Upcoming Events

For more information or to register, please contact Chelsea True.

Sunday, November 12:  Family Harmony Fest, A Fire Relief Benefit.   This fun day for families is hosted by The Bija Children’s Choir and the Conscious Family Festival and features music, mini-workshops, yoga, mindfulness, and more.  Proceeds will be donated to the Redwood Credit Union Fire Relief Fund.  1:00 – 3:00 pm mini-workshops ($5).  3:00 pm concert ($10 adults, kids are free).  Community Church of Sebastopol, 1000 Hwy 116 N., Sebastopol, CA.

Sunday, November 19:  Children’s Program at Stone Creek Zen Center:  This program offers both mindfulness and Zen practices aimed at helping children foster empathy, self-regulation, and joy.  Parents of children age five and older are welcome to join the adults’ meditation and stay for the lecture in the meditation hall.  Parents of children age four and under are invited to participate in the Children’s Program alongside their children.  Program content includes mindful games, songs, ritual, fun projects, and kid-friendly meditation.  Some of our programs may meet outside; please come prepared for the weather.  We meet rain or shine.  Advance registration is requested.  

Monday, November 20: Sebastopol Sangha in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.  This ongoing group for adults meets the first and the third Mondays of the month and is grounded in the Plum Village tradition.  We will share sitting and walking meditation, a reading from Thich Nhat Hanh’s body of work, discussion, and tea.

Sunday, December 3:  Youth & Family Program at Green Gulch Farm.  Green Gulch Farm is a 7-acre biodynamic farm located in Muir Beach, CA.   It is also a practice center in the Japanese Soto Zen tradition.  In this Youth & Family Program, we’ll learn about mindfulness and Zen practice with fun activities and projects outside on the farm.  Advance registration is not required.

Monday, December 4: Sebastopol Sangha in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.  This ongoing group for adults meets the first and the third Mondays of the month and is grounded in the Plum Village tradition.  We will share sitting and walking meditation, a reading from Thich Nhat Hanh’s body of work, discussion, and tea.

Friday, December 15:  Winter Solstice Event. This night of stillness takes place within the candlelit meditation hall at Stone creek Zen Center.  In silence, each child walks through a spiral of evergreen boughs, gathering candlelight at the center; and then returns back through the boughs, bringing their light into the world.

Monday, December 18: Sebastopol Sangha in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.  This ongoing group for adults meets the first and the third Mondays of the month and is grounded in the Plum Village tradition.  We will share sitting and walking meditation, a reading from Thich Nhat Hanh’s body of work, discussion, and tea.

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