View by subject• Art Galleries
• Community Events
• Family and Kids
• Food and Drink
• Live Music
• On Stage
• Research Subjects
• Special Events
• Support Groups
• Lectures & Talks
• Teen Activities
Religion/SpiritualityLifetree Cafe Conversation
Lifetree Cafe Menlo Park will host two hour-long conversations with community members called "Miracles or Mere Coincidences?" exploring miracles and whether things happen for a reason. Complimentary snacks and beverages will be served. July 30, 7-8 p.m.; July 31, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Free. Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park.
Religion/SpiritualityReiki 1 Class
This class will teach the art of Reiki, which aims to reduce stress and enhance health and happiness through a gentle touch. Aug. 9 and Aug. 17, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $200 (includes manual). Los Altos Reiki, 745 Distel Drive, Suite 121, Los Altos.
Religion/SpiritualityRetreat for families, friends of alcoholics
Led by Father Tom Weston, this retreat will offer insights and encouragement to the friends and family members of alcoholics. Activities will include talks, conversations, prayer and quiet time. Aug. 22-24, 4 p.m. on Friday til 1 p.m. on Sunday. $350 private room; $300 double room. Vallombrosa Center, 250 Oak Grove Ave., Menlo Park.
Religion/SpiritualityInsight Meditation South Bay
Shaila Catherine and guest teachers will lead weekly Insight Meditation sittings followed by talks on Buddhist teachings. Tuesdays, July 22-Sept. 23, 7:30-9 p.m. Donations accepted. St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Edwards Hall, 2094 Grant Road, Mountain View.
Religion/SpiritualityUniversity public worship
Stanford's Memorial Church, a center of spiritual and ceremonial life at the university, is open to the public for services. Sundays, June 29-Sept. 28, 10-11 a.m. Free. Stanford Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, 94305.