Members of the Chester Lions Club will be participating with their White Cane Days event on Friday and Saturday, May 3-4 at Walmart and Kroger in Chester. White Cane Days is a semi-annual fund raiser to help the community with the sight conservation needs, primarily providing eye exams and glasses for the needy.
Tickets are now on sale for the Shepherd’s Center 2013 Senior Idol Competition which will be held on Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at Victory Tabernacle Church located at 11700 Genito Rd. in Midlothian. The Senior Idol features 12 talented seniors, 50 years of age and older, competing for a cash prizes of $300, $200 and $100 respectively.
The Chesterfield County Democratic Committee will hold a panel discussion on women’s rights on Wednesday, May 1 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Chesterfield County Central Library at 9502 Lori Rd., Chesterfield. Panel discussion on women’s issues including violence against women, ERA, immigration and reproductive health care, followed by a presentation to inform citizens and create a valuable dialogue.
Families Anonymous Weekly Meeting. A 12-step program for families and friends with a loved one with the disease of addiction. Huguenot Rd. Baptist Church, pre-school bldg. 7:30 p.m. 804-657-7250, www.familiesanonymous.org.
The Rotary Club of Chester will host its BBQ Cook-off Competition on Thursday, May 9 from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on the Chester Village Green.
Chester Garden Club is hosting Garden Glimpses which opens five exquisite private gardens in Chester to the public. Ticket holders can walk through the gardens at their leisure from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 and see and experience different styles of gardens - a cottage garden, a full sun garden, a shade garden filled with many tall trees, a garden with a sloping lot, and a combination sun and shade garden.