International film to be shown

1. Civil War lecture

Civil War historian Ed Bearss is scheduled for a lecture at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cullman Performance Hall in the N.C. History Center in New Bern.

The lecture is presented by the New Bern Civil War Round Table and the New Bern Historical Society and serves as a fundraiser. The cost of lecture will be a donation of $10, with all proceeds going to support the New Bern Battlefield Park.

Bearss is a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a military historian, an author known for his work on the American Civil War and World War II eras, and a tour guide of historic battlefields.

For more information, go online to or on Facebook at newbernhistoricalsociety.

2. Bands to perform

Two bands are scheduled for a Friday night performance at the City Laundry, 901 Pollock St., New Bern.

The Dick Richards Band and Barefoot Monty are scheduled to perform beginning at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.

For more information, go to the The City Laundry Facebook page.

3. International film

The Lifetime Learning Center’s International Film Series will present “Into the White” for two shows on Friday. Viewings are set for 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Craven Community College’s Orringer Auditorium, New Bern.

It is a 2012 film, produced in Norway. Admission is free, with donations accepted.

For more information, contact Jennifer Baer at 638-7351, email or go online to

4. Bird Hike

Fort Macon State Park has scheduled a bird hike from 9 to 10 a.m. on Monday.

Residents will be able to take a leisurely hike through the area to identify and view birds in the area.

Those planning to participate should meet at the Fort Macon Visitor Center.

For more information, call 726-3775 or go online to

5. Spaight exhibit

The N.C. History Center in New Bern is featuring a free exhibit on Richard Dobbs Spaight from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Spaight was the first native-born governor of North Carolina, and the exhibit explores his contributions to the region, the state, and the United States, as well as his legacy serving the Revolution during North Carolina’s early statehood.

The N.C. History Center is located at 529 South Front St., in downtown New Bern.

For more information, call 639-3500, email or go online to