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Karate dojo offers self-defense classes
In today’s society, self-defense may be crucial. “Self-defense is extremely important, not just for the mind, but for the body as well,” said Doug Taylor, one of the head instructors at Dong’s Karate in Chester. Self-defense includes physical and mental preparation, he said during a Feb. 8 self-defense class.... Read more
Upcoming events

Upcoming events

CommunityEvents February 12, 2019

Music artist to perform at free event After three years touring in Europe, Michi returns to Chester to perform an acoustic concert. She will perform a solo acoustic concert from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 at Easy Street Grub-N-Pub, 2612 Perdue Springs Drive. Admission is free and... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will host its annual antiques evaluation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, indoors at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds. Oral evaluations will be provided on a wide variety of items as well as detailed photos of an item. Parking... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County Public Library will host a number of events in February to commemorate Black History Month. ‘Myths and Folktales from Africa’ “Magic of the Motherland: Myths and Folktales of Africa” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Enon Library, 1801... Read more
Christmas Mother raises $55K at annual auction
ABOVE: Guest spotter, Roy Cox, on left, congratulates winner Rhonda Anderson, on right, during the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother live/silent auction Nov. 17 at the Cultural Center of India, 6641 Ironbridge Parkway. CHESTERFIELD – The annual live/silent auction for Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother was held at the Cultural Center... Read more
COLONIAL HEIGHTS – A field full of more than 200 flags will be on display in front of the Dunlop House Assisted Living facility in Colonial Heights through Monday, Nov. 12. The field was prepared in cooperation with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2239 to honors veterans. Attached... Read more
Sheriff to speak at Veterans Day event
John Tyler Community College is hosting a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in Hamel Hall, Room H109, at the college’s Midlothian campus, 800 Charter Colony Parkway. Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl Leonard will be the keynote speaker. Leonard served as a... Read more
County to honor WWI soldiers and all veterans Sunday
A commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I and a Veterans Day event will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, on the courtyard outside the old Chesterfield County courthouse. The event will include the unveiling of a World War I interpretive sign by the Chesterfield... Read more
Prayer time: Community event includes prayers for students, teachers, administrators
ABOVE: Clergy pray for school administrators Sunday. “What can you do for the children and staff of Chesterfield? You can pray. When you speak to the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, you put protection around all of us.” With those words, incoming Chesterfield schools superintendent Merv Daugherty... Read more