Contemporary artist J.P. Visser will be the exhibiting artist for the month of December at the Chester Library. Visser’s exhibit will run from December 3 through the December 30. Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation is sponsoring an opening reception for Visser on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Maud Hurt Meeting Room.
The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Citizens Academy held its 25th graduation ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 1.
Wednesday, December 7
“Christmas Tea” at Magnolia Grange. 1 p.m. Author Connie Lapallo will be introducing her latest book, “When the Moon has no More Silver,” and talking about Christmas in the New World. $25. Call 796-1479 for reservations.
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Details: 318-8778.
The gymnasium in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Hopewell is currently unrecognizable. There are no signs of a facility to house basketball games, fellowship dinners, or sports camps.
Jeff Cole perches at the bar at Sycamore Rouge, Petersburg’s cabaret-style theatre, trying to enjoy a carry-out calzone before the start of rehearsal.
Over the summer, 8 high school juniors were selected to attend the 2011 Virginia Girls State representing American Legion Auxiliary Post 284. The theme this year is “The Power of One Voice.”
Edwood C. Corker, SR of Surry Road in Chester and Jay C. Bates of Chester Forest Lane in the Salem Church area completed the Virginia Defense Force Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course held at Fort Pickett in Blackstone, VA.