Free Back-to-School Events for Kids

Craven kids

3rd Annual Community of Excellence Back-to-School Youth Conference – Saturday, August 16, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Orringer Auditorium and the Business and Information Technology (BIT) building. Welcome will be given by New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw. Conference speakers include Pastor A.B. Almore of St. Johns M.B Church and H.J. McDonald Middle School Principle Nancy Gaskill. Student workshops focusing on life skills include peer pressure, power of self-esteem, gangs/drugs, and employment. Grades: 4-12. Registration begins at 7:30. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Sponsors include Beasley Broadcast Inc., Country Biscuit, Craven Community College, Fisher Oil, Graphic Shack, Merry Maids, Royal Cutz, The Flame Banquet Centre, and Wal-Mart. For more information, call (252) 634-2087.

1st Annual Barbers 4 Kids Days – Saturday, August 16 and Saturday, August 23, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Kelso Hall. The Craven Community College barbering class is offering FREE haircuts to children. Grades: K-12. Parents must accompany children 16 years old and under. For more information, call Donell Bryant 252-638-0161.

Where: Craven Community College, New Bern Campus, 800 College Court

Who: Parents and their school-aged children

Why: Part of Craven Community College community outreach programs in support of education

Submitted by: Deborah Kania, Director of Marketing, Communications & Development Liaison, Craven Community College