Author and Civil War Historian Noah Andre Trudeau visited Chesterfield County last week to tour Historic Point of Rocks. Trudeau is a former executive producer at NPR, and is the author of eight books on the Civil War.
“Christmas is for Giving” is not only the theme of this year’s Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade, but also the membership’s hope for this Christmas season. This year’s event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m., beginning at the Chester YMCA and ending at the Chester Village Green. Deadline for entries is December 1.
Twice each year members of the Chester Lions Club hand out white canes for a small donation. The white canes represent eye sight and the donation goes toward providing eye exams and glasses for people in need.
The Christmas season is underway for the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program. Last Tuesday, Chesterfield County declared the day, Christmas Mother Day.
Wednesday, October 17
Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Adventures in Learning Fall classes. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689.
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will present a themed tea, Scents & Sensibility – Herbs & Jane Austen’s Girls, 1 p.m. at historic Magnolia Grange Plantation House Museum, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.
Govergo Akoi, after enduring a 14-year war of war lords, government oppression and life in a refugee camp in Liberia, has found a home in America.