Benefit Gifting Lecture October 28 in Petaluma

GiveBurning Man Project and Transition US are presenting “The Gift: From Economy to Cosmology – How Sharing and Giving Can Transform Our World,” a special evening with author and speaker Charles Eisenstein and guests.

The October 28 event takes place at the Sunflower Center in Petaluma, begins with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by a talk at 7 p.m.

The gift and sharing economy is becoming an important component of our culture, the economic consequences are profound, signaling a transition to a new economic era. Beyond the economy, this movement is part of an even bigger shift in our concept of self, nature and cosmos.

Following the reception, Eisenstein will give a presentation, followed by a panel discussion including artists David Best and Joshua Coffy and moderated by Julia Bystrova of Transition’s Heart and Soul Outreach.

The evening is a benefit for Transition US and Burning Man Project. Like BMP, Transition US is working around the world to educate and build community in the spirit of a more sustainable and just society.

There is no set cost to attend, just a contribution based on your value received. Donations are fully tax deductible. Organic wine and healthy snacks will be available for purchase. To reserve your space, visit The Gift. Your donation will be divided between the organizations. You may also choose to attend and make a donation at the door, space permitting.

The Sunflower Center is at 1435 McDowell Blvd., Suite 100 in Petaluma.