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Let’s have brunch! You don’t often see Sunday events, so thought I’d post a Sunday brunch. Let’s get together for new friendships, casual conversation, share healthy lifestyle info ...and, of course, a fun time! Link: https://www.yelp.com/biz/veggie-today-concord Please keep RSVPs current and no late cancels (it’s not nice). More to come...
Century 16 Downtown Pleasant Hill and XD
UPDATE: The demand to see this documentary has been high, so Century 16 Downtown Pleasant Hill movie theater, added a second showing in another auditorium (same date/time)!! Can purchase tickets on The Game Changers website or via Cinemark (links further below). IMPORTANT! BUY TICKETS NOW, before they sell out ...even if it’s for a theater closer to your home! And, let’s show support of this film and RSVP as YES (include guest count too!), even if you'll be attending showing in your own local neighborhood. The Game Changers is a new and important film executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan that documents the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sports, mixing real-time, groundbreaking science with cinematic stories of struggle and triumph. On September 16th, 2019, be a part of the long-awaited public premiere of The Game Changers at one of 1,000+ theaters around the world. Featuring exclusive pre-show content and never-before-seen bonus footage, you don’t want to miss it! ** TICKETS: https://gamechangersmovie.com https://www.cinemark.com/california-bay-area/century-16-downtown-pleasant-hill-and-xd?showDate=2019-09-16 ** NOTE: I already bought my ticket before I accepted the role as new Organizer of this group; going to the Century 16 Downtown Pleasant Hill movie theater, which also has FREE and easy parking across the street (we won't likely be able to sit together but could grab a bite or beverage afterward to discuss the documentary). IMPORTANT: Let's show support of this important film with powerful message. Please RSVP as YES, even if attending showing in your local neighborhood (and include the guest count too!). Get the word out about this film & ask others to attend the Premiere on 09/16 and to please Join the wellness movement, by joining our Bay Area Wellness Meetup Group!
Hope you can join me for an evening of meditation and community with the Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley (free street parking). The teachers here can also be found teaching meditation, day-longs and residential retreats at Spirit Rock. ** James Baraz, who is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, is scheduled to lead the meditation and dharma talk on 09/12/19. If you'd like to listen to some of his dharma talks, here's link: https://dharmaseed.org/teacher/86/ https://www.spiritrock.org/james-baraz ** This event is suitable for beginners and experienced meditators alike and, although, this is an open sit, we're limiting the number of attendees so we don't overwhelm the venue. ** IMPORTANT NOTE - Bring socks, shoes are not permitted in meditation hall. Also, once in meditation hall and seated, everyone tends to settle in and keeps their talking to a minimum, so let’s be respectful of those around us. ** HIGH LEVEL: Doors Open: 7:15 PM Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Meditation: 45-min (they provide chairs or cushions) Announcements: 5-min Break: 10-min Dharma (the way things are & Buddha's teachings) Talk: 45-min ** WEEKLY MEETING INFO: http://www.insightberkeley.org/newcomers/weekly-meeting/ ** NEWCOMER TIPS - suggest to download/read Brochure, Meditation Instructions & FAQ links: http://www.insightberkeley.org/newcomers/newcomer-tips/ ** DANA PRACTICE: Dana is the Pali word for ‘generosity.’ The teachings are priceless and are freely given in a spirit of generosity. Two dana baskets at greeter's table (One is for the teacher, the other is for Berkeley Buddhist Monastery that provides the venue at no cost). All donations are tax deductible. More details found here: http://www.insightberkeley.org/newcomers/weekly-meeting/ ** SPIRIT ROCK INTRODUCTION TO INSIGHT MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS: https://www.spiritrock.org/intro-to-insight-2016 -Namaste
A showcase of VEG innovation, panel discussions, vegan vendors, cooking demos, food!, swag and more! Sampling of Events: ** Mirko Buchwald "Vegan Athletes Panel" ** Dr. Will Tuttle "Healing Our World: A Deeper Look at Food" ** Lisa Books-Williams - Cooking Stage ...presented by U.S. Veg Corp, whose "...purpose with every program is to inject excitement into the V-word,” says U.S. Veg Corp co-founder Sarah Feoli. “It used to be the case that ‘vegan’ meant virtuous but bland. Not anymore!” ** FAQ page indicates ..."the event is fully vegan. No animal products or bi-products (including honey) are to be served or sold at the event. We showcase how delicious, varied, and all-inclusive a cruelty-free lifestyle can be!" ** CLICK LINK TO BUY TICKETS, OR READ FAQs & OTHER INFO: https://www.cavegfoodfest.com/ General Admission: $20 plus tax online pre-sale/ $30 plus tax day of and at door Student / Military / Senior Citizen (Ages 65+) Admission: $15 plus tax with valid ID online pre-sale / $20 plus tax with valid ID day of and at door Kids (Ages 0-10) Admission: Free ** HOURS: 11 AM - 6 PM ** MORE INFO: https://www.cavegfoodfest.com/index.php/blog/item/26-coming-soon-california-vegetarian-food-festival-symposium-2019 More to come... P.S. Schedule unknown yet if I will be available to attend (I might be out of town), but will keep ya posted.