EVENTS

EVENTS

Jun
21
Thu
Durham Bulls Baseball @ Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Jun 21 – Sep 3 all-day

The 2017 Triple-A National Champions take the field at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Their whopping 70-game season kicks off April 5 against the Charlotte Knights and continues through Labor Day. Celebrate opening day with some post- game fireworks (the first of 22 fireworks shows this season), and mark your calendars for the home Father’s Day game June 17 and Bark in the Park games April 11, May 16, June 13, July 25 and August 22.

Photography Summer Camp for Teens – Free Camera with Registration @ Durham School of the Arts
Jun 21 – Aug 10 all-day

This one-of-a-kid, multi-day photography Summer Camp is part of a Summer-long camp series where students will attend 3 to 4 day photography camps in downtown Durham, NC.

Campers will learn how to use their cameras, make friends, create real-world photo projects and learn from a real photographer who has been teaching teenagers for over ten years!

Through-out the Summer there will be Basic Photography Summer Camps for Teens, Advanced Photography Summer Camps for Teens, YouTube Creator Camps for Teens and a Photography Summer Camp for Kids!

BioWork Next Generation @ Northern Durham Center
Jun 21 @ 8:30 am – Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm

This course trains process technicians for careers in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and chemical manufacturing. It offers job- seeking essentials and hands-on activities to simulate a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility (FESTO) while covering the core concepts of manufacturing and the fundamentals of science needed to provide marketable skills in the biotechnology field. (Qualifies for Financial Assistance)

Prerequisites:
– Must be at least 18 years old.
– Must have a high school diploma /GED and demonstrate appropriate reading level and math level
OR
– Provide a copy of a transcript of any completed Associate’s degree or higher(see website)

62565 W Th 1 day/wk 5/16-9/19 8:30am-5:30pm Deadline to Apply: May 9
62242 MWF 6/22-9/21 9am-1pm Deadline to Apply: June 15
62240 Sat 7/14-11/17 8:30am-5:30pm Deadline to Apply: July 7
62243 Tues Thurs 8/02-12/13 6pm-10pm Deadline to Apply July 26

Jul
12
Thu
HEATWAVE @ Pleiades Gallery
Jul 12 – Aug 5 all-day

HEATWAVE. It’s hot outside! It’s hot in here! Join the Pleiades artists for this exhibit of our cool visions inspired by a “HEATWAVE.”
Also on view are featured artists painter Darius Quarles and guest ceramic artist Linda Marcuson. See how they have transformed the upstairs gallery with their complementary works.
Join us for our reception July 20, 6-9.
Gallery Hours: Thu 12-7, Fri/Sat 12-8, and Sun 12-3.
Exhibit runs through August 5.

Mindfulness @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Jul 12 – Jul 22 all-day

Paintings by Eduardo Lapetina and Jude Lobe, sculpture by Jason Smith. June 25 – July 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, June 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, wood, pottery, fiber and textile arts. 121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough NC, 919-732-5001. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-9 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. HillsboroughGallery.com

The Art of a Scientist @ Rubenstein Art Center Gallery 235
Jul 12 – Aug 10 all-day

Art and science have a lot in common, yet we don’t always see it that way. This exhibit brings the work of artists and scientists together in shared exploration of creativity and visual communication.

Join us for our opening on June 1st from 6-9pm!

Jul
13
Fri
Parizade’s June Courtyard Concert Series @ Parizade
Jul 13 – Jul 29 all-day

Our starlit serenades are continuing throughout this beautiful NC Summer this June! Start your weekend off in style with a practically private concert in the beautiful Parizade courtyard every Friday night! From 7:00pm-10:00pm on Fridays we’ll be hosting a rising star of the Bull City music scene in our elegantly cozy courtyard space. Call up your usual weekend go-getters and have a seat. Whether you’re planning to stay for mezzes and a craft cocktail (or two) or a full 3-course dinner over a bottle of wine, we’ll set the perfect backdrop for your night out! Check out the full line-up in the event flyer or see the list below. Reserve your seats today by calling (919)286-9712!

Courtyard Music Dates:
June 8th • Kevin Van Sant – jazz guitarist
June 15th • Emily Musolino – blues-rock
June 22nd • At The Compound – alternative indie rock
June 29th • Laurece West – bohemian jazz chanteuse

Wondrous Women @ The Carolina Theater
Jul 13 @ 8:00 pm – Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm

Five talented female choreographers present an evening of glorious solo dance. Camille A. Brown returns to ADF with a section from her latest work “ink.” “ink” celebrates the rituals, gestural vocabulary, and traditions that remain ingrained within the lineage of the African Diaspora and reclaims African-Americans’ narratives by showcasing their authenticity. Ragamala’s Aparna Ramaswamy, tap dancer and 2015 MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance, street jazz choreographer Rhapsody James, and contemporary Chinese choreographer Yabin Wang will each present ADF-commissioned solos.

Jul
14
Sat
“His Great Name” Concert @ Hayti Heritage Center
Jul 14 all-day

You’re invited to a night of worship, fun and fellowship! Come on out and celebrate 11 years of ministry with Greater Destiny mime!

Tickets are now on sale! You don’t want to miss it.

So get your tickets!

Cant wait to see you there!

Yoga for Littles (Summertime Beach Theme)! @ Funny Girl Farm
Jul 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of your everyday routine and join us on the farm to relax with your child. Yoga can provide a wonderful means of connecting with your little one!

Our fun and playful beach-themed Yoga for Littles class will have you and your child stretching your way into seashore animal poses and surfing on your yoga mats (or beach towels!).

Yoga practitioner and mother of two, Liz Harden, is also health educator, family wellness consultant and sleep coach. She trained and became certified with Rainbow Kids Yoga in 2013 and has been teaching on the playground, in her living room, in schools and studios and on our real, working farm!

Following our half-hour yoga session parents may wish to remain in meditation, but kids are welcome to join Farmer Tara for fun water play. We will have sprinklers to cool us off, water tables for little ones and bubbles for everyone!

ADF Faculty Concert @ Reynolds Industries Theater
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm

Each year, the remarkable and talented ADF faculty present a concert of their own choreography, performed by ADF students and faculty. The ADF Faculty Concert will take place on Saturday, July 14 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm in Reynolds Industries Theater at Duke University.

Thomas Rhyant’s Sam Cooke Soul Revue @ The Bullpen
Jul 14 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Gospel singer Thomas Rhyant and his 3 piece band give the history and the music of the legendary Sam Cooke. Thomas grew up singing in a gospel quartet with his four brothers where he played guitar and learned to sing. With his tasteful guitar style and stunningly wide-ranging voice and enigmatic backing band, Thomas Rhyant brings joy to audiences while keeping the history of soul music alive.

As always, a portion of your tab goes to Music Maker Relief Foundation to help support American roots music by directly partnering with the artists who make it.

Jul
15
Sun
Essential Oils for Health @ Bikram Yoga Durham
Jul 15 @ 6:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the benefits of essential oils, but aren’t quite sure where to start? Join Allison Willet, one of our Bikram and Yin yoga teachers, for an informative workshop about essential oils! During the workshops, you will get to try a variety of oils and learn about some of their daily applications and health benefits. Some take-home items will also be included.

Allison will be leading two workshops in July (both at 6:30pm at BYD):
-July 8th: Essential Oils for Yogis
-July 15th: Essential Oils for Health

$10 per session, or $15 if you pre-register for both. Sign up online or in the studio!

Jul
16
Mon
Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip @ Burton Magnet Elementary School
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Book Harvest and Scholastic are hosting the ultimate summer reading road trip event to celebrate “A Magical Summer of Reading.” In an effort to get kids reading this summer, the 2018 Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV will offer kids and families the opportunity to participate in their very own “pop-up” reading festival and engage in fun reading activities.

There will be an activity tent filled with reading activities, a giveaway table, a prize wheel, and an appearance from Clifford the Big Red Dog! Hope to see you there!

Jul
17
Tue
Matsuri Omakase @ Dashi
Jul 17 all-day

Join us for a one-night-only omakase meal at Dashi! We are now taking reservations for our July omakase!

Celebrate summer with unique interpretations of Japanese street food.

Matsuri refers to thousands of festivals that are held in Japan every year. Inspired by street vendors, yatai, we will showcase the country’s incredible street food culture.

Please visit dashiramen.com to reserve a table!

This dinner is reservation only!

What is an omakase?
Omakase entrusts your order to the chef – it is essentially a chef’s tasting menu. Chef Billy Cotter will send out the freshest and most delicious dishes of the day. Dining omakase is a way for Dashi to showcase our finest ingredients and techniques!