Events

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Cooperative Extension offers Winter-Spring seminars

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Services is offering several seminars from January through April that will help residents prepare for spring. These seminars are free. Spaces are limited, so call 804-751-4401 or email vce@chesterfield.gov to register.

Weekly calendar

Bingo. Opens 5 p.m., starts 7 p.m. Colonial Heights American Legion Post 284, 505 Springdale Rd. Details: Charles Medeiros, 896-1488.

Christmas On The Green

On Saturday, December 20 at 6 p.m., a free Christmas concert will be presented on the outdoor stage at Chester Village Green on Centre Street.

Weekly calendar

Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade. 2 p.m. YMCA to the Chester Village Green.

Christmas Toy Airlift Collects Toys for Military Families

Since 2009, the Virginia Chapter of the Ninety-Nines has sponsored a Christmas Toy Airlift to collect toys for military families who need help in providing for their children, many of whom are injured, ill or struggling financially.

Collecting History: Send me a postcard from wherever you are

Collecting stamps, coins or action figures is an obsession with some, but post card collectors, not only build their collections, they can enjoy the photos, the material they are made from and search for cards with a thousand themes.

Veterans gather to remember at Bensley Park

The brisk sunny morning did not deter veterans and their families from attending the 18th Annual Bensley’s Veterans Day Ceremony last Saturday held at Bensley Park. For the six World War II veterans over 90 years old and the audience, the guest speaker, Karen “Kerry” E. Loughman

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the Marguerite Christian Elementary School’s PTA. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 14801 Woods Edge Rd, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. For more information call 804-530-5733.

Holiday events at Magnolia Grange House Museum

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will celebrate the Christmas season at Historic Magnolia Grange House Museum with the theme “Christmas at Downton Abbey.”