Despite the drizzles, plenty of sunshine fell over the James and on to the Henricus Historical Park last weekend as dozens of living history interpreters filled in visitors on the commercial impact of tobacco 400 years ago.
In June 1983 Viola Fisher took a long look at her church family and, in observing its abundance of male members, had a vision to form a male chorus at her beloved Second Baptist Church.
Chesterfield County Public Library is inviting area teens to vote for their favorite theme for this year’s Teen Read Week Masquerade. The voting is taking place through July, and the winning theme will be announced on the library website on Aug. 9. The Masquerade will take place on Oct.22 from 6-9 p.m. at Central Library.
Wednesday, July 27
Summer Session: Adventures in Learning (AIL) classes. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689 or www.shepctrchesterfield.org.
Summer Reading Story Time. 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.
Downloadable Digital Library Workshop. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Register at library.chesterfield.gov or call 751-CCPL.
In late June, Thornton Ray was confronted with a problem: “I was trying to think of what I wanted to do for my 21st birthday;” he said, “and I didn’t want to go out bar-hopping, so I was trying to think of something else that would commemorate the milestone.”
Steve Elswick and the Matoaca District Republican Canvas sent out a strong message Saturday.
Elswick, former Chesterfield County Fire and EMT Chief, powered past opponent Dr. Kevin Al-Mateen by a record margin, 789-53, to claim the Republican spot on the ballot in November.
Thomas A. Silvestri, best known as president and publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Mark Fausz, founder and editor of the Village News will be the featured guests at Tavern Talk, presented by the Chesterfield Historical Society on Monday, July 25, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at Howlett’s Tavern in Chester.