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Wagons ho! Little House Day, Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. This family-friendly festival based on the Little House books includes farm animals at the petting zoo, food, games, period music, exhibits and crafts. Free. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov Wagons ho! Little House Day, Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. This family-friendly festival based on the Little House books includes farm animals at the petting zoo, food, games, period music, exhibits and crafts. Free. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov THURSDAY, SEPT. 14

Naturalization Ceremony, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Nearly 60 new United States citizens will take the Oath of Allegiance. Any citizens who were previously naturalized at the park and their families are invited to join the celebration. Free. henricus.org

PRO Richmond Fifth Annual Golf Tournament, noon, Lake Chesdin Golf Club, 21801 Lake Chesdin Parkway. Captain’s Choice event includes lunch, range balls, dinner and more. Sponsored by PRO (Professionals Referrals Network), benefits The Beacon Tree Foundation and The Sophie House. $85/golfer, $340/team. prorichmond.com

Book discussion group, 1-2 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Discuss “Wishful Drinking” by Carrie Fisher. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov

Retirement Income Planning Seminar, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Participants will explore various options to help them make informed decisions when it’s time to retire or change jobs. 323-6800, vacu.org/learning_planning/financial_education

Woodland Pond Garden Club monthly meeting, 6:45 p.m., Woodland Pond Swim & Racquet Club, 10611 Woodland Pond Parkway. Hear from landscape architect Dean Hawkins. woodlandpond.org/community/garden.cfm

Meadowdale Tales Book Club, 7-8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Discuss “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green. 318-8778, library.chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, SEPT. 15

Nature Explorers: Where Do Animals Live? 10-11 a.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Features nature explorations, crafts and stories for ages 3-5. $6. 674-1629

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discuss “King Lear” by William Shakespeare. 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, SEPT. 16

Beginning Genealogy Class, 10 a.m. weekly through Oct. 28, Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road. Get practical, personal help in compiling a family history, and learn how to organize and add to what you have. Registration required. $25, $20/ Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia members. chesterfieldhistory.com

Rise Against Hunger meal packaging event, 10 a.m.-noon, Winfree Memorial Baptist Church, 13617 Midlothian Turnpike. Help package 20,000 meals. events.stophungernow.org/WMBC2017

Mad Science: Spin, Pop, Boom, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Kids in grades K-5 will use science to defy gravity, create rainbow reactions, dissolve a Styrofoam head and make elephant toothpaste. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Haversacks and Hardtack String Band, noon-1 p.m., Magnolia Grange House Museum, 10020 Iron Bridge Road. Hear songs of the Civil War. 748-1498, chesterfieldhistory.com

Start-Up 101, 1-4 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Learn the various steps necessary when going into business, including market research, startup financing and development of business plans. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

7th Annual Crabfest, 3-7 p.m., Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. An all-you-can-eat menu of #1 Jimmy Blue Crabs, jambalaya, corn on the cob with muffins, iced tea and lemonade. Sponsored by the Brandermill-Midlothian-Woodlake Lions Club. $30. 744-7394, waynerm7@gmail.com

Pocahontas Premieres: Zoso, the ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, 6 p.m. gates, 7-10 p.m. concert, Pocahontas State Park – Heritage Amphitheater, 10301 State Park Road. The band performs the music of Led Zeppelin. Food and adult beverages for purchase. $12-$15, free/ages 10 and younger, $5/parking. 796-4255, dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas.shtml

MONDAY, SEPT. 18

Chesterfield on Foot Walking Club, 9 a.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. A senior walking club organized and led by Parks and Recreation staff. Registration required. Free. Kim Graves, 751-4753

2017 Annual Golf Tournament, 11 a.m., Stonehenge Golf & Country Club, 1000 Farnham Drive. Captain’s Choice, shotgun start event includes lunch, refreshments, awards dinner, prizes. Benefits The Doorways. $125/golfer, $500/foursome. midlothian-chesterfield-kiwanis.org

Men’s Basketball, 6:30-9 p.m. weekly through Oct. 30, Midlothian Middle School, 13501 Midlothian Turnpike. Men 50 and older can enjoy weekly recreational play. Free. Kim Graves, 751-4753

Move Your Body Line Dance, 7:15-8:15 p.m. weekly through Oct. 23, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Learn how to dance without a partner to country, Latin, swing and ballroom-style music. $43. 275-5321

Kickin’ Karate, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Oct. 25, Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Ages 7 and older will learn self-defense, safety awareness, self-discipline, respect and how to avoid dangerous situations. $50. 706-2596

TUESDAY, SEPT. 19

My First Nature Adventure: Nature Walk, 10:30-11 a.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Two-year-olds will enjoy nature explorations, stories and hands-on activities. $5. 674-1629

Planning Commission monthly meeting, 6 p.m., County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road – Public Meeting Room. 748-1050, www.chesterfield.gov

50+ Introduction to Horseback Riding, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly though Sept. 28, Hunter Lane Stables, 3578 Hunter Lane. Learn horseback riding fundamentals. $110. Greg Velzy, 748-1124

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20

The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority and various county departments are holding a community meeting regarding the industrial megasite in Chester, 7-9 p.m., Carver Middle School cafeteria, 3800 Cougar Trail, Chester. As part of the discussion, county transportation officials will discuss preliminary alignment for the proposed East-West Freeway. 

Chesterfield Women’s League monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Village House at Charter Colony, 800 Abbey Village Circle. Newcomers and returning members can learn what the group has planned for the upcoming year. Refreshments served. Elizabeth Gerding, 512-1856, lizajane444@gmail.com

Salisbury Garden Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road. Master Gardener Mike Likens will discuss plant diseases and pests. Guests welcome. Free. salisburygardenclub.org

50+ History Programs: Music of the Victorian Period, 11 a.m.-noon, Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop. Historic music interpreter John Robison will play the banjo, fiddle and other instruments to recall music from the 1820s-1870s. Registration required. Free. 768-7311

Bon Air Bookies Book Discussion Group, 7-8 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Discuss “The Other Einstein” by Marie Benedict. 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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