New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | March 30, 2017

Coming Events

Cornhole tournament

Cornhole tournament to support New Kent baseball and softball programs is Friday, Mar. 31, 7 p.m. Cost is $20/person for adults and $10/student. Registration is 5:30-6:30 p.m.

‘Spring Fling’

Chickahominy Triad “Spring Fling” for ages 55 and up is Tuesday, Apr. 4, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at Corinth Baptist Church. Health and safety fair for seniors; lunch provided. Reserve by calling Pat Armbrust at 932-3893.

NK Jr. Woman’s Club meets

New Kent Junior Woman’s Club meeting is Monday, Apr. 10, 7 p.m. at Wallace Manor.

NK Woman’s Club meets

New Kent Woman’s Club meeting is Tuesday, Apr. 11, 7 p.m. Organization is currently accepting applications for New Kent High School senior girls for $1,000 scholarship; applications available in guidance office.

New Kent EDA meets

New Kent Economic Development Authority (EDA) meeting is Thursday, Apr. 20, 8:30 a.m. at New Kent Visitors Center.

New Kent Envirothon

New Kent Envirothon is Saturday, Apr. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at New Kent Historic School. Activities, animal exhibits, more. Call 966-9645 for more details.

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.

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

*The New Kent branch of Heritage Public Library will be closed from Mar. 27-Apr. 4 to accommodate moving to it’s new location at 7791 Invicta Lane in the Maidstone Development Park.

Table games- Thursday, Apr. 6, 1 p.m., CC branch.

New Library Grand Opening- Saturday, Apr. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m., New Kent branch.

Second Tuesday book discussion- Tuesday, Apr. 11, 1 p.m., NK branch. Book is “Welcome to the World, Baby Girl” by Fannie Flagg.

TAB meeting- Teen Advisory Board meeting is Tuesday, Apr. 11, 7-8 p.m.

Adult coloring club- Thursday, Apr. 13, 1 p.m., CC location.

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

Yoga classes- Mat classes are Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Chair classes are each Wednesday at noon. Cost is $5/chair and $10/mat; all classes held at NK branch.

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

Easter Egg hunt- Saturday, Apr. 15, 1 p.m. at Harrison Park.; bring own basket.

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.

All-Ages Bicycle Trailer- Each Tuesday, 6:30 p.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