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Events in Chesterfield
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Acoustic Concert Series: River City Band, Thursday, Dec. 14, 7-8 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Hear traditional bluegrass and gospel music during this installment of the monthly series showcasing folk and traditional musicians from around the region. Free. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov 
PHOTO COURTESY OF RIVER CITY BAND Acoustic Concert Series: River City Band, Thursday, Dec. 14, 7-8 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Hear traditional bluegrass and gospel music during this installment of the monthly series showcasing folk and traditional musicians from around the region. Free. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov PHOTO COURTESY OF RIVER CITY BAND THURSDAY, DEC. 14

Book discussion group, 1-2 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Discuss “The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov

Maymont’s Celebrate a Gilded Age Christmas, 2-3 p.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discover the history behind the holiday customs and decorations at Maymont. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Eunice’s Circle of Friends meeting, 6-7 p.m., Care Advantage, 10041 Midlothian Turnpike. A bereavement support group for those who have experienced a loss. Refreshments served. 323-9464, eunicescircleoffriends.com

Using Credit Cards Wisely, 6-7:15 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Learn how to choose a credit card, use credit to achieve goals and manage debt. Free. 706-2596

Meadowdale Tales Book Club, 7-8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Discuss “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” by Ayana Mathis. 318-8778, library.chesterfield.gov

Grant Workshop, 7-8:30 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Learn about grants given by the Self-Development of People group. Presenters will introduce their group and explain the process of obtaining a grant. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, DEC. 15

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discuss “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman. 318-8668, library.chesterfield.gov

SATURDAY, DEC. 16

Pancake Breakfast, 8-11 a.m., First Congregational Christian United Church of Christ, 4310 Courthouse Road. Enjoy pancakes and waffles with all the trimmings and latkes, along with children’s activities and a raffle. Benefits local social action groups. $7/advance, $8/door, $5/seniors, ages 3-5, free/under age 3, $5/raffle tickets. bonaykodesh.org

Sweets with Santa, 10-11:30 a.m., Spring Arbor of Salisbury, 14001 Turnberry Lane. Enjoy a special visit with Santa, refreshments and more. Free. 897-2727

Citizenship in the Community, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road. For Boy Scouts, ages 11-17, who want to fulfill their merit badge requirements addressing rights, liberties and cultural heritage. Registration required. $10. Bryan Truzzie, 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

Annual Peanut Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Kroger, 14101 Midlothian Turnpike. Sponsored by the Bon Air-Manchester Midlothian Lions Club. bammlionsclub.org

Little Red and the Gingerbread Man, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Join Little Red as she pursues a mischievous Gingerbread cookie through the woods to Grandma’s house in this fairy tale puppet show. For ages 2-8. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Movement Workshop with Stavna Ballet, 11-11:45 a.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Elementary-school-age children can get moving with simple, upbeat exercises. No dance experience necessary. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Hammered Dulcimer Concert, 11 a.m.-noon, Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Enjoy traditional carols that span countries and centuries, performed by Robert Wadsworth. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Pysanky Workshop, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Design and color decorative Ukrainian eggs with local artist Ann Bosch, using traditional tools to apply layers of dye and wax. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Little Red and the Gingerbread Man, 2-2:45 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. See listing above.

Citizenship in the World, 2-5 p.m., Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road. Boy Scouts ages 11-17 can fulfill their merit badge requirements addressing rights, duties, government and citizenship around the world. Registration required. $10. Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946, chesterfieldhistory.com

Polar Express Story Time, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road. Kids will enjoy this seasonal favorite. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

SUNDAY, DEC. 17

Whitewater Kayak Rolling Clinic, 8:30-11 a.m., Midlothian Family YMCA, 737 Coalfield Road. Learn and practice kayak rolls and other techniques. Registration required. $40, $45/with equipment rental. Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov

MONDAY, DEC. 18

Chesterfield on Foot Walking Club, 9 a.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. A 1.5-mile walk with Parks and Recreation staff. Registration required. Free. Kim Graves, 751-4753

Between the Covers Book Discussion Group, 1-2 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Discuss “The Woman in Cabin 10” by Ruth Ware. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Kickin’ Karate, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Feb. 7, 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, DEC. 19

Bingo Zone, 10-11 a.m., Chesterfield County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall, 10300 Courthouse Road. Individuals with disabilities, ages 18 and older, are invited to play a few rounds. Registration required. Free. Aleana McClellan, 751-4134, mcclellana@chesterfield.gov

Tweet Treats, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Ages 6-12 will learn about the types of winter birds seen in Chesterfield as they create a small bird feeder for their backyard. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

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

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20

Book discussion group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Discuss “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly. 768-7907, library.chesterfield.gov

Tough Tots-Little Dragons Karate Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m. weekly through Feb. 7, 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

Bon Air Bookies Book Discussion Group, 7-8 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Discuss “Hillbilly Elegy” by J. D. Vance. 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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