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TODAY

FRIDAY, JULY 12

EVENTS

Through Saturday — Poetry Society of Texas’ 50th annual Summer Conference, hosted by the Denton Poets’ Assembly, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center, 3100 Town Center Trail. Free events open to the public on Friday include open mic events at 7 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Conference registration is $25-$95. Visit dentonpoetsassembly.weebly.com.

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.

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

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Macrame Workshop led by Mary Cresson at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn the two basic knots used in macrame and make two keychains. Free tickets will be distributed starting at 9 a.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

10 a.m. — Splish Splash Story Time with stories and songs, followed by splash time, at Water Works Park, 2400 Long Road. Free.

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

4 p.m. — Family Fun Movie: Frozen at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Rated PG. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

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.

7 p.m. — Christmas in July at Backyard on Bell, 410 N. Bell Ave. With a toy drive for Toys for Tots, vendors and music by SeaFire, ALT GRL, Suburban Wildlife, Paro Band, Trvde Winds, Mallory Jones and Bret Crow. $5 admission. Visit www.backyardonbell.com.

7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Next to Normal at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $25; $20 for seniors, $15 for students. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com.

CLUB MEETINGS

American Legion Post 550 offers free karaoke at 9 p.m. each Friday at the post, 905 Foundation St. in Pilot Point. Call 940-686-9901.

Friday night community dances at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave., from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Dances are open to all adults and include live music and refreshments. Dance hosts will be present to dance with unaccompanied ladies. Admission is $6. Call 940-349-8720.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Grupo 18 de Marzo Alcoholicos Anonimos meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Oak St. Call 940-231-9759.

Humble Beginnings group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Oak St.

New Beginnings Al-Anon meets at 6 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave. Baby-sitting is provided.

Primary Purpose Denton AFG Al-Anon meets at noon at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit www.sontx.org, www.soberdorm.org or call 940-898-6202.

Serenity Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends dealing with the effects of someone’s drinking, meets at noon at First United Methodist Church.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. weekdays at 3730 E. McKinney St., Suite 107. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

Way Out group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1114 W. University Drive. Call 940-367-7722 or 940-231-6267.

SATURDAY

, JULY 13

EVENTS

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.

8 a.m. to noon — 2019 Energy Summit & Fair, presented by U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, at UNT’s Discovery Park, 3940 N. Elm St. Free event helps North Texans learn to save on energy spending and includes the Energy Fair and Fuel Efficient Auto Show. Visit burgess.house.gov/energysummit or call 940-497-5031.

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.

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. — Storytime Live! at Kiddie Academy of Union Park, 4387 Union Park Blvd. in Little Elm. Story reading and classroom visit with children’s book characters Curious George and Pinkalicious. Free.

10 to 11 a.m. — Read to Rover at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust 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.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Read to Rover at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Children ages 6-11 practice reading with a therapy dog. Free; first come, first served. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — 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.

11 a.m. — Dino Bo: “Carnivores vs. Herbivores” at Explorium Denton children’s museum, 5800 N. I-35, Suite 214. Learn how carnivores hunted and how herbivores kept from becoming a meal, and examine real dinosaur fossils. Included in regular museum admission, $5-$6. Visit www.exploriumdenton.org.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Bank Fishing Basics 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 learn how to fish. Poles and tackle provided; bring your own bait. Meet at Elm Fork Park at the Greenbelt Corridor trailhead, in the area below the dam. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

1 p.m. — 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. Free. Visit www.dentonarts.com.

2 to 4 p.m. — Saturday Crafternoons at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Bring a craft to work on and visit with fellow crafters.

3 p.m. — 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. Visit www.beardedmonk.com.

4 p.m. — Moon Landings for ages 5-10 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Explore the moon with hands-on activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Next to Normal at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $25; $20 for seniors, $15 for students. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.musictheatreofdenton.com.

Add your event to our online calendar at DentonRC.com/calendar; email drc@dentonrc.com; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, P.O. Box 369, Denton, TX 76202.

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