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

SUNDAY, MAY 1

Permaculture – Time TBA. Learn how Permaculture can heal the planet, starting in one’s own back yard. Emanuel Lutheran Church, Pleasantville. Cameron: 914.589.6744.

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

TUESDAY, MAY 3

Finding Right Work – 7-9:30pm (5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24).  A holistic workshop focused on achieving self-actualization and empowerment for those who are unemployed, dissatisfied with their jobs, or seeking new opportunities. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT.  $195/4 evenings. 203.874.4252; learn.ed/rightwork.

Reiki I Training/Attunement – 7-9:30pm (5/3, 5/4, 5/10, 5/11). Learn how to tap into this universally available healing energy to benefit the self and others. $250/includes certification and take-home materials. Pre-registration required. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. 914.232.0382.

THURSDAY, MAY 5

D.I.V.A.’S-Do-Lunch – 12-2pm. Diva-Mama Shira Adler leads an engaging empowerment and attunement program at the Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. $26. 914.967.6080; Wainwright.org.

Natural Health Beauty Event – 5-10pm. Experience a night of information, rejuvenation and enjoyment all in one package. White Plains Crowne Plaza, 66 Hale St., White Plains. 914.202.3315; naturalhealthbeautyevent.com/natawa.

Massage Open House – 6-8pm. Learn about the school, hear from instructors, and meet fellow students. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco. Free. Register:  914.241.7363.

Release Stress With Energy Healing – 6:30-8pm w/Penny Lavin of One Light Healing Touch. Experiential energy workshop to release stress, develop one’s innate healing ability and connect with Spirit Guide. East Fishkill Library, 348 Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction. Free. 845.221.9943; eastfishkilllibrary.org.

Holistic Moms Network – 6:30-8:30pm. Bring a favorite healthy toddler food recipe to swap, web resource, cookbook, and/or sample dish to share, and go home with new ideas for feeding that picky eater!  Desmond-Fish Library Program Rm, Rt. 9D & 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. Includes dinner. 914.868.6200.

Deeksha – 7-8pm. Also known as the Oneness Blessing, at The Sanctuary in Carmel, 97 Old Rte. 6, Carmel. Info: 845.225.3777; carmelsanctuary.com.

Psychic Message Circle – 7-9pm w/Priscilla Keresey. Expect a fascinating evening that is proof-positive that life continues after physical death. Spirit people have so much joy, love and information to share. $40. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

The Role of Women in Religion – 7-9pm. Unity Made Visible presents a discussion by women from six diverse faiths. Q&A, refreshments and music included. Free. Antioch Baptist Church, Bedford Hills. Unitymadevisible.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 6

Nature Friendly Plant Sale – 4-7pm (5/6) & 9am-2pm (5/7). Select from a wide variety of unique and hard-to-find annuals/perennials, deer resistant and native plants, heirloom vegetables/herbs, hanging baskets and wildflowers. Teatown Lake Reservation 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining, 914.762.2912, x110; teatown.org.

Hastings Friday Night Live –5:30pm. A monthly family event hosted by the Village of Hastings and Chamber of Commerce. Come out and dance in the streets with Warburton closed to traffic! 914.478.3400 x642; rivertownsguide.com/fnl.

Yoga for Stress Reduction – 6-7pm (5/6-6/24). Learn movement, breath and visualization techniques to bring in calm and balance. Trinity Psychotherapy, Yoga and Dance, 34 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge. $115/8classes. 914.763.2548; rippowamyoga.com.

A Night of Chocolate & Comedy – 6:30-10pm. Launch event for the Barbara E. Giordano Foundation for Women’s Health and Education. Enjoy an evening with world class ventriloquist, humorist, performance artist and singer/songwriter Lesley Smith. Dobbs Ferry Women’s Club. $40. 914.686.8002.

Cherokee Tradition New Moon Drumming – 6:45-8pm. Bring drums, rattles and bells, or use the stores’; some drums are for sale. Pre-registration required. $20. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. 914.232.0382.

The Wild Lunch – 7-9pm w/Evan Pritchard. Workshop/lecture features Evan’s powerpoint “The Foods of the Hunter-Gatherers of the Hudson Valley”, subtitled in Munsee, a Delaware Indian language spoken in Yorktown until recent centuries. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown. $20. RSVP: 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Dragon Magik Class – 7-9pm w/Gretchen. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte 6, Carmel. Info: 845.225.3777; carmelsanctuary.com.

Women’s Power Dance – 7-9:30pm w/Eileen O’Hare, Andean Shaman. A powerful evening of drumming, chanting, dancing and healing. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Feminique Technique – 8-9:30pm w/Valerie diLorenso. Explore the sensual side of fitness with an integrated workout combining dance, yoga, Pilates, and slow sensory movement into one empowering and liberating workout. $35. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $35. 845.225.9642.

SATURDAY, MAY 7

Plant Sale – 7am-4pm (5/7 & 5/8).  Purchase perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, vegetables and herb garden plants to support environmental education. Leaves & Flowers face painting fun from 12-2pm. Beczak Environmental Education Cntr, 35 Alexander St., Yonkers. 914.377.1900 x12; beczak.org.

Mother Daughter Yoga – 10-11am. A special yoga class for mothers and daughters 8 years and up celebrates the unique and powerful mother/daughter bond. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register in advance. $15/pp. Questyogaarts.com.

Holistic Moms Network – 10am-12noon w/Dr. Anthony Sayegh. Receive a hands-on experience of various healing modalities for children and adults; including color, sound, Reiki, massage, cranial-sacral and chiropractic therapies. Full Circle Family Care, 1241 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Free. 914.421.1500.

Mother’s Day Herb Planter Sale – 10am-4pm. Beautiful herb planters containing four different culinary herbs will continue to produce throughout the summer and into the fall. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown. $35/each. Reserve planter at 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Nothing to Wear – 1pm. Even though the closet is full of clothes, how is it that there is nothing to wear?  Learn from professional image consultant Scarlett DeBease how to coordinate outfits in a new and exciting way. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Jewelry Making Workshop – 1pm-3pm w/Stephanie Madura. This hands-on workshop teaches how to craft a bracelet using Swarovski and semi-precious beads. Leave with a hand-made piece! Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $40 + $14/materials fee. RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Animal Reiki – 1-5pm w/Eileen Savage. Animal Reiki is a way of learning to connect with animals through the compassionate healing energy of Reiki. Pre-requisites are Reiki I and Reiki II. Wainwright House. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Manitoga Camp Open Day – 2-4pm. New and returning camp families are welcome to meet camp staff, experience the site and learn about the program Garrison. Information about Summer Nature & Design Camp: 845.424.3812.; manitogacamp.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 8

Farmers Market At Muscoot Farm – 10am-3pm. 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29. Fresh produce, meat, cheese, soap, candles, honey, maple syrup, flowers, fish and delicious baked goods. Free. Muscoot Farm, Rt. 100, Somers. Info: 914.864.7282.

Free Meditation & Satsang – 1:30-2:30. Join a thought provoking discussion from a yogic perspective, led by director and founder, Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT; followed by guided meditation.  YogaScape & Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642.

Feeding Fun – 2pm. Gobble, crunch, slurp, chomp. It’s mealtime for the animals. Come see what’s on the menu. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale. Free w/museum admission. 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Holistic Moms Mothers Day Night Out – 4:30-7pm. Family open mic event hosted by Sal & Deb w/professional band.  All ages welcome to sing, play an instrument, or just hang out.  Elements Food & Spirits, 161 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Free. 914.831.8099.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. Incorporating gentle postures and breath, restorative yoga is a powerful practice that all can benefit from regardless of age or fitness level. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $25/prepay by 5/6. Questyogaarts.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 10

Westchester Holistic Network Breakfast – 8-10am. Shareane Baff, intuitive and creator of world renowned Intentions Jewelry, shares her expertise on Feng Shui. Center at Good Counsel Campus, 52 N. Broadway, White Plains. $18/non-members, $15/members. 914.422.1784; westchesterholisticnetwork.org.

Angelic Guided Meditation – 7-9pm w/ Francine Vale. Learn to be more fully in alignment with the Higher Self; discovering greater self-empowerment so life becomes more peaceful and harmonious. Human Bodyworks, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11

Conflict Transformation – 6pm w/Lisa Worth Huber. An exploration of the exciting new field of Conflict Transformation addressing concerns of schools, families, and communities. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. Free. 203.874.4252; learn.edu/events.

Spring Cleanse Cooking Class – 6:30pm. Enjoy the flavors of spring and learn about the cleansing properties of foods in this fun and interactive vegetarian cooking class. 360-C Mount Pleasant Ave., Mamaroneck. $45. Register/info: 917.843.9055; livehealthynewyork.com.

Cuba: Potluck/Salsa Presentation – 6:30-9pm w/Cameron Kelly. Learn about this amazing island and how to legally travel there to experience its singular beauty, culture and agricultural heritage. Hilltop Hannover Farm, Yorktown.  $15. RSVP: 914.962.2368 x 2.

Tending The Inner Garden – Time TBA (5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1)  Psychologist Stacy Raymond and Certified Nutritionist, Renee Simon combine professional skills to help change emotions and behaviors that no longer serve and to nurture  healthy relationships with food, body, and people. South Salem. $199. 914.763.9107.

THURSDAY, MAY 12

Water Demo – 7-8:30pm. Learn what’s really in drinking water; what is believed to be doing the body good may actually be doing the opposite. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Free/registration required; humanbodyworks.com.

Munay-Ki Rites – 7-9pm w/Deana Paqua. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte 6, Carmel. Info: 845.225.3777; carmelsanctuary.com.

Purification/Detoxification Event and Discussion – 7-9 pm. What exactly is purification/detoxification,who needs it, why, when, how often and what are the benefits. Sampling therapeutic juices. All are welcome. RSVP: 914.341.1246.

FRIDAY, MAY 13

Successful Aging – 7-8:30pm w/Dr. Michael Kennis. Lecture and open discussion at Center for Acupuncture & Integrative Wellness, 369 Ashford Ave, 2nd floor, Dobbs Ferry. RSVP only: 914.433.9340.

Merkaba Activation – 7:15-8:45pm w/Suzy Meszoly. A deeply physical experience is felt during the channeled meditation which realigns imbalances, addresses illness and tunes one’s frequency to a higher resonance. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $50. RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

SATURDAY, MAY 14

1st Annual 5K Run/Walk – 7:30am registration; 9am/5k race; 9:05am/walk. The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce & the Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s “Health Yorktown” benefiting students in the Yorktown & Lakeland Districts. $25/runner, $15/walkers. Active.com (keyword Yorktown) or 914.245.4599.

Synergy Yoga Gentle – 9:30-11:00am w/ Laura Shea. A specially adapted weekly program of Hatha Yoga postures perfect for beginners to those who have injuries or other physical limitations. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $16. Space limited/registration req. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net

Reiki II Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (5/14 & 5/15) w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master. Be attuned and receive a certificate for the second level of Reiki. Millwood. 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Mamapalooza – 10am-5pm. Spend a brilliant day with artists, musicians, entertainment, practitioners, a farmer’s market and amazing vendors coming together to celebrate the Spirit of Life!  Kensico Dam, Valhalla. Free. Awakenfair.com.

Putnam County Day – 11am & 1:30pm. Special discounted rate of $8 for Putnam county residents. Tours at 11am and 1:30pm, limited space, reservations required. Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center: House, Studio & Landscape Tour. Garrison. Register: brownpapertickets.com/profile/7669.

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/before 5/8 or $70. Register: Eve-Marie, 914. 909. 6292; paintinginsideout.com.

Anniversary Celebration – 12-5pm. The Art of Healing hosts their one year anniversary celebration. 1 Front St., Patterson. Event details at theartofhealing4all.com.

A Celebration of Spirit – 7-9pm w/special guest Barbara Marx Hubbard. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; acelebrationofspirit.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 15

Open Air Family Music Fest – 11am-4pm. Enjoy a fun-filled day with musical entertainment provided by a variety of well-known local bands. Bring a picnic or purchase refreshments. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale. $8/members; $12/non-members; $4/ages 2-12. 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

21st Shad Fest & Hudson River Celebration – 12-5pm. Riverkeeper friends and supporters come together for a day of family fun. 1601 Route 9D, Garrison. Tickets start at $30: riverkeeper.org.

Aura Drawing Class – 2-3:30pm w/Kathy LaLonde. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte 6, Carmel. Info: 845.225.3777; carmelsanctuary.com.

Candlelit Kundalini & Meditation – 5:30-7pm. Experience how to strengthen the nervous system, enhance creative potential, and find deep inner calm. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $20 prepay by 5/13. Questyogaarts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 16

Celebrate the Divine Feminine – 6:15-8:30pm w/Rev. Elizabeth Phaire, Life-Cycle Celebrant®. Non-denominational offering includes ritual, meditation, music, movement, and discussion. Call for details on special item to bring. By donation. The Yoga Loft, 954 Old Post Rd., Bedford. 914.980.7572.

TUESDAY, MAY 17

Eating for Two – 10:30-11:30am. Class is for pregnant & nursing moms; learn which foods are best for development of baby and post partum. Organic meal served. Full Circle Family Care, 1241 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. $25/register in advance. 917.881.3181; naturalneda.com.

Massage Therapy Career Workshop – 6-8pm. Learn about the profession of massage therapy, hear about programs, and tour the school. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363.

Master Of Arts In Experiential Health & Healing – 7pm. Discover an innovative graduate program in the field of Integrative Medicine. Hartford Hospital, special dining room. Offered by The Graduate Institute, Bethany, CT. Free. 203.874.4252; learn.edu/events.

Ovarian Cancer Forum – 6:30pm w/Iris Wertheim, MD, Gynecological Oncologist and Julie Gold, MD, Medical Oncologist. Lecture with Q&A period. The Cancer Treatment & Wellness Center, Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 East Main St., Mt. Kisco. Free/pre-registration required. 914.962.6402; supportconnection.org.

Breast/Ovarian Cancer Program – 6:30pm. “Lymphedema as it Pertains to Breast and Ovarian Cancer ” w/Cathy Varonuk, MS, Certified Occupational Therapist and  Lymphedema specialist. East Fishkill Library, 348 Rte. 376, Hopewell Junction. Free/pre-registration required. 914.962.6402; supportconnection.org.

Astrology Workshop – 7-9pm w/Kelly Hunter, world renowned astrologer. Both beginners and experts will learn something new. Kelly also available for individual chart readings ($125) on 5/18 from 12-6pm. Reservations required. $25/workshop. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. 914.232.0382.

THURSDAY, MAY 19

Annual Green Babies Fashion Show – Whole Foods Market at 110 Bloomingdale Rd. White Plains. RSVP at customer service: 914.288.1300.

Health Lecture – 7-9pm w/Medical Intuitive Raymond Velliuex. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte 6, Carmel. Info: 845.225.3777; carmelsanctuary.com.

Group Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-9pm. Certified hypnotherapist Saundra (Cindy) Blum leads the group gently down the path to examine how past experiences influence lives today. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $35. RSVP: 914.232.0382.

FRIDAY, MAY 20

Beginner Yoga Workshop – 9:30-10:45am (5/20-6/24). Be guided step-by-step through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. Quest Yoga Arts. 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $150/6wks. Questyogaarts.com.

Guest Readers – 10am-7pm (5/20 & 5/21). Private sessions with Medical Intuitive Raymond Veilleux and Doris Stanley at The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte 6, Carmel. Reservations require. Info: 845.225.3777; carmelsanctuary.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 21

Zero Waste Day – 9am-3pm. Recycle/reuse/e-cycle and drop off household & computer items while shopping green vendor tables. Sponsored by Habitat for Humanity. Free. Lakeside at Osceola, 399 E. Main St., Jefferson Valley. 914.245.3246.

Access Healing Potential – Time TBA (5/21 & 5/22) w/Penny Lavin of One Light Healing Touch. Learn self-healing practices and techniques for healing others and the self: Scanning, Radiant, Chakra and Color Healing. $295. $45 discount 2 weeks prior. 845-878-5165; onelighthealingtouch.com.

Global Fair Trade Craft Bazaar and Tag Sale – 10am-4pm.  Handmade crafts, housewares, culinary, home and garden, jewelry, textiles.  Coffee, tea, chocolate (yummy!).  International foods.  Outdoor tag sale.  Free.  Grace Lutheran Church, 3830 Gomer Street, Yorktown.  914 245-5737.

Senior (55+) Health & Fitness Day – 10am-2pm. Blood pressure screenings, foot health, hearing & confidential memory disorder screenings, fitness activities, health information, and brain healthy foods. The Wartburg Adult Care Community, Wartburg Pl., Mt Vernon. Free 914. 513.5317.

Family Yoga – 1:30-2:15pm (adult’s w/kids 3-6yrs); 2:30-3:30pm (ages 7+). Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as breathing exercises. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $25/2 people; $5/additional person. Questyogaarts.com.

Partner Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm w/Wendy Hagen. Experience the joy and support of this fun and different way of approaching yoga incorporating the presence of another person to deepen the impact of each pose. Liberation Yoga, 900 S. Lake Blvd., Mahopac. $30. 845.803.8389.

Urban H20: Listen Local – 7pm (5/21 & 5/22). Fresh music from the Hudson Valley w/Matt Turk and Tom Breiding. Beczak Environmental Education Center, 35 Alexander St., Yonkers. $10 admission includes free beer from sponsor Captain Lawrence Brewing Company. 914.377.1900 x 12; urbanh2o.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 22

Reiki I Class – 10am-5pm w/Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, ethics, and hand positions. Stern Chiropractic, 27 Radio Circle Dr, Mt. Kisco. $150 manual/certificate. Register by 5/12. 914.588.4079.

Symphony of Peace Prayers – 10:30am-12:30pm. Unique interfaith event, aligned with Mt. Fuji in Japan, sending prayers for peace to every country. Live music and light lunch provided. The Chapel, 609 Rte. 22, Croton Falls. Free.Chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

Fun In The Sun Day Camp Open House – 12-3pm. Take a tour, meet the counselors and directors. Refreshments and bounce castle. Free. Lakeside at Osceola, 399 E. Main St., Jefferson Valley. 914.245.3246.

Animal Healing & Blessing – 1-3:30pm. Animal healers work with animals for approximately 20 minutes using Tellington Touch and/or animal Reiki. Animals must be gentle, under control and/or leashed. Pre-registration required. Wainwright House. $25/donation. 914-967-6080; wainwright.org.

Healing Circle – 2-4:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 5/19-5/24. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $35/suggested circle donation. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Fighting Fatigue With Nutrition & Yoga – 3-5:30pm w/Bonnie Nussbickel. Workshop explores alternatives to typical drug therapy and its side effects, with a focus on nutrition and yoga. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd Floor, Carmel. $40. 845.225.9642.

Spiritual Care/People With Memory Loss – 3-6pm w/Maureen Matthews, keynote speaker. Conference is for caregivers, clergy and laypersons along with group workshops. The Wartburg Adult Care Community, Wartburg Pl., Mt Vernon. $15/includes book & light supper. 914.513.5308.

Rising Star Healing System Initiation – 5–9pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private sessions w/Elka available 5/19-5/24. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Grieving Meditation – 7-9:30pm. 1st annual meditation intended for those grieving the loss of a loved one. Honor with a meditation, candle lighting and if desired, a story, an anecdote, or a moment. Outside/bring blanket or chair. Dr. Debbie Lang, Somers. 914.248.6733.

TUESDAY, MAY 24

Open House – 5pm. Discover a unique learning community offering accredited Masters Degrees in creativity, metaphysics, and the healing arts. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT.  203.874.4252; learn.edu/events.

Prema Birthing Certification Class – 5:30-8:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private sessions w/Elka available 5/19-5/24. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Open House – 6-8 pm. For the June massage program, learn about the school, hear from instructors, and meet fellow students. Finger Lakes School of Massage. 272 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco. Free. Register:  914.241.7363.

Digestive Health Lecture – 7:30pm. Learn how NUCCA upper cervical chiropractic and enzyme nutrition therapy helps people who want to restore normal digestion and promote overall health naturally. 550 Mamaroneck Ave., Ste 103, Harrison. Free. Register/info: 914.310.9000; izumiwellness.net.

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Munay-Ki Circle – 7-9pm w/Deana Paqua. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte 6, Carmel. Info: 845.225.3777; carmelsanctuary.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 27

Gelek Rimpoche: Tara/Female Buddha Healing Practice – 5/27-5/30. White Tara, healing protector and mother goddess of Tibetan Buddhism, is called upon by those in need of healing guidance and safe-keeping. Garrison Institute. For info and to register: 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 28

Farm Stand Opening Day – 10am-4pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm’s farm stand opens for the season and continues every Friday and Saturday through fall. Produce is grown without the use of pesticides, synthesized fertilizers or herbicides. 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 29

700 Voices Sacred Musical Festival – 11am w/Snatam Kaur, David Newman & Eddy Nataraj. Recording a CD, come sing and meditate. Thomaston Opera House, Thomaston, CT. $75/advanced; $85/door. 860.482.9076; 700voices.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 2

Pilates Conference and Awaken Wellness Fair – 6/2-6/5. Four days of workshops, workouts, performances, and a body-mind-spirit expo. Attend one or all days of the event. 914.251.7842; artofcontrol.com or awakenfair.com.

Friday, JUNE 3

Tree Whispering® – 6/3-6/5 w/Dr. Jim Conroy, and Ms. Basia Alexander. Learn how to touch trees and intuitively receive the trees’ personal and sacred messages. Omega Institute, Rhinebeck. Info/register at Eomega.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 5

Birds of Prey Day – 11am-4pm. A day dedicated to children, raptors and the environment returns to Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Rd., Brewster. 845.279.2995 x286; greenchimneys.org.

Awaken Wellness Fair – 12-5pm. Dozens of vendors, readers and practitioners are available to share the very latest exciting information about cutting edge wellness. Physical Ed. Building at Purchase College, State University of New York. Free. Awakenfair.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 7

Cholesterol: Myths & Truths – 10-11am. Learn the purpose and function of cholesterol and what it means for the body. Full Circle Family Care, 1241 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Organic snacks. $10/existing clients free.  917.881.3181; naturalneda.com.

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