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Project OSS

Project OSS
Project OSS is a free Jiu Jitsu program for foster, adopted, or special needs children. This social project, is going to be located in New Bern, NC, and will provide Jiu Jitsu classes and a uniform to children between the ages of 6-15. The goal of this project is to teach children confidence, humility, and […]
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Born Learning Trail at Kidsville

Born Learning Trail
On Thursday, June 16, 2016 United Way of Coastal Carolina held a ribbon cutting at the Born Learning Trail at Kidsville. This is the first Born Learning Trail installed in Craven County. Pictured from left to right are: Vice President BB&T New Bern Katie Giles, New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw, New Bern Parks & Recreation […]
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Schools Across the District Honor Local Veterans

Veterans Day
Veterans Day is next week and the students at several of Craven County Schools are in the process of making preparations to honor these special men and women for their service. In observation of the holiday please see the following activities planned at the schools listed: – AH Bangert Elementary will also hold an assembly […]
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Craven County Schools receives $1.5 Million Grant to Invest in Professional Development

Craven County Schools
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Education Partnership recently announced the award of a five-year $1.5 million grant to Craven County Schools (CCS) titled, “Strategies for Success.” The awarding of this grant will increase K-12 military/federal affiliated student achievement by utilizing Learning-Focused professional development to CCS classroom teachers, implementing multiple learning strategies that are […]
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Tryon Palace Offers Family Fun, Free Admission for Teachers

Tryon Palace Family Fun
Interactive crafts and activities, living history demonstrations on September 19 Families, teachers and children of all ages are invited to enjoy Tryon Palace’s Fall Festival, held 10am to 5pm, Saturday, September 19. Offered programs include interactive craft activities, blacksmith and cooking demonstrations and a “Day in the Life” at Tryon Palace’s 19th-century Hay House. Admission is included […]
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Reading Fun Day

Craven Smart Start
Children, birth to 12, and their parents are invited to attend Reading Fun Day at the New Bern Mall on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 10am to 2pm. This annual event, which is free to the public, will focus on the theme “Dare to Dream: Literacy Awakens Minds, Hearts and Dreams”. Local schools, Newspapers in […]
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Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

Pinwheels for Prevention
Laura Johnson and I enjoyed meeting Link Bonforte and Brian Cardoza with the Community Coalition for Craven County Children to learn more about upcoming events for Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. The radio interview is aired on New Bern’s TalkRadio Station WNOS 97.1FM and 1450AM. You can listen to the interview here: https://www.newbernnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/NBN-Prevent-Child-Abuse-043014.mp3 Upcoming […]
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Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern, NC

Weekend New Bern NC
16th: “When I Leave”: African American Lecture Series, 7:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500 17th: BBQ in Blue Jeans benefiting the New Bern Fireman’s Museum, doors open: 6:00pm, dinner: 7:00pm. Dinner from Moore’s BBQ. For details call 252-636-4087 17th – 19th: Agatha Christie “And Then There Were None”, Fri – […]
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Bear Hands Expands Artful Offerings

New classes are starting at Bear Hands Art Factory, now located at 1208 Pollock St., including a water color class taught by local artist, Sandy Bruno and an acrylic painting class which begins in February with Beth Conley, another well-know New Bern artist. “We are so pleased to be working with Sandy and Beth,” says […]
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