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  • AARP volunteer Jean Bunting works on a tax return Wednesday, February 10 at Bonham Public Library. People do NOT have to be AARP members nor do they have to be elderly to receive this free service.
  • Grayson College Theatre for Young Audiences presents Pirates! Theodore Thud and the Quest for Weird Beard February 17-20 at the Cruce Stark Auditorium, located in the Arts & Communication Building on GC's Main Campus in Denison. The 40-minute play features morning performances Feb. 17-19 at 10:00 a.m. and one evening performance on Feb. 20 at 7:00 p.m.
  • The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Denison for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 58 to be recognized this year. Donna Dow, Denison Main Street Program Director, is second from left.
  • The Reverend Dr. Joerg Rieger, Wendland-Cook Professor of Constructive Theology at Southern Methodist University, will present Austin College's 2016 Allen-Head Lectures on February 16. His first lecture, "Religion and Labor: Beyond Charity and Advocacy to Deep Solidarity," will be presented with Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger at 11 a.m. at Hoxie Thompson Auditorium in Sherman Hall on campus. The second lecture, "Capitalism and Christianity: What Does Jesus Have to Do with Wall Street?" will be presented at 7:00 p.m. in Mabee Hall in Wright Campus Center. Both lectures are free and open to the public.
  • Photographers representing the best and most promising local, regional and national talent compete for awards at this year’s Thin Line Fest, February 17-21, Denton, Texas. Selected photographs will be displayed at print and digital galleries located throughout downtown Denton and are available to the public for free viewing.
  • 1809 – birth of Abraham Lincoln, American lawyer and politician, 16th President of the United States. Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War -- its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.