The local government announced that the Chesterfield LIVE! music festival will return for its second year Saturday, May 9. This free, family-friendly event hosted by Chesterfield County, in partnership with the Richmond Symphony and the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, will feature acts including the Richmond Symphony, jazz ensemble Good... Read more
Presentation on racial segregation: then and now
Chesterfield County will host a program that will highlight the significant role that local African American attorneys Oliver Hill and Spotswood Robinson had in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that legally ended school desegregation. Margaret Edds, author of the book “We Face the Dawn,” which documents... Read more
Chesterfield County will show “Thunder Soul,” a documentary that tells the story of the reunion of Houston’s famous Kashmere High School Stage Band. The film will show Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St., Chester, 23831. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, Feb. 5.  The program... Read more

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Events February 13, 2020

WEDNESDAY FEB 12 CHESTERFIELD NEEDLEWORK FRIENDS – 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Library, Chesterfield Business Suite Conference Room. Knit, crochet, socialize, and share your techniques.  All skill levels welcome.                         MAKERSPACE OPEN HOURS – 5:30 p.m. to... Read more
The “Every Vote Counts Forum” will be a discussion about the current political climate and the importance of voting and civic engagement. The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church, located at 5100 West Hundred Road, Chester. This event will be moderated by... Read more
Chesterfield celebrating Black History Month with a variety of programs
Chesterfield County will host a variety of programs in observance of Black History Month. The programs will run through Feb. 29. Below is a list of programs offered until Wednesday, Feb. 12.  Through the Generations: reproductions from VMFA’s permanent collection of African American art created by artists who attended... Read more
Chesterfield County will host renowned author Lamar Giles as part of the Black History Month celebration. Giles will talk about diversity in literature and the power of personal stories. The Hopewell native is best known for his young adult books, such as “Fake ID” and “Overturned.”  The program, “Why... Read more

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Events February 6, 2020

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5 CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – 10:30 a.m. to noon. Chester Library, Chester Combined Room A & B. “The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat” by Edward Kelsey Moore will be discussed. SAVING MEMORIES – 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library, Ettrick-Matoaca Meeting Room. Bring photos and... Read more
Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church will be holding a sit-down Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Rise Against Hunger on Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. A limited number of tickets, for $10 each, are available by contacting the church office at (804) 526-1350 Monday-Thursday from 8am-1pm. All proceeds from ticket... Read more

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CalendarEvents January 30, 2020

WEDNESDAY, JAN 29 PINOCHLE/MEXICAN TRAIN/EUCHRE CARD GROUPS – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road. Free. To register call (804) 768-7904. MAKERSPACE OPEN HOURS – 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Central Library MakerSpace. The MakerSpace in Central Library has open hours each week. No... Read more