Friday, July 27
11th Anniversary of
Americans with Disabilities
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.
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
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