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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 

April 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27 Spring Plant Sale 8 am to noon at the New Kent High School Greenhouse (behind the new High School) Annuals - Perennials - Veggies - Herbs.  Every Saturday through May.  All proceeds support student programs at New Kent High School.

CANCELLED May 25 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting  For more information contact Martha Martin.

May 29 Memorial Day

June 2 Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center Foundation Golf Tournament Shotgun start at 1 pm. at the Brickshire Golf Club in Providence Forge Proceeds benefit the Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting a continuing vision of excellence at Bridging Communities Regional Career & Technical Center and Governor's STEM Academy and committed to supporting the students as they pursue training and educational opportunities beyond high school.  For Event Registration questions please contact Kim Filipowicz at 804-966-7888. or click Golf Tournament Event Registration.

June 3 George W. Watkins Alumni Club Meets at 11 am at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  For more injformation contact Joyce Williams at 338-9788.

June 6 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail for the June 13 Primary Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

June 8 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.  For more information contact Martha Martin.

June 10 Run for the Robinsons Daryl Dash: 8 am, 5K: 8:30 am at the Brickshire playground and pavilion.  Sponsored by Friends and Families against Melanoma.  Proceeds benefit Camp Kesem.  Registration including shirt: Daryl Dash: $15, 5K Run: $25.  For more information call Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080.

June 10 Providence Forge Ruritan Steakfeast 3 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  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.

June 13 Republican Party Primary for Governor: Ed Gillespie, Corey Stewart, and Frank Wagner; Lt. Governor: Bryce Reeves, Glenn Davis, and Jill Vogel.  Only one candidate has qualified for Republican Attorney General: John Adams. Only one candidate has qualified for Republican 97th District House of Delegates: Chris Peace.  (Should the selection by made in 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 13 Democratic Party Primary for Governor: Ralph Northam, Tom Perriello; Lt. Governor: Justin Fairfax, Gene Rossi, and Susan Platt. Only one candidate has qualified for Democratic Attorney General: Mark Herring.  No candidate has qualified for Democratic 97th District House of Delegates.  (Should the selection by made in 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 16 Last Day of School

June 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm   The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

June 29 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.  For more information contact Martha Martin.

June 30 Summer Movie Night at Heritage Public Library  6:30 to 8:30 pm at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 10 Chesapeake Bay Mysteries at Heritage Public Library  10:30 am at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. Presented by the Virginia Living Museum. For Preschool and Elementary.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 12, 19, 26 James Lafayette and Other African Americans Who Contributed to the Rich History of New Kent County  1 to 3 pm each day at the New Kent Rappahannock Comunity College Campus at New Kent Courthouse.  Taught by LaVonne Patterson Allen.  RCC Course #248.  For more information see www.rappahannock.edu/foundation or contact Sharon Drotlef at sdrotleff@rappahannock.edu or call 804-333-6707.

July 13 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.  For more information contact Martha Martin.

June 15-17 Spring Bluegrass Festival at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Hosted by Sweet Brenda and Him.  For more information call 804-966-8362.

July 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

July 22 Trickster Tales Barefoot Puppets at Heritage Public Library  10:30 am to noon at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. For Preschool and Elementary.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 27 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.  For more information contact Martha Martin.

July 29 Canvas Painting Workshop at Heritage Public Library  11 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  By Beth Williamson.  For Teen and Adult.  Registration required.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

August 1 Community National Night Out 6 to 8 pm at the Parks & Recreation Fields & Gym at New Kent Courthouse.  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 Jenna Bash Festival 11 am to 6:30 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. For more information call Melanie at 757-810-4337.

August 7 Animal Homes Near and Far at Heritage Public Library  10:30 am at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development. Presented by the Virginia Living Museum. For Preschool and Elementary.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

 

August 11, 12, 13 New Kent County Fair  at New Kent High School Friday, Aug 11: 5 - 9pm; Saturday, Aug 12: 9am- 8pm; Sunday, Aug 13: noon - 6pm.

August 15 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

August 21 Total Solar Eclipse visible across the US.

September 4 Labor Day

September 5 First Day of School 
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September 6 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament  at (TBA)    Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-337-7296  or email Alan Files at alan.files@kempsvillebuilding.com 

September 17-18 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 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 6 "Fore the Children" Golf Tournament at Brickshire Golf Club.  Sponsored by the New Kent Junior Woman's Club to benefit youth programs in New Kent County.  11:30 am.  For more information contact Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080, email sscottanddeb@aol.com; or Jo Driscole at 757-880-2989, email jo.a.driscole.civ@mail.mil.

October 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

October 19-21 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 21 Harvest Hoedown at Holly Fork Pumpkin Patch 10 am to 4 pm.  Vendors, horse/pony rides, inflatables, good food, pumpkin launching, corn maze, fire trucks, hay rides, balloons, a great blue grass band & more.  Admission $2.
Holly Fork Pumpkin Patch at 4901 Holly Fork Rd. in Barhamsville is open beginning on September 23.   Hay rides, games, straw toss, pumpkin launching, and more.  For more information call 804-366-6349 or see www.hollyforkfarm.com.

October 27 New Kent Chamber Cup Golf Tournament Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For more information contact Connie Bryan at office@newkentchamber.org.

October 31 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail for the November 7 General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

October 31 Last Day to Register to Vote or Update an Existing Registration for the November 7 General Election

November 4 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot in Person for the November 7 General Election. For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration.

November 4 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.  To register go to http://bit.ly/NKEFBAT10

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 for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General 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 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

June 12 Republican and Democratic Primary (if held)  for U. S. Senator and U. S. 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.

June 15 Last Day of School

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 for U. S. Senate and U. S. House of Representatives  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 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

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.

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 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

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. 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 26 Thanksgiving Day

December 25 Merry Christmas!

 

 

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