Friday December 31st, 2012 from 7:10 pm until after midnight
Our Zen New Year meditation and celebration will begin with sitting meditation (zazen) at 7:15 pm followed by a service and dharma talk as regularly scheduled. Following the talk (at around 8:50 pm), we will resume meditation until midnight when we will welcome the New Year with a celebration. After the dharma talk, temple doors will remain open and everyone is welcome to join or depart at any time. All are welcome; no registration required. There is no fee for this event; donations are welcome.
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate is located at 1922 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, near Damen Avenue and the Irving Park Brown Line station. Free parking is usually available on nearby cross-streets.