Local Briefs

Tuxes and Tails
The Humane Society of Flower Mound’s Tuxes and Tails formal gala on Sept. 8 at Bridlewood Golf Club will celebrate their 15th anniversary and raise funds to help animals find a home. The evening will feature dinner, music, cocktails, and a silent auction. www.fmhs.org

Lantana 5K for Kids Sake
Warm up for the 3rd annual Run Lantana 5K run and walk on Sept. 15 at Blanton Elementary School in Lantana. All proceeds will benefit the PediPlace Pediatric Clinic in Lewisville. www.lantanalive.com

Don’t Make Them Come Gitcha!
For the last 82 years the North Texas State Fair has run for nine days in August offering numerous activities and events, like bull riding, mutton bustin’, concerts, livestock shows, contests and carnival rides. Your chance to catch all the fun and action this year is Aug. 17-25 at the North Texas State Fairgrounds in Denton. www.ntfair.com

Arts, Antiques & Autos
The Denton Main Street Association will host the 13th annual Arts, Antiques & Autos Extgravaganza on the Square in Denton on Sept. 8th. Classic, custom, and hot rod cars and motorcycles will be on display along with live music, fine arts/crafts, antique appraisals, kids’ fun and more. www.dentonmainstreet.org

Help a Senior
The North Central Texas Council of Governments’ Area Agency on Aging Ombudsman Program has immediate need for warm-hearted volunteers to help residents of nursing and assisted living facilities in Denton County. No prior experience is required  but volunteers must be at least 18 and complete a free training course. Call 817-360-0984.

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