Community Events – November/December 2019

Have an event that costs $20 or less to attend? CONTACT US TO ADD YOUR EVENT TO THIS DIRECTORY, FOR FREE! – Send an email to , or call 505-828-3430
Please submit event information at least 3 weeks prior to event date.

web-only-icon-for-websiteWinter Holiday Bazaar

Sponsored by: NM Renaissance Celtic Festival, 6915 Teresa CT NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

Held at: EXPO NM, Manuel Lujan Jr. Exhibit Hall A
Info: 575-749-1275,

Winter Holiday Bazaar
December 14th & 15th, 10am – 5pm
FREE to attend

Holiday shopping with handmade crafters, artists and some small local businesses that you can’t find anyplace else. Dickens-themed holiday shopping experience.

Sponsored by the NM Renaissance Celtic Festival. Our mission: A business committed to bringing a culturally dynamic experience to all New Mexicans. We aim to embrace the history of world cultures from the 11th to 17th centuries in a fun, entertaining and educational environment. We believe that New Mexicans deserve to see how their cultures influenced the local history.

web-only-icon-for-websiteTraveling with Judith Pentz MD:
Divine Feminine Tour to Spain,
May 18-28, 2020

Pentz Spain Tour posterHeld at: Tele-conference (see below for details)
Info: 505-883-9580,,
Deadline to sign up for this amazing trip is January 18, 2020!
Q & A on December 4: 6:30 pm MST, 8:30 pm EST, 5:30 pm PST
FREE – The first 5 people who sign up while on the call will receive $100 off the cost of their trip!

Judith is having a Q and A on December 4 at 6:30 pm. It is only for 30 minutes. Sharing details about the trip will be the focus as well as questions from all of you!

The moderator will be Carolyn Flynn. Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Visit, or you can call direct at +1 (872) 240-3212, Access Code: 139-206-645

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

web-only-icon-for-websiteEvents Offered By: Sandia Serenity Massage

nice-massage-oriented-picDr. Trisha Phaklides DOM, LMT
2600 The American Rd SE, Suite 103
Rio Rancho, NM 87124, 505.227.4998,
Learn how to treat yourself with Acupuncture
Saturday December 7 – 4-6 pm • FREE

Learn the reasons for your Fibro diagnosis and what you can do to eliminate your Fibro with Self-Administered Acupuncture and a few dietary changes. Just donate for equipment you use.

Restless Leg Syndrome
Saturday December 14 – 4-6 pm • FREE

Learn how easy it is to completely eliminate RLS for good. Learn how Acupuncture helps to restore pathways to restore the free flow of blood and energy. Just donate for equipment you use.

Migraine FREE
Saturday December 28 – 4-6 pm • FREE

You NEVER have to suffer with another migraine again. Acupuncture and dietary changes can completely eliminate those nasty migraines. Just donate for equipment used.

web-only-icon-for-websiteMonthly Sistership Circles

sistership-circles-logoHeld at: Santa Fe location, call for meeting location & date
Info: Mary Rives: 413-210-7759,
Monthly Sistership Circles
3-5pm, $15/advance, $20/Door

Want to experience more authentic connection, meditation, movement, intimate sharing, creative expression, ritual, and ceremony? Pre-registration preferred. Welcome, sister! Call for day of the month and Santa Fe location

web-only-icon-for-websiteChanneling by Donna Carol

Mountain-landscapeHeld at: Resonant Essentials, 7413 Menaul Blvd, NE, ABQ (next to Play it Again Sports)
First Friday of each month, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Doors open at 6 pm with a tea service.
Channeling occurs at 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: $20 at the door

Donna Carol – Clairvoyant Medium, channels various archangels, masters, Ets and ascended lightbeings.

web-only-icon-for-websiteEvents offered by Upaya Zen Center

upaya-logo1404 Cerro Gordo Road, Santa, NM 87501


Metta Refuge Council
December 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & January 7, 2020
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

A Buddhist support group for sharing experiences of illness and loss. Led by Susan Benjamin:, 505-982-9261.
FREE – Donations are invited.

Friday, December 11, 12:20 pm

A Buddhist ritual of atonement, purification, and renewal of vows.

Drepung Loseling Monks Perform
traditional Tibetan Buddhist chants

Afterwards, there is sale of Tibetan items to support their monastery
Wednesday, December 11, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Free – donations are invited.

A Half-day Introduction to Zen Meditation:
The Ease and Joy of Mornings

Sunday, December 15, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

All levels of meditation experience are welcome to this morning of quiet contemplation. Zen Meditation instruction is offered. By donation. Please register: or 505-986-8518 ext. 112

Dharma Talk
Wednesday, December 18, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

By Kigaku Noah Rossetter of Upaya Zen Center. FREE – Donations are invited.

Gate of Sweet Nectar Liturgy
Sunday, December 29, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Come chant this liturgy which calls out to all those who are lost, hunger, and feel insufficient. We offer the bodhi mind of love, wisdom, and transformation. FREE

New Year’s Eve Meditation
Tuesday, December 31, 10:00 pm – Midnight

Mindfully watch 2019 come to a close in silent meditation. The New Year is rung in with 108 bells and a short talk is given by Roshi Joan Halifax. Refreshments are served afterwards. FREE


Zen Meditation Instruction
January 5, 2020, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Get acquainted with Upaya and learn the basics of Zen meditation and temple etiquette. Please RSVP to: or 505-986-8518 ext. 111.

web-only-icon-for-websiteEvents Offered by Vessel Health

vessel-health-logoHeld at: Vessel Health, NM
10601 4th Street NW – ABQ, 87114

Info/Contact: 505-828-3000
Vessel Health offers many healthful, inexpensive classes!
Check out our calendar at:
Circuit Training
Fridays, 8:30-9:30am
Cost: $10 each

A group exercise class focused on mindful breathing, stretching, and balance. We hope you can join us!

LifeSHIP (TM) Classes: Heart to Heart Yoga
Tuesdays at 7:30am; Wednesdays at 7:30am, 10:00am & 5:30pm (Julie)
Fridays at 10:30am (Beverly)
Cost: $10 each

Our emotional wellness consultant, Julie McGaharan, teaches four classes each week, focused on yoga-centered movement, meditation, and mindfulness. Our fitness consultant, Beverly Aranda, teaches one class each week, focused on stretching, balance, and mindful breathing. All of our classes are accessible to all levels (no experience required), and can be adapted as needed for participants.

web-only-icon-for-websiteOngoing: Guided Prayer & Meditation Group with Swami Ji

swami-jiHeld at: Lotus Tree Ayurveda, 7015 B 4th Street NW, Los Ranchos, NM, 87107
60 Minute Guided Prayer & Meditation Circle with Swami Ji
Tuesdays: 7:00-8:00pm · Sundays: 9:00-10:00am
Cost: $12 per class. Ask about discounted monthly memberships!

Relax · Heal · Tune-in · Connect · Recharge Learn stilling the mind, concentration & meditation practices. No previous experience needed. Swami Ji is an authorized teacher of spiritual meditation practices since 1994.

“Imagine that even the slightest change in the Solar System can change the life-cycle for everyone on this planet. All worries and thoughts will vanish as soon as you start meditation and connect yourself to the Divine Source.” – Swami Ji

web-only-icon-for-websiteOngoing: Meditation and Readings from the Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda

yoganandaHeld at: 1704 Moon NE Suites 1 & 2, Albuquerque, NM
Meditation and Reading Services
Sundays – 9:00 am Adult Meditation Service
Sundays – 10:00 am Adult Meditation and Reading Service; Youth Program
Cost: FREE/by donation

We invite you to join us for meditation and readings from the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda every Sunday morning. Learn to practice the science of Kriya Yoga Meditation and receive practical guidance for attaining balanced physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. Our youth program for ages 3-18 includes chanting, meditation, arts and crafts, and “how to live” lessons that emphasize character, positive habits and spiritual development.

“Have that eternal peace within and without; then whoever comes to you shall feel your peace and be uplifted by it” – Paramahansa Yogananda

Divine Healing with Sir Paul

paul-torres-picHeld at: Resonant Essentials
3107 Eubank Blvd NE, ABQ 87111

Info: 505-450-219,,
Nov 21 & Dec 12, 6-7:30pm
$20 Suggested Donation

One asks what they can do for the better of mankind and the planet. Could it be as simple as healing yourself? Let us practice on working on ourselves through the Divine power of healing.

Monthly Mindfulness Meditation Practice with Bhanu Joy Harrison, LCSW, SEP

harrison-picHeld at: Full Circle Wellness Center
5701 Carmel Ave NE, Suite B, ABQ, 87113
Info: 505-837-2100 x3
Monthly Mindfulness Practice with Bhanu Joy Harrison, LCSW, SEP
Nov 12 and Dec 10, 6-7:15pm
$10 or sliding scale

Looking for stress reduction, better sleep, improved focus or a desire to be more present in your life? Come practice mindfulness meditation in a guided group setting! Class focuses on a specific mindfulness skill each month. No experience necessary. Ages 15+.

Events Offered By: Wise Medicine®

Wilcox-PicHeld at: 5353 Wyoming Blvd NE, Suites 4 & 5
ABQ, NM 87109

Info/Contact: Dr. Glenn Wilcox, 505-771-4998

Third Thursday Presentations – Free Every Month, 7-9pm
Please RSVP: 505-771-4998

Sex and Energy
November 21, 7-9pm • FREE

Everything You Need to Know from Testosterone and Estrogen to Thyroid and Cortisol. Revive your vitality and sexuality now! Learn how to enhance and optimize the holistic symphony of your hormones. Understand how to accurately test your hormone levels. Know the best, safest products that are available. Feel and look better than ever!

Lyme Disease and Lyme Co-Infections
December 19, 7-9pm • FREE

Co-infections: Learn About Advances in Accurate Diagnosis. Understand How to Treat it Quickly and Effectively. Lyme
Disease and the Lyme Co-infections have become epidemic in this country and are undermining the health of millions of Americans. In this presentation, we will cut through the confusion and learn how to resolve these infections effectively.

Events Facilitated By: Lissa Callirhoe

shamanic-art-picMaster’s in Women’s Spirituality (2012)
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

Info/Contact: 505-243-3363,
Women’s Spirituality Book Group
2nd & 4th Weds, 6:30-8:pm

Women of the past can help us unravel what it is, to be a woman. Participants take turns reading out loud from some of the classic books of women’s spirituality. Current book: Shakti Woman by Vicki Noble. Fragrance Free. Held at private home: call for location

Circle of Soundings for Women
Thursdays, 4-6pm
$50-$10 Suggested Donation – First Circle FREE

In this circle, we will play with humming, toning, chanting, rounds, crystal bowls, rattles and drums and more. No one turned away for lack of donation. Out of respect for the circle, please be fragrance free and leave your cell phone in your car. Held at private home: call for location

Events/Appeals For Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary

kindred-spirits-animal-pic Info: 505-471-5366,,, Sanctuary
Holiday Celebration Vegan Refreshments, Hot Cider
December 7, 3:30pm-6:30pm • FREE

We provide Eldercare and Hospice for Dogs, Horses and Poultry. Tour the sanctuary and visit with our senior animals. Meditation and traditional candle lighting of the tree at 5:30 sharp. Bring a friend. Our senior dogs will greet you with happy smiles and wagging tails.

Animal Caregivers Wanted Staff and Volunteer positions
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary

Eldercare and Hospice for Senior Animals. Now accepting applications for dedicated Animal Caregivers for both staff and volunteer positions. Visit for more info and application.
505-471-5366 •

Calling All Dog Lovers
Donations Needed/Monthly Sponsorships

With each monthly sponsorship, Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary can help 3 more senior dogs have loving end of life and hospice care. All
donations are tax deductible. Every penny goes to the animals!

El Paso Psychic Fair: Readings, Products, Gifts

candles-crystalsHeld at: Hawthorn Inn. 1700 Airway, El Paso TX 79925,
El Paso Psychic Fair: Readings, Products, Gifts
January 18 & 19, 2020
11-7pm • $5 Admission for both days

Feeling Stuck? Talk to a Reader about ANYTHING! Plus: Crystals, Gem Stones, New Age Jewelry, Pendulums, Bracelets, Feng Shui items, Essential Oils, AURA Photos, more. The Fair is held every 2-3 months. Upcoming Fair dates on the website.

Pranic Healing Clinic – Ongoing 1st Tuesday (except Jan, Jul, Dec)

pranic-healing-hand-picHeld at: First Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle Blvd NE, ABQ 87110
Info/Contact: Rita Herther, 505-298-4823
Pranic Healing Clinic – Ongoing 1st Tues (except Jan, Jul, Dec)
6:30–8pm • Donation

No-touch clearing of congested energies and energizing and balancing of the energy body.

Events Offered By: Grace Angelic Healing

talley-baileyHeld at: Balanced Life Yoga. 417 Tramway NE #7, ABQ, 87123 Info: 505-321-6635,,
Mary-El’s Messages of Love
Nov 3 & 17, Dec 1 & 15, 11:30am-12:45pm • $10

Small Group Channeling. Those present receive their own message or ask a question.

Gratefulness Gathering
November 10, 11:30am-1pm • $8 Suggested Donation

Theme, “Belonging at Home with Nature”. Small group discussion, meditation, and sharing centered around the theme and works of Brother David. Secular. Snack provided. Donation to assist with snack and rent.

Reiki Healing Circle
November 24, 11:30am-1pm (or so) • Suggested Donation $10

Come if you seek or wish to experience energy healing. Come if you are Reiki attuned or an energy healer. NOTE: No December event. We will resume in January.

Gratefulness Gathering
December 8, 11:30am-1pm • $8 Suggested Donation

Theme “Walking the Path of Transformation”. This wonderful year of monthly gatherings to learn about gratefulness ends in December, so please attend! Meditation, discussion centered around the theme and works of Brother David. Secular. Snack provided. Donation accepted to pay for snacks and rent.

Tea & Questions with the Experts

laura-johnson-picHeld at: 800 Montgomery Blvd. NE #D ABQ
Info: 505-944-6333,
Tea & Questions with the Experts
December 7, 1pm • FREE

Join Laura Johnson, FNP and Ayanna Freeman-Nelson for tea at About Face Med Spa. See procedure demos; ask your questions about products and procedures. Limited space. RSVP required:

Events Offered by Albuquerque Natural Health Center

swartswalter-picLouise Swartswalter, ND, CBT, Beautiful Balanced Brain Expert. Founder of Albuquerque Natural Health Center and creator of The B.R.A.I.N. system.
Office: 505-797-0540, Cell: 505-918-5537,,
Virtual Tea Party/Soul-Level Integration
November 17 • 3pm PT, 4p MT, 5p CT, 6p ET
Free Zoom Event

Ready to make that leap forward you dream about? This integration will clear the deeper layers of blocks from generations past and reprogram your DNA to allow your authentic self to shine, just in time for the holidays! Sign up here:

Virtual Holiday Bliss Party
December 11 • FREE Zoom Event
5:30pm PT, 6:30p MT, 7:30p CT, 8:30p ET

Bring a beverage and your beautiful self! Experience a brain balance integration and “Meditation for Peace.” Sign up here:

Events Offered by Original Medicine

dr-eagles-logoHeld at: 1500 Lomas Blvd NW, Suite B, ABQ, 87104 Info: 505-503-6490,

Please Note: Complimentary meals are provided for all events. Space is limited; reservations are necessary so please call 505-503-6490 to reserve your seat.

ABQ: FREE Regenerative Medicine Seminars
Noontime & Evening: Nov 12, Dec 5 & 11, 12pm • Nov 26 & Dec 11, 6pm

Incredible results treating joint injury, osteoarthritis, heart disease, brain disease, autoimmunity, arthritis, nerve damage, plantar fasciitis, macular degeneration, more. Don’t Mask Your Pain. Eliminate it without surgery.

ABQ: FREE Functional Medicine Seminars
Noontime & Evening: Nov 14 & Dec 17, 12pm • Nov 5 & Dec 3, 6pm

Functional Medicine uncovers the root cause of medical conditions. By treating the underlying root poor thyroid or digestive function, belly fat, brain fog and diabetes all can be overcome. Come learn what REALLY WORKS!

Events Offered By: Westside Center for Spiritual Living

westside-cslNEW LOCATION: Haynes Community Center
2006 Grande Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-922-1200 •

All Events are FREE unless otherwise indicated. Chakra Balancing Crystal Bowl Meditation: Every Sunday @ 10:30 before services.


Our theme for November is Spirituality!
It is a beautiful and true thought to realize that every person stands in the shadow of a Mighty Mind, a pure Intelligence and a Divine Givingness!
– Dr. Ernest Holmes

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Nov 3, 11-noon

Topic: Know Yourself, You are More than You Think

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Nov 10, 11-noon

Topic: All That I Am is Good, All That I Am is God.

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Nov 17, 11-noon

Topic: It Either Is or It Is Not

Thanksgiving Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Nov 24, 11-noon

Topic: Expansive Possibilities through Gratitude


Our theme for December is Wholeness.
The only way God can evolve a spontaneous individual is to let him alone and allow him to awaken to himself.
– Dr. Ernest Holmes

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Dec 1, 11-noon

Topic: We are Rearranged in the Presence

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Dec 8, 11-noon

Topic: The Birth of the Light.

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Dec 15, 11-noon

Topic: Revelation of the Self to the Self

Christmas Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Dec 22, 11-noon

Topic: Jesus, the Wayshower, Friendship Sunday with Potluck

Wherever you are on your spiritual path, we look forward to sharing the journey with you! Email us at: or visit our YouTube page:

Events Offered By: Alternative Wellness Center

janet-hall5200 Eubank NE, Ste C-3,87111
505-294-WELL (9355)
Classes held at Alternative Wellness & taught by:
• Janet Hall, Naturopathy, CKP, CBT &
• Carol Akright, CFP, CKP, CHT.

FREE 5-minute Biofeedback scan and door prizes at each class!
Natural Solutions for Physical Healthcare
November 9, 11am-noon • FREE

Need something you can have at your fingertips for symptoms you experience? Learn how natural, pure essential oils can make a difference in your daily life and how you can be empowered to do self-care for yourself and your family. Learn strategies for better well-being!

Essentials for Emotional Healthcare
December 14, 11am-noon • FREE

Stressed out? You’ll enjoy educating yourself about what can help you feel more grounded and balanced for healthy emotional (and physical) biochemistry in your body. Learn the benefits of Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils, products and their uses for home/office. All health questions welcome.

RSVP Required by the Friday before each class: 505-294-WELL (9355). We look forward to seeing you!

Topic: The Birth of the Light.

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Dec 15, 11-noon

Topic: Revelation of the Self to the Self

Christmas Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Dec 22, 11-noon

Topic: Jesus, the Wayshower, Friendship Sunday with Potluck

Wherever you are on your spiritual path, we look forward to sharing the journey with you! Email us at: or visit our YouTube page:

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