RVA Environmental Film Festival February 9-11th and other dates, 804-562-2500 (organizer (Tamara Smith)) 804-714-5444 (organizer (Scott Burger))


Changing with EASE! December 31, 2017, 1-4 pm What would you change if it didn’t seem so difficult? Clear the way to greater possibilities in every area of your life! $30 suggested donation. All welcome. Aurora Walks Gently, MA, BF, 434-299-2371

ECK Light and Sound Service, Jan 14. Free. 11am to Noon. The English Inn, Charlottesville. Topic: Spiritual Freedom. or

Igniting the Power of the Pelvis Workshop. Creating a wildly healthy relationship with sex, money, and power, with Susan Tate January 21, 1:00pm - 3:30pm at the Polararity Barn, 6482 Dick Woods Rd Charlottesville, VA 22903 (Batesville area) $55, or save $15 with Early Bird Registration


Join us for the showing of ‘Just One Drop,’ an internationally acclaimed, excellent documentary film about Homeopathy, on Saturday, January 13th, at 7:30 p.m. at the Stonefield Stadium 14 and IMAX, 1954 Swanson Drive, Charlottesville, VA, followed by an informative Q&A discussion with three experienced Homeopathic Doctors. Go to click on ‘BUY your tickets,’ then click on ‘Continue as Guest.’ Please spread the word!

Radiant Prosperity Workshop: In this 4 Hour Workshop you will receive Practical Keys to Unlocking What Is Blocking You From Creating The Magical Life You Dream! Learn The Simple Techniques For Creating Prosperity and Abundance Consciousness. Hands On Exercises - Energy Clearing - Neurolinguistic Tools January 13, 2018 1-5PM McIntire Plaza Above Circa (Address To Be Given Upon Registration) Cost $50.00 cash Jennye Johnson: Call/text: 828 243-4690 To Reserve Your Space For This Transformative Workshop.

Global Access Bars Day, January 6, 9-noon, Learn about and experience this gentle, relaxing, life-changing body process. Donations Welcome. Aurora Walks Gently, MA, BF, 434-299-2371

How Much Are You Willing To Receive? January 20, 1-4 PM How would your life be different if you were willing to receive EVERYTHING!? How much more could you create and contribute? Learn Access Consciousness tools to create greater possibilities! $30, suggested donation. All Welcome. Aurora Walks Gently, MA, BF, 434-299-2371

Bridge between the Worlds Presents- January 6th 6:30 PM Matt Venuti Songs from the Heart of the Road. $15 Admission 2395 Paddosk Wood Rd. Keswick, VA. RSVP 434-293-9708

Monthly Rainbow Retreat: LGBTQ and Allies building community through exploring contemplative practices. Last Saturdays. 9:15-12:15, Charlottesville. Info and contact

Free-Drum up! (Drumming for Universal Peace) 11am Front Porch Roots Music School at 221 East Water Street. Drum and Rhythm instruments provided. Dancers enthusiastically welcome. All ages, no experience necessary (434) 760-1057.

The Batesville Market – Historic country store selling deli/grocery, beer, wine and local sustainable food and gift items. Live music every Saturday, 6:30-9 pm; free. 6624 Plank Rd, Batesville (434) 823-2001,

PAIN to POWER. Laughter therapy. Gentle yoga. No prerequisites. James River Scottsville Library. Free. Flexible class schedule -- Phone Instructor Katherine Thimnakis (434) 969-2017


Vegetarian Pot Luck – Every Friday at 6 pm, Inspiration University, 200 Parker Heights Rd, Waynesboro. Free. Bring a vegetarian dish to share. (540) 943.1689.


Realize Your Unlimited Potential - Hypnosis and Self Help Classes in Charlottesville. Call Roxanne Louise 434-263-4337 for details.


Creating Health for the New Year with Diet, Nutrition, and Herbs, January 17, 7 pm to 9:30 pm. Learn how diet, nutrition and herbs can detoxify the body and improve conditions such as colds and flu, allergies, digestive problems, hormonal imbalance, immune system weakness, weight gain, stress, depression and fatigue. Presented by Terri Saunders, Herbalist, Nutritionist, CNHP. FREE. At Sunrise Herb Shoppe, 910 Marshall St, Charlottesville . For reservations call (434) 984-2665.

Mindfulness (Insight) Meditation Group Wednesdays 7-8:30pm White Hall. All are welcome. Free. See for further details.

Contemplative Meditation Wednesdays 11:30-12:30pm Unitarian Universalist Church 717 Rugby Road. Labyrinth, stacking stones, meditation, journaling. Come and go as you need. Do what feeds you.

Four Agreements Wisdom Group meets at 5:30pm at the Charlottesville Healing Arts Center. A community of support for putting the agreements into practice. Donations accepted. Call 434-974-6323 or see

Cloud Floating Free Sangha meditation practice informed by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. 6:30-8:30pm. Call 434-825-0145 Visit

German New Medicine Study Group free, ongoing, held on Wednesdays 5-7:30pm at the Rockfish Valley Community Center. You can find further information at German New Medicine Study Group

Skyline Harmony Chorus - A women’s four-part a Cappella Harmony Group. Sing a variety of musical styles including Barbershop. Meets Thursdays 6:45 pm Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Share the love of singing – learn as you sing! Visit us on Meetup and Facebook. 434-589-2146.


A Course in Miracles - Teach only love for that is what you are.” 7pm-8:30pm free. Call 434-242-7955 at the Fillmore House. Unity Of Charlottesville is located at 2825 Hydraulic Road.

Abraham Hicks Support Group Meeting for those wanting inspiration for living the teachings of Abraham. Feels great to share with others. Meets third Tuesdays at Crozet Library. Call Janet at 434-823-2899 for more information.

Gentle Hatha Yoga Class - Beginner Friendly / Multi-Level with certified teacher. Traditional sequences of Asanas (poses) with deep relaxation, 5:15- 6:15 Downtown Charlottesville Central Library Branch, 3rd Floor McIntire Room. Only need mat or towel but may do on carpeted floor. Call Annie to confirm or for more information 760-1983 Free.


Live Poets free group meeting. Bring your own or other’s poetry to share at the Crozet Library, 7pm, 2nd Mondays.

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