MARCH 9 BIRDSCAPING – 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Enon Library. Learn how to choose plants and design a garden that will attract various types of birds. Register online at BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Break at 5 p.m. for dinner and resume... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) in partnership with Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer four camps this summer. Diggin’ in History Beginner Archaeology Camp is designed for children ages eight through 12 who will learn how to search for clues from the past. Hands-on... Read more
By Linda Fausz Chester Library nearly doubled its usual Saturday traffic when over 700 children, teens and adults got a taste of all different kinds of art, on Saturday, during Chester Library’s roll-out signature event “A Taste of Art.” Activity was happening in every corner and the excitement was... Read more
Nominees for Empowering Neighborhood Awards, and vendors for the upcoming Empowering Neighborhoods Forum, where the awards will be presented, are sought ahead of the upcoming event. The 2016 Empowering Neighborhoods Forum will be held Saturday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Thomas R. Fulgham Conference Center, 13900... Read more
Residents will have an opportunity this Saturday to get up close to all forms of art with Chester Library’s signature event, A Taste of Art. Plans are in place to celebrate art by providing exhibits, showcases, workshops and crafts for children. The line-up is extensive and just a preview... Read more
According to Chesterfield County Public Schools budget documents, funding for the 2016-17 school year, totaling $600 million, marks the first time that investment in public education has reached prerecession levels. However, Superintendant Dr. Marcus J. Newsome said there is still work to be done. The CCPS budget passed last... Read more
A Superstreet, proposed in 2014, is close to being back on schedule. Due to traffic generated by the Meadowville Technology Park, various homes and multi-family developments, the intersection at East Hundred Road and Riversbend Boulevard has become a true example of a traffic jam. To resolve the issue, Chesterfield... Read more
In late November 1961, the ground shook from Bellwood to the City of Colonial Heights; from Enon to the Courthouse. The Howard Johnson’s Restaurant (now Deny’s) on West Hundred Road just west of the Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike (now Interstate 95) had blown up. Sixteen persons were injured including then Bermuda... Read more
MARCH 2 MEADOWBROOK HIGH ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Chester Library. March 1 through March 31 CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – 10:30a.m. until 12 p.m. Chester Library. “The House of Sand and Fog” by Andre Dubus will be discussed. MARCH 3 COMPANION SUPPER –... Read more
At the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation (CCAF) Board meeting on Tuesday, February 16, Carolyn Sears, Library Services Administrator for Chesterfield, presented Hugh Cline, Chair of the CCAF Board, with a donation of $1,050, which was raised from the Winter Artisans Bazaar held at the LaPrade Library. As... Read more