Astrological Society of Connecticut August New Age Fair

Mark the date. August 19, 2012, the Astrological Society of Connecticut will hold its quarterly New Age Fair from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Keeney Center, 200 Main Street, Old Wethersfield, Connecticut.

A great slate of readers: astrologers, tarot readers, intuitives and others are lined up to give 20 minute readings. Get there early, as slots sell out quickly. At $20 for 20 minutes you have a chance to sample different kinds of readings at a price that is much less than many readers regularly charge.

Vendors of New Age items will display jewelry, crystals, hand-crafted soaps and candles, books and other items for sale. Get a jump on your holiday shopping by picking up one of kind items that you will not find anywhere else.

Lecture Schedule

Featured are free lectures given throughout the day.

11:00 a.m. Come and Explore your Power Animal, Guide or Teacher – Agneta Borstein
To the sound of the Drum, you will learn how to relax and journey to a special place and enter an altered state of consciousness. You will learn safely to enter non-ordinary realities for questions and to trust your Power Animal, Guide or Teacher. Agneta will explore the current astrological landscape, and will lead you on a Journey related to your own personal involvement.

Agneta Borstein, Astrologer, Shamanic Healer, Writer and Teacher. Agneta has been a professional astrologer for almost thirty years. She is the author of The Moon’s Nodes – A Churning Process of the Soul, has written articles and spoken at many Conferences. Agneta graduated from “Advanced Shamanism and Shamanic Healing” with The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. The popular alternative bookstore, Agneta’s Books & Things later known as the Violet Flame was in business for a total of 21 years. Agneta is a Past President and a current Officer of the Astrological Society of Connecticut.

12:00 p.m. Autumn Equinox and Winter Solstice – Jacqueline Janes
The change of seasons, each Equinox and Solstice, brings an indication of the energies and patterns to be expected in the next three months. So we are going to look ahead for six months into 2013. Our focus will be on the seasonal changes and the impact on the USA Chart. There is much happening at the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013. Come, learn, and visualize how you want the energies to manifest.

As a licensed professional counselor and a Certified Counseling Astrologer, NCGR IV, ISAR C.A.P., Jacqueline Janes, MA has an active caseload combining astrological consultation and short and long term psychotherapy. Additionally, she has lectured and led workshops in spiritual development and astrological concepts. Her articles have appeared in OPA’s “Career Astrologer”.

1:00 p.m. Why Study Astrology? What Astrology Can Do for You – Alphee Lavoie
For over 46 years Alphee Lavoie has earned his reputation as a national and international MASTER ASTROLOGER. He Is a certified astrologer that has lectured on astrology all over the world. In 1977 he began The Astrological Institute of Research, the first astrology school in Connecticut and center for counseling with astrology. For almost half a century he has made his living exclusively from counseling and teaching astrology. He has made numerous appearances on local radio and network television as well as CNN, Bloomberg , The Hartford and Connecticut magazine. He also authored a column in the Hartford Courant. He has also appeared ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox news. For 12 years Alphee had a radio show on astrology at the University of Hartford.

2:00 p.m. The Flower of Life and Sacred Geometry – Gevera Bert Piedmont
Gevera explains the basic elements of sacred geometry and how they are useful in healing and meditation. Learn about the Flower of Life, the 5 Platonic Solids and the amazing merkaba field, and how to make crystals grids using these shapes. Lecture will end with a merkaba activation.

Gevera Bert Piedmont, an award-winning, top-ranked blogger, is the author of the Jaguar Nights series of Mayan-Aztec calendars. She has worked with, and taught, various aspects of sacred geometry for 15 years. or

3:00 p.m. All About Angels – Barbara Hardie
Angels are assigned to us before birth and are with us 24/7. They can help make our life so much easier if we only let them. We will discuss the role angels have in our lives, what they can and cannot do for us; we will”feel” their energy and call up their assistance in a healing exercise. Participate in a powerful Manifestation Meditation to request something you really want. The veil is very thin now due to the Ascension of both Earth and Humanity so it is much easier to make a connections with the Angelic Kingdom at this time.

Barbara M. Hardie is the Founder & Director of Angel Connections and the Award-winning Author of “Creating Heaven on Earth – A Guide to Personal Ascension. “ She is currently writing her second book on the subject of Soul Freedom – Assisting Souls into the Light. Barbara left the Corporate World in 1995 to pursue her spiritual work of assisting individuals to awaken their spiritual consciousness and to assist them in achieving Ascension in this lifetime through conscious awareness. Barbara is an Ordained Spiritualist Minister, certified Spiritual Healer, Medium & Counselor, International Lecturer, and certified Master Hypnotherapist. She is a member of International Association of Counselors & Therapists (IACT) and The National Spiritual Alliance (TNSA). Barbara provides Angelic and Soul Purpose Readings and can be reached at 413-258-0228, or through her web site

Other Activities

Delve into the study of the stars at a Basics of Astrology class at 1 pm. It lasts 90 minutes and costs just $15, which includes your chart and a coupon for $5 off an astrology reading at the fair.


Admission is free and so is the parking. If the Keeney lot is full, try the public parking lot behind the fire station at 171 Main St. Families are welcome

For more information you can call the ASC InfoLine at 860-568-8617 or find us online at

The Astrological Society of Connecticut is one of the largest and most active local astrological organizations in the United States dedicated to educating people interested in astrology, sponsoring lectures, workshops, fund-raising fairs, and social activities.
The ASC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Contributions are tax-deductible.

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