Education in New Bern

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New Bern Parks and Recreation

New Bern Parks & Recreation presents Keep Calm & Glaze On!

Summer Ceramics Class New Bern Parks and Recreation is offering a ceramic class for anyone ages 16 and above interested in learning about the different types of glaze and its application. All supplies will be provided to complete your project. The cost will be $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. Classes will be held …

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Juneteenth by Lee Hood

Juneteenth Exhibition

New Exhibition by local African American Artists to focus on Freedom Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present “Juneteenth” in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts for the month of June. Local African American artists will present their works celebrating the diversity and freedom inherit to the arts, and what Juneteenth …

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Simon Spalding

Simon Spalding performs at Sara’s Big Apple Mondays in July

Simon Spalding will present an eclectic program of unplugged acoustic music in the back room of Sara’s Big Apple, every Monday evening in July. It’s a fun, informal show, as Simon shares the history and backstory behind his songs and instruments.  The instruments include the familiar (violin, banjo, ukulele), and a weekly-changing selection of exotic …

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Habitat for Humanity of Craven County

Craven Habitat for Humanity aims to improve home affordability through national advocacy campaign

Habitat organizations across the country are mobilizing to influence policy and system changes at the federal, state and local levels New Bern, NC – Nearly 19 million households across the United States are spending at least half of their income on a place to live, often forgoing basic necessities such as food and health care …

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National Pollinator Week

Tryon Palace Celebrates National Pollinator Week, June 18 – 23

New Bern, NC – Join Tryon Palace in celebrating National Pollinator Week, June 18 – 23. Throughout the week, learn about how to help pollinators with posters and take-home items, and meet the bees in our observation hive at the North Carolina History Center. Free tours, lectures, and movies help Tryon Palace celebrate the importance …

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New Bern Parks and Recreation

New Bern Parks and Recreation presents Father’s Day Make & Take

Join New Bern Parks and Recreation as we host a Father’s Day Make & Take event, where dad can spend quality time with his little ones. Each father will be provided with a special Father’s Day kit to assemble and decorate with his children. This event will take place Saturday, June 15, 2019 at West …

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Juneteenth 2019

2019 Juneteenth Celebration of New Bern

Uptown and Downtown New Bern, NC 6/17/19 – 6/23/19 #ProjectRestore and various community co-facilitators are proud to present “Juneteenth of New Bern” in numerous locations throughout uptown and downtown New Bern for more than a week during the month of June. With last year’s resurgence of Juneteenth in New Bern and Craven County, this year …

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Ghostwalk Auditions

Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk Auditions, July 24 New Bern, NC – The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts.  Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk.  Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s …

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Simon and Sara Spalding (oil painting by Willie Taglieri)

Tuppence performs at Riverside United Methodist Church July 14!

Folk duo Tuppence, comprised of Sara and Simon Spalding, will present a rare concert in the Fellowship Hall of Riverside United Methodist Church, Sunday afternoon July 14. Tuppence performs folk music of the Old World and the New – traditional ballads and dance tunes from Ireland, Scotland; contemporary folk songs; Americana material; and more.  Between …

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HONOUR the Musical

Auditions for HONOUR, the Musical

HONOUR, the Musical is a presentation with scripts and lyrics by local historian and professional writer Bill Hand with music composed by local musician/historian and well-known local performer, Simon Spalding. It, first, tells the story of the 1802 duel between Richard Dobbs Spaight and John Stanly and, second, that of one of Spaight’s slaves, Sarah …

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