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Events in Chesterfield
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African Safari, Friday, June 22, 1-1:45 p.m. at Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd., or 3-3:45 p.m. at Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road. Ages 5-12 can learn about the different climates of Africa and the adaptations of animals that live there. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov African Safari, Friday, June 22, 1-1:45 p.m. at Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd., or 3-3:45 p.m. at Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road. Ages 5-12 can learn about the different climates of Africa and the adaptations of animals that live there. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov THURSDAY, JUNE 21

The Story Lady, 10:30-11 a.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Children’s storyteller and author Ali Pfautz will take ages 3-5 on an imaginative adventure using silly hats, puppet friends and more. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Teen Money Camp, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive. Teens can learn to make the most of their money and prepare for real-world financial decisions. 323-6800, vacu.org/seminars

Let’s Talk Bankruptcy, 12:30-2 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Discuss the basics of bankruptcy. Sponsored by CancerLINC. Free. 562-0371, ext. 104, eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-bankruptcy-tickets-44982067575

The Story Lady, 1-1:30 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. See listing above.

Fire and Fall Prevention, 2-3 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Hear 16 key safety messages – eight fire prevention and eight fall prevention – developed by experts from national and local safety organizations. Free. 706-2596

Bicycle Maintenance, 6-8 p.m., Carytown Bicycles, 15615 WC Commons Way. Learn the basics of bicycle maintenance and repair, proper bike fit, safety and riding tips. Registration required. Free. Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov

Alzheimer’s support group, 7 p.m., Lucy Corr Village, 6800 Lucy Corr Court. Meet for mutual support and to exchange coping skills. 967-2580

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Bingo, 5:30 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. games, Bishop Ireton Center, 3300 Old Courthouse Road. Nonsmoking. Sponsored by the James River Lions. jamesriverlions.us

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Instruction, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Dutch Gap Conservation Area, 251 Henricus Park Road. Learn the basics including safety, strokes and balance. Essential gear, SUP board, paddle, personal floatation device and leash provided. $79. Greg Velzy, 748-1124, velzyg@chesterfield.gov

Rain Barrel Workshop, 10 a.m., Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Create a customizable rain barrel to help keep the garden green all summer long. Rain or shine. Registration required. $40/rain barrel. www.chesterfield.gov/makeadifference

9th Annual Honey Bee Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rockwood Park Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road. Demonstrations, activities and information on a wide range of bee-related topics for the entire family. Includes food trucks and vendors. rockwoodbeekeepers.com

Living History Day and Marker Dedication Ceremony, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 11 a.m. dedication, Historic Point of Rocks Park, 1011 Point of Rocks Road. Learn about the Civil War medical story with living history encampments, demonstrations, period music and guided walking tours. Honor the soldiers buried on the property during the 1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign. Free, food and drinks for purchase. 796-7131, chesterfieldhistory.com

Trades of Antiquity, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. Demonstrations of life skills and trades from the pre-contact and colonial eras in Virginia include flint knapping, fire starting, woodturning, broom weaving, soap making, trapping, hide prep and blacksmithing. $9, $7/ages 3-12, free/Henricus patrons. 748-1611, henricus.org

Terrariums for Teens, 11 a.m.-noon, North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Participants will arrange succulents and small decorations to make their very own tabletop terrarium to take home. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Bluegrass & Ice Cream, 2-3:30 p.m., Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive. Seniors can listen to bluegrass music by Josh Grigsby and County Line while enjoying some ice cream. Registration required. Free. Kim Graves, 768-7885

Pocahontas Premieres: An Evening with Flashback, 7-10 p.m., Pocahontas State Park – Heritage Amphitheater, 10301 State Park Road. Enjoy decades of pop music and fun dance covers. Free, $5/ parking, food and adult beverages for purchase. dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas

MONDAY, JUNE 25

American Traditions Potluck, noon-2 p.m., Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Seniors will celebrate America’s freedom and traditions with a cookout. Entertainment provided. Bring a friend and a favorite dish to share. Free. 275-5321

Gentle Yoga, 1-1:45 p.m. weekly through July 23, Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive. A gentle yoga class for participants of any ability level, including seated participants, to increase flexibility, balance and strength. $20. Kim Graves, 768-7885

Animation Lab for Teens, 2-3:30 p.m. daily through June 27, Chester Library, 11800 Centre St. In this three-part workshop, storytelling and art come alive for ages 12-15 through flipbooks, zeotropes, cel animation and more. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

Retirement Concepts, 6-7 p.m., Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Those looking toward retirement can learn how much they need to save to retire and stay retired. Registration required. Free. 706-2596

Karate, 6-7 p.m. youth, 7-8 p.m. adult, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 2, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Learn self-defense, physical fitness, coordination, balance and discipline. $50. 275-5321

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

Creative Outdoor Container Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive. Get tips on design elements, choosing an appropriate container and selecting complimentary foliage and flowering plants. Free. Kim Graves, 768-7885

James River Story Times, 10:30-11 a.m., Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road. This early literacy story time, with stories, songs and a craft, focuses on rivers, lakes and other bodies of water. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Sensory Story Time, 10:30-11 a.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. This story time promotes learning through books, songs, movement and hands-on activities so that ages 2-5 can utilize all five senses. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

Board of Supervisors meeting, 6 p.m., County Administration Building, Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. 748-1050, chesterfield.gov

Have a special event coming up? Please email your calendar items to calendar@localnewsllc.com, mail them to P.O. Box 1616, Midlothian, VA 23113, or fax them to 744- 3269. Please include a contact name and number with your announcements.

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