Photos from Newcomers/Alumni Day Trip to Down East Wood Ducks Game on Father’s Day, 2024

By Robert Paine | June 17, 2024 | Comments Off on Photos from Newcomers/Alumni Day Trip to Down East Wood Ducks Game on Father’s Day, 2024

Big thanks to our wonderful Day Trip leaders Andy and Tana for organizing and leading our annual Newcomers and Alumni Day at the Down East Wood Ducks, on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, 2024, in Kinston. About 40 people took part. Thanks also to the team’s mascot who greeted us in the Mother Earth Brewing […]

Boating and Day Trip Group Team Up for Lady Swan Boat Ride

By Robert Paine | June 17, 2024 | Comments Off on Boating and Day Trip Group Team Up for Lady Swan Boat Ride

  We’re  thrilled to announce a joint venture with the Newcomers Day Trippers for a spectacular Afternoon Scenic Marsh Cruise aboard the Lady Swan. Set sail with us on Friday, September 27, 2024, at 1:00 pm from the charming port of Swansboro. This 90-minute journey is the perfect opportunity for our non-kayaking members to experience […]

June meeting Recap : Hurricanes and Ice Cream

By Robert Paine | June 14, 2024 | Comments Off on June meeting Recap : Hurricanes and Ice Cream

The club would like to thank Erik Heden, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service, Weather Forecast Office, Newport/Morehead City, for his informative  talk  at our June  meeting on hurricanes and hurricane preparedness.

Online Membership Service Charge Dropped

By Robert Paine | June 12, 2024 | Comments Off on Online Membership Service Charge Dropped

Starting June 12, 2024, when you start or renew your membership with the Newcomers Club of New Bern, you will no longer be subject to a $1 online surcharge.

June Activities Update

By Ellen Cioccio | May 20, 2024 | Comments Off on June Activities Update

Congratulations to Andrea (Andy)  Britton who was elected at May’s meeting to be Activity Director for the coming year. Andy has done an amazing job co-leading the Day Trips group for the past 2 years, and I know she’ll do great things as she takes on responsibility across activities. You’ll hear more from her starting […]

President’s Column, June

By Bill Brettschneider | May 20, 2024 | Comments Off on President’s Column, June

Contemplating my keyboard, it occurred to me I had no understanding of the origin of the phrase “swan song.” Yes, this is my final newsletter prior to my stepping away from the office of President. Yet, what does this have to do with swans? My penchant for historical minutiae had me uncover the legend grounded […]

Wood Ducks Newcomers Day tickets available

By Robert Paine | May 19, 2024 | Comments Off on Wood Ducks Newcomers Day tickets available

Friday, May 31, is the last day you can send your check for the annual Newcomers Day at the Down East Wood Ducks game happening June 16. Save the Date : Thanks to our Day Trips leader Andy Britton, the club is again organizing a visit to Kinston for a fun day of socializing, food […]

Still time to sign up for Newcomers Club May Photo Walk

By Robert Paine | May 17, 2024 | Comments Off on Still time to sign up for Newcomers Club May Photo Walk

May 2024 Photo Walk- New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trail Tuesday, May 21,  4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.   Click here to download flyer.   New Bern Battlefield Park ,300 Battlefield Trail, New Bern, NC 28560 (Near the main entrance to Taberna) The historic park is a great place to photograph nature and wildlife. […]

Date of May Club Meeting Changed to May 16th

By Robert Paine | April 30, 2024 | Comments Off on Date of May Club Meeting Changed to May 16th

Our next monthly is meeting  will be Thursday,  May 16, 2024. Attention all Newcomers Club of New Bern members and new residents interested in attending our May club meeting at the Harrison Center, 311 Middle Street, in historic downtown  New Bern, : due to a venue issue that was beyond our control, we have been […]

May Away Day Trip This Weekend : Strawberries!!

By Robert Paine | April 29, 2024 | Comments Off on May Away Day Trip This Weekend : Strawberries!!

Away Day Trip:  Let’s go strawberry picking at White’s Farm in Vanceboro (5200 US Highway 17 N, Vanceboro, NC 28586)!  this Saturday 4 May.

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