April 2016

Essential Oil & Crystal Essence Guided Meditation
Friday, April 1st
Time: 6:30 – 7:30
Facilitated By: Patty Moriarty
Cost: $5.00
Chakra: Heart – Gemstone: Green Amethyst – Essential Oil: Breath
Meditation is the practice when a practitioner trains their mind or self-induces a mode of consciousness in order to realize some benefit. This is a very informal gathering to meditate in a group setting. No previous experience necessary. Simple, relaxing, rejuvenating. All are welcome. Bring a pillow, beverage and dress comfortably. The format will include readings and recordings.

Paper Quilled Lotus Blossom
Saturday, April 2nd
Time: 1:00 – 3:00
Cost: $20.00 (all materials included)
Come learn paper quilling basics with local artisan Deb Swinski. All materials are included in making this enchanting lotus blossom. Along with learning this classic art technique which was originally used to mimic metal filigree, paper quilling has been around for hundreds of years. We will also provide you with tea and some tasty snacks. So come enjoy a fun filled afternoon with us!

Guided Animal Meditation Series – Come journey & learn with Tiger!
Friday, April 8th, 2016
6:30 – 8:30p.m.
Cost $10.00
By: The Whispering Sage
The tiger is known for being powerful, courageous, passionate, instinctual, and adventurous. During our meditation with tiger come journey with us to explore what new adventures lay ahead in our hunt for authenticity.

Healing Crystal Bowl Meditation (Sound Healing) W/ Gemstone
Friday April 15th
Time: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Cost: $15.00
Join Shirley as she takes you on a vibrational journey with the beautiful sounds of the Crystal Bowls. They will take you deep within for total relaxation. This months crystal bowl meditation will include a free gemstone (Sodalite) which will be cleansed and energized by the by the crystal bowls.
Healing Properties of Sodalite:
Sodalite brings order and calmness to the mind. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalization of feelings. Sodalite brings emotional balance and calms panic attacks. It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust.

In The Mix: Painting Fun Night “Peacock & Plume”
Saturday April 16th
Time: 4:00 – 6:00pm
Cost: $35.00 (all materials included)
Come join us at Groundings of a fun filled evening! Local artisan Debra Swinski will be instructing you in basic acrylic painting techniques to create deceptively doable paintings. All levels of art experience are welcome, as well as your beverage of choice. Come out and unwind with friends in our peaceful space.
This paint night you will be working on two 8″X10″ paintings.
Cost: $35- All materials included
RSVP *Pre payment preferred
Please call to sign up 413-320-4919
8 people max

Appetite For Peepstruction
Saturday April 30th 12:30 – 3:30
Facilitated By: Valkyrie Apparel
Spring is a time of love, rebirth and an invasion of thousands and thousands of marshmallows treats covered in colorful sugar. Every year these invaders push real desserts like peanut butter cups and KitKats aside to go stale… abandoned… neglected. Plus many of those poor pastel chicks and bunnies are left uneaten only to go stale and end up filling our landfills. Where I promise you, they do NOT decompose.
Help us cull the herd. Leave no part of the Peep unused. Join us in exploring marshmallow Peeps as an art medium! Come play with your food!
COST: There will be a lab fee at the door of $5 and a $1 discount if you bring your own Peeps.
Craft supplies will be provided.

Florence Night Out
Friday May 6th
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: FREE
Come join us in celebrating the Florence community, there will be plenty of fun things to do in Downtown Florence! Make sure you swing by and say hello first. We will be having some lovely sales on local art and other gift items. We will also be giving away a free gemstone with every purchase. The hidden gemstone will be chosen by you from our gift basket. The gemstone really chooses you wink emoticon Free hot tea & popcorn will be served.
Don’t miss this exciting evening!