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12.6 Soul Visioning Soul Visioning is a guided process that allows you to envision and create in holographic time and envision your ideal future in the areas of work, career, relationships, finances, health and spirituality. 11:30am-5pm. Equilibrium Energy, 47 W. Polk St., Ste. M-5, Chicago. 312.786.1882. susanwisehart.com/WorkshopsEvents.htm. 12.9 Fair Trade Groove Join Greenheart at their holiday benefit party for wine tasting, appetizers and Fair Trade hol- iday shopping! Live jazz by Typhanie Monique. A percentage of sales from the evening will be donated to Chicago Fair Trade. 5:30-8:30pm. Greenheart Shop, 1911 W. Division St., Chicago. 312.264.1625. greenheartshop.org. 12.9 Lunchtime Meditation Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a guided meditation. No previous medita- tion experience is required. noon-1pm. Free. Allyu Spa, 600 W. Chicago Ave., Riverwalk, Chicago. 312.755.1313. allyuspa.com. 12.11 Chicago Wisdom Project Fundraiser Join us for art, poetry and live music to benefit the empowerment of young people to create a more compassionate and sustainable world through their creativity. 7pm-midnight. Quen- nect 4 Gallery, 2716 W. North Ave., Chicago. 646.285.8263. chicagowisdomproject.org. 12.11-12.12 WomanCraft Holiday Open House Join the artisans and transitional jobs par- ticipants of WomanCraft for papermaking demonstrations, festive snacks and wonder- ful handcrafted and environmentally friendly gifts. Noon-5pm. WomanCraft, 4115 W. Ogden Ave., Chicago. 773.521.3414. WomanCraft.net. 12.11-12.13 Conscious Christmas Festival This exciting event will give Chicagoland a one- stop location for all your most thoughtful Christ- mas gifts. Fri., 3-8pm-Sun., 5pm. Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Dr., Schaum- burg, Ill. 541.482.3722x1. consciouschristmas.net. 12.12 Lights of Love Honor or remember an animal companion or person with a holiday light. Enjoy veggie food, holiday merchandise, silent auction, shelter tours, live music and more. 3-8pm. Tree House Humane Society, 1212 W. Carmen Ave., Chica- go. 773.784.5488 x238. TreeHouseAnimals.org. 12.12 Creating Intimacy In this workshop you will learn how to expand joy, pleasure and creativity in your life and the principles. 10am-6pm. TantraNova Institute, 2031 W. Warner Ave., Chicago. 773.525.5006. tantranova.com. 12.12 Handwork of India Sale Find unique fair trade, handmade gifts, clothes and accessories that make a difference in the lives of underprivileged Indian woman artisans. Up to 70 percent off! 10am-3pm. Sojourner Covenant Church, 1101 Church St., Evanston, Ill. 847.328.4011. marketplaceindia.com. 12.15 Shiatsu Intro Learn the fundamental techniques and philos- ophies of Zen Shiatsu, and chat with current students and instructors! Free. 7-9pm. Zen Shiatsu Chicago, 825 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Ill. 847.864.1130. zenshiatsuchicago.org. 12.17 Sustainable Style Soiree! Support local businesses and green your holi- day gifts with incredible shopping deals and discounts on sustainable fashion, accessories, jewelry and shoes from some of Chicago’s best eco-designers. Enjoy an eco-friendly gift wrap- ping demo, organic drinks and snacks, music by DJ Ron Trent and more. Free. 5-9pm. Colori Eco- Paint Boutique, 2243 W. North Ave., Chicago. mountainsofthemoon.com/ecoshop2009.html. 12.18 Jam Session Join us for a fun night of rejoicing life with sounds, rhythms and dancing. Bring your voice and/or any musical instrument, or rhythm maker. 8pm. IMU, 1418 W. Howard St., Chicago. 773.262.1468. lifesurfing.org. 12.31 Meditation for World Peace This is a yearly event in which people use their concentrated thought power to help gener- ate energy for peace. Refreshments will be served after the meditation. All donations, monetary or canned/paper products, are given to the Humanitarian Service Project for people in need. Free. 6-7am. Theosophical So- ciety in America, 1926 N. Main St., Wheaton, Ill. 630.668.1571 x300. theosophical.org. mindfulmetropolis.com 39

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