County Seeks Toy Donations to be Handed Out During El Juguetazo Celebration Chesterfield County’s Multicultural Services Division is seeking the public’s help in making this holiday season a bit brighter for needy families and children celebrating El Juguetazo, a traditional cultural event to be held Sat., Jan 11, that commemorates... Read more
Chester Christmas Parade Winners
Parade winners: Best Float – Portable Waste Solutions; Best Vehicle – Miss Chesterfield USA Taylor Reynolds; Best Band – TDHS Marching Knights; Best Performing – ACCA Shriners; Best Walking – VA Fallen Heroes; Best Fire/Rescue – Old Dominion Historical Fire Society; Best Equestrian – Laughing Place Inc. Pick upnext... Read more

Weekly Calendar

Events December 11, 2019

DECEMBER 11 INTRODUCTION TO ANCESTRY AND ONLINE GENEALOGY-  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Central Library, Chesterfield Business Suite Conference Room. Registration begins two weeks before each program. CHESTERFIELD NEEDLEWORK FRIENDS- 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Library, Central Meeting Room Knit, crochet, socialize and share your techniques.  All skill... Read more
The Chesterfield County Public Library is hosting the Artisans’ Bazaar, an annual event featuring 33 local artisans who will display and sell their work. Some of the custom-made items include handcrafted jewelry, pewter figurines, soaps, photography, watercolors, and crocheted items. The event is a fundraiser for Chesterfield County Public... Read more
The James River Parade of Lights is one of the Richmond area’s most cherished winter events.  This year’s parade will be Saturday, Dec. 14, beginning at 6 p.m. Attention boaters: Add to the joy of the holiday season. Dress your boat up with lights and decorations in a... Read more
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. This year’s parade theme is “A Red, White and Blue Christmas.” Richard and Monique Smith will be  grand marshals. Route 10 will close between the Chester YMCA and Harrowgate... Read more
The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra will hold its second concert of its 42nd season on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. with “A Classic Holiday.”  The orchestra will be playing music that celebrates the spirit of this special season, including some Bach and Brahms, “Greensleeves,” “Carol of the Bells,” Sleigh... Read more
Postcard show coming to JTCC Friday and Saturday
Those interested in history, art, genealogy, architecture, antique cars, advertising, foreign travel, and anything in between, are invited to the newly renovated Nicholas Center at John Tyler Community College for the Old Dominion Postcard Club’s 42nd annual show and sale. Show times are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday... Read more
The role of women in the civil rights movement
By Joshua Johnson Teresa Walker was the featured speaker at an Oct. 26 event at the Central Library: “The Role of Women in the Civil Rights Movement: The Chesterfield and Petersburg Experience.” Walker was the wife of the late Rev. Wyatt T. Walker, who was known as Martin Luther... Read more
The Christmas season is quickly approaching, and the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Committee is hard at work preparing for the upcoming holiday. The charity’s mission is that no local child is without food, clothes, toys and books, and that no elder forgotten during the holidays. The group’s 12th annual... Read more