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Calendar of Events & Activities

Saturday September 30, 2000

Saturday, Sept. 30


Jim Hightower: “Election 2000: a Space Odyssey” 

8 p.m. 

King Middle School 

1781 Rose St. 

Sponsored by KPFA and Global Exchange 

“I am an agitator,” Hightower says. “The agitator is the centerpost in a washing machine that gets the dirt out.” 

$10 in advance/$12 at the door 

848-6767 x609 


Introduction to Permaculture 

1 - 4 p.m.  

Ecology Center  

2530 San Pablo Ave. 

As part of their “Sustainable Living” series, the center presents an afternoon discussion on the urban garden led by Claudia Eve Joseph, director of the East Bay Permaculture Exchange.  

More info: 548-2220 x233 


Tour Mission District Gardens 

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

One of a series of free outings organized by Greenbelt Alliance for this fall. Tour SF’s Mission District and learn about the role of gardens and open space in community planning. 

Call: 415-255-3233 to make reservations 


Dharma Publishing  

Showroom Tour 

10:30 a.m. - noon 

RSVP: Lunch and volunteers only (1 - 3 p.m.) 

Dharma House 

2910 San Pablo Ave. 

RSVP: Lunch and volunteers only (1 p.m. -3 p.m.) 

See traditional Tibetan book making, sacred art projects, spinning copper prayer wheels and a video of the work Peace Ceremony in Bodhgaya, India.  

More info: 848-4238 


South Berkeley Cultural  

Landscape Walking Tour 

Led by Bill Coburn. 

Contact Berkeley Historical Society, 848-0181 


Sunday, October 1


Return of the Raptors to  


Drivers: 11:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  

Bikers: 10:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Witness the migration of birds of prey over the Marin Headlands. Includes a hawk talk and banding demonstration and lunch at Rodeo Lagoon. Bike from SF or meet at Hawk Hill. Part of Greenbelt Alliance’s series of free outings.  

Call: 415-255-3233 for reservations 


Open Paw Seminar 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Pauley Ballroom 

UC Berkeley 

Dr. Ian Dunbar, world renowned veterinarian and animal behaviorist presents this free seminar on the prevention and treatment of problem cat and dog behavior. Co-sponsored by the Berkeley East Bay Humane Society and the Berkeley Animal Shelter, the goal is to make animals more adoptable through interaction with trained volunteers.  

More info: Janet Kotlier, 527-7387 

Celebrate Nigerian  

Independence Day 

5 p.m.  

El Cerrito Veterans Memorial Building 

6401 Stockton Ave.  

El Cerrito 

International treats, Nigerian music, dance and live entertainment, including a West African dance and drum performance by students from Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley.  

For more info call 234-5333 


Berkeley City Championship  

Golf Tournament 

11 a.m. registration 

1 p.m. shotgun start 

Tilden Park Golf Course 

This tournament will determine the city champion. The tournament is open to Berkeley residents, people who work or go to school in Berkeley only. 

Contact Michael Clark, 841-0972 


Sunday Worship Celebration 

11 a.m. 

East Bay Community Church - Berkeley 

1798 Scenic Ave. 



Monday, Oct. 2


“2nd annual Berkeley City Championship” 

Tilden Park Golf Course 

Entries accepted August 1. Entry Fee includes gift, cart and Awards Dinner. Proceeds benefit local organizations and projects. This event determines Berkeley City Champion and Seven other Flight Winners. 

$115 Entry Fee 



“Clean Lies, Dirty War” 

7:30 p.m. 

Unitarian Fellowship  

1924 Cedar 

This event is part of a national campaign to end sanctions on Iraq. Also, a film “Paying the Price: Killing the Children of Iraq” starting at 6 p.m.  

(510) 528-5403 


Magnetic Massage from Japan 

1 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst (at MLK Jr. Way) 

Call Maggie or Suzanne at 644-6107 


Landmarks Preservation  


7 p.m.  

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK Jr. Way) 

The agenda includes a presentation by the archeological consultant candidate for who would review the West Berkeley Shellmound Landmark. 


Peace & Justice Commission 

7 p.m.  

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK Jr. Way) 



Youth Commission 

6 p.m.  

MLK Jr. Youth Center 

1730 Oregon St.  

Topics to be discussed include the Berkeley High School Security Camera issue and the U.S. Conference of Mayor’s Communication Youth Employment Funding. 




Compiled by Chason Wainwright