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Updated History Events In Our Area
Posted by: David French (ID *****6866) Date: March 15, 2013 at 05:17:01
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Hi All,

Trust everyone is doing well.

We have updated our website and also have a couple events upcoming.
On our website is a listing about more upcoming area history events
and projects from March through June. We are truly fortunate to have
so many wonderful people and organizations interested in preserving
and sharing the rich, cultural heritage of the area from the early
times to the present.

The listing is available on our website as well as a PDF at

Feel free to share this with your family, friends, and members.

3rd Anniversary Anniversary of The Family History Society of Eastern
North Carolina

Film Premiere, Panel Discussion, Remembering Mrs. Ella Jones Bengel
Friday, March 15th, 2013, 7:30 pm
Orringer Auditorium on the Craven Community College Campus, New Bern, NC
We are excited to be partnering with the Craven Community College Phi
Theta Kappa Honor Society for the event and to host Mr. Tony D. Bryant
as he premieres his short film, "A Living History: The Churches of
New Bern" featuring four historic churches. We will also be
remembering Mrs. Ella Jones Bengel (1926-2012), the first and only
lady Mayor of New Bern, who was also one of the founders of the
society, with the special "Song of New Bern" performed by the composer
and lyricist, Mrs. Helen Sims Smaw, and led by Ms. Cheryl Arthur Kite.
Delicious desserts will be served after the film. The event is Free
and Open to the Public. Please see more info link for full the press

More Info:
Map Link: This a Google Maps Link.
(Orringer Hall is the large building in the back right hand corner of
the campus. Parking is free.)

Plants In the Park! A Special One Day Garden Expo & Sale
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013, 9 am - 4 pm
A special one day garden expo and sale by the Craven County Master
Gardeners in association with the Family History Society of ENC and
the City of New Bern Appearance Commission. Items available include:
Summer Bulbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Palms, Garden Art and
Pottery. Future Heritage Park at 300 Pollock Street between New Bern
City Hall and Christ Episcopal Church Playground. All proceeds benefit
the Heritage Park Project.

More Info:
Map Link:

All the Best,

David French

252.349.0405 (Telephone)
The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina

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