2013-03-06 / Calendar


Anne Dalton

Thursday, March 7

Brandermill Region Men’s Club monthly meeting, 9:15 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting, Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway, Midlothian. Guest speaker will be Wendy McCaig of Embrace Richmond. Lou Seminare, 744-4517,

“Ten Steps to a Healthier You,” 9:30 a.m. - noon, Chesterfield County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension, 6807 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield. Learn how to achieve a healthy lifestyle by making healthful food choices, using money saving strategies and increasing physical activity. Registration required. Free. Linda Jackson Cole, 751-4401.

Intermediate Line Dancing, noon-1 p.m., weekly through April 11, Chesterfield Senior Center, 4000 Stigall Drive, Midlothian. This course will expand on basic steps. For seniors with experience. $38. 337-2877/information, 748-1623/registration.

Grandparent Connection monthly meeting, 4:15 p.m., Chesterfield County Domestic and Juvenile Relations District Court Building, 7000 Lucy Corr Blvd., Chesterfield. For grandparents raising their grandchildren. Free on-site child care. 768-7878,

Bon Air-Manchester-Midlothian Lions Club meeting, 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner meeting, Holiday Inn Select, 1021 Koger Center Blvd., Richmond. Dennis Falk, 379- 5288,

Ten Steps to a Healthier You,” 6-8:30 p.m. See listing above.

Tomahawk Ruritan monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Tomahawk Ruritan Meeting Hall, 4101 N. Bailey Bridge Road, Midlothian. Current, former and Ruritan members new to the area are welcome. 744-8288.

Midlothian Junior Women’s Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Winfree Memorial Baptist Church, 13617 Midlothian Turnpike, Midlothian.

Friday, March 8

LaPrade BookThink, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road, Richmond. “Cleopatra: A Life,” by Stacy Schiff, will be discussed. 276-7755,

Annual Lenten Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m., weekly through March 22, St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 2700 Dolfield Drive, Richmond. Choose between fried catfish and baked salmon. Adult and children’s menus available. Eat-in or take-out. All welcome. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus. $10, $4/children, free/ages 5 and younger. John Saelens, 594-3801.

Singles 50-Plus Get-Together, 7 p.m., Epiphany Church, 11000 Smoketree Drive, Richmond. Free evening socializing, playing cards and board games. Everyone welcome. Nancy, 739-5859.

Collecting Historical Autographs, 7 p.m., Lucy Corr Village – Community Room, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd., Chesterfield. Guest speaker Randall Welch will discuss and display many autographs, including examples from the history and the world of entertainment. Part of the Winter Lecture Series sponsored by the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia. $5/nonmembers, free/Chesterfield Historical Society members. 796-7121,

Saturday, March 9

8th Annual Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., St. David’s Episcopal Church, 1801 Camborne Road, Richmond. Meet puppies from Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Bring peanut butter or cans of tuna for donation to Central Virginia Food Bank and used eyeglass, hearing aids or cell phones for recycling. Sponsored by Chesterfield Prevent Blindness Lion’s Club and Chesterfield Police Citizen’s Academy Alumni. $6/advance, $6.50/door. 402-4163.

40&8 Breakfast, 8 a.m., American Legion, 901 Otterdale Road, Midlothian. Enjoy salt herring, eggs, biscuits, bacon, sausage, hash browns, grits, coffee and tea, $7. 794-9785,

Lucky Clover 5k, 8 a.m., Clover Hill Elementary School, 5700 Woodlake Village Parkway, Midlothian. The 5k and Kids’ Fun Run will take place on the school grounds and the surrounding trails in Woodlake. $25/on-site registration.

Empowering Neighborhoods Forum, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center, 6610 Public Safety Way, Chesterfield. Learn about property maintenance, code enforcement, crime prevention and other ways to help revitalize the community. Chesterfield’s new Home Modernization Guide will be unveiled. Free. Registration required. Sponsored by Chesterfield County’s Sustain Our Community Committee. 748-1065,

Table Talk: Meals With Meaning, 9-11 a.m., Meadowbrook High School, 4901 Cogbill Road, Richmond. Six monthly sessions offer families the strategies needed to thrive in a hectic world. Every session includes a meal for families, activities for students, child care for ages 5-12 and information that will help parents find the solutions they seek. Free. Registration required. 748-1781,

Building Blocks for Nonprofit Board Members, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nationwide Building – The Boulders, 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 105, Richmond. An introductory overview of the responsibilities of board service. Includes resources for joining a nonprofit board. $35. Registration required. 330-7027, ext. 108,

Act One Kickoff Festival, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St., Chester. This reading event begins with a storytelling workshop, crafts, live animals, food and activities. Meet the characters from the new library play, Karma Wilson’s “Bear Feels Scared.” Free. 751-CCPL,

Mix It Up – Collage, 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road, Richmond. Participants must bring their own collection of traditional and nontraditional materials, like old jewelry, letters, nuts, bolts, cloth, colored scraps of paper and more to create a painted piece with interesting textures and surfaces. Free. 751-CCPL,

Youth Training Day with the Richmond Raiders, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Chesterfield Towne Center – Huguenot Road parking lot, 11500 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond. Events will include passing accuracy, passing distance and place kicking games. Meet members of the team and cheerleaders as well as Risky the mascot. Free.

Pet therapy workshop, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road, Richmond. Find out how you and your pet can get involved with pet therapy. No pets at workshop. Free. Jill Cucaz, 683-4576.

Introduction to Archery, 2-4 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road, Richmond. Learn stance to follow-through, focusing on form, safety and proper use of equipment. For ages 8 and older. $20. 674-1629.

Hooray for Hollywood 21st Annual Auction, 6:30-11 p.m., St. Edward-Epiphany Catholic School, 10701 W. Huguenot Road, Richmond. Benefits the school and students. Live, silent and gift auctions, live music, hors d’oeuvres, buffet. Black and white attire. $40.

Sunday, March 10

Wedding Show, noon - 3 p.m., Birkdale Golf Club, 8511 Royal Birkdale Drive, Chesterfield. A variety of wedding professionals from photographers to DJs will be on hand to answer questions and offer ideas for your reception. Free. 739-8800, ext. 105.

Second Sunday South of the James Concert, 4 p.m., Bon Air Presbyterian Church, 9201 W. Huguenot Road, Richmond. The Piano Performance Team, five young pianists from the Durham, N.C., area will perform. Admission by donation. 272-7514.

Monday, March 11

St. Patrick’s Day Potluck, noon - 2 p.m., Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road, Richmond. Senior can celebrate the luck of the Irish with food, friends and entertainment. Bring a dish to share. Free. 275-5321.

Tuesday, March 12

Prekindergarten application day, noon - 6 p.m., Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road, Richmond. A limited number of prekindergarten spots for the 2013-14 school year are available to provide school-readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need. 279-7357.

Parenting workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mt. Pisgah UMC, 1100 Mt. Pisgah Drive, Midlothian. Learn how adapting parenting techniques to suit your child’s temperament results in smoother, more effective parenting. Free. Registration required.

Act One: “Bear Feels Scared,” 6:30-7:15 p.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive, Midlothian. This theatrical production of the children’s book by Karma Wilson will feature library staff and audience participation. Registration recommended. 751-CCPL,

Have a special event coming up? Please email your calendar items to, 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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