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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
New Kent Churches
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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 

February 12 Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Quinton Community Center ages Ages 4-11.  $12 for Dad & Daughter.  $3 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 13 George W. Watkins Alumni Association Meeting 2 pm at Cumberland Community Center, on New Kent Hwy, East of New Kent Courthouse.  For more information call 932-8808.

February 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at the Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill RdSpeaker: Laura Ecimovic, New Kent Commissioner of Revenue.  

February 17 Buffet Supper 6 to 6:45 at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106)   Free.  You are invited to stay for Bible Study at 6:45 pm.  For more information call 804-966-5238.

February 18 Introductory Class for MS Word noon to 2 pm at Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Learn to create, save, and attach documents.  Registration required.  For more information or to register call the library at 966-2480.

February 20 Lego Robotics Workshop 10 to 11 am at Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Limited to 12 participants.  For grades 2 to 5.  For more information or to register call the library at 966-2480.

February 21 Black History Program 3 pm at the Cumberland Community Center on New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249) just east of  New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by the New Kent Civic League. Admission is free. For more information call 966-2643. 

February 23 Last Day to Request Absentee Ballot by Mail for the March 1 Presidential Primaries For more information call 804-966-9699 or email kmbartlett@newkent-va.us or see New Kent Voter Registration and Election Office.

February 27 Last Day to Cast Absentee Ballot in Person for the March 1 Presidential Primaries For more information call 804-966-9699 or email kmbartlett@newkent-va.us or see New Kent Voter Registration and Election Office.

March 1 Republican Presidential Primary (if held) Order on the ballot: Marco Rubio, Lindsey Graham, Ben Carson, Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Jim Gilmore, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum, John Kasich, Carly Fiorina.  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

March 1 Democratic Presidential Primary (if held) Order on the ballot: Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders.  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

March 1 Paws to Read 10:30 am to noon at Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  For more information or to register call the library at 966-2480.

March 5 Providence Forge Presbyterian Church Yard and Bake Sale 8 am to noon at the Church at 9310 Townsend Rd.  Sponsored by the Youth of the Church. Rain or Shine.  For more information call 966-2079.

March 7 The New Kent Historical Society's Family History and Research Center at the old jail, located at 12007 Courthouse Circle in New Kent, will begin opening on Mondays from 10 am to 2 pm. Contact LaVonne, at lavonne@newkenthistoricalsoc.com, to arrange a visit or for research questions.

March 12 Walk in the Forest 8 am to 1:30 pm at the New Kent Forestry Center, 11301 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. 8 am: Guided Birding Trip; 10 am Guided Nature Hikes start every half hour until 1:30 pm; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm: children's activities and seedling give away. Sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, and the Williamsburg Bird Club.  For more information contact Page Hutchinson at 804-966-2201.

March 12 Allegiant Movie Party 7 to 9 pm at Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Divergent Party hosted by the Heritage Public Library Teen Advisory Board.  Food, games, swag and more.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

March 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Quin Rivers, 12025 Courthouse Circle at New Kent Courthouse.  Speaker: Emily DeCarlo of Quin Rivers.

March 18 Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 am at Quinton Park. For One to Five year olds. RSVP requested by March 14 to 966-8502. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

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

March 27 Easter Sunday

April 9 All American Muscle Car Celebration 11 am to 4 pm at New Kent Vineyards, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106. 200+ Classic & Contemporary Muscle Cars & Trucks - Sports Cars - Customs - Street Rods.  Plus Car Corral (Vehicles for Sale), Wine, Food, Parts Vendors, Rock N' Roll, Silent Auction.  Proceeds benefit the Families of the Wounded Fund.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.

April 15 New Kent Blast Golf Tournament 1 pm at Brookwood Golf Course (in the Five Lakes Subdivision) $300 per team, or $75 single.  Proceedes support Girls' Softball Team.  For more information or to register call 240-4825 or email nkblastgolf@gmail.com.

April 16 New Kent Envirothon - Earth Day 9 am to 2 pm at the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, beside the 1930 School. A day of Earth friendly activities for all ages.  For more information call 804-966-9645.

April 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at the Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center, 7930 Chipping Lane at New Kent Courthouse.  

April 22 New Kent 4-H Golf Classic Noon; Shotgun Start 1 pm:, Dinner/Prizes:  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information call 804-966-9645.

April 30 Pickin' N' Pullin' BBQ Competition at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Inflatables, silent auction, live music.  $10 per carload.

May 7 New Kent Wine Festival  at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets see www.atasteofnewkent.com.

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 17 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.

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 21 New Kent Historical Society Museum Open House  (tentative date) 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 30 Memorial Day

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

June 14 Primary - US Senate, US House of Representatives (if held)

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 21 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.

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 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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.

 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.

 

 

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 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 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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