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Making Magic Abracadabra Academy, Saturday, May 20, 1-3 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Professional magician Mickey Moore will share some of his secrets in this hands-on workshop. For children ages 8-12. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov Making Magic Abracadabra Academy, Saturday, May 20, 1-3 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Professional magician Mickey Moore will share some of his secrets in this hands-on workshop. For children ages 8-12. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov THURSDAY, MAY 18

Book Sale, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Shop for books, children’s books, magazines, CDs, DVDs and more. Sponsored by Friends of the North Courthouse Road Library. Continues through May 20. 318-8499, chesterfieldfriends.org

Law Enforcement Wreath-Laying Ceremony, 1 p.m., Police Memorial Monument, adjacent to the 1917 Historic Courthouse, 10201 Iron Bridge Road. Remember the officers who died in the line of duty while serving Chesterfield County and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Jay Thornton, 706-2557, thorntonj@chesterfield.gov


PHOTO COURTESY OF DOMINION RIVERROCK PHOTO COURTESY OF DOMINION RIVERROCK Grillin’ on the Green: With a Taste of Chester, 5-8:30 p.m., Chester Village Green, 11800 Centre St. Features barbecue and sauce competitions, food, beverages and music provided by Fish Radio. Sponsored by the Chester Rotary. $20/advance, $25/gate. chestervarotary.org

Bicycle Maintenance, 6-8 p.m., Carytown Bicycles, 15615 WC Commons Way. Learn the basics of bicycle maintenance and repair, proper bike fit, safety and riding tips. Registration required. Free. Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov

Acoustic Concert Series: Adam Broome & Jaige Trudel; Susan Kevra & Rachel Bell, 7-8 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Two duos bring a mix of French, Celtic and American inspirations. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

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

Law Enforcement Memorial Service, 7 p.m., Iron Bridge Baptist Church, 10900 Iron Bridge Road. Honor the three Virginia law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2016, as well as other fallen officers. Jay Thornton, 706-2557, thorntonj@chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, MAY 19

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discuss “The Stranger,” by Harlan Coben. 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, MAY 20

Out of the Darkness Campus Walk, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk, James River High School, 3700 James River Road. Raise money to bring attention to mental health and suicide. Free, donations accepted. afsp.org/jamesriverhs

Shredding Event, 9 a.m.-noon, Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Residents can recycle up to three paper grocery bags full, or two small boxes (10 by 13 by 18 inches) of paper as well as computers, laptops, flat-screen televisions, CDs, DVDs, stereos and cellphones. Free/paper, $5/hard drive shredding, $10/TVs, CRT monitors under 27 inches, $20/TVs, CRT monitors 27 inches or larger. 751-2227

Spring Chess Tournament, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. The Virginia Scholastic Chess Association presents a K-12 scholastic chess tournament. $7-$10/player registration. vschess.org

Public Safety Day and Emergency Expo, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Bon Secours Westchester Emergency Center, 601 Watkins Centre Parkway. Celebrate National EMS & National Police Week with a display of fire engines and ladder trucks, ambulances, police and sheriff cars, safety information, free hot dogs, popcorn and drinks. 594-2100

Henricus Spring Garden Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Come out and learn about colonial horticulture. Adopt a garden to care for at the park. $8, $6/ages 3-12, free/ Henricus patrons. henricus.org

The Uncle Devin Show, 11 a.m.-noon, Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road. Children can hear, see and play a variety of instruments while gaining an understanding of the history of percussion instruments. Registration required.

751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

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Campaign Van Tour, 1-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Visit sites that were crucial during this campaign, including Battery Dantzler, Drewry’s Bluff and Point of Rocks. Registration required. $15. 751-4946, chesterfieldhistory.com

Mid-Lothian Mines Concert Series: The Farm Use String Band, 5 p.m. gates, 6-8:30 p.m. concert, 13301 N. Woolridge Road. Lawn chairs or blankets welcome. Presented by Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation and the Mid-Lothian Mines and Rail Roads Foundation. $3, food and beverages for sale. 796-7075, midlomines.org

Paranormal Investigation, 7-9 p.m., Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road. Explore the site for paranormal activity. Bring cameras, digital recorders and a flashlight. Registration required. $10. Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946, chesterfieldhistory.com

MONDAY, MAY 22

Between the Covers Book Discussion Group, 1-2 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Discuss “And the Dark Sacred Night,” by Julia Glass. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Meditation Hour, 3-4 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Drop in and learn about meditation. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

TUESDAY, MAY 23

North Courthouse Fiber Artists, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Drop in to knit, crochet, socialize and share tips. Starter kits and lessons provided for brand-new knitters. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Home Sellers Seminar, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Learn about the home selling process, including practical tips and common pitfalls to avoid. Free. Registration required. 323-6800, vacu.org/learning_ planning/financial_ education

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24

Book discussion group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Discuss “Starfire,” by Dale Brown. 768-7907, library.chesterfield.gov

Richmond Area Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (RAC-MOAA) dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Meadowbrook Country Club, 3700 Cogbill Road. ROTC Cadets from area high schools will be recognized with Leader-Scholar awards. Coats and ties. $25. 276-6775, jimrose1@verizon.net

Bensley Park Walking Club, 6-7 p.m. weekly through Aug. 16, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Meet at the shelter. David Potter, 275-5321, potterd@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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