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around the community Do you have an event that would be of interest to the community? Click on the “calendar” tab at mindfulmetropolis.com, and “submit your event.” 3.20 HGTV’S David Bromstad at Colori Chicago! Don’t miss this special in-store appearance by David Bromstad, host of HGTV’s Color Splash. Only 120 seats are available for this unique opportunity to see and hear David talk about cool color, design ideas and Mythic Paint. Come in to Colori to register and get $5 off one gallon of Mythic Paint, or register online at colorichicago.com/Events/David+Bromstad. Winners will be chosen by a random drawing and will be notified by March, 13. 1-4pm. Colori Eco Paint Boutique, 2243 W. North Ave., Chicago. 773.252.4923. colorichicago.com. To find more local events, please go to mindfulmetropolis.com/calendar 3.2 Preparing for Surgery This workshop provides information and skills to prepare for upcoming surgery. Participants will receive a CD and copy of Peggy Hud- dleston’s Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide for Mind-Body Techniques. 9-11am. Register online. Mercy Medical at Dearborn Station, 47 W. Polk St., Chicago. preparefor surgery.eventbrite.com. 3.4-1.2 Greenest Home Exhibit Grand Opening The Smart Home: Green + Wired exhibit, a ful- ly-functioning, eco-friendly home on the Mu- seum’s grounds, will be transformed courtesy of Midwest Living. 9:30am-4pm. Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. 773.684.1414. msichicago.org. 3.6 Meet Your Farmer Farmer Todd McDonald from Peasants’ Plot answers questions about Community Support- ed Agriculture or “subscription farming.” 5:30- 6pm. Bloom Yoga Studio, 4663 N. Rockwell, Chicago. 847.334.4278. peasantsplot.com. 3.6 Thirteen Moons: Recovery of the Natural Self Clearing blocks and old message that inhibit the natural flow of feelings, our creative gifts and spontaneous joy. $60 covers all workshop materials. 12:30-4pm. Pre-register. Yoga Now, 742 N. La Salle St., Chicago. 773.509.4947. every daymedicinewoman.com. 36 march 2010 3.6 Campus Visit Day Experience life as a NUHS student in this interac- tive event. 9am-2pm. RSVP by March 10th. Na- tional University of Health Sciences, 200 E. Roos- evelt Rd., Lombard, Ill. 800.826.6285. nuhs.edu. 3.6-3.9 QI Revolution High-powered breathing techniques, Tai Chi/ Qigong exercises. 9am-6:30pm. $99 for 4 Days of Qigong Training. McCormick Place Chicago, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago. 800.298.8970. QiRevolution.com. 3.6-3.14 Chicago Flower and Garden Show The Chicago Flower and Garden Show returns to Navy Pier. Guests will be inspired by the new themed gardens and will participate in interac- tive, educational seminars and workshops! For more information visit chicagoflower.com. 3.7 Hiking Meditation Just walking in nature and being present to the moment while feeling the ground and be- ing in contact with the breath and listening to the sound of the wind can help soothe your soul. 6am. I.M.U., 1418 W. Howard St., Chicago. 773.262.1468. lifesurfing.org/events. 3.8 Edgewater Sustainability Learn what this dynamic Northside commu- nity has done to craft a vision for the next de- cade to become sustainable. 7-9pm Emanuel Congregation, 5959 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago. edgewater2020.org. 3.8 Int’l Women’s Day On the anniversary of International Women’s Day, thousands of women from Rwanda and the Congo will stand together in peace on a bridge connecting their two countries. 5:30- 8pm. $10 suggested donation. Allyu Spa, 600 W. Chicago, Riverwalk, Chicago. 312.755.1313. allyuspa.com/fundraising. 3.10 Andrew Harvey: Sacred Practice Andrew Harvey teaches four sacred practices that are essential for these transformational times. 7-10pm. Equilibrium Energy Education, 47 W. Polk St., Suite M-5, Chicago. 312.786.1882. equilibrium-e3.com. 3.12 Shiatsu Intro Learn the fundamental techniques and philos- ophies of Zen Shiatsu, and chat with current students and instructors! 7-9pm. Free. Zen Shiatsu Chicago, 825A Chicago Ave., Evan- ston, Ill. 847.864.1130. zenshiatsuchicago.org. 3.12-3.14 Breakthrough Weekend Retreat for Men During this powerful retreat led by experienced facilitators, a man can find a safe, supportive place to share his thoughts, explore his feelings, deepen his connections, and renew his spirit. In the process, he can find greater clarity about the life he seeks and begin to remove the inner blocks that prevent him from living it. House in theWoods, 3300 Bay Rd., Lake Delavan,Wisc. 312.604.5013. victoriesoftheheart.org.

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For a complete listing of events visit: http://www.mindfulmetropolis.com/calendar<br /> <br /> 3.20 HGTV’S David Bromstad at Colori Chicago!<br /> <br /> Don’t miss this special in-store appearance by David Bromstad, host of HGTV’s Color Splash.<br /> <br /> Only 120 seats are available for this unique opportunity to see and hear David talk about cool color, design ideas and Mythic Paint. Come in to Colori to register and get $5 off one gallon of Mythic Paint, or register online at colorichicago.com/Events/David+Bromstad. Winners will be chosen by a random drawing and will be notified by March, 13. 1-4pm. Colori Eco Paint Boutique, 2243 W. North Ave., Chicago. 773.252.4923. colorichicago.com.<br /> <br /> 3.2 Preparing for Surgery<br /> <br /> This workshop provides information and skills to prepare for upcoming surgery. Participants will receive a CD and copy of Peggy Huddleston’s Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide for Mind-Body Techniques. 9-11am.<br /> <br /> Register online. Mercy Medical at Dearborn Station, 47 W. Polk St., Chicago. Prepareforsurgery.eventbrite.com.<br /> <br /> 3.4-1.2 Greenest Home Exhibit Grand Opening<br /> <br /> The Smart Home: Green + Wired exhibit, a fully- functioning, eco-friendly home on the Museum’s grounds, will be transformed courtesy of Midwest Living. 9:30am-4pm. Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. 773.684.1414. msichicago.org.<br /> <br /> 3.6 Meet Your Farmer<br /> <br /> Farmer Todd McDonald from Peasants’ Plot answers questions about Community Supported Agriculture or “subscription farming.” 5:30- 6pm. Bloom Yoga Studio, 4663 N. Rockwell, Chicago. 847.334.4278. peasantsplot.com.<br /> <br /> 3.6 Thirteen Moons: Recovery of the Natural Self<br /> <br /> Clearing blocks and old message that inhibit the natural flow of feelings, our creative gifts and spontaneous joy. $60 covers all workshop materials. 12:30-4pm. Pre-register. Yoga Now, 742 N. La Salle St., Chicago. 773.509.4947. everydaymedicinewoman.com.<br /> <br /> 3.6 Campus Visit Day<br /> <br /> Experience life as a NUHS student in this interactive event. 9am-2pm. RSVP by March 10th. National University of Health Sciences, 200 E. Roosevelt Rd., Lombard, Ill. 800.826.6285. nuhs.edu.<br /> <br /> 3.6-3.9 QI Revolution<br /> <br /> High-powered breathing techniques, Tai Chi/ Qigong exercises. 9am-6:30pm. $99 for 4 Days of Qigong Training. McCormick Place Chicago, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago.<br /> <br /> 800.298.8970. QiRevolution.com.<br /> <br /> 3.6-3.14 Chicago Flower and Garden Show<br /> <br /> The Chicago Flower and Garden Show returns to Navy Pier. Guests will be inspired by the new themed gardens and will participate in interactive, educational seminars and workshops! For more information visit chicagoflower.com.<br /> <br /> <br /> 3.7 Hiking Meditation<br /> <br /> Just walking in nature and being present to the moment while feeling the ground and being in contact with the breath and listening to the sound of the wind can help soothe your soul. 6am. I.M.U., 1418 W. Howard St., Chicago.<br /> <br /> 773. 262.1468. lifesurfing.org/events.<br /> <br /> 3.8 Edgewater Sustainability<br /> <br /> Learn what this dynamic Northside community has done to craft a vision for the next decade to become sustainable. 7-9pm Emanuel Congregation, 5959 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago. Edgewater2020.org.<br /> <br /> 3.8 Int’l Women’s Day<br /> <br /> On the anniversary of International Women’s Day, thousands of women from Rwanda and the Congo will stand together in peace on a bridge connecting their two countries. 5:30- 8pm. $10 suggested donation. Allyu Spa, 600 W. Chicago, Riverwalk, Chicago. 312.755.1313. allyuspa.com/fundraising.<br /> <br /> 3.10 Andrew Harvey: Sacred Practice<br /> <br /> Andrew Harvey teaches four sacred practices that are essential for these transformational times. 7-10pm. Equilibrium Energy Education, 47 W. Polk St., Suite M-5, Chicago. 312.786.1882. equilibrium-e3.com.<br /> <br /> 3.12 Shiatsu Intro<br /> <br /> Learn the fundamental techniques and philosophies of Zen Shiatsu, and chat with current students and instructors! 7-9pm. Free. Zen Shiatsu Chicago, 825A Chicago Ave., Evanston, Ill. 847.864.1130. zenshiatsuchicago.org.<br /> <br /> 3.12-3.14 Breakthrough Weekend Retreat for Men<br /> <br /> During this powerful retreat led by experienced facilitators, a man can find a safe, supportive place to share his thoughts, explore his feelings, deepen his connections, and renew his spirit. In the process, he can find greater clarity about the life he seeks and begin to remove the inner blocks that prevent him from living it. House in the Woods, 3300 Bay Rd., Lake Delavan, Wisc.<br /> 312.604.5013. victoriesoftheheart.org.<br /> <br /> 3.13 Chicago Zine Fest<br /> <br /> Chicago Zine Fest continues with zinesters tabling and presenting workshops. 10am-5pm. Columbia College Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago. 773.849.0894. chicagozinefest.org.<br /> <br /> 3.14 Going Green Matters<br /> <br /> Wilmette’s Green Fair includes exhibitors, presentations on sustainable living and more. 1-4pm. Woman’s Club of Wilmette, 930 Greenleaf Ave., Wilmette, Ill. 847.251.7174.<br /> <br /> 3.15-4.26 Birthing From Within<br /> <br /> Preparation for expectant parents to labor and give birth in awareness. Small, intimate classes strengthen pain coping, confidence and connection between mothers and their birth partners. 7-9:45pm. Roger’s Park, Residence, Chicago.<br /> 773.255.4542. amycatania.com/services.<br /> <br /> 3.16 City Provisions Supper Club<br /> <br /> Join us for a five-course meal paired with wine/ sparkling wine from August Hill Winery based in Utica, Ill. 6:30-9:30pm. $65. Fee includes all food and drink. Reservations are required, RSVP to supperclub@cityprovisions.com. Logan Square Kitchen, 2333 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. 773.293.2489. cityprovisions.com.<br /> <br /> 3.19 National Native HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day<br /> A community forum with speakers, health education games and free, rapid HIV testing. Also create an honor square for our AIDS Memorial Quilt. 4-9pm. American Indian Center, 1630 W. Wilson, Chicago. 773.883.9100. natHIVeamerican awareness.org.<br /> <br /> 3.20 Farm Dreams<br /> <br /> Explore sustainable farming careers, take part in self-assessments, and be better prepared to decide whether to pursue farming. 1-5pm. Preregister.<br /> Angelic Organics Learning Center, 1547 Rockton Rd., Caledonia, Ill. 815.389.8455. learngrowconnect.org.<br /> <br /> 3.20 A Chemical Reaction Film Screening<br /> <br /> “A Chemical Reaction” examines how Hudson, Quebec, became the first town in North America to eliminate lawn care pesticides. Natural Lawn Care discussion to follow. 3-5pm. $10 Donation. Columbia College Ferguson Auditorium, 600 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. 773.878.7378. spcpweb.org.<br /> <br /> 3.21 Cocina de Coprodeli<br /> <br /> The 7th Annual Cocina de Coprodeli. Participants will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cooking classes, wine and beer tasting. Funds raised go to agricultural and nutrition initiatives for poor communities in Peru. 2-5pm. Chopping Block Merchandise Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart, Ste.107, Chicago. 312.798.2391. coprodeliusa.org.<br /> <br /> 3.22-5.22 Fresh from the Farm<br /> <br /> This four-part workshop series will allow teachers and community members to engage in hands-on training sessions. Fresh from the Farm educates students about healthy, local foods. Various locations, 1550 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago. 608.216.5166.<br /> <br /> 3.25 Fertility, PMS, Menopause<br /> <br /> Deborah Arneson, BS MS Licensed Clinical Nutritionist will guide you on how to reverse endocrine aging, increase energy, lose PMS and reverse weight gain. 6-8pm. Colon Care Inc., 920 N. Franklin Ave., Ste. 402, Chicago.<br /> 847.971.9691. coloncareinc.com.<br /> <br /> 3.27 The Power of Forgiveness Film/Workshop<br /> <br /> Interfaith documentary profiles diverse stories and insights on forgiveness, health and peace. Brief workshop led by Rev. Jacki Belile, spirituality coach and ordained minister. 7-9:30pm. $10. Three Pillars Health and Fitness, 1516 E. 53rd St., Chicago. 773.655.4357. livingwellministries.blogspot.com.<br /> <br /> 3.28 Community Acupuncture<br /> <br /> Join Thrive Acupuncture for an evening of community acupuncture. 7:45-9:30pm. $15 sessions. Yoga Now (Edgewater), 5852 N. Broadway, Chicago. Yoganowchicago.com.<br /> <br /> 3.31 Meetings with Remarkable Masters<br /> <br /> Join Emanuel as he takes us on a theatrical search for truth. Before and after the talk, experience Greenheart’s Transformative Fair of Spiritual Resources in Chicago. 5:45-9pm. Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, 777 N. Green St., Chicago. 312.264.1629. Greenheartshop.org.<br /> <br />

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