Festivals & Workshops
Wallace "J." Nichols Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do In conversation with Jaimal Yogis and James NestorSaturday, August 22, 7:30 PM
$10 at Point Reyes Books or at http://ptreyesbooks.com
What if there were a magic substance that, without your doing anything but be close to it, could make you happier at home, more successful at work, healthier in body and soul, more creative, and more compassionate? Acclaimed marine biologist and conservationist Wallace “J.” Nichols Ph.D. believes that water can do all of that. His best-selling new book, Blue Mind, combines cutting-edge neuroscience, evolutionary psychology, human biology, and eco-system analysis with compelling personal stories from top athletes, leading scientists, military veterans, and gifted artists. In conversation with best-selling multi-disciplinary writer and teacher Jaimal Yogis whose latest book is The Fear Project and James Nestor, who wrote Deep—Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves. Presented by Point Reyes Books as a benefit for Turtle Island Restoration Network. Information and tickets at ptreyesbooks.com.
Thursday, September 17, 7:00 PM
Come learn some wonderful folk dances that Carol Friedman learned from Sonia Dion, Cristian Florescu, Camelia and Nelutu Motoc during her recent summer folk dance trip in Romania.
Tuesday, October 6, 7:00 PM
$30 for the workshop
This workshop is designed to get nonprofit board members and staff actively involved by demonstrating the many ways you can fundraise, showing you how to tell your story effectively, and providing simple tools to help engage your board. Carol Friedman brings over 30 years of experience in grassroots fundraising to her work as a nonprofit consultant and fundraising trainer.