Virginia State University will host a presentation by Ira Wallace, Central Virginia master gardener and owner of the cooperative Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. The presentation, Family Heirloom Seeds: Saving Our Stories, Saving Biodiversity, will be held on Thursday, April 7 at 3:30 PM in the Engineering Auditorium. Wallace coordinates... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will present their Eighth Annual “Antiques Evaluation” Fundraiser on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the new North Courthouse Road library, 325 Courthouse, N. Chesterfield. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Chesterfield Historical Society. Oral evaluations will... Read more
The Chester Station Camp No.1503, Sons of Confederate Veterans will celebrate Confederate History month in Virginia with a flag Ceremony on Saturday, April 9, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Confederate Monument on the historic 1917 Chesterfield Courthouse Green located at 10011 Iron Bridge Rd. Members and friends will... Read more
Interested in making your home and garden more sustainable? Just sign up for the Landscape for Life educational series. Classes meet once a week for six weeks on Tuesdays, April 5 through May 10, 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Participants are taught how to create and maintain healthy and beautiful... Read more
The Chester Rotary Club will host the 2016 “Grillin’ on the Green, With a Taste of Chester” Thursday May 12 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Chester’s Village Green adjacent to the Chester Library on Centre Street. Proceeds from the event will go to the club’s charities including... Read more
Chesterfield County Administrator Jay Stegmaier and School Superintendent Dr. Marcus Newsome were awarded the Active RVA Changemakers award at the Active RVA Summit on March 7. They were recognized for supporting active living and effectively reaching approximately 12,000 employees with messages, programs and services that help to improve the... Read more
By Vernon Freeman Jr. Virginia ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control) celebrated the grand opening of their newest store Friday, located at 13113 River’s Bend Blvd. in the River’s Bend Shopping Center in Chester. The Chester store is the third ABC store to open in the state in 2016, bringing the... Read more
A deer carcass laid in a ditch beside Chester Road on Friday. Several large birds resembling eagles circled the site and slowly began to land, they surrounded the carrion and began to feast, and the vulture clean-up crew had arrived. In Chesterfield County, in the deer carcass scenario, there... Read more
MARCH 30 COLOR THEORY THROUGH WATERCOLOR – 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Enon Library. Learn to understand tints, shades, and tones; the color wheel; complimentary colors; warm and cool colors; and color schemes. This VMFA workshop will help you masterfully mix color,no matter what medium you work in. For... Read more
Candace Perry, while performing with the Highland American Cruise Line on the Noordam, took in some free time and visited the Bonorony Wildlife Sanctuary in Tasmania. Perry is a 2010 TDHS graduate and George Mason University graduate with a major in dance. She enjoys getting her news from home... Read more