The Research Triangle Park

March Happenings Around RTP

By Mar 01, 2016

Check out The Farmery, RTP’s Only Eatery!
Mon-Fri, 11AM-3PM at The Frontier

Come check out the first lunch spot at RTP’s Park Center development! The Farmery is now serving breakfast, espresso drinks and lunch! Many of the items on the menu are grown right here in our community, using shipping containers that have been transformed into farms. Currently, the Farmery is operating out of an Airstream trailer, but be on the lookout for big plans in the future!
Learn More: http://www.thefarmery.com/index.html
 
TransLoc/GoTriangle/Uber Partnership Launch
March 3, Durham Station

TransLoc and Uber have partnered on the new TransLoc Rider integration, and want you to join them at their kickoff! Come celebrate with Mayor Bill Bell, Wool E. Bull and Merge Records and learn about new ways to get from point A to B using public transit and Uber. You can even sign up to be a beta tester for our GoTriangle pilot! The best part? The event is free (and there’ll be swag)!
Register Here: http://transloc.com/event/transloc-gotriangle-uber-launch/
 
RTP Food Truck Rodeo sponsored by Fidelity Investments
Each Friday, The Frontier

Each Friday you can grab lunch at our Fidelity Food Truck Rodeos at 800 Park Offices Drive. From 11:30am – 1:30pm there will be tastiness in the middle of RTP. The trucks will change weekly so show up hungry and bring your friends!
View the weekly truck lineup here: http://www.rtp.org/program/rtp-food-truck-rodeo/
 
CivilianJobs.com Veteran Job Fair at Fort Bragg
Mar. 2-3, Fort Bragg Conference and Catering Center

CivilianJobs.com Job Fairs are the best way for employers to meet motivated and proven military-experienced job seekers. CivilianJobs.com Job Fairs offer a unique pre-matching process that ensures a company’s representatives will meet the attendees whose backgrounds offer the best fit for their positions. CivilianJobs.com also offers services such as: Military-Only Job Board/Resume Database Access, Job Fair Recruitment, Targeted Candidate Campaigns, and Staffing and Sourcing Solutions.
Find out more: http://www.civilianjobs.com/careeradvice/jobfairs.aspx
 
Embrace Change Gala
March 3, North Carolina Museum of Art

Come celebrate at the North Carolina Art Museum and discover the wonderful things that are emerging for 2016. We will recognize our 2016 Emerging Woman of the Year and Emerging Young Woman of the Year. We will be featuring Dan Campbell’s Butterfly Women Art Collection for 2015 and unveiling this year’s artist and the 1st in the Butterfly Art Collection for 2016. Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, signature drinks, delightful desserts, wonderful entertainment and beautiful people.
Get Tickets: http://www.emergingwomennc.com/gala-2016.html
 
Emperor and Eunuch in Late Imperial China: A Complex Relationship
March 3, National Humanities Center

Norman Kutcher is associate professor of history at Syracuse University, where he specializes in the cultural, social, and intellectual history of late imperial China. In this lecture, he will examine and reflect on specific emperors’ relationships with their chief eunuchs, using case studies to explain the complex dynamic that could sometimes arise between emperor and eunuch.
Find Out More: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/emperor-and-eunuch-late-imperial-china/
 
New Year, New Commute 2016
It’s 2016. If the only thing your commute does for you is get you to work, we have some ideas. Whether you want to get healthier, save money, or use your time more effectively, changing your commute can help make your resolution a reality. Let us help you discover how alternatives to driving alone can help you meet your goals in 2016!
Find Out More: http://www.gosmartnc.org/newyear
 
Wolfpack Your Lunch: How to Think Strategically
March 4, HQ Raleigh

Grab your lunch and join us for the WolfPack Your Lunch series. One-hour interactive sessions provide insight and perspective on topics critical to innovation and growth here in RTP and North Carolina. In this session, there will be an entertaining, interactive, and information-­packed overview of five frameworks that will change the way you look at business. If you are an engineer, entrepreneur, executive, sales professional, or just plain fascinated by why some companies succeed while others struggle, this talk is for you!
Sign Up: https://execed.poole.ncsu.edu/wolfpack-your-lunch/
 
RTP Fit
Weekly, The Frontier

Join us at The Frontier each week for classes that run Monday-Thursday. Weekly classes include cardio, core strength, yoga, and strength building. Here’s the lineup:

Mondays – RTP Cardio,  4:45-5:30 | Athletic drills and interval training
Tuesdays – RTP Core Challenge (New!), 11:30-12:30 | A mix of core strength, stretching and balance that incorporates elements of Yoga, Pilates, barre, and mat work
Wednesdays – RTP Yoga, 11:30-12:30 | A basic-to-intermediate level class, linking breath and movement, flowing through the various poses
Thursdays – RTP Muscle Madness (New!), 11:30-12:30 | Body sculpting and toning through a mix of dumbbells, resistance bands, medicine balls and body weight exercises.

All classes are free, courtesy of RTP, and there is no need to register – just show up ready to work hard. Find out more about fitness classes and similar programs at http://www.rtp.org/program/rtp-fit/
 
Nourish Royale: A Casino Night Benefiting Nourish International
March 5, 21C Museum Hotel

Nourish International presents Nourish Royale, an evening of professionally dealt casino games, a silent auction and wine pull, drinks, and heavy hors d’oeuvres. The event will feature a student international photography exhibit with photos for auction. Tickets are $30 and include entry, drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and $200 in casino chips.
Purchase Tickets: http://nourishinternational.com/nourish-royale/
 
A Toast to the Triangle
March 9, NC State University

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of A Toast to the Triangle, the culinary competition and silent auction benefiting the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities, in Raleigh, NC. Enjoy cuisine from the best chefs in the Triangle and bid on amazing items all benefiting the Tammy Lynn Center.
Learn More: http://www.atoasttothetriangle.org/
 
Happy Hour at the RTP, on the RTP
Thursday March 3, 10, & 24, 31 at The Frontier

Don’t like traffic? Like free pours from Bombshell Brewing and the company of friends? Join us from 4:30pm – 6:30pm and avoid waiting in the I-40 parking lot. Each Thursday that there’s NOT a RTP 180 there’s music and general merriment inside The Frontier over at 800 Park Offices Drive. See ya then! http://www.rtp.org/program/rtp-happy-hour/
 
Wild Ideas for Getting Outside
March 9, The Frontier

At Wild Ideas for Getting Outside, sponsored by Triangle Land Conservancy, local outdoor adventurers will share their tips, tricks, and wildest outdoor exploits in the Triangle through rapid-fire imagery and storytelling. Joe Miller, author, Chief Exploration Officer of GetGoingNC.com and former News & Observer Outdoor reporter will kick off the stories following registration and drinks. After the presentations and Q&A, participants can enjoy FREE food and beer during an Outdoor Expo. Many outdoor organizations will provide information about many outdoor activities available in the Triangle.
Sign Up: https://www.triangleland.org/event/wild-ideas-for-getting-outside
 
Power of Creativity – The Knowledge Advantage: Thriving in Green Pastures
March 11, 22 & 23, The Frontier

Find your Green Gem in Knowledge! Come enjoy your workday by exercising and developing your creative ability for workplace flexibility, innovation, and productivity. These interactive sessions are FREE for a limited time during the 1st Quarter of 2016. March’s topic will highlight through games and activities how knowledge affects creativity.
Register: http://www.posadoodlepoint.com/
 
RTP 180: Storytelling
March 17, The Frontier

While the traditional art of storytelling has been around for centuries, in today’s world the term can be used to convey more than a bard telling tales. At March’s RTP 180, we’ll hear from people across the Triangle that excel at telling stories made for today’s new media landscape. From marketers to journalists, the people taking our stage understand that the stories generated about you, or your business, can produce a more authentic outcome than traditional advertising. So, come out and learn how this genre continues to evolve in today’s technological era.
Tickets Go on Sale 3/10: http://www.rtp.org/event/march-rtp-180-storytelling/
 
Triangle Tech Breakfast
March 17, RTP HQ

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free!
Learn More: http://www.meetup.com/Triangle-TechBreakfast/events/226907970/
 
Growing IN Place Symposium
March 17, Marbles Kids Museum

Growing IN Place is an annual convening focused on the urban community and neighborhood design for sustainable health and well being of children, youth, and families, and Planet Earth, Growing IN Place 2016 is framed for an audience including public/private sector practitioners, landscape architects, architects, planners, parks and recreation professionals, nonformal educators, and elected officials. We need to work together to create urban ecosystems that support children’s natural curiosity and learning.
Find out more: https://naturalearning.org/growing-place-symposium-2016

IBM Cloud Foundry Dojo Launch
March 22, The Frontier

IBM is pleased to launch the new RTP Cloud Foundry Dojo at The Frontier! Join us for this celebratory evening featuring guest speakers from Cloud Foundry Foundation, The Frontier and IBM. Come for the food, drink and celebration, stay for the engaging discussions with guest speakers.
Sign Up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rtp-cloud-foundry-dojo-launch-event-tickets-20974360878
 
14 Annual Women’s Forum
March 24, Durham City Council Chambers

Four successful women share their personal experiences and insights on mastering career challenges and overcoming obstacles on their road to success. You will have the opportunity
to ask questions and interact with the panelists after their presentations.
RSVP: tannu.gupta@durhamnc.gov

Coloring Sesh at The Bridge
Each Wednesday, The Frontier

Join us each Wednesday, from 11:00am -12:00pm in HomeBase at The Frontier. There will be colored pencils, crayons, tables wrapped in paper and coloring books for you to let your creative-juices flow. Coloring takes us back to a time when we were kids–when we could be fully present and content in a moment, without everyday to-dos weighing us down. No need to RSVP, just show up and color your heart out! http://www.rtp.org/event/coloring-sesh-at-the-frontier-2-3-16/
 
Create Good Conference
April 5, Cary Arts Center

Create Good was designed to inspire the nonprofit communicator to try new ideas, complete current projects, and find like-minded, awesome professionals. This fun, informative conference will spark ideas and recharge your engine to keep doing good every day. This year the conference is a full day with a half-day workshop the day before, April 4th, with Kivi Leroux Miller.
Get More Info: http://www.creategoodconference.com/
 
RTP Spring Kickball League
Spring Registration is Now Open

RTP Kickball returns for the spring after a successful inaugural season! Registration is now open through Tri Sports Social Club. Individuals may register as part of a team or as a “free agent”.
Learn about the league: http://rtpkickball.com/
 
1st Annual STEMmy Awards
May 25, RTP HQ

This will be a special night of recognition for local youth serving nonprofits, industry partners, mentors and students. Winners from several categories will be presented with a “Golden Gear Award” and will have the opportunity to network and hear from guest speakers.
Learn More: http://d3q408dg3zf3sg.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/STEMmys-Info-Packet.pdf
 
1 Million Cups
Each Wednesday, The Frontier

Let’s share some coffee together! Come out and join your fellow entrepreneurs, mentors and startups-at-large for Kauffman Labs’ 1 Million Cups. The Research Triangle Park will be hosting Kauffman Foundation’s 1MC each Wednesday at The Frontier. To attend, or sign up your startup to present, visit http://www.1millioncups.com./rtp

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