PAST CALENDAR EVENTS 2020
NEW KENT COUNTY, VIRGINIA
 

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2020

January 1 Happy New Year!

January 3 Canvas Paint Club w/ Art Unplugged 6 to 8:30 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com  

January 4 Norma Holmes Retirement Open House 3 pm at the New Kent High School Cafeteria.  Norma is retiring after 46 years of service as New Kent County Treasurer.

January 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.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

January 11 Youth Sports Open House 10 am to 1 pm at the Historic New Kent School Gym Lobby.  Learn about and sign up for New Kent Sports. Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

January 14 Yorktown Victory Center Tour  10 am.  Cost $18-$23.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.  For more information call 966-8502.

January 15 Unveiling of the Samuel Wilson Crump Marker 1 pm at the Historic New Kent Courthouse.  Samuel Wilson Crump was the first African American to become a member of the New Kent County Board of Supervisors since reconstruction.

January 16 In-person absentee voting begins for March 3 Virginia Democratic Presidential Primary Election 8 am to 4:30 pm at the New Kent Registrar's Office in the Health and Human Services Building, 7911 Courthouse Way, New Kent, VA 23124 (There will be no Republican Presidential Primary.)

January 17 Trivia 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 17 Comedy Club at Colonial Downs 9 pm at  Colonial Downs  Featuring Ian Lara, one of the hottest rising comics in New York City. Every night you can catch him performing in some of the best shows in New York.  See Comedy Club at Colonial Downs for more information and for tickets.

January 20 Martin Luther King Day Program 10 am at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Road, Quinton, VA 23141. For more information call 804 932-4245.

January 21 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at Gracefield Hall B&B, 3351 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Speaker: Sheriff Joe McLaughlin.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

January 25 Rabies Clinic 8:30 to 11:30 in the New Kent Courthouse Parking Lot.  The Treasurer's Office will also be open to sell dog licenses.

January 25 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.

January 25 Winter Sip & Savor 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com

January 27 Envision New Kent Strategic Plan Community Meeting 6 pm in the New Kent Middle School Auditorium, 7501 Egypt Road, New Kent, VA 23124. Everyone is encouraged to attend. This meeting is the first in a series to reach and engage county residents and businesses.

February 3 New Kent StageHands Annual Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.   For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

February 5 New Kent StageHands Spring Auditions 7 pm at the New Kent Middle School Auditorium.  Three one act plays: Driver's Test, Life Line, and "Y"all are scheduled for April 17, 18, and 19.  Anyone 16 or over may join.  Actors and backstage are needed.  For more information see New Kent StageHands or call 804-932-3155.

February 13 New Kent County Fair Association Planning Meeting 7 pm at the New Kent Administration Building at New Kent Courthouse.  Anyone interested in the New Kent County Fair is invited to attend.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

February 14 Valentine's Day Flight Night  4 to 8 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Wine and Chocolate Flight: $25.   For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com

February 14  Dueling Pianos 8 pm at  Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Call 966-7223 for more information.  See Dueling Pianos for tickets.

February 15  Dueling Pianos 8 pm at  Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Call 966-7223 for more information.  See Dueling Pianos for tickets.

February 15 Casino Night 6 to 9:30 pm at the Providence Forge Recreation Center on Carriage Road.  Sponsored by the New Kent Jr. Women's Club. The Club is a 501(C)(3) organization, mailing address is P. O. Box 83, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

February 18 New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting 6 pm at the New Kent Visitors and commerce Center.  The New Kent Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations.

February 21 Daddy-Daughter Dance 6 to 9 pm for ages 4-10 at the Parks & Recreation Gym at the Historic High School at New Kent Courthouse.  $15 for Dad & Daughter.  $5 for each add'l girl.  Sponsored by New Kent Parks and Recreation.

February 22 Comedy Club at Colonial Downs 8 pm at  Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Call 966-7223 for more information.  Featuring Chris Johnson  See Comedy Club at Colonial Downs for more information and for tickets.

February 26 Blood Drive 3 to 7 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the American Red Cross.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

February 29 Last Day for in-person absentee voting for March 3 Virginia Democratic Presidential Primary Election 8 am to 4:30 pm at the New Kent Registrar's Office in the Health and Human Services Building, 7911 Courthouse Way, New Kent, VA 23124 (There will be no Republican Presidential Primary.)

February 29 Leap Day Celebration 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Saude Creek Vineyards.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com

 February 29 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.

March 3 Virginia Democratic Presidential Primary 6 am to 7 pm. Sample Ballot   For more information contact New Kent Voter Registration. (There will be no Republican Presidential Primary.)

 March 7 Providence Forge Ruritan Brunswick Stew Sale 10 am to 1 pm at C&F Bank in Providence Forge, C&F Bank in Quinton, and Sandston Cleaners.  Virginia State Fair Award Winning Brunswick Stew Recipe.  $9 per Quart.  To pre-order call 804-763-9419 or visit www.facebook.com/pfruritan.

March 8 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 12 Free 'Drop-Off' Tax Assistance Program 1 to 4 pm.  New Kent County residents who earned less than $56,000 in 2019 can get their taxes done for free at New Kent Health & Human Services, located at 12025 Courthouse Circle. Appointments are required. To register, call 804-775-6432. Also March 19, 2020.

March 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.  (The New Kent County Fair is scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 2020.) For more information contact newkentcountyfair@yahoo.com or leave a message on the web site New Kent County Fair.

March 13 St. Patrick's Day at Saudé Creek 5 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Saude Creek Vineyards.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see www.saudecreek.com

March 13  Dueling Pianos 8 pm at  Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Call 966-7223 for more information.  See Dueling Pianos for tickets.

March 14 Spring Fling Live Auction 11am at Providence Forge Recration Center, 9900 Carriage Rd. Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Preview: March 14 from 9:30 to 11 am.  View photos at https://www.auctionzip.com/Listings/3406760.html. Auctioneer: Onna Lisa Williams.

March 14 Italian Dinner Fundraiser 4 to 7 pm at the Mann Page Masonic Lodge Number 157, 9001 Boulevard Rd. in Providence Forge.  Sponsored by New Kent Demolay.  Dine in or carry-out for a $10.00 donation.  For more information or to order call 339-6990.

March 14  Dueling Pianos 8 pm at  Colonial Downs, 10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124.  Call 966-7223 for more information.  See Dueling Pianos for tickets.

March 17 CANCELLED New Kent Chamber of Commerce Meeting

March 19 NK County Offices Closed Free 'Drop-Off' Tax Assistance Program 1 to 4 pm.  New Kent County residents who earned less than $56,000 in 2019 can get their taxes done for free at New Kent Health & Human Services, located at 12025 Courthouse Circle. Appointments are required. To register, call 804-775-6432. Also March 12, 2020.

March 21 POSTPONED Yard and Bake Sale 8 am to noon at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church, 9310 Townsend Rd.  NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED.

March 21 POSTPONED Heartsaver CPR/AED & First Aid Course 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number One, 4315 N. Courthouse Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140.  Cost: $60 per person. For more information call 804-310-4874 or email Captain Jenkins. NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED

March 21 POSTPONED Estate Planning Forum 10 am to noon at Second Liberty Baptist Church, 8140 George W. Watkins Rd., Quinton, VA 23141.  Free information workshop about the importance of advance care planning & essential legal documents.  Get your personal Will, Advance Medical Directive and Financial Power of Attorney at no charge.  Sponsored by the New Kent Community Development Corporation and provided by Faith to Fate Community Ministries.  For more information call 804-418-0876. NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED 

March 22 CANCELLED New Kent Historical Society Program and Meeting

March 24 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 8 to 9 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 5.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

March 24 Blood Drive noon to 6 pm at the Quinton Community Center (3041 New Kent Highway, Quinton, VA 23141) on Rt. 249.  Sponsored by the Providence Forge Ruritan Club and the American Red Cross.  Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the building. Only come if you feel well and healthy! ALL protocals from CDC and NIH will be followed, blood supplies are critically low all over the Country. This is a vital support service to the health of all citizens.  If you are O+ or any rare types, please come if you are able.  Walk ins welcome.  For more information call Alan Files at 400-8148.

March 26 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 6 to 7 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 2.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

March 28 Rescheduled to June 13 Shredding & Recycling Day 9 am to 1 pm at the New Kent Administration Building, 12007 Courthouse Circle.  For old elecronics, worn-out tires, unwanted confidential papers and more.  Rain or shine.  Sponsored by the New Kent Clean County Committee.  For more information call 804-389-0080.

March 31 CANCELLED Fire Station Budget Chat 8 to 9 pm at New Kent Fire Station Number 4.  Join County Administrator Rodney Hathaway to learn more about the proposed FY20-21 budget.

 

April 18 to May 11 The 2020 New Kent Educational Foundation's Strides for Schools 5K (3.1mile) Virtual Race
Anytime between April 18 and May 11
Anywhere - your neighborhood, your treadmill or a walking trail
Have fun!
There is no cost to participate. Just post your best pictures to the New Kent Educational Foundation's Facebook page or email them to nkef@nkcps.k12.va.us. Prizes will be awarded for the creativity of locations, costumes, and groups!
If you would like to donate or sponsor this event please contact:
Debbie Richards- sscottanddeb@aol.com  (703-475-0080) or
Angela Griffith-griffithgirls@yahoo.com  (703-268-9477)
All proceeds from this event will be used for teacher grants and to assist with educational and learning materials with a special emphasis on how the school system can begin to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and the impact it has had on learning.
Thank you to our great sponsors: Holbert Family Orthodontics, New Kent Winery, Colonial Downs/Rosie's, New Kent Jr. Woman's Club, Wood's Body Shop, Shaheen, Ruth Martin and Fonville, and May and Ray O'Leary!

Get creative as the possibilities for running this race are endless! Just have fun and post those pictures!

May 12 Air Force Flyover   Joint Base Langley Eustis will take part in a flyover across the VA Peninsula to salute to all those on the front lines fighting COVID-19 and will feature two P-51 Mustangs alongside a F22 Raptor. The flight will be over Richmond at 6:30 pm, over Williamsburg at 6:45 pm and over Virginia Beach at 7:00 pm.

May 15 COVID-19 Testing for New Kent and Charles City Counties 9 to 11:30 am.   Register by noon on May 14 by calling 804-365-3340.

May 15 Saudé Creek Vineyards Reopening

May 15 New Kent Winery Reopening

 


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