APRIL 12 WATER BOTTLE WIND SPIRALS – 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Make a colorful wind spinner from plastic bottles. Learn how to reduce...

 APRIL 12

WATER BOTTLE WIND SPIRALS – 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Make a colorful wind spinner from plastic bottles. Learn how to reduce waste with creative reuse and recycling. For children ages 3-7. Register online at library.chesterfield.gov
JOINT COMMUNITY MEETING DALE DISTRICT – 7 p.m. Beulah United Methodist Church, 6930 Hopkins Rd. Citizen input on committee on the future’s proposed recommendations: Safeguarding financial security for residents. Jim Holland, Dale District Supervisor and John Erbach, Dale School Board Member with Wendy Austin, chair, Committee on the Future, as the speaker.
CHESTERFIELD NEEDLEWORK FRIENDS – 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chester Library. Knit, crochet, socialize, and share your techniques with others as you work on your own or group projects. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your own supplies.

APRIL 13

INTRODUCTION TO 3 D PRINTING – 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Chester Library. Learn to use computer-aided design (CAD) software to create just about anything, and then print it on our 3 D printer. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each program.
MEADOWDALE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Meadowdale Library. “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins will be discussed. No registration needed.

APRIL 15

MAD SCIENCE: SUPER STRUCTURES – 10 a.m. to 11 :30 a.m. Meadowdale Library. Sharpen your architecture and engineering skills. Build bridges and columns and learn what makes them strong. Get a Bridge Basics Take-Home Kit! For children in grades K-5. Registration is required. Visit library.chesterfield.gov
TEEN ART CLUB – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chester Library. Get creative. Meet once a month to share a love of creativity and self-expression. Bring your own art project and supplies. Open to teens 12-18 years old. No registration required.
THREE CENTURIES OF MEDICINE – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop. Step back in time and learn about medicine of past centuries during this free, living-history event. Nona Wartella will explain the role of the 18th- and 19th century midwife in assisting childbirth. Dr. Jonathan O’Neal will interpret period medicine in the South during the American Civil War, from treatment of wounds to hospitalization. Learn about WWII South Pacific Navy medicine with Keith Southall.  Sponsored by Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia.
The event is free but donations are welcome. Tours of the 1892 Jail will be available during the event. For more information contact: Chesterfield County Museum, 768-7311, or visit www.chesterfieldhistory.com

APRIL 16

EASTER SUNDAY

APRIL 18

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd.
CCPL CHESS CLUB – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Learn to play the beautiful game of chess in a relaxed, stress-free environment. Join our club and meet others who enjoy the game. All ages are welcome.
GRACE CAFE – 5:30 until 7 p.m. Free weekly dinners, open to everyone at Chester Presbyterian Church 3424 W. Hundred Road, Details: 748-4636.

APRIL 19

AMERICAN RED CROSS KNIT/CROCHET CLASSES – 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details, Vee Hancock, (804) 276-2891.