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Senior stretch

Anne Dalton


Yoga for the Older Adult Monday, Nov. 21, 3-3:45 p.m. weekly through Dec. 19, Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road. Seniors can increase strength and flexibility as well as reduce stress. Registration required. $25. 212-8815 Yoga for the Older Adult Monday, Nov. 21, 3-3:45 p.m. weekly through Dec. 19, Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road. Seniors can increase strength and flexibility as well as reduce stress. Registration required. $25. 212-8815 Thursday, Nov. 17

ReFresh, ReFuel and ReTool: Caregiver Workshop, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Community Idea Stations, 23 Sesame St. Explore positive approaches to living with the disease for the caregiver as well as the loved one with Alzheimer’s. Sponsored by Community Idea Stations. Registration required. $15. 560-8221, ideastations.org.

Keeping Seniors Healthy and Safe, 9 a.m.-noon, Midlothian Family YMCA, 737 Coalfield Road. Features free health screenings along with information about navigating the Medicare maze and medication management. Registration required. 768-7878, leidheiserd@chesterfield.gov.

Virginia State University Board of Visitors meeting, 9:30 a.m., Virginia State University – Gateway Dining Event Center, 1 Hayden Drive. Continues on Nov. 18. 524-5000, vsu.edu.

Stonehenge Garden Club monthly meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Stonehenge Country Club, 1000 Farnham Drive. Explore floral designs for the holiday season. Open to all. Dulce Lawrence, 423-6174.

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. “A Tale of Two Cities,” by Charles Dickens, will be discussed. 318-8668, library.chesterfield.gov.

Boots & Bling Holiday Shopping Fling, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Meadowbrook Country Club, 3700 Cogbill Road. A networking and holiday shopping event. Benefits the local eWomenFoundation and the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother. Registration required. $59.95. 250-5556, ewomennetwork.com.

Kinship Connection, 4:30-6 p.m., Chesterfield Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway. For grandparents and other family members raising a child. On-site child care. 768-7878, leidheiserd@chesterfield. gov.

How to Shop for Better Foods, 6 p.m., CJW Medical Center’s Johnston-Willis Hospital, fourth floor, Atrium Conference Room, 1401 Johnston-Willis Drive. Learn how to shop for foods that are better for you and your pelvic health. Free. Registration required. 523-2533, ext. 314.

Financial education seminar, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Learn to track spending and establish realistic goals for savings. Registration required. Free. 323-6800, vacu.org/learning_planning/financial_education.

“Legally Blonde,” 7 p.m., Cosby High School, 14300 Fox Club Parkway. The theater department performs. Continues through Nov. 19. $7. 639-8340.

“The Wiz,” 7 p.m., Thomas Dale High School, 3626 W. Hundred Road. The theater department performs. Continues through Nov. 20. $5-$10. 768-6245.

“Peter and the Starcatcher,” 7:30 p.m., Midlothian High School, 401 Charter Colony Parkway. The theater department will perform. Continues through Nov. 19. $10. 378-2440.

Friday, Nov. 18

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. “A Tale of Two Cities,” by Charles Dickens, will be discussed. 318-8668, library.chesterfield.gov.

“She Kills Monsters,” 7 p.m., John Tyler Community College – Midlothian Campus, The Lynn Theatre, T Building, 800 Charter Colony Parkway. A comedic romp into the world of fantasy roleplaying games. Contains strong language and mild adult themes; recommended for ages 13 and up. Continues through Nov. 20. $10, free/JTCC students with ID. Kerrigan Sullivan, 594-1498, jtcc.edu/theatre.

Tree Lighting, 7 p.m., Westchester Commons, Route 288 and Midlothian Turnpike. This annual event features live music by the School of Rock, holiday treats and Santa. Free. shopwestchestercommons.com.

Saturday, Nov. 19

Hounds on the Hill 5K/Dog Fun Run, 8 a.m., Clover Hill High School, 13301 Kelly Green Lane. Runners and walkers will head through the neighborhoods of Brandermill. Benefits CHHS athletic programs and local animal charities. $10-$25. houndsonthehill5k.com.

Shred and Recycle Event, 9 a.m.- noon, Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Recycle up to three paper grocery bags full, or two small boxes (10 inches by 13 inches by 18 inches) of paper, as well as computers, laptops, flat-screen televisions, CDs, DVDs, stereos and cellphones. Sponsored by Chesterfield County Police Department and Chesterfield County Anti-Litter Program. Free/paper, $10/box televisions and CRT monitors under 27 inches, $20/box televisions and CRT monitors 27 inches or larger. 751-2227.

Brandermill Holiday Green Market, 9 a.m.-noon, Market Square, corner of Route 288 and Hull Street Road. Holiday shopping and fun for everyone. brander mill.com.

Mid-Lothian Mines Park tour, 10-11 a.m., Mid-Lothian Mines Park, 13301 N. Woolridge Road. Tour the historic site. Registration required. $8. 751-4946/ information, 748-1623/registration.

Pediatric CPR and First Aid Workshop for Youth and Adults, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Parks and Recreation Administration Building Conference Room, 6801 Mimms Loop. Learn first aid and CPR techniques for infants and children. $70. Jackie Maclin, 748-1123, maclinj@chesterfield.gov.

Affairs of the Hearth, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Explore 17th-century cooking in the daily life of English soldiers, middle class colonists and Virginia Indians. $8, $6/ages 6-12, free/Henricus Patrons. 748-1611, henricus.org.

Standing Tall: Building Canes for Veterans, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Chesterfield County Airport, 7511 Airfield Drive. Help build custom, patriotic walking canes for disabled veterans. standingtallusa.org.

Citizenship in the World Merit Badge Workshop, 1-4 p.m., Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road. Boy scouts ages 11-17 can learn about international law, world trade, foreign relations and forms of government. Registration required. $10. Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946, chesterfieldhistory.com.

Author visit, 2-4 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Local author Maggie King will discuss and sign her book, “Murder at the Moonshine Inn.” Registration required. 751-CCPL, library. chesterfield.gov.

Mid-Lothian Mines Geocache, 2-4 p.m., Mid-Lothian Mines Park – amphitheater, 13286 N. Woolridge Road. View the ruins of the Grove Shaft and learn about coal mining while conducting a scavenger hunt. $10. 751-4946/information, 748-1623/registration.

Sunday, Nov. 20

Whitewater Kayak Rolling Clinics, 8:30-11 a.m., Midlothian Family YMCA, 737 Coalfield Road. Learn and practice kayak rolling during the off-season. Registration required. $40, $45/with equipment rental. Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov.

Holiday Reindeer Roundup, noon-2 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Ages 5 and older can create a holiday reindeer using branches, sticks and other natural materials. $15. 674-1629.

Girl Scout Junior Jeweler Badge Workshop, 3-5 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Junior Scouts will learn about the types of tools needed and make some jewelry to keep or give as a gift. $7. 674-1629.

Monday, Nov. 21

Kinship Connection monthly meeting, 9:30-11 a.m. See Nov. 17 listing. No child care.

Cancer survivors support group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. weekly, The Hawthorne Resource Center at Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital at Johnston-Willis, 1401 Johnston Willis Drive. For anyone living with a cancer diagnosis. Free. Robin Yoder, 330- 2136, hawthornecancerfoundation.org.

Crossroads Cinema: “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” 6-8:30 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Watch and discuss this movie about British retirees who take up residence in a hotel in India. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov.

Tuesday, Nov. 22

10 Steps to Financial Success, 6-7:15 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Learn concepts necessary to develop and maintain personal financial goals. Registration required. 706-2596.

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