Events

JULY 2018

Events are hosted by the Bees Collective unless otherwise indicated. The Bees Collective is an all levels learning group focused on sharing magickal knowledge and community building within the Bloomington area through utilizing Sunrise Hive community space. All events are cash only at the door unless otherwise indicated.

7/16/18 COMMUNITY MONDAY DIY T-SHIRT TOTES & DOGGIE TOYS! Hosted by Julia Z. 12-6pm, Free Event. By creating these reusable t-shirt bags we are helping to reduce plastic waste as well as textile waste!! Join us in a community project that will ripple out to others!! We will also be creating rope tug toys for dogs with old leggings or other textile scraps. Items To BYO :T- Shirts, Scissors, Leggings, some materials will be provided. Go Plastic Free for the Sea! Plastic Bags are destroying our Mother Ocean. Community Mondays at Sunrise Hive are a chance to come shopping for your favorite magickal tools, crystals, decks, and smudges, and to hang with folks in the community.

7/24/18 TAROT TEA HOUR Hosted by Alex McKinney. 7-8pm, $5-$10 sliding scale. Join us at Tarot Tea Hour to discuss our card of the month! We aim to gain insight and inspiration by diving deeper into the meanings of the Major Arcana. We will look at the traditional symbolism of the card and share our own personal interpretations in this open circle. At the end, we will draw the card for next month! All levels welcome to this discussion circle, no prior tarot experience necessary. Doors open at 6:30pm, walk-ins welcome!

7/25/18 QUEERING THE TAROT Hosted by Krystal Cleary. 7-9pm, $10-$15 sliding scale. What does it mean to “queer” the tarot? How can our work with the cards be more inclusive and empowering? In this interactive workshop, participants will explore themes of gender and sexuality in tarot imagery, language, and interpretation. Together, we will not only trouble gender and sexual norms in the deck but also explore radical reinterpretations of the cards that can enrich our work with the tarot as a tool of personal healing and collective justice. Please bring a tarot deck if you have one! No tarot experience necessary. Open to people of all gender and sexual identities and experiences. Walk-ins welcome.

7/27/18 FULL MOON CIRCLE: AQUARIUS LUNAR ECLIPSE Hosted by Kara Skye. Event is 7-9pm at location listed below. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT’S LOCATION INFORMATION BELOW**. $5-10 sliding scale donation. Join the Bees Collective for a night hike to moon bathe near Lake Monroe, light some candles, and read some poems to the heavenly body Itself. Please bring poems which you feel are appropriate, wear comfortable shoes for hiking, and arrive early to join us in a Carpool Caravan. Meet in the courtyard behind Sunrise Hive as early as 6:00pm. The Carpool Caravan will leave for Lake Monroe by 6:30pm. Together, we will hike the Amy Weingartner Peninsula Trail.

AUGUST 2018

8/7/18 CRYSTALS 101: PYRITE Hosted by Kara. 7-8:30pm, $10-$15 sliding scale includes a pyrite specimen. Do you find yourself drawn to crystals, gems, and minerals? In this workshop, we will discuss origins, history, and uses of the mineral Pyrite, also known as Fool’s Gold, and how to use it and other crystals to amplify or simplify the energy of your environment, your rituals, and your personal energy. Participants will walk away with a Pyrite specimen and enough information to begin incorporating the crystal into their daily lives as a companion, tool, and gift for others. No experience necessary, all are welcome.

8/21/18 TAROT READINGS with LAUGHING EYE WEEPING EYE 12-6pm with guest reader Rebecca Schoenecker, aka Laughing Eye Weeping Eye from Chicago, IL! By appointment only: call the Hive Hotline at 812-369-4582 to book a reading with Rebecca. A special experience not to be missed…

8/22/18 READING SYMBOLS in TAROT CARDS Workshop with guest facilitator Rebecca Schoenecker, aka Laughing Eye Weeping Eye  from Chicago, IL! $20. Pre-registration required at link by 8/21 or until class is full. In Reading Symbols in Tarot Cards, you will identify important symbols, colors, and visual patterns in tarot card readings. In doing so, you will reveal what the underlying message is. Whether you are a beginner or advanced reader, this course will improve your ability to see the cards with clarity. With honed eyes and awareness, you will form an accurate story based on what you see. Participants will both give and receive readings. A free animal oracle card and zine is included!

8/24/18 FULL MOON CIRCLE: Pisces, Dreamy Divination; 7-8:30pm, $5-$10 sliding scale, walk-ins welcome. August’s Full Moon is in Pisces this year, offering us a dreamy antidote to the earthy, somewhat stern energy of the Virgo Sun. Join our Full Moon Circle to commune in an empathic way. We will discuss the astrology of the Full Moon in Pisces, particularly how it can boost our psychic abilities, as well as how some other planetary movements might be coloring our experience around this time. We will practice meditation to prepare for working with divination. Some simple tarot spreads will be provided, but please feel free to bring your favorite oracle and work with it intuitively, whether or not they be tarot cards! Weather permitting, we will conclude our Circle will a walk up to the roof to howl at the Moon!

8/27/18 TAROT TEA HOUR Hosted by Alex McKinney. $5-$10 sliding scale, walk-ins welcome. Join us at Tarot Tea Hour to discuss our card of the month! We aim to gain insight and inspiration by diving deeper into the meanings of the Major Arcana. We will look at the traditional symbolism of the card and share our own personal interpretations in this open circle. At the end, we will draw the card for next month! All levels welcome to this discussion circle, no prior tarot experience necessary.

 No refunds on pre-registrations

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