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2006-04-19 / Calendar

Snag-A-Summer job program for teens in area libraries

 

Wed., April 19 Wednesday, April 19, 7:30-9 a.m., Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce, Bernard L. Savage Community Service Award, Sheraton Park South Hotel, Midlothian Turnpike. Daphne Hill, 783-9316.

 

The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield -Adventures in Learning. Low-cost, educational classes, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through April 26, Chester Baptist Church, School Street, Chester. More information: 706-6689.

Water Safety Program. 7-8 p.m., The Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. Greg Velzy, Adventure Programmer for county Parks & Recreation, will speak about safe ways to enjoy and play in the open waters of our community. Free. Tom Pakurar, 639-4454 or Janit Llewellyn, 356-4543.

Thur., April 20

Rotary Club of Brandermill. Thursdays at 7:30 a.m. at Brandermill Country Club. Networking at 7 a.m., breakfast at 7:30 a.m., Carl Duffey, Medicare Prescription choices at 8 a.m. Fred Norman 690-1497.

Bon Air - Manchester - Midlothian (BAMM) Lions Club. 6 p.m., Holiday Inn Select, Koger Center Boulevard. Bill Daniels at 272-7673 or Emmett Smith at 320-2020 for dinner reservations. http://bammva.lionwap.org/

Snag a Summer Job: Tips for Teen Job Seekers. 4-5 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Ann Stone, deputy director of the Capital Area Training Consortium speaks to 9th-12th-graders on how to find a job, write a resume, ace an interview and be a good employee. 768-7941.

Women's Club of Bon Air. 10 a.m., St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway. Point of View, by Mark Holmberg, Richmond Times-Dispatch. Ann Jones, 2822321.

You Are Not Alone. 9 a.m., Lifelong Learning Institute, 13801 Westfield Drive, Midlothian. Community resources for care as we age. Presented by Mary Ann Johnson. 521-8282.

Fri., April 21 My Medicare Matters. Educators will work one-on-one with seniors to compare plans, options or join the new Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) plan on line. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road, Richmond. Bring a list of prescriptions, including dosage and quantity, the cost and Medicare card.

 

Rotary Club of Huguenot Trail. Lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Bottega's Bistro at the Shoppe's at Bellgrade. Steve O'Neill 240-4556.

Legislative Forum to Explore Aging Issues to be held April 24. R.S.P.V. deadline to 5218282.

"Sweet Virginia Breeze" this year's spring prom for adults age 55+ in Chesterfield County. The semiformal dance will take place 7-10 p.m. at Thomas Dale High School, 3626 W. Hundred Road in Chester. Admission is free. 751-4135.

Sat., April 22 Coffee and Conversation. 10 a.m.-noon at Chester Library in the Chester Friends Coffeehouse. 748-6314.

 

Wide Open Doors Conference 2006. 5130 Woolridge Road Church, Moseley, VA. Nationally recognized speakers Joel Sonnenberg and Diane Anderson plus a diverse selection of workshop presenters and exhibitors will provide information on a variety of disability topics related to services and supports for people with disabilities, their families and friends, professionals, and community leaders. For more information contact coordinator, Tammy Burns at: tburns@woolridgeroad.org. 804-639-4777 or visit the conference web-page at: http://www.woolridgeroad.org/Default.aspx?tabid=70

Spring Gardens at the 1611 Citie of Henricus. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Compare English farming practices to that of the Powhatan Indians. Park admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children aged 3-12. 706-1340.

Deadline to register for Gem Hunt at Morefield Gem Mine on Sat., April 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $9 fee covers admission and leadership. Greg Velzy, 748-1124.

Sun., April 23 Spring Gardens at the 1611 Citie of Henricus. See Sat., 4/22.

 

County Public School Arts and Sciences Festival continues. Noon-4:30 p.m., Bird High School, 10301 Courthouse Road. See 4/22. Closing ceremony at 3 p.m. (See page 9, this issue.)

The Chesterfield Historical Society. 2 p.m., Henricus Historical Park Educational Building. Quarterly Meeting, public invited. Bob Krick will talk about Drewry's Bluff. 777-9773.

Mon., April 24 Legislative Forum to Explore Aging Issues - Noon-1:30 p.m., Lifelong Learning Institute, 13801 Westfield Drive, Midlothian. Sen. John C. Watkins, Del. Katherine B. Waddell and Madge Bush, advocacy director for Virginia AARP, will participate in the moderated form. Bring a brown-bag lunch at 11:30 a.m.; drinks and dessert provided.

 

Chesterfield Toastmaster's Club 6:30 p.m. at Milepost 5. Julio Del Corsco - 320-4423.

Tues., April 25 School Board. 7:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room of the County Administration Bldg. 9901 Lori Road. 748-1405.

 

Wed., April 26 Board of Supervisors, 3:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room of County Administration Bldg, 9901 Lori Road.

 

Snag a Summer Job: Tips for Teens. 4-5 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre Street. Ann Stone, deputy director of the Capital Area Training Consortium will speak to 9th12th-graders on how to find a job. 768-7941.

Send your county calendar items to calendar@ ChesterfieldObserver.com or mail your group's information to P.O. Box 1616, Midlothian, VA, 23113. Fax: 744-3269. Please include a phone number with your announcements.

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