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Friday July 27, 2001

Friday, July 27


11th Anniversary of  

Americans with Disabilities  

Act (ADA) 

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

UC Berkeley Campus, Upper Sproul Plaza 

Celebration and Call to Action Disability Rights. Sutton nomination, Olmstead implementation, Medicaid buy-in legislation for California, 

grass roots activism, voting and MORE…. Confirmed Speakers: Paul Longmore: Professor San Francisco State University; Andy Imparato: President & CEO, American Association of People with Disabilities; Daniel Davis: National Disabled Students Union Co-Founder; Sarah Triano: National Disabled Students Union Co-Founder; Larissa Cummings, DREDF Staff Attorney; Jan Garrett: CIL, Berkeley Executive Director; Walter Park: SF Mayor's Office on Disability Director; Mark Beckwith, Northern California ADAPT; For more information: Jessa Steinbeck, AAPD, 800/840-8844, Andy Imparato, AAPD, 443/386-2935 or, Daniel Davis: Disabled Students Union of UC Berkeley, 510/898-3531 

Therapy for Trans Partners  

6 - 7:30 p.m.  

Pacific Center for Human Growth  

2712 Telegraph Ave. (at Derby)  

A group open to partners of those in transition or considering transition. The group is structured to be a safe place to receive support from peers and explore a variety of issues, including sexual orientation, coming out, feelings of isolation, among other topics. Intake process required. Meeting Fridays through August 17.  

$8 - $35 sliding scale per session  

Call 548-8283 x534 or x522 


Strong Women; The Arts,  

Herstory and Literature 

1:15 - 3:15 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center  

1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK Jr. Way) 

Taught by Dr. Helen Rippier Wheeler, author of “Women and Aging: A Guide to Literature,” this is a free weekly cultural studies course in the Berkeley Adult School’s Older Adults Program. Free.. Call 549-2970 

Saturday, July 28 

Residential Solar Electricity 

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 

Ecology Center 

2530 San Pablo Ave. 

The workshop will introduce participants to residential solar electricity: how solar cells work, how to size a system, participants will also get to produce electricity using photovoltaic panels and power a range of appliances (weather permitting). $15. Call 548-2220 x233 to reserve a space.  


Berkeley Farmers’ Market 

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

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




Arrowcopter Play Day 

1 - 4 p.m. 

Lawrence Hall of Science 

UC Berkeley 

For ages 9 and up. Museum admission $3 - $7. 



16th Annual Berkeley Kite  

Festival and West Coast Kite  


11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Cesar E. Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina 

Giant creature kites from New Zealand, Team Kite Ballet, Japanese-Style Rokaku Kite Battle for the skies, plus great food and live music.  

Free Event. For more information: 235-5483