Program Details

Children's Day

December 16 / 10:00 AM - December 16 / 1:30 PM

Children's Day is our annual celebration of the life and light that brightens up the darkest time of the year. With candle-making, play, gifts, blessings, and our magical king and queen, this is a family event (which means everybody)! Children may bring a gift from nature, discovered outdoors, to place on the Children's shrine - something that has an appealing smell, feeling, appearance or makes and interesting sound.

A festive pot-luck lunch will be shared at noon. Please bring dishes, beverages or desserts your children love (anything that does not include peanuts)

There will also be optional activities offered before Children's Day so everyone can get to know one another. All are welcome to join. Please email Marcelle Gilkerson at for more details.

Sunday, December 16th 


10AM - 11AM Outdoor Play (for children)

                     with Celia Sears

                     Please dress for warmth and comfort.


10:45AM - 11AM Lhasang (for community)

                     The Tibetan lhasang ceremony is a means to dispel obstacles 

                     and increase good qualities in ourselves and the environment. 

11AM - 12PM Gifts and Blessings (for all children)


12PM - 1PM  Festive Potluck Lunch 

                    Any food or beverage without peanuts is welcome.


1PM - 2PM  Children's Performance

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(Participation is not at all contingent upon having children!)

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