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Photo taken by: Mr. Joe Hughes of New Bern, NC

What are your plans for this weekend?

I’m looking forward to the Sudan Shriners Winter Parade tomorrow. Parade participants will gather at Kafer Park at 11am and it kicks off at noon. The parade route will follow George St. to Broad St., down Middle St. and will end on S. Front Street. The winter parade supports Shriners Hospitals for Children.

The New Bern Mall is hosting a Gift and Craft Fair and Babe Ruth Softball Registration this weekend. Please call 252-633-2800 for more information.

The New Bern-Craven County Public Library presents “Cold Mountain” at 2pm tomorrow. For details, call 252-638-7800.

I’m ready to enjoy the Oyster Roast to Benefit Tryon Palace tomorrow from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the North Carolina History Center. I hope to see you there! For details, call 252-639-3500.

Don’t miss the Neuse Riverkeeper Film Festival tomorrow! It’s scheduled for 6:30pm at Christ Episcopal Church’s Ministry Center, 311 Middle St. For details, call 252-637-7972.

The above mentioned events are only a handful of things to do in New Bern.

There’s also a new entertainment venue in New Bern! I just found out that the Bridgepointe Hotel and Marina opened a Tiki Bar. I’ll find out the details soon. In the meantime, give them a call at 636-3637 for more information.

Don’t forget about the below ongoing community projects:

“Every Child Deserves a Happy Childhood Shoe Drive drop off BLUE shoes benefiting neglected or abused children for the Guardian Ad Litem Program at the New Bern Sun Journal, 3200 Wellons Ave., Mon – Fri: 8:00am – 5:00pm.

“Soup for Souls” Can Drive drop off soup cans at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Drive Mon – Fri: 8:30am – 6:00pm and Sat: 8:30am – 3:00pm or drop off at Snap Fitness, 3960 Dr M L King Jr Blvd. Event co-sponsored by the Tryon Civitan Club. Call 252-637-7500 for more information!

I hope to see you around town this weekend. It’s going to be hard to check out all the events! Let me know if I missed an event and I’ll add it to the Calendar!

Please feel free to comment below or send me an email. Thanks for visiting New Bern Now!

Wendy Card