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Guide to Welcoming Fall Solstice in Puget Sound Sept 18 – 24

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Whether it’s dancing, singing, or taking care of your spirit or health, the Fall Equinox is a time of seasonal change, reflection and celebration. Here are some things happening around Fall Solstice in Puget Sound.

Seattle Buddhist Temple
501 S Jackson #202,
Seattle, WA 98104
206.356.7405
http://www.seattlebuddhist.org

Fall Ohigan service on Sunday, September 18th. Ohigan is celebrated at the spring and fall equinoxes and during that period time is taken to remember ancestors and other deceased loved ones. Following the service there will be a vegetarian potluck luncheon.

Tacoma Sings!
Friday, September 23
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Chihuly Bridge of Glass
Downtown Tacoma crossing I-705
Tacoma, WA 98402
http://www.pugetsoundrevels.org

Taking Goethe’s thought that Architecture is Frozen Music, Music is Liquid Architecture we have for six years now greeted autumn by melting the Chihuly Bridge of Glass into music with our singing. There will be a short concert of traditional autumn songs and pub songs followed by everyone joining in and singing to welcome autumn. Bring a lantern or candle to light and carry across the bridge and into the amphitheater as we approach dusk. There will be song sheets at the event. The evening is free and all ages are welcome.

Autumn Equinox Sunset Watch
Friday, September 23
6:30pm
Solstice Park
7400 Fauntleroy Way SW
Seattle, WA 98136
http://www.alicesastroinfo.com

Alice Enevoldsen, solar system ambassador and author of Alice’s Astro Info, welcomes you and your family to Solstice Park in West Seattle to watch the Harvest Moon set. Once you’re in the park, head all the way up the hill from the tennis courts.

Autumn Equinox Detox
PCC Natural Markets
Thursday, September 22
7504 Aurora Ave. N.
Seattle, Wash. 98103
206-525-3586
http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com

Autumn is a good time for a cleanse that will strengthen your immunity in preparation for the colder months. Come to PCC and learn about warming foods, herbs and spices that support detoxification, and which foods to avoid. It’s a mix of information and food demonstration and tasting. Try the Herbed Lentil Vegetable Soup; Fall Veggie Slaw with Spicy Nut Dressing; and Pumpkin Coconut Pudding. Vegetarian, dairy optional; no eggs. Members: $35, Non-members: $40
Classes:
Thursday Sep 22, 6:30pm – 9pm Greenlake
Saturday Sep 24, 3:00pm – 5:30pm Edmonds
Thursday Sep 29, 6:30 – 9:00pm Issaquah

Fall FreeDance!
Friday, September 23
7:30pm – 9:00pm
The Dance Space
124 N 103rd Street
Seattle, WA 98103
http://www.niaseattle.com

Join in this fall equinox celebration on a journey to gather and dance. Harmonic planetary healing with Jude and Paul Ponton of Whispering Dragon, drumming journey meditation with Roman Delgato of Reiki Dragon, and FreeDance to an autumnal soundscape. Celebrate Natural Time! $15/person.

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