What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm


Woman’s Club releases cookbook full of their favorite recipes

If you love to cook and are always looking for unique recipes to try, then the latest fundraiser cookbook that has been released from The Woman’s Club of Chester. With “Celebrations from Our Kitchen to Yours,” you could begin your dinner party with an appetizer from one of Arline McGuire’s favorites, “Bacon Water Chestnuts.”

Weekly calendar

Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Central Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Meadowdale Library 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. No registration required.

The tourist are coming

In May 1864, Union and Confederate soldiers across the country changed the way fighting a war in the field would be fought. Instead of fighting in nice rows and shooting each other down, they began digging earthen fortifications to fight behind. They had learned the hard lesson and began to learn to save themselves from further danger.

Day Camps at Henricus Historical Park in 2014

Henricus Historical Park will present a wide variety of day camps throughout 2014. Campers will enjoy Colonial and Virginia Indian history, nature, arts and crafts; spend the day on the James River; or dig for artifacts and learn about archaeology.

Community meetings scheduled to discuss proposed FY 2015 budget

The public is invited to attend community meetings to discuss County Administrator Jay Stegmaier’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015. These meetings will be held on the following dates and times

Sustain our Community award volunteers of the year

“Everyone enjoy the benefit of a healthy community,” Sara Snead, Deputy Administrator for Community Services.

Ms. Kitty turns 100

Twice each week Kitty Knittel slowly enters the pool at the Chester YMCA and each time she exits feeling refreshed. “I think it will put me back on my feet,” she said. “And it does every time.”