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MAY 10, JUNE 8
Free events: Wesak Festival May 10. Festival of Humanity June 8. Introduction followed by group meditation. 7PM, Central Library, 350 Georgia St., Peter Kaye Room, www.share-international.ca

MAY 11-JUN 3
MAMA Project: Presented by Deer Lake Art Gallery. Opening receiption May 13, 6:30PM. Live performance Supermama. Open Mother’s Day May 14, 11AM-5PM. MAMA Conversation May 14, 3-4PM. 6584 Deer Lake Ave., 604-298-7322, www.burnabyartscouncil.org

MAY 11 & JUN 8
Experience a Shamanic Power Initiation at a free Open House in Vancouver, 7:30 PM. Hosted by the Institute of Shamanic Medicine. RSVP by email to info@shamanicmedicine.ca  www.shamanicmedicine.ca  Online Open House May 24, 7PM.

MAY 12-14
“The Quest for Truth” with Dr. P. Krishna (www.pkrishna.org) at Krishnamurti Educational Centre of Canada. Beautiful oceanfront setting near Victoria. Register at www.krishnamurti-canada.ca Email programs@krishnamurti-canada.ca,
250-744-3354.

MAY 17
Free talk at UBC: Dr. Thupten Jinpa  “A Fearless Heart.” 7PM.  More info banyen.com, 604-737-8858.

MAY 20
March Against Monsanto  Join activists around the world. Info: www.march-against-monsanto.com

MAY 21
Richmond: Free Workshop “Inner and Outer Peace,” Theory and Practice of Inner Light Meditation. 2-4 PM, Meditation & Ecology Centre. Please pre-register:  Linda, 604-985-5840.

MAY 22
Holly Near Concert: “Singing For Our Lives” w/Tammy Hall, Jan Martinelli, Tori Trujillo. St. James Hall, 7:30PM, $30-$45, www.soundsandfuries.com/concerts.html

MAY 23
Free talk at Vancouver Public Library. Lloyd Kahn “Small Homes.” 7PM. More info banyen.com, 604-737-8858.

MAY 23
Vancouver: Free Workshop “Inner and Outer Peace,” Theory and Practice of Inner Light Meditation. 6-9 PM, Science of Spirituality. Please pre-register:  Linda, 604-985-5840.

MAY 27
Free Open House – Institute of Holistic Nutrition (Vancouver): Course/Career opportunities, exhibits, lectures & more. 10AM-4PM,
604 West Broadway, Ste. 300. 604-558-4000. Lecture descriptions at www.instituteofholisticnutrition.com

MAY 27-28
Inner Engineering with Sadhguru – Vancouver Convention Centre. Learn a powerful, 21-minute practice. This is an advanced level program. Pre-requisite: completion of Inner Engineering Online, which can be done in the convenience of your home. www.InnerEngineering.com,  604-900-1913.

MAY 28
4th Annual Veg Expo: Canada’s premier sustainable, vegan & vegetarian expo. 10-6PM, Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place. Speakers, kid’s zone, vendors, vegan fitness. Tickets at vegexpo.ca

JUN 16-18
Basic Holistic Foot Reflexology Certificate Weekend Course: $375+ GST. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818, www.pacificreflexology.com

JUN 19-21
Are Animal Models Predictive for Humans? A critical evaluation: Dr. Ray Greek, President of Americans for Medical Advancement. By donation. SFU Harbour Centre June 19, UBC Green College June 20, UVic June 21st. adavsociety@gmail.com

JUL 3-5
3 Day Mindfulness Intensive in Banff with Michael Stone, M.A. Register online at jackhirose.com Save $10; use CODE CGM10

AUG 26-27
Become a Certified Life Coach or Executive Coach: In Vancouver. This 2-day intensive will teach you everything you need to know to succeed. Only Certified Coaches Federation graduates earn the esteemed Certified Life Coach Practitioner designations.
Register at 866-455-2155 or 403-389-1190 or www.certifiedcoachesfederation.com

ONGOING

MAY 9-23
“Over Grow the System’s” Sea to Seed Tour: Promoting a culture of resilient, localized food systems through music, feasts & story-telling. Mayne: 9th, Salt Spring: 12th, Galiano: 13th, Gabriola: 14th, Denman: 18th, Lund: 19th, Sunshine Coast: 20th. Victoria: 22nd, Vancouver: 23rd. Ticket info at www.overgrowthesystem.org

MAY SPECIAL: Two sessions on past life regression for the price of one. Treatment that’s affordable, fast and effective. Clinical hypnosis. Extended health coverage. With Louise Evans, sparkhypnotherapy.com  604-773-5595 or 604-522-0257.

Reflexology Student Clinic: Enjoy a 1-hour appointment with a well trained student for only $25. Tuesday evenings only. Contact: (604) 875-8818 or chrisshirley@pacificreflexology.com

TUESDAYS
Love Peace Harmony Evening: Join us to chant for World Peace, 7-9PM, Soul Mind Body Centre, 9-1128 West Broadway, Vancouver.
778-379-9920, SoulMindBodyCentre.com

WEDNESDAYS
Tao Wellness Evening: Discover techniques to promote wellness, 7-9pm, Soul Mind Body Centre, 9-1128 West Broadway, Vancouver.
778-379-9920, SoulMindBodyCentre.com