Halloween to writer Pamela K. Kinney is not merely a day celebrated on Oct. 31; rather it’s kind of a lifestyle. Her job requires that she be in the eerie mood for 12 months of the year – even at Christmas time.
One may not think too much about a tree and its history, or its standing in the community and the events that occurred over the passages of time There is one tree, a great white oak, that stands tall in the courtyard of the Historic 1917 Courthouse in Chesterfield, which historians protect and measure its growth every 10 years.
Twelve girls from the Thomas Dale High School Class of 1959 recently met for lunch at Howlett’s to reminisce about old times. News from the class included words from Aleta Goodwyn Jenkins, who is now a published author with her book titled “Poems to Ponder,” which is illustrated by her daughter Julie Jenkins Strohkorb.
This weekend, comic book lovers – and even just curious citizens – of Chesterfield County can experience Virginia Comicon’s 25th anniversary celebration at the Crowne Plaza Hotel off Richmond’s West Broad Street, paying tribute to a quarter-century of holding comic book conventions throughout the Commonwealth.
The Lions Club of Chester is asking members of the community to support the White Cane Drive this weekend. The White Cane Drive is a charitable initiative which raises money to assist blind and visually impaired individuals.
Wednesday, October 26
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Details: 318-8778.
Computer Class: DDL for eBooks. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Register library.chesterfield.gov or call 751-CCPL.
Computer Class: DDL for eAudioBooks. Chester Library. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Details: 748-6314.
Two weeks after competing in Kona, Hawaii, for the Ironman World Championship, Robert Flanigan is taking some much-needed time off. After finishing in the top 500 competitors (out of 1,900) – a race that took him 10 hours and eight minutes to complete – he has returned to his Chester home where he can finally reflect on his exciting year.