April Sangha News

April Sangha News

APRIL NEWS

TUESDAYS, Silent AM Sittings: 7:00-am April 3, 10, 17, 24–Unguided, 45 minute silent sitting, no discussion following.

THURSDAYS, Guided PM Sittings/ Discussion: Meditation 6:30 pm; Discussion begins immediately following. April 5, 12, (No sitting April 19th), 26

SATURDAY SANGHA; Guided sitting/discussion;Meditation begins 7:00am discussion immediately follows, April 7, 14*, (No sitting April 21), 28

Saturday, April 14–(*Sangha will meet for 45 minute sitting from 7:00-7:45 AM and then go immediately to Ecke Annual Plant Sale off Quail Gardens Drive  to offer work service to support the CRC from 8:00-11:00 AM.)  More help always welcome.

SPRING RETREAT:  April 18-22. THERE IS ONE OR TWO ROOMS LEFT FOR THE SPRING RETREAT.  If you have not signed up yet, please do so ASAP.  Two days (one night minimum) required.  Th-F or F-Sat. Please contact Ali at aellner@mac.com for more information.

SUMMER RETREAT:  July 31- August 5th; We are still accepting additional participants for the Reflections on the River–Mindfulness Retreat rafting down the Salmon River, in Lewiston Idaho from July 30-August 5, 2012.

If you haven’t tried floating down a slow river, attached to a raft practicing open, spacious sky meditation, this trip if for YOU.  Please go to website and click on RETREATS and then click on Summer Retreat or contact Ali at aellner@mac.com.

COMPASSIONATE PRESENCE IN LIVING AND DYING GROUP; Friday, April 13th-7:30
Public Talk by Gangaji at Center for Spiritual Living, Encinitas, Tix at door-$20.

Sunday, May 6–6:00 potluck dinner and then Film and Discussion.  Location to be confirmed.  Please RSVP to Diana by April 21st.  All interested persons welcome.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

 SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH FROM 9:00-11:00 AM–Sprucing up the Living Memory Garden
We will be meeting at this time to re-fresh the vertical trays and place gemstone beads between the tiles.

Please join us for this fun and revitalizing event.  Please bring additional cuttings of succulents, garden clippers, gloves and potting soil.  We have plenty of spagnum moss.  All gardeners, artists and folks with free-time welcome.

SATURDAY, MAY 19--9:30-12:30 PM; HALF-DAY OF MINDFULNESS IN OUR SANGHA SPACE.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16–9:00 AM-4:00 PM; MINDFUL ALL-DAY–QUESTHAVEN RETREAT CENTER. SANGHA WILL MEET FROM 7:00-8:30 AM AT QUESTHAVEN on this day also.

PLEASE RSVP FOR THESE EVENTS.