Jeanne Hensel, who was raised in Chester and lived most of her life here, retired from Ecoff Elementary School four years ago. While teaching at Ecoff, she started writing plays for her second graders, she said, to have fun with history classes and learn about famous Americans.
Chesterfield’s 25th Black History Month opened at the Fulghum Center last week with the R&B concert local sensations, Ordinary People.
The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a series of free programs for seniors beginning in March. For more information, call 804-751-4135. To register, call 748-1623.
Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Meadowdale Library 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Central Library. 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. No registration required.
Charmaine Crowell-White opened the 25th anniversary celebration of Black History Month in Chesterfield County with a one-woman show portraying American hero, abolitionist, woman’s rights advocate, and preacher Sojourner Truth – famous for her speech “Ain’t I a Woman.”
Our local Chinese community welcomed the new lunar year with traditional meals, exchanging red “lucky money” envelopes, or with more modern New Year parties among family and friends. For those who follow the Chinese calendar, the new lunar year began on January 31 on the Gregorian calendar.
Hailey Moore is 12 years old. You’d think like most 12 year olds she would’ve been thinking of video games and other teen fun things for Christmas gifts. Instead, for Christmas, her “wish list” was quite different.