Bright Way Zen Upcoming Events – 2018

April 2018

Wesak Ceremony—Sun. April 8th, 11:15am (Buddha’s birth)
Board Meeting—Thurs. April 19th, 6:30-8:30pm
One-Day Retreat—Sat. April 28th, 8:30-4:30pm (minimum 5 full-time registrations for this event to happen)

 

May 2018

Community Potluck—Sat. May 12th, Noon-2pm
Jukai (Precepts) Ceremony—Sun. May 20th, 11:15am (members who choose to can formally become Buddhists)

 

June 2018

Term Student Closing Retreat—Sat. June 2nd, 8:30am-4:30pm
Teacher’s Advisory Council Meeting—Thurs. June 21st, 6:30-8:30pm (members who have taken Jukai)

 

July 2018

Community Potluck—Sat. July 14th, Noon-2pm
Board Meeting—Thurs. July 26th, 6:30-8:30pm

 

August 2018

Annual Sangha Sesshin (out-of-town, residential retreat)—Wed. Aug. 8th-Sun. Aug. 12th, Fireside Retreat Center (registration required)

 

September 2018

Community Potluck—Sat. Sept 8th, Noon-2pm
Founder’s Day Ceremony—Sun. Sept. 16th, 9:30-10am
Teacher’s Advisory Council Meeting—Thurs. Sept 27th, 6:30-8:30pm (members who have taken Jukai)
Term Student Opening Retreat—Sat. Sept. 29th, 8:30am-4:30pm (those signed up for Term Student program)

 

October 2018

Board Meeting—Thurs. Oct. 18th, 6:30-8:30pm
One-Day Retreat—Sat. Oct 20th, 8:30-4:30pm (minimum 5 full-time registrations for this event to happen)
Segaki (Hungry Ghost) Festival—Sun. Oct. 28th, 11:15am

 

November 2018

Community Potluck—Sat. Nov. 10th, Noon-2pm
Annual Member’s Meeting—Sun. Nov. 18th, 10:30am-Noon

 

December 2018

Rohatsu Retreat at Great Vow Monastery—Sun. Dec. 2nd-Sun. Dec. 9th (Recommended! Not organized or led by Bright Way, although Domyo attends; regular weekly practice events will still happen at Bright Way this week)
Term Student Closing Retreat—Sat. Dec. 15th, 8:30am-4:30pm
Holiday Break (no meetings) – Dec. 24th-Jan. 1st 2019

No meeting Tues. Dec. 25th
No meeting Sun. Dec. 30th
No meeting Tues. Jan 1st
Regular schedule starts again on Jan. 2nd, 2019