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Community Events page!

Here's a list of upcoming spiritual and inspirational events in the Truckee-Tahoe area
presented by organizations other than For Goodness Sake.

Truckee/ Tahoe is a special place to live, work and to visit! Our myriad of fun, entertaining, inspirational, helpful, supportive and always top class events held by community organizations are a tribute to our incredible lifestyle here in the Truckee/ Tahoe region.
If you have an event that you would like mentioned here, please email the details to
info@goodnesssake.org

Click here for Support Groups

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Tahoe Community Thanksgiving Celebration

Date: Thursday, November 23rd
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: North Tahoe Event Center, 8318 North Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, CA

This is a family friendly, community event and is also the Kick-off Party for the annual Toys for Tots Campaign in the Tahoe area. Admission is by donation and there are several ways you can donate. You can bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, cash donation of $3.00 per person or $5.00 per family, non-perishable food items for Project MANA, or volunteer to help.

Click here for more information.

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"Walk With Me" Film Screening

Date: December 10th
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema, 475 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA

This contemplative journey follows the steps of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and is a rare insight into life within the famous secluded monastery of Plum Village in the South West of France. Walk With Me is an insightful rumination on the pursuit of happiness, living in the present and our attachment to material things – a welcome remedy to the stresses of city life and a world in turmoil.

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Also screening:
Wed, December 6, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Joe Crowley Student Union, 1664 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV
Click here for details.

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First Church of Christ, Scientist, Reno presents….
A Musical Christmas Celebration

Featuring…
Richard Szitar, organ and piano
Stephanie Urmston, soprano
Steven Meyer, baritone
Beverly Baumgartner, organ
And our Sunday School Students!

Please join us in this joyous holiday tradition
December 16, 2017
Saturday 5:00 pm
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Reno
795 W. Peckham Ln Reno, NV
For info, call (661) 333-3527

Reception and refreshments immediately following. Guests are invited to bring a plate of holiday goodies to share. There will be a Food Bank Collection Barrel for anyone who wishes to donate non-perishable foods.

Dharma Zephyr day-long and residential retreats

Various locations and dates. Click here for their events calendar.

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Emergency Warming Center

Location: Church of the Mountains UMC, 10079 Church St. Truckee.
Call 530-386-7954 to find out if EWC is open on any given night based on weather triggers.

VOLUNTEER's are the key to being able to open on the most severe weather nights and sustain this program! Click here to learn more.

Click here to learn about opportunities to donate.

Please contact Cathie Foley at comumc@sbcglobal.net if you have any questions.

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Sierra Conscious Dance

Time:
7:00pm Fridays at Tahoe Yoga and Wellness, Truckee or River School Farm, Reno (click here for schedule)
Cost: $15 at the door

We offer intentional dance for authentic creative expression every week. This is a facilitated embodiment practice where we explore how to show up and be fully present- physically, emotionally and mindfully.

click here for more info.

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Equinemity: Equine Workshops

Equinemity offers ongoing Personal and Professional Leadership Workshops that provide an opportunity to change your world.

At Equinemity, we've recognized that horses are very powerful teachers of teamwork and empowered individuality. Coupled with our guided workshops, we teach our participants to find their inner strength by creating a unique connection between horse and human.

Click here for dates and details.

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Arts in Wellness with Susie alexander

Dates: Click here to visit the website for the calendar of events and more information about Arts in Wellness.

 

 

Support Groups

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Marijuana Anonymous

Date: Mondays
Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
Location: For Goodness Sake

Marijuana Anonymous (MA) is a twelve step fellowship for people with a common desire to stop using marijuana. Members attend meetings, sponsor one another and follow the 12 steps of the recovery program.

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Al-anon Support Group

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Location: For Goodness Sake

A program for friends and family of alcoholics. Visit www.alanon.org for info.

grief

Grief support group called Compassionate Friends meet the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00pm at St John Presbyterian Church of Reno, 1070 W Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89509. Chapter Phone Line (775) 750-7005. Learn more at compassionatefriends.org.

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Tahoe Community Thanksgiving Celebration

Date: Thursday, November 23rd
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: North Tahoe Event Center, 8318 North Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, CA

thanksgiving

The 7th Annual Tahoe Community Thanksgiving Celebration is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017 from 2 pm to 6:30pm at the North Tahoe Event Center.

This is a family friendly, community event and is also the Kick-off Party for the annual Toys for Tots Campaign in the Tahoe area. Admission is by donation and there are several ways you can donate. You can bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, cash donation of $3.00 per person or $5.00 per family, non-perishable food items for Project MANA, or volunteer to help.

Want to Volunteer? Kitchen help, serving staff and clean-up help needed. Call Meera at 775-230-1066 or email her at mbeser@sbcglobal.net for information or to volunteer.

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Sierra Conscious Dance Collective

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Time: 7:00pm Fridays at Tahoe Yoga and Wellness, Truckee or River School Farm, Reno (click here for schedule)
Cost: $15 at the door

We are a collective of DJ’s and Movement Facilitators that offer weekly dance sessions and Conscious Dance workshops.

We are committed to offering and promoting Conscious Dance and Music to foster a shared experience of embodied awareness and unity through movement exploration.

We offer intentional dance for authentic creative expression every week. This is a facilitated embodiment practice where we explore how to show up and be fully present- physically, emotionally and mindfully.

Go beyond the limits of your habitual movements and thoughts and explore your unique inner dance. No experience needed, just a willingness to move and be moved! It's about putting your soul in motion and giving yourself permission to dance freely. We dance and move our funky, playful self in community, and play with intention for well-being and connection to life!

For more information visit: www.SierraConsciousDance.com

 

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