FR (12/7), 7pm - American Buddhist nun Gen Kelsang Nyema, resident teacher at Ganden Buddhist Center, will explain how to find lasting happiness by changing our minds. Held at the North Asheville Library, 1030 Merrimon Ave. Free. Info: www.meditationinsouthcarolina.org/resident-teacher.
• SA (12/8), 7pm - An additional presentation will be held at the Girl Scouts Program Center, 64 WT Weaver Blvd. Free.