What's Up: Upcoming Events

Village News police blotter will expand

The Chesterfield County Police Department on Tuesday, began providing more data in its daily media summary [police blotter].

Location of collapsed building at Village Green could get apartments

Residents of the Village Green community in Chester have been complaining about the remains of a collapsed building site for some years and a solution stands on the horizon.

Plans being made for future Point of Rocks Historial Park

Chesterfield Parks and Rec has indicated that plans are in place for Chesterfield to purchase the original Point of Rocks site, especially significant during the 150 year anniversary of the Civil War, for use as a special purpose park. Special purpose parks preserve and interpret unique historical, cultural and environmental resources.

Strip center proposed

A community group gathered at the office of Cambridge Construction to discuss a strip-center adjacent to the Flagstop Carwash on Iron Bridge Road just south of the Chesterfield Meadows Shopping Center. According to the planning commission report the strip-center is proposed to be 20,000 square feet on 2.4 acres.

150 Mile Central Virginia Bike MS Ride… Completed

With the help of generous friends and family members, Mike Melnyk, a Chester resident, was able to raise more than $4,200 in his recent participation and successful completion of the 150 Mile Central Virginia Bike MS Ride.

Dart Classic raises funds for Children’s Hospital

The 34th Annual Central Virginia Dart Association (CVDA) Dart Classic was held June 8-10, at the Holiday Inn - Koger Center, as a fund raiser for Children’s Hospital in Richmond. As an American Dart Organization sanctioned event, nearly 200 darters participated in the event, some traveling from as far away as Massachusetts and New York.

Friday Family Kayak Tours

Attention Moms and/or Dads: Bring your kids (minimum age is 7) to the Dutch Gap Conservation Area to experience kayaking. Single and tandem sit-on-top kayaks are available.

Conservation learning activities for kids at Dutch Gap

Start your morning at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area and join the naturalist to explore the forest, wetlands, meadows, lagoon, vernal pool or river. All programs are $8/child (Exploring Dutch Gap by Bike and Boat is $13/child) and begin at 9 a.m. at the Henricus Visitor Center.