Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for November, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2

MELT Method Series –12:15 – 1:30 pm Mondays Nov 2-23. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment that rehydrates connective tissue, eliminating pain, improving performance and decreasing stress. $100 series. $30 per class. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Let Your Yoga Dance Class – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, aerobic practice combining yoga and dancing through the chakras. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish reserves. Must have at least Reiki I. Free. At the new DG Sanctuary. Poughkeepsie. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Intro to Alexander Technique –7-8pm, Nov 3-17. With Karla Diamond. Change movement habits. Simple and practical improving ease and freedom of movement and more. $100 four-week session. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Optimize Your Intuition – 7-9pm. Nov 3, 10, 17. Tools for Exploration, with Michelle Vitner and Mag Treanor. 3-part workshop, discover techniques and practices to center and heighten inner compass. $90 for total 3 sessions. Liberation Yoga and Wellness, 862 Rt. 6, Mahopac. Info/register: 914.672.1916.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Author Series: In An Ecstatic State, Poems of Transformation – With Joseph Aldo, Ph.D. Find a deeper connection to one’s true self through personal transformation. Lecture and book signing. $25/$28 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Book Signing Event – 6-8pm. With William Bubenicek, author and owner of The Art of Healing wellness center. Personal appearance to meet and greet with his newly published book “Bliss on Tap.” Free. The Art of Healing, 1 Front St, Patterson. Info: 845.878.4325. TheArtofHealing4all.com.

Intro to Shamanism: Class 1 – Nov 4 & 11. 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer. Covers The Journeying Between the Worlds. $80/per class. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Conservation Cafe Presents: Bag the Plastic – The Blight of Plastic Bags on Our Environment – 8:30-10:30am. Impact on the earth and what can be done. Formal presentations. Q & A. Free. Greenburgh Public Library 300 Tarrytown Rd, Elmsford.

Creative Writing: Fundamentals for Every Genre – 10am-12pm. With Maureen Amaturo. Tips on how to keep readers interested. $142/$154 ($25 1x audit). 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Health and Wealth Free Event – 7-9pm. Learn how to improve health, achieve a healthy weight, make a difference and earn an extra income. Join a community of like-minded health conscious people. Tarrytown. Register/Cindy Rosenbaum: 914.806.6559.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8

EmbodyLove Yoga – 9am-12pm/ages 11-13; 1-4pm/ages 14-17. With Jen Craft. Empower girls to value who they are internally over their external appearance, embrace their purpose and more. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

The Hastings Flea – 10am-4pm. Curated, specialty outdoor flea market, overlooking the Hudson River; across the street from the Hasting on Hudson Metro North station at the Hastings-on-Hudson Metro North train station parking lot. Info: HastingsFlea.com.

MELT Method Workshop – 1-3pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment that rehydrates connective tissue, eliminating pain, improving performance, decreasing stress and more. $30 preregistered, $35 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Climate Change Solutions Tour – 3pm. With Speaker, Josh Fox, director of movie Gasland. $15 suggested donation. Benefits the Rockland Water Coalition & Sierra Club, Lower Hudson. Temple Israel Center, 280 Old Mamaroneck Rd, White Plains. Info: SustainableRockland.org.

Quest Book Club – 7-8:30pm. November: Yoga and the Quest for the True Self by Stephen Cope (Ch 11-17). BYO snack or a refreshment to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Monthly Singing Circle – 7pm. Sing and tone, basking in healing vibration and the company of loving hearts. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Northern Westchester Believe, Inspire, Grow Meeting – 12-2pm. BIG is a women’s empowerment organization designed to help women of all ages identify and embrace their true life purpose, both professionally and personally. The Burger Barn, Somers. 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Requested donation: $10. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Embracing Our Wholeness…from a feminine perspective – 7-8:30pm. Conversation circle led by Dr. Melody Bach exploring the ways in which one’s feminine nature has been longing to be reclaimed; a heartfelt fellowship of women. $10. Hartsdale. Info/register: 914.686.8002. GiordanoFoundation.org.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen. $25, student/senior rate: $15 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: 914.588.4079.

Intro to Shamanism: Class 2 – 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer, Shamanic energy healer. Covers The Divination Journeys. $80. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info/Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Embracing Our Wholeness…from a feminine perspective – 7-8:30pm. Conversation circle led by Dr. Melody Bach exploring the ways in which one’s feminine nature has been longing to be reclaimed; a heartfelt fellowship of women. $10. Hartsdale. Info/register: 914.686.8002. GiordanoFoundation.org.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Recognizing Your Natural Psychic Ability – 7:15pm. With Carla Blaha. People are born with six senses not five. Discover one’s intuitive ability. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP, Myra: 914.241.7363 x12.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm – With Robin C. Mueller, spiritual medium. Group gathering with Robin sharing her gift of contact with the other side. $35. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd. Katonah. To register call: 914.730.0155.

Ladies’ Night at Virtue – 7-9pm. demos and tips for healthy weight loss, skin care and nutrition. $15. Includes wine and nutritious snacks. Virtue Mind Body Studio. 155 Rte. 202 and Lovell St. Somers. 914.437.4817; VirtueMindBody.com.

Connect With Your Life Purpose – 7-9pm. Everything needed is already within — learn how to access one’s unique spark of life to express gifts, realize passions, and make life changes. Free. Registration required: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Finding The Power To Connect With Your Life Purpose 2-Day Workshop – 9am-5pm, Nov 14-15. Empowering workshop, with expert guidance, inner inquiry and purpose-focused meditation to free one’s energy from habitual emotional entanglements and provide a more enlightened way of living. $395. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

Flower Vibrational Healing workshop with Annemarie Minke – 4-6:30pm. Learn powerful healing messages of plant kingdom to rebalance energetic fields, enhance health and heal disease. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register: starvisionscommunity.org or 914.236.4503.

Holistic Moms Network: Thanksgiving Special Event – Open House & Coat Drive – 10am-12pm. No regular Nov meeting. Bring a gently used coat for donation. Expect Natural, 774 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP: Shira Adler, 914.861.5186.

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Yoga and Scoliosis – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn anatomy of scoliosis and how asana and breath techniques can relieve pain. $35 members. $45 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Michael Sassano: 914.709.4150. YTAYoga.com.

Sacred Gong Immersion – 2-4pm. With Alex Nason. Clear stuck energy. Rejuvenate body, mind and spirit with a combination of gentle deep guided relaxation and gentle healing gong baths. $40/$44. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Talking to the Angels and Guides – 1-5pm. Learn a metaphysical process to have a conversation with and receive clear guidance from angels or master guides. Led by Michael Rosenbaum, Metaphysician Practitioner for over 20 years. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Being a Mindful Therapist: How Not Knowing Helps – 2-5pm. Workshop for therapists to learn practices that deepen presence and understanding with clients. $45. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983.

Soul Reflections – 2-5pm. With Monique Lang. Learn tools to deepen connection with self, guides, angels, power animals and more. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Give and receive healing Reiki energy. All levels and those new to Reiki. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Tuesday, November 17

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. The topic is “Mantra Meditation” presented by Cathy Lipsky, RN. Open to all – first meeting free. Panera Bread, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Access For All: Creating Universally Designed Outdoor Learning Experiences – 9:30am-3:30pm. Explore ways to give all students – regardless of physical or cognitive challenges – access to historic sites, parks, and museums. Wallace Center, FDR Home & Presidential Library, Hyde Park. 845.229.9116; TeachingtheHudsonValley.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Meditation and Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Kolleeny. Meditation instruction, practice, dharma teaching and discussion. Tea following. $20. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. Vision problems keep children from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Grassroots Fall Harvest Fundraiser Dinner – 7-9:30pm. Grassroots Environmental Education will hold its annual organic farm-to-table dinner and fundraiser at Wainwright House in Rye. Tickets $100. Info: 914.422.3141 or tinyurl.com/GR-Dinner-15.

Holistic Moms Network: About New Vaccine Bills – 7:30pm. Scientist Eva Vanamee and Attorney Susan Lee discuss vaccine exemption bill (Senate bill 6709) and bill (S509) mandating HPV vaccine. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. 914.967.0480. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

What is Ayurvedic Medicine? – 6:30-8pm. With Dr. Ed Danaher, Director of Panchakarma, Ayurvedic Institute. Learn about one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems originating over 5,000 years ago in India. $30/$33. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 2 Class – Fri 7-10pm & Sat 11am-4pm. Learn Usui Reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful practice with Anne Bentzen, Usui and Karuna Reiki Master. $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register: 914.588.4079.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21

4th Annual Fishkill Cares for Cats Community Day – 12-4:30pm. Vendors, food, raffles, face painting and animal care exhibits. Low cost spay neuter mobile clinic on site. Appointments required. Fishkill Town Hall, 807 Rte 52. Details/Althea: 845.705.5020.

5RHYTHMS Dance/Movement Workshop – 2-3:30pm. With Margaret Wagner. 5RHYTHMS is dance practice for young and old, survivors of bad backs, bum knees and broken hearts. $33. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye. Register: wainwright.org/programs.htm. Info: 203.209.0047.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Awaken to Your Best Self. Speakers, Healers, Vendors and Readers. Over one hundred exhibitors and hundreds of guests. Double Tree Hotel. 455 So. Broadway, Tarrytown. Buy tickets online or at the door. AwakenFair.com. Click on Tarrytown 11-22-15.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Take Reiki practice to the next level. Class covers the Reiki symbols, Reiki Guides, ethics and confidentiality issues. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Community Yoga/Meditation – 1-3pm. With Jennifer. Hosted by Still Mind Yoga. Integral or yin yoga followed by longer meditation session. Donation. 305 Central Ave, Ste 2, White Plains. 914.648.0492. YogaWestchesterNY.com.

Restorative Yoga – 7pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing, powerful practice benefitting all ages and fitness levels. Incorporates gentle postures and breath. Postures done on floor. $25 preregistered, $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Faerie Friday – Skip the mall and join a day of Faerie Fun. Three classes designed to bring out one’s inner faerie. Details of classes: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Reiki 1 & 2 Class – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Serenity Saturday – 11am-6pm. Move into the holidays with balance and calm with Crystal Reiki. $50. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Psychic Sunday – 12-5pm. annual fundraiser for local families. Walk in readings on a first come, first served basis! readers will be donating back half of their fee to Share the Light program. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

Author Series: Love is a Secret: The Mystic Quest for Divine Love – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Andrew Vidich. All profits will go to SOS, a not-for-profit charitable organization. Lecture and book signing. $15 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts and how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Neuromovement For A Vibrant Life – 7-9pm. Experience the freedom in the body of new possibilities through cutting-edge of neuroscience and the mind-body connection — no more aches and pains. Free. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER, 5

A Dickens of Weekend – 10am-4pm. A festive and fun holiday celebration for the entire family. Holiday shop, cooking demo, children crafts and free holiday entertainment. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

Priesthood Class and Ordination for Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. Rev. Dan Chesbro teaches Melchizedek history, priesthood requirements and gives attunement in the Ordination of Melchizedek $250 with certification. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: starvisionscommuity.org.

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for March, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SATURDAY, MARCH 1

Changing the Way We Eat – 9am-5:30pm. Slow Food Metro North and Hilltop Hanover Farm LIVEStreams this NYC conference which features a diverse group of speakers addressing issues in the sustainable food and farming movement. Free. Pot luck lunch. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St. Yorktown Heights. RSVP: loring@loringallen.com.

Develop Innate Psychic Ability in 1 Day – 10am-4pm. Learn the science behind the sixth sense and practice ESP. Everyone is psychic; participants are invited to experience this. Info: 914.672.9741. thescienceofmetaphysics.com.

Homeopathy for our Mental Health – 1-2:30pm. Education Talk on Homeopathy, energy plant and mineral-based medicine for stress, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and more with Board Certified Homeopath, Marina Braun.  $25/pre-registered or $30. The Center for Health and Healing, in Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Family Constellation Workshop – 1-4:30pm. Program allows one to look at events in the family history that impact present life experience; as hidden dynamics are revealed, new solutions emerge. $70/single or $100/couples. Tarrytown location. Info & register: Eve-Marie, 914.844. 6213. EveMarieElkin.com.

Soundscape Meditation – 2-4pm. Experience the physical effects of sound waves designed to correspond to the frequencies of the human chakra system. $10. Energy Movement Center, 925 So St, Peekskill. Preregistration requested. 914.930.1504. EnergyMovementCenter.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 2

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation – Shambhala Tradition. 10:30-11:30am. (1st and 3rd Sundays Monthly). Sitting and Walking Meditation, Dharma Talk, and Sangha Gathering. $15 guest fee. The Center for Health and Healing in Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Family Yoga – 11:45am-12:45pm. Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as partnered breathing exercises. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. $25/2 people, $5 each additional participant. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm.Workshop focuses on the teachings of Joseph Pilates’ principles to properly and safely execute exercise. $25. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregistration required. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Art Journaling Workshop – 1:30-3:30pm. Privacy in a World with No Secrets. $30 in adv, $40 at door. Art Therapy on Hudson Workshops. Info: 914.584.1820.

MONDAY, MARCH 3

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Men’s Group – 7:30-9:30pm. Gather with other holistically minded men to focus on personal development and methods for shaping a healthier and more balanced approach to living, particularly in relationship to others. $200/series of 9 or $30/ea. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113 or TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 4

M.E.L.T Workshop – 11:30am-12:30pm. Come experience this highly effective technique that stretches and hydrates the fascia, offering pain relief and greater freedom and ease of movement. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required:  914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Meditation as a Spiritual Tool – 7:15-8:30pm. Also Tue Mar 11 & 18. Meditation for self-healing and relaxation, to request personal guidance and to send healing to others. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: WainwrightHouse.org.

Thought’s Leading Edge Therapy Group – 7:30-9pm. Also Tue Mar 18. Open house meeting to learn about the masterful techniques of EFT, NLP & energy healing with Elizabeth Pasquale. Be guided to a more full union of one’s best self. $50. Well on the Way, LLC, 222 Westchester Ave, White Plains. 607.351.7024.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5

Women’s Meditation and Vision Board Making – 7-8:30pm. Experience a guided meditation followed by time to create a vision board. $20/includes materials. Wappinger Falls. Jessica: 845.297.3071.

THURSDAY, MARCH 6

Yoga for Golfers & Middle Aged Athletes – Six Thursday evenings. w/ Patty Holmes. The Yoga Garden of White Plains. 82 Prospect St. White Plains. Info: 914.325.7180; yogagardenwp.com.

Meditation with Lawrence Edwards – 7:15-9pm. Lawrence Edwards has returned from Cincinnati and will be leading a monthly Satsang meditation. $20/suggested donation. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113. TrancendenceAtSunRaven.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 7

Mindfulness at Work, with Sharon Salzberg and Janice Marturano –  3/7-3/9. Two perspectives on cultivating a mindful and compassionate experience of work. Garrison Institute. Info/register: 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Electronic Spirit Communication Workshop – 7-9pm w/ Barry Piro. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women who share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $30/session. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP:  914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 8

“Inspiring Change” for International Women’s Day – 9am. Inspirational speeches, stories and walk in solidarity across the Walkway Over the Hudson; browse tables staffed by not-for-profits serving women. Meet on Poughkeepsie side. Register with Loren Hoffman: 845.454.1700, x 1000. Info: wlahv.org.

Health & Wellness Expo 2014 – 11am-4pm. Family Fun and Wellness. Open House, and participants get to use the Club for free from 7am-7pm. Free. Premier Athletic Club. 2127 Albany Post Rd. Montrose. Info:  914.739.7755.

Composting Workshop – 1-3pm. learn how to make compost from a uncooked organic food waste; discussion about hot composting, cold composting, and vermicomposting.  $5. Stony Kill Farm. 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls.
Info: stonykill.org; 845.831.8780.

Seed Saving Planning Workshop – 1-3pm. Learn from Shanyn Segal, seed saving expert, how to plan a garden for effective seed saving from the start; learn about which plants to save and how to plan for storage. Barn F. $20 adult; $5 ages 8-12. Hill Top Hanover Farm. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Reiki I Class – 1-5:30pm Mar 8-9. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, ethics, and hand positions. $150 manual/certificate, Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master, Jikiden Reiki practitioner. Armonk. Register: 914.588.4079. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Journey Through The Seven Gates of Power – 2-4pm. Use meditative processes to initiate and promote wholeness by removing physical and emotional blockages, creating an energetic flow to restore emotional and spiritual freedom. Energy Movement Center, 925 So St, Peekskill. Preregistration requested. 914.930.1504. EnergyMovementCenter.com.

Women’s Circle & Self Breast Massage Workshop – 3-5pm. Learn breast massage for self care, celebration of the body, and gain the physical benefits of improved lymph flow and gland stimulation. $40. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info: Beth Bierko, 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 9

Maple Sugaring Party – 11am-3pm. Greenburgh Nature Center. Rain or Shine. Members/$7 or non-member $12. More info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Sync the Stress – 12-1pm w/Lisa Gold, Integrative Health Coach. What one doesn’t know about stress can harm; begin the journey of balance and live in harmony with the world. $10. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Sound Healing Meditation Workshop – 1-4pm w/Roberta Joy & Crystal Singing Bowls. Spring planting of intentions for peace and harmony in the self and in the world. $22. RSVP/Info: 914. 575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

Meditation & Affirmations Class for Kids – 3-4pm. Kids ages 3 and up experience short meditations and learn how to use positive affirmations. $10 per child. Wellness Through Wisdom Office, 1117 Main St, Fishkill. Jessica: 845.297.3071.

Meditation – 5-6pm. Also Sun March 23. Inspired by ISHTA Yoga, pre-and post-meditative asanas are used to prepare & restore the body, while ancient tools of pranayama, visualization, and mantra are used to still the mind. $15. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 10

Monthly Sounding & Singing Circle – 7-8:30pm. A gathering to sing, be in community, free the voice, and offer healing. No professional/singing experience required. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Free/donations welcome. Info: Beth Bierko, 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Tuesday, MARCH 11

Mindful Eating and Conscious Living – 11am-1pm. 3 Part Series (3/11, 3/25, 4/8 ). Also “Stress, Happiness and Success” and “Interpersonal Relationships and Communication” w/ Jodi Baretz.  Includes meal from Skinny Buddha Organic Kitchen. $150 for all 3. Skinny Buddha Fitness Center, 128 Radio Circle Dr. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.666.9646; myskinnybuddha.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Iyengar Yoga – 11am-12:30pm. Building strength, flexibility, and balance. Ongoing classes. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: WainwrightHouse.org.

NIA Technique – 6:30-7:30pm. Blend of martial arts, dance, and healing arts. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: WainwrightHouse.org.

Yoga Free Play – 7-8:30pm. Enjoy an evening of safety and support exploring yoga, dance, physical expression and freedom accompanied by world music. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. $25. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7:30 pm. While connecting wisdom and energy principles to life, experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $25; students/$15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

Environmental Minded Folk: Get The Real Dirt on Clean – 7:30-8:45pm. What’s toxic and what’s safe; information from Shaklee, the original green company. Presented by The Wellness Transformation Network. GoldensBridge. Free. Info: 914.533.5551.

THURSDAY, MARCH 13

Thought’s Leading Edge Therapy Group – 10:30am-12pm. Also Thur Mar 25. See Mar 4 for details. $50. Well on the Way, LLC, 191 Main St, Ossining.  607.351.7024.

Finger Lakes School of Massage Financial Aid Night – 5:30-7pm. Learn how to fund a massage therapy education at Finger Lakes School of Massage in Westchester. Info on loans, scholarships, VA benefits or grants. Free. RSVP:914.241.7363 x14. FLSM.com.

Reboot/ Rejuvenate & Detox the Body – 5:30-7:30pm. Come sample a variety of juices; learn how to detox the body through juice cleansing with certified holistic nutrition Health Coach Margarita Carreras. Free. Option to test body’s PH for $10. Get Juiced, 8 Market St, Red Hook. 845.835.8402.

Sound As A Path To Healing – 6:30-9:30pm. Also Thurs Mar 20 & 27. Explore the power of sound vibration with singer/sound healer Cynthia Quintanal. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: WainwrightHouse.org.

Dream Catchers Workshop – 7 -9p.m. Learn about the history of dream catchers and make one to take home. $2.50. Stony Kill Farm. 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls.
Info: stonykill.org; 845.831.8780.

77 Questions for Skillful Living Study Group – 7:30-9:30pm. A unique gathering of individuals interested in a more in-depth and practical exploration of the concepts within Michael’s book: 77 Questions for Skillful Living. $200/series of 9 or $30/ea. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113. TrancendenceAtSunRaven.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 14

NIA Technique – 8:30-9:30am. Also Fri Mar 21 & 28. NIA is a sensory-based movement practice, blending martial arts, dance and healing arts. Ongoing classes. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: WainwrightHouse.org.

Expressive Arts Group for Psychotherapists &  Mental Health Professionals – 10am-1pm, Fridays (3/14-3/23). Exploration and creative modalities to experience healing through expressive arts work.  No art experience necessary. $300/ 6-sessions. Info:  Stephanie Buck, Yellow Door Studios, 1 North St., Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: 914.478.4200.

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women who share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $30/session. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP:  914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Archangel Healing Circle – 7-9pm w/Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Couple’s Program: Skillful Relationships – Mar 14-16. 7-9:30pm Mar 14; 12-6pm Mar 15 & 16. Restore the fire and intimacy; find balance, peace, joy and fulfillment. $595/couple. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113. TrancendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Thought’s Leading Edge Therapy Group – 7:30-9pm. Also Fri Mar 28. See Mar 4 for details. $50. Well on the Way, LLC, 222 Westchester Ave, White Plains. 607.351.7024.

SATURDAY, MARCH 15

CPR Course – 9am-3pm. Covers basic first aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator. Certification valid for 2-years from the American Heart Association. $100. Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 45 Reade Pl, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.475.9742.

Open House at Simply Contours – 10am-noon. Visitors are welcome. The first ten people to sign up for treatments receive one free treatment. Simply Contours, 2058 Central Park Ave. Yonkers. Info: 914.337.0443; simplycontours.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 11am-12pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique themes for age’s 13-17yrs.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600.

Starting Seedlings Saturday – 1-3pm. Come learn from the farmers successful tips for starting vegetable or flower seedlings. Barn F. $20/adult; $5/ages 8-12. Hill Top Hanover Farm. 914.962.2368.  HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Meditating w/Tai Chi – 2-3:30pm. Learn one active and one passive form of meditation to develop the mental aspect through physical guidance; let go of the body through the mind, and ultimately let go of the mind. $10. Energy Movement Center, 925 So St, Peekskill. Preregistration requested. 914.930.1504. EnergyMovementCenter.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 16

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation – Shambhala Tradition. 10:30-11:30am. (1st and 3rd Sundays Monthly). Sitting and Walking Meditation, Dharma Talk, and Sangha Gathering. $15 guest fee. The Center for Health and Healing in Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Release Stress w/Energy Healing – 2-3:15. Penny Lavin from the International One Light Healing Touch School leads an experiential class teaching a range of self-healing practices to release stress and develop innate healing ability. Free. Desmond Fish Library, 472 Rte 403, Garrison. Register: 845.424.3020. OLHT1.com.

Yoga Alignment Workshop & Yoga Nidra – 2-4:30pm. Proper alignment and breath are the foundations for a strong yoga practice; refine and deepen the practice through Yoga Nidra. $35. Energy Movement Center, 925 So Street, Peekskill. Preregistration requested. 914.930.1504. EnergyMovementCenter.com.

Shamanic Womb Healing – 2-4:30pm. This unique healing ritual addresses loss and trauma of the female pelvis, womb and uterus. Special breath work and sound vibrations help bring forth suppressed energy in the locked areas of the body. $40. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Pressure Cooking Indian Delights – 2-4:30pm. Come learn how to cook a variety of Indian foods using a pressure cooker. $40/includes a sit-down vegetarian meal. Get Juiced, 8 Market St, Red Hook. Reserve: 917.783.2574.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm. Release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self awareness. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. $30. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 17

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Experience the power of this natural, healing energy by trained masters and practitioners. Open to those trained in Reiki who wish to practice and those not trained who wish to receive healing. Free/donations welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 18

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. Friendly people, healthy breakfast, and speaker: Hasita Nadai presents “Yoga Gaia.” $15 members; $20 non-members. Good Counsel Campus, 52 North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Kinesthetic Ball Work – 7-8pm. Experience a guided release technique which involves lying on rubber balls to self-massage tight areas and create freedom of movement and new self-awareness. Practice deep breathing and holistic yoga philosophy; deepen self understanding. $35/advance or $40. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19

Kids’ Calming Meditation – 6:30-7pm. Kids ages 3 and up experience calming meditations, aromatherapy, and a positive story. $8 per child. Wappingers Falls. Jessica: 845.297.3071.

THURSDAY, MARCH 20

Money Talks: A Financial Literacy Seminar for Parents – 6-7:30pm. This seminar is to help parents in raising financially responsible children; learn ways to talk to children about financial matters and leave with a greater understanding of the importance of financial literacy. Somers Library. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Simrit in Concert – 7:30pm. Simrit’s music and compositions are somehow both uniquely fresh with a contagious uplifting energy, and simultaneously ancient with a deep and sacred appeal. $35/by Mar 10 or $45. Golden Temple Yoga Studio, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 21

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Couples Cooking – 7-9pm. Join a chef led evening of culinary education and enjoyment. Together, learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant quality recipes. Bring a beverage. Barn F. $95/couple. 914.926.2368. Online registration required: HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

SATURDAY, MARCH 22

Reiki Healing Circle – 9-11am w/Marcus Feighery Reiki Master & owner of Synchronicity. $15. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Early Spring Hike – 10am-12pm. Come celebrate the beginning of spring at Hilltop Hanover Farm with a guided trail tour. Bldg C. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/Events.

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop – Mar 22 & Mar 23. 10am-5pm Mar 22 &10am-4pm Mar 23. No painting skills required, only the desire to express and explore one’s creativity. $175/includes materials. Tarrytown, NY. Info: Eve-Marie, 914.844.6213.EveMarieElkin.com.

Workshop for Parents – Noon-3pm. w/ Judith Barr, MHC, LPC, CCMHC. For parents who know their children can trigger them, and want to get to the root of the trigger, to help their children in a way nothing else can. Info: 203.775.5006.

Wellness for Life Health Expo – 12-3pm. Presenters include a pediatrician chiropractor, family counselor; demonstrations of yoga, zumba, African dance; vendors include The Play Place. Free. Woodlands High School, 475 West Hartsdale Ave, Hartsdale. More info: http://bit.ly/1bQOFGa.

Energy Healing & Spirit Guides Workshop – 1-3pm. Penny Lavin from the International One Light Healing Touch School leads an experiential workshop where participants learn to connect with Spirit Guides for healing. Sacred Space, 436 Main St, Beacon. $20 by Mar 15 or $25. Register: 845.742.8494. SeekSacredSpace.com or OLHT1.com.

Vegetable Container Gardening Saturday – 1-3pm. Staff farmers show how to grow plants and/or seeds in containers to have fresh herbs and vegetables in just a few short weeks. Barn F. Registration required/walk-ins welcome. $20, $5 for children under 12. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 23

Anahata — 3 hour workshop on the Mysteries of the Enduring Heart. w/ Patty Holmes. The Yoga Garden of White Plains. 82 Prospect St. White Plains. Info: 914.325.7180; yogagardenwp.com.

Pressure Cooking Indian Delights with Sarah Willis – 12-2:30pm. Come learn how to cook a variety of Indian Foods using a pressure cooker. The class with end with a sit-down vegetarian meal featuring the freshly prepared delicacies. $40. Get Juiced, 8 Market St. Red Hook. Reservations: 917.783.2574.

Kirtan Meditation – 2-4pm. A form of devotional music commonly performed in a call and response style of chanting or singing. Come explore the meditative aspect of song. $10. Energy Movement Center, 925 So St, Peekskill. Preregistration requested. 914.930.1504. EnergyMovementCenter.com.

Introduction to Using Crystals & Crystal Meditation – 3-4:30pm. Learn how to use crystals for healing followed by a guided meditation. $20. Wellness Through Wisdom Office, 1117 Main St, Fishkill.  Jessica: 845.297.3071.

TUESDAY, MARCH 25

Release Stress w/Energy Healing – 6:30-7:45pm. Penny Lavin from the International One Light Healing Touch School leads an experiential class teaching a range of self-healing practices to help participants release stress and develop their innate healing ability. $5. Mahopac Library, 668 Rte 6, Mahopac. Register: 845.628.2009. OLHT1.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Finger Lakes School of Massage Open House – 6-8pm – An evening at Finger Lakes School of Massage to learn about their nationally accredited Massage Therapy program. Family and friends are also welcome. Info: 914.241.7363.FLSM.com.

Putnam Women’s Way and Men – 6:30-8pm. Guest speaker Brad Lehrer speaks on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, and introduces MyEmergencyKey. $10 per person. Mamma Rosa Ristorante at 252 New York 100, Somers. Info: 845.282.6671.

The Omnivore’s Dilemma/What to Eat? – 7pm. Based on Michael Pollan’s best seller, a discussion of diet & health trends for anti-aging. Free. Irvington Library, 12 Astor St, Irvington. Info: Dr Michael Kennis, 914.231.7691.

Holistic Moms Network: Speaker on Gardasil Vaccine –7:30p.m. Dr. EvaVanamee, adjunct assistant professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, speaks about her research on the controversial vaccine Gardasil. Free. Rye Public Library, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

THURSDAY, MARCH 27

Ladies Night Out – 6:30-9:30pm. An evening of shopping, pampering, eating, and mingling to benefit the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life Fishkill event. $25 includes: 3 luminaria bags, hot & cold buffet, soft drinks, and dessert buffet; cash bar separate. Grandview, Poughkeepsie. Hosted by All Sport Health & Fitness. 845.896.5678.

FRIDAY, MARCH 28

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women who share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $30/session. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Monthly Meditation Class – 7:30pm. Rona Levine, Reiki Master, yoga instructor, certified hypnotist, and shamanic practitioner leads meditation practice and experiential movement to provide deeper insights and personal awareness. $20. Chapel at Croton Falls, Rte 22, Croton Falls. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 29

AST for Bodyworkers at Finger Lakes School of Massage– Mar 29-Mar 30. Advanced Stretching Techniques (AST) focuses on accessing different muscle groups using a variety of stretches done on clients via the table and floor. 10 CEU credits. Requirement: Licensed Massage Therapist. Sign up: FLSM.com under workshops.

Tai Chi/21Form – 9am-3:30pm. Grand Master Ren Guang Yi returns to teach the 21 Form designed for Lou Reed that enables one to practice Tai Chi where space is limited. $140. Energy Movement Center, 925 So St, Peekskill. Preregistration required: 914.930.1504. EnergyMovementCenter.com.

Reiki One Certification – 9:30am-3:30pm. Eileen Savage, Reiki Master/Teacher. Participants receive a certificate for successful completion. $115/member or $140. Wainwright House, Rye. More info:WainwrightHouse.org.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 9am-5pm w/Marcus Feighery Reiki Master & owner of Synchronicity. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Weave of Life – 10am-4pm. Art Therapy on Hudson Workshops. Weaving as a Metaphor and Mode for Healing. $120 in adv, $135 at door.  Info: 914.584.1820.

3rd Annual Sacred Being Health and Wellness Fair – 10am-4pm. Learn about holistic health with free healings, consultations and wellness workshops. Free admission, and open to public. Info: Karen 845. 849.2205; green-brain.org.

Hudson Valley Writers Presentation – 10:30am-12pm. Meet members of HVWW to talk about the craft of writing, learn more about the organization and read from their works in progress. A warm-up writing exercise with the audience is optional. Q&A period with light refreshments. Free. Registration required. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Reiki I Class – 1pm. Learn this ancient art of hands on healing in a two day course that also incorporates everything needed to know about the chakra system. Walk away as a certified Reiki Practitioner with the ability to go anywhere and work in the field of healing. Shima: 917.279.9577.

Energy Practices for Health and Renewal – 1-1:45pm. Penny Lavin from the International, One Light Healing Touch Schools leads an experiential class teaching a range of self-healing practices to release stress and blockages opening to one’s innate healing ability. Sacred Being Health and Wellness Fair, Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie. Register: green-brain.org.

New Volunteer Orientation – 1-3pm. Enjoy a tour of the farm and learn how to help.  914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Roland Comtois – 6pm. Internationally renown medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and the famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing. $70. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. StarVisionsCommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

The Blooming Seed presents The Elmyr Quartet – 7:30pm The Elmyr Quartet brings zeal and enthusiasm to repertoire from classical to contemporary. Isra-Alien, a high- energy acoustic guitar duo, opens. $12/door includes coffee; dessert cash bar. Inside Temple Beth Shalom., 760 Rt. 6, Mahopac. TheBloomingSeedCoffeeHouse on Facebook.

SUNDAY, MARCH 30

Moving Beyond “Stuckness” – ACT & Art Therapy Workshop for Practitioners. $60 in adv, $70 at door. Art Therapy on Hudson Workshops. Info: 914.584.1820.

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors, readers and a whole new kind of body-mind-spirit-green expo. Doubletree Hotel, 455 So Broadway, Tarrytown. Exhibitor spots available. AwakenFair.com.

Reiki II Class – 1pm. Learn this ancient art of hands on healing in a two day course that also incorporates everything needed to know about the chakra system. Walk away as a certified Reiki Practitioner with the ability to go anywhere and work in the field of healing. Anyone looking to be attuned to Reiki Master can also call Universal Healing Arts Connection. Shima: 917.279.9577.

Introduction to Yoga Nidra – 2-3:30pm. Nidra or yogic sleep is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while maintaining full consciousness. Be guided inward and withdraw from sensory stimulation entering a state that some call lucid dreaming. $10. Energy Movement Cntr, 925 So St, Peekskill. Preregistration required: 914.930.1504. EnergyMovementCenter.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Mythology, guided meditations and symbolic ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a journal or notebook. $20/members or $25.Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

MONDAY, MARCH 31

The Orange Box: A Conversation with Thomas Moore – Mar 31-Apr 2. The author of Care of the Soul hosts a retreat on creativity and community. Garrison Institute. Info & register: 845.424.4800. GarrisonInstitute.org.

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

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

Frog Music – 10-11:30am. The sounds of spring begin with a chorus of frogs. Explore a vernal pool and watch and listen as spring explodes. Wear boots that can get wet. $5/nonmembers. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.
Release Stress w/Energy Healing Workshop – 10:30am-12noon w/Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch Int’l Healing School. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop innate healing ability. Mt. Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mt Kisco. Free. 914.864.0038; onelighthealingtouch.com.
Family Constellation Work – 1-4:30pm. Beyond psychology, an approach that looks at present life experience within the context of the family “field” and family history; as hidden dynamics are revealed, new solutions emerge. Tarrytown location. Eve-Marie, LMSW, LCAT; 914.909.6292.
Herbal Healing Garden Design Workshop – 2-4pm. Design an herb garden with traditional Native American herbs that can grow locally. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown. $20. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.
Become a Yoga Teacher – 5:30-6:30pm. Learn more about deepening one’s yoga practice and becoming a yoga teacher with Lara Azzarito Ward. Graceful Planet, 7 Berkshire Rd. Sandy Hook, CT.  Info: 860.354.6241; lotusgardensyoga.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

Holistic Pet Care for Cats and Dogs – 1-4pm. Discover techniques to help pets relax and have a better quality of life. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $40. 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.
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.
Candlelit Kundalini and Meditation – 5:30-7pm. Work on all aspects of the self using mental forces, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras, and relaxation. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $20/pre-register by 4/1. Questyogaarts.com.
Adult Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm (4/3 & 4/25) w/ Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. Bi-monthly group. 531 Central Park Ave., Ste. 304, Scarsdale. $15. 914.722.1989.

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

Release Stress w/Energy Healing Workshop – 6:30-8pm w/Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch Int’l Healing School. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop innate healing ability. Carmel Reed Library, Rt. 52 & Rt. 6, Carmel.  Free. 845.225.2439; onelighthealingtouch.com.
Water Demo – 7pm. 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.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

Healing Circle of Light – 12-1pm. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. All welcome. Free.  914.730.0155 or 914.400.7056; spiritinside.net.
Journal “Spilling” – 6-7pm. Experience creative endeavors for adults and teens. The John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St., Shrub Oak. Free. 914.245.5262 x227; yorktownlibrary.org.
Optimal Health Care Panel – 7-9pm. Bring questions for a discussion with holistic practitioners. Brewster Adult Ed. Info: 845.279.5051×154.

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

Whole Foods Cooking Class Series – 9:15-11:45am (4/7 & 4/14). Learn quick, easy and tasty recipes using all organic ingredients; low fat, wheat-free, and gluten-free. $160/2-class series or “bring a friend” discount – $145/series per person. Hawthorne. Reservations required. 914.769.8745; yogashine.com.
Pranayama & Meditation – 11:15-12:15 (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28) w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT. A practice that fosters the ability to direct ones own energy, and concentrate the mind. YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $18/first class at studio free. 845.225.9642.
Holistic Moms Network – 6:30-8:30pm. Special guest Julia Trunzo of Fishkill Farms discusses organic pest management, companion planting, composting, and ways to involve kids in gardening. Desmond-Fish Library Program Room, Rt. 9D & 403, Garrison. 917.975.8623; holisticmoms.org.
Best Sleep Tips – 7-8pm. A panel of health and wellness practitioners reaches into their tool kits to assist in creating the best personalized sleep habits to meet needed rest and recovery. The Art of Healing, 1 Front St., Patterson. Donation.  845.878.4325.
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.
Managing Stress Through Yoga – 7-8:30pm w/Corey Esannason & Christine Racanelli, PhD. Learn new skills to assist in self-regulation, stress reduction, and the potential for positive change. Quest Yoga Arts.11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $40/paid preregistration by 4/4. Questyogaarts.com.
Mindful Eating – 7:30pm w/Natalie Dalessio-Gruneberg. Program includes basic nutrition information, learning to become aware of hunger cues, recipe modification and more. The John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St., Shrub Oak. Free. 914.245.5262 x227; yorktownlibrary.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 8

Book Signing/Seminar – 7-9pm w/Diana Cooper, internationally acclaimed angel & orb expert; author and founder of the School of Angels and Ascension, speaks about the information in the book, “Keys to the Universe”. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $35/pre-registrations required. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

Access Healing Potential – Time TBA. (4/9 & 4/10) w/Penny Lavin of One Light Healing Touch Int’l School. Learn 6 self-healing practices and 4 techniques for healing the self and others. 11 CEUs – NYSNA and NCBTMB. Wainwright House. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.
Gluten-Free Baking – 9am-12noon (4/9 & 4/16). Chef Laurie Gershorgn shows how to limit or remove wheat/wheat products from the diet, preparing delicious dishes with whole grains. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. $20. 914.962.2368 x2.
2012 and Beyond – 9am-5pm w/Diana Cooper, internationally acclaimed angel & orb expert, author and founder of the School of Angels & Ascension. Katonah Library. $100. Pre-register required with Awakenings. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.
Reiki Event – 10am-2pm. Help welcome Reiki Master Barbara Tierney to Body Kneads Massage Therapy of Mahopac. Sample Reiki & chair massage, snacks and beverages served.  880 South Lake Blvd., Ste.102, Mahopac. Free. 914.907.2037.
Mythic Tarot Workshop – 10am-5pm (4/9 & 4/10). Through guided meditation, mythology, instruction, and practical experience, learn to use the Mythic Tarot as a visual guidepost through life stories. Bring copy of The Mythic Tarot deck. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $120. 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.
Crystals and Rocks: The Stone People – 11am-4pm w/Judith Star-Medicine. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. $60 or $50/member. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.
Painting From the Inside Out Workshop –12-4pm. Come explore, experiment and play while painting, allowing spontaneity to release creativity and affect life. No skills required.  Tarrytown location. $55 by 4/4 or $65. Eve-Marie, 914.909.6292; paintinginsideout.com.
Wellness Screenings – 12-3pm. Adrenals, toxicity load, nutritional advice, and spinal screenings available. Sponsored by the Foundation for Wellness Professionals, Dr. Lawrence G. Stern, Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, PC. Jefferson Valley Mall. Info/914.864.2222.
Activate Intuition – 12-5pm w/Pam Cucinell. Using the Major Arcana of the Tarot, receive an experiential introduction using guided meditation and images to awaken intuition. Participants experience mini-readings. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $100/pre-registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.
Fermented Foods Workshop – 1-3pm. Learn to make kimchi, sauerkraut, chutney and relish from local foods. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown. $20. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

Reiki Healing Circle – 11am-1pm. Reiki is an ancient natural healing technique. Circle open to all levels of experience and training. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $20. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net
Build a Pizza Box Solar Oven – 1pm. Recycle a pizza box into a real solar oven and learn about the power of the sun. Kids welcome. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 197 Manville Rd., Pleasantville.  $20; $15/kids. 914.589.6744.
Indoor Worm Composting Class – 1-3pm. Turn kitchen veggie scraps into a nutrient dense soil and construct a worm bin in this fun, eco-friendly workshop. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 197 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. $20 +$10/materials fee. 914.589.6744; skillsoffthegrid.com.
Conquering Contrary Spaces – 1-3:30pm w/Colleen Breeckner. Hatha sequence designed to develop strength in the practice that makes accessible some of the more difficult asanas like handstand and arm balances. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $40/preregister.  Questyogaarts.com.
Meditation and Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden. Join a thought provoking discussion form a yogic perspective, followed by guided meditation. Second Sunday of each month. YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642.
Monthly Kirtan – 3pm w/Satya Franche & Ma Kirtan. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye. $10/advance, $15/door. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.
American Healing Traditions – 3:30pm. Learn how Native Americans approached healing and used natural herbs and local plants. Participate in Native American talking circle. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 197 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. $20. 914.589.6744.
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/preregister by 4/8. Questyogaarts.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 11

Book Signing: The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family from Hidden Household Dangers – 6-7pm. w/ authors Dr. Myron Wentz and Dave Wentz. Lincoln Center’s, Alice Tulley Hall, 1941 Broadway, NYC. Info: MyHealthyHome.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 12

Westchester Holistic Network Breakfast – 8-10am.Gather with holistically-minded to enjoy an organic breakfast and a speaker in a beautiful setting. April speaker, Cathy Wilke, “The Yoga of Marketing.”  $18 Non-members; $15 members.  914.422.1784; WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.
Trigger Point Massage Class – 7-8:30pm. Find out what trigger points are, how they affect health, and learn at-home therapies to release stress in the affected areas. Bring friend/family member to work with. Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, Mount Kisco. 914.864.2222.
Angelic Guided Meditation – 7-9pm w/Francine Vale. Come into alignment with the Higher Self creating greater self-empowerment so life becomes more peaceful and harmonious. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 15

Channeled Meditation – 7:15-8:45pm w/Suzy Meszoly. Have a deeply physical experience during the channeled meditation which realigns imbalances, addresses illness and tunes one’s frequency to a higher resonance. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $50/registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

Volunteers Landscape Day – 9am-2pm. Horticulturists, gardeners and landscape enthusiasts of all skill levels welcome. Rain or shine. Lunch served. Please dress appropriately for woodland terrain and bring work gloves. 584 Route 9D, Garrison. Register: 845.424.3812.
Garden Readiness – 10am-12noon. Receive tips and techniques for greening up the grounds for spring with Master Gardener Maggie Pichura. $5/nonmembers. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x11; teatown.org.
Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-6pm.Cutting-edge wellness of body, mind and spirit. Over 100 practitioners, speakers, readers and vendors with info about self care, living green, etc.  $10 online thru April 14; $15 at door. Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown. Info: AwakenFair.com.
Introducing Image Keys – 10:30am-3:30pm. Learn how to raise and maintain a Higher Consciousness with unique tools for transformation and spiritual awakening. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $44. Registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.
Psychic Saturday – 11am-4pm. Learn to empower the self with good decisions for all life’s issues by finding the path to higher understanding. $60/30mins and $100/45mins. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.
Book Signing – 11:30-1:30pm w/Roland Comtois, International speaker and author of “And Then There Was Heaven, A Journey of Hope and Love”. Chat with Roland and experience impromptu connections with those on the other side. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave Katonah. Free. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.
Befriend The Body – 2-5pm w/Shamanic Practitioner Mikki Davis. Explore what it means to take care of the self via lively discussions, journaling, body-centered meditation, and creative play in a sacred space. Liberation Yoga and Wellness Center, 900 S. Lake Blvd, Mahopac. $40. 845.803.8389.
Monthly Kirtan & Drumming Circle – 7pm. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester (UU Coffee House), 236 South Bedford Rd. /Rt. 172, Mt Kisco. 914.241.1360.

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-4:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 4/14-4/19. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $45/workshop. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.
Rising Star Healing System Initiation – 5-9pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 4/14-4/19. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.
Candlelit Kundalini and Meditation – 5:30-7pm. Work on all aspects of the self using mental forces, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras, and relaxation. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $20/pre-register by 4/15. Questyogaarts.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

Prema Birthing Certification Class – 5:30-8:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 4/14-4/19. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson.  917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20

Awakening the Hidden Storyteller – 6pm. Join award-winning author and storyteller Robin Moore for a journey to unleash inner creativity. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. Free/space limited. 203.874.4252; learn.edu/events.

THURSDAY, APRIL 21

Group Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-9pm. Certified hypnotherapist Saundra Blum leads group gently down the path to examine how past experiences influence life today. $35.  Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $35. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

Bee Keeping Workshop Series – 10am-12:30pm, 13 Saturdays over the year. w/ D J Haverkamp. Class room lectures and hands-on experience.$160. John Jay Homestead, Katonah.914.232.7173; Bedfordbee.com.
Rock & Roll Kirtan – 7pm. Featuring Satya Franche, Ma Kirtan, and others. A night of ecstatic sacred chanting set to deeply soulful, lively modern grooves. Garrison Gold Club, 2015 US 9, Garrison. $20/advanced, $30/door. Satyafranche.com.  

MONDAY, APRIL 25

Sustainable Design for the Cheap & Lazy – 6pm w. Michael Molinelli. This exciting program is an investigation on what green architecture really is and how it affects life. Somers Library. Preregister at 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

TUESDAY, APRIL 26

Teach Them How to Find Us Workshop – 5:30-7pm w/Robin C. Mueller. Experience a guided journey to the Angelic Realm to speak to an Angel, Guide or loved one. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. $100/registration required. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.
Green Drinks Westchester – 6-8pm. Informal, social networking group built around a common interest in the natural environment. Flying Pig, 251 Lexington Ave, Mt. Kisco.Info: Call Dani 914.403.5149.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27

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. 917.843.9055; livehealthynewyork.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 28

Grand Opening of Green Design Expo – 4pm. Ribbon-cutting ceremony of this new store offering green products for home, school and office, involves area students. 640 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale. Info: 914.902.5305; GreenDesignExpo.net.
Childbirth Preparation Class – 6:45-9pm Six consecutive Wednesdays at The Yoga Yurt in Chappaqua. $350/couple includes 6 sessions + 1 postpartum visit. Contact Victoria Gearity, 917.685.671;  BirthingFromWithinWestchester.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 29

Jean Houston: What Would You Do If You Could Not Fail? – 4/28-5/1. The first of a dramatic series of weekends comprising Jean Houston’s 2011 Mystery School, focusing on claiming the power of intention.Garrison Institute. Info/register: 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.
Uncovering Potential/Opening to Possibility – 7-9:30pm w/Gabrielle Semel, RYT.  Take a look at the energetic body with respect to the elements through asana, yantra, meditation and journaling. No experience necessary. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $40. 845.225.9642.

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

Access Healing Potential – Time TBA. (4/30 & 5/1) w/Penny Lavin of One Light Healing Touch Int’l School. Learn 6 self-healing practices and 4 techniques for healing the self and others. 11 CEUs – NYSNA and NCBTMB. E. Fishkill location. 845.878.5165; onelighthealingtouch.com.
11th Annual World Tai Chi & Qigong Day – 9am-3pm. Chinese cultural event with demos, lion and ribbon dance, musicians, crafts and more. Hammond Museum, 28 Deveau Rd., North Salem. Info/ 914.262.1478
Free Yoga Classes at Graceful Planet – 9:30am-5:30pm. Enjoy five free classes with Lotus Gardens Yoga Schools graduating students. Classes are one hour beginning at 9:30am. 7 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook, CT . 860.354.6241; lotusgardensyoga.com.
Movement As A Way To Agelessness – 10am-12pm. Discover how Trager® and the timeless wisdom of Qigong (energy development) can help achieve a more ageless body. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $35/registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.
Backyard Chickens 101 – 10am-12noon. Come learn about raising these wonderful animals in one’s own backyard and meet some new chicks. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights. $20/pp, $5/children. Registration required: 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.
Wildflower and Native Plant Sale – 10am-12pm. Wide variety of plants available with expert planting advice.  Transform a landscape into a haven for wildlife and diversity. The Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd. Valhalla. Info: 914.606.7870; nativeplantcenter.org.
SPCA of Westchester Dog Walk & Pet Fair – 10am-2pm. Live music, food, refreshments, games and crafts for children, and shopping in the Fair’s vendor village to benefit homeless animals. Info: SPCA914.org; 914.941.2896 x. 22.
Getting in Touch With Spiritual Guides – 10am-5pm w/Valerie Stiehl. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. $90 or $75/member. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.
Edible Mushrooms & Poisonous Look-A-Likes – 1pm. This program answers questions such as “What is a mushroom, how many kinds are there, what are their functions in the environment and which are edible”?  $5/nonmembers. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 1

Introduction to Permaculture Lecture – w/ Cameron Kelly. “How Permaculture Can Heal the Planet-Starting in Your Own Back Yard!” Emanuel Lutheran Church, Pleasantville. Register/info: Cameron:  914.589.6744.

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.
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