Program Details

Midsummer Day Celebration Pot-luck Community BBQ & Picnic

June 22 / 5:00 PM - June 22 / 8:00 PM

Midsummer Day Celebration
Pot-luck community BBQ & picnic
Saturday, June 22nd
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.


Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center

Come and bring your family or significant other to help celebrate the start of Summer!

Midsummer Day marks the Summer Solstice (Longest day is June 20th), one of four significant markers of the year. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche called these "Nyida Days". He very much encouraged us to gather as a community to gather and enjoy food and drink together, as we do for the Harvest of Peace in September, the Candlelight Solstice Celebration at the start of Children's Day at the December Equinox and Shambhala Day (Buddhist New Year, or Losar in Tibetan) which we celebrate in either February or March, (depending on each year's lunar calendar it can vary.) This latter more or less marks the the Spring Equinox.


5:00 p.m. - Barbeque/Potluck We will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers with the fixin's.  Please feel free to bring a dish of your choice to share.

6:30 p.m. - Movie Night -- The Lorax  Fun and appropriate for all ages!

Questions or volunteers who want to help with set-up/ clean-up,  please contact Bernie Wert at 406-0740.  Thanks!

**The Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center maintains a scent-free space - please refrain from wearing any scented products such as sprays, perfume, lotions, or oils.

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