Triangle Events: Shakespeare in Raleigh, WordPress Workshop, Lego Convention, Women in Business Awards

The next couple of weeks bring plenty of chances to ‘build’ up your knowledge – whether that be in enjoying the timelessness of Shakespeare, learning more about WordPress, building fantastic Lego creations, or meeting women in the community who have already built a legacy through business and / or community service.

Measure for Measure

Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh – through June 2015

There’s no need to travel far to find outstanding theatrical performances! The Triangle area has many options to explore if you’re interested in the performing arts. During the months of January – June 2015, Raleigh is offering Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh – a series that celebrates the impact and timeless popularity of Shakespeare. Visitraleigh.com describes Wherefore as “a convergence of arts organizations presenting work written or inspired by William Shakespeare”.

Currently, you can experience and enjoy “Measure for Measure” performed by Bare Theatre in Chapel Hill. Tickets start at $18 for adults and $15 for Students/Seniors/ Military. Click here to visit the Bare Theatre website and learn more about this “problem play” concerning desire and social norms set in 1920’s Paris.

WordPress Workshop

WordPress: Hands On Workshop – March 25, 2015

In this modern age, a well-crafted website is a vital tool for any business establishment. Do you have a WordPress website but aren’t exactly sure how to use it? Bring your laptop and join in the WordPress workshop taking place on Wednesday, March 25th from 9am – 3pm. This workshop, held at the Crabtree Chiropractic Meeting Center (view directions from AOBC), will be led by Kelly Phillips, an experienced trainer, speaker, and author with a crazy passion for WordPress. For a registration fee of $137, you will leave with invaluable skills and knowledge to create a dynamic website. Click here for more information.

LEGO Convention

LEGO Convention – March 28-29, 2015

Join a weekend of fun for all ages at the North Carolina LEGO Convention happening this weekend at the Raleigh Convention Center. LEGO fanatics can:

  • Tour the Fan Zone – an area with awesome LEGO creations
  • Experience the Challenge Zone – LEGO learning sessions and challenges
  • Relax in the Reading Area – take a look at some of the best LEGO books on the market
  • Get creative in the Building Zone – complete with thousands of LEGO bricks
  • Meet Jason in person at the Brick Show Stand
  • Choose a LEGO goody to take home from over twenty vendors in the Market Area.

These and many more exciting activities can be experienced Saturday, March 28 or Sunday, March 29 for only $10.44 per person! Click here (Warning: Auto-play video) to learn more or to purchase tickets.

Women in Business Awards

Women in Business Awards and Showcase – March 30, 2015

The Women in Business Awards provides a wonderful opportunity to honor Triangle women who have made an impact on the business world with significant and groundbreaking accomplishments. This event begins on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham. You may also join the Mentoring Monday event just prior to the luncheon.

Mentoring Monday is the opportunity to have a one-on-one seven minute coaching session from over 40 of the most influential women in the business community. The event happens from 9 – 11am. Registration for both Mentoring Monday and the Awards is on the Triangle Business Journal website – click here to learn more about this exciting event.

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