Friday, August 2
Wonderful Wetlands. Paddle to the shallow wetlands to examine the vibrant plants and diverse wildlife that thrive there. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Meet at Henricus Visitor Center, 251 Henricus Park Rd. $13.
The Chesterfield County Twinning Association (CCTA), after a week-long stay in Gravesham, England, returned home to tell about a wonderful stay with some really nice Brits.
Last Wednesday was the second of a two-day ground-penetrating radar investigation of the cemetery at Eppington Plantation. The Eppington Foundation Inc. and Chesterfield County contracted scientific experts Dr. William F. Hanna and Pete Petrone to conduct the investigation.
Chris Watson discovered that a young red-tailed hawk has chosen to spend its summer at his place in Chester. “While it may not be as spectacular as sighting a black bear cub in the back yard, it’s still exciting to see this beautiful creature take flight,” Watson said.
“Life’s a blessing,” said Chris Meade, known as Ms. Chris to the 70-plus employees and hundreds of customers at Chester’s Chick-fil-A. Ms. Chris has been greeting customers arriving at Chick-fil-A for 14 years, seven-plus of those years at the Chester location.
Tom Kirkland was the guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club of Chester’s weekly meeting. Kirkland spoke and gave live demonstrations on how to be aware of their surroundings and how to protect yourself if confronted with someone intending physical harm.
Chesterfield County Public Library’s Central branch will host “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a national traveling exhibition, from Aug. 10-Sept. 18. The exhibit explores Lincoln’s struggle to meet the constitutional challenges of the Civil War.