5K Strides for Schools
New Kent Educational Foundation
June 8, 2019



 New Kent Chamber of Commerce
  A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival
May 11, 2019
 Martha Washington will talk with her friends and neighbors
at St. Peter's Parish Church
Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society
May 22, 2019

 

New Kent Historical Society Museum
in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse
10am to 2pm on Saturdays
New Kent Historical Society Family Research Center
in the old Jail at NK Courthouse
10am to 2pm on Mondays

   New Kent County-Wide Clean-Up
MAY 18, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Providence Forge Ruritan Steakfeast
at the Providence Forge Recreation Center
May 18, 2019

 

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NEW KENT COUNTY VIRGINIA

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NEW KENT COUNTY NEWSLETTER AND PARKS & RECREATION GUIDE - Spring-Summer 2019

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Habitat for Humanity - New Kent Volunteers Needed

Remember Our Men and Women in Uniform
-  A Long Way from Home
  
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May 4 Uncorked Half Marathon and 5K 7:30 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124. Sponsored by Sports Backers. For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 4 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  All proceeds benefit student programs at New Kent High School. Open every Saturday through June 1.

May 4 The Colonies Community Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm throughout the community off of South Waterside Drive in Lanexa.  Follow the signs and look for balloons.  Rain or Shine.

May 4 Five Lakes Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon throughout the Five Lakes Community.   Follow the signs and balloons.

May 4 Mom & Kid Ninja Night ages 4-6: 5pm, ages 7-10: 6:30pm Mom and kids team up as warriors to face obstacles in this fun filled night.  Sponsored by New Kent Gymnastics Center and  New Kent Parks and Recreation.
 
May 5 Cinco De Mayo Celebration 1 to 5 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124. For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 7 District 3 Supervisor Patricia Paige Constituents Meeting  6:30 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  For more information call Patricia Paige at 804-239-0483 or email papaige@newkent-va.us.

May 9 Trip to Arlington National Cemetery & National Museum of the Marine Corp   Depart Quinton Park at 7:30 am return at 6 pm. Residents: $55, Non-Residents: $60  Register by April 25.   Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation  For more information call 804-966-8502 or kcturner@newkent-va.us.

May 9 New Kent County Fair  Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend. For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com  or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

May 10 Summer Camp Open House 5 to 7 pm at the New Kent Parks & Recreation Department Office, beside the 1930 New Kent School at New Kent Court House.   For more information call 804-966-8502 or email kcturner@newkent-va.us.

May 10 Trivia Night 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 10 Movie Night: "The Greatest Showman" (Rated PG) Movie begins at dusk. (About 7:30 pm) Pre-Movie activities begin at 6:30 pm and include community awareness and education regarding special needs, along with goodies and fun for all. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

May 11 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  All proceeds benefit student programs at New Kent High School. Open every Saturday through June 1.

May 11 Brickshire Community Yard Sale  8 to noon at the Tot Lot Field  From Rt. 155 at Dairy Queen take Kentland Trail east and look for the signs.



May 11 A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival
11 am to 5 pm at Maidstone VillageWineries, food, and entertainment. Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.

May 11 We Love Mom Ice Cream Social and Crafts 
Noon to 2 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.    For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 12 Dessert Pairings for Mothers Day Noon to 4 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 15 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

May 18 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  All proceeds benefit student programs at New Kent High School. Open every Saturday through June 1.

May 18 New Kent County-Wide Clean-Up 8 am to noon.  Volunteers will divide the county into sections and pick up trash along roads.  Contact Ron Stiers at 432-9696 for more information. [Postsponed from April 13]

May 18 Providence Forge Ruritan Steakfeast
3 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road. Meal served at 5 pm. Steak Dinner including salad, baked potato and tea, Beverage Truck, live music, cornhole boards and more.  Tickets: $25. Sponsorships available. Get advance tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member.  For more information see the Ruritan Facebook Page

New Kent Chamber of Commerce
No meeting in May, 2019.  Come to A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival.
 The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

May 22 Boxed Dinner Prior to Martha Washington Presentation 5pm at Quinton Park  Ham rolls, pasta salad, chips, fruit, beverage and dessert. Cost $10.  RSVP by May 17.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.   For more information call 966-8502.

May 22 New Kent High School Scholarship Ceremony 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the NKHS Auditorium.



May 22 Martha Washington will talk with her friends and neighbors
7 pm at St. Peter's Parish Church, 8400 St. Peters Lane, Quinton, VA 23141. Mary Wiseman is an authority on Martha Washington and has portrayed her in Williamsburg and at Mt. Vernon. The program is sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society. A reception will follow at the Parish Hall. For more information call 804-932-3155.

May 24-27 Memorial Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 25 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  All proceeds benefit student programs at New Kent High School. Open every Saturday through June 1.

May 25 Woodhaven Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon

May 27 Memorial Day

May 31 Capitol Lodge #79 Fraternal Order of Police Golf Classic 12:30 pm Shotgun Start at Brickshire Golf Club. 11:00  Registration, Lunch, and Driving Range open.  Lunch by Smashed Sammick.  Dinner by Outback.  Registration: $85 per person.  Proceeds help support the families of fallen Officers killed in the line of duty in Virginia. Hole sponsors, corporate, and beverage sponsors needed. Contact officer Clarke at 804 840-3438 or email  clarkeuva@yahoo.com.  

June 1 Kid's Bible Camp Kickoff  9 am to Noon at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

June 5 Blood Drive 3 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

June 8 5K Strides for Schools Apple 1 Mile Dash: 8 am, 5K: 8:30 am at the Brickshire playground and pavilion.  Packet pick up on Friday, June 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and on the morning of the race.  Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.  Registration Apple 1 Mile Dash: $15, 5K Run: $25 in advance ($5 more on the day of the event).  First 300 to register receive a race T-shirt.  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080 sscottanddeb@aol.com or Angela Griffith at 703-268-9477 griffithgirls@yahoo.com.

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net

See the Community Calendar
for future events

Also see
Past Calendar Events 2019
Past Calendar Events 2018
Past Calendar Events 2017
Past Calendar Events 2016

Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events
2012

Past Calendar Events 2011


New Kent Wine Trail

New Kent County
Antique, Thrift and Consignment Shopping

  Chickahominy Indians - Charles City
Chickahominy Indians Eastern Division
- New Kent


2019 Virginia Legislature

Link to Virginia Legislative Events
Provided by Delegate Chris Peace

 New Kent Rappahannock Community College
New Kent Campus

at the newly renovated old New Kent High School building
11825 New Kent Highway.
 

Colonial Downs Racing Aug 8 to Sept 7, 2019
www.colonialdowns.com Facebook
Rosie's Gaming Emporium

Featured:

New Kent Tours
inery & Brewery Tours, Private Tours and Shuttle Service
Email admin@newkentours.com or call (804)506-0130.

Old Tavern Farm Stand
8400 S. Quaker Rd. Open Mon thru Sat from 9 am to 6 pm.
 For more information call 804-382-3522.

Antebellum of New Kent
An exclusive event venue in the heart of New Kent
4370 North Courthouse Road, Providence Forge, Virginia 23140

New Kent Gymnastic Center
6540 Emmaus Church Road, Ste. 112
Providence Forge, VA 23140
(804) 557-3855
info@newkentgym.com

 

Vaiden Inn Bed and Breakfast
11920 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124
(across from New Kent Courthouse)
Call 804-557-2333

 

New Hope Food Pantry
for Seniors, Disabled and Families of New Kent and Charles City
Mondays from 4 to 5:30 pm and Fridays from 3 to 4:30 pm
at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140

Catch-A-Penny
Antiques, artifacts, local crafts and art, unique jewelry, and more
in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse.  Next to Active Life Fitness.

 

Colonial Kitchen & Market
at New Kent Courthouse
(in the former Rose & Crown Restaurant)

 

New Kent Mini Storage
New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249) and Airport Road
Climate Controlled - Drive-up - RV & Boat Storage

Call 804-557-3194


Hole Family Donuts & More
3300 New Kent Hwy, Quinton

 Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast
3351 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Providence Forge

New Kent Forestry Conference Center
1245 sq ft Conference Room and 16 guest rooms
at the New Kent Forestry Center on Rt. 60 just east of Providence Forge
Now available for meetings, family reunions, retreats, parties, etc.

The Not New Shop
Consignment and Resale Shop
on New Kent Hwy in Quinton, next to the Post Office.
Contact Linda Peaco-Mason at 804-832-6880 or lpeaco@aol.com.

Safari Coffee Shop
Kentwood Crossings in Quinton
Open Mondays through Fridays 6 to 11 am and 3-7 pm; Saturdays: 7 am to 3 pm: and Sundays 8 to 10 am.  Non-profit shop operated by Journey Christian Fellowship to support the Church's missions.

New Kent Senior Citizens Food Pantry

4375 Olivet Church Road
Open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 am
Contact nkscfoodpantry@gmail.com

New Kent Humane Society
PO Box 104, Providence Forge, VA 23140, 804 966-7105
Dedicated to helping homeless animals.

Chickahominy Animal Hospital
Linda O'Brien, DVM
8250 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge 23140
804 966-1300

Go Bucket List Travel
Nancy and Tony Cassano of New Kent
Toll Free & Fax 855-gobucket

Cornerstone Thrift Store
and Thrift & Threads
8921 Pocahontas Trail, at the stop light in Providence Forge
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm
Providing residential and transportation services to persons with intellectual disabilities
Call 804 932-3333 for more information or to make a donation

The Barber Shop
10500 New Kent Hwy (Rick's at Old River Road)
Mon-Fri: 10-5:30, Sat: 10-2
Call Kim at 804-334-1470.

Frazier Produce
Monday through Saturday at the Stop Light on Rt. 60 in Providence Forge.

Royall Construction
Class A Licensed General Contractor.
Bill Drumheller, P.O. Box 743
Quinton, VA 23141, (804) 651-3510

Active Life Fitness
Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse

New Kent Glass
Commercial and Residential
8920 Pocahontas Trail, at the light in Providence Forge

Couch's Corner Berries
 
Pick your own strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Red Raspberries, Bush Black Cherry, Bush Red Cherry.  8201 Poindexter Rd For availability call 804-932-3169 or email couchscornerberries@gmail.com

Chickahominy Lake Bass Tournaments
at Eagle's Landing and Ed Allen's Boats and Bait

NK Schools Sports Schedules
NK High School
NK Middle School

New Kent Branch of the Heritage Public Library
7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124
in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse
 

New Kent Historical Society
Open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse. Contact LaVonne, "The Jailor", at lavonne@newkenthistoricalsoc.com to arrange a visit at other times.

Bay Transit Bus Service for New Kent and Charles City 6 am to 6 pm.  Curb-to-Curb service for all NK and CC residents.  Fares are $1 each way anywhere in Charles City or New Kent. Call 966-7650 in advance to schedule a ride.

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 New Kent Wine Trail
Richmond Times Dispatch Article, August 19, 2015

New Kent Winery in Talleysville is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Tuesdays through Sundays.  Live music on Friday evenings at Music and Menu (Closed on Mondays) 6 varieties of New Kent Wine are available for taste and sale.

Saudé Creek Vineyards Wednesdays through Mondays from 11 am to 6 pm (Fridays until 9 pm)16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Winery, Tasting Room.  Live music every Saturday and Sunday 2 to 5 pm.  BBQ for sale.  Picnics Welcome.  Free Admission.  Indoor and outdoor facilities for weddings, musical events and celebrations.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

Gauthier Vineyards, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, VA 23011  4 to 8 pm on Fridays and 11 am to six pm on Saturday and Sunday. To make reservations for private tastings - a minimum of six is required – please call in advance at 757-634-7527, or contact via e-mail at  info@gauthiervineyard.com

White Plains Farm & Vineyard On Old Church Road.  Vineyard and Tasting Room. Vintners: Chris and Ashley Peace.  Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Devils Three Jump Red, Cabernet Franc, and Old Church White wines. 

Jolene Family Winery - Coming Summer 2019

New Kent County Meetings
New Kent School Board
Map
Regular Meeting: May 13, 6 pm
Meets at the New Kent School Board Offices

New Kent Board of Supervisors
Map
Regular Meeting: Monday, May 13, 6 pm
Work Session:  May 29, 9 am

New Kent Planning Commission Map
Regular Meeting:  May 20, 6:30 pm

Board of Supervisors' meetings and Planning Commission Meetings are broadcast on Cox Cable Channel 48 during the week following the meeting at 9 am, noon, 3 pm, and 6 pm. 


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New Kent County
History Books
 available for sale at
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New Kent Historical Society - Old Jail
at New Kent Courthouse

 New Kent County in 1863 by Dallas Oslin

G
eneral J. E. B. Stuart's Ride Around the Union Army
-
The events in New Kent County on June 13, 14, 1862

Last of the White House -
The Evacuation and Destruction of White House on the Pamunkey River by the Union Army on June 25-29, 1862

A Trip Up the Pamunkey River with a Flag of Truce
- An Expedition to move Union patients from the Talleysville Hospital on July 11, 1862

New Kent Courthouse District - from the 17th to the 21st Century

New Kent History
2019 Calendar
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Parliamentary Procedure Books
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Parliamentary Procedure Books A Bibliography
2nd Edition
and
The Order and Course of Passing Bills in Parliament, 1641
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