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April 2019

Annual Meeting and BBQ

April 27, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Uptown Brewing Company, 418 Evans Street
Greenville, NC 27858
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Last year's volunteer of the year awardee Marcos Siler with Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Katy Hunt Please join us at Uptown Brewing Company in Greenville for our member annual meeting. This is free and open to the public. Your Riverkeepers and Executive Director will give you an update on your waterways, Sound Rivers’ successes this past year and present Volunteer Awards to individuals and businesses in the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River Basins! Sound Rivers Board Member, Jim Kellenberger will be preparing…

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May 2019

2019 Kids River Fest Greenville

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road
Greenville, NC 27834 United States

Our popular Kids’ River Fest returns to Greenville River Park North. Dedicated to protecting the Neuse and  Tar-Pamlico Rivers, Sound River hosts Kids’ Fest as an opportunity to explore and play in your watershed. Connect with your family and take a time to appreciate the Neuse and Tar Rivers. Kids’ River Fest in Greenville Sound Rivers invites your family to explore River Park North at our second annual Kids’ River Fest in Greenville, on Saturday May 18th.  Kids River Fest…

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June 2019

Screening of “New Trouble on the Neuse”

June 26, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
New Village Brewery & Taproom, 702 Broad St
Oriental, NC 28571 United States
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Join your Lower Neuse Riverkeeper at The New Village Brewery & Taproom for an evening screening of WRAL reporter Bill Leslie's recent documentary on issues facing the Neuse River. From WRAL: "After pollution paralyzed the Neuse River in 1990, the state legislature came up with a bi-partisan plan to combat river pollution following a WRAL documentary. Almost 30 years later, we look at how that river rescue plan was blown off track by three things: a massive hurricane, a political…

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July 2019

Rocky Mount Tar River Cleanup

July 13, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Rocky Mount Mills, 1147 Falls Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27804 United States
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Update: We've had a fantastic RSVP response - so much so that lunches and kayaks are all spoken for! Have your own boat, or want to help with the on-land cleanup and don't need lunch? Feel free to come on out! Mark your calendars, we're partnering with Knee Deep Adventures, Rocky Mount Mills, Koi Pond and Tarrboro Brewing Companies to clean up trash from the Tar River on July 13th! We'll meet at 8:30am at Rocky Mount Mills, and then…

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August 2019

Raleigh Screening of “New Trouble on the Neuse”

August 29, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Film screening and Q&A Hosted by Sound Rivers and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences Screening begins 7pm, food and drink available for purchase starting at 6pm. Community advocates, activists, and scientists will come together to answer the public’s questions after a screening of the WRAL documentary “New Trouble on the Neuse” hosted by Bill Leslie. “New Trouble on the Neuse” comes almost 30 years after reporter Bill Leslie’s original documentary, which prompted bipartisan support for protection of the Neuse…

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September 2019

‘Cue For the Neuse 2019

September 14, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Village Brewery & Taproom, 702 Broad St
Oriental, NC 28571 United States
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Join your Lower Neuse Riverkeeper for a fantastic evening of food, beer, and music! Proceeds will benefit Sound Rivers, the organization protecting the rivers your love. New Village Brewery will host the fun event, with Sound Rivers' board member Jim Kellenberger providing the meal - a sustainably-raised, delicious whole-hog BBQ and sides - for a suggested donation of $10 per plate. Live music from The Duzans will be from 6-8pm. Save the date and make sure you get there early!…

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Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper at Tarboro Brewing for Cultivating Change!

September 18, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tarboro Brewing Company, 526 N Main St
Tarboro, NC 27886 United States
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  Cultivating Change is a monthly conversation series about the future of our community at Tarboro Brewing Company. We invite you to join us, share your thoughts, and enjoy free drinks. This event is powered by Reach NC, an initiative of Education NC, along with Teach For America*Edgecombe and Tarboro Brewing Company. For the September 18th event, your Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell will speak about your local waterways, the threats facing them, and how we can work together to protect…

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New Bern Screening of “New Trouble on the Neuse”

September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Orringer Auditorium at Craven Community College, 800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562 United States
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Join your Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Katy Hunt for a screening of the "New Trouble on the Neuse" documentary from WRAL and Bill Leslie. "New Trouble on the Neuse" comes almost 30 years after reporter Bill Leslie's original documentary, which prompted bipartisan support for protection of the Neuse River. Three decades later, those studying and working to protect the river take a look at how it's doing. Their verdict? Not good. After the short documentary the public will have a chance…

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Fall 2019 Neuse River Cleanup

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lawson Creek Park, 1309 Country Club Rd
New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Join us for our annual fall cleanup at Lawson Park. We'll hop on some kayaks and paddle around picking up trash and cleaning up our waterways. Bags will be provided, and limited kayaks will be available for free use during the cleanup (email lowerneuserk@soundrivers.org to reserve!) Bring water, work gloves, and sunscreen; children under 18* must have a parent/guardian present to sign waiver prior to kayaking. Don't want to kayak but still want to clean? We always have on-land cleanups…

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Tarboro River Cleanup

September 28, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
River Road Boat Ramp Tarboro, NC United States

Save the date! It’s time for another clean up on the Tar River! We’re partnering up with Tarboro Brewing Company and Knee Deep Adventures on Saturday, September 28th, to pick up trash along the river in Tarboro. We’ll meet at the boat ramp on River Road at 8:30am. We plan to pick up trash until noon, then head to Tarboro Brewing Company to relax over some refreshing beers! Paddlers will launch from, and return to, the same location, so shuttling…

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