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.
Website: https://www.newbernnow.com
WSCard has written 4618 articles so far, you can find them below.

Hurricane Prep for Your Pets

Crockett's Critter Care
North Carolina is no stranger to hurricanes so, how prepared are you?  A little, a lot, gone overboard, never crossed your mind?  And what have you done to safeguard your pets in the event of a major storm?  You want to have everything in order when the power goes out or you’re told to evacuate. […]
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Oktoberfest Comes to New Bern

Oktoberfest 2018
The New Bern Breakfast Rotary Club invites the community to its Eighth Annual Oktoberfest Celebration on Saturday, September 29th at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. A delicious traditional German meal, catered by the Chelsea Restaurant, will be served from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and the fun continues for the whole family until 10 […]
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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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ArtCrawl – ArtWalk: What’s the Difference?

ArtWalk and ArtCrawl
During a recent conversation with Lisa Bisbee-Lentz and members of our Podsquad, ArtWalk and ArtCrawl came up. Although ArtWalk had been happening for at least 20 years, Lisa Bisbee Lentz started ArtCrawl in September 2013. Soon after, New Bern’s Arts Scene seemed to really take off! When asked what the difference was, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz said, […]
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Riverside: New Bern’s First Suburb

Roper Lumber Mill
Tim Thompson Presents at Historical Society Lunch & Learn The New Bern Historical Society’s September Lunch & Learn will highlight one of New Bern’s oldest and most interesting historic neighborhoods.  Riverside resident Tim Thompson will be the featured speaker on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chelsea Restaurant.  Join him as he […]
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Craven PIE announces NC Community Foundation – Craven Community Foundation Grant Award

Craven County Partners In Education
The North Carolina Community Foundation through the Craven Community Foundation, recently awarded Craven County Partners In Education $12,000 for a grant for West Craven High School for graphing calculators and $7,500 for a grant for Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary for audio equipment for their auditorium.  These grants were funded through the Richard Chapman Cleve Fund […]
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Promise Place Receives Quilt

Promise Place Quilt
Karen Dodd, the Quilting Mandarin, donates a quilt to the Promise Place Barn Bash Auction that will be held Saturday, September 8 at 5 p.m.. Tickets for the Bash can be purchased on line at PromisePlaceNewBernNC.org. The quilt displays an assortment of Carolina shorebirds. Each silhouette is mounted on a piece of batik fabric that […]
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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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Community Artists Gallery & Studios presents sun-themed art during August Art Walk

Simone Houle
Celebrate the height of summer with a “Sun-sational Sidewalk Art Show” at Community Artists Gallery & Studios during New Bern’s Art Walk on Friday, August 10. The nonprofit organization’s 33 member-artists have been invited to contribute sun-themed works to display outside their gallery at 504 South Front Street, across from the Farmers Market. Ceramics, oil […]
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Buddhist Lecture

Zen Priest Ryushin Hart
August 16, 2018 – 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Guest Speaker Zen Priest Ryushin Hart Life is stressful. Buddhism, as a tradition has devoted 2,500 years to the exploration of navigating through life with minimal stress and pain.  We invite you to join us as Zen priest Ryushin Hart shares the foundation for a calm and balanced […]
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