. — Night Geocaching at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, 100 PW 4153, off FM455 west of Pilot Point. Bring a flashlight and become a nocturnal treasure hunter while learning about creatures. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. — UNT Opera presents Mozart's Don Giovanni in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. $11-$35. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Romeo and Juliet, a lightly modernized version directed by Bonnie McCormick and Betty Kay Seibt, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $15-$25. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

7:30 p.m. — UNT presents Nathan the Wise by Paul D'Andrea, after G.E. Lessing, in the University Theatre at UNT’s Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. $12.50-$15. Visit danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

7:30 p.m. — Curbside Players presents The Old Man and the Moon in the NCTC Black Box, 318 E. Hickory St. $10-$12. Visit curbsideplayers.com

MUSIC

Futuristic, Ray Vans, ScribeCash, nobigdyl. 7 p.m. at Rubber Gloves. $15-$17. 

Birdie Busch, Jacob Metcalif, Megan Storie, Dwight Smith 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. 

Life in Vacuum 8 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. 

Scott Bucklin 8:30-10:30 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. $5. 

Free Mode, Flavor Phoenix, Phlowerie 9 p.m. at Harvest House. 

Mike and the Moonpies 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$15. 

The Nikki & Ryan Band 9 p.m. at Jack's Tavern. 

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Cyrus Carrillo is Romeo in “Romeo and Juliet,” and Jessi Crouse is Juliet. In Denton Community Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet, co-directors Bonnie McCormick and Betty Kay Seibt have set the tragedy on the frontier of the American Southwest.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Carter BloodCare blood drive at Surepoint Emergency Center, 2426 Lillian Miller Parkway. Lunch will be provided for donors. Sign up at http://bit.ly/2WS2seR

FESTIVITIES & FUN

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Pistons & Paint car show presented by the Chupacabras Car Club at North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Event includes displays of American hot rods and custom cars (1972 and older) and vendors. Music by Colton Turner, Dale Watson, High School Caesar and DJ Trigger Mortis. $10, free for children 10 and younger. Visit pistonsandpaint.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.

10 a.m. to noon — Free weekly math tutoring for grades K-12 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Sign up at www.intellichoice.org.

GARDENING

10 a.m. — Hugelkultur workshop at Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center, 3310 Collins Road. Denton County Master Gardener Brigid Corbett leads a class on the basics of hugelkultur gardening, which uses raised beds with a woody core. Bring gloves for the workshop's hands-on portion. Free; register at https://conta.cc/3356bIk.

STAGE

2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — UNT presents Nathan the Wise by Paul D'Andrea, after G.E. Lessing, in the University Theatre at UNT’s Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. $12.50-$15. Visit danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

7:30 p.m. — Curbside Players presents The Old Man and the Moon in the NCTC Black Box, 318 E. Hickory St. $10-$12. Visit curbsideplayers.com

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Romeo and Juliet, a lightly modernized version directed by Bonnie McCormick and Betty Kay Seibt, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $15-$25. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

MUSIC

6:30 p.m. — UNT Afro-Cuban/Brazilian/Latin Jazz concert in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

“Sweats for Vets" with Forget Conformity, the Drop Deadlys, the Roommates, the Weathered Eyes, Monsters Made Me, Ammo for My Arsenal, Fall Europa, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, By Way Of, Mosses, Plague of Athens, Spiral Eye, Otis the Ax, 2 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. $12. 

“Music and Magic" with Ritchy Flow, L25 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free. 

Joe Tucker 7:30 p.m. at Horny Toad. Free.

Missing, Crush Diamond, Maya, Trial Drug 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free. 

Hello Shannon 8 p.m. at Rubber Gloves. 

Natalie Gandy and the Friends 4 Band 8:30-10:30 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. 

Two Tons of Steel 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$15. 

The Red Death, Skip & the Bad Hombres, the Straits 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free. 

The Infamists (CD release), Meach Pango, Dieselbeast, Of Antigua 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $10. 

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

STAGE

2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Romeo and Juliet, a lightly modernized version directed by Bonnie McCormick and Betty Kay Seibt, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $15-$25. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

2 p.m. — UNT presents Nathan the Wise by Paul D'Andrea, after G.E. Lessing, in the University Theatre at UNT’s Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, at Welch and Chestnut streets. $12.50-$15. Visit danceandtheatre.unt.edu or call 940-565-2428.

2 p.m. — Curbside Players presents The Old Man and the Moon in the NCTC Black Box, 318 E. Hickory St. $10-$12. Visit curbsideplayers.com

3 p.m. — UNT Opera presents Mozart's Don Giovanni in Lyric Theatre at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. $11-$35. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

DANCE

5 to 7 p.m. — Denton Celtic Dancers meets 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

5 p.m. — UNT Third Street and West End vocal jazz ensembles in Kenton Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

Sweetwater Sunday Gospel Hour featuring Cassandra Berry & Mark Graham 1 p.m. at Sweetwater. 

Redd Volkaert 1 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf, followed by Holly & the Mystery Lights 3:30 p.m. Free. 

Basically Basie Big Band 4 p.m. at Harvest House. Free. 

Frankie & the Witch Fingers, Acid Carousel, Maestro Maya, Same Brain, Mother Tongues 7 p.m. at Backyard in Bell. $7-$12. 

Hand Out, Mess, Sylvania Ave., Genius Christ 8 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. $5. 

Guerilla Toss, Flesh Narc, Thin Skin, DJ DreamLover 69 9:30 p.m. at Rubber Gloves. $12-$15. 

MONDAY, NOV. 11

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7 to 8:30 p.m. — Professor's Corner: A Literary Discussion Group at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Brian Clifton will lead a discussion about the haunting of contemporary poetry. Free.

MUSIC

7:30 p.m. — TWU Trombone Choir concert at TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Free. Visit www.twu.edu/music.

8 p.m. — UNT Nova, directed by Elizabeth McNutt, 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.

Jacuzzi Boys, Shana Falana, Loafers, the Sheets 8 p.m. at Rubber Gloves. $10. 

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

Owls

Aiden Malins dissects an owl pellet and finds something interesting inside in 2016. The “Incredible Owls” presentation comes to North Branch Library on Tuesday afternoon with Ranger Rick Torres.

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

KID STUFF

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 11 a.m.

4 p.m. — “Incredible Owls" for ages 6-10 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Join Ranger Rick Torres for a presentation and an optional owl pellet dissection activity. Free tickets will be distributed starting at 3:30 p.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

6:30 p.m. — Twilight Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. For children ages 1-3 and their caregivers. 

MUSIC

6:30 p.m. — UNT African Ensemble in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. $5. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

7:30 p.m. — UNT Concert Choir 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.

Trip, Risinger, Pocket Dog, Righteous Kill, Immigration 7 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $10-$12. 

Vaughn Faison 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. 

Macseal, I'm Glad It's You, Never Friends, Bowtiger 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $8-$10. 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

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, visit www.surepointer.com. For more information, email psherrod@surepointer.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

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

5 to 6:30 p.m. — Homework Buddies, free tutoring by high school volunteers for students in grades K-12, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. For more information or to volunteer, visit http://bit.ly/dplteens.

6 p.m. — Project LIT for ages 11-17 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Discuss teen books while working on short volunteer service projects. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Writing workshop and discussion with Emmy Pérez, 2020 Texas poet laureate, at 2:30 p.m. in TWU's Administration and Conference Tower Building, in Room 301; followed by a poetry reading and Q&A at 7 p.m. Free. Contact Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu or 940-898-2324.

4 p.m. — “Jerusalem, the New Jerusalem, and Jerusalems in Medieval Music and Liturgy," featuring musicologist Yossi Maurey of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, at UNT's Wooten Hall, 1121 Union Circle, in Room 222. Free. To RSVP, email jlarkin@afhu.org.

MUSIC

7:30 p.m. — UNT Wind Ensemble 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.

Jabber, Long Knives, Crisis Management Squad, Flowerbed 7:30 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. $5.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 — Beaujolais and More, a wine, beer and food tasting fundraiser benefiting the Campus Theatre, at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. $30 in advance; $35 at the door. For tickets, visit dentoncommunitytheatre.com or call 940-382-1915.

KID STUFF

3:30 p.m. Nov. 14 — American Recycling Day for Kids at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn about the do's and don'ts of recycling from Recyclesaurus Rex. 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 14 — Denton County Genealogical Society meeting includes “Census Sense: Clues & Conundrums for Intermediate Researchers," presented by Patti Gillespie, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Visit www.genealogydentontexas.org.

2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 — Transgender Awareness Panel at Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1111 Cordell St., as part of National Transgender Awareness Week. Panel will be moderated by Amber Briggle, founding member of the Parents for Transgender Equality National Council. Panelists will include members of the Denton community as well as author Tracy James Jones. A reception and book signing will follow. Free and open to the public. Visit dentonuuf.org.

Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 19 — Lunch & Learn: “Using Data in Your Marketing Strategy," led by Patrick Peters with FourthWall Media, at Stoke, 608 E. Hickory St., Suite 128. Free for Stoke members, $4 for nonmembers. Register at stokedenton.com/even­ts.

5:15 p.m. Nov. 19 — “Free Business Resources at the Library: Business Plan and Finances" at SpringHill Suites, 1434 Centre Place Drive. Presented by TWU's Center for Women Entrepreneurs. Learn the basic steps of small business startup and resources, learn about LivePlan business plan and more. Free. To register, visit http://bit.ly/2CiVdDl

Noon Nov. 21 — Chuck Marohn Jr., founder and president of Strong Towns, speaks at Stoke Denton, 608 E. Hickory St., Suite 128. Marohn is the author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity. Free. Register at www.strongtowns.org.

6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 21 — "The Language of God: Frances Collins, Science and Faith" presented by UNT professor Reid Ferring, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free lecture provides a "sneak peek" of the types of courses offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNT. For more information about OLLI at UNT, email olli@unt.edu or call 940-369-7293.

MUSIC

7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 — TWU University Band and Jazz Ensemble at TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. $5-$10; free for children under 12. Visit www.twu.edu/music.

7 p.m. Nov. 15 — TWU Wind Symphony: “A Night With Aaron Perrine" at TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Visit www.twu.edu/music.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 — Pioneer Honor Band Festival Concert at TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Free. Visit www.twu.edu/music.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 — TWU Concert Choir and Chamber Singers: “Make Your Mark" at TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. $5-$10; free for children under 12. Visit www.twu.edu/music.

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