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Holiday Performances and Workshops at Bank of the Arts

Tracey Brenneman
Extended Hours and Events for the Holiday Season Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to announce special hours, performances, and workshops for the 2017 holiday season. These events are meant to provide the public with free, open events that celebrate and unwind the holiday season while enriching the cultural atmosphere of New Bern. Craven […]
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PIE Grant Awarded to Gwen Goodman at New Bern High School

Partners In Education Check Presentation
Partners In Education recently awarded Gwen Goodman, MOT OTR/L, at New Bern High, $1,494.48 for her Fall Cycle PIE Grant titled, “ROCK! Collaborate and Listen-Glide, Glide Baby.” The awarding of this grant provides funding for exceptional students in the adaptive curriculum to collaborate with students from Unified Champion School Club to sand and paint alternative-seating, […]
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Workshop for Non-Profits to Perfect Their Pitch

Perfect Your Pitch
Bricolage, Heather Noto (Brink Strategy) and Jane Maulucci (The Reactive Voice), will show you how to build and deliver a winning pitch for your non-profit audience. Perfect Your Pitch – Non-Profits is specifically designed for non-profit leaders to help you hone and deliver an authentic message that connects and resonates with your donors, board members, […]
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Fun-Filled Weekend of Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Holiday Events New Bern
1st – Dec 24th: Beary Merry Christmas throughout Downtown New Bern. Visit BearyMerryChristmas.com for detailed event information. 8th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577. 8th: ARTcrawl presented by the Greater Good Gallery, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens, and […]
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CarolinaEast Medical Center Recognized by National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program

CarolinaEast Health System
CarolinaEast Medical Center is proud to announce its recent recognition by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Silver Safe Sleep Leader” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are one of the first hospitals in North Carolina to receive the title. The National Safe Sleep Hospital […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – December 4th

New Bern Now Podsquad
Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Rich Sheridan, Colleen Roberts, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, NC! Listen […]
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“Fill a Fire Truck” Food Drive

Fill a Fire Truck Food Drive
New Bern Fire-Rescue is launching its first-ever “Fill a Fire Truck” food drive which kicked off on Black Friday, November 24th.  The goal of the food drive is to help City of New Bern employees and local families who are in need of food this holiday season.  The food drive lasts through December 19th. Residents […]
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Awards Presented to Gingerbread Contest Winners

Gingerbread House Awards
The New Bern Historical Society presented the awards to its first Gingerbread House Contest winners at the recent Beary Merry Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown New Bern. First place and runner up awards were presented in three divisions:  Youth, Adult, and Professional.  The winners and prizes were Youth:  Runner-up $50 and pottery award to Cole […]
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Director’s Gallery: Elaine Varley

Craven Arts Council and Gallery
Local wildlife photographer to exhibit at Bank of the Arts Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the work of Elaine Varley in the Director’s Gallery for the month of December. A Craven County native, Elaine’s work focuses on wildlife and landscapes. Craven Arts Council and Gallery will host an opening reception during […]
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Weekend Packed with Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend Events New Bern
1st: Bell Tower and Honor Garden Dedication and Chamber Ribbon Cutting, 1:00pm at the New Bern Fireman’s Museum. Call 252-637-3111. 1st: Ladies Only Holiday Sip and Shop, 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Mitchell Hardware. (Bring in “Mac & Cheese” and/or “Spaghettios” and receive 10% off your purchase on Dec 1st.- benefiting RCS). Call 252-638-4261. 1st: “Treasure Seeker” A Community […]
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