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What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, April 20
Spring Session: Adventures in Learning (AIL) Classes for Seniors. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689 or www.shepctrchesterfield.org.

Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11: 15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. 7 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Details: 318-8778.

Rail comes to Chesterfield

While the Civil War didn’t fully arrive in Chesterfield until May of 1864, one of the Confederacy’s major means of transporting troops and goods quickly was the Richmond and Danville Railroad. It was designed and its construction supervised by Chesterfield engineer Andrew Talcott.

Ingonyama ifile: The lions are in peace

There are dog people and there are cat people, and then there is Pauline Bokkon. After moving with her late husband, Julius Bokkon, to Chesterfield from West Virginia in1951, they built a house in what is now the Meadowbrook school district. With only a tenth-grade education she had to find a source of income, she said.

Redistricting opened for quick comment Monday

Chesterfield is under pressure to complete its rearrangement of the jig-saw puzzle that is the array of voting precincts. By law the entire country goes into redistricting mode after the each census – every 10 years.

New restaurant, renovations and relocations

A new restaurant to be called Logan’s Roadhouse is making its way through the site plan process at the county. To be located at West Hundred Road and I-95 between the interchange and Clarion Hotel, the steak house will serve travelers as well as local clientele.

A short trip makes for a smooth transition for Enon fifth-graders

The three classes of fifth-graders from Enon Elementary trekked a few miles west down Rt. 10 to Elizabeth Davis Middle last Friday morning, getting a glimpse of what September would bring when Davis became their new school.

The Scenic Route: A Guide to Local Parks and Trails

In looking for ways to enjoy this year’s Spring Break there’s no need to look any further than Chesterfield County itself. With natural splendor and glimpses of paradise often only a short drive or walk away, there is something for everyone around every corner of our large county.

“Quilters” so true; A perfect setting at Swift Creek Mill

Honesty, they say, is the best policy, and honest theatre helps us to understand the lives of others. Swift Creek Mill Theatre’s musical presentation of “Quilters” honesty portrays the lives, experiences and emotions of seven pioneer women.