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Events in Chesterfield
COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON


Dad’s stories Father’s Day Story Time, Saturday, June 16, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Fathers, grandfathers or male caregivers – celebrate the special bond between fathers and children at a story time presented by fathers. 318-8668, library.chesterfield.gov Dad’s stories Father’s Day Story Time, Saturday, June 16, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Fathers, grandfathers or male caregivers – celebrate the special bond between fathers and children at a story time presented by fathers. 318-8668, library.chesterfield.gov THURSDAY, JUNE 14

Gardening in the Shade, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Learn how to garden in shady areas. Tonya Leabough, 706-2596, leaboughty@chesterfield.gov

Book discussion group, 1-2 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Discuss “The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend” by Katarina Bivald. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov

Kinship Connection Support Group, 4-5:15 p.m., Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway. For grandparents and other family members raising a child to network, share stories and help each other. Free. On-site child care. 768-7878, senioradvocate@chesterfield.gov

Alzheimer’s seminar, 5-6:30 p.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Learn the 10 signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Registration required. 800-272-3900

Your Credit Score, 6-7 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Learn how credit scores are determined and practical steps needed to build and maintain a good credit score. Registration required. 323-6800, vacu.org/ seminars

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

Clover Hill Critics Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discuss “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann. 318-8668, library. chesterfield.gov

Paddle for the Prothonotary, 5-8 p.m., Henricus Historical Park – Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road. Paddle the lagoon to search, listen and learn about the golden swamp, or prothonotary, warbler. A Friday Family Kayak tour. Registration required. $13. Mark Battista, 318-8735, battistam@chesterfield.gov

Westchester Concert Series: Tin Can Fish Band, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Westchester Commons – Main St., Route 288 and Midlothian Turnpike. Benefits Sailing4All. Free. shopwestchestercommons.com

SATURDAY, JUNE 16

Brandermill Green Market, 9 a.m.-noon weekly through October, 4900 Market Square Lane. Shop local vendors for produce, baked goods and more. facebook.com/brandermill-green-market-182192928458124/

Women’s Wellness Retreat, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., First Baptist Centralia, 2920 Kingsdale Road. Women of all ages can focus on mind, body and spirit, with speakers on health, fitness and nutrition. Free, donations accepted for American Cancer Society. Registration required. Presented by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Alpha Phi Zeta Chapter. https://apzwellnessretreat.eventbrite.com

Coffee Chat for 50-Plus Singles, 11 a.m., Winfree Memorial Baptist Church, 13617 Midlothian Turnpike. Enjoy coffee and conversation. Bernard, 971-7634; Joyce, 320-1019

Teen Art Club, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Ages 12-18 can get creative and share their love for self-expression. Bring an art project and supplies. 318-8977, library.chesterfield.gov

Tidal Lagoon Paddle 5:30-8:30 p.m., Henricus Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Road. Paddle with the naturalist to explore the graveyard, islands and the labyrinth. $16. Mark Battista, 318-8735, battistam@chesterfield.gov

Pocahontas Premieres: Routes of Rhythm – Gracie and Lacy’s Hollywood Canteen, 5:30 p.m. gates open, 6-9 p.m. show, Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road. Step back into the music and comedy of the World War II era with local ballroom dance club The Sophisticats and sister act Gracie and Lacy’s musical revue. Bring blankets or chairs and a picnic, concessions for sale. Free, $7/parkting. 796-4255, dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas

MONDAY, JUNE 18

Chesterfield on Foot Walking Club, 9 a.m., Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge, 6600 Whitepine Road. Meet Parks and Recreation staff at the playground for a 2.1-mile walk. Registration required. Free. Susan Miller, 212-8815

Local History and Genealogy 201, 2-4:30 p.m. or 6-8 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Local librarians from CCPL, Appomattox Regional Library System, and Petersburg Public Library will highlight resources and other materials for advanced genealogy research. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

Enon Editions, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. Discuss “Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter” by Tom Franklin. 318-8911, library.chesterfield.gov

De-clutter, Downsize and Dispose of the Stuff, 2-3:30 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Learn some simple tips for de-cluttering and downsizing and what to do with the many things you no longer want or need. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Retro Game Night, 5-8 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Play with the NES, Sega Genesis, Atari Video Pinball and more. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

50+ Kayak Calm Water Sampler, 6-8:30 p.m., Dutch Gap Conservation Area, 251 Henricus Park Road. Ages 50 and older can learn basic safety and paddling techniques. Registration required. $35, $40/with rental. Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

Community Health Fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Virginia College in Richmond, 7200 Midlothian Turnpike. Features variety of health-related checks and activities for all ages, along with an on-site blood drive. Free, open to the public. 977-5100

Book discussion group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Discuss “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman. 768-7907, library.chesterfield.gov

The Story Lady, 10:30-11 a.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. Children’s storyteller and author Ali Pfautz will take children ages 3-5 on an imaginative adventure using silly hats, puppet friends and more. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

The Story Lady, 1:30-2 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. See listing above.

Bon Air Bookies Book Discussion Group, 7-8 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Discuss “The Dry” by Jane Harper. 318-8966, library.chesterfield.gov

How to Be a Hero: An Evening with Brad Meltzer, 7-8:30 p.m., Thomas Dale High School, 3626 W. Hundred Road. From the Wright Brothers to Rosa Parks to Mr. Rogers, author Brad Meltzer reminds children and families that the stories of heroes are not about fame, but about what all of us are capable of on our very best days. Registration required. Free. 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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