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With temperatures projected to be in the 60′s for the next few days, there’s countless things to do in New Bern!

Here’s the latest schedule of events:
- 16th: African-American Lecture: “Sojourner and Her Children” (A Stage Play), 7:00pm, Guest Speaker: Rudy Wallace, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500

- 16th – 19th: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Thurs – Sat: 8:00pm, Sun: 3:00pm at the Masonic Theatre, 416 Hancock St. For details call 252-634-7877

- 17th: Blood Drive at the New Bern Mall. For details call 252-633-2800

- 17th – 18th: Driving Miss Daisy, 8:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567

- 18th: 8th Annual Book Lovers’ Affair, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-633-0043

- 18th: Project Linus National Blanket Day, 10:00am – 3:00pm at the River Bend Town Hall. For details call 252-626-9710

- 18th: Tryon Palace Theater: Steel & Satin, 1:00pm, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500

- 18th: “Glory” – The Movie, 2:00pm at the New Bern-Craven County Library. For details, call 252-638-7800

- 18th: African American Trolley Car History Tour, 4:00pm – 5:00pm. For details call 252-637-7316

- 18th: 15th Annual “All that Glitters” Dinner/Dance/Silent Auction, benefiting the Senior Pharmacy Program, 6:30pm – 10:30pm, St. Paul Family Life Center. For details call 252-638-2188

- 19th: “Ten Letters” Author Eli Saslow, 2:00pm at the New Bern-Craven County Library. For details, call 252-638-7807

- 19th: Dvorák and America, 7:30pm, presented by the North Carolina Symphony at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. For details call 919-733-2750

- 19th: 23rd Annual Sunday Jazz Showcase, 1:00pm – 7:00pm at the Hilton New Bern Riverfront Hotel. For more information call 252-638-2577

Don’t forget about the daily community drives in New Bern!

1st – March 30th: “Soup for Souls” Can Drive drop off soup cans at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Drive Mon – Fri: 8:30am – 6:00pm and Sat: 8:30am – 3:00pm or drop off at Snap Fitness, 3960 Dr M L King Jr Blvd. Event co-sponsored by the Tryon Civitan Club. For more information: 252-637-7500

1st – 29st: “Every Child Deserves a Happy Childhood” Shoe Drive drop off BLUE shoes benefiting neglected or abused children for the Guardian Ad Litem Program at the New Bern Sun Journal, 3200 Wellons Ave., Mon – Fri: 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Let me know if you have upcoming events that aren’t listed above and I’ll add them to New Bern Now’s “Community Calendar”! You can send me an email, comment below, or comment on New Bern Now’s Facebook page. Support New Bern Now by “liking us” on Facebook!

Thanks for visiting New Bern Now!

Wendy Card

About New Bern Now
Editor-in-Chief, Wendy Card, founded New Bern Now in April 2009. There were a number of reasons she developed the website. While stationed in Washington DC, she had 30 days to transfer to Naval Hospital Cherry Point and didn’t know much about the area. She was frustrated because there wasn’t a central location on the Internet for information about New Bern. Wendy retired from the Navy in Oct 2007. When our economy dived, she was trying to find her way in life and decided to give back to the community by creating a website that provided 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.

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