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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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Mum’s the Word Exhibition

Eileen Wroe - Fireworks
Local Artwork centered around the Chrysanthemum on display at multiple locations October 3 – October 23 Craven Arts Council & Gallery in cooperation with Swiss Bear is proud to present the annual “Mum’s the Word” exhibition at various locations in downtown New Bern. This exhibition highlights local artists and the annual Mumfest. Locations displaying work […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for September 10, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 102 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: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical […]
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Craven County Partners In Education Announces Funding for Beginning Teachers’ Cottage

Beginning Teachers Cottage
Partners In Education (PIE) is pleased to announce a grant award from The Harold H. Bate Foundation of $25,000 for the Craven County Schools Cheryl Marteney Beginning Teachers’ Cottage. The Beginning Teachers’ Store provides needed resources for our new teachers to be effective in the classroom.  This program assists Craven County Schools in recruiting and […]
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UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina Goes All-In To New Bern!

Public Media North Carolia Cares
Statewide Public Media Network Hosts Packed Slate of Activities Tuesday – Saturday, September 4 – 8 North Carolina’s statewide public media network brings its listening tour—Public Media North Carolina CARES (Connecting Audiences with Resources through Education and Service)—to New Bern, Tuesday – Saturday, September 4 – 8. A team of dedicated, inquisitive producers, on-air personalities […]
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Save the Monarchs!

Save the Monarchs
Two lectures and demonstrations with live caterpillars and Monarch butterflies at ​Pinecone Home and Garden Center    Class #1​ Date: Saturday Sept. 15th at 11:00 a.m. This class you will be able to see the caterpillars, their chrysalis stage and the butterflies themselves. Class #2​ Saturday Sept. 22nd at 11:00 a.m. This is the very exciting class where you participate in […]
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