Great Plains Zen Center
Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Our Events Calendar lists all GPZC events and activities.  You can

  1. get a quick view of an event by hovering your mouse over an event in the calendar;
  2. read the complete event description by clicking an event (or clicking the quick-view pop-up);
  3. filter events by location using the categories menu (top, left);
  4. filter events by event type (such as “sesshin” or “workshop”) using the tags menu (top, left); and
  5. import the calendar into your personal Google, Outlook, or other calendar programs by using the “Subscribe” button (bottom, right).

 

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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 3 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 4 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 5 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Monroe 8:30 am
Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Monroe @ Great Plains Zen Center
Jan 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Monroe @ Great Plains Zen Center | Monroe | Wisconsin | United States
This workshop provides basic, practical information including how to do zazen (Zen meditation), how to establish a home practice, how to make everyday activities practice, …
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Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Online sitting (two periods of zazen) will take place every Sunday evening from 7:00 – 8:30 PM.  This is followed by a brief check-in.  To …
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine @ Countryside Church
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine @ Countryside Church | Palatine | Illinois | United States
Sunday evening sittings at 7 PM at Countryside Church, 1025 N. Smith St., Palatine have resumed in person. Online participation will continue to be offered. …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 10 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 11 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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New Year’s Sesshin January 12-15 2023 with Fusatsu 7:30 pm
New Year’s Sesshin January 12-15 2023 with Fusatsu @ Online
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm – Jan 15 @ 8:00 am
New Year's Sesshin January 12-15 2023 with Fusatsu @ Online
New Year’s Sesshin, January 12-15 has changed to online only and registration deadline has been extended.   New Year’s Sesshin takes place online only from …
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 12 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Palatine 8:30 am
Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Palatine @ Countryside Church
Jan 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Palatine @ Countryside Church | Palatine | Illinois | United States
This workshop provides basic, practical information including how to do zazen (Zen meditation), how to establish a home practice, how to make everyday activities practice, …
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Day of Reflection
Day of Reflection
Jan 15 all-day
The Day of Reflection is an opportunity to focus on the Buddhist Precepts for one day. Although we may think of the precepts from time …
Aspects of Zen Practice Class 4: Being a Part of the GPZC Community 5:30 pm
Aspects of Zen Practice Class 4: Being a Part of the GPZC Community @ Countryside Church UU
Jan 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Aspects of Zen Practice Class 4: Being a Part of the GPZC Community @ Countryside Church UU | Palatine | Illinois | United States
This Aspects Class will cover shared stewardship circles and opportunities for volunteering and leadership, Council Practice, and GPZC’s Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles. Aspects classes …
Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Online sitting (two periods of zazen) will take place every Sunday evening from 7:00 – 8:30 PM.  This is followed by a brief check-in.  To …
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine @ Countryside Church
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine @ Countryside Church | Palatine | Illinois | United States
Sunday evening sittings at 7 PM at Countryside Church, 1025 N. Smith St., Palatine have resumed in person. Online participation will continue to be offered. …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 17 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 18 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 19 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Half-Day Sitting 8:30 am
Half-Day Sitting @ Great Plains Zen Center
Jan 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:40 am
Half-Day Sitting @ Great Plains Zen Center | Monroe | Wisconsin | United States
Half-Day Sitting at Great Plains Zen Center takes place one Saturday each  month.   You can attend all or part of the morning sitting and stay …
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Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Online sitting (two periods of zazen) will take place every Sunday evening from 7:00 – 8:30 PM.  This is followed by a brief check-in.  To …
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine @ Countryside Church
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine @ Countryside Church | Palatine | Illinois | United States
Sunday evening sittings at 7 PM at Countryside Church, 1025 N. Smith St., Palatine have resumed in person. Online participation will continue to be offered. …
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Zen Teachers of Color: Kodo Nishimura, Jan. 23 7:30 PM (online) 7:30 pm
Zen Teachers of Color: Kodo Nishimura, Jan. 23 7:30 PM (online) @ Online
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Zen Teachers of Color: Kodo Nishimura, Jan. 23 7:30 PM (online) @ Online
Zen Teachers of Color: Kodo Nishimura   Our Zen Teachers of Color series continues January  23 2023 with an online presentation by Rev. Lori Shinko …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 24 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 25 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 26 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …
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Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Online sitting (two periods of zazen) will take place every Sunday evening from 7:00 – 8:30 PM.  This is followed by a brief check-in.  To …
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine @ Countryside Church
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Sunday Evening Zazen, Palatine @ Countryside Church | Palatine | Illinois | United States
Sunday evening sittings at 7 PM at Countryside Church, 1025 N. Smith St., Palatine have resumed in person. Online participation will continue to be offered. …
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Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Jan 31 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
GPZC offers online sitting  days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 6 AM. There is one zazen period opening with the Gatha of …