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New Bern Now is a community website and magazine for New Bern NC and beyond. It was founded in April 2009 to provide a “One Stop, Information Shop” to help people find out what’s happening in our community along with creating a free business listing to help business owners who couldn’t afford to advertise.

Fun in and around New Bern

Action Packed Weekend in and around New Bern

4th – 6th: Friends of the Library Bi-Annual Book Sale to benefit the New Bern Public Library, Fri – Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sun: 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Call 252-638-7800. 4th – 6th: Disney’s Mulan, JR, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567. 5th: ABC (Attic – Basement – Closet) Sale, 7:30am …

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Craven County Schools

Community Support Permits Funding for First Band Trailer at Middle School

Today, March 1st, Tucker Creek Middle School unveiled their new band trailer at an Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. This new trailer was made possible through community support, grant funding, and a very determined Band Director, Ms. Ashley Etheredge. Ms. Etheredge worked tireless hours to secure the funding because she knew this investment would contribute to …

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Habitat for Humanity of Craven County

Habitat Craven County to Host Student Volunteers for Alternative Spring Break

During the month of March, students from four different colleges will help Habitat for Humanity of Craven County build a home during their spring break as part of Habitat’s Annual Collegiate Challenge program.  Over four weeks, a total of 53 students will volunteer to work on Home #61 in New Bern. “We are always delighted …

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New Bern Now Podcast

New Bern and Beyond Podcast with Anna Bulszewicz

Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. Listen to our podcast show here: During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Laura Johnson, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz, Susan Moffat-Thomas, Special Guest – Anna Bulszewicz and I, highlighted numerous businesses and non-profits …

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New Bern Get Your Pink On - CarolinaEast Foundation

New Bern Get Your Pink On present check to CarolinaEast Foundation

Team members from New Bern Get Your Pink On present the CarolinaEast Foundation with a check for $8,800 to be used for assistance with local cancer patients. The donation presented was a portion of the proceeds from the annual Get Your Pink On event at the Isaac Taylor Gardens in October. Through various outreach programs …

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Dennis Cash coming to New Bern

Dennis Cash performs in New Bern!

Dennis Cash will perform Bluegrass, Gospel, and Old Time Music in New Bern on Saturday, March 12. Performing on voice, guitar, autoharp, and other instruments, Dennis will share the stage with local performer Simon Spalding. Dennis Cash grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia, and has made a lifelong study of the music of the Carter Family, …

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Library Bi-Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Bi-Annual Book Sale to benefit the New Bern Public Library

Friday, March 4, Saturday, March 5, and Sunday, March 6 The New Bern Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale will be held in the basement of the Sudan Shriners’ building at 403 E. Front Street, New Bern (entrance on Broad Street) on Friday, March 4 from 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday, March 5 …

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Sidewalk Bench in Downtown New Bern

Weekend Events in and around New Bern

25th – 27th: North Carolina State Beekeepers Association Spring Conference at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Hosted by the Craven-Pamlico Beekeepers. Call 252-497-2944. 26th: 7th Annual Gala for the Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation, 5:30pm at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center. Call 444-4348. 26th: Craven Community College hosting Black History Month Performance, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Orringer Auditorium …

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Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter Eggstravaganza and Lucky Duck Derby

New Bern Parks and Recreation, along with V103.3, The United Way of Coastal Carolina, and Tug Boat Cruises of New Bern, invite kids 10 years of age and younger to the Easter Eggstravaganza at Union Point Park on March 19. We will feature fun for the whole family, including music, games and giveaways, and of …

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Merchants of Doubt

Merchants of Doubt

Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 6:30 pm Trent River Coffee Company, 208 Craven Street, New Bern Learn how the fossil-fuel industry has created doubt about climate change to block government action on climate, just like the tobacco industry and the drug manufacturers deceived the public before them. This 90-minute documentary exposes a concerted strategy to create …

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