Joanne’s Calendar

Please note that Joanne’s scheduled presence at Sangha meetings is subject to change.

Upcoming Events

We Go As A River Being Joyfully Together

A Day of Mindfulness on Facilitation and Sangha Building offered by the RI Community of Mindfulness

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28th, 2017 9:30 – 4:00
Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Ave. East Greenwich, RI

Practitioners from the Rhode Island Community of Mindfulness who attended the Facilitator’s Retreat at Blue Cliff Monastery
(including Dharma teacher Joanne Friday) welcome you to deepen your practice
and look at ways to strengthen the Sangha.
We hope you will be able to join us.

What to bring:

Your own vegetarian lunch, a mug, and napkin (tea will be provided).
A cushion and/or bench if you prefer to use those…there will be plenty of chairs available.
A notebook and pen.

Registration is required to help us plan for the day: Here is the link
Contact Philip with questions about registration at
or at 401-699-4029, any day between 7 am and 7 pm.

Please note that registration begins at 9:30 a.m. (not 9:00 a.m.) (registration at 9:30 a.m., speaking program begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.)
Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Ave. East Greenwich, RI

Dana (giving): There is no fee for the day. However, donations to Westminster Unitarian Church for the use of the space would be deeply appreciated.

**Inclement weather plan**
If we decide to cancel the Day of Mindfulness due to predicted inclement weather, you will receive an event cancellation email no later than 8:00 p.m. on Friday.

Compassionate Wisdom for Our Times-Mindfulness retreat with Dharma Teacher Joanne Friday.

June 1-4, 2017
Won Dharma Center
361 State Route 23
Claverack, NY 12513

Won Dharma Center is a beautiful retreat center located in Claverack, Columbia County, New York.  The facilities at Won Dharma Center have been constructed to be environmentally responsible and harmonious with the surrounding environment.  The Center offers over 7 miles of walking trails, delicious vegetarian meals, and clean, modern accommodations.  For more information, please visit

Please click these links for registration and further information:
Registration form
Retreat scholarship application
Retreat announcement

Note: This calendar page refers to sangha events and meetings at which Joanne expects to be present. For a schedule of local sangha meetings, please see Sangha Locations & Times.

If you experience problems seeing the calendar below, please click here to access the calendar directly.