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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 8 pm
Thurs: Closed
Fri: 9 am to 5 pm
Sat: 10 am to 2 pm
Sun: Closed
Story Time: 10 am on Fridays
Job Search Service: 1-3 pm on Fridays
Free Tutoring: Tuesdays 4 pm
  Phone 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. (Closed for the winter)

 

 

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2014
Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events 2012
Past Calendar Events 2011

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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 

March 5 New Kent Winery Cooking Class Noon to 2 pm at the Winery.  Chef Jordan Cregger with Richmond's Mosaic Catering + Events will provide recipes and cooking demonstrations for four gourmet courses, each course specially paired with a glass of New Kent Winery wine.  Classes are $60 per person. Call 932-8240 to make reservations. POSTPONED FROM FEBRUARY 26

March 6 Celebrate Dr. Seuss 10 am at Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  For more information or to register call the library at 966-2480.

March 6 The Attic 7:30 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106)  For area teens ages 6 to 12.   Guest speaker is Dr. Kevin Brown of Samaria Baptist Church in Charles City County on the theme "Divergent."  For more information call 804-966-5238.

March 6 & 7 Children's Consignment Sale March 6: 11 am to 7 pm, March 7: 8 am to noon at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 9120 Pocahontas Trail (behind the Food Lion Shopping Center) in Providence Forge, VA 23140. Consignors must register by Feb 20. For more information for consignment registration call 757-784-3524.

March 7 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 7 New Kent Educational Foundation and Rotary Club of West Point Basketball Tourney 8:30 am to 3 pm at the New Kent High School Gymnasium.  3-on-3 Basketball.  Team check in: 7:30 to 8 am. Advance  registration required.  For more information contact Dr. Roy Geiger at 757-707-0085 or Vernon Dennis at 804-366-5079. 

March 7 "The Prodigal Daughter" Dinner and Theater 5 pm at Cumberland Community Center on New Kent Hwy, east of New Kent Courthouse. Tickets including spaghetti dinner and play: $15.  Proceeds benefit the Cumberland Community Center.  For more information call 241-0163.

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.

March 9 Info Session with Congressman Dave Brat 8 am at the New Kent Winery. Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce. A light breakfast will be served.  RSVP to Ron Stiers at 804-966-8581 or email ron@ronstiers.com. No charge for this event.

March 9 The New Kent Historical Society's Research Center  at the old jail, located at 12007 Courthouse Circle in New Kent, will begin opening on Mondays. Contact LaVonne, "The Jailor", at lavonne@newkenthistoricalsoc.com, to arrange a visit or for research questions. THE OPENING WAS POSTPONED FROM MARCH 2.

March 10 New Kent Civic League Meeting 6:30 pm at Second Liberty Baptist Church.  For more information call 966-2643.

March 11 Empty Bowls Project Chili & Check Nite 6 pm at New Kent High School To benefit the New Kent Social Services Food Pantry  Chili and cornbread prepared by Culinary Arts students will be served. For more information call 804-966-9671 or see Empty Bowls Project.

March 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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.

March 21 Walk in the Forest 8 am to 4 pm at the New Kent Forestry Center, 11301 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. 8 am: Guided Birding Trip; 10 am Guided Nature Hikes start every half hour until 2 pm; 10 am Exhibits Open and Free Seedlings available.  Society of American Foresters.  To register contact Dave Lauthers at 757-753-8309 or email davemmc200@yahoo.com. For more information contact Lisa Deaton at 804-966-2201 or email lisa.deaton@dof.virginia.gov

March 21 Raised Bed Gardening Clinic 10 am to noon at the New Kent Extension Office, beside the 1930 School.  The program is free.  Pre-register by March 13. For more information call 804-966-9645 or email Patty Townsend at patric4@vt.edu

March 21 Sausage Sale 1:30 pm at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge Number 157, 9001 Boulevard Rd. in Providence Forge.  $8 per 2 pound package.  For more information call 804 966-1266.

March 21 Chocolatier Workshop 10 am to noon and 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Parks and Rec classroom at the 1930 New Kent School at New Kent Courthouse.   Fee: $20. Ages 6 to 12: $16. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502. 

March 23 Pot Luck Bingo 11 am to 1 pm at the Parks and Rec classroom at the 1930 New Kent School at New Kent Courthouse.  Bring pot item for lunch.  For ages 55 and up.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502. 

March 27 Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 am at Quinton Park. For One to Five year olds. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 28 Clothing Swap Day and Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.   Gently used clothes requested.

March 31 Life Line Screening 8 am to 5 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club.

March 31 Congressman Dave Brat Town Hall 7 pm at the New Kent County Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.

April 1 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 4 Easter Egg Hunt 2 pm at St. Peter's Parish Church, 8400 St. Peters Lane, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call 804-932-4846.

April 5 Easter Sunday

April 5 Easter Sunrise Service 7 am at Marengo Plantation on Old Church Road.  8 am breakfast at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road, followed by Easter Egg hunt.  For more information call 804 932-4906

April 11 Blood Drive and Yard Sale at Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad on Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail) just east of Providence Forge. No appointment necessary. For more information call 804-966-2801.

April 11 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 17 New Kent Blast Golf Tournament 1 pm at Brookwood Golf Course (in the Five Lakes Subdivision) $300 per team, or $75 single.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Awards.  Registration deadline is April 10.  For more information or to register call 240-4825 or email nkblastgolf@gmail.com

April 17, 18 Pickin' N' Pullin' at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  BBQ competition.

April 18 New Kent Community Development H.E.L.P. Fair 9 am to noon at the Cafeteria of the G. W. Watkins Elementary School, 6501 New Kent Highway, Quinton VA 23141.  Information and presentations on health, education, learning, personal finance and more.  County agencies and businesses will have representatives on site to discuss issues and answer questions.  Sponsored by the New Kent Development Corporation.

April 18 New Kent Envirothon - Earth Day at the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, beside the 1930 School. A day of Earth friendly activities for all ages.  For more information contact Patty Townsend at patric4@vt.edu or call 804-966-9645.

April 18 Swing for the Arts 8 am at Royal New Kent Golf Club, 10100 Kentland Road  Sponsored by New Kent High School to support Visual and  Performing Arts programs and to provide scholarships.  Captain's Choice, Shotgun Start  Hole Sponsorships available.  Contact Susan Musselman for more information.

April 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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.

April 25 Quilt Show at the Quinton Community Center.  Sponsored by the New Kent Quilters and New Kent Parks and Recreation1

April 25, 26 The Calico Tiger - New Kent StageHands April 25: 3 pm and 7:30 pm; April 26: 3 pm at New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155.

May 8 St. Peter's Golf Tournament  1 pm shotgun start at Brickshire Golf Club. Captain's Choice. Sponsored by St. Peter's Parish Church.  See St. Peter's Golf Tournament for more information.

May 9 New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at New Kent Vineyards, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Music by "Kings of Swing".  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets see www.atasteofnewkent.com.

May 9-11 Mother's Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 16 Motorcycle Racing 1 to 8 pm at Colonial Downs [Tentative Date]

May 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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.

May 22-25 Memorial Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Featuring the Fun Zone.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

May 25 Memorial Day

May 30 Relay for Life 6 pm at New Kent High School Football Field

May 30 - Aug 29 The Rockahock Open at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Semi-Pro Bass Fishing Tournament.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

June 9 Primary (if held)

June 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.

June 13 Pamunkey River Wine Festival at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  11 am to 6 pm   10 Virginia wineries, Arts & Crafts, Live Music, and food.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Pamunkey River Wine Festival  

June 15 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta On June 15, 1215 at Runnymede, King John acceded to the barons' and bishops' demands to limit his powers.  The Great Charter was sealed (not signed) and distributed throughout England beginning on June 19, 1215.

June 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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.

June 18-20 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.

July 3-5 4th of July Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Pancake Breakfast, Fun Zone, golf cart parades, fireworks, and more.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

, July 13-17 Junior 4-H Camp at the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center. For any boy or girl between the ages of 9 to 13.  Sponsored by the New Kent Extension Service

July 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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 1 8th Annual Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 6:30 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Free admission with a non-perisable fod o pet item.  Inflatables, Waterslide, Train Ride, Hayride, Live music by Mixed Bag & Tabernacle Crossroads.

August 10-14 Family Faith, Fellowship Week at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

August 14, 15, 16 New Kent County Fair   Location to be determined.  More information to come.

August 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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.

September 4-6 Labor Day Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com

September 7 Labor Day

September 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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.

September 16 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 19-27 World Road Cycling Championships in Richmond

September 20 Bluegrass Faith Festival at Rockahock Campground, on Outpost Road in Lanexa.  Free admission. Food venders.  silent auction. Sponsored by Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.

September 20 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 26, 27 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 15-17 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 17, 18  History Lands at Cumberland Plantation  10 am to 5 pm each day.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society. The event will be held on the grounds of Cumberland Plantation, and include exhibits of the Civil War period, food and entertainment. Costumed interpreters will be on site to help visitors understand the role of all who lived in eastern Virginia at the time For more information contact Martha at museum@newkenthistoricalsoc.com.

October 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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.

October 30-31 Halloween Weekend at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com

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 5, 6,7 Civil War 150 History Mobile in New Kent County sponsored by the New Kent Historical Commission.

November 7 New Kent Salute to the Military sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society  More information to come.

November 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6:30 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.

 

November 26 Thanksgiving Day

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
After Thanksgiving - Until the Trees Sell Out
Providence Forge and Quinton

November 29 New Kent Community Tree Lighting 3 to 6:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

December 2 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!

2016

January 1 Happy New Year!

March 1 Presidential Primary (if held)

March 13 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 27 Easter Sunday

May 30 Memorial Day

June 14 Primary (if held)

September 5 Labor Day

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. 

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 8 General Election All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

 

November 24 Thanksgiving Day

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. 

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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