PAST CALENDAR EVENTS 2017
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA
 

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Past Calendar Events 2011
Past Calendar Events 2012

Past Calendar Events 2013
Past Calendar Events 2014

Past Calendar Events 2015
Past Calendar Events 2016

January 1 Happy New Year!

January 6 Winter Senior Adult Social  noon to 2 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $10 per person or $15 per couple.  RSVP by Dec 19. For more information call 966-8502.

January 12 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.

January 13 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502. More dates: Feb 10, March 10, April 14.

January 16 "The Dream is Still Alive" 11 am to 1 pm at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Rd., Quinton, VA 23141.  Celebrating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The program will include New Kent leaders, a community youth choir, and a panel discussion regarding community issues in New Kent County.  For more information email secondliberty@aol.com or call 804-932-4245.

January 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm at Aspen Berger in the Maidstone Village at New Kent Courthouse.

January 20 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

January 20 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at www.buzzpicasso.com.  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings. Other dates: February 17, March 17.

January 21 Youth Sports Expo 10 am to 1 pm at the Historic New Kent School Gym Lobby and Parks and Recreation office.  Learn about and sign up for New Kent Sports. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

January 24 Community Coffee, Chats & Games 9:30 to 11 am at the Parks and Rec Classroom.  For ages 55+.  Community speakers, coffee, snacks, and games.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  RSVP.  For more information or to register call 966-8502. Other dates:  February 28.

January 26 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.

January 28 Rabies Clinic 8:30 to 11:30 am at the New Kent Courthouse Parking Lot.  Dogs and cats are welcome.  $8 per vaccination, cash only.  The New Kent Treasurer's Office will be open to sell 2014 dog licenses. Sponsored by New Kent Sheriff's Office Animal Control.  For more information call 804-966-9500.

 January 31 Dog Licenses are due For more information contact the New Kent Treasurer's Office.

February 1 New Kent StageHands Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Members and prospective members are welcome.

February 8 New Kent Relay for Life Planning Meeting 6:30 pm  For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

February 9 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  For more information contact Martha Martin.

February 10 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502. More dates: March 10, April 14.

February 10 Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Quinton Community Center ages Ages 4-11.  $15 for Dad & Daughter.  $5 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 11 Heart of Red Tour & Tasting 11 am to 5 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089

February 11, 12 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 14 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 17 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at www.buzzpicasso.com.  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings. Other dates: March 17.

February 18 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, C&F Bank in Quinton, Sandston Cleaners, and 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.

February 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  at the Colonial Kitchen & Market at New Kent Courthouse.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

February 22 Meet the Republican Candidates for Governor 7 pm in the Board Room of the New Kent County Administration Building.  Invited are Denver Riggleman, Frank Wagner, Corey Stewart and Ed Gillespie.  A business meeting of the New Kent Republican Committee will also be held.  The public is invited. For more information contact New Kent Republican Chairman Mark Daniel: markdanielgreatsouthrealty@gmail.com

February 23 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.

February 24 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 25 Mardi Gras Ball 7 to 11 pm at the Providence Forge Community Center on Carriage Rd, just east of Providence Forge.  Tickets: $25 single or $40 per couple.  To Support the New KEnt Humane Society.  For more informatdion or to purchase tickets call 966-7105.

February 28 Community Coffee, Chats & Games 9:30 to 11 am at the Parks and Rec Classroom.  For ages 55+.  Community speakers, coffee, snacks, and games.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  RSVP.  For more information or to register call 966-8502.

February 28 Pancake Supper 5:30 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Adults: $8, Children: $4.

March 1 Blood Drive 3 to 8 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and Virginia Blood Services.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information or to make a reservation see www.vadonor.org and type in the sponsor code "nkruritan"  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

March 4 Providence Forge Presbyterian Church Yard and Bake Sale 8 am to noon at the Church at 9310 Townsend Rd.  Sponsored by the Youth of the Church. Rain or Shine.  For more information call 966-2079.

March 4 March into Ministry Workshop 10 am at Union Baptist Church, 8468 South Quaker Rd, Quinton, VA 23141  The theme is "Empowering to Serve".  For more information email bjcharaity@aol.com.

March 6 Official Opening of the New Kent Historical Society History Center  The New Kent History Center at the old jail at New Kent Courthouse is open every Monday from 10 am to 2 pm for research.  It will remain open each Monday until December 2017.

March 8 New Kent Relay for Life Planning Meeting 6:30 pm  For more information email newkentrelay@aol.com or call Tricia at 804- 837-3117 or Holly at 804-229-8309.

March 9 Nurturing Parenting Workshop 5:30 to 8 pm at Providence United Methodist Church in New Kent, 4001 New Kent Hwy, Quinton, VA 23141.  Presented by Quin RiversWorkshops will meet weekly on Thursday nights for a total of 10 sessions. Dinner and childcare is provided in addition to a congruent children’s workshop for children 6 years and older. The program is $25 per family with scholarship available on a sliding scale. Those interested should contact Sarah Okolita, Client Services Director at 804-966-8720 or sokolita@quinrivers.org.

March 9 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  For more information contact Martha Martin.

March 10 Recreational Bingo  1 to 2:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on Rt. 249.  For ages 55+.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  $2 for residents; $3 for non residents.  For more information call 966-8502. More dates: April 14.

March 10 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 9, 10, 11 "Little Shop of Horrors" 7 pm at the New Kent High School Auditorium.  A play by Howard Ashman.  Presented by the New Kent Trojan Theatre and the Trojan Marching Band.  For more information see www.trojantheatre.com.

March 11 Walk in the Forest 8 am to 1:30 pm at the New Kent Forestry Center, 11301 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. 8 am: Guided Birding Trip; 10 am Guided Nature Hikes start every half hour until 1:30 pm; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm: children's activities and seedling give away. Sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, and the Williamsburg Bird Club.  For more information contact Page Hutchinson at 804-966-2201.

March 12 Daylight Savings Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.   At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Savings runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

March 17 St. Patrick's Day at Saudé Creek 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Saude Creek Vineyards.  Let the Winstons Duo take you down memory lane with the classic hits of The Temptations, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and many others.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

March 17 Buzz Picasso Paint Night 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quinton Community Center on New Kent Hwy.  Cost: $25.  Register online at www.buzzpicasso.com.  Visit Buzz Picasso on Facebook to see featured paintings.

March 16, 17, 18 World Wars I and II New Kent Commemoration at the Historic New Kent Courthouse.  March 16&17: 8 am to 3 pm; March 18: 9 am to 3 pm.  Sponsored by the New Kent Historic Commission. Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the start of US involvement in World War II and the 100th Anniversary of the start of US involvement in World War I.   The event will include an interactive mobile exhibit and inside displays.  The public is welcome.  On Saturday, March 18, a special program, beginning at 11 am, will honor New Kent World War II veterans. The program will include remarks by Delegate Chris Peace and by Cheryl Jackson, Executive Director of the Virginia WWI/WWII Commission, and music by New Kent StageHands.   www.viraginiaworldwarI.org and www.virginiaworldwarII.org

March 19 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent.  Refreshments from 2 to 2:30 pm, followed by the meeting at 2:30 pm.  The meeting is open to the pubic and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.

March 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 to 8 pm  at Phillips Energy Inc., 201 South Courthouse Rd., Providence Forge, VA 23140. Speaker: Laura Ecimovic, the New Kent County Commissioner of Revenue. The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 21 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 24 Zootopia Night 6 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church,  6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) 1/2 mile south of Interstate 64. For age 3 through Grade 5.  For more information call 966-5238

March 24 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 25 Community Yard Sale 8 am to 1 pm at Providence Forge Hardware, 9321 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Proceeds to benefit the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Youth Progam.

March 29 Move the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library from 6215D Chesapeake Circle off of Rt. 155 near Dairy Queen to it's new location at 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.  Help is needed.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

 

 

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