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Out & About Calendar

– Compiled by Guy Poole
Friday October 19, 2001

Friday, Oct. 19


Cooperative Center Federal  

Credit Union 

Grand Opening Celebration 

4 - 7 p.m. 

2001 Ashby Ave. 

A family affair with food, entertainment and a special treat for the kids. Congresswoman Barbara Lee, honorary chairperson, is scheduled to attend. Faith Fancher is the Mistress of Ceremonies. 415-346-0199 


YAP’s FNL Teen Club: “Pop  

Ya Colla! Dance” 

7 -11 p.m. 

1730 Oregon St. 

Young Adult Project presents dance for 13 to 18 year olds only. Must have B.U.S.D. I.D. “No haters, no problems.” 644-6226 


Hills Emergency Forum 

10 - 11 a.m . 

Joaquin Miller Community Center 

3946 Sanbord Dr., Oakland 

Annual meeting to discuss progress made in reducing and managing risks associated with wildland fires in the Oakland/Berkeley Hills. 893-9888 


Saturday, Oct. 20


Private Elementary School  

Panel Discussion and Fair 

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

College Avenue Presbyterian Church 

5951 College Ave. 

Parents representing 12 selected schools will discuss issues parents encounter when searching for private elementary schools, including the admissions process. Sponsored by Neighborhood Parents Network. Open to the public. $5 - $10. 527-6667 


UC Berkeley Community  

Action Day 

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

People’s Park 

Haste and Hillegass avenues 

More than 300 students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and student groups will participate in an all-day event, carrying out service projects throughout the city. 643-0306 



Earthquake Retrofitting 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Office of Emergency Services 

812 Page St.  

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



BART Job Fair 

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 

BART will be recruiting to fill approximately 160 jobs that will be opening up next year. The jobs to be filled are in accounting, planing, engineering, insurance, purchasing, police, maintenance and electronics. 


Symposium on New Science  

of Aging 

10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Valley Life Sciences Building 

Room 2040 

UC Berkeley 

Lectures by prominent gerontologists and industry scientists will featured, plus leading biotechnology companies and research institutions will provide information about their research programs in aging and will discuss opportunities for collaboration and employment. 486-6096 


Historical Society Walking  


10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Berkeley Historical Society 

1931 Center St. 

Patrick Keilch will lead tour of the Berkeley Hills and relate his hands-on experiences and observations from the wildfire of 1991. 848-0181 



Berkeley High School  


10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Berkeley Alternative High School 

1950 Derby St. 

Academic Workshop for parents on the graduation requirements for Berkeley High School. 644-8524 



Oakland Hills Fire  

Commemorative Walk and  

Pot Luck Dinner 

5 -9 p.m. 

5999 Grizzly Peak 

Walk led by Oakland Fire Department and CORE graduates. Participants should bring pot luck dishes to feed eight guests. 273-9111 


Puppet Shows 

1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

The Hall of Health 

2230 Shattuck Ave. 

The Kids on the Block perform two shows to promote acceptance and understanding of cultural and medical differences. 549-1564 


Discussion of Current Legal  


9 a.m. - 11 p.m. 

Boalt Hall 

UC Berkeley 

Top litigators, legal scholars and media experts participate in several panels discussions concerning some of the nation’s most closely watched legal issues. 643-6673 


Sunday, Oct. 21 

UNtraining White Liberal  


2 - 5 p.m. 

The UNtraining offers personal work in a supportive setting for white people to address our unconscious racial conditioning. $10. Private residence, call 235-6134 for address.  


West Berkeley Market 

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

University Ave., between 3rd and 4th streets  

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


Halloween Magic 

1 - 2 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond JCC Auditorium 

1414 Walnut St.  

Los Angeles Magician and Comedian “Hotei the Magic Guy.” For kids 2 through 12 and their parents. $7. 236-7469