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Calendar of Events & Activities

Monday October 30, 2000

Monday, Oct. 30



Fun with Origami 

10 a.m. 

Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst St. 



“BYOP: Pumpkin Carving By  

Porch and Hearth,” 

Tilden Regional Park 

4 to 7 p.m. Take Canon Drive off Grizzly Peak Boulevard, Berkeley.  

(510) 525-2233 


Tuesday, Oct. 31




11 a.m. 

Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst St. 



Haunted House 

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

1818 5th St. 


Donations benefiting youth activities in Berkeley appreciated. 



Wednesday, Nov. 1



Kathak Dancing with  

Pandit Chitresh Das 

7:30 p.m. 

Julia Morgan Center for the Arts 

2640 College Ave.  

The Graduate Theological Union presents a free lecture-demonstration with Pandit Chitresh Das, a master of India’s Kathak dance form. This event is free. 

Call 649-2440 for information. 


Mountain Adventure Seminar 

In-store, registration required 

6 p.m.-9 p.m. 

Learn about equipment. fundamental climbing techniques and safety procedures. 

$100 REI members,  

$110 for nonmembers. 

To register (209) 753-6556. 


Task Force on  


7 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 


Fire Safety Commission 

7:30 p.m.  

Fire Training Division 

997 Cedar St.  

Discussion will include undergrounding of utilities in Berkeley and a proposal to the City Council for additional support for the Fire Department.  


Citizen’s Budget Review  


7 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 


Board of Education 

7:30 p.m. 

Old City Hall 

Council Chambers, 2nd Floor 

2134 MLK Jr. Way 


Thursday, Nov. 2



PASTForward Panel  

Discussion at art museum 

2 p.m. 

UC Berkeley Art Museum 

Bancroft Way (below College) 

In conjunction with the White Oak Dance Project’s performances, a panel discussion with Judson era dance choreographers Yvonne Rainer and Deborah Hay. Free. 


From Morgan to Modern 

7:30 p.m. 

“Saddling the Site: The  

Environmental Designs of Wurster, Church and Others” 

The Hillside Club, 

2286 Cedar St. 

$10. 841-2242. 


Berkeley Metaphysic  

Toastmasters Club 

6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

2515 Hillegass Ave.  

Public speaking skills and metaphysic come together at Avatar Metaphysical Toastmasters.  

Meets first and third Thursdays each month. 

Call 869-2547 or 643-7645 for more information. 


Spirit of the Road 

7:30 p.m. 

Easy Going Travel Shop  

& Bookstore 

1385 Shattuck Ave. (at Rose) 

Don Patton, general editor and vice president of publishing for the California State Automobile Association presents a slide show celebrating the first one hundred years of the automobile and the CSA. Free. 

Call 843-3533 for more info.  


BOSS Graduation 

6 - 8 p.m. 

First Congregational Church of Oakland 

27th & Harrison 

Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency’s graduation gala for poor, disabled, and homeless folks who have worked hard to achieve jobs, housing, education, training, and other milestones. There will be special guests, music and a buffet. The community is invited. 

Call 649-1930 


Spirit Matters 

4:30 p.m. 

Pacific School of Religion 

1798 Scenic Ave.  

Rabbi Michael Lerner speaks about his new book. 

Call 849-8244 


Friday, Nov. 3



Taize Worship Service 

7:30-8:30 p.m. 

An hour of quiet reflection and song. First Friday of the month. 

Loper Chapel on Dana Street between Durant and Channing Way. 

Call 848-3696 for information. 


“Want to Transform your Dreams Into Reality?” 

7:30 p.m. 

Lecture by Leonard Orr, world known for creating the Rebirthing and Conscious Breathwork  


The Berkeley Friends Church, 1600 Sacramento St. 

$25. Call 843-6514. 


Circle Dancing 

7:45 - 10 p.m. 

Finnish Brotherhoos Hall 

1970 Chestnut St. 

Simple folkdancing in a circle. Beginners welcome and no partners are required.  

Call John Bear, 528-4253. 


Marga Gomez 

8 p.m. 

La Pena Cultural Center 

3105 Shattuck Ave. 

Comedian Marga Gomez was one of the founding members of Culture Clash and the Latino comedy ensemble. Part of the La Lesbian performance and film series. 

Call 654-6346. 


Women in Black 

Noon - 1 p.m. 

Bancroft at Telegraph 

Women for peace in the Middle East  


Saturday, Nov. 4



Hike breathtaking Barnabe Peak 

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Hike through Samuel P. Taylor State Park’s lush forests and climb to the heights of Barnabe Peak, overlooking Point Reyes. One in a series of free fall outings organized by Greenbelt Alliance.  

Call (415) 255-3233 for  

reservations and more  



Wild About Books? 

10:30 a.m. 

Berkeley Central Library 

2121 Allston Way 

Dublin Library’s resident storyteller and featured teller at the 1998 National Storytelling Festival tell kids aged 3 to 7 her favorite tales.  

Call 649-3943.  


The Next Ivory Trade? The  

Intellectual Property Rights of  

University Faculty 

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

A conference sponsored by the Berkeley Faculty Association/American Association of University Professors Coalition 

UC Berkeley International House 



New Science & Ancient  

Wisdom Conference 

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

International Center 

2222 Harold Way 

Featured speakers include Father Charlie Moore speaking on “The Cosmic Origins of Man,” Dolores Cannon speaking on “Visions of Nostradamus,” and David Hatcher Childress speaking on “Technology of the Gods.”  

Pre-registration admission, $65; after Oct. 27, $85 

Call Charles Gotsky, 650-343-5202 



Chinese Decorative Art  

collecting discussed 

10 a.m. - Noon 

Oakland Museum  

1000 Oak St.  

Dessa Goddard, director of the Asian Department at Butterfields, and a panel discuss. Followed by a collectors’ tea. Included in admission price to museum.  

Call for reservations, 238-2022. 



“Broadway to La Scala” 

7 p.m. 

First Congregational Church  

of Oakland 

2501 Harrison St. (at 27th St.) 

A benefit concert for the Oakland Lyric Opera featuring a selection  

of Broadway musicals and arias  

from operas, including “Madame Butterfly.”  


Call 836-6772. 


Sunday, Nov. 5



Buddhist Psychology 

6 p.m.  

Tibetan Nyingma Institute 

1815 Highland Pl.  

Buddhist teacher Sylvia Gretchen on “Beyond Therapy and Into the Heart of Buddhist Psychology.” Free. 

Call 843-6812.