Start your morning at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area and join the naturalist to explore the forest, wetlands, meadows, lagoon, vernal pool or river. All programs are $8/child (Exploring Dutch Gap by Bike and Boat is $13/child) and begin at 9 a.m. at the Henricus Visitor Center.
Virginia State University is offering several free programs, as well as programs with a small fee, during the summer months from June 20 through July 28, for children seven through the senior year.
Colonial Heights Baptist Church
Vacation Bible School: “Sky: Everything is possible with God”
Register online at www.chbaptist.com or call (804) 526-0424
Swift Creek Baptist Church
Vacation Bible School: July 30-Aug. 3 9 a.m. - 12 noon
1850 Branders Bridge Road, Colonial Heights
For more information: www.swiftcreekbaptistchurch.com or call (804) 520-1211
St. Augustine’s Catholic Church
Wednesday, June 20
Red Cross Web of Hope Knitt/crochet classes. 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. For more information call Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or Linda Southward at 779-3453.
Metro Richmond Zoo - Our Zoo to You. Central Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Register online at lbrary.chesterfiel.gov or call the library.
Early Literacy Story Times – Summer 2012. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. No registration required.
Hundreds of volunteers divided among 13 sites spent last Saturday picking up trash along the James River and several feeder creeks or streams; working through the hot temperatures to make the river a better, cleaner place.
Chester Community Chorus rehearses Tuesday nights at 7:30 PM at Chester United Methodist Church under the direction of Joshua Wortham. They are preparing for a concert featuring “Gloria” by Vivaldi and “Gloria” by John Rutter which will be performed on Sunday, August 26 and Tuesday, August 28.
Stuff the Truck With Food event benefitting the Colonial Heights Food Pantry will take place Friday, June 22 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the C & F Bank located at 4820 W. Hundred Rd. Participating with C & F Bank are Southside Business Resources, the South of the James Browns Backers and Dawgbone Banners and Signs, Inc. Davis Off Road will be providing the trucks and Steve Brooks with Splashmusic will be entertaining.