March 2011 Calendar of Events in Westchester & Putnam NY from Natural Awakenings Magazine

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

Restoring Cellular Energy/Resolving Toxic Fatigue – 6-7:30pm w/Dr. Michael Wald & Dr.Nilay Shah. Learn how to protect organs from constant toxic challenges causing cellular degeneration, malaise, and fatigue. Integrated Medicine & Nutrition, 495 Main St., Mt. Kisco. Free. 914.242.8844.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2

Healing Circle of Light – 12-1pm. All welcome. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. Free. 914.730.0155 or 914.400.7056; spiritinside.net.

Healthy Living Seminar (Belly Fat Busters) – 7pm. Diabetes kills more people than HIV and breast cancer combined, and 2/3 of children are at risk. Education about healthy living is life-saving. Ruth Kohake, RN, certified coach. Free. 914.525.3562; trinityhealthweightloss.com.

Living Downstream – 7:30pm. Film based on book by ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, who is working to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links. Patti Wood leads discussion following film. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Free. RSVP: Ellen Weininger 914.422.3141.

All-Levels Yoga – 7:30-9pm w/Geri (3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30). Focus on breath in asana to enable release, creating possibility for change. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd Floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 3

Indoor Gardening Workshop for Teachers – 9:30am-12noon. Start seeds for the classroom; learn how to teach plant growth and development with hydroponics and window farms. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 26 Legion Dr, Valhalla. $30. 914.285.4617.

Health & Nutrition Screening – 10am-2pm. Elaine Zeitler, HHC, nutritional consultant at Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, meets and speaks to individuals about nutritional cleansing.  Receive free blood pressure and toxicity screening. Mrs. Greens, 666 Lexington Ave., Mount  Kisco.

Computerized Health Screening – 12-5pm (3/3, 3/24) w/ Upper Cervical Chiropractic. Surface EMG exam evaluates the function of the nerves that control the muscles that support the spine. Whole Foods, 110 Bloomingdale Rd, White Plains. Free. 914.868.6200.

Ready, Set…School – 1pm. Is that special needs child ready for kindergarten? Attend a presentation by Jean Lucasy, Esq, with the non-profit group, Student Advocacy. Warner Library, 121 N. Broadway, Tarrytown. 914.631.7734; warnerlibrary.org.

Holistic Moms Network – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn about raising backyard chickens with special guest Nancy McDaid. Talk covers ordering chicks, brooding, as well as shelter, food, and winter necessities. Desmond-Fish Library Program Room, Rt. 9D and 403, Garrison. 917.975.8623; holisticmoms.org.

Lecture for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Sufferers – 7pm. w/Upper Cervical Chiropractic. Limited to people who are Fibromyalgia and chronic pain sufferers. Free dinner. 914.868.6200.

Online Seminar – 7pm. Dr. Glenn Perry Presents a free online information session on the emerging field of “Archetypal Cosmology.”  Visit learn.edu/events to register.

Water Demo – 7pm. Answers to what is really in the water and what is good for the body may shock you. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Free. Reservations required. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Psychic Message Circle – 7-9pm w/Priscilla Keresey. Expect an enjoyable, fascinating evening that is proof-positive that life continues after physical death. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $40. Registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

An Evening of Channeling Edgar Cayce – 7-9pm w/Bente Hansen. Bente has been trance channeling the spirit of Edgar Cayce since 2009. Learn about these important times of transition and pose a question. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $25. Reservations required. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 7-9pm w/Penny Lavin. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. $25. 914.967.6080; onelighthealingtouch.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5

Meditation Practices for Self-Compassion – 10am-1pm w/Dr. Paul Epstein. Learn to live life mindfully in the present moment and about the healing power of now. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org. Must register by 3/2.

Spring Planting – 11am-1pm. Farmer Mary Ellen Sheehan shows how to start seeds for transplant and what vegetables to start planting now to grow spring vegetables. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. $20. Registration required. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Composting with Worms – 12-1:30pm. Learn how to build a worm bin, set worms up in a comfortable environment and how to care for them. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Barn F, Yorktown Heights. $10. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Energy Healing/Spirit Guides Workshop – 1-3pm. Penny Lavin teaches an experiential workshop on energy healing through the acclaimed Energy Healing and Mystery School, OLHT (One Light Healing Touch). Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $25. Registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Herbal Skin Care Spa Workshop – 1-3pm. Learn how to make natural, effective, herbal skincare products along with doing a facial.  Hanover Hilltop Farm, Yorktown. $25. Register/info: 914.923.4346; bonniesherbals.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 6

Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Free community class held the first Sunday of each month. YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd Floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Candlelit Kundalini/Meditation – 5:30-7pm. Work on all aspects of being by using mental forces, breathing techniques, mantras (sound vibrations), postures, mudras, and relaxation. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $20 payment required by Saturday, 3/4. Questyogarts.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 7

Adult Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm w/Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. 531 Central Park Ave., Ste. 304, Scarsdale. $15. 914.722.1989.

TUESDAY, MARCH 8

Westchester Holistic Breakfast – 8-10am. Join a group of holistically-minded people from all walks of life, for an organic breakfast in a beautiful setting. Dr. Michael Finkelstein speaks about “A Seasonal Approach to Health and Healing.” 52 N. Broadway, White Plains. $15/members or $18. 914.422.1784; WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

School Gardens/Getting Started Workshop for Teachers – 9:30-11:30am. Discover where to begin, how to use the garden in the curriculum, site requirements, and school gardening resources. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 26 Legion Dr, Valhalla. $30. 914.285.4617.

Inescapable Toxins/Natural Solutions – 6-7:30pm w/Dr. Michael Wald & Dr. Nilay Shah. Understand toxicity, and how to protect the body, better than ever before. Integrated Medicine & Nutrition, 495 Main St., Mt. Kisco. Free. 914.242.8844.

Angelic Guided Meditation – 7-9pm w/Francine Vale. Learn to bring the self more fully into alignment with the Higher Self; learning greater self-empowerment. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15.  917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Digestive Health Lecture – 7:30pm. Learn how NUCCA upper cervical chiropractic and enzyme nutrition therapy helps to restore normal digestion and promote overall health naturally. Drs. Hiro & Michiko Izumi. 550 Mamaroneck Ave., Ste 103, Harrison. Free. 914.310.9000; izumiwellness.net.

Finding Right Work – 7-9:30pm. This is an interactive workshop in four evenings. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. Tuition/$195. Some scholarships available. Register: learn.edu/rightwork.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

Spiritual Discussion Workshop – 7-8pm. Greenburgh Public Library in the multi-purpose room, 300 Tarrytown Rd. (Rt. 1109), Elmsford. Free. 800 749-7791, x6; eckankar-ny-org.

THURSDAY, MARCH 10

Hilltop Hanover Book Club – 6-7:30pm. Meet every second Thursday of the month to discuss a book on food, farming, or environmental topics. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Bldg. C, Yorktown Heights. Free. Registration required. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Release Stress w/Energy Healing – 6:30-8pm w/Penny Lavin. Experiential energy healing workshop to help participants relieve stress, develop their innate healing ability and connect to their Spirit Guides. Mahopac Library, 668 Rte.6, Mahopac. $5. 845.628.2009; Onelighthealingtouch.com.

Special Needs Child Advocacy – 7pm. For the special needs child K-12. Lecture presented by Maria Suchy-Kosak with the non-profit group Student Advocacy.  Warner Library, 121 N. Broadway, Tarrytown. 914.631.7734; warnerlibrary.org.

Monthly Mediumship Circle – 7-9pm w/Suzanne Dye. This is a mediumship training course, where each member receives messages and is assisted in developing their own gifts. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $20. Reservations required. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Optimal Health Care Panel – 7-9pm. An evening of Q & A regarding natural approaches to a variety of current health topics with the practitioners of Optimal Health Care. Lewisboro Library, 15 Main St., South Salem. Free. Registration required at 914.763.3857; lewisborolibrary.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 11

Compassion and Presence – 3/11/-3/14. Skills training in contemplative care for healthcare professionals and volunteers, with Christine Longaker, Kirsten DeLeo and Pam Russell. Garrison Institute. Info/register: 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.

Lenten Lunches – 12-1pm (Fridays, 3/11-4/15). Come for a simple lunch of homemade soup and bread, quiet time to ponder a season reading and an opportunity to share thoughts. Guild Room at Good Counsel Convent, 52 N. Broadway, White Plains. $6/donation. 914.798.1202; DivineCompassion.org.

Meditation – 7:30-9pm w/Tom Cummings. Infinite Yoga Center, 2 East Ave., Ste. 205, Larchmont. $15. 914.833.1210; infiniteyogacenter.net.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Food, Family and Fun Event – 9am-1pm. Community Markets and Natural Awakenings join forces for a day of fun with cooking demos, kids’ yoga demo and shopping at the farmers market. Free admission. Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester, 351 Main St. in Mt. Kisco. Info: communitymarkets.biz.

Family Wellness Screening – 9am-1pm. Stern Chiropractic and Integrative Wellness offers free back pack evaluations for children and posture evaluations for adults, plus individualized wellness and nutrition tips. Farmers Market, Boys & Girls Club, 351 Main St., Mount Kisco (see above calendar listing).

Blue Rock Introductory Session/ Campus Tour – 10am. Learn about Blue Rock School’s unique, child-centered philosophy and tour their beautiful, three-acre wooded campus. 110 Demarest Mill Rd. (off Germonds Rd.), West Nyack. RSVP: Beverly Stycos, 845.627.0234; bluerockschool.org.

Footfalls a Quiet Journey – 10am-1pm w/Bern Richards. Take a journey with drums and rattles and share vision quest experiences including White Feather and a whale/dolphin meditation. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $125. Registration required. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.

Psychic Saturday – 11am-4pm. Empower the self with good decisions for all life’s issues by finding the path to higher understanding. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. $60/30min; $100/45min. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.

Repair & Recharge Life Energy – 1-3pm w/Dr. Michael Kennis. Discover tools for dealing with chronic health issues, fatigue and stress via metabolic detoxification and a foundational diet. Center for Acupuncture & Integrative Wellness, 369 Ashford Ave, 2nd floor, Dobbs Ferry. $25. 914.433.9340.

Shamanic Energy Field Clearings – 1-5pm. Revive, restore, and relax in a 20 minute private session. Pamo Healing (at Gentle Growth Services), 29 Marble Ave, Pleasantville. $20. 917.620.0444; pamohealing.com.

Yoga and the Pantry – 2-5pm w/Nathalie Curabba. Discover a new way of thinking about food and how to use diet as a tool to enhance overall wellness. Liberation Yoga and Wellness Center, 900 S. Lake Blvd., Mahopac. $35 pre-register; $40/door. 845.803.8389.

The Friendly Gathering – 6:30pm. El Centro Hispano and Isabel Villar are recognized with the Msgr. Ed O’Brien Community Service Award for their compassionate service to the Hispanic Community of White Plains. Kearney Gym at Good Counsel Campus, 52 North Broadway, White Plains. $40/advanced, $45/door.  914.798.1106.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13

Dharma Gathering – 10am-12noon. w/ Natalie Baker. Topic: Enlightenment: what does it have to do with me? Westchester Buddhist Meditation Center’s monthly dharma gathering. The Eileen Fisher Foundation. Information: westchesterbuddhistcenter@gmail.com.

Precious Possibilities for Women – 10am-4pm w/Dr. Precious Sellars-Mulhern. Learn how to step out of “negative trances” into “desirable trances” bringing greater joy to relationships, healthier bodies, and healthier finances. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org. Register by 3/9.

Reiki Healing Circle – 11am-1pm. Reiki is an ancient, natural healing technique. No prior training or experience required. Everyone gets a turn on the table.  Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $20. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Reiki I – 11am-5pm w/Tammy Toscano, Reiki Master. Learn Reiki history with self-care practices, manual, certification & attunement. Complimentary lunch provided. $160. 77 Drew Rd., Holmes. 860.248.5883.

Yoga Primer for True Beginners – 12:45-1:45pm (3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3) w/Meryl Bovard. Infinite Yoga Center, 2 East. Ave., Ste.205, Larchmont. $40/4 sessions. 914.833.1210; infiniteyogacenter.net.

Meditation/Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT. Join a thought provoking discussion from a yogic perspective followed by a guided meditation. Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. Free. 845.225.9642; the yogascape.com.

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 3-5pm w/Penny Lavin. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Yogascape & Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, at Farmer’s Mills Rd., Carmel. $35. 845.225.9642; onelighthealingtouch.com.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. Gentle, classic supported postures and breath. Release tensions; calm the nervous system, and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $25. Pre-registrations required by 3/11. Questyogaarts.com.

Raised Bed Gardening – 7-9pm. Learn Square Foot Gardening and watch gardening become fun. Emmanual Lutheran Church, Pleasantville. $25. Register/info: 914.923.4346; bonniesherbals.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 14

Preventing Dog Bites in Children – 6pm. Join Dr. Andrew Frishman of Progressive Animal Hospital in Somers and learn what children need to know to prevent dog bites, and what dogs need to know too. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Praying With Women Who Have Seen the Divine – 7-8:30pm (Mondays 3/14-4/18). Experience the words and other expressions of women who have the special gift of seeing and expressing God’s presence. Spirituality Center of Good Counsel Campus, 52 N. Broadway, White Plains. $15 each or 6/$50. 914.798.1202.

Beginner Yoga Workshop – 7:30-8:45pm (3/14-4/25). Receive step-by-step guidance through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. Questyogaarts.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

Women, Food & God – 11am-12:30pm (3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5). Learn triggers and underlying emotional reasons for eating. Break destructive patterns. Class led by psychologist Stacy Raymond & Nutritionist Renee Simon. 15 Parkway, Katonah. $199/4 classes. 914.763.9107; totalwellnessnutrition.com.

Natural Solutions to Weight Loss – 7-8:30pm w/Dr. Lawrence G. Stern. Find out how environmental toxins and stress may be sabotaging weight loss efforts and what to do about it.  Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, 27 Radio Circle Dr., Ste. 104, Mount Kisco. 914.864.2222.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

Art & Creativity in the Garden for Teachers – 9:30am-12noon. Learn how to build a sod sofa and turf art, living sculpture, garden layout and creative trellises for the garden. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 26 Legion Dr, Valhalla. $30. 914.285.4617.

Open House – 6:30pm. Discover graduate programs that enrich the spirit and inspire life-long transformation. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252; learn.edu.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17

Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-9pm. This monthly group is led by certified hypnotherapist Saundra (Cindy) Blum. Through guided meditation, gently and safely explore experiences from the past that may affect life today. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $35. Reservations required. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 18

Channeled Meditation – 7:15-8:45pm w/Suzy Meszoly. Receive a deeply physical experience during the channeled meditations, realigning imbalances, addressing illness and tuning frequencies to a higher resonance. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $50/registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

Green Covenant Conference: Living in Relationship with Earth – 9am-4pm. Keynote w/ Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director of GreenFaith, and award-winning spiritual writer. Admission: $25. Community Unitarian Church at White Plains. Register: formdesk.com/uuforms/green; 914.275.1627.

Herbal Stress Relief Workshop – 1-3pm. Don’t let stress take over; explore a wealth of simple and commonly available herbal remedies that can provide the healing calm to use from time to time. Hanover Hilltop Farm. $25. Register/info: 914.923.4346; bonniesherbals.com.

Spring Equinox Woodlands Hike – 10am-1pm. Join farm staff to welcome spring and hike the farm’s beautiful woodland trails, exploring 3.5 miles at Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Free/canceled if rain. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop –12noon-4pm. Explore, experiment and play while painting; allowing spontaneity to release creativity and affect life.  No skills required. Tarrytown. $55 by 3/11 or $65. Register: Eve-Marie, 914.909.6292; paintinginsideout.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 20

Book Signing/Channeling – 2-4pm. Rev. Bente Hansen’s latest book, “Edgar Speaks-Inner Transformation, Journey to 2012 and Earth Changes” is released. Come with questions, as Edgar enjoys engaging the audience. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $25/registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-4:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant; $45. Private sessions w/Elka available 3/17-3/22. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Prema Birthing Certification Class – 5:30-8:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private sessions w/Elka available 3/17-3/22. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 21

Adult Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm w/Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. 531 Central Park Ave., Ste. 304, Scarsdale. $15. 914.722.1989.

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

Rising Star Healing System Initiation – 5-9pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private sessions w/Elka available 3/17-3/22. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Teach Them How to Find Us Workshop – 5:30-7pm w/Robin C. Mueller. Go on a guided journey to visit the Angelic Realm and speak to an Angel, Guide or loved one. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. $125/registration required. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.

Digestive Health Lecture – 7:30pm. Learn how NUCCA upper cervical chiropractic and enzyme nutrition therapy helps to restore normal digestion and promote overall health naturally. Drs. Hiro & Michiko Izumi. 550 Mamaroneck Ave., Ste 103, Harrison. Free. 914.310.9000; izumiwellness.net.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

Health Lecture – 5pm. Dr. Steven Horowitz Presents “Key Topics in Experiential Health and Healing.”  Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, Conference Room C, 32 Strawberry Hill Ct., Stamford, CT. 203.874.4252; learn.edu.

Release Stress w/Energy Healing – 6:30-8pm w/Penny Lavin. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. East Fishkill Library, 348 Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction. Free. 845.221.9943; onelighthealingtouch.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

Release Stress w/Energy Healing – 7-8:30pm w/Penny Lavin. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. John G. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St., Shrub Oak. Free. 914.245.5262 x227; onelighthealingtouch.com.

Pendulum Fun – 7-9pm w/Bente Hansen. Learn the basics of using the pendulum; refining questions to get more accurate answers. Bring a pendulum, or many are for sale at Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $25. Reservations required. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation – 7-8:30pm w/Athina Pride. Infinite Yoga Center, 2 East Ave., Ste. 205, Larchmont. 914.833.1210; infiniteyogacenter.net.

Release Stress w/Energy Healing – 7-8:30pm w/Penny Lavin. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Classercise, 278 N. Brewster Rd., Brewster. Free. 845.878.5165; onelighthealingtouch.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

The ‘m’ Technique® Certification Workshop – 9-5:30pm (3/26 & 3/27). Learn structured method using gentle touch for stress/pain management and care of the critically ill. Appropriate for licensed health professionals (14 CEUs) and family caregivers. $375. Croton. 914.649.5262; integrativehealthpractices.com.

Greenhouse Volunteer Day – 11am-1pm. Help get the growing season off to a great start in the warm and cozy greenhouse. Learn how to start seeds and become part of a very valued and important volunteer army. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Connecting to Higher Guidance – 12-4pm w/Dr. Nancy Reuben. Discover what higher guidance is and what forms it takes; explore mysteries & fears about accessing higher guidance. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste.205, Mt. Kisco. $125. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.

Raised Bed Gardening – 1-3pm. Learn Square Foot Gardening and watch gardening become fun. Hanover Hilltop Farm, Yorktown. $25.  Register/info: 914.923.4346; bonniesherbals.com.

Collected Stories: A Play – 2pm. M&M Productions Acting Company’s presents a performance about a demanding writer who takes a younger, aspiring author under her wing. Directed by Donald Margulies. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 27

Class Sampler – 8:30am-5pm. Yoga, zumba, belly dance, ballroom, Latin, Argentine Tango and self-defense. Breakfast and lunch included. Trinity Psychotherapy, Yoga and Dance, 34 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge. $50 (individual class/$12). 914.764.1700; rippowamyoga.com.

Sunday Meditation at The Eileen Fisher Foundation – 10am-12noon. Meditation and meditation instruction led by Robert Chender followed by brunch. For more information and to RSVP for brunch: westchesterbuddhistcenter@gmail.com.

Reiki I – 10am-4pm w/Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master. Learn the self-healing benefits of Reiki including history, ethics, and hand positions. Stern Chiropractic, 27 Radio Circle Dr, Mt. Kisco. $150/includes manual & certificate. Register by 3/18. 914.588.4079.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. Gentle, classic supported postures and breath. Release tensions; calm the nervous system, and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco . $25. Pre-registrations required by 3/25. Questyogaarts.com.

Herbal Spa Workshop Part 2 – 6-8pm. Enjoy a day of foot pampering and make a cream to keep feet soft and smooth and then soak them in a lovely mixture of chosen flowers. Also make a healing herbal lip balm. Emmanual Lutheran Church, Pleasantville. $30. Register/info: 914.923.4346; bonniesherbals.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 29

Science & Math in the Garden Workshop for Teachers – 9:30am-12noon. Teaching photosynthesis, experiments in tropisms, measuring pH with kits and cabbage juice, advanced composting projects. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 26 Legion Dr, Valhalla. $30. 914.285.4617.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

NYSES Solar Seminar – 7-9pm. The New York Solar Energy Society and a panel of experts discuss solar installation and design, the benefits of solar thermal and hot water, and energy savings from energy efficient building envelope technology. Greenburgh Library. Info: 917.386.5050.

Reiki Circle – 7:30-9:30pm. Experience the warm healing energy of Reiki w/Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. All levels welcome. Stern Chiropractic, 27 Radio Circle Dr., Mt. Kisco. $15/pre-registration required by 3/28. 914.588.4079.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

Diva-Mamas Do Lunch – Take a lunch break and connect with like-minded Diva-Mamas. Shira Adler leads women in sharing, laughing and transformational tips. Lunch/workshop: $29.95. The Melting Pot, 30 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains. RSVP: ShiraAdler.com.

Yoga for Stress Reduction – 6-7pm. Learn movement, breath and visualization techniques to bring calm and balance to life. WESTMED Medical Group, 210 Westchester Ave., White Plains, $115/8classes. 914.763.2548; rippowamyoga.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

Sassy Ladies Shopping Night Out – 6-10pm. DJ, samplings, free give-a-way’s, shopping for unique finds, fashion tips & eco-friendly goody bag. The DoubleTree Hotel, Tarrytown. $10. 914.396.7664.

Fools Night Out – 7-11:30pm. Comedy by Donna East includes show, appetizers, music and dancing. Partial proceeds benefits “Happy Families International Center”. $35pp. Lakeside at Osceola, 399 E. Main St., Jefferson Valley. 914.245.3246.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

Release Stress w/Energy Healing –10:30am-12noon w/Penny Lavin. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Mt. Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Free. 914.864.0038; onelighthealingtouch.com.

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