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or a lot of American women, the bridal gown represents the most expensive dress they ever

own. Most brides put time, money and sentiment into the gown they will wear when they join their lives with their mate. The Greater Denton Arts Council joins the Texas Fashion Collection in presenting an upcoming exhibit, “American Brides: Inspiration and Ingenuity.” The Texas Fashion Collection is curated and maintained by the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design. Among its collection of 20,000 historic and modern items of fashion are wedding gowns. “American Brides” features 40 bridal gowns, from 1840 to the present. The exhibit is sure to answer a number of questions about wedding gowns and traditions. For instance, it was Queen Victoria’s white wedding dress that started the tradition of white and light-colored wedding gowns. The exhibit will also document the changing silhouette of the garment — the rise and fall of hemlines, the volume of fabric, and handiwork from beading to feathering, from lace to necklines. The exhibit will also include designers and historians: Cat’s Meow vintage shop owner and Antiques Roadshow guest appraiser Steven Porterfield will speak at 11 a.m. June 28. Porterfield loaned some items to the exhibit. Texas Fashion Collection director Myra Walker invited Dallas designers Michael Faircloth and Winn Morton to lend dresses to the show, as well as Houston designer Victor Costa. The exhibit opens June 28 and runs through Oct. 24 in the Meadows and Gough galleries at the PattersonAppleton Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. Admission is free.

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This 1874 gown of silk with gathered front panel trimmed in lace will be featured in the exhibition “American Brides: Inspiration and Ingenuity” at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts. The dress is from the collection of Steven Porterfield.


EVENTS THURSDAY 9:30 a.m. — Crafters’ Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 3:30 p.m. — Book Adventures at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Children in grades K-3 will read books and participate in hands-on activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit 4:30 p.m. — Book Adventures at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children in grades K-3 will read books and participate in handson activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit 5 p.m. — UNT Marching Percussion Camp finale concert at Fouts Field. Free. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — B.O.Y.S. (Boys Only Yucky Stories) at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Book club for boys in grades 2-5. This month, discuss Chocolate Fever by Robert Kimmel Smith. Free. Call 940-349-8749 or email laura.douglas@cityofdenton. com.. 6:30 to 8 p.m. — Twilight Tunes, Denton Main Street Association’s free music series on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, presents Gravity Feed and a preview from the cast of Denton Community Theatre’s Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, at Locust and Oak streets. Visit 7 to 8 p.m. — Conversation Club, for those wishing to practice their English language skills with others, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752 8 p.m. — Movies in the Park presents a free outdoor screening of The Nut Job at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Crafts and an openfire marshmallow roast start at 8 p.m., followed by the movie at 9 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Free. Visit

FRIDAY 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Finish It Fridays at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft project for the come-and-go program and visit with other crafters. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton 10 a.m. — Splish Splash Story Time for ages 6 and younger at Water Works Park’s children’s play pool, 2400 Long Road. Admission is waived, but participants are limited to the children’s play pool and must leave the park by 10:45 a.m. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton 11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for

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Gravity Feed, a partnership between Denton and Dallas funksters, promises to get rumps bumping during Twilight Tunes on the Square this evening.

Funky fresh allas-Denton band Gravity Feed lace jazz with rock and end up with funk that might melt a face or two. Like the Dave Matthews Band and Phish, Gravity Feed’s musicians can spin a head-bobbing improvisation out of a short phrase. Unison choruses of “Hey!” lead to not-quite-rap spokenword solo in “Dusty Buff,” a tune that exemplifies the band’s uptempo mad dash through a song. A gleeful horn


children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 2 p.m. — UNT Orchestra Day Camp final concert in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940565-2791 or visit 3 p.m. — UNT Percussion Keyboard Symposium student ensemble concert in the Recital Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-5652791 or visit

section traces its way through the band’s songs, and the electric bass isn’t a mere timekeeper. “Rosie Rag” and “Fishstix” strike a balance between straight-ahead funk and relaxed-fit rock. Gravity Feed puts out sophisticated sound with an enviable ease. The North Texas five-piece plays Twilight Tunes today. Pull up a piece of the courthouse lawn and check out Matt Brooks and Kevin Snearley searing the guitar. Brad Sil-

3 p.m. — “Facts From Fiction: The Science of Stories” for grades 4-8 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. UNT professor Amy Petros leads hands-on activities to investigate the world described in children’s fiction. This week, explore A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton 4 p.m. — “Library Larry Live” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Live performance featuring the

Gravity Feed dares you not to dance with playful mashup of sax, bass, guitar wood burns it up on saxophone, and Uel Pitts owns the bass. Twilight Tunes is a free weekly summer concert series presented from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Attendees are welcome to bring blankets and chairs. Locals and visitors are urged to buy dinner from nearby restaurants — or linger after the music to enjoy desserts and

puppets from Library Larry’s Big Day. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Lego Builders Club for ages 6 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8718 or email 7:30 p.m. — North Texas Conductors Collegium Concert, directed by Eugene Corporon, in Winspear Hall at the Murchison

drinks. Denton Main Street Association presents the concert event that sets the tone for fun downtown every Thursday through July 3, with a bonus morning concert on the Fourth of July, following the annual parade through downtown Denton. Up next week at Twilight Tunes: Bonnie and Nick Norris, Texas swing and country. — Lucinda Breeding

Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Call 940-369-7802 or visit 8:15 p.m. — The Dazzlers perform at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Part of Denton’s Starrise free performing arts series. Visit or call 940349-8733.

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SATURDAY 7 a.m. — United Way of Denton County Day of Action includes community service projects at various locations from 7 a.m. to noon, followed by a rally for volunteers at 3 p.m. at the United Way office, 1314 Teasley Lane. Rally includes children’s activities, live music, a blood drive and information on volunteering. To sign up or for more information, visit dayofaction or email awo.unitedway 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Denton Community Market, a local artist and farmers market, at Mulberry Street and Carroll Boulevard. Visit http:// 10 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 10 a.m. to noon — Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center Sustainability Workshop: “WaterWise Landscaping” at the center, 3310 Collins Road. Free. Visit or call 940-349-8152. 7:30 p.m. — UNT String Institute faculty concert in the Recital Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-5652791 or visit

Camp SCRAP does more than give kids ages 6 to 12 a corner to make arts and crafts. The program shows campers how to change the way they look at material — especially material that is probably bound for the landfill. Shay Ometz/ Dallas Morning News file photo

SUNDAY 3 p.m. — Flute! Repetoire and Performance Workshop finale concert featuring director Mary Karen Clardy and workshop participants, in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit

MONDAY 6 p.m. — Chess Night at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 7 p.m. — “Introduction to Business Resources” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free program covers library resources for business owners and people thinking about starting a business. Call 940349-8757 or email kerry.montz@

TUESDAY 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. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 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. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 1:30 p.m. — Maker Kids for ages 8-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn about digital and

Odds and ends hat could your child do with some glue, a compact disc and some snazzy fabric? Enroll them in Camp Scrap and find out. SCRAP Denton, a nonprofit organization that promotes creative reuse, will have its summer creative camp in July.


manual tinkering in a class about programming, computer-aided design and circuitry. Free, but registration is required; call 940-349-8752. 3 p.m. — Science Explorers: “On a Roll With Motion” for ages 5-8 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Science program includes a story, discussion and hands-on activities. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit 4 p.m. — Edible Art for Teens: “Nacho Art” for ages 11 and older at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Register by Sunday; call

Summer camp caters to young imaginations

The camp is for ages 6 to 12. The first session is from July 21 to July 25, and the second is July 28 through Aug. 1. The camps start at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m., and the activities take place in the workroom of the nonprofit’s storefront at 215 W. Oak St. Camp SCRAP costs $175

per camper, and covers materials and a daily snack. Last summer, campers spent time painting, as well as designing creations that make use of objects that were discarded or were originally used for a different purpose. Campers will experiment with fibers and textiles.

940-349-8752. 7 p.m. — Pajama Story Time for ages 1-5 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton 7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, meets at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. 7:30 p.m. — Digital photography workshops for teens and adults, taught by Will Milne at North Branch

Library, 3020 N. Locust St. This class is “Get Your Camera Off Auto.” Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.

WEDNESDAY 9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940349-8752. 11 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St.

The camp registration form can be found at http:// Parents and guardians must fill out a release form before camp starts. For more information, call the shop at 940-808-1611 or visit — Lucinda Breeding

Stories, songs, puppets and more for children age 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit Noon to 1 p.m. — Concerts on the Square with the Fun-Addix at Locust and Hickory streets. Free. Rain location is the Denton Civic Center. Visit or call 940-349-8733. 1 p.m. — ClarEssentials faculty concert in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and

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EVENTS Continued from Page 4 Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-5652791 or visit 3 p.m. — Art Explorers: “Monet — Wax Resist Watercolors” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Children ages 6-8 can learn about artists and make their own art. Free. Register by Monday by calling 940349-8752. 3:30 p.m. — “Frozen Friends” at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Meet characters Elsa and Anna from the movie Frozen, make crafts and play games. Costumes encouraged. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — “Denton County MHMR: Who We Are, What We Do, How to Access Services,” with Phyllis Finley from Denton County MHMR, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Light refreshments will be served. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton 7 p.m. — Baby and Toddler Story Time for ages 3 and younger at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit 7 to 8:30 p.m. — Exploring Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Join the ongoing discussions of time-honored philosophical issues with Dr. Eva H. Cadwallader, professor of philosophy. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

MUSIC The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Each Wed, County Rexford, 7-9pm, free. 101 W. Hickory St. 940-5665483. The Abbey Underground Thurs: The Night Above Us, 10:30pm. Fri: Magnatite, Nerdface, Stray Nimbus. Weekly events: Each Sat, “’80s and ’90s RetroActive Dance Party”; each Sun, open mic hosted by Bone Doggie, signup at 7:30pm; each Mon, karaoke. 100 W. Walnut St. www.face American Legion Post 550 Each Fri, free karaoke at 9pm; each Tues, free pool. Live band on the last Sat of the month, free. 905 Foundation St., Pilot Point. 940-686-9901. Andy’s Bar Thurs: Snardok. Fri: 11:40, the Boxcar Gypsies, Vagabond, the Mothers, 9pm. Sat: Character, Muenster, Matt G, B.Know, Luke Velour. Sun: Buried Under Texas, 7pm, free. Each Wed, karaoke at 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-5655400. Banter Bistro Fri: Oui Bis, 6pm; “Song & Story” hosted by Richard Gilbert, 8pm; Warren Zevon tribute, 10pm. Sat: Lost Poet Lounge, 6pm; Phelps Phamily and Phriends, 8pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm; each Sat, live local jazz at 6pm. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.denton Crossroads Bar Thurs & Sat: Karaoke. Fri: Bone Handle Set, Steve Stanley, 10pm. 1803 Elm St. 940-8081177. Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Rodney Parker & 50 Peso Reweard, Grady

Spencer and the Work, 9pm, $7. Fri: The Mountain Goats, 10pm, sold out. Sat: Crazy and the Brains, Warparty, Birds of Night, 10pm, $5. Sun: Boxcar Bandits, 4pm, free; Hares on the Mountain, 7:30pm, free. Tues: Special Mister Ed, Buffalo Ruckus, Texas Sky, 8pm. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940-320-2000. The Garage Thurs: Entrophy. Fri: Brandon Bush. Sat & Wed: DJ Rockstyler. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. Golden Triangle Mall Sat: Zach Balch, 7-9pm, free. 2201 S. I-35E. 940-566-6024. www.shopgolden The Greenhouse Mon: Tim Moore. Each Mon, live jazz at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www. Hailey’s Club Sat: The Buffalo Parade, Awake in Theory, Band Nerds Music, Resisting Vegas, $5-$10. Mon: American Hitmen, Jambunctious, Solid, $5-$10. Wed: Across the Atlantic, Stomping on Iris, The Hero Prevails, the Wife & Kids, Vocals from the Tom Tom, Jacko Suede, $3-$10. Weekly events, 9pm, free-$10: each Fri, “Friday Night Live” with DJ Spinn Mo; each Tues, “’90s Night” with DJ Question Mark. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. J&J’s Pizza Wed: Benny the Jet Rodriguez, Hate Your Friends, Stymie, Special Guest, 8pm. 118 W. Oak St. 940-382-7769. www.jandjpizza The LABB Sat: Soul Patrol, Turnaroundmoon, 9pm. 218 W. Oak St. 940-293-4240. www.thelabb La Milpa Mexican Restaurant Each Fri, Mariachi Quetzal, 7:309:30pm. 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-382-8470. Last Drop Tavern 508 S. Elm St. 940-808-1651. www.lastdrop Lone Star Attitude Burger Co. Fri: Bonnie and Nick Norris, 7-10pm. Sat: 11:40, 7-10pm. Tues: Texas Red Hot Radio broadcast. Wed: Song swap with Sean Giddings, Jordan Burchill, Mikaela Kahn, 7-10pm. 113 W. Hickory St. 940-383-1022. www.lsa Lowbrows Beer and Wine Garden 200 S. Washington St., Pilot Point. 940-686-3801. www.low Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair Sat: Whiskey Tongue Burlesque presents its “Sizzling Summer Showcase,” Deadpan Poets, 9pm, $7. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910. Mulberry Street Cantina 110 W. Mulberry St. 940-808-1568. http:// Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: “Decades Dance Party” with DJ Spinn Mo, DJ Panic, DJ BPM, 9:30pm, $5-$10. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockin Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Mouth Saint, Shee Banshee, Biographies, 9pm, free-$3. Fri: Tony Ferraro & the Satans of Soft Rock, Delmore Pilcrow, the Demigs, Tall, 9 pm, $5-$7. Sat: The Wurly Birds, Moniker, the Single Issues, 9pm, $5-$7. Tues: “’80s Night” with DJ Yeahdef, 10pm, free-$3. No smok-

ing indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubbergloves Rusty Taco Sat: Bret Crow, Steve Stanley, 7pm. 210 E. Hickory St. 940-483-8226. www.therustytaco. com. Smiling Moose Deli Sat: Melissa Ratley, Nick Ryeback, 7pm. Wed: Alyssa Reynolds, Dunashay, 6pm. 501 W. Hickory St. 940-566-3350. www. Trail Dust Steak House Fri & Sat: Cypress Creek Band. 26501 E. U.S. 380 in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. VFW Post 2205 Free karaoke at 8pm each Thurs, Fri and Sat. 909 Sunset St. The Whitehouse Espresso Bar and Beer Garden Each Thurs, open mic at 7:30pm, sign-up at 7pm; each Wed, Jeffry Eckels presents “Jazz at the Whitehouse,” 8-10:30pm. No cover. 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786. Zera Coffee Co. Fri: Benefit concert for Moldovan missions with Matt Heffner of Story and a Prayer, Andrea Vega, Julie Livingston of Wise Ruby, 7:30pm, free. 420 E. McKinney St., Suite 106. 940-239-8002. www.zera

IN THE AREA 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday — The Best Little Brewfest in Texas in air-conditioned tents on the streets of Old Town Lewisville, 151 W. Church St. Event includes tastings of craft beers from more than 60 breweries, food trucks, music, vendors and more. Cloud 9 Charities’ event benefits the Alzheimer’s Association and teen suicide prevention. Tickets cost $35 for general admission (includes souvenir cup, 12 tastings, entry at 4 p.m.) or $45 for VIP entry (entry at 3 p.m.). Vehicle registration for the classic car show is $20. Attendees must be 21 or older and show ID. For tickets, visit http://bestlittlebrew 7 p.m. Tuesday — Sounds of Lewisville free concert series presents the Chicago Tribute Authority of Texas in the courtyard at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Bring blankets and lawn chairs; pets on a leash are allowed. Visit www.sounds Call education director Mildred Peveto at 940-383-1356. July 18-20 — 10th annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine. Hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at UNT. Registration costs $425. Visit


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FUTURE BOOKINGS June 27 through July 6 — Denton Community Theatre presents Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www. June 30 through July 27 — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School musical theater production camp at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Campers ages 10-18 will prepare to perform Beauty & the Beast July 25-27. Tuition is $425; early registration discount through June 6. Camp meets from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; no classes on July 4-6. For enrollment forms, visit http://dentoncommunity


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EVENTS Continued from Page 5 Aug. 4-8 — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School summer camps at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Programs include creativity camps for ages 4-6, from 9 a.m. to noon, $225 per week; and musical theater dance camps for ages 7-10, from 1 to 5 p.m., $275 per week. For enrollment forms, visit http://dentoncommunity Call education director Mildred Peveto at 940-383-1356.

VISUAL ARTS Banter Bistro 219 W. Oak St. 940565-1638. The Chestnut Tree 107 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am-2:30pm; dinner Thurs-Sat 5:30-9pm. 940-591-9475. A Creative Art Studio Gallery, classes and workshops. 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101. Mon-Sat 12-6pm, Sun by appointment only. 940-442-1251. Cupboard Natural Foods and Cafe 200 W. Congress St. 940-3875386. The DIME Store Denton Independent Maker Exchange’s store carrying local art, crafts and vintage items, plus workshop/gallery space. TuesSat 10-6. 510 S. Locust St. 940-3812324. Farmers & Merchants Gallery Early and contemporary Texas art. 100 N. Washington St., Pilot Point. Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. Appointments encouraged. 940-6862396. www.farmersandmerchants Green Space Arts Collective Studio/gallery available for rental. 529 Malone St. 940-595-9219. Impressions by DSSLC Store selling ceramics by residents of Denton State Supported Living Center. 105 1/2 W. Hickory St. 940-3823399. Jupiter House 114 N. Locust St. 940-387-7100. Oxide Fine Art & Floral Gallery Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, 10am-3pm Sat. 115 W. Eagle Drive. 940-483-8900. Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts Greater Denton Arts Council’s galleries, meeting space and offices. 400 E. Hickory St. Free. Tues-Sun 1-5pm. 940-382-2787. ● “American Brides: Inspiration and Ingenuity,” June 28-Oct. 24. Presented by the Greater Denton Arts Council and the UNT Texas Fashion Collection. PointBank Black Box Theatre Denton Community Theatre’s black box performance space. Mon & Wed 1-4pm, Fri 10:30am-1pm, and during performances. 318 E. Hickory St. ● Paintings by Dawn Swepston, through July 18. SCRAP Denton Nonprofit store selling reused materials for arts and crafts, with the Re:Vision Gallery featuring art made of reused and

repurposed items. Classes and workshops. 215 W. Oak St. 940-391-7499. ● “Crafternoon,” open workshop each Thursday, 3-6pm. tAd The Art Den, a small, artist-run space inside the Bowllery, 901 Ave. C, Suite 101. Tues-Sun 11am-9pm. 940-383-2695. ● “Edible Matters: A 4-Course Exhibition” features “What’s Cooking Under the Microscope,” through June 27. TWU East and West galleries in the TWU Fine Arts Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Free. Mon-Fri 9-4, weekends by appointment. 940-898-2530. visual-arts. TWU Gallery 010 Student-run exhibition space in the lower level of the Student Union, on Bell Avenue at Administration Drive. Mon-Thurs 8-9; Fri 8-5; Sun 1-9. UNT Art Gallery in the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. at Welch. Building also includes the North Gallery and the Lightwell Gallery. Tues noon-5pm, Wed-Thurs 9:30am-8pm, Fri-Sat noon-5pm. Free. 940-565-4316. UNT Cora Stafford Gallery In UNT’s Oak Street Hall, 1120 W. Oak St. Tues-Fri 10am-2pm or by appointment. 940-565-4005. UNT on the Square 109 N. Elm St. Free. Mon-Fri 9am-noon & 1-5pm, with extended hours Thurs until 8pm; Sat 11am-3pm. 940-369-8257. http:// ● “Diane Williams: Life on the Blackland Prairie” and “Bankston, Shugart and Stryker: Horse Country Photographers,” through July 19. Visual Arts Society of Texas Member organization of the Greater Denton Arts Council offers community and continuing education for local visual artists, professional and amateur. Meetings are at the PattersonAppleton Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Monthly meetings include mini-shows and demonstrations by visiting artists. Two annual juried exhibits. Critique groups and workshops. Visit or call Executive Director Lynne Cagle Cox at 972-VAST-ORG. Zera Coffee Co. 420 E. McKinney St., Suite 106. 940-239-8002.

DENTON PARKS & RECREATION Registration is open now for the second session of all-day summer camps for ages 3 1/2 to 15. Programs are offered at McMath Middle School, the Denton Civic Center and Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. The price includes a T-shirt, field trips, crafts and more. For more information, visit Register at the Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St., or the recreation center. Weekly fee is $105. For questions, call 940-349-7275. ■ The Liberty Run 5K/1 Mile Walk is on the Fourth of July at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. and the race begins at 7:30 a.m. The entry fee includes a T-shirt, a drink and fruit at the end of the race. Register for $15 by July 2, either online or in person at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Race-day registration will cost $20 per person. ■ The annual Yankee Doodle Parade will go through downtown Denton on the Fourth of July. The parade begins at 9 a.m. To enter a float, visit to complete a form. Judging of floats begins at 8:30 a.m. For more information about the parade, call 940-349-8579. The Fourth of July Jubilee will be at Quakertown Park and the

Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Activities begin at 9 a.m. The Civic Center Pool will have $1 admission from noon to 6 p.m. for Independence Day. For more information, visit ■ Swim lessons continue in June at the Denton Natatorium, 2400 Long Road, and Civic Center Pool, 515 N. Bell Ave. There are classes most days of the week, including Saturday, with many different time options. Most classes have a participant-to-teacher ratio of 6 to 1. Sessions cost $36 to $60 per person. Visit www.dentonparks. com or call 940-349-8800. ■ Young Rembrandts Art Camp is for ages 5-13 on June 25-27 at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Ages 5-8 will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and will focus on one piece of art. Ages 8-13 will meet from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. and will learn about different methods of drawing. Cost is $63. Register by Monday at www. or by calling 940-349-7275. ■ The Little Scientists half-day camp for ages 3-5 will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon June 23-27 at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Campers will learn about magnets and air through demonstrations and hands-on

activities. Cost is $75. For more information and to register, visit or call 940-349-7275. ■ The Gaming Academy is a Youth Tech Inc. Computer Camp for ages 10-17. The camp will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30 through July 3 at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Campers will learn about 2-D and 3-D game design and create their own video game using top-of-theline software. Cost is $325 per camper. Register by June 27 online or by calling 940-349-7275. ■ Campers ages 12-16 can enjoy the Outdoor Adventure Hike and Bike Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 7-10. Campers will travel to different locations, including Ray Roberts Lake State Park and Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center. Cost is $100 per camper. Visit the website or call 940-349-7275. ■ Ages 50 and up are can visit an indoor archery range on June 28 at Cinnamon Creek Ranch, 13794 Old Denton Road in Roanoke. The trip will leave the Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave., at 10 a.m. and return at 2 p.m. Lunch will be Dutch treat after shooting. Closedtoe shoes are required. Cost is $20. To register, visit www.dentonparks. com or call 940-349-7275.

POINTS OF INTEREST The Bayless-Selby House Museum Restored Victorian-style home built in 1898. 317 W. Mulberry St. Tues-Sat 10am-noon and 1-3pm. Free. Handicapped accessible. Regular special events and workshops. 940349-2865. bsh. Denton County African American Museum Exhibits of historic black families in the county, including artwork and quilting, and personal items of the lady of the house. 317 W. Mulberry St., next to the BaylessSelby House Museum. Tues-Sat 10am-noon and 1-3pm. Free. Bethlehem in Denton County Small gallery in Sanger displaying a

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Cinemark Denton 2825 Wind River Lane off I-35E. 940-535-2654. www. Movie Tavern 916 W. University Drive. 940-566-FILM (3456). Carmike Hickory Creek 16 8380 S. I-35E, Hickory Creek. 940-3212788. Silver Cinemas Inside Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. 940-3871957.

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OPENING FRIDAY Think Like a Man Too (★★1⁄2) The great appeal of 2012’s Think Like a Man is that it took four beautiful black actresses (Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good and Gabrielle Union) and put them right at the center of a film. It made for a comedy that was unexpected, refreshing and welcome. The sequel brings back the cast of the earlier picture, but the emphasis is different this time. In 2012, Kevin Hart was the big discovery. He’s become a star since then, and so he’s center-stage now, still funny like before, but alas, much of what made the earlier movie special is gone. This time they’re all in Las Vegas to celebrate the wedding of Candace (Hall) and Michael (Terrence Jenkins). The filmmakers’ efforts to be nonstop zany are misbegotten. — San Francisco Chronicle

NOW PLAYING Blended (★1⁄2) These days, Adam Sandler is a bottle of beer that’s lost all its bubbles. Drew Barrymore, in her third pairing with Sandler, still brings energy and conviction to her performance. Terry Crews steals the movie as an MC and singer at the Sun City resort where Jim (Sandler), the sad sporting goods salesman, and Lauren (Barrymore), the professional closet organizer, and their five kids end up in an absurdly contrived joint vacation. Rated PG-13, 119 minutes. — McClatchy-Tribune News Service Edge of Tomorrow (★★★1⁄2) Military marketer Maj. William Cage (Tom Cruise) is thrown into battle against extraterrestrials by an unsympathetic general (the excellent Brendan Gleeson), and then finds himself stuck in a mysterious time loop. Cruise dies dozens of times over and over, often in comical ways. Dying again and again, Cruise has rarely been so likable. This is Groundhog Day with guns. Edge of Tomorrow entertains in its narrative playfulness — another entry in the burgeoning fad of puzzle-making sci-fi, as seen in Inception and Looper. Directed by Doug Liman. Based on the 2004 Japanese novella All You Need Is Kill. With Bill Paxton and Emily Blunt. Rated R, 119 minutes. — The Associated Press The Fault in Our Stars (★★1⁄2) Shailene Woodley, who can do no acting wrong, brings a welcome

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John Lloyd Young stars as Frankie Valli in the movie musical “Jersey Boys.”

Short on sweetness By Boo Allen Film Critic

Jersey Boys is based on the Broadway production of the same name. It is, of course, a musical, but at its core, it’s a familiar story of loyalty. And for movies, loyalty cannot be better represented than in an Italian-American clan from New Jersey. Marshall Brickman and Rick Elise set their stage play and subsequent screenplay about singer Frankie Valli and his accompanying Four Seasons in the Newark suburb of Belleville in 1951. The soundtrack originates from Bob Crewe’s lyrics and Bob Gaudio’s music. Only by showing us the early influences on these young men — boys, really — can it be understood how such a feuding, disparate group stayed together. For a

Clunky direction, dull cinematography weigh down ‘Jersey Boys’ while anyway. John Lloyd Young plays Valli, the default center of a story that concentrates more on process than individuals. After various youthful scrapes and indiscretions, Valli (whose real name is Castelluccio) joins his buddies as the star of their singing group. From there, it’s a standard but drawn-out rags-to-riches-thenback-to-rags tale. Valli and his mates find success through a series of hit songs written around Valli’s signature falsetto warblings. The boys have their feuds, many revolving around the group’s alpha male Tommy DeVito (Vincent Piazza). Director Clint Eastwood makes the story almost as much

Jersey Boys Rated R, 134 minutes. Opens Friday.

about DeVito as it is about Valli. DeVito is the one who always starts fights, finds the women, argues about contracts, and finally lands the group in financial troubles. As a result, the rest of the group’s characters lack any substance. Even Valli’s potentially explosive home life is dealt with peripherally. Some colorful characters pop in for too-brief appearances,

such as Christopher Walken as a mob-connected consigliere, and a flamboyant Mike Doyle as record producer Bob Crewe. Eastwood accomplishes the impossible, making the 1950s and 1960s look dull, hazy, drab and devoid of much color. Again using Tom Stern for cinematographer, Eastwood delivers a succession of awkwardly staged scenes, inert sequences filmed in visually jarring flip-flop setups. And although it is a difficult quest, the experienced and lauded Eastwood never conjures up the energy needed for turning a vibrant stage musical into a lively film. BOO ALLEN is an awardwinning film critic who has worked for the Denton RecordChronicle for more than 20 years. He lives in Dallas.


Full-tilt for food OK, no death metal in this list — but these songs share a city’s restless indie spirit

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By Mariel Tam-Ray Staff Writer

f you hear full-throated cries of “Hail Satan!” reverberate around downtown on Friday night, don’t worry. It’s just fans of the Mountain Goats singing along to a song about our city. The North Carolina band’s show Friday at Dan’s Silverleaf has been sold out for weeks, but we figured this’d be as good a time as any to revisit one of the Mountain Goats’ older tracks that’s perked ears and piqued curiosity around here — as well as a handful of other songs about Denton.


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enton’s parks department presents a free movie at 8 p.m. today in Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. In The Nut Job, Surly the squirrel (voiced by Will Arnett) leads a gaggle of woodland critters as they try to steal an easy winter’s worth of nuts. Gather at 8 p.m. for crafts and a marshmallow roast in the park. The movie starts at 9 p.m. on an outdoor screen. Rated PG, 85 minutes. Up on June 26: The Lego Movie.


MOVIES Continued from Page 7 reality to The Fault in Our Stars, a perfectly serviceable teen date picture that teenage girls will have to bribe teenage boys to sit through. Sweet, cute to the point of cutesy, it’s a weeper about doomed teenagers (Woodley and Ansel Elgort, who played her brother in Divergent) who meet in a cancer patients support group and dare to fall in love. With Laura Dern and Willem Dafoe. Directed by Josh Boone, based the John Green novel. Rated PG-13, 125 minutes. — MCT Godzilla (★★1⁄2) Godzilla, that tail-swinging menace from the deep, is back with a pair of friends. What’s particularly weird about this Godzilla is that for long stretches, all it shows is destruction. Brian Cranston plays a scientist in Japan, working in a nuclear plant, who notices something very wrong on his computer. A stonyfaced Aaron Taylor-Johnson plays Cranston’s son, a lieutenant, and Elizabeth Olsen is his wife. Unfortunately, director Gareth Edwards concentrated too much on the action to worry about the performances. Rated PG-13, 123 minutes. — SFC How to Train Your Dragon 2 (★★★★) The follow-up to the muchadmired animated How to Train Your

Dragon doesn’t play it safe, and that’s why it’s the rare sequel that doesn’t feel somewhat stale. Written and directed by Dean DeBlois, How to Train Your Dragon 2 returns us to Berk, where our young Viking hero, Hiccup (again voiced by Jay Baruchel), lives and frolics with his devoted dragon, Toothless. Five years have passed, and now Berk is a virtual playground for dragons and Vikings alike. When Hiccup and his girlfriend Astrid (America Ferrera) discover a vicious villain (Djimon Hounsou) who’s building a dragon army, Hiccup resolves to stop him. Kudos to the creators here, who took a terrific first film and made a sequel that, both visually and thematically, lives up to that promise. With the voices of Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill and Kristen Wiig. Rated PG, 102 minutes. — AP Maleficent (★★★) It takes talent to walk around in a black leather-horned cap and not look silly. Angelina Jolie turns in a magnificent performance in Maleficent as the (now we are told) misunderstood villain of Sleeping Beauty. Jolie rules this film with a powerful acting grace accented by director Robert Stromberg’s film style that shifts from film noir to children’s comedy without a flinch. There’s just not enough fleshing out of the story

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The Mountain Goats, “The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton,” from All Hail West Texas (2003) The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle took small-town life as a jumping-off point for this song, which kicks off his 2003 album whose cover advertises “Fourteen songs about seven people, two houses, a motorcycle, and a locked treatment facility for adolescent boys.” The “Denton” of “The Best Ever Death Metal Band” is less a real-life setting and more a kind of shorthand for the small-town mindsets that might oppose a pair of die-hard metalheads. In just over 2 1/2 minutes, Darnielle, with his strident vocals and a folksy but fiercely strummed acoustic guitar, sketches out the tale of two teenagers named Cyrus and Jeff, “friends since grade school,” who form a twopiece death metal band that never plays anywhere beyond Jeff’s bedroom. Like the wannabe drummer Nick on TV’s Freaks and Geeks, the teens’ sky-high dreams dwarf any actual shot at fame: “Jeff and Cyrus believed in their hearts they were headed/for stage lights and Lear jets, and fortune and fame.” But thanks to their “prominent use of a pentagram,” Cyrus gets shipped off to reform school. Darnielle hints vaguely at some form of revenge, but leaves the details for the listener to imagine. The song closes with a couple of rousing cries hailing Lucifer to end on a high note.

From left, John Darnielle, Jon Wurster and Peter Hughe Friday at Dan’s Silverleaf. But ultimately, the song’s about the perseverance of the misfits, a common Mountain Goats theme: “When you punish a person for dreaming his dream/don’t expect him to thank or forgive you./The best ever death metal band out of Denton/will in time both outpace and outlive you.” In indie circles anyway, the song’s certainly outlived what one might expect for something recorded, fuzz and all, to cassette tape on a boombox. Darnielle has recorded and released hundreds of songs since the early 1990s, landing fans with his literary lyrics and wry, wise storytelling. All Hail West Texas, which was remastered and reissued last year on Merge Records, is the last of Darnielle’s solo home re-

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ly in Texas, whose virtues are extolled in this opener to the goofy 1981 movie from the folks who brought you The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Here, “You’ll find happy hearts and smiling faces/and tolerance for the ethnic races.” A TV studio’s worth of cheery townsfolk opine in unison: “Denton, Denton, you’ve got no pretension/You’re where the heart is, you’re OK.” Also, notably, the song manages to rhyme Denton with “10 out of 10,” “mention,” and “again and again.” Whether intentionally enough or not, the song’s relentlessly upbeat, pull-out-the-stops pop sound and its subject matter hearken back to the slightly less tongue-in-cheek Dynamic Denton: In Sound and Music, the 1967 one-

sided LP of promotional songs commissioned to sell the city. See it online:

Brave Combo, “The Denton Polka,” from Polka’s Revenge (2007) For its sesquicentennial in 2007, the city commissioned some of its resident Grammy winners to pen an instrumental piece celebrating Denton. The result was the bright, brassy “Trippy Town (Denton Life),” and when the band debuted it live, band leader Carl Finch asked listeners to “imagine all the things you like best about living here.” But the band wrote a com-

panion piece that’s outlasted the original commission. “The Denton Polka” starts off in a minor key — “Troubling times don’t get us down in Denton town” — but the tone is one of bounding, resourceful energy. It alludes to the made-up motto of Shock Treatment’s Denton, too: “Life is best in the home of happiness/Peaceful rest in the home of happiness.” The lyrics command listeners to “dance, dance, dance,” and this polka with a klezmer-punk accent can get an audience bouncing on its feet. See a live version: 1nOBdKN See DENTON on 10

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Denton Corn Mo and .357 Lover, “Denton Girls,” from Your Favorite Hamburger Is a Cheeseburger EP (2007) Corn Mo’s first take on this song came when he still lived here, a more DIY affair released on Band-Kits: A Compilation of Denton, Texas Music ca. 2000 (Quality Park). With his full band in Brooklyn, .357 Lover, this is a spangly, glammed-up version studded with bright keyboards and Queen-worthy “oooohs” cooing in the background. The chorus is “Denton girls, Denton girls/Everybody wants to have a Denton girl,” and Corn Mo (born John Cunningham) throws in rhymes like “chocolate-vanilla swirl” and “Texas Giant, Tilt-a-Whirl.” By the close of the song, it gets a little more geographically democratic, widening up the scope to sing the praises of all Texas girls.

EVENTS Continued from Page 6 personal collection of 2,900 nativities. Open evenings and weekends, by appointment only. Free. Small groups and children welcome. To schedule your visit, call 940-231-4520. Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum Exhibits include photos of Denton communities, historic Hispanic and black families, farm and ranching artifacts, and special collections including Southwest American Indian and Denton County pottery, pressed glass and weaponry. Research materials, county cemetery records, genealogical info, photographs. 110 W. Hickory St. 10-4:30 Mon-Fri and 11-3 Sat. Free. Call 940-349-2850 or visit Denton Community Market, a local artists and farmers market, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from April through November at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. Visit

Shiny Around the Edges, Denton’s Dreaming (2010) Fishboy, Little D (2005) Teenage Cool Kids, Days of Denton (2011) Denton gets its propers in the titles of three releases from local bands over the past decade, although lyrically there’s not a lot to directly link any one song to any one place. Shiny Around the Edges, for instance, name-checks the Idiot’s Hill neighborhood with the track “Robinwood Must Burn” on Denton’s Dreaming. Steadfast band members Jenny and Michael Seman, who wield guitars, voices and more than their rightful share of effects pedals and feedback, chase after glimpses of hushed beauty in the grit. Instead, Denton emerges in the feel of the albums’ songs — the commonality is a kind of restlessness that comes from living in a college town with a population that turns over every semester.

Denton County Farmers Market Local farmers sell fresh seasonal vegetables and fruit every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, through September, from 7 a.m. to sellout. At Sycamore Street and Carroll Boulevard, in the parking lot by the Denton County Historical Park. Visit Denton Firefighters Museum Collection at Central Fire Station, 332 E. Hickory St., displays firefighting memorabilia from the 1800s to the present. 8am-5pm Mon-Fri. Free and handicapped accessible. Gowns of the First Ladies of Texas Created in 1940, exhibit features garments worn by wives of governors of Texas. 8am-5pm MonFri. Administration Conference Tower, TWU campus. Free, reservations required. 940-898-3644. Hangar Ten Flying Museum Nonprofit museum displays, maintains, preserves, flies and shows antique, classic and contemporary classes of aircraft. Mon-Sat 8:30am-3 pm. 1945 Matt Wright Lane at Denton Enterprise Airport. Free. 940-5651945. Lewisville Lake Environmental

The Bandcamp page for Fishboy’s Little D notes that the collection of hookfilled songs were meant to evoke the “highs and lows” of living in Denton: “crowded and hyperactive one moment, sparse and calm the next.” There’s a definite interplay between songwriter Eric “Fishboy” Michener’s quieter guitar-andvoice moments and the full band sound, heavy on pop hooks and plumped up by Adam “Sweatpants” Avramescu’s keyboards and horns and a list of guest artists. Worth mentioning is Fishboy’s 2005 album release show that crowded the Rubber Gloves stage with people dressed as local landmarks: Interstate 35, the Corn-Kits sign, the Popo y Lupe sign, the football mascot from Necessary Roughness. Lyrically, though, there’s a brief, oddball mention (“Girl, you look so pretty/I want to ask you if/You were a city/ Would you be Denton, Texas?” in “Our Escape”) and a song title, “Start Again (The Story of Two Feuding Denton, TX Neighbors)” — although the latter’s story of the narrator’s head exploding and growing back could’ve taken place anywhere.

Learning Area Three hiking trails; camping, fishing and more on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River; restored 1870 log home. Summer hours: Fri-Sun 7am-7pm. Admission is $5, free for children 5 and younger. Front gate is at Jones Street and North Kealy Avenue in Lewisville. Call 972-219-3930 for directions. Little Chapel-in-the-Woods Built in 1939, one of 20 outstanding architectural achievements in Texas. Daily 8am-5pm, except on university holidays or when booked for weddings, weekends by appointment only, TWU campus. 940-898-3644. Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch Nonprofit 126-acre ranch with rare and exotic animals, including black bears, kangaroos, bobcats, zebras and more. Exhibits, tram ride, animal presentations and restaurant. Open to the public 10am-5pm Sat & Sun, March through Dec. 1. Tickets cost $10 for ages 13 and older, $8 for ages 3-12, $8 for seniors. 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point. 940-686-4600. UNT Rafes Urban Astronomy Center UNT’s astronomy center,

A rangy fidgetiness is evident in Teenage Cool Kids’ “Landlocked State,” in which a debt is lovingly owed to Pavement and in which frontman Andrew Savage sings: “There’s a voice you hear across the plains, with an accent that you can’t mistake/But this song, it don’t take place in Texas/it’s in a landlocked type of state.” This was one of Savage’s Denton projects, before he moved off to Brooklyn and started getting serious buzz with his band Parquet Courts. “Denton After Sunset” opens Teenage Cool Kids’ final album, Days of Denton, with a post-punk squall of electric guitars and a run-on dose of lyrics that feel like a stream of consciousness, half-chanted in a hard-to-fathom fashion — something about “growing older” and “pretty boring,” and “I ask this question often of myself while I’m standing inside my kitchen.” Restless? Yup. Hear them online: http://shiny, http://, http://dull MARIEL TAM-RAY can be reached at 940-566-6877.

open to the public once a month. 2350 Tom Cole Road. For directions and more information, visit ● Star Party on the first Saturday of the month, beginning 30 minutes after sundown, weather permitting. Admission is $5, free for children 4 and younger. UNT Sky Theater Planetarium in UNT’s Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 W. Mulberry St. 940-369-8213. ● Water Worlds, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. each Saturday. Tickets cost $3-$5, cash only. ● The Seasons Reasons Show, children’s matinee at noon each Saturday in June. Tickets cost $3, cash only.

SPORTS AQUATICS Civic Center Pool Open daily through Aug. 24 and Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Hours are noon-6pm Mon-Sat, 1-6pm Sun. 515 N. Bell Ave. in Quakertown Park. Admission is $3 for 18 and older;

$2.25 for ages 2-17; free for younger than 2. Season passes available. 940-349-8279. Denton Natatorium Indoor pools with open and lap swimming, swim lessons for children and adults, water exercise available. 2400 Long Road. Mon-Fri 5:30am-8pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun noon-6pm. Admission for city residents is $4 for ages 16 and older, $3 for ages 3-15. Nonresidents pay an additional $1. Passes and punch cards available. Free for ages 2 and younger. 940-349-8800. Water Works Park Four giant slides, a tubing river, a children’s water playground and two indoor pools. 2400 Long Road, just off Loop 288 and FM428 (Sherman Drive). Admission includes access to Natatorium. Open daily through Aug. 24 and Aug. 30-Sept. 1. June & July hours: 11am-8pm Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri; 11am-7pm Wed & Sat; noon-7pm Sun. For Denton residents: $11 for 48 inches or taller; $7 for under 48 inches. Nonresidents pay an additional $2. Free for children younger than 2; $5 for non-swimming guests. Season passes available. 940-3498800.

MOVIES Continued from Page 8 to support these elements. As is, the film is fun but not memorable. Rated PG, 97 minutes. — The Fresno Bee Million Dollar Arm (★★★1⁄2) There’s something about a baseball movie that just invites corniness. And so it is with Disney’s Million Dollar Arm, yet somehow, this flaw doesn’t feel like the biggest crime — especially when you have a high-quality cast at work. Real-life sports agent JB Bernstein (Mad Men’s Jon Hamm) and his partner Ash (the always entertaining Aasif Mandvi) bring two young Indian men (Madhur Mittal and Suraj Sharma) to America in hopes of creating the next international baseball sensation. With Alan Arkin, Bill Paxton and Lake Bell. Directed by Craig Gillespie. Rated PG, 124 minutes. — AP A Million Ways to Die in the West (★1⁄2) Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, Ted) wants to be a movie star in the worst way. A Million Ways to Die in the West is the result of this longing — a long comedy with long waits between jokes and longer waits between those that work. He plays Albert, a timid sheep rancher in 1882 Arizona whose clumsiness and cowardice costs him his best girl (Amanda Seyfried). His pals Edward (Giovanni Ribisi) and Ruth (Sarah Silverman) worry he’ll never get over that — until Anna (Charlize Theron), the moll of a desperado (Liam Neeson), ducks into town. Rated R, 116 minutes. — MCT 22 Jump Street (★★★1⁄2) You’re pretty much going to have to see 22 Jump Street twice — just to catch all the jokes the roars of laughter make you miss. This buddy cop parody hits its sweet spots with bromance gags carried to hilarious extremes by Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, too-dumbto-be-a-cop riffs by Tatum and a couple of vintage, sneering rants by Ice Cube. Undercover cops Jenko (Tatum) and Schmidt (Hill) are sent off to M.C. State University to track down a new designer drug that college kids are using to help them focus. A pack of writers, and the co-directors of the first film, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, conjure up good, quickfooted and foul-mouthed fun. Rated R, 112 minutes. — MCT X-Men: Days of Future Past (★★★1⁄2) In this latest episode of the mutant clan’s saga, Logan (Hugh Jackman) travels back to 1973 to stop the plans of an evil scientist (Peter Dinklage). Director Bryan Singer ably juggles past and present, with his team facing off against a new batch of robotic warriors with the help of the young Charles Xavier (James McAvoy). The young work with the old, integrating the special effects along with the era’s bad hair and wide lapels. Rated PG-13, 131 minutes. — B.A.


DINING RESTAURANTS AMERICAN CUISINE Central Grill 1005 Ave. C. 940-3239464. Dusty’s Bar and Grill Laid-back bar just off the Square serves a beltbusting burger and fries, a kitchen homily for meat and cheese lovers. Seven plasma TVs for fans to track the game, or patrons can take part in interactive trivia and poker. Darts, pool, video games and foosball. Kitchen open throughout business hours. 119 S. Elm St. Daily noon-2am. $-$$. 940-243-7300. www.dustys The Great American Grill at Hilton Garden Inn, 3110 Colorado Blvd. Dinner: Daily 5-10pm. 940-891-4700. Hooligans 104 N. Locust St. 940442-6950. The LABB 218 W. Oak St. 940-2934240. The Loophole Square staple has charming menu with cleverly named items, like Misdemeanor and Felony nachos. Decent range of burgers. 119 W. Hickory St. Daily 11am-2am; food served until midnight. Full bar. $-$$. 940-565-0770. www.loopholepub .com. Pourhouse Sports Grill Classy sports bar and restaurant boasts large TVs and a theater-style media room and serves burgers, pizza, salads and generous main courses. Full bar. 3350 Unicorn Lake Blvd. Sun-Thurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11-12. $-$$. 940-484-7455. Rocky’s Sports Bar Big games on big screens plus some pretty big tastes, too. Now open for lunch. For finger food, roll chicken chipotle and battered jalapeno and onion strips are standouts. Homestyle burgers; savory Caesar salad with chicken. Full bar. 2000 W. University Drive. Daily 11am-2am. $. 940-382-6090. Rooster’s Roadhouse “We Ain’t Chicken” is what the eatery claims, though the menu kindly includes it on a sandwich and in a wing basket — plus barbecue, burgers and hangout appetizers (cheese fries, tamales, and queso and chips). Beer. 113 Industrial St. Sun-Wed 11-10; Thurs-Sat 11midnight. $. 940-382-4227. RT’s Neighborhood Bar 1100 Dallas Drive, Suite 124. 940-381-2277. II Charlies Bar & Grill 809 Sunset St. 940-891-1100.

ASIAN Gobi Mongolian Grill and Asian Diner 717 S. I-35E, Suite 100. 940387-6666. Mr. Chopsticks This pan-Asian eatery does a little Chinese, Japanese, Thai and even Indian food. Offers a plethora of tasty appetizers and entrees. Many vegetarian dishes (some with egg). Beer and wine. 1633 Scripture St. Mon-Sat 11-10, Sun 11:30-9. $-$$. 940-382-5437.

BAKERIES Candy Haven and Kolache Haven 301 N. I-35E. 940-565-1474, 940-5659700. Crickles & Co. Breakfast, pastries,

desserts, coffee and tea. 2430 S. I-35E, Suite 136. Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 7am-3pm. 940-382-6500. Davis Purity Bakery Denton’s oldest bakery has sculpted but simple and flavorful cakes, soft egg bread, cookies and more. 520 S. Locust St. Mon-Sat 5am-5:30pm. 940-387-6712. NV Cupcakes Gourmet cupcakes and other sweets. 4251 FM2181, Suite 216, Corinth. Tues-Sat 11am-6pm or until sellout. 817-996-2852. Ravelin Bakery Gourmet bakery offers fresh-baked bread, mouthwatering sweets and a fine cup of coffee. 416 S. Elm St. Tues-Sat 6:30am-5:30pm, Sun 8am-5:30pm. 940-382-8561. Sugar Queen Cupcakes Denton location: 2320 W. University Drive. Mon-Sat 10-9, Sun noon-8pm. 940566-7900. Lake Dallas location: 211 Main St., Suite 100. Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 9-4. 940-497-3386. www.sugar

BARBECUE Clint’s BBQ Barbecue spot serves up brisket, ribs, pulled pork, sausage, chicken and breakfast too. 921 S. U.S. Highway 377, Aubrey. Tues-Thurs 6am-8pm; Fri-Sat 6am-9pm; Sun 6am-3pm. 940-365-9338. Gold Mine BBQ 222 W. Hickory St., Suite 102. 940-387-4999. www. Metzler’s Bar-B-Q Much more than a barbecue joint, with wine and beer shop, deli with German foods and more. Smoked turkey is lean yet juicy; generous doses of delightful barbecue sauce. Tender, well-priced chicken-fried steak. Hot sausage sampler has a secret weapon: spicy mustard. Beer and wine. 628 Londonderry Lane. Daily 10:30am-10pm. $. 940591-1652. Old House BBQ 1007 Ave. C. 940383-3536. The Smokehouse Denton barbecue joint serves up surprisingly tender and juicy beef, pork, chicken and catfish. Good sauces, bulky sandwiches and mashed potatoes near perfection. Good pies and cobblers. Beer and wine. 1123 Fort Worth Drive. SunThurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10. $-$$. 940566-3073.

BISTROS AND CAFES Banter Bistro Gourmet sandwiches and salads, breakfast items, coffee and espresso. Beer and wine. 219 W. Oak St. Daily 10am-midnight. $. 940-565-1638. www.dentonbanter .com. Cachette Bistro 144 N. Old Town Blvd., Suite 1, Argyle. Mon-Fri 7:30am-5pm, Sat 8am-3pm. 940464-3041. The Chestnut Tree Salads, sandwiches, soups and other lunch and brunch options served in back of small shop on the Square. Chicken pot pie is stellar. Tasty quiche. Decadent fudge lava cake and rich carrot cake. Revolving dinner menu. 107 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am-2:30pm; dinner Thurs-Sat 5:30-9pm. $-$$. 940-591-9475. Sidewalk Bistro 2900 Wind River Lane, Suite 132. Sun-Mon 7am-3pm, Tues-Sat 7am-9pm. 940-591-1999.

BRITISH The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Full bar. 101 W. Hickory St. Sun-Wed 11-10, Thurs-Sat 11-midnight. $-$$. 940-566-5483.

BRUNCH Cups and Crepes Eatery serves up both traditional American and European breakfasts and lunch. Get biscuits and gravy or test a crepe filled with rich hazelnut spread. Specialty coffees. 309 Fry St. Tues-Sun 8am-3pm. $. 940-387-1696. Loco Cafe Casual breakfast/lunch cafe that’s a sister restaurant to the Greenhouse Restaurant across the street. Signature plate is the Loco Moco: stacked hash browns topped with eggs, cheese, salsa or gravy with a fresh biscuit. 603 N. Locust St. Mon-Fri 6am-2pm; Sat-Sun 7am-3pm. $-$$. 940-387-1413. Royal’s Bagels & Deli 503 W. University Drive. Daily 6:30am-2pm. $. 940-808-1009. http://royals Seven Mile Cafe Breakfast, brunch and lunch spot, including vegan options. 311 W. Congress St. Daily 7am-3pm. 940-808-0200. www.

CHINESE Buffet King Dining spot serves more than 200 items of Chinese cuisine, Mongolian grill and sushi. 2251 S. Loop 288. Mon-Thurs 11-9:30, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-9. $-$$. 940-387-0888. Chinatown Cafe Bountiful buffet guarantees no visit need taste like another. Good selections include cucumber salad, spring rolls, orange chicken, crispy pan-fried noodles, beef with asparagus, steamed mussels. Beer and wine. 2317 W. University Drive. Mon-Thurs 11-9, Fri 11-10, Sat 11:30-10, Sun 11:30-10. $. 940-3828797. Golden China Small restaurant boasts quick and friendly service. Nice selections on buffet tables include wonton and egg drop soups, teriyaki chicken and hot pepper chicken. Beer and wine. 717 I-35E, Suite 100. Daily 11-10. $. 940-566-5588.

COFFEE AND TEA Amitea 708 N. Locust St. Mon-Thurs 8am-8pm, Fri-Sat 8am-9pm. 940382-8898. Big Mike’s Coffee Shop Fair-trade coffee and smoothies near UNT. 1306 W. Hickory St. Open 24 hours daily. $. 940-383-7478. Jupiter House Coffeehouse on the Square offers espresso, coffee, smoothies, shakes, teas and other drinks, as well as pastries and snacks. 106 N. Locust St. Daily 6am-midnight. $. 940-387-7100. Kaleo Bubble Tea & Coffee 1400 S. Loop 288, Suite 108. Daily 7am-10pm. 940-387-4848. www. Naranja Cafe Famous for its bubble tea, this shop also serves teas, juices,

smoothies and coffee. 906 Ave. C. Suite 100. $ 940-483-0800. Seven Mile Coffee 529 Bolivar St. Daily 7am-8pm. www.sevenmile Zera Coffee Co. Features artisan coffee and specialty coffee drinks and light snacks. Free Wi-Fi. 420 E. McKinney St., Suite 106. Mon-Sat 6ammidnight. $. 940-239-8002.

ECLECTIC Bears Den Food Safari Dine with two rescued bears at Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch’s restaurant, specializing in brick oven pizza. Full bar. 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point. Tues-Fri 5-9pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-4pm. $-$$. 940-686-5600. www.bears All About Mac This “macaroni and cheese emporium” near UNT offers more than two dozen flavors. 1206 W. Hickory St. Sun-Thurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11am-3am. 940-808-1003. www.all

FINE DINING The Greenhouse Restaurant Casual dining atmosphere complements fresh seafood, beef and chicken from the grill. Even vegetarian selections get a flavor boost from the woodpile. Starters are rich: spinachartichoke dip, asiago olives. Refined cocktails and rich desserts. Patio dining available. 600 N. Locust St. Mon-Thurs 11-10, Fri 11-11, Sat 12-11, Sun noon-9 (bar stays open later). $-$$. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouse Hannah’s Off the Square Executive chef Sheena Croft’s “upscale comfort food” puts the focus on local, seasonal ingredients. Steaks get A-plus. Tempting desserts. Full bar. No checks. 111 W. Mulberry St. Lunch: Mon-Sat 11-3. Brunch: Sun 10:30am-3pm. Dinner: Sun-Mon 4:30-9; Tues-Thurs 4:30-10; Fri-Sat 4:30-11. $$-$$$. 940-566-1110. Queenie’s Steakhouse Chef Tim Love’s steakhouse just off the downtown Square. Live jazz nightly. Full bar. 115 E. Hickory St. Lunch: Fri 11:30-2:30. Dinner: Wed-Thurs 4:3010pm, Fri-Sat 4:30-11pm. Sun brunch, 10:30am-3pm. $$-$$$. 940-4426834. www.queeniessteakhouse. com. The Wildwood Inn Elegant dining room tucked away in a bed and breakfast. Excellent food like hearty soups, Angus rib-eye, meal-size salads and daily specials. Beer and wine. 2602 Lillian Miller Parkway. Thurs-Sat 6-10pm. $$$. 940-2434919.

FROZEN YOGURT Yogurt Fusion 209 W. Hickory St. 940-597-6367. Yogurt Story 1800 S. Loop 288, Suite 393. 940-898-0131. Second location: 2700 W. University Drive, Suite 1080. 940-484-5407. www.

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DINING Continued from Page 11 Food 7650 S. I-35E, Suite 112, Corinth. 940-269-4370. Jasmine’s Mediterranean Grill and Hookah Lounge 801 Sunset St. Sun-Thurs 11am-1am, Fri-Sat 11am-2am. 940-898-1800. http:// Michael’s Kitchen Family-owned restaurant offers a Greek/Lebanese menu — hummus, gyros, dolmas and kafta — plus American food, for all three meals. Breakfast buffet weekdays. BYOB. 706 Fort Worth Drive. Daily 5:30am-10pm. $. 940-382-3663. Yummy’s Greek Restaurant Small eatery with wonderful food. Tasty salads, hummus, falafel, dolmas and kebabs. Good veggie plate and gyros. Yummy cheesecake and baklava. BYOB. 210 W. University Drive. Mon-Thurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun noon-9. $-$$. 940-383-2441.

HAMBURGERS Burger Time Machine 301 W. University Drive. 940-384-1133. Cool Beans Funky atmosphere in old building. Menu offers foodstuffs that go well with a cold beer — fried things, nachos, hamburgers, etc. Veggie burger too dependent on salt, but good fries are crispy with skin still attached. Full bar. 1210 W. Hickory St. Daily 11am-2am. $. 940-382-7025. Denton County Independent Hamburger Co. Custom-built burgers with a juicy, generous patty, fresh fixings on a worthy bun. Also available: chicken sandwich and limited salad bar. Beer. 715 Sunset St. Mon-Sat 11-8. $. 940-382-3037. Lone Star Attitude Burger Co. Gourmet burgers, sandwiches, salads and more in a joint that doubles as a shrine to Texas music and has a rooftop view of the Square. Full bar. 113 W. Hickory St. Mon-Wed 11ammidnight, Thurs-Sat 11am-2am, Sun 11am-midnight. $-$$. 940-383-1022. Mr. Frosty Old-timey joint has all your fast-food faves but with homemade quality, including its own root beer. Atmosphere and jukebox take you back to the ’50s. 1002 Fort Worth Drive. Tues-Sun 11am-11pm. $. 940387-5449. RG Burgers & Grill 2430 S. I-35E, Suite 172. Sun-Thurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10. 940-383-2431.

HOME COOKING Babe’s Chicken Dinner House 204 N. Fourth St., Sanger. Tues-Fri 4:30-9pm, Sat 11-9 and Sun 11-3. $-$$. 940-458-0000. Bonnie’s Kitchen 6420 N. I-35. 940-383-1455. Cartwright’s Ranch House Restaurant on the Square serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring chicken-fried steak, hamburgers and steaks. Family-style service available. 111 N. Elm St. 940-387-7706. Jay’s Cafe 110 W. Main St., Pilot Point. 940-686-0158. OldWest Cafe As winner of the Best Breakfast and Best Homestyle Cooking titles in Best of Denton 2009 through 2014, this eatery offers a wide selection of homemade meals.

Denton location: 1020 Dallas Drive. Mon-Sat 6am-2pm, Sun 7am-2pm. $. 940-382-8220. Sanger location: 711 N. Fifth St. Daily 7am-2pm. 940-4587358. 817-442-9378. Prairie House Restaurant Open since 1989, this Texas eatery serves up mesquite-grilled steaks, baby-back ribs, buffalo burgers, chicken-fried rib-eyes and other assorted dishes. 10001 U.S. Highway 380, Cross Roads. Daily 7:30am-10pm. $-$$. 940-4409760.

ICE CREAM Beth Marie’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream and Soda Fountain Parlor with lots of yummy treats, including more than 40 ice creams made on premises. Soups and sandwiches at lunch. 117 W. Hickory St. Mon-Wed 11-10pm; Thurs 11-10:30; Fri-Sat 11-11:15; Sun noon-10pm. 940-384-1818. Unicorn Lake location: 2900 Wind River Lane. Mon-Wed 11-9; Thurs 11-10; Fri-Sat 11-11; Sun noon-9pm. 940-5911010.

INDIAN Bawarchi Biryani Point 909 Ave. C. 940-898-8889. www.bawarchi Rasoi, The Indian Kitchen Housed in a converted gas station, this Indian dining spot offers a small but carefully prepared buffet menu of curries (both meat and vegetarian), beans, basmati rice and samosas. 1002 Ave. C. Daily 11am-9:30pm. $. 940-5666125.

ITALIAN Aviano Italian Restaurant Traditional Italian fare, including lasagna, pastas with meat and marinara sauces. Lunch specials till 2 p.m. on weekdays. BYOB. 5246 S. U.S. Highway 377, Aubrey. Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10pm. $. 940-365-2322. Bagheri’s 1125 E. University Drive, Suite A. 940-382-4442. Don Camillo Garlic gets served straight up at family-owned restaurant that freely adapts rustic Italian dishes with plenty of American imagination. Lasagna, chicken and

eggplant parmigiana bake in woodfired oven with thin-crusted pizzas. 1400 N. Corinth St., Suite 103, Corinth. Mon-Wed 11-2:30, 5-9; Thurs-Sat 11-2:30, 5-10. 940-321-1100. Fera’s Excellent entrees served bubbling hot. Rich sauces, firm pastas and billowing garlic rolls. Dishes served very fresh. Desserts don’t disappoint. Beer and wine. No credit cards. 1407 W. Oak St. 940-382-9577. Mon-Thurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11-11. $-$$. Genti’s Pizza and Pasta 4451 FM2181, Suite 125, Corinth. Mon-Sat 11-10, Sun noon-9. $-$$. 940-4975400. Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant Romantic spot in bed and breakfast serves Northern Italian and Southern French cuisine. Beer and wine. 821 N. Locust St. Mon-Thurs, 11-2, 5-9, Fri 11-2 & 5-10, Sat 5-10. Sun 10:30-2. $-$$. 940-381-2712. Luigi’s Pizza Italian Restaurant Family-run spot does much more than pizza, and how. Great New York-style pies plus delicious southern Italian dishes, from lunch specials to pricier meals. Nifty kids’ menu. Tiramisu is dynamite. Beer and wine. 2317 W. University Drive. Sun & Tues-Thurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11-11. $-$$. 940-591-1988.

JAPANESE Haru Sushi & Grill 2430 S. I-35E, Suite 126. 940-383-3288. I Love Sushi 917 Sunset St. MonThurs 11am-3pm & 5-10pm, Fri 11am-3pm & 5-10:30pm; Sat noon-10:30pm; Sun 12:30-9pm. $$. 940-891-6060. J Sushi 1400 S. Loop 288, Suite 100. 940-387-8833. Keiichi Sushi chef Keiichi Nagano turns eel, fluke, squid, salmon, yellowtail and tuna into sashimi. Daily fish specials and pasta dishes served with an Asian flair. Homemade tiramisu and fruit sorbets. Reservations recommended. Wine and beer. 500 N. Elm St. Tues-Sat 5-11. $$-$$$. 940382-7505. Shogun Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 3606 S. I-35E, Suite 100. 940-3827800. Sushi Cafe 1401 W. Oak St. 940380-1030.

KOREAN Czen 408 North Texas Blvd. 940383-2387.

MEXICAN/TEX-MEX Casa Galaviz Comfortable, homey atmosphere at small, diner-style restaurant that caters to the morning and noon crowd. Known for homemade flour tortillas and authentic Mexican dishes from barbacoa to menudo. BYOB. 508 S. Elm St. MonFri 7-7; Sat-Sun 7-5. $. 940-387-2675. Chilitos Delicious guacamole; albondigas soup rich with chunky vegetables and big, tender meatballs. Standout: savory pork carnitas. Attentive, friendly staff. Menudo on weekends, breakfast anytime. Daily lunch specials. Full bar. 621 S. Lake Dallas Drive, Lake Dallas. Mon-Fri 11-9, Sat 10-9.

$-$$. 940-321-5522. El Chaparral Grille Restaurant serves a duo of American and Mexican-style dishes for breakfast, lunch and catering events. Daily specials, and breakfast buffet on Sundays. 324 E. McKinney St., Suite 102. Mon-Fri 7am-2pm; Sun 8am-2pm. $. 940-2431313. El Guapo’s Huge menu encompasses Tex-Mex and Mexican standards as well as ribs, brisket and twists like Santana’s Supernatural Quesadillas (fajita chicken and bacon) and jalapeno-stuffed shrimp. Ilada Parilla Asada steak with avocado was a little salty; enchiladas are very good. Full bar. 419 S. Elm St. Mon-Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 11-11. $$. 940-566-5575.

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CD RELEASE PARTY: Local Artist Releases Album Worldwide Sarah Michelle Vinson, a Sanger High School graduate, has recently signed a record label with the Tate Music Group and will be releasing her CD worldwide. Come watch Sarah perform her songs and get your copy of her CD at the release party on Friday June 27th, at 8:00 p.m., at Zera’s Coffee Company at 420 E McKinney St. in Denton, Texas.


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DINING Continued from Page 12 Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Eatery stakes claim of wide variety in local taco territory. Soft and crispy tacos available with shrimp, fish, chicken, garlic shredded beef and veggies. Breakfast burritos too. Beer, wine and margaritas. $. Multiple locations. Downtown Denton: 115 Industrial St. Mon-Tues 6:30am-10pm, Wed 6:30am-11pm, Thurs 6:30am-midnight, Fri-Sat 7am-2am, Sun 6:30am-10pm. 940380-8226. I-35E location: 2412 S. I-35E, 940-488-4779. La Estrella Mini Market 602 E. McKinney St. 940-566-3405. La Mexicana Strictly authentic Mexican with enough Tex-Mex to keep locals happy. Chili relleno is a winner, with earthy beans and rice. Chicken enchiladas are complex, savory. Also available: more than a dozen seafood dishes, and menudo served daily. Swift service with plenty of smiles. Beer. 619 S. Locust St. Daily 9-10. $. 940-483-8019. La Milpa Mexican Restaurant 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-3828470. Los Toreros 2900 Wind River Lane, Suite 134. Sun-Thurs 11am-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 11am-midnight. 940-390-7693. Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant Authentic Mexican dining includes worthy chicken enchiladas and flautas. Fine standard combo choices and breakfast items with reasonable prices. Quick service. Beer and wine. 1928 N. Ruddell St. Tues-Fri 11-9:30, Sat 8am-9:30pm, Sun 8-4. $. 940566-1718. Mi Casita Mexican Food Fresh, tasty, no-frills Tex-Mex at good prices. Tacos, fajitas, quesadillas, chalupas and more plus daily specials and breakfast offerings. Fast and friendly service. Beer and wine. 110 N. Carroll Blvd. Mon-Sat 7am-9pm. $. 940-891-1932. Mi Casita Express: 905 W. University Drive, 940-891-1938. Mi Casita: 2221 S. I-35E, 940-891-1500. Miguelito’s Mexican Restaurant The basics: brisk service, family atmosphere and essential selections at a reasonable price. Sopapillas and flan are winners. Beer and margaritas. 1412 N. Stemmons St., Sanger. 940458-0073. Mi Ranchito Small, family-operated, authentic Tex-Mex spot with $5.50 lunch specials Tues-Fri. Beer. 122 Fort Worth Drive. Tues-Thurs 11am-3pm, 5-9:30pm; Fri-Sun 11-10. $. 940-3811167. Raphael’s Restaurante Mexicano Not your standard Tex-Mex — worth the drive. Sampler appetizer comes with crunchy chicken flautas, fresh guacamole. Pechuga (grilled chicken breast) in creme good to the last bite, and beef fajitas are juicy and flavorful. Full bar. 26615 U.S. 380 East, Aubrey. Tues-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-9. $-$$. 940-440-9483. Rusty Taco 210 E. Hickory St. 940483-8226. Taco Lady 1101 E. McKinney St. 940-380-8188. Taqueria El Picante 1305 Knight St., Suite A. Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat-Sun 8-5. 940-382-2100. Tortilleria Tierra Caliente 1607 E. McKinney St., Suite 800. 940-591-

6807. Tortilleria La Sabrocita 201 Dallas Drive. 940-382-0720. Veronica’s Cafe 803 E. McKinney St. 940-565-9809. Villa Grande Mexican Restaurant 12000 U.S. 380 East, Cross Roads. 940-365-1700. Denton location: 2530 W. University Drive, 940382-6416.

MIDDLE EASTERN Green Zatar Family-owned restaurant/market does it all from scratch, and with speed. Meats like gyros and succulent Sultani Kebab, plus veggie combo and crunchy falafel. Superb saffron rice and sauteed vegetables; impressive baklava. BYOB. 609 Sunset St. Daily 11-10. $-$$. 940-3832051.

NATURAL/VEGETARIAN The Bowllery Rice, noodle and veggie bowls featuring sauces and dressings made from scratch, with teriyaki and other meats as well as vegan and gluten-free options. Fresh juices and smoothies. 901 Ave. C, Suite 101. Tues-Sun 11am-9pm. $-$$. 940-383-2695. http://thebowllery. com. Cupboard Natural Foods and Cafe Cozy cafe inside food store serves things the natural way. Winning salads; also good soups, smoothies and sandwiches, both with and without meat. Wonderful breakfast including tacos, quiche, muffins and more. 200 W. Congress St. Mon-Sat 8-8, Sun 10-7. $. 940-387-5386.

PIZZA Bosses Pizza 420 E. McKinney St. Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm. 940-382-8537. www. Crooked Crust 101 Ave. A. 940-5655999. J&J’s Pizza Pizza lovers can stay in touch with their inner-collegiate selves through cold mugs of premium draft. Bountiful, homemade pizza pies, in N.Y. style or deep-dish Chicago style. Salads, hot and cold subs, calzones, lasagna and spaghetti. Beer. 118 W. Oak St. 940-382-7769. MonSat 11am-midnight. $-$$. Last Drop Tavern Neopolitan-style pizzas cooked in a wood-burning oven. Food served Mon-Thurs 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-midnight, Sun noon-11pm. 508 S. Elm St. 940-8081651. Mellow Mushroom 217 E. Hickory St. Sun-Wed 11am-10pm, Thurs-Sat 11am-midnight. 940-323-1100. Palio’s Pizza Cafe 1716 S. Loop 288. 940-387-1900. TJ’s Pizza Wings & Things 420 S. Carroll Blvd., Suite 102. 940-3833333.

SANDWICHES O’Philly — A Cheesesteak Cafe Restaurant specializing in Philadelphia cheesesteaks, along with hot dogs, wraps, sandwiches and melts. 2430 I-35E, Suite 164. Sun-Thurs 11-8, Fri-Sat 11-9. 940-488-9219. http:// New York Sub-Way 305 W. University Drive. 940-566-1823. New York Sub Hub Bread baked daily and fresh ingredients, even avocado. Broccoli and cheese soup is impressive; “All Stops” features

almost every cold-cut imaginable. $. 906 Ave. C. Mon-Sat 10-10, Sun 11-10. 940-383-3213. Other locations: 1400 S. Loop 288, Suites 102-2, in Denton Crossing; Mon-Sun 10:30-10; 940383-3233. 4271 FM2181, No. 308, in Corinth; Mon-Sat 10:30-9, Sun 11-7; 940-497-2530. Weinberger’s Deli Chicago-style sandwiches including the Italian beef bistro, sausages, gyros, soups and more. 311 E. Hickory St., Suite 110. Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-3pm. 940-566-5900. www.weinbergers

SEAFOOD Dani Rae’s Gulf Coast Kitchen 2303 S. I-35E. Sun-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm. 940-898-1404. Frilly’s Seafood Bayou Kitchen Plenty of Cajun standards and Texas fusion plates. Everything gets plenty of spice — sometimes too much. Sides like jalapeno cornbread, red beans and rice are extra. Beer and wine. 1925 Denison St. Sun-Thurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-9:30. $$. 940-243-2126.


STEAK Ranchman’s Cafe Legendary cafe sticks to old-fashioned steaks and tradition. Oversized steaks and delicious chicken-fried steak. Homey meringue pies; order baked potato ahead. BYOB. 110 W. Bailey St., Ponder. Sun-Thurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10. $-$$$. 940-479-2221. www.ranch Trail Dust Steak House Informal dress (neckties will be clipped). Dance to live C&W. 26501 U.S. 380 East, Aubrey. $$. 940-365-4440.


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THAI Andaman Thai Restaurant Extensive menu continues trend of good Asian food in Denton. Fried tofu is a home run. Pad Thai noodles have perfect amount of sweetness. Homemade coconut ice cream, sweet rice with mango. Beer and wine. 221 E. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 11am-3pm & 4-9:30pm; Sat-Sun noon-9:30pm. $$. 940-591-8790. www.andamanthai Oriental Garden Restaurant Thai stir-fried dishes, with some Japanese and Chinese specialties. Homemade ice cream: coconut, green tea, Thai tea & lychee. 114 Ave. B. Mon-Sat 11-9. $-$$. 940-387-3317. Thai Square Restaurant 209 W. Hickory St., Suite 104. Tues-Thurs 11am-3pm & 5-9:30pm; Fri 11am-3pm & 5-10pm, Sat 11:30am-10pm, Sun 11:30am-9pm. $$. 940-380-0671. Sweet Basil Thai Bistro 1800 S. Loop 288, Suite 224. 940-484-6080. Thai Ocha Dishes that are as tasty as they are pretty. Lunch specials can be made with chicken, pork, vegetables or beef; hot and spicy sauce makes even veggie haters go after fresh veggies with zeal. Quiet setting. BYOB. 1509 Malone St. Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, 5-10pm; Sat 11:30-10; Sun 11:30-9. $-$$. 940-566-6018.

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Affirm Oilfield Services in Bridgeport, TX is seeking flatbed truck drivers. 1 year of experience and valid Class A CDL required. Mostly day shift, but must be available all hours. Apply in person at 239 County Road 3503, Bridgeport, TX 76426. Pay DOE. Paid time off, medical, dental, vision, 401k, more.

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Auto Sales Assistant needed FT Must have sales exp. & D.L. Contact Brian 940-382-7700.

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CARE GIVERS Needed. 24 Hour Live-in Senior Care Phone answered Tues-Sat. 8 am - 6:30 pm Call 940-783-4240

Concrete Finisher 1 year experience concrete finishing; wall finisher preferred; competitive wages. May apply at 661 Shahan Prairie Road, Little Elm Texas, or send resume to EOE

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Covington Credit has an immediate opening for a CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE/CASHIER. Excellent starting salary + complete benefit package, including retirement. M-F work. Contact Juliet at 316 East Oak, Suite B.



DENTON COUNTRY CLUB Experienced Servers, Line Cooks, and dishwashers Apply in person at 1213 Country Club Rd Argyle Tx 76226

Denton County MHMR Program Manager of Crisis, Care Coordinator, LVN, Office Assistant, Clinic Assistant, Direct Support, Registered Nurse, Program Assistant, Licensed Professional Counselor, Case Management, Community Support, Crisis and more! Call 940-565-5287 or Visit Denton Family Medicine Clinic seeking Medical Assistant. Bilingual a plus. FAX resumes to 940-442-6574.

DRIVERS: CDL, Must live in Drivers Denton. Prefer experience, must Truck Drivers be able to obtain TDLR licence. Competitive pay, salary + Needed commission. HAZMAT not required. Clean driving record. CDL, Local Hauling, Home EARN AS YOU LEARN. Every Night, Vacation. Apply in person at * Mixer Drivers 2008 Metro Street, Denton. * Dump Truck Drivers, 940-384-9866 paid by the hour, *Tractor Trailer Drivers, paid percentage. Drivers needed Class A CDL, Frank Bartel with Tanker endorsement 7401 S. Hwy. 377 preferred. Call Mon thru Fri Aubrey, TX 76227 8am-5pm only 940-736-0758.

ELECTRONIC REPAIR TECHNICIAN with the ability to troubleshoot and repair digital and analog controls to component level without schematics. Must possess advanced soldering skills with experience in both surface mount and through-hole technology. Must be willing to take on additional tasks and work well with others. Email resumes to

Driving Positions Available At SPAN Transit An exciting opportunity is now available at SPAN Transit for Part-Time Bus Operators. Training is expected to begin as soon as qualified applicants are selected.

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Denton ISD Transportation Department AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN

These are Part-Time positions, which will be filled upon selection of qualified applicants. Applicants must be available from 6AM to 6PM.

Qualifications preferred • Experienced light and medium duty automotive tech • Afternoon shift – Straight 40 hr week no flags hours • ASE Certification and/or equivalent technical training preferred • Electronic and electrical system diagnostic abilities Please apply online at For more information, please call Alan Wilcox, Fleet Maintenance Supervisor 940-369-0360.

Medical practice looking for an Part Time Express Lube Tech must be experienced. Experienced MA OR CMA. Hourly + commission. Great listening, memory skills, Pilot Point area. 940-686-5823 multi tasking and keyboarding skills. Ophthalmology knowledge Part time Maintenance position a plus but medical terminology a must. CMA/COA preferred. Salary open at a Denton senior housing based on experience. Hours are 4 apartment complex. Hrs MonFriday 8am to 3pm with an hour 1/2 days per wk Fast growing pool company needs lunch. No Benefits. $10.00/hr to Please submit resume to a fulltime cleaner/service tech . start. Call Michele Shevlin at Potential advancement & Salary 972-424-9800. depends on exp. 972-317-3500 Nationwide Wholesale GreenSALESPERSON Needed house is seeking GENERAL FORKLIFT DRIVERS NEEDED!! Earn up to 60k a year. LABORERS. Duties include Immediate Openings Bilingual is a big plus. planting, watering, loading, 1st & 2nd Shifts Available Denton, Lewisville-Coppell Area unloading and greenhouse main- Send resume to crazyredsmh@ or fax 940-479-9002 tenance. Employees will work with Call (940)442-6550 a variety of flowers and vegetaSales- Plastics bles. Please apply in person Front Office/ Mon-Fri at 12:30 at 4122 Cowling Distributor/Broker/Trader- Entry Level Sales Representative Rd., Sanger, TX 76266.

Receptionist needed for local physicians. Experience a plus. Fax Resume to 940-381-0727

Full-time and Part-time HOUSEKEEPERS needed. Must be able to work any shift. Please apply within at the Please apply in person SPAN Transit Office at at Denton Travel Center 1800 Malone Street Denton, TX. 6420 N I-35 exit 471 ask for Allie. EOE NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

ELECTRICIANS Wanted Background check & drug test required No Exceptions Apply within at: C & G Electric, Inc. 4801 W. University Drive, Bldg 102, Denton TX

HLS Lawn Services Etc Help wanted LABORER needed. Able to handle the heat. Call 940-368-1771 or 940-382-5654

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CLASS A CDL DRIVERS NEEDED • Competitive Pay • Quarterly bonuses, night differential, night shift bonus • Drive locally • Medical, dental, life, supplemental insurance • Paid vacation, paid holidays • 401(k) Match • Unused vacation paid out • Annual Safety Bucks Minimum age 22 yrs, class a CDL + Tanker, some driving experience required; acceptable MVR; medical card or the ability to obtain one. For more information about BTT and open Driver positions, call Ronny at (940)577-3553 or Equal Opportunity Employer FN

NIGHT CLUB MANAGER Salaried position + Benefits available 3 to 5 years Beverage Management experience a must $500.00 Sign-on bonus for all positions.Terms and conditions apply call: 580-276-9523

About the Job You will be trained in all areas of being a plastics resin reseller: buying, selling, and delivering. Leads will be provided. Required Skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Personal motivation/drive The ability to learn

About the Company: Lone Star Chemical has been in business since 1974. We sell plastic resin all over North American. We are looking to expand our sales force.

BOOKKEEPER Temp to Perm Individual with advanced MS Office & Excellent Accounting Skills. Excellent Bookkeeping Skills in QuickBooks 2014 needed. Construction background a plus. 40-45 hrs wkly. $14-16 hrly. Heavy desk with strick deadlines. Safety Knowledge a Plus. Small office, Ponder, TX. Email resume & cover letter to: cindy@diamondhtrenching. com


Sales Professionals for Local ROOFING Company w/B.B.B Accreditations. Great Commission-50/50 profit split. Draw against signed contract. Sales Material,Uniforms & Leads Available. Must have Experience. Call 214.489.5053 SECURITY GUARD Part Time Night Shift. Clean Background. $9/hr. 817-996-7404

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TNT Electric, Inc. Gainesville TX Accepting applications for full time APPRENTICE POSITIONS.

Top hourly pay and benefits. Must be willing to work out of town Mon. through Fri. when required. Applicant must hold a valid driver license (CDL a plus). Electrical experience helpful. A preemployment drug screen will be required. Applications are available and must be filled out at 5240 E Hwy 82, Gainesville, TX Travel Centers of America @ 6420 N I-35 Denton, Tx exit 471 is seeking Full Time GROUNDS MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL. Please apply in person and ask for Allie. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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If you are interested please email your resume to info@lonestarche or fax (940) 381-2001.

NORTHSTAR BANK Little Guys Movers is now hiring Denton: Compliance BSA Officer responsible individuals who Argyle: P-T Teller 12:00-6:00 possess strong communication Lake Dallas: P-T Teller 1:30-6:00 skills, a positive attitude, and a Pilot Point: P-T Teller 1:00-6:00 valid driver’s license. Background Colleyville: Teller 10:00-2:00 checks. Apply in person, Experience required, EEO. 520 S. Elm St, Denton. Resume to Starts at $9.00/hr. For details go to:, “Careers” Looking for a FT DUMP TRUCK DRIVER. Class B Clean Record Now Hiring! Current Medical Card. Non Smok- Equipment operators, laborers, er. Aggregate exp, preferred, CDL drivers, asphalt workers. Must be reliable & want to work. Valid drivers license required. Serious inquiries only. Collinsville, Apply at 3020 Ft Worth Dr, TX. Call for More Details. Denton, online at 540-840-1960. or call 940-382-2581. EOE Looking for Friendly customer service agent in call center envi- Nursing opportunities for LVN ronment and experienced tow in a pediatric office in Flower truck operator. Apply in person at Mound. Must have pediatric 997 E. Main Lewisville, TX 75057 experience. Call 972-691-2388.

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Need someone PT to load/unload & SELL produce & similiar goods, in outdoor market setting. Must lift 25 lbs, have good customer service skills. Must be dependable/punctual. Must have good math, english skills. Bi-linglual a plus. 940-312-2630

Immediate Openings!! Manufacturing Machine Operators Production MIG & TIG Welders Apply at; 310 Audra Lane Denton TX 76209

Denton ISD Hires Paid Training for Class B CDL, Driving Rate $13.00+ Hr (after training), School Holidays Off, Paid Personal/Sick Leave, Teacher Retirement Service, Child Ride Along Program... • Times vary depending on Route Assignment and Trip Availability • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check • Possess acceptable driving record for driver positions Apply • online at • call 940-369-0371

Opening for PRESCHOOL TEACHER, Full/Part Time. 940-387-4200 Ask for Kathy Davis.

Make $16-$18/hr, M-F, Cleaning Houses! Own Transportation. Please Call 214-855-7189.

WANT TO BE A FIREFIGHTER? in Less Than 6 Months? Texas Commission on Fire Protection and EMT cert. V.A. approved. Enroll now for classes! Write: Haz-Co, PO Box 3063, Sherman, TX 75091 or call 903-564-3862

Tri County Farrier Service All types all breeds $40 to trim $120 to shoe Call Michael 214-355-8150

AVEN ESTATE SALES Experienced & Reputable 940-594-2878 or 940-483-8767 Denton, 1207 Primrose Lane, FRI-SAT, June 20-21, 7am-? After recent move, we don’t need it, so come and get it!

Denton, 2801 SPENCER RD. BRIDGEMOOR Senior Apts. holding a Community Wide Garage Sale Saturday June 21st Starts at 8am Variety of Items 940-898-9899 Denton, 818 Crescent Saturday June 21st 7am-? Collectibles, jewelry, boys stuff, little bit of eveything.

Krum, 1409 Dakota Trail Fri. 6/20 8-5 & Sat. 6/21 8-3 Bedroom and other misc. furniture, household goods, clothing, shoes. 2001 Jeep Wranger.

Krum, 7971 Plainview Rd Saturday Only 8am-3pm Household items, tools & much much more. Sanger, 7101 MillCreek Court Saturday June 21, 8am-12pm Home decor, dvds, Disney vhs, jewelry, kitchen items. king size comforter set, beautiful fireplace screen, clothing, shoes, tv trays, and much more. Off of FM 2450 in Stonegate Estates.

PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination." We will not knowingly accept advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis

Alfalfa & Alfalfa/Orchard Small & Large Square. Round Bales & Bermuda Sm Sq. 217-737-7737, Aubrey. Pastures Fertilized, Weeds Sprayed, Aerating, Plowing, Mowing. Tommy 940-482-6578

Train and Hire at Cycle Center of Denton June 19 & June 20th. Learn our process and see if selling motorcycles is for you. Check in with Jason at 6pm. Staff Accountant needed for busy Bridgeport office. This position handles both the day to day accounting functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, and income and expense accruals, as well as financial statement and reporting package preparations for management.Position requires previous accrual accounting experience. Accounting degree preferred.Please send resume to Summers here... Get out of the heat & get to work! Now hiring No experience necessary Paid weekly Weekly and Monthly bonuses Call 940/323-2694 to apply

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1/2 Block to UNT 302/306 Fry. Spacious 1 & 2 Bedroom. Double windows, double walls, storage $589/mo.& up.$500/dep. Tenant pays elect. 940-367-3191 NoPets

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1 & 2 BR Shadowwood Apts 1 & 2 Bdrms Hickory. 1, 2, 3 Bdrms Lake Dallas Open Mon-Wed-Fri 10am-3pm Please TEXT 940-218-0448 and you will be called right back. 2 Bedroom Starting at $1225 1 Bedroom Starting at $835 Efficiencies Starting at $719 Call for Move In Specials

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CITYPLACE New Luxury Apts. 210 E. Sycamore Just off the square, downtown. Efficiencys, 1 bed, 2 bed. Priced from $725 to $1350 Warner Properties 940-383-1313 FREE CABLE & WATER Low elec. bills. 6/9/12 mo. lease. 2/1 $715/mo; 2/2 $740/mo 1/1 $620-635. Walk to UNT. Call our friendly staff at 940-382-3100. GRANDVIEW GARDENS $100 OFF 1Bdrm and $200 off 2 Bdrms for 1stFull MOnth Walk to TWU, enclosed patio, onsite laundry. 940-442-6919 JUSTIN 2 Bdrm 1 Bath Studio $610/mo $200 deposit, $50 application fee, 1 yr lease term only. Call 940-382-3100

THE MARTINO GROUP RENTALS AVAILABLE DENTON Talon 1/1, $750 Talon 2, 2/1, $925, June, July or August 1512 N Elm, 2/2, $950, July 1512 N Elm, 1/1, $750, August Hickory Street Lofts, 1/1, $850 1509 Centre Place, 1/1, $750, August 1509 Centre Place, 2/1, $925, August 1122 Vine, 2/2, $775, August Aubrey: 8932 Whirlwind Trail, Aubrey, 3/2/2 house $1350, July Call 940-382-5000

LONGHORN LAWN CARE ADVANCE-FEE LOANS SERVICES. /CREDIT OFFERS Charles Rohrer It’s illegal for companies doing 940-284-2851. business by phone to promise you a loan & ask you to pay for it before they deliver. For info., call WESTWIND APARTMENTS Affordable Mowing toll-free 1-877-FTC HELP 940-382-1535. Public service msg from Denton Mowing in Denton Co. since 1998 Large floor plans 1 & 2 bdrm. PUBLISHER’S NOTICE Call Dwight 940-435-9975 $150 to apply. Upgrading All real estate advertised herein Publishing Co& Fed Trade Comm. is subject to the Federal Fair moving 1300 Act, which makes it ilhouses: 630 Housing legal to advertise "any preferDenton Publishing assumes no unfurnished ence, limitation, or discriminaresponsibility for advertising because of race, color, reli- content. Please be aware of $0 rent for 2 weeks tion gion, sex, handicap, familial firewood measurements: $ 425 - $ 2000 status, or national origin, or inCord of firewood = 128 cu.ft. Need help moving? 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Consumers & daycare Owner financing on land/home providers may learn more about A+ BBB Rating pkgs , 1/2 acre to 4 acres, Member of North Texas Roofing licensing, regulation & permits rePonder ISD, kid/pet ok, Contractors Association quired to operate child care in TX CELIA’S HOUSE CLEANING Call 940-648-5263 at / Quality service you can Free Estimates count on! Wk/biwkly/mo. 13 years exp. Refs avail. Ins & 940-231-5249 2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes - J & A bonded. $15 off 1st service! Mobile Home Park, Ponder. Superior Housekeeping Serv. DANIELSON Starting@$570/mo. Also lots 940-594-8035 or 940-206-3889 for rent. 940-465-9022, lv msg.


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Denton Publishing assumes no A+ BBB rating, over 20 yrs exp. responsibility for advertising conLocal company. tent. Be aware of licenses/ GILL’S LAWN SERVICE Owner supervised jobs. Close to Downtown Denton insurances needed or required by Cut trees, fence repair/bldg, mow, Residential specialists. Refs 2 LUXURY OFFICE SUITES law to perform certain services or edge, weedeat, flower beds, trim available. No $ down. 1,128 & 564 Sq. Ft before purchasing certain services bushes, sprinkler repair. Free Save deductible. Outstanding Call 940-387-7467 for more info. Estimate 15% Senior Discount prices. 5 year no leak guar. 940-442-1440 or 940-442-1252 Free estimates. Denton, 1014 N. Elm Street 817-528-2991 1332 sq ft. Whole Building for commerical office lease near downtown. Orginial wood floors- private GLS Ready make for parking lot 940-387-8690 Sale/Rental properties.

Great Location--3737 Mingo Rd in Denton. Office / Warehouse , 2511 sf . heavy power, large overhead door, 940-391-7696.

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