Tai Chi @ Serenity Park
April 21, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tai Chi is a centuries-old. low-impact, slow-motion exercise that has many health, mind, and spiritual benefits. This is not a class. This is a time for us to find our quiet space; that part of us untouched by cell phones, social media, and whatever else distracts, entertains, and interrupts our well-being.Join us Fridays at 11:30am SLT as we explore our chi and take a little time out from a changing and increasingly fast-paced world.
Join us in Serenity Park.
Celebrating Community Relationships (Networking)
April 22, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us for an opportunity to network, share impressions, ideas, and friendship as we kick off our weekend of events. Enjoy the music of Arisia Vita (aka Ari) on the piano. Dance a little, share a little, relax a lot.
Etopia Farmers Market
Etopia Bike Tour with Nam
April 22, 2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Let's kick off Earth Day and the BEST CogniCon with a tour of the Etopia Community. What's new? How can you enjoy every visit? How relevant are we to influencing real world change? Join us to find out. We'll start our tour at the main landing area.
Importance of Peer Support (text only)
April 22, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Words of Earth with Sonitus Randt
April 22, 2021 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for an open mic poetry reading event focusing on poetry related to the planet Earth. This open mic is hosted by Sonitus Randt
Sonitus Randt has been a Second Life resident since 2008. He has recently begun his 10th year of hosting a poetry and music open mic inworld.
Event Slurl; http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Etopia%20Island/84/157/23
Firekeepers with Thuja Hynes & Stranger Nightfire
April 22, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Today's topic is Climate Justice. Hosted by Thuja Hynes and Stranger Nightfire. Event in Chat and Voice
Earth Day Dance with DJ Dani
April 22, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dancing is fundamental to healthy brains and healthy bodies. Dancing is also a community activity so come on over to the Pavilion and celebrate all things Earth Day with the Etopia community at our annual Earth Day Dance with DJ Dani.
Nonprofit Commons Bike Tour of Etopia
April 23, 2021 8:30 am - 10:00 am
We'll be hosting the members of Nonprofit Commons during this special tour of Etopia. We'll be leaving from the main landing area at 0900 SLT.
Grief In The Time Of COVID with Cattie Rosco
April 23, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
These days, with the reality of Death so obvious in our lives, we need to talk about it all the more. That is the idea of Death Cafes. We chat about Death, let it feel more natural, and thus make it more normal to deal with Death. Join us for a special conversation about how we can build community in supporting one another through this process.
Today's Topic: Grief In The Time Of COVID
Facilitated by Cattie Rosca
Cattie Rosca has been in SL since 2007 and is a trained death Doula. Doulas hold space with those who are dying and those who love them.
The Brain & Addiction with David Arguna
April 23, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In this interactive event, David will use the Brodmann-s Brain he has brought into SL (with the assistance of the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands) to explore ways to reduce the power of addictions..
DavidArguna is David Hubbard MD a neurologist specializing in pain and opioid tapers and functional MRI research. Dr. Hubbard gives workshops on using body sensations to guide actions. Addictions, Obsessions, Cravings and Wanting will be the topic.
BEST Lunch & Learn
April 23, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BEST PEER Center
Short 50-minute presentations chock full of information, tips, and tricks you can use to make life a little easier. These presentations are geared to those in our brain injury community but are appropriate for everyone. Bring your virtual lunch and let the learning begin.
BEST PEER Center, http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Etopia%20Prime/57/110/25
Living The Permaculture Life with fate Paule
April 23, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
"Reality's Dream ~" with Eyeclectic
April 23, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
As DNA shows ALL Butterflies are decedents of Moths, and a Caterpillar and a Butterfly have the same DNA, while 97% of Human DNA is yet unexplained and called, 'junk' by Science, seeing pandemic shut down as our cocoon, is going back to what we called 'normal' like wanting to remain a Caterpillar? As a Caterpillar's 'Imaginal Cells' are what cause it to become a Butterfly, how might our own 'Imaginal Cells' help the world Trainscend limits and Trainsform Reality? Do Fantasy and Reality have the same DNA? As Einstein says, "Imagination is more important than knowledge!"
Authentic Avatar Superhero Workshop with Zinnia Zauber
April 24, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join Etopia's resident artist and Superhero to explore the power of color communication and the evolution of human intelligence, artists, and superheroes. What do your colors say about you and your superpowers? How does color communication help create an authentic avatar and help you comfortably engage with others as part of a virtual community?
hue are you? on Brauni
Cold Shot Players @ Etopia
April 24, 2021 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Description: Cold Shot Play Readers & Writers will read, in OPEN MIC, Short Comedy Scenes, 10-minute One Act Plays, and play excerpts for Etopia's Earth Day 2021. For the first hour they will be reading original plays on the themes of community and peaceful coexistence. In the second hour they will read a longer play and will invite an audience member to participate in the reading. No expertise required. No rehearsal, just cold reading for each other. Lots of fun.
Quest for the Galaxy Language!
April 24, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Come with us on this creative adventure. We've found the instructions from the ET's and are ready to help create ways to communicate our human values to our Extraterrestrial guides. Learn about our place in the cosmos as you explore your interests, values, and the beauty of your own human story.
Hosted by Dancers Yao
Assisted by Lissena and Ghaelen
Saturday, April 24. 2021
From 1:00-2:30pm SLT
Hope to see you there!
Dance Music of the 1950's & Fireworks
April 24, 2021 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A full day of presentations calls for some fun and fireworks. join us and our friends at Inspiration Island for dancing and fun, featuring "Dance Music of the 50s" on Curei's Floating Gallery.
3:00PM to 5:00PM SLT
Your Brain & COVID - Lady Brielle
April 25, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Inspiration Island Health Hacienda
Whole Brain Health with Wisdomseeker
April 25, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
An engaging and insightful community tour of Inspiration Island with WBH CEO Wisdomseeker
Symbolic Modeling Workshop
April 25, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The pandemic has revealed the dangers and importance of information and disinformation in people’s lives and the impact that can have on our communities. Using the process of Symbolic Modeling Marly Milena and Valibrarian will guide participants through an exploration of value of metaliteracy in healthy communities.
WBH Octagon Theater