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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 

October 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:00 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 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 19 "Coco" Family Movie Night at the Park 5:30 pm at Quinton Park on Henpeck Road in Quinton.  Movie starts at dusk around 6:15 pm.  Admission: new toy, book or gift for the New Kent Christmas Mother.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

October 20 Huge Yard Sale 8 am to noon at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway.  For more information call 932-4973.

October 19 Halloween Party 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

October 19 Salsa Night 6 to 9:30 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

October 20 Health Fair 10 am to 2 pm at Lebanon Baptist Church, 5300 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124. For more information call 932-3094.

October 21 Pow Wow Worship Service 10:30 am at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Lunch to follow

October 21 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 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.

October 23 NKHS Band/Choir Concert 7 to 8 pm at New Kent High School, 7365 Egypt Rd., New Kent, VA 23124

October 26 NKES Fall Festival 6 to 8 pm at New Kent Elementary School, 11705 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124

October 26 New Kent v York - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

October 27 Community Fall Festival and Chili Cookoff  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 27 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 27 Youth Car Wash and Bake Sale 12:30 to 4 pm at Citizens and Farmers Bank in Providence Forge.  Sponsored by King of Glory Lutheran Church. All proceeds will help support our Youth trip to the NATIONAL YOUTH GATHERING in the Summer of 2019.

October 27 Corinth Fall Festival 4 to 6 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.  All are welcome.  For more information call 966-5635.   

October 27  Halloween Party and Haunted Hayride 7 to 10 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089  Call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com  

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

October 28 Fall Carvinal & Trunk or Treat 3 to 5 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106).  Chili cook off, cake walk, hotdogs, games, costume contest, and more.   For more information call 804 966-5238.

November 3 Holiday Sip and Shop 1 to 5 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   

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.  Registration information to come.  

November 4 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 4 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.  The meeting is open to the pubic and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend. Speaker: Dallas Oslin on Providence Park, the turn of the century dance pavilion on Forge Pond, and Scott McPhail on Iona Park at Bottoms Bridge.

November 6 General Election for U. S. Senate: Corey A. Stewart [R], Timothy M. Kaine [D], Matt J. Waters [L] and U. S. House of Representatives First District: Robert J. “Rob” Wittman [R], Vangie A. Williams [D]  Proposed Virginia Constitution Amendments: (1) Partial tax exemption for real property that is subject to recurrent flooding;  (2) Property tax exemption for certain veterans and their surviving spouses and surviving spouses of soldiers.  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 8 Apple Gourd Painting Workshop 6:30 to 8 pm at the New Kent Extension Office.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Virginia Cooperative Extension.  Register by October 25 by calling 804-966-9645 or email Patty at patric4@vt.edu

November 9 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, 10, 11, 16, 17 Daddy's Dyin' Who's Got the Will? performed by New Kent StageHands 7:30 pm on Fri and Sat; and 3:30 pm on Sunday Nov 11 at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  A Play by Del Shores    $7 in advance or $10 at the door.  For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

November 10 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.

November 11 Homefront Remembers World War I in New Kent County 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Presented by the New kent Historic Commission to commemorate the centennial of the armistice ending World War I

November 12 Introduction to Genealogy Resourses 6 to 7:30 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

November 16 Friends-Giving Dance 6:30-8 pm at the Quinton Community Center.  Sponsored by the New Kent Special Education Advisory Committee and New Kent Parks and Rec. Admission: Donation of School Supplies.  Fora more information call NKPR at 804-966-8502.

November 18 Farmer's Market 11 am to 2 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.

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

 

November 22 Thanksgiving Day

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
Begins November 23, 2018

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!

November 25 New Kent Community Grand Illumination Begins at dusk at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Pictures with Santa, Children's Activities Caroling Storytelling Crafts & Vendors Local Entertainment Hot Chocolate Bar Food Vendors Pony Rides (weather permitting)  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

December 1 Holiday Open House 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com   

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 8 Christmas Open House at the New Kent Historical Society  Museum 10 am to 2 pm in the 2 room schoolhouse at NK Courthouse across from teh New Kent Elementary School. Music, crafts, cookies and more

December 9 Providence Forge Christmas Parade 2 pm Along Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Highway) in Providence from Carriage Road to Olivet Church Road.  Some traffic will be diverted.  Entry forms and other information available at Providence forge Hardware.

December 11 Santa's Calling  5:30 to 8:30 pm  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

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!

January 19 Youth Sports Expo 10 am to 1 pm at the Historic New Kent School Gym Lobby and Parks and Recreation office.  Learn about and sign up for New Kent Sports. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

Fegruary 6 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 8 Daddy-Daughter Dance 6 to 7:30 pm for ages 4-6 and 7:30 to 9:30 pm for ages 7-10 at the Quinton Community Center ages Ages 4-10.  $12 for Dad & Daughter.  $3 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 23 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.  Tickets will go on sale October 8 at $40 donation per person. Ages 21 and older. Proceeds will benefit the youth of New Kent.  Opportunities for Gaming Table Sponsorships, Horse Sponsorships, silent auction items and prizes. The Club is a 501(C)(3) organization, mailing address is P. O. Box 83, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

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.

April 1-5 Spring Break Camp Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

April 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.

April 12 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.

April 21 Easter Sunday

May 28 Memorial Day

June 8 5K Strides for Schools Apple 1 Mile Dash: 8 am, 5K: 8:30 am at the Brickshire playground and pavilion.  Packet pick up on Friday, June 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and on the morning of the race.  Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.  Registration Apple 1 Mile Dash: $15, 5K Run: $25 in advance ($5 more on the day of the event).  First 300 to register receive a race T-shirt.  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080 sscottanddeb@aol.com or Angela Griffith at 703-268-9477 griffithgirls@yahoo.com.

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.

June 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.

July 4 Independence Day

August 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.

September 2 Labor Day

October 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.

 

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 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 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

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 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!

2020

January 1 Happy New Year!

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

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 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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