July 8 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. July 9 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Play will be at the tennis courts located behind the baseball field. Questions or info,... Read more
Chesterfield Cooperative Extension invites exhibitors to participate in the Chesterfield County Fair, Aug. 28 to Sept. 5.  All exhibitors are required to enter their exhibits on Aug. 27, and items entered for competition cannot be removed until Sunday, Sept. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. Enter exhibits on Thursday,... Read more
Summer Fun Photo Contest
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its second week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the July 15 issue and entries may also be seen on the Village News website at www.villagenewsonline.com. The contest will... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a fun, fact-filled program on pirates at the County Museum on Saturday, July 11. “Pirates: Fact or Fiction” will explore the myths and truths surrounding pirate lore in popular culture.   According to Ryan O’Hallahan, CHSV docent at the museum who... Read more
Village News Makes Music at Disney
The Thomas Dale High School Band traveled to Disney World with the Village News in April, and under the direction of their band leaders, Mr. Steve Barton and Mr. David Holley, the musicians got a professional recording experience at the Walt Disney’s UR Instrumental Studio. They were given music... Read more
Take a Walk on the Wild Side this Summer
Summer  boredom setting in? An important part of a healthy as well as entertaining lifestyle, could include learning more about the great outdoors. Recreational opportunities in state parks are endless and easy to see. An entrance fee of five dollars to Pocahontas State Park can entertain a family all... Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure
World history and human geography teacher Anne Canipe has returned home from San Francisco after a week-long World Project Based Conference in Napa Valley. The R.E.B.  recipient’s story was shared in the Village News June 24 issue detailing how she would be using the $12,000 grant she received for... Read more
News Briefs
Fireworks at Fairgrounds July 4 Celebrate our independence with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk. The event, held at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds (across from L.C. Bird High School), includes an activity area for children and special entertainment. Pay Day for Shrek Bermuda District Improvement Fund was used to... Read more
SUMMER FUN PHOTO CONTEST
Enter the Village News’ Summer Fun Photo Contest for a chance to win cash prizes. Photos will be published weekly all summer long. Go to villagenewsonline.com or submit your photos to info@villagepublishing.com. Read more
July 1 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Twilight at Monticello: the Final Years of Thomas Jefferson” by Alan Pell Crawford will be discussed. July 2... Read more