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Ironworks finally gets its place in Chesterfield history

The Falling Creek Ironworks Foundation got a little closer to their dream for the rich historic and industrial heritage of the Falling Creek area off Jefferson Davis Highway this January.

Black history through dance

Kicking off the Chesterfield County Public Library’s Black History Month Program, 2012, attendees for the first program at the Chester Library witnessed intense emotion and enthusiasm from the Virginia State University’s Sankofa Dance Theatre group.

Annual Bland Music Scholarship Competition open to public

Local middle and high school students are invited to compete in either the vocal or instrumental category in the Annual Bland Music Scholarship Competition sponsored by the Chester Lions Club.

Swift Creek Mill presents ‘The 39-Steps’

The clowns carried the show during Swift Creek Mill’s latest production of “The 39-Steps.” Adapted by Patrick Barlow from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film of Alfred Hitchcock, the four cast members give a superb performance for a small theater with a small budget.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 15
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Winter Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email shepcenter@gmail.com

American Red Cross Web of Hope Knit/crochet classes.  10 a.m.  Chester Baptist Church, School St.  Details:  Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or Linda Southward at 779-3453.

Despite problems, Richardson’s settle back into their home

For the most part Mike and Cathie Richardson’s ordeal has come to an end. In late August of last year their typically normal life got sidetracked by Hurricane Irene as the devastating storm put a rather huge tree right smack dab in the middle of the living room of their lovely log home in Chester.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 8
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Winter Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email shepcenter@gmail.com

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors meeting.  Session begins at 3 p.m. break for dinner at 5 p.m.  Resume at 6:30 p.m.  Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd.