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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.

 

 

 

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 

June 28 Celebrate the Bay at New Kent Winery 6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

June 29, 30 School's Out  9 am to Noon at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

June 30 Church in the Park 11 am to 2 pm at Quinton Park, off of Henpeck Rd.  Sponsored by the Second Liberty Baptist Church family.  Worship and fellowship followed by free food and games.  RSVP by texting 804-539-5647.

July 1 Dedication of the "LOVE" Sign 10:30 am at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center, 7324 Vineyards Parkway, Just off of Interstate 64 at Exit 211.

July 4 Independence Day

July 6 New Kent Farmers Market - Opening Day at the South-East corner of New Kent Highway and Vineyards Parkway across the roundabout from New Kent WineryOpen every Saturday from 8 am to noon from July 6, 2019 through October 26, 2019.

July 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

July 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at CATLab, 6540 Emmaus Church Rd., Suite 106, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Speaker: Matt Smolnik, New Kent Dirrector of Economic Development.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

July 17 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

July 18-27 Christmas in July  at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

July 19 Family Game Night 6 to 8:30pm.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  Table games, board games, open gym basketball, kickball (weather permitting), snacks and more.  Please RSVP by July 15 to 966-8502.

August 1 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

August 6 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 8 First Day of Thoroughbred Racing at Colonial Downs  15 days of racing are planned for 2019.   30 race days are planned for 2020.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.  Live racing dates in 2019: Aug 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-30, Sept 2, and 6-7. The Virginia Derby and Virginia Oaks are scheduled for August 31, 2019.

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 Under the Stars 6 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

 

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 (Location to be determined)  Speaker: Mike Watson, former Delegate and owner of CATLab will discuss offshore drilling, manufacturing and small business barriers to entry.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 21 Bluegrass Social & Fellowship 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141 Ages 18 and up.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation  Please contact JC Hale at 389-7407 or NKPR at 966-8502.

August 24 New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast  - 4 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road just East of Providence Forge.  All You Can Eat Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans and beverages.  Music by Timberwolf.  $35 admission - Advance Ticket Sales Only.  Tickets are available at C&F bank in Providence Forge and at BB&T in Charles City.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-2264.

August 31 The Virginia Derby and The Oaks at Colonial Downs  15 days of racing are planned for 2019.  30 race days are planned for 2020.  See Colonial Downs for times and more information.  Other live racing dates in 2019: Aug 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-30, Sept 2, and 6-7.

September 1 Old Dominion Band - Live Performance 7 pm at  Colonial Downs  #1 hit on Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts with "Make it Sweet".  Tickets go on sale beginning on June 15 at 10am.  See Old Dominion at Colonial Downs for more information.

September 2 Labor Day

September 4 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm shotgun start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $75 per person/ $300 per team.   Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-337-7296 or email alanfiles@gmail.com.

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.

September 28 The Great Gatsby Gala 7 to 11 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

September 29 Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Sponsored by the New Kent Historic Commission

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 19 St. Peter's Oyster Roast at 11805 Whitehouse Rd on the Pamunkey River. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church.

 

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 25 New Kent Community Grand Illumination  Begins at dusk at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

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 9 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 1 pm at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, C&F Bank in Quinton, Sandston Cleaners in Sandston, and N & W Salvage in Sandston,  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $9 per Quart.  To pre-order call 804-763-9419 or visit www.facebook.com/pfruritan.

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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