Events listed here include short-term or daytime events such as art receptions, film showings, book signings, lectures, and dinner salons. If you are in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, please join us! To see longer EarthRise sponsored retreats, visit our Conscious Living Workshops section.
Past Community Events
Please join us on Sunday, January 20, 2013, from 2:00–5:00 pm, as we celebrate 40 years of IONS consciousness research.
Join this Friendly Favors potluck dinner followed with a presentation by the director of DMT - The Spirit Molecule. Mitch will be exploring the present collective challenge we have to represent, explain, and harness the current transformation of human consciousness.
Science Buzz Café presents Part 1 of this extraordinary documentary about Steiner’s life. Osmer will host Q&A and post-film conversation with Steiner expert, Robert McDermott, author of the New Essential Steiner. The film describes Steiner’s childhood as the son of a humble railway official, growing up in the Austrian countryside, and his student years in Vienna towards the end of the 19th century.
Dana Lynne Andersen, multi-media artist, playwright, and teacher, with a Master’s Degree in Consciousness Studies from JFKU is described as a “Vesuvius of Creativity.” Join us for this reception to experience her epic, cosmological, and evolutionary artistic works charged with a numinous sense of penetrating intelligence.
Join us for a Solstice Walk to bid farewell to the shortest day and ready ourselves for the return of the light. There is no cost for this event, but please register. RSVP required. Bring Flashlights. Dress warmly. Rain Cancels.
Can nanotechnology save the day for hybrid and electric cars? Electric motor technology has long relied on powerful rare-earth magnets, which are made from elements in short and scattered supply. China, who produces over 95% of the world’s supply of rare-earth elements, threatens to reduce their export. Scientists need to look for alternatives.
We invite you to join us for a concert to celebrate the many years that the Institute of Noetic Sciences has been bringing humanity an awareness of the greatness and beauty of the universe. This is a benefit for EarthRise.
Five guys, one van, forty-three days, ten thousand miles, and interviews of people who are living their dreams... This uplifting, ambitious film poses the questions: Are we living our dreams; are we exclaiming in celebration that our lives are fantastic; or are we simply saying to each other, "I'm fine, thanks?" Simply put, this film is about meeting people who had a dream and knew they needed to pursue it or else.
Join us for a potluck dinner followed with a presentation by one of our best known investigators of contemporary consciousness research.
Science Buzz Café presents this documentary about Steiner’s life, spanning the globe with stories about his initiatives, and looks at some of the current work inspired by his insights—the Waldorf School movement and biodynamic agriculture, for example.
Join this Friendly Favors potluck dinner followed with a presentation by one of our most effective communicators of the urgent need to transition away from fossil fuels. Richard not only describes our problems, but he also shows sustainable solutions being used around the world.
Join us for a wine & cheese reception, lecture, Q&A, and book signing at EarthRise Books & Gifts as John Whyte introduces his books: Is This Normal? The Essential Guide to Middle Age and Beyond, released in 2011, and AARP New American Diet: Lose Weight, Live Longer to be released December 2012.
Carol Duchamp creates abstract, lyrical paintings that are infused with color, energy, and improvisational rhythms representative of fluid patterns in nature and inner landscape.
Come celebrate the Full Moon at EarthRise at IONS with our monthly drumming circle, facilitated by Jason K. Norris, founder of Lucid Drum! No experience is necessary, and all ages and levels are encouraged to participate. Donation: $15–$20.
Join us for a closing reception with photographers Claudia Holt and Cathleen Evangelista.
Join us for a potluck dinner followed with a presentation by internationally known life story expert, Robert Atkinson, who for 25 years has been building community by encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to share their life stories through the Life Story Commons at the University of Southern Maine.
Take a journey in the Whidbey GeoDome, a portable immersive visualization environment (a large inflatable dome) designed to facilitate dialogues about what it takes to increase the resilience of communities and bioregions. It just completed a successful run as a featured exhibit for the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World's Fair, and Marilyn Schlitz, Ambassador of Creative Projects and Global Affairs at IONS, will discuss potential applications of the GeoDome in the IONS Worldview Literacy Project.
Join Friendly Favors for a potluck dinner followed with a presentation by the research director of the Co-Intelligence Institute and advocate to use democracy as the means through which human groups, communities, and societies co-create their future together.
Science Buzz Café comes to EarthRise. Join us for this acclaimed and lively series that begins with this presentation that will take another look at the concept that science is our most reliable process to explore the nature of reality, and those things – important things – that may be too subtle to measure or construct.