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Calendar of Events & Activities

Saturday September 15, 2001

Saturday, Sept. 15


The 2001 International Coastal Cleanup 

9 a.m. - noon 

Sea Breeze Market and Deli 

Corner of West 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 Class 

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 Jam 

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


Peace Walk 

6 p.m. 

Meet at Russell Street and College Avenue 

Neighborhood walk for peace. Bring peace signs and musical instruments.  



West Berkeley Market 

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

University Avenue between Third and Fourth 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.  


Healing Into the New Year: An Experiential Workshop on the Psychological and Mystical Dimensions of the High Holidays 

10 a.m. - noon 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish  

Community Center 

1414 Walnut St. 

Using Hasidic teachings and stories, music, and guided meditation, participants will be guided through an inner journey of healing and renewal in preparation for the High Holidays. 848-0237 


Monday, Sept. 17


Women’s Classics Book Group 

7 p.m. 

Boadecia’s Books 

398 Colusa Ave. 

A new group will discuss “The Golden Notebook,” by Doris Lessing. 559-9184 


Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults Inquiry Program 

7:30 p.m. 

St. Mary Magdalen Parish 

2005 Berryman St. 

A program to learn everything you wanted to know about the Catholic Church but never had the chance to ask. 526-4811 



1 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 

Senior citizens can practice social dancing to taped music. 644-6107 


–compiled by Guy Poole 



The Alternative Lifelong Learning Book Club 

1:15 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 

Tracy Chevalier’s “The Girl with the Pearl Earring” will be discussed. Readers with limited vision are encouraged to attend. 644-6107