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Posted by New Acropolis Raleigh on Saturday, April 22, 2017

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Philosophy is "love of wisdom." Knowledge empowering lives is universal and timeless. Knowledge expands our options.

Human expression is liberating and affirms who we are. There is an art and a science to culture. Culture also informs and inspires.

To care, to help, to give - these are fundamental human values. When we help others, there is a synergy that is beneficial and inspiring for everyone involved!

Join us for an upcoming event!

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Wisdom for the Soul, from East & West
New Acropolis Raleigh presents Wisdom for the Soul, from East & West, Ideas for the heart, from different cultures & parts of the world: Greece, China, Tibet, Rome, India, Egypt, more... This is a 12 week course which meets on Thursdays.
LOCATION: All Booked Up Bookstore - 104-B N. Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Earth Day
Today is the day we celebrate our planet. Let's treat it with more respect. Maybe we need to treat it with a little more love and a lot less abuse.🌱

Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Last Days of Socrates
New Acropolis Raleigh presents Last Days of Socrates, a heart warming dialogue between Socrates and his closest disciples about the nature of life, written by Plato, the most pivotal figure in the development of philosophy and the founder of the Academy in Athens.
LOCATION: Cameron Village Regional Library - 1930 Clark Ave, Raleigh, NC 27605

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Raleigh Acts of Kindness
invites you to Valentine's Volunteering - Celebrate Valentine's Day by giving to others
Join us to put together crafts to bring to the Ronald McDonald House program at Wake Med Children's Hospital.
LOCATION: Aversboro Coffee, 1401 Aversboro Rd, Garner, NC

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Raleigh Acts of Kindness
invites you to Christmas Cards for Hayden
We will be making cards for Hayden, a five-year-old cancer patient from Greenville. All Hayden wants for Christmas is a Christmas card. He loves getting mail, even more when it has his name on it. We want to make Hayden's holiday special with Christmas cards made especially for him. Join us so we can put a smile on Hayden's face.
LOCATION: Aversboro Coffee, 1401 Aversboro Rd, Garner, NC

Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Plato, Buddha and Fresh Coffee
A night dedicated to the teachings of Plato and Buddha's timeless teachings from "The Dhammapada"
LOCATION: Aversboro Coffee, 1401 Aversboro Rd, Garner, NC

Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 2:30 PM
Zen Wisdom, Green Tea & Chocolate Chip Cookies
An afternoon of Zen Wisdom in celebration of World Philosophy* Day
Join us for an hour of Zen stories! Zen stories are short, funny and guaranteed to make you think! They will leave you pondering upon qualities such as inner clarity, the power of the mind, simplicity, and more. Sip on a cup of green tea as you enter the world of Zen stories, a world of timeless wisdom.
LOCATION: Halle Cultural Arts Center, Studio A, 237 N. Salem Street, Apex, NC

*The word "philosophy" comes from the Ancient Greek "philosophia" which literally means "love of wisdom." World Philosophy Day was proclaimed by UNESCO to underline the value of philosophy, not speculative, but as a tool to give meaning to life.

New Acropolis Raleigh is one of many centers in cities around the world with the common goal of chipping in to make the world a better place. We believe that when we expand our consciousness beyond the daily routine, we open doors of opportunity.

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