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

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.

 

 

 

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EW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA

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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 

Thru December 22 Christmas Gallery - Local Artists Tuesdays thru Saturdays from 11am to 6pm at Old Tavern Farm, 8400 S. Quaker Rd. in Quinton.  Also open on Dec 24, Christmas Eve.

December 17 Holiday Tea at the Jefferson noon to 2 pm at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.  Ages 50+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.   Please contact NKPR at 966-8502.

December 17 Last Day that the New Kent Historical Society History Center will be Open 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 on Monday, March 4, 2019. 

December 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party 6 to 8 pm at the Brickshire Golf Clubhouse.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

December 18 New Kent Relay for Life Organizational Meeting 6 pm in the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  For more information or to RSVP email newkentrelay@aol.com or contact Tricia at 804-837-3117.  The event will be held on April 27, 2019 at the New Kent High School Football Field.

December 19 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

December 22 Holiday Open House 1 to 4 pm at White Plains Farm and Vineyard, 1063 Old Church Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. (Entrance on Old Church Road in New Kent County near the Hanover County line.) Carriage Rides, Fife & Drum, Smores Bar, and Hot Drinks  Be sure to pre-order your wine from our website for pick-up!

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2019

January 1 Happy New Year!

January 4 Music & Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

January 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

January 16 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

 January 18 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.

January 19 Heartsaver CPR/AED & First Aid Course 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number One, 4315 N. Courthouse Rd., Providence Forge, VA 23140. To register, go to: https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0082-0003-cdea453e484e4028b7aae7c963fd7423 and use access code: new kent.  For more information contact: Travis Jenkins, EMS Lieutenant, 804-310-4874 or wtjenkins@newkent-va.us

January 19 Youth Sports Expo 10 am to 1 pm at the Historic New Kent School Gym Lobby and Parks and Recreation office.  Learn about and sign up for New Kent Sports. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

January 21 Martin Luther King Day Program 10 am to noon at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call: 804 932-4245.

February 4 New Kent StageHands 2019 Organizational Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

February 6 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.

February 6 New Kent StageHands Spring Auditions 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Anyone 16 or over may join.  Actors and backstage are needed.  For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

February 8 Daddy-Daughter Dance 6 to 7:30 pm for ages 4-6 and 7:30 to 9:30 pm for ages 7-10 at the Quinton Community Center ages Ages 4-10.  $12 for Dad & Daughter.  $3 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

February 20 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

February 23 Casino Night 6 to 9:30 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Sponsored by the New Kent Jr. Women's Club.  Tickets will go on sale October 8 at $40 donation per person. Ages 21 and older. Proceeds will benefit the youth of New Kent.  Opportunities for Gaming Table Sponsorships, Horse Sponsorships, silent auction items and prizes. The Club is a 501(C)(3) organization, mailing address is P. O. Box 83, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

March 4 Opening Day of the New Kent Historical Society History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will remain open each Monday until December.


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

March 17 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the Old New Kent Courthouse at New Kent.  Refreshments from 2 to 2:30 pm, followed by the meeting at 2:30 pm.  The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.

March 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 20 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

April 1-5 Spring Break Camp Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

April 10 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.

April 12 Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 to 11:30 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.

April 12, 13, 14 New Kent StageHands Performance at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

April 13 Charles C. Green Golf Tournament at Brickshire Golf Course.  the tournament will help the Green Committee raise scholarship funds to honor the memory and work of Dr. Charles C. Green.

April 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

April 21 Easter Sunday

April 27 New Kent Relay for Life
3 to 10 pm at the New Kent High School  Football Field, 7365 Egypt Rd, New Kent, VA 23124.

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 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 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

May 28 Memorial Day

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.

June 11 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held)  for Virginia Senate and Virginia House of Delegates (Should the selection be made by a Convention or only one candidate qualify for the primary ballot in any office, then no primary for that office will be held) For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

June 12 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 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

July 4 Independence Day

July 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 8 First Day of Thoroughbred Racing at Colonial Downs  15 days of racing are planned for 2019 from August 8 thru September 7.  30 race days are planned for 2020. The Virginia Derby is scheduled for August 31, 2019.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.

August 14 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.

 

August 16, 17, 18 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent Middle School, 7501 Egypt Rd.

August 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 31 The Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs  15 days of racing are planned for 2019 from August 8 thru September 7.  30 race days are planned for 2020.  See Colonial Downs for times and more information.

September 2 Labor Day

September 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 16 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.

 

October 26 Roar and Soar - Car & Aircraft Show 11 am to 4 pm at New Kent Airport.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent and by New Kent Airport. War Birds, Classic, Contemporary, Home Built and Light Sport Aircraft, along with Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, Muscle and Vintage Cars, Street Rods, Sports, Choppers and Cruisers.  Also - Food, Beer, Wine, Vendors, Crafters, Rock 'N' Roll, Silent Auction, and Marshmallow Drop.  Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of New Kent Auto/Aircraft Mechanical & Flight School Scholarships.  Sponsorship and Vendor opportunities are available.  

November 2 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon 2:30 to 4:30 pm at Hanover Lanes in Mechanicsville.  All proceeds benefit New Kent County Public School students and staff. Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.   For more information call 966-8526.  egistration information to come.  


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

November 5 General Election for Virginia Senate Virginia House of Delegates, and Soiol and Water Districts  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November New Kent Middle School Veterans Day Tribute  9 am.  Reception for veterans begins at 8:30 am.  Open to the public. All veterans are especially invited.

November 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

 

November 28 Thanksgiving Day

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
Begins November 29, 2019

at Source Hardware on Rt. 249 (New Kent Highway ) in Quinton
Beautiful Freshly Cut Fraser Fir Trees.  Starting at $40.  Pick the right tree for your home.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent
Trees sell out early!

December 18 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.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2020

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 3 Republican and Democratic Presidential Primary (if held)  (If only one candidate qualifies, then no primary for that party will be held) For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

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



April 12 Easter Sunday

May 25 Memorial Day

June 9 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held)  for US Senate and US House of Repreentatives (Should the selection be made by a Convention or only one candidate qualify for the primary ballot in any office, then no primary for that office will be held) For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

July 4 Independence Day

September 7 Labor Day


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

November 3 General Election - President; Vice-President; US Senate; US House of Representatives  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.  For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 7 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon 2:30 to 4:30 pm at Hanover Lanes in Mechanicsville.  All proceeds benefit New Kent County Public School students and staff. Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.   For more information call 966-8526.  egistration information to come.  

November New Kent Middle School Veterans Day Tribute  9 am.  Reception for veterans begins at 8:30 am.  Open to the public. All veterans are especially invited.

 

November 26 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2021

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 14 Daylight Saving Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.



April 4 Easter Sunday

May 31 Memorial Day

July 4 Independence Day

September 6 Labor Day

November 2 General Election for Governor; Lt. Governor;  Attorney General; and Virginia House of Delegates 97th District:   All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.


November 7 End of Daylight Saving Time
Set your clocks back one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks back to 1 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. 

 

November 25 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2022

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 13 Daylight Saving Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.



April 17 Easter Sunday

May 30 Memorial Day

June 14 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held) for US House of Representatives (Should the selection be made by a Convention or only one candidate qualify for the primary ballot in any office, then no primary for that office will be held) For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

July 4 Independence Day

September 5 Labor Day


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

November 8 General Election - US House of Representatives  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.  For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

 

November 24 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2023

January 1 Happy New Year!

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


April 9 Easter Sunday

May 29 Memorial Day

July 4 Independence Day

September 4 Labor Day


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

 

November 23 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2024

January 1 Happy New Year!

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

March 31 Easter Sunday

May 27 Memorial Day

July 4 Independence Day

September 2 Labor Day


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

 

November 28 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2025

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 9 Daylight Saving Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

April 20 Easter Sunday

May 26 Memorial Day

July 4 Independence Day

September 1 Labor Day


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

 

November 27 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

 

 

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