Community Calendar: June 2, 2010

Wednesday, June 2
Board of Supervisors/School Board Liaison Committee. 8:30 a.m. School Board Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.  

Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Julia Child’s My Life in France will be discussed. Details: 748-6314.

Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.

Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jeff Davis Hwy. Details: 861-2620.

Future Alternatives Networking Group. 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Capital Region Workforce Center, 7333 White Pine Road, Richmond. Job search and support group. Details: 271-8510.

Thursday, June 3
Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Rooms A&B, Community Development Building.

Picturing America: The Gilded Age through the Artist’s Eye. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Hear about the Gilded Age through the eyes of such artists as John Singer Sargent, James Abbot McNeill Whistler and Thomas Eakins. Registration required. Details: 318-8778 or library.chesterfield.gov.

Swift Creek Cloggers Clogging Class. 6 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. Details: Charlotte Panther, 748-7913.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting. 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Educational Bldg. 17111 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

Al-Anon Meeting. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11975 Beach Rd. Details: 790-1211.

emPOWERment LUNCH for Job Seekers. 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chester United Methodist Church, 12132 Percival St. Details: associate@chesterumc.org or 748-6006.

Friday, June 4
L.C. Bird High School’s Jazz Band’s Jazz Night at Birdland. 7 p.m. L.C. Bird High School’s large commons.  This year’s theme is Mardi Gras; tickets are $5 and include light refreshments. Proceeds will benefit the Maribeth Cadman Scholarship Fund.

Relay For Life Team Captains and Committee Members Meeting. 7 p.m. L.C. Bird High School Field. The group will meet to set up and discuss Saturday’s event.

Bingo. Opens 4 p.m., starts 7 p.m. Colonial Heights American Legion Post 284, 505 Springdale Rd. Details: Harold Green, 530-2811.

Beach Community Grange Bingo. Doors open 6 p.m.; games begin 7 p.m. Beach Community Grange, 11401 Bundle Rd.

Saturday, June 5

Chester Village Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Village Green, Center Street and Village Green Dr. Details: 748-9650.

Courthouse Relay For Life. 10 a.m. L.C. Bird High School. The 24-hour event to celebrate, remember and fight cancer will include a car raffle, local bands, food, an auction, prizes, games and more. The kids walk will take place at 7 p.m., and the luminary ceremony will take place at 9 p.m. Details: c_willis@comcast.net.    

Around the World in 60 Minutes or Less. 7 p.m. Chester United Methodist Church. Soprano Chelsea Buyalos will perform with other area musicians. A collection will be taken up to support the Chester UMC Good Samaritan Fund.

Alice in Wonderland Performance. 7 p.m. St. Joseph’s School, 123 Franklin St. Tickets are $6 at the door; children age 10 and under get in free. A snack bar and silent auction will benefit Chesterfield Children’s Theatre. Details: ChesterfieldChildrensTheatre@hotmail.com or 691-7235.

Art Exhibit Opening Reception. 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Chester Library. “Four Seasons,” a collection of watercolors by Sandra Moran, will open with a reception hosted by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation. Refreshments will be served. Details: 748-6314.

Beach Community Grange Basket Bingo for Muscular Dystrophy. Lunch at 11:30 a.m.; bingo at 1 p.m. Beach Community Grange, 11401 Bundle Road. Admission includes 12 regular games and four specials. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door, if available. Details: 748-9554.

Lecture: Life on the Homefront in WWII. 11 a.m. – Noon. Historic Magnolia Grange. Local historian Glenn Harrington will discuss World War II’s impact on Chesterfield’s residents. The lecture is free and open to the public. Details: 796-7003.

Southern Knights Cruisers Cruise-in. 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Hardees at Rt. 10 and Old Stage Road. Over 150 antique cars, street rods, classics, muscle cars, and custom cars and trucks can be seen, weather permitting. Details: John Ronkartz, 586-5827, or www.southernknightscruisers.com.

Bingo. Doors open 5 p.m., games begin 7 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2239, 14705 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Details: 748-4896.

Sunday, June 6
Alice in Wonderland Performance. 3 p.m. St. Joseph’s School, 123 Franklin St. Tickets are $6 at the door; children age 10 and under get in free. A snack bar and silent auction will benefit Chesterfield Children’s Theatre. Details: ChesterfieldChildrensTheatre@hotmail.com or 691-7235.

Monday, June 7
Meadowdale Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Kathryn Stockett’s The Help will be discussed. Details: 318-8778.

Sons of Confederate Veterans #1503 Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Gulliver’s Crossflite Restaurant, 11927 Centre St. Details: chesterstation.org.

Central Chesterfield Kiwanis Club Meeting. 12:30 p.m. Gulliver’s Crossflite Restaurant, 11931 Centre St. Details: 796-3221.

Kiwanis Club of Chester Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Rite Aid. Details: chesterkiwanis.org.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). 6 p.m. Cornerstone Assembly of God, 10551 Chalkley Rd. Details: 743-1353.

Chester Knights Fencing Club Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Salem Middle School. Details: 275-0539.

Chesterfield Community Band Practice. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Brandermill Church. Details: 213-9118.

Free Seated & Standing Tai-Chi. 6:30 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church. Details: 366-3333 or 796-2031.

Bingo. 7 p.m. Mid-Cities Civic Association, 9010 Quinnford Blvd. Details: 275-2913.

Bingo. Opens 4 p.m., starts 7 p.m. Colonial Heights American Legion Post 284, 505 Springdale Rd. Details: Mr. Harold Green, 530-2811.

Square Dancing. Call for times. Colonial Heights High School, 3600 Conduit Rd. Details: Bob Henderson, 796-9760 or vicepresident@colonialsquaredancers.org.

Tuesday, June 8
12th Annual Fort Lee Army Band Concert on the Village Green. 7 p.m. Chester Village Green, on Centre Street opposite the Chester Library. Come early with lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic supper to enjoy an evening of patriotic, popular and Dixieland music.

Seminar for First-Time Homebuyers. 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive in the Boulders Office Park. Participants can learn about the process of purchasing a home and obtaining a mortgage. Details: 323-6800 or www.vacu.org/Learn/Seminars.aspx.

Chester Lions Club Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Chester Masonic Lodge. Details: 748-0003, 909-2500, or chesterlions.com.

Game On! 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Visit the library to relax and unwind after school, play Wii games and hang out with friends. Details: 318-8778.

Read 2 Rover. 4:30 p.m. Central Library. Details: 748-1603 or library.chesterfield.gov.

Chester Community Chorus Meeting. 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Chester United Methodist Church, 12132 Percival St. Details: Joshua Wortham, 748-6006.

Al-Anon and Alateen. 8 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 12201 Richmond Street.

The Civil Air Patrol, Southside Composite Squadron. 6:50 p.m. Civil Air Patrol hangar at the Chesterfield Co. Airport. Details: Keith West, 644-1084 or capnhq.gov.

Wednesday, June 9
Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.

Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jeff Davis Hwy. Details: 861-2620.

Future Alternatives Networking Group. 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Capital Region Workforce Center, 7333 White Pine Road, Richmond. Job search and support group. Details: 271-8510.

Thursday, June 10
7th Annual Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation Meeting. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 11844 Chester Village Drive. The community is invited to attend; architectural design concept boards and model for the Chesterfield Center for the Arts will be on display. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres while viewing and bidding on silent auction pieces. Details: 748-5555 or 748-8289.

Game On! 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Chester Library. Visit the library to relax and unwind after school, play Wii games and hang out with friends. Details: 748-6314.

Swift Creek Cloggers Clogging Class. 6 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. Details: Charlotte Panther, 748-7913.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting. 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Educational Bldg. 17111 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

Al-Anon Meeting. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11975 Beach Rd. Details: 790-1211.

emPOWERment LUNCH for Job Seekers. 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chester United Methodist Church, 12132 Percival St. Details: associate@chesterumc.org or 748-6006.

Motivators Toastmasters: Improve Your Communication Skills. 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Chester Library. Details: info@motivators.freetoasthost.com.

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