New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | March 23, 2018

Coming Events

NK Republicans meet

New Kent Republican meeting is Thursday, Mar. 22, 7 p.m. at boardroom of New Kent Administration building. Call JB Benson at 240-3169 for details.

Veteran services in NK

Services to assist Virginia veterans with claims is Friday, Mar. 23, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Heritage Public Library in New Kent. Call 757-221-2987 for information.

‘Walk in the Forest’

“Walk in the Forest” sponsored by Virginia’s Department of Forestry is Saturday, Mar. 31, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at New Kent Foresty Center. Call Page Hutchinson at 966-2201 for more information.

CC Easter egg hunt

Charles City annual Easter egg hunt is Saturday, Mar. 31, 1 p.m. at Harrison Park. For ages 2-12; sponsored by Charles City Parks and Recreation and Charles City 4×4 Club.

CC volunteerism awards

Charles City Volunteerism Awards Recognition program is Friday, Apr. 6, 6 p.m. at Charles City Social Center. Call Lesa Jones at 652-4702 for information.

Victims’ candlelight vigil

Candlelight Vigil for National Crime Victims Rights’ Week is Tuesday, Apr. 10, 6:30 p.m. at New Kent Courthouse.

NK Woman’s Club meets

New Kent Woman’s Club meeting is Tuesday, Apr. 10, 7 p.m. at Providence Forge Presbyterian Church. Call 397-9883 for details.

‘Spring Fling’

Chickahominy Area Triad’s Spring Fling and Health Fair is Thursday, Apr. 12, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church. Reservations required; call Pat Armbrust at 932-3893 for information.

Open house

Jasmine Plantation open house is Sunday, Apr. 15, 1-4 p.m. For details, call Ashley Post Smith at 966-9836.

‘Survivor Day’ in CC

Survivor Day is Saturday, Apr. 21, 8 a.m. at Charles City Government building. Emergency preparedness training, safety tips, more; dial 211 or visit to register.

Heritage Public Library

3D printer workshop- Saturday, Mar. 24, 12:30 p.m., NK branch.

Paws to READ- Tuesday, Apr. 3, 6:30 p.m., NK branch. Children read to therapy dog; registration required.

Table games- Thursday, Apr. 5, 1 p.m., CC branch.

Second Tuesday book discussion- Apr. 10, 1 p.m., NK branch. Book is “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.”

Teen Advisory Board meeting- Tuesday, Apr. 10, 7 p.m.

Adult craft time- Thursday, Apr. 12, 1 p.m, CC branch and Tuesday, Apr. 24, NK branch.; greeting cards.

Art auction- Friday, Apr. 20, 5-7 p.m. Giveaway, auction, more. Preview artwork week prior.

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 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