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 5317 articles so far, you can find them below.

Join us for a Free Family Community Fun Day

Promise Place of New Bern
A Stand Against Violence – The Amelia Brown Campaign Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 12 – 3 p.m. at The Omega Center, 800 Cedar St., New Bern, NC – BBQ plates catered by Soul Food 4 Real (ribs, BBQ, collards, greens, sweet potato puffs, coleslaw, potato salad, drinks, and desserts available for purchase). – Bounce […]
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5th Annual Sickle Cell Walk-Run

Sickle Cycle Race
Saturday, March 14, 2020 Presented by the Neuse-Pamlico Sound Women’s Coalition (NPSWC). Register Online: RunTheEast.com. 5K Start at 9:00 a.m. at Union Point Park in Downtown New Bern. Come join us to Run/Walk! MEDALS for TOP FINISHERS with Post Race Celebration & Prizes! Registration Fee Now $30. Packet Pick-up Times Friday, March 13 from 4 […]
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Learn the Art of Woodturning at Shop Class

Woodturning at Shop Class
James Riggs (center), Shop Class’s award-winning woodturning instructor introduced Beverly Gaskins and Greg Nippert to the art of woodturning. At Shop Class, novice woodturners learn how to turn a bowl in three, three-hour sessions. For more information, visit Shop Class at Guion St. or call 252-617-8980. Submitted by: Maurice Howland, Shop Class, LLC
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Coastal Photo Club Exhibit

A Different View by John Steady
Over a hundred outstanding photographs are hanging in the annual exhibit by the Coastal Photo Club in the Bank of the Arts on Middle Street, New Bern. Images range in size from small to wall filling while the subjects cover just about everything and the image quality is unmatched. The reception is scheduled for February […]
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A Caregiver Workshop

Adult Enrichment Program
Saturday, February 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Friday, March 26 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. A Toolkit for Caregivers: Hope and Help for those who care for loved ones Instructor: Deidre Edwards; Registered Nurse, National Board-Certified Teacher in Career & Technical Education/Health Sciences and author. Are you one of the millions of people […]
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Simon Spalding performs at The Brown Pelican in February

Simon Spalding
Simon Spalding will present an eclectic program of unplugged acoustic music at The Brown Pelican, two Tuesdays in February. It’s a fun, informal show, as Simon shares the history and backstory behind his songs and instruments. The instruments include the familiar (violin, banjo, ukulele), and a weekly-changing selection of exotic music and instruments from places […]
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Tryon Civitans Flapjack Fundraiser

Tryon Civitan's Flapjack Fundraiser
The Tryon Civitans will be hosting their 9th Annual Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast on Saturday, March 14th from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Kitchen on the Trent, 2500 Trent Rd. Tickets are $8.00 for the delicious pancake, bacon & sausage breakfast and can be purchased at The UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd., Kitchen on […]
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Southport Tower damage impacts Maritime History

Southport Tower Damage
Southport, N.C. – The heavy winds that swept through the region this week took out one of the nation’s few remaining coastal warning display towers. The storms toppled and significantly damaged early Friday morning the iconic weather tower that stood along the Southport waterfront for more than a century. The tower, owned by the City […]
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Become a Steward of Community News in New Bern

Community New Bern NC
In 2009, when newsrooms across the country started cutting jobs and/or closing, NewBernNow.com was just getting started. The goal was to create a positive local news and information source to promote the people, places, and latest happenings in New Bern and surrounding towns. In the beginning, I would write about whatever I learned during my […]
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Fifth Annual Shakespeare Dinner – March 7, 2020

English Speaking Union
A Midwinter Night’s Dream, the theme of the 5th Annual Dining with Shakespeare fundraiser, is on Saturday, March 7, 5:30 p.m. at the New Bern Golf & Country Club (4301 Country Club Road). The $50 per person ticket (cash bar) includes, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment during the 3-course meal accompanied by short Shakespearean interludes and a silent […]
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Things to Do & See in New Bern through February 14, 2020

Downtown New Bern NC
If you’re looking for things to do, here’s the latest happening… Community Events Thru 29th: Tryon Civitan Club’s 10th Annual Food Drive to benefit the Salvation Army. Drop off location: The UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-626-4862. 7th: First Friday: “Tryon Palace 250th Anniversary”, 2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the North Carolina History […]
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Toyota of New Bern Tech Grant

Toyota of New Bern Tech Grant
Partners In Education (PIE) is pleased to partner with Toyota of New Bern to offer a technology grant of $3,000 to our Craven County Schools’ principals to create a dynamic learning environment with the goal of equipping our students with the 21st Century skills necessary for post-secondary education and/or workforce readiness. The awarding for the 2019-20 Toyota […]
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