When choosing the fall musical for the current school year, the theater students at Thomas Dale High School’s Specialty Center for the Arts expressed their desire to see more diversity on stage. As a result, the drama instructors went with “The Wiz,” an urban reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s... Read more
      ***Don’t miss photos photos below*** Patrons enjoyed a cocktail reception with music performed by the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School string quartet. During dinner, music was provided by the Cook County Blue Grass Band, the Stavna Ballet performed. All proceeds from the event will benefit the construction... Read more
Bensley Park will honor all veterans and active military personnel Nov. 12 with a “Navy Day” theme ceremony. The two-hour ceremony will begin at 11 a.m., and its special guest speaker will be Navy Lt. Morgan Looney, a Richmond native. Looney graduated from Douglas Freeman High School in 2003... Read more
Second Baptist Church, is sponsoring a community event on Saturday, Nov. 12, “Service for a Day – Outreach & Evangelism.” Youth, young adults, adults, and seniors are invited to join the Second Baptist Church Women’s Ministry by getting involved and volunteering. The areas they are focusing on for Outreach... Read more
CHESTER – As first responders, paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) must always be ready to jump into action. They must be knowledgeable, quick-thinking, logical, composed, compassionate, and, when the situation arises, innovative to ensure their patients get the best care possible. With each workday comes the possibility of... 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 “Christmas Movies.” The parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. It will begin at the Chester YMCA and end at Harrowgate... Read more
By Danielle Ozbat Christmas Mothers from past and present gathered at the historic Magnolia Grange museum house last Tuesday to announce Deborah Koller as this year’s Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother. Koller – who holds a bachelor’s degree in biology, a master’s degree in microbiology and a doctorate in molecular... Read more
Three talented floral designers from the Chester Garden Club will join 83 others floral designers from approximately 50 Garden Clubs and their governing body, Garden Clubs of Virginia, where they will contribute nearly 90 floral interpretations of fine art when Fine Arts & Flowers returns to the Virginia Museum... Read more
Chester – Henricus Historical Park is proud to host the second annual Hops in the Park Fall Festival Saturday, Nov. 12. In collaboration with Chesterfield Economic Development, the Henricus Foundation presents this exciting event that will showcase agri-business activities related to the manufacturing of craft beer in the Commonwealth... Read more
CHESTER – An 18-wheeler parked in front of Trinity United Methodist Church had a fire-brigade line of folks unloading pumpkins from New Mexico last Thursday in preparation for the 17th year of the Trinity Pumpkin Patch. Sales of the pumpkins have begun and will be through Oct. 31. Trinity... Read more