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Sunday, August 01, 2010
 Fletcher Concert Series: Sandbox  6:00 pm    (Musical Performances)
Location: Fletcher Park; 820 Clay St., Raleigh, NC 27605
Raleigh Parks and Recreation Dept. presents the 2010 Fletcher Concert Series with music by Sandbox on Sunday, August 1. Listen to fun, twangy, interactive children’s music the whole family will enjoy. Please bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy a Sunday in the Park! Cost: FREE! Concerts cancelled due to inclement weather are not rescheduled. For more information call (919) 233-2121 or visit parks.raleighnc.gov
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Tuesday, August 03, 2010
 School of Rock   7:00 PM    (Musical Performances)
Location: The Brewery 3009 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC 27607
ALL STARS “LIVE AID REMADE” at The Brewery in Raleigh Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of LIVE AID Benefitting Music for Relief and Their Mission to Aid Haiti

Tickets: $8.00

The School of Rock All Stars is a touring group comprised of the best students enrolled in the 58 School of Rock locations across the US. Ranging in age and background, these amazing All-Stars play over 60 dates a year at theaters, festivals and the nation’s top music venues. The proceeds from this tour are specifically going towards the organization’s efforts in Haiti.

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Friday, August 06, 2010
 Family Date Night  5:00-8:00pm    (Family)
Location: Marbles Kids Museum
Marbles is open until 8:00pm every First Friday. Make a whole evening of play and adventure with a visit to the museum and IMAX Theatre. And museum members are invited to our Members Picnic and Play.
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 Ghost Walk of Old Goldsborough   8:30p.m. and 11:30p.m.    (Ghost Walk)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina
Ghost Walk of Old Goldsborough on Friday August 6th and Saturday August 7th will meet at the Wayne County Museum and depart at 8:30p.m. and 11:30p.m. The cost is $8.00 per person. For more information please call Thomas Bailey at (919)-921-1825 or the Wayne County Museum at (919)-734-5023.
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Saturday, August 07, 2010
 Dress for Success Triangle Inventory Excess Sale  10am - 8pm    (Community)
Location: Northgate Mall Durham, NC
Start the season in style at the Triangle's Best Excess Inventory Sale! Unbelievable prices on accessories, shoes, and clothing — and all for a cause! Shop for a purpose during Tax Free Weekend Saturday, August 7th 10am - 8pm and Sunday, August 8th 12 noon - 5pm. All proceeds go to Dress for Success Triangle NC. Address: 1058 W. Club Blvd Durham, NC 27701
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 Empowerment Live 2010: No Limitations  1:00 pm-4:00 pm    (Conventions/Seminars)
Location: The Friday Center at UNC Chapel Hill
Empowerment Live is a seminar like no other; it has the knowledge of a business lecture, the energy of a live concert, and the inspiration of a motivational seminar. Empowerment Live focuses on individuals who want to take control of their lives. The topics of Empowerment Live cover business, education, and leadership.
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 Ghost Walk of Old Goldsborough   8:30p.m. and 11:30p.m.    (Ghost Walk Part 2)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina
Ghost Walk of Old Goldsborough on Friday August 6th and Saturday August 7th will meet at the Wayne County Museum and depart at 8:30p.m. and 11:30p.m. The cost is $8.00 per person. For more information please call Thomas Bailey at (919)-921-1825 or the Wayne County Museum at (919)-734-5023.
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Sunday, August 08, 2010
 Fletcher Concert Series: Midlife Crisis Band  6:00 pm    (Community)
Location: Fletcher Park; 820 Clay Street, Raleigh, NC 27605
Raleigh Parks and Recreation Dept. presents the 2010 Fletcher Concert Series: Midlife Crisis Band Listen to blues, classic rock and oldies. Please bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy a Sunday in the Park! Cost: FREE! Concerts cancelled due to inclement weather are not rescheduled. For more information call (919) 233-2121 or visit parks.raleighnc.gov
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 Walid Shoebat  9am, 11am & 6pm    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: Victory Church 1250 Aversboro Rd. Garner
Guest speaker, Walid Shoebat is a former Muslim and Palestinian terrorist who in the 1990's converted to Christianity and has become an avid supporter of Israel. He has appeared on numerous news networks. He will be sharing an insightful contrast between the Koran and the Bible & details of his life.
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Saturday, August 14, 2010
 Racquets for Research  8:00 am    (Community)
Location: Raleigh Raqcuet Club
The V Foundation is hosting its fifth annual Racquets for Research tennis tournament with celebrity guest Don Johnson. Johnson is a 2001 men’s doubles Wimbledon champion. Tennis enthusiasts from around the triangle can gather together for a day of fun and philanthropy. There will be a ProAm tournament in which participants can compete against the pros. For more info on how to participate, visit www.regonline.com/racquets.
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 Fundamentals of Engineering (FE & PE) Certification Exam Review Courses  8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    (Educational)
Location: NC A&T State University, McNair Hall
The N-C-E-E-S courses Fundamentals of Engineering (F-E) Review and the Professional Engineering (P-E) in Mechanical Engineering Review will be held concurrently on ten Saturdays; August 14th through October 23rd, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in McNair Hall on the A&T campus in preparation for the October engineering certification exams. These courses will be taught by A&T College of Engineering faculty. For registration information call Pat at 336-334-7607 or send an email to ceprodev@ncat.edu.
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 The Home Depot Kids Workshop  10:00am-12:00pm    (Family)
Location: Marbles Kids Museum
Build and take home a wood-working project with the help of associates from The Home Depot. Kits are first-come, first-serve.
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Sunday, August 15, 2010
 Fletcher Concert Series: Triangle Taiko  6:00 pm    (Musical Performances)
Location: Fletcher Park; 820 Clay Street, Raleigh, NC 27605
Raleigh Parks and Recreation Dept. presents the 2010 Fletcher Concert Series: Triangle Taiko Enjoy Japanese traditional drum music. Please bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy a Sunday in the Park! COST: FREE Concerts cancelled due to inclement weather are not rescheduled. For more information call (919) 233-2121 or visit parks.raleighnc.gov
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Tuesday, August 17, 2010
 Target $2 Tuesday Night  5:00pm-8:00pm    (Family)
Location: Marbles Kids Museum
Bring the whole family for a night of play for just $2 per person! Held every third Tuesday, 5:00pm-8:00pm. Target $2 Tuesday Night is generously sponsored by Target.
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Wednesday, August 18, 2010
 Jimmy V Reverse Raffle for Cancer Research  6:30 pm    (Community)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
The Reverse Raffle is a fun and exciting way to join the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic in raising money for cancer research. Net proceeds will fund melanoma cancer research in North Carolina. Tickets are available now for $100 each and only 1,000 will be sold. You do not need to be present to win. A $100 ticket provides you with complimentary food, an evening of excitement and fun, and a chance to win fabulous prizes, all the while, supporting local cancer research initiatives. The final ticket holder wins a brand new BMW, 138i. For more info visit www.golfclassic.org.
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Thursday, August 19, 2010
 Principles of Quality Engineering (CQE)  6:00-9:00 p.m.    (Educational)
Location: NC A&T State University, Wendover Building
This 15-week certification preparation course is sponsored by the A&T Office of Continuing Studies and the American Society for Quality (ASQ). It will be held on Thursdays, Aug.19- Dec. 2, 2010. The class will cover quality leadership and planning, quality systems development and implementation, customer satisfaction and more. For information call Pat at 336-334-7607 or e-mail ceprodev@ncat.edu
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Friday, August 20, 2010
 Carolina Classics at the Capital  Noon - 6 pm    (Auto Show)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
Presenting the Southeast’s largest indoor car show featuring show cars and vendors in the Raleigh Convention Center ($10 admission) and free classic auto displays and KidsZone on closed-off Fayetteville Street. For more information, visit www.classicsatthecapital.com. 8/20 noon-6pm; 8/21 9am-6pm; 8/22 10am-3pm
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 25th Annual Carolina Fall Boat Show and Sale  12 p.m. - 8 p.m.    (Boat Show and Sale)
Location: NC State Fairgrounds
This one stop shopping experience August 20 – 22 features drastically reduced prices on all remaining inventory of cruisers, runabouts, pontoons, ski boats, deck boats, personal watercrafts and fishing boats. Nearly all units are rigged and ready for delivery, so attendees can buy at the show and be on the water the following week. Names like MasterCraft, Glastron, Sea Ray, Stingray, Ranger, Stratos, Sea Hunt, Hurricane, Ski Nautique, Chaparral, Carolina Skiff and more will be offered at the lowest prices of the year. Fast convenient financing. Adults $6, Children under 12 FREE
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 “Jimmy V Cruise to Key West” A Party for a Purpose   7:00pm    (Community)
Location: The Raleigh Convention Center
“Jimmy V Cruise to Key West” A Party for a Purpose event is a way to raise money to fund cancer research grants in the Triangle while having a great time. The party will start off in South Beach with Cuban cuisine, mojitos, and Latin rhymes. Partiers can then board the cruise ship to play casino games, enjoy mini shows, bid on silent auctions, and devour the gourmet buffet while The Landsharks band provides music and entertainment once the final destination of Key West is reached. This event is open to the public. For ticket information visit www.golfclassic.org.
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Saturday, August 21, 2010
 An Evening with Author Robert Whitlow  6:00 - 8:00 PM    (Author of mysteries set in the South)
Location: Woodhaven Baptist Church, 4000 Kildaire Farm Road, Apex, NC
Robert Whitlow, a best-selling author of legal thrillers set in the South and winner of the Christy Award for Contemporary Fiction, will be at Woodhaven Baptist Church, 4000 Kildaire Farm Road, Apex, Saturday evening, August 21, 6:00 to 8:00. Proceeds from the $5 per plate fund-raiser spaghetti dinner to NC literacy work, scholarships for graduating seniors, and youth ministries. For reservations phone 919-362-0127.
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 The V Foundation Public Cancer Forum  10:30 am    (Community)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
The V Foundation for Cancer Research will host the 2nd annual North Carolina public cancer forum. Doctors and researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will present the latest cutting edge developments in cancer research in our very own community. The event will include an introduction by CEO of The V Foundation, Nick Valvano, presentations by researchers, and a Q & A discussion panel. Free and open to the public.
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 V Gala for Cancer Research  6:00pm    (Community)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center
The 17th Annual V Gala for Cancer Research will be an elegant, black tie affair celebrating a year of achievements in cancer research by The V Foundation. The evening will include both silent and live auctions as well as a special message of hope presented by The V Foundation. A dinner prepared with North Carolina foods will be designed by local chefs and entertainment for the evening will be provided by native North Carolinians. Open to the public. Visit www.golfclassic.org.
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 Kickoff to Kindergarten  9:00am-11:30am    (Family)
Location: Marbles Kids Museum
Kick off your child's successful school career at Marbles Kids Museum! Celebrate this major milestone with purposeful play and practice to prepare you for the first day of school. This event is free to rising or current kindergartners and their families.
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Sunday, August 22, 2010
 17th Annual Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic  8:30 AM     (Charity Event)
Location: Lonnie Poole Golf Course at NC State
Join The V Foundation for the 17th Annual Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic. The Classic is open to the public so bring your family for a day of fun and star gazing. Tickets are just $5. For more information visit www.golfclassic.org.
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 Fletcher Concert Series: Raleigh Concert Band  6:00 pm    (Musical Performances)
Location: Fletcher Park; 820 Clay Street, Raleigh, NC 27605
Raleigh Parks and Recreation Dept. presents the 2010 Fletcher Concert Series with music by the Raleigh Concert Band on Sunday, August 22. Listen to marches, Broadway, show tunes and more! Please bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy a Sunday in the Park! Cost: FREE! Concerts cancelled due to inclement weather are not rescheduled. For more information call (919) 233-2121 or visit parks.raleighnc.gov
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Tuesday, August 24, 2010
 Facebook to Blogs: How to Help Your Business Shine Online  8:00 - 9:30am    (Conventions/Seminars)
Location: Historic Wake Forest @ Tuxedo Junction - 405 S Brooks St
The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation will present a social media marketing workshop for business owners from across the triangle. Facebook to Blogs: How to Help Your Business Shine Online will feature everything from the basics of setting up a business Facebook page to tips on successful blogging, featuring how one company is selling more and getting customers in the door through social media. The workshop is $20 per person if registered on or before August 23; $30 after or at the door. To register, contact Maggie O'Neill at 919-570-1372 or maggie@wakeforestdowntown.com.
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Friday, August 27, 2010
 Generation Summit 2010  6:30 PM    (Religious/Spiritual)
Location: Life International
Join us for a night of entertainment, motivational speakers and ministry for our school-age and college-age youth on Friday, August 27 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm at Life International. Youth will enjoy a mime performance from Perfect Peace Ministries Int’l, music by Generation Builders worship team, a motivational message by Cary Church of God and impartation. There will be resources for parents and youth to help with school success. The night will end with the after party with DJ Fam from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Please register online at www.generationsummit2010.info This is a free event.
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Saturday, August 28, 2010
 Historic Walking Tour of Goldsboro, NC   9:30a.m.-10:30a.m.    (Historic)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina
There will be a Historic Walking Tour of Goldsboro, NC on Saturday August 28th, 2010 starting at 9:30a.m. and it begins at the Wayne County Museum. For reservations please call (919)-734-5023.
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 Keeping Kids Safe Project  10am-5pm    (Kids)
Location: Mercedes Benz Of Cary
Keeping Kids Safe Project will be in town for 2 days only to provide free FBI quality digital fingerprints and photos to all families in the community. This program is absolutely free. We will be in Cary on Saturday, August 28th from 10am-5pm & Sunday, August 29th from 10am-5pm. We have invited the local Fire and Police dept to provide safety info, Karate and Gymnastics demos, free face painting and balloons for the kids. Please come out to Mercedes Benz Of Cary, 2400 Auto Park Blvd, Cary 27511. For more information, please contact Jacki Powers at 319-268-4111 or Jacki@sipkids.com.
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 16th Annual Run For Life  8:00 am    (Sports)
Location: Wake Med Soccer Park
16th Annual Run For Life to benefit the Life Conference, 40 Days for Life, and Street Samaritans. It will be held at Wake Med Soccer Park in Cary, NC. on Saturday, August 28, 2010, 1 mile fun run begins at 8am, 5k starts at 8:30am. For all ages - come join the fun and bring the kids.
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 Aussie Rules Football - Florida United Saints vs. North Carolina Tigers  2:00 p.m.    (Sports)
Location: Morrisville
The Tigers aim to make it two in a row after defeating the #3 Balt/Wash Eagles -- New players/fans are always welcome. Free Admission. Cedar Fork District Park (300 Aviation Pkwy, Morrisville). Australian Rules football, or 'footy' as it is colloquially known, is a physical contact sport unlike any sport played in America, but which combines the best elements of hockey, basketball, soccer, and football to make for a fast paced, exciting and highly skilled game.
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Sunday, August 29, 2010
 Clean Sweep Sunday Sale  12 Noon-6 PM    (Charity)
Location: ReTails Thrift Shop-behind Red Lobster
50% off Storewide! 1608 North Market Drive, Raleigh 27609. 100% of net profits are used to help the lowest income pet owners spay or neuter their pets through AnimalKind's program, THE $20 FIX. Shop to Stop Pet Overpopulation! 919-872-0019.
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