Civitans plan golf tournament

1. Easter Egg Hunt

The Havelock Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled its annual Easter Egg Hunt for 10 a.m. Saturday at Havelock City Park off East Main Street.

The park will feature four age-group areas for the children ages birth to 2, 3 to 5 and 6 to 10. A section will also be available for special needs children.

Children attending should bring their own Easter baskets.

For more information, call the Havelock Parks and Recreation Department at 444-6429.

2. Fish Fry

Annunciation Catholic Church in Havelock is having a Lenten Fish Fry from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

Plates include fried flounder, baked beans, cole slaw and hush puppies.

The cost is $10 per plate with proceeds going to support capital improvements at the church, which is located at 246 East Main St., across from Havelock City Park.

To reserve a pickup time for plate or for more information, call 447-2112.

3. Civitan golf tournament

The Havelock Civitan Club Golf Tournament is scheduled for noon Saturday at the Emerald Golf Club in New Bern.

Now in its 20th year, the tournament raises money for a variety Civitan charities including Special Olympics, Coastal Women’s Shelter, Boys and Girls Club, college scholarships for local high school seniors, Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, the Easter Seals UCP Child Development Center, the Junior Civitan program and youth athletic leagues.

The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team for the four-person superball tournament. It is limited to 25 teams. Entry fee includes door prize ticket, meal and goody bag.

Various sponsorships are available as well, including a military team sponsorship for $200, military player sponsorship for $50 and tee or green sponsor for $50.

For more information, call the Emerald Golf and Country Club at 633-4440.

4. Bridge run

Saturday’s annual Neuse River Bridge Run, headquartered at Union Point Park in New Bern, includes a half-marathon, 10K or 5K race. Walking the 5K is an option.

The event, with about 1,500 runners most years, raises funds for seven local charities and nonprofits.

The logistics of the races include start times of 7 a.m. for the half-marathon, 7:30 a.m. for the 10K and 8:15 a.m. for the 5K. All courses are USATF certified and runners are chip-timed.

Race day registration and pre-registration packet pickup will close at 6:45 a.m. There will be an early packet pick-up Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center, 203 S. Front St.

Super Kids Fun Run is also on Friday. These are short distances for different age groups up to age 10. An early packet pick-up for youngsters is 4 to 6 p.m. at the convention center.

More information is online at

5. Civil War Adventure Day

Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day for children is Saturday at the New Bern Battlefield Park at the entrance to the Taberna community on U.S. 70 East between Havelock and New Bern.

The event is for boys and girls ages 6 to 12 and an adult. Check-in is at 11:30 a.m., with activities from noon to 4 p.m.

Re-enactors from the 5th NC Regiment, the 7th NC Regiment and artillery from McCullough Living History will be on hand. A commissary lunch will be provided by Moore’s Old Tyme Barbeque.

The cost is $10 for one child with adults, plus $5 for each additional child or adult with a $20 maximum per family. Pre-paid registration is required.

For more information or to register, call 638-8558 or go online to