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New Bern’s Outdoor Life

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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for August 13th, 2018

Podcast 100th Episdoe
Celebrating our 100th Episode Find out the latest “positive” news and 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: Laura Johnson (New Bern Now), Lisa Bisbee-Lentz (Greater Good Gallery), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan […]
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“Connecting the Dots” with Eileen Nonemaker

Eileen Nonemaker
Coastal Women’s Forum’s (CWF) New President Shows Us How It’s Done When Eileen Nonemaker was looking for a theme for her 2018-2019 term as CWF Board President, the idea of connections and how they shape our lives came to mind. When she ran the idea by her sister, her reaction was, “It’s Like Connecting the […]
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Do you want to see more “Community News”?

New Bern, NC
Help Us Redefine “Community News” Since inception in 2009, New Bern Now’s mission has been to promote the people, places, businesses, non-profits, events, and everything in between in the greater New Bern area. Fast forward nine years and our citizen media company has rapidly morphed into a community news and information website, magazine, and podcast […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through August 11th

New Bern, NC
1st – 31st: 5th Annual “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive present by the Tryon Civitan Club. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-288-6983. 7th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 7th: National Night Out throughout the Greater New Bern area. Presented by Community […]
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4th Annual Dance It Up Purple Zumbathon

Zumbathon for Coastal Women's Shelter
September 8, 2018, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center This event is action packed with tons of energy. Get ready for some of the top instructors to knock your socks off with this exciting event! Featuring ZJ Trista Nicosia- The Zumba Jammer who is going to lead our Zumbathon live! It […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – July 30, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad with Guests
Episode 99 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: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society) George Oliver (Oliver and […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through August 5th

Events New Bern NC
July: 31st: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 31st: Behind The Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. August: 1st – 31st: 5th Annual “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive present by the Tryon Civitan Club. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, […]
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Save the Monarch Butterflies Lecture and Demonstration

Monarch Caterpillar
Save the Monarchs! A lecture and demonstration with live caterpillars and Monarch butterflies at Pinecone Home and Garden Center. Date to be announced (we are waiting for the butterflies to show up in our area.) Please leave us your email address and phone number and we will let you know the details. Did you know? The life cycle of the […]
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Parking in Downtown New Bern – Let’s Be Patient

New Bern NC
Although there has been resistance to the recent enforcement of two-hour parking in Downtown New Bern, I’d like to remind everyone that we’re very fortunate because the issue means that more people are visiting our City. This will ultimately have a positive effect on economic growth and development. You may ask, if it’s so positive, […]
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