New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | April 23, 2017

Coming Events

Youth leadership initiative

The John Maxwell Team Global Youth Leadership Initiative is Thursday, Apr. 27, 1 p.m. at Charles City High School.

Family fun day

Eighth annual “Family Fun Day” sponsored by Quin Rivers is Friday, Apr. 28, 4-7 p.m. at Charles City Social Center. Food, games, more.

“Celebrate the Arts”

Seventeenth annual “Celebrate the Arts” is Saturday, Apr. 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at New Kent High School. Artwork, exhibits, performances, more. Contact Susan Musselman at for more details.

First responders appreciation

“LOL- A Family Friendly Evening” appreciation gathering for New Kent first responders is Saturday, Apr. 29, 7 p.m. at Rockahock Campground. Comedy, music, bbq, more; sponsored by New Kent County churches. Free admission.

New Kent ‘Relay for Life’

New Kent Relay for Life is Saturday, May 20, 12:30 p.m. Vendor spots available with $50 donation; contact 837-3117 for information.

Heritage Public Library

Paws to R.E.A.D.- Tuesday, May 2, 6:30-8 p.m., NK branch; appointment required.

Yoga classes- All classes have been suspended until further notice as the transition of the new library director is ongoing.

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 6 p.m., Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Chair Yoga- Each Monday, Wednesday, 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