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
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?
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Landscape Archeology and Space-Age Technologies in Epirus, Greece
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
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
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?
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.
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