Oct
22
Tue
PJALS Voting Party
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/igz-tkrp-nsn
+1 601-861-4407 PIN: 825241872#

Oct
24
Thu
Showing Up for Racial Justice
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calendar/bGZybjE0a2lsZnRiNm1pajdyOTQyZjI4ZTBAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ.9iq5drf5pj2r6u3gup42gtm3j8?hs=121

Oct
26
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Oct 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Please contact us before coming for the first time.

509 842-6427    or   509-838-9022

Our practice sessions and retreats in Spokane are open to all. Although our orientation and form is Buddhist, you do not need to be a Buddhist to participate. Practitioners from all traditions are welcome.

Saturdays, 8:00 – 9:30 am
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Meditation and Sutra recital at the Saranac Building 25 West Main, Spokane.  The doors are locked; please arrive early for entrance to the building.

Our Saturday morning schedule consists of three (3) 25-minute sitting periods, and includes a short sutra recital.

Orientation to Zen practice is offered on Saturdays, before or after meditation practice, by arrangement. (The reason is that our meditation hall is in a building that is locked to protect the tenants from theft) Once you come to a session, we can give you the number to get into the building yourself.

Monthly Zazenkai

First Saturday of the Month,
Regular 8:00 – 9:30 am
Break until 10 am
10 am Sutras and sitting until 1 pm

Discussion Group

3rd Saturday of each month, 9:45 am (after regular sitting)
Saranac second floor conference room

Please contact us (509-842-6427 or 509-838-9022) before coming for the first time.

Oct
29
Tue
MockTales
Oct 29 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Mock Mediation Practice Exercises for practicing mediators and mediator interns
1.5 hours of Continuing Mediator Education credits available for certified mediators.

Last Tuesday of each month, from 5:15 PM to 7:00 PM.
Moderated by NMC Staff or Volunteer Mediators
RSVP BY NOON, THE DAY BEFORE THE SESSION, PLEASE

Pre-requisite: Any 36-40 hour Basic Mediation Training course

How the tales get told:

  • 10-15 Minutes for “parties” to prepare their TALES,”mediators” to review their skills, and “observers” to discuss what to look for
  • +/- 45 minutes for the “mediation”
  • +/- 45 minutes to debrief
  • Note: no charge for current NMC Practicum Interns and Volunteers
Nov
2
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Please contact us before coming for the first time.

509 842-6427    or   509-838-9022

Our practice sessions and retreats in Spokane are open to all. Although our orientation and form is Buddhist, you do not need to be a Buddhist to participate. Practitioners from all traditions are welcome.

Saturdays, 8:00 – 9:30 am
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Meditation and Sutra recital at the Saranac Building 25 West Main, Spokane.  The doors are locked; please arrive early for entrance to the building.

Our Saturday morning schedule consists of three (3) 25-minute sitting periods, and includes a short sutra recital.

Orientation to Zen practice is offered on Saturdays, before or after meditation practice, by arrangement. (The reason is that our meditation hall is in a building that is locked to protect the tenants from theft) Once you come to a session, we can give you the number to get into the building yourself.

Monthly Zazenkai

First Saturday of the Month,
Regular 8:00 – 9:30 am
Break until 10 am
10 am Sutras and sitting until 1 pm

Discussion Group

3rd Saturday of each month, 9:45 am (after regular sitting)
Saranac second floor conference room

Please contact us (509-842-6427 or 509-838-9022) before coming for the first time.

Nov
4
Mon
KYRS Fundraiser Day at Caffe Affogato
Nov 4 all-day

You can support KYRS by drinking coffee! Every first Monday of the month, KYRS gets 10% of the proceeds at Caffe Affogato. 

Caffe Affogato is located at 19 W. Main. Information at (509) 868-0011.

Nov
6
Wed
Be Water: How Ordinary Hong Kong People Became Creative Organizers and What We Can Learn From Them
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The creative, flexible and fast-changing strategies used by Hong Kong people received a lot of attention in the media coverage of the recent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. In this talk, Pui-Yan Lam will discuss how the “leaderless,” decentralized nature of the movement has drawn out the talents and skills of individuals from a wide spectrum of Hong Kong society. She will highlight a few examples of the innovations that perform key tasks in the movement. In addition, she will talk about how previous social movements helped cultivate a culture of self-mobilization and crowdsourcing in Hong Kong. Finally, she will discuss the emerging tactical challenges and complex questions that a “leaderless” movement poses especially with the escalation of conflicts and violence.

Nov
7
Thu
Caffe Affogato community day benefitting PJALS!
Nov 7 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

Buy an espresso drink, an Affogato with ice cream and espresso, or a tasty baked treat, and proceeds benefit PJALS! Thank you, Caffe Affogato!

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/calendar/bGZybjE0a2lsZnRiNm1pajdyOTQyZjI4ZTBAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ.c4qj0cj36opm8b9ncgo3gb9kc9gjgb9o6soj2bb56krm2e1pc8rj8dplcc?hs=121

Peace & Justice Action Committee–all welcome!
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calendar/bGZybjE0a2lsZnRiNm1pajdyOTQyZjI4ZTBAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ.me8mtluv61liqgu6baj2qc77pk?hs=121

Nov
9
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Nov 9 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Please contact us before coming for the first time.

509 842-6427    or   509-838-9022

Our practice sessions and retreats in Spokane are open to all. Although our orientation and form is Buddhist, you do not need to be a Buddhist to participate. Practitioners from all traditions are welcome.

Saturdays, 8:00 – 9:30 am
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Meditation and Sutra recital at the Saranac Building 25 West Main, Spokane.  The doors are locked; please arrive early for entrance to the building.

Our Saturday morning schedule consists of three (3) 25-minute sitting periods, and includes a short sutra recital.

Orientation to Zen practice is offered on Saturdays, before or after meditation practice, by arrangement. (The reason is that our meditation hall is in a building that is locked to protect the tenants from theft) Once you come to a session, we can give you the number to get into the building yourself.

Monthly Zazenkai

First Saturday of the Month,
Regular 8:00 – 9:30 am
Break until 10 am
10 am Sutras and sitting until 1 pm

Discussion Group

3rd Saturday of each month, 9:45 am (after regular sitting)
Saranac second floor conference room

Please contact us (509-842-6427 or 509-838-9022) before coming for the first time.