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2017-09-20 / Calendar

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COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON

Publick Days & Godspeed, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Watch 400 years of history come to life with living history re-enactments, military drills and musket firings, craftsmen and blacksmiths, 17th-century medicinal demonstrations, Virginia Indian activities, historical children’s games and crafts, storytelling and more. Tour the 17th-century ship replica, Godspeed, from Jamestown Settlement. Free, $5/parking. 318-8797, henricus.org PHOTO COURTESY OF HENRICUS PARK Publick Days & Godspeed, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Watch 400 years of history come to life with living history re-enactments, military drills and musket firings, craftsmen and blacksmiths, 17th-century medicinal demonstrations, Virginia Indian activities, historical children’s games and crafts, storytelling and more. Tour the 17th-century ship replica, Godspeed, from Jamestown Settlement. Free, $5/parking. 318-8797, henricus.org PHOTO COURTESY OF HENRICUS PARK THURSDAY, SEPT. 21

Chesterfield Triad: Social Media and Seniors, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7500 Hull Street Road. Learn about the latest scams targeting seniors. 768-7878, www.chesterfield.gov/seniorevents

Stonehenge Garden Club monthly meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Stonehenge Country Club, 1000 Farnham Drive. Learn how to compost at home. Open to all. Sarah Buckley, 314-3083

COURTESY OF TIM O'GORMAN COURTESY OF TIM O'GORMAN Art Exhibit: “My Favorite Postcard,” 10 a.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. View a collection of vintage postcards from the Old Dominion Postcard Club. Continues through Oct. 31. 318-8977, library.chesterfield.gov

Your Overall Health and Wellness, 1-2 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Learn how to set and accomplish goals for health and wellness. $12. Tonya Leabough, 706-2596

Economic Development Authority monthly meeting, 3-4 p.m., Chesterfield Economic Development, 9401 Courthouse Road, Suite B. The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority (CEDA) works in conjunction with the Chesterfield Department of Economic Development to help create new jobs, expand the county’s tax base and diversify the economy. 318-8550, chesterfieldbusiness.com

Kinship Connection support group, 4:30-6 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Librarians will lead a tour of the library, present a story time for young children, and explain how to navigate the library’s databases from home to help with school assignments. For grandparents and other kin who are raising a child. 768-7878, www.chesterfield.gov/seniorevents

Your Credit Score seminar, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Learn practical steps to build and maintain a good credit score. Free. Registration required. 323-6800, vacu.org/learning_ planning/financial_education

Community Conversation: Unrest, 6:30-8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. The first in a series of community conversations to explore current issues. 318-8778, library.chesterfield.gov

“The Woman in Black,” 8 p.m., Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. A spine-chiller about a woman who haunts the neighborhood where her child was killed. Continues through Oct. 21. $38 plus fees/theater, $55 plus fees/buffet and theater. 748-5203, swiftcreekmill.com

FRIDAY, SEPT. 22

That’s Your Business! 10:30 a.m.-noon, Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Discover resources available to help entrepreneurs start or develop a business through a panel from BizSource RVA. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Live music, 5-8 p.m., Wegmans, 12501 Stone Village Way. Enjoy live music in the Market Café. 419-9900, wegmans.com/stores/midlothian-va.html

Westchester Commons Concert Series: The KOS Band, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Westchester Commons, intersection of state Route 288 and Midlothian Turnpike. Enjoy beach music, Motown favorites and music of the ’70s through today. Benefits Conquer Chiari. shopwestchestercommons.com/calendar-of-events/

Author visit, 6 p.m., Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road. Jeffrey Hunt will sign and discuss his book “Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, from Falling Waters to Culpeper Court House, July 14-31, 1863.” 796-7121, chesterfieldhistory.com

SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

Shredding Event, 9 a.m.-noon, Westchester Commons Shopping Center, 15786 WC Main St. Free/up to three paper grocery bags full, or two small boxes (10 inches by 13 inches by 18 inches) of paper, computers, flat screen TVs, CDs, DVDs, stereos, cellphones or chargers; $5/ hard drive shredding; $2.50-$17/other electronics; $23/TVs, CRT monitors under 27 inches; $30/ TVs, CRT monitors 27 inches or larger. 751-2227

Chesterfest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Chester Village Green, 11801 Centre St. Features arts and craft vendors, food, live music, family activities and KidsZone. chesterfest.org

Writing the Memoir, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Learn to explore and focus on parts of your life through writing prompts, timed writing exercises and constructive feedback. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Spice Up Your Life, 1-3 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Adults can taste different herbs and spices, and make herb oil and a spice blend to take home. Bring two pint-size jars with lids. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

2nd Annual Fall Fest, 4-7 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 8706 Quaker Lane. Food, local craft beer, live music by The Killer B’s and kids’ activities. Free, open to all. 272-0992, facebook.com/stmichaelsbonair

Pocahontas Premiers: The K.O.D.E., 4:30 p.m. gates, 5:30 p.m. concert, Pocahontas State Park – Heritage Amphitheater, 10301 State Park Road. An evening of rock ’n’ roll includes opening acts Dividing Face and No One Hero. $12/advance, $15/door, $5/parking fee. Food and adult beverages available for purchase. dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas-premieres

Radical Reels Film Festival, 7-9 p.m., James River High School, 3700 James River Road. View high adrenaline films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival. $5. 748-1623

MONDAY, SEPT. 25

Between the Covers, 1-2 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Discuss “My Brilliant Friend: Childhood, Adolescence” by Elena Ferrante. 318-8977, library.chesterfield.gov

TUESDAY, SEPT. 26

School Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., County Administration Building – Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. 748-1405

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27

Master Gardener Open House, 3-6 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Learn more about the programs, services and upcoming training class provided by Master Gardeners. 751-4401, www.chesterfield.gov/mastergardener/

Have a special event coming up? Please email your calendar items to calendar@localnewsllc.com, mail them to P.O. Box 1616, Midlothian, VA 23113, or fax them to 744-3269. Please include a contact name and number with your announcements.

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