Wisdom of Mantra
Russill Paul, world-renowned teacher, musician and mantra master returns to Johnson City.
Friday, April 20, 2018, 7:30pm
Healing the Healer
Healing the Mantra Meditations
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 1-4pm
Transform Negative Energy into Positive Force: Mantras for Daily Living. $40 Early bird, $45 at the door
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 7pm
Soaring With Angels and Other Spiritual Presences: Concert – Ecstatic Mantras for Dancing & Devotion. $20 Early bird, $25 at the door
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 2-5pm
Celebrating Earth Day and the Divinity of our Biology: When Mantra meets Tantra. $40 Early bird, $45 at the door
Weekend Event Ticket Prices: Early Bird Discount for tickets purchased before Apr 1, 2018 are $110. Ticket prices beginning April 1 are $135.
Tickets can be purchased by contacting Samadhi Healing Arts Center at (423) 926-2020. Checks can be mailed to Samadhi Healing Arts Center, 423 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604 or follow the link to Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com/e/wisdom-of-mantra-with-russill-paul-tickets-43147421098 to purchase tickets online.
Johnson City Community Drum Circle
The Johnson City Community Drum Circle meets every Wednesday evening April 11 – October 24, 7pm – 8:30pm, inside the Farmers’ Market Pavilion next to Founders Park. Everyone is welcome and any body can play. Come drum, hoop/holler, dance, or just relax and take in the scene, no experience or “talent” necessary. There are shared instruments and of course you can bring your own drums or percussion. It’s all improvised, so there are no mistakes. We just smile and keep playing. Shine or rain, the pavilion has us covered. Bring your own seating!
Train excursion & Riverboat cruise
The George L. Carter Railroad Museum at East Tennessee State University and the George L. Carter Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society will sponsor a scenic train excursion and riverboat cruise in Knoxville on Saturday, May 19.
Passengers will take a modern, restroom-equipped bus to and from Knoxville and enjoy a 90-minute train ride and a luncheon cruise on the Tennessee Riverboat, “The Star of Knoxville.”
Tickets for the excursion are $90 each for adults and $80 for children ages 3-12; children ages two and under may ride free.
Passengers should arrive at ETSU’s parking lot 22A on Go Bucs Trail no later than 7:30 a.m. to travel to Knoxville. The Three Rivers Rambler steam train will depart from the depot at 10 a.m. and follow a scenic route along the Tennessee River. Upon returning to the boat dock at noon, passengers will be delivered to the Tennessee Riverboat Co.for the luncheon cruise. Buses will begin loading at 2:30 p.m. for departure at 3 p.m. and will return to Johnson City around 5:30 p.m.
Ticket order and liability waiver forms are available at the Carter Railroad Museum, located in the Campus Center Building at ETSU and open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by visiting www.memrr.org and clicking on “NRHS Excursions” and “Excursions.” A signed liability waiver form must accompany the ticket request. Payment may be made by check or money order payable to the G.L. Carter Chapter, NRHS, and mailed to G.L. Carter Chapter, NRHS; attn.: Carolyn Gregg, 460 Plainview Heights Circle, Greeneville, TN 37745.
Space is limited and tickets must be purchased no later than May 7. For more information, contact Carolyn Gregg at firstname.lastname@example.org, 423-639-3966 or 423-329-4369.
The Casual Word Adult Creative Writing Class
Join us for a free, fun, engaging, and different look into writing. In this class, we will not focus on structure, form, or rules, but on the freedom of writing. It is the goal of this class to open the mind to its full creative potential by allowing participants to write what they want, how they want to write it. Sessions will be student lead; we will engage in topics and subjects that are of interest to the students. The atmosphere is casual and jovial. This class is designed for all those 18 and up who wish to try their hand at creative writing. Thursdays @ 6:00 p.m. Jones Creativity Center. Bristol Public Library.
Annual Good Food for All Challenge
Appalachian Sustainable Development’s food access program, Healthy Families-Family Farms (HFFF) has launched the Good Food for All Challenge to support local farmers and provide free, fresh vegetables to people in need who visit food banks/pantries. Since 2004, Healthy Families-Family Farms has donated over 1 million pounds of nutritious, seconds produce to food banks and pantries.
The Good Food for All Challenge will take place from now – May 15, 2018. All donations received during this time will have up to 30% added to it from ‘Friends of HFFF’. Donations can be made at: www.asdevelop.org. Supporters can also mail checks to: Healthy Families-Family Farms, P.O. Box 791, Abingdon VA 24212 with ‘Challenge’ in the memo line. HFFF is dedicated to increasing access to fresh, healthy food for everyone in the community. A local grassroots group, ‘Friends of HFFF’, strongly committed to the work of HFFF, has established the seed fund to match each donation made during the challenge
The Spring 2018 East Tennessee Plant Swap will be held at New Harvest Park, located at 4775 New Harvest Lane in Knoxville TN, on Saturday, May 12, 2018.
The swap will begin at 10:00am and a pot-luck lunch will will be shared at 11:30am. Knox County Master Gardeners will be there to answer your questions and lead a discussion after lunch.
Everyone is invited to join us for this exciting and fun event that brings together people who love plants and gardening. The swap is a great way to add beautiful, rare, and useful plants to your home and garden. New gardeners, without a lot to exchange, are especially welcome! Don’t forget to stay for the pot-luck lunch.
There is no charge for attending the swap or for exchanges. Donations to help cover costs are welcome. For more information, visit www.easttnplantswap.com