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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 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
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 

July 28 Department of Environmental Quality Public Meeting 10:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  DEQ is seeking comments on the Total Maximum daily Loads (TMDL's) for the Lower Chickahominy River  and its tributaries.  For more information contact Margaret Smigo at smigo@deq.virginia.gov or call 804-527-5124.

July 29 Lego Robotics 10 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Registration required. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

July 30 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.

August 1 Community Yard Sale, Bake Sale and Farmer's Market 8 am to 2 pm at 5410 New Kent Hwy. (JT's Barber & Beauty Shop)  Reserve your space by July 31 by calling 804-647-4213.

August 1 CPR, AED, First Aid Classes 9 am to 3 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number One on Courthouse Road just north of Providence Forge.  Sponsored by Providence Forge Volunteer Fire-Rescue.  $20.  For more information or to RSVP call 283-2677.

August 1 8th Annual Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 6:00 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Free admission with a non-perishable food or pet item.   Inflatable's, Waterslide, Train Ride, Hayride, Live music by Mixed Bag & Tabernacle Crossroads.

August 3 iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire Help Session 10:30 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  One on one help sessions.  For more information or to make an appointment call the library at 966-2480.

August 3 Every Animal has a Story 11 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Presented by Virginia Living Museum. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

August 4 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at Quinton Community Park on Henpeck Road.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks & Recreation Department, New Kent Sheriff's Office, and New Kent Fire & Rescue.  Cool Treats, Car Seat Checks, Bounce House, Child ID, Backyard Games, Demos, Fellowship. For more information call 804-966-8502 or kcturner@newkent-va.us.

August 5 iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire Help Session 4 to 6 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  One on one help sessions.  For more information or to make an appointment call the library at 966-2480.

August 7-9 Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing; Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products; Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment
For details, visit the following websites:
School Supplies and Clothing Sales Tax Holiday;
Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products Sales Tax Holiday;
Hurricane Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday

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 11 Teen Advisory Board (T. A. B.) 7 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Teens in grades 9-12.  Work with the library on teen programming.  For more information call the library at 966-2480.

August 12 Lego Robotics 10 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen.  Registration required. For more information call the library at 966-2480.

August 13 Miss New Kent County Fair Pageant 7 pm at the New Kent High School Auditorium.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.

August 14 New Kent Rappahannock Community College Open House 3 to 7 pm at the newly renovated old New Kent High School building, at 11825 New Kent Highway.  Meet RCC staffers who will be there to answer your questions in person.

August 14 The Attic 6:30 to 9 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106)  A free event for New Kent teens in 6th to 12th  grades.  Worship, music, food, snow cones, inflatable games, fellowship.  Guest Speaker Alec Bailey For more information call 966-5238. 

August 14 Comedian Ken David 7 pm (Doors open at 6 pm) at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Seriously funny Christian comedy. FREE SHOW  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com

August 14, 15, 16 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 14: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 15: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 16: noon - 6pm

August 15 Vegetable Gardening Clinic 10 am to noon at the New Kent Extension Office, beside the 1930 School.  The program is free.  For more information contact Patty Townsend or Mary Mills at 804-966-9645 or email millsm@vt.edu

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. Speaker:  Update on 2015 Cycling World Championships-Monica Smith-Callahan  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

August 22 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.  $30 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 966-5870.

August 22, 23 "Hole Family" Donuts & More - Grand Opening 7 am to 6 pm at 3300 New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  For more information call 804-357-0495.

September 3 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  8 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.

September 3 New Kent v Colonial Heights - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

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 5 Fun Horse Show at Murphy Farm, 8400 Airport Rd. in Quinton.  Bring your horse and ride for Prizes and Cash. For more information see www.vahorseman.com  

September 7 Labor Day

September 8 First Day of School 
Drive Safely
 

September 9 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm shotgun start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $70 per person/ $280 per team.   Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-400-8148 or email alanfiles@gmail.com

September 11 9/11 Ceremonial Wreath Laying  10 am at the New Kent County Courthouse. Sponsored by New Kent County Public Safety.  Rain or Shine.

September 11 New Kent v York - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

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. Speaker:  School Update-Dr. David Myers and New Kent Educational Foundation-May O’Leary 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 18 VPSF Memorial Golf Tournament 11 am at The Club at Viniterra at The New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  Sponsored by the Virginia Public Safety Foundation in support of families of first responders killed in the line of duty, and benefiting VPSF's Line of Duty Death and Education Scholarship Funds.  Contact Donald Moss at 804-648-6299x1004 or vpsf@alliancegroupltd.com or Capitol Police Officer Art Clarke at 804-840-3438 for more information or to register.

September 18 New Kent v Tabb - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

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 2 LaSertoma Charity Golf Tournament 1 pm at the Brookwoods Golf Course, 7325 Club Lane in the 5 Lakes subdivision in Quinton.  Sponsored by Shore to Shore LaSertoma.  $75 per person or $300 per team.  Hole Sponsors, Corporate Sponsors, and Beverage Cart Sponsors needed.  Contact LaSertoma at 804-966-9209 or email jil.cruz@cruzinc,us  for more information or to register.

October 3 New Kent Community Job Fair (tentative date) Sponsored by the New Kent Community Development Corporation.  For more information contact Eugene Williams at 804-929-3420.

October 9 "Fore the Children" Golf Tournament at Brookwoods Golf Club.  Sponsored by the New Kent Junior Woman's Club to benefit youth programs in New Kent County.  11:30 am driving range open.  1 pm shotgun start.  $380 per team or $280 if paid by October 1.  Lunch and Dinner are included. For information on Hole, Lunch or Beverage Sponsorships contact Donna Gammon at 804-338-6030 or email ddgammon@cox.net

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

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.  The event will also include tours of the Cumberland mansion, crafts, music, and Civil War Re-enactors.   For more information contact Martha at museum@newkenthistoricalsoc.com.

October 23 New Kent Chamber Cup Golf Tournament 11 am shotgun start at Brickshire Golf Club.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce. $100 per golfer; $400 per team  Sponsorships available.  Proceeds support New Kent Public Schools Scholarship Fund.  For more information contact Kim Filipowitz at 804-400-2369.  

October 23 New Kent v Warhill - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field - Ed Allen Jr. Athletic Complex

October 27 New Kent Candidates Forum 6:30 pm at the New Kent High School Auditorium.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For more information contact Kim Filipowitz at 804-400-2369.

October 29, 30, 31 and November 2, 3, 6, 7 "Les Misérables" featuring American students from New Kent High School and New Kent Middle School and British students from Astor College and Duke of York Royal Military School in Kent, England.  The musical based on the early 19th century novel Les Misérables by French poet and novelist Victor Hugo, has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, original French lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, with an English-language libretto by Herbert Kretzmer.  Performances at 7 pm each day plus a 1 pm matinee.  Oct 29, 30, 31 and Nov 2, 3 performances will be British and American Casts. November 6, 7 will be an all New Kent Cast. For more information call NKHS at 804-966-9671.

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 1 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent.

November 3 General Election for Virginia Senate, Virginia House of Delegates, NK Board of Supervisors, NK School Board, NK Commonwealth's Attorney, NK Sheriff, NK Commissioner of Revenue, NK Treasurer, and NK Soil and Water Directors. All polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm. Check New Kent Voting Districts. For more information contact the New Kent Registrar's Office, Phone (804) 966-9699.

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

November 7 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 7 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon 2:30 to 4:30 pm 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 13 DMV at New Kent Courthouse  8 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.

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
Starting November 27, 2015
Providence Forge and Quinton
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.  Thursdays and Fridays: 3 to 5 pm,  Saturdays: 10 am to 5 pm, and Sundays: noon to 5 pm. For more information or to reserve a tree call 804-966-2011 or email jackie@newkentcoatings.com
Trees sold out in 2913 and 2014.

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

November 29 New Kent Historical Society Open House at the Old Jail at New Kent Courthouse.  

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 14 Last Day of the New Kent Historical Society History Center Until Spring  The New Kent History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will be closed for the Winter months and will open again in the Spring of 2016.   

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

April 9 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.

May 20 Jacob Vick - NKEF Golf Tournament Sponsored by the Vick Family to support the annual Jacob Vick Scholarship and by the New Kent Educational Foundation 

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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