Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for July 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, July 2018 Edition.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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Wednesday, July 4

Independence Day Fair – 11am-4pm (rain or shine). Family-friendly fair featuring petting zoo, equestrian demonstration, pony rides, crafts, face painting, hayrides, live music, fishing, pet adoption, food from the grill and  more. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay St. Katonah. Info: bedfordarmonkrotary.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 5

A Summer Retreat for Writers: Finding Inspiration, Contemplation and Creativity – July 5-9. The retreat is open to everyone: for those who journal and for writers of every genre. $450 includes overnight accommodations and all meals. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland, Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 6

Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival – July 6-8. Over 100 balloon launches during the weekend, with mass launches scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, and sunrise launches on Saturday and Sunday. Craft beverage tap tent, live bands, vendors, food trucks and family activities. Info: BalloonFestHV.com.

Breath Work – 7-9pm. With Erika. Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP/info: FireflyFishkill.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 7

From Darkness to Light: Reconnecting with Your Spirit – 11am-3pm. With Rose Kress, of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute. Breathwork, intention, affirmation, self-inquiry, asana and more. $90 lunch provided. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 8

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. Prayers are offered up with tobacco and song, sending them down to the ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all relations. Free. Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Journey for Your Soul’s Purpose – 11am-12:30pm. With Savannah. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, JULY 9

The Healing Circle: Relax, Restore and Return to Balance – 1-2:30pm. Restorative healing touch and reiki healing prompts an overall calming, balancing and healing response that enhances health and well-being. $20. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 10

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience joy and fun while expressively dancing through the chakras. $109 eight weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Qi Gong Classes – July 10 and July 24. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Register: 845.416.4598. Empoweredbynature.net.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. A lecture to connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

Sharp Again Soiree – 6:30pm. Music, dancing, silent auction, dinner and drinks in support of Sharp Again Naturally’s mission to preserve and restore memory. CV Rich Mansion. Info: Sansoiree.Eventbrite.com.

Summer Qigong: Learn to Expand Your Awareness – July 11-Aug 29. 7-8pm. Eight-week series. $15 per session. $100 per series. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Thursday, July 12

Death Cafe meeting – 7pm. Share candidly, questions, fears and beliefs about death. Make the most of life today. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Road (Rt. 172). Mount Kisco. Free. RSVP not necessary.

FRIDAY, JULY 13

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the new moon. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Psychic Message & Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 14

Summer Ecology Walk – 1-2:30pm. Find out what is going on in nature during this time of the year during a stroll around the sanctuary. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 914.967.8720. More info: Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

Astrology Workshop – 1-3pm. With Astro Cheryl. Learn and discuss the basics of Astrology. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda Overview and Q & A – 3-5pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic will hold an afternoon of Ayurveda. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088; DrKaushik.com.

Music of the Heart: A Bhakti Yoga Experience – 3-5pm. With Darren Marc. Sacred time for soul nourishment includes gentle yoga, call and response singing and other Bhakti practice. No experience necessary. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

Birth Trauma Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 15

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12pm. Owlfeathers: Interfaith Meets Poetry, with Prof. Suzanne Ironbiter. All Welcome – refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Parking across street. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

Learn the Angel Oracle Cards – 11am-12:30pm. With Joann Fiallo. Basic level. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Walking Tour of the Lasdon Memorial Garden – 2-3pm. Join Lasdon’s horticulturist on a walking tour of a fragrance garden, a shrub border and a formal garden. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Somers. Info: 914.864.7268. LasdonPark.org.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

Free Lecture: Stress: The Ayurvedic Approach to Getting Out From Under – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Lewisboro Library, 15 Main St, S Salem. 914.875.9004. LewisboroLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-7:45pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info-Lecture – 7:45-8:30pm. Discover the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help participants quit alcohol, smoking and sugar behaviors for good. 80 percent success. Free Lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Eyes and the Brain – 7-9pm. Vision is more than 20/20 eyesight. Learn to reduce visual stress and make efficient use of vision. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

Yin Yoga Teacher Training – July 20-22. With Megan for a weekend of Yin Yoga exploration. Upon completion of this course, students will receive 20 YACE Continuing Education hours through Yoga Alliance. $375. Wainwright House, Rye.

Boot Camp for the Soul: Art and Yoga One Day Retreat – 9:30am-4pm. Designed to provide an uninterruptible space to unplug from the busyness of life and reconnect with oneself. $75. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Yin Yoga for Self-Care – 6-9pm. Stretch out and bring awareness to the entire body and will incorporate some gentle Qi Gong in addition to the longer Yin holds. $55 Nonmembers. Wainwright House, Rye.

Chakra Crystal Grid Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation,  transcend the conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 21

Dragon Boat Race and Festival – Dragon boat races, food trucks, music, local vendors and activities for all ages on the banks of the Hudson River. Info: DutchessDragonBoat.org.

Wholistic Peace Forum – 3:30-5pm. Interactive and collaborative experience to identify and discuss best practices for the holistic community to get more involved with overarching community issues in Westchester. Hartsdale. Free/donations welcome. Tickets/details: Eventbrite.com, search Wholistic Peace Forum.

Ancestral Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 22

The Harlem Valley Rail Ride – Takes cyclists through a horse farm, a dairy farm and a car-free, six-mile section of abandoned railroad track, beginning and ending at Eddie Collins Field in Millerton. Concludes with barbecue festival. Info/cost: HarlemValleyRailRide.com.

Double Workshop: Joe’s Natural Laws and How They Influenced His Work – 11am-6pm. With Sean Gallagher and Historical Chair Exercises with Elaine Ewing. $250. Rhinebeck Pilates, 6400 Montgomery St. Elaine: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park and Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Healing/Psychic Fair – 1-6pm. 7/22 & 7/29. Healers, psychics, tarot readers, palm readers and Reiki Masters available for readings and healing sessions. Portion donated to the Global Autism Project. Chapel at Croton Falls. 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info:  Rona Levine 914.419.8693.

Belly Dance Basics – 2:30-4:30pm. With Gina Bergamini. A celebration of natural beauty and power regardless of age, ability or body type. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

MONDAY, JULY 23

Fourth Monday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. BYO binoculars and join experts from Saw Mill River Audubon for a walk through park to see the birds of the season. Beginners welcome. Croton Point Park, meet in main parking lot, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.862.5290. Info: SawmillRiverAudubon.org. More info: Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 24

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience joy and fun while expressively dancing through the chakras. $109 eight weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Sixth Annual Firefly Festival – 6:30-8:30pm. BYO chairs, blankets and flashlight. Meet at the end of Michigan Road for this annual festival. Enjoy some s’mores while watching this amazing show. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. Info: 914.864.7317. Parks.westchestergov.com.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

22 Arcanas Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Journey through the Tarot Major Arcana. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm.With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Essentials for a More Easeful Labor: A Couples Labor & Delivery Workshop – 3-7pm. Learn all the basics that a couple needs to know in preparation for labor. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (birth and baby tab).

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw on the powerful energies of the full moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 29

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 10am-1pm. Wyld Womyn, 378C Main St, Beacon. Register: Wyld Womyn. 845.440.8300.

MONDAY, JULY 30

Kids Summer Camp – July 30-Aug 3. 9-11:45am. Ages 5-9. $150. Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP/info: FireflyFishkill.com.

 

 

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