TSDOI Lodge 2817

We exemplify the very best of what it is to be Italian American

TSDOI             Lodge  2817 - We exemplify the very best of what it is to be Italian American



Annual Family Picnic – Picnic in Famiglia

Sunday, June 7, 2020 (POSTPONED)

Time: 3:00 PM
Kiwanis Shelter at Bond Park
801 High House Road (use entrance across from St. Michael’s Church)
Cary, NC 27513

Details to follow.


Annual Italian Potluck Dinner

Thursday, June 25, 2020 (POSTPONED)

Time: 6:00 PM (Meal served at 6:15)
Home of Charlotte and Pat DiLeonardo

Details to follow.

Use this link to sign up and PLEASE indicate what you are bringing and not just how many are coming – limited to 30 paid Lodge members – no guests:



Durham Bulls Game

Saturday, July 25, 2020 (postponed to 2021)

Time: 6:35 PM

Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Durham, NC

Cost: $16.00

Join us for a spectacular night of America’s favorite pastime. Watch the Durham Bulls play the Louisville Bats, then cap off the night with the best fireworks show in the Triangle! The Lodge will purchase tickets available on a first come, first serve basis.

Stay tuned.


Raleigh Regional Bocce Tournament

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM

Clayton Community Park Bocce Courts
1075 Amelia Church Road
Clayton, NC

Triangle Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2817 is sponsoring this qualifying round of the Eighth Annual NC Statewide Bocce Tournament.

Details and the team application are available in the following file.

2020 Raleigh Regional Bocce Tournament entry

Entry forms and $40 team entry fee ($75 if sponsored) are due by Monday, August 3, 5:00 PM. Applications listing at least one team member will be accepted to reserve a slot, but no refunds. Individuals who would like to be placed on a team need to contact Bob Giannuzzi (see below). This year, we are also soliciting businesses for $50 sponsorships without entering a team.

Net proceeds will be used to support the Doug Flutie Jr. Autism Foundation.

Contact: bgiannuzzi@hotmail.com


Helen Wright Center Dinner

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM setup – 7:00 PM serving
Helen Wright Center for Women
401 West Cabarrus Street
Raleigh, NC

The Lodge has arranged with Urban Ministries of Wake County (https://www.urbanmin.org/helen-wright-center/) to provide dinner on three evenings this year.

eams of six lodge members will be assigned to each date. Contact Nick Verna at nickverna14@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer to help.

All meals are to be prepared in advance and then ready to heat and serve at the Center. These will include entrée, sides, salad and dessert along with beverages of iced tea, lemonade or fruit juice (no soda). Subsequent expense will be covered by the Lodge. Teams are not responsible for cleanup.

Annual Fundraising Breakfast

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM

O’Charley’s Restaurant
101 Ashville Avenue
Cary, NC

$4.00 children 12 and under

Details to follow