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


Helen Wright Center Dinner

Saturday, July 14, 2018

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 three evenings this year:

Sunday, 4/22
Saturday, 7/14
Sunday, 11/4

Teams of six lodge members will be assigned to each date – 7/14 is covered.

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.


Italian Book Club

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Time: 7:30 – 9:00 PM

Home of Lucille Zane
240 Meadow View Drive
Moncure, NC

Cost: Free to attend. (You will have to purchase your copy of the book.)

What to bring: Nothing! Lucille will provide snacks.

Who may attend: members only

The book for May is Game for Five by Marco Malvaldi. It’s available on Amazon.

If you have any questions, contact Dina Di Maio.

RSVP to Dina by July 10. Limited to 15 attendees.


Oak City Amaretto Tasting

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

1100 Corporate Parkway, #132
Raleigh, NC

Cost: Free admission

Owner Anthony Scalabrino welcomes us to a tasting of his product. He will give an overview of how he started this product based on his grandmother’s recipe.

After we have enjoyed this experience, attendees are invited to gather at Mike’s Pizza on 3919 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh for lunch at our own expense.

Here are the two websites: and

We are limiting the number of those attending to 20. If you wish to join us at this event, please contact Anita Kretchik at before July 18.

Annual Fundraising Breakfast

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM

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

$4.00 children 12 and under

Includes: eggs, bacon, toast, potatoes, coffee/tea/soda, and orange juice

Net proceeds support lodge’s charity and scholarship programs

Advance sales only

You may pay online below or send a check made out to TSOI 2817 to

Bob Giannuzzi
548 Clarenbridge Drive
Cary, NC 27519

Tickets to be picked up at door.

Fundraising Breakfast


Morehead Planetarium Tour

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Time: TBD
250 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC
(Restrooms at parking area)


Details to follow.


Festa Italiana Raleigh

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Time: 11:00 – 6:00
Tucker Street between Glenwood Ave, and N. Boylan

The lodge will have a vendor slot. Details to follow.


General Membership Meeting

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Time: TBD

Dino’s Capri Restaurant
6325 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC


Menu and details to follow.