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
Chesterfield honors preservationist with memorial dedication at Falling Creek Ironworks
County honors Bryan H. Walker and his years of public service Chesterfield County commemorated the life and accomplishments of Bryan H. Walker with a ceremony and memorial at Falling Creek Ironworks. Walker, 87, was a volunteer, a preservationist, and a community caretaker for the Bensley area. He was a... Read more
Scouting for Food

Scouting for Food

Community December 5, 2019

 On November 23 Boy Scouts from the Arrohattoc District dropped off bags they collected in neighborhoods to provide meals in support of Feed More. The Scouting For Food drive, a staple in the Boy Scout program, provided over 110,000 meals last year.  This year marks the 32nd year of the... Read more
Christmas Mother Auction raises over $50,000
The 13th annual Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Live/Silent Auction took place Nov.16 at the Cultural Center of India.  The event brought in over $50,000 for the Christmas Mother program.  The auctioneer, Wayne Covil of television station WTVR, made the evening’s bidding a festive affair.  The guests enjoyed delicious heavy... 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: https://jrac-va.org/forms/parade-of-lights-boater-registration. Add to the joy of the holiday season. Dress your boat up with lights and decorations in a... Read more
Mercy Mall

Mercy Mall

Community November 27, 2019

Misi Rose has found her calling. She is the Operations Director and Volunteer Coordinator for Mercy Mall, a nonprofit organization in Chesterfield that provides clothing, household items, and baby gear for families in need. Rose began her journey with Mercy Mall as a volunteer, and worked two part-time jobs.... Read more
The Hello Girls

The Hello Girls

Community November 27, 2019

The Country Club of Petersburg hosted a private screening of the documentary “The Hello Girls,” Saturday, Nov. 16.  Directed by James Theres, “The Hello Girls” is an award-winning documentary that sheds light on the women soldiers of World War I, who expertly operated the telephone switchboards under Gen. John... Read more
Feeding one giant family, one plate at a time
Howlett’s will serve over 600 guests on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day is all about family gatherings, the parade, football, sitting down to a feast, and much more to those who celebrate the big event. Joe and Brooke Helbling, owners of Howlett’s  Restaurant & Tavern in the Village Green, have celebrated... 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