New Bern’s Outdoor Life

Enjoy the great outdoors – boating, fishing, golfing, hunting, swimming, camping, and much more in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

New Bern Drum Circle

Come drum with us New Bern

Sunday, September 1st from 6 – 8 p.m. at Union Point Park and will continue the first Sunday of each month through October 2019. The drum circle rhythm serves as a universal language known to all. This interactive community rhythm event serves to bring us all closer together. Bring a drum or any percussion instrument …

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Adopt a Dog

Are you considering adopting a dog?

2015 was a rough year as I lost my Dad and unexpectedly, my dog, Boo. Boo succumbed to a heart attack brought on by stress from fireworks and a long week of thunderstorms. I was in shock at first and blamed myself for many months. One day, I woke up after a terrible dream and …

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New Bern Now's Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for August 22, 2019

Episode 124 Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Tracey Stones (NCMZ.live), …

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Discovering Mindfulness with Heather Noto

Discovering Mindfulness with Heather Noto: Practicing Presence, Part II

Thich Nhat Hanh – “The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.” It was my cheerful seventy-five-pound Samoyed, Mika, that taught me about presence. Unfortunately, it wasn’t until after she passed away that I figured it out. Throughout her life, my husband and I were living in Colorado and I was busy moving up …

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Stanly-Spaight Duel

Stanly-Spaight Duel Interpretation Showcases Infamous New Bern History at New Bern Academy

New Bern, NC – Join Tryon Palace at the annual reenactment of the Stanly-Spaight Duel, an interpretation of an infamous moment in New Bern’s early history at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, at the New Bern Academy. On September 5th, 1802, a prominent New Bern lawyer met his political rival, a former State Governor, …

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New Bern Now's Podsquad

Should “The Podsquad” go on the Road?

We’ve been thinking about taking New Bern Now and Beyond’s Podcast on the road for a couple of years now. We started recording in the Isaac Taylor House in 2014, thanks to Lisa Bisbee-Lentz and Mike Lentz. Last year, we relocated and went live in the Charles Tendell Studio on New Bern Live (located in …

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Fun Found Around Town August 15 – 21, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm.   Thursday: August 15, 2019    Alisa Mike on stage at City Stage each Thursday 7-9 pm   City Stage New Bern 901 B Pollock St offers the serenading sounds of the talented Alisa Mike. Music is served …

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City of New Bern Fire Department

New Bern Fire-Rescue Receives Golden LEAF Grant to Replace Swift Water Rescue Equipment

Thanks to a generous grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, New Bern Fire-Rescue will be able to replace a swift water rescue boat damaged during hurricane Florence.  Fire-Rescue learned last week that the department will be awarded the $34,138.93 disaster recovery grant.  The funds will be used to purchase a new Zodiac FC470 inflatable rescue …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for August 8, 2019

Episode 123 Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City …

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New Bern Parks and Recreation

Believing in Education, Achievement and Responsibility (B.E.A.R) Afterschool Program

New Bern Parks & Recreation is currently accepting for the Believing in Education, Achievement and Responsibility (B.E.A.R.) Afterschool Program. This afterschool program offers youth from kindergarten through 8th grade a combination of education, recreation, and socialization in a safe and creative atmosphere. The program picks up participants from the New Bern area elementary and middle …

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