watching the sky

This event is now sold out!!

This event may be offered again at a future date

The WIMG social committee invites you to an event featuring the Star Dome, a mobile planetarium.

This event will be facilitated by Darren Townsley, the owner of Star Dome, a multimedia computer projection system that can simulate the sky at any time and place and zoom in on any celestial object. If you are inspired by the universe, the sun, the moon, the stars, myths, legends, and all things magical and wonderful,  then this is for you!

Note that it will be necessary for participants to sit on the floor during the 40-minute presentation.

Date: Friday, April 26

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: St. Peter’s Anglican Church, 755 Elm Street, Winnipeg

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. All proceeds go to WIMG.

Space is limited to 23 adults.

Golden Buddha Day of Mindfulness

Join us for our annual Golden Buddha Day of Mindfulness on Sunday, May 5, 2019.

Register here.

Fall Weekend Residential Retreat

Our annual residential retreat will be held at St. Benedict’s Retreat Centre September 6 to 8, 2019. It will be led by Kurt Schwarz.

Details TBA.

Events in Other Sanghas

BC Insight Meditation Society

When: Various
Where: British Columbia
Details: Click Here


What: Various
Where: Regina
Details:  Click Here


When: Various
Where: Saskatoon
Details: Click Here

West Coast Dharma Society

When: Various
Where: British Columbia
Details: Click Here

Saskatoon community of Mindful Living

What: A residential mindfulness retreat in the tradition of Thich That Hanh

When:  May 30 to June 2, 2019
Where: Saskatoon
Details: Click Here


 Events in Other Traditions

The Hermitage, Denman Island, British Columbia

This retreat centre is affiliated with the Karma-Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism.

May 31 - June 5, 2019: Opening the Heart Through Metta Practice. Led by Shannon Stein, MSW and Pierre Zakarauskas, Ph.D.

October 10 - November 9, 2019: Intensive Practice. This month long silent meditation retreat offers an opportunity for practitioners to go deeper with a practice of their choice in the quiet of the rain forest. Throughout the month, there will be Dharma teachings and private interviews offered by Lama Shannon as well as four other teachers from across North America who will be onsite with her for one week at a time throughout the month. There will be a maximum of ten participants. Please contact Lama Shannon directly if interested at

Click here to find out more about these and other retreats at the Hermitage.