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

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Events January 22, 2020

WEDNESDAY, JAN 22 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 2 p.m. afternoon session. Evening session – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Public Meeting Room. 10001 Iron Bridge Road. 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)... Read more
Shepherd’s Center hosts its first paint and wine party
The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield hosted its first ever Paint and Wine Party fund raiser.  Howlett’s Restaurant and Tavern graciously donated the space for the event. The cloudy winter Saturday afternoon provided the picture-perfect setting for an afternoon of fun, wine, and artistic creations in an event that provided... Read more
 Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Food Volunteer training program is a great opportunity for those who love cooking and learning about nutrition and wellness, to be trained to empower others to make healthy lifestyle changes. The City of Petersburg and Chesterfield County offices of Virginia Cooperative Extension will co-sponsor a... Read more
Do you make the best chili in town? Or, do you just enjoy taste testing all the flavors that go into a great pot of chili? Chili chefs are invited to compete in Ivey Memorial’s Annual Chili Cook-off scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25. Call the church office at 526-1350... Read more

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Events January 14, 2020

WEDNESDAY, JAN 15 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. DEMENTIA AWARENESS – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chester Library, Chester Combined Room A & B. Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends program is the... Read more