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Events in Chesterfield
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spotlight Egg-ceptional a r t work Pysanky Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. With the help of local artist Ann Bosch, use traditional tools to apply layers of dye and wax to design and color decorative Ukrainian eggs. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov spotlight Egg-ceptional a r t work Pysanky Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. With the help of local artist Ann Bosch, use traditional tools to apply layers of dye and wax to design and color decorative Ukrainian eggs. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov THURSDAY, JAN. 18

Bon Air Community Forum, 8:30 a.m., St. Michael’s Church, 8706 Quaker Lane. Learn about the Bon Air Special Area Plan and offer input on how St. Michael’s property may be used to enhance the community once its schools are consolidated. Registration requested. 272-0992, office@stmichaelsbonair.org, stmbonair.org

Stonehenge Garden Club monthly meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Stonehenge Country Club, 1000 Farnham Drive. David Pippin will discuss floral arrangements. Potential members welcome. Open to all. Sarah Buckley, 314-3083

Art exhibit, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. This special collection features works created by Thomas Dale High School students. Continues through Jan. 31. 318-8977, library.chesterfield.gov

Tiny Tales, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Ages 3-6 will hear the story of “Leonardo the Terrible Monster” by Mo Willems. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Fire and Fall Prevention, 2-3 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Older adults will hear 16 key safety messages, eight about fire prevention and eight about fall prevention, developed by experts from national and local safety organizations. Free. 706-2596

Kinship Connection, 4:30-6 p.m., Chesterfield Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway. Grandparents and other kin who are raising a child will hear from a representative from Chesterfield County Public Schools. Child care provided. 768-7878, www.chesterfield.gov/seniorevents

Financial First Aid, 6-7:15 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. For those who want to regain control of their financial situation through careful financial assessment, expense prioritization and effective negotiation with creditors. Registration required. Free. 706-2596

How Does My Garden Grow? Pruning Confidence, 6-7:30 p.m. weekly through Feb. 1, Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. In this three-class series, learn gardening basics for safety and comfort, as well as how to prune and compost. Registration required for each program. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

“All My Sons,” 8 p.m., Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. Arthur Miller’s classic drama tells of a family torn apart by greed and guilt. Continues through Feb. 24. $38 plus fees/theater, $55 plus fees/buffet and theater. 748-5203, swiftcreekmill.com

FRIDAY, JAN. 19

Nature Explorers: Where Are All the Animals in Winter, 10-11 a.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Ages 3-5 will enjoy nature explorations, crafts and stories. $6. Denise Flora, 745-7020, florad@chesterfield.gov

BookThink Book Discussion Group, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Discuss “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel. 318-8988, library.chesterfield.gov

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discuss “The Killing Floor” by Lee Child. 318-8668, library.chesterfield.gov

Concerts for a Cause, 7:30 p.m., Salisbury Presbyterian Church, 13621 W. Salisbury Road. Brethren will perform. Free, donations benefit Habitat for Humanity. 794-5311

SATURDAY, JAN. 20

Children’s Museum of Richmond: Junior Engineers, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Young engineers in grades 1-3 can create, tinker with and explore six simple machines. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Fairy and Gnome Abodes, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Use moss, rocks, shells, plants and other natural materials to create a mini landscaped indoor container garden perfect for fairies, gnomes and elves. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

History of Trabue’s Tavern, noon, Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road. Karen Trabue Scherzer will discuss the history of the Trabue family, this local tavern and the process of restoring the 18th-century home. Free. 796-7121, chesterfieldhistory.com

Resolution Routes: 5-Mile Hike, noon-3 p.m., Pocahontas State Park – boat launch, 10301 State Park Road. Third in a series of four progressively longer, gently paced hikes, led by park rangers. Free, $5/parking. 796-4255, dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas.shtml

Mad Science: Detective Science, 2-3 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Children in grades 1-3 can solve a cookie crime using science to examine clues and analyze evidence. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

SUNDAY, JAN. 21

Introduction to Archery, 2-4 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Learn beginning form, safety and proper use of equipment. $20. 674-1629

MONDAY, JAN. 22

Between the Covers Book Discussion Group, 1-2 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Discuss “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Meadowdale Meditation Hour, 3-4 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. An hour of uninterrupted quiet time and some peace of mind. Space, mats and ambiance provided. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

TUESDAY, JAN. 23

Enon Editions, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. This new group will discuss “Code Name Verity” by Elizabeth Wein. 318-8911, library.chesterfield.gov

Home Buyers Seminar, 6-7 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Learn about the process of purchasing a home and obtaining a mortgage. Free. Registration required. 323-6800, vacu.org/seminars

Points of View, 6-8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Explore ideas, hear others’ opinions and appreciate the diversity of the community in this series of community conversations to explore current issues in a safe and honest space. This conversation will focus on the #MeToo movement, asking questions like, What’s appropriate behavior? Is the movement inclusive? How can we move forward from here? 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 24

Bon Air Community Forum, 7:30 a.m., St. Michael’s Church, 8706 Quaker Lane. See Jan. 18 listing.

Book discussion group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Discuss “How the Light Gets In” by Louise Penny. 768-7907, library.chesterfield.gov

Special Story Time with Thomas Dale Music Students, 10:50-11:30 a.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Story time will come to life with music performed by Thomas Dale High School students. 751-CCPL, 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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