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Calendar of Events & Activities

Monday June 18, 2001

Monday, June 18


Raging Grannies Meeting 

7 p.m. 

1924 Cedar Fellowship Hall 

UC Berkeley 

East Bay/San Francisco Raging Grannies organizing meeting. Celebrate life with laughter and song. 



Rent Stabilization Board -  

Regular Meeting 

7 p.m. 

2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way 

Council Chambers, Second Floor 

Appeal T-3760 — 1501 Stuart Street, #3. The landlord appeals the decision of the hearing examiner that found that he was required to refund the tenants’ entire security deposit and to pay them the interest that had accrued on it.  


Tuesday, June 19


Women Against Sexual  


9 a.m. 

Federal Building & Courthouse 

1301 Clay St. (13th & Clay) Oakland 

Protest Sex Slaver Lakireddy Reddy’s light sentence. Bring signs and flyers urging Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong to give Reddy the maximum sentence of 38 years. 

841-8282 or 843-0680 


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 Don, 525-3565 


Young Queer Women’s Group 

8 - 9:30 p.m.  

Pacific Center 

2712 Telegraph Ave.  

Make some new friends, expand your horizons and get support with a bunch of queer women all in the same place at the same time (somewhere between 18 and 25).  

548-8283 or visit 


Berkeley Farmers’ Market 

2 - 7 p.m. 

Derby Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Milvia Street 



Intelligent Conversation  

7 - 9 p.m.  

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center 

A discussion group open to all, regardless of age, religion, viewpoint, etc. This time the discussion will center on frugality, generosity, simplifying life, and dealing with money. Informally led by Robert Berend, who founded similar groups in L.A., Menlo Park, and Prague. Bring light snacks/drinks to share. Free  



Fibromyalgia Support Group  

Noon - 2 p.m.  

Alta Bates Medical Center 

Maffly Auditorium, Herrick Campus  

2001 Dwight Way  

This will be a rap session.  



A Journey Through Eastern  


7:30 p.m. 

Easy Going Travel Shop and Bookstore 

1385 Shattuck Avenue 

Angelina Sorensen, Bulgarian native, will give an overview of the best places to visit through a slide presentation and display of regional arts and crafts. Free. 





Energy-Saving Skylight 

8 a.m. - Noon 

Truitt and White Lumber 

642 Hearst Avenue 

The new Velux VSE skylight, winner of the Energy Star award, could help reduce home energy use. On view today. 



Medical Waste Management  

and Environmental Health in  


6 - 8 p.m. 

University of California, Room 150 University Hall, 2199 Addison St. 

Shyamala Mani, coordinator and educator with India’s Centre for Environment Education, will give a public talk on successful medical waste disposal strategies. The talk will be of interest to environmental, labor and community organizers, healthcare workers and students of environmental health and occupational safety.  



Early Music Group 

10 - 11:30 a.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

Hearst and MLK Jr. Way 

Small group sings madrigals and other voice harmony every Tuesday morning. Drop-ins welcome. 



Wednesday, June 20


Carefree/Carfree Tour 

11 a.m. 

Berkeley Arts Festival Gallery 

2200 Shattuck Ave. 

Meet at the Gallery, take the bus to the Oakland Museum to take a tour with David Bacon of his exhibition “Every Worker Is An Organizer: Farm Labor and the Resurgence of the UFW.” 



Berkeley Communicator  

Toastmasters Club 

7:15 a.m. 

Vault Cafe 

3250 Adeline 

Learn to speak with confidence. Ongoing first and third Wednesdays each month. 



A “Thank You” Reception for  

Berkeley School Interim  

Superintendent Steve  


Public invited. 

4:30 to 6:00 (before the school board meeting) 

2134 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, second floor, old council chambers. 


Thursday, June 21


Best Northern California  


7 p.m. 


1338 San Pablo Ave. 

Guidebook author Matt Heid shares his favorite day hikes and overnight backpacking trips in Northern California. Slide presentation. Free. 



Berkeley Metaphysical  

Toastmasters Club  

6:15 - 7:30 p.m.  

2515 Hillegass Ave.  

Public speaking skills and metaphysics come together. Ongoing first and third Thursdays each month.  

Call 869-2547 


LGBT Catholics Group  

7:30 p.m. 

Newman Hall  

2700 Dwight Way (at College)  

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender Catholics group are “a spiritual community committed to creating justice.” This session will be a “Pride Mass.”  



Summer Noon Concerts 2001 

Noon - 1 p.m. 

Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza 

Shattuck at Center St. 

Weekly concert series. This week Capoeira Arts Cafe. 


Community Tribute to Jeffrey  


5 p.m. Dinner, 8 p.m. Performance 

Santa Fe Bar and Grill 

1310 University Avenue 

The Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is hosting a Community Tribute to honor former Mayor and Symphony Board Presedent Jeffrey Shattuck Leiter. Dinner at Santa Fe Bar and Grill, followed by an 8 p.m. Berkeley Symphony performance at Zellerbach Hall. For information and tickets, call 841-2800.