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Sunny day brings visitors out to Presquile’s annual event

Presquile National Wildlife Refuge, a hidden nugget managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, was opened to the public on Saturday, April 12.

Easter services and events

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at God’s Storehouse Baptist Church, 5007 Jessup Rd., Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. Children will meet the Easter Bunny and learn about Easter from the pastor, Dr. Tom. Come experience the fun and fellowship.

Weekly calendar

Ettrick Clean-Up Day. 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event is being sponsored by Cub Scout Pack 917. A large truck will be at the Ettrick Fire Station, where all the trash will be deposited.

Skyhawks to hold annual Big Ball Tournament, Home Run Derby May 17

L. C. Bird High School, home of the Skyhawks, announced they will be holding their annual L.C. Bird Co-Ed Big Ball Tournament and Home Run Derby on Saturday, May 17. The rain date is scheduled for Saturday, May 31 with games beginning at 8 a.m.

Weekly calendar

Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Central Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Meadowdale Library 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. No registration required.

The tourist are coming

In May 1864, Union and Confederate soldiers across the country changed the way fighting a war in the field would be fought. Instead of fighting in nice rows and shooting each other down, they began digging earthen fortifications to fight behind. They had learned the hard lesson and began to learn to save themselves from further danger.

Day Camps at Henricus Historical Park in 2014

Henricus Historical Park will present a wide variety of day camps throughout 2014. Campers will enjoy Colonial and Virginia Indian history, nature, arts and crafts; spend the day on the James River; or dig for artifacts and learn about archaeology.

Falling Creek Ironworks Day

Visitors to the Falling Creek Ironworks Day last Saturday encountered a special guest new to the event, Archibald Cary, portrayed by Bill Rhodes, provided his accomplishments at the ironworks site.

Weekly calendar

Joint Bermuda District Community Meetings. 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Rd. Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda District Supervisor and Carrie Coyner, Bermuda District School Board Member, and county and school staff to discuss Chesterfield County and Schools Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget.