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.
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.
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.
Virginia State University is offering several free programs, as well as programs with a small fee, during the summer months from June 20 through July 28, for children seven through the senior year.
Colonial Heights Baptist Church
Vacation Bible School: “Sky: Everything is possible with God”
Register online at www.chbaptist.com or call (804) 526-0424
Swift Creek Baptist Church
Vacation Bible School: July 30-Aug. 3 9 a.m. - 12 noon
1850 Branders Bridge Road, Colonial Heights
For more information: www.swiftcreekbaptistchurch.com or call (804) 520-1211
St. Augustine’s Catholic Church
In an effort to build tomorrow’s leaders, Meadowbrook High School and Falling Creek Elementary School created a mentoring program for fifth grade boys.
Universities honor Chesterfield students for academic achievement
Mary Allen, parent of Marcus Allen who plays for the Chesterfield Baseball Club’s Bellwood Shetland team said, “These boys really know how to play baseball.” The eight- and nine year-olds have been on a winning streak and have a record of eight wins out of eight games played.