15th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park
June 2, 2018
11 am to 4:30 pm
Colonel Summers Park
SE 17th and Taylor St, Portland, Oregon

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Coming years: June 1, 2019; June 6, 2020.

Saturday, June 02, 2018

15th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park




Growing in Gratitude
15th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park

June 2, 2018 
Colonel Summers Park
11:00 am to 4:30 pm

share buddhism
in community and gratitude
Buddhist talks and workshops
Activities for Children
Tabling by Buddhist Communities

Whether Buddhist or simply curious, all are welcome!

Schedule

11 am to 4:30 pm: Meditation space and booths available
12 pm: Opening bells and dedication
12:15: Workshops: Beginning Buddhist Prostration Practice by Maitripa College
                 How do we combine Buddhism and Activism? by Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Portland  
                                                  
1:30  Dharma Talk
   Gary Sanders, Portland Insight Meditation Community, Teacher.

2:30: Panel for Discussion
   Galilea Rios SchulzDRZC DharmaGarden. Student, high school.
   Peter Nickol, Order of Interbeing, Community of Mindful Living.
   Reverend Yuki SugaharaOregon Buddhist Temple, Resident Minister.
   Mike Gyoshi KaplanDharma Rain Zen Center. Lay Teacher, Prison Program volunteer.
4:00: Free Prize Drawing: fill out a survey about your visit and get a free ticket to win a prize.
4:10: Obon Dances Watch and participate in learning three Obon Festival dances, Oregon Buddhist Temple
4:30  Closing

Children's Schedule
11:00 am to 4:00 pm: Treasure hunt; Books, crafts, coloring, and snacks available. 
12 pm: Opening bells and dedication
12:15: Workshop
   Intro to altar and meditation for kids 
2:30: Storytime
   Storytime with craft by Heidi Enji Hoogstra, Dharma Rain Zen Center
4:00: Free Prize Drawing: fill out a survey about your visit and get a free ticket to win a prize.

The festival is free, and all are welcome.  Organizers ask for mindfulness regarding waste: please avoid single use water bottles and do sort recyclables.


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