New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | July 26, 2017

Coming Events

New Kent Lions Club meets

New Kent Lions’ Club meeting is Thursday, July 20, 7 p.m. at Don Miguel’s.

NK Historical Society meets

New Kent Historical Society meeting is Sunday, July 30, 2:30 p.m. at Historic New Kent Courthouse with Kent Radwani as guest speaker.

RCC open house

Rappahannock Community College “Open House” is Tuesday, Aug. 1, 5-7 p.m. at New Kent location. Visit for more information.

Jenna Bash Festival

Jenna Bash Festival is Saturday, Aug. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Rockahock Campground. Food, music more; free admission with non-perishable food item. Visit for information.

New Kent county fair

New Kent’s county fair is Aug. 11-13 at New Kent High School. Visit for details.

CCRHS Health Fair barbecue

Charles City Regional Health Services health fair and barbecue is Thursday, Aug. 17, 3-5 p.m. at the health center, 9950 Courthouse Road. Event in conjunction with National Health Care Week, Aug. 13-19.

Charles City county fair

Charles City’s county fair is Sept. 8-10, with opening ceremonies on Saturday, Sept. 9. Vendors currently being accepted; call 652-4743 for details.

Heritage Public Library

Barefoot Puppets Trickster Tales- Saturday, July 22, 10:30 a.m., NK branch.

Canvas painting workshop- Saturday, July 29, 11 a.m-1 p.m., NK branch; Saturday, Aug. 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. CC branch; registration required.

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 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