Joanne’s Calendar

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

Upcoming Events

Weekend Retreat with Joanne Friday at Senexet House, Woodstock, CT

Being an Island of Peace in a Stormy Sea: Practices for creating peace in a chaotic world


Sahgha Facilitator’s Retreat, Blue Cliff Monastery.

Location: Blue Cliff Monastery, Hotel Rd, Pine Bush, NY 12566 (
Date: October 20th-23rd 2016.

This retreat is for lay Sangha facilitators in the Plum Village Tradition. We recognize that the Sangha facilitator is a vital link for Thay’s continuation, and would like to support facilitators to deepen skills, connect with one another by practicing together, and share experiences around common issues that arise when facilitating a Sangha. Open to all practitioners (OI or not) who are facilitating or want to facilitate a Sangha in the Plum Village Tradition.

Registration Information: Click HERE for more details.

Day of Mindfulness with Joanne Friday, Hartford, CT

How To Be at Peace in a Chaotic World: Deep Listening and Mindful Speech

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

Saturday, Oct.29, 2016
Check In – 9:30 a.m. / DOM 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at The Village for Families and Children
1680 Albany Avenue, Hartford CT
Directions at

A Dana [donation] basket will be available for the teacher.
A vegetarian lunch will be provided.

For more information and registration form, please click HERE.

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.

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