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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through June 10th

Neuse River - Union Point Park
5th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 5th: Behind The Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 5th: Nexus Poet’s presents Poetry Open Mike with Katie Bowler Young, 7:30 p.m. at New Bern Arts and Wellness Center, 919 Broad St. 7th: Coastal Women’s Forum Annual […]
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Register Now for Summer Adult Basketball League

New Bern Parks and Recreation
New Bern Parks and Recreation is offering an Adult Basketball League this summer. Registration is currently open and will end on May 25th. Registration fees are $10 for City residents and $15 for non-city residents. Games will begin June 11th. Individuals and teams may register online at NewBern.recdesk.com or in person at: New Bern Parks […]
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Register today for Kickball League

Craven County Recreation and Parks
Craven County Recreation & Parks Department is sponsoring a kickball league this spring. The deadline to enter a team is Wednesday, April 4 at 5:00 p.m. Team fee is $175, which is due at the time of registration. League play begins Wednesday, April 11. All games will be played on Wednesday nights at Creekside Park. […]
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Register today for Spring Softball Leagues

Craven County Recreation and Parks
Craven County Recreation & Parks Department is sponsoring a co-ed softball league and a men’s softball league this spring. The deadline to enter a team is Thursday, March 29 at 5:00 p.m. Team fee to be determined is due at the time of registration. The men’s softball League play begins on Tuesday, April 10 and […]
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Annual Parade of Preschoolers

Parade of Preschoolers
Join New Bern Parks & Recreation’s annual Parade of Preschoolers on October 27th, 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, located at 1225 Pinetree Drive (next to Kidsville). We welcome […]
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Martin Marietta Park in New Bern

Martin Marietta Park
The City of New Bern Board of Aldermen directed the city manager to move forward with finalizing a land donation agreement that will result in the City’s largest ever park.  Martin Marietta, the current owner of approximately 55 acres along S. Glenburnie Road (across from the NCDOT Bridge Maintenance office and formerly used as a […]
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B.E.A.R. Afterschool Program

New Bern Parks and Recreation
The B.E.A.R. Afterschool Program which begins Monday, August 28, 2017.The program transports participants from the New Bern area elementary and middle schools and operates Monday – Friday 3:00pm – 6:00pm. A onetime registration fee for participants follows the same scale as weekly fees. You will receive a B.E.A.R. Afterschool handbook once your child is enrolled […]
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Join the New Bern Volleyball Group!

New Bern Volleyball
The New Bern Volleyball Group meets on Monday evenings at 6:30 pm at Creekside park. It is a recreational group who play just for the fun of the game. There is another group that also plays Monday nights but they play a more competitive style ball. The recreational group typically plays on the Western court and usually […]
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Upcoming Programs presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation

New Bern Parks and Recreation
New Bern Parks & Recreation is having registration for the B.E.A.R. Afterschool Program which begins Monday, August 24th, 2015. This afterschool program offers youth from kindergarten through 8th grade a combination of education, recreation, and socialization in a safe and creative atmosphere. The program picks up participants from the New Bern area elementary and middle […]
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Taste the Adventure Cooking Camp

New Bern Parks and Recreation
New Bern Parks and Recreation presents Taste the Adventure Cooking Camp for kids in grades 6th – 8th. This exciting new cooking camp is designed to provide nutritional information, culinary skills, food safety, cultural diversity, team building and self esteem as kids learn about making wise food choices for a life time of good health; […]
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B.E.A.R Afterschool Program

New Bern Parks and Recreation
New Bern Parks & Recreation is having registration for the B.E.A.R. Afterschool Program which begins Monday, August 25, 2014. This afterschool program offers youth from kindergarten through 8th grade a combination of education, recreation, and socialization in a safe and creative atmosphere. The program picks up participants from the New Bern area elementary and middle […]
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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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