Nov
14
Thu
Showing Up for Racial Justice – book study
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
15
Fri
Deadline for calendar items & articles for Handful of Salt
Nov 15 all-day

Email calendar items & article proposals to pjals@pjals.org. Thanks!

Nov
16
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Nov 16 @ 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.

SHARING THE CHILDREN
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Court-mandated “Sharing the Children” seminar.  Pre-registration Required

This seminar helps parents address their children’s needs and interests during and after separation, divorce or other family changes. Taught by Tom Lloyd and Ruth Wohlwend Lloyd

Topics covered include:

  • The developmental stages of childhood
  • Stress indicators in children
  • Age appropriate expectations of children
  • The impact of separation and divorce on children
  • The grief process
  • Reducing stress for children through an amicable separation or divorce
  • Parental alienation
  • And much more…

Convenient Spokane Valley Seminar Location:

200 N Mullan, Suite #102
(Corner of Mullan and Main, use north entrance off Main)

Please Note:

  • $30 Registration fee, exact cash or check, payable at the door 
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes early: no one admitted after the start time
  • NMC will file your verification with the Courts upon your completion of the class
  • Child care is not available, and children may not be present during the class
  • No food or drink in the class (water will be provided)

Call to register today! 509-456-0103

NMC does not provide legal advice.

Nov
18
Mon
From Persia with Love
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a fun evening with Shahrokh Nikfar, host of The Persian Hour on KYRS and learn firsthand about his country of origin. Shahrokh recently took a trip to Iran and he has come back with great photos, videos and stories. He will expose you to a real image of Iran which is never shared through the mainstream media.

Nov
21
Thu
Peace & Justice Action Committee–all welcome!
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SHARING THE CHILDREN
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Court-mandated “Sharing the Children” seminar.  Pre-registration Required

This seminar helps parents address their children’s needs and interests during and after separation, divorce or other family changes. Taught by Tom Lloyd and Ruth Wohlwend Lloyd

Topics covered include:

  • The developmental stages of childhood
  • Stress indicators in children
  • Age appropriate expectations of children
  • The impact of separation and divorce on children
  • The grief process
  • Reducing stress for children through an amicable separation or divorce
  • Parental alienation
  • And much more…

Convenient Spokane Valley Seminar Location:

NEW LOCATION:
200 N Mullan, Suite 102
(corner of Mullan and Main, entrance on Main)

Please Note:

  • $30 Registration fee, exact cash or check, payable at the door 
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes early: no one admitted after the start time
  • NMC will file your verification with the Courts upon your completion of the class
  • Child care is not available, and children may not be present during the class
  • No food or drink in the class (water will be provided)

Call to register today! 509-456-0103

NMC does not provide legal advice.

Nov
23
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Nov 23 @ 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
26
Tue
MockTales
Nov 26 @ 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
30
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Nov 30 @ 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.