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April 2018

Kids River Fest -Kinston

April 7, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Our popular Kids’ River Fest will be coming to Kinston for the first time this year. 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 Kinston Sound Rivers invites your family to explore the Neuseway Nature Park for our first Kids’ River Fest in Kinston on Saturday April 7th.…

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2018 Annual Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Cup Cleanup Challenge

April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Save the Date for our annual Spring River Cleanup.Join Sound Rivers volunteers on Saturday, April 21st  to clean the Tar-Pamlico River! Last year Greenville won the RIVERKEEPER® Cup Cleanup Challenge, but in 2018 its anyone's game! Will it be Washington, Rocky Mount, Greenville, or Tarboro? Come out to help clean and maybe YOUR city will win!  Details to come. Check back soon.  

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Corn Hole Tournament – Tap The Neuse For Sound Rivers

April 22, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

What: Tap the Neuse : A Cornhole Tourney & Social Gathering to Benefit Sound RiversWhere: Neuse River Brewing Co., 518 Pershing Road, Raleigh, N.C. 27608 Cost: Free and family-friendly. Cornhole tourney: $20/team of two. REGISTER ONLINE HERE Register to enter your two person team for the TapTheNeuse Corn Hole competition on April 22 at the Neuse River Brewing Company beginning at Noon. Entry fee is only $20 per team and fee includes two $2 raffle tickets. Event registration is available. Capital Creations pizza…

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August 2018

Loose on the Neuse 2018

August 5, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Anderson Point Park, 20 Anderson Point Dr
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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It’s that time of year again! Time to celebrate the upper Neuse River, a source of natural beauty in the midst of urban development in the Triangle!  What better way to do that than picking up some trash and then enjoy cold Sweetwater beer at a fantastic after clean-up party? Boaters help clean up the Neuse River at last year's Loose on the Neuse. The cleanup will last from 10 AM to noon and then the party starts! Check-in will begin at 9 AM at Anderson Point Park where…

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September 2018

CANCELED – Tap the Tar at Rocky Mount Mills

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 PM - September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 AM
Rocky Mount Mills, 1147 Falls Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27804 United States
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Canceled:  It is with great regret to announce that we are cancelling the Tap the Tar Event that was scheduled for next Saturday, September 22nd.  With the impending effects of Hurricane Florence, we felt that this was the best course of action.  Sound Rivers' core mission is environmental protection of the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico Rivers and we will be in full force responding to any issues that arise post-storm. In addition, our partners, volunteers and staff need this time to focus…

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November 2018

33rd Annual Oyster Roast

November 10, 2018 @ 11:00 PM - November 11, 2018 @ 3:00 AM
Washington Civic Center, 110 Gladden St
Washington, NC 27889 United States
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Sold Out! *Limited tickets may become available, call 252-946-7211 for more info WHEN: Saturday, November 10th, 6pm WHERE: Washington Civic Center TICKETS: Sold Out! Your ticket includes unlimited steamed oysters, chili, chowder, beer, soda, live music and fun! (VIP Tickets include early access to oysters at 5pm, wine tasting, welcome gift and raffle ticket.) (Members get special pricing on tickets - renew or join today here!) Sound Rivers’ annual Oyster Roast will continue this year on November 10th.  Each November for…

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April 2019

Annual Meeting and BBQ

April 27, 2019 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 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 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 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 @ 10:00 PM - 11:30 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 @ 12:30 PM - 6:00 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 @ 11:00 PM - August 30, 2019 @ 12:30 AM

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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