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Calendar of Events & Activities

Monday November 13, 2000

Monday, Nov. 13


An Evening with Barbara  


7:30 p.m. 

King Middle School 

1781 Rose St. 

Barbara Kingsolver’s works include “Animal Dreams,” “High Tide in Tucson,” “The Poisonwood Bible” and “Prodigal Summer” 

free parking $10 in advance, $13 at the door 

Benefits KPFA and Urban  




From Rossi to Bernstein 

7:30 - 9 p.m.  

Berkeley Richmond Jewish  

Community Center 

1414 Walnut St.  

Bay Area musician Mark Levy discusses the works of Jewish classical composers beginning with the sixteenth century. The first in a series of three Monday evening classes on music.  

Tuition for all three classes: $30 general public; $20 JJC members, seniors and students  

Individual classes: $10 general; $8 JJC members, seniors and students 

Call 848-0237. 


Community Open House on  

the Underhill Area Projects  

7 - 8:30 p.m. 

Unit II Residence Hall 

Lower Recreation Room 

2650 Haste St.  

Join architects, housing officials, parking and transportation officials, program representatives, key administrators and campus planners for an open house on these projects, which include a new apartment building at the southeast corner of College and Durant, and a new Central Dining and Office Facility on the east side of Bowditch between Haste and Channing.  

Call Jennifer Lawrence, Principal Planner, 642-7720. 


“Beneath Our Feet” 

(this event is Nov. 18) 

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Oakland Museum of California 

James Moore Theater  

1000 Oak St. 


This all-day conference involves Native Americans, archeologists, anthropologists, historians, naturalists, photographers, and sound artists, joining together to evoke a sense of the people of the East Bay and the landscape they have inhabited over the past ten thousand years. 

$12 - $27, lunch ($12) optional  

Call 636-1648. 

Berkeley Preschool Fair 

7 - 9 p.m.  

Epworth United Methodist Church 

1953 Hopkins St.  

Sponsored by the Neighborhood Parents Network, this fair features representatives from local preschools. The topic will be how to evaluate preschool education philosophies and make the most of the admissions process. A fair featuring many local preschools will follow panel discussion. 

$5 non-members; Free to NPN members 

Call 527-6667 or visit 


“Timber Framing – Ancient and Modern” 

7 - 10 p.m.  

Building Education Center 

812 Page St.  

Seminar led by contractor/Timber Framers Guild member Doug Eaton.  

$35 per person 

Call Sydney, 525-7610. 


Soulforce Candlelight Vigil 

6 p.m.  

SF Chancery 

445 Church St.  

San Francisco  

In conjunction with an action by Soulforce/Dignity in Washington D.C., at the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, to stop spiritual violence against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people, local members of Soulforce will be holding a vigil to demonstrate their solidarity.  

Call SF Dignity, 415-681-2491 


Underhill Area Projects  

Community Open House 

7 to 8:30 pm 

Unit II Residence Hall lower Recreation Room 

2650 Haste Street near College Avenue 

642-7720 for more information. 


Tuesday, Nov. 14


Take a Trip to the Steinbeck Museum and 

Mission San Juan Bautista 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK Jr. Way) 

$40 with lunch, $25 without  

Call Maggie or Suzanne,  



Three Little Pigs 

3:30 p.m. 

Berkeley South Branch Library 

1901 Russell St. 

Roger Mara and his Snapdragon Puppets perform.  



More Little Pigs 

7 p.m.  

Berkeley North Branch Library 

1170 The Alameda 

Roger Mara and his Snapdragon Puppets huff and puff and blow the house down.  


“A Jewel in History” 

7 p.m. 

St. Paul AME Church 

2024 Ashby Ave.  

A documentary about the Homer G. Phillips Hospital for the Colored. The hospital, despite providing superior medical care for decades, was closed in the ‘70s. Donations will be accepted.  


“The Hand of Buddha” 

7:30 p.m.  

Easy Going Travel Shop & Bookstore 

1385 Shattuck (at Rose) 

In her new book poet, columnist and travel writer Linda Watanabe McFerrin explores the lives of women from different ethnic backgrounds and in moments of crisis. Free 

Call 843-3533. 


Quest for Justice 

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

Bade Museum 

1798 Scenic Ave. 

A reception and discussion with the artists of “Quest for Justice: The Story of Korean Comfort Women as Told Through their Art.”  



Even Seniors Get the Blues 

1 p.m.  

North Berkeley Senior Center  

1901 Hearst (at MLK Jr. Way) 

A holiday blues support group with Lyn Rayburn.  


Recognizing Alzheimer’s Disease 

10 - 11:30 a.m.  

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center 

Summit North Pavilion 

Annexes B & C  

350 Hawthorne Ave.  


Susan Londerville, MD, Gerentologist, will discuss how to recognize the signs and common symptoms of Alzheimer’s and how to distinguish them from normal aging. Free 

Call Ellen Carroll, 869-6737  


Our School Open House 

7 - 8:30 p.m. 

Our School 

St. John’s Community Center 

2727 College Ave. (at Garber St.) 

An open house for prospective  


Call Martha Knobler, 704-0701 


Wednesday, Nov. 15


Even More Little Pigs 

3:30 p.m.  

Berkeley Library Claremont Branch 

2940 Benvenue Ave. 

Roger Mara and his Snapdragon Puppets help Little Red Riding Hood get to Grandma’s house.