Looking for a unique, positive way to ring in the new year? A new local Buddhist center has just the event for you: The “Prayers for World Peace” celebration is scheduled for 9 p.m. to midnight tonight at the Dharmachakra Buddhist Center in Palm Springs, California. The event features guided meditation, silent prayers, and Dharma teachings. Make new friends, enjoy snacks, and nonalcoholic drinks and get totally blissed out for New Year's. Best of all, this party is free and open to everyone. No registration or experience is necessary — just bring yourself.
- 1301 N. Palm Canyon Dr. (near Denny's)
- (800) 988-3396
The facility also offers classes based on the teachings of the Buddha from 7 to 9 p.m. every Thursday. "Suggested" donation is $10 per class.