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Sangha Work Day

Sunday September 15 - 9:00AM: Sangha work day with lunch provided. Come join the PZC staff and residents and volunteer a few hours around the Zen Center. We’ll be working inside and outside so please dress accordingly. Anyone interested in preparing lunch or bringing dessert please email director@providencezen.org Come help us get things ready for the New England Autumn!

Sangha Work Day

Sunday September 23 – 9:00AM – 12:00PM: Sangha work day with lunch provided. Come join the PZC staff and residents and volunteer a few hours around the Zen Center. We’ll be working inside and outside so please dress accordingly. A hearty home cooked vegetarian lunch will be provided afterwards. Come help us get things ready for the New England Autumn!

Volunteer Opportunities

Providence Zen Center always has numerous opportunities for volunteering!  If you enjoy cooking, you can volunteer for the Wednesday night community dinner, either as a head cook, as an assistant, or you can bring a dessert to accompany the meal.  People with any level of skill in carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, flooring installation, or any other construction related skills can be helpful in helping with the maintenance and improvement of the Zen Center buildings.  Folks are welcome to work in the garden or grounds throughout the summer.  Our office staff welcomes volunteers to help with filing, data entry, and other office ...

Thank you

Thank you to Diana Daniels, Darlene Demers, and Theresa Murphy for tending our new flock of chickens.  The chickens are settled in to their new home and passing their days munching contentedly on greenery, bugs, and whatever else they find in the orchard.  As of yesterday five of the older ones have begun laying!   Thanks to Diana for tending our bees, to Darlene for organizing our upcoming yard sale, and to Theresa for re-arranging the artwork around PZC.  Also, Theresa's friend Jean Encontreau has volunteered to help us frame some of the unframed art we've had in storage and is giving us free leftover framing material (Jean owns a ...