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Tracing the family tree Introduction to Online Genealogy Research, Thursday, June 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn how to conduct, verify and organize genealogical research using free online tools. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov Tracing the family tree Introduction to Online Genealogy Research, Thursday, June 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn how to conduct, verify and organize genealogical research using free online tools. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov THURSDAY, JUNE 15

USDA/VSU Field Day, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Virginia State University’s Randolph Farm, 4415 River Road. Learn about agricultural innovations for small farms. Open to the public. Free. Registration required. 524-5626, ext.vsu.edu

Look First! Enhancing Driver Safety, 10-11:30 a.m., Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7500 Hull Street Road. Examine mature driver statistics, effects of aging on driving, new technology and roadway infrastructure advancements. Presented by Chesterfield Triad and AAA Mid-Atlantic. 768-7878, leidheiserd@chesterfield.gov


LEWIS GINTER LEWIS GINTER Small Business Legal Issues, 7-8 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Learn how to organize a business, what entity to choose, how to file government paperwork, how to avoid risk and limit personal liability. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Agile Open Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Agile Writers Offices, 10825 Midlothian Turnpike. Beginning writers discuss writing techniques and the various methods of getting published. agilewriters.us

FRIDAY, JUNE 16

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discuss “Still Life,” by Louise Penny. 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, JUNE 17

Tidal Lagoon Paddle, 9 a.m.-noon, Henricus Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road. Paddle with the county’s naturalist to search for great blues, bald eagles, osprey and other denizens of the tidal lagoon. Minimum age is 10; an adult must accompany ages 10-14. Registration required. $16. Mark Battista, 318-8735, battistam@chesterfield.gov

Howlett Line Van Tour, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Learn about Civil War sites that were part of a Confederate line of defenses known as the Howlett Line, including Battery Dantzler, Ware Bottom Church Battlefield, Howlett Line Park and Fort Wead. Registration required. $15. 751-4946, chesterfieldhistory.com

Introduction to Archery, 10 a.m.-noon, Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Learn beginning form, safety and proper use of equipment. $20. 674-1629

Jonathan Austin, 10:30-11:30 a.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Family fun with juggling, magic tricks, zany gags and jokes. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Chris Campbell’s Music for Kids, 11 a.m.-noon, Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road. Kick off summer vacation with music and comical characters with this singer-songwriter and ventriloquist. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Teen Art Club, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Ages 12-18 can work on their own art projects. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Developmental Milestones: Is My Child on the Right Track? 1-3 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Learn about these milestones and what kind of services are available should you need them. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Paint a Plant, 1-3 p.m., Rockwood Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Ages 10 and older can use materials collected on a walk to create a piece of art. $15. 674-1629

Jonathan Austin, 2:30-3:30 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. See listing above.

Pocahontas Premieres: Movies Under the Stars, “ET,” 6:30 p.m. gates, kids’ entertainment area open, movie at dusk, Pocahontas State Park – Heritage Amphitheater, 10301 State Park Road. Bring a beach chair, blanket and snacks and watch this family-friendly movie. Food and drinks available for purchase. No pets or alcohol allowed. Free, no parking fee. Mark Pinney, 748-1992, pinneym@chesterfield.gov

A History of Poisoned Pens and Dueling Pistols, 8-10 p.m., Historic 1892 Jail, 6819 Mimms Loop. Learn about the history of two rival Richmond newspaper editors, the duel that ensued and the dark history that enshrouded this mystery. A mini paranormal investigation follows. For ages 8 and older. Registration required. $15. Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946, truzzieb@chesterfield.gov

SUNDAY, JUNE 18

Richmond Philharmonic concert, 6 p.m., Sunday Park at Brandermill – picnic area, 4602 Millridge Parkway. Bring a picnic and enjoy popular favorites and light classics. Free. richmondphilharmonic.org

MONDAY, JUNE 19

Chesterfield on Foot, 9 a.m., Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks – White Blaze Trail, 201 Enon Church Road. This walking club for seniors meets on the first and third Monday of the month at various county trails and parks. Registration required. Free. Kim Graves, 751-4753

Bilingual Spanish-English Family Story Time, 6:30-7 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Parents and children can enjoy this read-aloud program to enhance language and literacy skills. 318-8778, library.chesterfield.gov

Kickin’ Karate for Kids, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays weekly through July 26, Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. All belt levels, including beginners, ages 7 and older. $50. 706-2596, www.chesterfield.gov/parks

TUESDAY, JUNE 20

Exploring Dutch Gap by Bike and Boat, 9 a.m.-noon, Dutch Gap Conservation Area, 441 Coxendale Road. Ride your fat-tire or hybrid bike two miles to the peninsula and paddle provided kayaks to explore area. For ages 9-12. Participants must bring their own bikes, water, bathing suit, towel and snack. Helmets are required. Registration required. $13. Mark Battista, 318-8735, battistam@chesterfield.gov

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21

Rockets!, 10 a.m.-noon, Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Children in grades K-5 can build their own rocket and launch it over the treetops. Free. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

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

Tough Tots - Little Dragons Karate Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m. weekly though July 26, Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Designed to enhance self-confidence, self-esteem and physical fitness in ages 4-6. Registration required. $50. 706-2596, www.chesterfield.gov/parks

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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