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Veterans Entrepreneurship Opportunities Lunch and Learn

Veterans Entrepreneurship Opportunities
Craven Community College New Bern November 12, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free event. Open to public Are you a veteran, active-duty or military spouse seeking capital to start a business, expand an existing business, or acquire a business? Attend Veteran Entrepreneurship Opportunities lunch and learn event offered by the Small Business Center […]
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The History of Downtown New Bern’s Renaissance

English Speaking Union
The History of Downtown New Bern’s Renaissance, presented by Susan Moffat-Thomas, is a luncheon program that will be held on Thursday, October 24, 11:30 am, at the Chelsea Restaurant. The cost for the luncheon is $18 for members, $22 non-members, with a menu choice of shrimp and grits, baked salmon or chicken bruschetta. To reserve […]
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Things to do in and around New Bern: Oct 10 – 17, 2019

City Hall Clock Tower by Dave Cowles
Arts Around Town 11th: “Before Your Last Breath” Meet the Author – Jilliana Raymond, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at The Next Chapter Books & Art. Community Engagement 11th – 13th: Fall Garden Lover’s Weekend on Tryon Palace’s Grounds. Call 252-639-3500. 11th – 13th: MUMFEST 2019 in Downtown New Bern. Presented by Swiss Bear. Call 252-288-9825. 12th: Household Hazardous Waste Collection […]
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Native Plants Tour at Latham-Whitehurst Park

NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener
Saturday, October 19, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions OFFSITE: NATIVE PLANTS TOUR at LATHAM-WHITEHURST PARK” – Presented by Dr Tom Glasgow Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated by Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. These programs are free and open to everyone! Great family education! Call 252-633-1477 for more information. […]
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U.S. Cellular Can Help Sponsor Eastern North Carolina Youth Organizations

U.S. Cellular
ASHEVILLE, NC – As the 2019-2020 school year gets underway, U.S. Cellular reminds youth organizations in eastern North Carolina can earn up to $1,000 through U.S. Cellular’s Community Connections program. Now in its fifth year, Community Connections provides sponsorship support to help youth groups pay for expenses such as travel, equipment and uniforms. Since launching […]
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River Bend Community Day

River Bend Community Day
The Annual River Bend Community Day will be on October 26, 2019. Many, many yard/garage sales, Red Caboose Library Book Sale and The River Bend Garden Club Bake Sale (outside of the library). Lists of sales and maps of the town will be given out to “buyers/visitors” to the town at PierPoint development. It will be […]
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How to Publish a Book (Basic Flying Instructions)

Michelle Garren Flye
You might think after traditionally publishing three books and self-publishing so many I have to stop and count them up that I would have a pretty cut-and-dried, easy-to-read list of rules that, if followed closely, will help any writer get to the same point. I don’t. The truth is, every writer’s individual journey is different, […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for October 3, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 126 Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City […]
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The Last POW – Encore

German U-boat crew as POWs. (Credit: NCpedia)
Popular Historical Society Event Repeats Nov. 6 NEW BERN, NC – It was sold out nearly 30 days in advance!  Folks really want to hear Steve Tyson’s presentation, The Last POW, so the New Bern Historical Society will host a second offering on Wednesday, November 6 at 6:30pm at the North Carolina History Center in […]
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“Before Your Last Breath” Meet the Author

Book Cover & Author Jilliana Raymond
NEW BERN, NC – International award winning author Jilliana Raymond will host a book signing for her newest publication Before Your Last Breath: Your Spiritual Transition and End-of-Life Planning  on Friday, October 11, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, at The Next Chapter Books & Art, 320 South Front Street, New Bern, NC.  This latest book guides […]
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