Fort Lee Army Band to go  inactive
It was 91 degrees, and visitors to the Chester Village Green on June 6 were treated to some hot jazz from Fort Lee’s “First Class Jazz Band.” The seven-member group performed at the 17th annual event sponsored by the Chester Kiwanis Club and the Village News. However, it might... Read more
Music series begins May 16
Third Thursdays on the Green, presented by the Chester Community Association, starts up the season of music in Chester Village at 6:30 p.m. May 16 on the Village Green. Jay Turner and the Swinging Doors will be on stage playing classic country tunes. According to Chris Bopst at Style... Read more
Walker to be honored at Falling Creek Ironworks Park: Event will include tours and period demonstrations
Falling Creek Ironworks Park likely would not exist if not for Bryan Walker, and the recently deceased 87-year-old will be honored at a May 4 ceremony at the park. Lyle Browning — who serves as a volunteer archeologist for the nonprofit Falling Creek Ironworks Foundation — said he first... Read more
Run the Rocks 5K: Soldiers help with annual community event
More than 400 people competed in the Run the Rocks 5K on Saturday at Elizabeth Scott Elementary School. Carrie Coyner, a former Parent Teacher Association president at the school, organized the event the previous five years, but this year handed the reins to Rebecca Hall. Coyner lauded Hall for... Read more
On Saturday, Friends of the Lower Appomattox River presents the Appomattox RiverFest with activities featuring 30-plus regional exhibit partners, tasty food, live music and a whole lot of fun outdoor activities! New this year is the 25-foot-tall climbing wall, provided by the National Guard, where festival-goers can test their... Read more
Friends of the Lower Appomattox River is hosting its annual Spring River Clean-up Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 30. Pick a site and come on out! Help restore healthy shorelines by removing litter, debris and trash from local lands along the Appomattox River at sites in... Read more
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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