New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | December 8, 2019

Coming Events

‘1619 Reflections’

Reflections of first Africans to arrive in Virginia is Friday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m., at Charles City Library. Presenter is Darlene Giles.

‘Come to the Shore’

“Come to the Shore” service of appreciation of African Americans in Charles City is Saturday, Dec. 7, 1 p.m. at Black’s Beach, 12761 Weyanoke Road, Charles City.

PF Christmas parade

Providence Forge Christmas parade is Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m.

CC Christmas parade

Fortieth annual Charles City Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m.

Heritage Public Library

1619 reflections- Friday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m., CC branch.

Craft, snack, and movie- Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 p.m., NK branch, and Friday, Dec. 13, 5:30 p.m., CC branch.

Story time- Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m., CC branch.

Fun with Magnets- Monday, Dec. 9, 2 p.m., CC branch; registration required.

Second Tuesday book discussion- Dec. 10, 1 p.m., NK branch. Book is “The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap.”

Teen Advisory Board meeting- Tuesday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m., NK branch.

Adult crafts- Thursday, Dec. 12, 1 p.m., CC branch and Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m., NK branch.

From the Heart Stitchers- Monday, Dec. 16, 1 p.m., CC branch.

Board games- Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1 p.m., NK branch.

Book discussion- Thursday, Dec. 19, 1 p.m., CC branch. Book is “Big Little Lies.”

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

Level One Plus Mat Yoga- Each Monday, 8 a.m.

Beginners Mat Yoga- Each Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.

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

All levels Mat Yoga- Monday, 6 p.m.

Gentle Cardio- Each Tuesday, 9 a.m.

Muscle Conditioning- Each Tuesday, 10 a.m.

Body Sculpt- Each Thursday, 9 a.m.

Fitness Warriors- Each Thursday, 6:30 p.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 Kimberly Barrow at