2014-03-12 / Calendar


Anne Dalton

Thursday, March 13

Rotary Club of Brandermill weekly meeting, 7:30 a.m., Brandermill Country Club, 3700 Brandermill Parkway. Eric Rohnacher, 346-5466,

Learning to Love Your Digital Camera, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Chesterfield Senior Center, 4000 Stigall Drive. Learn digital camera basics. Bring a fully charged digital camera and instruction manual to class. Registration required. $5. Judy Jones, 751-4135.

Toenail fungus seminar, 5:45-7 p.m., The Foot & Ankle Center, 1465 Johnston-Willis Drive. Dr. Mitchell Waskin will discuss the latest treatment for toenail fungus. Registration required. Free. 320-FOOT (3668),

Fashion show, 7-9 p.m., Cosby High School, 14300 Fox Club Parkway. “Fashion Jungle” will feature club members, faculty members, school clubs and special performances by the step team and dance team. Fashions provided by Caryn’s Bridal & Formal in Farmville, Men’s Wearhouse and Dillard’s Stony Point. Presented by the school’s Fashion Club and advanced fashion marketing students. $5. 639-8340.

Friday, March 14

Chesterfield Coal: From Fossil Fuel to Electricity, 10 a.m.- noon, Mid-Lothian Mines Park, 13301 N. Woolridge Road. Take a guided tour and discover what coal mining was all about. Part of the Home School History Adventures. Registration required. $5. 751-4946,

LaPrade BookThink Book Discussion Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. “Three Weeks to Say Goodbye,” by C.J. Box, will be discussed. 318-8988,

Cinderella Dreams shopping event, 5-9 p.m., Westchester Commons – Cinderella Dreams Shop (between Petco and Regal Cinemas), 201 Perimeter Drive. The Cinderella Dreams Project has a variety of gowns and accessories for any girl who needs help obtaining a gown for the prom. $5.

Monthly ballroom dance, 7 p.m., Tomahawk Middle School, 1600 Learning Place Loop. DJ music. Guests welcome. Light refreshments served. Sponsored by Sophisticats Ballroom Dance Club. $16/couple, $8/single, non-members. Anne, 276-8872.

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

Saturday, March 15

3rd Annual Westchester Shamrock 5K and Fun Run, 9 a.m. 5K, 9:45 a.m. Fun Run, Westchester Commons, intersection of Route 288 and Midlothian Turnpike. Includes health and fitness zone tents, music and entertainment. Sponsored by Bon Secours St. Francis Watkins Centre. $25/5K, $10/Fun Run.

Gardening Seminar, 10:30 a.m., Ettrick- Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road. Learn how to start seeds indoors, both for vegetables and flowers. Sponsored by the Chesterfield County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension. Free. Registration requested. 751- 4401.

Morning Coffee Break: History of Railroads in the Richmond Area, 10:30 a.m.-noon, LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Members of the Old Dominion Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society will share anecdotes, photographs and artifacts from the Richmond Railroad Museum. For ages 50 and older. 751-CCPL,

“Ricco’s Ringed Tale,” 10:30 a.m. and noon, Central Library, 9501 Lori Road. This children’s play is about a raccoon that doesn’t think he is good enough to fit in and in the end, he learns that it is OK to be himself. Written by local Girl Scout Briezy Gresham. 751-CCPL,

Coffee Chat for 50-Plus Singles, 11 a.m., Winfree Memorial Baptist Church, 13617 Midlothian Turnpike. Enjoy coffee and conversation. Bernard, 971-7634, Sherry, 739-6571.

Falling Creek Ironworks Annual Event, noon-4 p.m., Falling Creek Ironworks Park, 6908 Jeff Davis Highway. Activities include guided tours, exhibits, costumed interpretation, period demonstrations, Native American dancing and children’s activities. Free. Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946,

Metro Richmond STEM Fair, 1-3:30 p.m., Clover Hill High School, 13301 Kelly Green Lane. Students from across the region in grades 7-12 will show off science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills. Open to the public. Free. 639-4940,

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! 4-9 p.m., Bella Arte Gallery, 3734 Winterfield Road. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ book, “The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins,” Dr. Seuss’ never-before-seen hat collection will be on display. Continues through March 30. 794-1511,

Sunday, March 16

Cinderella Dreams shopping event, 1-4 p.m. See March 14 listing.

Aftermath of War, 2 p.m., Bon Air Presbyterian Church, 9201 W. Huguenot Road. Learn what military families face when dealing with life-changing injuries. 272-7514,

Sonic Escape concert, 3 p.m., The Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. The trio will perform on flute, violin and cello at this family-friendly concert. $5-$10. Cassandra Lacey, 744-2801.

Monday, March 17

Protecting Against Financial Abuse, 9:30-11 a.m., Chesterfield Lifelong Learning Institute, 13801 Westfield Road. Learn about elder financial abuse, preventive measures, how to monitor financial activity and how to report abuse. Registration required. Free. 378-2527.

Spring Social, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Persons with disabilities and their caregivers can enjoy socializing, games and light refreshments. Registration required. $5. 706-2596.

Leprechaun Luncheon, noon-2 p.m., Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Seniors are invited to celebrate the luck of the Irish with friends, food and entertainment. Bring a dish to share. Free. 275-5321.

Move Your Body Line Dancing, introduction 6:15-7:15 p.m., intermediate 7:30-8:30 p.m. weekly through April 21, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Learn how to dance without a partner. $43. 275-5321.

Chesterfield Ruritan Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Providence UMC – Social Hall, 901 S. Providence Road. Guest speaker will be Lt. R. Jason Elmore from Chesterfield Fire and EMS. Open to anyone interested in serving the community. Bobby Burton, 794- 2898,

Tuesday, March 18

Morning Coffee Break: History of Railroads in the Richmond Area, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. See March 15 listing.

Jewelry Crafters, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Chesterfield Senior Center, 4000 Stigall Drive. Learn ribbon skills and make a necklace and earrings. All supplies provided. $19. Registration required. 748-1623, 339-2877/information.

Good Bugs, Bad Bugs, 6 p.m., Midlothian Library, 501 Coalfield Road. Learn how to tell the difference between the “good” bugs and the “bad.” Sponsored by the Chesterfield County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension. Free. 751-4401.

Planning Commission monthly meeting, 6 p.m., County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road – Public Meeting Room. 748-1050.

Using Credit Cards Wisely, 6-7:15 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Learn how to choose a credit card, debt management and ways to avoid a credit card crisis. Registration required. Free. 706-2596.

Film screening, 7 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road. Council International Educational Exchange presents “Girl Rising,” where viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world. Free. 928-1948,

Cinderella Dreams shopping event, 7-9 p.m. See March 14 listing.

Wednesday, March 19

Salisbury Garden Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road. Learn about moss gardens from Norie Burnet. Guests welcome. Free. Doris Morris,

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