Potters’ Penguin Project, opening reception @ Claymakers Gallery
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An exhibit of nearly 2000 clay penguins created by 400+ participants as a community art project intended to make the distant impacts of global warming tangible. Most penguins originated in the NC Triangle area, but contributions to the exhibit come from as far west as Arizona and as far east as Spain and Germany. The show runs through February 11.

Legal Sips: Sex at Work @ Beyu Caffe
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Have you been harassed at work? Could you possibly be creating a hostile work environment? Are you an employer who needs to know maintaining a non-hostile work environment? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to attend the next Legal Sips.

Legal Sips offers a dynamic discussion about legal issues that allows attendees to interact with members of the legal community and pose questions while enjoying a signature cocktail.

Harassment in the workplace is the theme for the March 28th Legal Sips. Attorneys Valerie Johnson and Leto Copeley will sit down with host Mavis Gragg to discuss your rights when you are harassed in the workplace or if you have been accused of harassment at work.

The event is free and open to the public.

Family Open House at Triangle Circus Arts @ Triangle Circus Arts
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn, celebrate and elevate the circus arts community in the Triangle region. This event is bound to be fun for the whole family! Experiential learning, group activities and more. Our space is home to trapeze, aerial fabric, tumbling, juggling, balancing, chinese pole and more!

“J is for Jazz” Exhibit Opening Party @ Museum of Durham History
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Museum of Durham History, in coordination with the Art of Cool Project, will kick off the Art of Cool Fest weekend with an event celebrating a new exhibit that tells Durham’s jazz story. “Durham A-Z: J is for Jazz” opens with food, beverages, and live performances by two luminaries in the jazz world and their ensembles: Grammy-nominated bassist and Director of the Duke University Jazz Program John V. Brown, and North Carolina Central University’s Director of Jazz Studies, saxophonist Dr. Ira Wiggins.

“J is for Jazz” explores a piece of the rich history of jazz in Durham. Local jazz studies programs at North Carolina Central University and Duke University, coupled with an enthusiastic community, provided students with performance opportunities and experience both in and out of the classroom. The unique alliance between universities and the community have created a nourishing and enduring legacy of jazz in the Bull City.

Lambrusco Fest 2017 @ City Hall Plaza outside of Pompieri Pizza
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Take a quick trip to Emilia-Romagna, the “bread basket” of Italy. At Lambrusco Fest experience the joy of eating high quality, authentic cuisine along with wine, music and lots of family fun! The event is free to attend; tasting and wine punch cards available for purchase. There will also be glasses of wine, pizza by the slice and other meal options available. There will also be live a cappella music and kid friendly activities.