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Anne Dalton

Friday, Jan. 3

Bon Air Rotary weekly meeting, 7:30- 8:30 a.m., Joe’s Inn at Bon Air, 6212 Buford Road. www.bonairrotary.com.

Hand and foot card group, 9 a.m.-noon, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Seniors can learn to play this card game similar to canasta. Free. 275-5321.

Bon Air Artists Association monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Congregation Or Ami, 9400 Huguenot Road. Open to all. www.bonairartists.com.

Saturday, Jan. 4

Art exhibit and reception, 10 a.m. exhibit, 3-4:30 p.m. reception, Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. “From Real to Abstract” features the work of artist Barbara Newlin. Exhibit continues through Feb. 22. Opening day reception will be hosted by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation. 318-8977, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Laughter Yoga Club of Midlothian meeting, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Learn laughter exercises and yoga breathing techniques. Registration requested. Heather, 909-7210.

Pinterest for Beginners, 2-3:30 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn how to use the popular social networking site Pinterest to collect and organize your New Year’s resolutions. Registration required. 751-CCPL, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Build a Bluebird House, 2:15-4:15 p.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Materials will be provided to build a bluebird house just in time for nesting season. Free. Registration required. 751-CCPL, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Coffee Chat for 50-Plus Singles, 11 a.m., Winfree Memorial Baptist Church, 13617 Midlothian Turnpike. Enjoy coffee and conversation. Bernard, 971-7634, Sherry, 739-6571.

Build a Bluebird House, 2:15-4:15 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. See listing above.

Monday, Jan. 6

JobSeekers weekly meeting, 10 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road, Midlothian. Obtain assistance with reviewing résumés, assessing skills and strengths, preparing for interviews and networking tips. Free. 379-8899, interviewwell22@gmail.com.

Senior Tennis, 10 a.m.-noon weekly through April 28, Rockwood Park, 3401 Courthouse Road – Courts 5-9. Ages 50 and older can play organized tennis. For all levels. Previous experience required. Free. Mark Pinney, 748-1992.

Chair Fitness, 10:45-11:30 a.m. weekly through March 3, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Older adults with limited mobility can exercise and improve strength, endurance and flexibility using a chair for support. $18. 275-5321.

Bilingual Spanish-English Family Story Time, 6:30-7:15 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. All interested children are welcome. Registration recommended. 318-8778.

Book discussion group, 7-8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. “The Expats,” by Chris Pavone, will be discussed. 318-8778, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Kickin’ Karate for Kids, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays weekly through Feb. 12, Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. All belt levels, including beginners. For children ages 7 and older. $47. 706-2596.

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Discover Chesterfield – A Walking Club, 9 a.m., Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge, 6000 Whitepine Road. This organized walk for older adults is led by parks and recreation staff. Free. Judy Jones, 751-4135.

Nat Geo Kids Club, 9-11 a.m., Chesterfield Towne Center, 11500 Midlothian Turnpike. Chris Campbell will perform. For parents and young children. Free. 794-4662, www.chesterfieldcenter.com, www.chriscampbellmusic.org.

“Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community Since 1794,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop. Exhibit includes memorabilia related to old post offices in the county, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral histories. Continues through Jan. 18. $2/suggested donation. 796-7121, www.chesterfieldhistory.com.

Midlothian Garden Club monthly meeting, 10:30 a.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 1100 Huguenot Springs Road. Learn how leaf manipulation will enhance designs. Free. Open to all. Nancy, 794-4863, Sandy, 379-4515, www.midlothiangardenclub.org.

Morning Coffee Break: Traveling the Blue Ridge Trail, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Discover the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains with veteran hiker Leonard M. Adkins. For ages 55 and older. 751-CCPL, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Caregiver Connection support group, 4-5:15 p.m., Lucy Corr Village – Assisted Living Friendship Room, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd., Chesterfield. For those who are caring for an adult with physical or cognitive deterioration. Free. Sponsored by Chesterfield County Senior Advocate’s Office. 768-7878.

Karate, 6-7 p.m. ages 7 and older, 7-8 p.m. adults, Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly through Feb. 13, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Participants will earn different belts as they progress in self-defense, physical fitness and coordination. $50. 275-5321.

International Association of Administrative Professionals, Tri-City Chapter monthly meeting, 6 p.m., John Tyler Community College, Chester campus, 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway, Bird Hall, Room B132. Edith, 733-7566, Crystal, 768-7596.

Meet You at the Movies: “Elysium,” 6:30-9 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. This sci-fi action film starring Matt Damon explores the gap between the “haves” and the “have-nots” in a dystopian future. 751-CCPL, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Midlothian Chapter 2265 monthly meeting, 10 a.m., The Egg and I Restaurant, 6121 Harbourside Centre Loop. Monica Hughes, executive director of the Lifelong Learning Institute, will present the 2014 spring schedule of classes and events designed to meet the educational and social needs of adults 50 and older. Verona McLeod, 338-7921.

Morning Coffee Break: Traveling the Blue Ridge Trail, 10:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. See Jan. 7 listing.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. “The Double Bind,” by Chris Bohjalian, will be discussed. 318-8977, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Chair Fitness, 10:45-11:30 a.m. weekly through March 5. See Jan. 6 listing.

Small Business Workshop: Driving Business Success – Sales Simplified, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Learn the basic steps of the sales process and develop a personal sales approach. Registration required. 751-CCPL, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Lunchtime Jam Session, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Bring an instrument and join this informal, anyone-can-play-along musical practice session. All skill levels are welcome. 768-7907, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Chesterfield County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee, 5-6:30 p.m., Fulghum Center’s Parent-Teacher Resource Center, 4003 Cogbill Road. 594-1732.

Tough Tots – Little Dragons Karate Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m. weekly through Feb. 12, Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Ages 4-6 can build self-confidence, self-esteem and physical fitness. $50. Tonya Jones, 706-2596.

Thursday, Jan. 9

Bridge card group, 9:30-a.m.-noon weekly through April 24, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. For players who have intermediate skills. Register one week in advance to play. Joyce, 796-6218.

Virginia State University basketball, 7:30 p.m., Virginia State University, 1 Hayden Drive. The Trojans will take on the Winston Salem University Rams. $15. 524-5030, www.vsu.edu.

Friday, Jan. 10

LaPrade BookThink Book Discussion Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. “Bring Up the Bodies,” by Hilary Mantel, will be discussed. 318-8988, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

Singles 50-Plus Get-Together, 7 p.m., Epiphany Church, 11000 Smoketree Drive. Free evening socializing, playing cards and board games. Everyone welcome. Nancy, 739-5859.

Saturday, Jan. 11

Flashback! 10:30-11:30 a.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Children can take a trip back in time and see what life was like for children in the 20th century. Registration recommended. 751-CCPL, www.library.chesterfield.gov.

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