Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, was a beautiful, sunny day, just like that fateful Tuesday 10 years earlier. This year, fortunately, the day did not end in shock, sorrow, loss, and devastation. Churches and civic groups around the country, including Chester United Methodist Church (CUMC), encouraged their members to join them for a day of service and remembrance.
Chester resident Katherine Thompson will have her custom portraits in oil, pastel, and pencil on exhibit during the month of October. An opening reception for her exhibit, “Faces of Promise: Portraits of the Young and Young at Heart,” is Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Congratulations are in order for Harrison Fink, who has been selected as the Village News male athlete of the week. Lately, the senior has been the leader of the cross country team, finishing in 2nd place in his last two events, the Goochland Invitational, helping to lead Thomas Dale into their district meets.
Coming into Friday’s game 2-0, L.C. Bird was still considered one of the top teams in the region, dispatching Thomas Dale rather handily and defeating George Wythe 42-0. L.C. Bird would face a familiar opponent in the Manchester Lancers.
Thomas Dale High School welcomed world-renowned musician and Grammy Award winner Sandip Burman last Tuesday morning, who engaged music students in the school’s Specialty Center for the Visual and Performing Arts with the unique sounds of traditional classical music native to India.
Jefferson Davis Hwy. 9/11 Chester Masonettes. Victim reported her front license plate was stolen from her vehicle.
Osborne Rd. 9/10 Victim reported his green 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle and trailer were stolen while parked beside his residence.
River Tree Dr. 9/9 Rivermont Apartments. Complainant reported his green 2007 Kawasaki was stolen from his apartment’s parking lot.
Wednesday, September 28
Computer Class: DDL for Audiobooks. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Register library.chesterfield.gov or call 751-CCPL.
Game On! Ettrick-Matoaca Library. 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Details: 526-8087.
Early Literacy Story Time. Chester Library. 11a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Details: 748-6341. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Details: 530-3403.
What began as a dream nearly 30 years ago for a handful of folks who envisioned a re-creation of a settlement in Chesterfield County that held the beginnings of a nation, the Henricus Historical Park and nearly 4,000 visitors commemorated its 400th anniversary last weekend during the park’s signature annual event, Publick Days.