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Issue No. 3 December 9, 2007
In This Issue
UAC
Annapolis, MD
AstroMexico
Austin, TX
Austin Chapter Conference
Baltimore, MD
Berkshire Fairfield (CT)
Boston, MA
Chicago,
Southwest Suburban
Florida Atlantic
Gulf Coast, Houston, TX
Long Island
Los Angeles
Milwaukee
Mid Hudson Upstate, NY
Montana Big Sky
New York
North Carolina (NTA)
Northern Illinois
Northern New Jersey
Ohio Valley
Richmond, VA
San Diego
San Francisco
SMART, Michigan
Southwest Suburban Chicago
STARS, MN
Turkey, Istanbul
Other Non-Profit
Astrology Groups, USA:
Arizona Society, Scottsdale;
Chicago; St. Louis, MO;
North Texas
More Non-Profit Groups,
Outside the USA:
Canada, London
Conferences, International:
International Uranian Fellowship
NCGR Membership Information
About E-News
Quick Links
10planetsNatterings
 

Welcome to NCGR's E-Calendar Around the World with NCGR!

 
We've come to a quiet time of year for scheduling events due to the holiday season. The announcements will increase in January. In the meantime, there is plenty to look over in the Calendar.

 

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to the Calendar this week, below. 
 
 
 
 
NCGR Chapters:
 
AstroMexico: date correction
Austin, TX & Conference: website corrections
Boston
San Diego
 
Check listings by clicking on the name you want in the long list, at left.
 
Other Changes, Non-Profits:
Friends of Astrology, Chicago
 
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Announcement -- Due to the fact that at least one of the sponsoring organizations delayed the release of their journal until the Regulus Ballots were completed, and due to the fact that this delay could cause members of some sponsoring organizations (including AFAN) to receive their journals and newsletters after the Dec. 1 discount rate cutoff date, UAC has decided that the special Dec. 1 discount rates will be extended until December 31.
 
Annapolis, MD
 
This group meets on the 2nd Saturday of every month at the MARYLAND HALL F0R THE CREATIVE ARTS in Annapolis - Room 205. TIME: 10:30am to 12:30pm.
 
Rose O'Hara at 410-768-1404 or Lynn Koiner at
koiner@starpower.net  The group meets for lunch afterwards.

JANUARY 13 2007 - ORACLES 2007 with Jeanne Mozier

Jeanne Mozier, returns with her predictions for 2007. Last year she lectured to a full house, giving an analysis of personal, economic, political and spiritual trends for 2006 with a detailed calendar of events, including a description for each astrological sign.

Jeanne has been a practicing astrologer for over 25 years. She owns and operates the Star Theater, she is an arts activist, writer and metaphysicial. She has written 2 books featuring travel in her adopted home state of West Virginia. Check out her website: www.starwv.com NOTE: This is a special event. Members $7/Non-Members $10

 

AstroMexico   
 
Sunday 9th (Domingo 9)
 
Conferencia: "La Astrología y la medicina"
Impartida por: Xicoténcatl Rodríguez, NCGR 1
 
Sunday, December 9th:
Conference: "Astrology and medicine"
By: Xicoténcatl Rodríguez, NCGR 1
   
CURSO DE ASTROLOGIA VEDICA
Expositor: Nalini Kant
 
Austin CHAPTER
 
 
The NCGR Austin Chapter's lectures and workshops are sponsored by Plum Blossom Wellness Center (www.plumblossomwellness.com).
 
For information about the Austin Chapter (aka Astrological Society of
Austin), go to: www.austinastrology.org
 
 
 
10planetsAustin Chapter Conference
 
Texas Retreat 2008
A weekend of Hellenistic Astrology in Chappell Hill, Texas
 
February 29, 2008 at 7:00 pm to March 2, 2008 at 2:00 pm
 
Registration 
deadline extended
to Feb 1st, 2008

Sponsored by GulfCoast NCGR and the Astrological Society of Austin

Featuring astrologer Joseph Crane, teaching from his new book Astrological
Roots: The Hellenistic Legacy.

About the Program:  This program will help the contemporary astrologer
become familiar with the most important practices of Hellenistic natal
delineation.  Each astrologer will:
* Understand similarities and differences between Hellenistic astrology and
the astrology of the medieval and modern eras.
* Learn new meanings and applications of planets, houses, aspects, and lots.
* Explore some of the topical delineations from the Hellenistic tradition.
* Assess the status of planets as a transition to Hellenistic predictive
systems.

About Joseph Crane: Joseph Crane, NCGR CA,  has practiced and taught strology since the late 1980's. He co-founded The Astrology Institute in Boston, MA  where he has trained people in astrological technique, history, and counseling skills since 1992.  Crane began his studies in Hellenistic strology in the mid-1990's, which he incorporates into his teaching and onsulting practice. He has lectured internationally on ancient and modern strological technique, as well as the connection between astrology and orks of literature and philosophy.  More recently, he has taught classes at epler College in Seattle, WA.  His first book, A Practical Guide to raditional Astrology, was published in 1998. Crane, who lives in New Enland, is also a psychotherapist and has practiced Buddhism since 1980.

Registration Information:
$250 for the entire weekend, including accommodations and meals.
For more information please visit 
www.austinastrology.org
Or contact: Melanie Schlossberg, GulfCoast NCGR Treasurer
melanie@oldmoonastrology.com
713-533-0333
 
Full-Day Workshops
 
This fall, the NCGR Austin Chapter is hosting ia two full-day astrology workshop. To find out more information, or to register for these events, go to www.austinastrology.org, or email astrology.austin@gmail.com.

10planetsBaltimore
 
December 14, 2007, 6:30- ?pm  Baltimore NCGR Holiday Party, at Kitty Hatcher's:  kittyhatcher@comcast.net
 
December 15, 2007, 12:00 - 4:00pm: Baltimore NCGR Psychic Fair
The Place:  The First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, Charles and Franklin Streets, Baltimore, MD 21201
Pay $3 at the door
 
January 5, 2008, 11:00am - 3:00pm:  Helmut Licht, "Vertical Zodiac Workshop"
Kitty Hatcher's Home, Cost $45 members and $65 non-members; info: Phone: 410-323-0866, E-mail: Lyman409@yahoo.com

In an effort to display planetary declinations within the chart in the same way planets' longitudes have been displayed, Helmut has devised a system which he calls the Vertical Zodiac (VZ). It displays the planetary declinations in the same way the regular planets have been displayed, in terms of zodiacal longitude.  In the Vertical Zodiac we have at our disposal all the conventional aspects between the declination planets and also between declination planets and regular planets. Declination planets can be progressed using the same method as progressing regular planets!  The Vertical Zodiac and Planet Specific Vertical Zodiac are new astrological territory, open for anyone to explore and experiment with. Helmut has given us an exciting time to work jointly with him to give this system a try. Helmut Licht has studied astrology since 1963 and is certified by the Mayo School of Astrology in London, the brotherhood of Light, and has passed the professional exam of the AFA.  He is the current Baltimore NCGR Educational Director and has created and maintains the Baltimore NCGR website.

January 15, 2008, 7:00 - 9:00pm: Brendan Feeley, "The Destiny of our Nation: Year 2008"
First Christian Church, 5802 Roland Ave., Baltimore MD 21210

Brendan Feeley is a professional Vedic Astrologer with a practice in Rockville, MD. Using a Vedic approach that it is quite understandable to the Western mind, he will present his views on the USA chart for this current period of time emphasizing 2008. He will focus on the economy, the war as well as our relationship with foreign governments.  This will be one of the most informative and exciting lectures of the year.  Brendan is an internationally recognized author, speaker, teacher and consultant in Vedic Astrology. He is a faculty member of Sri Jagannanth Center - USA & India, an organization dedicated to the promotion and education of this ancient science, and he is also a faculty member of the American Council of Vedic Astrologers.
 
February 19, 2008, 7:00 - 9:00pm: Kitty Hatcher and Lynn Koiner, "Ask The Presidents!"
First Christian Church, 5802 Roland Ave., Baltimore MD 21210
 
Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the First Christian Church located at 5802 Roland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21210. The Meetings start at 7:00pm  with a 45 minute beginners Educational Round Table presented by Helmut Licht  Educational Director.  The main lecture begins at 8:00pm.  Fees are $5 for members and $8 for non-members.
 
Information: Kitty Hatcher: kittyhatcher@comcast.net (410) 433-5064;Carolyn Lewis: carolynelaine4@hotmail.com , (410) 728-0413
 
Directions: From 695 take I-83 South and exit at 10A (Northern Parkway). Continue on Northern Parkway going East, Cross Falls Road. Turn left at the next traffic light on Roland Avenue. It is on the corner of Roland and Bellemore. If you are going North on I-83 from downtown, exit at 10A and follow the above directions.
 
Please see our website for more information:  http://www.ncgrbaltimore.org/

 
Berkshire Fairfield Chapter (Connecticut)
 
For more information and/or directions by car, please see NCGR-Berkshire Fairfield's website at
www.ctastrologer.org

10planetsBoston Chapter
 
Meetings are held at the Belmont Public Library in Belmont.
 
For more information please see NCGR-Boston, MA website at www.weathersage.com/ncgr
 
 
Local Astrologers:  January 26, 2008
Dietrech Pessin: Special Astrological Notes that Make Your Chart Sing
Suzanne Keating:  Sacred Geometry and Inner Architecture: As Within, So Without
Terri Nelson:  Moon, Ascendant, & Sun Understood Through Ka Ab Ba Egyptian/Kamitic Cosmology
 
Bruce Scofield on March 1
Mayan Calendar Madness
 
Sylvia Jean Smith on March 29
Eclipses, 2008
 
Laura Nalbandian on April 19
The Asteroids - Juno, Ceres, Pallas & Vesta
Over a number of years Laura Nalbandian has been working with these wonderful and very rich Asteroids through myth, story, and personal journey.  In this workshop, we'll explore these myths and archetypes and discover how they can apply and become a part of your astrological repertoire.  Although  Laura is of the philosophy that less is more,  and tends not to clutter the chart, she has found that these Goddesses represent powerful themes that are not articulated in the basic natal chart. Participants are invited to bring their own chart along on this mythical journey. If you would like to use your chart as an example during the workshop, please email Laura  with your birthdata: laurag@astrologyetal.com.
 
Melanie Reinhart on  May 24. Her topic is Chiron and the Centaurs. Chiron makes a station that day on the North Node of the Moon.
Chicago, Southwest Suburban 
 
 

Meetings from 7 to 9 p.m. the first Friday of each month at the Palos Heights Recreation Center, 6601 W. 127th St., Palos Heights, IL.

Meeting donation: $10.00 Members will stay the same, $5.00
Information about SW-NCGR: Patricia Hanus- Dussman, president,
PATRICIAHANUS @aol.com.

Florida Atlantic


December is our annual Holiday Party.
 
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Ralph Cannizzaro: Relationships

 

When:    Saturday, January 12, 2008, 11:00 AM

Where:   Ft. Laud Airport Hilton, 1870 Griffin Road, Dania , FL

 

Socialize and Register: 10:30am

Lecture Only: 11am - 1pm $15

Continue on with the Workshop, 11am - 5pm (or later) $40

 

Mr. Cannizzaro's impressive astrology career spans over 26 years, beginning with a 2 1/2 year tutelage under master astrologer Robert Ball of Coral Gables, Florida. His extensive training qualifies him to specialize in business and personal astrology as well as karmic, metaphysical, spiritual and relationship astrology.

 

In addition, Ralph is a member of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (NCGR), and has served as vice-president of the Atlanta Chapter. The NCGR promotes both professionalism and research in astrology.

 

Ralph is currently Vice President of the South Florida Astrological Association (SFAA).

 

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Please be sure to have your membership information up to date, including contact information, so that you can be informed of all the exciting changes in store this year.
 
For further information and directions to our meetings please e-mail Marianne Coros at healthquotesnow@aol.com or Fern Monaco at joione@aol.com. Or, contact our President, Richard Nelson at abootis@aol.com or 305.275.6555.
 

 
Gulf Coast Chapter in Houston, TX
 
GulfCoast Chapter monthly meetings are held the 4th Friday of the month at:
 Body, Mind & Soul Bookstore
 Mid Land & Westheimer, Houston, Texas
 
 For more information please contact:
 Jagdish Maheshri, Presidenthouston at night
 
jmaheshri@astroinsight.com
 832-368-8702
 
 
 
 
(Houston, at night, right)
Long Island Chapter
 
 
The Long Island Chapter of NCGR meets on the second Thursday of each month. For further information and directions to our meetings please e-mail Lenore Grafmuller at:
lgastral@optonline.net  or  Christine Foley at clfoley@optonline.net
 

12/13   General Meeting
los angelesLos Angeles
 

The Los Angeles Chapter of NCGR meets the third Thursday night of each month. We meet for the months of September through June each year.

The meetings are at Carrows Restaurant, located at 18355 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, CA.

The meetings start at 6:30 P.M. for dinner, and the lectures start at approximately 7:30 to 7:45 P.M.

The lectures are free for members of NCGR and the fee is $3.00 for nonmembers.
 
December, we may have a holiday party instead of meeting.
 
January 17, 2008 -- Arlene Kramer, using Uranian astrology, will give annual predictions for each attendee.  Please come early since this is our most popular lecture and there will be standing room only!  You must bring your exact sun sign degree and minute in order to get a prediction.
 
Our own Arlene Kramer, Angel Thompson and Michael Munkasey have been selected to speak at the UAC conference in May 2008, in Denver. 
 
 
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Milwaukee

(Right, a rendition of the additon to the Milwaukee Art Museum)

Time: Meetings begin at 7pm. You can arrive at 6 to enjoy refreshments and socialize or stay after the meeting to talk astrology with friends!

Place: Wauwatosa Lion's Club

December night moved due to Christmas Eve.

January  28, 2008  Christine Arens, "2008 Major Transits"

Fourth Monday of the month. Cost $7.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members.

Topics vary for educational purposes.

Beginner's classes available upon request. 7336 St. James (corner of 74th St.) Wauwatosa, WI

Get connected to Astrology and grow your knowledge here!
Mid Hudson Upstate Chapter
 
(near Kingston, New York)
 
 
For information about meetings, please contact Susan Campbell at 845-246-2062 or bcampbell002@hvc.rr.com
Montana Big Sky NCGR Chapter
 

Our chapter has a new way to visit our website!  Please visit
www.astrologymontana.org and witness how we run our unusual chapter!

We also wish to invite ALL of you to our FREE monthly teleconferences, to be scheduled from October, 2007 through April, 2008.  A schedule will be posted by September, 2007 via our website and this E-newsletter, and one can participate by either telephone (cell phones OK) or even a computer with internet, speakers and a mic or headset!  Our subject matters will vary and be on anything from current events to solving a difficult time for a client using astrology.  We are extending this offer at this time because we are ushering astrology into a state where there are more cows than people, let alone astrologers!  Our plan this year is to bring astrological AWARENESS to this State and we would love everyone from everywhere to be a part of that!  We aren't called "Big Sky" for nothing!  We would love your presence and want to meet you!
 
From http://www.astrolog ymontana. org
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From October, 2007 to May, 2008, the Montana Big Sky NCGR Chapter
plans to host FREE monthly teleconferences! Because we are trying to
usher in astrology to a remote area, and because most of us do not
live geographically close whatsoever, we wish to implement this
program to assist the growth of astrology in Montana and other rural,
surrounding areas!

After an informal polling, we concluded that these conferences will
occur every 2nd Sunday of the Month, from 11:00am-1:00pm Mountain
Time. We hope to record these as well!

(U.S. Time Zones: 10am PT, 11am MT, 12noon CT, 1pm ET)

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!

December 9, 2007
January 13, 2008
February 10, 2008
March 9, 2008
April 13, 2008
May 11, 2008

Topics will be announced as soon as we know - and often are submitted
by our participating callers, or a mundane newsworthy event. No matter
what, it promises to be interesting! So, grab your cell phone, a
refreshment and join us!

U.S. Conference Call Telephone Number:
(641) 715-3300
Access Code: 566538# (pound)
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> Lisa Allen, President
> Montana Big Sky NCGR Chapter
> www.astrologymontana.org
 
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JOANNA SHANNON LIBRARY, 39 FIFTH AVENUE, 1B

all Monday Evening events begin PROMPTLY at 6:30 P.M.
  
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Website: 
New York City NCGR Chapter
NTA banner
 
North Carolina Triangle
 
Dec 20    Winter Holiday Celebration & Auction: NCGR Member-Private Home
 
The Network of Triangle of Astrologers invites You to The NTA Winter Holiday Party & Auction
 Thursday, December 20, 2007 -- 7:00 pm
  Special Candle Lighting for Peace & Joy timing: 7:17 PM
 Graciously hosted by
  GEORGE AND NANCY POWELL
1217 Haventree Road - Durham, NC
 Please join us for our Annual Holiday Party & Special Auction. Find some last minute "thoughtfuls" at our wonderful Auction of generously
donated items & books!
All proceeds support the continuation of programming by the NTA.
Relax and put your feet up by the fire. Light Refreshments will be provided. This event offers a wonderful opportunity to socialize and share insights, with many area astrologers, and like-minded individuals.

You are welcome to bring a friend, spouse or Holiday snacks or Cheer.
 RSVP: December 18th-- contact@ntastrology.com or 919.602.6507
Directions:
Take I-40 to the Highway 55 exit
Go South on 55 toward Apex
Turn right at the third light onto Sedwick 
Turn left into Audubon Park Subdivision (Solitude Way)
Turn left on Whisperwood
Right on Haventree, the house is on the left side
www.ntastrology.org Questions: Elizabeth C. Wilson, 919.602.6507 twilson851@aol.com
The Network of Triangle Astrologers, NCGR Chapter is a non-profit Educational Organization under 501-C3
 
January 17, 2008   Year 2008 Panel:
 
One of our most popular annual events, this New Year's Panel will be a roundtable discussion led by astrologers Nancy Dimitrios, George Ward, Elizabeth C. "Beth" Wilson & George Powell. Themes discussed will include the Chinese Year of the Earth Rat, major transits as well as many other key astrological "hot spots" throughout the year. The roundtable format encourages audience participation and discussion. Add your personal input to the aspects for the 2008 year ahead.  
 
February 21           Randy Wasserstrom: Lunar Astrology
 
March 20              Benjamin Bernstein: Light Speed Astrology: The Heart of the Chart
 
March 29  - 30     NC Renaissance Faire Booth-NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, Sessions
April 5 - 6            NC Renaissance Faire Booth-NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, Sessions*
April 12 - 13        NC Renaissance Faire Booth-NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, Sessions* www.ncrenfaire.com
 
April 17               Gary Caton: The Lighter Side of Pluto: Transformation
 
May 15-20           UAC 2008* United Astrology Conference, Denver, CO
                             http://www.uacastrology.com/ 
 
May 15                Drew Becker: The Houses: Astrological Arenas of Life

Directions: From I-40, Take Wade Avenue Exit. Take Wade Avenue to Capitol Boulevard US 401-N and then take the Wake Forest Exit. Dancing Moon will be on your right. OR from 440 Beltline,Take Wake Forest Exit. Go 1.4 miles, turn left into plaza -- Plenty of parking!

For details:   www.ntastrology.org   or Call Beth Wilson (919/602-6507)   twilson851@aol.com  

Lectures and topics are added regularly to our Web site. See www.ntastrology. org for details.
 
 
Northern Illinois
 

NCGR Northern Illinois Invites you to join us for our

Second Annual Holly Daze Party

 

Tuesday December 11

6:55 pm - 9:30 pm

 

The Dance Building

1330 Webford Street,

Des Plaines, IL 60016

 

Raffle !    Door Prizes !

 

Sparkling conversation: A chance to meet new friends and reconnect with those you haven't seen in a while.

  

Book Exchange:

Got old books that need a new home? Bring them to exchange for others, or to just give away to someone who you will make really, really happy. We astrologers love our books! Any books left over will be donated to an Astrological Library.

 

Flyer table:                      

A place for information about your group and its members, as well as business cards and personal flyers.

 

Food:                                

Non-alcoholic beverages, pizza, and other yummy snacks will be provided.

 

 Cover charge: $5.00 per person

 

 

Judy Johnson, President   phone: 630 303 3187, email:  JudyJohnson7807@yahoo.com

Please let us know you will be there!

 

R.S.V.P.  TO JUDY JOHNSON BY DECEMBER 10, 2006 (Email Preferred)

 

 
 
We will be hibernating in January and February, but we will be back in March with an exciting start to our new year.
 
March 11, 2008
Christine Arens joins us for a look a the new year
 
April 8, 2008
Joyce Levine, author of Breakthrough Astrology, will be our very special guest from Boston. In addition to our meeting on Tuesday, we will be sponsoring a weekend workshop. More information to follow !
 
Meetings are held at 6:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month March through December.

For information or directions to the Dance Building, see the Northern Illinois Chapter page on the NCGR website, or contact Judy Johnson (630) 303 3187,  judyjohnson7807@yahoo.com or Janet Berres, Vice- President. (847) 965-9916, janetberres@sbcglobal.net



 
Northern New Jersey
 
January 18, 2008
7:30 PM, to be held in Wayne, NJ  (contact Jocat0413@aol.com for details)
 
Janet StraightArrow
Shamanic Astrology-Preparing for 2012-Alchemy of Nine Dimensions and the Mayan Code
 
Fees:  $10 Senior Members, $15 Members, $20 Non- members
 
Next Testing:  Saturday Nov 24 at 10 AM
Contact:  Joanne Castro   Jocat0413@aol.com
Want our newsletter?  Email me.

for more information contact:  Joanne Castro at jocat0413@aol.com
 
ohio valley 1Ohio Valley
 
·       December 13, 6:30 pm - Christmas/Yule Tide/Winter Solstice, etc., Party at Karen Neuhaus's, 1911 Mentor Avenue, Norwood.
 
Ohio Valley NCGR meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month, 7-9 PM, at the Maderia Municipal Building, corner of Euclid and Miami Roads in Maderia (a suburb of Cincinnati) unless otherwise noted.

Meetings are free for members of any home chapter, and $5 for non members.
 
 
The Richmond Chapter of NCGR
 
Weinstein Jewish Community Center
5403 Monument Avenue - Richmond
INFORMATION & FOOD COORDINATION: 804/740-1133 - or -
planetwise@verizon.net
 

 
San Diego san diego sunset
 
The San Diego Chapter of NCGR meets the first Saturday in February, June and September. The San Diego Chapter was reformed in North County in April 2007. The next meeting is scheduled for February 9, 2008. Our annual elections will take place at this meeting and we look forward to seeing you there!

The meetings are from 12:30PM - 4:30PM and are located at Cardiff Library, 2081 Newcastle Ave Cardiff, CA.
The cost is $30/35for members of NCGR and $40/45 for non-members. Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged.
 
Mail pre-registration checks to:
Cheryl Gaston, Treasurer
PO Box 726
Cardiff, CA 92007-0726
 
The February speaker is Edith Hathaway. Her topic will be the US Presidential elections.
 
About Edith:
Internationally well known as consultant, writer, teacher, and lecturer, Edith Hathaway is among the few contemporary astrologers who have been trained and certified in systems of both East and West. She will present her view of the elections from both perspectives, but no prior knowledge of Vedic is needed to enjoy this informative and fascinating peek into the new leader of the "first world".
 
Prior to her transition into Vedic astrology in 1988, she received a certificate from the National Council for Geocosmic Research as Qualified Consulting Astrologer (Level IV); she became certified as Master Astro*Carto*Grapher by Jim Lewis, and later received the prestigious Jyotish Kovid award from the Indian Council of Astrological Sciences. Edith began her full-time astrological consulting practice in New York City in 1980. After 21 years in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and recently Vancouver Canada, she now resides in Laguna Beach CA.
 
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LECTURE/BOOK SIGNING with APRIL KENT on Thursday March 6, 2008  6:00-7:30 PM at the Cardiff Library, 2081 Newcastle Ave 92007.  
 
April has been a professional consulting astrologer since 1990 specializing in electional techniques and natal eclipse cycles. She will  share her experiences from the front lines of wedding astrology and sign copies of her newly released book, STAR GUIDE TO WEDDINGS. Her lecture will include tips for dealing with nervous wedding couples and techniques for choosing the best wedding dates for your clients - or for yourself.  $10/15. Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged. Mail pre-registration checks to Cheryl Gaston, Treasurer PO Box 726, Cardiff, CA 92007-0726.

Please visit our website:
http://ncgrsandiego.org/
 
For more information contact Pam Ciampi --  pciampi@sbcglobal.net
 
 
graveyard 2testSan Francisco Chapter
 

The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of NCGR is sponsoring Seminars at Fort Mason Center.
 
Doors open 15 minutes prior to start time. Register in advance for best rates. All prices are NCGR Member Rates / Non-Member Rates. Advance Registration must be paid in full prior to event date. NCGR Annual Membership: $45. Checks are payable to NCGR. Following Charge Cards are accepted: AMEX, VISA, MC, and Discover. Interested in Bigger Discounts: Register in Advance for two or more events
B Any two events: Deduct $5.00. Any three events: Deduct $8.00. Any four events: Deduct $10.00. Full Day Workshops include a one Hour Lunch Break.
 
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Smart, Michigan
 
SMART (Southeast Michigan Astrologers' Round Table), is the former ASGOWC (Astrology Study Group of Washtenaw County), and is now a proud chapter of NCGR. This group of astrology students and professionals have been meeting since 1994, and use their association for networking, engaging speakers, and discussing matters of concern and interest to astrologers.
 
SMART established the "Astrologers and Friends" weekly get-together at Cafe Luwak in 2006. This fall they'll gather at the Cafe from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursdays (except October 25th and November 22nd) in order to trade readings with one another or offer mini-readings to the general public. They'd like to include other practitioners of the divinatory arts, such as psychics, numerologists, clairvoyants, or tarot card, palm, tea leaf, or runes readers, or body/energy workers, and invite them to join these gatherings. This is a welcoming environment to connect with like-minded others, in small and large groups, and enjoy stimulating conversations about metaphysical matters. Cost, if any, will vary.
 
For more information about, to pre-register and/or to learn the location of any of these events, please contact Bon Rose Fine at 734-434-4555 or bonrosefine@comcast.net.
 
Southwest Suburban Chicago
 
 
Pat Hanus-Dussman
patriciahanus@aol.com
 
 
Stars, Minnesota 
 
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December
Date: Sunday, December 16, 2007
Title: Winter Solstice Event
Description: Food, sharing, astrology and fun!
A round table of speakers along with group discussion explore the results of key astrological events in 2007 and look into 2008 for predictions and analysis
Speaker:  Round Table Panel
 
Location for all meetings:
TC Friends Meeting House
1725 Grand Avenue - St. Paul, MN
South of I-94 between Snelling & Fairview
 
Cost is $6.00 for NCGR Members and $8.00 for Non-Members
 
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(Baris Ilhan sent us this photo of Artemis, right.)

Please visit our website
www.ncgr-turkey.com

The Astrology in the Ottoman Empire

  Baris İLHAN, C.A., NCGR

  Dec. 13, 2007, between 7 pm-9 pm.

 

 

 

Composite Charts and Synastry: The Astro-Dynamics of Relationship

  Shirley SOFFER, C.A., NCGR

  June 7, 2008, between 11 am-5 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NCGR testing

  June 8, 2008, between 11 am-3 pm.

 

Seats are limited. Please register early.

 

Registration:  barisilhan@superonline.com

 

 

 

 

Other Non-Profit Astrology Groups, USA:  
 
 Arizona Society of Astrologers (A.S.A.)
    Scottsdale Granite Reef Center
    1700 N. Granite Reef Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    Check our website for more information:
    Our Web Site:
www.azastrologers.org
We meet the 3rd Friday (from 7-9:30pm) & Saturday (from 1 - 4:30) of each month. Cost for Members $5.00 on Friday/$10.00 on Saturday - Guests $10 on Friday.$15 on Saturday
 
Kay Cox - Publicity A.S.A
 
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Friends of Astrology, Chicago
 
Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, December 29, 2007
 
WILLOWBROOK HOLIDAY INN
I-55 and Kingery Highway (Route 83)
Willowbrook
 
SILENT AUCTION & COCKTAILS, 5:30 P.M., DINNER - 6:30 P.M.
 
Speakers:  
CHRISTINE ARENS, ECLIPSES FOR 2008
and
JOSEPH POLISE, PLANETARY PATTERNS FOR 2008
  
RESERVATIONS RECEIVED BEFORE DECEMBER 20, 2006
MEMBERS:  $55.00             GUESTS:  $65.00
 
RESERVATIONS AFTER DECEMBER 20 AND AT THE DOOR
MEMBERS:  $70.00             GUESTS:  $75.00
  
SEND RESERVATIONS TO:
Omari Martin, Registrar
P.O. Box 198636
Chicago, IL   60619-8636
 
PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:
FRIENDS OF ASTROLOGY, INC.
 
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The Astrological Association of St. Louis


AAStL meetings are held at the Brentwood Community Center the second Sunday of each month from 2-5pm:
       
2505 S. Brentwood Blvd, 63144
 
We welcome your emails and phone calls requesting more information about our organization at
astrostl@gmail.com and (314) 963-7914.

  

December 9, 2007, 2:00pm
 
The Shaman's Soul Astrology - featuring Mary Novak

Clients come to most Astrologers seeking clarity and information. Yet sometimes they are in deeper cycles of karmic release, and the changes occurring within feel like chaos or periods of loss and regret. When we work with such personal transformational deaths and rebirths at these times, we can assist clients to begin to focus closer to the nature of their 'Soul Emotional Body' rather than their mind's or physical body's realities. This basic lecture covers transformation, some non-ordinary doorways, and principles to cross from a South Node reality into North Node dream.

 

This meeting will conclude with our annual Holiday Party and distribution of books from the annual Book Sale. Please bring something yummy to add to the holiday table.

 

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The Astrological Society of North Texas
 
The Astrological Society of North Texas, a non-profit astrology club which has been meeting monthly for more than 30 years, meets the second Sunday of each month, with the addition of a professional workshop every Spring, at 1:00 PM, at the community meeting room of Stacy Furniture, 1900 S. Main St., Grapevine, Texas.
Speakers through the end of the year are:

Dec. 9  - Susie Patterson: "2008 Predictions from a Vedic Perspective"

     Please visit our website at www.asntx.com for more information.
More Non-Profit Astrology Groups, Outside of USA 
 
Fraser Valley Astrological Guild, Fall Schedule, Canada 
 
 

December 13, 2007 Annual Potluck and Reading Exchange

 

For details visit www.astrologyguild.com or contact Anne Massey 604.888.9552 or anne@astrologicallyspeaking.com

 
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Astrological Association of Great Britain
 
Predictive Techniques

A one-day workshop with Bernadette Brady

Saturday 23 February 2008

10.30 - 16.30

Venue: Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London WIU 8EA

Nearest tube: Baker Street or Marble Arch

 

Bernadette Brady is author of Predictive Astrology - The Eagle and the Lark, Brady's Book of Fixed Stars and Astrology - A Place in Chaos, and winner of the Charles Harvey award in 2006. We were delighted when Bernadette agreed to run our highly popular inaugural workshop on predictive techniques last year, and we're equally delighted to welcome her back to develop this theme further, with a workshop in February 2008.

 

Since writing The Eagle and the Lark, Bernadette has added a number of medieval techniques into her predictive work, which has greatly enhanced her predictive astrology. This workshop will focus on introducing Fidaria (planetary periods), directing by Triplicity (a life overview tool) and a medieval approach to solar returns which uses Profections. Bring along your own chart and solar return - handouts and notes will be provided to aid the learning experience.

 

AA members: £30 early bird price if booking before 15 January 2008

AA members after 15 January: £35 (temp membership available)

Advance booking essential.

Contact office@astrologicalassociation.com or phone 020 8625 0098 for details

Outside UK phone + 44 20 8625 0098

 

 

riga2Conferences, Outside of USA
 
The Baltic Astrological School
has the honour to present:
The 3rd International Conference of
Uranian-Astrology for Body, Soul and Spirit
from 2nd to 4th of May 2008 in iga/Latvia.
 
The Congress takes place in the Riga Congress Centre (only 5 minutes walk from  Albert Hotel)
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Hotel-accommodation can be made in:
The ALBERT HOTEL 33 Dzirnavu Street,
Riga/LV-1010. In the centre of the town.
Phone: +371 67331717
Fax: + 371 67331718
E-mail:
info@alberthotel.lv
www.alberthotel.lv
The Congress-Language is English
*
The Speakers will be:
Valery Babaev
Lietta Catoni
Meira B. Epstein
Tiziana Ghirardini
Wladimir Kowrigin
Elena Mickevich
Francine Rasenberg
Udo Rudolph
Maria Kay Simms
Vera Spirina
Dennis Kutalow
Ramaz Zakharyan
For further information and biographies of the speakers, please email Liane Thomas Wade at liane@panix.com
 
(photo: City of Riga)
 
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NCGR offers one-year and lifetime memberships to individuals and couples worldwide.

 

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NCGR
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New York, NY 10044

 

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The E-News is published every week. "Commentary" alternates with the "Around the World from NCGR".

"Commentary" publishes submissions by NCGR members about anything astrological and is sent to NCGR members only; "Around the World from NCGR" is a listing of events in NCGR Chapters and other non-profit astrological groups from all over the world and is sent to anyone who is interested in astrology.

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