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June meeting Recap : Hurricanes and Ice Cream

June 14, 2024

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.

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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 […]

Craven Arts Council & Gallery Featured at May 16th meeting

By Robert Paine | April 29, 2024 | Comments Off on Craven Arts Council & Gallery Featured at May 16th meeting

We are very happy to announce that our May 16th club meeting, which was rescheduled from its original meeting date of May 9th, at the Harrison Center, 311 Middle Street, in historic downtown  New Bern, will feature a speaker from the Craven Arts Council and Gallery.

May 2024 President’s Message : “The one less traveled”

By Bill Brettschneider | April 22, 2024 | Comments Off on May 2024 President’s Message : “The one less traveled”

May 2024 President’s Note/Bill Brettschneider Nearing the end of my year as president, it was been a rewarding journey – one highlighted by success and surprises, obstacles and opportunities. This past week afforded an unexpected window of reflection.

May 2024 Activity Director’s Note

By Ellen Cioccio | April 22, 2024 | Comments Off on May 2024 Activity Director’s Note

I just returned from the Newcomers extended day trip to Asheville and to Biltmore Estate, and I continue to be amazed by the beauty and variety found in North Carolina. We had a great time, made some new friends, and I highly recommend visiting the area if you have the chance.

Looking for tips on how to photograph New Bern’s beautiful gardens?

By Robert Paine | April 9, 2024 | Comments Off on Looking for tips on how to photograph New Bern’s beautiful gardens?

APRIL 2024-Photo Walk, 3:00 p.m, Tuesday, April 23 Flower Photography : Gardens Around , Tryon Palace, New Bern New Bern is graced by some of the most photogenic gardens in the area, many located on the historic grounds outside the gates of Tryon Palace. We will meet at the corner of George and Pollock streets, […]

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June meeting Recap : Hurricanes and Ice Cream

June 14, 2024

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.

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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 […]

Craven Arts Council & Gallery Featured at May 16th meeting

By Robert Paine | April 29, 2024 | Comments Off on Craven Arts Council & Gallery Featured at May 16th meeting

We are very happy to announce that our May 16th club meeting, which was rescheduled from its original meeting date of May 9th, at the Harrison Center, 311 Middle Street, in historic downtown  New Bern, will feature a speaker from the Craven Arts Council and Gallery.

May 2024 President’s Message : “The one less traveled”

By Bill Brettschneider | April 22, 2024 | Comments Off on May 2024 President’s Message : “The one less traveled”

May 2024 President’s Note/Bill Brettschneider Nearing the end of my year as president, it was been a rewarding journey – one highlighted by success and surprises, obstacles and opportunities. This past week afforded an unexpected window of reflection.

May 2024 Activity Director’s Note

By Ellen Cioccio | April 22, 2024 | Comments Off on May 2024 Activity Director’s Note

I just returned from the Newcomers extended day trip to Asheville and to Biltmore Estate, and I continue to be amazed by the beauty and variety found in North Carolina. We had a great time, made some new friends, and I highly recommend visiting the area if you have the chance.

Looking for tips on how to photograph New Bern’s beautiful gardens?

By Robert Paine | April 9, 2024 | Comments Off on Looking for tips on how to photograph New Bern’s beautiful gardens?

APRIL 2024-Photo Walk, 3:00 p.m, Tuesday, April 23 Flower Photography : Gardens Around , Tryon Palace, New Bern New Bern is graced by some of the most photogenic gardens in the area, many located on the historic grounds outside the gates of Tryon Palace. We will meet at the corner of George and Pollock streets, […]

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