Lectures & Workshops 1/30 - 2/5
Watercolor classes - Mondays till 5/20, 1:30 pm: Different instructors each month. $15. Oak Creek Country Club, 690 Bell Rock Blvd., Village of Oak Creek. 928-203-1713 or 928-204-1508.
Reiki Share - Every Tuesday, 6 pm: Drop-in basis, Love donation. 1385 W Hwy 89A #2, Expansive Realities, Sedona. 928-282-5637 or 928-203-6461.
Mayan Rites of Empowerment - Tuesdays till 3/26, 6pm: The nine rites of Munay-ki are passed onto the world one person at a time, one rite per session. $10 donation. Private residence, Sedona. Linda 928-301-4889.
Verde Valley Doomsday Preppers - Tuesdays, 7 pm: Relics Restaurant, 3235 Arizona 89a, Sedona. 928-301-9079.
Learn Tai Chi - Every Wednesday, 6 pm: Introductory classes are now enrolling. Zen Den, Sedona. 928-592-7295.
Creative Visualization Meditation - Every Wednesday, 6 pm: Increase your creativity and enhance your intuitive abilities. $5 donation. 1385 W Hwy 89A #2, Expansive Realities, Sedona. 928-203-6461.
Open Aura Clearing - Every Saturday, 11:30 am: Chakra Balancing Light Wave Healing Circle. Drop-in basis, love donation. 1385 W Hwy 89A #2, Expansive Realities, Sedona. 928-282-5637.
Vegetarian Cooking Classes - Every Saturday in January, Noon: After each lesson there will be a delicious vegetarian meal served. All four classes $40. Call for reservations. Sedona Center of Vedic Culture, 3270 White Bear Rd, Sedona. 928-204-4455.
Mind-Expansive Talk - Every Saturday, 3:30 pm: A master of these sciences then offers insight for personal information of each participant. Cost is $15. Hippie Emporium, 1123 Main Street, Cottonwood.
Quilt class; "Wild Heart" - 1/30, 9 am: Using the "Stacking the Deck" method, and Karla Alexander's book, Dynamic Quilts with Easy Curves, these hearts full of whimsy will warm your heart. Make a single bed quilt or wall hanging and use up your stash. Quilter's Store Sedona, 3075 W. S.R. 89A, Sedona. 928-282-2057, www.quiltersstoresedona.com.
Quinn-tessentials of Being - 1/31, 2 pm: This free lecture is designed to show participants how to harness their true power by consciously attuning the resonance of their formless energetics, also known as their feelings. Garden of Chocolatree, 1595 West Hwy 89A, Sedona.
Hand Quilting - Traditional & Big Stitch - 2/2, 9:30 am: Lorrie will show you how to create that vintage look with hand quilting. This method is also good for adding some depth to your art quilt. Please pre-register; limited space. Free! Quilter's Store Sedona, 3075 W. S.R. 89A, Sedona. 928-282-2057, www.quiltersstoresedona.com.
Vision Mapping: Creating our Vision Board for 2013 - 2/2, 2 pm: We will guide you through creative visualization
and energy techniques to clarify your goals and assist you to release blocks to achieving them. Art supplies provided for your project. Pre-registration recommended, $35. Expansive Realities, 1385 W Hwy 89A, Sedona. 928-282-5637.
Sunday Lecture Series - 2/3, 2 pm: Authors Sam Braun, Norm Hanson, Betty Cook and Birgit Lowenstein discuss their book about the history of the Red Rock Loop community. Reservations required. Red Rock State Park Theatre, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona. 928-282-6907.
TAROT; The Mystery of the Ancient Wisdom - 2/3, 11 am: Learn this ancient system that is rich in meaning in today's world. Increase your psychic intuitive abilities, Help yourself by learning to read the cards. Fee is $10. Expansive Realities Healing Center, 1385 W. State Rt. 89A, Sedona. 928-203-6461.
Full Spectrum Health - 2/3, 4 pm: Rather than being based on a cookie cutter system or formula, Eaker's method for achieving a relationship to one's body that is conducive to health and wellbeing is designed simple and personal, something everyone can access. $20. Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Tail Drive, West Sedona.
Intro to WordPress: First Steps - 2/4, 6:30 pm: See why people love using WordPress to create living websites that grow and morph with their needs and the desires of their readers. Bring your questions, this intimate mini-workshop will leave you clear enough to make basic decisions about moving forward with WordPress. $35 per person. VOC. 928-301-7292, websitesandcoffee.com.
Light Language Crystalline Activations of 2013 - 2/4, 6:30 pm: Lead by Crystal Starr Weaver. Energy Exchange appreciated. Expansive Realities, 1385 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona.
Intro to WordPress: Part Two - 2/7, 6:30 pm: Now that you've experienced WordPress and accessed our online lab, let's get down to business. Explore the admin panel, plugins, widgets, categories, and SEO following guided exercises to expand your understanding and keep you moving toward your goals. $35 per person. VOC. 928-301-7292, websitesandcoffee.com.
Heart2Heart Celebration - 2/9, 8 am: Connect with hundreds of other women for special programs, presentations, and music. Hosted by Verde Valley churches. $20. Sedona Red Rock High School Performing Arts Center, 995 Upper Rock Loops Road, Sedona. Rose: 928-634-9494, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Natural Ways To Lower Your Cholesterol - 2/12, 5 pm: Dr. Bescak will discuss preventive strategies to protect your heart, important information about cholesterol and natural ways to lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol in the blood. Sedona Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., Sedona. 928-639-6551.
Cardiovascular Research in the Verde Valley - 2/13, 5 pm: Dr. Butman will discuss the life-changing medical research VVMC is involved in with the University of Oxford, England and Duke University, on the topic of cholesterol. Thus far, more than 100 patients from the community are participating in the study which is being overseen here locally by Dr. Butman. Verde Valley Medical Center's Conference Rooms B and C, 269 S. Candy Lane, Cottonwood. 928-639-6551.
Tips For Submitting Photos To Contest, Exhibits & Galleries - 2/17, 1 pm: Susie Reed will share insider's tips for preparing successful submissions based on her experience judging several photo contests, hanging shows and being a widely exhibited artist, She'll explain important matters to consider, steps to take and discuss how to navigate emotional highs and lows that may occur along the way. Pre-registration is required. Cost $35. Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, Sedona. 928-204-5856. www.susiereedphotos.com.
Interactive Shabat Service - 2/22, 6 pm: Raw Living Expo presents interactive Shabat service with Rabbi Gabriel Cousens, MD, founder of the Tree of Life Rejuvenation centre in Patagonia, Arizona. Dr. Cousens is known as a leading medical authority on live-food nutrition and as a spiritual teacher. Free! Hilton Sedona Resort and Spa, 90 Ridge Trail Drive, Sedona. www.rawlivingexpo.com.
Photo Critique - 2/24, 1 pm: Critiques help photographers improve their work by giving them new perspectives and a better understanding of what images are communicating. At this critique seasoned professional Susie Reed will provide insights and constructive feedback, discuss what can be done at shoots and with computers to improve pictures and share photo and editing tips. Pre-registration is required. Cost $35. Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, Sedona. 928-204-5856, www.susiereedphotos.com.
34th Annual Native Plant Workshop - 4/6, 8:30 am: Two keynote speakers, two workshops, silent auction and lunch. Advance tickets $25 for KSB members, $35 for General Public, Additional $10 at the door. West Sedona School, 570 Posse Ground Rd., Sedona. www.KeepSedonaBeautiful.org.