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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.

 

 

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA

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

Community Organizations
New Kent Churches
How to Publicize Your Event

School Calendar

New Kent Government Calendar

Email any additions or corrections. 

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 23 Spaghetti Dinner 6 to 8 pm at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge Number 157, 9001 Boulevard Rd. in Providence Forge.  $10 per person.  Kids 12 and under free.  For more information call 804 966-1266.

October 24
New Kent Chamber Cup at Brickshire Golf Club 9:00 registration, 11:00 SHOTGUN  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  Entry fee includes 18-hole green fee, 18-hole cart fee, proshop prize fund, unlimited range balls, bloody mary, breakfast, lunch, prizes, raffle prizes, hole contests, beverages and more.  For more information see   http://www.brickshiregolfclub.com/newkentchambercup

October 25 Community Fall Festival 8 am to 4 pm at Providence Forge Hardware, 9321 Pocahontas Trail.  Raffles, bounce house, store specials, entertainment by DJ Billy Hale.  Chili Cook-Off.  Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad Bake Sale. Vendors, Crafters and Hobbyists needed.  New Kent Humane Society Pet Adoption, 9 am to 1 pm.  For more information call 966-9076.

October 25 Concealed Weapons Class 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent County Sheriff's Office, 11995 Courthouse Circle.  Cost: $50 Call Cpl. Jenkins at 804-966-9500 or 804-966-9671 x6 to register or for more information.

October 25 Color Course First Wave at 9 am at Colonial Downs  Sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia.  The course includes more than 15 obstacles and thousands of pounds of bright colored powder. For more information see Color Course/Richmond

October 25 Rabies Clinic 1 to 4 pm at the Village Veterinary Hospital, 10500 New Kent Hwy. (Rt. 249) Suite E.  Cost: $8. Cash only.  No appointment needed.  Everyone welcome.  All pets should be on a leash or in a pet carrier. For more  information call 804-966-5999.

October 25 New Kent County Corn Hole Championship 1 to 4 pm at the Brickshire Golf Clubhouse.  Food, Drinks and Cash Prizes.  $15 per team. for more information see www.brickshiregolfclub.com/cornbhole  

October 25 Fall Festival 4 to 8 pm at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  Food, Trunk or Treat, Bounce House and more. For more information call 932-4906.

October 25 "Wild Irish Rosť" - Murder Mystery Dinner Theater 6:30 pm at New Kent Winery.  Performed by the New Kent Stagehands.  Seated dinner catered by White House Catering.  Cost $75 per person.  RSVP by Monday Oct 20.  For reservations call 804-932-8240.

October 25 Under the Boardwalk Dance 7 to 10 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd., Providence Forge.  Beach music by by DJ Dave.  Tickets $20 per couple or $10 individual.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at C&F Bank, Providence Forge Hardware and Wallace Manor.  For form information call 804-307-0727.

October 25, 26 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 the website. 

October 26 $350,000 Day of Champions at Colonial Downs  on the Last Day of Harness Racing.  Harness Racing is scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 17 through October 26.  Post time is 1 pm.  For more information call 804-966-7223 or see Colonial Downs.

October 28 Trunk or Treat 5 to 7 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106).  Hot dogs, chili cook off, hayride, and more.  For more information call 804 966-5238.

October 29 Impact Family Night and Trunk or Treat 6 pm at Kentwood Heights Baptist Church, 2607 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141,   Costumes, prizes, hot dogs and more. For more information call 804 932-5370.

October 31 New Kent v Bruton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

November 1 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon at AMF Hanover Lanes.  All proceeds benefit New Kent County Public School students and staff. Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation.   For more information call 966-8526.

November 2 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 4 General Election United States Senate: Ed W. Gillespie; Robert C. Sarvis; Mark A. Warner; House of Representatives, 7th District: David A. Brat; James A. Carr, Jr.; John K. "Jack" Trammell.  All voting polls will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

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

November 8 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 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 14, 15, 21, 22 Christmas Presence - New Kent StageHands 7:30 pm each day and a Saturday Matinee on Nov 16 at 3 pm.  at New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Kick off the Holiday Season with New Kent StageHands.  For tickets or more information call Martha at 932-3155.

November 15 Holiday Bazaar at New Kent High School.  Craftsmen, dealers, organizations are invited to participate.  For more information contact Kris Stewart at 356-3096 or email kstewart@nkcps.k12.va.us.

November 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. (Location may change)  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

November 22 Fall Festival at Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad on Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail) just east of Providence Forge.

November 22 Blood Drive at Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad on Rt. 60 (Pocahontas Trail) just east of Providence Forge.  To make a reservation see www.vadonor.org For more information call Judy Nisich at 757-869-2916.

November 27 Forge Thanksgiving Feast noon to 4 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road.  Sponsored by the Forge Foundation. All are invited.  All you can eat for 99 cents. For more information contact Ron Stiers at 804-432-9696.  Donations can be made to the Forge Foundation, P. O. Box 4, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

Rotary Christmas Tree Sales
November 28 - Until the Trees Sell Out
 
Thursday and Friday: 3 to 7 pm.  Saturdays: 10 am to 7 pm, and Sundays: noon to 6 pm.  East of the stoplight on Rt. 60 in Providence Forge Next to Francisco Robinson Real Estate Offices, 9411 Pocahontas Trail, and Source Hardware on Rt. 249 in Quinton.  Beautiful Freshly Cut Fraser Fir Trees.  Starting at $35.  Pick the right tree for your home.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.  For more information or to reserve a tree call 804-966-2011 or email jackie@newkentcoatings.com

November 30 Tree Lighting 4 to 7:00 pm at New Kent Historic Courthouse. Sponsored by the New Kent Parks and Recreation Department.

November 30 New Kent Historical Society Open House at New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society.

December 5 Red Cross Blood Drive 2:15 to 5:15 pm at the Historic Courthouse Parking lot at New Kent Courthouse.  For more information or to sign up call 804-966-9683 or email kmeutsey@newkent-va.us

December 7 Providence Forge Christmas Parade Parade will honor veterans.  Entry forms available at Providence Forge Hardware.  For more information call 966-9076

 December 11 Santa's Calling  5:30 to 8:30 pm  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8537 or email ssbordner@co.newkent.state.va.us.

December 13 Learn CPR 8 am to 4 pm at the Quinton Community Center Sponsored by New Kent Fire-Rescue.   For more information contact bcjenkins@newkent-va.us or see www.nkfr.net.

December 17 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  9 am to 4 pm. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will bring their offices to the parking lot of the historic 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.

December 19 Holiday "Tacky Lights" Tour Leaves from Quinton Park a 5 pm. Sponsored by the New Kent Parks and Recreation Department.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 25 Merry Christmas!

2015

January 1 Happy New Year!

January 9 Winter Senior Adult Social 11:30 to 2 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

January 24 Youth Sports Expo 10 am to 2 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.

February 13 Daddy-Daughter Dance for daughters ages 4-11

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 5 Easter Sunday

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 25 Quilt Show at the Quinton Community Center.  Sponsored by the New Kent Quilters

May 25 Memorial Day

June 9 Primary (if held)

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.

September 7 Labor Day

September 19 World Road Cycling Championships tentatively scheduled to begin in Richmond

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. 

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!

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!

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