What do you wish for?

Do you base our choices on what you want, or what you think you're supposed to want? Let yourself feel what you feel and want what you want, THEN engage your mind in the process. The best wishes are born from your heart.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Events on the Horizon for May 2017 and beyond - Mark Your Calendars!

Mark your calendars for:
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May Day!
with Berkeley Morris
Monday, May 1, 5:00-7:00AM (yes, AM!)
Inspiration Point, Tilden Park, Berkeley
see website for directions
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Oshun Party
Friday, May 5, 5:00-8:00PM
The Sacred Well, 536 Grand Avenue, Oakland, 510-444-9355
Free
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World Labyrinth Day
Saturday, May 6
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Bayard Rustin Bootcamp for Community Organizing
Hosted by Groundswell
Friday-Sunday, May 12-14
Groundswell Institute & Community,
18500 Highway 128, Yorkville
18+
See website for registration information
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Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 14, 11:00AM-1:00PM
Niles Pie Company,
32990 Alvarado-Niles Road, #960, Union City
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Sunday Night Vegetarian Dinner (re-scheduled from April)
Sunday, June 11, 6:00-8:00PM
Niles Pie Company,
32990 Alvarado-Niles Road, #960, Union City
$35
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Solaris
Thursday-Sunday, June 15-18
Earth Matters Retreat Center, 11629 Love Creek Road, Ben Lomond
see website for detailed schedule and registration information
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Monday, March 13, 2017

Events on the Horizon for March 2017 and beyond - Mark Your Calendars!

Mark your calendars for:
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Saint Patrick's Day Shepherd's Pie Dinner
Friday, March 17, 5:00-7:00PM
Niles Pie Company
32990 Alvarado-Niles Road, #960, Union City
$23.50
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Vernal Equinox Healing Waters Weekend
Hosted by Groundswell
Friday-Sunday, March 17-19
Groundswell Institute & Community,
18500 Highway 128, Yorkville
18+
See website for registration information
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Community Seed Spring Equinox Picnic
Saturday, March 18, 12:00-3:00PM
George Washington Grove, DeLaveaga Park,
1290 Branciforte Drive, Santa Cruz
suggested donation of $9-$20, no one turned away for lack of funds
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Ashkenaz Cultural Treasures Gala
Sunday, March 19, 6:30-8:30PM  
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center,
1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley
$40
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Herbalism Then & Now: A Panel Discussion With Rosemary Gladstar and Friends
Presented by Sonoma County Herb Exchange
Friday, March 24, 6:30-10:00PM
Sebastopol Grange, 6000 Highway 12, Sebastopol
$25-$40
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Pickles And Preserves Workshop
with Aaron Dinwoodie of Feral Heart Farm
Sunday, March 26, 12:00-2:00PM
Niles Pie Company,
32990 Alvarado-Niles Road, #960, Union City
$55
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The Acorn Gathering
Tuesday, March 28-Sunday, April 2
RSVP for address in Santa Barbara
See website for registration details
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Sauerkrauts & Beer!
A Get Cultured Event
Hosted by Groundswell
Friday-Sunday, March 31-April 2
Groundswell Institute & Community,
18500 Highway 128, Yorkville
21+
See website for registration information
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Battle Sail
Saturday, April 1, 2:00-5:00PM
board at Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland
$39-$75
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Adventure Sail aboard the Lady Washington
Sunday, April 2, 10:00AM-1:00PM
board at Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland
$42-$59
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Going Deep Woo: Manifestation
with Jessica Lanyadoo
Sunday, April 2, 1:30-3:30PM
Homestead Apothecary - Laurel Shop,
3807 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland
$60
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Battle Sail
Sunday, April 2, 2:00-5:00PM
board at Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland
$39-$75
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Battle Sail
Saturday, April 8, 2:00-5:00PM
board at Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland
$39-$75
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Adventure Sail aboard the Hawaiian Chieftain
Sunday, April 9, 2:00-5:00PM
board at Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland
$42-$59
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Introduction to Rocket Yoga
with Deontre Martin
A Wellness Weekend
Hosted by Groundswell
Friday-Sunday, April 14-16
Groundswell Institute & Community,
18500 Highway 128, Yorkville
18+
See website for registration information
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Battle Sail
Saturday, April 15, 2:00-5:00PM
board at Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland
$39-$75
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Battle Sail
Sunday, April 16, 2:00-5:00PM
board at Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland
$39-$75
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Friday Night Vegetarian Dinner
Friday, April 21, 6:00-8:00PM
Niles Pie Company,
32990 Alvarado-Niles Road, #960, Union City
$23.50
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Sebastopol Village Building Convergence
Wednesday, April 26-Saturday, April 29
various locations in Sebastopol
see website for registration information
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Gamble Garden Spring Tour
Friday-Saturday, April 28-29, 10:00AM-4:00PM
starting at Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley Street, Palo Alto
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The Buckeye Gathering
Sunday, April 30-Saturday, May 6
Lake Concow Campground, 12967 Concow Road, Oroville, California
See website for registration details
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Bayard Rustin Bootcamp for Community Organizing
Hosted by Groundswell
Friday-Sunday, May 12-14
Groundswell Institute & Community,
18500 Highway 128, Yorkville
18+
See website for registration information
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Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 14, 11:00AM-1:00PM
Niles Pie Company,
32990 Alvarado-Niles Road, #960, Union City
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Monday, February 6, 2017

CAYA and CAYA-related Events at PantheaCon 2017

Here’s a list of events happening at PantheaCon this year which are hosted by CAYA or groups affiliated with CAYA, or which feature members of CAYA or people or groups who are friends of CAYA! This year, CAYA is teaming up with The Sacred Well and Hexenfest to host a suite in Room 1067. And we heartily support participation in this year’s Blood Drive!

I have colour-coded the event listings:
Events hosted by CAYA or groups affiliated with CAYA
Events featuring members of CAYA
Events in the Hexenfest Suite - Room 1067
Events hosted by or featuring people or groups who are friends of CAYA
Blood Drive

Friday-Sunday


Coru Cathubodua


Friday, February 17


1:30-3:00PM



3:30-5:00PM



6:00-8:00PM




7:00-8:30PM


San Martin/ San Simeon: Pagans of Color Caucus

8:00-11:00PM


Room 1067: Polytheist Karaoke

9:00-10:30PM



11:00PM-12:30AM



Saturday, February 18


1:30-3:00PM


Upper Mezzanine: Clothing Swap

2:00-3:30PM


Room 1067: Make Pasties!*
CAYA
*The burlesque kind, not the Cornish kind

3:30-5:00PM





5:15-6:15PM


San Jose/ Santa Clara: A Celebration of Keith Cynan Roberts
In memory of Keith Cynan Roberts


7:00-8:30PM


San Jose/ Santa Clara: Latin American Underworld Magic

7:00-10:30PM


Cedar/ Pine: Mythpunk Masquerade!

9:00-10:30PM



11:00PM-1:00AM



Sunday, February 19


11:00AM-12:30PM





1:30-3:00PM




Oak: Ecstatic Witchcraft : The Star Goddess and the Gates of Heka

3:00-5:00PM





San Jose/ Santa Clara: Self-Defense: Krav-Maga for Anyone

7:00-8:30PM


San Jose/ Santa Clara: Embracing Restorative Magic

7:00-8:30PM


Room 1067: Hecate Ritual

9:00-10:30PM


San Juan/ San Carlos: Rite of the Sparkling Spectra


Carmel/ Monterey: Shapeshifters & Siren Songs

11:00PM-12:30PM



11:00PM-1:00AM


CAYA, The Sacred Well, and Hexenfest