The Chesterfield Twinning Association will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m., at Sergios Authentic Pizza & Pasta, 4824 Market Square Ln., Midlothian.
The Chesterfield County Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration and SAFE, Chesterfield’s substance abuse prevention coalition, helped residents safely dispose of several hundred pounds of expired and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter drugs Saturday.
The 36th Annual ODPCC Postcard Show and Sale will take place Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16, at Chester Campus of John Tyler Community College. “Spending the Night on the Pike: A Postcard History of Motels Along U.S. Highway 1 From Richmond to Petersburg 1920-1975,”author Tim O’Gorman will be available to sign copies of his new book.
The Chesterfield County Historical Society of Virginia (CCHS) held a Living History Day at the county’s newest Civil Ward park at Historic Point of Rocks last Saturday. The special event focused on Civil War’s medical stories, with re-enactors portraying surgeons, soldiers and Clara Barton, who served as superintendent of nursing at the Point of Rocks hospital.
Bellwood Elementary School wrapped up a school-wide celebration of the Commonwealth’s Read Aloud To A Child Week recently with visitors arriving from CCPS central office, varsity athletes from L. C. Bird High School, eighth-graders from Salem Middle School’s Honors Institute and soldiers from Ft. Lee’s BOSS program reading their favorite books to the classes throughout the school.
The Thomas Dale High School Competition Cheering Squad is headed to VHSL State Competition. The squad took 4th place at a competitive 6A South regional competition Saturday, in Virginia Beach. The team will compete in the state competition on Nov. 9 at the Siegel Center in Richmond.
Virginia State University (VSU) recently hosted 20 middle and high school students and six teachers from across Southside and Hampton Roads Virginia. The group explored the science of nanotechnology.
The Matoaca Warriors earned a field hockey regional berth by advancing to the conference 12 tournament final last week. The ladies won regular season championship before falling to Prince George in the final, but faced Lee Davis (18-1) in the first round of regionals on Monday, losing 3-1.