Joanne’s Calendar

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

Upcoming Events

Annual Cape Sangha’s Retreat:  Sitting in the Autumn Breeze – a meditation retreat led by Dharma Teacher Joanne Friday

Thursday, September 10 – Sunday, September 13, 2015

Craigville Retreat Center, Centerville, MA

This retreat is now full with a waiting list.  For registration info, download flyer and registration form here:  cape-sangha-retreat-2015

For additional info, contact Jean Begg at or Nancy Wilder at


Annual RI Community of Mindfulness Picnic at Colt State Park, Shelter #3,  in Bristol, RI

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 – 11 AM to 3 PM:

Please come and bring a vegetarian dish, a poem, a game, a song, an instrument, etc. to share. It’s a wonderful opportunity to get together with folks from all the sanghas and share a lot of fun in a beautiful setting.

Registration is open for

The New London Community of Mindfulness Annual Retreat led by Dharma Teacher Joanne Friday

Oct. 16-17-18, 2015 at Senexet House in Woodstock, CT

Stopping, Calming, and Taming the Wild Mind:
Practices for being at peace in our daily lives

Download the Retreat Registration Form by clicking here:

If you have additional questions about the retreat please call Sue Peowski at 860-878-5298


Walking a Path With Heart in a Conflicted World: A Day of Mindfulness in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh with Dharma Teacher Joanne Friday

  • Featuring a Dharma Talk, a Q&A, and Sitting, Walking and Eating Meditation

Saturday, October 31, 2015. Registration – 9:30 a.m. / DOM – 10 a.m. to 4 pm

The Village for Families and Children
1680 Albany Avenue, Hartford CT
Directions are available at

Download the Registration Form by clicking on this link: Hartford Day of Mindfulness:

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.