Upcoming Community Events (as of 9/4/13):

King William Tea Party

—KING WILLIAM TEA PARTY, 7-8 PM Thursday, September 12th at KW Admin. Bldg: Come watch the conclusion to the hard hitting documentary AGENDA: GRINDING AMERICA DOWN, and take part in the discussion of how to save our country before it's too late. KWTP's fast paced and highly informative meetings are open to all citizens of good will. Meetings begin promptly at 7 PM and you'll be out by 8. Usually held on the second and fourth Thursdays each month. KW Admin. Bldg. is off Route 30 at Horse Landing Rd., behind the old courthouse. Visit KWTP's info-packed website http://www.kwteaparty.com.

—KING WILLIAM TEA PARTY, 7-8 PM Thursday, September 26th at KW Admin. Bldg: We can't let up in working for efficient, responsible government in King William County by demanding more transparency and stopping out-of-control taxing and spending. Come and take part in the discussion. KWTP's fast paced and highly informative meetings are open to all citizens of good will. Meetings begin promptly at 7 PM and you'll be out by 8. Usually held on the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Come early if you can and see another of the stirring and inspiring videos we've found. We'll start it at 6:45 but come on in and have a seat anytime. KW Admin. Bldg. is off Route 30 at Horse Landing Rd., behind the old courthouse. Visit KWTP's info-packed website http://www.kwteaparty.com.

New Kent Rotary Club

For more information on programs, contact Club Secretary Stran Trout at strantrout@cox.net or visit: http://www.newkent.net/rotary.html

The following events will take place at the Rose & Crown Restaurant (11861 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124)

—Tuesday, September 10 - 7 am: Speaker – Joseph Williams, New Kent High School Band Director

—Monday, September 16 - 4:30 to 5:30 Rotary Board Meeting: All members are welcome to attend.

—Monday, September 16 - 5:30 pm: Speakers – Lavonne Allen and Camilla Tramuel, New Kent Historical Society

—Tuesday, September 24 - 7 am: Dig into Reading - Plans and Outcomes of Heritage Library's Summer Reading Program. Speaker: Margaret Ice, Children's Coordinator.

GWES Alumni Assoc.

The George W. Watkins Alumni Scholastic Association will meet on Friday, September 6 at 6 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center. Members please attend.

NKPR Advisory Comm.

The next New Kent Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting is Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 6:30 pm, County Administration Boardroom.  Public comment welcome including public input regarding the Pine Fork Road park property.  Please call 966-8502 for more information.

Library

Heritage Public Library

For more information, call 804-966-2480 or visit the website at http://www.heritagepubliclibrary.org.

—Paws to READ: A chance for your emergent K-5 reader to gain confidence by reading to Glinnie, a trained companion dog. By appointment only. Tuesday, September 10, 6:30. New Kent location.

—Second Tuesday Book discussion group: Tuesday, September 10, 1pm at the New Kent location. Selection for September is Sea Change by Karen White. Selection for October will be The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography by Gerry Spence. Open to all.

—Big Yellow Bus: Give your Preschooler a chance to attend Story Time on a real school bus (stationary)! Friday, September 20, 10:00, New Kent location.