Calendar of events

Wednesday, July 21
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 Courthouse Relay for Life. Details: 318-1760.

Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia Apron Tea. 2 p.m. Magnolia Grange. A guest speaker will share the history and culture of the apron, and have many samples to show. Prepaid reservations required; the tea is $25 per person. Reservations/details: Tamara Evans, 796-1479.

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 22
Budget and Audit Committee. 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Room 502, Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.

Learn How to Donate, Sell or Recycle Unwanted Items. 11 a.m. Dunlop House Assisted Living Facility, 235 Dunlop Farms Blvd., Colonial Heights. Free and open to the public. Details: 520-0050.

Cooperative Extension at Virginia State University’s seventh annual Commercial Vegetable and Berry Field Day. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. VSU’s Randolph Farm on River Road, Ettrick. Pre-registration must be faxed, mailed or e-mailed before or by Friday, July 16 to the attention of Carol Streetman, VSU administrative specialist, at 524-5714 or e-mail cstreetman@vsu.edu.

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 23
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 24

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

CCHASM Christmas in July. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Chester Baptist Church’s Great Hall, 4317 School St. Come and visit with over 30 local merchants and organizations and Santa.  There will be drawings for prizes, games, activities for all ages and lots of great items for early Christmas shopping.  Admission is one can or box of non-perishable food, which will be donated to the Alliance Food Pantries at the end of the day.

Pocahontas Premieres Summer Concert Series: G2 Bluegrass Band. 6 p.m. Pocahontas State Park Heritage Amphitheater, 10301 State Park Road. Advance tickets are $8. Tickets on the day of the show are $10.  A season pass is $40. Kids 12 years and under are free.  Parking is $5.  Advance ticket holders and season pass holders get free parking. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Details: 796-4255 or www.virginiastateparks.gov.

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.

Mid-Lothian Mines Park Tour. 11 a.m. Midlothian Mines Park, 13301 N. Woolridge Road. Visit the site where coal was first commercially mined in North America and discover the impact that coal mining had on the region. Reservations are required. The tour is $8 per person. 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 25

No events scheduled.

Monday, July 26
Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia’s Tavern Talk.  5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Howlett’s Restaurant & Tavern, 3530 Festival Park Plaza. The fundraising event will feature former Gov. George Allen, and start with a book signing by Allen at 5 p.m. Reservations are required. Details/registration: 930-1034

Read 2 Rover. 6 p.m. Chester Library. Details: 748-6314 or library.chesterfield.gov.

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 27
Chesterfield TRIAD Seminar. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ettrick Community Center, 20400 Laurel Road. Seminar will cover fire and home safety for older adults, as well as the EMS Passport, File of Life and Senior Passport programs. Registration/details: 768-7878.

Summer Reading Program: Teen Movie Night. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Central Library. In the movie, a surfer girl has to decide if she is going to step up to face the big wave or take the easy way out. All films are rated PG-13. Parental guidance is suggested in the case of children under the age of 13. Details: 748-1603.

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 28
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

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 ASK and Children with Hairloss. Details: 318-1760.

Game On! 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. Visit the library to relax and unwind, play Wii games and hang out with friends. Details: 526-8087.

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 29
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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