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Events in Chesterfield
Compiled by ANNE DALTON


Wings of Freedom Tour, Monday, Oct. 16-Thursday, Oct. 19: Monday noon-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thursday 9 a.m.-noon, Chesterfield County Airport, 7511 Airfield Drive. Visit, explore and learn more about WWII aircraft, including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell and North American P-51 Mustang. The B-17 is one of only eight in flying condition in the U.S. and the B-24 is the only remaining example of its type in the world. $5-$15/tours, $400-$450/flights, $2,200-$3,200/P-51 flight training. Registration required for flights and training. 768-7722, collingsfoundation.org/event/richmond-va/ 
JAMES HASKINS Wings of Freedom Tour, Monday, Oct. 16-Thursday, Oct. 19: Monday noon-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thursday 9 a.m.-noon, Chesterfield County Airport, 7511 Airfield Drive. Visit, explore and learn more about WWII aircraft, including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell and North American P-51 Mustang. The B-17 is one of only eight in flying condition in the U.S. and the B-24 is the only remaining example of its type in the world. $5-$15/tours, $400-$450/flights, $2,200-$3,200/P-51 flight training. Registration required for flights and training. 768-7722, collingsfoundation.org/event/richmond-va/ JAMES HASKINS THURSDAY, OCT. 12

Eating Healthy on a Budget, 5:30-7:30 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn how to eat healthy on a budget, make healthy meals using MyPlate and stretch your food dollar. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

First-time Home Buyers Seminar, 6:30-7:30 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/learning_planning/financial_education

Woodland Pond Garden Club, 6:45 p.m., Woodland Pond Swim & Racquet Club, 10611 Woodland Pond Parkway. Learn about rainwater management. Guests welcome. woodlandpond.org/community/garden.cfm

100 Years of the Chesterfield County Courthouse, 7-8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Discover the history of Chesterfield’s Courthouse, which turns 100 this month. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, OCT. 13

How to Start Your Own Small Business Workshop, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Better Business Bureau, 720 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 300. Local small business experts will discuss business startup basics including bookkeeping, insurance, internet marketing and business plans. Registration required. $90. 350-3569, richmond.score.org

Live music, 5-8 p.m., Wegmans, 12501 Stone Village Way. Enjoy live music in the Market Café. 419-9900, wegmans.com/stores/midlothian-va.html

SATURDAY, OCT. 14

40&8 American Legion Breakfast, 8-9 a.m., American Legion Post 186, 901 Otterdale Road. Includes salt herring, eggs, biscuits, bacon and more. Public welcome. $7. 794-9785, americanlegionpost186.org

12th Annual Head of the James Regatta, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Robious Landing Park, 3800 James River Road. Scholastic and independent junior clubs from throughout Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region will compete along the James River. Hosted by the James River High School Crew. 393-0516, regattacentral.com/regatta/?job_id=4927

Donation drop-off, 9 a.m.-noon, Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, 1100 Mt. Pisgah Drive. Charitable organizations will be on hand to accept donations of gently used or nearly new household items, clothing, toys and small furniture items. Donors can have up to three grocery bags of paper shredded from 9-11:30 a.m. 794-5856, office@mtpisgahva.org

Fall Classic Cruise-In Car Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., American Legion Post 186, 901 Otterdale Road. See a variety of cars. Breakfast and lunch available, $7 per meal per person. 794-9785

Line Dancing, 10-11:30 a.m., The ARTS Community Center, 10179 Hull Street Road. Learn urban and soul dancing. $5. 658-2614, theartsrva.com

Babysitting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Parks and Recreation Administration Building, 6801 Mimms Loop. Ages 11-15 will learn the skills needed to safely care for infants to school-age children. American Red Cross certified. Registration required. $70. Jackie Maclin, 748-1123, maclinj@chesterfield.gov.

66th Annual Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., weekends through Oct. 29, locations throughout Chesterfield County and the Richmond area. Tour a variety of new homes and models that highlight products, services, styles and floor plans at prices ranging from the $180,000s to over $1 million. Sponsored by the Home Building Association of Richmond. Free. richmondparadeofhomes.com

How to Start a Start-Up, 1-4 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Find out what it takes to get your business idea off to a great start. Learn about product-service analysis, market research, startup financing and developing a business plan. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Boards and Bands 2017, 1-5 p.m., The Green at Westchester Commons, 15786 WC Main St. Includes a cornhole tournament for ages 16 and older, live music featuring Andrew Trongone and Ben White from The Trongone Band, food and drink, kids zone and more. Benefits the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation. $50/ tournament registration. ckgfouncation.com

A Chilling Candle Light Tour, 8-10 p.m., Magnolia Grange House Museum, 10020 Iron Bridge Road. Take a candlelight tour of the museum. $10. Registration required. 748-1498, chesterfieldhistory.com

Registrar’s Office Voter Registration Drive, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Meadowbrook High School, 4901 Cogbill Road. The county registrar’s office is hosting a voter registration drive and voting equipment demonstration. All Virginia residents are encouraged to attend and have their questions answered. 748-1471.

SUNDAY, OCT. 15

Native Plant Field Trip, 2 p.m., John J. Radcliffe Conservation Area, 21501 Chesdin Road. Explore woodlands and swampland along the Appomattox River on this 1.5-mile walk. Registration requested. Free. Sponsored by the Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society. Leslie Allanson, 335-5866, leleorr4@gmail.com

Colorful Leaves in Fall, 3-4 p.m., Rockwood Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Ages 2-5 and a parent or guardian will go on a leaf scavenger hunt and enjoy a story and craft project. $6. 674-1629

MONDAY, OCT. 16

Chesterfield on Foot Walking Club, 9 a.m., Ettrick Park, 20621 Woodpecker Road. A senior walking club organized and led by Parks and Recreation staff. Registration required. Free. Kim Graves, 751-4753

TUESDAY, OCT. 17

Specialty Center open house, 6 p.m., Monacan High School, 11501 Smoketree Drive. Middle school students and parents can learn more about the Health and Physical Therapy Specialty Center at this school. Free. mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/specialty-centers/

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18

Brandermill Woman’s Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Woodlake Methodist Church, 15640 Hampton Park Drive. Meredith Bass, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited, will discuss taking care of our feathered friends during the winter. All women are invited. 739-5923, brandermillwomansclub.com

Chesterfield Women’s League monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Village House at Charter Colony, 800 Abbey Village Circle. Learn how to line dance. Refreshments will be served. New members welcome. Elizabeth Gerding, 512-1856, lizajane444@gmail.com

Salisbury Garden Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road. Learn about seasonal designs. Guests are welcome. Free. salisburygardenclub.org

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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