What's Up: Upcoming Events


Who would have thunk it?

Parents have probably been asked many times why the Easter Bunny brings eggs and jelly beans to all kids at Easter time. Well, just in time for the Easter holiday and the arrival of the Easter Bunny, children and adults can read all about that white, furry animal with pink skin...

New businesses to locate in the area

Usher Insurance, an independent insurance agency leased 1,295 square feet at 507 Branchway Road in Chesterfield.

Shepherd’s Center thanks volunteer, but more are needed

The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield thanked one of its founding volunteers on Thursday, Feb. 14 at Riptides Seafood Restaurant in Chester.

Pre-schooler training program at VSU

Child-care center providers, family day-care home providers, kindergarten teachers, extension agents, health educators, nutrition consultants and others who work with young children are invited to attend a “Color Me Healthy” provider training session.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, March 20
Spring Adventures in Learning. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. Visit for complete schedule and tuition or call 706-6689 to register.

Exploring Antarctica: A Fellowship on the continent surrounding the South Pole

A cold snap here and a coating of snow there, during this winter’s Richmond area weather, is no comparison to the summer cold of Antarctica. Maggie Walker Governor’s School teacher and Chester resident Lynn Reed explored science outside of the area, spending last summer on an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship.

Henricus Historical Park commemorates 1622 Indian offensive on March 22-23

Visit Henricus Historical Park on March 22 and 23 to commemorate the anniversary of the 1622 Virginia Indian offensive which destroyed Henricus. A ceremony on Friday will honor English lives lost and perspectives of both Virginia Indians and colonists will be explored on Saturday.