The Research Triangle Park

June Events Around RTP

By Jun 01, 2015

Check out our monthly run down of events happening in and around RTP! 

RTP 180: AgBio
June 18th, The Frontier
Did you know the agbio industry is one of the Triangle’s fastest growing sectors? More than just food production research, the life science sector reaches into everything from flu vaccines to beer. At this month’s RTP 180, we’ll be bringing you speakers that are working in different areas of the agbio universe. Come out and learn how this wide-reaching topic truly impacts our lives. The show starts at 6:00pm. We’ll see you then!
Sign Up: https://rtp180agbio.eventbrite.com

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: https://www.rtp.org/program/rtp-food-truck-rodeo/

Free Fitness Classes
Mondays & Wednesdays, The Frontier

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! There are now free fitness classes for all twice a week at The Frontier through June 24! On Monday’s you can hit up a Cardio Class at 4:45pm and Wednesday’s there’s BYOM Yoga at 11:30am. See you then!
See all the dates here: https://www.rtp.org/events/

Wake County Transit Update in RTP
June 18th, The Frontier

Interested in learning how things are moving along with transit in Wake County? Come to this free flowing info session from 11:30am – 1:30pm to learn about where they are in the plan, and to provide feedback. Representatives from RTP and GoTriangle will be on hand to explain the four scenarios being presented.
Find Out More: https://www.rtp.org/event/wake-county-transit-update-in-rtp/

Happy Hour at the RTP, on the RTP              
June 4th, 11th, & 25th 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 an RTP 180 there’s music and general merriment inside The Frontier over at 800 Park Offices Drive. See ya then!

HR Manager Wine & Cheese Networking Event
June 10th, The Frontier

Calling all HR managers! Join us for an evening of networking and good cheer. Join us on June 10th at The Frontier for a wine and cheese discussion about HR challenges and solutions in RTP, and enter to win an Apple watch! We hope this will be the first of many HR networking events here in the Park, so please bring your friends and spread the word!
Sign up: https://hrwineandcheese.eventbrite.com

Women Asking: How can our daughters positively impact & change the world?
June 11th, The Frontier

Bring your daughter to this event to hear inspirational stories of young women who are positively impacting others. Afterwards, there will be facilitated conversation to learn more from each other. Never been to Women Asking? It’s a monthly program that brings professional and entrepreneurial women together in order to encourage them to speak up and ask for what they need to achieve success.
Register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-women-asking-event-scuse-me-if-you-dont-mind-me-asking-tickets-15227260145?aff=eac2

1 Million Cups
Now *Every* 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 Wednesdays at The Frontier. To attend, or sign up your startup to present, visit http://www.1millioncups.com./rtp

Periodic Tables: Genetic Engineering, Gene Drives and Society w/Jennifer Kuzma
June 25th, MotorCo

We can now genetically engineer mosquitoes so that they won’t transmit malaria or dengue. When introduced into the wild, they can work to decrease disease-carrying populations. Is this the future of disease control? Jennifer Kuzma will discuss the development of engineered strains of pests that are specifically designed to “drive” their genes into natural and human-modified environments.
Get Advanced Tickets: https://scienceandsociety.duke.edu/events/periodic-tables-no-hands-at-the-wheel-genetic-engineering-gene-drives-and-society-with-jennifer-kuzma/

Triangle eCommerce Group Meetup
June 9th, The Frontier – Fusion Room

If you work in the ecommerce space, don’t miss this group’s first meetup! Hosted by Exinent and Curagami, there will be networking, food, beer and a Q&A session with Marty Smith. This will be a great way to meet others within your community.
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/triangle-ecommerce/events/222799574/

Looking for Interns? Check out the DurhamYouthwork Program!
The Durham YouthWork Internship Program (DYIP) is working to match young people to internships in STEM related businesses. By helping youth explore STEM fields through internships, they hope to raise their interest in pursuing a STEM career. DYIP is looking to match businesses to youth between the ages of 14 and 21. Businesses can also sponsor an intern to be placed at another organization if they are not able to host the intern at their organization. Businesses and organizations interested in hiring youth for the summer and/or afterschool internships should contact Malinda Todd at (919) 560-4965, ext.15220 or by email at [email protected].

MSFITS 16th Annual Ice Cream Ride
June 20th, Biogen in RTP

Get the scoop on the annual Ice Cream Ride to support the National MS Society! This 30 mile ride will be complete with stocked rest stops and ice cream at the end. If you register by June 1st, you are entered into a drawing for 4 baseball tickets (Mudcats or Bulls, rider’s choice). Sponsored by Team MSFITS, Biogen, Hendrick Durham Auto Mall, Trek Bikes Raleigh, Cycling Spoken here and Raleigh Amateur Radio Society.
Register Here: http://www.active.com/morrisville-nc/cycling/mountain-biking-races/msfits-ice-cream-ride-2015

Boyz II Men w/ the NC Symphony
June 24th, Raleigh

Fresh off the release of their new album Collide, Boyz II Men return to Raleigh following their sold out performance with the North Carolina Symphony in 2013. Don’t miss this one-night only event! RTP employees can save $15 on ticket price. Use the link below to purchase and enter RTP15 (select your seats and the discount will be applied).
Buy Tickets: https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/ncsymp/EN/promotion/home

Bright Horizons Child Care
RTP Employees

The Bright Horizons Early Education and Preschool centers in the Research Triangle Park are offering all RTP employees priority enrollment and a tuition credit for the full registration amount through the month of June. Please visit www.brighthorizons.com/researchtrianglepark  for offer details and to schedule your personalized visit.

The Color Run RTP
Oct. 3rd, RTP

Early registration is now open for the Shine Tour 2015! Back for year two, the Color Run is a day full of fun around the Park. Grab your friends and sign up for this 5k event!
Sign Up: http://thecolorrun.com/research-triangle-park/#ad-image-image11

Come Experience The Frontier
Anytime You’d Like

In January we launched The Frontier, and now we welcome you to come use it! Open from 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday, there’s free coffee and free space for anyone looking to work or hold meetings. All you have to do is walk in, find a seat and get to it. Want to book a conference room? Start here: https://www.rtp.org/about-us/the-frontier/drop-space/ 

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