What's Up: Upcoming Events


Weekly calendar

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

 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.

Technology Class: MS PowerPoint 2010. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Register online at or call 748-1603.

MADE IN CHESTER: Redneck Pool Party releases CD

It’s not exactly what it sounds like. The band Redneck Pool Party (RNPP) doesn’t play selections from “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” and their opening song is not “Man of Constant Sorry.” Redneck Pool Party plays a mix of songs from Bad Company, the Temptations and, yes, Kenny Chesney.

CARITAS leader Karen Stanley shares her passion

Maybe you know CARITAS; traditionally they are considered the people that help the homeless with shelter. The truth is they are so much more than that.

Christmas Mother receives donation

Volunteers with the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Committee gathered at the Martin’s Food Market in Bermuda Square to accept a $29,500 check from Martin’s. The money was raised by the grocery chain’s customers’ participation in the company’s annual Share a Holiday Meal campaign plus an additional donation from Martin’s.

Chesterfield Historical Society to present 6th Annual “Winter Lecture Series”

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present its sixth annual “Winter Lecture Series” in Chesterfield, VA, starting on January 11th and continuing every second Friday evening at 7:00pm through March 22nd, 2013.

Cancer unit named for the Highlands

VCU Massey Cancer Center has recognized the efforts of the Highlands-Massey Classic and the significant funds raised, by dedicating a wing in the Goodwin Research Laboratory as The Highlands-Massey Classic Research Wing.