Did you know that the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter takes in livestock? They do. They have a small livestock shelter for all temporary housing for all types of livestock from pigs to horses. They have even sheltered llamas there for a short period of time.
The Shepherd’s Center has a critical need for office volunteers to help seniors on the phone to arrange their urgent transportation needs to medical appointments and grocery shopping with our volunteer drivers.
Grill’n on the Green. Presented by the Rotary Club of Chester. 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Chester Village Green. $25 tickets sold at local retailers or online at www.chestervarotary.org.
“It’s a ‘take a book, return a book’ gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share,” according to www.littlefreelibrary.org.
The British are coming… Actually, they arrived April 22 in Chester as part of a Twinning community event for 2014 to commemorate the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.
Presented last weekend by the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Committee at Horner Park, visitors experienced a unique immersion event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.
A. Wilson Greene, executive director of Pamplin Historical Park, led a group of 50 Civil War devotees that spent part of their day on Friday touring unmarked places in Chester which were significant with the 1864 Assault on Petersburg and was associated with the shift of the Army of Northern Virginia.