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Heritage Public Library
6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155)
Mon: 10 am to 8 pm
Tues: 10 am to 8 pm
Wed: 10 am to 6 pm
Thurs: Closed
Fri: 9 am to 5 pm
Sat: 10 am to 2 pm
Sun: Closed
Phone: 804 966-2480
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New Kent Parks & Recreation Department 
Business Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm.
Office: 804-966-8502 or
757-564-3480
Fax: 804-966-8562 
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NK Voter Registration
Social Services Building
Monday - Friday
8 am to 4:30 pm
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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.

 

 

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Past Calendar Events 2016
Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events 2012
Past Calendar Events 2011

Community Organizations
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How to Publicize Your Event

School Calendar

New Kent Government Calendar

Email your events to strantrout@newkent.net  

NK Girls Softball League plays at Hawkins Field in Woodhaven Shores. Map

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

April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 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.

May 5 Delegate Chris Peace Town Hall 7:00 pm at the New Kent Visitor Center, 7324 Vineyards Parkway. (Rt. 106), New Kent, VA 23124. Special Guest: Congressman Rob Wittman.  All are welcome to attend.

May 6 St. Peter's Golf Tournament  1 pm shotgun start at Brickshire Golf Club. Captain's Choice. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church.  $95 per person.  Proceeds to benefit the youth mission trip.  Call Kim Filipowicz at 400-2369 for more information or to register.

May 7 Five Lakes Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon throughout the Five Lakes Community.  Get a map of individual homes participating at the Rock Creek Villas parking lot, Pocahontas Hwy (Rt. 60) and Longview Rd.  Follow the signs and balloons.

May 7 Yard and BBQ Sale at  Corinth Baptist Church,  11650 New Kent Highway (rt. 249), New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 966-5635.

May 7 Flower and Bake Sale 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at Cornerstone Thrift Store at the stoplight in Providence Forge. Sponsored by the Bottom of the Bridge LaSertoma Club.  Proceeds benefit scholarships and New Kent Odyssey of the Mind.

May 7 A Taste of  New Kent Wine Festival  11 am to 5 pm at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 Exit 211 on Rt. 106.  Pre-Order: $25/Door $35; Military $25 at door; Non-Drinkers and Under 21: at door; Age 10 and under: free.  Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets see www.atasteofnewkent.com.

May 12 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

May 13, 14 New Kent Historical Society Family History and Genealogical Conference. To be held at the New Kent Historical Society Family History Center (The 1909 Jail) and at the New Kent Rappahannock Community College location.  Friday: Half day of independent, assisted research and half day of genealogical speakers.  Saturday: Full day of genealogical speakers.  Advance Registration is required.  For more information see New Kent Historical Society.

May 14 Yard Sale Sponsored by New Kent High School Interact Club.

May 14 Brickshire Community Yard Sale  50+ families in the Brickshire community.  From Rt. 155 at Dairy Queen take Kentland Trail east and look for the signs.

May 14 Yard Sale at Ed Allen's Campground 8 am to noon at 13501 Campground Rd. off of Rockahock Rd. in Lanexa. Booths are free.  For more information call Ed Allen's Campground at 804-966-2582.

May 14 CPR AED and First Aid Class 9 am at New Kent Fire Station Number 1 on Courthouse Road (Rt. 155) just north of Providence Forge.  Sponsored by Providence Forge Volunteer Fire-Rescue.  Fee: $30. For more information contact Elizabeth Wilkins at 283-2677 or email 4feet8paws@cox.net.

May 14 Community Health & Safety Fair 10 am to 2 pm at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Rd.  Health Screenings, Fire & Police Safety, Child Safety Seat Inspections, Education/Medical Information, covering Emergency Preparedness, Dental Health, Face Painting, Games, Bouncy House, Archery Class, Batting Cage, Alpacas & Hayrides, Christian Music Concert, and more.  Sponsored by New Kent Christian Center

May 14 Economic Empowerment Workshop 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Heritage Public Library, 6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155)  Understand your Credit Report  - Manage a Budget - Tips on Buying a home - Grant Programs - Financial Planning. Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and Cultured Pearls of the James Interest Group. For more information call: 804 966-2480.

May 16 NKAA Golf Tournament at The Club at Viniterra.  Proceeds support the New Kent Athletic Association.  Sponsored by Third Base Grill.  For more information contact Owen or Scott at 804-932-8786 or email thirdbasegrill@yahoo.com

May 19 EDA Business Awards Dinner 6:30 pm at Royal New Kent Golf Club, 10100 Kentland Trail in Providence Forge.

May 20 Jacob Vick - NKEF50 Golf Tournament Sponsored by the Vick Family to support the annual Jacob Vick Scholarship and by the New Kent Educational Foundation 

May 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Phillips Energy, Inc., 9201 South Courthouse Road, Providence Forge, VA  23140  Speaker:  Delegate Chris Peace.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

May 20, 21, 27, 28 Eurydice 7 pm each day in the New Kent High School Theater.  A play by Sarah Kuhl directed by Mrs. Kesling-Councill and Samantha Shahinian, with a cast from New Kent High School.  Tickets are $5 and $10

May 21 Craft Fair 8 am to 3 pm at  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church on Rt. 60 in Quinton. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 14034.  Spaces are available.  For more information call GK Kevin Almeida at 804-367-4681.

May 21 Phillips Energy Open House 11 am to 1 pm at 9201 South Courthouse Road, Providence Forge, VA  23140  Food & Festivities!  New Kent Fire Department will be onsite with a fire truck and goodies for the kids!  Bounce House, Drawings and Giveaways, Demonstrations, and more. For more information call 804.966.2317

May 21 Fishing Derby 9 am to noon.  At Ed Allen's Lakeside Restaurant Pier 1955 Allen Rd, Lanexa, VA 23089.  For boys and girls ages 5-13.  Bring your own fishing equipment.  No boats allowed.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information or to pre-register call 804-966-9645.

May 21 Providence Forge Ruritan Pig Roast 2 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.   Food catered by Two Drummers Smokehouse.  All you can eat.  Beverage truck.  Adults: $25, 12-18: $12.50, Under 11eat free with the purchase of 2 adult tickets. Advance sales only. Get tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member or call Corey Blunt at 804-512-9879.

May 21 New Kent Historical Society Museum Open House Located at the one room school house at New Kent Courthouse (formerly the Martha Dandridge Women's Club Building)

May 21, 22 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment - Wilson's Wharf Sturgeon Point Road off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  Fort open 10 am to 4 pm each day.  Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students.  Proceeds support the preservation of the fort. For more information call 829-9722 or visit www.fortpocahontas.org.

May 24 Baked Spaghetti Dinner 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road off of Pocahontas Hwy (Rt. 60) just East of Providence Forge. Adults: $10; 8 and under: $5.  Carry out available.  Pre-sale Only.  For tickets or more information call Heather Warfel at 804-966-2605 or Debbie Ivey at 804-966-5870.

May 26 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.

May 30 Memorial Day

May 30 Memorial Day Picnic 11 am at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

June 3 Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center Foundation Golf Tournament at the Brickshire Golf Club in Providence Forge.

June 4 Pamunkey River Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Overlooking the Pamunkey River.  Rain or Shine.  Local food, music, and wine.  Advance ticket sales begins May 1.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Pamunkey River Wine Festival

June 9 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

June 14 Primary CANCELLED - US House of Representatives - Primary CANCELLED Only one candidate qualified for the primary ballot for Republican First District Congressman. The Democratic candidate for First District Congressman will be decided by convention, therefore no primary will be held.

June 15 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and Virginia Blood Services.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information or to make a reservation see www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

June 16-18 Spring Bluegrass Festival at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Hosted by Sweet Brenda and Him.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

June 18 Yard and Donut Sale 8 am at Cornerstone Thrift in Providence Forge. Sponsored by New Hope Church.  For more information call 840-7937.

June 18 Safety Town at Quinton Park on Henpeck Road.  Bicycle safety and more.  Sponsored by the New Kent Sheriff's Department.

June 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Cumberland Plantation on the Pamunkey River. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

June 30 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

July 4 Picnic @ Winnies 11 am at 10001 Peace Rd, Quinton, 23141  Sponsored by New Hope Church.   For more information call 840-7937.

July 14 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

July 17 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.

July 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Third Base Grill on Pocahontas Hwy (Rt. 60) in Bottoms Bridge. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

July 28 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

August 1-5 Vacation Bible School 9 to 11 am at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

August 2 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at the Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym at New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks & Recreation Department, New Kent Sheriff's Office, and New Kent Fire & Rescue.  Cool Treats, Car Seat Checks, Bounce House, Child ID, Backyard Games, Demos, Fellowship. For more information call 804-966-8502 or kcturner@newkent-va.us.

August 4 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

August 12, 13, 14 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 14: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 15: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 16: noon - 6pm.

August 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 5 Labor Day

September 5 Labor Day Picnic and Water Fun 11 am at at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

September 7 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm shotgun start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $70 per person/ $280 per team.   Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-400-8148 or email alanfiles@gmail.com

September 18 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery in Talleysville, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  Sponsored by Classic Automotive Events of Virginia, Inc., in conjunction with the Central Virginia British Car Club.  Tickets available at New Kent Winery or www.classicsonthegreen.com 

September 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Gauthier Vineyards, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, VA 23011  (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 21 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and Virginia Blood Services.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information or to make a reservation see www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

September 23 Apple Festival  Noon at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

September 24, 25 Chickahominy Indian Tribe Fall Festival & Pow-Wow  At the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds, 8200 Lott Cary Road in Charles City County. Indian Dancers, Arts and Crafts, Indian Fry Bread, and more.

October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  A Unique Truth-based haunt that will scare you mind, body, and soul. Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Every Friday and Saturday in October.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church.For more information call 840-7937.

October 8 Second Liberty Baptist Church 150th Anniversary Banquet  The church was founded in 1866.

October 13-15 Fall Bluegrass Festival at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Hosted by Sweet Brenda and Him.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

October 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at EVB Bank on New Kent Highway (Rt. 249) in Quinton (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

 November 5 New Kent Roll of Honor 10 am to 5 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Hwy at New Kent Courthouse.  In recognition of Veteran's Day, names, picture, uniforms and more will be on display from all American conflicts from Bacon's Rebellion to Afghanistan and Iraq.  If you have pictures or uniforms to display contact info@newkenthistoricalsoc.com or call 804-966-8587.  Items used in the display will be returned to the owner after Nov. 8.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society

November 6 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 6 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.

November 8 General Election - President, Vice-President, US Senate, US House of Representatives All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

November 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Election of Officers.

 

 

November 24 Thanksgiving Day

November 27 New Kent Community Grand Illumination 3 to 6:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Jingle Bell Jog & Walk, Caroling, Kids Activities, Entertainment, Vendors, and a Visit from Santa.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

November 27 New Kent Historical Society Open House at the Old Jail at New Kent Courthouse.

December 11 Donut Sale and Christmas Parade 8 am at Cornerstone Thrift Store in Providence Forge. Sponsored by New Hope Church.   For more information call 840-7937.

December 11 Providence Forage Christmas Parade

December 12 Last Day of the New Kent Historical Society History Center Until Spring  The New Kent History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will be closed for the Winter months and will open again in the Spring of 2017. 

December 14 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and Virginia Blood Services.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information or to make a reservation see www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

December 23 Christmas Service and Party 7 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2017

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 12 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.   At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 16 Easter Sunday

May 29 Memorial Day

June 13 Primary (if held)

September 4 Labor Day

November 5 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 7 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 23 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2018

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 11 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 1 Easter Sunday

May 27 Memorial Day

September 3 Labor Day

November 4 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 6 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 22 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2019

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 10 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 21 Easter Sunday

May 28 Memorial Day

September 2 Labor Day

November 3 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 5 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 28 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2020

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 8 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 12 Easter Sunday

May 25 Memorial Day

September 7 Labor Day

November 1 End of Daylight Savings Time Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

November 3 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 26 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

 

 

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