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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

Tapping, Two-day Workshop – Aug 1-2. Learn how to mine the Akash and be hypnotically regressed to past lives that hold important keys to happiness in this life. Powerful. Crystal Temple, Larchmont. Info, Diane: 914.575.8170. QuantumEFT.com.au/package.

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Hear history of Reiki and its uses. Learn hand positions, energy flow exercises, guided meditations and more. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/Reiki I and II pricing options: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Community Yoga Class – 11:30am-12:45pm. 1st Sat. Practice in a sacred space. All levels. Free. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. Register/info: Info: 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

The Hudson Valley Exposition – Noon-9pm. Rain or shine. Showcases for holistic wellness and energy, artisan marketplace, restaurant row, performers, food, craft beer and wines and laser light show. Riverfront Green Park in Peekskill. Info: 914.737.3600. HVExposition.com.

Meditation/Reiki Circle – 7-8pm. Experience one-on-one Reiki in a group setting to help participants relax, ground and heal. Donation. Art of Astrology, Info, Julie: 914.835.7015. SpiritualHealingSpa.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

Yoga, Meditation + Healthy Lunch – 10am-3pm. Outside Yoga, meditation on the ground, learn dry skin blush, and fresh lunch made by chef. $60. Hudson Valley Healing, 122 Belvedere Rd, Beacon. 917.312.6188, hudsonvallyhealing.jimdo.com, mtbodyworklab.com.

Pre-Natal Yoga – Aug 2-23. 10:30-11:30am. With Danielle Guillet. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for requirements of the pregnant body. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 3

Pre-Natal Yoga – Aug 3-24. 6:45-7:45pm. With Jessica Outlaw. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for requirements of the pregnant body. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.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, AUGUST 4

Reiki Level III: Master Practitioner – Aug 4, 11, 18 & 24. 6-9:30pm. Prerequisite 6-12 months of Reiki practice at Level II. Attune to the Master Symbol. Learn Reiki grids, aura clearing and more. $550. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

Teacher Training Info Session – An opportunity to learn about the upcoming Riverstone Yoga teacher training program. Free. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all attuned to Reiki Level l or higher. Take this opportunity to both share and receive the healing energy of Reiki. $10 requested donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Beginner Workshop – Aug 5-26. 7-8pm. With Laura Jensen. Step-by-step instruction through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

Second Annual Bird Cage Fundraiser – 6-8pm. To benefit Sharp Again Naturally. Music, food, drink, and good company. $15 includes appetizers; cash bar, door prizes and raffles. Pinnacle at Heritage Hills, 100 West Dr, Somers. RSVP/Info: Wing-NY.com/event-calendar.

Evening of Heavenly Connections With Mediums – 6:30-10pm. With Maura, Hudson Valley Medium and Tamara, Southern Belle Medium. Loving and healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Includes dinner with cash bar. Four Brothers Restaurant, Mahopac. Tickets: Luvsblessings.com. Info: 845.661.8295.

MELT Series – Aug 6-27. 7-8:15pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and decreases accumulated stress caused by repetitive postures and movements. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Ying-Yang Fundraiser – 7:45-9pm. Healing practice of active and restorative postures followed by Yoga Nidra meditation. $20. Preregistration required. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

Evening of Heavenly Connections With Mediums – 6:30-10pm. With Maura, Hudson Valley Medium and Tamara, Southern Belle Medium. Loving and healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Includes dinner with cash bar. Trattoria 160 Italian Restaurant, Pleasantville. Tickets: Luvsblessings.com. Info: 845.661.8295.

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.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9

Family Meditation at Chuang Yen Monastery – 9-10am. Ages 5 and up w/ parent or guardian, includes Buddhist stories; part of their regular Sunday morning meditation program. Kuan Yin (Meditation) Hall, Chuang Yen Monastery, 2020 Rte. 301, Carmel. Free/donations. Info: BAUS.org.

Natural Awakenings Wellness Village at the Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market – 10am-2pm. Kick-off Wellness Village will feature chair massage, cold laser therapy for pain and natural bug repellent. Location info: HudsonValleyFarmersMarket.org.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12

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.

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.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13

Prenatal Teacher Training Certification – 8/13-8/16. Structuring and sequencing, asana modifications by trimester, key restorative postures, as well as, alignment and anatomy. $600. Member; $650. Non-member. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Network Spinal Analysis and Reorganizational Healing Workshop – 7-8:30pm. W/ Lawrence Stern, DC. Greater self-awareness and conscious awakening of relationships between body, mind, emotion and more. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x12.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Use the lunar cycle to realize intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm.With Robin C. Mueller spiritual medium who utilizes her gifts of clairvoyance, clairaudience and clairsentience giving messages of love and support from the spirit world. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Register 914.730.0155.

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15

Peachtopia Festival – 11am-4pm. Peach pie baking contest, live music from the Eric Hill Band, Tractor wagon rides through the orchard. Lots of white, yellow and donut peaches picking. Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction. FishkillFarms.com.

Meditation/Reiki Circle – 7-8pm. Experience one-on-one Reiki in a group setting to help attendees relax, ground and heal. Donation. Art of Astrology, Info, Julie: 914.835.7015. SpiritualHealingSpa.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 16

Family Meditation at Chuang Yen Monastery – 9-10am. Ages 5 and up w/ parent or guardian, includes Buddhist stories; part of their regular Sunday morning meditation program. Kuan Yin (Meditation) Hall, Chuang Yen Monastery, 2020 Rte. 301, Carmel. Free/donations. Info: BAUS.org.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $25 preregistered. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 17

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.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify kids 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.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21

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, AUGUST 22

New Dawn Foundation’s 4th Annual Health & Wellness Expo – 10am-5pm. $35 cash admission entitles participants to sessions with all the practitioners. The New Dawn Foundation, 590 Davenport Ave.New Rochelle. Info: 914.632.8084. TheNewDawnFoundation.org.

DeCicco’s 4th Annual Local Food Festival – 11am-4pm. Over 50 local food vendors, including farmers, bakers, cheese makers and brewers with samples and info at tasting tables. Fun activities for kids. DeCicco & Son, 50 Independent Way, Brewster. Info: DeCiccoAndSons.com. 845.278.0836.

Now at Woodfrog Pond – 2pm. Hike to the Woodfrog Pond with naturalist and get hands-on with some of the local residents. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 23

Childbirth Education Series – 1-3pm (8/23, 8/30 & 9/13). Discussion on stages of labor, medical interventions and healthy choices. Breath work, movement, and massage techniques will be offered.  $180/3 sessions. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco.  Register: questyogaarts.com. 914.241.YOGA.

OLHT Meditation for Self-Healing & Renewal – 2:30-4pm. Self-healing practices. Receive energy healing from Penny Lavin, OLHT Instructor/Practitioner. $20 session. $45 three-session series. One Light Healing Touch Energy Healing & Mystery School, Lagrangeville. Penny: 845.878.5165. olht1.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26

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.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With Healer and Author Brett Bevell. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29

Reiki Master Class – Aug 29 & 30. 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675/pp includes both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30

Holistic Moms Network: A Tempting Taste of Delicious Gardens – 10am-12pm. Social and educational event. Tastings by Farmigo. Open to all local HMN chapter members and interested future members. 180 Rte 117 Bypass Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP required: Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn sacred Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Experience a guided meditation to meet Reiki guides and more. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 31

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.

MELT: Strength – 11:30-12pm. Innovative class that uses body rollers to release tension and stress within the body and mind. $30. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

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

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Visit www.WakeUpNaturally.com to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

SummerScape 2014 & Bard Music Festival – Ongoing through Aug 14. Franz Schubert & His World. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson.

Wassaic Project Summer Festival – Aug 1-Aug 3. Free multi-disciplinary celebration of art, music, dance, and community. 100 artists, 25 bands, screenings and dance pieces. Camping onsite. The Maxon Mills, 37 Furnace Bank Rd, Wassaic. Shuttle from train. WassaicProject.org.

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.

Home Circle: Spirit Communication – 7-9pm w/Adam Bernstein. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

Hearing Seminar – 10:30am-12:30pm. 20-30 minute presentation on how the auditory system works and how the brain processes information to understand speech; followed by a short hearing clinic with hearing screenings. Free. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Finger Lakes School of Massage’s 1st Annual Westchester Wellness Fair –11am-4pm. Brief 30 minute information sessions on many different wellness topics with live demonstrations of various healing modalities that lead to better health. Activities for children included. Free. Info: FLSM.com.

Bold/Beautiful/Breathtaking Butterflies – 2pm. From chrysalis to butterfly, come learn all about butterflies and what makes them fascinating and important to the world. Recommended for children ages 8 and younger. Members/$5, or $8pp. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, AUGUST 4

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

Monthly Singing & Sounding Circle – 7-8:30pm. Come together to sing, be in community, free the voice and experience vibrational sound healing. No singing experience required; come to sing or simply to listen and receive. Free/donations welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 5

The Center for Natural Wellness Open House – 6pm. Learn about massage therapy training, continuing education for body workers, and discounted massages at the student clinic. 3 Cerone Commercial Dr, Albany. Info: 518.489.4026. CNWSMT.com.

Reiki Practitioner Share – 6:30pm. Free gathering of Reiki practitioners to replenish reserves. Share and receive Reiki energy with a loving community of Reiki practitioners. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

M.E.L.T. Workshop – 7-8:15pm. Join Marisa Duffy to learn this simple at-home treatment to stretch and hydrate the body’s connective tissue; alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, look and feel better and younger. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 7

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 11:15am-12:45pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts & how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Midsummer Kids’ Night – 4-7:30pm. Come play, learn and explore; open house with games and activities to expand visual thinking. Welcome kids of all ages, 4-104. Free. Office of Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Finger Lakes School of Massage Financial Aid Night – 5:30-7pm. Learn all about funding an education whether applying for loans, scholarships or other options like VA benefits or grants. Free. RSVP: 914.241.7363. FLSM.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 8

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.

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9

Second Saturday Beacon – A city-wide celebration of the arts: special events, gallery openings, artist receptions & culinary tastings. Many galleries and shops stay open until 9pm. Free. BeaconArts.org/events/second-Saturday.

Preserving the Harvest: Canning – 9am-12pm. Join Will Summers of the Stony Point Center for this hands-on canning workshop and learn how to turn tomatoes into tasty salsas and sauces that will last the rest of the year. $25. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.9622368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Introduction to Massage Therapy Seminar –10am-4pm. One-day seminar exploring Massage Therapy as a career. Participants receive a relaxing 90min massage from current students. Be introduced to foundational elements of the sciences in a sample class. $50. Register: 914.241.7363. Info: FLSM.com.

Reiki I Weekend Class – 12-4pm Aug 9-10 w/Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master, Jikiden Reiki practitioner. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, chakras, hand positions, and 4 attunements. $150/manual & certificate. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Rte 172, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Register by Aug. 4: 914.588.4079.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10

Foraged: A Wild Edibles Walk & Taste – 1-2:30pm. Walk the Stone Barns Center landscape exploring the season’s wild edibles; learn how to spot them, a recipe demonstration and tasting. $30. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, Pocantico Hills. Info: 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org.

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7pm. Honoring the Mother Earth and the light of the Goddess within each of us. Requested donation of $10. Located at The Annex, Poughkeepsie. Directions & address: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 11

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. All welcome. $15/students or $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Rte 172, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. RSVP required: 914.588.4079.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 12

Putnam County Over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tuesdays. Get empowered, connected and inspired; make great connections and meet new friends. Free/members or $25. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com

Tea & Stones – 6:30pm. Over a cup of tea, enjoy a free hour seminar exploring a different stone each month from the magical mineral kingdom. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Women’s Entrepreneurial Networking Group – 12-2pm. B.I.G./Believe Inspire Grow, offers women entrepreneurs a positive and supportive community of peers, relevant business information and meaningful relationship building opportunities. First meeting free. Info: 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14

Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Pairing Series –5:30-7:30pm. Food samplings paired with wines; tour of Locust Grove’s kitchen gardens and weather permitting, enjoy a Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn. $27/advance. Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.454.4500. LGNY.org.

Women’s Independent Networking Group: Birdcage Party – 6-8:30pm. Fundraiser for Support Connection gathers on the patio of the Pinnacle at Heritage Hills in Somers for appetizers. $15 cash attendance fee, cash bar and all white dress code. Info/RSVP: Wing-NY.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15

Personal Trainers & Physical Therapist Appreciation Night – 5:15-7:15pm. Offering 60 minute complimentary massages to local personal trainers and physical therapists for all they give to the community. Finger Lakes School of Massage, Westchester. RSVP or more info: 914.241.7363.

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

Couples Cooking – 7-9pm w/Chef Maria Reina, Executive Chef and owner of Bella Cucina Maria. Learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant-quality recipes. $95 per couple. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16

Overcoming Self Sabotage – 12pm. Life Coach Luciana Millet focuses on healing from within to overcome self sabotage in all areas of life. Free. Into Me Wellness Center, 250 Tarrytown Rd, White Plains. RSVP: 914.358.4514.

Backyard: Organic Gardening at Home – 1-2:30pm. Learn how to design a beautiful, productive garden that’s right for the region, increases soil health. Create and enjoy continuous harvests. $20. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, Pocantico Hills. Info: 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org 914.366.6200.

Farm2Table: Farm Fresh Dinner at Meadowland Farm – 6-9pm. Complete farm-to-table meal prepared by Chef Sara Lukasiewicz, featuring locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, roast pork and Sugarwash Moonshine. $125 donation benefits The Clinton Historical Society. Clinton Corners. Info: MeadowlandFarmNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 17

Composting for the Whole Family – 10am. Come discover the magic of compost and learn how easy it can be to turn yard and food waste into valuable fertilizer for the garden. $5/members or $8. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY AUGUST 18

Tween Yoga Camp – 9-11am Aug 18-21 for ages 9-12. Desiree Delgrosso engages children in a dynamic yoga program that bridges the transition from childhood to teenager. $125. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Teen Yoga Camp – 3-6pm Aug 18-21 for ages 13-16. Desiree Delgrosso leads this empowering yoga program which eases the transition from summer to the demands of school. $195. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19

Dutchess County Fair – Aug 19-Aug 24. Second largest county fair in NY is a showplace for agriculture, carnival rides and games; free shows and attractions all day. Enjoy cooking demos, shop for fine arts & crafts and other vendors. $15/adults; under 12yrs/free. 6550 Springbrook Ave, Rhinebeck. Info: DutchessFair.com.

Massage Exploration Workshop – 6pm. The Center for Natural Wellness offers massage therapy training, continuing education for body workers, and discounted massages at its student clinic. 3 Cerone Commercial Dr, Albany. Info: 518.489.4026. CNWSMT.com.

Qigong Workshop – 7-8 pm with Nadiya Nottingham. $6. Registration required. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

Finger Lakes School of Massage Open House – 6-8pm. Learn more about this nationally accredited Massage Therapy program; family and friends are welcome to join. Please call school admissions with any questions: 914.241.7363. FLSM.com.

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22

Electronic Voice Phenomenon Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm w/Barry Piro. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24

Worm Bin – 2pm. Worms compost food waste indoors all year round. Learn to make a worm bin by up-cycling a disposable styrofoam cooler. Pre-registration required and closes one week prior to event. $12/members or $15 includes bin. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

MONDAY, AUGUST 25   

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks – Home of Franklin D Roosevelt; Vanderbilt Mansion; Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site; and Top Cottage, FDR’s retreat. Enjoy a guided tour of the homes, walk the trails and stroll through the lovely gardens Info: 845.229.5320. NPS.gov.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

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, AUGUST 30

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

Seed Saving for the Home Gardener – 10am-12pm. Shanyn Siegel teaches this practical, hands-on workshop. $20. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Fermented Foods – 1-3pm w/Mike Fedison, head farmer at Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish. Hands-on workshop on the benefits of fermented foods; learn how to make sauerkraut and kimchi from scratch. $25. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 31

Creating A Sacred Wheel of Life – 3-5:30pm. A six-month study course with Celtic Priestess Nadiya Nottingham. Six Sundays include Aug 31, Sept 28, Oct 19, Nov 23, Dec 14, and Jan 31, 2015. $250. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Paddle for the Cure – 9am-3pm. Join the Hudson River Watertrail Association for a fun-filled day of paddling on the Hudson River while raising money for Support Connection in Yorktown. Party with music, lunch and raffles follows. Info: PaddleForACure.brownpapertickets.com.

13th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival – 11am-6pm, Sept 6; 11am-5pm Sept 7. Over 150 wineries, gourmet specialty food, fine art, craft vendors as well as some of the Valley’s best Restaurants and Caterers. $22/one day admission, children under 12yrs free. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck. 845.876.4000. DutchessFair.com.

Hudson River Valley Ramble – Weekends Sept 6-Sept 28. Guided hikes, bikes, walks, paddles & explorations in 10-county region.

 

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