Chesterfield County February event calendar

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Black History Month Celebration Musical Kickoff*

What:              Join Virginia State University and Chesterfield County for the kickoff of the 30th annual Black History Month Celebration. The event is hosted by comedian Antoine Scott and will feature live music by Jay Baxter.

When:             Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Where:            Gateway Dining and Event Center, 2894 Martin Luther King Drive, Virginia State University, VA 23806

Information:   Registration is required. To register, call 804-751-CCPL.

Contact:         For more information, visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

Club Champions League (CCL) College Showcase

What:              The winter edition of the Club Champions League (CCL) College Showcase is a soccer event similar to the one held each December. The event will feature 144 top youth boys and girls soccer teams from VA, MD, and DC to compete in front of 100-plus college soccer programs who will be in attendance. This event was designed for the 2,100-plus youth soccer players who are part of the CCL organization to show off their talents in hopes of being discovered by a college coach. 

When:             Friday, Feb. 1 – Sunday, Feb. 3    

Complete game schedule will be released on the tournament website at a later date.

Where:            River City Sportsplex, 13030 Genito Road, Midlothian

Information:   Website: https://clubchampionsleague.com/events/college-showcases/

Contacts:       Danny Bonifas, Sports Tourism Coordinator, Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation, 796-7045 or bonifasd@chesterfield.gov.

Brian Kuk, Executive Director, Club Champions League,executive.director@clubchampionsleague.com

 

Pins & Needles – “Snapsack” Workshop

What:              Participants will be making a 17th century “snapsack” or shoulder sack which many soldiers and workers generally used to transport basic items.

When:             Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where:            Henricus Historical Park – 251 Henricus Park Road Chester

Information:   Materials will be provided and already made into “kit” form.$20 for materials and admission. Attendees provide their own sewing supplies including wax, thread, pins, needles, and scissors.  Registration required by Jan. 28 by calling 804-318-8732

Contact:         Henricus Historical Park – 804-318-8732 or visithttp://henricus.org/event/pins-needles-snapsack-workshop-ages-18/?instance_id=339

 

 

If These Walls Could Talk: Richmond’s Leigh Street Armory and African-American Militia *

What:              VCU Professor Emeritus Dr. Roice Luke reveals the history of Richmond’s magnificent Leigh Street Armory and the African-American volunteer soldiers who called it home.

When:             Saturday, Feb. 2, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Where:            Central Library, 7051 Lucy Corr Blvd

Information:   This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

Take a Giant Leap*

What:              Join the Rainbow Puppets on a journey through the history of flight with the Tuskegee Airmen. Follow the dreams of a young boy who wants to help others by flying high in the sky!

When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the Chester Library, 11800 Centre St

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2 – 2:45 p.m. at the Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd

Information:   This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

FamilySearch Digitization Project*

What:              Learn about the world’s largest genealogical organization, FamilySearch, and its role in preserving historical records, including the research that helped Alex Haley write the acclaimed novel “Roots.”

When/Where: Monday, Feb. 4, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road

Monday, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd.

Information:   This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

Blood Pressure Checks/Annual Vaccines

What:              Buford Road Pharmacy will be on site to administer blood pressure checks as well as flu, pneumonia, shingles and/or tetanus vaccines.

When:             Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Where:            Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air, VA 23235

Information:   Free for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #34815.

Contact:         Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles

 

 

Essential Oils Winter/Spring Series

What:              Essential Oils Series

Feb. 5 – Perfume Making Class

In this class, we will learn the basics of blending and properties of oils to help bring natural scent to your lives.

 

March 12 – Green Cleaning (Breath of Fresh Air)

Spring has sprung! Time to clear the clutter, cleanse the air and prepare for the coming months. Essential Oils are an effective alternative for keeping our home clean and physical bodies healthy. 

 

When:             Tuesdays, Feb. 5 & March 12, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 

Where:            Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air, VA 23235

Information:   $26 for the whole series for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #34839.

Contact:         Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles

 

 

Home School Day – The Things They Made (ages 4 – 14)

What:              Everything that English Colonists and Powhatans required to survive in 17th century Virginia were likely to be made, traded or raised HERE: iron or stone tools, clothing, food, housing, weapons, medicines! Participate in collecting raw materials, trading between Colonials and Powhatans and using tobacco to trade with England. Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive setting at our living history museum. 

When:             Feb. 7, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. 

Where:            Henricus Historical Park – 251 Henricus Park Road, Chester

Information:   Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum. Registration is required by Feb. 5 by calling 804-318-8797. Cost: $18 student/$5 ages 2-3/$13 for accompanying adult; Henricus Patrons $13 for student, $3 ages 2-3/ Free for accompanying adult.

Contact:         Henricus Historical Park – 804-318-8797 or visithttp://henricus.org/event/home-school-day-the-things-they-made-ages-4-14/

 

 

Discovering Chesterfield’s Past

What:              This program addresses life in the rural Chesterfield of long ago. Visit a replica of an early 20th century General Store and imagine life in a bygone era. Take a tour of the historic Courthouse Green and learn about the training site for Colonial soldiers and their fight for religious freedom.

When:             Friday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m.-noon

Where:            Chesterfield Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield

Information:   $5/child for ages 6 and older.

Contact:         Call 804-751-4946 or visit www.chesterfieldhistory.com to register.

 

 

Integrating CCPS: One Family’s Journey*

What:              Walk back in time with Dr. Charles McLeod, one of the first African-American students to integrate Chesterfield County Public Schools, as he shares his inspiring story of one family’s journey to integration.

When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road

Saturday, Feb. 16, 1p.m.-2 p.m., Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road

Information:   This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

Culturally Relevant Instruction*

What:              Join John B. Gordon III, chief of schools for Chesterfield County Public Schools, for this program in honor of Black History Month.

When:             Saturday, Feb. 9, 12 p.m.

Where:            Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield

Information:   Free admission. This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

The Magic of the Motherland: Myths and Folktales of Africa*

What:              Join story teller Justin Leak in an interactive engaging experience of an ancient art form that has highlighted the diversity of cultures in Africa for centuries.

When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m.- noon at Enon Library, 1801 Enon Church Road

Monday, Feb. 18, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road

Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road

Information:   For ages 6 and up. This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

Valentine’s Potluck

What:              Seniors, bring your favorite dish to share and be a sweetheart to that someone special. Live entertainment will include a juggling and a magic comedy show by entertainer Jonathan Austin.

When:             Monday, Feb. 11, Noon – 2 p.m.                                                 

Where:            Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road, North Chesterfield

Information:  Free

Contact:         Lauren Wood, 804-275-5321, woodla@chesterfield.gov or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks

 

 

Valentine Luncheon and Social

What:              In this class, Martha Bride will lead you through all the steps to make your own fabulous burlap wreath. After this class, your door will be perfectly dressed and ready for the holidays. Materials will be provided.

When:             Wednesday, Feb. 13, Noon-1:30 p.m.

Where:            Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Dr., North Chesterfield

Information:   Free. Please call 804-748-1623 to register and use course #34471

Contact:         Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks

 

 

Valentine’s Day Paint

What:              Come join an instructor from Art Adventures as they lead you in creating a beautiful Valentine’s Day creation. All supplies for the class are provided.

When:             Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6-8 p.m.

Where:            Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Dr., North Chesterfield, VA 23225

Information:   $30. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #34783

Contact:         Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks

 

 

Virginia High School League Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 Swimming Championships

What:              As the high school swimming season comes to an end, the Group 3A and Group 4A Virginia High School League Swimming Championships dives into action with athletes having the chance to be crowned champion in their division.   

When:             Thursday, Feb. 14 (Class 1 and 2)

                        Friday, Feb. 15 (Class 4)

Saturday, Feb. 16 (Class 3)

Complete meet schedule will be released at a later date.

Where:            Collegiate School Aquatic Center, 5050 Ridgedale Pkwy, Chesterfield

Information:   Website: https://www.vhsl.org/swim-and-dive/

Contacts:       Elizabeth Larsen, Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation, LarsenE@chesterfield.gov

Adam Kennedy, Executive Director, SwimRVA,adam.kennedy@swimrichmond.org

 

 

Murder at the Library

What:              Clover Hill Library and Sisters in Crime Central Virginia bring you an exclusive murder mystery theater event! Enjoy wine, beer and light refreshments while taking on the role of detective. Check alibis, search for clues and see if you can solve the case.

When:             Friday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

Where:            Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive

Information:   Tickets go on sale Monday, Jan. 7 for the Friends of the Library, and Monday, Jan. 14 for the public. Tickets cost $35 each or two for $60. 

Contact:         To register, call 804-318-8668.

 

 

Festive Flowers Tea

What:              Learn the significance of various flowers at this enlightening program led by Vicki O’Neal, a master gardener with Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension.  Enjoy a selection of specialty teas, finger sandwiches and sweets at this tea.

When:             Saturday, Feb. 16, 12 p.m.

Where:            Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road

Information:   $30 per person.

 

 

An Afternoon of Classical Music with Dr. Lisa Edwards-Burrs*

What:              People of African descent have long been involved in “classical music”— as creators, interpreters, performers and entrepreneurs. Join us as Dr. Lisa Edwards-Burrs “a soprano of crystalline beauty” brings this musical genre to life.

When:             Saturday, Feb. 16, 1p.m. – 2 p.m.

Where:            Central Library, 7051 Lucy Corr Blvd

Information:   For all ages. This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

I Have a Dream*

What:              The Virginia Repertory Theatre presents a compelling dramatization of the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Experience his struggle and his dream to lift our nation “from the quicksand of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood.”

When:             Monday, Feb. 18, 6-7:30 p.m.

Where:            North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road

Information:   For all ages. This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

Black History Month Story Time*

What:              Celebrate and read books about the history of African-Americans written by African-American authors.

When:             Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Where:            La Prade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road

Information:   For ages 2-5. Registration begins on Tuesday, Feb. 5.This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

Staging like a Pro

What:              Join professional decorators from Designed-to-Sell Home Decorating to learn the ins and outs of staging your house to get top dollar in today’s competitive market. The Instructors are Tammy Wilkerson, Claudia Lheureux and Cathy Ahmed.

When:             Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Where:            Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air

Information:   $10 for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #34840.

Contact:         Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles

 

 

 

SmartWater CSI – Chesterfield TRIAD

What:             Cpl. Craig Eckrich of CCPD will discuss SmartWater, a traceable, forensic liquid that can be applied to personal items, linking them to a particular owner. The liquid glows under special UV lights issued to participating law enforcement agencies. 

When:            Thursday, Feb. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.

Where:           Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7500 Hull Street Road, Chesterfield.

Information:   Free event, but pre-registration required to schedule a checkup appointment. 

Contact:         Aging and Disability Services at 804-768-7878 or visitwww.chesterfield.gov/seniorservices

 

 

Paint & Dine

What:              Join Marque Sports and Events as they team up with professional artist Shawn Outen and caterer Summa Dis-N-Summa Dat to bring “Paint and Dine Nights” to Stonebridge. Participants will receive step by step instruction by Mr. Outen creating their own artistic masterpiece. In addition to creating a piece of art, participants will also enjoy a scrumptious meal including baked spaghetti, garlic bread, and a drink. 

When:             Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where:            Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Dr., North Chesterfield

Information:   $35. Price includes art supplies and meal. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #34699

Contact:         Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visitwww.chesterfield.gov/parks

 

 

World War I: The War to End all Wars  

What:              This program will address impacts to soldiers facing life on the front in World War I. Learn about involvement of American troops during the war, trench warfare, equipment, gear, food they ate, challenges they faced and discover some of the battlefield improvements such as tanks, airplanes, artillery and more.

When:             Friday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.- noon

Friday, March 29, 10 a.m.- noon

Where:            Chesterfield Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop

Information:   $5/child for ages 6 and older.

Contact:         Call 804-751-4946 or visit www.chesterfieldhistory.com to register.

 

 

A Plethora of Puzzles

What:              Enjoy an afternoon of jigsaw puzzle assembly in this program inspired by Chinese tangrams as part of the retiree recreation series.

When:             Friday, Feb. 22, 12 p.m.

Where:            Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield

Information:   Free admission. Registration suggested.

Contact:         Call 804-748-1498 or go to www.chesterfieldhistory.com to register.

 

 

 

Spring Creek Baptist Church-MIME Ministry*

What:              Delight in an elaborate expression of musical worship as the Teen MIME Ministry of Spring Creek Baptist Church acts out a story through dance.

When:             Saturday, Feb. 23, 1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Where:            Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive

Information:   This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

Ultimate Cup

What:              The Ultimate Cup is a youth soccer tournament hosted by the Richmond Kickers and Richmond Strikers. This event will span two weekends with the first being the boys weekend and the second being the girls weekend. Roughly 380 teams will take part in this tournament across the Richmond region and include divisions for all levels of play ranging from Classic to Elite.   

When:             Saturday, Feb. 23 – Sunday, Feb. 24 (Boys Weekend)

Saturday, March 2 – Sunday, March 3 (Girls Weekend)
Complete game schedule will be released on the tournament website at a later date.

Where:            Clover Hill Athletic Complex, 17701 Genito Road, Mosley

Mary B. Stratton Park, 5400 Ridgedale Pkwy, Chesterfield

River City Sportsplex, 13030 Genito Road, Midlothian

Information:   Website: http://www.ultimatecuprichmond.com/home

Contacts:       Elizabeth Larsen, Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation, larsene@chesterfield.gov.

Steve D’Adamo, Tournament Director, director@ultimatecuprichmond.com  

 

 

A Sharecropper’s Life*

What:              James McKnight, Jr. and Sahara Bowser share the story of Willie Holliday, Sr. in “My Story of a Sharecropper’s Life.”

When:             Saturday, Feb. 23, 1-2:30 p.m.

Where:            Chester Library, 11800 Centre Street

Information:   This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         For more information, call 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov.

 

 

Know Thyself: Virginia African-American History Woven into English Literature Class*

What:              English teacher and president of Chesterfield Education Association, Sonia Smith will discuss how weaving her story and family history fosters trust in the classroom between the teacher and students. She will also be discussing curiosity in untold Virginia African-American History, and for some, a heightened interest in education as a career path.

When:             Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m.

Where:            Chesterfield Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop

Information:   No reservation required. Free admission. This is part of Black History month events scheduled throughout the county.

Contact:         Call 804-748-1498 or go to www.chesterfieldhistory.com

 

 

Blood Pressure Checks/Annual Vaccines/Medication Review

What:              Publix Pharmacy at Cosby Village will be on site to administer blood pressure checks, flu, pneumonia, shingles and/or tetanus vaccines. Don’t miss these great opportunities to meet with your new local pharmacist.

When:             Tuesday, Feb. 26 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where:            Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16530 Hull Street Rd., Moseley

Information:   FREE Course 35082. For 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register.

Contact:         Kate Sheehan, 804-339-2877 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles

 

 

Heart Health

What:              In recognition of American Heart month, Dr. Philip Duncan, Cardiologist, will be our special guest speaker for the February meeting. He will present up-to-date information on heart health to includes signs and symptoms of heart disease for both men and women as well as preventive measures.

When:            Thursday, February 28, 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Where:           Lucy Corr Village Assisted Mast Auditorium, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. Chesterfield.

Information:   Free and open to the public.

Contact:         Aging and Disability Services at 804-768-7878 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/seniorservices

 

 

Adult Program – Birth & Mortality

What:              What were the religious, governmental and social concepts and activities that were involved in the life cycle of people in 17th century Virginia?  Meet and join the colonists that were a part of these life experiences.  See the practical aspects of life in the colonies from a medical, governmental, and social viewpoint – birth to burial.

When:             Feb. 28, 2-4 p.m. 

Where:            Henricus Historical Park – 251 Henricus Park Road Chester

Information:   Adult groups, clubs, college classes, and individuals welcome. Registration required by February 26 by calling 804-318-8797. Cost: $18/adult; Henricus Patrons: $16

Contact:         Henricus Historical Park – 804-318-8797 or visithttp://henricus.org/event/adult-program-birth-mortality/

 

 

* denotes Black History Month event

 

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