Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation
Sep
28
9:00 AM09:00

Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation

Enjoy stillness and movement in nature, slowing down to take in the sights, sounds and smells of what’s around you, as well as being with the internal experience of thoughts, emotions, and sensations. Gentle qigong (standing up or sitting in a chair) allows you to embody the flowing movements of the natural world. Guided meditation invites you to find a space of quietness and stillness amid whatever is occurring internally and externally.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

9:00 - 10:00 AM

FREE (SEE MORE INFORMATION BY FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation



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Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation
Sep
28
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation

Being in nature invites you to engage your senses and come into contact with the natural world. Mindfulness meditation cultivates awareness of whatever is taking place within and around you: thoughts and emotions, the breeze, the sounds of birds, the warmth of the sun. Experience guided sitting meditation, mindful walking and informal discussion.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH: MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

10:30-11:30 AM

FREE (SEE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation

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Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation
Oct
26
9:00 AM09:00

Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation

Enjoy stillness and movement in nature, slowing down to take in the sights, sounds and smells of what’s around you, as well as being with the internal experience of thoughts, emotions, and sensations. Gentle qigong (standing up or sitting in a chair) allows you to embody the flowing movements of the natural world. Guided meditation invites you to find a space of quietness and stillness amid whatever is occurring internally and externally.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

9:00 - 10:00 AM

FREE (SEE MORE INFORMATION BY FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation



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Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation
Oct
26
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation

Being in nature invites you to engage your senses and come into contact with the natural world. Mindfulness meditation cultivates awareness of whatever is taking place within and around you: thoughts and emotions, the breeze, the sounds of birds, the warmth of the sun. Experience guided sitting meditation, mindful walking and informal discussion.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH: MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

10:30-11:30 AM

FREE (SEE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation

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Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation
Aug
31
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation

Being in nature invites you to engage your senses and come into contact with the natural world. Mindfulness meditation cultivates awareness of whatever is taking place within and around you: thoughts and emotions, the breeze, the sounds of birds, the warmth of the sun. Experience guided sitting meditation, mindful walking and informal discussion.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH: MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

10:30-11:30 AM

FREE (SEE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation

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Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation
Aug
31
9:00 AM09:00

Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation

Enjoy stillness and movement in nature, slowing down to take in the sights, sounds and smells of what’s around you, as well as being with the internal experience of thoughts, emotions, and sensations. Gentle qigong (standing up or sitting in a chair) allows you to embody the flowing movements of the natural world. Guided meditation invites you to find a space of quietness and stillness amid whatever is occurring internally and externally.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

9:00 - 10:00 AM

FREE (SEE MORE INFORMATION BY FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation



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Pacific Biological Laboratories (Ed Ricketts’ Lab) Tours
Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

Pacific Biological Laboratories (Ed Ricketts’ Lab) Tours

Pacific Biological Laboratories was owned and operated by marine biologist and pioneering ecologist Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts (1897-1948), the best friend and collaborator of writer John Steinbeck.

Location:The Pacific Biological Laboratories is located at 800 Cannery Row. Upcoming tours are posted on the home page

Our next free public tours for 2019 are  2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9 (no tours in December). Tour times: 9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm. Call 831-646-5640 to reserve your space by the Friday before the tours.

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Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation
May
25
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation

Being in nature invites you to engage your senses and come into contact with the natural world. Mindfulness meditation cultivates awareness of whatever is taking place within and around you: thoughts and emotions, the breeze, the sounds of birds, the warmth of the sun. Experience guided sitting meditation, mindful walking and informal discussion.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH: MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

10:30-11:30 AM

FREE (SEE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation

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Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation
May
25
9:00 AM09:00

Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation

Enjoy stillness and movement in nature, slowing down to take in the sights, sounds and smells of what’s around you, as well as being with the internal experience of thoughts, emotions, and sensations. Gentle qigong (standing up or sitting in a chair) allows you to embody the flowing movements of the natural world. Guided meditation invites you to find a space of quietness and stillness amid whatever is occurring internally and externally.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

9:00 - 10:00 AM

FREE (SEE MORE INFORMATION BY FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation



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Wild Foraged Greens Cooking Class @ Farm Discovery (Live Earth Farm)
May
17
4:00 PM16:00

Wild Foraged Greens Cooking Class @ Farm Discovery (Live Earth Farm)

When spring comes around the corner and our landscapes take on a verdant hue, how can we atune our eyes to see the edible greens that pop up along our pathways?

Emily will lead us in the art of wild foraging and teach us delicious recipes to bring out the sweetness in hearty greens. We will venture around the fields, cook in the kitchen, and enjoy the dishes we made on the farm!

REGISTER HERE

3-hour class is $85.00 per person.

We are also looking for volunteers, who would like to participate in the workshop and help us with the logistics of putting it on (you can attend for free)!

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Andean Inspired Wine Pairing Dinner
May
16
to May 17

Andean Inspired Wine Pairing Dinner

Book your seats for our Andean inspired wine pairing dinner. Five courses of progressive Andean flavors paired with boutique wines from one of Argentina's most prominent wine making regions.

Join us for a 5 course Andean inspired tasting menu to pair with Bodega Caelum’s newly released wines in the US. Bodega Caelum is a family run boutique winery in Mendoza, Argentina. This is the first dinner exclusively featuring their wines in the country. Guests will dine and taste with the winery’s sommelier Constanza Diaz while Chef Diego Felix explains each course.

Tickets Here

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Vegan Sandwiches and Spreads  @ Happy Girl Kitchen
May
16
5:00 PM17:00

Vegan Sandwiches and Spreads @ Happy Girl Kitchen

In this evening, Suzanne and Luis, Happy Girl chef and Kitchen Manager will be sharing ideas and recipes for a variety of nourishing, fresh sandwiches that will keep you inspired for the season.

 This evening, we will be exploring making amazing sandwiches and spreads that will complete any meal.

While we work together in the kitchen, we will share various cooking and prepping techniques that will be handy for you to use at home.

As always, we will be using the freshest. local, seasonal ingredients available to create a simple, nourishing and delicious meal made from scratch. We will share in a feast at the end of the workshop and enjoy the products of our workshop. All participants will receive a packet of recipes from the evening. Please indicate any dietary restrictions when you sign up and we will accommodate when possible.

This is going to be a really fun workshop, so register early as they tend to fill up fast!  The workshop will be held at Happy Girl Kitchen Flagship location from 5-8 pm at 173 Central ave, Pacific Grove 93950.   

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Pacific Biological Laboratories (Ed Ricketts’ Lab) Tours
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Pacific Biological Laboratories (Ed Ricketts’ Lab) Tours

Pacific Biological Laboratories was owned and operated by marine biologist and pioneering ecologist Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts (1897-1948), the best friend and collaborator of writer John Steinbeck.

Location:The Pacific Biological Laboratories is located at 800 Cannery Row. Upcoming tours are posted on the home page

Our next free public tours for 2019 are  2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9 (no tours in December). Tour times: 9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm. Call 831-646-5640 to reserve your space by the Friday before the tours.

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Casablanca on the Coast @ The Inn at Spanish Bay
May
3
5:30 PM17:30

Casablanca on the Coast @ The Inn at Spanish Bay

Here’s Looking at you, Kid!

Our first year, Speakeasy at the Quail, was a sell out.. and we’re kicking it up a notch at the Inn at Spanish Bay grand ballroom with some special Casablanca surprises in store during our biggest fundraiser of the year.

Join us for a spectacular night with dinner, dancing, casino, live and silent auctions and other special treats. We promise.. a night not to be missed.

Tickets and reserved tables available now!

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Organic Farm Tour & Cooking Lesson @ Farm Discovery
Apr
28
10:30 AM10:30

Organic Farm Tour & Cooking Lesson @ Farm Discovery

April 27th & 28th Farm Discovery Monthly Organic Farm Tour & Cooking Lesson 

Come experience the season through the eyes of a farmer. Collect fresh eggs, play with our Pygmy goats, meet our pregnant milking cow, Bella. We will enjoy a guided tour or our 100 acre organic family farm and farm-based education facilities. Our farm roads meander through orchards, oak woodlands, and redwood groves with views of the Pajaro Valley. See our solar panel array, our permaculture garden and our Discovery Garden & Fields. Learn about the importance of eating seasonally and how to prepare your pantry for the upcoming season. Each experience will include a tour and a class on how to make the most of in season crops. From canning & fermentation to salve making, classes will go over how to enjoy a season's bounty. Take home a sample of the class' product and enjoy light snacks while you learn! We look forward to seeing you on our organic family farm!

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Organic Farm Tour & Cooking Lesson @ Farm Discovery
Apr
27
10:30 AM10:30

Organic Farm Tour & Cooking Lesson @ Farm Discovery

April 27th & 28th Farm Discovery Monthly Organic Farm Tour & Cooking Lesson 

Come experience the season through the eyes of a farmer. Collect fresh eggs, play with our Pygmy goats, meet our pregnant milking cow, Bella. We will enjoy a guided tour or our 100 acre organic family farm and farm-based education facilities. Our farm roads meander through orchards, oak woodlands, and redwood groves with views of the Pajaro Valley. See our solar panel array, our permaculture garden and our Discovery Garden & Fields. Learn about the importance of eating seasonally and how to prepare your pantry for the upcoming season. Each experience will include a tour and a class on how to make the most of in season crops. From canning & fermentation to salve making, classes will go over how to enjoy a season's bounty. Take home a sample of the class' product and enjoy light snacks while you learn! We look forward to seeing you on our organic family farm!

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Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation
Apr
27
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Walking & Nature Meditation

Being in nature invites you to engage your senses and come into contact with the natural world. Mindfulness meditation cultivates awareness of whatever is taking place within and around you: thoughts and emotions, the breeze, the sounds of birds, the warmth of the sun. Experience guided sitting meditation, mindful walking and informal discussion.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH: MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

10:30-11:30 AM

FREE (SEE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation

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MEarth Day
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

MEarth Day

MEarth Day
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Our 7th annual MEarth Day is set for April 27th, rain or shine, at the award-winning Hilton Bialek Habitat at the mouth of Carmel Valley. Join 1,000 of your friends and neighbors at our day long celebration of sustainable living in honor of Earth Day! In the beautiful setting of our organic garden, LEED-Certified classroom, and native plant landscape, enjoy fun activities for all ages, sample some delicious food, bid in our silent auction, and learn more about MEarth’s long-standing commitment to environmental education for all of Monterey County.

Stay tuned for how you or your business can participate in MEarth Day this year!

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Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Mindful Qigong & Nature Meditation

Enjoy stillness and movement in nature, slowing down to take in the sights, sounds and smells of what’s around you, as well as being with the internal experience of thoughts, emotions, and sensations. Gentle qigong (standing up or sitting in a chair) allows you to embody the flowing movements of the natural world. Guided meditation invites you to find a space of quietness and stillness amid whatever is occurring internally and externally.

RANCHO CANADA REGIONAL PARK

LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

MARCH 30 | APRIL 27 | MAY 25

(NO JUNE & JULY SESSIONS) | AUGUST 31

SEPTEMBER 28 | OCTOBER 26

9:00 - 10:00 AM

FREE (SEE MORE INFORMATION BY FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW)

https://www.montereybaymeditation.com/drop-in-meditation



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Old Monterey Food Tour
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Old Monterey Food Tour

Join us for a culinary walking adventure through Old Monterey.  This tour will take you to 5-6 restaurants and food stops on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf.  You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today.  We will also tell you some fun facts about the Monterey Bay area.  

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Old Monterey Food Tour
Apr
20
11:00 AM11:00

Old Monterey Food Tour

Join us for a culinary walking adventure through Old Monterey.  This tour will take you to 5-6 restaurants and food stops on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf.  You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today.  We will also tell you some fun facts about the Monterey Bay area.  

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Old Monterey Food Tour
Apr
19
11:00 AM11:00

Old Monterey Food Tour

Join us for a culinary walking adventure through Old Monterey.  This tour will take you to 5-6 restaurants and food stops on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf.  You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today.  We will also tell you some fun facts about the Monterey Bay area.  

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Old Monterey Food Tour
Apr
18
11:00 AM11:00

Old Monterey Food Tour

Join us for a culinary walking adventure through Old Monterey.  This tour will take you to 5-6 restaurants and food stops on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf.  You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today.  We will also tell you some fun facts about the Monterey Bay area.  

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Old Monterey Food Tour
Apr
14
11:00 AM11:00

Old Monterey Food Tour

Join us for a culinary walking adventure through Old Monterey.  This tour will take you to 5-6 restaurants and food stops on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf.  You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today.  We will also tell you some fun facts about the Monterey Bay area.  

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Media Luna Wine Dinner at Pause Wine Bar in San Francisco
Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Media Luna Wine Dinner at Pause Wine Bar in San Francisco

Join us for a six course tasting menu paired with Media Luna wines from the majestic Uco Valley, Mendoza for a dinner party celebrating Argentina!


Diners will be seated in a private room at a communal table at Pause Wine Bar in Hayes Valley, San Francisco.

Vineyard Owners Nicole DeMeo and Jennifer Grayzar will join the table and share the story behind their boutique wines and how they brought them to the Bay Area. Chef Diego Felix will share the culinary traditions and inspirations behind each dish.

$150 per person.  Tickets available HERE. 

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The Whole Bowl @ Happy Girl Kitchen
Apr
13
5:00 PM17:00

The Whole Bowl @ Happy Girl Kitchen

Here at Happy Girl, we offer a daily bowl on our menu. The idea of the bowl is based on local and seasonal produce (always organic!) and is our hearty and filling menu option. Join Chef Suzanne and Kitchen Manager Luis as we explore some ideas and create a meal based on the Bowl.

 This evening, we will talk about the ingredients essential to the idea of a “bowl” as a meal and together we will a polenta casserole with heirloom beans and vegetables. We will also prepare a salad and a dessert to complete a seasonally inspired meal.

 While we work together in the kitchen, we will share various cooking and prepping techniques that will be handy for you to use at home.

 As always, we will be using the freshest, local, seasonal ingredients available to create a simple, nourishing and delicious meal made from scratch that we will share at the end of the workshop. All participants will receive a packet of recipes from the evening. Please indicate any dietary restrictions when you sign up and we will accommodate when possible.

This is going to be a really fun workshop, so register early as they tend to fill up fast!  The workshop will be held at Happy Girl Kitchen Flagship location from 5-8 pm at 173 Central ave, Pacific Grove 93950.

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