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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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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 

August 18 Yard Sale/Fund Raiser 8 am to 1 pm at 5131 New Kent Highway (Rose Williams's House) sponsored by the George W. Watkins Alumni/Scholastic Association.  Space is available for $10.  Contact 932-5418, 932-4233 or 966-2643 by August 11.

August 19 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.

August 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Third Base Grill, 3215 Rock Creek Villa Dr. off of Rt.60 in Quinton.  Speaker: Virginia Mohn, financial advisor with Edward Jones.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 25 Flea Market 8 am to noon at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141.  Breakfast will be available for purchase. For more information call 804 932-4245.

August 25 New Kent Unity Walk 9 to 11 am from the historic New Kent School to New Kent Courthouse.  New Kent Citizens, Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Community Working to Achieve Peace and Justice for All.

August 25 New Kent Lions Club Shrimp Feast  - 4 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road just East of Providence Forge.  All You Can Eat Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans and beverages.  $35 admission - Advance Ticket Sales Only.  Tickets are available at C&F bank in Providence Forge and at BB&T in Charles City.  For more information call Debbie Ivey at 966-2264.

September 3 Labor Day

September 4 First Day of School 
Drive Safely
 

September 5 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm shotgun start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $75 per person/ $300 per team.   Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-337-7296 or email alanfiles@gmail.com.

September 6 to November 8 New Kent University The popular program will be conducted on 10 consecutive Thursdays from 1 to 3:30 pm.  Learn about New Kent County Government.  The deadline for applying is August 24.  Contact Krista Eutsey at 804-966-9683 or email kmeutsey@newkent.va.us  

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

 

September 8 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. [Rain Date is September 9, 2018]

September 8 Cork-N-Brew Oyster Roast 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089, overlooking the Pamunkey River.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the winery or on line.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Saudé Creek Vineyards

September 15 Soccer Challenge 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Athletic Fields behind the Historic New Kent High School, 11809 New Kent Highway.  Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 14034 and New Kent Parks and Rec. For more information call Barrie Deis 804-557-3144 or email: barriedeis@yahoo.com.

 

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

September 16 A Walk at Wahrani 1 pm aat the Wahrani Nataure Trail on Rt. 33.  No Charge.  Registration Required by September 10.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

September 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Holbert Orthodontics, 11847 Aspengraf Ln. in Maidstone at New Kent Courthouse.  Speaker: New Kent Educational Foundation.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

September 19 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.  Other dates are Oct 17 and Nov 21.

September 21 New Kent v Poquoson - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

September 21 to 23 Beginning Forest Landowners’ Retreat at New Kent Forestry Center, Providence Forge. Topics include forest stewardship planning, pine management, timber sales, wildlife management, tree identification and more. Registration, including materials, meals and Friday and Saturday lodging, is $95 per person or $190 per couple. Register online or download a mail-in brochure at forestupdate.frec.vt.edu. Deadline Sept. 7. Call or email Jennifer Gagnon at 540-231-6391 or jgagnon@vt.edu for more details.

September 22, 23 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.  

September 23 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.

September 25 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 10 am at the Museum. Resevation Deadline September 11.  Ages 55+.  Cost $8 to $10.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

September 27 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 September 13 by calling 804-966-9645 or email Patty at patric4@vt.edu

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.

October 4 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 5 New Kent v Grafton - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex.

October 6 Veterans in the Vineyard  noon to 5 pm at Gauthier Vineyard, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, Va. 23011.  The 4th Annual Salute to Military Veterans & Their Families.  Live music from Code Blue Grass Band.  Food, Beverages and Enertainment.  For more information contact brangon.hughes.353@gmail.com or fgwickersham@vsecorp.com.

October 6 Classic Pro Wrestling 7 pm at New Kent High School, 7501 Egypt Rd. 

October 13 GOA Fall Oyster & Shrimp Festival 1:30 to 11:30 pm at Ed Allen's Campground & Cottages, 13501 Campground Rd., Lanexa, VA 23089.  Purchase tickets at GOA Fall Oyster & Shrimp Festival.

October 13 Fall Festival 8 am to 1 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway.  Huge Yard Sale, Bake Sale, Brunswick Stew, Breakfast and Lunch.  Homegrown Vegetables and Pumpkins, Children's Activities and Games.  For more information call 932-4973.

October 13 Mom & Son Ninja Night 5 pm and 6:30 pm Sons ages 4-6 from 5 to 6:15 pm and sons ages 7-10 from 6:30 to 8 pm.  $15 for mom and son ($5 for each additional boy) Sponsored by New Kent Gymnastics and New Kent Parks and Rec.

October 16 Richmond trolly Tour 10:30 am.  Resevation Deadline October 1.  Ages 55+.  Cost $30 to $35.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

Ocober 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Sonabank, 2599 New Kent hwy. in Quinton.  Speaker: Delegate Chris Peace of the Virginia House of Delegates.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 17 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.  Other date is Nov 21.

October 18 Fresh Pine Wreath Making Workshop 6:30 to 8 pm at the New Kent Extension Office.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Virginia Cooperative Extension.  Register by calling 804-966-9645 or email Patty at patric4@vt.edu

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 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 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, 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 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 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 Amendment: Allowing a 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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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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