Akron-Canton Shambhala Center - 1707 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. Three opportunities to visit the center and learn to meditate will be offered. On Jan. 5, there will be a free Learn to Meditate morning workshop. On Jan. 9 and continuing for five Thursdays, there is a course entitled Contentment in Everyday Life. For more in-depth introduction to meditation, there will be a weekend retreat called The Art of Being Human on Jan. 11-12. 330-983-9019.