In addition to our regular schedule, we offer retreats, discussion groups, traditional services, classes, and group sewing instruction for those who are working on rakusus.   These events take place at the NY location unless otherwise specified, and are open to all.  Please check this page frequently as it is often updated!

Early 2016 Special Events Calendar


Thursday, April 7: Buddha's Birthday service and celebration in Old Greenwich

Saturday, April 9: Buddha's Birthday service and celebration in Purchase

Saturday, April 30: TVS 10th Anniversary Party, 12-3 PM


Saturday, May 21: One-Day Retreat, 8:30-4:30, please sign up in advance


Saturday, June 18: Cousin-Sangha Garden Party, at Empty Hand Zen Center, 12-2 PM

Thursday, June 23: Summer Solstice celebration, in Old Greenwich, 7 PM


Old Greenwich scheduled holiday closings: March 24, May 26  


Fall 2016 Sesshin at Garrison Institute with guest teacher Valorie Beer from San Francisco Zen Center: Friday morning, October 21-Sunday afternoon, October 23, 2016

Fall 2017 Sesshin at Garrison Institute: Friday morning, November 10-Sunday afternoon, November 12, 2017