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June 2019

Screening of “New Trouble on the Neuse”

June 26 @ 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 @ 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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Bluegrass Festival to Benefit Sound Rivers

July 27 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Point at Glenwood, 1626 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27608 United States
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All proceeds from the Bluegrass Festival will be donated to Sound Rivers to protect our waterways that we all enjoy and love! LIVE Music featuring: Shannon Baker and Sometime Soon – 1 pm – 2:30 pm Old Habits – 3 pm – 5 pm A Bluegrass Festival would not be complete without a Pig Pickin’, Fried Chicken, Cold Brew, or your favorite beverage! A special Thank You to SweetWater Brewing Company for partnering with us to sponsor this event! There…

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August 2019

Loose on the Neuse 2019

August 11 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Anderson Point Park, 20 Anderson Point Dr
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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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 trash and then enjoying cold Sweetwater beer at a fantastic after clean-up party? CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP! 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 you can leave your car, and transportation…

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Raleigh Screening of “New Trouble on the Neuse”

August 29 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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