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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 

March 28 Rescheduled to June 13 Shredding & Recycling Day 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Administration Building, 12007 Courthouse Circle.  For old elecronics, worn-out tires, unwanted confidential papers and more.  Rain or shine.  Sponsored by the New Kent Clean County Committee.  For more information call 804-389-0080.

March 31 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 8 to 9 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 4.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

April 2 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 8 to 9 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 3.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

April 3 See Governor's Proclamation Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 to 11:30 am at Quinton Park. For One to Five year olds. RSVP requested by March 30 to 966-8502. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

April 4 See Governor's Proclamation Steak Feast 2:30 to 7 pm at Grubb's Farm, 10600 Cosby Mill Road, New Kent VA 23124.   Hosted by Quinton Volunteer Fire and EMS.  For tickets or more information call 804-932-8307. 

April 7 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 6 to 7 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 1.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

April 9 See Governor's Proclamation New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.



April 12 Easter Sunday

April 17 See Governor's Proclamation 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 17,18, 19 See Governor's Proclamation New Kent StageHands Performance at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium. 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 pm on Sunday.  Three one act plays: Driver's Test, Life Line, and "Y"all.  For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

April 18 See Governor's Proclamation Spring Craft & Vendor Fair 9 am to 4 pm at Tabernacle United Methodist Chuch, 20051 Tabernacle Rd., Barhamsville, VA 23011.  Crafters, vendors and anyone interested in reserving a space, email zawodnyda@aol.com or text Darlene at 757-342-2054 for more information.

April 19 See Governor's Proclamation Small Business Sunday 10 am at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Rd., Quinton, VA 23141.  Rev. Dr. Malcolm Andress, III will preside.  Local business can deliver their "Elevator Speech", network with other business, and disribute material after the service.

April 23 See Governor's Proclamation 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 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.

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 2 Uncorked Half Marathon and 5K 7:30 to noon at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124. Sponsored by Sports Backers. For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

May 7 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

May 9 New Kent Farmers Market Opening Day 8 am to noon in the Farmers Market Pavilion, at the intersection of Vineyards Pkwy (Rt. 106) and New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249).  Open every Saturday from May 9 through October 31, 2020.



May 9 POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 24 A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival  at Maidstone.
Wineries, food, and entertainment. Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.

May 16 Providence Forge Ruritan Steakfeast 3 to 7 pm at the Brickshire Members Clubhouse. Meal served at 5 pm. Steak Dinner including salad, baked potato and tea, Beverage Truck, live music, cornhole boards and more.  Tickets: $25. Sponsorships available. Get advance tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member.  For more information see the Ruritan Facebook Page

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

May 31 Dedicaion of Historical Markers 2 pm at Cumberland Plantation. 

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 11 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

June 13 Shredding & Recycling Day 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Administration Building, 12007 Courthouse Circle.  For old elecronics, worn-out tires, unwanted confidential papers and more.  Rain or shine.  Sponsored by the New Kent Clean County Committee.  For more information call 804-389-0080.  Rscheduled from March 28.

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 9 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

July 13 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.

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.

July 23 First Day of Thoroughbred Racing at Colonial Downs  18 days of racing are planned for 2020 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from July 23 through August 29.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.  The Virginia Derby and Virginia Oaks are scheduled for August 29, 2020.

March 17 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2 pm at White House Landing.  The new book History Making Men of New Kent, published by the New Kent Historical Society will be available for sale.   The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.

July 30 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

August 6 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

 

August 14, 15 New Kent County Fair

August 15 Match Series Racing at Colonial Downs  18 days of racing are planned for 2020 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from July 23 through August 29.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.  The Virginia Derby and Virginia Oaks are scheduled for August 29, 2020.

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.

August 24 First Day of School 
Drive Safely

August 29 The Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs  Also Virginia Oaks, Rosie's Stakes, and Kitten's Joy Stakes.  18 days of racing are planned for 2020.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information. 

August 29 Last Day of Thoroughbred Racing at Colonial Downs  18 days of racing are planned for 2020 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from July 23 through August 29.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information. 

September 7 Labor Day

September 8 First Day of School 
Drive Safely 

September 9 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  More information to come.   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 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 1 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 13 Deadline to Register to Vote in the November 3 General Election

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.



October 24 A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival  at Maidstone.
Wineries, food, and entertainment. Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  Postponed from May 9, 2020.

 

October 27 Last Day to request Absentee Ballot by Mail for the November 3 General Election

October 31 Last Day to Vote Absentee in-Person for the November 3 General Election

October 31 Last Day - New Kent Farmers Market 8 am to noon in the Farmers Market Pavilion, at the intersection of Vineyards Pkwy (Rt. 106) and New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249).  Open every Saturday from May 9 through October 31, 2020.

 

October 31 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.


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

June 18 Last Day of School (tentative)
Drive Safely 

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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