July 1 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP....

July 1

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop.

CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Twilight at Monticello: the Final Years of Thomas Jefferson” by Alan Pell Crawford will be discussed.

July 2

CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Play will be at the tennis courts located behind the baseball field. Questions or info, call 804-712-9113.

SUMMER THURSDAYS FOOD COURT – 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.St. Ann Catholic Church, Jeff Davis Highway and Harrowgate Road. Details: 526 – 2548 or visit www.stanncc.com.

SUSTAIN OUR COMMUNITIES COMMITTEE. 9 a.m. -10 a.m. Economic Development, 9401 Courthouse Road, Suite B, Chesterfield. To study and analyze blight prevention techniques and programs; then advise business organizations, neighborhood associations, citizens, and the Board of Supervisors on actions necessary to prevent blight from overcoming the county’s older communities.

July 3

FISHING FUNDAMENTALS. Pocahontas State Park boat dock. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Staff will teach you all the basics you’ll need to know to get yourself started with one of their most popular outdoor activities, from tying on your hook and tackle to casting your line.  Equipment provided.  10301 State Park Rd., Chesterfield, Phone: 804-796-4255.

COUNTY OFFICES CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY.

July 4

INDEPENDENCE DAY. Government offices and banks closed.

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Celebrate our independence with a spectacular fireworks display at dark.The event, held at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds (across from L.C. Bird High School), includes an activity area for children and special entertainment. New this year will be the Active Living Area with various booths that include active things to do, nutrition information and health screenings. Interactive booths will be fun for the whole family. No alcohol, glass bottles, pets or personal fireworks allowed. Blankets or lawn chairs are recommended. Due to limited parking, the roads leading to fairgrounds will be closed at 9 p.m. or when parking lots are full. Don’t miss this fun-filled event for all ages. No rain date. Details: 748-1992 or pinneym@chesterfield.gov. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield

WOOD’S UMC FARMERS MARKET – 8:30 a.m. – Noon. Wood’s United Methodist Church, 7200 Hickory Rd. S. Chesterfield.

July 5

MEET THE TREES HIKE. Pocahontas State Park boat dock.2:30 p.m. Starting at the footbridge by the boat dock, join staff in a 2.25 mile guided hike through the forest exploration trail. Learn about the different types of trees. Weather permitting.  The park has events scheduled throughout the day each week this summer. Visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pochontas.shtml for more information.

July 6

COMMITTEE ON THE FUTURE – Executive Committee. Advises the Board of Supervisors on possible changes in governmental structure, revisions to fiscal and land use planning and other matters relating to the future provision of services to County citizens. Lane Ramsey Administration Building, Room 502, 9901 Lori Road, Chesterfield. 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS, Tri-City Chapter monthly meeting. 6 p.m. John Tyler Community College, Chester campus, 13104 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Bird Hall, Room B132. For more information, contact Edith at (804) 733-7566 or Crystal at (804) 768-7596.

July 7

CHESTERFIELD CHILDREN’S THEATRE: CHARLOTTE’S WEB. 7 p.m. – 7:35 p.m. Ettrocl-Matoaca Library.

CCPL CHESS CLUB. Drop in and learn to play chess or meet up with others who enjoy the game in a relaxed, stress-free environment. All ages and skill levels are welcome. No registration is required. 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Meadowdale Library Meeting Room.