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Registration For Chesapeake Herb Gathering

Join Centro Ashé for the Chesapeake Herb Gathering, an annual event for the herbal and plant community on September 26 and 27. The two-day event will be held in Nanjemoy, Maryland. Enjoy a day of workshops, local vendors, youth activities and networking with local medicine makers, teachers, clinical herbalists, healers, botanists, farmers, birthkeepers, plant people, artists, homesteaders and more. This ... Read More »

National Spotlight on Mall for Climate Justice

The Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall will be the backdrop for the Moral March for Climate Justice at 10 a.m. on September 24 and all are encouraged to join. Please note that this is a new date. As Pope Francis is calling on the U.S. Congress to take action to save the planet, thousands will be converging on the ... Read More »

Takoma Park Competing for National Energy Prize

Takoma Park is among an elite group of 50 communities competing for the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national competition for communities leading the way in energy efficiency and conservation. The 5 million dollar prize will be awarded to the community that has the largest reductions in municipal and residential energy use, using the most innovative and replicable methods. To ... Read More »

Yogathon for Children in India

Since its inception in 2012, people all over the world have saluted the sun and raised approximately $60,000 to educate children in rural areas of India. This year, the fourth annual Global Yogathon: 108 Sun Salutation Challenge will be offered locally as well from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 22 in Bethesda. This will be the first time ... Read More »

Creating Community at Central Farm Market

A 40-plus year career in the food business may just be the perfect prelude for the latest venture for the husband and wife team, Mitch Berliner and Debra Moser. Each week throughout the spring, summer and fall (and all-year in Bethesda), they run Central Farm Markets, which operates at three separate locations. Their markets are in Bethesda, Rockville (at Pike ... Read More »

Healthy Living Day

Natural Awakenings is teaming up with Central Farm Markets to present Healthy Living Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on June 20 at Pike Central Farmers’ Market, in Rockville. Join us for this free event, to meet local practitioners, learn about organic businesses and healthy products from your neighbors. You can also get your weekly shopping done at the farmers’ ... Read More »

Rockville Meditation Anniversary

Rockville Meditation is offering a series of special events to celebrate their first anniversary. They begin with an open house event that will run from June 3 to 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m. each evening at their location in Rockville. The events will culminate with a special seminar on June 6 at 5:30 p.m. Rockville Meditation offers unlimited guided meditation ... Read More »

Total Wellness Gathering

The Total Wellness Summit, sponsored by The Institute of Multidimensional Medicine (TIMM) is designed to be a life-changing event which will inform and empower the community, patients, and health care providers to achieve total wellness. Attendees can will take away a blueprint for success, to start a journey to achieve total health and happiness. It will be held from 9:30 ... Read More »

A Day of Pampering for Moms

If you’re looking for something truly restorative and fun to do for Mother’s Day, or a fabulous gift for Mom, look no further. Gifted teachers, expert practitioners and esteemed chefs are gathering at a lakeside retreat center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 9 in nearby Keswick, Virginia, to honor women and refresh their energy. The OM Mama ... Read More »

Peace Love Yoga Fest

Peace Love Yoga Fest is turning into something big. The daylong event will take place on May 16 at the Blind Whino, in Southwest Washington D.C. This is the first time this event has been held and is drawing the attention of musicians, artists and healthy food advocates from across the entire region. There will be a full day of ... Read More »