Community Calendar of Events

Indian Rivers Humane Society.  HELP WANTED!   If you love animals please consider becoming a foster parent. You provide a safe and loving home, Indian Rivers Humane Society will provide food and medical. Please call 804-885-3109 #4 for further information. Someone will call you back. You can help save lives!

Proclaiming Grace Outreach Food Pantry

The Proclaiming Grace Outreach Food Pantry, located at Tabernacle United Methodist Church (20051 Tabernacle Road, Barhamsville), is open on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. Please visit: for more information.

Master Gardener Training

Applications for the 2014 Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Training Program will be accepted now through October 15, 2013. Classes will meet for three hours Monday and Wednesday mornings from January 6, 2014 to March 31, 2014. Topics include botany, soils, pest and disease management, best practices for lawn care, gardens, flowers, fruits and vegetables, pruning techniques, landscape design and water conservation. The course fee is $150. This program is open to New Kent and Charles City residents. Applications are available at or by calling the James City-Virginia Cooperative Extension at 757-564-2170. Limited space, please sign up early.

Fore the Children Golf Tournament

The New Kent Jr. Women's Club will host it's 7th Annual Fore The Children Golf Tournament at Brookwoods Golf Club on Friday, October 11, 2013 with a 1 p.m. Shotgun Start.  Teams, donations and prizes are needed.  Contact Donna Gammon for more information at 804-338-6030 or e-mail

Free ABE/GED/SOL Classes

Free ABE/GED/SOL Classes in your county, beginning 9/19 and ending 12/19. To register/for info, contact Middle Peninsula R.A.C.E. regional office at 888-769-1151.

Free Beekeeping Workshop (NK Extension)

On Thursday, September 26, 2013, the New Kent Cooperative Extension Office will host a Beekeeping Workshop from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the New Kent Extension Office (11809 New Kent Highway, Suite 1, New Kent). This workshop is free of charge. To pre-register for this class by September 24 or for more information, contact the New Kent Virginia Cooperative Extension Office at 966-9645.

Fall Festival & Parade (Frog Level Fire Dept.)

The Frog Level Fire Dept. will host a fall festival and parade on October 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The dept. is currently seeking vendors. For more information, call (804) 338-8697 or email:

Shore to Shore LaSertoma Spaghetti Dinner

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at 4-7 p.m. at the Fire Station #2 (Quinton) next to Sun's Restaurant (5251 New Kent Hwy.). Tickets $9 at the door – eat in or take out. *All proceeds to benefit our Give A Hand Up sponsorship – a needy family in New Kent County

PCDC Family Carnival

PCDC Family Carnival.  Saturday, September 28, 2013.  10:00 – 2:00 p.m.  West Point Town Park.  325 8th Street.  Enjoy games, entertainment, bounce house, fun photos, cake walk, face painting, food.  Fun for all ages.  Tickets for activities can be purchased at gate or in advance. Contact Tara Martin at 843-4869 for advance sales.

Lady Pirates Softball (Need 5 Players)

Lady Pirates 14U/16U is in its second season. We are made up of young ladies from Stafford, King George, Spotsylvania, King William and Richmond. We are looking to fill 5 spots. We need SS, 3rd, 1st, catcher and pitcher. Any questions please call or text Robby @ (540) 903-3930.

Stew and Q (KW Ruritans)