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11-22-17 Upcoming Programs: Week of November 22

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Upcoming Programs: Week of November 22

November 22, 2017
Communications and Media

November 2017

Letter or Email from Santa

What: Children, ages 4-8, may talk to, or receive a letter or an email, from Santa or Mrs. Claus. Send written requests to Santa, c/o Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 40, Chesterfield, VA 23832. Requests should include the child’s name, telephone number, address, school, grade, teacher, favorite activities and positive things about the child. Also indicate whether the child should receive a call, letter or email.
When: Written requests must be received by Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Information: Calls will be made from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 6.
Contact: Call 748-1623 for more information

REVIVE: Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education Program

What: REVIVE is a Virginia Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education program, helping people learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering naloxone, a mediation that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Drive, Midlothian
Contact: To register or for more information, contact Debbie Severt, 717-6839 or visit .

December 2017

Landscape for Life

What: Find the perfect gift for a gardener or new homeowner this holiday season! They can learn how to harness nature's power to create a healthy, beautiful home landscape. Conventional gardens often work against nature in their plantings, and they can damage the environment's ability to clean air and water. Learn how to reduce flooding, combat climate changes and provide other natural benefits that support life.
When: This series will meet on Thursday evenings, from Feb. 15-March 22, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: The Cooperative Extension Office, located at Central Library, 9501 Lori Road, Chesterfield
Information: The program cost is $75, which covers class materials. Registration closes on Jan. 30 or when the maximum registration of 12 participants has been reached.
Contact: Call 751-4401 or email for registration and information.

To Hell with the Kaiser: Virginia Prepares for War

What: Learn about Virginia’s critical role in the U.S. efforts during WWI with Alexander Barnes, command historian for the Virginia National Guard and author of several military history books.
Where: Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield
When: Saturday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m.
Information: While the event is free, donations are welcome. After the lecture, Chesterfield’s Historic 1892 Jail and the County Museum will be available to tour. An exhibit commemorating Fort Lee’s centennial is on display at the Historic Jail.
Contact: County Museum, 768-7311, or visit 

Lawyers Helping Seniors Clinic

What: Legal documents such as wills, advanced medical directives, power of attorney, etc. are prepared at no cost for eligible Chesterfield seniors who do not already have these documents prepared. Appointments are limited and preregistration is required.
Where: Location provided at the time the appointment is made.
When: Monday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Contact: To confirm eligibility and register, contact the Office of the Senior Advocate, 768-7878.

The History and Art of Plant Pressing

What: The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia and Chesterfield’s Department of Parks and Recreation will present an Active Lifestyles program at the Chesterfield County Museum. Explore the history, art and the technique of plant pressing, then make your own 8x10 pressed-plant picture to take home.
When: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m.
Where: Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield
Information: This is an Active Lifestyles program for seniors age 50+. Seating will be limited for this program, so register by calling 768-7311. While the event is free, donations are welcome.
Contact: County Museum, 768-7311, or visit 

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