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.
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WSCard has written 4834 articles so far, you can find them below.

Rotary Funds New Trent Woods Playground

Rotary Club of New Bern - Trent Woods Playground
Families in Trent Woods now have a new playground called Cottle Park on River Road.  The Rotary Club of New Bern helped fund the $115,000 project started by a local non-profit, Give-Grow Foundation. The $10,000 gift made possible the purchase of a “family” of slides, climbing and children’s playground equipment to compliment a complete facility […]
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Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point Changes Command

Captain Douglas Stephens Change of Command
CHERRY POINT, N.C. – Captain Douglas Stephens, U.S. Navy, Medical Service Corp, assumed command of Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point (NHCCP), Friday, May 17, during a routine Change of Command ceremony held onboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. Stephens, whose previous assignment was as executive officer, United States Naval Hospital Naples, Italy, relieved Capt. […]
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“You Can’t Get Mad”

Hearing Loss Association of America - New Bern
Or… A Friendly Reminder to Family and Friends Who Can Hear I can hear. In fact, I can hear much better than my husband whose otosclerosis forced him to have stapedectomies in both ears several years ago. He wears over-the-ear hearing aids, which he puts in first thing in the morning and takes out last […]
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Simon Spalding Acoustic Show

Simon Spalding
Monday evenings June 3 and 10, Simon Spalding performs acoustic music on instruments familiar (fiddle, 5-string banjo) and exotic (nyckelharpa, erhu, balalaika)… entirely unplugged, in the back room at Sara’s Big Apple on Broad Creek Road. The music is from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and there is no cover charge. Enjoy traditional and original music […]
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Environmental Justice and a Just Florence Recovery

Carolina Nature Coalition
The current activities towards Environmental Justice and a Just Florence Recovery will be presented by Ashley Daniels, a participant and activist in environmental and social justice projects before and after the devastation of Hurricane Florence. Environmental Justice is the effort to promote health and environmental equity, clean industry, safe workplaces, and fair access to all […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for May 23, 2019

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 118 Learn about the people, places, and all the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! Join as we go Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of […]
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New Bern Parks & Recreation presents…A Candy-Making Workshop

New Bern Parks and Recreation
The Candy-Making Workshop is a creative and fun workshop with easy-to-follow candy recipes for kids. We will make traditional favorites such as turtles and lollipops to whimsical creations such as candy caterpillars and candy apples, participants will absolutely love these delicious and cute treats. Perfect for birthday parties, holiday parties, and packaging up for friends, […]
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8th Annual Run for the Warriors

Hope for the Warriors
Hope For The Warriors 8th Annual Run For The Warriors, New Bern will take place Saturday, June 29 featuring a 5K and the “1st Mile” and for dogs the Furry 5K and the Mile Mutt Strut. Opening ceremonies start at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. at Union Point Park. All races […]
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CrossFit Burn to Hold 2nd Annual Burnout Fundraiser

Crossfit Burn
On June 1, 2019 CrossFit Burn will hold its 2nd annual Burnout Fundraiser to benefit 555 Fitness. Teams of 4 will compete in five workouts that mirror firefighting training and/or tasks that a firefighter might experience in their line of duty. Registration and workouts will begin at 7:00 a.m. at 260 Kale Road, New Bern. […]
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Buy Flood Insurance Now, Before It’s Too Late

FEMA Announcement
Hurricane Season Begins June 1 DURHAM, N.C. – Hurricane season begins in two weeks. Homeowners, renters and business owners should consider purchasing flood insurance now. It takes 30 days from the date of purchase for a National Flood Insurance Program policy to take effect. Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States […]
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Juneteenth Exhibition

Craven Arts Council and Gallery
New Exhibition by local African American Artists to focus on Freedom Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present “Juneteenth” in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts for the month of June. Local African American artists will present their works celebrating the diversity and freedom inherit to the arts, and what Juneteenth […]
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