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Events in Chesterfield
COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON


Murder at the Library, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, or same time Saturday, Feb. 10, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Clover Hill Library and Sisters of Crime Virginia present an interactive murder mystery theater event where guests take on the role of detective, check alibis, search for clues and try to solve the case. Registration required. Beer, wine and desserts will be served. $35, $60/two. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov Murder at the Library, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, or same time Saturday, Feb. 10, Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive. Clover Hill Library and Sisters of Crime Virginia present an interactive murder mystery theater event where guests take on the role of detective, check alibis, search for clues and try to solve the case. Registration required. Beer, wine and desserts will be served. $35, $60/two. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov THURSDAY, FEB. 8

Senior Seminars: Estate Planning, 11 a.m., Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. An attorney will lead this educational session discussing various estate planning topics, include wills and trusts, along with a question-and-answer period. Free. 748-1623

African Americans in Midlothian, 11 a.m.-noon, Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Audrey Ross will discuss the rich and often overlooked history of African Americans in the village of Midlothian. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Book discussion group, 1-2 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Discuss “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” by Roz Chast. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov

Health Coaching: Sugar, 1-2 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Seniors can learn about the effects of sugar, its addictive characteristics, healthier sugar substitutes and how artificial sweeteners impact one’s health. Registration required. $12. 748-1623

Weeds Seminar, 6-8 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Identify troubling weeds, and learn management practices and the latest control options to help you work smarter, not harder, in your yard. Sponsored by the Chesterfield Cooperative Extension. Free. Registration required. 751-4401, vce@chesterfield.gov

Woodland Pond Garden Club, 6:45 p.m., Woodland Pond Swim & Racquet Club, 10611 Woodland Pond Parkway. Award-winning nature photographer Bob Schamerhorn will discuss gardening for birds and bees. Open to the public. Registration requested. woodlandpond.org/community/garden.cfm

FRIDAY, FEB. 9

Nature Explorers: What is the Texture of Nature? 10-11 a.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Ages 3-5 will enjoy nature explorations, crafts and stories. $6. Denise Flora, 745-7020, florad@chesterfield.gov

BookThink Book Discussion Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road. Discuss “Look Me in the Eye” by John Elder Robison. 318-8988, library.chesterfield.gov

Sophisticats Ballroom Dance Club, 7 p.m., Tomahawk Creek Middle School, 1600 Learning Place Loop. Beginner and experienced dance couples can practice dance steps. Shirley Callahan, 320-2882

11th Annual Winter Lecture Series: Letters from a Soviet Prison, 7 p.m., Lucy Corr Village – Community Hall, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. Hear from Gary Powers, founder and chairman of the Cold War Museum. Sponsored by the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia. $5/nonmembers, free/members. 796-7156, chesterfieldhistory.com

SATURDAY, FEB. 10

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

Drawing Faces, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. Ages 8-12 can learn how to draw a character’s face from many angles using shape, proportion and exaggeration. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

African Americans in Chesterfield County, 11 a.m.-noon, Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. Audrey Ross presents a historical overview of the lives, accomplishments and contributions of African Americans in Chesterfield County. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

What’s the Buzz Beekeeping Workshop, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Southern States Midlothian, 1200 Alverser Drive. Explore beekeeping and honey production for the beginning or hobby apiarist. 379-8111, southernstates.com/midlothian

Terrariums for Teens, 1-2:30 p.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. Make and decorate a terrarium with cactus plants and learn how to keep them healthy. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Father Daughter Dance, 6-8:30 p.m., St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway. An evening of music, activities, food and prizes for fathers and daughters ages 3-8. Hosted by Chesterfield Innovative Academy for Girls PTO. Registration required. $30/father-daughter pair, $5/each additional girl. cia4girls@gmail.com

SUNDAY, FEB. 11

Second Sunday South of the James Concert, 4 p.m., Bon Air Presbyterian Church, 9201 W. Huguenot Road. The Greater Richmond Children’s Choir will perform. Free, open to all. Donations accepted. 272-7514

MONDAY, FEB. 12

School Board work session, 3 p.m., County Administration Building – Room 502, 9901 Lori Road. 748-1897, mychesterfieldschools.com/school-board

School Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. 748-1897, mychesterfieldschools.com/school-board

TUESDAY, FEB. 13

Valentine’s Day Social, 1-2 p.m., Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16520 Hull Street Road. Seniors can enjoy the sweet sounds of Freddie C and the Happy Day’s Band. Registration required. Free. 748-1623

Financial Conversations for Couples workshop, 6-7 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Participants will learn to work with their partner to integrate individual values and goals into a comprehensive financial plan. Free. Registration required. 323-6800, vacu.org/seminars

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Midlothian chapter 2265 monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Hopewell United Methodist Church, 6200 Courthouse Road. Tim Bullis from Chesterfield County Public Schools will discuss the Super Senior Passports program. narfe2265@gmail.com

Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, 11 a.m., Chesterfield Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Sonya Ravindranath Waddell, director of regional economics for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, will discuss economic trends. Registration recommended. $20/ members, $35/nonmembers by Feb. 9; $25/members, $40/ nonmembers by Feb. 13; $35/members, $45/nonmembers at the door. 748-6364, ext. 2, chesterfieldchamber.com

Do You Speak Floriography? 11 a.m., Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop. Seniors can spend Valentine’s Day with Backpack Storyteller Deborah Alsko as she describes how flowers were used as a way to send subtle messages to others during the Victorian Era. Registration required. Free. 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 with your announcements.

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