May 2016

Florence Night Out
Friday May 6th Time: 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Hello everyone, we will be celebrating with the rest of Florence for Florence night out! We will be having special sales and free gemstone gifts with every purchase. Also a free raffle to all that stop by.
The Florence Night Out festivities will also include Celebrating our new Artisan of the month: Max Rudolph: “Project Hexagon”
Max believes art is all about bringing people together and Project Hexagon is his biggest project yet – absolutely anyone is allowed to join in! The goal of this project is to create a massive ongoing interactive exhibit, so the more the merrier!
So come say hello to Max and his Team Benzine. Stay and doodle or simply take a walk through our gallery space.
For more info about Max his Gallery, Projects & Team Visit their website:

Essential Oil & Crystal Essence Guided Meditation
Friday, May 13th
Time: 6:30 – 7:30
Facilitated By: Patty Moriarty
Cost: $5.00
Chakra: Higher Heart – Gemstone: Rose Quartz – Essential Oil: Lavender Peppermint
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.

Bold & Curvy Fashion Meetup
Thursday, May 19th Time: 5:30 to 7:30pm
Facilitated by Valkyrie Apparel
Cost: Free Entry
Come hang out with us and discuss the current state of plus size fashion.
Wear your favorite outfit! This is an event where we invite you to overdress.
Not a fan of fancy clothes? Is your favorite outfit jeans and a hoodie? That’s ok too.
~ Free Tea & Snacks to all that join ~
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Crystal Bowl Sound Healing Meditation
With Clear Quartz
Friday, May 20th Time: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Facilitated By: Shirley Landry
Cost: $15-
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 (Clear Quartz) which will be cleansed and energized by the by the crystal bowls.
Clear Quartz is known as the “master healer” and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals. It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. Clear Quartz draws off negative energy of all kinds, neutralizing background radiation, including electromagnetic smog or petrochemical emanations. It balances and revitalizes the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes. Cleanses and enhances the organs and subtle bodies and acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind. Clear Quartz enhances psychic abilities. It aids concentration and unlocks memory. Stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance. Clear Quartz (Crystal Quartz, Rock Crystal) harmonizes all the chakras and aligns the subtle bodies.
Please call to RSVP 413-320-4919

Exploring Your Life Number With Tarot
Saturday, May 21st Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Facilitated By: John Mangiapane
Cost: $25 per person (Includes life cards)
“Exploring Your Life Number” – The date of your birth creates a Number that is yours for Life. Combining Numerology, Tarot, and simple math, class instructor John Mangiapane will show you how to calculate your Life Number, and also those of your family and friends.
Included in price of the class is a packet of three Tarot cards that reflect your Life Number, along with an explanation of how these cards relate to your life. We will also learn how to extend this math process to determine your Year Number, and how you cycle through the yearly changes of number and card. Packets of other numbers and their cards are available for sale.
Please bring a small calculator, notebook, and pen to class.

Guided Animal Meditation Series – Come journey and learn with Otter!
Friday, May 27th, 2016
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Cost $10.00
Facilitated By: The Whispering Sage
Otters are masters of play. Known for their curiosity, they are interested in their world and eager to explore it, to investigate it, but without judgement, instead – joy. They can aid you in lightening up, which we all need to do in world that takes itself so very seriously, and reclaim child-like joy.
Let’s journey together to see what messages Otter has for you as you move gently in the river of life!

In The Mix: Painting Afternoon “Peacock Plume”
Saturday, May 28th Time: 12:00 – 2:00pm
Teacher: Deb Swinski
Cost: $35- (Includes all materials)
Come join us at Groundings of a fun filled afternoon! Local artisan Debra Swinski will be instructing you in basic acrylic painting techniques to create a deceptively doable painting. All levels of art experience are welcome, as well as your beverage of choice. Come out and unwind with friends in our peaceful space.
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
~ Deb Swinski Art ~