Spring Gathering 2022

Spring Gathering: An Exploration of Touch, Intimacy, and Love at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center in Lake County, California. After a long, cold winter, Saratoga Springs is awakening with the colorful energy of Spring!  The sun blesses the land with light and warmth longer each day.  The green of new grass shoots, leaves, budding flowers, and […]

Summer Gathering (Reg. closed)

REGISTRATION CLOSED Sun. 6/19 11:59 "ORIGINS: Evolution" - "Sowing the Seeds of Love" Where do we come from? Where are we going? Why do we Gather? Points to ponder: Perhaps it's time to take a long, measured view through the looking glass? Do you like what you see? What changes would you like to make? […]

Fall Gathering – “Roller Coaster World”

Fall Gathering at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center in Lake County. (Registration is Firmly Closed - Wed. 8/24 8pm PT) Well, my fellow Billys, Fall is just around the corner, and it's time to sign up for the Labor Day Gathering. I don't know about you, but it seems like the Summer Gathering was just yesterday. […]

All Billys’ Halloween! (Online)

All Billys’ Halloween! No matter what kind of Billy you are. Virtual, Imaginary or Real! - Goblin, Ghost or Ghoul! - Next Door or Other Worldly! Coordinated by the DEI Committee Billy Halloween Gathering - October 28th - 30th 2022 (online, at The Billy Village) Save the date!  We will be having an online Halloween […]

Winter Gathering 2022

(Please note the date change above from the previously posted dates of December 27th to January 1st) tabula rasa  (Latin, literally scraped tablet) – a blank slate, a fresh start Billy New Years Gathering Dec 27, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023 Saratoga Springs, Lake County In ancient Rome, students wrote on wax tablets.  By gently […]

Visioning 2023

Billy Resilience! - Our Challenges Have Made Us Stronger “What we do today is what matters most.”  — Buddha Billy Community Visioning Gathering - March 25–26, 2023 Online at the Billy Village, and in-person at San Francisco AIDS Foundation — Join us as we come together to celebrate our success, visualize who we want to […]

Update – Spring Gathering 2023 Cancelled

I am so sad to say that, due to confusion about event dates, we have had to cancel the Billy Spring Gathing for 2023 at Saratoga Springs. The BOD and Gathering Committee are working to come up with a creative idea to inspire a community-focused substitute that is meaningful and fun. Watch this space for more details. In […]

Rejuvenate! – Summer Gathering 2023

June 29 @ 2:00 pm – July 4 @ 2:00 pm You are cordially invited to attend the Billy Summer Gathering 2023: Rejuvenate!  After a few bumps and stumbles during the COVID pandemic, it’s time to gather together again in community and nature to rejuvenate ourselves and our Billy Magic! Once again, walk around the beauty that is Saratoga Springs in Lake […]

Fall Gathering 2023

Fall Gathering at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center in Lake County, CA Registration is now OPEN!(Please note: registration closes Sunday, August 27,11:59pm.) Love Is in the Air What kinds of love do you have in your life – and where do you have room for more? This Labor Day weekend, we’re serving up a heaping helping […]

Billy Halloween Gathering 2023, Online

Reaching Across Time Zones! Join us at the online Billy Village and get ready for the spookiest, juiciest gathering this Halloween! Pull together a fantastical or phantasmagorical costume or two, or wear nothing at all. Decorate your space, carve a jack-o-lantern, and make sure to bring a trick or treat! We’ll host the standard Billy […]