What's Up: Upcoming Events

Girls on the Run makes positive impact in Chesterfield

Two hundred thirty-two girls, supported by their families and friends, converged on the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds last Saturday for a 5K celebration that culminated the 2012 Girls on the Run program.

Local junior golfers heading to Pebble Beach

Tyler Broach and Abigail Portyata, golfers who have honed their skills at First Tee of Chesterfield, will be headed for amateur competition at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California on July 6-8.

Thieves steal wallet, go on shopping spree

Two thieves went on a shopping spree after stealing a wallet, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find them.

Police seek fraud fugitive, hit and run fugitive

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police applicant testing set for July 14

The Chesterfield County Police Department will conduct police applicant testing on Saturday, July 14. This will be the final test for admission to the February 2013 police academy.

Police blotter

CASTLEWOOD RD 6/10 Known suspect forced entry by kicking in front door and a bathroom door. Suspect then assaulted victim. Nothing reported stolen at this time.

Weekly calendar

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 or call the library.

Early Literacy Story Times – Summer 2012. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. No registration required.

Wheelchair softball to begin at Miracle League Field

A competitive wheelchair softball league will begin this June at the Miracle League Field at the L.C. Bird High School Sports Complex, 10301 Courthouse Rd., Chesterfield. Sportable, a paralympic sport club, is partnering with the Miracle League to sponsor the softball program, which is open to individuals aged five and older with a physical disability.