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and dharma talks. • The Women’s Wellness Center, 24 Arlington Street, Asheville. • Info/directions: (828) 8084444. • Astro-Counseling (pd.) Licensed counselor and accredited professional astrologer uses your chart when counseling for additional insight into yourself, your relationships and life directions. Readings also available. Christy Gunther, MA, LPC. (828) 258-3229. Indian Classical Dance (pd.) Is both prayer and an invocation of the highest divinity. Learn the dance the Natya Shastra called "the highest form of yoga" Bharatanatyam. Call Tess: 301-0331. Spirituality in Leadership with the Sisterhood at the Mountain Light Sanctuary (pd.) Women ages 14-80 are invited to join in an experiential sharing and exploration of Spirituality in Leadership with the Sisterhood at the Mountain Light Sanctuary ( When: Friday August 3 beginning at 5:30PM through Sunday August 5 at 5:30PM. Your $200 fee includes all guided activities, Friday and Saturday night lodging, 2 lunches, and support for the Sisterhood effort. Interested? Contact Cynthia Camilleri, cynthiaca- or Daya Soudan, 860- 526-3109 for details Awakening Practice Group • 2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS, 7-9pm - Awakening Practices Group, an "Eckhart Tolle group with an emphasis on putting Tolle's words and pointers into action through meditation and discussion," will meet at Insight Counseling, 25 Orange St. By donation. Info: Trey@QueDox. com or 670-8283. Celtic Christian Holiday Service • SU (7/29), 3-4pm - A Celtic Christian service will honor the holiday of Lughnassadh. Bring vegetarian food to share if possible. Held at a private home in Weaverville. Info and location: or 645-2674. Centering Prayer • WEDNESDAYS, 9:30am Centering Prayer, a method of contemplative prayer or Christian meditation, is offered at Haywood Street Congregation, 297 Haywood St., Room 4. Welcome table at 11:30am; worship at 12:30pm. Free to attend. Info: www. or cszarke@ Cloud Cottage Community of Mindful Living Location: 219 Old Toll Circle in Black Mountain. Info: www. or 669-0920.

• SA (7/28), 9am-3pm "Mindfulness in Motion," a fivemile hike to honor Cherokee ancestors. Bring water, hiking boots and lunch. By donation. Info and location: or 669-0920.

Dowsing Training and Practice • MONDAYS, 9am-12:30pm - Dowsing training and practice will focus on tapping into the superconscious universal mind through pendulums and L Rods. $40. Info and location: UltimateEnergyHealing@gmail. com. First Congregational United Church of Christ Located at Fifth Avenue W. and White Pine Drive, Hendersonville. Info: www. • SU (7/29), 9:15am - Marc Mullinaux, professor of religion at Mars Hill College, will present "The Heretical Life: What Do the Christian Heresies Say About Orthodoxy’s Refusal to Believe?" Free. Light Center 2190 N.C. Highway 9 S., Black Mountain. Info: or 669-6845. • WEDNESDAYS, 2:303:30pm - Prayer for United States and world conditions. • DAILY, 10am-5pm - Light room, trails and labyrinth open daily. Free.

• THURSDAYS, 2-3:30pm Infinite Way tape study group. Free. • SUNDAYS, 3-4pm - Prayer for world peace. Free.

Morning Sitting Meditation • THURSDAYS, 7am - A mostly silent, simply guided meditation based in the yogic tradition. All meditators are welcome, whatever style of silent meditation preferred. Hosted by One Center Yoga, 120 Coxe Ave., Suite 3A. By donation. Info: Nurse Christian Fellowship Meeting • 1st THURSDAYS, 6-8pm Nurse Christian Fellowship provides a local, regional, national and international network to bring the message of Jesus Christ and a Christian worldview to nursing education and practice. Free. Info: rchovey@ Power Healing Group • TUESDAYS, 7pm - "Learn and practice simple techniques to heal yourself physically, emotionally and other ways through the 'Power of Soul.'" Meetings held at Unity Church of Asheville, 130 Shelburne Road. By donation. Info: 2589584. Sacred Embodiment Center Located at 41 Carolina Lane in Asheville. www.thesacre-

38TH SEASON Sweet Water Taste by Gloria Bond Clunie

Set in the imaginary farming community of Crossroads, North Carolina. All hell and a little bit of heaven break loose when Elijah Beckford. a prominent Southern black undertaker, approaches his wealthy white cousin, Charlie Beckford, and demands to be buried in the “while family cemetery”. Will he be? Find out in this world premiere of SART’s 2010 ScriptFEST winner.

July 26 - August 5

Show Dates: Show Times: Thursdays: 7:30pm (except 8/2 at 2:30pm) July 26 - 29 Fridays: 7:30pm August 2 - 5 Saturdays: 2:30pm & 7:30pm Sundays: 2:30pm • Box Office : 828-689-1239 • JULY 25 - JULY 31, 2012 29

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