Calendar & Events

Events such as dharma talks, outings, pot-lucks, picnics, hikes, daylongs, birding, retreats and the like, sponsored by or supported by the Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley will be listed in our calendar below. If you’re looking for something else, please see our Affiliated Communities page for a wealth of dharma events and practice opportunities.


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James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, I look forward to being with you at the Monastery this week. We will also have a special guest with us, Sheila Katz, Ph.D, who is the author of Connecting with the Enemy: a Century of Palestinian-Israeli Joint … Continue reading
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Kate Munding (at Spirit Rock): Finding Freedom through Buddhist Heart Practices 9:30 am
Kate Munding (at Spirit Rock): Finding Freedom through Buddhist Heart Practices
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Finding Freedom through Buddhist Heart Practices Teacher(s): Kate Munding Date: Saturday, March 4, 9:30am – 4:30pm Location: At Spirit Rock: Community Meditation Center Cost: Sliding Scale $75 – $200. Please bring your lunch. Code KM2D17. Register: OPEN-Register Here Details: “We … Continue reading
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Kate Munding: White Awake Group 6:30 pm
Kate Munding: White Awake Group
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesdays, March 7th – April 11th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – White Awake Group –  A white affinity group series with the purpose of looking deeply at harm caused by white privilege and white dominance in our minds and in society. … Continue reading
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James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Topic to be determined…
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Kate Munding: White Awake Group 6:30 pm
Kate Munding: White Awake Group
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesdays, March 7th – April 11th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – White Awake Group –  A white affinity group series with the purpose of looking deeply at harm caused by white privilege and white dominance in our minds and in society. … Continue reading
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James Baraz & Bhikkhu Bodhi: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz & Bhikkhu Bodhi: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, I’m happy to let you know that Bhikkhu Bodhi, the premier translator of the Pali Canon as well as inspiring dedicated Dharma activist will join me this Thursday. He was scheduled to fly back to the East Coast … Continue reading
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James and Jane Baraz: Mount Madonna Retreat 7:00 pm
James and Jane Baraz: Mount Madonna Retreat
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm
March 17-19 Weekend Retreat: “Insight Meditation:  A Path to Happiness” I’ll be leading a weekend retreat at Mount Madonna Retreat Center in Watsonville, California also with my wife, Jane Baraz.  This will be a good opportunity for people new to practice … Continue reading
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Improvisation Theatre Class 10:00 am
Improvisation Theatre Class
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Improvisation Theatre Class @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church | Berkeley | California | United States
Welcome to our Improv Theatre Class, We meet on Saturdays from 10am-1pm in the Parish Hall behind the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church on 9th Street at Hearst in Berkeley, CA. Newcomers are welcome to attend any class. Please contact Mike Dempsey … Continue reading
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Kate Munding: White Awake Group 6:30 pm
Kate Munding: White Awake Group
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesdays, March 7th – April 11th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – White Awake Group –  A white affinity group series with the purpose of looking deeply at harm caused by white privilege and white dominance in our minds and in society. … Continue reading
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Adam Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk-“Seven Days in Darkness” 7:30 pm
Adam Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk-“Seven Days in Darkness”
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Adam Baraz — “Seven Days in Darkness” Adam shares his recent experience spending a week on a Darkness Retreat in Guatemala. Hope to see you here.
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James & Bob Doppelt: (at Spirit Rock) 9:30 am
James & Bob Doppelt: (at Spirit Rock)
Mar 24 @ 9:30 am – Mar 26 @ 4:30 pm
3-Day Non-Res Spirit Rock Retreat with James and Bob Doppelt Inspired by Change: How to Cultivate a Resilient Heart while Caring about Our Changing World March 24 – March 26,   I will be leading a 3-day non-residential retreat with Bob … Continue reading
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Improvisation Theatre Class 10:00 am
Improvisation Theatre Class
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Improvisation Theatre Class @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church | Berkeley | California | United States
Welcome to our Improv Theatre Class, We meet on Saturdays from 10am-1pm in the Parish Hall behind the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church on 9th Street at Hearst in Berkeley, CA. Newcomers are welcome to attend any class. Please contact Mike Dempsey … Continue reading
The Ecological Crisis: Taking Responsibility & Cultivating Hope 1:00 pm
The Ecological Crisis: Taking Responsibility & Cultivating Hope
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Ecological Crisis: Taking Responsibility & Cultivating Hope @ The Hillside Club | Berkeley | California | United States
The Ecological Crisis: Taking Responsibility and Cultivating Hope Presenters: Joanna Macy, PhD; Naomi Newman, MFT; Terri Rubinstein, MFT Saturday, March 25, 2017, 1pm-4:30pm The Ecological Crisis: Taking Responsibility and Cultivating Hope In a joint venture between The Sanville Institute and … Continue reading
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Kate Munding: White Awake Group 6:30 pm
Kate Munding: White Awake Group
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesdays, March 7th – April 11th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – White Awake Group –  A white affinity group series with the purpose of looking deeply at harm caused by white privilege and white dominance in our minds and in society. … Continue reading
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James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hello Friends, I look forward to being with you at the Monastery tonight. I plan to share a short talk (“Dharmette”) on a classical Buddhist teaching as yet to be determined. Most of the evening I would like to leave … Continue reading
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