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Events in Chesterfield
COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON


A long winter’s nap Happy Hi-brrrr-nation, Sunday, Jan. 7, 1-2 p.m., Pocahontas State Park – Visitor Center, 10301 State Park Road. Discover the ways furry, feathered and scaled animals survive the cooler weather. Free, $5/parking. 796-4255, dcr. virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas.shtml A long winter’s nap Happy Hi-brrrr-nation, Sunday, Jan. 7, 1-2 p.m., Pocahontas State Park – Visitor Center, 10301 State Park Road. Discover the ways furry, feathered and scaled animals survive the cooler weather. Free, $5/parking. 796-4255, dcr. virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas.shtml THURSDAY, JAN. 4

Brandermill Region Men’s Club monthly meeting, 9:15 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting, Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. Chesterfield County Administrator Joseph P. Casey will discuss the state of the county. Nonmembers and ladies welcome. 744-3078, brmcva.org

Introduction to Online Genealogy, 11 a.m.-noon, LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn how to conduct, verify and organize genealogical research using census and tax records, city directories and a variety of free online tools. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, JAN. 5

First Fridays Classic Book Club, 10:15 a.m.-noon, North Courthouse Road Library, 325 North Courthouse Road. Discuss “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Registration requested. ellisonms2@vcu.edu

SATURDAY, JAN. 6

Teen Boss, 10-11 a.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Teens can learn how to develop a business plan and start a business. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Inclusive Lego & Game Club, 10 a.m.-noon, Chester Family YMCA, 3011 W. Hundred Road. Children in grades K-8 can build with Legos and play various board or card games. Sponsored by the Autism Society of Central Virginia. Registration required. 257-0192, legochesterjan18.eventbrite.com

Painting with the Possibilities Artist, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Paint your version of a bridge at sunset in this beginner acrylic class. Bring a lunch or snack. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Resolution Routes: 1.3-Mile Hike, noon-2 p.m., Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road. First in a series of progressively longer, gently paced hikes, led by park rangers. $5/parking. 796-4255, dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas.shtml

Doc & Dine: “Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs: The History of Western Cinema,” 12:30-2:30 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Enjoy free pizza and this documentary, which recounts the history of the B-Western from its heyday to its demise in the 1950s. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Lego Club, 1-3 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Ages 6-11 can build with provided bricks. Completed creations will be displayed in the library. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

El Juguetazo 2018, 1-4 p.m., L.C. Bird High School, 10301 Courthouse Road. A celebration of Three Kings Day with a gift for children of families in need, family-friendly activities along with information from businesses, nonprofits and service providers. Sponsored by Chesterfield County’s Multicultural Liaison’s Office. 796-7085

SUNDAY, JAN. 7

Whitewater Kayak Rolling Clinic, 6-8:30 p.m., Manchester Family YMCA, 7540 Hull Street Road. Learn and practice kayak rolls and other techniques. Registration required. $50, $55/with equipment rental. Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov

MONDAY, JAN. 8

Resume Workshop, 11 a.m.-noon, Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Learn how to create a successful, concise and effective resume. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Indoor Badminton, 2-4 p.m. weekly through April 30, Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road. Seniors can join fellow players for weekly recreational play. Registration required. Free. Kim Graves, 212-8815

Parents and Tweens Book Group, 6:30-7:30 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Parents and kids ages 9-12 can read and discuss “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Registration required. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov

TUESDAY, JAN. 9

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. Free. Registration required. 751-4134/information, 748-1623/registration

Midlothian Garden Club monthly meeting, 10:30 a.m., noon lunch, Bethel Baptist Church, 1100 Huguenot Springs Road. The program, “Attracting Birds With Water,” will be presented by Bob Schamerhorn and feature his bird photography. Free. Open to all. midlothiangardenclub.org

Organize Your Financial Records, 6-7 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Discover the benefits of getting and keeping personal financial records organized, what records to keep and how to take inventory of financial records. Free. Registration required. 323-6800, vacu.org/learning_planning/financial_education

Revive: An Opioid Overdose and Narcan Education Program, 6-7:30 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering naloxone, or Narcan, a nasal-spray medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Registration required. Debbie Severt, 717-6839

CCPL Chess Club, 6-8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. All ages are invited to learn to play chess in a relaxed, stress-free environment. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Midlothian chapter 2265 monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Hopewell United Methodist Church, 6200 Courthouse Road. Chesterfield County Fire and Life Safety Educator Kimberly Rideout will discuss senior issues. narfe2265@gmail.com

Baby Signs Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn sign language through stories, songs, rhymes and play. For ages 0-23 months. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Chesterfield Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Hear from special guest Brig. Gen. Linda S. Hurry, commander of the Defense Supply Center Richmond and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond. Registration recommended. $20/members, $35/nonmembers by Jan. 5, $25/members, $40/nonmembers by Jan. 9, $35/ members, $45/nonmembers at the door. 748-6364, ext. 2, chesterfieldchamber.com

Teen Creative Writing with Mary Miley, 5-6:30 p.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Author Mary Miley teaches ages 15-21 simple ways to make their writing vibrant. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Board of Supervisors meeting, 6 p.m., County Administration Building – Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. At this annual organizational meeting, the board will elect a chair and vice chair, and adopt its meeting schedule for 2018. 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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