Families Anonymous Weekly Meeting. A 12-step program for families and friends with a loved one with the disease of addiction. Huguenot Rd. Baptist Church, pre-school bldg. 7:30 p.m. 804-657-7250, www.familiesanonymous.org.
The Rotary Club of Chester will host its BBQ Cook-off Competition on Thursday, May 9 from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on the Chester Village Green.
Chester Garden Club is hosting Garden Glimpses which opens five exquisite private gardens in Chester to the public. Ticket holders can walk through the gardens at their leisure from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 and see and experience different styles of gardens - a cottage garden, a full sun garden, a shade garden filled with many tall trees, a garden with a sloping lot, and a combination sun and shade garden.
The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Citizens Academy held its 28th graduation ceremony on Tuesday, April 16.
Chester native Brittany-Marie Warthan is staying true to her roots, launching a career in country music from the town she’s always called home. This makes sense to her because she realizes the role her family, friends, and community have played in her personal development and in the decision to pursue her dream of being a country music singer.
The River’s Bend Children’s Center held their annual Trike-a-thon last Thursday with 45 three, four, and five year-olds going around the track for nearly 30 minutes with the mission to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The annual Trike-a-thon has raised $30,354 in the past 13 years.