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Rainbow of Arts Festival celebrates 30th anniversary

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Rainbow of Arts, Sat., Sept. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Rockwood Park, 3401 Courthouse Rd. Join the community in celebrating the 30th annual artsand craft s event cosponsored by the Chesterfield Jaycees and Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation. Children can work with clay art at the Imagination Station area. Zebo the Clown will visit. This event supports Jaycees community projects. For more information, call 497-4600.

Thurs., Sept. 13

LaPrade Books and Bites, 10:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Rd. "March" by Geraldine Brooks will be discussed. For more information, call 276-7755.

Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Holiday Inn Select Koger Center, 1021 Koger Center Blvd. Midlothian District candidates for board of supervisors will debate during the luncheon. Registration is required. Cost is $10 and includes a box lunch. Call 748-6363 ext. 4 to register or e-mail dolores@chesterfieldchamber.com .

Eighth Annual Bluegrass Festival, 1-11 p.m. and. Sept. 14 and Sept. 15, noon-11 p.m., Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Rd. Performers include Heather Berry, Wayne T. Holt, Michele Nixon & Drive, and Bill Yates & the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. 2007 Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday. Three-day ticket, $40, Thursday only, $15, Friday or Saturday only, $20. For more information, call Lois Gaither at 744-2163 or visit www.vafolkmusic.org .

John Tyler Community College Board Meeting, 3 p.m., John Tyler Community College, Midlothian campus, 800 Charter Colony Pkwy., Administration Building, room B207. The public is invited to attend. A sign-up sheet will be made available 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the board meeting. Persons interested in addressing the board may sign up at that time. For more information, contact Holly Walker, 594-1530 or hwalker@jtcc.edu .

Fri., Sept. 14

Huguenot Trail Rotary Club weekly meeting, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Bottega Bistro, 11400 W. Huguenot Rd. For information, contact Terry Hargrove at 722-9555.

Sat., Sept. 15

Musket, Sword and Pike exhibition, noon-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Rd. Experience a day in the life of a 17th century soldier who helped build and protect Henricus. Drill with the soldiers of Sir Thomas Dale's militia and see demonstrations of tactics, armor and weaponry. Park admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children ages 3-12. Henricus members admitted free. For more information, call 706- 1340 or visit www.chesterfieldtourism.com .

Chesterfield Writers' Club meeting, 1 p.m., Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd. This writers' group meets the third Saturday each month to help create publishable works. For more information, call 751-4955 or visit www.writersclub.us .

Classic Car Cruise-in and Drive-in Movie Night, 6 p.m., 13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Step back to 1967 and join John Tyler Community College as it celebrates its 40th anniversary with an evening of cool cars, food and timeless tunes. "American Graffiti" (rated PG) will be shown. Free and open to the community. For more information, call Lisa Kendrick at 594-1527 or visit www.jtcc.edu .

Sun., Sept. 16

Pocahontas Performances Premiere Series, 6 p.m., Pocahontas State Park Heritage Amphitheater, 10301 State Park Rd. The Richmond Symphony will perform. Free, $4 parking fee. Sponsored by the Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, contact Dave Caras, 748-1132, or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/stateparks.

Mon., Sept. 17

Annual Chip in for Charity Golf Tournament, 1 p.m., Stonehenge Golf and Country Club, 1000 Farnham Dr. Shotgun start. Fees are $65 for an individual and $260 for a team. Benefits HopeTree Family Services, which provides adoption, foster care and crisis intervention services for at-risk children and youth in the Chesterfield and Tri-City areas. Contact Cheryl Hearns at 201-9006 to register or visit www.HopeTreeFS.org .

Beginner gymnastics, 4-5 p.m., weekly through Oct. 29, A.M. Davis Elementary School, 415 S. Providence Rd. Introduction to tumbling, coordination and gymnastics safety using balance beam, vault and bars. For ages 5-12. $55. Sponsored by the Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, contact Paul Wilmoth at 748-1130.

Country/Contemporary Line Dancing, 6-7 p.m. for beginners, 7:30-8:30 for experienced, weekly through Oct. 29, Bensley Community Bldg., 2900 Drewry's Bluff Rd. Learn the current line dances to a variety of different music styles. Cost is $30. Sponsored by the Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, call David Potter at 275-5321.

Book club meeting, 7 p.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Rd. "Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind" by Ann B. Ross will be discussed. For more information, call 530-3403.

LaPrade Chick Lit, 7 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Rd. "The Hot Flash Club" by Nancy Thayer will be discussed. For more information, call 276-7755.

Tues., Sept. 18

Tuesday Night Westerns, 7 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Rd. "Red River Renegades" with Sunset Carson and "The Phantom Rider" chapters 4 and 5 will be featured. Hosted by Harry Daniel and Tom Wyatt. For more information, call 276-7755 or visit www.library.chesterfield.gov .

Wed., Sept. 19

Chesterfield Women's League monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Foxcroft Clubhouse, 15100 Fox Club Pkwy. Meetings feature guest speakers or other special activities of interest to women. The league offers opportunities to make new friends and get involved in a host of interest groups. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 378-8004.

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