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Wood Ducks Newcomers Day tickets available

April 9, 2024

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 and professional baseball, Sunday, June 16th, 2024, as part of the club’s Out of Town Day Trip for June!

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Help make the club a success

By Robert Paine | March 13, 2024 | Comments Off on Help make the club a success

If being part of Newcomers has made a difference in your life, please consider serving on the club’s board to ensure that future newcomers have the same opportunity. If you are interested please email newcomerswebmasternb@gmail.com . What do board members do?  Visit our board page.  We’re still in need of a communications person and a club president. […]

March Activities Update

By Ellen Cioccio | March 5, 2024 | Comments Off on March Activities Update

As spring approaches and the weather warms up, so do our Newcomers Activities. With all that’s going on, now is also a good time to offer special thanks to our activity leaders. These folks volunteer their time to plan, organize, and communicate opportunities for club members to come together, explore the area, make new friends, […]

Intro to Newcomers 101, March 14

By Robert Paine | March 3, 2024 | Comments Off on Intro to Newcomers 101, March 14

At our monthly club meetings, we are now offering a brief orientation session, “Intro to Newcomers 101,” at 6:30 p.m. , before the meeting starts at 7. This  talk is open to all  who recently joined and to all  interested in joining.  Our goal is to make it easy to take advantage of everything the […]

Don’t miss our newest e-news

By Robert Paine | February 26, 2024 | Comments Off on Don’t miss our newest e-news

The Newcomers Club of New Bern publishes informative  e-news emails each month. Reading these short emails is a great way to keep up to date on everything Newcomer Club. Read the latest email here.  This month you will learn about some big upcoming events including our annual day at the Down East Wood Ducks and […]

March President’s Notes

By Bill Brettschneider | February 26, 2024 | Comments Off on March President’s Notes

A few weeks ago, I took the time to visit the town of Bath. My journey to this oldest town in North Carolina was organized by the Day Trips Activity group and was an event well attended and enjoyed. 

Next Newcomers Photo Walk Happening Feb. 22

By Robert Paine | February 22, 2024 | Comments Off on Next Newcomers Photo Walk Happening Feb. 22

SAVE THE DATE The February 2024 photo walk will be held in downtown New Bern, beginning at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. Our theme will be What is your perspective, a visual challenge to find creative ways to photograph three historic buildings in New Bern. For more info on Newcomers Photo Walks and to […]

All You Want to Know About Rt. 70 Project at our Next Meeting

By Robert Paine | February 22, 2024 | Comments Off on All You Want to Know About Rt. 70 Project at our Next Meeting

Our next monthly meeting  will be Thursday,  March 14, 2024 The featured speaker at our March meeting will be a representative from the Route 70 project who will discuss the purpose of this work and how it benefits and impacts our area.

Former Newcomers Club President Joanne Orluk Memorialized at Local Park

By Ellen Cioccio | February 5, 2024 | Comments Off on Former Newcomers Club President Joanne Orluk Memorialized at Local Park

The plaque in memory of former Newcomers Club of New Bern president Joanne Orluk has been installed on a memorial bench at Martin Marietta Park in New Bern.

Meet New Friends While Helping Others

By Robert Paine | January 30, 2024 | Comments Off on Meet New Friends While Helping Others

The Newcomers Club of New Bern’s next Volunteer Group Project -where you help your  community along with your fellow Newcomers Club members- is scheduled for the morning of Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC in New Bern.

Special Newcomers Club Trip to Asheville/Biltmore is on! Seats still available

By Robert Paine | January 23, 2024 | Comments Off on Special Newcomers Club Trip to Asheville/Biltmore is on! Seats still available

The Newcomers Club of New Bern ‘s special trip to Asheville and The Biltmore Estate is on and some seats on our bus remain. The deadline for signing up and paying is Feb. 4th. For more info visit https://newbernnewcomers.org/daytripbiltmoreasheville/ today! #Welcometonewbern

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Wood Ducks Newcomers Day tickets available

April 9, 2024

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 and professional baseball, Sunday, June 16th, 2024, as part of the club’s Out of Town Day Trip for June!

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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, […]

March Newcomers Highlights

By Robert Paine | April 8, 2024 | Comments Off on March Newcomers Highlights

Would you like to see some of the fun our Newcomers Club members had in March? Click on the YouTube video below and check out our March highlights video on our YouTube channel.

What is the Alumni Group of Newcomers (AGN)

By Robert Paine | April 8, 2024 | Comments Off on What is the Alumni Group of Newcomers (AGN)

Alumni Group of Newcomers (AGN) After the third year of your Newcomers Club membership, members “graduate” and may join the Alumni Group of Newcomers (AGN) if they desire. Do I need to graduate from Newcomers to join the Alumni Group? No, you do not. If you have lived in the area for more than a […]

Hiking Activity added to Newcomers Line Up

By Robert Paine | April 3, 2024 | Comments Off on Hiking Activity added to Newcomers Line Up

The new Newcomers Hiking group’s  first  hike will be Saturday morning April  13, 2024,  at 10 a.m. at the Flanners beach off Route 70, east of New Bern.  Please email  Joe at jagir@optonline.net for more info.   All hikers are asked to meet Joe at the parking lot by the building that houses the restrooms […]

Happy National Volunteer Month

By Robert Paine | April 1, 2024 | Comments Off on Happy National Volunteer Month

Happy National Volunteer month! Today we would like to thank all the club members and everyone in the community who share their time and talents to make our community a better place to live. We are sending out a special shoutout to our activity leaders who work hard every month to make sure there is […]

President’s Message, April 2024

By Robert Paine | March 25, 2024 | Comments Off on President’s Message, April 2024

This morning I learned that today, March 21 is the “International Day of Forests.” Established by the UN 11 years ago, the day draws attention to the need to preserve these essential ecosystems, which supply food, water, medicine and other resources. Tongue in cheek, do those “other resources” include the bumper crop of pollen we […]

April Newcomers Activities Update

By Robert Paine | March 22, 2024 | Comments Off on April Newcomers Activities Update

Now that the weather is warming up, there are lots of New Bern Newcomers activities being planned. If you’ve been meaning to get out and play a sport, we have regularly-scheduled groups playing pickleball, tennis, golf, bocce, hiking, cycling and more. 

Next Club Meeting April 11

By Robert Paine | March 22, 2024 | Comments Off on Next Club Meeting April 11

Next club meeting : Thursday,  April 11, 2024 Our featured speaker will be Suzanne Madison who will talk about Craven Community College’s Community Enrichment Program courses.

Where we come from…

By Robert Paine | March 20, 2024 | Comments Off on Where we come from…

Where We Come From…. According to our latest membership report as created by our great Newcomers of New Bern Club membership director Martha Crawley (Feb. 22, 2024), the  top 5 states as currently represented in the club are : 1. North Carolina, 50 Members (12.7% of club) 2. New York, 44 Members (11.2%) 3. Virginia, […]

Newcomers Spring Fling, May 18, 2024

By Robert Paine | March 19, 2024 | Comments Off on Newcomers Spring Fling, May 18, 2024

Luau Murder Mystery at Red Sail Park, Fairfield Harbour Join us May 18 , 2 pm for our annual Spring Fling. We’ve worked hard to put together this imaginative social event complete with Hawaiian music and a mystery prepared by our own Newcomer Stuart Tucker.

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