WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN
Phaedra Greenwood’s Craft of Writing. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon, SOMOS office, 108 Civic Plaza Drive, Taos. An informed and supportive critique group for serious writers in any format. Drop-ins and donations welcome. Call (575) 776-2634. Qigong classes are offered Tuesdays, 7:45-8:45 a.m. During this moving meditation practice, “cultivate inner strength and resilience and restore balance throughout the body.” Taos Whole Health, 1337 Gusdorf Road, Suite O, Taos. There is no charge for the class, but donations are accepted. Call (575) 776-7806.
Quilting, sewing, textile art classes are offered free Fridays, 1-4 p.m. at Wholly Rags Studio, 1337 Gusdorf Road, Suite L. Call Melissa at (575) 751-9862 to sign up.
Recovery Club hosts Sheila Shortell at Talpa Community Center (corner of State Road 518 and Archuleta), offering holistic treatments, Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. Donations and bartering are welcome. Call (575) 224-7290.
Sharing Circle. Hosted by
The Unitarian Congregation on second and fourth Sundays of the month. Guests welcome. Unitarian Congregation of Taos, Bent Lodge of the Masons, 124 Camino de Santiago, Taos. No cover. Call (877) 217-2154.
Tai chi at Qigong Academy, 129 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, in Des Georges Mall, Taos. No admission fee, but donations appreciated. For details, call Richard Leirer, (575) 224-6461.
• Tai Chi for Health, with Qigong practice, 9 a.m., seven days a week. Everybody welcome; no experience necessary.
• Advanced tai chi practice, Wednesdays, 9 a.m.
Tai chi-Meditation In Movement, special outreach for cancer “revivers”Yang long form, relax, observe. No cover, but donations appreciated. Call for directions, Victoria Sojourn-Prince, (575) 776-8086.
is your flavor, hop on over to The Alley Cantina Friday night (April 13). Starting around 10 p.m., local band Two Ton Strap will be rockin’ the house.
Talpa Community Center board of directors meets first Tuesdays, 7 p.m. All welcome to attend and be on the agenda. Center is open Monday
Friday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 4 Archuleta Road in
Talpa. Call (575) 751-1014.
Taos Artist Organization (TAO) meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at SOMOS,
108--B Civic Plaza Drive, Taos. Visit taosartistorg.org.
Taos Cannabis Salon meets the first Sunday of the month, from 3-5 p.m. discussing progress on industrial, medical cannabis.
Share information and strategy for legalization. Caffé Tazza, 122 Kit
Carson Road. Call (575) 770-7517. Taos Entrepreneurial Network for networking, presentations and discussion meets third Tuesdays monthly, 5:30-8 p.m. at Historic County Courthouse, 121 North Taos Plaza.
TCA Film Society meets the second Sunday monthly after the 2 p.m. matinee movie screening at the Taos Community Auditorium, 145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. Members discuss the film and explore other opportunities to enhance film in Taos. No cover. Call (575) 740-6431.
Taos Homebrew Club. Learn and share ideas with other brewers, all levels welcome. Meets last Sundays monthly, 5-7:30 p.m, at the Victorian house north of Eske’s Brew Pub & Eatery. Call (575) 770-5403. Taos PEO Group meets first Wednesdays of the month. For meeting location and time, call (575) 758-3487.
Taos Search and Rescue general meeting and classroom training, 6:30-8:30 p.m. third Wednesday of every month, 125 La Posta Road, Suite A. All are welcome. Call (575) 770-5633.
Taos Veterans Not Forgotten Outreach, nonprofit group for veterans and Gold Star Families of Fallen Heroes’ recreational/ therapeutic activities. No cover. Call (512) 656-6961.
Thursday Night Sketch Group. Starts with quick two-minute poses and progresses to three 25-minute poses from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Drawing horses provided. Bring your own art supplies and drawing boards. Vista Drive, at 82 Rim Road, Arroyo Seco. Model fee, $8-$10. Call (575) 776-1246.
Unity of Taos Wisdom Circle, Sundays 8:30-9:45 a.m. Join in a spiritual discussion, 69 Blueberry Hill Road, Taos. See unityoftaos.org. Call (575) 751-1452.
Women of Prayer, Mount Zion Tabernacle Church, 1511 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, second Saturdays. Call Pastor Florence Rael, (575) 7588190.
Wumaniti Earth Native Sanctuary. Call (505) 469-9340. All events are free of alcohol and drugs.
• Equine therapy. Every Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Taos Pueblo. Groundwork meditation, yogic stretching, bareback riding. No cover; donations appreciated. Call (505) 469-9340 for directions.
• Virtual Healing Prayer Ceremony. Call (641) 715-3580 to participate. The code is 209-269. Every Sunday, 3-4 p.m. No cover; donations appreciated.
Xiuxing Institute follows HH Dorje Chang Buddha III; practices Vajrayana Buddhism, recognizing all lineages/sects. Offers dharma classes, discussions and meditation. All welcome. Call Dani Tuji Rinpoche, (575) 770-7372.
Yoga. Taos Retirement Village – Village Center, 413 Valverde St., Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:45 a.m.noon. All ages/ abilities welcome. No cover for village residents, $5 visitors. Call (575) 224-3177.
Yoga class. Beginner-level class to de-stress, build strength and mobility. Every Wednesday, noon-1 p.m. Free. All shapes and sizes welcome. Located inside the New Mexicann Dispensary, 1033 Paseo del Pueblo Sur. Call Anushri, (575) 224-7459.
Yoga Community Give Back. Sundays 5-6 p.m. Open-level class (Body Balance) taught by a rotating cast of Aurafitness Yoga School graduates. No cover, but donations go to a local nonprofit of the month. Aurafitness, 1337 Gusdorf Road, Ste. S, Taos. Call (575) 770-1566.
Yoga in Questa, five times per week at OCHO Art + Event Space, 8 State Road 38. The first time is free, plus free community class monthly for full moon. Find more information and a schedule at OchoZone.org.
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