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Events in Chesterfield
COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON


Deciding factors For Cause and Comrades: Why They Fought, Friday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., Lucy Corr Village – Community Hall, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. Jerry Desmond, executive director of Pamplin Historical Park, will discuss what influenced those who joined the fight during the Civil War. Part of the 11th Annual Winter Lecture Series. Sponsored by the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia. $5/nonmembers, free/members. 796-7156, chesterfieldhistory.com Deciding factors For Cause and Comrades: Why They Fought, Friday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., Lucy Corr Village – Community Hall, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. Jerry Desmond, executive director of Pamplin Historical Park, will discuss what influenced those who joined the fight during the Civil War. Part of the 11th Annual Winter Lecture Series. Sponsored by the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia. $5/nonmembers, free/members. 796-7156, chesterfieldhistory.com THURSDAY, JAN. 11

Chesterfield Lions Club monthly meeting, 7 a.m., Shoney’s, 9963 Hull Street Road. This club concentrates on sight and hearing conservation. chesterfieldlions.org

Music & Movement for Preschoolers, 10:30-11 a.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Ages 2-5 can shake, rattle and roll their way to mastering early literacy skills. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Book discussion group, 1-2 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Discuss “Intruder in the Dust” by William Faulkner. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov

Creating Cultural Awareness in a New Year, 6-8 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn what it takes to create a culturally aware community and how to overcome those things that act as barriers to connecting with others in your community. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Acoustic Concert Series: The Red Herrings, 7-8 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Bob Herring, Jon Newlin and Amy Davis play old-time fiddle and banjo tunes. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

FRIDAY, JAN. 12

How to Start Your Own Small Business, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia, 720 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 300. Local small business owners/experts discuss startup basics: legal, bookkeeping, insurance, funding, internet marketing, business plans and more. A SCORE Workshop. Registration required. Includes lunch. $90, add a business partner for $50. 350-3569, richmond.score.org

Lee-Jackson Holiday – County offices and libraries are closed.

SATURDAY, JAN. 13

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

Paws to R.E.A.D., 10-11:40 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Improve the literacy skills of children with the help of registered therapy dogs. Sign up at the reference desk for a 20-minute individual reading session. Free. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Little Red and the Gingerbread Man, 10:30- 11:15 a.m., Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Join Little Red as she pursues a mischievous gingerbread cookie through the woods to Grandma’s house in this fairy-tale puppet show. For ages 2-8. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

3-D Print Yourself, 10:30 a.m.-noon and same time Jan. 20, Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Teens can print a 3-D statue of themselves and learn about the art of photogrammetry at this two-part program. Registration required. 751-CCPL, 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; Joyce, 320-1019

Resolution Routes: 2-Mile Hike, noon-3 p.m., Pocahontas State Park – boat launch, 10301 State Park Road. Second 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

Little Red and the Gingerbread Man, 2-2:45 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. See listing above.

Mapping Ancient Egypt, 2-3 p.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. Ages 7-9 can work their way up the Nile and go back in time to ancient Egypt. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

SUNDAY, JAN. 14

Second Sunday South of the James Concert, 4 p.m., Bon Air Presbyterian Church, 9201 W. Huguenot Road. Teen jazz pianist Ayinde Williams performs. Free, donations welcome. Stephen Henley, 272-7514, bonairpc.org/wp/concert-series

MONDAY, JAN. 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – County offices, schools and libraries are closed.

TUESDAY, JAN. 16

Stop the Bleed, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Learn proper bleeding control techniques that can save lives in an emergency. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Planning Commission monthly meeting, 6 p.m., County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road – Public Meeting Room. 748-1050, chesterfield.gov

Introduction to 3-D Printing, 6-7 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Learn how to bring 3-D digital models into the real world, from finding or creating a model to slicing and supporting the print. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Alzheimer’s support group, 7 p.m., Brandermill Woods Health Care Center, 2100 Brandermill Parkway. For caregivers, family and friends to discuss issues surrounding Alzheimer’s disease. 967-2580, alz.org/grva

Family Advocacy Creating Education and Service (FACES) support group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Advocacy Center, 11601 Lucks Lane. Support for families with a loved one living with mental illness. Free, open to the public. 378-0035, facesva.org

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17

Brandermill Woman’s Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m. coffee, 10 a.m. meeting, Woodlake Methodist Church, 15640 Hampton Park Drive. Clutter cleaner Matt Paxton will discuss hoarding awareness, eldercare and effective communication across generations. Open to all. brandermillwomansclub.com

Chesterfield Women’s League monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., The Village House at Charter Colony, 800 Abbey Village Circle. The meeting will feature a speaker from the Valentine museum in Richmond. Guests and new members are always welcome. 512-1856

Salisbury Garden Club monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road. Guest speaker James Calpin Jr. will discuss the golden ratio. Guests welcome. Free. salisburygardenclub.org

Heirloom Herbs: Their History and Folklore, 11 a.m., County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop. Ages 50 and older can explore the historical uses and folklore of familiar garden herbs such as rosemary, sage, fennel and lavender. Registration required. Free. 768-7311

Bon Air Bookies Book Discussion Group, 7-8 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Discuss “Nightwoods” by Charles Frazier. 318-8966, 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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