2017 Practice Events 
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Jan. 17 – Feb. 7


Class: The Seven Factors of Awakening, led by Lee Nelson, four sessions

Feb. 18


Retreat: One-day sit at Blue Heron

Mar. 7 – Apr. 25


Class: Topic TBA, led by Jeff Kelley, eight sessions



Sesshin: Three-day, non-residential sesshin led by Jeff Kelley, Thurs. evening - Sun. afternoon

May 16 – June 6


Facilitated discussion: four sessions

May 27


Retreat: One-day sit at Blue Heron, led by Jeff Kelley

June 16 – 24


Sesshin: Eight-day sesshin at Samish Island, led by Norman Fischer, sponsored by Red Cedar Zen Community



Retreat: One-day sit with Puget Sound Zen Center on Vashon Island, led by Koshin Cain and Jeff Kelley

Jul. 22


Jukai ceremony, 2:00 pm at Blue Heron Zendo

Sep. 5 -  Sep. 26


Class: Introduction to Zen Practice, four sessions.

Sep 15 – 20


Sesshin: Five-day sesshin at Camp Indianola, led by Jeff Kelley and Tim Burnett, sponsored by SSZ

Oct. 8 – Dec. 3


Practice Period

Oct. 10 – Nov. 28


Class: Topic TBA, led by Jeff Kelley, eight sessions

Oct. 28


Retreat: One-day sit led by Jeff Kelley at Blue Heron  

Nov. 29 - Dec. 3


Rohatsu Sesshin: Three-day sesshin at RCZC in Bellingham, led by Tim Burnett and Jeff Kelley, sponsored by RCZC