Aug 20-Sep 21
Summer of Peace 2014

FREE Telesummit •
For all of us who long for more peace and harmony in our lives and our world, the daily challenges we face can feel daunting. And when we hear about bullying in schools, the senseless violence in our neighborhoods and the bloodshed in war-torn nations, it’s so easy to feel helpless and fall into despair. It can be difficult to know where to turn to find the inspiration and guidance we need to heal … Full Listing.
Aug 20-27
PeaceTown Free SummerConcertSeries

Ives Park • Sebastopol, CA
Enjoy this free music series… Bring your lawn chairs, picnics, and kids. Onsite will be Lagunitas Beer, Local Fine Wine, Food Trucks and More! WEDNESDAY EVENINGS Music LineUp: July 9 – John Allair (Opening, Wendy DeWitt) July 16 – Uncle Wiggly (Opening, Solid Air) July 23 – Lost Dog Found (Opening, Burrows & Dilbeck) July 30 – Nina Gerber & Chris Webster (Opening, The Perfect Crime) Aug … Full Listing.
Aug 20-Sep 1
Expanding Your Happiness

Online •
Oprah & Deepak’s 21-Day Experience MAKES MEDITATION EASY, FUN & INSPIRING, offering daily guided audio meditations via an online, interactive program. Enjoy easy access to the daily program anytime, anywhere from your mobile phone, tablet or computer. Awaken and activate the powerful energy within! Bask in the bliss you were born to know. Join us on August 11, for our all-new 21-Day Meditation … Full Listing.
Aug 22-24

Saratoga Springs Retreat Center • Upper Lake, CA
LUSCIOUS, the first California Queer Music Festival to be held at Saratoga Springs in Lake County from August 22-24, 2014. For 3 unforgettable days, up to 500 festival participants will enjoy long hot summer days and warm summer nights listening to an exceptional lineup of national headlining and local favorite LGBTQ musicians, DJ’s, and comedians; camping and delicious food vendors, in a beautiful … Full Listing.
Aug 22-24
Inner Sanctum Symposium (Isis)

Isis Oasis • Geyserville, CA
As a community, we have so many wonderful practitioners that have very specific skills that many others would like to learn. Have you ever seen a ritual or event and wondered, “How does she/he do that? Where can I learn to do it?” These and other questions will be answered throughout our programming tract. At a time when Isis is making herself more known than ever in the modern past, achieving our … Full Listing.
Aug 22-25
New Culture S'more Camp

Laurel Mill Lodge • Los Gatos (Santa Cruz Mountains), CA
Are you ready for some summer fun in the sun? Join us for a fantastic weekend of joy, connection and pleasure as we experience what living in a supportive community can really be like! Come and play with us as we explore deeper intimacy the New Culture way. The ethos of New Culture is beautifully described in this quote from our sister organization in Oregon: “NFNC [Network For a New Culture] seeks … Full Listing.
Aug 23-24
The Way of the Shaman

Santa Rosa, CA
During this experiential workshop, participants are introduced to core shamanism, the universal and near-universal basic methods of the shaman to enter nonordinary reality for problem solving and healing. Particular emphasis is placed on the classic shamanic journey, one of the most remarkable visionary methods used by humankind to explore the hidden universe otherwise known mainly through myth and … Full Listing.
Sat, Aug 23
Peace in The Park

Golden Gate Park • San Francisco, CA
Enjoy a peace-filled day of rich global culture, children’s activities, dance, arts, yoga, meditation, workshops, healthy foods and more. The festival was created in response to the growing levels of stress which can manifest in ways that are damaging to our communities. The festival will feature WORLD MUSIC, VISUAL ARTISTS, TAI CHI, HATHA YOGA, LIFE-ENHANCING SEMINARS, KIDS ACTIVITIES, EXHIBITS by … Full Listing.
Sat, Aug 23
Cosmic Reunion Online Conference •
THE COSMIC REUNION ONLINE CONFERENCE Coming forth to raise the individual and collective vibration of our planet through the unification of some of the most inspiring figures in the fields of extraterrestrial awareness, cosmic consciousness, and unconditional love. When we awaken to the remembrance that we are an integral part of creation, we allow ourselves to reconnect with our star family and our … Full Listing.
Sun, Aug 24

Nithyananda Vedic Temple • Milpitas, CA
Heart disease is the number one killer in America and according to the American Heart Association “For people with cardiovascular disease, meditation provides a technique for reducing stress and focusing on things they can do to be healthier. Meditation is a way of allowing you to come to balance in your life. It can also help you to sleep better, which is a very important restorative part of physical … Full Listing.
Aug 25-Sep 1
Burning Man 2014

The Playa • Black Rock City (near Gerlach), NV
Burning Man is an annual event and a thriving year-round culture. The event takes place the week leading up to and including Labor Day, in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The Burning Man organization (Black Rock City LLC) creates the infrastructure of Black Rock City, wherein attendees (or “participants”) dedicate themselves to the spirit of COMMUNITY, ART, SELF-EXPRESSION, and SELF-RELIANCE. They depart … Full Listing.
Mon, Aug 25
Take Me Out To The Ballgame

AT&T Park • San Francisco, CA
Bring your family and friends out to Special Needs Family Appreciation Night and cheer on the Giants as they take on the Rockies and support our EIAS kids singing “Take me out to the Ball Game” at the seventh inning stretch. Root for the Giants and cheer five of our EIAS stars. Come Celebrate the accomplishments of our kids. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tickets are in … Full Listing.
Aug 28-31
Santa Fe Yoga Festival

Bishops Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa • Santa Fe, NM
The Santa Fe Yoga Festival will bring conscious community together for a heart-opening, vibration-raising, multi-day experience of yoga and music in a stunning natural setting. Showcasing 108 transformational yoga classes by over 35 world class teachers as well as daily meditations, dharma talks, hikes, farm to table dinners, cutting edge musical acts, and daily DJ-hosted pool parties, we will create … Full Listing.
Aug 29-Sep 1
Dos Rios CubaCamp

Dance Mission Cuba Camp • Dos Rios, CA
Enjoy four days of Cuban Dance & Music with classes in folkloric, popular, and modern dance, song and percussion! Features amazing master teachers, including Silfredo La O,”La Mora” Perez, Jose “Cheo” Rojas, Ramon Ramos Alayo, Sandy Perez and more.
Aug 29-Sep 1
Weekend of Inner Transformation

Far Horizons Camp • Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Come to Nature, Be with Nature, Change Your Nature – with Pujya Swami Chidanand. Yoga, Kirtan, Vedic Chanting, Meditation, Inspiring Talks on how to truly change our lives with plenty of time for question-answer, silent mantra walks, tree hugging and much more… PRENSENTER – H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati & Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati. Join one of India’s most beloved and renowned spiritual … Full Listing.
Sat, Aug 30
Rhythm and Joy Festival

Warner Center Park • Woodland Hills, CA
The 2nd Annual Rhythm and Joy Festival (RAJ 14) is rising on Saturday, August 30th at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills. What could be better? The event provides the backdrop for a variety of amazing artist performances, workshops, yoga, drum circles, children’s areas, eco-friendly and socially conscious vendors and exhibitors and a wide variety of raw, vegan, vegetarian, kosher and organic foods. … Full Listing.
Aug 30-Sep 1
Sausalito Art Festival

Marinship Park • Sausalito, CA
The Sausalito Art Festival is the top-rated event of its kind and the perfect way to celebrate your Labor Day Weekend. Meet over 260 artists, and have the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind paintings, drawings, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and more. Enjoy non-stop musical entertainment from top headliners on three stages, gourmet delights, and fine wines and champagne. The festival is located along … Full Listing.
Aug 31-Oct 3
Whale and Dolphin Wisdom Retreats

The Point Hotel • Contadora Island, Pearl Islands, Panama
Completely immerse yourself in the healing energies of the whales and dolphins. We offer magical 5 day Spiritual retreats where you will open an intimate and transformational connection with the whales and dolphins in the tropical paradise of the Pearl islands, Panama. You will stay on the tranquil island of Contadora in a beautiful ocean front hotel. Each day you will go out on either a catamaran … Full Listing.
Sun, Aug 31
Brazil Day!

Casa de Cultura • Berkeley, CA
LIVE BRAZILIAN MUSIC & DANCE, Lavagem, Children’s Village, Caipirinha & Beer Gardens, Food & Craft Vendors and more…! SF Bay Area Brazilian Day Festival is Brasarte & Casa de Cultura’s crown jewel event. It pays homage to two major celebrations in Brazil – Brazil’s Independence Day and a recreation of a Lavagem – a cleansing ceremony using song and dance that dates back to slavery when … Full Listing.
Sep 2-5
Social Capital Markets 2014

Fort Mason Center • San Francisco, CA
IGNITING VIBRANT COMMUNITIES – Join the world’s pioneering impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, civic leaders, innovators foundations, institutions, and philanthropists to create the intersections where you – with friends and valuable strangers – MOBILIZE RESOURCES and CAPITAL for good at the premiere global conference focusing on the intersection of money and meaning. Celebrate … Full Listing.
Sep 3-Nov 12
Faith & Plant Sourced Living Diets

Opera Plaza Community Room • San Francisco, CA
Six Dinners and Talks: What do religious traditions teach about seeking to live a vegan way of life and eat more live plant-sourced foods? More faith leaders, clergy, and members are affirming diet is not just a “health” thing, but a spiritual discipline as well. See how four religious paths, plus secular humanist observers of an Earth-based spirituality, view and value a live-food and vegan way. Each … Full Listing.
Wed, Sep 3
Emergence of the Co-Creator in You

FREE TeleSeminar •
Do you long to go beyond the competitive, win-lose culture of the past into a joyfully co-creative and harmonious future? You are not alone! There’s fascinating evidence of a fundamentally new pattern emerging in humanity: the co-creator. This emerging pattern goes beyond surface values to a whole new way of engaging and working with others, based on respect and unity. The co-creator relinquishes … Full Listing.