Around the States – November 14, 2017

1. “Genealogy Research: Researching Online” Lecture – Chesterfield – November 18
2. “Thinking Money: How to Do Anything on a Dime” – Midlothian – November 28
3. The Nutcracker Ballet – Staunton – December 2 and 3


1. “Genealogy Research: Researching Online” Lecture – Chesterfield – November 18

Chesterfield County Museum
Chesterfield, Virginia

Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 11 a.m. Cost: While this is a free event, donations to support the museum are welcome.

Angie Wilderman, Chairman of Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia’s Genealogy Committee, will discuss some of the better-known and lesser-known online genealogy resources, as well as common pitfalls of online genealogy research.

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1981. Its mission is to research and celebrate the history of Chesterfield County by collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting the county’s unique past for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.

For more information, contact Pat Roble at (804-)768-7311.

For more information about the museum, visit www.chesterfieldhistory.com.

To learn more about the event, see this website: http://www.chesterfieldhistory.com/upcoming-events


2. Thinking Money: “How to Do Anything on a Dime” – Richmond – November 28

North Courthouse Road Library
325 Courthouse Road
Richmond, Virginia

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost: This is a free event, open to the public.

Teens, tweens, and their families are welcome to stop by anytime during this open house presentation to visit the Thinking Money exhibit and learn about free or low-cost ways to participate in favorite hobbies, sports, and other activities.

Thinking Money is a traveling exhibition designed to teach young people and their families about financial topics like saving, spending, and avoiding fraud. The exhibit will be hosted by the North Courthouse Road Library through November 29. Through an adventure-themed storyline, interactive iPad content and other activities, Thinking Money explores themes like wants vs. needs, preparing for a rainy/sunny day, and imagining your future self.

For more information and to register see the website: http://chesterfield.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13343&df=list&kw=thinking+money&backTo=List&startDate=2017/10/01&endDate=2017/12/31

3. The Nutcracker Ballet – Staunton – December 2 and 3

Robert E. Lee High School
John Lewis Auditorium
Staunton, Virginia

Saturday, December 2, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, December 3, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $18/adult, $16/student (ages 3 to 17), reserved seating; $15/adult, $12/student (ages 3 to 17), general admission. Children 2 years and younger, who do not require separate seat, are free.

Over 100 local children from Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta County, Rockingham County, and Harrisonburg will be featured in this classic holiday favorite. It’s a show for all ages to enjoy, with lots of color, sound, and fun, dramatic professional dancing.

For more information about the event see the website: www.stauntonacademyofballet.com/the-nutcracker

To purchase tickets, visit www.tututix.com/client/scdcballet.

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