New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | January 20, 2018

Coming Events

NK StageHands orientation

New Kent StageHands annual meeting and Spring orientation is Monday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m. at New Kent Middle School. Call 357-4784 or visit for details.

Bland music competition

Bland music competition sponsored by New Kent Lions’ Club is Thursday, Feb. 15, at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church. Open to school students; vocal and instrumental competition. Contact Barbara at 932-3982 for details.

Heritage Public Library

“Winnie the Pooh” story time- Friday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m., NK branch and Monday, Jan. 22, 10:30 a.m., CC branch.

3D snowflakes and build-a-bot- Saturday, Jan. 27, 12 p.m.; registration required.

Lego Robotics- Saturday, Jan. 27, 1 p.m.; registration required.

*Heritage Public Library will be closed on Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Pre-School Story Time- Mondays 10:30 a.m. CC branch; Fridays 10 in NK branch.

Resume’ Assistance- Help with resumes, online job search, applications. Call 966-2480 (NK) or 652-2450 (CC) for appointments.

Homework help sessions- Monday and Thursday, 4-6 p.m., CC branch and Monday and Tuesday, 4-6 p.m. NK branch; registration required.

For more information or to register for any of the above, call 966-2480 (NK) or 652-2450 (CC). Info also available at

Charles City Parks and Recreation

Mat Yoga- Each Monday, 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Chair Yoga- Each Monday, Wednesday, 10 a.m.

Gentle Cardio- Each Tuesday, 9 a.m.

Muscle Conditioning- Each Tuesday, 10 a.m

Fitness Warriors- Each Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Body Sculpt- Each Thursday, 9 a.m.

Senior Café- Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

For information, or to sign up for any of the above, call 652-1602 or email