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Out & About

Friday September 14, 2001

Friday, Sept. 14


Even Stronger Women 

1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 

Free weekly cultural discussion class. This week: women’s humor. 549-1879 


Yiddish Conversation Group 

1 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 



City Commons Club 

12:30 p.m. 

Berkeley City Club 

2315 Durant Ave. 

“The Way We See the Media” with Arnold Lee, Publisher and Co-Founder of The Berkeley Daily Planet. 848-3533 


Mexican Independence  


12:30 p.m. 

West Berkeley Senior Center 

1900 6th St. 

Mexican Folklore senior singer, Ruben Martin, Pianist Sra. Ruth Batres, Marcos Gutierrez, Anthropologist Sonia Garcia. 644-6037 


Scottish Dancing 

8 p.m. 

Grace North Church 

2138 Cedar St. 

Free introductory party with live music. 653-7507 

Celebrating Our Power 

7:30 p.m. 

Ecology Center 

2530 San Pablo Ave. 

An evening of music and inspiration co-sponsored by the Ecology Center and Plight of the Redwoods Campaign. Performers Hali Hammer, Green and Making Waves will join Activist Redwood Mary and special guests. 548-2220 


Saturday, Sept. 15


The 2001 International  

Coastal Cleanup 

9 a.m. - noon 

Sea Breeze Market and Deli 

Corner of W. Frontage Road and University Avenue 

Last year, more than 1,030 volunteers picked up 30 tons of garbage in the Berkeley area. Nation-wide over 850,000 volunteers hauled in more than 13.5 million pounds of trash. Please arrive promptly at 9 a.m. to sign appropriate waivers, free cup of coffee and safety talk. 644-8623 

Free Emergency Preparedness  


9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

997 Cedar St. 

Basic personal preparedness class. Free to anyone 18 or older who lives or works in Berkeley.  



Berkeley Historical Society  

Walking Tour 

10 a.m. - noon 

“Art on the UC Campus,” the campus contains more than a century of outdoor sculpture. Tours are restricted to 30 participants and require prepaid reservations. $10. 848-0181 


Bonfire of Reflection 

6:30 p.m. 

Berkeley Marina  

An evening of reflection by the fire. Come for Havdalah. Bring something to burn as a way of letting it go. Share your voice as we sing of seasons, remembering and change. Come with food, drink, and musical instruments. 

Follow signs to the Olympic Circle Sailing Club on Spinnaker Way. At the sign of the Sailing Club, turn left into the parking lot and look for a fish wind sock. 848-0237 


Vocal Jazz Workshop and Jazz  


9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Albany Adult School 

601 San Gabriel St., Albany 

Workshops introduce beginning and intermediate jazz singers to solo jazz repertoire and vocal jazz  

harmonies. 524-6797 


Sunday, Sept. 16


West Berkeley Market 

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

University Avenue between 3rd and 4th streets  

Family-oriented weekly market. Crafts, music, produce, and specialty foods. 


K’tanim, A Celebration of Jewish Learning for Families with Young Children - Birth to 3 Years Old 

10 a.m. - noon 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center 

1414 Walnut St. 

Nurture your child’s joy of Jewish learning. Learn about Jewish ritual and celebration through family activities, songs, stories, crafts and discussion. $10 per session.  

549-9447 x104 


Time, Space, and Knowledge 

6 p.m. 

Tibetan Nyingma Institute 

1815 Highland Place 

Ken McKeon on “Activating Vision.” Free. 843-6812 



–compiled by Guy Poole