The Pocahontas Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists is accepting training applications now until October 30 for the 2016 Basic Training Class, which will be held January 5 to the end of April. The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is a statewide corps of volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to... Read more
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Saturday, September 26 will offer tours Presquile National Wildlife Refuge. The event offers exploration of the 1,329-acre island refuge and the native plants and animals it supports, All prospective participants must call or e-mail between by September 23 to secure a seat... Read more
According to the Chesterfield County Planning Department, the comment portion of the proposed new chapter of the “Comprehensive Plan – Bikeways and Trails will focus on the long term future for non-motorized transportation in Chesterfield County.” The Planning Commission in June conducted a public hearing on the chapter. After... Read more
SEPTEMBER 9 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. WEEDS – Weed Seminar to learn tips about what you can do now to control fall weeds. 6 p.m. Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd., Chesterfield. Space is limited, call the Chesterfield... Read more
Chesterfield County Fair Princesses Crowned
Chesterfield County Fair Princess Pageant 2015 winners: Tiny Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Ashley Roben; Little Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Aubrey Wisnosky; Junior Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Taylor Trombley; Miss PreTeen Chesterfield County Fair, Kimberly Stapleton; Miss Teen Chesterfield County Fair, Caroline Domo Read more
The James River Advisory Council is calling for volunteers to participate in the annual James River Regional Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 12. Volunteers can select from 14 different cleanup sites throughout the James River watershed. The following sites have a critical need for volunteers at this time. Two locations are... Read more
Chris Blackmon: Artist of the Month
Artist Chris Blackmon sees himself as a hyperrealism, charcoal pencil artist. Blackmon is the featured artist of the month for September at the Chester Branch Library located at 11800 Centre St. The Artist of the Month is sponsored by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts in Chester, in partnership... Read more
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises
The vacant land in front of the Chester Library will soon be a construction zone. Long in coming, the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation (CCAF) has raised about half the money Chesterfield County needs to begin construction on an approximately 20,000-square-foot performing arts center. But the $1.1 million... Read more
September 2 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. 102nd CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FAIR continues – 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Rd. 23832 MICROSOFT EXCEL CLASS – 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Central Library. Register at... Read more
A Former TDHS Graduate Speaking Malaysian
Wyatt Gordon, a 2008 graduate of Thomas Dale High School, was recently in Malaysia for two weeks competing in the World Cup of Malay Language Speech. After living in Indonesia for about a year and a half through the Critical Language and Boren scholarships, he felt comfortable with the... Read more