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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 8 pm
Thurs: Closed
Fri: 9 am to 5 pm
Sat: 10 am to 2 pm
Sun: Closed
Story Time: 10 am on Fridays
Job Search Service: 1-3 pm on Fridays
Free Tutoring: Tuesdays 4 pm
  Phone 966-2480.
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Monday Bike Rides
Group Bike Rides in New Kent!

Grab your bikes and your helmets and join us each week for C pace bike rides.  
Free
Open to the public
Mondays, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
24 - 30 mile routes
Cue sheets available

 Deana Sun leads a weekly C pace ride each Monday in New Kent.  This ride meets at different locations each week for a ride on lightly traveled country roads.  Many routes do not have store stops, so bring plenty of water.

Deana emails the group each week with the start location.  Contact Deana to get on the email list:  (804)-690-6018 or Maeldsun@aol.com.

May be canceled if weather is inclement.
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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
Old Courthouse
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 2013

Past Calendar Events 2012
Past Calendar Events 2011

Community Organizations
New Kent Churches
How to Publicize Your Event

School Calendar

New Kent Government Calendar

Email any additions or corrections. 

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 24 Career Night Open House 5 to 7 pm at Bridging Communities Regional Career and Technical Center beside the 1930 New Kent School, at New Kent Courthouse.  

April 25 New Kent 4-H Golf Classic Noon to 6 pm Shotgun Start:, Dinner/Prizes:  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information call 804-966-9645 or email millsm@vt.edu.

April 25, 26 The Rock Fest at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Christian Rock.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

April 26 Emmaus Baptist Church Spring Yard Sale  8 am to noon at the Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) 1/2 mile south of Interstate 64.  Proceeds will be used for Missions Ministries.  For more information call 966-5238.

April 26 Spring Yard Sale 8 am to noon at Ed Allen's Campground, 13501 Campground Rd. in Lanexa off of Rockahock Road. Vendor spaces available.  For more information call 804-966-2582.

April 26 Providence Forge Hardware Customer Appreciation Day  8 am to 4 pm Craft vendors needed.  For more information or to reserve space call 966-9076.

April 26 Trail Ride "Go at Your Own Pace" 9 am to 3 pm at Millstone Farm on Cosby Mill Road in Quinton.  Ride to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital.  $30 registration Gates open at 8 am.  Lunch: 12:30 to 2 pm.  For more information or to register contact Debbie Middleton at debbie.middleton@sscoop.com

April 26 Celebrate of the Arts 10 am to 3 pm at New Kent High School, 7365 Egypt Rd. at New Kent Courthouse. Sponsored by New Kent County Public Schools.  Artwork, hands-on workshop, make-it and take-it workshop, music, performance of "Jack and the Beanstalk"  

April 26 Prescription and Expired Drug Take Back 10 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Sheriff's Office at the Courthouse Complex and at Quinton Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services (NK Fire Co 2) at 5251 New Kent Highway in Quinton.  All types of medication and prescriptions will be accepted for safe disposal except syringes.  For more information call 804-966-9500.

April 27 Makemie Woods Open House 1 to 4 pm Play in GaGa pit. For more information call 757-566-1496 or see www.makwoods.org.

April 28 Blood Drive 3 pm at Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad, on Rt. 60 just east of Providence Forge.  For more information call 966-2801. 

April 29 New Kent District One Constituents Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106.  Sponsored by Supervisor Tomas Evelyn.

May 2 Congressman Cantor Constituent Office Hours, 10 to 11 am in the Boardroom of the New Kent County Administration Building.  For more information call 804-747-4073 or see http://cantor.house.gov/

May 2, 3 Readers Radio Theatre 7:30 pm at New Kent Middle School. Presented by the New Kent community theater group New Kent StageHands.  For more admission call Martha at 932-3155. Admission: $5 in advance, $7 at the door.

May 3 Brickshire/Oakmont Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon. 50+ families in the Brickshire and Oakmont communities.  From Rt. 155 at Dairy Queen take Kentland Trail east and look for the signs.

May 3 "Rock the River" 5K and One Mile Fun Run/Walk at Rockahock Campground Registration 8 am, 5k Run: 9 am, One Mile: 9:15 am. Sponsored by Proclaiming Grace Outreach. Registration: 5K: $25, One Mile Fun Run/walk: $15.  Includes t-shirt and goodie bag. Proceeds to benefit missions.  For more information or to register call Melanie at 757-810-4337.  Register by April 6 to guarantee a t-shirt and goody bag. 

May 3 Spring into Mission noon to 2 pm at Wallace Manor, 3821 North Courthouse Rd., Providence Forge. Luncheon and Fashion Show sponsored by Memorial United Methodist Women.  Fashions by Talbots of Williamsburg. Tickets: $30. Proceeds to benefit Project Hope at Quin Rivers.  For more information contact Joan Benedict at 804-966-2960. 

May 3 BBQ Chicken Dinner 5 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd. in Providence Forge. BBQ by Whisky Hill, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Dessert & More.  Tickets: $15.  Purchase tickets at C&F in Providence Forge, Wallace Manor or at the door.  For more information call 804-966-2605.

May 4 Mommy, Me & Tea 3 pm at Wallace Manor on Rt. 155 in Providence Forge.  For ages 4-10 $12 for mom and child.  Sponsored by the New Kent Junior Woman's Club and the  New Kent Parks and Recreation.   $3 for each additional.  Register by April 25.  For more information call 966-8502.

May 6 New Kent High School Chicken/Steak Dinner 5 to 7 pm in the  School Bus Loop. Dinners provided by Outback Steakhouse.  Before May 1: Single: $13, Two: $25.  After May 1: single: $15. Fundraiser for New Kent High School Athletics.  For more information or to pre-order call Patti Ritter at 966-9671.  

May 9 Blue Knights Golf Tournament 9 am Shotgun Start at the Golf Club at Brickshire  Captain's Choice.  Check in at 8 am, Shotgun Start at 9 am.  $320 per team of 4 includes lunch, golden beverages, prizes and more. Sponsored by the Blue Knights of Virginia VIII.  For more information contact Jerry Simpson at newkent337@yahoo.com.

May 9 St. Peter's Golf Tournament 1 pm shotgun start at Brookwoods Golf Club. Captain's Choice. $85 per person ($340 per team) includes green fees, cart, dinner and prizes. Sponsored by St. Peter's Episcopal Church.  Hole sponsorships.  For more information contact May O'Leary at 932-3354, cell: 909-3535 or email mayova1@aol.com

May 9-11 Mother's Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 10 New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at New Kent Vineyards, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  14 wineries, food, and entertainment.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  Tickets: Non-tasters: $15, Advance: $25, At the gate: $35. For tickets see www.atasteofnewkent.com.

May 15 New Kent Winery Cooking Class 11 am to 2 pm at the Winery.  Chef Tammy Brawley, Chef of Richmond's The Green Kitchen will provide recipes, demonstrations and gourmet food along with wines from New Kent Winery.  Classes are $50 per person. Call 932-8240 to make reservations.

May 16-18 The Rockahock Open at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Semi-Pro Bass Fishing Tournament.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 17 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 3 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church on Rt. 60 in Quinton. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council Number 14034.  Spaces are available.

May 17 Fishing Derby 9 am to noon.  At Ed Allen's Lakeside Restaurant.  For ages 5-13.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information or to pre-register call 804-966-9645 or email millsm@vt.edu.

May 17, 18 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment Sturgeon Point Road off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  Fort open 10 am to 4 pm.  Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students.  For more information call 829-9722 or visit www.fortpocahontas.org.

May 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

May 23-26 Memorial Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Featuring the Fun Zone.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 25-31 Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Tax Holiday

May 26 Memorial Day

May 29 Summer Camp 2014 Open House 4 to 7 pm at the New Kent Parks and Recreation Office beside the 1930 School at New Kent Courthouse. Information on summer camps. New camper orientation at 5:30 pm.  Repeat camper orientation at 6 pm. For more information call 966-8502.

May 29 New Kent Senior Law Day  An opportunity for seniors 55 and over or with a medical disability to meet with an attorney to help prepare documents including Advance Medical Directives, Wills, and Durable Powers of Attorney.  Sponsored by the New Kent Department of Social Services, Senior Connections, the Capital Area Agency on Aging and the Williams Mullen Law Firm. For more information or to make an appointment contact Ivan Tolbert at Senior Connections at 804-672-4498 or email itolbert@youraaa.orgAppointments need to be made no later than May 23.  

May 31 Pamunkey River Wine Festival at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  11 am to 6 pm   10 Virginia wineries, Arts & Crafts, Live Music, and food.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com

May 31 Relay for Life at New Kent High School Football Field
Theme: Tune into a Cure - (Anything related to music/radio/tv)
4 pm Opening Ceremony
For more information call 804-347-6641 or email nkrelay@aol.com

June 5 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  9 am to 4 pm. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will bring their offices to the parking lot of the historic New Kent Courthouse for all DMV transactions including, Driver's licenses and ID cards, road and knowledge tests, and pictures taken.  Customers can order disabled parking placards or plates, get vehicle titles, license plates and decals.

June 6 Red Cross Blood Drive 2 to 6 pm at the Health and Human Services Building at New Kent Courthouse.  For more information or to sign up call 804-966-9683 or email kmeutsey@newkent-va.us

June 7 WW II - Freedom Calls - NK at the Historic New Kent High School.  a remembrance of WW II and life in NK.  USO Dance from 6 to 8 pm.  WW II Displays and Entertainment starting at noon.  New Kent KIA Display.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Commission.  For more information call 932-3155 or 843-4391.

June 10 Republican Primary for US House of Representatives 7th District between Eric Cantor and David Brat.  Polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

June 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

June 19-21 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.

 July 4 Rotary Evening at the Races 4 pm until closing at the
AIR-CONDITIONED 4th Floor Turf Club Suites at Colonial Downs.  Sponsored by the New Kent Rotary Club.  Horse Racing, Fireworks, Turf Club Buffet.  Tickets available from any New Kent Rotary Member or send a check payable to New Kent Rotary to P. O. Box 394, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Tickets will be available on line and at Rose and Crown Restaurant

July 12 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs  Sixteenth running of the Grade II Race with a $500,000 purse.  For more information see Colonial Downs or call 804-932-8240.  Tickets are available on line. 

August 1, 2 Virginia Stampede Pro Rodeo 7 pm Saturday and 2 pm Sunday at Colonial Downs Bareback bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping, ladies breakaway roping and saddle bronc riding.  The "Stampede Party Zone" on the 4th floor Turf Club and Sky Suites, includes a barbecue dinner and 3 beverage tickets.  Advance tickets are available and can be purchased at Colonial Downs.  For more information call 804-966-7223. 

August 5 Community National Night Out 6 to 9 pm at Quinton Park on Henpeck Road.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks & Recreation Department, New Kent Sheriff's Office and more.  Bounce House and slide, Games, Ice Cream, and More.  For more information call 804-966-8502 or 757-564-3480.

August 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

August 23 Virginia Mega Mile Motorcycle Race at Colonial Downs   Gates open 9 am, Timed practice 10:15 to noon. Opening Ceremonies 12:30 pm.  Racing begins at 1 pm.  AMAPRO Flat Dirt Track Racing.  Tickets in advance: $25, Kids 12 and under: $5  American Motorcyclist Association Racing Circuit. For tickets see Colonial Downs or call 804-966-RACE.

September 1 Labor Day

September 4 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  9 am to 4 pm. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will bring their offices to the parking lot of the historic New Kent Courthouse for all DMV transactions including, Driver's licenses and ID cards, road and knowledge tests, and pictures taken.  Customers can order disabled parking placards or plates, get vehicle titles, license plates and decals.

September 10 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm 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 11 9/11 Ceremonial Wreath Laying   Sponsored by New Kent County Public Safety.  Rain or Shine.

September 12, 13, 14 New Kent County Fair  at Colonial Downs. Booth Rentals, Advertise in the Fair Program: Call Martha Martin at 932-3155.  Exotic Petting Zoo, Mechanical Bull Riding, 5K race & Fun Run, Children's Rides, Historic Exhibits, Parade, Entertainment, Duck Calling Contest, Pony and Camel Rides, Harness Racing and more.  Like New Kent County Fair on Facebook.

September 14 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery in Talleysville. 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 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

October 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

November 2 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 4 General Election House of Representatives, US Senate. All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

November 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate 64 Exit 211. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

December 17 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  9 am to 4 pm. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will bring their offices to the parking lot of the historic New Kent Courthouse for all DMV transactions including, Driver's licenses and ID cards, road and knowledge tests, and pictures taken.  Customers can order disabled parking placards or plates, get vehicle titles, license plates and decals.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2015

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 5 Easter Sunday

May 25 Memorial Day

June 9 Primary (if held)

June 15 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta On June 15, 1215 at Runnymede, King John acceded to the barons' and bishops' demands to limit his powers.  The Great Charter was sealed (not signed) and distributed throughout England beginning on June 19, 1215.

September 7 Labor Day

September 19 World Road Cycling Championships tentatively scheduled to begin in Richmond

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!

2016

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 1 Presidential Primary (if held)

March 13 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.

March 27 Easter Sunday

 

May 30 Memorial Day

June 14 Primary (if held)

September 5 Labor Day

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

November 24 Thanksgiving Day

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!

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