Ongoing Offerings

BSMC offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome. Click on the individual offerings for more information.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Learn to Meditate Classes

Children and Families




BSMC Council Brainstorming Retreat

May 30th

The BSMC Council comprised of the Director, Treasurer, Rusung, and Committee Chairs along with all committee members and other guests are meeting for a brainstorming one-day retreat! The purpose is to think "outside of the box" and add new and fresh id Continue »

Drala Spot at Shades Creek

June 5th

In response to the numerous requests for outside meditation and nature outings, Chuck Whetsell is leading a "drala spot" opportunity at Shades Creek. This is a chance to "return to nature" with an appreciative eye and respectful awe. Bring the whol Continue »

Midsummer Day Fiesta

June 20th

Midsummer's Day (Summer Solstice) or A Shambhala Fiesta! Join in on the Latin fun and food for a Midsummer's Celebration! Wear your best Latin outfit and bring your musical talents too. Sangha and salsa are a great combination! Continue »

Movie+Potluck Night!

July 11th

Our next Movie+Potluck Night is Saturday, June 6th! We will watch the acclaimed new documentary "Monk With a Camera". It is suitable for all ages. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Marion Buckley

August 15th

In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or “peaceful abiding” meditation practice. Your teacher will give you detailed instruction and guided meditation so that you have Continue »