Greetings all. I have agreed to lead a Spring Equinox/Ostara ritual jointly for Southern AZ Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (sazcuups) and TAWN. This will be a Wiccan rite, with a snack potluck to follow. They usually conclude by 8PM, so not too late for those of you who work in the morning. It will be held at 6PM on TUESDAY 3/20 (the actual Equinox) at the Unitarian church at 4831 E. 22nd St. This is the same location we have had Fall Fest for some years now. In keeping with my usual practice we will be outside unless the weather doesn’t allow otherwise. Hope to see you there.
Volunteers still needed to lead TAWN open rituals! Patrick & Morgana have graciously offered to lead our Imbolc/Candlemas Circle, but many others are still available, including one for Spring Fest. Any Nature-based tradition welcome. I ask only for knowledge of your faith, and confidence and competence in leading a rite for the public. You pick the date, time, and location. Please contact your ritual coordinator, Carol Garr, at email@example.com or 520-883-4444.
The Yule Ritual was well attended with some 30 folks, plus 4 celebrants in attendance. (Total 35).
The ritual celebrations of the solstice and season, along with a feast, ran for about 3 hours around the Yule Fires, with a splendid potluck of hot roasts, stews, pies and other delicious warmness. Wassail and other warm goodies were to hand and a truly festive occasion was had.
TAWN appreciates your efforts to offer a meaningful celebration for our members and guests.
Wiccan HP Patrick Campion and HPs Morgan Canady will be hosting an open Imbolc ritual at noon on Saturday Feb 3rd, in Himmel Park near Hippie Hill (1st St east of Tucson Blvd) . A potluck will follow. Hope you can join us!
Hearth’s Gate Coven is leading their 5th annual Beltane and Maypole dance May 1st on behalf of TAWN. The pole is 13′ high and the individual ribbons are 10 Yards long and 5/8″ wide. It is being held at Himmel Park (1035 N Treat Ave, Tucson, AZ 85716, United States) near the tennis courts and participants need to be there no later than 1:30 PM. Children 10 and under must have an adult that dances the same ribbon with the child, the dace is physically demanding!
Once we raise the pole we won’t be able to add more ribbons so show up early or on time!!!!
Y’All come celebrate the season of new life with Tucson’s Pagans, Heathens & polytheists! Visit our merchants & information booths, partake of delicious delights from the fabulous food trucks, enjoy performances from a plethora of talented folks, & let your kids delight in the petting zoo, face painting & Tag the Bunny game. Festival runs from 9am-5pm; Spring Equinox ritual follows at 6pm. Admission to the festival is a non-perishable Community Food Bank donation. Specific activities have a separate admission; see flyer below for details.
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