Events

EarthRise Community Events

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 EarthRise Community Events

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  • Special Event

    Full Moon Labyrinth Walk

    July 2013

    Sponsor
    Veriditas
    • Jul 22, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Veriditas, in partnership with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and the EarthRise Retreat Center, will be offering a Full Moon Labyrinth Walk each month on or near the evening of the full moon. There is no cost for this hour-long event, but donations are gratefully accepted. First time walkers are welcome.

  • Art Reception

    A Journey Toward Cucuteni Consciousness

    Painting and Graphic Works by Christopher Castle

    Presenter
    Christopher Castle
    • Jun 30, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Christopher Castle, British-born visual artist and composer, presents works based on his journeys into the ancient and mysterious feminine world spirit. Traveling from his native Britain through European cultures including those of Malta, Crete, Poland, Ireland, the U.S Southwest, and most recently the 7,000 year old Cucuteni culture of Romania, this exhibit includes paintings drawings and prints developed from his visual investigation of the Neolithic mind.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Labyrinth Walk

    June 2013

    Sponsor
    Veriditas
    • Jun 23, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Veriditas, in partnership with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and the EarthRise Retreat Center, will be offering a Full Moon Labyrinth Walk each month on or near the evening of the full moon. There is no cost for this hour-long event, but donations are gratefully accepted. First time walkers are welcome.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Drumming Circle

    June 2013

    Presenter
    Jason K. Norris, PhD(c)
    Sponsor
    Lucid Drum
    • Jun 23, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    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.

  • Science Buzz Café

    The Physics of Synchronicity

    Presenter
    Sky Nelson
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    Aqus Café, EarthRise Center at IONS
    • Jun 4, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Have you ever wondered what makes synchronicity tick? Jung wrote odes to it. You know that feeling, that conviction, that there is something about this moment that has some sort of cosmic import about it and that you should pay attention because God or somebody is gonna quiz you on it later? You haven't? Well, you should get out more.

  • Friendly Favors

    The Mondragon Cooperatives

    An Economic Model for the 21st Century

    Presenter
    Georgia Kelly
    • May 29, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner and a presentation by the president of the Praxis Peace Institute and host of the educational visits to Mondragon Cooperatives in Spain, with the next one planned for September 2013—still open for a few more travelers.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Labyrinth Walk

    May 2013

    Sponsor
    Veriditas
    • May 24, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Tonight's labyrinth walk has been cancelled.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Drumming Circle

    May 2013

    Presenter
    Jason K. Norris, PhD(c)
    Sponsor
    Lucid Drum
    • May 24, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    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.

  • Friendly Favors

    Transformational Movements Convergence

    Where Things are Heading and What the Global Crisis is Really About

    Presenter
    Richard Kelly Moore
    • May 16, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    This is a potluck dinner followed with a presentation by one of our most creative mathematicians and software problem solvers, who cashed out of Silicon Valley before its collapse and now enjoys studying from Europe our amazing American saga.

  • Science Buzz Café

    Twin Value Theory: Three Kinds of Money

    From Dr. Rudolf Steiner, Economist (The ‘other’ Austrian)

    Presenter
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    Aqus Café, EarthRise Center at IONS
    • May 7, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Daniel Osmer will use PowerPoint images to stimulate a lively conversation about the nature of exchange, value, price, capital, and the economic process. Unlike stem cell research, modern life is asking us to ignore the ‘experts’ and wakeup economically in order to disenthrall ourselves from the idea that invisible market forces or the state direct the economy.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Labyrinth Walk

    April 2013

    Sponsor
    Veriditas
    • Apr 25, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Veriditas, in partnership with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and the EarthRise Retreat Center, will be offering a Full Moon Labyrinth Walk each month on or near the evening of the full moon. There is no cost for this hour-long event, but donations are gratefully accepted. First time walkers are welcome.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Drumming Circle

    April 2013

    Presenter
    Jason K. Norris, PhD(c)
    Sponsor
    Lucid Drum
    • Apr 25, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    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.

  • Special Event

    Living The Four Agreements

    A Transformational Workshop with don Miguel Ruiz

    Presenter
    don Miguel Ruiz, MD
    • Apr 21, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join author don Miguel Ruiz for an intimate evening of teachings on the principals found in his book The Four Agreements, and the worldwide media debut of findings from research conducted with Dr. Konstantin Korotkov at Ruiz events around the world, including his Dec 21, 2012 Teotihuacan program, Awakening the Giant.

  • Art Reception

    Circle, Circle, Circle

    Brushwork by Kazuaki Tanahashi

    Presenters
    Kazuaki Tanahashi, Aenea Keyes
    • Apr 14, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Meet Kazuaki Tanahashi, Japanese born painter, calligrapher, writer, Zen Sensei, and peace activist for the joyful opening of his exhibit Circle, Circle, Circle. In a Violin-Brush Duet Waltz he will paint circles and spirals on a 6’x6’ canvas to the improvised violin music of Aenea Keys in a Violin-Brush Duet Waltz.

  • Friendly Favors

    Increasing Our Life Expectancy

    From Anti-Aging Herbs to New Longevity Drugs

    Presenter
    Bobby Wilder
    • Apr 11, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed with a presentation by an investigative researcher who has been following for over 20 years the efforts of brilliant geneticists working fulltime to reverse aging and extend our human life expectancy to reach 150 years.

  • Art Reception

    Realms: In the Garden of Gaia

    An Exploration in Art and Vision

    Presenter
    Dana Lynne Andersen
    • Apr 4, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join us for this closing reception to celebrate the recent works of Dana Lynne Andersen and meet the artist. Deeply involved in creating an international Academy of Art, Creativity, and Consciousness in Assisi, Italy, she has pioneered the use of Art and Creativity as vehicles for transforming consciousness. Dana's evolutionary art has been on view at EarthRise Center since January. We invite you to this last opportunity to see them here!

  • Science Buzz Café

    Extremophiles: Life At The Extremes!

    Presenter
    Philip D. Harriman, PhD
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    Aqus Café, EarthRise at IONS
    • Apr 2, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Microbes have managed to live at the extremes of the conditions under which we find life on Earth. Phil will describe the hunt for, and study of, these “Extremophiles” — models for NASA, as the agency explores the possibilities of finding life on other bodies in the Solar System.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Labyrinth Walk

    March 2013

    Sponsor
    Veriditas
    • Mar 27, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Veriditas, in partnership with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and the EarthRise Retreat Center, will be offering a Full Moon Labyrinth Walk each month on or near the evening of the full moon. There is no cost for this hour-long event, but donations are gratefully accepted. First time walkers are welcome.

  • Science Buzz Café

    Animal Tracking & Bird Language as Central Metaphors for Spiritual Practice

    Presenter
    Jim Sullivan
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    • Mar 13, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Jim will give an overview of tracking, bird language, and some of the lore that comes down to us from the ancient verbal and contemporary animal tracking traditions. Treating this material in the context of biology and the cognitive sciences, he will explore the outline of a fully modern spiritual life based on gratitude, consistent with science and tied back to our very earliest roots as human beings.

  • Friendly Favors

    Rethinking Money

    How New Currencies Turn Scarcity Into Prosperity

    Presenters
    Bernard Lietaer, Jacqui Dunne
    • Mar 12, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join this Friendly Favors potluck dinner followed with a presentation by the authors of Rethinking Money. Bernard Lietaer is the architect of the Euro, who partnered with Jacqui Dunne, an award winning journalist, to explain the promise of emergent complementary currencies.

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