MARCH Calendar of Events    

March 9 (Saturday) 2 - 4 p.m.  BOOK-SIGNING: “The Defamers:  How Fake News Terrorized a Community and Those Who Dared to Fight It” by Aaron Ochs    Based in San Luis Obispo County, California, a pernicious online tabloid claimed they published investigative journalism that shined a light on public corruption. Instead, they corrupted journalism, defaming for profit. When the community began questioning their methods, they engaged in years of personal vengeance, conspiracy theories and wild, unsubstantiated allegations. One of the critics lived through it all to tell his story, unfiltered and without the spin.                                    

March 10 (Sunday) 7 p.m. : SECOND SUNDAY POETRY AT SEVEN Sara Green & Monalisa Maione will be our featured poets.  Open reading follows. 

March 17th – Happy St. Patrick’s Day 

March 19 (Tuesday) 3-4:30 p.m.  GENERAL GRIEF AND LOSS SUPPORT GROUP:  Wilshire Hospice – Center for Grief Education & Healing will be offering a Grief Support Group in the Coalesce Garden Chapel every third Tuesday each month. Join us in a safe space to share your journey through the grieving process. With grief comes mourning; and while mourning brings healing, it’s important to have support and understanding while you are experiencing your loss.  For more information:  www.wilshirehospice.org  or call 805-269-0141.  No charge.

March 21 (Thursday) 3 - 5 p.m., $40 WORKSHOP: Spring Equinox Dreamcatchers with Judy and Brandy  What better way to celebrate Spring then to create a fun dreamcatcher.   We provide all the materials and lots of inspiration.  Feel free to bring some of your own crystals, beads or personal items as well. For more information:  workshopmamas@gmail.com or 805-286-8380

March 24 (Sunday) 11- 6 p.m., $25 WORKSHOP: Powerful Integration Formula for Inner Healing with Robert Burney Codependence:  The Dance of Wounded Souls has been called “one of the truly transformational works of our time” – and it’s author Robert Burney has been referred to as “a metaphysical Stephen Hawking.”   For more information:  www.joy2meu2.com/coalesce-workshop or call 805-203-5875

March 27 (Wednesday) 7 p.m., Central Coast Buddhist Meditation Group Call for more information before attending, 805-441-5478                                                                                         

March 30 (Saturday) 2 - 4 p.m.  BOOK-SIGNING: “Hidden in Plain Sight” by J.P. Claypool This novel of stand-alone short stories describes the events that ensued when a small group of Airman Recruits started basic training in the 1950's. They had no idea they were going to be part of two seminal events; the quiet re-emergence of United States Air Force Special Operators and the Secret War that had started to blossom in Laos, the war that expanded and became known to the public as the Vietnam War.

March 31 (Sunday) 1 – 3  p.m.,  $25,WORKSHOP:  Magic of Animal Communications with Susan Vaughn A presentation with a mini “How To” workshop.  Topics covered will be, what is your animal saying, how animals communicate, case studies and what an animal communicator can do.

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On-going MARCH events in our Garden Chapel

Astrology Readings with Harry Farmer (March 7, 14) Call Harry at 805-801-1305 for more information, to make an appointment or just drop in.

Metaphysical Discussion Group in Garden Chapel (Fridays), noon to 1 p.m. –all welcome, donation.  Check out the group’s website for topic information.  www.anandatransformations.com

Wednesday Mornings, 10-noon: Current social & economic issues discussed in a non-judgmental environment.

Yoga on Thursdays,  6-7 p.m. - please call Shoosh Crotzer for info and cost, 805-801-7335

Note: No parking in back lot of Bookstore, please. Walk down driveway off Harbor Street

May you always have

Walls for the Wind, A roof for the rain, Tea beside the fire,

Laughter to cheer you, Those you love near you, And all your heart might desire

~ An Irish Blessing