2015-05-06 / Calendar


Thursday, May 7

Brandermill Region Men’s Club monthly meeting, 9:15 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting, Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. Matt Kozusko and Larry Tadlock of the Central Virginia Radio Control club will discuss model aircraft and radio controlled airplanes.

Anne Dalton

Bon Air-Manchester-Midlothian Lions Club meeting, 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner meeting, Doubletree by Hilton Richmond – Midlothian, 1021 Koger Center Blvd.

Tomahawk Ruritan monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Tomahawk Ruritan Meeting Hall, 4101 N. Bailey Bridge Road. Prospective members welcome. Barbara Musick,

Spring Acoustic Concert Series, 7-8 p.m., Central Library, 9501 Lori Road. The Ragged Mountain String Band performs a fun mix of old-time Appalachian tunes and songs. 751- CCPL,

“Mary Poppins,” 7:30 p.m., Midlothian High School, 401 Charter Colony Parkway. The students will perform this musical. Continues through May 9. $10.

Friday, May 8

LaPrade BookThink Book Discussion Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, will be discussed. 318-8988,

Financial seminar, 2-4 p.m., Counts Accounting and Tax, 9929 Hull Street Road. Seniors, caregivers and families can get financial planning information. 269-7937,

Concert on the Green, 5-8 p.m., Chester Village Green, 11800 Centre St. Enjoy the big-band sound of Spectrum and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the band. Bring lawn chairs and coolers. Food concessions available. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Chester. Free.

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

“Dear Phoebe,” 7:30 p.m., Huguenot United Methodist Church, 10661 Duryea Drive. The Huguenot Community Players perform this comedy-mystery-thriller. Continues through May 24. $12. 272-6820,

Saturday, May 9

Beginner Whitewater Kayaking, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, May 10, same time, Dutch Gap Conservation Area, 513 Coxendale Road. Learn kayak safety, technique and control on day one and take a trip on day two. Swimming ability required. All equipment provided. Minimum age 13. $140. Greg Velzy, 748- 1124.

TriCities Chapter of Newborns in Need monthly meeting, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Chester Christian Church, 4330 Curtis St. Volunteers work on baby quilts and blankets for agencies and hospitals serving premature, ill or impoverished newborns. Mary and James Bridgeman, 681-0131.

May Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Enjoy merry old English traditions of the spring season, including dancing around the Maypole, songs, dances, games and meals. $8/adults, $6/ages 3-12, free/2 and younger. 748-1613,

Bon Air Historical Society Victorian Day Parade and Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bon Air Baptist Church, 2531 Buford Road. Enjoy a parade, music, food, kids’ games and activities.

Virginia Hops and Barley Festival, noon-6 p.m., Historic Malvern, 608 Huguenot Trail. This beer and music festival showcases Virginia micro-brewed beers. $20-$50, $10/ nontasters.

Fabulous ’50s Party, 1-4 p.m., Maj. Charles Ransom American Legion Post 186, 901 Otterdale Road. Enjoy live music, food and fun. Public welcome. Sponsored by David B. May Voiture Locale No. 53. $15, $7/13 and younger. Ann Robins, 639-7388,

ParkFest Blues Festival, 1-10 p.m., Heritage Amphitheater, Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road. Performers include In Layman Terms, the Jon Spear Band, Anthony & the Conqueroos, the Debbie Davies Band, and JP Soars & the Red Hots. Sponsored by The River City Blues Society of Virginia. $15/ tickets, $5/parking fee.

Game on Asperger’s, 2-4 p.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. For adults 18 and older with an Asperger’s diagnosis who would like to have some fun playing games and hanging out. Free. 335-6534,

Twilight Paddle, 5-8 p.m., Henricus Park Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road. Find out how the lagoon was made and what wildlife inhabits the barge islands. Ages 10 and older. $16. Mark Battista, 318-8735,

Mother’s Day Concert, 7 p.m., Chester United Methodist Church, 12132 Percival St. The Virginians will perform. Free, donations welcome. Benefits CCHASM.

Monday, May 11

JobSeekers weekly meeting, 10 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road. Doug Carleton of SCORE will discuss entrepreneurship and officer Paulie Figueroa, recruiter for the Chesterfield County Police Department, will speak about careers in criminal justice. Free. 379-8899,

Pickleball Strokes and Strategy, 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. weekly through June 8, Rockwood Park Pickleball Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Seniors can improve their pickleball game. All drills, no play. $36. 751-4131.

Game On! 3-5 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Teens are invited to visit the library to relax after school, play Wii games and hang out with friends. Free. 751-CCPL,

Crossroads Cinema: “Good Will Hunting,” 6-8:30 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Matt Damon, Robin Williams and Ben Affleck star in a film about a brilliant janitor whose genius is at odds with his asocial tendencies. Free. 751-CCPL, library.

Tuesday, May 12

Jewelry Design, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, 4000 Stigall Drive. Ages 50 and older will learn the fundamentals of designing jewelry as they make earrings, a bracelet and a necklace. Tools and supplies provided. $19. Brandi Friday, 339-2877.

Read 2 Rover, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Central Library, 9501 Lori Road. Kids can read aloud to certified therapy dogs in this casual, drop-in program designed to help children become better readers. 768-7941, library.chesterfield. gov.

Public engagement session, 6:30 p.m., Thomas R. Fulghum Conference Center of the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. The public is invited to join the discussion about school starting times. Registration requested. 748-1497, deborah_

Wednesday, May 13

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Midlothian Chapter 2265 monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Hopewell United Methodist Church, 6200 Courthouse Road. Guest speaker Bob E. Harris, founder of American Consumers Executive Services, will discuss what seniors should look out for and be on guard against.

Line Dancing, 9:30-10:30 a.m. beginner, 11 a.m.-noon advanced, Bon Air Baptist Church, 2531 Buford Road. Ages 50 and older can learn line-dancing steps to a variety of music. Registration required. $38. Brandi Friday, 339-2877.

Concert, 7 p.m., Cosby High School, 14300 Fox Club Parkway. The orchestra and guitar ensemble will perform. $7. 639-8340, ext. 8488.

Thursday, May 14

4th Annual “Live to Give” community blood drive, noon-7 p.m., Clover Hill Assembly of God, 12310 Bailey Bridge Road. Virginia Blood Services will hold the drive to honor the memories of Lauren Tuck, Avery Spence, Gage Edwards, Tyler Patnaude and Mark Talley, who attended high school in Chesterfield County. (800) 989-4438,

Grillin’ on the Green with a Taste of Chester, 5-8:30 p.m., Chester Village Green, 11800 Centre St. Features food, live entertainment and barbecue cook-off. Benefits local charities. $20/advance, $25/gate. chestervaro

Office seminar - Running Injuries, 6 p.m., Adult & Child Foot & Ankle Care, 6512 Woodlake Village Circle. Learn about running injuries and how to prevent them. Registration required. Free. 739-6730,

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