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).

 

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Beginner’s Mind Sesshin 5:30 pm
Beginner’s Mind Sesshin @ Great Plains Zen Center
Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 2 @ 8:00 am
Beginner's Mind Sesshin @ Great Plains Zen Center | Monroe | Wisconsin | United States
Our Beginner’s Mind Sesshin takes place Friday night, September 30 through Sunday morning, October 2. You are invited to come and sit together for the …
2
Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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. …
3
4
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 4 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
5
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 5 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
6
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 6 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
7
8
Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Monroe 8:30 am
Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Monroe @ Great Plains Zen Center
Oct 8 @ 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, …
9
Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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. …
10
11
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 11 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
12
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 12 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
13
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 13 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
14
15
Half-Day Sitting 8:30 am
Half-Day Sitting @ Great Plains Zen Center
Oct 15 @ 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 …
16
Day of Reflection
Day of Reflection
Oct 16 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 …
Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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. …
17
18
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 18 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
19
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 19 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
20
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 20 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
21
22
Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Palatine 8:30 am
Introduction to Zen Practice Workshop-Palatine @ Countryside Church
Oct 22 @ 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, …
23
Aspects of Zen Practice Class 1: Forms of Practice 5:30 pm
Aspects of Zen Practice Class 1: Forms of Practice @ Countryside Church UU
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Aspects of Zen Practice Class 1: Forms of Practice @ Countryside Church UU | Palatine | Illinois | United States
This Aspects Class will cover the basics of zazen (body, breath, and mind), zendo procedures, and the teacher-student relationship. Aspects classes are geared toward students …
Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 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. …
24
Zen Teachers of Color: Jules Shuzen Harris Roshi 7:30 pm
Zen Teachers of Color: Jules Shuzen Harris Roshi @ Online
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Zen Teachers of Color: Jules Shuzen Harris Roshi @ Online | Palatine | Illinois | United States
Zen Teachers of Color :  Jules Shuzen Harris, Roshi   This class, the first in our Zen Teachers of Color Series, takes place online, October …
25
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 25 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
26
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 26 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
27
Honoring the Way of Zazen Sesshin 5:30 pm
Honoring the Way of Zazen Sesshin @ Great Plains Zen Center
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 30 @ 8:00 am
Honoring the Way of Zazen Sesshin @ Great Plains Zen Center | Monroe | Wisconsin | United States
Our Honoring the Way of Zazen Sesshin takes place Thursday night, October 27 through Sunday morning, October 30. You are invited to come and sit …
Online Sitting 6:00 am
Online Sitting
Oct 27 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Online Sitting
During summer ango, (May 31-August 28) GPZC offers online sitting four days per week: Tuesday through Friday mornings. There is one zazen period opening with …
28
29
30
Sunday Evening Online Sitting 7:00 pm
Sunday Evening Online Sitting
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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. …
31