About WSCard

New Bern Now is a community website and magazine for New Bern NC and beyond. It was founded in April 2009 to provide 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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Beary Merry Christmas Update

Beary Merry Christmas 2018
We are only 5 weeks away from the kick off to the Christmas season in New Bern.  Our Elf Squad is making final preparations for the transformation of Bear Plaza starting the 1st of November.  With the holiday season quickly approaching I wanted to take a moment to send out a few important dates for […]
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Upcoming Halloween Themed Events

Parade of Preschoolers
There’re all kinds of things to do in and around New Bern celebrating Halloween. So far, here’s the latest line-up of events: 24th: Annual Trunk or Treat, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church, 309 New St. Call 252-637-4181. 26th: 18th Annual Halloween Preschool Parade, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Starts at […]
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“Working with the Division of Employment during a Disaster”

Disaster Unemployment Assistance
WHAT: Information session, “Working with the Division of Employment during a Disaster.” Presented by Lockhart Taylor, the Assistant Secretary for Employment Security for the North Carolina Department of Commerce. WHERE: Bosch Advanced Manufacturing Center (Bosch AMC) Room 102, Craven Community College (Craven CC), 800 College Court, New Bern NC, 28562 WHEN: Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, 6-8 p.m. WHO: […]
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Downtown New Bern Parking Enforcement resumes on October 29th

City of New Bern, NC
Please be advised that the City of New Bern will resume downtown parking enforcement on Monday, October 29th.  Enforcement operations were suspended during the hurricane due to the widespread devastation of infrastructure and the impacts to city residents, families, businesses and nonprofit organizations. For a refresher on downtown parking regulations, visitor parking lots, construction & […]
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Colorfest Hurricane Florence Relief

Colorfest Hurricane Florence Relief
First and foremost, we would like to thank the city officials, churches, non-profits, people in the community for all the work that has taken place over the weeks. It has been nothing but love to see everyone pull together and help pull the affected residents up out of a very stressful situation. No one could prepare […]
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MumFest 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

New Bern Parks and Recreation
The annual MumFest 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation, will be held on Sunday, October 14th. This flat course will begin and end at beautiful Union Point Park, located at 210 East Front Street in downtown New Bern. Day of registration begins at 6:00 a.m. The 1 Mile […]
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U.S. Cellular Wants to Sponsor Your Youth Organization

U. S. Cellular
Starting today, youth organizations in Craven County can earn up to $1,000 through U.S. Cellular’s Community Connections program. Now in its fourth year, Community Connections provides sponsorship support to help youth groups pay for uniforms, equipment, travel and other group expenses. Since the program launched in 2015, U.S. Cellular has awarded $1.3 million to more […]
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Bee by the River “Seasons for Quilts” Quilt Show is Rescheduled to 2019!

Bee by the River Quilt Show
The Twin Rivers Quilters guild Bee by the River “Seasons for Quilts” Quilt Show originally scheduled for October 2018 has been moved to October 25-26, 2019. Hurricane Florence significantly affected Eastern NC, specifically our members and the town of New Bern. Our venue for the show, the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center experienced extreme flooding and […]
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