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What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

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Grillin' on the Green

The Rotary Club of Chester’s spring event took a new direction this year; not just serving barbecue, but conducting a barbecue competition.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 18
Enon Book Discussion Group.  3 p.m. – 4 p.m.  “StillAlice” by Lisa Genova will be discussed. Enon Library.  Details: 530-3403.

Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.

Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jeff Davis Hwy. Details: 861-2620.

Clara Barton and Bermuda Hundred

The Civil War had been raging for three years by the time it began to really heat up as Union forces arrived en masse to begin their Bermuda Hundred campaign. From May 5 through most of May the Federals tried to make their way off the peninsula and north to Richmond.

FAST TRACK: The Tom Whitmore Experience

Like any other high-octane, gasoline-fueled NASCAR fan, Tom Whitmore has his fair share of racing memorabilia. Covering the walls and floors of his “office” are photographs, magazines, and posters of the sport’s greatest legends – Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty among them.

Steady turn-out at Farmer’s Market opening

Chester Village Farmer’s Market in the Village Green opened Saturday to a steady turn-out of shoppers enjoying a beautiful day while shopping the various vendors.

Chester families to benefit as the Y strengthens the community

Nicole Jordan, campaign chair of the Chester Family YMCA’s Strengthening Communities Fund, is excited to lead the effort to raise $165,000 to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living and foster a sense of social responsibility right here in Chester.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 11
Ettrick-Matoaca Book Discussion Group.  “Still Alice” by Lisa Genova will be discussed.  7 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Details:  526-8087.

Retirement Planning for the Small Business Owner.  7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Meadowdale Library.  Details:  318-8778.

Spring Session: Adventures in Learning (AIL) Classes. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689 or www.shepctrchesterfield.org.