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Social Event, Gaming
'90s Pop Culture Trivia
Being a product of the 90s decade doesn't mean you were actually born in the 1990s, but were part of its pop culture. To find out if are you a true 90s kid, well-versed in fashions, trends, movies, TV and pop-culture, join us for 90s Pop Culture Trivia at Town Hall Burger and Beer on Thursday, February 1st starting at 7 pm! Reserve your table by visiting; https://thbb90squiz.eventbrite.com The best way to reserve tickets is by selecting a team captain and having them be in charge of tickets for ALL team members. For example, if Kurt, Eddie, Chris and Layne are a team and Eddie gets put in charge, he will then reserve tickets for himself, Kurt, Chris and Layne = (4) in total.PLEASE ONLY RESERVE SINGLE TICKETS IF YOU ARE PLAYING BY YOURSELF. We will send a confirmation email to everyone closer to the event. Don't forget to wear your Z. Cavariccis!
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Class/Workshop, For the Family, Education
“Growing into the Family Historian”: Genealogy Workshops
Are you interested in learning about your family’s past, but don’t know where to start? Then plan a visit to the Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a beginning genealogy workshop, the first in a series of three. Staff members from the State Archives of North Carolina and the Government and Heritage Library of the State Library of North Carolina will present an overview of basic genealogy and how to be productive and organized in your research. Learn how to decipher colonial handwriting and discover important resources for conducting genealogical research available at the library and archives. Handouts will be provided and there will be time for questions at the end of the workshop. On February 17, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. an intermediate level workshop will be held. This session will go beyond, and will build upon, the basics of genealogy. It will focus on how to overcome genealogical problems and roadblocks using resources and specific case studies. In addition, the workshop will teach how to effectively analyze documents and address other intermediate concepts. An advanced genealogy workshop will be held on March 24, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This session will focus on using specific record groups in the State Archives most effectively, and ways to stay organized as you gain more genealogical experience and information. Topics to be included are how to find female ancestors, effectively using deeds, and how to bring research together to write a family history. Space is limited to 35 participants for each session and requires preregistration. Register by calling 919-242-5581 or emailing aycock@ncdcr.gov.
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Benefit/Fundraiser
2018 Aging Mind Foundation Gala
The 2018 AMF Gala will occur at the Joule Hotel from 7pm-11pm.
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Talks/Lectures
2018 Meredith College Woman of Achievement Lecture: Barbara Fredrickson
Positive Psychology Expert Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D., is the recipient of Meredith College’s 2018 Woman of Achievement award. Fredrickson will speak about her work in a public event on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Among the most highly cited and influential scholars in psychology, Fredrickson is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab (a.k.a. PEP Lab) at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her work has influenced scholars and practitioners worldwide within education, business, healthcare, the military and beyond, and she is regularly invited to give keynotes nationally and internationally.
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Fair/Festival, For the Family, Ethnic
2018 Tet Vietnamese New Year Festival
The Vietnamese-American Association of Raleigh is hosting its annual Tê´t celebration. Please come and join us to celebrate the Vietnamese New Year. There will be cultural performances, lion dance, traditional Vietnamese food, and children's games. It is a fun, family event to learn about Vietnam and ring in the year of the Dog. Please visit our website for more information (www.vietraleigh.org).
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Children, Fair/Festival, Community Event, For the Family
20218 Chinese New Year Festival
The Triangle North Carolina is invited to celebrate Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year on Satuday, Jan. 27 at the Dorton Arena on the NC State Fairgrounds. This festival has a main stage for Lion Dance, Dragon Dance,, double ribbon and other cultural dance, folklore, skits, choral and musical performances, comedy, and martial arts. Surrounding the stage is DOZENS of tables selling authentic Asian foods prepared by Chinese cultural clubs, a Buddhist temple, vegetarian clubs, and Asian grocers. There will also be arts, calligraphy, crafts, stamping, virtual Dragon boating, and other family-friendly activities that showcase Chinese history and language. The official Chinese New Year in 2018 starts on Friday, the 16th of February. 2018 is the year of the Dog in the Chinese zodiac. Come meet rescue dogs available for adoption. Sponsorship, vendor, and group ticket purchase information will be available through www.nctacas.org in mid-November 2017.
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Benefit/Fundraiser
2nd Annual Yoga Ball - To Benefit Yoga Village 501(c)3
How would you feel about helping a Wilmington based non-profit and at the same time have a wonderful night out? Yoga Village is presenting its 2nd Annual Yoga Ball. This event is being held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the St. Thomas Preservation Hall – 208 Dock Street, Wilmington. We will have DJ music and dancing, open beer and wine, catered heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and raffle prizes, and wonderful socializing. The tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at the door or on facebook.com/yogavillagers (go to the “SHOP” tab and scroll down).
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Conference
2nd Microbiome AgBioTech Summit 2018
The 2nd Microbiome AgBioTech Summit returns to share new insights into how the soil and plant microbiome can be effectively engineered for efficient nutrient management, sophisticated pest and pathogen control and help alleviate the impact of abiotic stress factors. By sharing ideas with forward thinking AgBioTech organizations, this meeting will help you find solutions to the greatest challenges and opportunities involved in the industrial discovery, production and commercialization of beneficial microbes for agricultural application. To find out more about the speakers and sessions we will discuss during the meeting take a look at the event guide here: https://goo.gl/hJ9Qby Why We're Excited for the 2nd Microbiome AgBioTech Summit . Hear 30+ speakers from the forefront of plant and soil microbiome research: Learn, share and collaborate with organizations delivering the most effective microbial products on the market today including Indigo, AgBiome, Monsanto, Bayer Crop Science, Novozymes, Agrinos, BioConsortia, Inocucor and many more . Definitive focus on end-to-end microbial product development: Our agenda is carefully positioned so from start to finish, we will integrate leading industry insight to help you take a promising discovery into the farmer's field. . Understand regulatory frameworks for successful registration: With blurry regulatory guidelines for biologicals and trait programs, get unique insight into how companies are defining new pathways to standardize practice and accelerate speed to market With the scientific and commercial excitement around the plant microbiome set to peak in 2018, it's time to fight macroscopic challenges with a microscopic army! To find out more about the speakers and sessions we will discuss during the meeting take a look at the event guide here: https://goo.gl/hJ9Qby Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/173557-1 Speakers: Eda Reinhot VP Head of Regulatory at Quality and Bioprocessing Indigo, Adrian Duehl Research Entomologist at Bayer Crop Science, Jade Stinson Chief Scientific Officer at AgTech Accelerator, Aaron Waltz Director at Field Trials and Nutrition Inocucor, Adil Anjem Microbial RandD Platform Lead at Monsanto, Ramesh Venkatramesh VP Discovery Research at Agrinos, Aaron Waltz Director Field Trials and Nutrition at Inocucor, Rebekah Kelly Trait Discovery Lead at AgBiome
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
5 Senses 5 Course Wine Dinner to benefit The Care Project
Primal Food & Spirits and Fess Parker Winery partner to host a fundraiser to benefit The CARE Project. Chef Bo Peterson has conceptualized a brilliant, unique menu destined to be an experience for all of your senses. Liz Cooper of Fess Parker Winery has paired exclusive wines only available at Fess Parker Winery in Santa Barbara, CA. Bo and his family became a part of The CARE Project Family this past year through the family retreat experience. Bo and Jess Peterson have 2 sons who are deaf. Liz has a sister who is deaf...so this is personal for everyone!!! Seating is limited to 75 people and the ticket price will be $75 per person. Tickets are available by clicking on the following link: https://resy.com/?venue_id=1837&date=2018-02-28
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Animals
5th Annual Jackies Puppapalooza Open Dog Show
Come join us for a fun filled day for you and your dog ~ 15 fun events to enter for all ages and sizes of dogs ~ Special kids event ~ Vendors ~ Prizes ~ Adoption groups ~ All friendly dogs are invited from beginner to advanced dogs
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