PAST CALENDAR EVENTS 2011
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA
 

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April through December 2011

April is Alcohol, Drug, Tobacco & HIV/AIDS Month in New Kent County 

April 7 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

April 8 Fried Chicken Dinner 5:30 pm at Providence Forge Community Center on Carriage Road.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Recreation Association.  Adults: $12, Children: $6. 

April 9 All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast 8 am to Noon at Providence Forge Fire & Rescue, Station 1 on Rt. 155 in Providence Forge. Pancakes, Homefries, Sausage and beverages.  $5 per person.  Proceeds benefit Providence Forge Volunteer Fire & Rescue.  

April 9 New Kent High School Spring Plant Sale 8 to 11 am at the NKHS Greenhouse behind the School on Egypt Road at New Kent Courthouse. Other dates: April 16, 23, May 7, 14.

April 9 Spring Craft and Vendor Fair 10 am to 3 pm at the Dogwood Room at the Corner at Rock Creek Building at Rt. 60 an Longview Drive in Quinton.  Easter and Mother's Day gifts.  For more information call 305-3667.

April 9 Friends of the Heritage Library Meeting 10:00 am at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Friends and potential friends are invited.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 9 Kids Egg Scramble Easter Egg Hunt 11 am to 1 pm at Quinton Community Park on Henpeck Rd.  Ages 8 & under. Over 2000 eggs.  Bounce House, Slide, Kid Crafts, popcorn, Car seat safety check and more.  Bring a picnic lunch and a basket.  Rain or Shine.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information  call 966-8502. 

April 9 Spring Fling Fashion Show Noon at Wallace Manor on Rt. 155 in Providence Forge.  Fashions by Divin' Off The Dock.  Proceeds go to the Providence Forge Presbyterian Church building fund. Tickets: $30 from Divin' Off The Dock, Betty Wallace or at the Church. 

April 9 EcoEternity Open House 1 to 4 pm at Makemie Woods in Barhamsville.  Learn about alternative cremation and burial. For more information call 757-566-1496. 

April 10 Summer Camp Open House 2 to 4 pm at Makemie Woods in Barhamsville. For more information call 757-566-1496. 

April 10 Substance Abuse Awards Program 3 pm at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 14410 Rockahock Road, Lanexa 23089.  Certificates of Achievement will be presented for essays written by 7th and 10th graders. Sponsored by the Ebenezer Baptist Church Substance Abuse Ministry.  

April 12  Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Selection for April: Dog on It: A Chet and Bernie Mystery by Spencer Quinn   Each second Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 13 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the 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"

April 14 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

April 14 New Kent County Fair  Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

April 15 New Kent 4-H Golf Classic at Brookwoods Golf Club at 5 Lakes in Quinton.  Shotgun Start: 1 pm, Dinner/Prizes: 6 pm.  Sponsored by the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension.  For more information call 804-966-9645.

April 16 New Kent High School Spring Plant Sale 8 to 11 am at the NKHS Greenhouse behind the School on Egypt Road at New Kent Courthouse. Other dates: April 23, May 7, 14.

April 16 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 12 noon throughout the Five Lakes subdivision on Rt. 60 in Bottoms Bridge.  For more information call 932-9423. 

April 16 New Kent Republican Breakfast 9 to 11 am at the Rose and Crown Restaurant at New Kent Courthouse.  $10 includes buffet with their famous spoon bread.  Guest speakers: Senator Tommy Norment, Delegate Chris Peace, and 3rd District Republican Chairman Mike Wade. 

April 16 Envirothon - Earth Day 9 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Extension Office at New Kent Courthouse.  Featuring Critters Don't Need Litter Performances at 10 am and 1 pm.  Sponsored by CSX, Farm Bureau, Virginia Cooperative Extension Service and New Kent Clean County Committee.  For more information contact Patty Townsend at 966-9645.

April 16 New Kent Autism Awareness Charity Day at Cindy & Co., 3300 New Kent Highway Children's play area.  Vendor Space is available at $75.  Sponsored by the Autism Society of Richmond.  For more information call Kelcey at 757-206-5110. 

April 16 Clara Simmons Art Show and Reception 10:30 am at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen. Featuring local artist Clara Simmons.  For more information call 804-966-2480. 

April 16 Rockin' the Raceway 6 to 11 pm at Colonial Downs.  Featuring the Remnants - Rock and Soul.  Sponsored by the Henrico East Rotary Club in support of the Chickahominy YMCA & other charitable endeavors of the Rotary Club.  Tickets: $10.  Email rockintheraceway@aol.com or call Sue Hicks at 804-737-1331. 

April 17 Craft and Bake Sale 10 am at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 8400 St. Peter's Lane.  For more information call 932-4846.

April 17 Easter Egg Hunt 3:30 pm behind Providence Forge Food Lion Shopping Center.  Sponsored by King of Glory Lutheran Church.  For more information call 804-557-0270 or visit www.kogva.org 

April 19 Afternoon Tea Social 2 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

April 19 New Kent High School Marching Band Sprit Night 5 to 7pm at the Bottoms Bridge McDonalds.  A percentage of the receipt total will support the NKHS Band Boosters.

 April 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours 6:30 pm at Cedar Grove Stables on Rt. 106 at Historic Cedar Grove, Home of Letitia Christian Tyler. More information to come. 

April 20 Providence Forge Ruritan Fish Fry 4 to 8 pm at the Providence Forge Community Center, 9900 Carriage Road. Rain or Shine.  Meal served 5:30-7pm. Donation $20. 

April 21 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

April 21 Maundy Thursday Service 7 pm at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 8400 St. Peter's Lane.  For more information call 932-4846. 

April 22 Good Friday Service at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 8400 St. Peter's Lane. 
8:30am: Morning Prayer
Noon: Stations of the Cross
7pm: Liturgy of the Day
For more information call 932-4846. 

April 23 New Kent High School Spring Plant Sale 8 to 11 am at the NKHS Greenhouse behind the School on Egypt Road at New Kent Courthouse. Other dates: May 7, 14.

April 23 Easter Egg-Stravaganza 11 am to 1 pm at Kentwood Heights Baptist Church, 2607 New Kent Highway in Quinton (Beside Food Lion) Food, crafts and giant egg hunt.  All are welcome.

April 23 Easter Egg Hunt at Emmaus Baptist Church on Rt. 106.  for more information call 966-5238. 

April 23 Easter Egg Hunt 2 pm at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 8400 St. Peter's Lane.  For more information call 932-4846. 

April 24 Easter Sunday

April 24 Community Easter Sunrise Service 7 am at Kuhn's Dominion, 10701 Cosby Mill Road in Quinton.  Covered dish breakfast. For more information call 932-3885.

April 25 Comprehensive Plan Update Information Session 4 to 7 pm at New Kent Fire Station # 1 on Rt. 155 in Providence Forge.  For more information or to view the current draft, see http://www.co.newkent.va.us/planningcomm/compplan/compplanUPDATE.php  or call the Planning Division at 8049669690. Send your comments to planning@co.newkent.state.va.us 

April 26 Belk Charity Sale 6 to 10 am at any Belk Department Store.  Discount tickets available from members of the Lanexa Fire Department Station 4 Auxiliary.  Call Barb Gilroy at 757-561-3640 or email lanexastation4auxiliary@wildblue.net

April 26 Congressman's Staff Office Hours 2 to 4 pm in the Boardroom of the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.

April 26 New Kent Tea Party Meeting 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Speaker: Jamie Radtke, Candidate for US Senate.

April 27 Comprehensive Plan Update Information Session 4 to 7 pm at New Kent Fire Station # 1 on Rt. 155 in Providence Forge.  For more information or to view the current draft, see http://www.co.newkent.va.us/planningcomm/compplan/compplanUPDATE.php  or call the Planning Division at 8049669690. Send your comments to planning@co.newkent.state.va.us 

April 28 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

April 29, 30 "WNKC: New Kent County" 7:30 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Performed by New Kent Stagehands.  Tickets: $5.  For advance sales call 966-5972.  Tickets are also available at the door. 

April 30 Annual Spring Yard Sale 8 am to noon at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road ( Rt. 106) 1/2 mile south of Interstate 64. All Clothing 25 cents.  Sponsored by the Willing Workers Class.  Proceeds will be used for Missions Ministries.

April 30 Patriots Landing Multi-Family Yard Sale 8 am to noon.  Clothing, furniture, baby items, accessories and more.

April 30 Brickshire Community Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm at the Brickshire Playground. Over 40 families participating. (Rain Date May 1) 

April 30 Spring Bazaar for a Cure 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Historic School at New Kent Courthouse.  For booths or more information email nkrelay@gmail.com.  

April 30 Meet U. S. Senate Candidate Jamie Radtke 10 am at Buster's Restaurant; 10:30 am at Adams Sports Mart; and 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road.  Sponsored by John and Sharon Phelps and Ken Proffitt.

May 1 Mommy, Me, Teddy & Tea 3 to 4:30 pm at Wallace Manor in Providence Forge.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $12 for mom and child.  $5 for each additional.  Activity Code: 95001C.  For more information  call 966-8502. 

May 3 New Kent Redistricting Public Hearing 7 pm at the Board Room of the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  www.co.new-kent.va.us/redistricting/index.php

May 5 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

May 6, 7 Donkey Tales 7 pm at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.  A Children's Musical directed by Kate West.  Admission is free and refreshments will follow the show.

May 7 New Kent High School Spring Plant Sale 8 to 11 am at the NKHS Greenhouse behind the School on Egypt Road at New Kent Courthouse. Other dates: May 14.

May 7 Bake Sale, Yard Sale and Fish Fry for Relay for Life at JT's Barber Shop, 5410 New Kent Highway in Quinton.  Bake and Yard Sale: 8 am to 3 pm.  Fish Fry 11 am to 3 pm.  Two piece Fish Sandwich: $5.  For more information contact Charita Chambers at 804-966-5928.

May 7 CANCELLED New Kent Bike Festival 10 am to 4 pm at Colonial Downs Racetrack, Interstate 64 Exit 214 at Rt. 155. Car Show, Bike Show, Poker Run, Free Anti-Theft Etching, Free Child Safety Seat Inspections, Motorcycle Skills Demos, Food & Merchandise Vendors.  Live Music and more.  Sponsored by the Blue Knights of Virginia Chapter VIII.  For more information call 804-627-2535 or see www.bkva8.com 

May 7 A Taste of New Kent Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at New Kent Winery at New Kent Vineyards, Talleysville, Rt. 249 and Rt. 106.  14 wine vendors plus live music, local arts & craft vendors, carriage rides and food.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.

May 10  Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Each second Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

May 7 - 11 Book Sale at Heritage Public Library, 6125D Chesapeake Circle (Near Dairy Queen on Rt. 155)  Sponsored by the Friends of the Heritage Public Library.  For more information call 966-2480.

May 12 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

May 12 New Kent Business Appreciation Dinner 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Royal New Kent Golf Clubhouse, Kentfield Parkway, 2 1/2 miles south of Interstate 64 Exit 214 off of Rt. 155. Sponsored by the New Kent Economic Development Authority and the New Kent Chamber of Commerce. By Invitation. 

May 12 New Kent County Fair  Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

May 13 Annual St. Peter's Golf Tournament 1 pm at Brookwoods Golf Club in Five Lakes. Sponsored by  St. Peter's Episcopal Church.  30 team limit.  $300 per team.  $75 per person.  For more information call May O'Leary at 932-3354 or the Church at 932-4846. 

May 13 Classic Country Music 7 to 10 pm at the Corner at Rock Creek's Dogwood Room (Rt. 60 and Longview Drive) in Bottoms Bridge. An evening of classic country music by Dodge City Country.  Free Admission - donations appreciated.  For more information call 804-305-0960 or 804-357-4880.

May 13, 14 Brunswick Stew, Bake Sale & Yard Sale at Corinth Baptist Church in New Kent Courthouse.  Friday: 8 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday: 7 am to 2 pm.  

May 14 New Kent Farmer's Market 7 to 11 am at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

May 14 New Kent High School Spring Plant Sale 8 to 11 am at the NKHS Greenhouse behind the School on Egypt Road at New Kent Courthouse. 

May 14 Boater Safety Course 8 am to 3 pm at the Parks and Recreation Classroom beside the 1930 New Kent School. All PWC operators aged 20 and younger must complete a boating safety course. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information  call 966-8502.

May 14 Summer Camp EXPO 10 am to 1 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249  Summer Camp and Program Information.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information  call 966-8502.

May 14 Fireman's Stampede 3 to 8 pm at W. O. Grubbs Farm on Cosby Mill Road.  Serving time 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Steak, Potato, beverages and all the fixings.  Music by Timberwolf.  Tickets $30 through May 11.  Sponsored by the Quinton Volunteer Fire & EMS Auxiliary, Fire Company 2.  For more information and tickets call 932-8307 or 932-9556.  Tickets also available at Rick's Local Deli and Quinton Hardware.

May 15 New Kent Autism Awareness Charity Day noon to 5 pm at Cindy & Co., 3300 New Kent Highway Children's play area.  Raffles, Auction, Vendors, and Children's Activities.   For more information call Kelcey at 757-206-5110.

May 15 New Kent NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet at Cumberland Community Center on Rt. 249 east of New Kent Courthouse.  Attorney James E. Ghee will speak on the landmark 1954 Brown v Board of Education and the 1968 Green v New Kent School Board U. S. Supreme Court Cases.  The public is invited.  For more information call 843-2022. 

May 17 Jams & Jellies 101 2 to 3 pm at the New Kent Extension Office, 11809 New Kent Highway at the 1930 school at New Kent Courthouse.  For more information call 966-9645.   

May 17 Afternoon Tea Social 2 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

May 17 New Kent High School Marching Band Sprit Night 5 to 7pm at the Bottoms Bridge McDonalds.  A percentage of the receipt total will support the NKHS Band Boosters.

May 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours 6:30 pm at the Heritage Public Library on Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen at Interstate 64 Exit 211.

May 17 Opening of the Small Business Resource Center at Heritage Public Library  6:30 pm at the New Kent Library, 6215 Chesapeake Circle near Dairy Queen.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

May 17 Lanexa Fire Station 4 Auxiliary Meeting Time and location to be announced.  For more information call Barb at 757-4561-3640.

May 19 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

May 19 Meet Chuck Smith 2012 Republican Candidate for Congress 6:30 pm at the Sportsman Tavern on Rt. 155 ( 3560 N. Courthouse Rd.) in Providence Forge.  For more information call 804-721-0054.

May 20 Youth Talent Night 7 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road, Rt. 106.

May 20 "A Hairy Tale" 7:30 pm at New Kent Middle School.  A children's comedy suitable for the entire family with a cast of almost 50 students under the direction of Tamika Hathaway.  Tickets are $2 available at the School Office.

May 20, 21 "Wait Until Dark" 7 pm at the Trojan Theatre at New Kent High School, 7365 Egypt Rd., New Kent, VA 23124.  $5 in advance.  $7 at the door.

May 21, 22 Battle of Fort Pocahontas Reenactment Sturgeon Point Road off of Rt. 5 in Eastern Charles City County.  Fort open 10 am to 4 pm.  Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students.  For more information call 829-9722 or visit www.fortpocahontas.org.

May 21 New Kent Farmer's Market 7 to 11 am at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

May 21 Yard Sale 8 am to noon at LaFon's Beauty Salon, 5208 New Kent Highway in Quinton.  Sponsored by the Women in Christ of Second Liberty Baptist Church.  Proceeds benefit the building fund.

May 21 Annual Colonies Neighborhood Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm throughout the community.  Take South Waterside Drive from Rt. 60 in Lanexa and follow the signs.

May 21 Fishing Derby 9 am to Noon. at Ed Allen's Fishing Pier.  Open to boys and girls ages 3 to 13.  Sponsored by Adams Sportsmart, Hooker Bait & Tackle, Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries, Ed Allen's Boats and Bait, New Kent Parks and Recreation, and the Virginia Extension Office.

May 21  Strawberry Hills Steeplechase Races at Colonial Downs Gates open at 11:00 a.m. First race at 2:30 p.m.  Preakness Stakes simulcast at approximately 6:15 p.m.  See Strawberry Hills for ticket and admission information

May 21 New Kent Elementary Spring Carnival 11 am to 3 pm  at the School.  games, bounce House, Vendors, Food and Entertainment.  Sponsored by the NKES P. T. O.  For more information call Stephanie Ripchick at 757-566-0729.

May 21 Making a Baby Quilt noon to 1:30 pm at the Heritage Public Library, New Kent location, 6215 Chesapeake Circle near Dairy Queen. 

May 21 "A Mother's Prayer" 6 pm at the Watkins Elementary School Auditorium on Rt. 249.  An original family play by Dr. Cynthia L. Gaines featuring New Harvest DIVAS Outreach members.  Sponsored by New Covenant Community Church. Adults: $5, Students: $2.

May 24 New Kent Tea Party Meeting 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Reports from you Local Government and State Government Committees.  Laura Ecimovic, Commissioner of Revenue for New Kent County will speak and be available to answer your questions.  E. W. Jackson, Sr., candidate for U.S. Senate, will be our featured speaker.

May 25 Providence Forge Ruritan Golf Tournament at Brookwoods Golf Course.  1 pm start. Golf, Steak Dinner, Prizes  $69 per golfer.  Funds support scholarships for New Kent Students.  Hole Sponsorships available.  For more information contact Alan Files at 804-400-8148

May 26 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

May 26 Chickahominy Hunting Dog Alliance Meeting 7 pm at G. W. Watkins Elementary School on Rt. 249.  Support Virginia's Heritage.  For more information call Arthur Irvin at 350-9523.

May 28 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 to 12 am at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

May 28 Open House at Fox Pointe Farm 11 am to 3 pm Pony Rides: noon to 1 pm.  Sign up for camps.  For more information call 932-8710 or visit www.foxpointefarmva.com

May 28 Making a Baby Quilt noon to 1:30 pm at the Heritage Public Library, New Kent location, 6215 Chesapeake Circle near Dairy Queen.

May 30 Memorial Day

May 30 POSTPONED TO JULY 4 - Memorial Day Celebration at New Kent Winery  11 am to 3 pm at the Winery, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent VA 23124.  Music, food and fun activities for the whole family to honor our men and women of the military.  For more information call 804-932-8240.

June 2 CANCELLED Friends of Scouting Reception 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the New Kent Winery, 8400 Old Church Rd. Tour the Winery; Wine Tasting with food parings by DeFazio's, Network with local business leaders; become a friend of Scouting.  For more information, sponsorship levels, or to RSVP call 804-239-5065 or email alexander.petry@scouting.org  

June 2 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

June 2 Relay for Life T-Shirt Night at Maidstone Deli.  Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.   For more information contact Rachel Scott at 407-334-0023. 

June 3 New Kent Blast Golf Tournament 1 pm tee off at Brookwoods Golf Course.  Sponsored by the New Kent Blast Girls Softball Team.  Teams of 4: $280; Singles: $70.  Great prizes and awards.  For more information contact Jeff Silver at 757-753-2796 or Chris Mills at 804-513-8719.  Check the website for registration forms www.eteamz.com/blast/nk/handouts/ 

June 4 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 12 noon at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

June 4 Bake Sale 10 am to 2 pm at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214. Sponsored by the Brickshire Woman's Club.  Proceeds to provide lunches for needy children.  For more information call 557-3557 or 966-9119. 

June 4 "Gifts in Good Taste" Book Signing 10:30 am to 1 pm at the Heritage Public Library, New Kent location, 6215 Chesapeake Circle near Dairy Queen.  Author of the cookbook Lynne Jenkins will be present.  The books are available at $12 each.  An art exhibit by retired New Kent Teachers Artist Charlotte Woodall and Photographer Anne Lueke will open the event.  

June 4 Colonial Foxhounds Fox Hunt Camp 9 am to 3 pm at White Horse Stables, 4900 Huntsman Trail Quinton Virginia 23141.  For beginner riders.  For more information call 932-4684 or see www.colonialfoxhounds.net   

June 4 Relay for Life Live Auction 10 pm at New Kent High School.  Bring your items and keep them at your campsite until auction time. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.  For more information contact Rachel Scott at 407-334-0023.

June 4-5 Relay for Life at New Kent High School Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Starts at 5 pm on Saturday, June 4 and ends at 7 am on Sunday, June 5.  For more information contact Rachel Scott at 407-334-0023. 

June 4-5 MS Bike Ride Virginia from Richmond to Williamsburg on Saturday and Williamsburg to Richmond on Sunday.  To benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society.  For more information contact Judy Griffin by email or call 804-591-3034.  

June 5 Lanexa Fire-Rescue Station 4 FREE Barbecue 4 to 7 pm at the station, 15460 Pocahontas Trail in Lanexa.  Tour the station.  For more information call 757-561-3640.

June 7 Camp Fund Pancake Supper 6 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106)  $5 for all you can eat.  To benefit the youth camp fund.

June 8 First Day of Thoroughbred Racing at Colonial Downs  Racing runs on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from June 8 through July 31.  A total stakes purse of $2,050,000 will be awarded during the eight wee, 33 day season.  See Colonial Downs for times and more information.

June 9 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

June 9 New Kent County Fair  Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

June 10, 11, 12 Oakmont Villas Community Garage-Yard Sale Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, Sunday 12:30 to 7:30 pm.  For more information contact Joan Ford at 757-508-7415.

June 11 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 12 noon at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

June 11 New Kent High School Graduation 8:30 am at VCU Siegel Center. 

June 11 New Kent Falcon Fun Day 9 am to 2 pm at the Football Field behind the 1930 School at New Kent Courthouse.  Registration for football and cheerleading. Food, Games.  Boys and Girls ages 5-14.

June 11 Blessing of the Bikes 9 am at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249) in Quinton.  Free breakfast prepared by the Providence United Methodist Men. 

June 11 Belmont Stakes Day at Colonial Downs Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214. Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214. Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Live Thoroughbred  Racing.  Fan Appreciation Day with 25 cent specials. For more information see Colonial Downs.

June 11 Dodge City Country Band 6 to 9 pm at Buster's Country Roadside Restaurant, 7801 Pocahontas Trail East of Providence Forge.

June 14  Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Each second Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

June 15 Summer Cooking Class - A Summer Escape 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery. Acclaimed Chef Willie Joe Story presents recipes and step-by-step demonstrations for preparing Picnic Panzanella, Royal Island Paella and Fresh Berries and Greek Yogurt infused with Field Clover Honey and imported Lemon Curd.  $60 per person. For information or reservations email info@newkentwinery.com or call 804-932-8240. Additional classes July 20 and August 27. 

June 16 Last Day of School

June 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 4 to 8:30 pm at Colonial Downs.  For more information email awards@newkentchamber.org

June 16 Maidstone Farmer's Market 5 to 8 pm in the Maidstone Parking Lot at New Kent Courthouse.  Open Every Thursday.  For more information call 804-557-3720.

June 16, 17, 18 Blue Grass Festival at Rockahock Campground  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

June 18 Car Wash 8 am to noon at the Kentwood Square FasMart.  $5 Sponsored by the youth of Emmaus Baptist Church.

June 18 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 12 noon at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

June 18 G. W. Watkins Alumni & Scholastic Association "Ole" School Picnic  11 am to 3 pm at Grubb's Farm, 10600 Cosby Mill Road, Quinton.  RSVP by June 3 to Rose Williams at 932-5418, Patricia Smith at 932-8808, or Gladys Williams at gladys.w5@msn.com

June 18 $500,000 Colonial Turf Cup at Colonial Downs Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214. Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Grade II Live Thoroughbred  Racing.  Plus a trio under card stakes including the $100,000 Grade III All Along.  For more information see Colonial Downs.

June 19 Fathers Day at the Track at Colonial Downs Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214. Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214. Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Live Thoroughbred  Racing.  For more information see Colonial Downs.

June 20-25 Summer Horse Camp 8 am to 5 pm at Cedar Grove Stables.  Campers get their own horse for the week, Daily riding lesson and trail ride.  Hear from a Farrier, Equine Dentist, Veterinary technician.  Swimming, canoeing, fishing, and more.  Contact Lynn Barbini at 804-512-0849 or email lbarbini@cedargrovestables.com.

June 21 Afternoon Tea Social 2 to 3 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

June 21 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: Emmett Richardson of SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives).  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

June 21 Lanexa Fire Station 4 Auxiliary Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the Rose and Crown Restaurant at New Kent Courthouse.  For more information call 757-561-3640. 

June 24, 25 Rockahock Yard Sale 9 am at the Rockadome at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Spots are available first come - first served.  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com

June 25 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 12 noon at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

June 25 PFVRS Yard Sale and Open House 9 am to 3 pm at the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad on Rt. 60 East of Providence Forge.  Call 966-2801 for more information.

June 25 Grandpa's Farm Show  10:30 to 11:30 am at the Heritage Public Library, 6215 Chesapeake Circle, on Rt. 15 near Interstate exit 214. Performance by Joe Pipik, musician, actor, writer, puppeteer, juggler, storyteller and teaching artist from the Wolf Trap Institute.  For more information call 804-966-2480. 

June 25 Ladies Day at Colonial Downs Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214. Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214. Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Live Thoroughbred  Racing.  Race to the Alter Dream Wedding Contest.  For more information see Colonial Downs.

June 25 Dodge City Country Band 7 to 10 pm at the Dogwood Room at The Corner @ Rock Creek, Rt. 60 and Longview in Quinton. 

June 26 New Kent Farm Tour 1 to 5 pm Featuring Thompson's Border Collies & Pet Boarding, Old Church Sod/Shimokan Farm, Kuhn's Animal Rescue Farm. Sponsored by CSX Transportation, New Kent County and the New Kent Extension Office.

June 26 Grade III Zeke Ferguson Memorial Stakes at Colonial Downs Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  For more information see Colonial Downs.

June 27 New Kent County Fair   Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair  will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

June 28 New Kent Tea Party Meeting 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Speaker: Middle Resolutions. Guest: Supervisor Stran Trout.

June 29 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the 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"

June 30 Senator Mark Warner on Your Corner 2 to 3:30 pm at the Historic Courthouse at New Kent Courthouse.  Representatives of the Senator's Office will be available to meet with New Kent Residents.

July 2 Yard and Bake Sale 8 am at the former B&B Seafood (Three Gables) in the median of Rt. 60 West of Providence Forge.  To benefit Sheriff's Dispatcher and her family who lost their home in a fire.  Baked Goods, Quality Furniture, Electronics, Household Item, Home Decor and more. Monetary donations accepted and appreciated. For more information call Candace Berry at the New Kent Sheriff's Office.

July 2 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 12 noon at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

July 3 Rotary Evening at the Races 4 pm until closing at the 4th Floor Turf Club Suites at Colonial Downs.  Sponsored by the New Kent Rotary Club.  Horse Racing, Fireworks, Turf Club Buffet including Roasted Herb Chicken, Pulled Pork BBQ, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Bread Pudding, Salad and more.  Fireworks after dark.  Silent Auction to benefit New Kent Girls Softball League.  Tickets $40 per person - Kids 6 and under free available from any New Kent Rotary Member or send a check payable to New Kent Rotary to P. O. Box 394, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  For more information call 932-3984.

July 3, 4 Racing to the Stars 'n Stripes at Colonial Downs Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Live Thoroughbred Racing and Fireworks. July 3: Chesapeake Stakes, and July 4: Punch Line Stakes. For more information see Colonial Downs.

July 4 Independence Day

July 4 Patriots Landing Parade 9 am.  The parade will begin near the Clubhouse at Patriots Landing Drive and Patriots Landing Place and will include a one mile loop.  For more information contact voiceofthepatriot-owner@yahoogroups.com   

July 9 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 12 noon at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

July 9 Trackside Corn Hole Tourney at Colonial Downs Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214. Just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.   Live Thoroughbred  Racing.  For more information see Colonial Downs.

July 11-15 Summer Horse Camp 8 am to 5 pm at Cedar Grove Stables.  Campers get their own horse for the week, Daily riding lesson and trail ride.  Hear from a Farrier, Equine Dentist, Veterinary technician.  Swimming, canoeing, fishing, and more.  Contact Lynn Barbini at 804-512-0849 or email lbarbini@cedargrovestables.com.

July 12  Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Each second Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 14 New Kent County Fair  Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair  will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

July 16 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 12 noon at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

July 16 Crooning with the Critters (Music & Puppets) 10:30 to 11:30 am at the Heritage Public Library, 6215 Chesapeake Circle, on Rt. 15 near Interstate exit 214.  Performance by Joe Pipik, musician, actor, writer, puppeteer, juggler, storyteller and teaching artist from the Wolf Trap Institute. For more information call 804-966-2480. 

July 16 Saudé Creek Vineyards Grand Opening 11 am to 6 pm  16230 Cooks Mill Rd.  Winery, Tasting Room, Indoor and outdoor facilities for weddings, musical events and celebrations.  For directions and more information call 804-843-7100. 

July 16 $600,000 Virginia Derby beginning at 5 pm at Colonial Downs, just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Grade II Live Thoroughbred  Racing.  Also the Grade III $150,000 Virginia Oaks and a trio of $50,000 stakes.  Trackside Party Zone.  "Hoot on the Hill"  Virginia Lottery Fancy Hat Contest.  For more information see Colonial Downs.

July 17 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 pm in the Parks and Recreation Room at the 1930 New Kent School, 18025 New Kent Highway at New Kent Courthouse.  Speaker: Stran Trout on the Courthouse District.  Tour the 1930 School. 

July 18-22 RoboCamp at New Kent Middle School 8:30 am to 2:30 pm for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.  Cost: $100.  Limited to 16 participants.

July 19 Afternoon Tea Social 2 to 3 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

July 19 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours 6:30 pm at Net Trek Inc., 15231 Buck Calhoun Blvd, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Directions are at http://newkentchamber.org/meetings.cfm.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.  

July 20 Summer Cooking Class - An Afternoon in Italy 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery.  Acclaimed Chef Willie Joe Story presents recipes and step-by-step demonstrations for preparing Homemade Olive Grove Tapenade, Classic Bolognese and Tramisu.  $60 per person. For information or reservations email info@newkentwinery.com or call 804-932-8240. Additional class August 27. 

July 22 Senior Adult Ice Cream Social 1 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  Bring your favorite topping and $1.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information  call 966-8502.

July 21,22,23 Country Music Festival at Rockahock Campground  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

July 23 "Reel in Spending" Fishing Tournament 7 am to noon at Ed Allen's on Chickahominy Lake.  Sponsored by Jamie Radtke, Candidate for US Senate.  $60 per family, $30 for Active Military.  Cash prizes.  Little Anglers Tournament.  For more information or to register call 804-451-5985 or email Colleen Owens at  cowens@radtkeforsenate.com  

July 23 New Kent Farmer's Market 8 am to 12 noon at New Kent Commerce Center, Across Rt. 155 from the entrance to Colonial Downs, Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Open every Saturday through November.

July 23 Boating Safety Course 9 am to 4 pm at Providence Forge Fire and Rescue (Station 1) at 4315 Courthouse Road.  Earn your Boater Education Certificate; Keep your passengers safe; Learn the rules of boating.  Instructor: Jack Lee  Sponsored by the United States Coast Guard and the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries.  No Cost.  30 Student Maximum. RSVP to 804-966-9618, Ext 1. RSVP required. 

July 25 Virginia Living Museum's Animals in our Garden 11 am to noon at the Heritage Public Library, 6215 Chesapeake Circle, on Rt. 15 near Interstate exit 214.  For more information call 804-966-2480. 

July 25 Ladies Night at Colonial Downs, just off  of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  Includes the Buckland Stakes.  For more information see Colonial Downs

July 25 New Kent County Fair   Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair  will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

July 26 New Kent Tea Party Meeting 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Speaker: Mark Frechette, candidate for State Senate.

July 30 Gaming in the COOL Afternoon 2:30 to 4:30 pm at the Heritage Public Library, 6215 Chesapeake Circle, on Rt. 15 near Interstate exit 214.  Middle School students afternoon of fun, gaming and snacks.  Wii, DDR and more.. For more information call 804-966-2480. 

July 30 Virginia Bred Races at Colonial Downs, just off of Rt. 155 at Interstate 64, Exit 214.  For more information see Colonial Downs.

July 31 Last Day of Thoroughbred Racing at Colonial Downs  Racing runs on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from June 8 through July 31.  See Colonial Downs for times and more information.

August 2 Congressman Scott's Staff 2 to 4 pm in the Board Room at the New Kent Administration Building.  Staff will be available to talk with New Kent Residents about concerns. 

August 5,6,7 Back to School Tax Holiday Purchases of qualifying school supplies that cost $20 or less and clothing and footwear that cost $200 or less will be exempt from Virginia sales tax.  List of items exempt from sales tax

August 6 Juggling & Magic with Jonathan Austin 10 to 11 am at the Heritage Public Library, 6215 Chesapeake Circle, on Rt. 15 near Interstate exit 214.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

August 9  Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Each second Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

August 11 New Kent County Fair   Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair  will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

August 12 The Attic 6 to 10 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) A FREE event for rising 6th graders to 12th graders.  Summer Blowout - Gethsemane Praise Band - Obstacle Course Inflatable - Free Food - Live Music - Games - More.  Bring a box of cereal for the VCU Hospitality House.

August 12, 13, 14 Military Appreciation Weekend at Ed Allen's Campground.  Free nights, reduced daily passes for active or retired military.  Entertainment by Mark Daniels Band, contests, prizes and more.  Pig Roast Saturday Night sponsored by Burks Farm.

August 16 Lawn Care 101 Clinic 7 to 9 pm at the New Kent Extension Office, beside the historic New Kent School at New Kent Courthouse. Learn how to establish, renovate or maintain a healthy lawn. Sponsored by the New Kent Virginia Cooperative Extension.  No Charge.  To reserve your spot call 966-9645 or email patric4@vt.edu.

August 16 Afternoon Tea Social 2 to 3 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

August 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours 6:30 pm at Chickahominy Family Practice on Rt. 60 in Bottoms Bridge.  Hosted by: Chickahominy Family Practice & Virginia Eye Institute.  Food and refreshments will be provided. If you plan on attending please RSVP to marketing@newkentchamber.org

August 17 Summer Cooking Class - An Evening in Paris 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery.  Acclaimed Chef Willie Joe Story presents recipes and step-by-step demonstrations for preparing Parisian Shrimp Salad, Coq Au Vin, and Shards of hand tempered French Chocolate embedded with Fruits & Nuts. $60 per person. For information or reservations email info@newkentwinery.com or call 804-932-8240.  

August 17 New Kent High School Registration for 10th, 11th, and 12th grades.  Pick up schedules and pay fees.  For more information call 966-8507.

August 19, 20 Hawgs, Hosses and Hineys at Rockahock Campground  Country Music Legend Randy Travis For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

August 21 Bluegrass Gospel Singers 4 pm at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church An offering will be accepted.

August 22 New Kent County Fair   Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair  will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

August 23 Primary Election for the Republican Nomination for State Senate Tommy Norment (Incumbent) and Mark Frechette  All polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm. Check New Kent voting districts.

August 30 POSTPONED New Kent Tea Party Meeting 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Speaker: Virginia State Senator Tommy Norment

August 31 Relay for Life Wrap Up Meeting & Social   For more information contact Rachel Scott at 407-334-0023. 

September 1 Meeting with New Kent Businesses 10 am at the Board Room of the Administrative Building to discuss hurricane recovery

September 1 New Kent High School Freshman Orientation 7:55 to 11:15 at the school.  All incoming freshmen, and parents should attend.  For more information contact Pam Nixon at 966-8507 or email pnixon@nkcps.k12.va.us 

Sept 1 - Nov 3 New Kent University  6:30 to 9 pm at various County locations.  A great way to learn about New Kent County.  For more information or to register contact Krista Eutsey at 966-9683 or email kmeutsey@co.newkent.state.va.us

September 2, 3 POSTPONED Back to School Clothes Swap 9 am to 3 pm at the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad on Rt. 60 east of Providence Forge.  For more information or to donate clothes call 966-2801. 

September 3 Chickahominy Shores Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon at the Chickahominy Shores Association Building, 801 Riverside Drive in Lanexa. Follow the signs from Rt. 60.

September 3 New Kent v King William - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field 

September 5 Labor Day  

September 7 POSTPONED TO SEPT 28 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Golf Tourney at Viniterra Golf Course.  See www.newkentchamber.org or call Angie Scorsone at 966-8581 or Wayne Taylor at 932-4211 for more information.

September 8 New Kent County Fair   Planning Meeting 7 pm at the Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent County Fair  will be at Colonial Downs September 17-18, 2011.

September 10 New Kent Family Health Fair  9 am to noon at the New Kent Medical Center, 1850 Pocahontas Trail in Quinton.  (Rt. 60 near the bridge at Bottoms Bridge.) Free Health Screenings, Kids Activities, Food, Fun & Giveaways.  Sponsored by Chickahominy Family Physicians, Bon Secours Richmond Health System and the Virginia Eye Institute.

September 10 New Kent v Lafayette - Varsity Football at Lafayette postponed and moved.  

September 11 9/11 Ceremonial Wreath Laying 1 pm on the steps of the New Kent Courthouse.  Presentation of Colors, Singing, Prayers and timeline of the events on Sept 11, 2001.  Sponsored by New Kent County Public Safety.  Rain or Shine.

September 12 First Day of School (postponed from September 8 and 9 due to significant flooding across the County)
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September 13 Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Each second Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

September 10-14 Benefit Book Sale 10 am to 2 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Sponsored by Friends of the Heritage Public Library.  For more information call Judy Adkins at 966-1579 or the Library at  804-966-2480.

September 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 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"

September 16 Lanexa Fire Station 4 Auxiliary Golf Tournament 12:30 pm Shotgun Start at Viniterra, New Kent Winery in Talleysville. Captain's Choice.  Limited to 30 teams.  $75 per golfer or $300 per team.  Sponsorships are also available.  For more information contact lanexastation4auxiliary@gmail.com 

September 17 Quilting Class  at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For more information call 804-966-2480. 

September 17 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. Entertainment by Timberwolf.  Admission $30.  Tickets are available at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, BB&T Bank in Charles City or call Debbie Ivey at 966-2264 or Beth Hodges at 829-2434. 

September 17 First Day of Harness Racing at Colonial Downs  Pacers and Trotters will compete every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from September 17 through November 5.  See Colonial Downs for times and more information.

September 17-18 New Kent County Fair  at Colonial Downs.
Saturday, Sept 17: Fair Open: 9am - 8pm; Parade: 11am; Live Racing: 1pm
Sunday, Sept 18: Fair Open: 12 noon - 6pm; Live Racing: 1 pm

September 18 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery. Antique European Cars.  Food venders, wine and a wide variety of classic cars.

September 18 Shore to Shore LaSertoma Scholarship Spaghetti Dinner 11 am to 2 pm at New Kent Fire Station # 2, 5251 New Kent Hwy (Rt. 249) in Quinton. Cost: $8 Eat in or carry out. (Formerly the Martha Dandridge Women's Club Dinner.)  For more information call Krista Eutsey at 757-870-5835 or email: kritterbug24@hotmail.com 

September 20 Afternoon Tea Social 2 to 3 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

September 20 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.   Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.  

September 21 Summer Cooking Class - Sunset in Savannah: All the Hospitality of Historic Georgia 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery.  Acclaimed Chef Willie Joe Story presents recipes and step-by-step demonstrations for preparing Vidalia Onion Confit on Garlic Toasts with Blue cheese, World Class Shrimp and Grits, and Georgian peach Cobbler . $60 per person. For information or reservations email info@newkentwinery.com or call 804-932-8240. 

September 23 Big Yellow Bus 10 am at the New Kent Branch of the Heritage Public Library on Rt. 155 just South of Interstate 64. Stories and songs for pre-schoolers - On a Bus   For more information call 804-966-2480.

September 24 Benefit Concert for Habitat for Humanity 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141.  Entertainment by Providence UMC Bell Choir and Exebelle & the Rusted Cavalcade. Admission is 2 cans of food for the Providence Food Pantry.  Donations for the New Kent Habitat for Humanity are also accepted.

September 25 Bluegrass Faith Festival 8 am to 7:30 pm at Rockahock Campground, on Outpost Road in Lanexa. Presented by Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.  Performances by Glen Shelton, Mark Templeton, The Bluegrass Brothers, The Church Sisters. Tickets before August 25, Concert only: $10, Concert & Picnic: $20.  After August 25, Concert only: $15, Concert & Picnic: $25.

September 27 Deadline for Free Pizza and Soda at the Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon on November 5 at Hanover Lanes.  Register by September 27 and receive a large pizza and pitcher of soda for the team to enjoy at the event!  Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation. Organize your team. For more information contact Leigh Gutches at 819-9813 or May O'Leary at 932-3354.  

September 27 New Kent Tea Party Meeting 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Speakers: Delegate Chris Peace and Senator Tommy Norment. Free hot dogs and soft drinks from 6 to 6:45 pm.

September 29 Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles 9 am to 4 pm DMV will have a Mobile Services Center at New Kent Courthouse.  

September 29 Smartphone Workshop 6:30 to 8 pm at EVB, 2599 New Kent Hwy in Quinton.  Larry Ragsdale of New Kent Wireless will demonstrate common features and answer questions. Email, visual voicemail, web browsing, phone customization and more.  RSVP by Sept 22 at 932-8267.

September 27 - 30 Post-Hurricane Outreach Center from 10 am to 7 pm at the New Kent Visitors & Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate Exit 211.  
Representatives from the U. S. Small Business Administration, The New Kent Health Department, The Red Cross, and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management are on hand to provide information concerning SBA loans, county damage assessments, well, septic and other post-hurricane issues. The center is also open on October 1: from 9 am to 1 pm, and October 3-6: from 10 am to 7 pm.  For more information about the Outreach Center, call the Visitors & Commerce Center at 966-8787.

September 30 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Golf Tourney at Viniterra Golf Course.  Shotgun Start at 11:30 am  See www.newkentchamber.org or call Angie Scorsone at 966-8581 or Wayne Taylor at 932-4211 for more information. (Postponed from Sept 7)

September 30 New Kent v Tabb - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field

September 30, October 1 Williamsburg Scottish Festival at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa..  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

October 1 Post-Hurricane Outreach Center  9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Visitors & Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate Exit 211.  
Representatives from the U. S. Small Business Administration, The New Kent Health Department, The Red Cross, and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management are on hand to provide information concerning SBA loans, county damage assessments, well, septic and other post-hurricane issues. The center is also open on
  October 3-6: from 10 am to 7 pm. For more information about the Outreach Center, call the Visitors & Commerce Center at 966-8787.

October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the "New" Place A Unique Truth-based haunt that will scare you mind, body, and soul. Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Every Friday and Saturday in October.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church.

October 4 Re-Assessment 101 6 pm in the Board Room of the New Kent Administration Building.  Commissioner of Revenue Laura Ecimovic and her staff will be available to answer questions about the ongoing Real Estate Tax Assessment.    

October 4 Emergency Medical Technician Class Begins at the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad Building on Rt. 60 just East of Providence Forge.  The classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For more information call PFVRS at 966-2801.

October 3-6 Post-Hurricane Outreach Center  10 am to 7 pm at the New Kent Visitors & Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate Exit 211.  
Representatives from the U. S. Small Business Administration, The New Kent Health Department, The Red Cross, and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management are on hand to provide information concerning SBA loans, county damage assessments, well, septic and other post-hurricane issues. For more information about the Outreach Center, call the Visitors & Commerce Center at 966-8787.

October 8 Fall Festival 8 am to 2 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 8 Oakmont Villas Community Garage Yard Sale 8 am to 4 pm at various homes throughout the community.  Take Colonial Downs Parkway from Rt. 155 at Interstate exit 214.  Follow the signs to Brickshire.  Oakmont Villas is on your right.  (Rain date: Oct 15)

October 8 Jenna Grace Birthday Bash 10 am to 4 pm at Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 20051 Tabernacle Rd, Barhamsville.  5K run: 9 am, 1 Mile Fun Run: 9:30, silent auction, rides, games, butterfly release, petting zoo, car show, hayrides, raffles, food, live music.  For more information call 757-810-4337.

October 8 Steals and Steeds Charity Auction 10 am to 4 pm at Millstone Farm on Cosby Mill Rd in Quinton. Trail Ride, Auction: 3 pm, steak dinner: 4:30 to 5:30 pm $25.  Proceeds benefit Matthew's Haven.  For more information contact Catherine Pierce at 804-400-4265 or vendsoda1@aol.com

October 8 New Kent Civic League Meeting 11 am at Cumberland Community Center on Rt. 249 East of new Kent Courthouse.  Open to the public.  Candidates are welcome.  For more information contact Alease Christian at 966-2643.

October 9 Sunday Afternoon Music & Wine at  Saudé Creek Vineyards, 2-5 pm, 16230 Cooks Mill Rd, Lanexa, VA. Featured band: A Taste of Love Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to light music while sipping on your favorite wine. • Admission: Free Wine will be available for $5/glass or by the bottle! Picnics welcome • No outside alcohol • No pets please Info: 804-966-5896 or visit us on Facebook

October 11 Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Each second Tuesday.  The selection is Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

October 14 "Fore" the Children Golf Tournament Shotgun Start at 1 pm at Brickshire Golf Club.  Sponsored by the New Kent Jr Woman's Club with all proceeds going to youth programs in New Kent County.  For information on Hole, Lunch or Beverage Sponsorships contact Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080.

October 14 New Kent v York - Varsity Football - Homecoming 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field

October 13, 14, 15 Blue Grass Festival at Rockahock Campground  For more information call 804 966-8362 or see www.rockahock.com 

October 14, 15 New Kent High School Class of 2001 Reunion starting at the Rose & Crown Restaurant at New Kent Courthouse.  For more information contact nkhs2001@groups.facebook.com or Andrew Hutton at ashutton@gmail.com  

October 15 Five Lakes Community Yard Sale 8 am to noon.  Follow the signs at all entrances to participating families.  For more information call 932-9423.

October 15 New Kent Falcons Youth Football/ Cheerleading Homecoming Celebration 8 am to 5 pm at the Historic New Kent School.  Booths are available for organizations and businesses for $25.  For more information contact Dacia Brady at 757-715-1646. 

October 15 Heritage Public Library Fall Festival - Annual Arts and Craft Show - Lions Club Brunswick Stew 9 am to 2 pm at the Providence Forge Community Center on Carriage Road.  Petting zoo, music, crafts, and much more.  For more information contact Patty Townsend at 932-4080 or Betty Wallace at 966-2858. 

October 15 Tail Gate Party at Colonial Downs 11 am to 5 pm. 

October 15 Watkins Alumni Meeting 3:30 pm at Watkins Elementary School.  Class of 1951 and New Kent Training School Classes if 1931 and 1941 are being honored.  For more information call Patricia Smith at 932-8808.

October 15 St. Peter's Oyster Roast, Fish Feast and Shrimp Bonanza  Serving 4 to 6 pm. at White House Landing. Sponsored by St. Peters Parish Church. Tickets Adults in Advance: $35, at the Door: $40 Children 6-12: $10 Contact St. Peter's Church at 804-932-4846 pr email stpeters.admin1@gmail.com   

October 17 Last Day to Register to Vote in the November 8 election.  Contact the New Kent Registrar's Office in the Historic Courthouse, Phone (804) 966-9699

October 17 Flu Shot Clinic at Active Life Fitness Center at New Kent Courthouse.  3 to 4pm and 5 to 6pm Ages 18 and up.  $28.  Call 557-3640 to schedule an appointment.

October 18 Afternoon Tea Social 2 to 3 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

October 18 Emergency Medical Technician Class Begins at the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad Building on Rt. 60 just East of Providence Forge.  The classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For more information call PFVRS at 966-2801

October 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours and Meet the Candidates 6:30 pm at Rockahock Campground on Rockahock Road in Lanexa.   Don't miss this opportunity to meet with many of the candidates who will be running for local elected offices in the upcoming November election.  Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to marketing@newkentchamber.org if you plan on attending.  

October 19 Summer Cooking Class - Sunset in Savannah: All the Hospitality of Historic Georgia 11 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Winery.  Acclaimed Chef Willie Joe Story presents recipes and step-by-step demonstrations for preparing Vidalia Onion Confit on Garlic Toasts with Blue cheese, World Class Shrimp and Grits, and Georgian peach Cobbler . $60 per person. For information or reservations email info@newkentwinery.com or call 804-932-8240.

October 20 Ribbon Cutting at the Parham Landing  Waste Water Treatment Plant 2 pm at the plant off of Rt. 33 south of Eltham

October 20 Gas Line from Lanexa to West Point Informational Meeting 5 to 7 pm at the New Kent Visitor and Commerce Center on Rt. 106 at Interstate exit 211.  Conducted by Virginia Natural Gas. Preliminary designs and details of the proposed 8-inch transmission line will be available.  For more information on the meeting or on the gas line call 757-616-7518 

October 21 Richmond Region Open at Viniterra.  Sponsored by the Richmond Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau.  For more information call 804-783-7401 or email mlovatt@richmondva.org 

October 20,21,22 "Cabaret" 7 pm at New Kent High School, and October 25, 26 at 7 pm at the Kimball Theater in Williamsburg.  A combined cast from New Kent High School and the Astor College in Dover, England.  The Hit Broadway Musical and 1972 film with music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb follows the adventures of Cabaret Singer Sally Bowles at the seedy Kit Kat Klub in 1931 Berlin.     

October 22 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm at Quinton Community Park off of Henpeck Road.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  Reserve your spot.  Rain or shine.  Call 966-8502 to reserve your spot or for more information.

October 22 Harvest Hoe-Down 11 am to 4 pm at the Holly Fork Pumpkin Patch in Barhamsville.  Food Hay Rides, Inflatables.  Fun for the whole Family. Vendor space available at $15 for one or $25 for two.  Contact sldinbvilleva@aol.com

October 22, 23 Greater Lanexa Studio Tour A self-drive tour of seven studios featuring 17 local artists and craftsmen. 
Saturday, Oct 22: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Oct 23: 11 am to 5 pm
Follow the GLST signs from t 60 and Route 627 in Eastern New Kent County. For more information see www.glst.org, email  studiotour@glst.org or call  757-291-6001.   

October 23 Sunday Afternoon Music & Wine at 
 Saudé Creek Vineyards , 2-5 pm, 16230 Cooks Mill Rd, Lanexa, VA, featured band: Dave Pollard Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to light music while sipping on your favorite wine. • Admission: Free.  Wine will be available for $5/glass or by the bottle! Picnics welcome • No outside alcohol • No pets please Info: 804-966-5896 or visit us on Facebook

October 25 New Kent Tea Party Meeting 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140. Speaker: Karen Hurd of the Virginia Tea Party Alliance.

October 25, 26 "Cabaret"  7 pm at the Kimball Theater in Williamsburg.  A combined cast from New Kent High School and the Astor College in Dover, England.  The Hit Broadway Musical and 1972 film with music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb follows the adventures of Cabaret Singer Sally Bowles at the seedy Kit Kat Klub in 1931 Berlin. 

October 28 Trunk or Treat 5:30 to 8:30 pm at March Center, 3300 New Kent Hwy.  Costume contest, candy, fun    

October 28 New Kent v Smithfield - Varsity Football 7:00 pm at the New Kent High School Football Field

October 28, 29 Journey Haunted Trails 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the "New" Place A Unique Truth-based haunt that will scare you mind, body, and soul. Just one mile south of Interstate 64 at exit 211.  Every Friday and Saturday in October.  Sponsored by the New Hope Church.

October 28, 29 New Kent High School Class of 1971 Reunion at the Lexington George Washington Inn in Williamsburg.  Contact Camilla Lewis Tramuel at 757-887-6785 or Sandra Garner Jefferson at 804-966-5789.

October 29 Homeless Pets Charity Yard Sale 9 am to 3 pm at Buster's Country Roadhouse, 7801 Pocahontas Trail (Rt. 60) just west of Providence Forge.  Proceeds go to ASOVA (Assisting Strays Of Virginia) 

October 29 Yard and Bake Sale 9 am to 1 pm at the Cumberland Community Center on Rt. 249 east of new Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by Pamunkey United Methodist Church.

October 29 (POSTPONED TO OCT 30) Halloween Festival of Flight   

October 29 Prescription Drug Take Back 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Kent County Sheriff’s Office at 11995 Courthouse Circle.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.  The collection site will be posted and signs will be up directing you to the rear of the building nearest to the vehicle impound lot.  In cooperation with the DEA to provide citizens another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  For more information contact  Sergeant Jamie Hamby at 804-966-9500.

October 29 New Kent Tea Party "Pig Pikin" noon at the Providence Forge Community Center on Carriage Road.  All are invited to meet candidates in the November election.

October 29 Gymnastic Gear Consignment Sale noon to 5 pm at the New Kent Gymnastics Center, 6540 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106), Suite 112.  Drop off will begin Oct 17.   For more information call 557-3855.

October 29 Parents Night Out 5:30 to 9:30 pm at the New Kent Gymnastics Center, 6540 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106), Suite 112.  Come dressed in your costume ready to play and a friendly Fright.  For ages 4 and up.  For more information call 557-3855.

October 29 Movie Night "Soul Surfer" 7 pm at 9120 Pocahontas Trail, behind the Food Lion in Providence Forge.  Sponsored by the King of Glory Lutheran Church.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 557-0270. 

October 30 Halloween Festival of Flight at New Kent Airport 10 am to 3 pm  Aircraft Displays, Fall Festivities, Free Activities for Kids, Bounce House, Cider & Storytime, Photo Opportunities, Vendor Sales & More. Postponed from Oct 29 due to weather.

October 30 Flu Vaccine Clinic 12:15 to 1:15 at Kentwood Heights Baptist Church near Food Lion in Quinton.  Age 18 and over.  For more information or to register call 932-5370.l  

October 30 Trunk-or-Treat Fall Festival 4 to 8 pm at G. W. Watkins Elementary School Parking Lot, 6501 New Kent Hwy.  Dress up and join us for a great night of Costumes, Candy, Food, & Fun.  Moon Bounce, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Games, Candy, Trunks, Costumes, Prizes, and Hotdogs.  Sponsored by Journey Christian Fellowship.   

October 30 Trunk or Treat 6 to 8 pm at Kentwood Heights Baptist Church near Food Lion in Quinton.  Hot dogs, chili sampling, drinks.  For more information call 932-5370. 

October 31 Deadline to Apply for Christmas Mother Assistance Call the hotline at 966-9209.  Sponsored by the Bottom of the Bridge LaSertoma Club, Shore to Shore LaSertoma Club and the Hands of Hope LaSertoma Club.

October 31 Trunk or Treat 6 to 9 pm at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road. Hayride, raffle, prizes, moonwalk, food and drinks. Call 932-4906 for more information.

October 31 Trunk or Treat 6 to 8 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106).  For more information call 804 966-5238.

November 1 Halloween Candy Buy Back 4 to 6 pm at Dr. Vicki L. Tibbs, DDS, Dental Office, Brianwood Business Park.  For ages 2 to 12.  Will receive $1 per pound up to 5 pounds.  Candy will be sent to our troops under Operation Gratitude.  For more information call 932-4537 or see www.quintondental.com 

November 1 Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail for the November 8 Election. Contact the New Kent Registrar's Office in the Historic Courthouse, Phone (804) 966-9699

November 5 Belk Annual Charity Sale  6 to 10 am.  Discount tickets are available in advance from Lanexa Fire Station 4 Auxiliary for $5.  For more information contact Barb Gilroy at 757-561-3640 or email lanexastation4auxiliary@wildblue.net 

November 5 Christmas Craft Fair 10 am to 3 pm at the Dogwood Room on Rt. 60 and Longview.  Great Gifts at Great Prices. For more information call 804-305-3667. 

November 5 Bake Sale 10 am to 3 pm at Rock Creek Center, Rt. 60 and Longview.  Sponsored by the Martha Dandridge Woman's Club.

November 5 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 3 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $8 per Quart.  Get advance tickets from any Providence Forge Ruritan Club member or call 804-966-2615.

November 5 Designer Bettina Rizzi Fall Fashions 1:30 to 4 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway in Quinton.  Men's and women's fashion.

 November 5 Groundbreaking for New Kent's Third Habitat for Humanity Home 2:00pm at McLaughlin Lane, New Kent, VA 23124. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Lauren Cunningham at (804) 232-7001 ext. 112 or lcunningham@richmondhabitat.org 

 

November 5 Strike It Rich for Education Bowl-a-Thon  2:30 to 4:30 pm at Hanover Lanes, 7317 Bell Creek Road S. in Mechanicsville.  Sponsored by the New Kent Educational Foundation. Organize your team. For more information contact Leigh Gutches at 819-9813 or May O'Leary at 932-3354.  Register by September 27 and receive a large pizza and pitcher of soda for the team to enjoy at the event!

November 5 "Day of Champions" Harness Racing at Colonial Downs  The $300,000 Virginia Harness "Day of Champions" will be conducted in conjunction with the Breeders' Cup simulcast.   See Colonial Downs for times and more information.

November 5 Last Day of Harness Racing at Colonial Downs  Pacers and Trotters will compete every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from September 17 through November 5.  See Colonial Downs for times and more information.

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 7 Long Range Transportation Plan Open House 5 to 7 pm at New Kent Fire Station number One, 4315 North Courthouse Rd. Providence Forge.  Sponsored by the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission.  For more information contact Anne Darby at adarby@richmondregional.org or call 804-323-2033.

November 8 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 in the Historic Courthouse, Phone (804) 966-9699
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November 8 Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Each second Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

November 8 New Kent Woman's Club Meets 7 pm at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.  For more information call Pam at 966-7536.

November 11 New Kent Middle School Veterans Day Tribute  9 am.  Open to the public. All veterans are invited.

November 12 Cumberland Community Center Yard Sale 8 am to 3 pm at the Community Center, 12540 New Kent Highway, east of new Kent Courthouse..  For more information call Oraphine Crump at 932-4669.

November 12 Radtke for Senate Campaign Event 10 am to 5 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  For more information to participate call Ken Proffitt at 859-5703.  

November 12 Zumba Fitness Benefit 2 to 3:30 pm at G. W. Watkins Elementary School Gymnasium, 6500 New Kent Hwy.  To benefit the Riptides 2000 fast pitch softball team. Cost $12 per person.  For more information contact Lisa Robertson at 804-389-8676 or theenergizer1@hotmail.com 

November 12 Emmaus Baptist Church Fall Festival  5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) Chili cook off, hay rides, food, kid's activities, drawing for turkey dinner.  For more information call 966-5238. 

November 8 General Election  
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"When one door closes another door opens" Alexander Graham Bell

November 15 Afternoon Tea Social 2 to 3 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

November 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.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.  

November 18 Sleepover at New Kent Gymnastics Center 7 pm to 8 am at the Gymnastics Center, Suite 112, 6540 Emmaus Church Road, 1/2 mile off of the Talleysville exit (211)  Ages 8 and up.  Cost: $30.  A jam-packed night of fun and even a little sleep.  For more information call  (804) 557-3855.

November 20 New Kent Historical Society Meeting 2:30 pm at the Old New Kent Courthouse.  Speaker: Edward G. Longacre on "Cousins in the War" about William Fitzhugh "Rooney" Lee and Fitzhugh "Fitz" Lee. All are welcome.

November 24 Thanksgiving Day

November 24 Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk 8:30 am at a New Kent Courthouse Village Maidstone.  3 to 6 mile run, 30 to 45 minute walk.  Donations accepted for New Kent Food Bank.  For more information call 557-3620.

November 24 Thanksgiving Dinner noon to 4 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road.  All are invited.

November 26 Open Gym Friends and Food Drive at New Kent Gymnastics Center  1 to 3 pm at the Gymnastics Center, Suite 112, 6540 Emmaus Church Road, 1/2 mile off of the Talleysville exit (211)  Free.  For more information call  (804) 557-3855.

December 2 Holiday Fun - Drop the kids with us for 3 1/2 hours 5:30 to 9 pm at the Parks & Recreation Classroom at the 1930 school at new Kent Courthouse. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 2 Dance at Cumberland Community Center 9 pm to 1 am at the Community Center on Rt. 249 east of New Kent Courthouse.  Tickets $7 in advance or $10 at the door.  For more information call Stephanie Moody at 966-9347 or Colleen Williams at 814-5852.  

December 3 Breakfast with Santa 9 to 11 am at Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  8.00  per person.  Storytelling, children’s crafts & Picture with Santa by Ron Stiers.  Santa arrives at 9 a.m. by horse & buggy.  Sponsored by New Kent Junior Woman’s Club.  Bring toiletries and cleaning items for donation to Mathew's Haven.  Tickets go on sale November 1st.  Call Cathy Davis at 804-843-3029,  Debbie Richards at 703-475-0080 or e-mail:  mail@nkjwc.com

December 3 Back Handspring Clinic at New Kent Gymnastics Center Beginners: 12:45 to 2 pm. Intermediate: 2 to 3:15 pm.  Cost $15 in advance or $20 at the door.  At the Gymnastics Center, Suite 112, 6540 Emmaus Church Road, 1/2 mile off of the Talleysville exit (211)  For more information call  (804) 557-3855.

December 5 Public Information Meeting on Biosolids 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building Board Room.  Presented by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality regarding application of Nutri-Blend, Inc. 

December 7 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the 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"

December 7, 8, 9 Drive Through Nativity 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Liberty Baptist Church on Rt. 60 in Lanexa.  For more information call 966-2659.

December 10 Breakfast, Honey? with Santa 8 to 11 am at the Quinton Volunteer Fire/Rescue Station 2 on rt. 249 in Quinton.  Adults: $8, Children under 5: $6. Photos with Santa.  For more information call 932-8307.

December 10 Pet Photos with Santa 9 am to 1 pm Ron Stiers Photography on Rt. 60 west of Providence Forge.  To benefit the New Kent Animal Shelter.  For more information call 966-2744. 

December 10 Christmas Bazaar & New Kent Relay for Life Kick Off 9 am to 2 pm at the 1930 School Gym. Vendor space available for $25.  For more information contact Tricia Paige at 837-3117.

December 10 GWES Wildcat Winter Bash 10 am to 3 pm at George Watkins Elementary School on Rt. 249.  Photos with Santa, game truck, holiday shop, book and vendor fair, raffle.  Vendor tables: $25.  For more information contact Kellie Harris at 932-9241 or kelsharris@werizon.net  

December 11 Providence Forge Christmas Parade 2 pm on Rt. 60 between Carriage Road and Rt. 155 (Courthouse Road) Rain or shine.

December 13 Colonial Christmas in Williamsburg 8 am to 2 pm Ages 50+.  Walking tour, lunch & shopping.  Residents: $17  Meet in front of the 1930 School at New Kent Courthouse.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.   

December 13 Book Discussion Group 1 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  Each second Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

December 15 Senator Warner's Representative 10 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  A member of US Senator Mark Warner's staff will be available to meet with New Kent residents to answer questions and work with specific issues dealing with federal agencies. For more information call Michael Bund at 804-775-2319 or see www.warner.senate.gov.

December 15 Santa's Calling  6 to 8:30 pm  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502 or email ssbordner@co.newkent.state.va.us.

December 16 Toddler Playday - Mrs. Claus's Kitchen 10 am at the Parks & Recreation Classroom at the 1930 School at New Kent Courthouse.  Ages 2 - 4 New Kent Residents: $4, Non-residents: $5.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

December 18 Annual Christmas Cantata 6:30 pm at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.  Program will include Christmas favorites and the Halleluiah Chorus.  Desserts with a chocolate fountain will follow.  For more information contact Barbara Lore at 932-8980 or email barbaralore@cox.net

December 18 Choral Cantata 7 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249) in Quinton.

December 19 Potluck, BINGO and Gift Exchange 11 am to 1:30 pm at the Parks & Recreation Classroom at the 1930 school at New Kent Courthouse.  Ages: 50+ Residents: $2, Non-residents: $4.  RSVP to 966-8502.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

December 20 Afternoon Tea Social 2 to 3 pm at Heritage Public Library, New Kent Branch near Dairy Queen.  For people of all ages.  Each third Tuesday.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

December 20 Administration of Oaths to Elected Officials 3:30 to 4:30 pm at the New Kent Circuit Court.  Oaths will be administered by Judge Thomas Hoover.

December 24 Candlelight Service 5 pm at Kentwood Heights Baptist Church on Rt. 249 in Quinton.

December 24 Children's Pageant and Candlelight Communion 5:30 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway (Rt. 249) in Quinton.  

December 25 Merry Christmas!

December 22 to 30 Christmas Camp at New Kent Gymnastics Center 9 am to 3 pm for ages 5 and up.  At the Gymnastics Center, Suite 112, 6540 Emmaus Church Road, 1/2 mile off of the Talleysville exit (211)  Cost $200 or $30 per day.  For more information call  (804) 557-3855.

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