What's Up: Upcoming Events


Veterans gather to remember at Bensley Park

The brisk sunny morning did not deter veterans and their families from attending the 18th Annual Bensley’s Veterans Day Ceremony last Saturday held at Bensley Park. For the six World War II veterans over 90 years old and the audience, the guest speaker, Karen “Kerry” E. Loughman

Woman’s Club of Chester Holds Essay Contest

With a confident and firm belief in the value of American Citizenship and our youth, the Woman’s Club of Chester is proud to announce an Essay Contest for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts in grades six through eight.

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the Marguerite Christian Elementary School’s PTA. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 14801 Woods Edge Rd, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. For more information call 804-530-5733.

Holiday events at Magnolia Grange House Museum

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will celebrate the Christmas season at Historic Magnolia Grange House Museum with the theme “Christmas at Downton Abbey.”

Honky Tonk Angels- Holiday Spectacular

The next main stage production Honky Tonk Angels - Holiday Spectacular, will run through January 10, 2015. This holiday sequel to the hugely popular show The Honky-Tonk Angels continues the comic escapades of three good ole country gals as they reunite for a Christmas show like none other.

Something to do on cold days

Chesterfield County’s Department of Parks and Recreating is offering a full lineup of programs for seniors this winter. For more information, call Judy Jones, 751-4135. To register, call 748-1623 at least one week in advance. Fees are charged for most programs.

Weekly calendar

Bingo. Doors open 5 p.m., games begin 6:30 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2239, 14705 Jefferson Davis Hwy. For more information call Harold Green at 530-2811.