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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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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 5, 12, 19, 26 Friendship to Freedom: James and the Marquis de Lafayette 2:15 to 3 pm each day at the Hennage Auditorium, 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185.  Museum ticket required: Adults: 12.99, Youth: $6.49.  James Lafayette was a slave in New Kent County who became a spy for the Marquis de Lafayette in the Yorktown campaign of 1781, contributing significantly to the American victory in the war for independence.  For more information call 855 391-4302.

February 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Jasmine Plantation, 4500 N Courthouse Rd., Providence Forge VA 23140.  Speaker Kathleen C. Hale, the Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for New Kent County Fire-Rescue  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

February 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.

February 23 Country Night at the Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery 6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 24 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, C&F Bank in Quinton, Sandston Cleaners, and the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $8 per Quart.  Get advance tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member or call 804-966-2615.

March 3 Opening Day of the New Kent Historical Society Museum  The Museum is in the 2 room schoolhouse at New Kent Courthouse and is open every Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.  It will remain open each Saturday until December.

March 3 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 3 Financial Literacy Conference 10 am to noon at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141.  Sponsored by the New Kent Community Development Corporation.  For more information call 804 932-4245.

March 5 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 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.

March 11 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the Old New Kent Courthouse at New Kent.  Speaker: Helen Rountree on " When they say they're Indians, believe them."  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 16 Active Aging Adult Spring Luncheon noon to 2 pm at the Quinton Community Center. RSVP by March 7.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 16 St. Patrick's Day at Saudé Creek 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Saude Creek Vineyards.  Griff's Room Band!  Look for our all new and fun IRISH COCKTAIL (more details to come) Alewerks Brewing Company The Scottish Pig and Monique's Crepes.  No admission Charge.   For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

March 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm. at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089   The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 23 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.

March 24 Historic New Kent County Tour 9 am to 4:30 pm sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society.  Cost including lunch is $35.  RSVP by March 12.  Applications and details coming soon.

March 30 Live Reenactment of the Lord's Supper 7:30 pm at the Amphitheater at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  On Good Friday we will travel back 2000 years and join the Last Supper as it is reenacted in live form. Free.

March 31 Easter Egg Hunt 1 to 3 pm next to the swimming pool at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Bring your children and grandchildren. The Easter Bunny will be there to take pictures will and Rockahock will have an inflatable bounce house for the children to play

April 1 Easter Sunday

April New Kent Envirothon - Earth Day More information to come.

April 12 Chickahominy Area Triad Spring Fling 9:30 am to 2 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Age Ages 55+.  Health and Safety Fair. Lunch incouded at 12:30 pm.  No Fee.  Reservations required by April 2. Contact Pat Armbrust at 804-822-3062 or 804-932-3893 or Marion Shackford at 804-932-3966 or email ateachur@aol.com.

April 13, 14, 15 Two - One Act Comedies perfomed by New Kent StageHands at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Actors/Actresses and Stage Crew needed.

 April 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.

April 18 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.

April 21 Historic Garden Week New Kent Tour 10 am to 5 pm  Cumberland Plantation, Moss Side Plantation, Cedar Lane, and St. Peter's Church.

April 21 Spring Quilt Show If you are interested in exhibiting a quilt contact Patricia at 932-3331.  More information to come.

April 28 'Pickin' N' Pullin' BBQ Competition at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Inflatables, silent auction, live music.  $10 per carload.

April 28 New Kent Relay for Life 1 to 9 pm at NKHS Football Field.

April 28 Sip 'n Shop 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089  Music, food, shopping and more.  Call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com   

May, 2018 50th Anniversary of "Charles C. Green et al. v. County School Board of New Kent County, Virginia, et al", the most significant public school desegregation decision by the United States Supreme Court decided after Brown v. Board of Education, changing the practice of school systems throughout he nation. For more informaation see Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary.

May 5 A Taste of  New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 5 pm at Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse.  Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  More information to come. 

May 5 Uncorked Half Marathon 7:30 am to 12:30 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 5 Introduction to the Green Case 2 to 4 pm at Watkins Elementary School includes a panel of students, parents, and teachers discussing their personal experiences from the 1968 decision. The Kids Corner, 2 pm at Watkins Elementary School will present music and the story of the Green case.  Music of the Sixties performed by the New Kent StageHands.  Singers needed.  For more informaation see Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary.

May 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.

 May 15 The History of George W. Watkins Elementary School 7 pm at Watkins Elementary School, includes a tour of the school, and student presentations. Hosted by the Watkins Elementary School PTO.   Free and open to the Public.  For more informaation see Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary.

 May 20 Green Celebration Service 3 to 5 pm at New Kent High School, features the One Voice Chorus Ensemble. Hosted by the New Kent Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)  For more informaation see Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary.

May 27 Memorial Day

 May 27 Civil Rights in the 21st Century and Beyond 2 to 5 pm at New Kent High School. This is the culminating event of the 50th Anniversary. It includes a film on Green vs. County School Board of New Kent County decision and a panel discussion on "Civil Rights in the 21st Century & Beyond."  For more informaation see Green v New Kent 50th Anniversary.

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.
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June 13 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 14-16 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 15 Last Day of School

June 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.

July 4 Independence Day

July 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.

August 4 Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 6:30 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Free admission with a non-perishable food or pet item.   Inflatable's, Waterslide, Train Ride, Hayride, Live music. For more information call Melanie at 757-810-4337.

August 8 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.

August 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.

September 3 Labor Day

 

September 8 All American Muscle Car Celebration and Air Show at New Kent Airport 200+ Classic & Contemporary Muscle Cars & Trucks - Sports Cars - Customs - Street Rods & Motorcycles.  Wine, Craft Beer, Oysters, Food Vendors, Rock N’ Roll, Silent Auction and Raffle.  Proceeds benefit the Families of the Wounded Fund and Bridging Communities Regional Tech Center scholarships. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.

 

 

September 15, 16 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent Middle School, 7501 Egypt Rd.

September 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.

October 3 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.

Ocober 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.

October 18-20 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, 28 Greater Lanexa Studio Tour A self-drive tour of studios featuring local artists and craftsmen. Follow the GLST signs from Rt 60 and Rt 627 in Eastern New Kent County. For more information see Greater Lanexa Studio Tour

November 3 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 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 12 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 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.

July 4 Independence Day

 

September 2 Labor Day

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 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

July 4 Independence 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 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 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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