I go to the West for the incredible scenery, history, freedom – and the old cars. These old Fords and Chevys can survive for decades out in the desert. The cars are beginning to disappear; some get swept away in flash floods, some become valuable for parts or even restoration and some get shot full of holes.
Jorge Diaz’s artwork will be on exhibit at the Chester Library from Nov. 5-26. The opening reception, sponsored by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation, will be on Saturday, Nov. 5, 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Maud Hurt Meeting Room in the Chester Library.
Wednesday, November 2
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. Chester Library. “The Postmistress” by Sarah Blake will be discussed. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Details: 748-6341.
TDHS Specialty Center for Visual & Performing Arts Open House. 3626 W. Hundred Rd. 7 p.m. Details: 768-6245 ext. 6664.
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Details: 318-8778.
Halloween to writer Pamela K. Kinney is not merely a day celebrated on Oct. 31; rather it’s kind of a lifestyle. Her job requires that she be in the eerie mood for 12 months of the year – even at Christmas time.
One may not think too much about a tree and its history, or its standing in the community and the events that occurred over the passages of time There is one tree, a great white oak, that stands tall in the courtyard of the Historic 1917 Courthouse in Chesterfield, which historians protect and measure its growth every 10 years.
Twelve girls from the Thomas Dale High School Class of 1959 recently met for lunch at Howlett’s to reminisce about old times. News from the class included words from Aleta Goodwyn Jenkins, who is now a published author with her book titled “Poems to Ponder,” which is illustrated by her daughter Julie Jenkins Strohkorb.
This weekend, comic book lovers – and even just curious citizens – of Chesterfield County can experience Virginia Comicon’s 25th anniversary celebration at the Crowne Plaza Hotel off Richmond’s West Broad Street, paying tribute to a quarter-century of holding comic book conventions throughout the Commonwealth.