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Events in Chesterfield
COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON


Home of the brave Annual Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m., Historic 1917 Courthouse Green, 10011 Iron Bridge Road. Honor those who have served. Includes guest speaker Navy Cmdr. Heather H. Quilenderino, Operations Officer, Fleet Weather Center, Norfolk; the Thomas Dale High School band; and the L.C. Bird High School chorus. Sponsored by Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia. 796-7156, chesterfieldhistory.com 
JAMES HASKINS Home of the brave Annual Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m., Historic 1917 Courthouse Green, 10011 Iron Bridge Road. Honor those who have served. Includes guest speaker Navy Cmdr. Heather H. Quilenderino, Operations Officer, Fleet Weather Center, Norfolk; the Thomas Dale High School band; and the L.C. Bird High School chorus. Sponsored by Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia. 796-7156, chesterfieldhistory.com JAMES HASKINS THURSDAY, NOV. 9

Book discussion group, 1-2 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Discuss “The Sound of Broken Glass” by Deborah Crombie. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov

Specialty Center open house, 6:30 p.m., Matoaca High School, 17700 Longhouse Lane. Middle school students and parents can learn more about the Information Technology Specialty Center at this school. mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/specialty-centers/

“Almost, Maine,” 7 p.m., Monacan High School, 11501 Smoketree Drive. Nine short plays explore love and loss in a remote, mythical almost-town called Almost, Maine. Continues through Nov. 11. $7. Robert Fuhrman, 378-2480

Acoustic Concert Series: The Company Store, 7-8 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Authentic, American-made, traditional string band music and country humor. Free. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, NOV. 10

Veterans Day – County offices and libraries are closed.

Veterans Day Ceremony, 11 a.m., John Tyler Community College – Midlothian Campus, T Building, The Lynn Theatre, 800 Charter Colony Parkway. Includes recognition of Tyler’s faculty, staff and student veterans, speakers and a memorial tree planting. Lisa Kendrick, 594-1527, lkendrick@jtcc.edu

Annual Tree Lighting, 6 p.m., Chesterfield Towne Center, 11500 Midlothian Turnpike. Welcome Santa as the holiday season begins. Features the the Glennroy Bailey Trio. 794-4660, chesterfieldcenter.com

SATURDAY, NOV. 11

40&8/American Legion Breakfast, 8-9 a.m., American Legion Post 186, 901 Otterdale Road. Includes salt herring, eggs, biscuits, bacon and more. Public welcome. $7. 794-9785, americanlegionpost186.org

K9s For Warriors Golf Tournament, 9 a.m., Lake Chesdin Golf Club, 21801 Lake Chesdin Parkway. Play golf and raise funds for this program that provides service dogs to American warriors. $400/foursome. k9sforwarriors.donorpages.com/MyEvent/ChesdinForWarriors

Hops in the Park, noon-6 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Celebrate Virginia’s agricultural pride with food, beer, a farmers market and music by Jackass Flats, Markiss Blowfish and Rick Hollowell. Free admission, food and beverages for sale, $55/VIP. hopsinthepark.com

SUNDAY, NOV. 12

Film screening: “Rooted in Peace,” 1 p.m., Unity of Bon Air, 923 Buford Road. This documentary invites viewers to make the necessary changes to enjoy a better life, and in so doing inspire others to improve their own lives, and society as a whole. $10. unitybonair.org

Second Sunday South of the James Concert, 4 p.m., Bon Air Presbyterian Church, 9201 W. Huguenot Road. Featuring pianist Yin Zheng and flutist Aleksandr Haskin. Free, donations accepted. Open to all. Stephen Henley, 272-7514

MONDAY, NOV. 13

Cancer survivors support group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. weekly, The Hawthorne Cancer Resource Center, 1401 Johnston-Willis Drive. For anyone living with a cancer diagnosis. Free. Robin Yoder, 483-6048, hawthornecancerfoundation.org

Men’s basketball, 6:30-9 p.m. weekly through May 14, Swift Creek Elementary, 13800 Genito Road. Men ages 50 and older can join for weekly recreational play. Free. Kim Graves, 751-4753

Specialty Centers open house, 7 p.m. Manchester High School, 12601 Bailey Bridge Road. Middle school students and parents can learn more about the Mass Communications Specialty Center and the Spanish Immersion Specialty Center at this school. mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/specialty-centers/

TUESDAY, NOV. 14

Thinking Money: Planning for Life After High School, 6-8 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Students and parents can talk with a panel of experts on career training, college, internships, work force, the military and how to handle life’s challenges. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

It’s a Snake! 6:30-8:30 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Learn how to tell the difference between venomous and non-venomous species, discover more about snake behavior, get tips about snakes as pets and interact with Rockwood’s reptiles. Registration required. $5. 674-1629

Specialty Center open house, 7 p.m., Cosby High School, 14300 Fox Club Parkway. Middle school students and parents can learn more about the Health Science Specialty Center at this school. mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/specialty-centers/

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15

Brandermill Woman’s Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m. coffee, 10 a.m. meeting, Woodlake Methodist Church, 15640 Hampton Park Drive. Features a discussion about ageism within cultures. Members do not have to be residents of Brandermill to participate. brandermillwomansclub.com

Chesterfield Women’s League monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Village House at Charter Colony, 800 Abbey Village Circle. Shop for holiday crafts, baked goods, homemade foods and other gift items at the Holiday Mart Silent Auction. Members, bring three items for the sale; guests, come and shop. Elizabeth Gerding, 512-1856, lizajane444@gmail.com

Salisbury Garden Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road. Learn about deer-resistant plantings and forcing bulbs. Guests welcome. Free. salisburygardenclub.org

Book discussion group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Discuss “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri. 768-7907, library.chesterfield.gov

Board of Supervisors work session, 2 p.m., County Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road, Room 502. 748-1050, chesterfield.gov

Board of Supervisors evening session, 6 p.m., Chesterfield County Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. 748-1050, 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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