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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 

September 28, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at New Hope Church, 6475 Parrish Rd., Providence Forge, VA. 23140.  An original, unique, terrifying experience that is part haunt, part escape room, part carnival, and part game of life.  Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church.For more information call 840-7937.

October 17 Meet the Superintendent 6 pm at the New Kent Visitors Center, 7324 Vineyards Pkwy.   Families, employees and the community are invited to meet New Kent School Superintendent Brian Nichols.  Superintendent Nichols will share his vision for New Kent County Schools and discuss the plans for the new elementary school.  (A second meeting will be held on Oct 23 at the Providence Forge Recreation Center)

October 18 HOMECOMING - New Kent v Grafton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

October 19 Community Fall Festival 8 am to 4 pm at Providence Forge Hardware, 9321 Pocahontas Trail.  Local arts and crafts.  Bounce House.  For more information call 966-9076.

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

October 22 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at the New Kent Administration Building. Meet the Candidates!  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 23 Trip to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC    Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

October 23 Meet the Superintendent 6 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd.   Families, employees and the community are invited to meet New Kent School Superintendent Brian Nichols.  Superintendent Nichols will share his vision for New Kent County Schools and discuss the plans for the new elementary school. 

October 24 DMV at New Kent Courthouse 10 am to 2 pm. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will bring their offices to the New Kent Administraation Building at New Kent Courthouse for all DMV transactions including, Driver's licenses and ID cards, road and knowledge tests, and pictures taken.  Customers can order disabled parking placards or plates, get vehicle titles, license plates and decals.

October 25, 26 & November 8, 9  West Side Story  7:30 pm each day at New Kent High School.  Featuring students from New Kent High School.  For more information call NKHS at 804-966-9671, or email Victoria Kesling at: vkesling@nkcps.k12.va.us.

 

October 26 Roar and Soar - Car & Aircraft Show 10 am to 3 pm at New Kent Airport.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent and by New Kent Airport. War Birds, Classic, Contemporary, Home Built, Antique, and Light Sport Aircraft, along with Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles: Domestic & Import, Vintage & New, Custom & Stock, All Makes and Models.  Also - Food, Beer, Wine, Vendors, Crafters, Rock 'N' Roll, Silent Auction, and Marshmallow Drop.  Sponsorship and Vendor opportunities are available.

October 26 Kiwanis Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 4 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd. Made by Kenny Dill. Supports the youth of New Kent and Charles City.  Take out only - $10 per quart - cash or check.  To reserve your stew or for more information call Penny at 804-966-2264 or email pwynn@cffc.com.

October 26 Prescription Drug Take Back 10am to 2pm at the New Kent Sheriff’s Office located at 11995 Courthouse Circle, at New Kent Courthouse. For more information call 804 966-9500.

October 26 Corinth Fall Festival 3 to 5 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Games. door prizes, bounce houses, face painting and Fall treats.  All are welcome.  For more information call 966-5635.    

October 26 Trunk or Treat 3-5 pm at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church, 9310 Townsend Road, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Wear a costume and bring a bag to collect goodies.  Trick or treating, games, pumpkin painting & snacks.

October 26, 27 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

October 26, 27 Haunted Winery & Halloween Party Friday: 6-9 pm, Saturday: 5-8 pm at  Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Rd.  Haunted Hayrides. Live Music, Tavern Red Wine, Brunswick Stew, and more.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

November 1 New Kent v Jamestown - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

 

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 3 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the Old New Kent Courthouse at New Kent.  Speaker: Sylvia Lee, Former Interpreter at Colonial Williamsburg.  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.

November 5 General Election for Virginia Senate, Virginia House of Delegates, New Kent Board of Supervisors, New Kent School Board, New Kent Sheriff, New Kent Treasurer, New Kent Commissioner of Revenue, New Kent Commonwealth Attorney, and New Kent Soil and Water Districts.  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 6 A Caregiver's Roadmap 2 pm at the Heritage Public Library New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  Anyone providing care to another person is encouraged to attend.  Sponsored by Senior Connections.  For more information see www.heritagepubliclibrary.org or call 804-966-2480. (also at the Charles City Branch on Oct 9)

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 11 New Kent Middle School Veterans Day Tribute  9 am at the NKMS Gym, 7501 Egypt Rd. New Kent, VA 23124.  Reception for veterans begins at 8:30 am.  Open to the public. All veterans are especially invited.  For more information call 804-966-9655.

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

November 21, 22, 23, 24 The Tin Woman 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2:30 pm on Sunday at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  A play by Sean Grennan performed by New Kent StageHands.  For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

 

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 1 Jingle all the Way Festive Walk & Dash at the New Kent County Historic Courthouse Grand Illumination.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

December 1 New Kent Community Grand Illumination  3-6 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Caroling, Vendors, Hot Chocolate Bar, Coffee, Community Entertainment, Visit with Santa, Illumination of Historic New Kent Courthouse, Family Activitaies.  Jingle All The Way!  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

December 1 New Kent Historical Society Chistmas Open House 3 to 6 pm at the Family Hisory and Research Center in the old jail beside the Historic Courthouse.  Held in conjunction with the New Kent Grand Illumination.

December 6 Richmond Holiday Lights Tour  5:30 to 10 pm.  Ages 8+.  Cost $30 to $35.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 12 New Kent Middle School Choir Concert  7 pm at the NKMS Auditorium, 7501 Egypt Rd. New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-966-9655.

December 13-15 New York Holiday Shopping Trip  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  Santa needs helpers.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 7 New Kent Historical Society Museum Christmas Open House 10 am to 2 pm at the Museum, 11740 New Kent Highway, next to Corinth Baptist Church. New Exhibits.  Refreshments.

December 7 Holiday Tacky Light Tour Leave from Quinton Park at 5:30 pm Return approximately 10 pm.  Ages 8+.  Cost $20 to $30.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

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 and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2020

January 1 Happy New Year!

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

February 15 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. The Club is a 501(C)(3) organization, mailing address is P. O. Box 83, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

February 21 Daddy-Daughter Dance  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

February 26 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 and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

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.

March 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.



April 12 Easter Sunday

April 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

April 23 New Kent Middle School Choir Spring Concert  7 pm at the NKMS Auditorium, 7501 Egypt Rd. New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-966-9655.

April 29 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 and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.



May 9 A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival  at Maidstone.
Wineries, food, and entertainment. Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.

May 19 TENTATIVE New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

May 25 Memorial Day

June 4 New Kent Middle School Choir Summer Pops Concert  7 pm at the NKMS Auditorium, 7501 Egypt Rd. New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-966-9655.

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.

June 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

June 24 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 and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

July 4 Independence Day

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

August 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 19 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 and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

September 7 Labor Day

September 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pmThe New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

 October 21 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 and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.


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

 

November 26 Thanksgiving Day

December 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 and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

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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