What's Up: Upcoming Events


Lions keep the streets clean

The “Adopt a Highway” annual project of the Chester Lions Club, pictured on Centre Street, Chester. The Lions met recently for coffee and good fellowship before cleaning up the street and collecting the leaves in bags.

Girl Scouts help Christmas Mother fulfill wishes

For Ambassador Girl Scout Troop, 3925 of Chester, part of their Thanksgiving weekend was spent realizing how fortunate they are first hand. The troop, led by Dee Fisher and Lesli Davis and sponsored by Chester United Methodist Church, gathered at Walmart to use some of their hard earned cookie money to fulfill 17 wishes from the Christmas Mother Tree.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, November 28
Technology Class: MS PowerPoint. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Register online at or call 748-1603.

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.

Read to Rover. Chester Library. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. No registration required.

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

Thursday, November 29

Local bank hold public appreciation days

Bank of McKenney Matoaca Branch is holding a Community Appreciation Day, Thursday, Nov. 29 from 11a.m. until 2 p.m. at 6300 River Rd. in Matoaca to show their appreciation to the community.

Catch local extra in Lincoln

Frank Williams has this advice people of all ages: “You shouldn’t wait until you feel comfortable trying something new. That time may never come.”

SAFE honors community leaders

At its annual meeting on Nov. 8, the board of directors of Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc., or SAFE, presented the Sharyl W. Adams award to Dr. Parham Jaberi, director of the Chesterfield Health District.

15 Days of Thanksgiving

January 2012 offered a new beginning to Chesterfield residents Amanda and Benjamin Muncy. The young couple, who were married in 2009, had made it through two years of personal struggles and had just heard the delightful news that they were going to be parents.