The 11 finalists for the first Chesterfield/Tri-Cities “Senior Idol” competition were all show-stoppers at last Friday evening’s event, held at Thomas Dale High School, but only one could make it to the top as the first-place winner.
Wednesday, October 6
Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. Chester Library. Details: 748-6314.
Early Literacy Story Time: Down on the Farm. 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Chester Library; 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enon Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov, 748-6314 (Chester) or 530-3403 (Enon).
Wide brimmed hats, shorts and lots of fluids helped ChesterFest goers get through the day on Saturday. Sun-washed patrons of the ninth annual event, which was presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA), braved temperatures in the 90s while perusing artisan booths, lunching on Greek, Mexican and southern treats and listening to American music.
The South Chesterfield Ruritan Club, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, was recently honored by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, according to information from the club.
Weekly calendar of events beginning September 29 - October 7.
When the Thomas Dale Knights and Lloyd C. Bird Skyhawks take the field Friday night, they will know what’s on the line. It won’t be the district standings; this game doesn’t matter in those. It’s all about bragging rights and pride.
Virginia Blood Services is still trying to recover from a tough summer of decreased blood collections and urgently needs all blood types, according to a press release from the organization. The inventory suffered even more after the Labor Day weekend, it says.