Email: April 19

Ken Kraft Memorial Service On Saturday, May 4, at 3:30 pm, there will be a memorial service for Kenneth Kraft, who died last fall. Ken was a member of the Center for almost 50 years, and proved to be a valuable resource to us as a Zen Bow contributor, a member of the Center’s Board of Trustees,…

Email: April 12

Sangha Entertainment Tomorrow, Saturday, April 13 Just a reminder: the lineup of acts is set, and we’ll get underway at 6 p.m. in the Buddha Hall. As important as performers are, there’s nothing like a good audience! Teisho Postponed The teisho scheduled for this Sunday, April 14, is postponed until the following Sunday, April 21,…

Email: April 9

Sangha Entertainment – This Weekend Only! After a one-year absence, Sangha Entertainment Night returns to the Buddha Hall, Saturday, April 13, starting at 6 p.m. This is a purely make-our-own-fun event, so if you would like to entertain (a skit? a song? an unholy combination of both?), e-mail Trueman (cpt0628@gmail.com) with the details of your…

Email: March 28

Sangha Entertainment Just a week after the upcoming sesshin, Sangha Entertainment Night will burst forth on Saturday, April 13 in the Buddha Hall. Please note that we’re trying a new time: from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Also, the Buddha Hall will not be available until 4:00 p.m. If you need to rehearse beforehand, the library…

Email: March 20

No Thursday Dokusan With Roshi leaving tomorrow (Thursday, March 21) to give sesshin in Madison, the next dokusan will be next Monday, March 25. Sangha Dinner This Saturday, March 23, at 6 pm, we’ll have a vegetarian potluck dinner at Arnold Park. Everyone, member or not, is welcome, and if you’d like to sit beforehand,…

Email: March 14

St. Patrick’s Day Parade This Saturday If you’re planning to come to Saturday dokusan (10:00 am) or to Finding Your Seat (11:00 am), be advised that our street will be closed off from East Avenue due to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Starting at 10:00, East Avenue will be closed for staging of the parade,…

Email: March 8

Daylight Saving Time This Weekend A reminder that this Sunday morning, March 10, we’ll “spring ahead,” giving back that hour gained when we “fall back” in November. We hope to see you anyway for sitting and teisho, beginning at 8:30. Movies and Dharma: A Zen Perspective, Saturday, March 16 Sangha member and curator of the…

Email: March 1

Conversation on Race There have been requests of the Seeing-Through-Racism group to host another set of workshops for “Conversations On Race,” since some Sangha members were unable to attend last October. Thus, the group will be hosting workshops again, with members of Service Union 1199, who also were unable to attend in October. For more…

Email: February 19

All-day Sitting on Sunday This month’s day of extended sitting happens this coming Sunday, February 24. You’re welcome to come for any block of sitting, including our regular 8:30 to 10:30 am slot. More information is up on the Center’s website here. 6:15 am Zazen 7:30 Breakfast (Center will provide) 8:30 Zazen & chanting ~10:30…

Email: February 7

Dharma Talks: This Sunday and Next John Pulleyn will give a Dharma talk on Sunday, February 10, and Tom Kowal will follow on Sunday, February 17 with Part 2 of his Dharma talk on depression. The first installment, given last April, is on line here. Quarterly Calendar Here’s a link to the quarterly calendar for…