Kids & Teens

New Bern and Havelock area news about kids and teens. Youth-submitted articles, artwork, videos and more.

Dr. Roneca Wallace, principal at Graham A. Barden Elementary, and Debra Hurst, principal at W.J. Gurganus Elementary receiving their awarding from PIE past president, Don Brinkley

Piedmont Natural Gas Awards $5,000 for Student Books

Piedmont Natural Gas and Craven Partners In Education announced a $5,000 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funds will be used to purchase books for Graham A. Barden Elementary and W.J. Gurganus Elementary located in Havelock, North Carolina. Darlene Brown, executive director of Partners In Education, explains, “To monitor our students’ reading …

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Child's crayon drawing

Palace Foundation provides Field Trip Grants to Students

On Thanksgiving, we acknowledge all that we have and give thanks, but on Giving Tuesday, we have the opportunity to show our thanks and generosity to our favorite non-profits and all the good they accomplish throughout the year. This Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021, the Tryon Palace Foundation is asking for your gift …

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Young girl smiling eating pancakes and waitress by Christmas tree

Flip Out Over Pancakes for PIE

Looking for the perfect way to have a delicious pancake breakfast before visiting Santa in Bear Plaza, taking in some shopping, and enjoying the many activities happening during the holiday season in beautiful, historic downtown New Bern? New Bern, North Carolina’s Colonial Capital, literally transforms into a wonderland the entire Christmas season.  Streetlights …

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State Agencies Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2022 Student Internships

Beginning this week, college students can apply for one of nearly 100 internships across multiple North Carolina state government agencies. Governed by the NC Department of Administration’s Council for Women and Youth Involvement, the annual North Carolina Internship Program offers a 10-week, paid internship for college students interested in careers in state government. …

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Trent River and the New Bern Grand Marina in New Bern, NC

Weekend Happenings In and Around New Bern: November 4 – 7, 2021

Around Town Month of November, the Shop Class (DIY Community Workshop) is offering the following classes: Beginning Woodworking (both evening and morning classes); Introduction to Welding; Hand Tool Workshop; Woodturning. Visit ShopClass-NB.com for more info. Congratulations to Bella’s Cafe & Catering on their 3-year anniversary! Amy Lynn, owner of Cravin’ Wine told us …

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Craven Smart Start - Holiday Hustle

Craven Smart Start’s Holiday Hustle — Virtual and In-Person

Craven Smart Start will host the 9th Annual Holiday Hustle charitable race event in December. This year the Holiday Hustle will offer in-person races as well as Virtual Race Options. The Tinsel Run 10K and the Jingle Bell Jog 5K will take place on the morning of December 11th. These races will follow …

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Havelock Marching Rams - Photo Credit Judy Davidson

Havelock Marching Rams to Host 20th Annual Crystal Coast Band Classic

Photo by Judy Davidson On Saturday, October 30, 2021, the Havelock High School Instrumental Music Department and the Havelock Band Boosters will host the 20th Annual Crystal Coast Band Classic, one of the premier HS Marching Band competitions in eastern NC and the program’s biggest fundraiser of the year. This year will be …

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VFW Post 2514 exterior view

VFW Essay Contest for Grades 6-8: How Can I Be a Good American?

This essay contest for students in grades 6-8 encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme. $1.2 million in Scholorships & Awards will be presented to local, state and national …

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