The members of Chester United Methodist Church want to invite everyone in the community to join them for Gospel on the Green on Sunday, September 20. There will be three food trucks available from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.on the lawn of the Chester Village Green. Featured vendors will... Read more
Upcoming Native Plant Field Trips
The Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society is hosting several field trips in September. The outings are free and open to the public, but there is a limit on the number who can attend. Anyone with an interest in the native landscape is welcome, from novice to... Read more
FOLAR to Host Battle on the Lower Appomattox River
Registration is now open for the 2015 Annual Paddle or Battle, your opportunity for a leisurely paddle or a competitive race (1hr. 39 min is the time to beat) in your canoe, kayak, or SUP. This exciting 10 mile event takes place on Saturday, September 26 and is brought... Read more
The Pocahontas Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists is accepting training applications now until October 30 for the 2016 Basic Training Class, which will be held January 5 to the end of April. The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is a statewide corps of volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to... Read more
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Saturday, September 26 will offer tours Presquile National Wildlife Refuge. The event offers exploration of the 1,329-acre island refuge and the native plants and animals it supports, All prospective participants must call or e-mail between by September 23 to secure a seat... Read more
SEPTEMBER 9 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. WEEDS – Weed Seminar to learn tips about what you can do now to control fall weeds. 6 p.m. Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd., Chesterfield. Space is limited, call the Chesterfield... Read more
The James River Advisory Council is calling for volunteers to participate in the annual James River Regional Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 12. Volunteers can select from 14 different cleanup sites throughout the James River watershed. The following sites have a critical need for volunteers at this time. Two locations are... Read more
Chris Blackmon: Artist of the Month
Artist Chris Blackmon sees himself as a hyperrealism, charcoal pencil artist. Blackmon is the featured artist of the month for September at the Chester Branch Library located at 11800 Centre St. The Artist of the Month is sponsored by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts in Chester, in partnership... Read more
September 2 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. 102nd CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FAIR continues – 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Rd. 23832 MICROSOFT EXCEL CLASS – 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Central Library. Register at... Read more
L. C. Bird Class of 1990 is planning their 25th Class Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 24. The reunion will take place at the Homewood Suites located at 12810 Old Stage Rd. from 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Special room rates have been set for the classmates and reservations may... Read more