2015-01-14 / Calendar


Anne Dalton

Thursday, Jan. 15

Rotary Club of Brandermill weekly meeting, 7:30 a.m., Brandermill Country Club, 3700 Brandermill Parkway.

Chesterfield Triad, 9 a.m., Clover Hill Police Support Facility, 2730 Hicks Road. Open to all seniors and seniorinterested groups. Free. Debbie Leidheiser, 768-7878,

Stonehenge Garden Club monthly meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Stonehenge Country Club, 1000 Farnham Drive. Greg Koehler, owner and designer of Outdoor Dreams, will discuss hardscapes. Open to all. Dulce Lawrence, 423-6174.

How to Cope With Senior Needs, 10 a.m.-noon, Woodlake Swim and Racquet Clubhouse, 14710 Village Square Place. Community outreach specialist Bonnie Scimone will demonstrate how to use Senior Navigator, an online directory of more than 26,000 resources to help older adults remain independent and to support family care providers. Registration required. $5, free/WSRC members and Woodlake residents. 739-3454.

Beginner Line Dancing, 11 a.m.-noon, weekly through Feb. 19, Chesterfield Senior Center, 4000 Stigall Drive. Seniors can learn basic line-dance steps to a variety of music. For those with no experience. $38. 339-2877/information, 748-1623/registration.

Soup for the Caregiver’s Soul, 1-3 p.m., Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7500 Hull Street Road. Learn about nutrition and discover simple recipes and activities to do with loved ones experiencing different stages of dementia. Sponsored by the Chesterfield Council on Aging and Chesterfield County Office of the Senior Advocate. 768-7878 or

Grandparent Connection monthly meeting, 4:30-6 p.m., Chesterfield Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway. Learn how stress, guilt, anger, frustration and other emotions may impact well-being and steps you can take to care for yourself. Free. On-site child care available. 768-7878,

Post social, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Major Charles A. Ransom American Legion Post 186, 901 Otterdale Road. Membership is not required to attend this opportunity to network with veterans. 794-9785,

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, 5:30-8:30 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond – Midlothian, 1021 Koger Center Blvd. Take a seat with a “Who’s Who” of business, political and community leaders and celebrate the successes of 2014 and toast to 2015. $90, $100/nonmembers.

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.

Friday, Jan. 16

Lee-Jackson Day – County offices and libraries are closed.

Saturday, Jan. 17

10K Training Team, 9 a.m. weekly through March 21, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. This 10-week training program features experienced coaches, training guide and more. $55.

Day of Service, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, assist a team from AmeriCorps with trail building to help conserve natural and recreational areas. Training and tools provided. Bring a lunch and water. 796-4255,

Hola, Mi Amigos! 10:30-11:15 a.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Children ages 3-6 can learn Spanish at this fiesta featuring stories, songs, rhymes, crafts, snacks and dancing. Registration is required. 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.

Monday, Jan. 19

Martin Luther King Day – County offices, libraries and schools are closed.

Tuesday, Jan. 20

VetNetRVA meeting, 7:30-9 a.m., Major Charles A. Ransom American Legion Post 186, 901 Otterdale Road. This veterans’ networking group provides an opportunity for veterans and business owners to connect. 794-9785

Craft Closet, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Central Library, 9501 Lori Road. Ages 18 and older with disabilities are invited to create a colorful, seasonal craft. All craft supplies will be provided. Registration required. Free. Aleana McClellan, 751-4134,

Nurtured by Nature, 11-11:30 a.m. monthly through May, Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. This preschool program features songs, movement, stories and outdoor fun. Must be 1 year old. No siblings please. $20/series of five classes. 745-7020,

Game On! 3-5 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Teens are invited to visit the library to relax after school, play Wii games and hang out with friends. Free. 751- CCPL,

Family Advocacy Creating Education and Service (FACES) support group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Advocacy Center, 11601 Lucks Lane. Support for families with a loved one living with mental illness. 378- 0035,

Wednesday, Jan. 21

Brandermill Woman’s Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m. coffee, 10 a.m. meeting, Hampton Inn, 3620 Price Club Blvd. Members do not have to be residents of Brandermill to participate in book, dining, antiques, movies or service groups.

Chesterfield Women’s League monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Village House at Charter Colony, 800 Abbey Village Circle. A white elephant sale will be held. Come to buy, donate or just have fun at this live auction and sale. Carole Crist, 405-7809,

Nature Explorers, 10-11 a.m. and same time Jan. 28, Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Ages 3-5 can participate in nature explorations, crafts and stories. $12/series of two classes. 745-7020.

Pinochle card group, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekly, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. All players, including beginners, welcome. Bring a lunch. 275-5321.

Pickleball mini-lesson, noon-1 p.m., Bon Air Baptist Church, 2531 Buford Road. Sample pickleball, a combination of tennis, badminton and pingpong played on a badminton-sized court with a perforated plastic ball and wooden or composite paddles. Registration requested. Free. Linda Scott, 683-8481.

Virginia State University basketball, 5:30 p.m., Virginia State University, 1 Hayden Drive. The Trojans will take on the Chowan University Hawks. $10-$15. 524-5030,

F.U.N. Mini Workshop: Ingredients for Retirement, 7-8:30 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Learn about retirement expenses and how to plan to meet those expenses using Social Security and Medicare. Part of the Families Understanding Numbers series. Free. Registration required. 751-CCPL,

Thursday, Jan. 22

Chesterfield Council on Aging, 9-10:30 a.m., Lucy Corr Village, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. The council seeks to enhance the quality of life for older adults and adults with disabilities through education, advocacy and community service. 768-7878,

Bridge card group, 9:30-a.m.-noon weekly through April 30, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. For players who have intermediate skills. Players rotate tables. Register one week in advance to play. Free. 275-5321,

Nature Explorers, 10-11 a.m. and same time Jan. 29. See Jan. 21 listing.

Eunice’s Circle of Friends monthly meeting, 6-7 p.m., Care Advantage, 10042 Midlothian Turnpike. A bereavement support group for those who have experienced a loss. Refreshments served. 323-9464.

Poverty and Public Education Challenges and Choices, 6:15-8:30 p.m., Thomas Dale High School, 3626 W. Hundred Road. Discuss education outcomes for all children and create economically integrated neighborhoods. 748-1405.

Acoustic Concert Series, 7-8 p.m., Central Library, 9501 Lori Road. Dana and Susan Robinson perform a unique blend of contemporary and traditional Appalachian music. Free. 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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