Feb
20
Tue
West Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
West Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Feb
27
Tue
Wade Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Jaycee Park Community Center
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm
Wade Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Jaycee Park Community Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Feb
28
Wed
Community Voices: Raleigh Rising – A new generation’s vision for tomorrow’s city @ North Carolina Museum of History
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Community Voices: Raleigh Rising – A new generation's vision for tomorrow's city @  North Carolina Museum of History | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Four 40-and-under panelists who are active in Raleigh’s civic life discuss what is going wrong and right with how the city is growing and what kind of city it should become.

Panelists:

Nick Neptune, co-founder of Raleigh’s downtown creative studio and collective, The Assembly, and a proponent of using music, art and food as instruments for building and strengthening our sense of place and community.

Elizabeth Alley, an urban planner with over 15 years of public and private sector experience, she is passionate about creating a vibrant pedestrian realm and engaging the community to develop equitable place-based growth strategies.

Molly McKinley, a Peace College graduate and a board memberof Oaks and Spokes, a collectively led bicycling advocacy organization. She is an active member of her Citizens Advisory Council covering neighborhoods near downtown Raleigh.

David Shaner, a 2012 graduate of NC State with a degree in chemical engineering, he founded Offline Media, a technology company that gives consumers instant access to the best events and experiences in their city.

Mar
2
Fri
First Friday Raleigh @ Downtown Raleigh
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Friday Raleigh @ Downtown Raleigh | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

First Friday is a free self-guided tour of downtown’s cutting edge cultural hot spots. Local art galleries, art studios, alternative art venues, and museums stay open late the first Friday of every month to welcome thousands of art-seeking enthusiasts downtown.

 

Mar
5
Mon
Central Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ John P. "Top" Greene Community Center
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm
Central Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ John P. "Top" Greene Community Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Mar
7
Wed
Our Future: Growing Smart with Housing and Transit @ Andrews Conference Center, WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Our Future: Growing Smart with Housing and Transit @ Andrews Conference Center, WakeMed Raleigh Campus | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

You’re invited to WakeUP Wake County’s community forum Our Future: Growing Smart with Housing and Transit. The keynote speaker, Chris Zimmerman, Smart Growth America’s Vice President for Economic Development, will address how embracing the planning needed in a rapidly growing county can help build a healthy, equitable, and sustainable community.

The event also features local experts discussing the challenges and need for expanding affordable housing, connecting neighborhoods to transit, and community support for smart growth planning in fast-growing Raleigh and Wake County.

Mar
8
Thu
Roundtable Discussion: Big Decisions That Shaped a City @ City of Raleigh Museum
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Roundtable Discussion: Big Decisions That Shaped a City @ City of Raleigh Museum  | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

The City of Raleigh Museum is proud to gather prominent members of our community in a special event featuring discussion of the key decisions that have helped make Raleigh what it is today. During the “Big Decisions Forum,” panelists will discuss “hot topics” such as the city’s creation as a planned community in 1792; the construction of major centers like Crabtree Valley, Cameron Village and North Hills; the merger of city and county schools and integration of the school system; and the Fayetteville Street renaissance. They’ll also talk about the “Big Decisions” we are grappling with today—including Dix Park, Union Station, the Wake Transit Plan—that will change the trajectory of the city in the future.

Complimentary beverages and snacks will be served.

Mar
11
Sun
Dragons Love Tacos @ NCSU Stewart Theatre
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm
Dragons Love Tacos @ NCSU Stewart Theatre | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

Dragons love all sorts of tacos—except spicy ones! When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues. In their newest musical revue, Theatreworks USA rocks out with a rollicking interpretation of Dragons Love Tacos and four other beloved children’s books: Interrupting ChickenThe Dot, Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride, Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days.

Mar
12
Mon
Southwest Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Carolina Pines Park
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm
Southwest Citizens Advisory Council Meeting @ Carolina Pines Park | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States

If you live in Raleigh, you automatically are a member of a Citizens Advisory Council. The City of Raleigh has 19 CACs, each representing a different geographic region of the city.

Each CAC elects its own officers and decides its own activities and priorities. All CAC meetings are open to everyone; however, you can vote only at meetings of the CAC where you reside. You can attend as an individual or you can represent your neighborhood-based organization at your CAC meetings.

CACs are nonpartisan. CACs are the only advisory boards to the City Council that are not appointed by the Council.

Mar
17
Sat
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival @ Downtown Raleigh
Mar 17 @ 8:53 pm