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2017 News Releases

For Immediate Release

Upcoming Programs: Week of November 15

November 15, 2017
Communications and Media

November 2017

Eppington Plantation Tour

What: This guided tour will enable participants to learn more about the history of Eppington. Built in 1770, it is one of the oldest plantation homes in the county. Discover the colonial history of the house and the history of the Eppes family, who built the house. View agricultural items on display that focus on farm life in the 19th century and learn about Thomas Jefferson’s connection to the site.
Where: Eppington Plantation, 14602 Eppes Falls Road, Chesterfield
When: Saturday, Nov. 18, 10-11 a.m.
Information: The fee for this program is $8/person. Payment must be made in advance.
Contact: For more information, call 751-4946. To register, call 748-1623 and request Course #32620.


Eppington Plantation Geocache

What: Explore the historic plantation as you search for caches while engaged in a scavenger hunt. This program allows participants to participate in a scavenger hunt to uncover clues of Eppington while learning GPS skills. Use our Garmin hand held receivers to hunt for caches and discover the fun you can have. For adults and youth ages 8 and older. Youth must be accompanied by an adult.
Where: Eppington Plantation, 14602 Eppes Falls Road Chesterfield
When: Saturday, Nov. 18, noon-2 p.m.
Information: The fee for this program is $10/person. Payment must be made in advance.
Contact: For more information, call 751-4946. To register, call 748-1623 and request Course #32618.


Genealogy Research: Researching Online

What: Angie Wilderman, Chairman of Chesterfield Historical Society’s Genealogy Committee will discuss some of the better-known resources, some lesser-known resources, and the pitfalls of online research.
When: Saturday, Nov. 18, 11 a.m.
Where: Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield
Information: While the event is free, donations are welcome.
Contact: County Museum, 768-7311, or visit http://chesterfieldhistory.com 


Letter or Email from Santa (New)

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 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DR9ZY77 .

December 2017

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 http://chesterfieldhistory.com 


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 http://chesterfieldhistory.com 



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