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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.

New Bern Parks and Recreation

Taste the Adventure Cooking Camp

New Bern Parks and Recreation presents Taste the Adventure Cooking Camp for kids in grades 6th – 8th. This exciting new cooking camp is designed to provide nutritional information, culinary skills, food safety, cultural diversity, team building and self esteem as kids learn about making wise food choices for a life time of good health; …

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Twice as Nice Consignment and Upscale Boutique

Twice as Nice Consignment and Upscale Boutique Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce held a 30th anniversary ribbon cutting ceremony at Twice as Nice Consignment and Upscale Boutique at 4 pm on Friday, April 1st. The Chamber of Commerce is very attentive to the attraction and promotion of new business in the New Bern area and recently celebrated Twice as Nice’s …

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Things to do in and around New Bern NC

Weekend Happenings in and around Town

The events keep coming! We have another weekend filled with all kinds of events and things to do! Here’s some ideas to help you decide what to do. 17th – 19th: Camp-Out-Hunger with V103.3FM and the United Way of Coastal Carolina. 17th – 19th: Les Misérables presented by the RiverTowne Players, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm …

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Aerie Bed and Breakfast

The Future Is Now for Travelers with Electric Cars Needing a Charge While Visiting New Bern

The Aerie Bed and Breakfast located in historic downtown New Bern is the first lodging property in the area to offer free charging stations for its guests who are owners of an electric or hybrid car according to Michael Gunhus, co-owner of The Aerie. “We are proud to be members of Select Registry, an organization of …

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Mozart's Requiem

Festival Engages Talent Near and Far!

When the Carolina Coast Choral Festival is in concert on April 18, the brilliance of Mozart will resound in historic Centenary United Methodist Church with the performance of his final work, Requiem in D Minor. Coming together for the 7:30 performance will be 75 singers from eastern North Carolina, Illinois and Colorado and 25 eastern NC …

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Bells Across The Land

New Bern Historical Society Joins National Park Service in Bells across the Land

On April 9, 2015 the New Bern Historical Society joined the National Park Service taking part in “Bells Across the Land”, an initiative by the National Park Service to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, to Union General Ulysses S. Grant. In conjunction with a major …

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City of New Bern, NC

State selects New Bern for 2015 NC Peace Officers Memorial Day Event

Every year, North Carolina honors its fallen law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty while serving the citizens of this state. This year, the annual North Carolina Peace Officers Memorial Day event will be held in New Bern on May 5th. The city was chosen last year after New Bern …

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Contributing Author: Peggy Walker Barnes

Comparison

“Comparison is the thief of joy” – Theodore Roosevelt A couple of years ago, I saw this quote and it struck a chord…who and what was I comparing my life to. I also realized I was comparing my unedited version of my life to everyone else’s edited version…you really don’t know what goes on behind …

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Monsignor Jones Golf Tournament 2015

Monsignor Jones Golf Tournament 2015

Msgr. Jones Annual Golf Tournament 2015 will be played Saturday, April 25th at Fairfield Harbour Pointe Golf Club, 1105 Barkentine Dr., New Bern. The price is $60 per person or $220 for a 4 person team. Shotgun start is 9:00am. Goodie bags and raffle prizes will be available. There will be a hole in one …

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