Saturday March 23, 2013

BRATTLEBORO -- A daylong retreat on "Finding Acceptance and Compassion: A Retreat for the LGBTIQ Community and Allies" is set for Sunday, March 24, at the Vermont Insight Meditation Center.

Retreat leader Kim Weeber will speak about overcoming feelings of alienation and lack of self-acceptance through meditation and Dharma practices.

The retreat, open to beginners and experienced students, will include instruction of sitting and walking meditation (chairs and cushions provided) and talks and discussion.

The retreat will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Solar Hill Neighbors’ Hall on 229 Western Ave. in Brattleboro. The registration fee is $15 with an additional donation suggested to thank the teacher. Participants should bring their own lunch, with tea provided.

For more information, visit the website To register, call the center at 802-254-7077 or e-mail