What's Up: Upcoming Events


Christmas Light Fest: It’s a community affair

There are more than 200,000 lights within feet of each other on the Brenspark Road and the Husting Street neighborhood all because of the “friendly competition” that started some years back in one Chesterfield neighborhood.

Flagstop donates over $1,000 to local families for Christmas

Recently, Flagstop Car Wash gathered together all the gifts they had prepared for their annual Christmas Mother contribution. In November, they had managed to raise $567 during a fundraising event for a family chosen by the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Program.

Cooperative Extension offers Winter-Spring seminars

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Services is offering several seminars from January through April that will help residents prepare for spring. These seminars are free. Spaces are limited, so call 804-751-4401 or email to register.

Weekly calendar

Bingo. Opens 5 p.m., starts 7 p.m. Colonial Heights American Legion Post 284, 505 Springdale Rd. Details: Charles Medeiros, 896-1488.

Centenarian’s recipe for a long life

Centenarian, Ruth McDaniel Garst Showalter, danced, laughed, bowled and always found time to have fun.

Christmas On The Green

On Saturday, December 20 at 6 p.m., a free Christmas concert will be presented on the outdoor stage at Chester Village Green on Centre Street.

The Pavilion of Joy hosts packing party for Operation Christmas Child

Through donations from various individuals, businesses and establishments, The Pavilion of Joy was able to collect enough clothing, toys, school supplies, and candy to assist in providing children from impoverished families throughout the world with presents for Christmas.