This weekend marks the third annual Mayor’s Day of Concern For The Hungry. We’ve over 95,000 Denton County residents that don’t know where their next meal will come from and 10% of those are seniors and 18% of those are children. Mayor Mark Buurroughs and Serve Denton have partnered to raise awareness and stock our food providing organizations who feed our hungry. So if you want to pitch in and make a food donation, bring it by Jupiter House, Seven Mile, Kroger (University, 288 and Teasley), The Cupboard, First State Bank, Access bank or one of the other several location across the city (find the list here).
Aside from that, there's a whole slew of other stuff going on this week. We've accumulated (as we're prone to do) in handy-dandy list form nbelow. It's the Den10.
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Wednesday, April 16th
Austin St. Truck Stop Grand Opening | Behind East Side Social Club on Austin | 5PM
Well folks, we got our food truck park. Located behind and with easy access to the East Side Social and stocked with your favorite trucks who served food.
OpenHack | Banter | 6PM
Have an idea? Want to hang out with the tech folks who could make it happen? With the description “Code together on anything!” what could possibly go wrong?
Thursday, April 17th
Charlie Parr / AM Ramblers / Burnt Sienna Trio | Dan’s Silverleaf | 9PM | $10
Here’s the best show you’ll find in Denton this week. Check him out. When they rank humans after the world ends, Charlie will be very near the top of that list.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee | UNT RTFP Building / University Theater | 7:30PM
The hilarious drama of six kids competing for the spelling bee championship.
Saturday, April 19th
Record Store Day Sale! | Recycled Books | 9AM - 9PM
In honor of Record Store Day it will be 20% off all records, all day long. Grab a bag of locally roasted coffee while you’re at it.
P.A.N.T.S. Steam Roller Live Printing Event | Voertman’s | 10AM - 4PM
This is put on by The Printmaking Association of North Texas Students. This is a BYOS event (bring your own shirt).
Spiderweb Salon’s Collective Consciousness Showcase | A Creative Art Studio | 4PM - 10PM
Sunday, April 20th
2nd Annual OSDH Adult Easter Egg Bike Hunt | Oak Street Draft House | 12:30 - 4:00PM
Three stops and 7-8 miles of biking and hunting for eggs filled with cash, coupons and whiskey.
Monday, April 21st
Damien Jurado / Doug Burr | Dan’s Silverleaf | 8PM | $16
Two very heavy hitting songwriters will kick off the beginning of the week.
50’s Night | Hailey’s | 9PM | $3
It’s good to see a themed dance night with proceeds going to the Denton Humane Society.