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English Speaking Union

George Mason: Forgotten Founding Father

The January 18, program, Saturday, 1 p.m., in the Harrison Center, 311 Middle Street, downtown New Bern is free and open to ESU members, their guests and the public.   Dr. David C. Skaggs’ presentation, George Mason: Forgotten Founding Father, focuses on this founding father who served in the fourth and fifth Virginia Conventions in …

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Evacuation from Ravensbruck – English Speaking Union Program

April 13, 2019 at 2 p.m. Evacuation from Ravensbruck, will be held April 13, Saturday, 2 pm in the Naumann Room located in the Craven Community College Student Center (directly behind the Brock Administration Building). This program is free and open to the public. Presented by Richard Ohlsson, Evacuation from Ravensbruck is a true story …

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Lecture on “An Ordinary Founder: Richard Dobbs Spaight Sr.”

On Sunday, April 2nd at 2:00 p.m., the English-Speaking Union in partnership with Tryon Palace will present a lecture entitled “An Ordinary Founder: Richard Dobbs Spaight, Sr.” given by Dr. Karl Rodabaugh, Professor of History at East Carolina University. Dr. Rodabaugh has a long list of credentials. (You can google him) He is currently a …

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Shakespeare Competition

The Colonial N.C. Branch of the English-Speaking Union and co-sponsor Craven Community College will hold the annual Shakespeare Competition on Saturday, February 18th, 10:00 a.m. in the college’s Orringer Auditorium. The public is invited to attend free of charge. This competition is part of a curriculum-based program designed to help high school students develop their …

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“From Rent to Revolution” Lecture at New Bern-Craven County Library

“From Rent to Revolution”, a lecture by Drew Hodges – Sunday, January 29th, 3 – 4pm. New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street. Co-sponsored by The English-Speaking Union, Friends of the Library and PEO Chapter BB. Admission free. The library will be giving out tickets for the event which can be picked up starting Friday, …

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Christmas Program presented by New Bern Friends of Library and English Speaking Union

Howard Burnham photo taken from New Bern Library’s website The New Bern Friends of the Library and the English Speaking Union present Annual Christmas Program with two performances on Sunday, December 2, 2012. The New Bern Friends of the Library and The English Speaking Union will present a program in the Cullman Performance Hall at …

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