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Calendar of Events & Activities

Monday October 16, 2000

Monday, Oct. 16


Private Elementary School  

Parent Information Panel 

7 - 9:30 p.m. 

Epworth United Methodist Church 

1953 Hopkins St.  

A panel of parents from six area private schools discuss the admission process and their experiences. Sponsored by the Neighborhood Parents Network 

Free to members, $5 non-members 

Call 527-6667 


Learn to Birdwatch 

Oct. 16, 18, 23 & 25 

9:30 a.m. - Noon 

UC Botanical Gardens 

200 Centennial Drive 

$50 for members; $65 for non-members. 643-2755 


Council Candidates Forum: The Future of Downtown  


6 p.m., Hotel Shattuck Plaza  

2086 Allston Way 

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany and Emeryville will moderate a candidates forum. 843-8824 

Tuesday, Oct. 17


Is the West Berkeley  

Shellmound a landmark? 

7 p.m.  

City Council Chambers 

2134 MLK Jr. Way, 2nd floor 

Continued and final public hearing on the appeals against landmark designation of the West Berkeley Shellmound.  

The City Council may possibly make it’s decision at this meeting. 


Brunch in the Succah 

10 a.m. 

Congregation Beth Israel 

1630 Bancroft Way 

Rabbi Yocheved Heiligman on Succot, Beyond the Obvious 

Co-sponsored by Berkeley Hadassah, and The Women's Group of Congregation Beth Israel 

527-1207 or e-mail 


Landscape Archeology and Space-Age Technologies in Epirus, Greece 

8 p.m.  

370 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley 

Professor of Archeology, Art History and Classics Dr. James Wiseman presents a slide-illustrated lecture. 

Fibromyalgia Support Group 

Noon - 2 p.m.  

Alta Bates Medical Center, Maffly Auditorium 

Herrick Campus, 2001 Dwight Way 

Andrea Albanese, PT presents “Aquatic Therapy for Fibromyalgia” and a rap session.  

Call D.L. Malinousky, 601-0550 


Mario Savio Memorial Lecture 

7:30 p.m. 

Pauley Ballroom 

UC Berkeley 

Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Hochschild will speak on the theme “Forwards and Backwards - Women, globalization, and the new class structure.” Free. 

Call Heather Cameron, 642-9437 


Help Out Some Orangutans 

7 p.m.  

Cafe Milanos 

2522 Bancroft Way 

Come help plan a day of action against Citibank, who allegedly plunders the environment for profit. Join the Rainforest Action Group and Ecopledge in protest.  

Is the Sky Falling? 

7 p.m.  

Ecology Center 

2530 San Pablo Ave. 

Tim Holt, author of “On Higher Ground” will present an array of post-ecotopian choices, one of which is domed cities.  

548-2220 x 233  


Wednesday, Oct. 18



Traffic Calming Workshop 

7 - 10 p.m. 

St. Clements Church 

2837 Clement Blvd.  

Help to achieve reasonable traffic speeds and volume on local streets.  


“Women and Trafficking: Domestic & Global Concerns” 

6 - 9:30 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK Jr. Way) 

Forum will include an expert panel discussion, and a movie on Women and trafficking. Free.  


— compiled by  

Chason Wainwright