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2015 Black History Month events announced

Each year, Chesterfield County celebrates Black History Month with a variety of programs, including musical performances, lectures, dance and storytelling, each designed to explore the rich, diverse background of African-Americans and their contributions to our community and nation.

Exhibit: Chesterfield African-American Schools during the Segregated Era

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has relocated its Black History exhibit on “Chesterfield County African-American Schools during the Segregated Era” to its main office and library facility at Historic Trinity Church.

Weekly calendar

Meadowdale Book Discussion Group. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. “The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman will be discussed. No registration needed.

Biking, trails draft plan offers healthy choice, feedback wanted

The Chesterfield Parks and Recreation department has been working on a plan (part of the Chesterfield Comprehensive Plan) for Chesterfield County Bikeways & Trails. Parks and Recs announced that the department will be hosting a series of open-house style meetings in each magisterial district to unveil the draft plan.

CALLING ALL SENIORS

Keep your New Year resolution and learn something new in 2015!

Weekly calendar

Central Library Brown Bag Book Discussion Group. Central Library. 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. “The Ghost Bride” by Yangsze Choo will be discussed.

Visit Henricus for “150th Anniversary of the Battle of Trent’s Reach” on Jan. 24

Join Henricus Historical Park on Saturday, Jan. 24 for the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the Battle of Trent’s Reach at Dutch Gap which was the last fight of the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War.

Black History Month Committee seeks local artists for kick-off event, Feb. 6

Each year, Chesterfield County celebrates Black History Month with a variety of programs, including musical performances, lectures, dance and storytelling, each designed to explore the rich, diverse background of African-Americans and their contributions to our community and nation.

Weekly calendar

Southern Community cooking. Book sale and signing from Sheri Castle, author of “The Southern Living Community Cookbook: Celebrating Food and Fellowship in the American South.” Central Library. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.