What’s Happening in Henderson, Chester County and surrounding areas


Cookies for Cancer Sunday Family Fun Day Aug. 8
Cookies for Cancer will have Sunday Family Fun Day from noon-4 p.m. at Gene Record Park at the Splash Pad. There will be games, races, free hamburgers and hotdogs. Donation items needed are chips, candy, coloring books, children’s toys, etc.

Day Adoption Benefit Aug. 14
The Day Adoption Benefit will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 14 at Jacks Creek Apostolic Church cafeteria, 150 McAdams Loop, in Jacks Creek. Grilled chicken thigh plate with creamed potatoes, white beans, corn bread, drink and dessert will be for sale for $8. There will be a silent auction, candy bar and sucker table, a envelope money board and a cupcake slide. All funds will go towards the Day Family’s adoption finalization. For more information, contact Jonathan Graham at 879-0278 or Nikki Graham at 901-489-9905.

Chester County Democrat Reorganization Meeting Aug. 17
The Chester County Democratic Party will hold a reorganization meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 17. at Henderson City Hall, 121 Crook Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is open to any and all CC Democrats. Officers will be elected at the meeting.

Chester County Barbeque Festival Sept. 24-25
The 43rd Annual Chester County BBQ Festival is Friday, Sept. 24, and Saturday, Sept. 25. The Henderson|Chester County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting all vendor applications. Please visit https://chestercountybbqfestival.com/ for more information.”

Southwest Head Start Applications now
Southwest Head Start is now taking applications on three- and four-year old children for Chester County Head Start in Henderson. No fees for services. Let us take your application by phone: Lisa Brantley, 608-9102; Kristyl Hansen, 608-9049; or Head Start Center, 989-2561.