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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
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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 

May 30 Memorial Day

May 30 Memorial Day Picnic 11 am at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

June 3 Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center Foundation Golf Tournament Shotgun start at 1 pm. at the Brickshire Golf Club in Providence Forge.  For more information contact Kim Filipowicz at 804-966-7888 x4 or email kfilipowicz@traditionalclubs.com.

June 4 New Kent Historical Society Museum Grand Opening 10 am at the museum, 11740 New Kent Highway, in the one room school house at New Kent Courthouse (formerly the Martha Dandridge Women's Club Building)  New Kent Farm and Home Life, American Revolution, Civil War, Green v. New Kent School Board, and New Kent County History Timeline. POSTPONED FROM MAY 21

June 4 Pamunkey River Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Overlooking the Pamunkey River.  Rain or Shine.  Local food, music, and wine.  Advance ticket sales begins May 1.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Pamunkey River Wine Festival

June 9 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

June 11 Run for the Robinsons 1 Mile: 8 am, 5K: 8:30 am at the Brickshire playground and pavilion.  Proceeds benefit the family of a man with melanoma,  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080.  

June 12 Mark Daniel - Live Concert 6:30 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973.

June 14 Farm Bill Workshop 9:30 am at the USDA-NRCS /Quinton Service Center, 2502 New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  Help to identify high priority areas needing assistance.  For more information call 804-932-4376.

June 14 FSA County Committee Workshop 2 pm at the New Kent County Extension office located at11809 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124. The meeting will explain the general role of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the County Committee (COC).  For more information contact the local FSA office at 804-932-4376. 

June 14 Primary CANCELLED - US House of Representatives - Primary CANCELLED Only one candidate qualified for the primary ballot for Republican First District Congressman. The Democratic candidate for First District Congressman will be decided by convention, therefore no primary will be held.

June 15 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.

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 17 New Kent High School Graduation 7 to 8:30 am at the VCU Siegel Center, 1200 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23284.  Invitation required.

June 17 Last Day of School

June 18 Yard and Donut Sale 8 am at Cornerstone Thrift in Providence Forge. Sponsored by New Hope Church.  For more information call 840-7937.

June 18 Safe New Kent 9 am to noon at Quinton Park, 3325 Quinton Park Trail on Henpeck Road.  For Kids ages 4 to 7. • Ident-a-kid (Masons) • Bicycle Safety (New Kent Sheriff’s Office/State Farm/Safe Kids Virginia) • Smokey the Bear (Virginia Department of Forestry) • Boat & Water Safety (Department of Game & Inland Fisheries) • Fire Safety & Procedures (New Kent Fire Department) • Emergency Preparedness (Virginia Cooperative Extension) • Child Safety (State Police) • Playground Safety (New Kent Parks and Recreation) • Information Table (Quin Rivers) • Environmental Safety (New Kent Clean County Committee) • Road Safety (Virginia Department of Transportation)  For more information contact Sarah Fearing at 757-298-5838.

June 18 Summer Reading Program - Kick-Off Tailgate Party 11 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

June 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Cumberland Plantation on the Pamunkey River, 9007 Cumberland Rd. Speaker: Sheriff Joe McLaughlin.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

June 27 Dino Discoveries 10:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Presented by Virginia Living Museum. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

June 30 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

July 4 Picnic at Winnies 11 am at 10001 Peace Rd, Quinton, 23141  Sponsored by New Hope Church.   For more information call 840-7937.

July 8 St. Peter's Golf Tournament  - RESCHEDULED DATE - 1 pm shotgun start at Brickshire Golf Club. Captain's Choice. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church.  $95 per person.  Proceeds to benefit the youth mission trip.  Call Kim Filipowicz at 400-2369 for more information or to register.

July 11 Rachel Coker 6:30 to 8 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  The author of Chasing Jupiter and Interrupted: A Life Beyond Words.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

July 14 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

July 16 Concealed Weapons Class 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent County Sheriff's Office.  Cost: $50.  Call Heath Jenkins at 804-966-9500 to register or for more information.

July 16 Keisha Harris noon to 2 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  The author of Warrior 911.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

July 17 The Finney's - Live Concert 6:30 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

July 17 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.

July 19 Mini Makerfest 1 to 3 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Teen.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

July 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Third Base Grill on Pocahontas Hwy (Rt. 60) in Bottoms Bridge. Speaker Alexis Chouinard of Chicklet Marketing.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

July 20 Magician 10:30 am at George Watkins Elementary School sponsored by Heritage Public Library.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

July 25 Our Animal Neighbors 10:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Presented by Virginia Living Museum. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

July 28 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

August 1-5 Vacation Bible School 9 to 11 am at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

August 2 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 4 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse. (Location and time may change)

August 5-7 Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing; Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products; Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment 

August 12 Shushy Library 2 to 4 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  A Teen Advisory Board sponsored event.  Teens.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

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 14 Nikki Headley - Live Concert 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

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.

August 20 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.  $30 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.

September 5 Labor Day

September 5 Labor Day Picnic and Water Fun 11 am at at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

September 6 First Day of School - Drive Safely

September 7 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm shotgun 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 10 Elbe Musikanten - Live Concert 6:30 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

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 Gauthier Vineyards, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, VA 23011  (Time and location may change.) Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

September 21 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.

September 23 Apple Festival  Noon at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

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 Craft Fair 8 am to 3 pm at  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church on Rt. 60 in Quinton. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 14034.  Spaces are available.  For more information call GK Kevin Almeida at 804-367-4681.

October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  A Unique Truth-based haunt that will scare you mind, body, and soul. Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Every Friday and Saturday in October.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church.For more information call 840-7937.

October 8 Second Liberty Baptist Church 150th Anniversary Banquet  The church was founded in 1866.

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 EVB Bank on New Kent Highway (Rt. 249) in Quinton (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 6 Providence Got Talent 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249.)  Part of the Providence UMC Concert Series. The concerts are free and open to everyone. For more information call 932-4973. 

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. Election of Officers.

 

 

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 11 Donut Sale and Christmas Parade 8 am at Cornerstone Thrift Store in Providence Forge. Sponsored by New Hope Church.   For more information call 840-7937.

December 11 Providence Forage Christmas Parade

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 14 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.

December 23 Christmas Service and Party 7 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  For more information call 840-7937.

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. 

June 16 Last Day of School

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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