Buddhist Festival in the Park

Date:
Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 11:00am - 4:30pm
Location:
Schedule: -None-
Price: Donations welcomed

Fun for children and adults!
Food, festivities, and entertainment!
Visit the booths of many different
Portland Buddhist sanghas!

Colonel Summers Park
SE 17th and Taylor (off Stark), Portland
Sponsored by Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship

Schedule
11:45 a.m. Ringing of the Bell 108 times
12:00 p.m. Washing the Baby Buddha Ceremony
12:30 p.m. Workshops: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), a way to incorporate the tools of Buddhism into your daily life, offered by Laura Jomon Martin; Short Intro to Buddhist history and concepts, offered by Brenda Fugate, Oregon Buddhist Temple
1:30 p.m. Keynote speaker: Dan Rubin, Portland Shambhala Center and Maitripa College
2:15 p.m. Dharma song sing-along
2:30 p.m. You Are Here Ceremony
3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Rayna Jacobson, Portland Shambhala Center; Amanda Risser, Dharma Rain Zen Center; Charles Reneau, Oregon Buddhist Temple; Nelly Kaufer, Pine Street Sangha
4:00 p.m. Raffle drawing
4:10 p.m. Dances of Universal Peace: participatory

Children’s Pavilion Schedule
12 noon Washing the Baby Buddha Ceremony
12:30 p.m. Chanting and Drumming by Jason Litts
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Treasure Hunt; You Are Here Fridge Magnet creation; coloring; story times.
2:15 p.m. Dharma song sing-along
2:30 p.m. You Are Here Ceremony
4:00 p.m. Raffle drawing and dances

Zen Community of Oregon will have a booth. Stop by and say hello!