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Out & About Calendar

– compiled by Guy Poole
Saturday September 29, 2001

Saturday, Sept. 29


Antiwar Rally 

11 a.m. 

Dolores Park 

19th and Dolores streets, San Francisco 

10 minutes from the 16th Street BART Station (415) 821-6545 


Disaster First Aid 

9 a.m. - noon 

Office of Emergency Services 

997 Cedar St. 

Free classes in Community Emergency Response Training (CERT). 981-5605 


Strawberry Creek Work Party 

9 a.m.- noon 

Seabreeze Market 

University Avenue and Frontage Road 

Remove non-native pepperweed at the outflow to the Bay and learn about efforts to restore native Oysters to the San Francisco Bay. 



Forum on Censorship 

7 p.m. 

Berkeley Art Center 

1275 Walnut St. 

Terri Cohn, Paul Cotton and Kate Delos lead a discussion of the implications of censorship on the arts and other areas of life in the past and future. 644-6893 


Redwood Sequoia Congress 

9 a.m. through the evening 

1606 Bonita Ave. 

Human rights and environmental activists will gather in an annual examination of the human condition and the status of the planet.  



Get Published Workshop 

noon - 3 p.m. 

Albany Library 

1247 Marin Ave., Edith Stone Room 

Led by writing coach Jill Nagle and will cover query letters, book proposals, finding an agent and more. Preregistration strongly recommended. (415) 431-7491 


Berkeley Historical Society Walking Tour 

10 a.m. - noon 

Trish Hawthorne knows the Thousands Oaks neighborhood like no one else. Tours are restricted to 30 participants and require pre-paid reservations, $10. 848-0181 Nonprofit Career Fair 

1 p.m. 

Preservation Park 

MLK Jr. Way and 13th St. 

For individuals interested in employment or internship positions in the nonprofit sector.  

(212) 843-3973 


The Crucible’s Open House and Fix-A-Thon Fundraiser 

noon - 6 p.m. 

The Crucible 

1036 Ashby Ave. 

Parking and entrance on Murray Street  

Featuring the faculty performing hands-on demonstrations of the skills and techniques they teach. Try blacksmithing, welding, stone carving, glass enameling, and other stuff. Bring broken or cracked metal objects and low-tech electric devices in need of repair. The staff will assess the damages and if the items are reparable, they will fix them for a reasonable fee. Free event.  



Sunday, Sept. 30


Sixth Annual How Berkeley Can You Be? Parade 

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

University Ave. 

The grand parade leaves from California Street and concludes at Civic Center Park where festival continues. Over 80 art cars, art bikes, Cal Marching Band, Electric Couch, Go Carts, plus live music and circus. 849-4688  

Potluck Brunch 

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Bateman Park 

Rockridge/Elmwood Gay Lesbian Potluck Brunch. 595-1999 


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. 654-6346 


Yoga/ Tibetan 

6 p.m. 

Tibetan Nyingma Institute 

1815 Highland Place 

Instructor Jack van der Meulen will discuss the three levels of Kum Nye practice and demonstrate some of the practices. Free. 843-6812 


Monday, Oct. 1


Rent Stabilization Board  


Second Floor Council Chambers 

2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way 

Landlord and tenants of 1704 Francisco St. Apt. An appeal decision that the rent for the apartment was not set by making a good-faith estimate of the median rent for comparable units. 

Community Health Commission Meeting 

7 p.m. 

The Beanery 

2925 College Ave. 

Discussion of health care cuts affecting maternal and child care programs. Omowale Fowels will be a guest speaker. 


Personnel Board Meeting 

7 p.m. 

Bay Laurel Conference Room 

2180 Milvia St., first floor 

Disscussion of recommendation to revise salary ranges for Auditor I/II and accountant I/II Classifications. 


Peace and Justice Commission 

7 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 

Discussion of the Council Referral to work with staff in order to determine what contracts are subject to the Nuclear Free Act, what contracts may be approved as a categorical matter because there is no reasonable alternative and what contracts must be reviewed on an individual basis. 


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