PAST CALENDAR EVENTS 2018
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA
 

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2018

January 1 Happy New Year!

January 1 Mass of Mary, the Holy Mother of God 11 am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2631 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  For more information call 804 932-4125.

January 7 American Idol Finalist Phil Stacey in Concert 7 pm at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Rd., New Kent VA 23124. For more information call 804 557-3323. 

January 9 4 Rivers Ag Conference 12:45 pm at Providence Forge Recreation Center, 9900 Carriage Road.  Dinner will be served at 5 pm.  An $8 registration fee covers the cost of materials and dinner.  Specialists from Virginia Cooperative Extension and other agricultural agencies will speak on current crop management practices, including agricultural product markets, pest control, pesticide use, and agency updates.  Attendees will qualify for pesticide recertification credits (Categories 90, 1A, 10 and 60), nutrient management credits, and certified crop advisor credits.  For more information contact the New Kent Virginia Cooperative Extension Office at 804-966-9645.

January 10 I Could Lead That 6 pm at the New Kent Administrative Building.  Are you interested in becoming a conracted instructor with New Kent Parks and Recreation?  For more information call 966-8502.

January 11 Rappahannock Community College Information Session 5 to 8 pm at the New Kent Campus, 11825 New Kent Highway New Kent, VA 23124 at New Kent Courthouse.

January 11 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

January 13, 14 Food and Wine Pairings at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

 January 15 Martin Luther King Day Program 10 am to noon at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141. Guest Speaker: Stephen Niamke, Chairman of the Roanoke Democratic Committee.   For more information call 804 932-4245.

January 16 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at the New Kent Site of Rappahannock Community College, which is located at the Historic High School Site (11825 New Kent Highway)  Speaker: Dr. Donna Alexander, RCC's VP of Instruction and Student Development The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

January 18 Three Rivers Garden Club of New Kent and Charles City Meeting 10:00 AM at St. Peter’s Church.  This Garden Club is Virginia’s newest in 20 years.  Speaker: Nancy Ross-Hugo, author, garden writer, and lecturer, discusses the importance of gardening, trees, and floral design.  Light refreshments will be served.  Free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Carolyn Wilkinson at 804-370-4102.

January 19 Trivia & Pizza Night 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 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 26 Music & 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 27 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 2018 dog licenses. Sponsored by New Kent Sheriff's Office Animal Control.  For more information call 804-966-9500.

January 27, 28 Food and Wine Pairings at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

January 28 New Kent Polar Plunge 2 pm at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  Sponsored by Proclaiming Grace Outreach. The event is intended to raise awareness of PGO and all that the organization does for our community.  All proceeds will go to the PGO Building Fund. A meal will be served by Tabernacle UMC.  This will be a fun afternoon. Everyone is invited to come and watch! For more information call Melanie at 757-810-4337.

January 28 Paisley's Party 6 to 8 pm at New Kent Gymnastic Center,  6540 Emmaus Church Road, Suite 112, Providence Forge.  Mega obstacle courses, treats, games, and lots of fun.  Kick off for the New Kent Strong Coupon Book fundraiser to help with Paisley Heath’s costly medical expenses including chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant. The event is free.  for more information call (804) 557-3855 or email info@newkentgym.com.

January 28 Chili and Cornhole noon at Corinth Baptist Church,  11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804 966-5635

January 30 I-64 Widening Beteween I-295 and Bottoms Bridge Public Information Meeting 5 to 7 pm at the Varina Area Library, 1875 New Market Road, Henrico, VA 23231.   For more information email Scott Fisher at scott.fisher@vdot.virginia.gov.

February 5 New Kent StageHands Annual Meeting & Spring Show Orientation 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Openings for actors, actresses, singers & stage crew members.  Members and prospective members are welcome.

February 5, 12, 19, 26 Friendship to Freedom: James and the Marquis de Lafayette 2:15 to 3 pm each day at the Hennage Auditorium, 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185.  Museum ticket required: Adults: 12.99, Youth: $6.49.  James Lafayette was a slave in New Kent County who became a spy for the Marquis de Lafayette in the Yorktown campaign of 1781, contributing significantly to the American victory in the war for independence.  For more information call 855 391-4302.

February 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

February 9 Heritage Public Library Winnie the Pooh Movie Time 5 to 7 pm at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124.  Crafts: 5 to 5:45 pm; Snacks: 5:45 to 6 pm; and Movie: 6 to 7 pm.  Double Feature: Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You & Winnie the Pooh Un-Valentine's Day  For more information see www.heritagepubliclibrary.org or call 804-966-2480.

February 9 Daddy-Daughter Dance 6 to 7:30 pm for ages 4-6 and 7:30 to 9:30 pm for ages 7-10 at the Quinton Community Center ages Ages 4-10.  $12 for Dad & Daughter.  $3 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 9 Mardi Gras Celebration 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089  Vive le Vin!!

February 10 Heritage Public Library Town Hall Meeting 10 am at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124. Meet HPL’s Director and get an overview of the library’s last year, and discuss where we’re going next. Come as you are and bring your questions and comments. All are welcome, and no pre-registration required. Light refreshments will be offered. A second Town Hall will be held on February 12 at 6:30 pm.   For more information see www.heritagepubliclibrary.org or call 804-966-2480.

February 10 Annual Valentine Banquet and Talent Show 5:30 pm at Emmaus Baptist Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106)   No Charge for the dinner and talent show.  For more information call 804-966-5238.

February 12 Heritage Public Library Town Hall Meeting 6:30 pm at the New Kent Branch, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124. Meet HPL’s Director and get an overview of the library’s last year, and discuss where we’re going next. Come as you are and bring your questions and comments. All are welcome, and no pre-registration required. Light refreshments will be offered.   For more information see www.heritagepubliclibrary.org or call 804-966-2480.

February 13 Pancake Supper 5 to 7 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Grits, Apples and Beverages.  Adults: $6, Children (Under 12): $3.  Eat in or take out.

February 13 Pancake Dinner 6 pm at  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2631 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141  For more information call 804 932-4125.

February 16 Bland Music Competition 7:30 at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church.  Sponsored by the New Kent Lions Club.  Open to vocalists and instrumentalists elementary through high school.  Winners receive a savings bond and advance to District Competition.  For more information contact Barbara at 932-3982.

February 17 Concealed Handgun Class 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Sheriff's Office.  Conducted by the New Kent Sheriff's Office.  RSVP is required.  Cost: $45 per person.  To RSVP or for more information call Lt. Jenkins at 804-966-9563.

February 17 Sausage Sale 10 am to noon at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge Number 157, 9001 Boulevard Rd. in Providence Forge.   For more information call 804 966-1266.

February 17 Salsa Night at the Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery 6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Jasmine Plantation, 4500 N Courthouse Rd., Providence Forge VA 23140.  Speaker Kathleen C. Hale, the Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for New Kent County Fire-Rescue  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

February 21 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.

February 23 Country Night at the Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery 6 to 10 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville.  For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

February 24 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.

March 3 Opening Day of the New Kent Historical Society Museum  The Museum is in the 2 room schoolhouse at New Kent Courthouse and is open every Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.  It will remain open each Saturday until December.

March 3 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.


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March 3 Common Cent$: Steps toward Financial Freedom 10 am to noon at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141.  Budgeting - Personal Goal Building - Avoiding Fraud - Daving vs. Spending - Implications and Management of Credit.
This will begin a series of FREE workshops and educational programs focused onb financial literacy for all ages.  This first workshop will give introductory information on steps to building wealth.  Sponsored by the New Kent Community Development Corporation.  RSVP to nkcommunitydevelopmentcorp@gmail.com or call 804 932-4245 for more information.

March 5 Opening Day of the New Kent Historical Society 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.

March 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

March 11 Daylight Saving Time Begins Set your clocks forward one hour.  At 2 am on Sunday set your clocks forward to 3 am.  US Daylight Saving runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

March 11 New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting 2:30 pm at the Old New Kent Courthouse at New Kent.  Speaker: Helen Rountree on " When they say they're Indians, believe them."  Refreshments from 2 to 2:30 pm, followed by the meeting at 2:30 pm.  The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in New Kent County history is invited to attend.

March 16 Active Aging Adult Spring Luncheon noon to 2 pm at the Quinton Community Center. RSVP by March 7.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 16 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.  Griff's Room Band!  Look for our all new and fun IRISH COCKTAIL (more details to come) Alewerks Brewing Company The Scottish Pig and Monique's Crepes.  No admission Charge.   For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com 

March 20 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm. at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089   The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

March 20 New Kent County Public School Choral Pyramid Concert 7 to 8 pm at the New Kent Hifh School Auditorium.

March 22 New Kent County Republican Committee Mass Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent County Administrative Building at New Kent Courthouse.  For more information email New Kent Republican Committee Chairman Mark Daniel or call 804-932-9614.

March 23 Preschool Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 to 11:30 am at Quinton Park. For One to Five year olds. RSVP requested by March 14 to 966-8502. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

March 23 Lenten Fish Fry Dinner 5 to 8 pm at  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2631 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, VA 23141.  Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council #14034.  $8 per plate at the door.  For more information call 804 932-4125.

March 23 NKCC Coffee House 7 to 9 pm at the Barn at  New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Rd., New Kent VA 23124. Featuring The Chris Lucal Celtic Trio.  For more information call 804 557-3323.

March 24 Historic New Kent County Tour 9 am to 4:30 pm sponsored by the New Kent Historical Society.  Cost including lunch is $35.  RSVP by March 12.  Applications and details coming soon.

March 24 3D Printer Workshop 12:30 at the New Kent Branch of Heritage Public Library, 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA 23124, in the Maidstone Development.   For adults and teens. Design your very own 3D creation.  Registration required.  Observers welcome.  For more information call 804-966-2480.

March 25 Farm to Table Wine & Food Pairings 12 to 5 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 25 Easter Party & Egg Hunt  3 to 5 pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Highway.  For more information call 932-4973.

March 29 Easter Season Maundy Thursday Dinner & Event 6 pm meal, 7 pm Service at Hopewell Baptist Church, 5061 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information call 804 932-4906.

March 30 Music and Menu 6 to 9 pm at the New Kent Winery in Talleysville, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124.   For more information see New Kent Winery or call 804-932-8240.

March 30 Good Friday Service 7 pm at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-557-3323.

March 30 Live Reenactment of the Lord's Supper 7:30 pm at the Amphitheater at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa.  On Good Friday we will travel back 2000 years and join the Last Supper as it is reenacted in live form. Free.

March 30 Good Friday Service 7 pm at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 9120 Pocahontas Trail (behind the Food Lion Shopping Center) in Providence Forge, VA 23140. For more information call 804-966-5525.

March 30 Flashlight Egg Hunt 7 to 9 pm at Corinth Baptist Church,  11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124. Toddler age to 5th grade.  For more information call 804 966-5635.

March 31 Easter Egg Hunt 11 am at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 9120 Pocahontas Trail (behind the Food Lion Shopping Center) in Providence Forge, VA 23140. For more information call 804-966-5525.

March 31 Walk in the Forest 8 am to 2 pm at the New Kent Forestry Center, 11301 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. 8 am: Guided Bird Walk; 10 am.  Guided Nature Hikes every half hour.  Family Activities: papermaking, leaf prints, furs and skulls, and animal tracks.  Bring your own food and drinks.  Sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, and the Williamsburg Bird Club.  For more information contact Page Hutchinson at 804-966-2201.

March 31 Easter Egg Hunt 1 to 3 pm next to the swimming pool at Rockahock Campground on the Chickahominy River in Lanexa. Bring your children and grandchildren. The Easter Bunny will be there to take pictures will and Rockahock will have an inflatable bounce house for the children to play

April 1 Easter Sunday

April 1 Easter Sunrise Service 7 am at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-557-3323.

April 1 Easter Sunday Worship 8 am and 10:30 am at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 9120 Pocahontas Trail (behind the Food Lion Shopping Center) in Providence Forge, VA 23140. For more information call 804-966-5525.

April 1 Easter Celebration Services 9 and 11 am at New Kent Christian Center, 9660 Tunstall Road, New Kent, VA 23124.  For more information call 804-557-3323.

April 7 Emmaus Baptist Church Spring Yard Sale  8 am to noon at the Church, 6700 Emmaus Church Road (Rt. 106) 1/2 mile south of Interstate 64.  Proceeds will be used for Missions Ministries.  For more information call 966-5238.

April 10 Candlelight Vigil Honoring Crime Victims 6:30 - 7:30 pm New Kent County Courthouse, 12001 Courthouse Circle, New Kent, VA 23124. Expand the Circle - Reach all Victims. Please join us for this event recognizing National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 8-14). For more information or to RSVP call (804) 966-9604.

April 12 Domestic Violence Professional Training Series - Investigation and Prosecution 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the New Kent Sheriff's Office Training Room For more informatdiion email Allison Huppmann.

April 12 Chickahominy Area Triad Spring Fling 9:30 am to 2 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Age Ages 55+.  Health and Safety Fair. Lunch included at 12:30 pm.  No Fee.  Reservations required by April 2. Contact Pat Armbrust at 804-822-3062 or 804-932-3893 or Marion Shackford at 804-932-3966 or email ateachur@aol.com.

April 12 Pallet Sign Art Workshop 6 to 8 pm at the New Kent Parks and Recreation Classroom (next to the 1930 Historic School at New Kent Courthouse.) Participants will chose to either create an American Flag or a Chicken. No artistic skills necessary and all materials are included in the $35 fee. 966-8502. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  Register online by March 29th using code: 13-3.

April 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 newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

April 14 New Kent Spring Gobbler Hunt 6 am at the New Kent Forestry Center, 11301 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Sponsored by Virginia Wheelin' Sportsman.  VAWS is dedicated to providing exciting outdoor opportunities to all people with disabilities. For all the information on our events and other great things the Va. State Chapter NWTF is doing, please check out our website, www.vanwtf.com.

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April 14 Generational Wealth Building 9 am to noon at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141.    Sponsored by the New Kent Community Development Corporation.  Speakers: Arthur F. D. Johnson, Jr. on Business Evaluation, Derrick Marlow on Real Estate Investing. Calvin Jones on Insurance and Jeffrey Marlow on Taxes & Accounting.  Being broke in America is like starving in a grocery store.  RSVP to nkcommunitydevelopmentcorp@gmail.com or call 804 932-4245 for more information.

April 14 Walk for the "Q" Start from 9 am to noon beginning at the "Corner at Rock Creek," 3530 Rock Creek Villa Drive, Qunton, VA 23141 (Rt. 60 and Longview Rd.)  Hosted by Lee Lepus Volksverband.  For more information call Gin Armacost at (703) 244-3515 or email
armacostg@cox.net.

April 14 Mini Vendor Fair & Customer Appreciation
10 am to 3 pm at the Corner at Rock Creek, 3215 Rock Villa Drive, Quinton, VA 23141, 2nd Floor, Dogwood Room.  Mary Kay Cosmetics, Paparazzi Jewelry, Thirty-One, Ficklin Fashions, Pink Zebra.  Hosted by the Mary Kay Center  For more information call Pauline Miller at 804-683-9828.

April 14 Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening 10 am to noon at the New Kent County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, beside the 1930 School.  Please register by April 10.  For more information call 804-966-9645 or email patric4@vt.edu.

April 14 Alzheimer's - Know the 10 Signs of Early Detection 2 to 3:30 pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124.  A workshop presented by the Alzheimer's Association.  For more information call 800-272-3900 or see www.alz.org/10signs

April 13, 14, 15 Two - One Act Comedies performed by New Kent StageHands 7:30 pm on Fri and Sat; and 2:30 pm on Sunday at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Cirrius, Nebraska by Nick Vigorito, Jr, and The Pitch by Bryan Starchman.   $7 in advance or $10 at the door.  For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

April 17 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at the New Kent Visitors and Commerce Center, 7324 Vineyards Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

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