2014-09-17 / Calendar


Anne Dalton

Thursday, Sept. 18

Health Care Options for Older Adults, 9-10:30 a.m., Swim RVA, Collegiate School Aquatics Center, 5050 Ridgedale Parkway. An expert panel will discuss specialized programs that provide care to older adults. Sponsored by Chesterfield Triad. Debbie Leidheiser, 768-7878, Leidheiserd@

Fall Wildflowers, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Take a van to various park sites and hike to observe and identify fall wildflowers. Part of the Weekday Wanderers series. Registration required. $19. 318-8735, chesterfield. gov/parks.

Grandparent Connection monthly meeting, 4:30-6 p.m., Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway. For grandparents raising their grandchildren. Free. On-site child care. 768-7878,

Thirsty Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. weekly through Oct. 9, Hampton Manor, 1718 Brightwalton Court. Enjoy wine tasting, food and music at the 2014 Designer House, sponsored by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra League. $25, $35/includes home tour.

American Legion Post 354 monthly meeting, 7-8 p.m., American Legion William E. Bullock – Bon Air Post 354, Welby Road. For members, prospective members and guests.

“See How They Run,” 8 p.m. Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. This comedy showcases the unusual staff and guests who pass through an English vicarage. Continues through Oct. 25. $38, $55/theater and buffet. 748-5203,

Friday, Sept. 19

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. “The House Girl,” by Tara Conklin, will be discussed. 318-8668,

Saturday, Sept. 20

Bass Fishing Tournament, 5:30 a.m. registration, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. tournament, Sunday Park Boat Ramp, 4602 Millridge Parkway. A catch and release event. Prizes awarded. Sponsored by the Brandermill- Midlothian-Woodlake Lions Club. Benefits the sight and hearing impaired. $80/boat. 744-7394,

Monthly crop, 8 a.m., Quality Inn, 12711 Old Stage Road. Scrapbookers, card-makers and paper-crafters can work on projects. Table space, electricity, snacks, prizes and more. Classes available. Continues through Sept. 21. $35/day, $50/Saturday and Sunday. scrap

Run for Their Lives, 8 a.m., Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road. This 10K trail run benefits the Pregnancy Help Center of Chesterfield. $40. 777-9063, phcchester

Wild Woodlake Mudder, 8:30 a.m., Woodlake Pavilion, Village Square Place. This event features a 3- or 5-mile course on paved and dirt trails, through woods, creeks, tunnels and more around Swift Creek Reservoir. Benefits Comfort Zone Camp. $69-$89.

Chess Tournament, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Adults and K-12 students are invited to participate in a chess tournament. $20.

Girl Scouts Badge Workshop, 10 a.m.- noon, Mid-Lothian Mines Park, 13301 N. Woolridge Road. Junior Girl Scouts working on the Geocacher Skill Building badge will learn how to use GPS receivers, locate GPS coordinates and participate in a scavenger hunt. $10/does not include badge. 748-1623,

Shred event, 10 a.m.-noon, Chesterfield Federal Credit Union – Brandermill Office, 4900 E. Millridge Parkway. Bring up to four bags of personal documents for shredding. Household batteries, inkjet cartridges and toners will also be accepted for recycling. 748-1417.

Publick Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. History will come to life with living history re-enactments, military drills and musket firings, craftsmen and blacksmiths, Virginia Indian activities, historical games and crafts, storytelling and more. Free, $5/parking. 748- 1613,

Morning Coffee Break Series: South of the Border, 10:30 a.m.-noon, LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Enjoy the colorful folk dances of Mexico and Panama, performed by the NuryMojica International Folklore Group, and learn about their distinctive cuisines, cultures and traditions. For ages 55 and older. Refreshments are provided. 751-CCPL,

Laughter Yoga Club of Midlothian, 11 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Take part in a laughter fest to decrease stress and feel more energetic and healthy. Free. Registration requested. Heather, 909-7210, club_ info/1754.

Cub Scout Geologist Activity Pin Workshop, 2-4 p.m., Mid-Lothian Mines Park, 13301 N. Woolridge Road. Webelos Scouts pursuing the Geologist Activity pin will learn about rock types, how coal is formed, the history of coal mining and its impact on the region. $10. 748-1623,

Chesterfield Court House Green Paranormal Tour, 8-10 p.m., 1892 Historic Jail, 6819 Mimms Loop. Examine the history of the 1892 Jail and the historic Beattie murder trial that was held in the historic courthouse on the Courthouse Green. Registration required. $20. 751-4946,

Sunday, Sept. 21

Chamber concert, 4 p.m., St. Matthias’ Episcopal Church, 11300 W. Huguenot Road. The Atlantic Chamber Ensemble will perform “Metamorphoses,” a program that explores the concept of change, transformation and variation through music. Donations accepted. Open to all. 272-8588, ext. 103,

Monday, Sept. 22

JobSeekers weekly meeting, 10 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road. Obtain assistance with reviewing résumés, assessing skills and strengths, preparing for interviews and networking. Free. 379-8899,

Brown Bag Page Turners Book Discussion Group, 1-2 p.m., Central Library, 9501 Lori Road. “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” by Michael Pollan, will be discussed. 748-1774.

Move Your Body dance workshop, 6:15- 8:15 p.m., Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. This introductory class will feature basic dance steps and line dances. $10. 275-5321, parks.

Men, Women, and the Struggle to Connect in the Information Age, 7-8:30 p.m., weekly through Nov. 3, Family Guidance Center, 6603 Irongate Square. Communication patterns unique to men and women will be examined. Registration requested. $35/session. 743-0960,

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Pancake Breakfast, 7-8:30 a.m., Southerland Place Assisted Living and Memory Care, 14016 Turnberry Lane. Benefits the Alzheimer’s Association. $5/suggested donation. Reservations requested. Robin Ann, 897-8884,

Dutch Gap Power Plant Tour, 9-11 a.m., Henricus Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road. Take a two-hour tour through the Dutch Gap plant and find out the process of making electricity. For 12 and older. Free. Registration required. 318-8735. Have a special event coming up? Please email your calendar items to calendar@, 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. Have a special event coming up? Please email your calendar items to calendar@, 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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