What's Up: Upcoming Events


Chesterfield's Achievement Gap

“We started looking at housing and schools and how those things are really connected,” said Bob Adams, from Community Housing Partners, last week, during a Poverty and Public Education Forum, at Thomas Dale High School.

2015 Black History Month events announced

Each year, Chesterfield County celebrates Black History Month with a variety of programs, including musical performances, lectures, dance and storytelling, each designed to explore the rich, diverse background of African-Americans and their contributions to our community and nation.

Exhibit: Chesterfield African-American Schools during the Segregated Era

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has relocated its Black History exhibit on “Chesterfield County African-American Schools during the Segregated Era” to its main office and library facility at Historic Trinity Church.

County accepting nominations for 2015 Outstanding Youth Awards

The Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development is seeking nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Youth Awards. Youths who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to their communities, neighborhoods or schools, and adults who have contributed positively to the development of youths in the county

Weekly calendar

Meadowdale Book Discussion Group. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. “The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman will be discussed. No registration needed.

Biking, trails draft plan offers healthy choice, feedback wanted

The Chesterfield Parks and Recreation department has been working on a plan (part of the Chesterfield Comprehensive Plan) for Chesterfield County Bikeways & Trails. Parks and Recs announced that the department will be hosting a series of open-house style meetings in each magisterial district to unveil the draft plan.


Keep your New Year resolution and learn something new in 2015!