December Events


AVON – Sharing the Light Wholistic Center, LLC
Grief Support Group – DORY DZINSKI, LPC, NCC
Grief is a difficult journey to navigate. This group provides a place for the bereaved to come together – whether you want to sit in silence among people who understand the journey, or if you’d like to talk about your loss – all experiences are welcome. Everyone grieves 100%. Come be with others who can support you where you are. Monthly meetings are held on Mondays. There is no charge and you may drop in without registration, although registration is always preferred – call Sharing the Light at (860) 936-0012 or Dory at (860) 693-2840. Archie, the compassionate companion greyhound, will be on site during this group. Held at 395 West Avon Road at the corner of Country Club Road. Remaining 2017 schedule: December 4
Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.   Cost: Free

Serenity GroveCOVENTRY – Youth Building at Patriots Park
Serenity Grove Psychic Circle – REV. HEATHER DELUSSO & LISA HUPPERT
Serenity Grove Wellness Center is excited to invite you to our public psychic circle. Lisa and Heather have worked hard at creating a psychic circle for our students and now for everyone who is looking for a safe environment to foster and embrace gifts they may have and or gifts they would like to develop further. Please note this is a practicum circle designed to develop intuitive gifts along with practicing how to give and receive messages. We look forward to seeing and supporting our community and welcome new comers. Participants may bring an object or picture to practice “clairtangency,” but note it is optional. Our psychic circle is held at 124 Lake Street. Call (860) 528-4355 for more information.
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.  Cost: $15  Fee is payable at the door, but please call (860) 528-4355 to RSVP.


WEST HARTFORD – The Sanctuary for Celestial Empowerment
Working with the Rising Spiritually-Emergent Population – Celeste E. Mattingly, LCSW and Dory Dzinski, MA, LPC, NCC
7.5 CECs. Join us for this experiential and didactic workshop for practitioners. Keep up with the rising popularity of yoga, meditation, Shamanism, energy medicine, higher consciousness, mediumship, paranormal and anomalous experiences, UFO-logy, and the resurgence of psychedelic use for mental health. This program has been approved for 7.5 Continuing Education Credit Hours by NASW/CT and meets the continuing education criteria for LCSWs, LPCs, LMFTs, and PhDs Licensure renewal. Held at 10 Grassmere Avenue. Register at or call Celeste (860) 586-8700.
Time: 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost $135.00 (Save $25 Early bird prior to Nov 9) Includes Continental Breakfast & Catered Luncheon


Benefit Holistic Fair
45+ Vendors, Free Refreshments, Demonstrations & Speakers. Readers, Healers, Sage,Yoga, Chiropractic, Naturopath, Health Evaluations, Hypnosis, Custom Jewelry, Crystals, Authors, Healing Essential Oils, Organic Home Care, Hand & Foot Reflexology, Natural Supplements, Reiki, Crafts, Spiritualist Church, Tai Chi, Naturopathic Physician, Natural Soaps & Candles, Natural/Organic Skin care, Angelic Stones, Bemer Therapy, and more. For a list of participating vendors check out: Shirley Bloethe 860-989-0033 or Held at 7 Northwest Drive (off Rte 10 near Farmington town line).
Time: 12 noon to 4 p.m.  Cost: Free admission – requested food donation or $5p/p suggested to Benefit The Plainville Food Pantry


St. FrancisAVON – Sharing the Light Wholistic Center
Pet Loss Grief Support Group – DORY DZINSKI, LPC
Our pets are our hearts. They are an indelible part of the fabric of our lives. When they leave us, the hole is nearly unbearable. However, the loss of a companion animal is a marginalized loss. Unless one has been lucky enough to experience the love of an animal, it is difficult to understand this loss. We may hear comments and questions that don’t match our feelings and we cannot find many places that will hold space for our pain. Come be with others who have sustained the loss of a beloved companion. Held at 395 West Avon Road. Contact Dory for questions and registration: (860) 693-2840 or
Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.   Cost: Free


sharing-the-lightAVON – Sharing the Light Wholistic Center
Tai Chi Class – CINDY HOAG
Students will learn the Yang Style 24 Form Tai Chi and simple Qi Gong movements. Held every Tuesday at 395 West Avon Road. Register at (860) 936-0012.
Time: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.  Cost: $15 drop in; $12 if you bring a friend. $100 if you sign up for 8 classes. Silver student discount: $10 per class for 62 yrs and over. Students undergoing chemotherapy – Free classes.


BOZRAH – Meiklem Kiln Works, Centerspace Building
Tree of Life Interfaith Community – REV. STACY LEE GOFORTH
This group meets every Wednesday. We invite all who are seeking a spiritual group interested in sharing, prayer, worship, meditation, music and thought-provoking lessons on life, love and peace. If you are spiritual but not religious and looking for a spiritual community, curious about what other faiths believe, or just want a fresh spiritual perspective without dogma, this may be the right place for you! Led by Interfaith Minister, Rev. Stacy Lee Goforth. Held at 46 Lebanon Road in Bozrah, CT. (Use Franklin, CT for GPS). Contact , (860) 235-4950, or Facebook:
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.  Cost: We appreciate your donation (suggested $10)

healingharmonyverticalGLASTONBURY – The Healing in Harmony Center
Home Message Circle – PRISCILLA BENGTSON
The session is open to anyone who wishes to practice their mediumship message delivery in a group. Your ability doesn’t matter as we are all here to get some practice and learn from each other. Curious about Mediumship? Attend to see what it’s all about and try your hand at giving a message. A group facilitator will help you stay on track with your message if needed.  To register, please call (860) 430-9801 or visit
Time:  7 to 8:30 p.m.     Cost:  $20

unicorn-meadowSUFFIELD – Unicorn Meadow Farm
Weekly Mediumship & Intuitive Circle – SANDY HAYWARD
Our circle provides an open space for mediums and intuitives to develop and refine their skills, and to connect with other energy workers. We invite all levels of practitioners, beginner through experienced. At this circle we will primarily spend time practicing the art of the medium along with developing our intuition. Participants will also obtain skills in energetic cleansing for yourself and your space, and will receive occasional lessons in card reading and the use of pendulums. Our primary objective is to provide a fun and supportive environment in which to learn, practice and share experiences while maintaining respect for what is in the best and highest good of all present. Meets most Wednesdays. Check for dates. Held at 1349 Spruce Street. To register: (860) 668-6424.
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost: $10

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