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Calendar of Events & Activities

Saturday September 16, 2000

Saturday, Sept. 16


Shoreline clean-up walk 

10 a.m. 

Seabreeze Market, on Frontage Road just west of University Avenue 

Friends of Five Creeks leads a walk, talking about  

history, wildlife, and restoration possibilities from Strawberry to Codornices Creeks, as part of Coastal Cleanup 2000.  

Call: 848-9358  


Shoreline cleanup 

9 a.m. 

Behind Sea Breeze market at West Frontage Rd and University Ave. or at Aquatic Park playground 

Bring gloves, sunscreen and hat and help clean up the shoreline. 

644-8623; TDD 644-6915 


Raise a healthy garden  

1 - 5 p.m.  

Ecology Center 

2530 San Pablo Ave. 

Discover approaches to beautiful landscaping that conserve water, minimize chemicals and manage pests and weeds in the least-toxic way. Led by Tanya Drlik of Bio-Integral Resource Center, the workshop is followed by an optional garden tour.  

$15 general/ $10 Ecology Center members 

To register, call 559-8701 x233 


Sunday, Sept. 17


Berkeley Citizen’s Action  

Endorsement Meeting 

2-5 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 

To include local and state endorsements. 

Please place this upcoming event in your listings. 

Call 549-0816 


Nude and Breast Freedom  



People’s Park, between Dwight Way and Haste Street  

Celebrate being exposed to each other’s bare bodies in acts of friendship and naked abandon, in dance, song, frolic, rituals and street theater, with the X-plicit Players. , starts at noon at People’s Park and continues up Telegraph Ave. . 



“Whose Media? Our Media!” 

7:30 p.m.  

Unitarian Fellowship 

1924 Cedar (at Bonita) 

A forum and discussion on independent media with speakers including: Dennis Bernstein of KPFA, Andrea Buffa of Media Alliance, Steve Dunifer of Free Radio Berkeley and DeeDee Halleck of Paper Tiger TV.  



Celebrating Judy Foster 

6 p.m. 

Ashkenaz Music and Dance Cafe 

1317 San Pablo Ave. 

The potluck is to celbrate the life and activism of Judy Foster. 


Monday, Sept. 18


Young Adult Free Computer  

Literacy Class 

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. (Mondays and Wednesdays) 

1730 Oregon St.  

Get a basic understanding of word processing, spreadsheets, software and hardware. Classes are open to adults and dedicated students, 15 years and older. Space is limited but still available. Classes began September 11 and will run for 11 weeks. 

More Info: 644-6226 


Social Dance 

1 p.m.  

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst/MLK Jr. Way 



Traffic Calming Workshop 

6:30 - 9:30 p.m.  

South Berkeley Senior Center 

2939 Ellis St.  

Come share your ideas about traffic calming in Berkeley. Review and provide input on a “tool box” of measures that could be implemented on local streets. Decide whether these proposals could help Berkeley achieve reasonable traffic speeds and volumes. 

More information and copies of the Program and Toolbox contact: 

Nathan Landau, Senior Planner, City of Berkeley at 705-8136 


Berkeley Democratic Club  

endorsement meeting 

7 p.m. 

Northbrae Church 

941 The Alameda 

The BDC will be endorsing candidates for office. 


Wednesday, Sept. 20


Recreation Subcommittee of  

the Parks and Recreation  


7 p.m.  

John Hinkle Park 

Southampton Ave. between San Diego Rd. and Somerset Pl. 

Discussions will focus on future plans for the John Hinkle Clubhouse. The meeting will be held in the Boy Scout Hut in the park.  

Contact: Recreation Programs Administrator, Madalyn Law at 644-6530 

To publicize an event, please submit information to the Daily Planet via fax (841-5695), e-mail ( or traditional mail (2076 University Avenue, 94704). Calendar items should be submitted four days in advance. Please include a daytime telephone number.