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Calendar of Events & Activities

Saturday January 20, 2001

Saturday, Jan. 20


On Death & Dying 

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Berkeley Buddhist Temple  

2121 Channing Way (between Shattuck & Fulton)  

Kathleen Gustin, Zen priest, and Rev. Ronald Nakasone of the Graduate Theological Union speak at this workshop designed to help those considering their own ending or that of loved ones.  

$20 per person (box lunch included) 

Call Ken Kaji, 601-5394 


Free Tae-Bo classes for adults  

10 - 10:45 a.m.  

Frances Albrier Community Center  

San Pablo Park 

2800 Park St.  

Call 644-8515 


Free Martial Arts classes  

for kids  

11:15 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Frances Albrier Community Center  

San Pablo Park  

2800 Park St.  

Classes taught by Michael Johnson, a fourth degree black belt. Ages 5 - 7, 11:15 a.m. - Noon; Ages 8 - 12, 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.; Ages 13 to adults, 1:15 p.m. - 2 p.m. 



Building and remodeling 

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Building Education Center 

812 Page St.  

Glen Kitzenberger discusses what homeowners need to know before building or remodeling. Skip Wenz discusses the pros and cons of building an addition. Free 

Call 525-7610 


Free Puppet Shows  

1:30 & 2:30 p.m. 

Hall of Health  

2230 Shattuck Ave.  

The Kids on the Block, an award-winning educational puppet troupe, includes puppets with such conditions as cerebral palsy, blindness and Down syndrome.  


Bengal Basin seminar 

3 p.m. 

Warren Hall, Room 22 

UC Berkeley 

Part of the Third International India Bangladesh Symposium for reducing the impact of toxic chemicals on the Bengal Basin. With World Poet Rabindranath Tagore. 841-3253 


Flu shot clinic 

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 


5130 Broadway  

Flu vaccines for $12; Pneumonia vaccines for $25. Free for seniors covered by Medicare. Vaccinations for ages 13 and up.  

Call 1-800-500-2400  

Sunday, Jan. 21


Saying No To Power 

10:30 a.m.  

Berkeley Richmond  

Jewish Community Center  

1414 Walnut St. (at Rose) 

Bill Mandel, author and activist talks about his new book.  

$4 - $5 848-0237 


Single Parents and Step  

& Blended 

Family Interfaith Fellowship 

4 - 6 p.m. 

Beth El Synagogue  

2301 Vine St. (at Spruce)  

An interfaith and very open group that welcomes parents and their children of all affiliations and orientations.  

Monday, Jan. 22


Berkeley Rail  

Stop Community  

Design Workshop 

7 - 9 p.m. 

West Berkeley Senior Center  

1900 Sixth St.  

The public is invited to suggest ideas and comment on plans for design-development at the rail stop/transit plaza area of West Berkeley. Call 644-6580 


Urban Homelessness  

& Public Policy Solutions 

9 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Alumni House  

UC Berkeley  

This day-long conference will include key scholars, service providers, and policymakers in the homelessness field. Free For more information: 


Building or remodeling? 

7 - 9 p.m. 

Building Education Center 

812 Page St.  

Glen Kitzenberger discusses what you need to know before building or remodeling. 525-7610 

Wishes versus reality 

10 a.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK Jr. Way) 

A discussion with Betty Goren.  

Call 644-6107 

Tuesday, Jan. 23


Berkeley Camera Club  

7:30 p.m. 

Northbrae Community Church  

941 The Alameda  

Share your slides and learn what other photographers are doing. Monthly field trips. 

Call Wade, 531-8664 


— Compiled by  

Chason Wainwright 




PSR’s Annual Earl Lectures 

9 a.m. - 10 p.m.  

First Congregational Church of Berkeley  

2345 Channing Way  

Celebrating their 100th anniversary of lectures, this year will focus on Christian mission in a pluralistic age. This year there are 28 workshops and three panels of national religious leaders and scholars. Free  

Call 849-8274 


Elderly Mental Illness 

1:30 - 3 p.m. 

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center 

Herrick Campus, CC Conference Room  

2001 Dwight Way 

Dr. Robert Dolgoff, Chief Psychiatrist at the Berkeley Therapy Institute will discuss the course of action to be taken when the best efforts of medical professionals no longer helps older folks with mental illnesses.  

Call 869-6737  


Blood Pressure for Seniors 

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK Jr. Way) 

With Alice Meyers. 

Call 644-6107 


Costs of Illness 

1 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK Jr. Way) 

Attorney Walter Rosen will discuss how to protect you home and savings from the financial effects of catastrophic illness.  

Call 644-6107