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2013 Year in Review in New Bern, NC

Making this video from 2013 events was very difficult to decide what photos to include as we published over 400 articles, videos, audio interviews, and photos on New Bern Now. This meant deciding between a couple thousand images. It doesn’t mean that these events and/or interviewers were more important than many that weren’t included. We […]
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It’s time for Coats for Kids!

Coats for Children Drive
Our 19th year of collecting new coats for area children in need. The coats may be any size but must be new with price tag attached. Donations may be made at Flemming Chiropractic and Whole Child Wellness, 3601 Trent Road, in New Bern through December 20th. All donations will be distributed by the Craven County […]
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Vote for your School to Win a Share of $500,000 in U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Communities Campaign

U.S. Cellular
Voting begins next week in fifth year of program to help schools Voting began Monday, November 4, in U.S. Cellular’s (NYSE: USM) Calling All Communities campaign. Returning for its fifth year, U.S. Cellular is giving communities the opportunity to help improve the education of students at 20 schools by challenging them to rally community support […]
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Parenting Café

The Community Coalition for Craven County Children presented the first Parenting Cafe in Craven County on October 17th!  The Hope Family Resource Center hosted the group.  The focus was on social connections and how they impact parenting.  The three questions addressed were: What would this community look like if all people were able to partner […]
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Parade of Preschoolers – October 25, 2013

Parade of Preschoolers
Join New Bern Parks & Recreation’s annual Parade of Preschoolers on October 25th, at 9:30am! The preschoolers will parade down Middle Street in their favorite costumes and conclude at Union Point Park for a fall festival. Rain location is at West New Bern Recreation Center at 1225 Pinetree Drive (next to Kidsville).  We welcome Craven […]
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Fall into Learning about Trees from Partners In Education

Second Grade Students in Mrs. Tonya Gent’s Class at Creekside Elementary School spent a week studying the trees around their community. With the funding assistance from a Weyerhaeuser Mini grant (Fall Into Learning About Trees) from Partners in Education, the second grade class was able to identify common trees by looking at their leaves. They matched the leaves […]
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4th Annual Baby Expo at the New Bern Mall

The New Bern Mall and Craven Smart Start are proud to announce they are hosting the fourth annual Baby Expo on September 28th from 11am – 3pm at the New Bern Mall.  The Baby Expo is being sponsored by Caroline McGath Newborn Photography, Childcare Network, Excel Creative Early Learning and Front Door Fitness NC. This […]
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Water Safety

Union Point Park
Warm weather is still here and many of us are having fun on or near the water.  Here are some requirements and tips to be safe. Swimming-Rip Currents – Rip currents are channelized currents of water flowing away from shore at surf beaches.  They typically form at breaks in sandbars or near jetties and piers.  […]
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Hook a Kid on Golf

Golf Tournament New Bern
New Bern Parks & Recreation is hosting its annual Hook a Kid on Golf program. This program is for any child between the ages of 8-14 that would like to learn how to play golf. The purpose of the Hook a Kid on Golf Program is to introduce the sport to youngsters in the community […]
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Craven Smart Start Spring Fundraising Campaign Underway

Craven Smart Start
Craven Smart Start is launching a spring fundraising campaign to benefit their programs and services, while raising public awareness about the importance of the early years of life and their lasting impact on later learning, health and success.  The organization’s fundraising efforts will focus on two initiatives, Coins for Kids and a Belk Charity Day […]
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New Bern Parks and Recreation announce upcoming Events

6th Annual Spring Break College Tour.  Interested participants in 9th -12th grade can register at the Stanley White Rec. Center by March 29, 2013. Registration fee is $25. The College Tour will be April 1st, 3rd, and 5th, 2013. Spaces are limited. For more information, contact Ashley Parham 252-639-2913. New Bern Parks & Recreation Department […]
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Free Family Concert sponsored by Craven Smart Start

Craven Smart Start and Child Care Resource and Referral is sponsoring a free family concert on Friday, March 15th from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Tourist and Event Center in Havelock.  Anna Pridgen, “The Puppet Lady” will present an evening of fun and learning for youngsters and their parents, as she entertains with puppets and music. The […]
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