New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | May 19, 2019

Coming Events

CCHS sports symposium

Charles City High School community sports symposium is Friday, May 17, 7 p.m., inside auditorium.

CPR/AED class in New Kent

Heartsaver CPR/AED class is New Kent is Saturday, May 18, 8:30 a.m. at New Kent Fire Station 1. Contact Travis Jenkins at for information.

Civil War reenactment

Civil War reenactment at Wilson’s Wharf in Charles City is June 1-2, 10 a.m. Visit for information.

Clean Up New Kent Day

New Kent “Team Up to Clean Up” county-wide clean-up day is Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Organized teams; contact Ron Stiers at 432-9696 for information.

NKEF ‘Strides for Schools’

New Kent Educational Foundation’s “Stride for Schools” 5K and Fun Run is Saturday, June 8, 8:30 a.m. Email Debbie Richards at for information.

Heritage Public Library

Board games- Tuesday, May 21, 1 p.m., NK branch.

Adult crafts- Tuesday, May 28, 1 p.m., NK branch. “Read” roses; registration required.

*The New Kent branch will be closed on May 11 for Taste of New Kent. Both branches will be closed on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

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.

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