Special Events

Latest schedule & info will be posted on our calendar & Facebook. Please email us if you have any questions.

Archive of a few events below, to see some of the path we’ve walked. In addition to Book Discussions, we’ve met for community projects, including a Mindfulness Fair, as well as cooking and hiking practice. Guest teachers have also joined us to lead events, including retreats. We invite your creativity and participation to grow and engage our community. Let’s keep the Wheel turning!

Online Book Discussion (3-part series)
* Oct/Nov/Dec ’20 – We are discussing The Inner Work of Racial Justice by Rhonda Magee on the 3rd Wed meeting for the next few months. Dates of meetings are Oct 21 for sections 1 &2; Nov 18 for sections 3 & 4; and Dec 16  for section 5.

Online Sangha Gathering
* October 28, 7:30 – 9 pm – Instead of having our regular meeting, we will be joining a special Zoom event that is hosted by the Charlotte Community of Mindfulness, the Deep River Sangha, and the Winston-Salem Community of Mindfulness.  The event will be facilitated by Sister Hoc Nghiem (True Practice), Sister Boi Nghiem (True Pearl), and Brother Dao Quy who are monastics from the Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi.

Online Dharma Talk & Discussion
* April 15, 7 – 8 pm – We will meet online via Zoom to watch a 30 min excerpt from a recent Dharma talk by Ajahn Brahm titled “Growing from Difficulty,” followed by a 30 min discussion about how difficult experiences have given us deeper insight into ourselves & the nature of life & existence.

Spring Book Discussion (online)

* March 22, 2 – 3pm – After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path by Jack Kornfield

Book Discussion @ The Book Tavern
* Sun, Dec 22, ’19 2 – 3pm – Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits & Fears by Pema Chodron