Workshops Schedule CW 2017

Saturday, April 22nd

Compassion Fest 2017: Kickoff Compassion Week at Levy Park!  10:00am – 4:00pm, FREE

Sunday, April 23rd 

Metta Meditation with English Dharma Group
Venue: Jade Buddha Temple
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: Barbara Homann at  homann.barbara@gmail.com

Unity in Diversity – One Human Family with Mr. Bryan Blakeny, Baha’i Faith
Venue: Houston Baha’i Center
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free
Details and RSVP

Compassion Meditation & Yoga with Melanie Comegys, Tex Sun Yoga School
Venue: The Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer – 500 Fannin St #100
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $40.00
What to Bring: Yoga Mat, Water
Details and registration

Non-Profits Made Simple with Ruama Camp, On Track Ministries
Venue: St. John the Divine
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
RSVP Here

The Art of Empathy with Bren Hardt, Houston Nonviolent Communication
Venue: Live Oak Friends Meeting House
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Donations welcomed
Contact: Bren Hardt HERE

Six Hour Compassion Week Chant (Kirtan), International Society of Krishna Consciousness
Venue: ISKCON of Houston, 1320 West 34th St, Houston, TX 77018
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: Hansa Bhakti Medley M.D. at gurubhaktitkg@gmail.com or 713 979 7698

Monday, April 24th

Finding Compassion Through Animals and Nature with Angela Hoover, 16 Hands of Love
Venue: La Porte, TX. (horse ranch)
Date: Monday, April 24
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Love Offering
Contact: Angela Hoover –  angela@16handsoflove.org
Event details

Obstacles in Reentry with Charles Anderson, Epiphany
Helping incarcerated persons reenter society with support.
Venue: Crosswalk – 2103 N. Main Street, Houston
Date: Monday, April 24
Time: 11:30- 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free (donations accepted)
Contact: Charles Anderson – epiphany5433@gmail.com or (832)-651-6035

Unveiling the Darkness, Human Trafficking Awareness with Alisha Saxon and Carol Berry
Venue: Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center, 1700 Colony Way, Sugarland, TX 77479
Date: Monday, April 24
Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: Donation
Contact: Carol Berry @ 832-444-2270 or cdb0922@hotmail.com
Flyer
Register Here

Compassionate Communication Games with Karen Starz, Houston Nonviolent Communication
Venue: Crosswalk 2103 N. Main Street
Date: Monday, April 24
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Suggested $15
Contact: Karen Starz – starz.organizer@gmail.com or (281)-910-2921

Open House: Making For Community, Da Vinci Lab for Creative Arts and Science
Venue: Stephen’s Episcopal School, 1827 W Alabama Houston, 77098
Date: Monday, April 24
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: Ryan Hawthorne, rhawthorne@ststephenshouston.org

The Heart of Compassion – Dharma Talk with Ginger Clarkson, Insight Meditation Houston
Venue: First Unitarian Universalist Church, Fireside Room – 5200 Fannin Street
Date: Monday, April 24
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Donations welcome

Tuesday, April 25th

What is Mercy?  Clergy Fishbowl with Foundation for Contemporary Theology
Venue: Bellaire United Methodist Church
Date: Tuesday, April 25
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Donations Welcome
Please RSVP to Cathy at cathy@contemporarytheology.org

Self-Empathy Hour with Karen Starz, Houston Nonviolent Communication
Venue: Crosswalk 2103 N. Main Street
Date: Tuesday, April 25
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Donations Welcome
Contact: Karen Starz – starz.organizer@gmail.com or (281)-910-2921

Compassion Meditation with The Gong with Anne Marie Dorsa
Venue: Bagby Park
Date: Tuesday, April 25
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Compassion from Three Eastern Perspectives with Stan Merrill 
Venue: First Unitarian Universalist Church, Channing Hall – 5200 Fannin St.
Date: Tuesday, April 25
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Donations Welcome

Wednesday, April 26th

Mindful Meditation with Amber Bernhardt
Venue: Live Oak Friends Meeting House
Dates: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Donations Welcome

Introspection for Leaders: Lunch and Learn with Tracie Jae, Quesayon Academy
Venue: Institute for Spirituality and Health
Dates: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 with pre-registration
Details and registration

Book Discussion Group: Into the Magic Shop (by Dr. James R. Doty)
Venue: Unity of Houston, 2929 Unity Drive, Houston, TX. 77057
Date: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Donations Welcome
Contact: Donna Fisher at dfisher@unityhouston.org or 713-782-8320

Cup of Wisdom with Frank Levy, One River Foundation
Venue: Institute for Spirituality and Health
Dates: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $15 pre-registration | $20 at the door
Click here for details and registration

Scholarships for Children of Incarcerated Fathers with Charles Anderson, Proverbs 22:6 
Helping children get educated while their fathers are in prison.
Venue: Crosswalk 2103 N. Main Street,
Date: Wednesday, April
Time: 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Cost: Free (Donations accepted)

Transformational Gong Meditation with Anne Marie Dorsa, The Gong
Venue: Live Oak Friends Meeting House
Date: Wednesday, April 26
New Time: 7:15 p.m.- sunset
Cost: Free

Walk of the Tree of Life Labyrinth with Helen Rose Ebaugh
Hosted by Grace Episcopal Church, Congregation of Brith Shalom, and Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston

Venue: Grace Episcopal Church
Date: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
See Flyer
RSVP Here

 

Thursday, April 27th

Human Trafficking 101 & Red Sand Activation with United Against Human Trafficking
Venue: CrossWalk, 2103 N. Main Street
Date: Thursday, April 27
Time: 11 p.m – 1 p.m.
Cost: Donations Welcome
Contact: mnguyen@uaht.org

Transition with Blake Simon
Learning how to give to receive with compassion.

Venue: St. John the Divine
Date: Thursday, April 27
Time: 12 p.m – 2 p.m.
Cost: $10
Contact:  www.blakemotivates.com

Dialogue: Building a network of Compassionate Leaders
Talking through some common obstacles that keep leaders from working together
Venue: Crosswalk 2301 N. Main St.
Date: Thursday April 27
Time: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: John Butler @ 713-208-7654 or johnbutler@houstonyouthnet.org

Peace Begins with Me with Karen Starz, Houston NVC
Venue: ISH
Date: Thursday, April 27
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Cost: $30 suggested donation (sliding scale)
Contact: Karen Starz at starz.organizer@gmail.com or 281-910-2921

Self-Compassion with Shannon McLain and Jennifer Christian Counseling
Venue: The Healing Space, 1728 Bissonnet, Houston TX 77005
Date: Thursday, April 27
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 (sliding scale) Contact: info@jenniferchristiancounseling.com or 832-582-1431

Dr. James Doty Book Club with Pam Lewis Ph.D. 
Venue: Institute for Spirituality and Health
Date: Thursday, April 27
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: Pam Lewis at Pamela1@airmail.net

Compassionate Competence, International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Venue: 3406 Radha Lane, Houston, TX 77018
Date: Thursday April 27
Time: 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact : Damodar Sharan Das at 832-294-7503 or kduruvan@yahoo.com

Friday, April 28th

Scholarships for Children of Incarcerated Fathers with Charles Anderson, Proverbs 22:6
Helping children get educated while their fathers are in prison.
Venue: Institute for Spirituality and Health – 8100 Greenbriar #220
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Cost: Free (Donations accepted)

What You Can Do to Help Homeless Children in Your Area, Alief Coalition for the Homeless
Venue: Agape Community, 12320 Beechnut St, Houston, TX 77072
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free (Donations Welcome)
Contact: Pastor Parris Patrick at pastorparris@agapecommunitybc.org or 281-631-5212

Transformational Gong Meditation with Anne Marie Dorsa, The Gong
Venue: Levy Park
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cost: Free

Labyrinth Walks: Goal Setting and Intentions with Amy Malkan, The Malkan Group 
Venue: Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center, 1700 Colony Way, Sugarland, TX 77479
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 12 – 2 p.m.
Cost: $20 per person
Details and registration
See Flyer

Introduction to Collaborative Communication with Karen Starz, Houston Nonviolent Communication
Venue: Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center, 1700 Colony Way, Sugarland, TX 77479
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Cost: Donations welcome
Contact: Karen Starz – starz.organizer@gmail.com or (281)-910-2921
Register Here!

Tai Chi with Huy Ho 
Venue: The Live Oak Friends Meeting House
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 per person

Cultivating Self-Compassion with Jillian Winters and Elizabeth Rosman 
Venue: Yogaleena Studio – 2621 S. Shepherd Dr. #230
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 | $10 for Yogaleena members
Register at www.yogaleenastudio.com/workshops

Baila-Baila, International Voices Houston
Venue: Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH), 3400 Main Street, Houston.TX 77002
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Cost: $15-20 in advance; $25 at the door
Info and Contact click HERE

Raising Compassionate Children, by International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Venue: Goswami Academy, ISKCON, 1320 W. 34th St. Houston, TX, 77018
Date: Friday April 28
Time: 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: Shyamala Devi Dasi at 425-890-8538 or syamala.ids@gmail.com

 

Saturday, April 29th

The Heart of Houston: Servant Leadership 2017 and Beyond with The Institute for Spirituality and Health
Venue: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: Free
Details and RSVP: ish-tmc.org/servantleadership

Mindful Self-Compassion with Pittman McGhee Jr., Jung Center
Venue: The Jung Center
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $100 or $90 for Jung Center Members
Registration

Dialogues Across Differences with Karen Starz and Susan Wildin, Houston NVC
Venue: Crosswalk
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m
Cost: Sliding Scale $25- $90
Details and RSVP: Click HERE to register or call (281) 910-2921

What You Can Do to Help Homeless Children in Your Area, Alief Coalition for the Homeless
Venue: Agape Community, 12320 Beechnut St, Houston, TX 77072
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free (Donations Welcome)
Contact: Pastor Parris Patrick at pastorparris@agapecommunitybc.org or 281-631-5212

Family Learning Ancient Tai Chi with Huy Ho, Open Sky Health
Venue: Live Oak Friends Meeting House
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $15 per family (max. 12 families)

Nutrition and Cooking Kickstart Class: Power of Your Plate with Karoline Mueller
Venue: St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Donation basis, $20 suggested
Contact: Karoline Mueller, ettental@yahoo.com or 832-647-2220

Dialogue: Building a network of Compassionate Leaders
Talking through some common obstacles that keep leaders from working together
Venue: Agape Church
Date: Saturday April 29
Time: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: John Butler @ 713-208-7654 or johnbutler@houstonyouthnet.org