Lion’s Den Café 11th Anniversary Jerk Fest
, 12-7pm. Live entertainment, great food & beverages. 651 East 15th (Kingsway/Fraser).

Indian Head Massage Weekend Course
commences 7pm. Course Fee: $350 + HST. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818,

Lighthouse Spiritual Centre: Community Day
10-6 Psychic Fair, 11-4, $20/15min. reading. Danish Community Centre, 17672-57th Avenue, Cloverdale. BBQ, Silent Auction 604-539-0770,

Common Ground Special Events: Geoff Olson Live! “LightTime: A Natural History of Illumination.”
Using cartoons and graphics, artist and writer Geoff Olson examines how science and spirituality may find common ground through one seemingly simple, yet greatly puzzling phenomenon: light. Vancouver Public Library, Lower Level, Alma Van Dusen Room & Peter Kaye Room, 7:30pm. Tix $12/adv., $15/door. Call Common Ground:

HEALTH -Through Higher Spiritual Learning.
In this world of riots, strikes and bad news that constantly assaults our five senses - There is Hope! Wednesday September 15, 7:30 Barclay Manor, 1447 Barclay, Vancouver.

Introduction to Foot Reflexology
commences Certificate Weekend Training Course. Introduction 7.30 pm $10; Course $350. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818

SEPT 17-18
Vancouver Satsang Retreat with Greg Marian.
Awaken to and embody the timeless Truth of who we really are. Satsang inquiry, guided meditations, dialogue, silence.

SEPT 17-19
“The Power of Self-Inquiry”
retreat with leading satsang teacher Mooji live on skype and on DVD; / 250-744-3354 (Victoria).

SEPT 17, 18, 19, 20
Doug Duncan Sensei:
4 public talks by Canadian-born meditation master. 7:30pm, Sacred Space Studio, $20 per talk:,

Wolfsong Chanting Circle - Autumn Equinox Celebration:
Saturday, September 18, 7-10pm. Participate singing sacred healing chants from the Spirit of the Land. At Vancouver Multi-Cultural Society, 1254 W. 7th. By donation. Earthsong Healing Circles. 604.418.9636.

SEPT 18-19
Rosen Method Weekend - Journey of Self Discovery:
Special opportunity to experience Transformative Bodywork with Mariette Berinstein, Certified Teacher. $318 includes lunches. Lodging available: $37/night Cascadia Centre, Roberts Creek BC. Info/register:, 1-877-885-0179.

Meditation for Planetary Peace on the Full Moon
, Thursday, September 23rd at 7:30 PM. 2950 Laurel St, Vancouver.

SEPT 23 & 25
Language of Divine Communication:
Teachings from the animals & ACIM with Shiri Joshua, M.A. Talk $20 workshop $120. Tel. 604-644-4447,

Burns Bog Gala with motivational speaker Ray Zahab.
An evening to recognize environmental greatness with local cuisine, awards ceremony, auction and entertainment. Tickets at or call 604-572-0373.

SEPT 24-26
“Truth is a Pathless Land “
retreat/study of J.Krishnamurti’s teaching with Mark Lee, KFA director; / 250-744-3354 (Victoria).

Introduction to "The Work" of Byron Katie
, Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Unity of Vancouver, 5840 Oak Street. Full day workshop teaches how to use this powerful process of inquiry.

Run with Ray at Jog for the Bog:
5km, 10km or 40km run with ultramarathoner Ray Zahab. Online registation at or call 604-572-0373.

Yoga Conference and Show:
4 days, 30+ master teachers, 108 classes. Vancouver Convention Centre. Registration: See display ad.

SEPT 30-OCT 15
Vancouver International Film Festival.
Films from 80 countries on 10 screens. Online program available Sept. 12. Tickets, passes & discount packages on sale at the Visa Advance Box Office September 12, 1181 Seymour St. or online at

Introduction to Hand Reflexology
commences Certificate Weekend Training Course. Introduction 7.30 pm, $10; Course $350. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818

Burns Bog Public Tour:
Learn about the history, geography, ecology and environmental importance of Burns Bog. Great family outing. Bring your rubber boots! 10-12pm. $5 each. Registration required. 604-572-0373 or

The Great Classical Joint Reunion / Jam
8pm, Ironworks, 235 Alexander St. Performances by Vancouver jazz artists & tribute to the Joint’s owner Andreas Nothiger who nurtured local jazz for 20 years. Tickets & details:

OCT 16
Common Ground Special Events
presents a talk and Q&A with Selling Sickness co-authors Ray Moynihan (author of the new book Sex, Lies & Pharmaceuticals) and Alan Cassels. Details TBA in our October issue.

OCT 16-17 & OCT. 23-24
Become A Certified Life Coach:
Build on your existing skills and life experiences. Vancouver: October 16-17, Kelowna: October 23-24.
1 (866) 455-2155,

OCT 22-24
Laughter Yoga Certification Training:
Train to be a Laughter Leader and fill your life with fun and friendship. No yoga experience necessary. 604-267-2789.

OCT 22-24
Chemical Sensitivities? Chronic Fatigue? Fibromyalgia?
Recover through neuroplasticity – the brain’s innate ability to change and heal itself. Victoria Oct. 22-24 (Vancouver Nov. 3–5) Cost $ 995 (Early bird $895) Dynamic Neural Retraining System.

OCT 27
How to Respond When Someone You Love Has been Traumatized:
Featuring leading expert Dr. Christine Courtois. JIBC New Westminster Campus, 7- 8:30pm. Registration required: 604.528.5608.

NOV 23
More than Entertainment - Dr Wayne Dyer,
world renowned Author and Speaker will show you how to find your life’s purpose and your true sense of fulfillment and joy. Experience “The Shift: Moving Ambition to Meaning”. 7pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Tickets available at Ticket Master.


Centre for Spiritual Living: Join us every Sunday @ 11 AM for spiritual teachings and great music at #08 1880 Triumph Street (at Victoria Drive), Vancouver. Info: 604-321-1225,

SOS (Science of Spirituality): See Resource Directory listing in Spiritual Practices for schedule in Richmond, Vancouver & Victoria. 604-277-1247.
All Welcome.


Potluck Event & Garden Party! Join us at 7pm the first Tues. of every Month for an organic, homemade potluck dinner. Bring something creative & enjoy our community garden in the parking lot. Ethical Kitchen, 1600 Mckay Rd., North Van. 604-988-6280.

Reflexology Student Clinic 6-10pm. One-hour sessions $20. By appointment only. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818.


Align yourself with the positive energies of the universe. Every Wednesday 7pm, YWCA, Room 411, 535 Hornby St. 604-317-2747 Always Free.


ACOA Adult Children of Alcoholics and/or dysfunctional families 12 step recovery. Meet to share your experience and recovery. 604-878-8500.