Wednesday, December 22
Festival of Lights Magic Show with Mike Klee. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Central Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov or 748-1603.
Game On! 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. Details: 526-8087.
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov or 318-8778.
Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.
By the time he retires from the School Board in December 2011, Marshall Trammell will have served the Bermuda District for more than 20 years.
A resolution of support for extending the designated scenic river segment of the Appomattox River may soon return to the Board of Supervisors.
Marilyn E. Cole, Chesterfield County’s assistant county administrator for administration and government affairs, has announced her retirement, according to information from Chesterfield County. Her last work day will be Dec. 22.
If you want a good helping of Christmas cheer, see Swift Creek Mill Theatre’s Winter Wonderettes. It is set in the past, just like all our best memories of Christmas. It is sweet, with just enough spice to balance the sugar. It is light and fluffy, so you leave the Mill with that happy Christmas feeling, and with room for just a little more.
There was something for everyone at Matoaca Middle School’s Winterfest, where students could play video games, dance, ride a Segway, bounce on inflatable games or enjoy a snack.
This year, Bellwood Elementary School participated in a food drive to help benefit families of Chesterfield and Colonial Heights through the Christmas Mother Program. The Student Council Association organized and promoted a food drive that proved to be very successful.
The Thomas Dale Lady Knights have something left to prove. Last year, there were many accomplishments. They won the Times-Dispatch Invitational Tournament (TDIT), brought home the first girls’ basketball district title in school history and advanced well into the playoffs, falling just short of a regional championship against Cosby and falling in the opening round of the state tournament to Princess Anne, a Virginia Beach, Va., school.