Events

EarthRise Community Events

Events listed here include short-term or daytime events such as art receptions, film showings, book signings, lectures, and dinner salons. If you are in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, please join us! To see longer EarthRise sponsored retreats, visit our Conscious Living Workshops section.

Past EarthRise Community Events

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  • Special Event

    IONS Holiday Open House

    • Dec 15, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please be our guest for seasonal festivities at the IONS EarthRise Retreat and Education Center. We will be serving wine & cheese, hors d'oeuvres, hot apple cider, and desserts. Celebrate the season with music enjoy shopping in our gift store, garden walks, campus tours, door prizes, and connecting with community in the "Aqus Café Annex!"

  • Friendly Favors

    The People's Advocate

    The Life and Legal History of America's Most Fearless Public Interest Lawyer

    Presenter
    Daniel Sheehan
    • Dec 11, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed by a presentation, Q&A and book signing by our most courageous Constitutional Attorney.

  • Science Buzz Café

    Quantum Biology & Consciousness

    Presenter
    Charles (Einstein) Ostman
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    Aqus Café, EarthRise at IONS
    • Dec 3, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join host Daniel Osmer with guest presenter Charles (Einstein) Ostman, in a conversation about Quantum Biology & Consciousness. Come for food and refreshments at 6pm; the program begins at 7pm.

  • Friendly Favors

    Publishing as a Community Dedicated to Creating a World That Works for All

    Presenter
    Steven Piersanti
    • Nov 21, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed with a presentation by the Founder and President of Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., offering a candid view of the challenges operating a values-based business in a competitive marketplace, and the opportunities waiting ahead.

  • Science Buzz Café

    Cellular Science and the Imagination

    Presenter
    Sondra Barrett, PhD
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    Aqus Café, EarthRise at IONS
    • Nov 5, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join host Daniel Osmer with guest presenter Sondra Barrett, PhD, in a conversation about Cellular Science and the Imagination. Come for food and refreshments at 6pm; the program begins at 7pm.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Drumming Circle

    October 2013

    Sponsor
    Lucid Drum
    Facilitator
    Jason K. Norris, PhD(c)
    • Oct 18, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Come celebrate the Full Moon at EarthRise at IONS with our monthly drumming circle, facilitated by Jason K. Norris, founder of Lucid Drum! No experience is necessary, and all ages and levels are encouraged to participate.

  • Friendly Favors

    Good Morning, Beautiful Business

    The Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local Economy Pioneer

    Presenter
    Judy Wicks
    • Oct 8, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed with a presentation by the Philadelphia entrepreneur that co-founded BALLE, a network of 30,000 local independent businesses in 80 communities across North America.

  • Science Buzz Café

    History of Perpetual Motion Machines

    Presenter
    Craig Van Horn, Engineer
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    Aqus Café, EarthRise at IONS
    • Oct 1, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join host Daniel Osmer with guest presenter Craig Van Horn, Engineer, in a conversation about The History of Perpetual Motion Machines. Come for food and refreshments at 6pm; the program begins at 7pm.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Drumming Circle

    September 2013

    Sponsor
    Lucid Drum
    Facilitator
    Jason K. Norris, PhD(c)
    • Sep 19, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Come celebrate the Full Moon at EarthRise at IONS with our monthly drumming circle, facilitated by Jason K. Norris, founder of Lucid Drum! No experience is necessary, and all ages and levels are encouraged to participate.

  • Friendly Favors

    GMOs

    The Militarization of Agriculture and the Primacy of Biodiversity

    Presenter
    Dr. Vandana Shiva
    • Sep 10, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Presentation by one of our most passionate scientists against the introduction of Genetic Modified Organisms in our biosphere.

  • Science Buzz Café

    The Women of Science Series: Conversations with Bacteria

    Presenters
    Philip Harriman, PhD, Bonnie Bassler, PhD
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    EarthRise at IONS, Aqus Café
    • Sep 3, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join host Daniel Osmer with guest presenter Philip Harriman, PhD and featured presenter Bonnie Bassler, PhD, in a conversation in the "Women of Science" series: Conversations with Bacteria. Come for food and refreshments at 6pm; the program begins at 7pm.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Drumming Circle

    August 2013

    Presenter
    Jason K. Norris, PhD(c)
    Sponsor
    Lucid Drum
    • Aug 20, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Come celebrate the Full Moon at EarthRise at IONS with our monthly drumming circle, facilitated by Jason K. Norris, founder of Lucid Drum! No experience is necessary, and all ages and levels are encouraged to participate.

  • Friendly Favors

    Brighton Baby

    A Revolutionary Organic Approach to Having an Extraordinary Child

    Presenter
    Dr. Roy Dittmann
    • Aug 13, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed with a presentation by the doctor who is championing natural, common sense approaches to having a most healthy and extraordinary child: from detoxifying the parents to be, to the proper nutrition needed by expectant mothers.

  • Art Reception

    The Crater Project: Your Presence Makes My Heart Grow Stronger

    Works by Elizabeth Addison

    Presenter
    Elizabeth Addison
    • Aug 11, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    The Crater Project – a series of monoprints, paintings, sculptures, and multi-media works – examines this life-changing dream and my journey to its actual counterpart in a real-life impact crater. Within The Crater Project, I explore the nexus of art and science and, specifically, how my creative process illuminates science and vice versa.

  • Science Buzz Café

    Gobekli Tepe: Anatolia, 10th–6th Millennia BCE

    Presenter
    Joan Marler, Archaeomythologist
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    Aqus Café, EarthRise at IONS
    • Aug 6, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join host Daniel Osmer with guest presenter Joan Marler, Archaeomythologist, in a conversation about Gobekli Tepe: Anatolia, 10th–6th Millennia BCE. Come for food and refreshments at 6pm; the program begins at 7pm.

  • Friendly Favors

    The Trust Frequency

    Healing the Psyche Through Trust in a Conscious Loving Universe

    Presenters
    Connie Baxter Marlow, Andrew Cameron Bailey
    • Jul 30, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed by a presentation by two explorers of the nature of the Universe and humanity's place in it, as outlined in their book: The Trust Frequency: Ten Assumptions for A New Paradigm – a unique synthesis of indigenous cosmology, quantum science, and Eastern mysticism and an essential guidebook for these changing times.

  • Friendly Favors

    The Global Heart Awakens

    Humanity’s Rite of Passage from the Love of Power to the Power of Love

    Presenter
    Anodea Judith, PhD
    • Jul 25, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed by a visual presentation and open discussion with the best-selling author of the book David Korten describes as: "Masterfully exposes the mythic underpinnings of the human crises and awakens our imagination to the possibilities now at hand."

  • Friendly Favors

    The Need for Disclosure: Formal Recognition of the Extraterrestrial Presence

    Presenter
    Senator Mike Gravel
    • Jul 23, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed by a presentation by the Senator who ended the military draft and is now helping bring Disclosure.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Drumming Circle

    July 2013

    Presenter
    Jason K. Norris, PhD(c)
    Sponsor
    Lucid Drum
    • Jul 23, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Come celebrate the Full Moon at EarthRise at IONS with our monthly drumming circle, facilitated by Jason K. Norris, founder of Lucid Drum! No experience is necessary, and all ages and levels are encouraged to participate.

  • Special Event

    Full Moon Labyrinth Walk

    July 2013

    Sponsor
    Veriditas
    • Jul 22, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Veriditas, in partnership with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and the EarthRise Retreat Center, will be offering a Full Moon Labyrinth Walk each month on or near the evening of the full moon. There is no cost for this hour-long event, but donations are gratefully accepted. First time walkers are welcome.

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