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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

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Second Thurdays features Evelyn Quaye and Una Harrison

The Second Thursdays event presented on the Village Green in Chester will feature cabaret acts from Evelyn Quaye and Una Harrison.
Ms. Quaye sings standards as the Second Thursdays concert features a Night at the Cabaret.

John Brown: His family and his legacy

There’s a section of grass surrounded by an asphalt parking lot behind Oak Grove Baptist Church on Beulah Road. Deep beneath the sod lay John H. Brown and a number of his descendants.

Movie to be filmed at Henricus Historical Park

During last week’s Chesterfield Board of Supervisors meeting, County Administrator James J.L. Stegmaier announced that a feature film would be shot in part at Henricus Historical Park in Chester as well as Jamestown and a couple of other Virginia locations.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, August 3
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time.  Meadowdale Library.  7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Details:  318-8778.

Summer Reading Storytime.  Chester Library.  11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Details:  748-6314.  Enon Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Details:  530-3403.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group.  Chester Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte will be discussed.  Details:  748-6314.

Why a county administrator

During the height of the Great Depression, the General Assembly passed a bill to allow counties to hire what is called in current days a county administrator. Although initially, Chesterfield opted out, leaving the supervisors to deal with the everyday details of running the county’s government, such as contracts and hiring employees.

Justin's World: Enon teen’s unique journey through life

Like most teenagers, Justin George devours pizza and often neglects his dirty laundry or half-empty bags of Goldfish scattered throughout his bedroom – his electronic oasis is perfect, blissful order.

Families First celebrates reading

Families First, a program of Chesterfield County’s Department of Mental Health Support Services for first-time mothers, gathered with numerous families at Chuck E. Cheese’s recently to announce the winners of the Race for Literacy – a program encouraging parents to read to their children.