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Snakes 101 Living with Wildlife – Snakes! Tuesday, July 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Ages 16 and older will learn easy ways to identify snakes, how to keep friendly snakes in the yard and how to deal with venomous snakes. $5. 674-1629 Snakes 101 Living with Wildlife – Snakes! Tuesday, July 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Ages 16 and older will learn easy ways to identify snakes, how to keep friendly snakes in the yard and how to deal with venomous snakes. $5. 674-1629 THURSDAY, JULY 13

Book discussion group, 1-2 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Discuss “Journey to Munich,” by Jacqueline Winspear. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov

Your Health Workshops: Healthy Eating, 1-2:30 p.m., Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16520 Hull Street Road. Discuss foods that you should eat and add to your diet to feel great. $12. 748-1623

Adult Introduction to Archery, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Learn the basics, including the rules, safety and step-by-step shooting form for tournament-style target archery. $20. 674-1629

Summer Concert Series, 6-9 p.m., Stonebridge Shopping Center, 7000 Tim Price Way. Steve & Casey will perform. Benefits GRASP. Free, food and beverages for sale. facebook.com/elementatstonebridge

Meadowdale Tales, 7-8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Discuss “The Dinner,” by Herman Koch. 318-8778, library.chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, JULY 14

BookThink Book Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Discuss “Elmer Gantry,” by Sinclair Lewis. 318-8988, 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, JULY 15

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Instruction and Tour, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Robious Landing Park, 3600 James River Road. Lessons cover all the basics, as well as safety, strokes and balance, and include a short ECO-tour. $78. Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov

Brandermill Green Market, 9 a.m.-noon weekly through Oct. 28, 4900 Market Square Lane. Shop local vendors for produce, baked goods and more. facebook.com/brander mill-green-market

Historic Point of Rocks Guided Tour, 10 a.m.-noon, R. Garland Dodd Park, 201 Enon Church Road. Discover the unique history surrounding this historic site, experience Native American history and learn about one of the earliest naval battles in 1862. $8. Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946, chesterfieldhistory.com

Extreme Couponing, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Learn how to be a smart shopper and how to start couponing. Registration required. $10. 706-2596

Stellaluna Story Time, 10:15-11 a.m., Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road. Ages 4-10 can meet live bats, including an African fruit bat like Stellaluna, and learn what bats eat, where they live and how important they are to the world. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Jonathan Austin, 10:30 a.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Enjoy family fun with juggling, magic tricks, zany gags and jokes. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Mad Science: Space Spectacular, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. Ages 5-10 can see a real hovercraft, learn about rocket propulsion and discover what astronauts and babies have in common. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

How to Start Your Own Business, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn the basics of setting up a business and find out what it takes to make it successful. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chester field .gov

Ice Cream Social, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road. Socialize and learn about how ice cream was made in the 1800s and enjoy some with several toppings to choose from. $2 suggested admission. 748-1498

Stellaluna Story Time, 1:30-2:15 p.m. or 2:45-3:15 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. See listing above.

Author visit, 4-6 p.m., The Arts Community Center, 10179 Hull Street Road. Souljourner Howard discusses her book, “Bought Lessons.” degreesofperfection.com

SUNDAY, JULY 16

50-plus Stand Up Paddle Boarding, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Robious Landing Park, 3600 James River Road. Ages 50 and older will learn the basics, as well as safety, strokes and balance. Equipment provided. Registration required. $78 Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov

MONDAY, JULY 17

Chesterfield on Foot, 9 a.m., Huguenot Park, 10901 Robious Road. This walking club for seniors meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at various county trails and parks. Registration required. Free. Kim Graves, 751-4753

Yoga for the Older Adult, 3-3:45 p.m. weekly through Aug. 14, Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road. Seniors can increase strength and flexibility as well as reduce stress while using an optional chair for both sitting and standing postures. All levels welcome. $25. 748-1623

TUESDAY, JULY 18

Treemendous Trees, 9 a.m., Dutch Gap Conservation Area, 441 Coxendale Road. Ages 5-12 can take a short hike to find and learn about common trees. Part of the Dawn Discoveries program. $5. Mark Battista, 318-8735, battistam@chesterfield.gov

Positive Pens, 11 a.m.-noon, Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Ages 8 and older can decorate pens with polymer clay for the Chesterfield Mental Health Support Services to donate to those who need support and encouragement. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

Smart Phones: A Computer in Your Pocket, 10 a.m.-noon and same time July 26, Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road. In this two-part class, learn about smart phones, how to access Wi-Fi and install applications. Registration required. $26. 748-1623

Bon Air Bookies Book Discussion Group, 7-8 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Discuss “The Muralist” by B. A. Shapiro. 318-8966, 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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