Datebook: Lectures & Workshops
Sedona Heritage Museum, 735 Jordan Rd., Sedona. For more information, call 928-282-7038. www.sedonamuseum.org
Feb. 2: "The Facts Keep Gettin in the Way of the Story", 1:30 pm, $6
Feb. 13: "Living History", 10 am, free
Feb. 16: "Music at the Museum" w/Plein Air classical string quartet, 1:00 pm, $5
March 2: "The Facts Keep Gettin in the Way of the Story", 1:30 pm, $6
March 13: "Living History ", 10 am, free
March 30 "Music at the Museum" w/Plein Air classical string quartet, 1:00 pm, $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.
Munay-Ki, Mayan Rites Of Empowerment And Protection - Tuesdays thru 3/26, 6 pm: The nine rites of Munay-ki, once passed from shaman to initiate, have been released to the world. For the best effect, the rites should be given one at a time; we will give one rite per person each session. Suggested donation is $10. Call for location and additional information. 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.
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.
Argentine Tango Weekly Practica - 1/16, 7 pm: $5. Sedona Shadows, 6770 W. Hwy. 89A, #126, West Sedona. 928-821-5565.
The Lawrence Lanoff Experience - 1/17, 7 pm: Get your 2013 buzz on with WAKE UP artist, and Non Violent Thinking Founder, Lawrence Lanoff. He will give you a taste of his methods for "having your deepest desires come true." Co-Leader Cheryl Good, of Love and Sex Mastery, will assist. $10. West Sedona. 847-624-8926.
Fast Track for Beginners - 1/25, 9 am: A lecture/demonstration class for the experienced sewer or previous quilter looking for a refresher course with all of the latest basic techniques. Quilter's Store Sedona, 3075 W. S.R. 89A' Sedona. 928-282-2057, www.quiltersstoresedona.com.
Heart Meditation and Reiki Energy - 1/25, 5:30 pm: This event will be a gentle exploration of the heart chakra. We will be relaxing deeply and working with feeling and visualization. You will be learning a tool that you can then practice in your daily life. The heart meditations are a showering of light and peace and help us learn the magic key of acceptance. Each participant will also receive a transmission of Reiki energy. $35. Mystical Bazaar, 1449 West S.R. 89A, Sedona. 928-204-5615.
Full Moon Crystalline Readings & Crystal Grid - 1/26: Class covering the Interpretation and uses of Crystalline energies with crystals. $12. Energy Exchange appreciated. Expansive Realities, 1385 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona.
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Education - 1/26, 1 pm: Each participant will have an opportunity to experience a complementary personal evaluation and treatment, which will include one-on-one consultations with several different licensed professional acupuncturists. Areas of interest will include Chinese herbs and food therapy, tongue and pulse diagnosis and adjunct therapies used by licensed acupuncturists. Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd., Sedona.
Synesthetic Chakra Awakening - 1/26, 4 pm: Synesthesia is the path to a multi sensory experience that will help to awaken your chakras. Using visualization, sound, touch and smell we will take you on a journey to open, balance and clear your chakras and allow you to move to a fuller experience and expression of consciousness. $35. Mystical Bazaar, 1449 West S.R. 89A, Sedona. 928-204-5615.
Spirit Flight - 1/27, 4 pm: Come and experience a journey of release and empowerment. Using death as our ally, we will 'die' to the old within us, all that no longer serves us and who we are becoming. This is an opportunity to free ourselves from our limiting beliefs, repetitive patterns and energetic and karmic imprints. In this sacred journey, using an ancient shamanic technique, we will release and clear our energy field and let our spirit take flight into the infinite realm of possibility. $45. Mystical Bazaar, 1449 West S.R. 89A. 928-204-5615.
Essential Oils Share - 1/28, 6:30 pm: Mother Earth Vibrational Oil Basics Introductions, Aroma Touch Therapy, and Medicine Cabinets Transformations. Free! Energy Exchange appreciated. Expansive Realities, 1385 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona.
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.
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.
Mayan Rites of Empowerment - Thru 3/26 (Tuesdays), 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.
Quilt Color Concepts Overview - 1/26, 9:30-10:30am. Need a refresher course on color concepts? Hue versus value; analogous versus triadic? Ann will explain the basic concepts of color and what they mean to your quilt. Please pre-register; limited space. Quilter's Store Sedona, 3075 W. 89A, Sedona. (928) 282-2057, www.quiltersstoresedona.com.
Sedona Camera Club -1/28, 5:45pm, Bob Shuman will conduct a training entitled, "The use of layers and layer mask to process star trail images" with award winning fine arts photographer Adam Schallau. Guests welcome. Sedona United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliffs Road, Sedona. 928-634-8043.
Soil Fertility Workshop - 1/28-1/30, 8am-5pm: For all gardeners, world famous soil expert Neal Kinsey will be in Sedona leading an intensive three-day soil fertility workshop. Three days for $150 includes lunches and refreshments. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road. 928-203-1100, verdevalleycsa.com.
Photoshop Basics for Beginners with Susie Reed - 2/2, 1 - 4 pm: Learn how to organize photo files, create the correct types and sizes of photos needed for print and the Internet and see how to use a few effective Photoshop tools that can dramatically improve pictures. Pre-registration is required. Cost $50. Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, Sedona. (928) 204-5856. www.susiereedphotos.com.
Photoshop Best Tools - 2/10, 1 - 4 pm: Knowing how and when to use certain Photoshop tools can turn good pictures into great ones. Susie Reed will demonstrate some of the applications best tools to help participants create better photos and improve ones they've found challenging to correct. Pre-registration is required. Cost $50. Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road, Sedona. (928) 204-5856. www.susiereedphotos.com.
Tips For Submitting Photos To Contest, Exhibits & Galleries - 2/17, 1 - 3 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.
Photo Critique - 2/24, 1 - 3 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.