AUGUST 19 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. MEADOWDALE JOB FAIR: Ladders to Success. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Looking for a career opportunity? Want to gain some new skills or meet local employers? Join the library... Read more
Bensley National Night Out Welcomes Attorney General Mark Herring
The skies were dark and gloomy, hinting at the threat of rain, but the mood of the Bensley community was like a blue sky. It was the 32nd annual National Night Out celebration and hundreds of members of the Bensley community turned out for the Aug. 4 event. Several... Read more
Youth 12 to 17 can learn kayaking and water-safety skills through a free program Aug. 19 on the James River. The James River Advisory Council is offering the program as part of its Diversity on the River series. Youth will learn from certified instructors with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks... Read more
The Blue Heaven Trio will play the last beat of this year’s Third Thursdays concert series on the Village Green, in Chester, on August 20 beginning at 7 p.m. With a combined experience of over 100 years, the members of the Blue Heaven Trio explored many musical genres. Last... Read more
AUGUST 12 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3– 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. SUMMER OF STEAM: DECORATING WITH ELECTRICITY. Central Library. 1– 3 p.m. Using conductive copper tape, mini LED stickers and imagination, learn about basic circuits by creating one-of-a-kind designs that light up. Registration... Read more
Lemonade for the Cure
After looking at the building plans for a lemonade stand and the pile of wood to be cut and assembled Friday, July 18, a few of the of Chesterfield Community Church (CCC) members did not think they could get it done. The mission was to build a lemonade stand... Read more
Sales Tax Holidays A new Virginia law combines three separate sales-tax holiday periods into one, from Aug. 7 through Aug. 9. Hurricane preparedness, exemption on school supplies and clothing, and a four-day exemption on items designated as Energy Star. Details: www.tax.virginia.gov and click the “Learn more” link. Old-Fashioned Doll Day... Read more
Photo Contest: Week 4/5
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its fifth week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the next issues. The contest will continue through August 26.  Send your entries to info@villagepublishing.com.  Be sure to include your name and... Read more
Aesthetics, Amenities and History
Many of the area’s historic houses have gone the way of the wrecking ball or lack of tender loving care, but some that have been in danger and close to extinction have been saved by those who have an affinity for great old houses. One Chester home found its... Read more
August 5 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3– 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. SUMMER OF STEAM: DECORATING WITH ELECTRICITY. Central Library. 1– 3 p.m. Using conductive copper tape, mini LED stickers and imagination, learn about basic circuits by creating one-of-a-kind designs that light up. Registration... Read more