Community and Family Events

Community Events

Mindful Handwork Social Gathering

June 13th—July 25th

Join this biweekly, relaxed, creative social gathering, and bring your handiwork! We will share tea, informal conversation, and the opportunity to practice handiwork—such as knitting, crocheting, beading, and other creative arts. Continue »

New Members Welcome & Orientation

July 21st

We would like to personally welcome all new community members of the Boulder Shambhala Center. Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

July 26th

A Summer-long Environmental Film Festival with biweekly themes on caring for our planet—and a potluck dinner, 6:30–9:30 pm Continue »

Transcendent Intelligence: Helping the World through Meditative Insight with Changling Rinpoche

July 29th

Join us for this special public talk where Changling Rinpoche will present Prajnaparamita teachings! Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

August 2nd

A Summer-long Environmental Film Festival with biweekly themes on caring for our planet—and a potluck dinner, 6:30–9:30 pm Continue »

Children/Families

Mindful Handwork Social Gathering

June 13th—July 25th

Join this biweekly, relaxed, creative social gathering, and bring your handiwork! We will share tea, informal conversation, and the opportunity to practice handiwork—such as knitting, crocheting, beading, and other creative arts. Continue »

Rites of Passage

with Kerry MacLean, Kelly MacLean, Rachel Steele

August 5th—August 11th

This special program marks a child’s first major step to adulthood—the transition from being dependent on one’s parents to gaining confidence as a contributing member of society, taking on greater responsibility within the family and the community. Continue »

Ringing the Gong for Earth

August 11th

On the 11th day of each month, at 11am for 11 minutes, members of local faith communities gather at the corner of 14th and Spruce for Climate Action awareness. Continue »

Teaching With Bravery

with Acharya Noel McLellan

August 25th

Gaining strength for the school year. Stepping onto the inner path. Discovering and enjoying a community of practice. Open to teachers and youth workers at any level, parents, and anyone who works with other people!  Continue »

Parenting as Path

with Elizabeth Martin

September 3rd—October 1st

Please join us as we apply ancient and modern contemplative techniques, engage in discussions, and add to our parenting toolbox. Continue »