What's Up: Upcoming Events


Free Dental Care Day returns to Chester for 7th Year

The Chester area dental office of doctors Tony and John Agapis will host a free day of dental care for the seventh straight year as part of an annual Free Dental Day event on Friday, Feb. 22, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at 2480 Osborne Rd. in Chester.

Chesterfield Historical Society seeking old Post Office memorabilia for museum exhibit

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) is seeking old Post Office memorabilia for an upcoming exhibit at the County Museum on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 20
The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Adventures in Learning Classes. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Final day of winter session. For more information or to register for spring classes call 706-6689.

American Red Cross Web of Hope Knit/Crochet classes. 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. Details: Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or Linda Southward at 779-3453.

Day Camps at Henricus Historical Park

Henricus Historical Park will present a wide variety of day camps throughout 2013. Campers will enjoy history, nature, arts and crafts; spend the day on the James River; or dig for artifacts and learn about archeology.

Marriage celebrant has rich history and many stories to share

When you call her number you hear the message “dum dum dee dee… If you want to get married you dialed the right number, we’ll make those arrangements for you…748.7809 or if you want a quickie call my cell at 910.650.7221”

Black History Month Symposium explores the Emancipation Proclamation, VSU

One-hundred-fifty years ago the Emancipation Proclamation could not be enforced in areas still under rebellion, but as the army took control of Confederate regions, the slaves in those regions were emancipated rather than returned to their masters.

Chester Rotary supports Keep a Child in School Fund

Robin Daniels and Leanne Rohlk from the Chester Rotary Club present Taffy Jones-Hayes, Title 1 Parent Liaison at Harrowgate Elementary School with a check for $1,000 for the school’s Keep A Child In School Fund.  This fund provides shoes, coats, medications, food, etc. for students in need.