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MG Invasion

Richard Prior’s 1949 MG Y Tourer is a joy to drive he says under the wide-branched oak trees on Elfinwood Lane. A bit far from home, Richard, his brother Ian Prior and Ray Mullins with his 1960 MGA 1600 roadster shipped their English objects of pride and joy some 9,500 miles by container ship from Melbourne, Australia to Savannah, Ga.

Help clean up the James River

Registering to participate in the 13th Annual James River Regional Cleanup is easy by visiting jrac-va.org. There, volunteers can complete a brief registration form and select the site they want to go to Saturday morning, June 9, to make a difference on the James.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, April 11
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Spring Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email shepcenter@gmail.com

Early Literacy Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Enon Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Chester Library – 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Bilingual Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Meadowdale Library. 7 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.  No registration required.

Second Thursday series kicks off with show tunes

If you love a good show tune, then you’ll be right at home come April 12. The Chester Community Chorus will be the first act of Second Thursdays on the Green, a monthly concert/arts event presented by the Chester Community Association to promote the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation.

Vendors sought for Senior Triad Day

Chesterfield TRIAD, in cooperation with Chesterfield County and the Senior Advocate’s office, is seeking vendors for their 13th Annual Senior Day, Celebrating America’s Everyday Heroes, on Wednesday, May 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Victory Tabernacle Church, 11700 Genito Road, Midlothian.

Reliving the Opechancanough Offensive

The Saturday morning rain last week may have dampened the living history program of the 1622 Opechancanough Offensive at Henricus Historical Park, but visitors still arrived to walk among the staff who dressed, talked and acted as if it was March 21, 1622, the eve of the day when Powhatan Indian warriors attacked and killed over 300 English colonists.

Chester Kiwanis welcomes new members

The Kiwanis Club of Chester inducted two new members at their Monday evening meeting on March 12, 2012. Chris Bates was sponsored by Ron Jaeckle and member Noelle Grosso sponsored Janice Kaiser.