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Revolutionary reenactment Battle at Osborne’s Landing, Saturday April 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Visitors will experience militia drills and artillery demonstrations as Revolutionary War re-enactors recreate this 1781 attack. Continues on April 23. $8/adults, $6/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 and under. 748-1611, henricus.org Revolutionary reenactment Battle at Osborne’s Landing, Saturday April 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Visitors will experience militia drills and artillery demonstrations as Revolutionary War re-enactors recreate this 1781 attack. Continues on April 23. $8/adults, $6/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 and under. 748-1611, henricus.org THURSDAY, APRIL 20

Kindergarten Registration, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., all Chesterfield elementary schools. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30 to attend kindergarten, a full-day program offered in every Chesterfield elementary school. 639-8990, mychesterfieldschools.com

Adulting 101: Smart Choices to Success in Your Finances, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. This interactive financial workshop will focus on the financial challenges of young adults. Free. 323-6800, vacu.org/learning_ planning/financial_ education


©SEAN DEWITT PHOTOGRAPHY ©SEAN DEWITT PHOTOGRAPHY DiabetesSisters monthly meetup, 7 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. A support group for women ages 18 and older with any type of diabetes or prediabetes. Free. shelby@diabetessisters.org

Acoustic Concert Series: Pete’s Posse, 7-8 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Three generations of musicians perform multi-generational roots music. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

Senior Seminars: Staying Fit as You Age, 11 a.m., Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Topics include appropriate activity choices while aging, functional movements exercises and healthy nutritional choices. Free. Registration required. David Potter, 275-5321, potterd@chesterfield.gov

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discuss “Case Histories,” by Kate Atkinson. 318-8668, library.chesterfield.gov

Live music, 5-8 p.m., Wegmans, 12501 Stone Village Way. Enjoy live music in the Market Café. 419-9900, wegmans.com/stores/midlothian-va.html

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Great Gator 5K and Fun Run, 8:30 a.m., Swift Creek Elementary School, 13800 Genito Road. The 5K, Kids Fun Run and after-race party will celebrate healthy living as a community while benefiting the school’s technology initiative. $15-$35. swiftcreek5k.com

Plant sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 121 Avebury Drive. Sponsored by Stonehenge Garden Club. Dulce Lawrence, 423-6174

21st Annual Virginia Classic Cruisers Car Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Chesterfield Towne Center – Sears parking lot, 11500 Midlothian Turnpike. Open to all makes and models. $20/advance registration, $25/day of event, free/spectators. vaclassiccruisers.com

12th Annual Fool for Art, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., John Tyler Community College – Midlothian campus, 800 Charter Colony Parkway. Features hands-on activities and educational sessions for all ages, art and craft vendors, food, music and more. Free. jtcc.edu/foolforart

Earth Day Celebration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Learn about bees, growing herbs and composting, enjoy games and a puppet show. Free. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Falling Creek Ironworks Annual Event, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Falling Creek Ironworks Park, 6407 Jefferson Davis Highway. Activities include tours of the historic ironworks, costumed interpretation, period music, living history demonstrations, Native American dancing and children’s activities. Free, food and drink for purchase. Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946, visitchesterfieldva.com

Vino Inferno, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Historic Malvern Farm, 690 Huguenot Trail. Features Virginia wines, food and craft vendors and live music. Sponsored by the Chesterfield Professional Firefighters Charitable Foundation. $20/advance, $25/gate, $10/non-tasters, ages 13-20. cpffcf.org

Spring Peepers Hike, 1-2:30 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Take a guided hike looking and listening for these tiny frogs. Bring a flashlight. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. $5. 674-1629

Spring into Music: One Voice Ensemble, 2-3 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Hear spirituals, classical music, contemporary and classic jazz. Presented by the Chesterfield County Public Library and the Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation. Free. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

An evening with Yaa Gyasi, 7-8:30 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. The author will discuss her debut novel, “Homegoing.” Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

Explore the Outdoors, 1-5 p.m., Huguenot Park, 10901 Robious Road and WCVE Studios, 23 Sesame St. Families can enjoy nature walks, hands-on science and nature activities, scavenger hunts and outdoor adventure demonstrations. Concessions available. Free. Noel Losen, 748-1129, ideastations.org/explore-outdoors

Garden Walks, 1-5 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 12201 Richmond St. Features a walk to view local gardens, floral displays and a plant sale. Sponsored by the Chester Garden Club. $10. chestergardenclubva@gmail.com

MONDAY, APRIL 24

Between the Covers Book Discussion Group, 1-2 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Discuss “Mercy Snow: a Novel,” by Tiffany Baker. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

Spring Music & Social, 1-2 p.m., Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16520 Hull Street Road. Seniors can hear music by Billy Mitchell. Registration requested. Sponsored by Day Breaks Adult Day Care. 748-1623

Community meeting, 7 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Hear recommendations from the Committee on the Future about safeguarding future prosperity for county residents. Citizens are also invited to complete an online survey. Sponsored by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors and School Board. chesterfield.gov/cotf

Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m., Chester Presbyterian Church, 3424 W. Hundred Road. The Richmond Symphonic Winds will perform. Free, donations of nonperishable food items accepted. 520-1601, irisrick@aol.com

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

Book discussion group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Discuss “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” by Piper Kerman. 768-7907, library.chesterfield.gov

Heirloom Herbs, 11 a.m.-noon, Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop. Ages 50 and older can explore the historical uses and folklore of familiar garden herbs while making herbal sachets to take home. Registration required. Free. 768-7311, chesterfieldhistory.com

Retirement: Making Your Money Last, 7-8 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Get ideas on building a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Have a special event coming up? Please email your calendar items to calendar@localnewsllc.com, 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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