Triangle Sons of Italy Lodge 2817

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

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


General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM
Backyard Bistro
1235 Hurricane Alley Way
Raleigh, NC

6:00 – 7:00 Dinner off the menu and socializing

7:00 – 8:30 Business meeting

The agenda will include election of the new Council for the term starting March 1, 2019.

Italian Book Club

Tuesday, March TBD

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM


Installation Dinner

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM
Dino’s Capri Restaurant
6325 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC

Cost: $27.00 members, $29.00 guests
(includes tax and tip)

Come join us in honoring our incoming and outgoing Council.



– Mixed salad

– Aranchini

– Lasagna

– Tortelloni

– Braciole

– Salmon

Tiramisu for dessert

Coffee, iced tea or soft drink

Cash bar for all other beverages

Pay below online by credit card or send check made out to TSOI 2817 to:

Nick Verna
615 Beech Hanger Drive
Morrisville, NC 27560

RSVP by March 27. NO REFUNDS

Installation Dinner


Italian Opera

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM

Duke Energy Center

Cost: $38.00

NC Opera is presenting Puccini’s Tosca. TSOI reserved a block of 22 discounted tickets. SOLD OUT. Other tickets available from NC Opera.


Helen Wright Center Dinner
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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 ( to provide dinner on four evenings this year:

Sunday, 4/9
Sunday, 6/23
Saturday, 8/25
Sunday, 10/7

Teams of six lodge members will be assigned to each date. Contact Nick Verna at 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.


Raleigh Regional Bocce Tournament

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM

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

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

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

2019 Raleigh Regional Bocce Tournament entry

Entry forms and $40 team entry fee ($75 if sponsored) are due by Monday, April 22, 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.



Annual Italian Potluck Dinner

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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

Details to follow.