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2017 Triangle Summer Two-Person Teams Round Robin Table Tennis Tournament
August 19 – 20, 2017 (Recurring Daily)
Times: 9am-6pm
Venue: Triangle Table Tennis Center
Area: Morrisville/RTP
Admission: Pricing for participants varies, based on event selected

This USATT 4-Star sanction level tournament attracts participants from across the country to participate in its fun two-person team format, including both singles and doubles matches. Participants may choose up to two of the five skill level rated events. More information is available on the Tournaments Page of the Triangle Table Tennis web site.

Carolina Mudcats vs. Frederick Keys
August 18 – 20, 2017
Times: Fri. 7pm, Sat. 5pm and Sun. 2pm
Venue: Five County Stadium
Area: Zebulon
Admission: $8-$15

The Carolina Mudcats face off against the Frederick Keys in a three-game series at Five County Stadium.

Coglin's School Supply Run
August 20, 2017
Times: 4:30-8pm
Venue: Coglins Raleigh: The 80's & 90's Bar
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

Bring new school supplies to be entered in Coglin's Raffle; winners must be present to claim prizes. Come help the elementary school students of Wake County by bringing new school supplies to this community cookout. There will be food, games, prizes and of course good music. Every new school supply grants you one raffle ticket. Prizes include guitar lessons, pest extermination, gift certificates to downtown restaurants and many more. There will also be family friendly activities for the little ones, so bring your kids and come make a difference with Coglin's!

Conversations with Hitler World Premiere
August 19 – September 2, 2017 (Recurring Daily)
Times: Dates and times will vary; please visit the event website for more information
Venue: Sonorous Road Productions
Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: $10-15

Conversations with Hitler is the world premiere of a play written by incarcerated playwright Steven R Bond, a recent PEN award-winner. Influenced by his time participating with a prison program, the playwright explores a variety of social constructs within the context of one man's impending release from prison. This play conveys what is sacrificed to 'go along to get along', and some harsh realities of prison life. Ultimately, the main character demonstrates to us an unpopular reality: the ways we hide from our own truths, and the dangerous ramifications of that repression. The cast includes James Azarelo, Noelle Barnard Azarelo, Roberto Diaz, Liza Guzman, Livian Kennedy, John Paul Middlesworth and Justin Peoples. This show has adult language and situations and is not suitable for children. There is an optional moderated talk-back after each show; details on guests will be updated as confirmed on website.

Cranes Are Flying
August 20, 2017
Times: 8pm
Venue: Slim's Downtown
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: $5

Cranes Are Flying will be performing live with Werebears at Slim's Downtown.

Gene O'Neill
August 20, 2017
Times: 10am
Venue: Irregardless Cafe and Catering
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: No cover

Blues musician Gene O'Neill will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.



Heather Kenney
August 20, 2017
Times: 6pm
Venue: Irregardless Cafe and Catering
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: No cover

Heather Kenney will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.



Meditation and Yoga Retreat
August 19 – 20, 2017
Times: 9am
Venue: -- NA --
Area: Midtown Raleigh
Admission: Meditation Retreat $60; Kriya Yoga Class $25

Meditation and Yoga are two practices that allow one to reach a higher level of self-realization and spiritual fulfillment. Unity of the Triangle is pleased to announce it will host two days of teachings and talks by Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian, Aug. 19-20, 2017.

On Sat., Yogacharya O'Brian will join with Unity of the Triangle's Senior Minister, Rev. Neusom Holmes in co-hosting a Mediation Retreat from 9am-1pm. The retreat will cover the three essential practices for enlightened living and techniques of superconscious meditation practice that were introduced to the West by Paramahansa Yogananda.

The next day, Yogacharya O'Brian will speak on the topic of "How to Fall in Love with Your Life" during both the 9am and 11am Sunday worship services. She will also lead a Kriya Yoga Class that afternoon from 1:30-3pm.

The cost for the Meditation Retreat is $60 and a suggested love offering of $25 for the Kriya Yoga Class. Unity of the Triangle's bookstore will have copies of Yogacharya's books available for sale during the weekend's events.



Social Distortion
August 20, 2017
Times: 8pm
Venue: The Ritz
Area: North Raleigh
Admission: $36-$140

Social Distortion will be performing live with Jade Jackson at The Ritz.



Spirituality in Daily Life
August 20, 2017
Times: 2:30-4:30pm
Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: Free

Bringing Spiritual ideals and practices into daily life can be challenging. At this talk, Swami Sarvapriyananda, a Hindu monk, will give practical ideas on this topic, which can be enjoyed by those of any faith.