Calendar of events

Wednesday, July 7
Chester Chillin’. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Ironbridge Sports Park, 11400 Ironbridge Road. The event includes bands, food and family fun. Admission is $5 and includes the choice of one free round of miniature golf, a bucket of balls or batting tokens. The money raised will benefit the Virginia Cancer Patient Fund. Details: 318-1760.

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

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, July 8

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.

Friday, July 9
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, July 10

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

Headquarter Day at the Violet Bank Museum. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Violet Bank, located at 303 Virginia Ave., Colonial Heights, was headquarters for Gen. Marquis de Lafayette during the Revolutionary War Battle of Petersburg in 1781 and for Gen. Robert E. Lee during the Civil War siege of Petersburg in 1864. The free event will include displays by area museums, a Confederate encampment, children’s games and more. Details: Harvie Christie, 520-9395.

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.

Tour of Historic Eppington. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tour the historic plantation, which is rarely open to the public. Admission is $8 per person, and reservations are required. Details/registration: 751-4946.

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

Farmers Market. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Woods United Methodist Church, 7200 Hickory Road, Petersburg. Garden vegetables, fruits, herbs, etc. Details: 590-9231.

Sunday, July 11
No events scheduled.

Monday, July 12
Mosquito Control Around the House. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Central Library. Learn easy ways to help reduce the population of day-biting Asian Tiger Mosquitoes around the house and yard. Seminar is free; seating is limited and may be reserved. Details: 751-4401.

Colonial Heights Triad. 2 p.m. Colonial Heights Community Building. Officer Sophie Benkendorf will showcase the K-9 unit. The public is invited to attend. Details: 520-9220.

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, July 13
Summer Reading Program: Shimmer Swimmers. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Lynn Ruehlmann presents Shimmer Swimmers, a program that uses books, songs, audience participation and handmade shadow puppets to bring her stories to life. Recommended for children of all ages. Registration recommended. Details: library.chesterfield.gov or 748-6314.

Teen Movie Night. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Chester Library. An apartment building superintendent must struggle to overcome his own fears when a mystery in the apartment’s swimming pool draws him into a modern-day fairy tale. Films are rated PG-13. Parental guidance is suggested in the case of children under the age of 13. Details: 748-6314.

Summer Reading Program: Discover Daylilies. 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Meadowdale Library. Becky Petersen, expert and local grower of hybrid daylilies will show you that this is one flower you can grow. Each registered adult will receive one free hybrid daylily. Registration recommended. Details: 318-8778 or library.chesterfield.gov.

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

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

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, July 14

Chester Chillin’. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Ironbridge Sports Park, 11400 Ironbridge Road. The event includes bands, food and family fun. Admission is $5 and includes the choice of one free round of miniature golf, a bucket of balls or batting tokens. The money raised will benefit LINC, an organization that helps cancer patients with legal matters. Details: 318-1760.

Support Group for Breast Cancer Survivors. 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Southside Regional Medical Center, 200 Medical Park Blvd. The class will take place in the third-floor classroom. Details: Faye Flemming, 765-5884.

Summer Reading Program: Explore the James with Ralph White. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Chester Library. Learn about the history of the James, the birds and animals that live in and alongside it, the relaxation and excitement it offers, and how you can help to keep it healthy, beautiful and accessible to everyone. Registration recommended. Details: 748-6314 or library.chesterfield.gov.

Fall Vegetable Gardening. 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Master gardener Sandra Gentry will present a seminar on fall vegetable gardening. Seminar is free; seating is limited and may be reserved. Details: 751-4401.

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, July 15
Game On! 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Central Library. Visit the library to relax and unwind, play Wii games and hang out with friends. Details: 748-1603.

AARP Chapter 2864 Meeting. 11:30 a.m. Chester Baptist Church. Details: 748-0183.

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.

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