What's Up: Upcoming Events


Weekly calendar

Wednesday, August 3
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time.  Meadowdale Library.  7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Details:  318-8778.

Summer Reading Storytime.  Chester Library.  11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Details:  748-6314.  Enon Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Details:  530-3403.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group.  Chester Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte will be discussed.  Details:  748-6314.

Why a county administrator

During the height of the Great Depression, the General Assembly passed a bill to allow counties to hire what is called in current days a county administrator. Although initially, Chesterfield opted out, leaving the supervisors to deal with the everyday details of running the county’s government, such as contracts and hiring employees.

Justin's World: Enon teen’s unique journey through life

Like most teenagers, Justin George devours pizza and often neglects his dirty laundry or half-empty bags of Goldfish scattered throughout his bedroom – his electronic oasis is perfect, blissful order.

Families First celebrates reading

Families First, a program of Chesterfield County’s Department of Mental Health Support Services for first-time mothers, gathered with numerous families at Chuck E. Cheese’s recently to announce the winners of the Race for Literacy – a program encouraging parents to read to their children.

23 graduate from Senior Citizens Academy

The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Senior Citizens Academy held its seventh graduation ceremony on Tuesday, July 19.

Thunderstorms break for tobacco education at Henricus

Despite the drizzles, plenty of sunshine fell over the James and on to the Henricus Historical Park last weekend as dozens of living history interpreters filled in visitors on the commercial impact of tobacco 400 years ago.

For the Men: Second Baptist Male Chorus shares fellowship through song

In June 1983 Viola Fisher took a long look at her church family and, in observing its abundance of male members, had a vision to form a male chorus at her beloved Second Baptist Church.