Things to Do & See in New Bern through January 30, 2020

Sidewalk Bench, NBN Calendar
If you’re looking for things to do, here’s the latest happening… Community Events 23rd – 26th: Honour, The Musical, Thurs – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun: 2:00 p.m. at Craven Community College’s Orringer Hall. Call 252-638-8558. 25th: Experience an African American Cultural Celebration, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at The North Carolina Museum of History. Call 252-639-2912. […]
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Mielenhausen Named Commander of USCG Flotilla

Karl Mielenhausen and Mike Ott
At the recent Change of Watch Ceremony of the New Bern area USCG Auxiliary, Karl Mielenhausen of Fairfield Harbour was named Commander of Flotilla 20-04.  Pictured here with outgoing Commander, Mike Ott (R), Mielenhausen will lead the 40+ member uniformed civilian component of the U.S. Coast Guard. Karl and his wife, Elaine, have been boaters […]
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Become an International Savvy Traveler

Penny Zibula - Six Legs Will Travel
Beginning Thursday, February 6, Craven Community College Adult Enrichment Program will offer “An Introduction to International Travel”, a course to help make the most of overseas adventures. Whether you’re interested in exploring faraway places, a novice traveler looking for a way to take those first steps, or an international traveler wanting to get more out […]
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New Bern Toastmasters Hosts Speechcraft for Non-Members

Speech Craft - New Bern Toastmasters
New Bern Toastmasters is hosting Speechcraft, a four-session workshop designed to teach public speaking skills to non-Toastmaster members in a relaxed, supportive and enjoyable atmosphere. In just four weeks, with the help of an assigned Toastmaster advisor, participants will prepare and present short talks, practice impromptu speaking, and learn to give evaluations. The skills learned […]
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International Paper Literacy Grant

International Paper Grant
The Craven County Board of Education spotlighted International Paper and Craven County Partners In Education along with the winners of the 2019-20 International Paper Literacy Grant at the January Board of Education meeting. The focus of the grant is to increase literacy achievement through direct services to the students of Craven County Schools. Winning $5,000 […]
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Nominations Open for Craven CC Foundation’s 10th Annual Community Fabric Awards

Community Fabric Awards
New Bern, NC – Nominations are now open for the Craven Community College (Craven CC) Foundation’s 10th annual Community Fabric Awards (CFA). The event was created by the Craven CC Foundation to showcase excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiative, impact of service and inspiration of others. Candidates may be nominated for one of […]
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Sixth Annual Roundtable for Gardeners

Sixth Annual Rountable for Gardeners
Spring is just around the corner. Do you have a garden plan or are you waiting for inspiration? Are you concerned that last year’s problems will be lurking, ready to attack this year’s plants? Bring your concerns and questions to the River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center’s sixth annual Roundtable for Gardeners on […]
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