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Reservation Process
Our online registration system requires payment in full at the time of registration. (To pay a portion now and the balance at the time of the event, please register by phone at 319-395-6700.) After submitting your registration request, you will receive a confirmation email. (If you do not receive this email within 24 hours, please call us.)
A 3% processing fee is added to all online registrations.
Refund Policy
Some of our events require a nonrefundable registration fee; the balance will be refunded to you if you cancel prior to the event start time. (See event notes for specific registration fees.)
Privacy Concerns
Whether you give us your contact information online or over the phone, it will never be sold or given to a third party. It will only be used to keep you updated about happenings around Prairiewoods.
Event Schedule
If you would like to arrive earlier or depart later, have dietary restrictions, need a first-floor room or would like to be added to a waiting list, please contact Prairiewoods at 319-395-6700.
January 2018
Mon, Jan 22
9:30am - 11:45am
 
 
Cindy Hathaway & Anji Kat
Participate in a variety of yoga classes aimed at beginners...  Experience the healing powers of meditative yoga in the spiritual environment and natural beauty of Prairiewoods (120... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Jan 22
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 
 
Sheri Mealhouse (Hawkwoman)
Use the rhythm of drums to nourish you spiritually...  Feel the Creator’s rhythm inside you during a drum circle. Join facilitator Sheri Mealhouse (Hawkwoman) at Prairiewoods... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Jan 23
10:00am - 12:00pm
 
 
Lois Ocenosak
Practice contemplative prayer of the Scriptures while viewing visual art...  Come together in a circle of trust to integrate imagination, learning and prayer through the practice of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Jan 24
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Jan 24
2:00pm - 3:15pm
 
 
Gerry Hopkins
Find mind-body-spirit wellness through ancient martial arts...  Reduce stress and achieve mind-body-spirit wellness through a six-week (Jan. 24–Feb. 28) workshop on Tai Chi... Read More 
 
 
Sold Out
 
Wed, Jan 24
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 
 
Jonny Lipford
Enjoy the sounds of the Native American-style flute in this bi-weekly flute circle...  Are you soothed by the sounds of the Native American–style flute? Do you enjoy playing... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Jan 27
10:00am - 3:00pm
 
 
Dr. Paula Sanchini, Mary Beth Siemann, Virginia Melroy & Angie Pierce Jennings
Explore topics of spirituality with women from various faith traditions...  Come together with women of various faith traditions to explore questions of faith and spirituality. This... Read More 
 
 
 
Sun, Jan 28
1:30pm - 3:00pm
 
 
Susan Stork
New year, simplified new you!...  With the start of the new year, you may choose to take the first steps toward change—whether working on developing healthy habits, expanding... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Jan 29
9:30am - 11:45am
 
 
Cindy Hathaway & Anji Kat
Participate in a variety of yoga classes aimed at beginners...  Experience the healing powers of meditative yoga in the spiritual environment and natural beauty of Prairiewoods (120... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Jan 30
10:00am - 12:00pm
 
 
Lois Ocenosak
Practice contemplative prayer of the Scriptures while viewing visual art...  Come together in a circle of trust to integrate imagination, learning and prayer through the practice of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Jan 31
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
February 2018
Fri, Feb 2
11:30am - 1:30pm
 
 
Tara King & Laurie Erlacher
Not another fast food lunch!...  Tired of the same old lunch places? Need to renew your body and refresh your spirit in a beautiful setting? Join us for Y.O.L.O. (Your Other Lunch... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 5
9:30am - 11:45am
 
 
Cindy Hathaway & Anji Kat
Participate in a variety of yoga classes aimed at beginners...  Experience the healing powers of meditative yoga in the spiritual environment and natural beauty of Prairiewoods (120... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 5 - 11:00am
   through
Sat, Mar 3 - 11:00am
 
 

Take extended time for yourself and your spirit with a four-week sabbatical...  Are you a spiritual pioneer, someone who sets sail into mysterious waters with an eye toward the... Read More 
 
 
Only 1 spot available.
 
Tue, Feb 6
10:00am - 12:00pm
 
 
Lois Ocenosak
Practice contemplative prayer of the Scriptures while viewing visual art...  Come together in a circle of trust to integrate imagination, learning and prayer through the practice of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 7
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Andi Lewis
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 7
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 
 
Kathy Broghammer
Bask in the resonant sound of Himalayan and crystal singing bowls...  Experience sound, stillness, gentle movement, playfulness and relaxation through the enigmatic vibrations of... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Feb 10
3:30pm - 8:00pm
 
 
Kerry Batteau
Participate in an ancient sacred ceremony...  The Sweat Lodge Ceremony pre-dates recorded history and was practiced in some form by every culture in the world. These sweats were... Read More 
 
 
Sold Out
 
Sun, Feb 11
1:00pm - 3:00pm
 
 
Marion Patterson, Teri Petrzalek & Joyce St. Clair Voltz
Create a work of art that is beautiful and meditative...  Back by popular demand! Come play and create your very own ceramic finger labyrinth made specifically to fit your fingers!... Read More 
 
 
Sold Out
 
Mon, Feb 12
8:30am - 4:30pm
 
 
Angie Pierce Jennings
Focus on you in a full day of pampering...  Find complete rest and relaxation for your mind, body and spirit during the monthly Day of Self Renewal at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson... Read More 
 
 
Sold Out
 
Mon, Feb 12
9:30am - 11:45am
 
 
Cindy Hathaway & Anji Kat
Participate in a variety of yoga classes aimed at beginners...  Experience the healing powers of meditative yoga in the spiritual environment and natural beauty of Prairiewoods (120... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 12
9:30am - 11:00am
 
 
Betty Daugherty, FSPA, & Angie Pierce Jennings
Carry Pope Francis' eco-encyclical into your daily life through practical steps...  Gather at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) on Monday mornings to read, discuss and... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 12
12:45pm - 1:30pm
 
 
Kathy Broghammer
Bask in the resonant sound of Himalayan and crystal singing bowls...  Throughout history, singing bowls have been used around the world to meditate, relax, pray and achieve... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 
 
Sheri Mealhouse (Hawkwoman)
Use the rhythm of drums to nourish you spiritually...  Feel the Creator’s rhythm inside you during a drum circle. Join facilitator Sheri Mealhouse (Hawkwoman) at Prairiewoods... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Feb 13
10:00am - 12:00pm
 
 
Lois Ocenosak
Practice contemplative prayer of the Scriptures while viewing visual art...  Come together in a circle of trust to integrate imagination, learning and prayer through the practice of... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Feb 13
5:30pm - 7:00pm
 
 
Prairiewoods staff & participants
Watch and discuss compelling spiritual webinars...  Do you enjoy having your conscience pricked or your mind ruffled? Do you seek practical applications of religious teachings in... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 14
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 14
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 
 
Jonny Lipford
Enjoy the sounds of the Native American-style flute in this bi-weekly flute circle...  Are you soothed by the sounds of the Native American–style flute? Do you enjoy playing... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 16 - 5:30pm
   through
Sun, Feb 18 - 1:00pm
 
 
Tina & Paul DuBois
Spend Valentine's weekend working on your life-giving relationships...  Engage with gratitude, the ultimate language of love! Spend the weekend at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Feb 17
8:00am - 1:00pm
 
 
Laura Weber
Reconnect with your deep self one Saturday a month...  Come for just the morning, stay for the day or make a night of it! Each non-summer month of 2018 (Jan.–May and... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 19
9:30am - 11:45am
 
 
Cindy Hathaway & Anji Kat
Participate in a variety of yoga classes aimed at beginners...  Experience the healing powers of meditative yoga in the spiritual environment and natural beauty of Prairiewoods (120... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 19
9:30am - 11:00am
 
 
Betty Daugherty, FSPA, & Angie Pierce Jennings
Carry Pope Francis' eco-encyclical into your daily life through practical steps...  Gather at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) on Monday mornings to read, discuss and... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Feb 20
10:00am - 12:00pm
 
 
Lois Ocenosak
Practice contemplative prayer of the Scriptures while viewing visual art...  Come together in a circle of trust to integrate imagination, learning and prayer through the practice of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 21
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 
 
Kathy Broghammer
Bask in the resonant sound of Himalayan and crystal singing bowls...  Experience sound, stillness, gentle movement, playfulness and relaxation through the enigmatic vibrations of... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 26
9:30am - 11:45am
 
 
Cindy Hathaway & Anji Kat
Participate in a variety of yoga classes aimed at beginners...  Experience the healing powers of meditative yoga in the spiritual environment and natural beauty of Prairiewoods (120... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 26
9:30am - 11:00am
 
 
Betty Daugherty, FSPA, & Angie Pierce Jennings
Carry Pope Francis' eco-encyclical into your daily life through practical steps...  Gather at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) on Monday mornings to read, discuss and... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 
 
Sheri Mealhouse (Hawkwoman)
Use the rhythm of drums to nourish you spiritually...  Feel the Creator’s rhythm inside you during a drum circle. Join facilitator Sheri Mealhouse (Hawkwoman) at Prairiewoods... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Feb 27
10:00am - 12:00pm
 
 
Lois Ocenosak
Practice contemplative prayer of the Scriptures while viewing visual art...  Come together in a circle of trust to integrate imagination, learning and prayer through the practice of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 28
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 28
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 
 
Jonny Lipford
Enjoy the sounds of the Native American-style flute in this bi-weekly flute circle...  Are you soothed by the sounds of the Native American–style flute? Do you enjoy playing... Read More 
 
 
 
March 2018
Mon, Mar 5
9:30am - 11:00am
 
 
Betty Daugherty, FSPA, & Angie Pierce Jennings
Carry Pope Francis' eco-encyclical into your daily life through practical steps...  Gather at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) on Monday mornings to read, discuss and... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Mar 7
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Mar 12
9:30am - 11:00am
 
 
Betty Daugherty, FSPA, & Angie Pierce Jennings
Carry Pope Francis' eco-encyclical into your daily life through practical steps...  Gather at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) on Monday mornings to read, discuss and... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Mar 14
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 16 - 6:30pm
   through
Sun, Mar 18 - 1:00pm
 
 
Mary Plaster
Create sculptures to heal hearts and the natural world!...  Art as sacred activism is generating fields of transformative energy all around the globe. Enter into the heart of... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 16 - 6:30pm
   through
Sun, Mar 18 - 1:00pm
 
 
Belden C. Lane
Delve into spirituality through nature with famed author Belden Lane...  Thomas Berry lamented that we as humans have dropped out of the Great Conversation with the natural... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Mar 17
8:00am - 1:00pm
 
 
Laura Weber
Reconnect with your deep self one Saturday a month...  Come for just the morning, stay for the day or make a night of it! Each non-summer month of 2018 (Jan.–May and... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Mar 19
9:30am - 11:00am
 
 
Betty Daugherty, FSPA, & Angie Pierce Jennings
Carry Pope Francis' eco-encyclical into your daily life through practical steps...  Gather at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) on Monday mornings to read, discuss and... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Mar 21
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Mar 28
10:00am - 11:30am
 
 
Marj English, OSF
Join this Continuing Program focused on women's spirituality...  Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of... Read More 
 
 
 
April 2018
Sat, Apr 14
8:00am - 1:00pm
 
 
Laura Weber
Reconnect with your deep self one Saturday a month...  Come for just the morning, stay for the day or make a night of it! Each non-summer month of 2018 (Jan.–May and... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 27 - 7:00pm
   through
Sat, Apr 28 - 3:30pm
 
 
Miriam Therese Winter & Sara Thomsen
Don't miss Prairiewoods' annual Spirituality in the 21st Century event!...  Spirituality in the 21st Century Cosmic Spirit: Planetary Spirituality for All Friday, April 27,... Read More 
 
 
 
May 2018
Fri, May 4 - 6:30pm
   through
Sun, May 6 - 1:00pm
 
 
Tom Roberts
Soften your hard edges to live a healthier, happier life...  We all experience the bruises of life’s jarring encounters. In this weekend retreat at Prairiewoods (120 East... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, May 5
8:00am - 1:00pm
 
 
Laura Weber
Reconnect with your deep self one Saturday a month...  Come for just the morning, stay for the day or make a night of it! Each non-summer month of 2018 (Jan.–May and... Read More 
 
 
 
June 2018
Sun, Jun 10 - 5:30pm
   through
Sat, Jun 16 - 1:00pm
 
 
Betty Daugherty, FSPA; Ann Jackson, PBVM; Laura Weber; and Lucille Winnike, FSPA
Go deep into your spiritual center during a week of silence and contemplation...  For those who desire deepening and renewal, a week-long foray into the silence may be just the balm... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Jun 25 - 8:00am
   through
Fri, Jun 29 - 1:00pm
 
 
Anji Kat Antkowiak
Connect with all of creation through the gentle power of yoga...  How do we find connection in a world that feels so divided? How do we embrace the seemingly disparate parts of our... Read More 
 
 
 
July 2018
Sun, Jul 8 - 5:30pm
   through
Sat, Jul 14 - 1:00pm
 
 
Betty Daugherty, FSPA; Ann Jackson, PBVM; Laura Weber; & Lucille Winnike, FSPA
Go deep into your spiritual center during a week of silence and contemplation...  For those who desire deepening and renewal, a week-long foray into the silence may be just the balm... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Jul 17 - 11:00am
   through
Fri, Jul 20 - 1:00pm
 
 
Nancy Hoffman, FSPA
Commune with nature using all your senses in this experiential retreat...  Engage with nature in a fresh and childlike manner! Come to Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in... Read More 
 
 
 
August 2018
Fri, Aug 17 - 6:30pm
   through
Sun, Aug 19 - 1:00pm
 
 
Audrey Chowdhury
Delve into your family history through collage, drawing and writing...  Your ancestors would love to tell you more about themselves, and they love to speak through creative... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Aug 17 - 6:30pm
   through
Sun, Aug 19 - 1:00pm
 
 
Samuel Rahberg
Deepen your spirituality through the wisdom of trees...  “Listen to the trees as they sway in the wind. Their leaves are telling secrets.”—Vera Nazarian Whether... Read More 
 
 
 
September 2018
Fri, Sep 14 - 6:30pm
   through
Sun, Sep 16 - 3:00pm
 
 
Kathleen Rude
Find resilience, compassion and empowerment in troubled times!...  These are challenging days. How can you respond and continue your work in the world without burning out, numbing... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Sep 15
8:00am - 1:00pm
 
 
Laura Weber
Reconnect with your deep self one Saturday a month...  Come for just the morning, stay for the day or make a night of it! Each non-summer month of 2018 (Jan.–May and... Read More