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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
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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 

February 22 Meet the Republican Candidates for Governor 7 pm in the Board Room of the New Kent County Administration Building.  Invited are Denver Riggleman, Frank Wagner, Corey Stewart and Ed Gillespie.  A business meeting of the New Kent Republican Committee will also be held.  The public is invited. For more information contact New Kent Republican Chairman Mark Daniel: markdanielgreatsouthrealty@gmail.com

February 23 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 Martha Martin.

February 24 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 25 Mardi Gras Ball 7 to 11 pm at the Providence Forge Community Center on Carriage Rd, just east of Providence Forge.  Tickets: $25 single or $40 per couple.  To Support the New KEnt Humane Society.  For more informatdion or to purchase tickets call 966-7105.

February 28 Community Coffee, Chats & Games 9:30 to 11 am at the Parks and Rec Classroom.  For ages 55+.  Community speakers, coffee, snacks, and games.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  RSVP.  For more information or to register call 966-8502.

February 28 Pancake Supper 5:30 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Adults: $8, Children: $4.

March 4 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 4 March into Ministry Workshop 10 am at Union Baptist Church, 8468 South Quaker Rd, Quinton, VA 23141  The theme is "Empowering to Serve".  For more information email bjcharaity@aol.com.

March 6 Official Opening of the New Kent Historical Society History Center  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 remain open each Monday until December 2017.

March 8 New Kent Relay for Life Planning Meeting 6:30 pm  For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

March 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 Martha Martin.

March 9, 10, 11 "Little Shop of Horrors" 7 pm at the New Kent High School Auditorium.  A play by Howard Ashman.  Presented by the New Kent Trojan Theatre and the Trojan Marching Band.  For more information see www.trojantheatre.com.

March 10 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502. More dates: April 14.

March 10 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

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.

March 16, 17, 18 World Wars I and II New Kent Commemoration at the Historic New Kent Courthouse.  March 16&17: 8 am to 3 pm; March 18: 9 am to 3 pm.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historic Commission. Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II and the 100th Anniversary of the start o World War I.   The event will include an interactive mobile exhibit and inside and outside displays. www.viraginiaworldwarI.org and www.virginiaworldwarII.org   

March 17 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at www.buzzpicasso.com.  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings.

March 19 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.  The meeting is open to the pubic and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.

March 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm   The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 21 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 30 Cooking Class with  6 to 7 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 30 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 Martha Martin.

March 31 Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 to 1130 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 New Kent Relay for Life Planning Meeting 6:30 pm  For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

April 13 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 Martha Martin.

April 14 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502.

April 15-17 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.

April 16 Easter Sunday

April 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm   The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

 

April 22 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 27 Cooking Class with  6 to 7 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

April 27 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 Martha Martin.

April 29 Pickin' N' Pullin' BBQ Competition at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Inflatables, silent auction, live music.  $10 per carload.

May 6 Uncorked Half Marathon 1 to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Sponsored by Sports Backers.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 10 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.

May 11 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 Martha Martin.

May 12 Virginia Public Safety Foundation Memorial Golf Classic at Brickshire Golf Club. 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.  

May 12, 13 "The Crucible" Trojan Theatre will be producing The Crucible by Arthur Miller at New Kent High School Auditordium on May 12, 13 and at Firehouse Theatre in Richmond on May 19, 20.  For more information see www.trojantheatre.com.

May 13 A Taste of New Kent 6 to 7 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

May 20 Relay for Life at New Kent High School Football Field  Opening Ceremony: 1 pm; Ending Ceremony: 10 pm. For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

May 22 Last Day to Register to Vote or Update an Existing Registration for the June 13 Primary Election.  For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

May 25 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 Martha Martin.

May 29 Memorial Day

June 6 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail for the June 13 Primary Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

June 8 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 Martha Martin.

June 13 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held) for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, 97th District House of Delegates.  (Should the selection by made in 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 16 Last Day of School

June 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm   The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

June 29 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 Martha Martin.

July 13 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 Martha Martin.

July 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

July 27 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 Martha Martin.

 

August 11, 12, 13 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 11: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 12: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 13: noon - 6pm.

August 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 21 Total Solar Eclipse visible across the US.

September 4 Labor Day

September 6 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at (TBA)    Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-337-7296  or email Alan Files at alan.files@kempsvillebuilding.com 

September 17-18 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 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 31 Last Day to Register to Vote or Update an Existing Registration for the November 7 General Election

October 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 19-21 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 27 New Kent Chamber Cup Golf Tournament Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For more information contact Connie Bryan at office@newkentchamber.org.

October 31 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail for the November 7 General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 4 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot in Person for the November 7 General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

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 for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General and Virginia House of Delegates  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 11 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 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

June 12 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held)  for U. S. Senator and U. S. 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.

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 for U. S. Senate and U. S. House of Representatives  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 11 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 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

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.

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 for Virginia Senate and Virginia House of Delegates  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 11 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 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. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 11 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!

 

 

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