Weekly Calendar

Wednesday, August 4
Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, Chesterfield County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night 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, August 5
Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Rooms A and B, Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway.

James River Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting. 6 p.m. Castlewood, 10201 Iron Bridge Road. Details: 957-6148.

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, August 6

Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing. Purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from state sales tax. Details: www.tax.virginia.gov.

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, August 7
Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing. Purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from state sales tax. Details: www.tax.virginia.gov.

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

Henricus Dauber Dash. 9 a.m. – Noon. Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road, Chester. Adults and kids can run, climb, wade and crawl through the mud at the second annual mud run. The five-mile course starts at the Citie of Henricus and goes around the trail loop of Dutch Gap, and incorporates multiple obstacles. Details/registration: www.sportsbackers.org.

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

Reception for August Artist: Marti Fann. 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Maud Hurt meeting room, Chester Library. Recent Works, a collection of Fann’s mixed media paintings, will be on display at the library Aug. 7-31. The reception is sponsored by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation.

Elvis Tribute and Legend Show. 8 p.m. Mid-Cities Civic Association, 9010 Quinnford Blvd, Richmond.  The evening will feature local entertainer Randy Roe. Admission is $15. Some of the money earned by the show will go back into the community. Details: 229-7923.

Summer Reading Program: Japanese Fish Printing. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Central Library. For centuries, Japanese fishermen have practiced the art of Gyotaku, fish printing, to document their catches. Participants in this program will use fish replicas to create fish prints that are suitable for framing. Recommended for elementary-school-aged children. Registration recommended. Details/registration: 748-1603 or library.chesterfield.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.

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, August 8

Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing. Purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from state sales tax. Details: www.tax.virginia.gov.

Mission Sunday. 8:45 a.m.  Chester United Methodist Church. Instead of attending a worship service, volunteers will take on various projects throughout the community. A covered-dish luncheon will be held at the church after the working event. Details: Ed Garrett, 796-6947; Amy Dodd, 399-6880; Pastor Brandon, 748-6006.

Monday, August 9

Game On! 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Chester Library. Visit the library to relax and unwind, play Wii games and hang out with friends. Details: 748-6314.

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, August 10
Summer Reading Program: The Bay in My Backyard with Natalia Frost. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Discover how you can help save the fish, turtles, crabs and other bay life that call the Chesapeake Bay their home. Recommended for elementary-school-aged children. Registration recommended. Details/registration: 748-6314 or library.chesterfield.gov.

Summer Reading Program: Teen Movie Night. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Chester Library. In the movie, a charmingly roguish pirate captain must face the seas’ undead as he tries to recapture his ship from his arch-nemesis. All films are rated PG-13. Parental guidance is suggested in the case of children under the age of 13. No registration is required. Details: 748-6314.

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, August 11

Job Fair. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. L.C. Bird High School, 10301 Courthouse Road. Between 2,000 and 3,000 job seekers are expected to attend the event, sponsored by U.S. Rep. J. Randy Forbes. Attendees should bring multiple copies of their resumes, plus paper and pen for taking notes. Details: 526-4969.

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.

Ettrick-Matoaca Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist will be discussed. Details: 526-8087.

Summer Reading Program: Life on the River. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Central Library.
Join Dennis Farmer as he portrays a steamboat captain telling stories about his life and experiences on the Virginia rivers. Recommended for elementary-school-aged children.  Registration recommended. Details/registration: 748-1603 or library.chesterfield.gov.

Summer Reading Program: Japanese Fish Printing. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Meadowdale Library. For centuries, Japanese fishermen have practiced the art of Gyotaku, fish printing, to document their catches. Participants in this program will use fish replicas to create fish prints that are suitable for framing. Recommended for elementary-school-aged children. Registration recommended. Details/registration: 748-1603 or library.chesterfield.gov.

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.

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