New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | October 16, 2017

Coming Events

NKHS homecoming parade

New Kent High School homecoming parade is Friday, Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m., in front of high school. Floats, entries wanted; call Blaine Williams at 229-9085 for information.

NKHS Class of ‘72 reunion

New Kent High School Class of 1972 Reunion is Saturday, Oct. 21, 3-7 p.m., at 11805 Whitehouse Landing, New Kent. For details or to RSVP, contact Cathy Davis at 843-3029.

GW alumni meeting

George Watkins alumni meeting is Saturday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m. at George Watkins Elementary School. Call Joyce Williams at 388-9788 for more information.

Children’s jamboree

Children’s jamboree sponsored by New Kent County Vets and Patriots is Saturday, Oct. 28, at Providence Forge Recreation Center. For details, call Suzanne Cox at 757-647-3858.

NAACP Freedom banquet

Charles City NAACP Freedom banquet is Saturday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m. with Sen. Jennifer McClellan as guest speaker. Cost is $25/adult, children 12 and under $10. Email for more information.

Heritage Public Library

Halloween kickoff- Friday, Oct. 13, NK branch; costume contest, crafts, more.

5K Fun Run- Oct. 21, 7 a.m., 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

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