What's Up: Upcoming Events


Party at the Y

The Chester Family YMCA will hold Middle School Madness 6th- 9th on March 2 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Teens can participate in a Nerf Wars competition, swimming, ultimate elimination and basketball.

Seaman Kluttz; Marine Robinson complete training

Navy Seaman Recruit Jeffery D. Kluttz, Jr, son of Joan L. Jurney of Concord, N.C., and Jeffery D. Kluttz, Sr., of Chester, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Lane crowned 1st Runner Up

Miss Chesterfield County Fair 2012, Savannah Lane, was crowned 1st Runner Up at the Virginia Association of Fairs on Jan. 6, 2013 at the Homestead. Savannah’s platform is “POP” - the Power of Performance.

Looking for Former County Fair Queens

The Chesterfield County Fair Association is looking for former Miss Chesterfield County Fair Queens to be included in festivities relating to their 100th fair this year. Anyone with information regarding past winners, contact pageant director, Brenda White, at

Canine Carnival looking for volunteers for annual festival

The Chesterfield Employee Association is seeking eight individuals to serve on a special board to plan, coordinate and execute its annual Canine Carnival event. This successful event was held in 2010 and 2011 with more than 1,000 people and their dogs attending.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 27
Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – No registration required.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Times. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. No registration required.

Thursday, February 28
All Chesterfield County Library branches are closed on Thursdays except for Central. Central is open 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Globetrotting Chester native travels the world through a series of scholarships

You may have seen articles in the Village News over the last several years about Chester native, Wyatt Gordon. He graduated from Thomas Dale in 2008, and in December he completed his studies at American University’s School of International Service in Washington, D.C.