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Events in Chesterfield
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Historic Bon Air Driving Tour, Friday, March 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bon Air Baptist Church, 2531 Buford Road. Discover the unique history of Bon Air, view historically preserved Victorian homes and learn about the historic Bon Air Hotel, Hazen Library, the Bon Air train station and other attractions. $8. 751-4946/information, 748-1623/registration 
ASH DANIEL Historic Bon Air Driving Tour, Friday, March 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bon Air Baptist Church, 2531 Buford Road. Discover the unique history of Bon Air, view historically preserved Victorian homes and learn about the historic Bon Air Hotel, Hazen Library, the Bon Air train station and other attractions. $8. 751-4946/information, 748-1623/registration ASH DANIEL THURSDAY, MARCH 1

Brandermill Region Men’s Club monthly meeting, 9:15 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting, Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. Historian and author Mary Miley Theobald will discuss her new book, “Brandermill: The Natural Place to Be.” Nonmembers and ladies welcome. 744-3078, brmcva.org

From Book to Movie Night: “The Cat in the Hat,” 5-7 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Watch this favorite on the big screen. Popcorn, drinks provided. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Strategies for Eliminating Debt, 6-7 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Get practical steps for identifying and prioritizing debt, reducing expenses and accelerating debt repayment. Free. Registration required. 323-6800, vacu.org/seminars

Public hearing, 7 p.m., Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway. Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission seeks community input regarding the conversion of tennis courts to pickleball courts at Harry G. Daniel Park at Ironbridge and Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull. 748-1624, parksrec@chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

First Fridays Classic Book Club, 10:15 a.m.-noon, North Courthouse Road Library, 325 North Courthouse Road. Discuss “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James. Registration requested. ellisonms2@vcu.edu

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! 10:30-11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. This special story time will celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

40/8 Nurses Scholarship Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. doors open, American Legion Post 186, 901 Otterdale Road. Features dinner and free blood pressure, oxygen and diabetes check. All proceeds go to the Nurses Scholarship Fund. $10/person, $8/ students. Angelo Fusari, 794-9785

Bingo, 5:30 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. games, Bishop Ireton Center, 3300 Old Courthouse Road. Nonsmoking. Sponsored by the James River Lions. jamesriverlions.us

Jailhouse Rock Senior Dance, 7-9 p.m., Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Ages 50 and older can rock the night away to Elvis Presley favorites and Elvis tribute artist Wrenn Mangum. Light refreshments. Registration required. $5. 275-5321

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

Pancake breakfast, 8-10 a.m., Chester Masonic AF&AM Lodge #94, 4111 Dodomeade St. An all-you-can-eat breakfast. Open to all. Benefits community service projects of Chester Masonic Lodge and Kiwanis Club of Chester. $5 donation. Eric Wittig, 731-4896

Empowering Neighborhoods 2018, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Thomas R. Fulghum Conference Center, 13900 Hull Street Road. The theme is enhancing community living, and features useful workshops and a keynote address from Laura Lafayette, chief executive of the Richmond Association of Realtors. Free, open to the public. Carl Schlaudt, 318-8674, chesterfieldcommunities.com

A Roof Above My Head Construction of an Early Soldier’s House, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Henricus Historical Park 251, Henricus Park Road. Discover how the skilled carpenters, sawyers and woodsmen arriving from England 400 years ago constructed houses, churches and more – all without modern power tools. $8, $6/ages 3-12, free/Henricus Patrons. 748-1611, henricus.org

Reptile Roundup, 10:30-11 a.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Learn about the scaly creatures that call Virginia home. For grades K-5. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Crepe Murder, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road. Learn correct pruning techniques: when and how to prune, choosing the right tools and how to avoid future problems. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Patsey Henry Fontaine, noon, Magnolia Grange House Museum, 10020 Iron Bridge Road. Learn about Patsey Henry Fontaine and her father, Virginia statesman and patriot Patrick Henry, at this living history event. Free. 748-1498, chesterfieldhistory.com

Oyster Fest, 1-4 p.m., Dale Ruritan Club, 5101 Ruritan Place. Includes entertainment by Scott Fisher of Fish Radio. Rain or shine. $30. Sponsored by Chester Kiwanis. James Key, 415-4161

“A Wrinkle in Time” Celebration, 3-5 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Bring a T-shirt to decorate, enjoy tuna sandwiches, cocoa, “A Wrinkle in Time” trivia and more. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Big Time Wrestling, 5 p.m. wrestler meet and greet, 7 p.m. matches, Thomas Dale High School, 3626 W. Hundred Road. Features WWE Hall of Famers including “Big Sexy” Kevin Nash, “Big Poppa Pump” Scott Steiner and James Ellsworth. Benefits Thomas Dale High School Athletics. $15-$50, $30/autograph and photo. btwtickets.com

MONDAY, MARCH 5

Chesterfield on Foot Walking Club, 9 a.m., Government Center Trail System, 9501 Lucy Corr Circle. A 1.4-mile walk with Parks and Recreation staff. Registration required. Free. Susan Miller, 751-4753

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

Midlothian Garden Club monthly meeting, 10:30 a.m., noon lunch, Bethel Baptist Church, 1100 Huguenot Springs Road. Learn about the restoration and renewal of old landscapes. Free. Open to all. midlothiangardenclub.org

50+ Volleyball, 9:30-11 a.m. weekly through April 24, Stonebridge Recreational Center, 230 Karl Lin Drive. Join fellow seniors for weekly recreational play. Free. Judy Jones, 751-4135

Easy Herb Gardening, 6 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Learn how to grow, use and preserve herbs, as well as plan an herb garden. Sponsored by the Chesterfield Cooperative Extension. Free. Registration required. 751-4401, vce@chesterfield.gov

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

Business Before Hours: Chesterfield County Business Watch, 8-9 a.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Stay up to date on crime trends, crime prevention techniques and unique training opportunities. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Nursery Rhyme Story Time, 11 a.m., Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop. Ages 2-5 will hear nursery rhymes such as “Humpty Dumpty,” “Old King Cole,” “One, and Two, Buckle my Shoe” and learn the stories behind them. Free. Pat Roble, 768-7311

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.

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