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06-27-18 Upcoming Programs: Week of June 27

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Upcoming Programs: Week of June 27

June 27, 2018
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Teen Advisory Board
What: Develop leadership skills, earn volunteer hours, meet new people and get involved with library programming.
When: First Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive, Midlothian
Contact: 804-318-8668 or visit library.chesterfield.gov

 

Teen Trivia
What: Take the ultimate trivia challenge! Teams of teens compete against each other in lively rounds of trivia questions. Bring your friends for games, prizes, and light refreshments.
When: First Saturdays, 2-3 p.m.
Where: Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road, N. Chesterfield
Contact: 804-318-8966 or visit library.chesterfield.gov

 

Father Matters
What: The free Father Matters group is open to men who are in a father role of a child of any age. Participants graduate after completing 14 sessions. Topics are based on the evidence-based “Fatherhood Development Program” by Dr. Jeffrey M. Johnson.
When: Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway
Contact: Registration required. Call Patricia Vaughan, 804-751-2268 or vaughanp@chesterfield.gov 

 

Hobby Central (Arts & Crafts)
What: Do you have a favorite hobby? Come out and bring what you are working on! Knitting, crocheting, hand sewing and small craft projects are popular. Moreover, we enjoy socializing with friends and meeting some new ones.
When: Mondays, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: Free. No registration required for questions please call 768-7890.
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Cards: Hand and Foot
What: Bring your friends and join fellow game enthusiasts to play your favorite card game Hand and Foot. Card games must have partners. If you would like to be a sub or learn more about the game, please call for details.
When: Mondays, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: Free. No registration required for questions please call 768-7890.
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Games: Come Out and Play
What: Relearn the games you grew up with and learn a few new ones to include Scrabble, card games, Hand and Foot, Bridge, Monopoly, Uno, puzzles, and Mexican Train. Card games must have partners.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: Free. No registration required for questions please call 768-7890.
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Table Tennis for Seniors
What: Drop-in and join fellow seniors for weekly recreational play.
When: Wednesdays, Noon-3 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: Free. No registration required for questions please call 768-7890.
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Rise-N-Shine Walkers
What: Get up and moving! Come enjoy a morning walk indoors at Stonebridge Recreation Center. A great way to meet new people and socialize!
When: Fridays, 9-10 a.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: Free. No registration required for questions please call 768-7890.
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Bingo
What: Join us for Bingo and you might win a prize. You may play up to four cards. Drop-ins welcome.
When: Fridays, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: Free. No registration required for questions please call 768-7890.
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Chair Fitness
What: This is a combination of low impact aerobic exercises from the
comfort of your chair. Some strength training included. Please
bring your own hand weights. Instructed by Sherella Brown.
When: Mondays, 11:15 a.m.-noon, July 2-30
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: $10 for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33535
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Daytime Fitness
What: It’s a new twist to your usual fitness programs. For a low monthly fee, you can take as many day time fitness classes as you wish and come as often as you wish for that month. These classes will consist of aerobics, specialty classes and chair fitness. Participants must register on week prior to the start of class. Classes do not meet on county-observed holidays.
When: July 2 – 31, 2018
Aerobics Classes: Mondays – Thursdays , 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Chair Fitness: Mondays – Thursdays 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road, North Chesterfield
Cost: $30 per month per person, Course #: 33506
Contact: Lauren Wood, 804-275-5321, woodla@chesterfield.com or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Camp Stonebridge
What: Come make new friends while participating in a variety of activities. Campers ages 5-12, will explore their creative sides with arts and crafts and musical activities. They will get moving with relays, games, teambuilding activities and weekly field trips. Special guest speakers will complement the program. Campers must be 5 years old by the first day of camp to register. *There are 4 weeks of camps which are designed to follow the Richmond Volleyball Club Camps that take place in the morning - June 25-28, July 9-12, July 23-26, and Aug. 6-9. Volleyball Camp participants pack a lunch and go straight from RVC Camp to Camp Stonebridge. Participants must register separately for both camps.
When: July 2-5 (not held 7/4), July 9-12, July 16-19, July 23-26, July 30-Aug. 2, Monday- Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: $65 for youth. Please call 748-1623 to register.
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Low Impact Aerobics Chair Fitness
What: This is a cardiovascular workout to basic steps that includes warmup
and cool down exercises. Some strength training included.
Please bring your own hand weights. Instructed by Sherella Brown.
When: July 3-31, Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: $16 for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33543
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

 

Exploring Dutch Gap by Bike and Boat
What: Ride your fat-tire bike (or hybrid bike) and paddle our kayaks to explore the Dutch Gap Conservation Area. Bike an easy two miles to the Peninsula, then hop in our kayaks to explore the lagoon and cool off. Paddle will be about 45 minutes and total bike trip will be about 4 miles. This program will last about 3 hours. Participants must bring their own bikes, water, bathing suit, towel, and snack. Helmets are required. For children 9 –12 years of age.
When: Tuesday, July 3; 9 a.m.-noon
Where: Dutch Gap Conservation Area; meet at the Henricus Visitor Center
Information: $13/child, call 804-748-1623 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks to register.
Contact: 804-318-8735

 

Introduction to Digital Photography with Phones and Tablets
What: In this course, we’ll show you how to use lighting, composition and
your camera’s settings to take better digital photos. Learn to take photos with smart phones and tablets and learn 10 everyday uses for your phone’s camera.
When: July 9, 10 a.m.-noon
Where:
Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: $13. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33515
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Free Summer Lunch for Kids and Teens
What: Free summer lunch for kids and teens.
When: Monday-Thursday-July 9-Aug 2, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,
Where: Chester Library, 11800 Centre Street, Chester
Ettrick-Matoaca Library, 4501 River Road, South Chesterfield
LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road, North Chesterfield
Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Boulevard, North Chesterfield
Contact: 804-751-CCPL or visit library.chesterfield.gov

 

ADHD/ADD Skill-Building and Support Groups
What: This educational group is for Children who have received a primary diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder from a physician. The groups will help children better understand ADHD/ADD and develop skills for success. Topics will include getting organized, staying focused, thinking before acting and managing feelings.
When: Mondays, July 9-30, Group Times: 1-1:45 p.m.-rising second and third-graders; 2-2:45 p.m.-fourth and fifth graders; 3-3:45 p.m.- rising middle schoolers
Where: North Courthouse Road Public Library, 325 Courthouse Road
Information: Pre-registration is required. The cost is $20 per child.
Contact: Ginger Dotter, 804-768-7747 or visit parenting.chesterfield.gov and click on “Parent Education Classes”

 

Health Screenings
What: Free blood pressure checks offered by Walgreens Pharmacy.
When: Tuesday, July 10, 9-11 a.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: Free. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33520
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Coping with Your Child’s Behavior: Preschool/Early Elementary Years
What: This eight-week class for parents of young children aged 2-8 combines short lectures, group discussions and demonstrations to teach strategies for handling typical preschool/early elementary behavior. The emphasis is on practical approaches.
When: Tuesdays, July 10-Aug. 8, 6:30–8 p.m.
Where: Southside Church of the Nazarene, 6851 Courthouse Road
Information: Pre-registration is required. The fee is $50 per family.
Contact: Whitney Kern, 804-717-6547 or visit parenting.chesterfield.gov and click on “Parent Education Classes”

How to Read Your Credit Report
What: A representative from Virginia Credit Union will teach you how to get your credit report and how to understand it. Registration begins June 26.
When: Tuesday, July 10, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road
Contact: 804-318-8499 or visit library.chesterfield.gov

 

Low Impact Aerobics
What: Improve flexibility, muscular strength and cardio-vascular strength while burning calories. This is an all standing workout with the option of utilizing a chair, if needed for balance and support. Please bring a small set of weights if looking to build up extra strength in your routine. Modifications offered as needed. Class includes warmup, class session and cool down. Instructed by Donna Culley.
When: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:15 a.m., July 10-Aug. 14 (not held 8/7)
Where: Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16530 Hull Street Road, Moseley
Information: $20 Course 33792. For 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register.
Contact: Judy Rappley at 804-339-2877 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Intermediate Belly Dancing
What: Building on the basics of Middle Eastern Dance, this course will include an introduction to veil dancing, figure eights, shimmies and hip articulation. Veil and finger cymbal purchases are available. Prerequisite: six months of bellying dancing classes. Wear comfortable clothes. For ages 14 and older. The instructor will be Donna Vronek.
When: Wednesdays, July 11 – August 15, 2018 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Where: Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road, North Chesterfield
Cost: $41 per person, Course #33569
Contact: Lauren Wood, 804-275-5321, woodla@chesterfield.com or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Active Parenting of Tweens and Teens
What: This six-week class is designed for parents of middle schoolers (ages 10-15), emphasizes understanding teenage development, improving the parent-child relationship, reducing conflicts, and setting limits. The goal is to reduce stress and conflict between the child and the parent while promoting a well-adjusted adolescent. Participants have ample time for practicing skills and discussing their concerns. A parent-resource manual is provided.
When: Thursdays, July 12-August 16, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Chester Library, 11800 Centre Street.
Information: Pre-registration is required. The fee is $50 per family.
Contact: Eric Faw, 804-751-2435 or visit parenting.chesterfield.gov and click on “Parent Education Classes”

 

Chair Fitness
What: This is a total body workout for any fitness level utilizing a chair for support and balance. Designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination, agility, core and muscular strength. Lots of fun for all! Please bring a set of light weights to build muscular strength and toning if desired. Modifications offered as needed. Class includes warm up, class session, and cool down. Instructed by Donna Culley.
When: Thursdays, 10-10:45 a.m., July 12-Aug. 16 (not held 8/9)
Where: Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16530 Hull Street Road, Moseley
Information: Fee: $20, course 33786. For 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register.
Contact: Judy Rappley at 804-339-2877 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Smart Phones: A Computer in your Pocket
What: This is an introduction to smart phones. Learn what they do, learn how to turn it on/off, how to access Wi-Fi, about settings and how to install applications. You can bring your smart phone to class, fully charged or learn about the different types.
When: Mondays, July 16, 23, 2018 10am – 12pm
Where: Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road, North Chesterfield
Cost: $26 per person and this price includes both classes, Course #33863
Contact: Lauren Wood, 804-275-5321, woodla@chesterfield.com orvisit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Morning Meditation
What: What a way to enhance your day! Begin your morning with peace and stillness as you are led through meditation. Leave the class feeling refreshed and restored. Learn the benefits and different techniques of meditation and experience the difference it can make in your life. This class offers great instruction, fun, support, well-being and new friendships. Instructed by Pam Bancroft.
When: Mondays, July 16-Aug. 13, 10-11 a.m.
Where: Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air
Information: $30 for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33604.
Contact: Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Watercolor
What: Learn basic techniques and principles of design to create beautiful watercolor paintings. Please provide email address when you register. At the first Beginner Watercolor lesson, supplies will be available and orders can be placed with instructor for supplies needed for future classes. The class will be structured so each student will learn at his or her own pace. Please register one week in advance.
Beginner Watercolor
This class is designed for the beginner with little or no previous instruction as well as those who wish to improve. Instructor is Wilma Bradner.
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $63
July 16-Aug. 20 Course 33598
Intermediate Watercolor
For more advanced students with previous instruction. Please have two sessions of beginners
or permission from instructor before taking this class. Instructor is Wilma Bradner.
Tuesdays,10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $63
July 17-Aug. 21 Course 33600
Where: Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air
Information: For 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register.
Contact: Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Yoga for the Older Adult
What: This class will increase strength and flexibility as well as reduce stress while using an optional chair for both sitting and standing postures. When standing, the chair may be used for balance or support. If a chair is not needed, a mat may be used. All levels welcome. Instructor is Kathy Maguire.
When: Monday, 3-3:45 p.m., July 16 – Aug. 13
Where: Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air, VA 23235
Information: $20 for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33606.
Contact: Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Strength, Balance & Core
What: This class is designed to increase muscular strength and endurance,
improve range of motion, and prepare you to more easily handle daily
activities. Exercises are designed to engage the core and improve balance and agility. A chair will be used for seated and/or standing support. Please bring your own light hand weights and resistance tubes. All levels welcome. Instructed by Kathy Maguire.
When: Tuesdays, July 17-Aug. 14, 3:30-4:15 p.m., at Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield, course #33528
Wednesdays, 2:15-3 p.m., Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 20525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air, course #33612
Information: $20. Please call 748-1623 to register
Contact: www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Swamp Walk
What: Explore the new boardwalk that reaches into Aikens Swamp. Discover the wildlife and plants that thrive in this mysterious environ. For children 5-12 years of age..
When: Tuesday, July 17, 9-10:30 a.m.
Where: Dutch Gap Conservation Area; meet at the Henricus Visitor Center
Information: $5/child, call 804-748-1623 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks to register.
Contact: 804-318-8735

 

Introduction to DSLR Photography
What: Join a professional photographer for this fast-paced workshop which will introduce you to many of the features of your DSLR camera and how they work together to make great photos: shooting in manual, aperture (A) and shutter (TV) modes; the exposure triangle; white balance; metering; the creative triangle; depth of field and understanding light. The emphasis of this workshop is all about the photograph, the photographer, your camera, and light. Instructor: Tom Veazey
When: Tuesday, July 17, 10 a.m.-noon
Where: Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16530 Hull Street Road, Moseley
Information: Fee: $25, course 33772. For 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register.
Contact: Judy Rappley at 804-339-2877 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Kickin’ Karate - Youth
What: This ongoing program for participants, ages 7-17, is appropriate for all belt levels, including beginners. Carrie Irving, certified master instructor, will teach self-defense, safety awareness, self-discipline, respect and how to avoid dangerous situations. Students may earn achievement awards such as ribbons, certificates, medals and Student of the Month. Uniforms may be purchased for an additional fee.
When: July 18-Sept. 5 (not held 8/20, 8/22, 9/3) Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: $50 for youth. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33581
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Kickin’ Karate – 50+
What: This ongoing program for participants, ages 50 and older, is appropriate for all belts, including beginners. Carrie Irving, certified master instructor, will teach self-defense, safety awareness, self-discipline, respect and how to avoid dangerous situations. Students may earn achievement awards such as ribbons, certificates, medals and Student of the Month. Uniforms may be purchased for an additional fee.
When: July 18-Aug. 29 (not held 8/22) Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: $50 for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33576
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Tai Chi
What: Tai Chi is a moving meditation that teaches gentle and repetitive movements. It can also increase flexibility, improve balance, body/mind strength, breathing and circulation as well as reduce stress. Sun Style: This gentle movement of the Sun Style is suitable for individuals of all abilities. It is appropriate for both beginner and intermediate levels. Instructed by Jack Fuller.
When: Wednesdays, 12:30-1:15 p.m., July 18-Aug. 15
Where: Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air
Information: $20 for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33624.
Contact: Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Yoga for the Older Adult
What: This 45-minute yoga class will increase strength and flexibility, as well as
reduce stress, while using an optional chair for both sitting and standing postures. When standing, the chair may be used for balance or support. If a chair is not needed, a mat may be used. All levels welcome. Instructor is Kathy Maguire.
When: Thursdays, July 19 - Aug. 16, 1:15-2 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield
Information: $20. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33531
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks 

 

Archaeology Camp (Ages 8-12)
What: Participate in the arts and sciences of Field and Laboratory Archaeology. Learn about the tools and strategies used to help locate and excavate sites and the archaeological methods used to create a living history museum. Join in “practice” excavation techniques and a field laboratory; see what you can interpret about history just through the artifacts left behind by people of the past. Take a field trip to an active archaeological site.
When: July 23-25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road, Chester
Information: Registration required by July 20 by calling 804-318-8797. Space limited. Cost: $115/child; $105/multiple children (same family); Henricus Patrons $100/child
Contact: Henricus Historical Park - 804-318-8797, http://henricus.org/event/archaeology-camp-ages-8-12/?instance_id=333 

 

Basic Beading & Jewelry Making
What: Linda Cummer designs and sells jewelry throughout the Richmond area. Learn
her tips and techniques to create your own beautiful custom pieces. Participants
will need to bring beads (a strand or bag you like) in addition to an 8x10 piece of felt or shoebox lid to keep your beads in place. It is recommended to bring your tools in, but tools will be available to use. Wire, O-rings, filler beads, caps and bars are included.
When: Tuesday, July 24, 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16530 Hull Street Road, Moseley
Information: Fee: $13, course 33795. For 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register.
Contact: Judy Rappley at 804-339-2877 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

DSLC Outdoor Photography
What: Learn how to shoot like a pro. The first segment will cover camera settings (exposure, ISO, aperture, shutter speed and white balance). You will learn about light direction and composition. Weather permitting, the class will go outside photographing landscape, architecture, nature, water or wildlife. Your instructor will offer tips, tricks and techniques to improve your photos as you shoot. Bring your DSLR camera and lenses (your camera manual may be helpful) Instructor: Tom Veazey.
When: Tuesday, July 24, 10 a.m.-noon
Where: Chesterfield Baptist Church, 16530 Hull Street Road, Moseley
Information: Fee: $25, course 33773. For 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register.
Contact: Judy Rappley at 804-339-2877 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles 

 

Essential Oils: A Heart for Women
What: Do you or someone you know, experience mood fluctuations? Do you find yourself challenged by hormone changes? Did you know that there are hormones other than the ones that dictate our physical being as a female or male? Understanding our hormones and emotions can help us find balance in our day to day life. Learn how proper nutrition and essential oils can quickly and safely offer support and help us experience overall well-being. Attendees will leave with a list of balancing oils and two samples to try at home.
When: Tuesday, July 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air
Information: $6.50 for 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33586.
Contact: Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles  

 

Staging like a Pro
What: Join professional decorators from Designed to Sell Home Decorating to learn the ins and outs on staging your house to get top dollar in today’s competitive market. Instructors are Tammy Wilkerson, Claudia Lheureux and Cathy Ahmed.
When: Wednesday, July 25, 10-11:30 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 #33595.
Contact: Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activelifestyles  

 

Intro to Transparent Language
What: Learn how to access Transparent Language, a free and interactive tool for language-learning. Registration begins July 13.
When: Friday, July 27, 3-4 p.m.
Where: LaPrade Library, 9000 Hull Street Road, North Chesterfield
Contact: 804-318-8988 or visit library.chesterfield.gov

 

Gentle Yoga
What: A gentle yoga class for participants of any ability level, including
seated participants. This class introduces many adaptations of well known
postures and positions making them suitable for the senior practitioner or for a participant new to yoga. Yoga is for everyone. Increase flexibility, balance, and strength. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing. Instructed by Dave Jones.
When: July 30-Aug. 27, Mondays, 1-1:45 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield, VA 23225
Information: $20. Please call 748-1623 to register and use course #33554
Contact: Kim Graves at 804-768-7885 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks  

 

Learn to Play the Ukulele
What: Have fun while learning how to play a new instrument – the ukulele! Learn
basic chords along with a few simple songs and walk away with materials
and guidance to continue learning at home. This course is perfect for anyone with the desire to learn how to play this smile-inducing instrument while having some fun. Don’t have a ukulele of your own? No problem. Angie will loan ukuleles for beginners to use in the classroom. All other materials provided. The instructor is Angie Pizzeck, the Ukulele Yoga Lady. Register one week in advance.
When:
Beginner Ukulele
Strictly for beginners.
Tuesdays, July 31-Sept. 4, noon-1 p.m.
$58 Course 33614
Beginner Ukulele II
Continue to improve your skills on the ukulele. For students with some previous experience.
Tuesdays, July 31-Sept. 4, 11 a.m.-noon
$58 Course 33615
Beginner Ukulele III
Continue to improve your skills on the ukulele. For students with some previous experience.
Must have taken Beginner Ukulele II or have permission from the instructor.
Tuesdays, July 31-Sept. 4, 10-11 a.m.
$58 Course 33616 

Where: Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 W. Huguenot Road, Bon Air
Information: For 50+ Seniors in Chesterfield County. Please call 748-1623 to register.
Contact: Susan Miller at 804-212-8815 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/activeliefstyles  

 

Upcoming 

 

Landscape for Life
What: Learn how you can harness nature's power to create a healthy, beautiful home landscape. Conventional gardens often work against nature as they can damage the environment's ability to clean air and water, reduce flooding, combat climate change, and provide all the other natural benefits that support life.
When: This 4-week series will meet on Monday evenings, Sept.10-Oct. 1, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: The Cooperative Extension Office located at 9501 Lori Road, Chesterfield
Contact: The program cost is $75, which covers class materials. Please call 804-751-4401 or email vce@chesterfield.gov for registration and information.


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