The Chicago Zen Community, an association of Chicago-area practice groups which is part of the larger Rinzai Zen Community supported by Korinji, has announced the formation of a new practice group in Roscoe, Illinois (near Rockford), meeting at Lazy Dog Yoga. The group will meet monthly on Monday evenings at 7:45pm, with the first meeting scheduled for June 6. Meditation instruction and a dharma talk will be given. See the CZC site for more information.
Meanwhile in Northfield, Illinois an introduction to meditation class will be held on Saturday, May 21 at North Shore Yoga, 11:15am-12:30pm. This class is being held as a kick-off event for a possible ongoing practice group there. Please see North Shore Yoga's site here for location information.
Several additional practice groups are in the process of forming, and we'll keep you posted!